Recently, IFA ( Internationale Funkausstellung) 2022, a global tech event took place in Berlin, Germany, from September 2nd to 6th. If you are unaware, IFA is the biggest tech event in Europe where many big announcements were made by top companies, like Samsung, LG, Lenovo, Huawei, and more. To remind you, IFA mainly focuses on displaying new gadgets and technologies surrounding cutting-edge technology that will soon arrive in our homes.
The main highlight of this year’s IFA event was foldable and flexible displays that we could soon see on smaller screens like laptops and larger displays like a TV. We got to witness different ways to upgrade entertainment, enhanced app experiences, and cool new product categories.
After exploring different options we have summed up the list of top 10 cool new products from IFA 2022. Most of them are likely to hit the market for you to try out by the end of this year which will be the perfect time to for your holiday gift shopping.
Without further ado, let’s jump into the list of the best cool products introduced at IFA 2022.
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Top 10 Tech Products from IFA 2022
1. Swan Retro Pump Espresso Coffee Machine
Talking of cool products from IFA 2022, we’d like to start with Swan’s Retro Pump Espresso Coffee Machine. Swan, an iconic brand from the 1920s known for designing stylish cookware and appliances with the highest quality, has come up with an old-school coffee maker that looks pretty cool. Talking of its design alone, it rocks a retro-styled, vintage-inspired, beautiful design that could make it stand out as a line of the best coffee makers in the market. Thanks to the included frothing wand, you can create three varieties of coffee, cappuccinos, flat whites, and lattes, that you’d be generally served in a nearby cafe. Besides, the removable drip tray is quite handy to clean all the mess and spillovers. That’s not all, this vintage coffee maker comes with a durable die-cast boiler, steam pressure control, and 15 bars of pressure that can help you make a brilliant cup of coffee. If you go to college and want some dose of caffeine right before heading to your campus, this vintage coffee maker from IFA 2022 is the right pick for you.
2. Asus Zenbook 17 Fold OLED
ASUS’s latest foldable offering, Zenbook 17 Fold OLED, is the world’s first foldable OLED laptop launched under the Zenbook series. Revealed at this year’s CES, the 12.5-inch display notebook converts from a laptop with an attached wireless keyboard and trackpad, into a tablet. When more display size is required, the keyboard is simply detached from the main screen and it can be opened up to a
17-inch monitor screen. Asus Zenbook 17 Foldable OLED display comes with a resolution of 2560 x 1920 pixels, a 0.2ms fast response time, and a 100% DCI-P3 color gamut. This foldable laptop is powered by 12th gen Intel Core i7-1250 processor and 16GB of memory. Moreover, it is roughly priced at around $3000.
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3. 3LCD Ultra Short Throw (UST) Projector
If you feel your traditional projector only does the work of projecting the media on a screen, well there’s an upgrade to this as well. EPSON, the world’s leading electronics brand, displayed a range of devices at the IFA 2022. And, we were hooked to the UST projector.
Why? The new 3LCD Ultra Short Throw (UST) projector looks like a major upgrade over the company’s previous UST model. This projector can beam an 80-inch diagonal image when it is placed just 2.3 cm away from a wall or screen, and it has a maximum image size of 150 inches. This projector is incredibly bright and it can light up your room like you’ve lit a bulb. Not sure what we are talking about, check out the product below.
4. Lenovo Legion Y32p-30 gaming monitor
Lenovo has launched a new gaming monitor at the IFA 2022 that can be handy for users who are productivity beasts. The main highlight of the new Legion Y32p-30 monitor is that it comes with a 4K resolution and a 144Hz refresh rate. Talking about specs in detail, this gaming monitor has a 31.5-inch 4K IPS panel that comes with a resolution of 3,840 x 2,160 pixels resolution, and a 16:9 aspect ratio. Lenovo says that it is equipped with the Y32p-30 with a WLED backlight and an anti-glare panel to keep your eye free from fatigue, especially for those who are hooked to the screen almost every day like I do. The laptop giant claims that this gaming monitor comes with an amazing response time of 0.3ms, while it can go up to 400 nits of peak brightness level. Talking of the display itself, it comes with the Display HDR 400 certification and provides 10-bit color depth. Overall, it is going to be a great addition for anyone who is into gaming even PS5 and content creation.
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5. Lenovo Curved ThinkVision T34w-30 monitor
Not only a gaming monitor, but Lenovo also took the IFA 2022 stage to showcase its Curved ThinkVision T34w-30 monitor meant for designers and everyone who is into the creative space. This ultrawide monitor boasts some powerful specs, as it’s meant to handle both, productivity tasks and creative projects. With a 34-inch display and a plethora of ports including two USB-C 3.2 Gen 1, a USB Type-B, multiple HDMI and USB-A inputs along with a dedicated Ethernet port for stable internet connectivity. Whether you’re monitoring trade charts or trying to make your day super productive with seamless multitasking and video calling, this monitor offers it all.
Lenovo also dropped the foldable tablet, ThinkPad X1 Fold, that turns into a laptop as soon as you fold it. The technology is much similar to the one that we saw on the Asus Zenbook 17 Fold OLED. The company also dropped the
Lenovo Glasses T1 that is ought to give tough competition to the long-rumored Apple Glasses.
6. Jabra Elite 5 Earbuds
Fond of listening to high-quality music but fear the pocket-draining price and water damage? Worry no more! At IFA 2022, Jabra has dropped its Elite series ANC earbuds that are offering premium features for under $150. Marketed as Jabra Elite 5, these wireless earbuds promise plenty of features including the Hybrid Active Noise Cancellation (ANC). You can expect these wireless earbuds to cut down the background noise to the minimum ensuring that you are always listening to top-notch music. This wireless earphone is powered by the Qualcomm QCC3050 Bluetooth chipset. What’s more interesting is that it comes with a mic inside the ear to help eliminate the external noise that the other party can’t hear when you’re on the call. It can also connect to two devices at the same time. Overall, it is budget-friendly feature-loaded earbuds that stand out as one of the best wireless earbuds in 2022.
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7. Philips’ Fidelio FB1 Dolby Atmos soundbar
If you are looking for one of the best soundbars for the bedroom or your living room, make sure to check out the Philips Fidelio FB1 Dolby Atmos soundbar. This TV soundbar comes with a gorgeous design and impressive 7.1.2 Dolby Atmos support. It comes with two wireless rear mounted speakers that delivers a surround-sound experience. Whereas, the built-in up-firing speakers will give the impression that sound is coming from above, for truly immersive experiences.
Not only Philips, but Sony, and JBL’s soundbars were also launched at the event. We have mentioned a few details about both of them below, have a look.
JBL Bar 1000
JBL has launched four Dolby Atmos soundbars at the IFA 2022 event. All the soundbars from JBL are launched for users with different sets of budgets. The JBL Bar 1000 is the most premium offering from JBL with 7.1.4 channels.
Sony was also there at IFA 2022, and we saw some tech products from their end as well. The one that caught our attention was Sony HT-A3000, a relatively more affordable soundbar that looks and feels like the cheaper Sonos Arc soundbar. It is a Dolby Atmos-enabled soundbar for TV that is perfect for people who are looking for immersive sound while watching their favorite movies on Netflix, or Disney+ on TVs. Also, it is the perfect choice for anyone who is looking for an alternative to Sonos’ expensive audio gadgets.
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8. LG Styler Shoecase
If you are a sneakerhead, the LG Styler showcase is something that you’d not want to miss. This stylish sneaker showcase is a perfect companion that keeps your expensive sneakers clean and protected, while you can still show them off from a transparent closet. This innovative display setup uses the LG TrueSteam tech to clean your shoes after wearing them. Also, the showcase protects your sneakers from humidity as well as UV light. We haven’t come across any pricing and release date yet, but with growing collections of top brands like Nike, Yeezy, Adidas, and more, it is something that we are keeping a very close eye on.
9. Samsung Odyssey OLED G8
Samsung unveiled a range of devices at the IFA 2022. The one that got our attention is the Samsung Odyssey OLED G8, the company’s first-ever OLED monitor. It gestures a new 34-inch display that delivers a fast response rate of 0.1ms, making it a perfect suit for all the hardcore gamers out there. Besides, it comes with a 175 Hz refresh rate with no backlighting, better color accuracy and brightness, as well as deeper blacks and better contrast. Besides, the monitor comes with a 1800R curvature while the resolution is 3,400 x 1,440 pixels. This gaming monitor is compatible with AMD FreeSync Premium and is VESA DisplayHDR 400 True Black Certified. At the event, Samsung unveiled that it would put out the Odyssey OLED G8 on sale this year.
Other than this, LG launched an innovative TV that goes from flat to curve based on what you want to do. The LG OLED Flex TV supports 20 different curve levels for the ultimate customization. You can switch to greater curvature if you want to play multiplayer games and so on.
10. Affordable Honor 70 with Premium Specs
Honor has launched an exciting new entry smartphone marketed as Honor 70. It packs the latest Sony IMX800 image sensor for upgraded camera performance. Honor also includes a Solo Cut Mode to simplify video creation. This €549-phone delivers a good design and battery life. Besides, the curved OLED display offers an immersive viewing experience at a 120Hz refresh rate. The good thing is it is available for purchase in selected countries as we write. Time will tell whether Honor lives up to its promise or not.
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That’s all for now in this runaround of top announcements made at the IFA 2022. We will be updating this article further to cover
smart home products, please stay tuned.