Today 7 January 2014 is the first day of CES 2014, which takes place in las vegas, USA, of course like each year the day before the somite is a press day for all the company, and it was an amazing day full of new technology and devices, so let us have a quick look at what’s new the technology world will bring us this year:
Samsung announced four new tablets; they say they intend to be number one tablet maker this year: “We created the Galaxy NotePRO and TabPRO series to kick-off a year in which Samsung truly establishes its leadership in the tablet market,”
TabPRO 8.4, TabPRO 10.1, and TabPRO 12.2 and Galaxy NotePRO 12.2, is the names of the new devices, and you can guess the screen sizes is 8.4-inches, 10.1-inches, 12.2-inches and 12.2-respectively, the hardware for the TabPRO series is almost identical expect of the screen size and memory, they are expected to be available for consumers in Q1 2014, for more specs you can visit the links below:
Galaxy NotePRO 12.2
Sony has announced the Xperia Z1S which is a replicate of the Xperia Z1 but in more compact dimensions (127 x 64.9 x 9.5 mm with a weight of 137g), the sad thing is that this model is an exclusive model for USA T-Mobile carrier and will not be available for all countries.
LG has announced their new wearable techs like Lifeband Touch wrist-band, and Heart Rate Earphones that connects wirelessly to each other, and to Android & iOS smartphones running wellness apps, such as LG's own LG Fitness, or MyFitnessPal, Runkeeper, and MapMyFitness.
Also they had announced their smart appliances, which you will be able to chat with using the company's new HomeChat service
Asus announced a new smartphone series “Zenfone”, the line has 3 smartphones called Asus Zenfone 6, Zenfone 5, and the Zenfone 4.they will come with bright colors: Charcoal Black, Pearl White, Cherry Red, Sky Blue, Solar Yellow and Champagne Gold.
And they announced the dual SIM PadFone mini with an Intel Atom inside,and PadFone X The successor of the PadFone Infinity(he PadFone line products feature smartphones that can be latched to the back of a tablet dock, and turn it into a fully-functioning tablet. In other words, the phone serves as the brains of the tablet), and VivoTab Note 8 with Wacom digitizer stylus and Windows 8.1
Also they have announced the Transformer Book Duet TD300. Dubbed as the "world’s first quad-mode, dual-OS laptop and tablet convertible," it lets you alternate between Winidows 8.1 and Android 4.2 with a push of the dedicated Instant Switch button, and the screen can be removed from its dock to be used as a tablet.
For the specs you can follow the links:
Dual SIM PadFone mini
VivoTab Note 8
Transformer Book Duet TD300
Alcatel announced two new smartphones and two tablets; the OneTouch Idol X+ was the highlight of the devices with its 2 Ghz octa-core processor, se the full specs for all devices in the links:
OneTouch Idol X+
Nvidia has announced an interesting 192-core Kepler GPU that will come in combination of a quad-core Cortex A15 in Q1 2014, the new GPU will be a Compute Unified Device Architecture (CUDA) where a lot of the traditional CPU load can be transferred over to the GPU.
And Nvidia said that it will delivers more horsepower than even consoles like the PlayStation 3 at a much lower power consumption of just around 5 watts.
Lenovo announced ThinkPad 8 tablet which works on Windows 8.1, and the new 22nm Intel Bay Trail quad-core chip and 8-hour battery life.
Huawei announced its Ascend Mate 2, that have the biggest 4050 mAh battery out their and it will be an improved version of its successor.