CES 2015: Roundup Day 1

CES 2015 Day 1Today marked the inauguration of the biggest and the most anticipated international tech event – the CES 2015. It will go on till the 9th of January at Las Vegas.

The first day has already been underway and the CES stage has already witnessed some of the latest gadget launches, newest unveilings and the most advanced technologies from the most important consumer technological brands in the world.

So, here is CES 2015: Roundup Day 1 – a general highlight of what were the gadgets unveiled today by the biggest names in the industry. Read through to know.


Lenovo introduced its new addition to the Vibe series with the Lenovo Vibe X2 Pro along with the Lenovo P90. Lenovo Vibe X2 Pro is powered by a 1.5GHZ octa-core 64-bit Qualcomm Snapdragon 615 chipset along with a 2GB RAM. The 5.3 inch Smartphone will run on Android 4.4 KitKat with an overlaid 2.0 user interface. Lenovo P90 sports a 5.5-inch full-HD IPS LCD display and also runs on Android 4.4. KitKat. Powered by a 1.8GHz quad-core 64-bit Intel Atom Z3560 processor with Intel’s 5-mode XMM 7262 modem and 2GB of RAM, P90 will also support the LTE-Advanced FDD/TDD connectivity.


After revealing the poster yesterday, LG officially launched the LG G Flex 2, the second generation of the G Flex, having a curved display with thin bezels in the front. It houses the latest 64-bit Qualcomm Snapdragon 810 chipset, and is the first device in the world to sport this latest technology. It also has a much smaller size than its predecessor and sports a 4K HD resolution.


HTC opened it 2015 campaign by launching its first Android Lollipop 5.0 Smartphone- the HTC Desire 826. The price has not yet being revealed of this 5.5 inch full-HD Smartphone but it will hit China’s market first. It is powered by a 2GB RAM and a 64-bit octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 615 processor having a 13MP primary and 4-UltraPixel secondary camera.


Sony has not yet launched any new Smartphone on the first day but has officially promised to roll out Android 5.0 Lollipop updates for all their Z series Smartphones from next month onwards. The devices expected to get the OS update are the Xperia Z, Xperia ZL and ZR, Xperia Tablet Z, Xperia Z1 and Z1S, Xperia Z Ultra and Compact and the all Xperia Z2 and Z3 variants.


Asus started its CES 2015 campaign by launching the ZenFone 2 Smartphone having a 4GB RAM and the ZenFone Zoom Smartphone sporting a 3X optical zoom. Asus ZenFone 2 will be available from March onwards and will be the Smartphone industries first phone to pack a 4GB RAM. Asus ZenFone Zoom will be available from the second quarter of 2015 and has been designed keeping the photographer in mind.


Kodak, the pioneer camera company, set the ball rolling by the end of 2014 by announcing that it will come up with its latest Android based Smartphone and launched the Kodak IM5 today at CES 2015. It will be a 5 inch Smartphone based on Android 4.4 KitKat OS and powered by a 1.7GHz octa-core MediaTek processor. A 13MP primary, 5MP secondary and a 1GB RAM completes the pack.


Toshiba launched the new and refreshed Toshiba Encore 2 Tablet based on Windows 8.1. It will be available in either an 8-inch or 10-inch variant with multi-touch display and will carry an Intel Atom processor with a 2GB RAM. It will have a 64GB inbuilt memory which is expandable. It comes with a stylus called TruPen and will go on sale from January 11.

Keep an eye on this space for more news and updates on the upcoming two days of the mega event, and learn what is in store for you in 2015.

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