IFA is the much talked about consumer electronics show of Europe, this year it showcased many gadgets equipped with state-of-the-art technology and offered a chance to gadget providers to represent their upcoming products on a biggest platform of Europe. From TV to Smartphones manufacturers all contributed in this international event and presented their top gadgets.
New Gadgets for 2011
Out of many gadgets which were unveiled in IFA 2011 we have selected list of best of the best gadgets which are as follows:
- Sony Android Tablets
- Samsung Galaxy Note Smartphone
- HTC Titan Smartphone
- Toshiba AT 200 Excite Tablet
- Samsung Galaxy Tab 7.7 Tablet
- Samsung MV800 Multi-View Compact Camera
- Philips Cinema 21:P TVs
- LG Pen Touch TV
- Lenovo IdeaPad U300/U400 ultrabooks
- Sony SMP N200 Network Media Player
Let’s discuss these gadgets one by one
1. Sony Android Tablets
Sony finally unveiled the rival Tablets of Apple iPad 2 at IFA 2011 i.e. Sony Tablet P and Sony Tablet S both of which are powered by Nvidia Tegra 2 mobile processors and operates on Android Honeycomb. Like Apple iPad 2 it features front as well as rear facing camera and available in Wi-Fi and 3G models. Let’s see either these Tablets will give be true iPad 2 rivals or just a smart entry in existing line of Tablets.
Nobody knows exactly what’s the reason behind delay in the launch of iPhone 5? But one thing that Apple should realize that its iPhone 5 has to face serious competition after its launch with some other Smartphones and one among them is the Samsung Galaxy Note which has everything in it to compete with iPhone 5.
Samsung Galaxy Note features 5.3 inches display with WXGA resolution of 1,200×9800 pixels, this Smartphone is powered by 1.5GHz dual core processor and operates on Android 2.3. Like Sony Tablets it also features two cameras i.e. front facing and rear facing camera. The most eminent feature of Samsung Galaxy Note is its S Pen technology which is perfect for accurate, sensitive to pressure handwritten notes.
HTC Titan is the state-of-the-art Smartphone from the house of Titan which were displayed at IFA 2011 for most up-to-date version of Windows 7 Mango Phone. HTC Titan features display of 4.5 inches which offers resolution of 800×480. This trendy Smartphone is powered by 1.5GHz single core processor and great thing about this new arrival is that it features enhanced camera which offers user to capture best pictures.
Toshiba hit the IFA 2011 with the display of Toshiba AT 200 Excite Tablet which features display of 10.1 inches which offers resolution of 1200×800 and it’s only 0.3 inches in thickness. Toshiba has equipped AT 200 with 1.2 GHz processor and it operates on Android Honeycomb. AT 200 Excite RAM of 1 GB and offers storage space up-to 64GB.
Samsung Galaxy Tab 7.7 is another stunning Tablet by Samsung which was unveiled at IFA 2011. This latest Tablet by Samsung features AMOLED display of 7.7 inches which provides resolution of 1280×800 WXGA and powered by dual core 1.4GHz processor, this smart Tablet offers you storage options i.e. 8GB, 16GB, 32GB and 64GB. Samsung Galaxy Tab 7.7 operates on operating system of android 2.3.
6. Samsung MV800 Multi-View Compact Camera
Samsung MV800 Multi-View is among the major highlights of IFA 2011, it’s a Multi-View compact camera that features flip-up touch screen of 3 inches. MV 800 consists of Live Panorama which helps the user to take wide-angle shots, other features include; 16.1MP sensor, 5x optical zoom, wide-angle lens (26mm).
7. Philips Cinema 21:P TVs
Philips aims to bring revolution in the market of home entertainment systems and displayed its Cinema 21:P TVs in IFA 2011 to provide wholesome package of entertainment to people. Philips Cinema 21:P TVs offers 3D viewing as well as 2D to 3D conversion in additions to many other features of Smart TV which helps user to approach the array of online content. As a result, users will be able to watch Internet TV along with Regular TV simultaneously with the help of split-screen viewer. Other features of Cinema 21:P TVs include; refresh rate of 1,2000MHz and refresh time of 0.5Seconds LED backlighting and Ambilight technology of Philips.
8. LG Pen Touch TV
LG Pen Touch TV are the plasma TVs which were showcased by LG in IFA 2011, Pen Touch TVs employs a particular sensitive to light pen which helps the users to write as well as sketch on screen and users can also edit, organize and store photos on computers. LG Pen Touch TVs are available in two sizes i.e. 55 inches and 60 inches
9. Lenovo IdeaPad U300/U400 ultrabooks
The launch of Lenovo IdeaPad U300/U400 ultrabooks was a great surprise by LG in IFA 2011. These ultrabooks ultra thin PCs are substitutes of Mac Book Air by Apple, Lenovo IdeaPad are available in 2 models i.e. U300 and U400. One can choose among two display options i.e. 13.3 inches and 14 inches in form of IdeaPad U300/U400. Lenovo has equipped IdeaPad with Intel Core i7 ULV (Ultra Low Voltage) processors and also consists of AMD Radeon HD5470M graphics.
Battery timings of Lenovo IdeaPad Ultrabooks are just superb i.e. 8 Hrs of creative use and stand by time of 30 days and both are available in two colors (Graphite Grey and Clementine Orange colors).
10. Sony SMP N200 Network Media Player
Smart TVs based on internet connectivity are becoming common these days, Sony unveiled SMP N200 in IFA 200 which is a network media player and consists of Bravia Internet Video which facilitates the user to view streaming data from BBC iPlayer. You will be surprised to know that Sony SMP N200 Network Media Player is compatible with Sony Tablets i.e. Sony Tablet P and Sony Tablet S.