2016 has been a crazy ride in term of technology with a series of new announcement and launches of high-tech gadget and discoveries. While most of the companies made various new launches following their usual roadmap, there were some companies that made a sudden impact by making announcement of a product launch when no one seems to expect a thing. These are the top 3 unexpected tech launch made in 2016 according to us:
Surface Studio from Microsoft
Microsoft in 2016 baffled and made the tech geek almost had a tech-gasm when it made an unexpected announcement regarding the launch of a new desktop computer in its surface lineup, the Surface Studio. The Studio is an all-in-one desktop computer. The new Surface model according to company is designed majorly to attract in designers with its giant touchscreen and some additional accessory including a Surface Dial that can be placed over the screen display for revealing various different option in like brush strokes, color palette and more.
Microsoft Surface Studio will definitely change the people’s perception of Windows PCs and provide a comprehensive platform for artists. The Surface Studio comes in three price range $3000, $3,499, and $4,199.
Snapchat an image messaging and multimedia mobile application has made gave it’s user and fans a sudden shock when it announced its new Snapchat Spectacles, which is basically a sunglass but with an integrated camera inside it, the camera takes snaps of your surrounding without ever taking the sunglasses off of your face. These are made by Snap Inc.
The Snapchat spectacles came as a surprise this year. They’re priced affordably with a price tag of $130. Apart from taking pictures they can also record video (it can only record a video of 10 seconds at a time) and also pair to a smartphone with the Snapchat app.
Xiaomi Mi Max
Xiaomi made everyone eyes pop out with its unexpected announcement about one of the most amazing smartphone of 2016 the Mi Mix. Xiaomi in October 2016 released its edgeless design flagship smartphone Mi Mix.
The amazingly beautiful phone has a screen of 6.4 inch. The phone is currently available only in some selected locations and is priced at CNY 3,499. The Xiaomi Mi Mix is currently a concept phone for some of the obvious reasons. But we can’t wait to get our hand on this one as it hits our local market.