10 of the best IFA 2011 gadgets

Here's our pick of the best in show from this year's bumper Berlin gadget party




Sony Tablet P

Sony's Tablet P looks good as an e-reader, lets you wirelessly "throw" videos to your HD TV and proves that there's life after the iPad with its folding, glasses-case design.

Sony Tablet S and Tablet P launch

Sony Tablet P hands-on

Sony Tablet P video preview

Fujifilm FinePix X10

For retro snapper styling without the FinePix X100's £1000 price tag, enter the lighter and smaller 12MP X10 – keep an eye out in October if you like the sound of manual controls, 4x optical zoom and a 2.8in LCD display.

Fujifilm's X10 proves retro chic is still in

Fujifilm X10 hands-on

Philips Fidelio SoundRing

No its not Dyson's new air multiplier, its Philips' wireless and dock-less speaker donut. With the Fidelio SoundRing you can stream your iTunes library from iPods, iPhones, iPads, PCs and Macs via Apple's AirPlay tech.

Philips outs AirPlay-toting Fidelio SoundCurve and SoundRing

Samsung Galaxy Note

The Galaxy Note is a phone-tablet that looks like a toy when held to the ear but otherwise impresses with a Super AMOLED HD display, S pen stylus, 1.4Ghz processor and Sammy's latest gesture controls.

Samsung announces 5.3in Galaxy Note

Samsung Galaxy Note hands-on

Samsung Galaxy Note video preview

Acer Aspire S3

Ultrabooks are here and they can cram specs like a second gen Intel processor, HD display, 1.3MP webcam and 240-500GB of internal memory into a body like the Acer Aspire S3 which weighs in at 1.4kg and stretches to just 13mm at its thinnest edge.

Acer debuts the Aspire S3


LG's new Cinema 3D TV gets a Nano LED screen, smart innards thanks to its selection of apps and every gamer's dream, Dual Play – which uses 3D tech to let two people watch different 2D screens at once.

LG unveils super thin LW980T Cinema 3D TV

LG LW980T hands-on

Invoxia NVX 610

No doubt topping all future desk phone lists, the glass and metal Invoxia NVX 610 includes an iPhone dock and an app to control the noise cancelling speakers that can put conference callers on different sides of a virtual room.

Invoxia NVX 610 calls up the iPhone to redefine the landline

Invoxia NVX 610 hands-on

Toshiba AT200

There's no customised Android Honeycomb here but Toshiba did go to town on the hardware. The AT200 is just 7.7mm thick and packs a 1.2Ghz processor, two cameras and more ports than you can shake a USB stick at.

Toshiba announces the razor thin 10.1in AT200

Toshiba AT200 hands-on

Toshiba AT200 video preview

Sony HMZ-T1

Who said 3D was just for getting lairy at the pub? Get some anti-social 3D gaming or movie time with Sony's futuristic 3D visor that will give you the same experience as a massive cinema-quality 3D TV for less money and more geek kudos.

Sony HMZ-T1 head-mounted 3D visor

Sony HMZ 3D visor hands-on

Panasonic HDC-Z10000

Panny's 2D and 3D shooting camcorder has tons of professional features aimed at budding filmmakers and shoots full HD video – all that and there's a glasses free 3D LCD screen for an instant critique too.

Panasonic launches 2D/3D HDC-Z10000 camcorder


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