The year 2012 has witnessed major launches and new technologies. As we move forward to the next year, technology will only evolve and take better forms and shapes. Devices are going to become more intricate, complex and exciting. Android captured a strong place in the tech market and Apple did leave some impressions. However, its failure of Apple maps is still the most discussed topic on the World Wide Web. Despite all the negative sides, this year did have some mind-blowing gadgets introduced including tablets, notebooks, smartphones and gaming consoles. As we are on the threshold of starting a new year, let’s look at the top 10 gadgets of 2012. And here on techjay you know we like giving the very best of gadgets news
Samsung Galaxy SIII
This phone did send a wave across the globe. Although after its release, several gadgets turned up, the craze for this smartphone still did not die. Samsung claims that the company has sold a lot of these gadgets within a few days. Within the first 100 days, the Samsung Galaxy SIII has sold over 20 million units. The 4.8 inch screen, 8MP camera and the latest Android version Ice Cream Sandwich fit each other perfectly. The NFC technology is built-in and the phone consumes 20% less power.
Any product from Apple has some level of expectation and iPhone 5 was interesting until the problem with Apple maps rose. The battery life of iPhone 5 is a great plus as it can withstand a standby time of 225 hours. The phone sports a bigger screen than iPhone 4 and 4S thus having another row of applications displayed on the screen. Apple apologized for its mishap in Apple maps and promised to update it at the latest. iPhone 5 is still a favorite gadget of Apple fans.
IdeaPad Yoga from Lenovo
This is a combination of a notebook and tablet running on Windows 8 OS. The 10 point touch screen along with a compatible keyboard makes the device special in its own way. Yoga 13 is only 17mm thick and is easy to port.
Sony Bravia 84 inch
This high definition television with LCD display can be proud of sporting an 84 inch glass. The images appear four times clearer than in standard HD delivering clear images even within 1.5m away. Sony has a unique place in the television world and it is tough for any other company to replace it.
iPad 4 was highly anticipated by many around the world. This one is much lighter and thinner than its predecessor iPad 3. The Retina display of 9.7 inches and the FaceTime camera are the most desired features in iPad 4. Apple has sold over 3 million units of iPad 4 within the first three days of its launch.
Nokia Lumia 920
Nokia’s Lumia phones are the world’s first to sport the Windows Phone 8 operating system. Nokia Lumia 920 has the City Lens which is a new feature. Just by tipping the camera at a street, City Lens will deliver details regarding shops, restaurants, hotels and others making your trip enjoyable. Nokia Lumia smartphones come in various ranges and a few models are yet to be launched.
This handheld gaming unit is the most powerful device in the market. It sports an MPCore processor and graphic processing unit which make the device produce excellent results while gaming. The device produces stunning graphics which keeps you involved in the game.
Samsung’s LED Monitor (68 cm)
Monitors still exist and it is hard for laptops to completely abolish them. This LED monitor from Samsung is impressive and stands tall on your desk. It sports a natural display with high resolution throwing bigger images. The display can be tilted forwards and backwards using the back-support.
AIO Compaq Elite (8300)
This is an all-in-one computer which is not that popular. Businesses that require equipment that process quickly were kept in mind before designing this gadget. You can save funds and space in your office. Very few keep businesses in mind and design gadgets. It was very thoughtful of HP to design this gadget for businesses. It is designed to be very stylish making sure that your office desk looks neat and professional.
Ultrabook XPS 13
This notebook from Dell offers an easy and quick computing experience. It gives a compact look even though it sports a 13inch display screen. The inner parts are heavily packed with hardware and software putting it slightly on the heavier side.
The above ten gadgets are listed based on their popularity and sales.