Day-by-day we are getting introduced to the newer technology.In 2017,the technology witnessed a lot of changes and sensational launches as companies sustained to bring new-fashioned products and improve their offerings as well.
As 2017 wraps out,the technology brought changes from smartphones to smart speakers,gaming support to toy bots to mini drones.Here we bring to you the 9 hottest gadgets and innovations of the year.
1. iPhone X:
It is one of the fascinating gadgets of 2017.All the iPhones are looked the same but this changed with iPhone X design change.
iPhone X comes with an “edge-to-edge” 5.8-inch OLED multi-touch display featured with 2436 x 1125-pixel resolution at 458 ppi and true tone technology.It has Apple’s A11 Bionic chip,3GB RAM,dual 12MP rear-camera,7MP front-camera,and 2,716mAh battery.
- Height: 5.65 inches (143.6 mm)
- Width: 2.79 inches (70.9 mm)
- Depth: 0.30 inch (7.7 mm)
- Weight: 6.14 ounces (174 grams)
- Battery life:
- Talk time (wireless): Up to 21 hours
- Internet use: Up to 12 hours
- Video playback (wireless): Up to 13 hours
- Audio playback (wireless): Up to 60 hours
The 256GB version costs Rs. 1,02,000 while the 64GB model costs Rs. 89,000.
There’s no “Home” button;TouchID is replaced with facial-recognition-powered FaceID.
2. Samsung DeX Station:
For Samsung flagship smartphones the best accessory one can get probably is Samsung DeX Station.
The handsets needed to be docked in the DeX device,which should be connected to a monitor,keyboard,and a mouse for an amazing deskto-like experience.
3. Galaxy S8 Series:
Samsung’s Bixby voice assistant also introduced with Galaxy S8 series.
Galaxy S8 features a 5.8-inch infinity display and S8+ features a 6.2-inch full-view diaplay.
Processor is powered by Samsung Exynos 8895 with 4GB RAM,64GB ROM,8MP front and 12MP rear cameras.
S8+ costs RS. 58,900 while S8 costs Rs. 53,900
4. DJI Spark:
It is Chinese DJI’s most affordable “mini drone”.It is priced at Rs. 43,000 in India.
It weighs only 300gms,and can fly for 16 minutes(maximum).It can capture 1080p videos/photos with its 12 MP camera.
It is controlled by “PalmControl” feature.
5. Surface Laptop:
Microsoft Surface Laptop ranked one of the most loved Windows laptops in 2017.It is featured with a 13.5-inch display,Windows 10 S OS,Intel Core i5 or i7 processors,4GB/8GB/16GB RAM,and up to 1TB storage.
6. Nintendo Switch:
It is Japanese innovative gaming console video-gaming giant primarily designed as a home console to be inserted into a docking station for connecting it to a TV.
It is featured with it’s 6.2-inch 720p LCD screen.Buyers get two Joy-Cons,HDMI cable,Switch Dock,USB Type-C power-adapter in the box.
7. Xbox One X:
Microsoft’s 4K game console is invented by Microsoft in May.It costs Rs. 32,000.It is the smallest Xbox till date and comes with ultra high-resolution,liquid-cooling technology,octa-core Scorpio Engine SoC,12GB RAM,and 1TB storage.
8. Amazon Echo:
It is Amazon’s Alexa-powered smart speakers.They come in three variants:
1.Tiny Echo Dot
3.Bigger Echo Plus.
The intelligent devices can be controlled through voice-input.These speakers can answer questions,look up something,set reminders/timers,control smart lights,search and play music and videos,etc…
9. UBTech AstroBot Kit:
It is a STEM(science,technology,engineering,and mathematics) friendly toy bot aimed at inspiring kids to engage in robotics…
It costs Rs. 12,750 and is invented into three different bots:
2.Treaded mobile robot with grab and lift action
3.Programmed using a simple,kid-friendly mobile app.