There are many tech gadgets to be released in 2011 that consumers have been waiting anxiously for. Many of them will be updated versions of current models while other gadgets are highly anticipated because they are the first of their kind. Here is a list of 5 must have tech gadgets expected to be released in 2011 that many people will want to be the first to get their hands on.
The Nintendo 3DS is one tech gadget you won’t want to miss in 2011. It will weigh a mere 8 ounces and offer many upgrades from previous Nintendo DS models. There will be a 3.53-inch widescreen LCD display that will allow 3D graphics without the need for 3D glasses. This is probably the most impressive feature of this game system. You will also be able to adjust the intensity of the 3D effect with a slider. The Nintendo 3DS will offer wireless communication which will allow multiple Nintendo 3DS systems to connect through a local wireless connection to play games. The Nintendo 3DS will also automatically exchange data with other Nintendo 3DS systems or receive data from the Internet while in the sleep mode. This feature is like getting a present each time you turn on your game system as you see what things your Nintendo 3DS has downloaded for you. Worried that you won’t be able to play your old DS games if you upgrade to the Nintendo 3DS? No fear there either, this system will be backwards compatible.
The BlackBerry PlayBook will be the world’s first professional tablet and is a much anticipated tech gadget release for 2011. This tablet will have full computing capabilities with a 7″ LCD display and 1024×600 screen resolution. The BlackBerry PlayBook will be ultra thin at 9.7 mm and will only weigh in at 0.9 lbs. This tablet will also offer a 3-megapixel front facing camera and a 5-megapixel rear lens. The BlackBerry PlayBook will have video conferencing with 1080p HD video, wifi connectivity, and full multitasking capabilities with its 1GHz dual core symmetrical processing. The BlackBerry PlayBook will give professionals an edge with all of its features and capabilities.
2011 Nissan Leaf
The 2011 Nissan Leaf will be a great car for metro drivers and commuters alike. This car will be 100% electric, which means no gas is required. This environmentally friendly 5-passenger hatchback will be able to reach speeds of up to 90 MPH. This awesome vehicle will also have zero tailpipe emissions and will be able to go 100 miles per charge. The interior will offer a 60/40-split fold-down rear seats for times when you need to carry extra cargo and the light gray cloth seat fabric are partially recycled. The 2011 Nissan Leaf will have a Bluetooth Hands-free phone system, XM Satellite Radio, and a USB connection port for iPod interface and other devices. There will also be CARWINGS, which will allow for remote connection to LEAF. This electric car will cost around $26,000 after the tax savings available when purchasing the 2011 Nissan Leaf.
HTC 7 Pro
The HTC 7 Pro is HTC’s latest Windows Phone 7 model scheduled to hit the market in 2011. It will offer business friendly features such as the ability to edit Microsoft Office files as well as a vast array of features for your personal needs such as updating your status on social media sites with just one update through the Me Card. The phone will weigh in at 6.53 ounces including the battery and has a slideout keyboard. The 3.6-inch touchscreen with have 480×800 WVGA resolution and the camera will be 5 megapixels with color. The HTC 7 Pro will be available exclusively through Sprint.
The Panasonic Jungle is Panasonic’s first attempt at a handheld gaming system and they are trying to create a sensation for it. They are currently testing it in the United States but not releasing much information. The design of the Panasonic Jungle is reported to be a clamshell like shape. It will also have a keypad and a touch pad which is much different than most handheld gaming systems. This gaming system will also allow users to play online games and massively online role-playing games otherwise known as MMORPGs. Due to the fact that gamers will be able to play online, it will certainly give other handheld gaming systems something to aspire to since the Panasonic Jungle mimics the ability of a smartphone while only being a handheld gaming system.
It’s always fun to see what the future holds for technological gadgets. Technology is changing almost as fast as we can purchase the newest and coolest items. 2011 is certainly a year to look forward to as more options become available to consumers and tech gadgets become a more natural part of our everyday lives.