The International Forum IFA 2019 opens in Berlin on 6 September. This is one of the most significant events in the world of electronics. The largest manufacturers of such products present their products there annually. This year was no exception. The exhibition stands already have gadgets developed by engineers from Huawei, Samsung, Sony, Acer, Philips, Panasonic and many others. This review will focus on products from Alcatel, Energizer and Sennheiser.
The devices under this brand were shown by TCL. Among them were presented a smartphone with a triple camera module, a budget mobile phone on Android Go and an inexpensive tablet for the whole family with a stand and stereo speakers.
The Alcatel 3X has a 6.52-inch display with a resolution of 1600 x 720 pixels and a small teardrop notch for the front camera. Its rear panel houses three main camera sensors and a fingerprint scanner. The main lens here is equipped with a 16MP sensor, an 8MP wide-angle lens and a 5MP depth sensor.
The selfie camera is equipped with an 8 megapixel sensor. The basis of the hardware filling of the product is the MediaTek Helio P23 processor with eight cores. He is assisted in his work by 4/6 GB of RAM and 64/128 GB of built-in memory. Expand the capabilities of the built-in storage with microSD cards.
This unit will start selling in black, green and pink cases starting at $ 165. This is how much the modification with the 4/64 GB memory version will cost.
The second product of the company is Alcatel 1V. This is a smartphone from the budget price segment. Its price is $ 87. For this money, users will receive a Go-version of the Android 9 operating system, which has been optimized to work with low-power devices.
It is equipped with a 5.5-inch display with a resolution of 960x480 pixels, an eight-core Unisoc SC9863A processor, 1/2/3 GB of RAM, and 16 GB of storage. There is also a 16 GB drive, a 2460 mAh battery and two cameras (main and front) with the same resolution - 5 megapixels. They support AI and night mode.
The device will be sold in black, blue, gold and pink cases.
Tablet Alcatel Smart Tab 7 received a 7-inch screen with a resolution of 1024x600 pixels, front stereo speakers and a stand at the back. An interesting nuance of this gadget is the presence of a special child mode, which allows you to restrict children's access to content prohibited for them.
All the hardware of the device is managed by the MediaTek MT8167B chipset with 1.5 GB of RAM and 16 GB of internal memory. Its battery has a capacity of 2580 mAh. The cost of new items will be $ 87. It will go on sale soon.
Energizer is just trying its hand at producing smartphones and mobile devices. Therefore, its products are not distinguished by solid functionality and powerful hardware stuffing.
Only two push-button telephones will be presented at the exhibition in the pavilion of this company. They have KaiOS installed as their operating system. Then there is YouTube, Google Maps and WhatsApp.
The products are named Energizer E241 and E241S. Outwardly, they cannot be distinguished. Both have 2.4-inch color displays. The second device can work in 4G networks. For the autonomy of these gadgets, a 1800 mAh battery is responsible. Its capabilities are enough for six days of continuous work or 28 hours of telephone communication. Two cameras are responsible for photo capabilities, but nothing is reported about their characteristics.
Both devices support Google Assistant, for which they have a dedicated key. The gadgets have received a three-year warranty and will be sold in two-color cases: black and blue. The E241 costs € 29.99 and the E241S € 34.99.
Renowned speaker manufacturer Sennheiser will showcase Momentum Wireless full-size wireless headphones. They are equipped with Active Noise Cancellation (ANC) to block out all external noise when listening to music. This functionality allows you to listen to the necessary information, if necessary. With its help it is possible, for example, to communicate with someone without removing the device.
At the same time, when an incoming call arrives, the user will be notified by vibration. To control the gadget, buttons were placed on its body that allow you to control playback and volume without contacting the player or smartphone. It is also possible to use the services of a voice assistant using a separate key.
A nuance of the model is the lack of a power button. It turns on automatically when unfolded and off when folded.
Sennheiser's Smart Control app allows you to control noise canceling, change modes, and customize the equalizer. The Tile service helps you locate your headphones.
The manufacturer claims that the gadget can work offline for 17 hours. Connection is carried out using Bluetooth 5.0, there is support for the aptX codec.
Momentum Wireless is available for 399 € in black. Sales of headphones in white cases will begin in November.
The Topic of Article: IFA 2019: devices from Alcatel, Energizer and Sennheiser.