If you have browsed the net a few days ago, you may have noticed that there has been a flood of technology news in the internet over the past few days. It is mainly because the CES (Consumer Electronic Show) has welcomed the year 2012 with new trends of electronic gadgets. They have showcased the latest and futuristic products from the leading manufacturers all over the world. Let us take a look at the top 10 best products launched on the show.
1. Toshiba Excite X10
With all the tablets that we’ve seen in the market, the Toshiba Excite X10 was labeled as the thinnest and lightest tablet seen which is mere 7.7 millimeters thick and weighs 1.2 lbs. Aside from being thin and light, it is still packed with an array of ports including a Micro USB port, SD card slot and a Micro HDMI port. It also boasts a 2 megapixel front camera, 5 megapixel rear camera, a full gigabyte of RAM and a 1.2 GHz processor. It is an Android based tablet with a 10.1 display which will come in 16GB and 32GB models.
2. Asus EeePad Memo
Aside from Samsung, Asus has been one of the top Android manufacturer. Their EeePad Memo got the second spot on the best CES products which comes with NVIDIA Tegra 3 Chip and runs in Android ICS. It will be sold in the market for only $249 so you can take advantage of that most recent credit card deal.
3. Huawei Ascend P1 S
If we got Toshiba Excite X10 as the thinnest tablet, at CES we also got Huawei Ascend P1 S as the thinnest smartphone at .26-inches (6.68mm). It has a dual-core 1.5 GHz TI OMAP 4460 CPU running Android 4.0, 1GB of RAM, and a SGX540 graphics processor stuffed under a 4.3-inch qHD 960 x 540 Super AMOLED touchscreen protected by Gorilla Glass.
4. Nokia Lumia 900
Nokia Lumia 900 is the latest Windows Phone 7 released by Nokia at the CES. It has a 4.3 inch AMOLED display, 1 megapixel front camera and it is Nokia’s first WP7 4G LTE phone exclusive for AT&T. Nokia has not yet announced neither the release date nor the price for the Nokia Lumia so for those who are interested, just hang a little while and will keep you updated.
5. Sony Xperia S
Sony also launched their new smartphone, the Sony Xperia S. It runs in Android 2.3 with a 4.3-inch HD Display, slender form-factor, dual-core 1.5GHz processor and NFC capabilities. Release date will be on the 2nd quarter of 2012, but no news yet about the price.
6. HP Envy 14 Spectre
The newest ultrabook launched by HP at CES focused on the design, connectivity and display rather than power and speed. What made it unique is that it is fully covered with Gorilla Glass. HP Envy 14 Spectre has a 14-inch display screen powered by core i5-2467M processor, 4GB RAM and 128GM mSATA SSD.
You can buy HP Envy 14 Spectre at $1,399.
7. LG 84-inch HDTV
At CES, LG unveiled their 84-inch HDTV with voice and gesture recognition capabilities. It incorporates a Smart TV browser that supports HTML 5 as well as Smart Share Plus Wi-Fi which allows you to watch what’s on your TV directly on a mobile device.
8. Gorilla Glass 2
Smartphones and tablets that were released nowadays uses Gorilla Glass, so the manufacturers of Gorilla Glass came up with the second version called Gorilla Glass 2 which is a lot tougher and 20% thinner than its predecessor.
9. Kinect for Windows
Kinect for Windows is also one of the best gadgets shown in CES 2012. It will be coming to the market on February 1. It is already available in Amazon for pre-order and costs $249.
10. Parrot AR.Drone 2.0
The new version of the remote-controlled quadcopter which is controlled via an iOS device is also unveiled in CES 2012. It allows viewing the live stream of what the Drone 2 is seeing at that time and its 720p camera also allows recording.
It will be available on the 2nd Quarter of 2012 at $299.