It was reported this week that the current iPhone SE will be the last iPhone with Touch ID. Google held a big hardware event to officially unveil his latest Pixel smartphone and the first Pixel smartwatch. Also, it looks like there will soon be a charge if you want to watch his 4K videos on YouTube.
But that’s just the news. Here’s a rundown of all the cool new gadgets announced this week.
The Sony FX30 is the latest entry in the company’s Cinema line of digital film cameras. This is essentially a more budget friendly version of the FX3. It has a similar body and design, but opts for his 26-megapixel APS-C sensor instead of the FX3’s full-frame sensor. It is positioned as a compact camera for new filmmakers.
Google Pixel 7 and Pixel 7 Pro
This week, Google held its big Pixel event and unveiled its latest flagship smartphones, the Pixel 7 and Pixel 7 Pro. As you can imagine, it’s Google’s best phone yet with the most advanced camera features in a Pixel phone to date. Both are powered by the latest Tensor G2 chips and are actually more similar than different.
The main differences are that the Pixel 7 Pro has a larger display, a more advanced camera (especially for zooming), and a longer battery life. Both are fairly affordable for flagship smartphones.
price: $599+ (Pixel 7); $899+ (Pixel 7 Pro)
Pro-Ject Vinyl NRS Box S3
The Vinyl NRS Box S3 is a new niche component for turntable setups. For connecting between a phono preamp and an amplifier (or powered speakers). It then filters and reduces the noise (crackling and skipping) picked up by the turntable due to slightly damaged or distorted records. Available in black or silver finish.
Audio engine DAC3
Audioengine DAC3 is a small, portable USB-C DAC/amp designed to bring more quality out of your smartphone or laptop. Powered by ES9281A PRO DAC, it supports high-end lossless audio (up to 32bit/384kHz including MQA files). It seems like a perfect and relatively budget-friendly option for those who want to listen to Tidal (or another lossless streaming service) or have high-end wired headphones.
Google Nest Doorbell (wired)
Google has announced the second generation of its smart doorbell, the Nest Doorbell, and it’s a modest update. It basically looks the same as its predecessor and has all the same features.
The difference is better local storage capabilities. Specifically, you can save an hour of video footage even if your Wi-Fi is temporarily down. It also supports HDR, so the captured video quality is a little better in any situation. time of day and lighting conditions. Choose from four finishes: green, grey, beige and white.
clear audio roaming sports
Clear Audio has announced new wireless earbuds for running and working out. The Roam Sport features IPX4 water resistance and active noise cancellation. The earbuds are very similar to the Beats Fits Pro, both with silicone earhooks for a more secure fit. The kicker is that it comes with a very competitive $100 price tag.