CES 2012: Live Blog and News [Regularly Updating]

The month of January has come and with it has come the Consumer Electronic Show in the beautiful Las Vegas, USA. All  the big players of the tech world have come here to showcase their products and hence the muscle power. Just now the CEO of the Microsoft Corporation, Steve Balmer has unveiled the road map for the tech conglomerate for the year 2012.

We have, at The Geeks Club, started a live blog to let you updated with all the happening at the CES 2012. Every minute details, Dear Readers, will be delivered to you via this Blog.


Xperia S Unleashed with Playstation and 12MP Camera at the CES 2012

Just after releasing the Xperia ion on the AT&T Network the Japanese Tech kingpin is back with another Android powered smartphone at the CES 2012, the name is Xperia S though there is no availability details officially announced but is conjectured that the phone will hit the shelves in the first quarter of the year 2012.

The phone will come with Gingerbread but after the release it will be liable for ICS 4.0 up gradation. In the processor segment it will be sporting a 1.5GHz dual core processor which will be well complimented by a 1GB RAM. The back camera will be 12MP and the front camera will be 1.3 MP. The screen of the handset will be 4.3 inches and the resolution of the screen is going to be 720x1280p.

The dimension of the phone is 128x64x10.6mm whereas the weight is 144g in the battery section the phone will have 1750mAh li-ion. The storage capacity is not disclosed but it will have an expansion facility of 32GB via microSD. Sony Xperia S will not be supporting the LTE.

Update: After the service provider Sprint announced Galaxy Nexus and LG Viper with LTE, the other service provider took the opportunity to announce six LTE enabled Handsets that will appear on the Network. And one of them is Galaxy Note with four small buttons unlike the european version where there was only one big button.

This gigantic Phone has a 5.3inch screen which has a super AMOLED Capacitive touch screen with a screen resolution 0f 800x1280p. it right now has Android 2.3 but will be liable to ICS 4.0 upgrade. It has 1.5GHz processor and a 1GB of RAM in the storage capacity it has a 16GB on-board memory which can be furthered via microSD. The Galaxy Note will come with S pen with which you can virtually do anything on the screen.

Update: Motorola Mobility has decided to go official with the Motorola RAZR Maxx at the CES platform. In looks the Motorola RAZR Maxx seems to be quite similar to the Motorola Droid RAZR but the battery in the handset is enormously strong that is the reason why the manufacturer company Motorola claims it to be the longest lasting smartphone on the entire planet.

The handset sports a humongous 3300 mAh battery, that according to the company will give the users a 15.8 days standby time and a huge 21 hours talk time. It runs on the Android Gingerbread 2.3.5 OS. the handset has 4.3inch Super AMOLED Screen. it has a 1.2 GHz dual core processor backed by a 1GB RAM there is 16 GB storage on board and the expansion capacity is 32 GB via microSD. The RAZR Maxx comes with a 16 GB pre-installed card.

There is 8MP camera on the back and a a 1.3 Mp camera on the front side. Yes there is WI-Fi and Bluetooth. The RAZR Maxx can be purchased for just $300 on a 2 years contract from Verizon.


Acer Makes Timeline Laptops Thinner, Presents them as Ultrabooks at the CES 2012

Acer’s Timeline Notebooks are getting thinner by every passing day. and at this years CES it has been presented by the Taiwanese company in two avatars- 14 inch and 15 inch. They will hit the shelves in the first quarter of the year. Both the above mentioned models are less than 20mm in thickness and this is the reason why they are being termed as the Ultrabooks.

The Timeline is powered by Intel Core processor there will be the same hard drive and the surround sound. In the connectivity segment the Timeline series will have HDMI port , USB 3.0 and the strong battery will provide the users with 8 hours of work time.

Like the Acer Aspire S3 and S5 this series will also sport the Instant Green On that will enable the machine to resume the same suspended state in just few seconds.


CES 2012: Samsung Galaxy Tab with LTE on Verizon

The Galaxy Tab 7.7 which was thrown into light at the IFA 2011 has been announced in the US by Verizon, but the real release date and the price tag has not been disclosed till now. The Galaxy Tab comes with a 7.7 inch screen which happens to be a Super AMOLED capacitive touch thing. The resolution is 800x1280p and it supports more than 16 million colors.

As far as the other specs are concerned the Galaxy Tab 7.7 has a 1.4 GHz dual core processor which is well complemented by a Mali-400 GPU and a 1GB of RAM. As far as the storage capacity is concerned it has 16 GB on board  storage and expansion is possible till 32 GB via microSD.

The Galaxy 7.7 runs Android Honeycomb and it is liable to ICS 4.0 up grade sometime this year.