Last Updated on January 13, 2019
The most-awaited gadget orgy has just started in Las Vegas and the world is hoping it will bring more sanity or insanity to the world of tech. Nothing could be more satisfying than seeing last year’s smart consumer electronics become smarter than ever.
So what products are being unveiled in this year’s CES in Las Vegas?
8K Concept TV
The 88-inch 8K OLED display is just one of the commercial proofs of concept presented in the event, which is a truly amazing idea, but one that many would have resented, especially those who have recently switched to 4K. It is definitely something to look forward to.
But, for now, the new kid on the block is a 4K TV with better HDR that is paired with Dolby Vision and other features. Better is in the formats of HDR10+ and Hybrid Log Gamma (HLG) HDR.
Voice Assistant Speakers
The 3.5mm jack remains important for audiophiles and is unlikely to change now that headphones and earphones are seen to adopt voice assistants, the same way that some smart speakers have. The trend, however, points more to voice assistants integrated to speakers.
Slimmer, Sleeker PCs
While many favorites are likely to look the same, some PCs may come with a slimmer frame, thinner bezels, and improved batteries. Some may be offered in new colors as well. As for features, the most prominent one is advanced sign-in.
Headsets for PCs, on the other hand, will shift from VR to AR, while the Pascal cards from Nvidia offer refinements in gaming rigs.
Fashionable Wearable Hybrids
You are going to see wearables and fitness gadgets in CES but nothing mind-blowing or extraordinary. Most of what you’ll find are analogs made fashionable and built with basic notification and tracking capabilities.
With more products integrated with voice control capabilities, expect home gadgets to be smarter than ever. Still, the Internet of Things remains central to such devices so you can expect some impractical yet expensive gadgets presented in CES.
VR Video Cameras
Although many of the major camera brands don’t attend CES, some off-brand VR video cameras will grace the event, along with other 360-degree cameras and drones.