List: The top 10 connected devices of 2016 unveiled at this years IFA technology show.
Ahead of Europe’s biggest tech show, IFA- held annually in Berlin, which reveals many companies’ new releases of smartphones, wearables, smartwatches and various other connected devices.
Following announcements of company releases, CBR put together a list of the possible top 10 gadgets of 2016.
- Asus ZenWatch 3
The noticeably unique, Asus ZenWatch 3 is the company’s first round smartwatch. Although it can be compared as similar to the Android Wear watch, the product is expected to come in silver, gunmetal and rose gold with over 50 customisable watch faces.
The physical button added to the watch allows users to launch their favourite app, in connection with a smartphone. It has also been announced to include HyperCharge technology for a longer battery life, lasting two days.
Asus ZenWatch is expected to be priced at €229, launching by the end of the year.
- Fitbit Flex 2/ Charge 2
Fitbit’s latest wearables, Flex 2 and Charge 2 join the scale of its fitness tracker roster. Following the release of the announcement of the products on Tuesday, the company is expected to reveal its features at IFA today.
The Charge 2 appears to be an improved version of Charge HR, with the inclusion of GPS, a larger 2.5in display and several interchangeable bands.
The Flex 2 on the other hand, appears to have a completely unique design with a waterproof feature- giving users the ability to track swimming.
The Charge 2 is expected to launch this September, whilst the Flex 2 will launch in October.
- Sony Xperia XZ/ X Compact
Sony launches two versions of its smartphone; Xperia XZ and the X Compact, which both come with exclusive camera hardware on the back.
Both smartphones include built-in processor Qualcomm’s powerful snapdragon and RAM.
Hideyuki Furumi, Executive Vice President for Global Sales and Marketing, Sony Mobile Communications said: “With Xperia we want to assist you when and where it matters most, making your everyday lives more convenient, more effortless, and more spontaneous.”
The smartphones will be released in October 2016.