Here are 10 innovations that have set benchmarks for slim and sleek writes Siti Syameen Md Khalili
Mojo Power Card Wallet II
1.Despite being only 5.08mm thick, this portable power pack has 1500mAh worth of battery juice. Works with Apple devices, selected Blackberry, HTC and Motorola devices, Nokia smartphones as well as a host of other USB-enabled portable devices.
2.At only 6.65mm, this smartphone features 4.3 AMOLED plus touchscreen, 1.5GHz dual-core processor, 8MP camera, 1GB RAM and 16GB storage. It also comes with Android 4.0 and support for high definition files capture and playback capabilities.
Phosphor World Time Sport
3.E Ink display on watches is pretty cool, but this model is packaged in a curved formfactor that is 9.3mm at its thickest point. Offering touch lens (finger swipe) operation, this water resistant watch features dual time display setting and calendar function.
Toshiba Portege Z930
4. At 1.12kg, this ultrabook measures 31.6 x 22.7 x 1.59cm (rear) but its frontal profile tapers down to less than 1cm, or more accurately, 0.83cm. This sleek model has the latest Intel processor and Windows OS, along with SSD storage, HDMI and USB 3.0 connectivity, fingerprint reader and battery that lasts up to eight hours.
LG 55-inch OLED TV
5. The product weighs 10kg but the TV has carbon-fibre reinforced polymer and white, red, green and blue (WRGB) technology to reduce its display thickness to just 4mm.
Toshiba Excite 10 LE
6. At 7.7mm, this Android-based tablet offers a 10.1 inch TFT active matrix LED display coupled with 5MP rear and 2MP front cameras on the outside. It also comes with Texas Instrument OMAP4430 processor, 1GB SDRAM, and GPS functionality. In spite of its thin design, it still packs in a microSD expansion slot.
HTC One S
7. Only 7.8mm thin, this Android smartphone comes with 4.3-inch AMOLED display along with dual-core processor, 16GB internal storage and 8MP camera. With support for multimedia in high-definition format, this product is further enhanced with the HTC Sense user interface. Thin, yet solid enough for single-hand operation.
Verbatim Ultra-Slim Bluetooth Keyboard
8. A stylish accessory for tablets and other Bluetooth-enabled devices, this keyboard with rechargable built-in battery offers mobility and comfort for users who need to work on-the-go. Only 5.08mm thick, the keys include controls for music, power off and device locking.
Cruzer Pop USB Flash Drive
9. Available with capacities of 8GB to 32GB, this flashy flash drive measures only 3.78mm to fit in your wallet. Comes with 128-bit AES encryption and SanDisk SecureAccess software.
Planon SlimScan SS100
10. For scanning receipts, business cards and other small documents, this handy 300dpi scanner measures 50 x 86 x 3mm to fit in your wallet or tote. Running on rechargeable lithium polymer and interfaces using USB, the SlimScan delivers softcopy in JPG format with ease.