The International Consumer Electronics Show is perhaps the largest techno-trade show in the world held each January in Las Vegas Convention Center. The biggest names in technology talk about their plans for the year head. Let us take a tour to CES 2012
CES 2012 – Tablet show
Acer Iconia Tab A700 with Android 4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich) and a huge quad-core processor created a buzz.
Toshiba announced the new Excite 10 a stylish 10.1-inch Android slab that boasts a 1.2GHz dual-core TI processor.
Lenovo signalled launching of its two new tablet models.
Asus staged IdeaPad S2 running on Ice Cream Sandwich & the quad-core Tegra 3-powered IdeaPad K2.
CES 2012 – Phone show
Though the manufacturer saved their big phones to showcase in Mobile World Congress next month, several new smartphones from many manufacturer have been spotted on the plush CES carped.
Sony unveils its Xperia S – 4.3 inch display, 12MP camera and the promise of an Ice Cream Sandwich upgrade in Q2.
Sony is also bringing its new PlayStation certifies phone Sony Xperia Ion with dual-core processor, 16GB internal memory, and 12MP rear camera.
HTC revealed upgraded the Titan model - HTC Titan 2 - .7-inch display. It will be a Windows Phone for AT&T. The phone will have 16MP camera, wide angle lens, dual LED flash and LTE support.
Nokia announced adding of one more model to its Lumia edition, Lumia 900. It will have 4.3 inch display and a better front camera.
LG coined its LG Spectrum with a 4.5-inch IPS LCD that rivals the Retina display on the iPhone 4.
CES 2012 – Laptop show
Ultrabook steal the laptop show at CES this year. Every brand is planning to introduce its ultrabook laptop model. Ultrabook designed is influenced from the Apple’s skinny Macbook Air. It is the new form factor for laptop and is loved by the segment. Let’s have a brief look:
Acer revealed Aspire S5, a 13.3 inch laptop at the press conference in CES 2012. It promises to introduce Windows 8 powered Ultrabook in the second quarter of the year.
Lenovo introduces a good looking laptop model IdeaPad U Series ultrabooks. It has 13 inch display. The ultrabook is very sleek with only 18mm thickness.
HP unwrapped its effort – Envy 14 Spectre laptop. It has 14 inch display and is 21mm thick. It ensures great performance with Intel Core i5 or Core i7 processor, and a 128GB hard drive
Samsung also joined the Ultrabook design with its Series 5 devices. Series 5 devices will be available with 13 inch display and 2nd generation Intel Core i5 and HD graphics.
Samsung also signaled about its soon to be launched 2nd generation of its Series 9 laptops. The devices will have 'aerodynamic design'.