It's the biggest tech show of the year: CES. Tech fanatics and global media will gather in Las Vegas for a week long carnival where gadgets & gizmos will overshadow everything.
Well, this year's show did have a number of exciting moments. Next year's edition to the annual Consumer Electronics Show (CES) is bound to get 10x times bigger.
The International Consumer Electronics Show (CES) 2015 will feature tons of high-tech gadgets, automobiles and concept products. A big focus at CES in 2015 will be smartphones, with major tech giants expected to launch their respective offerings. Lenovo, Huawei, ZTE, HTC, Sony, Kodak, LG, Acer and Sony are likely to unveil handsets keeping emerging market in mind.
Also, there will be a number of connected devices to be showcased at this year's CES tech show, including high-end wearable devices and action cameras. Analysts believe that the home automation category will also be quite popular.
The TV market, which saw a big slump throughout 2014, is expected to get a major boost in the form of smart TVs. Sony, Samsung and LG are expected to introduce a number of premium curved TVs and monitors.
Keeping that in mind, here's what we think CES in 2015 has to offer...
LG recently announced its Quantum Dot TV, and the South Korean giant will unveil its new Ultra HD 4K LCD TV's at this year's CES tech show. Moreover, LG is said to unveil a range of 34-inch gaming monitors. Rumors suggest that the G3 maker is expected to showcase world's first 8K resolution TV in Las Vegas.
Samsung is also believed to be brining a number of 4K TVs at CES. Notably, Samsung will likely to unveil its smart TV range that stream PlayStation games. Then there's Samsung's Tizen TV that set for a global unveiling next week in Las Vegas.
Interestingly, Sony is apparently preparing to unveil an Android TV. The company's new range of TVs will come with Wi-Fi connectivity and PlayStation Now service.
Industry leader Lenovo says they will unveil a budget 4G LTE-enabled smartphone at CES 2015. The device in question will be powered by a Snapdragon 410 processor.
Taiwanese giant Asus will showcase a new range of smartphones under its Zenfone series. According to media reports, Asus will continue to bring phones with an Intel chipset inside.
Tech titan HTC is expected to debut a new phone under its Desire series, though the company is mum on exactly what it might be. The device is said to come with an excellent back and front facing camera.
Japanese giant Sony is believed to launch a slew of smartphones at CES. Some media reports claim that Sony could unveil a sequel to the Xperia Z3 at this year's International Consumer Electronics Show (CES).
LG, on the other hand, will likely to showcase the successor to the G Flex at the upcoming CES 2015 tech show. So far, the company hasn't shared the launch plans with media.
Asus will unveil new Intel-powered 4G LTE smartphones at a pre-show on 5 January, according to media reports.
Although the Sony has not confirmed what they will reveal at the upcoming CES event, the company released a teaser that teases their next-gen devices for the coming year. Some are suggesting that Sony will unveil its 12.9-inch tablet device ahead of Apple's much-awaited "iPad Pro", slated to launch later in 2015.
There's nothing much to expect from Samsung at this year's CES tech show. However, the company might unravel a sequel to the Galaxy Tab 4. Simply dubbed as the Galaxy Tab 5, the 10-inch tablet was recently spotted online.
Yes indeed, Apple Watch is the most awaited intelligent watch of 2015. But, other big names in the industry are set to unveil their respective wearable devices. Acer, Fitbit, Jawbone, Pebble and Garmin are believed to unveil a range of fitness tracking bands and watches at CES 2015.
Samsung's Gear VR will likely to have its presence at CES 2015. Hopefully, we'll get to know more about a consumer version of from Oculus Rift. Sony, yet another player, will unveil a Google Glass-like device next week in Las Vegas.