As technology advances every day, our lives become easier and our world becomes smaller. Along with the advancements come great innovations that change our lives in a big way. For the tech geeks, here are some fabulous technological gadgets you can expect in 2018.
1. Samsung Galaxy X
Samsung is all set to launch its Samsung Galaxy X Foldable Phone in 2018. It is rumored to be the most radical smart phone yet by Forbes. The phone has passed Bluetooth and radio certification. It combines technological advancement with the Iris recognition, OLED, a glass back, smart wired and wireless charging in one gadget.
Samsung Galaxy X is a foldable phone that can easily fold by half while not in use and it’s the first of its kind until now. It has an 18 MP main snapper and its rear and an 8 MP front-facing selfie shooter.
The display is 5.0 inches 1080*1920 pixels with a Quad Core Processor and a non removable Li-lon 4000 mAh battery. 6 GB RAM Qualcomm Snapdragon 830 MSM8998 processor paired with and 128 GB native storage capacity is also featured in this phone.
The launch is set before the S9 and the Apple IOs and as expected, we should see severe competition as a result of the built in features.
2. Android Wear 2.0 Watch
Android Wear 2.0 watch by Google is set to arrive on the Asus Zenwatch 3. It brings together Google Assistant, standalone apps, support for third party complications and welcome design tweaks so the user can customise the features for their own benefits.
The Google Assistant responding to ‘OK Google’ is included in the watch. It is also built to perform functions such as booking reservations, giving weather updates as well as working in conjunction with smart home devices that can be controlled hands free.
Addition of two interactive drawers has been made to the material design. The features include personalised watch faces, an on-watch version of the Google Play store and easy means of replying to messages.
The developers are working on music and fitness to be included in the watch. It can operate in English and German but other languages may be available soon. Notifications appear in small icons on the watch.
Addition of Complications in the Android Wear 2.0 is made and will always be on display from which you can get updates at a glance from your apps.
3. HTC Vive 2 VR Headset
A follow up to HTC’s existing headset, the HTC Vive2 VR headset also known as the ‘Oasis’ is about to be launched and even though the release date is not decided yet, it is speculated that the cost will be cheaper than the first one. New prototype controllers are believed to be part and parcel of the controllers in the Vive 2 and they feature a strap attaching the controllers to the wrist. You can let go off the grips and the controllers stimulate the effect of ‘dropping’ a virtual object
The controllers are said to have 21 censors. An audio strap was recently announced by HTC and this strap may add some headphones to the headset’s strap. HTC is assumed to have gone wireless with this headset. The Lighthouses are also rumored to be going through a redesign.