CES 2017 is over and here we are with some new smart devices. Many new devices with some unbelievable features have been announced. This year, we have got Android Bike, Modular TV and much more.
Google Assitant made its way through the TV and soon it is coming to car stereos also. Amazon Alexa also made its way through Lenovo Smart Assistant and few other devices. Xiaomi hosted a press event at the CES for the first time. They annocuned Modular TV and Ceramic White Mi Mix devices. You can also check the best devices launched at CES 2016.
Here’s the Top 10 Product Launches at CES 2017:
Asus Zenfone AR (8GB RAM):
Asus launched world’s first 8GB RAM device with 23 MP and 12 MP dual camera setup. Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 821 chipset aided by a whopping 8GB of RAM – a world first. There’s a great shooter of a 23 MP from Sony on the rear with OIS, EIS, and 4K video recording. The smartphone that is also compatible with Google’s VR platform Daydream and it is the company’s first Tango Enabled phone.
Ceramic White Xiaomi Mi Mix
Earlier few months back Xiaomi has launched Mi Mix in China. At that time it is available in Black color only. But Today Xiaomi Launched its Mi Mix in White Color variant. The main highlight of the Xiaomi Mi MIX is its near bezel-less display with curved edges on top. It bears a ceramic body. It is available in two variants – 4GB RAM/ 128GB storage at CNY 3,499 (roughly Rs. 34,500), and 6GB RAM/ 256GB storage at CNY 3,999 (roughly Rs. 39,500).
New Colors Xiaomi Mi Note 2
Xiaomi launches three more color variants of its Mi Note 2. Xiaomi showcased all these three colors in CES 2017 i.e. Pink, Green and Purple Colors. The Company also reveal Mi Mix in white Pearl color in the same event. Earlier Xiaomi Mi Note 2 was launched back in Oct 2016 in its home country China.
ZTE Blade V8 Pro
ZTE Blade V8 Pro features a 5.5″ FHD with 2.5D Corning Gorilla Glass 3, It is powered with 2.0GHz Octa-Core Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 and Adreno 506 GPU. The phone is paired with 3 GB of RAM and 32 GB of Internal storage which can be expandable up to 128 GB via MicroSD card. Blade V8 Pro is packed with DUAL 13 MP rear cameras can work together to produce a bokeh effect and they can record 4K video, In front it consist of 8MP camera. The phone runs on Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow out of box.
SMARTWATCHES / BANDS
Casio WSD-F20 Rugged Smartwatch
Casio has launched its WSD-F20 Rugged Android Wear Smartwatch. It includes the GPS Support and it is having some more improvements on its predecessor. Earlier in last CES 2016 Casio has launched its first Android Wear device Casio WSD-F10.
It is packed with GPS functionality with low power GPS sensor. It supports the color maps both online and offline. The Casio Pro Trek WSD-F20 will be available to buy on April 21. However its price is not yet revealed but according to the reports the price will be around $500.
TCL Moveband BT:
TCL announces its new SmartBand named MOVEBAND BT at CES 2017. TCL Moveband BT will support Bluetooth 4.2 connectivity, and a series of gesture controls which helps the users to navigate the device with a twist of the wrist and other gestures.
Moveband will monitor your movements and it will notify you about the phone calls, emails and other messages. Interestingly Moveband can run for 30-days with one full charge.
Also Read: Best Tech Events Held in 2016
Xiaomi Modular Mi TV 4
Yesterday, Xiaomi announced various devices at its first ever press event at CES 2017. It was even livestreamed, you can watch it here. There is one more thing that Xiaomi annocuned and that is the Modular Xiaomi Mi TV 4. In the name ‘4’ represents the 4K resolution support nothing else.
Well, talking about the Modular TV, it is first of it’s kind TV in which you can swap the base or the screen depending on the situation. The motherboard, named as Mi TV Bar can be replaced to upgrade the television. It is a 4k, smart TV that will come in panel size of 49,55 and 65-inch.
ASUS Hive Spot and HiveDot Routers
Asus Announced its HiveSpot and HiveDot routers based on Mesh Network at CES 2017. It eliminates wireless dead spots and reduces dropped connections for wireless devices while connected.
LeEco has announced two new Android based smart bikes. The two ‘BikeOS’ based bikes are LeEco Smart Road Bike and LeEco Smart Mountain Bike. Both these bikes are on display at the CES 2017.
There many sensors for safe riding, music playback option, ride logging, GPS, communication modules and many other stuff which needs an OS. Ultimately, LeEco has developed ‘Bike OS’, it is an Android Marshmallow based Operating system.
Smart Assistant with Amazon Alexa
Lenovo has introduced its Smart Assistant with Amazon Alexa. It is the perfect alternative to Amazon Echo as the functionality remains the same in Lenovo Smart Assistant. It is built with the collaboration with Amazon.
That is all from CES 2017. We have added Top 10 Product Launches at CES 2017 in relevance with Android.
Don’t forget to checkout last year’s best devices:
- Best Tech Events Held in 2016
- Best Entry Level Android Phones of 2016
- Best VR (Virtual Reality) Headsets for 2016
- Best Budget Friendly Fitness Trackers of 2016
- Best Android Tablets of 2016
- Best Android Phones of 2016
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