After a two-year Covid hiatus, IFA 2022, Europe’s answer to CES in the US and the continent’s largest tech show for consumer electronics. countries demonstrate the latest technologies and innovations.
This includes some of the biggest names in the industry like LG, Samsung, Lenovo, Asus, and Huawei.
It’s a tough job but someone has to do it. And while there are plenty of exciting products and trends catching our attention on the IFA 2022 show floor, here are the best products coming to the US in the near future.
A flat screen can be the perfect medium for viewing television, but a curved screen can provide a more immersive experience when playing games. Fortunately, LG’s latest innovation covers it all.
The South Korean giant has introduced the futuristic OLED Flex TV, a 42-inch OLED screen that can be bent, starts completely flat for viewing content and uses two motorized arms to bend inward with the family. number five percent. This gives you 20 levels of curvature to choose from when you’re gaming with a maximum curve of 900R.
And because the LX3 is designed with gamers in mind, it also includes Dolby Vision gaming in 4K and a fast 120Hz refresh rate, as well as built-in support for Dolby Atmos and two front-firing 40W speakers.
Lenovo is redesigned ThinkPad X1 Folded turns the 16-inch screen into a 12-inch laptop, and it folds up small enough to slip into my shoulder bag. This is the 2nd generation X1 Fold, a significant improvement on the foldable laptop first introduced at CES in 2020. It has a larger 16.3-inch display, integrated design. more rational and powerful specification updates. The 2024 x 2560 OLED display with HDR looks great whether you’re using it as a large tablet, a traditional clamshell laptop, or with the optional stand and keyboard as a full-size PC. both in one.
Fitbit launches new line of health and fitness products smart watch. Focus on health Fitbit Sense 2 get a continuous EDA (cEDA) or continuous transcutaneous electrical activity sensor for all-day stress management, as well as an ECG app that analyzes your heart rate. There are also some design improvements such as a physical button on the side and a slimmer overall look, as well as a 6-day battery life. The software now seems closer to Google’s Wear OS user interface, which makes sense since Fitbit is now owned by Google.
Less expensive Fitbit Inspire 3 tracker has a brighter AMOLED display, 10 days of battery life, has fun new colors, and is more affordable at $99. Both devices work with both iOS and Android.
Final! Ring is bringing the smart features of popular video doorbells to apartment residents in the form of a new apartment intercom system. Although it only provides audio, Ring Intercom simply attaches to an existing intercom system inside the apartment, so you can answer the front door and alert someone from your phone – whether you where. It is set to launch first in Europe, with global markets to follow.
The Garmin Venu Sq 2 The smartwatch is a stylish redesign of the company’s original Venu Sq with a slightly larger and brighter 1.4-inch AMOLED display. This is new fitness tracker also boasts 11 days of battery life, almost double that of the previous six, which is a lot of battery life for a smartwatch with built-in GPS, 25 sports modes, and fitness features. . The included health snapshot captures several health-related metrics over a two-minute period including heart rate, respiration, and heart rate.
We also like the (slightly more expensive) Music version, which can store up to 500 songs on the watch – so you don’t need your phone to listen to tunes when you’re exercising or running.
Withings Body Comp
The Withings Body Comp Scale adds even more features to our already impressive list of body metrics. Body Cardio version.
While it looks identical to the Body Cardio, the additional sensors in the Body Comp provide new data including the Nerve Health Score (made by analyzing sweat glands in the feet) and the ability to measures visceral fat, in addition to your existing muscle mass, fat mass, bone mass and of course, your overall weight. The metrics are designed to help users track and understand their risk for cardiovascular and metabolic diseases such as heart attack, stroke and diabetes. Withings ‘latest smart scale will be released on October 4th.
In a strange and bizarre move, LG has equipped its latest refrigerator with LED panels that can change the top, bottom, right and left quadrants in different colors on command via an application. Make a statement or simply change the shade to match your menu – anything is possible with this smart kitchen appliance. And as an added bonus, the built-in Bluetooth speaker syncs with your devices and lights up the dashboard to the beat of your music.
While we await the arrival of the long-rumored Apple AI Glasses, Lenovo has upgraded them significantly with its T1 glasses. Launched sometime this year, the Lenovo glasses have built-in speakers and connect to a PC or mobile device via a USB-C port. Content from your device is displayed in the glass, making it look like you’re viewing text, email, and video on the extra-large OLED HD display. You can play video games or watch movies and feel like you’re in the cinema without leaving home. Lenovo is targeting China first and will bring the T1 glasses to other markets in 2023.
Up until now, Eve Home smart products have only been compatible with Apple HomeKit products. However, as we have seen when other brands’ smart home device only works with Google Home, Amazon’s Alexa or Samsung, all those different standards tend to lead to confusion.
At IFA 2022, Eve Home announced they will support the upcoming Matter standard, which means their products will soon work with devices from other ecosystems. Matter is a new smart home connectivity standard that has been in development for a few years. Key players including major tech companies, Apple, Samsung, Google and Amazon, are working to find a single standard that will allow different devices and ecosystems to communicate with each other. When it does launch, hopefully later this year companies can apply for Matter certification, which is great news for consumers who will have a much easier time letting their devices go. operate together. For example, Eve Home smart products, like the popular MotionBlinds, smart switches, sensors, and plugs, will work just as easily with Google Assistant or Amazon devices as they do with Apple devices. HomeKit.
With the increase in energy prices around the world and power outages caused by natural disasters caused by climate change, there has been a lot of discussion about renewable energy and resource conservation. Solar energy and generators everywhere at IFA 2022, with companies like Ecoflow and Jackery showcasing portable power stations and portable solar panels. Jackery’s Solar Generator 1000 Pro is a high power 100W USB-C device that runs on 230V AC power. When attached to four 200W solar panels, it will fully charge in 1.8 hours. While ideal for camping or long road trips, energy-conscious consumers and those living in inclement weather will also find solar generators much more peace of mind.
EcoFlow launches Delta 2 power station which has 1800W AC output and can be recharged to 80% in less than an hour and can also be charged via optional solar panels.