Q4 is when great thinks will happen on the IT market.
Companies want to bring their new tech products in stores before the winter holidays, so consumers expect new and exciting products from Apple, Microsoft, Samsung, Nintendo and Amazon.
It remains to be seen if these new tech products manage to live up to the expectations.
So, below you can find out which are the most anticipated tech products people are looking forward to this fall.
1. iPhone 5
The iPhone 5 is by far the most anticipated device of Q4. According to rumors, the iPhone 5 will arrive with a better battery and operating system, but also with a bigger screen and a thinner body.
The phone will arrive on September 21, 2012.
2. iPad Mini
The new Apple tablet, unofficially named “iPad Mini” will pack a screen of 7 or 8 inch. The price will be around $200 so it will compete with the Nexus 7 and Kindle Fire.
The iPad Mini will arrive in September of 2012.
3. Microsoft Surface Tablet
The Microsoft Surface tablet is Microsoft’s first attempt to create a tablet. The Redmont giant provided no details about the technical specifications of the tablet or it’s price, but rumor has it that it will have almost the same price as the Apple iPad.
Microsoft Surface will come with a magnetic cover which will also act as a keyboard and Microsoft will release it on October 26, 2012.
4. Nintendo Wii U
Wii U will be the descendant of the popular Nintendo Wii console. The console will arrive with an improved pad which allows gamers to play some games even when the TV is turned off.
The Wii U will arrive in December of 2012.
5. Amazon Kindle Fire 2
There are many rumors about the new Kindle Fire tablet. Rumor has it that it will come with the same screen size but with a better resolution. But some rumors also say that it will come with a bigger screen.
The new Kindle will arrive with quad core processor and a modified Android version. The price should be the same as the price of the previous model.
Release date is unknown at this time.
6. Windows 8
Windows 8 is the most anticipated release from Microsoft this year.
The operating system will have four versions: Windows 8, Windows 8 Pro, Windows 8 Enterprise and Windows RT.
Also, it will include Xbox Live, Internet Explorer 10, new log in methods. The new OS will arrive on September 26, 2012.
7. Pebble Watch
These watches can sync with your personal smartphone through Bluetooth and will offer control over music, running time and distance. Pebble will come with other applications that will show you the Caller ID, email notifications, calendar or messages from Facebook or Twitter.
It will arrive in September, 2012.
8. Quad Core Smartphones
It is estimated that quad core processors will be standard on smartphones by the end of the year. A quad core processor will make our phones faster, will improve graphics and battery autonomy.
Most quad core smartphones will arrive on the market by the end of 2012, just in time for the winter holidays.