Top 10 Gadgets of 2011

Manufacturers of electronics this year have pleased users with a lot of new products. We tried to choose the most worthy ones by including them in the 2011 gadget rating.


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becomes the leader of the rating 10. In the tenth place

remote game controller Microsoft Kinect for Xbox 360. Thanks to Kinect the user can interact with the prefix by means of voice, movements and demonstrationThe object or drawing. Kinekt is equipped with depth sensors, a color video camera and a microphone grille.

9. In the ninth place

- Sony Ericsson Xperia Play .This is a gaming smartphone running on the Andriod 2.3 Gingerbread operating system. The gadget features a 3.8-inch display, 1 GB of internal memory, and 512 MB of operating graphics, the Adreno 205. Adapter

8. On the eighth line of the

rating, the media streamers ASK-14 .The ruler includes 3 models. Roku 2 HD has a built-in Wi-Fi module, as well as streaming music and movies with a resolution of 720p. Roku 2 XD supports broadcast HD video with a resolution of 1080p., And Roku 2 XS has a positioning device for games, as well as a port for wired connection. Plus - a free copy of the famous video game "Angry Birds".

7. On the seventh line of the

, the most stylish and slim notebook of the year is the Apple MacBook Air .Aluminum case and a bright 13-inch display create an extremely attractive appearance of the gadget.

The "filling" of the laptop consists of chips of the Intel Core 2 Duo family, 128 or 256 GB of internal memory, 2 or 4 GB of RAM, video adapter nVidia GeForce, as well as a full set of basic options. The battery life of the device is up to seven hours.

6. The sixth place goes to

laptop Chromebook .Actually, it's not one, but two laptop computers running Google Chrome. Google has chosen as manufacturers of new products such giants as Acer and Samsung. Both versions have similar specifications, but the Samsung version costs $ 80 more.

5. The fifth line of the rating

- and again Google with the smartphone Nexus S .This gadget is an attempt by Google to compete with the iPhone in partnership with Samsung.

Nexus S is an ultra-slim body( 11 mm), high speed, and clear navigation. Display with a diagonal of 3.7 inches, there are proximity sensors, illumination and accelerometer. There is a gadget running Android 2.1.Among the features - voice input text and three-dimensional animation in the graphics.

4. The fourth place in the

ranking goes to the Apple iPhone 4S .This device is the fifth in the line of iPhone. Novelty features increased performance and the ability to voice control via the Siri interface.

3. The top three opens

the main competitor of the iPad tablet - TouchPad from Hewlett-Packard. Its main feature is the operating system webOS.The

TouchPad is a 1.2 GHz Snapdragon processor, 1 GB of RAM, Wi-Fi and Bluetooth, a 1.3-megapixel camera. The screen has a diagonal of 9.7 inches with multitouch technology.

2. Silver of our rating

gets 7-inch tablet Amazon Kindle Fire , already nicknamed due to its price in 199 dollars "killer iPad".However, no excesses like GPS or camera device does not. The output to the network is via WiFi.

1. Well, the leader of the rating is

invincible iPad2, whose only competitor is the best tablet Samsung .The most notable part of the novelty was the Smart Cover with magnetic mounts. Dimensions iPad2 - 241.2 x 185.7 x 8.8 mm, weight - about 600 g. Operating time - up to 10 hours without recharging.

There are no particularly revolutionary innovations in the new version of the iPad, but according to polls, it is this computer from Apple that leads in the list of users' preferences.