CES 2017 doesn’t officially begin until January 5th but today (January 4th) is known as press day or “Day Zero” (because its the day before Day One of the show).
Even though CES 2017 doesn’t officially start until January 5th, there still was quite a few pre-CES announcements made on January 3rd also known as CES Unveiled.
SanDisk has announced two new models of some their existing products at CES 2016. The first is a bigger storage capacity of their SanDisk Connect Wireless Stick. It now comes in a 200GB option.
CES 2016 doesn’t officially begin until January 6th but today (January 5th) is known as press day or “Day Zero” (because its the day before Day One of the show.
Even though CES 2016 doesn’t actually begin until the 6th of January, there have still been quite a few pre-CES announcements even before the CES 2016 Press Day which is on January 5th 2016.
Today is known as CES Unveiled 2016.
Lenovo has introduced a few new devices at CES 2016. The first one is the ThinkPad X1 Carbon. Lenovo says that is it the lightest 14-inch Ultrabook to date. It offers 11 hours of battery life, a 6th-gen Core i7 processor, up to 16GB of RAM, up to 1TB in SSD storage is running Windows 10. It will cost $1,299 USD and will launch this February.
Today was the first official day of CES 2015. A few announcements were made today.
Razer announced their Forge TV. It is an Android TV set-top box. It is being powered by a quad-core processor and “gaming-grade graphics”.
There were a lot of major announcements made today, even though the actual show starts January 6th. Today was filled with press conference upon press conference.
LG announced their new LG G Flex 2. It has a 5.5-inch 1080p screen. It is being powered by a octa-core 64-bit Snapdragon 810 processor (the first smartphone with this CPU). You will also have 2GB or 3GB of RAM (depends on your region).
In terms of storage, either 16GB or 32GB of internal storage and a microSD card slot that supports up to 2TB (And yes, your eyes aren’t deceiving you, it actually supports a 2TB microSD card, even though none exist, yet). You can take great photos with the 13-megapixel rear-facing camera.
LG also announced new Ultra HD Curved TVs, including one that flexes at the touch of a button. There will be a 55-inch, 65-inch and a 77-inch model, all with 4K resolution and powered by Web OS 2.0. The 77-inch model has a flexible screen that can go from flat to curved with a button press. A 98-inch Quad Ultra HD TV was announced with a 7680 x 4320 display, which LG says is four times the resolution of Ultra HD.
Sony has unveiled some new products today at their press conference including the Sony Xperia Z. The new Sony Xperia Z combines current superphone staples like a 5-inch, 1080p screen and quad-core Snapdragon S4 Pro processor with high-end imagining and the ability to survive underwater without missing a beat.
Huawei has just announced the Ascend Mate with a Massive Screen at 6.1 inches, the Mate (coming to China in February and other markets thereafter) makes the iPhone 5 look like a Tic-Tac. It also has a much bigger 720p screen than the 5.5-inch Galaxy Note II, although Huawei says it has a more compact screen-to-chassis ratio than competing phones.
Lexus and its parent company Toyota are jumping into the self-driving car race. The company announced at CES 2013 that it’s working on what it calls its Advanced Active Safety Research Vehicle, which will serve as a launch pad for future autonomous vehicles.
|Here is the Lexus Autonomous Vehicle Concept|
|Ubuntu OS Running on a Galaxy Nexus|
*Please Note that January 7th 2013 was Pre-CES 2013 and not an official Day at CES
There were so many things to choose to talk about in this post for the very first “unofficial” day of CES 2013 but sadly I’m not actually at the Show so I can tell you my hands on impressions but however I can explain to you some of the things that were announced today starting with.
Nvidia Tegra 4: It combines 4 A15 CPU Cores and about 72 GPU Cores and has a integrated 4G LTE Modem, which makes the Tegra 4, the Fastest Mobile Processor so far.Next we have the unexpected, Nvidia Project Shield, where on first glance you might thing that its a modified Xbox 360 Controller with a touch screen. However, it is actually a portable gaming device that combines a 5 inch touch screen, the new Tegra 4 Processor and running on Stock Android. This device, can stream games from your PC to your Device and then you could output to a HDTV via the device’s HDMI port. The device also has a MicroSD Card Slot and can all the regular games from the Google Play Store just like any latest Android Smartphone.
Lenovo 27 inch IdeaCentre Horizon, combines the best of a All-In-One, a Laptop and a Tablet to create a “Table Top Computer”. With this computer, it combines great Hardware and Software. And plenty of games could be played in the Table Top position like “Air Hockey”.
Lenovo ThinkPad Helix Hybrid: It is a new Laptop/Tablet Hybrid that can serve as a 11.6 inch Tablet and a Powerful Business Ultrabook with the detachable Keyboard dock.That about does cover just some of the stuff announced today at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas.
LG showed its new OLED TVs with WRGB techology, wide viewing angles, infinite contrast ratio, realistic colours etc. LG also put forth a 100-inch Mega Smart TV, which isn’t just a prototype or for demo, but will be available for purchase. The company’s new line-up of 4K TVs will be Smarter with 2.2 channel sound and Cinema 3D; the company is working with industry partners like Activision, Google and Disney to produce more 4K content. The Search feature has been made intuitive for recommendations based on your history of viewing and search habits and the new LG magic remote has been designed to understand “natural” language so you can speak comfortably and not like a robot with the voice control on the remote and not TV. LG is also showcasing Google TVs and 3D TVs. Moreover, LG plans to go 100 percent LED and no more CCFL.
Vizio unveiled two Android tablets. The first is a 10 inch tablet powered by Nvidia’s Tegra 4 processor, which means it’s faster than the latest version of Apple’s iPad and will be running Android 4.2 (a.k.a. Jelly Bean). It also features 32GB of storage, Bluetooth 4.0 and Wi-Fi, front and rear cameras, and a standard set or ports connectivity. The second is a 7-inch tablet that features a Tegra 3 processor, a 1280 x 800 IPS display, 16GB of storage, a 1.2 megapixel front-facing camera, and stock Android Jelly Bean.
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