Yubico’s popular Security Key introduced an upgrade at CES. A brand-new variant can be used in Lightning port to facilitate physical token authentication for iPhones. The device also supports a USB-C connection.
Anker offered integration of Google Assistant into devices that can plug into car’s 12-volt lighter port. Earlier, Anker had integrated Amazon Alexa into its Roav Viva charger.
Audio-Technica's new headphones ANC500BT unveiled at CES. These headphones rely on MicroUSB for charging. Audio-Technica promises 20 hours of battery life on a single charge. Audio-Technica ANC500BT costs $99 (approximately Rs 6,999).
SanDisk announced prototype flash drive with 4TB of storage at CES. SanDisk also calls it the world’s highest capacity USB drive. It has USB-C connector. Since it’s a prototype, more details with regards to its price and commercial availability are currently awaited.
Sony announced two new 8K Smart TVs at CES 2019 they both AirPlay 2 out-of-the-box. Following in the footsteps of Samsung and LG, Sony's smart TVs let iPad and iPhone users wirelessly stream videos, photos, music and podcasts directly on to their smart TVs.
Samsung announced its QLED 8K TV at CES. Powering the TV is Samsung's Quantum Processor 8K chip, which should upscale any content be it sourced from a streaming service, set-top box, HDMI, USB or even mobile screen mirroring to near 8K, courtesy of artificial intelligence. Furthermore, it supports HDMI 2.1 standard.
NUU Mobile has taken the wraps off its new flagship G4 phone. It runs Android 9.0 Pie operating system. It will be available to buy towards the end of March. NUU G4 starts at $249 (Rs 17, 499) for 6GB RAM and 64GB storage.
Bepop is showcasing its VR gloves at CES. It uses haptics and super accurate rapid sensing technology. Some of its applications fall under the categories such as wearable, industrial, human factors, sports, automotive, medical, military, outdoor wear, virtual reality, gaming, musical instruments and much more.
Altia Systems introduces PanaCast 3 panoramic video system offering three 13MP cameras, stereo microphones and software to deliver video coverage, audio capture and data sensing. It mounts on top of any digital display or a wall with the help of mounting hardware. It has USB-C for a compatible device or display.
This year's CES witnessed the launch of another round of Samsung's micro-LED TVs. Among them was a Samsung's 75-inch Micro-LED 4K TV, which is expected to hit the shelves sooner than expected. If we look at Micro-LED TVs from Samsung, future of smart 4K TVs seems bright and full of technological innovation.
With the introduction of Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Yoga, it happened for the first time that a ThinkPad series laptop is made out of aluminum. At CES, Lenovo unveiled ThinkPad X1 Yoga, which is claimed to be 17 percent smaller than last year’s X1 Yoga model. It's also said to offer a brighter display.
Razer Turret for Xbox One makes it easy to play with keyboard and mouse. This is a new keyboard and mouse combo for gamers that brings gaming on the couch. Razer Turret pairs to an Xbox One using a single USB dongle. In a nutshell, it's a mechanical keyboard with Chrome RGB lighting, which could be perfect for Console gamers.
Blue showcased its Ember Mic at CES this year. Blue Ember Mic should be ideal for studio recording and live-streaming, especially YouTubers and digital content creators. Blue Ember Mic costs $100 (approximately Rs 7,099) and goes on sale sometime next month. Blue is also among the popular Microphone makers.
This year at CES, LG introduced its 65-inch rollable OLED TV, which is expected to go on sale sometime in spring. LG Signature OLED TV R was among the main attractions at CES this year. Although LG's 2019's flagship OLED hasn't undergone significant changes to its prototype from last year, it comes with a 100W Dolby Atmos speaker.
Asus announced ROG Mothership gaming laptop falling under its Republic of Gamers portfolio. In terms of features and hardware specs, Asus ROG Mothership sports a 17.3-inch 1080p display with a 144Hz refresh rate, 3ms response time. What's more, it's backed by Nvidia’s G-Sync support, Nvidia’s RTX 2080 GPU and Intel’s Core i9-8950HK processor with up to 64GB of DDR4 RAM.
Intel's Ice Lake processors fabricated using 10nm process are now ready. Intel made the announcement at CES. Intel's first 10nm Ice Lake processor was supposed to go official back in 2016 as Cannon Lake.
Dell's in-house gaming line-up Alienware announced the Area-51m at this year's CES. It happens to be a high-end gaming laptop with desktop-class Intel 9th Gen CPU, Nvidia GeForce RTX GPU and 8GB of GDDR6 RAM.
HP announced the all-new Omen X Emperium display gaming monitor. It sports a massive 65-inch screen with support for Nvidia's G-Sync and 4K. HP also designed a matching soundbar that goes right below the display. HP Omen X Emperium is expected to go on sale sometime in February for $5,000 (approximately Rs 3,51,950)
Dell Mobile Connect service is all set to let users interact with their entire phone UI using VR. For example, if you want to take a break from a VR game to check your email or send a text message to someone, you will no longer have to take your VR headset off.
In what appears to be a cheaper alternative to Surface Studio, Lenovo announced the Yoga A940. Powering the PC is a full desktop-class Intel Core i7-8700 processor. It sports a 27-inch screen with either QHD or 4K resolution and Dolby Vision support. Lenovo Yoga A940 is expected to go on sale sometime in March.
Two of the major announcements at CES 2019 came from HTC. Taiwanese consumer electronics company expanded its HTC Vive VR headset lineup with two new additions: HTC Vivo Pro Eye and HTC Vive Cosmos. While HTC Vive Cosmos makes tracking user's position possible with the help of cameras mounted on the headset, the Vivo Pro Eye features a number of sensors to track user's eyes. Read More