CES2013 archive

  • Nikon 1 J3 pictures and hands-on
    Cameras

    Nikon 1 J3 pictures and hands-on

    By 8 January 2013

    The rumours were true - Nikon has announced the J3 mere months after the lid was lifted on the J2 model. So why such a quick turnarond? The J3 is smaller, lighter and, well, just all-round better than the J2. It's also got an updated menu system that's...

  • Samsung and LG fight for world's first curved OLED screen title
    Televisions

    Samsung and LG fight for world's first curved OLED screen title

    By 8 January 2013

    Samsung and LG have both announced the "world's first curved OLED" at CES 2013 in Las Vegas. The prototypes, on show on the respective companies' stands at the world's largest consumer electronics show, outline the future of televisions according to both....

  • Fujifilm FinePix XP60 waterproof compact pictures and hands-on
    Cameras

    Fujifilm FinePix XP60 waterproof compact pictures and hands-on

    By 8 January 2013

    Fujifilm is sure making a colourful splash with its latest waterproof compact, the FinePix XP60. There's a colour to suit all: take your pick from yellow, blue, red, green or black. The family-friendly tough compact, shown here in a striking yellow, is...

  • Huawei Ascend W1 pictures and hands-on
    Phones

    Huawei Ascend W1 pictures and hands-on

    By 8 January 2013

    Huawei's Ascend W1 represents the company's first foray into Windows Phone 8. Boasting a cyan coloured back and matte-effect plastic all round, it fits in nicely to the usual Windows Phone landscape The handset is fairly compact at 10.15mm thick, feeling...

  • Samsung NX300 pictures and hands-on
    Cameras

    Samsung NX300 pictures and hands-on

    By 8 January 2013

    The Samsung NX300 represents a fairly modest upgrade compared to its NX210 predecessor. Pocket-lint got our hands on the latest compact system camera at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, to have a quick test of what's new. READ: Samsung NX210...

  • Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 prototype tablet pictures and hands-on
    Phones

    Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 prototype tablet pictures and hands-on

    By 8 January 2013

    Qualcomm used the opening keynote of CES in Las Vegas to officially launch its next-generation mobile processing chip, the Snapdragon 800. It is super fast and powerful, being quad core and allowing up to 2.3GHz per core. And Pocket-lint has had the opportunity...

  • Razer Edge pictures and hands-on
    Tablets

    Razer Edge pictures and hands-on

    By 8 January 2013

    Razer's prototype gaming tablet has come to reality, with the Razer Edge, an all-in-one gaming experience wrapped up in a tablet. It is fairly hefty for a tablet, but given there is a Nvidia GT640M inside, a choice of either an i5 or i7 processor and...

  • Fujifilm FinePix HS50EXR superzoom camera pictures and hands-on
    Cameras

    Fujifilm FinePix HS50EXR superzoom camera pictures and hands-on

    By 8 January 2013

    Fujifilm's been cranking up its superzoom cameras' specs for years now. The FinePix HS50EXR, which packs in a new 24-1000mm equivalent lens, has its sights set on, well, something miles away in the distance we'd imagine. When we've reviewed the FinePix...

  • Polaroid Android iM1836 interchangeable lens camera pictures and hands-on
    Cameras

    Polaroid Android iM1836 interchangeable lens camera pictures and hands-on

    By 8 January 2013

    The Polaroid iM1836 Android Camera is one of those cameras that has seemingly popped out of nowhere. Another compact system camera from an unexpected manufacturer, so surely cause for excitement? Yes. But if the form that the pre-release versions of the...

  • Razer Edge Windows 8 gaming tablet becomes a reality
    Gaming

    Razer Edge Windows 8 gaming tablet becomes a reality

    By 8 January 2013

    Razer, the high-performance gaming specialist, has announced the Razer Edge at CES 2013, a fully-featured Windows 8 gaming tablet. We first saw the concept at CES 2012 under the name of Project Fiona. Razer now says that the Fiona concept is ready to...

  • The Panasonic 4K 20-inch Windows 8 tablet, why not? We go hands-on
    Tablets

    The Panasonic 4K 20-inch Windows 8 tablet, why not? We go hands-on

    By 8 January 2013

    Panasonic has detailed a new 4K 20-inch tablet at its keynote presentation at CES in Las Vegas on Tuesday. The new giant tablet (18.7 x 13.1 x .4-inches and 5.3lbs) is aimed at the professional market like architects, photographers, movie makers and even...

  • Panasonic 4K OLED TV teased at CES 2013 keynote
    Televisions

    Panasonic 4K OLED TV teased at CES 2013 keynote

    By 8 January 2013

    Panasonic 4K OLED TV is the direction that the company is looking to head from CES 2013 onwards with its television technology, as outlined at the Las Vegas show's opening keynote conference. Not wanting its customers to have to choose between the two...

  • Pure A140B wireless Hi-fi adapter pictures and hands-on
    Audio

    Pure A140B wireless Hi-fi adapter pictures and hands-on

    By 8 January 2013

    Pure has expanded its Jongo range of wireless hi-fi kit with the A140B wireless hi-fi adapter. Designed to let you use the Jongo multiroom system with your own speakers and amplifier, the A140B is a simple piece of kit that makes Jongo much more exciting....

  • Scosche BoomBottle makes your ride sound sweet, won't quench thirst
    Audio

    Scosche BoomBottle makes your ride sound sweet, won't quench thirst

    By 8 January 2013

    Scosche has used CES 2013 in Las Vegas at which to announced the BoomBottle, a wireless speaker designed to be carried on your bicycle.  The wireless speaker's housing is shaped to fit into a conventional bottle carrier on a bike frame, meaning you...

  • The Samsung Series 7 Chronos pictures and hands-on
    Laptops

    The Samsung Series 7 Chronos pictures and hands-on

    By 8 January 2013

    The Samsung Series 7 Chronos is an update to a pro-end machine that arrived in 2011. It's a 15.6-inch display computer with a number pad at the end of the keyboard and RAM Accelerator software, designed to provide a 150 per cent speed boost to the...

  • Huawei Ascend W1 Windows Phone launched, coming to O2 UK
    Phones

    Huawei Ascend W1 Windows Phone launched, coming to O2 UK

    By 8 January 2013

    Huawei has launched its first Windows Phone 8 handset, the Hauwei Ascend W1, at CES 2013 in Las Vegas.  The new handset, running on Microsoft's recently updated mobile platform, will be launched on O2 in the UK and will be hitting stores in Q1 2013....

  • Sigma DP3 Merrill 50mm compact camera announced
    Cameras

    Sigma DP3 Merrill 50mm compact camera announced

    By 8 January 2013

    Sigma has launched the Sigma DP3 Merrill compact camera at CES 2013 in Las Vegas, offering a fixed 50mm (75mm in 35mm terms) f/2.8 lens.  The model joins the existing DP1 and DP2 models, which together, Sigma says is a "complete compact camera tool set",...

  • Canon PowerShot N pictures and hands-on
    Cameras

    Canon PowerShot N pictures and hands-on

    By 8 January 2013

    Now here's something unexpected from Canon. The PowerShot N is an almost-square camera that just doesn't seem like the traditional Canon school of thought. Does that make it fun, or is the N just plain weird? The PowerShot N's shape might look strange,...

  • Philips Fidelio S2 and S1 bring premium audio to your ears
    Audio

    Philips Fidelio S2 and S1 bring premium audio to your ears

    By 8 January 2013

    Philips has launched the Philips Fidelio S2 and Fidelio in-ear headphones at CES 2013 in Las Vegas, bringing high-quality audio to your ears. Carrying the Fidelio brand, Philips says the sound signature has been refined through research with discerning...

  • Pentax MX-1 pictures and hands-on
    Cameras

    Pentax MX-1 pictures and hands-on

    By 8 January 2013

    Pentax has revealed its latest compact camera, the high-end Pentax MX-1 at CES 2013, and we've had the chance for a quick play on the show floor. We have to say that we like the retro styling, which evokes memories of classic camera models from the past....

  • Tech 21 Impact Shield claims to protect your iPhone screen from drops, is self-healing
    Online

    Tech 21 Impact Shield claims to protect your iPhone screen from drops, is self-healing

    By 8 January 2013

    Tech 21 has announced Impact Shield, which it claims provides the first impact protection for the screens on devices such as the iPhone 5 and iPad. The Impact Shield has been developed from military-grade materials, adapted from a polymer used in bulletproof...

  • Audi A3 gets faster in 2013: In-car 4G LTE wireless broadband unveiled
    Cars

    Audi A3 gets faster in 2013: In-car 4G LTE wireless broadband unveiled

    By 8 January 2013

    Audi is today revealing the 2013 Audi A3 incorporating 4G LTE wireless broadband at CES 2013 in Las Vegas.  The 4G LTE connection comes thanks to the second-gen Gobi multi-mode 3G/4G LTE chipset, powered by the Qualcomm MDM9215.  With theoretical data...

  • Sony Xperia Z: Details worth examining
    Phones

    Sony Xperia Z: Details worth examining

    By 8 January 2013

    The Sony Xperia Z has stood out as one of the hottest gadgets of CES 2013. It’s plain to see why. It’s big, it’s bright, it’s bold, it runs the latest version of Android and this is what people seem to be looking for from their mobile phone at...

  • Sony X Series BTX500 and BTX300 portable Bluetooth speakers offer NFC connection
    Audio

    Sony X Series BTX500 and BTX300 portable Bluetooth speakers offer NFC connection

    By 8 January 2013

    Sony has announced two portable Bluetooth speakers that offer the convenience of one-touch NFC pairing. The SRS-XT500 and smaller BTX300 speakers incorporate the wireless technology, meaning you'll simply have to touch your smartphone such has the Sony...

  • Nikon Coolpix S6500 and Coolpix S2700 announced
    Cameras

    Nikon Coolpix S6500 and Coolpix S2700 announced

    By 8 January 2013

    Nikon has added two new Coolpix compact cameras to its portfolio: the Coolpix S6500 and Coolpix S2700.  The Coolpix S6500 comes with Wi-Fi built in, so you can share your images quickly and easily, with compatibility with Android and iPhone - once you've...