CES is among the greatest tech occasions of the yr and CES 2019 is showcasing a truckload of latest devices that’ll be launching within the subsequent 12 months.
The one factor that defines CES is that nearly all of the world’s tech producers get collectively to speak about, and launch, the following massive issues, kickstarting the tendencies for 2019 and displaying off all the new merchandise to get enthusiastic about.
Listed here are all of the necessary bulletins – and new units or applied sciences – and we’ll be updating as they’re launched through-out the present.
Acer at CES 2019
Acer has a brand new model of the Swift 7, its 14-inch slim and lightweight Home windows 10 pocket book. The brand new mannequin has a magnesium-alloy chassis that is solely 9.95mm thick and it weighs simply 870g. It is powered by Eighth-gen Intel Core i7-8500Y with as much as 16GB RAM and 512GB SSD. Will probably be out there from $1,699 within the US from Could 2019; it is going to begin at €1,799 in Europe from April 2019.
Acer has additionally unveiled an AMD-powered Chromebook, the Chromebook 315 with Radeon graphics and a 15.6-inch full HD show, out there in contact and non-touch variations. On the excessive reverse finish of the dimensions, Acer has up to date the Predator Triton with new Nvidia RTX 2080 graphics, with two fashions, a 17-inch 4K model and a 15.6-inch model.
Apple at CES 2019
Okay, Apple does not do commerce reveals and it does not do CES. However one of the vital vital bulletins at CES 2019 is that Samsung TVs will provide entry to Apple’s iTunes. That is proper – it means you can entry all of your iTunes content material in your Samsung TV (2018 and 2019 fashions supported) and Samsung TVs may even assist AirPlay 2. This can be a main step in Apple’s content material, particularly because it now offers a substitute for Apple TV. It is a massive deal and can certainly add gas to the hearth that we’ll see an Apple streaming TV service in 2019.
Apple has additionally confirmed that AirPlay 2 might be supported by a number of TV producers and we suspect that Samsung’s unique will not final lengthy. Different TVs are going to be suitable with Apple HomeKit.
Arlo at CES 2019
Arlo is making some massive modifications to the way it’s positioned, setting itself up as a wise dwelling platform and wanting different units to affix its Works with Arlo system. It is also launching a Safety System with a multi-function sensor, siren and distant – and all these units are going to look later in 2019.
However elsewhere, Arlo has made a few of its newer cameras suitable with Apple HomeKit. So whereas it desires to be the main platform, it’s also blissful to play good in an Apple House.
Asus at CES 2019
Asus has used CES 2019 to announce new ZenBook fashions – one sporting the thinnest bezels you may discover wherever – in addition to boosting its ROG gaming laptops, with the monster ROG Mothership being a type of Floor-on-steroids gaming 2-in-1 and the brand new Zephyrus S GX701, for those who desire your gaming laptop computer to be extremely slim.
There is a new education-focused Chromebook vary of two conventional Chromebooks, one Flip styled gadget and for the primary time for Asus, a Chromebook pill.
Elsewhere the corporate has additionally introduced the Lyra Voice, a brand new mesh router that won’t solely enhance your Wi-Fi, but in addition helps Alexa and might act as a wise speaker.
Dell at CES 2019
We do not but know what Dell and Alienware might be doing at CES, however the firm has scheduled a press convention at 10am PT on eight January (6pm GMT). Dell has already revised lots of its key units throughout 2018.
Garmin at CES 2019
Garmin has introduced the Vivoactive three Music LTE – this model of its common watch provides an LTE connection, providing you with security options and connectivity and not using a cellphone. It is launching on Verizon – and there isn’t any phrase about different networks or nations – however it is going to imply you’ll be able to obtain your music whereever you’re, hook up with your Bluetooth headphones and head off in your run – with no cellphone.
Google at CES 2019
Google does not usually announce units at main reveals, as an alternative it likes to assist its companions, serving to to push the message that Google works with every thing and powering a brand new era of related units. Such units will embrace sensible shows, the most recent visible manifestation of Google Assistant we have already seen that KitchenAid might be providing a tool of its personal, designed for kitchen use.
Elsewhere we now have seen Google Assistant assist spreading to extra units, like Klipsch soundbars, and we’re anticipating much more.
HP at CES 2019
HP has used CES to replace the Omen 15 with a cracking design – but in addition introducing a 240Hz show. This gaming laptop computer is powered by the Intel Core i7-8750H, with a 128GB SSD operating alongside a 1TB HDD and packs in B&O audio system. The brand new machine with 240Hz show will not be out there till July 2019. There’s additionally a 65-inch Omen gaming show, and Obelisk gaming desktop, out there from March.
Elsewhere, HP has an AMD-powered Chromebook 14 to rival Acer, and the HP Spectre 15 x360 now has a OLED show.
HTC Vive at CES 2019
HTC Vive has a brand new headset known as the Vive Professional Eye – and why is it known as Eye? As a result of it tracks your eyes. That is proper, this headset can use eye monitoring which brings a spread of advantages for the wearer. There are easy issues like having the ability to concentrate on the content material on the place the consumer is trying, it could actually scale back movement illness, however we suspect, as HTC highlighted enterprise deployment, that it’ll principally be used for management with out your fingers.
Huawei at CES 2019
Huawei has used CES to launch a brand new, barely extra inexpensive model of the MateBook. The brand new MateBook 13 is a slim and lightweight laptop computer, a pure rival to the MacBook Air, coming in two totally different configurations – i5 or i7. That retains issues easy, retains the choices few and retains the costs down.
Intel at CES 2019
We’re anticipating Intel to speak primarily about 5G at CES, regardless that its 5G smartphone modem seemingly will not be prepared for integration into units till 2020. The corporate has scheduled a press convention at 4pm PT on 7 January (12am GMT on eight January).
Lenovo at CES 2019
Lenovo comes out with some attention-grabbing units yearly, particularly from the Yoga vary of laptops. It was additionally one of many first off the mark in 2018 with a wise show, so we’re anticipating to see wholesome variety of updates from the corporate in 2019.
LG at CES 2019
LG’s show-stopping announcement is the LG OLED TV R, a 65-inch TV 4K HDR TV that can put itself away into its four.2 channel 100W speaker cupboard when you do not wish to use it. It is also LG displaying what might be executed with OLED shows and actually flexing its technical talent. How a lot will it price? If you must ask…
We already know the brand new Alpha 9 (α9 Gen 2) processor might be on the centre of the 2019 OLED sequence: an 88-inch Z9 8K set along with the W9, E9 and C9. All will now be capable to utilise Amazon Alexa along with the already-available Google Assistant.
LG additionally has two new LG Gram laptops – a 17-incher plus a brand new 2-in-1 – in addition to soundbars that includes Meridian Audio know-how alongside varied applied sciences together with Dolby Atmos and Google Assistant. It has additionally revealed new XBoom audio system together with a wise speaker with built-in Google Assistant.
There may be additionally a brand new craft brewing equipment – LG HomeBrew – which hopefully will produce one thing higher than final time we tasted a house brew.
Nissan at CES 2019
Nissan can be one of many automotive producers that attends CES – this yr it has an idea that can assist drivers “see the invisible” by merging actual and digital worlds. Primarily this can take real-world information that your automotive is ready to decide up and be part of it along with cloud-based data concerning the street setting that is developing by having the ability to anticipate what could be behind a constructing or round a nook.
Nvidia at CES 2019
The main focus of Nvidia’s press convention was the launch of the Nvidia GeForce RTX 2060. That is the most recent model of the corporate’s 20 sequence GPU that is meant to be the entry-level mannequin that can make ray tracing know-how extra accessible to the plenty.
Elsewhere, Nvidia’s GeForce RTX 2080 GPU has made its method into a number of new laptops together with the Predator Triton 900 and 2019 Razer Blade 15. These new laptop computer GPUs ought to assist ship each 4K and 144Hz show visuals that laptop computer avid gamers will love.
Panasonic at CES 2019
Panasonic model Technics has introduced the SL1210 turntable to attraction to DJs, promising to present you all of the options you may want, whereas the SL1500C is there for Hello-Fi followers. Technics can be launching noise-cancelling headphones.
Elsewhere Panasonic continues to supply Extremely HD Blu-ray gamers, whereas it has additionally revealed a couple of extra particulars on its Lumix S1 full body digicam.
Ring at CES 2019
Ring has added the Door View Cam to its line-up, on this case utilizing the spyhole in your door and incorporating that into the design. It additionally contains knock detection, so if somebody fails to press the button, you may nonetheless get an alert. Elsewhere, Ring continues to increase its collection of lights, with a movement detector and a spread of various choices. Lastly Ring is increasing Alarm with new sensors, so it does an entire lot extra.
Royole at CES 2019
Royole is behind the folding cellphone. Sure, you thought it might be Samsung or LG displaying off this gadget, however as an alternative it falls to Royole with the FlexPai. By no means heard of Royole? It is a new firm – based in 2012 – that specialises in versatile merchandise. It packs in among the newest with Snapdragon 855 and the developer model of this is in the stores for $1300.
Samsung at CES 2019
Samsung has introduced that it may offer Apple iTunes entry on its 2018 and 2019 TVs, in addition to AirPlay 2. Past that, Samsung has additionally proven off The Wall 2019, together with a 75-inch 4K mannequin – which is happening sale in 2020. The way forward for TV is Micro LED, it appears.
It has additionally added 98-inch 8K QLED mannequin it its line-up, so there is a full vary of sizes to select from if you would like a next-gen TV. In fact there’s one other model of Samsung’s Household Hub – it is related fridge – whereas Samsung actually desires you to be enthusiastic about its increasing Bixby platform.
That is not gone so effectively to this point, however thankfully it is placing Alexa and Google Assistant compatibility in its 2019 Sensible TVs.
Sony at CES 2019
We’re anticipating Sony to announce varied new merchandise at CES (the invite says “throughout the Sony Group”) and the corporate has scheduled a press convention at 5pm PT on 7 January (1am GMT on eight January). We most likely will not get the Xperia XZ4 (that might be at Cellular World Congress) however some mid-range handsets are probably – probably the XA3 and L3.
TCL at CES 2019
TCL and Roku have introduced that they’re engaged on an 8K model of the Roku TV, to launch in 2019. That will provide you with an built-in Roku expertise with out the necessity for a dongle or set-top field. As well as, TCL is engaged on new 4K HDR fashions with far subject microphones for voice management and search.
When and the place is CES 2019?
CES all the time takes place in Las Vegas, Nevada, primarily as a result of huge availability of resort rooms and exhibit area within the metropolis. The present takes place on the Las Vegas Conference Middle however an enormous variety of exhibitors additionally take area in different lodges reminiscent of The Venetian and Wynn.
CES 2019 itself begins on Tuesday eight January and lasts till Saturday 12 January. We’ll be there from Saturday 5 January as some corporations begin press conferences throughout the weekend. The principle press day is Monday 7 January which is when the vast majority of the bulletins might be. The Monday begins with LG’s press convention at 8am PT, 4pm GMT.
Who attends CES?
CES is an business occasion so, not like IFA in Berlin, the general public cannot attend. However anybody related to the buyer electronics business can apply for a cross.
CES began in 1967 and, though it originated in New York, the primary CES in Las Vegas was held in 1995. Final yr over 182,000 folks attended CES together with 69,000 exhibitors (related to round four,400 exhibiting corporations) and nearly 7,000 members of the media – together with us! 63,000 of the overall quantity visited from exterior of the US.
CES additionally hosted greater than 1,000 startups on the Eureka Park Market – a brand new venue for rising corporations to exhibit.
We’ll be updating this function with all of the press convention particulars and launches as they’re introduced.
What themes are we anticipating from CES 2019?
4K has reached a stage the place it is both in every thing or might be coming to units like webcams, doorbells and so forth. The main focus of innovation will progressively shift to 8K over the following couple of years, so count on some extra previews of 8K units, in addition to additional enhancements to 4K HDR image high quality.
5G will debut in 2019 each within the UK and US however, whereas we’re anticipating EE to be first to launch within the UK by the center of the yr, the US might be even faster than that so count on a couple of bulletins round networks and probably even early previews of 5G units that will see their world launch at Cellular World Congress the next month. Foldable units may even be additional previewed.
Additionally count on to see much more units debut that includes Amazon Alexa and, significantly, Google Assistant. This may embrace extra in-car tech that includes digital assistants.
We’re not anticipating revolutionary bulletins on the computing entrance, however there might be a bunch of latest laptops and 2-in-1s from all the foremost producers.