CES 2021: The Biggest Announcements and Reveals | IGN

CES 2021 will arrive on schedule, starting on Monday, January 11, and continue through Thursday, January 14. But instead of the usual grandiose trade show at the Las Vegas Convention Center, it’ll be going fully online as a virtual event. With almost 2,000 exhibitors and a plethora of streams coming from tech companies all around the world, it’s a show that can easily become intimidating to keep up with, even when watching from the comfort of home. As such, we’ll be going over how to watch and rounding up some of the biggest and best announcements from the show so you don’t miss a beat.

Nvidia’s GeForce RTX 3060

Nvidia also announced the GeForce RTX 3060, a new mid-range GPU to complement the current RTX lineup. It will be available in late February starting at $329.

Nvidia’s GeForce RTX Mobile Processors

Nvidia revealed its lineup of mobile processors that will be coming to gaming laptops. The GPUs include the Ampere RTX 3080, 3070, and 3060. Nvidia also showed three laptops, each powered by one of the processors.

AMD’s Ryzen 5000 Mobile Processors

AMD announced its lineup of Ryzen 5000 mobile processors for laptops: The Ryzen 7 5800U, Ryzen 9 5900HX, and Ryzen 9 5980HX.

Intel’s 11th Gen H Processors

Intel announced the first three of the 11th gen H processors for its next-gen gaming laptops. These new processors will essentially enable the RTX 3000 series of cards and DDR4 3200MHz/DDR4x 4266MHz memory to run faster and more efficiently. They also support Thunderbolt 4 ports and faster Wi-Fi connections.

OtterBox Partners With Xbox For Gaming Accessories

OtterBox and Xbox announce a lineup of gaming accessories, including an Xbox controller shell, a phone clip for mobile gaming, a heat-dissipating case, a controller carrying case, and a smartphone screen protector.

Arcade1Up’s Pong, Dragon’s Lair, and Killer Instinct Cabinets

Arcade1up announced it will be adding new Pong, Dragon’s Lair, X-Men, and Killer Instinct arcade cabinets to its lineup. The Pong machine comes in the form of a 4-player pub table and includes 8 Atari games. The Dragon’s Lair machine is a more traditional cabinet and comes with Dragon’s Lair, Dragon’s Lair 2: Time Warp, and Space Ace. The X-Men machine is a 4-player cabinet that comes with three Marvel games, including the X-Men arcade game from 1992. The Killer Instinct cabinet is a 2-player machine that comes with Killer Instinct, Killer Instinct 2, and Battle Toads Arcade. Both the X-Men and Killer Instinct cabinets allow for Wi-Fi connection so you can take on friends locally and online.

LG’s G1 and C1 OLED TVs

LG announced a G1 and C1 series is coming to its 2021 lineup of televisions. The G1 series features an OLED Evo technology that aims to bring a brighter, more vibrant picture alongside a thinner panel display. LG also added to its lineup of CX televisions with the C1 series, coming in sizes ranging from 48″ to 83″. Both series will have the new Alpha 9 Gen 4 AI processors which promise to enhance sound and audio using deep learning, and AI Picture and Sound Pro which improve picture and sound quality.

Acer’s Nitro XV282K KV Gaming Monitor

Acer revealed the Nitro XV282K KV, a 28″ 4K gaming monitor with HDMI 2.1 support which makes it a great option for console gaming.

Lenovo’s LaVie Mini Laptop

Lenovo revealed the LaVie Mini Laptop, a “pocket-sized” Windows PC that comes with attachable wireless controllers similar to the Nintendo Switch.

TCL’s 8K 6-Series QLED TVs

TCL announced its upcoming line of 6-series QLED televisions will support 8K and feature an enhanced AiPQ engine for 8K image upscaling.

Sony’s A90J OLED TV

Sony is adding the A90J OLED television to its lineup, featuring a brighter display thanks to aluminum sheet lamination that allows for cooling, a new UI built on Google TV, and the Cognitive Processor XR which uses AI and machine learning to provide enhanced sound and picture.

Samsung Consumer MicroLED TV

Samsung announced their MicroLED TVs are now available in 88” and 99” sizes. Initially announced back in December 2020 in 110” and requiring professional installation, the new MicroLED sizes allow for out-of-box, regular mounting like traditional TVs.

Samsung Neo QLED TV

From Samsung’s new line of TVs comes the Neo QLED. Featuring a thin 0.9mm frame, an AI-driven Quantum Processor, and new LED light source technology, Samsung says the Neo QLED aims to deliver more immersive sound and display, and a more refined backlight experience.

Make sure to check back once CES 2021 kicks off as we’ll be continuously updating our roundup with the biggest and best news from the show.

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