IFA is back this year after a COVID-19 pandemic-related delay. IFA 2022 will take place in Berlin. The show’s final day is today; it debuted on September 2. IFA is a yearly event. It gives exhibitors the chance to present the globe with their newest goods. As a result, we currently know enough about the program.
The most prestigious industrial show in Germany is thought to be the IFA, or Internationale Funkausstellung Berlin (International radio exposition Berlin). As of 2015, it is one of the largest technology trade events in the world and the top tech expo in Europe.
IFA 2022 is a resounding success. The exhibition will be the source of several significant announcements and launches. Let’s take a quick look at the IFA 2022 announcements in summary.
IFA 2022: Important Announcements
Established brands attended IFA 2022 and announced their latest products. I have compiled a list of the top 10 announcements of the IFA 2022 show for you. Let’s explore.
1. SONY Launched Xperia 5 IV
The new phone of the Xperia 5 lineup, Xperia 5 IV was unveiled in IFA 2022. It has Snapdragon 8 Gen, 5000mAh battery capacity, 6.1″ OLED FHD+ HDR display, 8GB Ram, and 128 GB ROM.
2. ASUS Zenbook 17 Fold OLED (UX9702)
Asus unveiled their most awaited laptop of the year, Zenbook 17 Fold OLED during the IFA 2022 show. Zenbook 17 Fold OLED (UX9702) is the most giant foldable laptop up to date. It has a 17.3” touchscreen, 16GB LPDDR5 RAM, 1TB M.2 NVMe™ PCIe® 4.0 Performance SSD, and it has a battery backup of up to 75 working hours.
3. Garmin Venu Sq 2 and Sq 2 Music Edition
The best news for me that IFA 2022 has brought is the launch of Garmin Venu Sq 2 and Sq 2 Music Edition. Garmin Venu Sq 2 has a 1.41″ big touchscreen display with 360 x320 pixel resolution. It is water-resistant. It has a long-lasting Corning Gorilla Glass 3 lens, an aluminum bezel, and a silicone band.
4. Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Fold Second Gen
Lenovo showed off their second-generation Lenovo X1 Fold giant tablet during the IFA 2022 show virtually. It has small bezels, a 16.3-inch display that can be folded in half, and a comparatively good battery backup.
5. Lenovo ThinkBook 16p Gen 3
Lenovo showed off their third-generation Lenovo ThinkBook 16p Gen 3 gaming laptop during the IFA 2022 show as well. It has powerful specifications and it can be configured to 32GB LPDDR5 memory, 2TB PCIe Gen 4 SSD. The laptop will be great for gaming and creative projects as well.
6. LG OLED Flex
LG exhibited one of the stunning and coolest products of IFA 2022. LG OLED Flex is a bendable TV. It has a 42-inch OLED screen. It can be curved at 20 different levels. LG OLED Flex comes with a 4K resolution and 120Hz refresh rate.
7. Nokia X30
Nokia X30 is one of the top announcements during IFA 2022. The Nokia X30 has a Snapdragon 695 5G chipset, a 50MP main camera, a 6.43-inch 90Hz OLED screen, IP67 water resistance, 256 GB storage, 8 GB RAM, and 4,200mAh battery capacity.
8. LG UltraGear 45GR95QE
LG UltraGear 45GR95QE OLED gaming monitor was also showcased during IFA 2022. It has a 45-inch OLED screen size, a 21:9 aspect ratio with a 240 Hz refresh rate and 0.1-millisecond GTG response time, and a borderless design. It is ideal for multitasking.
9. TCL NxtWear S Smart Glasses
TCL showed off the NxtWear S at IFA 2022 alongside their other products. This duo of AR monitor mirrors has two 1080p micro-LED screens. The 75g smart glasses have a USB Port Type-C and integrated stereo speakers.
10. JBL Tour PRO 2 Earbuds
JBL exhibited the Tour PRO 2 Earbuds at IFA 2022. The earbuds have a 10-hour battery backup, 1.4-inch LED display on the charging case, ANC, and Bluetooth 5.3.
11. Ring made a smart intercom system for your apartment
Ring announced a new Intercom system that’s designed for those who live in apartments and want a smart doorbell. The system connects to the Ring app on your phone over Wi-Fi and, just like a traditional apartment building intercom, lets visitors ring your designated doorbell, to which you can respond right from your phone wherever you are. It’s going on sale first in the UK for £119.99, later expanding to other territories, and eventually making its way to the US in 2023.
12. Make a statement with Philip’s Hue’s new Lightguide bulbs
If you’ve wanted fancier smart lightbulbs to deck out your home with, Philips Hue will finally sell you them. At IFA, Signify (Philips Hue’s parent company) announced the new Lightguide bulbs which are far more striking than any other bulb the company has shipped before. They ship in large globe, ellipse, and triangular shapes, up to 500 lumens of brightness, and both white and color ambiance. They’ll each cost $74.99 to $89.99 depending on which one you get. I recommend checking out The Verge’s piece on them since it’s chock-full of other useful information on Philips Hue’s other announcements.
After a few hours, the biggest tech show, IFA 2022, will be over. There will undoubtedly be other announcements and updates. I’ll update that list as well if any announcements make it to my top announcements list. Keep browsing thetechxp until then and peruse our other tech-related news items.