We've selected the best new products from CES 2013
The gigantic show that is CES in Las Vegas brought along waves of new products so here's a selection of the best which we saw.
CES 2013 has everything imaginable in the world of tech from iPhone cases, to tablets, to Full HD smartphones to TVs with 4k resolutions. From the thousands of bits of kit on display we've rounded up some of the most interesting and innovative.
Sony Xperia Z - Smartphone
Sony's new flagship smartphone is the Xperia Z. The high-end handset features a 5in Reality Display with a Full HD (1080x1920) resolution and a tempered glass front and rear casing. The Xperia Z is also dust and water proof. It will cost around £520 SIM-free when it goes on sale in the next month or two.
See also: Sony Xperia Z hands-on review.
Razer Edge - Tablet
Razer claims its Edge tablet is the world's first tablet designed for PC gamers. To this end it comes with a PC-like spec of an Intel Core i5 or i7 processor, up to 8GB of RAM and up to a 256GB SSD. A range of accessories add things like gaming controls or a keyboard. Pricing in the US starts at $999.
See also: Razer Edge and Edge Pro hands-on review.
Samsung Series 7 Ultra - Ultrabook
The Series 7 Ultra is Samsung's most recent Ultrabook running Windows 8. The aluminium laptop's headline feature is its 13.3in touchscreen which has a Full HD (1920x1080) resolution. Internal specifications include an Intel Core i5 or i7 and up to a 256GB SSD. Samsung hasn't announced any information on pricing yet.
See also: Samsung Series 7 Ultra hands-on review.
nVidia Project Shield - Handheld games console
The latest in handheld gaming technology is the Project Shield from nVidia with the firm's Tegra 4 quad-core processor. Project Shield allows gamers to play both Android and Windows games on the 5in (1280x720) display and console-grade controller. Pricing is yet to be announced.
Huawei Ascend W1 - Smartphone
The Ascend W1 is Huawei's first Windows Phone 8 smartphone. The handset features a 4in IPS (480x800) touchscreen, a 1.2GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 dual-core processor and a 5Mp camera. The Ascend W1 will be available in black, white, blue and red. There's no price yet but we expect it to be a budget friendly handset.
See also: Huawei Ascend W1 hands-on review.
Polaroid iM1836 - Camera
Polaroid's iM1836 is the first Android powered camera to feature interchangeable lenses. As standard the device will ship with Androud 4.1 Jelly Bean and a 10-30mm optical zoom lens. Users can upload photos and videos straight to the internet thanks to built-in Wi-Fi. We don't have UK pricing yet but it will cost $399 in the US.
Lenovo ThinkPad Helix - Hybrid laptop/tablet
Lenovo's latest hybrid Windows 8 Ultrabook is the ThinkPad Helix which features a 'rip and flip' removable 11.6in Full HD screen. Specifications include up to a Core i7, 8GB and a 256GB SSD. Lenovo touts a battery life of up to 10 hours. US pricing is $1,499.
See also: Lenovo ThinkPad Helix hands-on review.
Belkin Thunderstorm – iPad accessory
Belkin's Thunderstorm case turns the iPad into a 'handheld home theatre'. The Thunderstorm has integrated front facing stereo speakers and an Audifi sound processor. A free app lets user customise modes for music, games and movies. The Thunderstorm's price tag is £179.
Asus Qube - Set-top box
This little black box is the Asus Qube, a Google TV-powered set-top box. It comes with a remote but can be controlled by an Android smartphone or tablet. The Qube supports voice control, the Google Play Store and services like Netflix. Release date and pricing for the UK is yet to be confirmed.
Zerochroma Vario Clear - iPhone case
The Vario Clear is a case for iPhone 5 with an integrated kick-stand and clear plastic so you can still appreciate Apple's design. The 'theatre-stand' rotates 360 degrees and has 11 different angle settings. The Vario Clear comes in four different colours and costs around £40.
Panasonic 56in 4k OLED - TV
Ultra HD, aka 4k, TVs were the big thing at this year's CES. Panasonic's is the world's largest OLED panel at 56in (1in bigger than the competition) with a resolution of 3840x2160. A combination of the 'RGB all-printing method' and Panasonic’s proprietary top emission structure results in excellent color reproduction and wide viewing angles. There's no exact launch date and you can expect a hefty price tag.
See also: CES 2013 OLED TV roundup