It’s hard to believe that another year has gone by, and with it, a whole host of new technology. Here’s a look at some of the breakthroughs that came out in 2017.
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-The iPhone X
-The iPhone 8 and 8 Plus
-The Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus
-The Samsung Galaxy Note 8
-The Google Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL
-The LG V30
Here are some of the laptops that came out in 2017:
-Asus Chromebook Flip C213SA
-Dell XPS 13
-Apple MacBook Pro 13″
-Acer Aspire S13
-Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon
– Microsoft Surface Laptop
In 2017, various companies released new tablet models with updated features. Some tablets that were released include the iPad Pro 10.5 inch and 12.9 inch, the Samsung Galaxy Tab S3, the Huawei MediaPad M3 8.0, the Asus ZenPad 3S 10, and the Amazon Fire HD 8.
These devices vary in terms of design, specifications, and price. The iPad Pro 10.5 inch and 12.9 inch are both classified as 2-in-1 tablets, meaning that they can be used as both a tablet and a laptop. The iPad Pro 10.5 is powered by Apple’s A10X Fusion chip, while the iPad Pro 12.9 is powered by Apple’s A9X chip. Both devices come with either 64 GB or 256 GB of storage space. Prices start at $649 for the 64 GB model of the iPad Pro 10.5 inch and $799 for the 64 GB model of the iPad Pro 12.9 inch.
The Samsung Galaxy Tab S3 is one of Samsung’s higher-end tablet models. It is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 processor and comes with 32 GB or 64 GB of storage space that can be expanded up to 256 GB using a microSD card. The device also has a 9.7-inch Super AMOLED display and supports 4K video playback. Prices start at $599 for the 32 GB model of the Samsung Galaxy Tab S3.
The Huawei MediaPad M3 8.0 is another high-end tablet that was released in 2017. It is powered by Huawei’s own Kirin 950 chipset and comes with 32 GB or 64 GB of storage space that can be expanded up to 256 GB using a microSD card . The device has a 8-inch IPS LCD display and supports 1080p video playback . Prices start at $349 for the 32GB model of the Huawei MediaPad M3 8 .0 .
The Asus ZenPad 3S 10 is a mid-range tablet that was released in 2017 . It is powered by a MediaTek MT8176 processor and comes with either 32GB or 64GB of storage space that can be expanded up to 128GB using a microSD card . The device has a 9 . 7 -inch IPS LCD display and supports 1080p video playback . Prices start at $298 for the 32GB model of Asus ZenPad 3S 10 .
Finally , Amazon released two new tablets in 2017 ,the Fire 7and Fire HD 8 . The Fire 7 is Amazon’s budget tablet , starting at just $49 .99 . It has a 7 -inch IPS LCD display , 8GB or 16GB of internal storage , 512MBof RAM ,and runs Amazon’s Fire OS 5 operating system . The Fire HD 8 starts at $79 . 99 ,and has many upgraded features compared tothe Fire 7 such as a faster processor , more RAM ,a sharper display , better speakers ,and more internal storage options .
TVs were one of the big tech advancements in 2017. They got thinner, smarter, and more affordable. We saw the rise of 4K and HDR, and even some 8K TVs. OLED became more popular, and we even saw the return of CRT in some cases.
2017 was a big year for camera technology. A number of new cameras were released that advanced the state of the art in photography and videography.
Some of the most notable new cameras of 2017 include the Sony A9, a high-end mirrorless camera with advanced autofocus capabilities; the Canon EOS M6, a compact mirrorless camera with excellent image quality; and the Panasonic Lumix GH5, a powerful video-centric mirrorless camera.
In addition to these new camera releases, a number of innovative new products were announced that are sure to change the way photographers and videographers work. These include the DJI Ronin-S, a handheld stabilizer for mirrorless and DSLR cameras; the Profoto A1X, a battery-powered studio light; and the Laowa 24mm F/14 2X Ultra Macro Lens, an ultra-wide angle macro lens that allows for 2:1 close-up photography.
In 2017, many new and innovative home appliances were released onto the market. Some of the most popular appliances include the following:
-The Google Home: A voice-activated assistant that can control your smart home devices, play music, answer questions, and more.
-The Amazon Echo: Another voice-activated assistant that offers many of the same features as the Google Home.
-The Nest Cam IQ: A high-tech security camera that offers facial recognition and other advanced features.
-The Philips Hue Lightstrip Plus: A LED lightstrip that can be controlled via your smartphone and used to create unique lighting effects in your home.
-The LG ThinQ Refrigerator: A smart fridge that features a built-in touchscreen display with access to apps, recipes, and more.
In 2017, wearable technology became even more popular, with a wide range of products available on the market. Smartwatches, fitness trackers, and even clothing with built-in technology were all popular choices this year.
One of the most popular wearable devices was the Apple Watch Series 3, which added cellular connectivity to the existing smartwatch. This allowed users to make calls, send texts, and use apps without being tethered to their iPhone. Other popular smartwatches included the Samsung Gear S3 and the Fitbit Ionic.
Fitness trackers were also very popular in 2017. The Fitbit Charge 2 and Garmin Vivosmart 3 were two of the most popular fitness tracker options this year. These devices track your activity level, heart rate, and other health metrics, and can be synced with your smartphone or computer.
Clothing with built-in technology was also a big trend in 2017. Many different companies released jackets, shirts, pants, and other items of clothing that included built-in sensors and other technology. This allowed users to track their activity levels, receive notifications, and even make payments without ever having to take their phone out of their pocket.
When it comes to car tech, 2017 was all about self-driving and electric cars. Major car companies like Tesla, Volvo, and BMW all released new self-driving features, while new electric car startups like NIO and Byton debuted sleek new models that are set to hit the market in the next few years.
2017 was a big year for smart home technology. New products were released that made it easier and cheaper than ever to automate your home. Here are some of the most popular smart home products that came out in 2017:
-Google Home: A voice-activated speaker that can control your smart home devices, play music, answer questions, and more.
-Amazon Echo: A similar product to the Google Home, but with a different voice assistant (Alexa).
-Nest Cam IQ: A high-resolution security camera with facial recognition that can send alerts to your phone if it detects someone it doesn’t recognize.
-Philips Hue Lights: A line of energy-efficient LED light bulbs that can be controlled wirelessly from your smartphone or voice assistant.
-Belkin WeMo Insight Switch: A switch that lets you control any electrical device from your phone or voice assistant. Can also track energy usage and set schedules.
Video games are more popular than ever, with people of all ages enjoying them. The gaming industry has seen a lot of growth in recent years, and 2017 was no different. Here are some of the biggest and most popular video games that came out in 2017:
-“Resident Evil 7: Biohazard” is a survival horror game that was released on January 24, 2017. It received critical acclaim, with many reviewers praising its scares and atmosphere.
-“The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild” is an open-world action-adventure game that was released on March 3, 2017. It received universal acclaim, with many critics calling it one of the best video games ever made.
-“NieR: Automata” is an action role-playing game that was released on March 7, 2017. It was well-received by critics, who praised its story, characters, and combat system.
-“ Persona 5 ” is a role-playing game that was released on April 4, 2017. It received critical acclaim, with many reviewers praising its story, characters, and music.