Best/Top Gadgets 2011-2012
1. Nokia Lumia 800
The fist on the list of the top gadgets for 2011-2012 is the Nokia Lumia 800. It is the first Nokia smartphone that uses Windows operating system. This gadget has already been hailed for its impressive design and lots of neat extras such as the Nokia Drive free mapping and directions service.
It never came out as popular as Android and iOS but it was well-received by consumers due to its smooth-flowing interface. The attractive design of Nokia Lumia 800 includes a curved Corning Gorilla glass, large 3.7-inch AMOLED 800x400 resolution touch screen with 8 megapixel camera and 3G and WiFi connectivity.
2. Apple iPad 3
Rumored to be released in first quarter of 2012, the Apple iPad 3 tablet has been predicted to surpass the popularity of iPad 2. It may use an increased resolution of 264PPI (pixels per inch) to double the resolution of iPad 2, and will outpixel the current standard display resolution in the market which is 150PPI. Leaked info reveals that Apple will fully consume the 2048x1536 display for this 9.7-inch tablet. Since the Apple iPad 3 is not out yet, this place goes to Apple iPad 2 for the meantime.
3. Apple iPhone 4S
Apple iPhone 4S may look like the iPhone of 2011 but this gadget is quite different internally. It has faster processing, better 8 megapixel camera with full 1080p video recording, and optimized strength. Siri is the gadget’s impressive voice recognition program.
With much delay, wild rumors and hype, the iPhone 4S got to the hands of over 4 million waiting consumers in just a few days after its release in October, exceeding all sales records. Experts reveal that millions of people are still saving money to welcome Siri in 2012.
4. Apple TV
This little Apple TV gadget easily connects to the internet through a wireless network, enabling users to access thousands of movies online and stream them flawlessly to their television. This tiny gadget may be small in size but it provides big entertainment. Although the teeny-weeny Apple TV has already been around since 2010, the Apple TV fever remains hot in 2012. With the use of a single HDMI cable, you can sit down and relax while watching rented HD movies or TV shows without the annoying commercials! If you own an iPad or iPhone, you can watch your phone’s content wirelessly on big screen.
5. Celluon Magic Cube
Do you wish to literally type on your coffee table without a keyboard? Possible! The Cellulon laser keyboard functions exactly as a regular keyboard would. This bad baby uses direction technology based on optical recognition mechanism, enabling the user to just tap on projected key images and each tap creates a sound – just like the real thing. This revolutionary mobile virtual laser keyboard also doubles as a multi-touch mouse. This tiny projector cube is compatible with Apple iOS 4 and Mac OS X, Android and all Windows platform and mobile devices with Bluetooth (HID).
6. Nikon V1 Camera
The Nikon V1 Camera is a mirrorless camera that offers bigger sensors than compact and interchangeable lenses, but in a smaller case than an SLR camera. This high-quality imaging gadget is as easy to use as a compact cam but it showcases lots of sophisticated features that extend creativity. It allows composition through either its viewfinder or the LiveView LCD panel, both in still and moving images.
7. Tivoli Audio iPAL Portable Radio
This new gadget from the highly-acclaimed name in audio industry, the Tivoli, produces sensational audio and terrific sound despite its solo-speaker design. This audio gadget is a perfect portable playback system for MP3 players, iPod and portable CD players through the rear-panel auxiliary input. It also offers wireless playback of MP3 content and a Henry Kloss-designed AM/FM tuner.
8. Nintendo 3DS
Nintendo had been sticking extra letters at the end of its DS editions like DSi, DS Lite and DSi XL and altered some features for the better although its core remains the same; a dual-screen, book-like handheld gaming console with touch functionality for augmenting the gaming experience. With the release of this 3DS, Nintendo was able to revolutionize video gaming for the 3rd time and added extra dimension to it. This top screen of Nintendo 3DS features the ability to beam a gamer’s gaming experience in full auto-stereoscopic 3D WITHOUT the need to use a pair of 3D glasses!