Highlights of All Virtual CES 2021 Day 4
Day 4 of CES 2021 continues with new groundbreaking innovations. This year the summit is not in Las Vegas, but masses are tuning in from all over the world for the latest announcements. Some of the largest giants taking part are Samsung, Sony, LG, and other consumer-electronics manufacturers.
We have bought to your major highlights from the event on its day 4:
Samsung’s 110-inch MicroLED TV, Neo QLED TVs, and MicroLED sets
Samsung shared the first look and announced which will be coming later this year. Its MicroLED and Neo QLED promises gradations of luminance and more depth which comes with densely packed backlighting. The company also announced new features for its latest model of Samsung’s artsy The Frameset. Samsung’s Handy Bot is a robot butler, that can do all your work from loading your dishwasher to pouring a glass of wine.
Samsung also unveiled a soundbar lineup with AirPlay 2 for Apple devices and Dolby Atmos surround sound. Finally, Samsung has also slyly teased a peek at the Galaxy Note 21 in a promo video about their new recycling program.
LG Announced Rollable Phone
After its rollable TV, the company has released a teaser for the LG Rollable phone where the screen can expand and contract. And we could be seeing it as early as March.
The company also showed off a 55-inch Transparent OLED Smart Bed that rises to different heights depending on what you see.
Finally, the company announced LG’s own OLED “Evo” technology that will boost the brightness and color of OLED screens. Evo will have 55-, 65- and 77-inch screens in the Gallery G1 range.
Sony Unveiled new TV lineup
Sony unveiled its TV lineup for the year 2021. It included OLED displays, 8K sets, and 4K LED sets with acoustic multi-audio technology. Additionally, the company is transitioning its sets from Android TV to the Google TV platform to make them more competitive with LG.
Lenovo unveiled LaVie Mini
Lenovo unveiled LaVie Mini, the Nintendo Switch, with a small 8-inch display that can be easily paired with a keyboard or controller.
The company has also rolled out an all-in-one Yoga desktop, Lenovo Yoga AIO 7, and two new monitors. The yoga desktop has a 27-inch 4K rotating screen for portrait mode. It comes with AMD Ryzen 7 4800H CPU and an Nvidia GeForce RTX 2060 graphics card.
HP introduced the Dragonfly laptop line
HP has introduced new additions to its Elite Dragonfly laptop line, HP Elite Dragonfly Max and HP Elite Dragonfly G2. The first one has a 5MP webcam with 16GB of RAM and the other one has a 720p webcam with 8GB of RAM.
Both will boast an 11th-Gen Intel Core processor with 13.3-inch screens and up to 2TB in SSD storage.
The company has also introduced shared HP’s new Envy 14 and the latest HP Elite Folio. Pricing for both laptops will be announced later this month.
Other laptops announced in the event include Dell’s Alienware m15 and m17, the Alienware Aurora Ryzen Edition R11, Acer’s Chromebook Spin 514, Nitro 275 Hz gaming monitors, Acer Predator Helios 300, and Acer Aspire 7 and Aspire 5.
Nvidia Announced GeForce RTX 3060 Graphics Card
Nvidia has finally launched its most awaited GeForce RTX 3060 graphics card. It is a powerhouse for more than 70 laptops and has mobile versions of the 30-series GPUs. That added power means higher screen-refresh rates and more ray-tracing and DLSS support.
Intel, Panasonic, Asus, Dell, and LG Showcased their New Wares
In the press conference, Intel announced a wrap and its Rocket Lake 11th Gen Core H Series processors. The Core H Series chips promise speeds of 5GHz and gaming in 4K.
They have also announced its Rocket Lake-S chips for desktops with a promise of improved graphics performance of up to 50%.
TV makers that showed off their products include Panasonic which introduced the JZ2000 flagship set. It comes with Dolby Atmos sound, HDR10+, dual Bluetooth connections, and an AI-driven CPU.
CES 2021 also saw the debut of monitors that includes the Asus ROG Strix XG43UQ, Dell’s 40-inch curved monitor, and LG’s UltraFine OLED Pro 32EP950.
JBL, Panasonic, Amazfit, Oneplus along with other Vendors Showed Off Smart wearables
JBL has announced Bar 5.0 MultiBeam which is only $400. On the other side, LG also announced six separate soundbars for an undisclosed price. Panasonic debuted with a Final Fantasy-themed Sound Slayer soundbar developed with FF studio Square Enix.
As wearables were a big part of CES 2021, Vuzix introduced smart glasses, Amazfit introduced Amazfit GTR 2e and Amazfit GTS 2e smartwatches, OnePlus introduced fitness band, Honor introduced its Band 6, and Fossil announced the new Fossil Gen 5 LTE Touchscreen Smartwatch.