Gadgets have become an integral part of every individual’s life these days as these gadgets serve a number of purposes. Be it for information or work or even entertainment, people have become dependent on some of the best gadgets available in the market today. They can be either as simple as an MP3 player or as complex as a 3D TV and more. There are a large number of established players who have been bringing out innovative and best new gadgets year after year. Giving them a stiff competition are the new players who have been producing niche products to establish a place for themselves in the multi-billion dollar gadget industry.
Best New Gadgets
There are so many best new gadgets that are showcased on a monthly basis that it is quite natural for the consumer to become perplexed when they have to choose amongst the best new gadgets. One of the most favored places for manufacturers to launch their gadgets is the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) where booth presentations can range from telephone answering services that offer video chatting to new electronic devices that boast better 3-D technology without the use of glasses. The show is organized in the month of January in the prestigious Las Vegas Convention Center in the United States. The 2011 CES even was the biggest so far and featured over 2,700 exhibitors and covered an area of 1.6 million square feet. The show had all the futuristic electronic items and . Some of the best gadgets of 2011 that are to become accessible to consumers are
Sony has been an established player in the Camcorder market. This versatile camcorder to be launched in April has been widely known as “Swiss Army of video cams” and is capable of capturing 3D and 3D video making it one of the best gadgets of 2011. The recorded 3D can be directly viewed on its impressive 3.5” screen without the need of any 3D glasses. It also features 2D playback from 3D recordings and has a 10X Optical Zoom in 3D. The best new gadget was appreciated by CES 2011 with the titles of “Best of CES 2011” and “Product of the future”. It has a 64GB embedded memory that is sufficient enough to record and store up to 25 hours of 2D HD video or up to 5 hours of 3D HD video. This best gadget has a dedicated switch to change between the 2D and 3D mode. In 3D mode, only the 3D videos are displayed whereas in the 2D mode, both the 2D and 3D videos are displayed.
Microsoft Kinect is one of the best new gadgets of 2011 and is also one of the most widely anticipated gadgets by the gaming community across the world. It is said that this best new gadget would revolutionize the way video games are played and would take video gaming to the next level. Kinect works with the hugely popular Xbox 360 and is very easy to use and increases the fun quotient of the games being played. It no longer requires any gaming controls. With its features such as Motion Sensor, Skeletal Tracking, Facial Recognition and Voice Recognition, Kinect enables gamers to use their body movement instead of just relying on the motions of their hands on a controller with few buttons. With sales of 8 million units in the first two months, it has become the fastest selling consumer electronics device and is set to enter the Guinness World Record. Except for the additional space requirement, this best gadget has been widely appreciated on all accounts.
In the end of February 2011, Samsung released its Series 9 Laptop which is both ultra light and ultra thin and is also one amongst the best gadgets of 2011. These laptops will be competing with Apples MacBook Air which has been unrivalled so far. Priced similar to MacBook Air, this best new gadget offers an additional 2 GB memory and is made of aircraft grade Duralumin which is twice as strong as Aluminum. Designed for both form and function, it offers a 160-degree viewing angle. With the debut of this laptop, Windows users no longer need to compromise on the operating system and switch to Mac for owning a stylish laptop. With no immediate competition from Apple, this best new gadget is all set to rule the market for at least next few months.
Ford Focus Electric Car:
With much focus on environment and the geopolitical tensions, electric cars are being increasingly favored. The 2011 CES show saw the unveiling of the first full electric car by Ford. The Ford Focus Electric is one amongst the best gadgets of 2011 and has a seating capacity of five passengers. This best new gadget has a unitized steel body construction and a horsepower of 123. The car is powered by a Lithium Ion battery and clocks a top speed of 84 mph and uses an energy source of 240 V as well as 120 V. It takes 3-4 hours to charge using a 240 V whereas the charge time is around 18-20 hrs while using a 120 V source. It employs a front-wheel drive train and has a single speed automatic transmission of 105 kW. Manufactured in Fords Michigan plant, the car is to debut in as many as 19 major cities across the United States.
With tremendous success in the Smartphone market, RIM is all set to pose serious challenge in the tablet segment with their best gadget of 2011, Blackberry Playbook. This best new gadget comes with a 1 GB RAM and 1 GHz dual core processor. It sports a 7” LCD display and has a screen resolution of 1024 X 600. With a light weight of 400g, this best gadget is to be one of the most convenient products available in the market. It has been exclusively built for business and has a seamless pairing for a secure window into the BlackBerry Smartphone. It also features secure and manageable corporate data access.
Nintendo has brought the 3D technology to the gaming world with its newest product, Nintendo 3DS. What is amazing about this best new gadget of 2011 is that it does not require any glasses as it has two outer cameras which allow it to create 3D photos. Additionally, it has a feature known as 3D Depth Slider. This feature allows the user to adjust the intensity of the 3D settings and could even be used to completely switch off the 3D feature. With its backwards compatibility, it can be used to play almost all the old games on this new device. Additionally with SpotPass, this best new gadget can detect wireless hotspots or wireless LAN access points.