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Best new products of CES 2013

We've selected the best new products from CES 2013

CES

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.

Sony Xperia Z

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.

Razer Edge gaming tablet

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.

Samsung Series 7 Ultra

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.

nVidia Project Shield

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.

Huawei Ascend W1

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.

Polaroid iM1836
    

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.

Lenovo ThinkPad Helix

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.

Belkin Thunderstorm

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.

Asus Qube

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.

Zerochroma Vario Clear

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

Panasonic 56in 4k OLED TV

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