Technology moves forward at a breakneck pace. Whether it’s being applied to consumer-facing products today or research that’ll take hold in the years to come, 2016 had its fair share of industry-shaking technology advances.
Interestingly, a bunch of the crazy forward-thinking tech that has been announced in the past couple of years actually came to life this year. Either way, this has once again been a big year for technology. Here are a few tech highlights in 2k16:
Best phones in 2k16:
- iPhone 7 plus is the latest phone by Apple. Released in September 2k16, it comes with IOS 10 and is known to be the fastest phone in the present mobile generation and also has dual camera. It is water resistant with an A10 Fusion chip.
- Pixel xl is the first complete google phone which released in October 2k16 and comes out of box with android 7.1 and is known to have the best camera ever. Even though it doesn’t have a dual camera as iPhone 7 plus, it has the best picture quality and disappointingly it’s not water resistant but comforts with its smoothness.
- Samsung S7 edge is not the latest of Samsung released in March 2k16 comes out of box with skinned android 6.0.1 and is known to have the curved display. It was released in March too, giving a good competition to the other two phones.
Best laptops in 2k16:
- MacBook pro-2k16 comes with a new touch bar useful for Final Cut Pro X 10.3 and just 15.5mm thick, has the brightest and most colorful display ever a MacBook has. And with 2x larger trackpad giving fingers more room and comes with 4 USB type-C ports is not MackBook pro should have but 2k16 MackBook pro changes it all.
- Razer Blade stealth has the latest 7th Gen Intel Core i7 processor and is 13.2mm thick, which is made of CNC-milled from a block of aircraft grade aluminum for durability.The best part is it has a Razer Croma Backlighting which can be used to modify keyboard backlight and also has an external graphics enclosure, allowing you to transform your notebook into a desktop gaming experience.
- Alienware 17 is a gaming laptop with Intel Core i7 processor and ridiculous graphics of NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX 980M with 8GB GDDR5, also with a USB type-C.
Best Bluetooth earphones in 2k16:
- Airpods are the apples first Bluetooth earphones, these come with no wire between just the ear piece. They come with a W1 chip which produces extremely efficient wireless for a better connection and improved sound. As these have no wire between they are touch sensitive and if accidentally drop an ear piece the music stops playing and has a 10-hour play time. And when it comes to sound quality apple has done a great job.
- Jaybird X3 are the latest third generation of the iconic X-Series is now even smaller with much bigger sound, better battery and most secure fit ever. And also are sweat proof makes them use while working outs. They come with a universal fit for a solid secure comfort fit no matter how active you go. And also has an 8-hour battery play time and are known to be the best for Bluetooth earphones.
- Bose QC 30 is the best noise cancellation Bluetooth earphones and also has the universal fit earbuds facility, they come with a breakthrough technology now you can control how much of the outside world you want to let in. A lightweight, contoured neckband conforms to your body and connected with Bluetooth and NFC pairing, so connecting to your devices wirelessly is quick and easy.
Best Bluetooth headphones in 2k16:
- BoseQC35 the latest headphones released with noise cancellation even these connect with NFC which makes connecting easy, the built quality and sound quality make these headphones unique and noise cancellation makes it more live.
- Sennheiser PXC 550 high-quality sound and NoiseGard hybrid adaptive noise cancellation in a sleek foldable design. An intuitive, ear cup mounted touch control panel and voice prompt system allow for a convenient selection of settings. With up to 30 hours of battery life.
- Sony MDR-1000x also comes with noise cancellation these headphones also include a powerful 40 mm driver for handling heavy beats and can reproduce a full range of frequencies.The Digital Sound Enhancement Engine upscales compressed digital music files and takes them closer to the quality of High-Resolution Audio by restoring the high-range sound lost in compression.
Best tablets in 2k16:
- iPad Air 2 is the latest tablet released by apple and is 6.1mm thick and also has the best display and an A8X chip, that delivers substantially better CPU and graphics performance, which comes with a fingerprint sensor and special apps only made for iPad .
- Asus ZenPad 3s is the only Asus tablet which is just 5.8mm also has a better display as iPad and the sound Dual five-magnet speakers are driven by a powerful NXP Smart AMP, for expensive, high-volume output and also a fingerprint sensor.
- Huawei MediaPad M3 the Kirin 950 powers the tablet to new performance heights. Offering superior efficiency, the Kirin 950 gets through even the most computationally intensive tasks with ease.
Best gaming consoles in 2k16:
- Ps4 pro is the next version of Ps4 and more powerful mainly in the graphics department It uses a new updated graphics processor that’s roughly twice as powerful and a slightly faster processor. It also features improved Wi-Fi which is available in 4k. what does that mean in terms of performance in comparison to the PS4? Well, the Pro will run games faster, with fewer framerate tears in more intensive games, providing a smoother gaming experience across the board.
- Ps4 Slim The biggest difference between the PS4 and PS4 Slim isn’t the specs, the Slim launches with the same internal specs as the original PS4, but a lot thinner the only difference is the new Ps4 Slim is not as noisier as the original Ps4. Both the PS4 and PS4 Slim now also support HDR.
- Xbox One S the next model of Xbox one S released in September is a lot powerful than the Xbox one. The Xbox one S is 40% smaller and doesn’t require the huge power brick instead has a simple cord in the new Xbox one S, the biggest difference it supports 4k streaming and 4k blue-ray but not 4k gaming which is a bit disappointing.
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