Top 10 Anticipated Tech Products of 2012   4 comments

As the year 2011 is nearing to end, many are talking about what would be the new tech wonder of 2012. Major tech companies are working on their new innovations and they prefer to keep it secret. But, there are rumors hanging around which makes tech lovers look forward for the release of these anticipated tech products for the next year.

 Here are the top 10 most anticipated tech products of 2012.

1. Apple iPad 3

Many tech geeks are anticipating the release of Apple’s new iPad 3. There are already many rumors posted online saying it will be equipped with super high resolution Retina Display and would be powered with quad-core A6 processor. If the rumors are true, then the third generation iPad may launch in first half of 2012.

2. Apple iPhone 5

When iPhone 4S was launched in October 2011 many Apple fans were slightly disappointed. The iPhone 4S has some nice changes than iPhone 4, like voice assistance Siri but, the physical appearance which was identical to its predecessor iPhone 4.

Now there are rumors floating around online about the launch of Apple’s new iPhone 5 which is making the iPhone fans cheer while they wait for the launch. iPhone 5 may have many changes in its appearance & specifications and is expected to have a quad-core A6 processor along with  4G support.

3. Nintendo Wii U

The Nintendo Wii U is an upcoming video game console and it’s the successor of the Wii. It is expected to be released in the second half of 2012 but Nintendo has not yet announced the exact release date.

 The Nintendo Wii U will come with a powerful 1080 pixels capable box with beautiful controller which has 6.2 inch touch screen with stylus, a front facing camera, full set-off gaming buttons, two analog stick, gyroscope for motion gaming, a built in microphone and stereo speaker.

4. iPad Mini

Apple might introduce a 7 inch iPad Mini in the fourth quarter of 2012 to compete with 7 inch tablets like Kindle Fire, Nook and also with major technology giant who produce large sized smartphones.

There is also rumor that Korean LG Display and Taiwanese AU Optronics have recently sent a sample of 7 inch display for iPad Mini, says Digitimes. It is also said that Apple will feature Retina Display with 2048×1536 screen resolution in this Mini iPad.

5. Cheaper Ultrabooks

Ultrabooks are expected to flood the market in 2012. With the success of MacBook Air which created a style revolution in the laptop world has made tech giants to shed weight in their laptops. Many tech giants have launched ultarbooks like Lenovo IdeaPad U300s, Asus ZenBook and Toshiba Portege Z830 and had made a good competition in ultrabook market.

 But many are waiting for the price drop of these ultrabooks. Recently, Acer has announced to its new 15 inch ultrabook at a cheaper price of $699 which will be available in the market by the second quarter of 2012.

6. Android 4.0

The latest version of Google’s operating system for smartphones and tablet has already created a buzz the mobile market. The first smartphone, Samsung Galaxy Nexus with Ice Cream Sandwich operating system has recently hit the market and many more smartphones and tablets are willing to come in 2012.

Many Smartphone makers like HTC and Motorola are upgrading the operating system in their existing Smartphone and will be available for up gradation in 2012.

7. Apple iTV

The rumor about Apple iTV is not new, it is said that Apple is working with its latest TV called iTV with new software interface which also includes Siri interface and it may be powered by the fastest processor as in iPad 3.

 It is also rumored that new Apple TV will be in three different size to compete with Samsung and LG, who produce the new generation of smart TV. Nothing has officially confirmed by Apple. Samsung is going to showcase its Smart HDTV having Android as OS at (Consumer Electronics Show) in January which will be a competitor to iTV.

8. Kindle Fire 2

With the great successes of Kindle Fire, now Amazon is set to launch Kindle Fire 2. According to Digitimes Kindle Fire 2 will have 8.9 inch touch screen and will begin to manufacture in the first quarter of 2012. It is also said that the screen size may vary from 9 to 10 inch display so that is can compete with Apple’s iPad.

There are rumors that Amazon will redesign its upcoming device to make it look like playbook.

9. MacBook Air

Apple is redesigning its laptop series MacBook Pro and MacBook Air. There are no technical specifications available but it is said that it will be thinner and lighter than the existing once. Apple will be probably introducing its 15 inch MacBook Air in the first quarter of 2012.

10. Windows 8

Microsoft’s latest version of operating system Windows 8 is going be a major hit in 2012. It’s already buzzing the market with its touch screen interface Metro UI which is found on smartphone and tablets, now it will be available for PC also.

Many computer manufacturers like Dell, HP, Acer, Sony Lenovo and Asus are working on new Windows 8 tablet but none of them have mentioned the price and it is expected to be more costly.


Posted December 27, 2011 by avinash2060 in Current Affairs

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