The Consumer Electronic Expo or CES 2019 has finally come to a close and there were a ton of announcements, almost all of them were a by-product of the fast innovation in AI and machine learning. Most of the top of the electronic giants such as Samsung, LG, Huawei and more were present showcasing their products. Here are the main highlights from the tech fiesta in Las Vegas.
CES was brought to a close by chipmaker AMD which revealed its latest lineup Radeon GPU which were made using a 7 nm process. AMD said the new Radeon lineup would offer the best graphical performance in comparison to all other previous gen Radeon chipsets.
Taiwanese giant Asus revealed new gaming laptops including the monster of a laptop called the Mothership which looked like a cross between a Surface Pro 6 and a tank. The Zephyrus lineup also got a well needed upgrade and Asus also announced that it will be bringing the RTX 2080 GPUs to laptops.
South Korean giant Samsung made news at CES 2019 by announcing a new set of OLED smart TVs that were compatible with AirPlay 2 and also have the iTunes app and TV Shows app. Apart from TVs Samsung remained quite mum on the launch of its smart speaker called Galaxy Home.
LG is no stranger to unveiling new innovations in its products and at CES 2019 it unveiled its foldable TV for the mass market. At first only a demo, LG has announced that the TV will be available for purchase in the first half of this year. We are sure to hear more about it soon.
Talking about folding TVs, Royole gave the first public demo of the Royole FlexiPai smartphone which can be folded from a tablet into a phone using a flexible OLED panel. This happened to be only a prototype but we are sure that the technology will only improve with time.
Chipmaker NVIDIA also made announcements regarding the new lineup of RTX GPUs that will soon be making their way to laptops. Apart from that NVIDIA has also been heavily invested in smart car technologies as well.
Finally, Intel has now announced the 9th gen Intel I-series chipsets which will soon start appearing on laptops and desktops in the first half of 2019. The chipsets have been made using the Sunny Cove architecture. We expect to see a lot of new gen features including Thunderbolt 3, Wi-Fi 6, and something called DL Boost.
CES 2019 was a blast, and we can’t wait to have all these products hit consumers soon enough. Until then, all eyes on the next big tech event – the Mobile World Congress, coming soon!