Roundup: 26 Top & Important Product Announcements At CES 2017

On: January 8, 2017

Consumer Electronics Show (CES) can be called Mecca for tech, a place where tech enthusiast from all over the world gather to witness the new technological innovations. We have just witnessed an eventful CES 2017, Xiaomi debuted at CES showcasing the white colour variant of its famous bezel-less Mi MIX, Lenovo introduced its dedicated gaming laptop series, Dell unveiled the world’s first 8K TV, Asus launched its first AR phone and many more.

Here, lets have a look at the major announcements made at the CES 2017.

1) LG’s Smart Ultra HD TV with Nano Cell technology


LG introduced three new TVs with Ultra HD LCD panel featuring Nano Cell technology. Meaning, the third generation TV lineup is capable of rendering highly nuanced and accurate colours while maintaining picture quality at wider viewing angles. The company hasn’t revealed the pricing and availability of the new lineup at CES 2017. (Read More)

2) Lenovo Legion gaming laptops with Intel 7th-gen chips


Lenovo launched a new sub-brand for its laptops, especially focused for gaming market called Lenovo Legion. With this new sub-branding Legion, the company has launched two new laptops called Legion Y720 and Y520. Both of these laptops are powered by the latest 7th generation chipset from Intel called as Kaby Lake. (Read More)

3) BlackBerry Mercury with physical keyboard


TCL put a short video teaser online for the upcoming phone Blackberry Mercury with QWERTY keypad. The device is said to be powered by Snapdragon 821 chipset whereas the recent rumours claim the device to be powered by Snapdragon 625 instead. (Read More)

4) Honor 6X with dual rear camera setup


Honor launched its latest Honor 6X smartphone at this year’s CES 2017. Honor 6x sports a 5.5-inch Full HD display with 2.5D curved glass protection on top. It is powered by an octa-core HiSilicon Kirin 655 processor with a quad-core cluster clocked at 2.1GHz and another cluster at 1.7GHz. (Read More)

5) Dell’s Surface Pro Lookalike Latitude 5285


Dell unveiled its latest 2-in-1 laptop dubbed Dell Latitude 5285. Dell’s latest Latitude 5285 resembles Microsoft Surface Pro to a great extent, considering similarities in terms of the design. Dell Latitude 5285 comes with 1TB SSD for storage and 16GB RAM for real-time processing. It will go on sale starting February 28. (Read More)

6) Lenovo Miix 720 2-in-1 Windows tablet


Lenovo Miix 720 has a detachable keyboard cover with touchpad and a foldable kickstand that can adjust the tab at a viewing angle up to 150 degrees. The top variant comes up with 16GB RAM and 1TB of Solid State drive. It comes with an optional Active Pen 2 stylus which will be available to buy starting from February for $60. (Read More)

7) Convertible Asus Chromebook with 8GB RAM


Asus unveiled Chromebook Flip C302CA notebook featuring a silver lid and metal finish. Powering it is 6th-gen Intel core m3, m7 or Pentium processors with integrated CPU, supporting 8GB of RAM.  It comes in silver colour starting $499 (approximately Rs 32,099) for Intel Core m3 CPU, 4GB RAM, and 32GB storage. (Read More)

8) Convertible Dell XPS 13 2-in-1 ultrabook


Dell launched the 2-in-1 convertible version of the XPS 13 laptop. It offers the same experience Infinity Display XPS 13 notebook with an additional 360-degree hinge. It also has support for Windows Hello with a built-in fingerprint reader. It is available to order now, starting at $999. (Read More)

9) Asus ZenFone AR with 8GB RAM and Google Tango


Asus took the wraps off a new phone under its ZenFone lineup — Asus ZenFone AR. Powering the phone is a 2.3GHz quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 821 chip paired with Adreno 530 GPU and a whopping 8GB RAM. It is a Dual-SIM phone which runs Android 7.0 Nougat out-of-the-box. (Read More)

10) Asus ZenFone 3 Zoom with dual rear camera


Asus launched Asus Zenfone 3 Zoom, the successor to last year’s ZenFone Zoom. It works on a concept similar to iPhone 7 Plus, by switching from the 25mm lens to the 59mm lens users get an instant 2.3X zoom. The pricing of ZenFone 3 Zoom wasn’t revealed at the launch and is expected to come at a later date. (Read More)

11) New HP Spectre X360 15.6-inch laptop


HP unveiled a new 15.6-inch Spectre X360 laptop. It has a thickness of 17.89mm and weighs 4.4 pound which is roughly 0.4 pounds more than its predecessor. It comes with 16GB of RAM instead of 8GB RAM. The all new HP Spectre 15.6-inch model will ship in February starting at $1,279. (Read More)

12) Samsung Chromebook Pro and Chromebook Plus


Samsung announced two Chromebooks – Chromebook Pro and Chromebook Plus. The Chromebooks sport an all metal design with a premium look. They offer a 360-degree rotating touchscreen with a lightweight metal design. Chromebook Plus will be available for sale from February whereas Chromebook Pro will go on sale later this year. (Read More)

13) LG Stylo 3 mid-ranged smartphone


LG announced a mid-ranged Stylo 3 equipped with a built-in stylus. It is available in two colours – Metallic Titanic and Pink Gold. It also flaunts a fingerprint scanner and has support for 4G LTE and FM Radio. (Read More)

14) Acer Chromebook 11 N7 with 12-hour backup


Acer announced the whole new Chromebook 11 N7 (C731). It is military standard compliant so that it can handle up to 60kg of force on the top cover, according to the company. It features with 4GB RAM and up to 32GB eMMC storage. Interestingly, it is said to offer up to 12 hours of battery life. (Read More)

15) Sony XBR-A1E Bravia 4K OLED TV


Sony has just unveiled its flagship TV of the year — Sony XBR-A1E Bravia 4K OLED. It doesn’t have any conventional speakers anywhere. Instead, Sony has opted for ‘Acoustic Surface’. It will be available in 55, 65 and 77-inch models. (Read More)

16) New LG Gram laptops with up to 16GB RAM


LG announced the new Gram line of laptops comprising LG Gram 13, Gram 14, and Gram 15. LG Gram 14 is claimed to offer a fingerprint reader for one-touch Windows login and 3 hours battery life for a 20-minute charge. LG Gram 13 an LG Gram 15 models feature 13.3-inch and 15.6-inch screens. (Read More)

17) Asus ZenBook 3 Deluxe with Intel Kaby lake


Asus announced ZenBook 3 Deluxe laptop which comes with extremely thin bezels of 7.46mm. It is powered by the latest 7th Generation Intel Core i7 processor and 16GB RAM. It has a backlit full-size keyboard and a glass precision trackpad integrated with a fingerprint scanner. (Read More)

18) Samsung Odyssey gaming laptops


Samsung announced ‘Odyssey’ gaming laptops. These gaming laptops are named Odyssey 15 and Odyssey 17 respectively. They are powered by 7th Gen Intel Core i7 Quad Core Processor. It goes up against rivals like Lenovo Legion, Dell Alienware, Asus ROG and Acer Predator line. (Read More)

19) Xiaomi MI MIX with white colour option


Xiaomi launched a new white colour variant of Xioami MI MIX smartphone. It is powered by a Snapdragon 821 quad-core processor clocked at 2.35GHz. It has a 16MP primary shooter with PDAF and a dual LED setup, supporting 4K video recording. (Read More)

20) Alcatel A3 XL with 6-inch display


Alcatel launched yet another budget smartphone – Alcatel A3 XL. It sports a 6-inch HD display with a resolution of 1280×720 pixels. It is based on Android 7.0 Nougat and 3,000mAh battery. The company hasn’t revealed the price of the phone. (Read More)

21) Affordable Coolpad Conjr with 3GB RAM


Coolpad announced a new affordable smartphone — Coolpad Conjr. It features a 5.0-inch HD (1280×720) IPS LCD screen and 3GB RAM. It offers two Nano SIM slots and runs Android 6.0 Marshmallow with the company’s Cool UI 8.0 on top. The phone is expected to cost less than $200 (approximately Rs 13,600). (Read More)

22) ZTE Blade V8 Pro and ZTE Hawkeye


ZTE launched two new smartphones – ZTE Blade V8 Pro and Hawkeye. ZTE Blade V8 Pro will be available in the U.S. as an unlocked version for all networks. It features a dual rear camera setup with two 13MP sensors. ZTE asked users to give feedback about how smartphone should look and feel and then it act upon that idea. (Read More)

23) Dell UltraSharp 32 Ultra HD 8K Monitor


Dell took the wraps off the new UltraSharp 32 Ultra HD 8K (UP3218K) monitor. sports 31.5 inches Ultra HD 8K panel with 7680 x 4320 pixels resolution and 178-degree viewing angle. It delivers two DisplayPort 1.3, 4 USB 3.0 ports, an audio line-out. (Read More)

24) Xiaomi Mi TV 4 with ultra-thin frameless design


Xiaomi announced its new television set – Mi TV 4. Xiaomi unveiled it in three screen sizes – 49, 55, and 65-inch. It is the company’s first TV to incorporate Dolby Atmos audio technology. It comes bundled with Mi TV Bar which includes 10 speakers, 2 wireless rear satellite speakers, and a subwoofer. (Read More)

25) Asus ROG gaming laptops


Asus launched two new gaming laptops — ROG GX800VH and ROG G752. The ROG GX800VH is claimed by Asus as world’s first gaming laptop with an 18-inch panel. The ROG G752 is powered by an unlocked Intel Core i7 processor and a VR-ready NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070 GPU. (Read More)

26) Asus VivoBook line with up to 16GB RAM


Asus updated its entire VivoBook line with new 7th-gen Intel core processors and up to 16GB RAM. The lineup comprises three products — Asus VivoBook Max X541, VivoBook Max X441, and VivoBook Flip TP501. (Read More)

With inputs from Narender Charan.

Tanmay Patange

Associate Editor at Pricebaba, Tanmay is working in the tech writing and content industry since 2011. His experience ranges from writing all thing tech, and sometimes with a pinch of salt. He admires Silicon Valley and HBO Newsroom the most and has a dream of becoming the next Will McAvoy some day. Contact him at