The 13" Lenovo Yoga 720 offers a ULV Core i7 processor, a 13" (Full HD or 4k) and there is a fingerprint reader. The 13" model features USB type c for quick charging. Newer Lenovo laptops feature a Microsoft precision touchpad for better input experience. The price for the 13" model starts at $859.
The Lenovo Yoga has 4K 15" display (or FHD version) with the latest Intel core i7 Kaby Lake processor, up to 16gb of RAM, integrated Nvidia GTX 1050 graphics card for gaming. There is a proprietary port for charging. Newer Lenovo laptops feature a Microsoft precision touchpad for better input experience. Battery life varies from 7 to 8 hours. The price starts at $1099.
Masayoshi Son is the CEO of SoftBank, owner of ARM since September 2016, he answers few of my questions about the future of ARM, R&D investments to come, the excitement for the future technological developments to come. That was on the way out of his Keynote speech, video of which I will post a bit later tonight.
The RAYZ and RAYZ plus headphones are headphones from Pioneer that are powered completely using the lightning port so that no additional batteries are needed. Each headset has six microphones for enhanced noise cancellation. The RAYZ and RAYZ Plus headphone also detect when they are in your ear and pause when they are removed. The RAYZ and RAYZ Plus also offer enhanced noise cancellation. The Rayz model will cost $99.95 and be available in Onyx and Ice color options, while the Rayz Plus will run $149.95 and come in Graphite and Bronze. Availablity is to be determnined. The technology is built by a company called Avnera. There is also an app for controlling the various functions of the headphones.
Yi Technology 4K+ is the first action camera with 4k/2160p recording at 60fps. The Yi 4K+ is the first camera with the Ambarella AMBA H2 SOC which 100% improvement in performance over A9SE and is the first camera SOC that is 14nm. There is USB type C for computer connectivity and connectivity with external microphones. There is electronic image stabilization for smoother video recording. The Yi $k+ is compatible with existing action camera accessories. There is also voice controls for hands free operation. Price and availability are to be determined.
The LG G6 is the latest flagship phone from LG. The LG G6 features a 5.7" (2,880 x 1,440) screen with an aspect ratio of 18:9. The Unique aspect ratio of the LG G6 enables having two screens at once. The LG G6 also has a minimal bezel which ensures the as much of the device as possible is screen. The G6 features a Snapdragon 821 processor. There is 32GB storage, microSD expansion, and 4gb of ram. For connectivity there is USB type C 3.1 with Quick Charge 3.0, NFC and LTE of up to 600 Mbps. There is a dual 13mp camera on the back 5mp camera on the front. The LG G6 is a dustproof and waterproof up to IP68. The vbattery is no longer removable and the design is no longer modular. The price and release date are to be determined and vary by region.
NXP connectivity technology is incorporated in a variety of devices such as embedded, automotive, and mobile devices. NXP technology is used in a NFC ring which can be used to activate an electric motorcycle or other vehicles. Most cars in the world use NXP technology for connectivy and other automotive functions. NXP also offers wireless charging technology called Qi. NXP amplifiers can be turn a phone speaker into a microphone to improve audio quality and noise cancellation of smartphones. NXP is the market leader in NFC technology.
Mr Constantí Serrallonga is General Managar at FIRA, the trade fair organization that was responsible for Mobile World Congress 2016. He discusses footfalls at the event, with over 100,000 people having attended, and future possibilities of the organization. The show has changed venues to Fira Gran Via after being hosted at Fira Montjuïc earlier, which was built in 1929.
China-based Quality Industrial manufactures a range of smartphones, also on display here. The highlight is the flagship 3D model, which features a 6” 1080p screen that allows playing of 3D content without having to use glasses. It runs on MediaTek MTK6752VL which uses ARM Cortex-A53 architecture at 2 GHz. The phone ships with Android 5.1. It has 13 MP rear and 5MP front camera which shoots 3D pictures using only a single sensor, taking multiple shots for depth.It costs US$175.
The Panasonic Nubo shown here is a surveillance camera that shoots 1080p video and broadcasts it over WiFi or Vodafone’s LTE network in Europe. The camera accommodates a SIM card to use this feature and is powered over microUSB, meaning it can be connected to power banks for places that lack power sources. The camera comes with 4 data plans measured in terms of “mobile events” – periods of detected activity which initiate the actual recording of the video stream for the next 30 seconds. A separate magnetic Nubo Mount is sold.