The Consumer Electronics Show, CES, is the first of the mobile tech trade shows of the year; it took place from Wednesday, January 6 to Saturday, January 9, 2016 and as usual OEMs try to outdo each other with the unveiling of devices. Here are some of the phones released or unveiled at the CES 2016.
Huawei Honor 5X
A no-nonsense, all-metal budget smartphone that offers a 5.5-inch screen, 64-bit octa-core Snapdragon 615 processor, 13 MP rear camera and 3,000 mAh battery.
This mid-range smartphone has a little bit of everything that you might be looking for in a smartphone. With a fingerprint sensor, 4G dual-SIM connectivity and the new Qualcomm Snapdragon 616 SoC, the Honor 5X has a lot to offer. The screen has a 1080×1920-pixel resolution, with a pixel density of 401ppi.
LG unveiled its K-Series at CES, a new lineup of smartphones that contains enhanced camera technology and UX features. At the helm of this lineup are the 5.3-inch K10 which features camera with Gesture Shot and Gesture Interval Shot, helping users take better selfies.
The K10, which contains a 8-megapixel rear-facing and 5-megapixel front-facing camera (3G version), has a 2,300mAh battery with 16 GB of storage and runs on Android Lollipop 5.1.
The K10 runs on Android 5.1 Lollipop and is powered by a 2300mAh removable battery. The back features a 13MP camera (LTE version).
ZTE Avid Plus
An entry-level 5-inch smartphone and contains on the inside, a Snapdragon quad-core processor and 1 GB of RAM, as well as 8 GB of built-in storage. The Avid Plus also comes with a 2,300mAh battery, as well as a 5-megapixel rear-facing camera and 2-megapixel front-facing camera. This smartphone runs on Android 5.1 Lollipop. 5-inch LCD display with 854x480p screen resolution (196ppi pixel density).
Huawei Mate 8
6-inch, 1080p display; Kirin 950 processor; 3GB RAM; 32GB storage; Android 6.0; 4,000 mAh battery; metal bod The All-metal build, Huawei’s Mate 8’s Long-lasting battery life , it snaps good photos and has a fast, accurate fingerprint sensor and a loud speakerphone. Huawei’s all-metal, 6-inch Mate 8 has a lot going for it.
Alcatel Pixi 4 Series
Alcatel OneTouch revealed a new smartphone series, the Pixi 4. This lineup of what Alcatel calls “premium entry-level devices” contains a 3.5-inch and 4-inch smartphone.
The 4-inch version contains a FQVGA resolution display and quad-core MediaTek processor. This smartphone comes in two versions — either a phone with 516 MB of RAM with 4 GB of built-in storage, or 1 GB of RAM with 8 GB of built-in storage.
It also runs Android 6.0 Marshmallow out-of-box.
LeTV Le Max Pro
AT CES, LeTV’s Le Max Pro was unveiled as the first handset to sport Qualcomm’s new Snapdragon 820 processor.
Le Max Pro, which runs on Android 6.0 Marshmallow, shapes up to be a high-end smartphone. It will tout a 6.33-inch display with 2,560 x 1,440 resolution, as well as 4 GB of RAM and either 32 GB, 64 GB or 128 GB of storage. Meanwhile, the phone will contain a 21-megapixel rear-facing camera, a USB Type-C port, quick charge support and a fingerprint scanner.
Acer Liquid Jade Primo
ACER showed off its new Windows Phone at CES, the Liquid Jade Primo. The 5.5-inch Liquid Jade Primo, first unveiled in September, is a high-end Windows 10 phone with a Qualcomm Snapdragon 808 processor with a USB-C port on the bottom.
One of the first smartphones to sport Microsoft’s new Windows 10 operating system, Acer’s new Liquid Jade Primo could beat the just-announced Lumia 950 and 950 XL to market. Since those flagships won’t be available until November, the 5.5-inch device could wind up being the fastest way for eager beavers to get to Windows 10.
The Liquid Jade Primo comes kitted out with a 1,920×1,080-pixel full-HD AMOLED display and a promising a 21-megapixel rear camera with dual LED flash. However, it’s one of the more exciting Windows 10 features, Continuum, that will make the Jade Primo a beneficial tool. Continuum allows you to connect a keyboard, mouse and monitor to the smartphone, which will then behave like an actual PC, with familiar-looking start menu, screen and apps that scale up to fit the monitor.