(ORDO NEWS) — In 2021, a large number of interesting and successful gadgets were released. However, some devices were especially remembered by users. About them – in the material.
1-Yandex.Rover . At the end of 2021, the third generation of courier robots appeared (before that, the update was released in February of the same year). The robot has a new body design, a chassis, a compartment cover closer, an additional battery, and sensors have also been added in a different way. Now in Russia, you can use the services of such a robot in Moscow, and also in the United States.
2-Apple AirTag. A special tracker whose task is to track the user’s location. The Find My application is also used for this. At the moment, the device in the Russian Federation works with some restrictions. This is explained by the fact that Apple has not yet received permission from the Russian side to use the frequency required for ultra-precise positioning of U1. For this reason, the location is still shown only approximate.
3-iPad mini . Features of the device: no Home button, USB-C connector, increased display size. As a result, users have a convenient mini-computer. Among the disadvantages of the product, the author highlights support for only a low refresh rate, the interface is too small at times.
4-Samsung Fold 3 . Compared to previous models, this one turned out to be lighter and thinner. There is also a front camera hidden under the screen, a refresh rate of 120 Hz, and the ability to work with a stylus. True, the device still has some drawbacks: the display is easily scratched, the external screen is rather uncomfortable, and the structure itself seems to be very fragile. In addition, it is more suitable for use as a tablet than for use as a smartphone.
5-Pixel 6 . The Tensor chip is installed here, there is a regular and Pro version. Also found on Android 12 device, 90Hz refresh rate (simple version) and 120Hz (Pro version). Provides the smartphone with many possibilities related to photo and video.
6-Galaxy S21 Ultra . On the positive side, there are five cameras, the ability to work with a stylus, and an updated look. At the same time, the 100x zoom remained, and the glass turned out to be fragile (scratches easily appear on it).
7-MacBook Pro . There are options with a diagonal of 14 and 16 inches. The refresh rate here is 120 Hz, of the installed processors – Apple M1 Pro, M1 Max. Compared to the previous version, the new one added (more precisely, returned) HDMI, an SD card slot, MagSafe charging, and some buttons.
8-Surface Pro 8 . The tablet’s screen is 13 inches, the device also has adaptive color temperature control, support for an adaptive refresh rate up to 120 Hz. Instead of USB-A, a pair of Thunderbolt 4 ports are installed here.
9-Phone 13 Pro . Compared to the regular iPhone 13, this has the advantage of a 120Hz refresh rate. True, the model costs 30 thousand more.
10-Nothings Ear . These transparent headphones are equipped with noise cancellation, touch control, “transparency” mode. Experts believe that the model is a budget alternative to the Apple AirPods Pro.
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