Digital Foci is introducing two new photo viewers next week at CES 2008. The Pocket Album DeLuxe OLED 2.8 and Pocket Album OLED 1.5 both belong to a new product line that feature organic light-emitting diodes for display.
OLEDs require far less power because they do not require backlight to function; they are also cheaper to make. But their disadvantage is limited life; they do not last as long as LCDs – 5,000 to 60,000 hours tops. That should be plenty for a functional photo viewer.
The $100 Pocket Album DeLuxe OLED 2.8 photo viewer, above, features a 2.8-inch (320 x 240) Active Matrix OLED screen with a contrast ratio of 10,000:1. It can hold over 3,000 photos in its internal Flash memory.
The $50 Pocket Album OLED 1.5 digital keychain photo viewer features a 1.5-inch (128 x 128) Passive Matrix OLED screen with a contrast ratio of 1000:1. With 32MB internal flash memory, the Pocket Album OLED 1.5 can hold approximately 120 digital photos.