Priyanka’s Top 10 Tech Innovations of 2011December 15, 2011
2011 has been a huge year for technology revolution. Lots of new things have come up which changed the mind of people and intensified their wants. The newest smartphones and gadgets those surpassed the required needs of people, have captured the hearts of all tech enthusiasts. Following are a list of the best technology inventions of 2011 which made a mark in this field.
1. Apple iPad 2
Apple’s iPad 2 is a beauty with brains. The slimmest designed tablet pc with Facetime and 10 hour battery backup, running with dual-core A5 chip has the best display and resolution. The device contains 2 cameras with HD video quality which gives you a unique experience while having video conversations with your friends.
2. Macbook Air
The Macbook Air is a faster notebook which is really easy to carry. The latest version comes in 2 sizes: version 4.1 with 11” (64 GB & 128 GB) and version 4.2 with 13” (128 GB & 256 GB). Its high speed Thunderbolt technology and latest Intel core processors makes it much faster.
3. Amazon Kindle Fire
The Kindle Fire is the latest invention by Amazon where you can download songs, applications, games, books, music, store free Amazon digital content in the Amazon cloud and around 18 million movies. The device weighs 413 gms. with a 7” multi touch display with IPS (in-plane switching) technology and anti- reflective treatment. Moreover it has got 8 GB internal memory, WiFi, free cloud storage for all Amazon contents many more.
4. Apple iPhone 4S
The successor of iPhone, the iPhone 4S consists of Apple’s dual – core A5 chip, Siri (to assist you get things done just by asking), 8 MP camera and lots more. It runs in iOS 5 processor and Siri is the most appreciated application which has been specially made for this device. iPhone 4S is currently available in India with Aircel and Airtel special tariff plans.
5. Nokia Lumia 800
Nokia Lumia 800 runs on Windows Phone 7.5 (Mango) platform consisting of Gorilla glass AMOLED touchscreen, 16 GB storage and 512 MB RAM, 8 MP camera with Carl-Zeiss lens. Its sleek plain body makes it look more captivating which is made of polycarbonate plastic.
6. Samsung Galaxy S II
One of the most popular smartphones of 2011, the Samsung Galaxy Nexus II is an Android 4.0 (Ice-Cream Sandwich) device with 1.2 GHz dual core chip and 1 GB RAM. Its Super AMOLED HD screen with 4.65” display makes it look for vibrant and its HD video quality delivers superb resolution.
7. Motorola Xoom
Motorola Xoom is an Android 3.0 (Honeycomb) tablet which is upgradable to Android 4.0 (Ice-Cream Sandwich). The device contains dual- core processor with 1 GB RAM upto 64 GB storage and its 10.1” HD wide screen display provides magnificent resolution.
8. HTC Thunderbolt
Another Android smartphone, the HTC Thunderbolt has 1 GHz Snapdragon processor which makes it much faster than any other smartphone. Its 8 MP camera with LED flash and 720p HD camcorder delivers lively images and its WiFi connectivity offers 4G speed.
9. Barnes & Nobles’ Nook Simple Touch
Launched in June 2011, the Nook Simple Touch claims to be 25% faster than any other kindle. With its built-in WiFi connectivity you can download upto 2.5 million books within seconds.
10. Barnes & Nobles’ Nook Tablet
Another product by Barnes & Nobles is the Nook tablet which has the world’s most advanced VividView 7” touchscreen which provides splendid picture quality. Its abundant number of in-built applications and games makes it more entertaining along with its extra-long battery life which never lets you interrupt while you operate it.
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