Work Life / April 2016 Tech Gadgets Roundup

April 2016 Tech Gadgets Roundup

Work Life Mar 27, 2016

Step into spring with some fabulous new tech gadgets released this month.

Price: $1,200 US

Features: The screen size is 6-6.2" and the display will be a detailed 4K foldable display. The phone comes equipped with a 30 MP primary camera and a 16 MP front-facing camera. There is 8 GB RAM of memory and different amounts of storage ranging from 16 GB all the way up to 256 GB. The battery power is expected to be 4500 mAh with the latest charging technology. Plus, the processor will be a Snapdragon Qualcomm octa-core 2.9 GHz processor. The phone will be dustproff and shockproof and include a barometer, a compass and a thermometer.


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Price: Approximately $400 US

Features: The phone will run on the latest version of Android and has a 5.5” screen with 1080 x 1920 FHD resolution. The processor will be a Snapdragon 820 chipset with quad-core CPU and Adreno 530 GPU. There's a 16 MP rear camera and a 8 MP front camera. The memory features include 4 GB RAM and 32 GB internal storage.

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Price: Approximately $400 to $450 CDN

Features: The phone will run on the latest version of Android and has a 5.4-5.7” screen and a powerful Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 chip. There will be 3 GB of storage and a 5 MP front camera as well as a 21 MP rear camera. One of the most interesting features of this phone is it comes equipped with a heat pipe that will remove the issue of an overheating phone and thereby increase the phone’s power. Other modern features include fingerprint sensors.

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Price: $599 to $729 US

Features: The screen size of this tablet is 9.7” and the resolution is 2,048 x 1,536 pixels. The tablet includes a feature known as “True Tone,” which means the lighting in a room determines the white balance of the screen. The tablet comes equipped with an A9X processor and M9 coprocessor. There is a 12 MP rear camera and a 5 MP front camera. The cameras can record 4K videos and include the “Live Photos” feature. Plus, the memory of the tablet includes storage capacities of 32 GB, 128 GB and 256 GB. The battery is expected to provide 10 hours of usage. Lastly, some interesting features include the fingerprint compatible “Touch ID” and a stylus “Apple pencil.”

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Maresah Dharmoo

Maresah Dharmoo


Maresah (@sah_mare) our guest tech expert is a University of Toronto graduate with a double major in Political Science and English. She has an ever-present passion for journalism and she loves staying updated on all things tech. Maresah also loves karate, reading, running and sight-seeing. Check her...


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