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Jobo has recently unveiled the Pure 10 media HD digital picture frame featuring a 10-inch IPS panel with a resolution of 1280x800 pixels and an aspect ratio of 16:10. The frame can play back HD video files directly from any compatible flash media, without the need to transcode the data on a computer first. In addition the Jobo Pure 10 media HD offers an HDMI output in order to connect the photo frame with a TV by HDMI cable – transforming the photo frame into a media player. The Jobo Pure 10 media HD 10 media HD is available in black and white for an MSRP of €149.
In addtion to the 10” model, JOBO is also introducing two picture frames in 8” size for either photo viewing only (PURE 8 photo) or for multimedia playback (PURE 8 media). For those looking for a bigger frame JOBO has introduced a new 15” model (Piano 15 media HD) and a new 19” frame (Piano 19 media HD) - both offering HD compatibility.
Jobo Press Release
JOBO introduces New Digital Photo Frame: PURE 10 media HD
New Photo Frame with enhanced Image Quality due to IPS-Technology combinded with HD-video compatibility & HDMI-output
Gummersbach, August 09, 2012 – Who would not want bring alive their memories in brilliant colours and best resolution? The JOBO PURE 10 media HD allows playback of HD video clips (1080p / 30 fps) and photos in high resolution.
The JOBO PURE 10 media HD uses most advanced IPS-display- technology. (IPS = In Plane Switching). This allows for an effortless 178° viewing angle and bright crisp colours with great contrast. (IPS technology is also being used in Apple’s i-PAD). A new feature of this photo frame is the direct compatibility with HD video files (1080p / 30 fps). These can now be played-back directly from the flash card. No more need to transcode the data in a computer first. In addition the PURE 10 media HD offers an HDMI output in order to connect the photo frame with a TV by HDMI cable – transforming the JOBO PURE 10 media HD into a real media player. The extra fine resolution of 1280 x 800 pixels is 50% higher than the common 1024 x 600 resolution of the average 10” photo frame. And even when turned off the modern and puristic design with metal foot is appealing.
JOBO’s PURE 10 media HD offers a platform for the most treasured memories, right according to the company slogan: “For your best image”. The PURE 10 media HD is available in black and white for an MSRP of 149 EUR. A version using the same IPS-panel of 1280 x 800 pixels and 178° viewing angle, but without HDMI-out is also being introduced for an MSRP of 129 EUR.
Next to the 10” models JOBO is also introducing two models in 8” for either photo only (PURE 8 photo) or for multimedia playback (PURE 8 media). For those in need of a bigger picture JOBO introduces a new 15” model (Piano 15 media HD) and a new 19” model (Piano 19 media HD) - both including full HD compatibility. All new JOBO photo frames are based on the most advanced LED-technology. The new range of photo frames start becoming available in August.