High-tech product releases announced the week ending July 11 include Parrot’s Zik wireless audio headphones, the Motorola Atrix HD smartphone, Wacom’s Cintiq 24HD touch tablet, the Archos 97 carbon and the Samsung Galaxy Chat.
The world’s most advanced headphones
Parrot’s Zik wireless audio headphones were designed by renowned product designer Philippe Starck and come with a touch-sensitive panel, their own smartphone app and a motion detector. The Parrot Zik headphones are priced at $399 and are due for release in July.
An interactive pen and touchscreen display for artists
The Wacom Cintiq 24HD touch interactive pen display combines pen and multi-point touch input to ensure artists and designers can bring their creations to life in the digital world while working directly on the screen. The Cintiq 24HD touch is priced at $3699 and is expected to ship in August.
An Android tablet wrapped in brushed aluminum
The Archos 97 carbon tablet runs on Google’s Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich platform and is wrapped in a sleek brushed aluminum casing. It is priced at €249.99 and will be available from July.
A mid-range smartphone with high-end specs
The Motorola Atrix HD is packed full of interesting features yet won’t break the bank. The Motorola Atrix HD will launch on July 15 and is priced at $99.99 on a two-year contract.
An Android 4.0 device with a keyboard
The QWERTY keyboard is making a comeback on Samsung’s latest Android smartphone, the Galaxy Chat. The Galaxy Chat is due to hit stores in Spain from July before a wider roll-out in Europe, Latin America, Middle East, China, Southeast Asia, and Southwest Asia. No price has been announced.