With 2019 off to an exciting start, everyone is eager to get ahold of the new and latest tech products. Whether you eagerly await release dates or don’t know where to start, we’ve put together a short list of both ready-to-buy and upcoming devices we think will make waves. Check out our top picks for the coolest gadgets you need to put in your shopping cart!
4 Tech Gadgets You Need to Buy Now
Samsung Foldable Phone
This innovation from Samsung has been the buzz of the tech world since it was announced in November of last year. With a release date expected in March or April, this device will have an extendable, foldable screen that can quickly transition from theatre mode to a more compact setting. The idea of a foldable screen, if properly executed, will be a revolutionary breakthrough in the world of cell phones. Even with an anticipated price of over $1,000, we know this is going to be the product everyone is dying to get their hands on. Look out, Apple!
If you’re in the market for new headphones, look no further than this sleek pair from Sony. Listed as Wired magazine’s top headphones pick for 2019 above anything Bose or Beats, they offer stunning audio resolution and up to 30 hours of battery life on a single charge. Listening to your favorite tunes just got better.
Sonos Beam Compact Smart Soundbar
Sonos has always been an industry leader, and with its new Beam Soundbar, it’s easy to see why. This sound system hooks up to your television through HDMI-ARC to give you movie-theatre sound quality right from your home, with Alexa voice command and Siri compatibility. You can also pair the Beam Soundbar through Wi-Fi with other Sonos devices placed around your viewing area to create a surround-sound system. Grab some popcorn and get ready to be blown away!
WT2 In-Ear Translator
In January, Chinese startup Timekettle began shipping the WT2 In-Ear Translator to early backers. This wireless pair is just slightly larger than a set of Apple Airpods, and they enable you to listen to active translation in real time. When speaking with someone, hand them one of the pair, use the other one yourself, and you can have an entire conversation without speaking a word of the same language!
Whether you’re looking for a gift for a loved one, or to deck out your home and feel a bit like a tech billionaire, these gadgets have you covered!