There were many Smartphones and tablets that were introduced in the year 2012. We have made a list of the Top 10 most trending Gadgets that made headlines in 2012.
10.) Nokia Lumia 920 is a Smartphone developed by Nokia. It runs on Windows Phone 8 operating system, was announced on September 5, 2012 and released on November 2, 2012. Powered by 1.5 GHz dual-core Qualcomm Krait Process and a 114 mm (4.5”) IPS TFT LCD display it has a high-sensitivity capacitive touchscreen. It features the 8.7 megapixel PureView camera for still images and videos. It comes with 32 GB internal storage but has no card slot, because of this the memory cannot be expanded with memory cards.
9.) The Kindle Fire is a mini tablet version of Amazon.com’s Kindle ebook reader. It was announced on September 28, 2011. Kindle Fire has a color 7-inch multi-touch display and runs on Google’s Android operating system. This device was released to the consumers of United States on November 15, 2011. The device was upgraded on September 7, 2012 and was made available to European countries also.
8.) Microsoft Surface is a series of tablets designed and marketed by Microsoft Corporation. The tablet was announced on June 18, 2012 at the Milk Studios by Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer. Microsoft Surface comes in two versions: one runs on Windows RT and the other on Windows 9 Pro. With this tablet you can install new applications from Windows Store.
7.) iPad4, also called the fourth generation iPad is a tablet computer designed, developed and marketed by Apple Inc. iPad4 runs on iOS 6.0 which provides a platform for audio-visual media, electronic books, periodicals, films, music, games, web content, computer games and presentations. The iPad4 features a Retina Display, the Lightning connector and was introduced on September 12, 2012.
6.) The PlayStation is a series of video game consoles and developed by Sony Computer Entertainment. The brand was first introduced in December 3, 1994 in Japan. The brand consists of a total of three home consoles, a media center, an online service, a line of controllers, two handhelds and a phone, as well as multiple magazines.
5.) The Samsung Galaxy Note II is an Android smartphone marketed by Samsung. Because the display places the device at the large end of the smartphone and small end of the tablet size ranges, the Galaxy Note II has been called a hybrid of a phone and tablet, or phablet.
4.) The Nexus 7 is a tablet computer designed and developed by Google in conjunction with Asus. Nexus 7 is the first tablet in the Google Nexus series and is built by an original equipment manufacturer partner. It features a 7-ich display and is powered by Nvidia Tegra 3 quad-core chip. The storage capacity is 1GB of RAM and 8, 16 or 32 GB of internal storage capacity. The device runs on Android version 4.1.
3.) The iPad Mini, a mini tablet computer designed, developed and marketed by Apple Inc was announced on October 23, 2012. This is the fifth major product in the iPad line and first to feature a reduced screen size of 7.9 inches. It has similar internal specifications as of iPad2 including the display resolution.
2.) The Samsung Galaxy S III designed, developed and marketed by Samsung Electronics is at No. 9 on our Top 10 Trending Gadgets of 2012. It is a smartphone running on Android and sees additional software features, expanded hardware and a redesigned physique from its predecessor, the Samsung Galaxy S II. It features intelligent personal assistant, increased storage, a wireless charging option and eye-tracking ability.
1.) The iPad3 tops the list of Top 10 Trending Gadgets of 2012. It is a tablet computer, developed and marketed by Apple Inc. The features include the new Apple A5X chip, a quad-core graphics processor, a 5 megapixel camera, HD 1080p video recording, voice dictation, 4G and Siri. It is equipped with iOS 5.1 and provides a platform for audio-visual media, including electronic book, music and computer games etc.