The IFA 2016, or the Internationale Funkausstellung Berlin, is almost here. For the uninitiated, the annual event features an exhibition of consumer electronics and home appliances. This year, the biggest names on the industry are on it again.
The event takes place from September 2 to 7 and includes exhibitors from different countries all over the world. Although the list is long, some companies stand out more than others.
These stand-out companies have products that tech savvy individuals are looking forward to. From this, we try to list down rumored devices and what things to expect from this year’s IFA.
IFA 2016 potential highlights and rumors
Ubergizmo has a comprehensive list on what to expect from IFA 2016. In line with this, we relay some of the items on their list. We also collate it with other sources.
The company is one of the more known names in the event. In addition, the rumored devices they will launch at the IFA add to the buzz. According to Ubergizmo, the PlayStation VR, smart TVs and even a potential smartphone makes the company’s lineup at the event.
Although the new smartphone isn’t confirmed yet, Ubergizmo details that this was uncovered in benchmarks. The potential device also sports some higher-end specs including a 21-megapixel main camera and 5.1 inch full HD display.
Another big name gracing the IFA is Chinese manufacturer Huawei. 9 to 5 Google recently reported on the rumored devices the company will launch and the list is pretty massive. The source relays information from well-known leakster Evan Blass. According to Blass, a Huawei Nova and Nova Plus, as well as a MediaPad M3 could all come out at the IFA.
Huawei Nova, Nova Plus, and MediaPad M3 launching at IFA.
— Evan Blass (@evleaks) August 29, 2016
Still, despite Blass’ proven reliability in the past, it’s still best to take this with a grain of salt.
Finally, as with every year’s case, Samsung is creating buzz for the upcoming event. GSM Arena reports that the company will launch new gaming technology at the IFA. According to the source, Samsung will launch two models, namely the Samsung CFG70 and the Samsung CF791. These curved gaming monitors come infused with the company’s Quantum Dot technology.
Since the event is almost here, it’s only a matter of time before official confirmation comes out. Stay tuned for more news on the IFA 2016 in the coming days.