The annual International CES 2015 in Las Vegas is the largest consumer electronics show in the world, and is being held from Tuesday, January 6 to Friday, January 9.
Companies of all shapes and sizes display their brand new wares, concepts and plans to the world, and the hordes of attendees. CES 2014 saw over 160,000 attendees at the Las Vegas Convention Center and other venues.
Click through for some of the best gadgets and concepts showcased at the Consumer Electronics Show this year
At CES 2015, HP introduced the Pavilion Mini PCs starting at $319.99 (approximately Rs. 20,000) with the Intel Pentium CPU, and $449.99 (approximately Rs. 28,000) for the Intel Core i3 model.
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Alcatel One Touch Watch is being touted for its "fine finish" including its Moto 360-like round dial,and also connects with Android smartphones for music, photos, notifications and more.
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Lenovo introduced what it claims are the lightest laptops to date - the LaVie Z series developed in collaboration with NEC. The ultra-portable LaVie HZ550 weighs mere 700 grams.
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Lenovo introduced three new laptops in ThinkPad Yoga Series - the Lenovo ThinkPad Yoga 12 2015, ThinkPad Yoga 14 and ThinkPad Yoga 15. All the three models sport 5th generation 'Broadwell' Intel Core processors.
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Lenovo introduced three new desktop all-in-one systems namely the B50, C40 and C50. The system includes the older 4th generation 'Haswell' Intel Core processor alongside Nvidia's next-generation graphics.
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Lenovo upgraded Yoga Flex sub-brand at CES 2015, the Yoga Flex 3 11, Yoga Flex 3 14 and Yoga Flex 3 15 laptops. The 2015 version of the laptops now include an extra 360-degree rotating option.
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Razer, best known as a gaming company, launched an entry-level version of the Nabu wristband it had unveiled last year - the Razer Nabu X - at CES 2015.Read more Razer Nabu X related news
Sony STR-DN860 brings 4K content support with HDMI with HDCP 2.2. It also includes multi-room audio connectivity support, and support for Hi-Res audio, including DSD.
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The new Sony SRS-X99 wireless speaker is claimed to feature Hi-Res audio support at 24bit/192kHz, and offer a 154-watt and 2.1 channel output. It also supports Google Cast, Spotify Connect and multi-room capability via Sony SongPal link.
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Sony at CES 2015 also launched its new range of Blu-ray Disc Players - the BDP-S1500 Smart Blu-ray Disc Player, BDP-S4500 Smart 3D Blu-ray Disc Player, and the BDP-S5500 Smart 3D Blu-ray Disc Player with advanced super Wi-Fi. The players will go on sale in Europe from February
Sony at CES unveiled its new full 4K VPL-VW350ES projector, with a 4K native resolution of 4096x2160 pixels.
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Lenovo announced Vibe Extension, an additional flash which gets plugged in the Vibe X2 Pro's 3.5mm headphone port, and can click 'Picture-perfect selfies' using the accessory's eight diffused LEDs.
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Misfit Wearables in partnership with Swarovski launched a luxury version of the Misfit Shine activity tracker, called Swarovski Shine, at CES 2015.Read more Swarovski Shine related news
The Kube is a premium waterproof Bluetooth speaker that also doubles up as a cooler. It weighs a massive 9kgs and can last up to 20 hours on a single charge.
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Lumix SZ10, which is a compact camera focussed at the current crop of selfie addicts. Its 2.7-inch 460K-dot LCD monitor can tilt up by 180-degrees. The camera has a 24mm wide angle lens to fit in more people in the same frame.
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The Lumix TS6 has a 16.1-megapixel with a 28mm wide angle 4.6x (128mm telephoto) optical zoom LEICA lens. The TS6 is equipped with 3-inch TFT LCD and is available in Camouflage, Blue, Orange and Red.
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Featuring a 4-Drive Lens System, the HC-WX970 enable 20x optical zoom in 4K resolution. The camera is equipped with 4K Video Recording and 4K Photo model.
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The Panasonic Lumix TS30 is waterproof up to 26 feet, shock-proof to 5 feet, freeze-proof to 14F, and dust-proof. It has a 2.7-inch LCD and is available in Black, Blue and Red colours.
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The Panasonic HC-W570 boasts of 50x optical zoom lens and features a rotatable second camera on the side of the LCD screen that can shoot different angles capturing two scene simultaneously.
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The new Guess Connect watch looks like a Rigor, with analog hands and a crown, or dial, on the right. Closer inspection reveals the addition of two control buttons and a small, one-line display for notifications near 6 o'clock.
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The Alcatel One Touch Pop 2 (10) features a 10-inch IPS display, 5-megaixel rear camera and 8GB of inbuilt storage. The tablet also acts as a laptop when attached with a keyboard dock.
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The Android 5.0 Lollipop-powered Alcatel One Touch Pop 2 (4) comes with 4-inch WVGA TFT display and a 2000mAh battery.
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Alcatel One Touch Pop 2 (4) Dual-SIM measures 121.5x64.4x12.35 mm and weighs 125 grams.
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Alcatel One Touch Pop 2 (5) is powered by a 1.2GHz quad-core processor and will be available in Volcano Black and White along with a combination of Black or White touch panels.
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Alcatel One Touch Pop 2 (5) Premium Edition has a 5.00-inch 720x1280 display powered by 1.2GHz processor alongside 1GB RAM and 8-megapixel rear camera.
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The FDR-AX33, according to Sony is its 'most compact 4K Handycam camcorder to date'. The camcorder has a 3.0-inch LCD and can record 4K video in XAVC S format with a high bit rate of 100Mbps.
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The 7-inch voice calling Lenovo Tab 2 A7-30 tablet running Android 4.4 KitKat is powered by a 1.3GHz quad-core MediaTek processor and is available in Aqua Blue, Cotton Candy, Pearl White or Ebony Black.
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Intel Compute Stick is roughly the size of a Google Chromecast and plugs into an HDMI port the same way. It will come with Windows 8.1 pre-installed.
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Sony HT-ST9 incorporates 9 independent speakers and 7 discrete amplifiers, and also supports Hi-Res audio. It also features HDMI with HDCP 2.2 capabilities, apart from Bluetooth streaming via LDAC and NFC one- touch connectivity.
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The Dell XPS 15 comes with a 15-inch UltraSharp 4K Ultra-HD touch display, which according to the company is "the highest resolution panel available on a 15-inch laptop today" - though it has not specified the resolution further than saying the display contains 8 million pixels.
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The Dell XPS 13 is touted as the "smallest 13-inch laptop on the planet" by the company because of its compact form factor and lightweight design at a mere 1.17kg.
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Dell Alienware 17 features Intel Core processor, AMD Radeon, Nvidia GeForce GPU and uses elements such as copper, aluminium and carbon-fibre composites for the outer shell.
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Dell Alienware 15 comes with an optional 4K display and weighs in at roughly 3.2kg, making it the lightest 15-inch Alienware laptop made by the company.
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Garmin Epix is a rugged multi-sport device and comes with a couple of extra functionalities like GLONASS and preloaded maps.
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Fenix 3 features an electronic compass, barometer, is functional up to 100 metres and according to the company can run for six weeks without activating GPS.
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The square-shaped Vivoactive smartwatch from Garmin keeps a track of the user's activities like running, biking, swimming; is functional up to 50 metres underwater, and can run for three weeks on a single charge or up to 10 hours when GPS is activated.
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Designed for easy buckling, the Vivofit 2 is made of rubber material clasp in to the place by snapping it on the wrist. Users then have to rotate it 90 degrees to lock it.
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Nixie, a wearable camera that can fly, won Intel's wearable computing contest in November.
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Philips launched its new Smart Laser Backlight Ultra HDTVs at CES. Available in two variants (58-inch) and (65-inch), both the models incorporate full-range vertical speakers which can be mounted on both sides of the TV or can be detached and placed away from the TV sets.
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The Sharp 80-inch AQUOS Beyond 4K Ultra HD TV features a unique Pixel Splitting technology that cuts each pixel in half vertically and enables each pixel to produce colours - converting the television's 4K resolution to a near 8K resolution.
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Toshiba FlashAir III can transfer data on a Wi-Fi network and will be available in two capacities - 16GB and 32GB.
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TransferJet TJM35420LT adapter, which is compatible with iOS devices will be available from spring 2015 in Japan, followed by Europe, the Americas and Asia.
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The PogoPlug remote access feature of the Toshiba Canvio Connect II can be used to view and share files over the Internet, and stream content to mobile devices.
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The Toshiba Encore 2 Write 10-inch features a 10-inch 1,280x800 pixels multi-touch display and comes with 64GB of built-in storage.
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The Toshiba Encore 2 Write 8-inch is powered by an Intel Atom processor and includes a stylus called TruPen.
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The Toshiba Portege Z20t a Windows 8.1-based laptop-tablet hybrid, that comes with a 12.5-inch screen, a detachable keyboard and an optional Wacom-made digitizer, which enables pressure-sensitive pen input.
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The D5500 has a 24.2-megapixel CMOS sensor that can shoot up to five frames-per-second and uses a 39-point autofocus mechanism. With dimensions of 4.9x3.8x2.8 inches and a weight of 419 grams (approximately), it is smaller and lighter than the D5300.
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Sony FDR-X1000V Action Cam includes a 170-degree wide-angle lens, a back-illuminated Exmor R CMOS sensor and has the capability to record 4K (3840x2160 pixels) video at 30fps (frames per second).
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The Kodak IM5 features a simplified UI with big bold icons and is best suited for seniors or anyone else who wants the 13-megapixel camera smartphone under a budget price tag.
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The F 015 luxury sedan concept, with its spacious cabin and lounge-like seating for four, explores new possibilities for self-driving cars that can double as virtual living rooms on wheels.
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Sony's 4K Bravia LCD TVs run on Google's latest Android TV operating system and support Google Cast that allows users to cast content from mobile devices.
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The Windows 8.1-based HP Stream Mini PC packs an Intel Celeron 2957U processor, 2GB of RAM and 32GB SSD storage.
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The Lenovo Vibe Band VB10 features a curved 1.43-inch E-ink display, weighs only 30 grams and is compatible with any device running Android 4.4 and higher, and iOS devices.
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The 5-inch, $6,000 Tonino Lamborghini 88 Tauri is offered in black, gold and steel silver and is finished with high-grade leather available in five colours.
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The Asus Transformer Book T300 is available in two different display resolutions and with the docked keyboard, still measures a slim 1.65 inches, which is thinner then Apple's MacBook Air.
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Sony's new Walkman NWZ-ZX2 features a 4.0-inch FWVGA Triluminos display, can play almost all popular formats and comes with a microSD card slot - but no bundled headphones.
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The D5500 is Nikon's first DSLR to feature a 3.2-inch Vari-angle LCD monitor with a touchscreen.
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The PowerShot SX530HS has a 16-megapixel CMOS sensor and Canon's DIGIC 4+ Image Processor but most importantly it has a 50x optical zoom lens which means that it can reach 1200mm on the telephoto end.
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Canon PowerShot ELPH 160 comes with 8x optical zoom lens, 20-megapixel CCD sensor and features smart AUTO and ECO modes to preserve battery life.
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Canon PowerShot SX710 HS features 30x optical zoom lens and can record 1080 full-HD videos at up to 60fps. The SX710 is expected to have a market price of $350 (approximately Rs. 22,200).
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Canon PowerShot SX610 HS comes with NFC and Wi-Fi connectivity options with 18x optical zoom lens. The SX610 HS will be available in red, black or white colours.
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Canon PowerShot ELPH 170 IS includes a 12x optical zoom lens, 720p video recording capability and has optical image stabilisation built-in.
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Canon Pixma MX492 - the All-In-One photo printer can shoot out colour prints at 4.4 pages per minute and has built-in Wi-Fi. The printer is available in black and white.
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The Cross Media Station comes with a 1TB hard drive, Wi-Fi, NFC and a wireless remote. There are additional slots for SD and CF cards. It also has an Ethernet port for direct LAN connectivity.
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With $20 a month service, Sling TV will be available through Internet-connected devices such as Amazon Fire TV, Roku and Google Nexus Player for TVs, tablets, computers and smartphones.
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Samsung's new ultra-high definition quantum dot TV, dubbed SUHD, use quantum dots and high dynamic range technology - which improves the rendition of dark to bright tones.
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Haier Roku TV will be available in sizes ranging from 32-inches to 65-inches and will support 4K Ultra HD streaming, including Netflix's 4K content.
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The Reflect Response BT has an in-ear headphone design with neckband and sweat protection.
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The JBL Synchros S700NC headphones have an active noise-cancelling algorithm and 50mm drivers.
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JBL Reflect Aware in-ear sports headphones give the user the ability to mix ambient sounds with active noise cancelling performance.
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The UE Megaboom speaker is designed to deliver 360-degree sound and is IPX7-certified waterproof.
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Withings Activite Pop features an additional daily fitness goal needle on the dial that moves from 0 to 100 as the user meets the 10,000-steps goal.
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Parrot Smart Pot not only detects whether plants have enough light and fertilizer, but waters them as needed.
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The ThinkPad T450 features a 14-inch 1600x900 pixel display and an Intel 'Broadwell' Core processor.
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The ThinkPad T550 features power bridge technology, which lets users change the battery of the device without switching it off.
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The ThinkPad X1 Carbon features a 14-inch display with a choice of full-HD and WQHD (2560x1440 pixel) resolutions.
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The ThinkPad X250 features a 1366x768 pixel display (full-HD option available), weighs 1.31kgs, and is 20.3mm-thick.
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The ThinkPad E550 sports a 15.6-inch display.
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The ThinkPad E450 houses a 14-inch display with a full-HD option, and comes with up to 16GB of RAM. It will be available to buy next month at starting price of $599 (roughly Rs. 38,000).
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The ThinkPad L450 includes a 14-inch display (up to full-HD screen resolution) and up to 16GB of RAM.
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Belkin unveiled four new home sensors - a room motion sensor, a door and window sensor, a keychain sensor, and an alarm sensor.
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The designer Seagate Seven Portable Drive will be available at $100 (Rs. 6,338 approximately).
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The Seagate Wireless Mobile Storage hard drive offers 500GB of storage space and features a USB 2.0 port.
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Seagate Personal Cloud Home Media Storage will be available in 3TB, 4TB, and 5TB storage capacities.
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The pricing of the new stainless steel edition SmartWatch 3 will be announced in February alongside the global market release.
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The Acer Chromebook 15, which with a 15.6-inch display is the largest Chromebook yet, packs two upward facing speakers and also sports a HD webcam.
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The Archos 70 Helium 4G features a 7-inch WSVGA (1024x600 pixel) resolution IPS display; 2-megapixel rear camera; 0.3-megapixel front-facing camera, and a 2500mAh battery.
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The Archos 45b Helium 4G features a 4.5-inch IPS display with FWVGA (480x854 pixel) resolution; a 64-bit 1.2GHz quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 410 processor; an Adreno 305 GPU; 512MB of RAM; and 4GB of inbuilt storage.
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The Archos 50b Helium 4G sports a 5-inch HD IPS display; a 64-bit 1.2GHz quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 410 processor; an Adreno 306 GPU; 1GB of RAM; and 8GB inbuilt storage expandable via a microSD card (up to 64GB).
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The Archos 50c Helium 4G includes dual-SIM support and features a 5-inch FWVGA (480x854 pixel) resolution IPS display, a 1.3GHz quad-core MediaTek MK6732M processor; a Mali 760 MP2 GPU; 1GB RAM; and 8GB inbuilt storage expandable via microSD card (up to 64GB).
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The Archos 101 Helium 4G dual-SIM tablet includes a 10.1-inch WXGA (1280x800 pixel) resolution IPS display; a 1.5GHz quad-core MediaTek MT8732 processor; a Mali 760 MP2 GPU; 1GB RAM; and 8GB inbuilt storage expandable via microSD card (up to 64GB).
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