IFA 2017

IFA 2017: Order Volume of 4.7 Billion Euro Achieved

IFA 2017: Order Volume of 4.7 Billion Euro Achieved

7 Sep 2017 comment

IFA 2017 has attracted more than 253,000 visitors to Berlin, as the power of innovation and brands yet again turned the event into the world’s most important tradeshow for consumer electronics and home appliances. With more than half of all trade visitors coming from abroad, IFA Berlin provided a huge boost for both manufacturers and retailers in the crucial run-up to the holiday period, which runs from Thanksgiving in the United States all the way to Christmas and the New Year.

IFA 2017 in Photos: Fair that has something for everyone

IFA 2017 in Photos: Fair that has something for everyone

6 Sep 2017 comment

This year IFA is finished, it’s closed the doors this evening. When we look back in these almost eight crazy journalistic days at Berlin’s fairgrounds, it is the fair for everybody. You have here the consumer electronics like refrigerators, washing machines, coffee maker but also traditional gadgets like smart watches, smart bands, smartphones and of course TV sets from small to really extra-large.

Just look and see our special IFA Photo Gallery.

IFA 2017 Heithecker: Exhibitors are very satisfied at IFA in Berlin

IFA 2017 Heithecker: Exhibitors are very satisfied at IFA in Berlin

5 Sep 2017 comment

The biggest trade show in consumer electronics IFA will tomorrow close its doors for this year. More exhibitors, trade visitors from all around the world, journalists have been in Berlin for more than six days. Berlin was again this year the center of consumer electronics industry.

Bluetooth and Multiroom are Still Trending

Bluetooth and Multiroom are Still Trending

5 Sep 2017 comment

According to GfK's findings, published during the IFA show in Berlin, positive music experiences are becoming increasingly important to consumers. The demand for suitable products has been increasing accordingly, which is giving the industry a further boost.

IFA 2017: New Zipato partnership with Conrad Connect

IFA 2017: New Zipato partnership with Conrad Connect

4 Sep 2017 comment

On the biggest consumer electronics show, IFA in Berlin, Sebastian Popović, CEO of Zipato, exclusively confirmed for ICTbusiness.biz that Zipato has made a partnership with one of the biggest German retailers Conrad Connect. Zipato is a complete control and automation platform, Popović explained.

Qnovo Improves Battery Performance in LG V30 and Q6 Smartphones

Qnovo Improves Battery Performance in LG V30 and Q6 Smartphones

4 Sep 2017 comment

Qnovo announced that its QNI and QNS adaptive charging technology is included in recently announced LG Mobile's V30 and Q6 smartphones.

PC Gaming Still on the Rise

PC Gaming Still on the Rise

4 Sep 2017 comment

PC gaming hardware remained one of the most important drivers of growth for the computer and peripherals manufacturers in the B2C field in the first half of 2017 as well, according to GfK research unveiled at IFA show.

Alcatel Unveils New Smartphones in Berlin

Alcatel Unveils New Smartphones in Berlin

4 Sep 2017 comment

At the IFA 2017 show in Berlin Alcatel announced new smartphones. IDOL 5, IDOL 5S, A7 and A7XL bring very good performance and design in a lower and medium price range.

IFA 2017: New Smartphones From Wiko

IFA 2017: New Smartphones From Wiko

4 Sep 2017 comment

French company Wiko presented new smartphones at this years IFA show in Berlin. The View series brings premium design and lots of features from higher segments at affordable price.

IFA 2017: Lenovo Showcases New Interesting Devices

IFA 2017: Lenovo Showcases New Interesting Devices

3 Sep 2017 comment

At the biggest consumer electronics show, IFA 2017 in Berlin, Lenovo announced five new smart devices that unlock the power and potential of intelligent technology today – using artificial intelligence (AI), unleashing smart features and deploying augmented (AR) and virtual reality (VR).

IFA 2017: DT will continue to invest in fiber-optic network

IFA 2017: DT will continue to invest in fiber-optic network

3 Sep 2017 comment

At the opening of IFA 2017, Niek Jan van Damme, member of the Board of Management of Deutsche Telekom AG responsible for Germany, made a clear commitment to expanding the broadband network in Germany and explained the measures that have been taken so far. “I am very proud that we currently run the largest fiber-optic network in Germany, with approximately 455,000 kilometers of cables,” said van Damme. “Through our investment, we have succeeded in more than doubling the overall size of the network since 2007.” As a result of this expansion, Deutsche Telekom has gained more fiber-optic customers than any other European network operator, with approximately 8.2 million lines.

IFA 2017: Hangar18 awarded the EISA Best Buy Smartphone award for NOA H10le

IFA 2017: Hangar18 awarded the EISA Best Buy Smartphone award for NOA H10le

3 Sep 2017 comment

During the IFA fair held at Berlin, Hangar18 was awarded the EISA Best Buy Smartphone 2017 -2018 award at the gala evening in Hotel Kempinski Bristol. Mario Kralj, CEO, and owner of Hangar 18 recieved the award. In competition with other smartphone manufacturers such as Samsung, Huawei, Sony, Honor and LG, the Croatian firm situated in the town od Koprivnica has recieved a prestigious EISA Best Buy Smartphone 2017 - 2018 award for the NOA H10le smartphone. This smartphone offers the best value for money regarding price, design, components, performance, and functionality.

Deutsche Telekom Tests 5G in Real Life in the Berlin Center

Deutsche Telekom Tests 5G in Real Life in the Berlin Center

2 Sep 2017 comment

DT has gone live with a 5G connection at over two gigabit per second and a low latency of three milliseconds over a 3.7 gigahertz spectrum link on its commercial network in central Berlin.

LG Presents New Smartphone at IFA 2017

LG Presents New Smartphone at IFA 2017

2 Sep 2017 comment

LG took the wraps off their new mobile device, LG V30. The latest iteration of the company’s V series flagship smartphones was presented this week in Berlin at the IFA show.

IFA 2017: Sony Unveils Its New Innovations

IFA 2017: Sony Unveils Its New Innovations

1 Sep 2017 comment

At the IFA show in Berlin, Sony is set to showcase an array of its latest products. One day before the official start of IFA, Japanese company showcased its new products at a press conference.

What Does AI Mean for Consumer Devices?

What Does AI Mean for Consumer Devices?

1 Sep 2017 comment

IFA 2017, Europe’s largest technology trade show, kicked off today in Berlin with an array of consumer electronics companies that will show off their latest products and innovations. With artificial intelligence (AI) changing the way in which organizations innovate and communicate their processes, products and services, AI is expected to be a component in many of the announcements coming out of IFA.

IFA 2017: New Smart Devices From Lenovo

IFA 2017: New Smart Devices From Lenovo

1 Sep 2017 comment

Lenovo announced new smart devices that are using artificial intelligence, augmented and virtual reality. At the special event in Berlin they unveiled Mirage AR headset, Moto X4 smartphone, Tab 4 Home Assistant and Yoga 920.

Smart TVs Are Gaining Ground

Smart TVs Are Gaining Ground

1 Sep 2017 comment

According to GfK's findings for the global TV market on the occasion of IFA 2017, more and more consumers also want to access online video content on their television too, so they are opting to buy a Smart TV.

IFA 2017: New DJI Drones Showcased in Berlin

IFA 2017: New DJI Drones Showcased in Berlin

1 Sep 2017 comment

DJI, the world's leader in civilian drones and aerial imaging technology, has introduced two new drones, the Mavic Pro Platinum and Phantom 4 Pro Obsidian and announced the 'Sphere' mode for the Spark at IFA 2017 in Berlin.

Record Global Demand for Smartphones and Wearables in 1H17

Record Global Demand for Smartphones and Wearables in 1H17

31 Aug 2017 comment

Smartphones are again the powerhouse in the area of technical consumer goods. In addition to a new record in global demand for smartphones in the first half of 2017, the average selling price (ASP) also increased.

Will the Launch of New Wearables at IFA Drive Consumer Purchases?

Will the Launch of New Wearables at IFA Drive Consumer Purchases?

31 Aug 2017 comment

IFA 2017, Europe’s largest technology trade show is a chance for companies to exhibit their existing and upcoming products. Although wearables are among the most-hyped devices in the run-up to the event, adoption is still in the early adopter phase. Roberta Cozza, research director at Gartner, shared her views on what announcements she expects from device manufacturers, and what vendors need to do to stimulate the wearables market.

Panasonic Presents New Products, Technologies and Innovations at IFA 2017

Panasonic Presents New Products, Technologies and Innovations at IFA 2017

31 Aug 2017 comment

At a press conference, held yesterday in Berlin, Panasonic announced its latest products, tehnologies and innovations that will be presented at IFA. Under the motto ‘A Better Life, A Better World’, the company showcased some of its products that will hit the sotres later this year.

IFA And NAPCO Media Enter Partnership

IFA And NAPCO Media Enter Partnership

31 Aug 2017 comment

IFA, the world’s largest consumer electronics show, and NAPCO Media have entered a partnership that will offer consumer electronics and home appliances brands platform to connect with retailers.

Samsung Presents The New Normal Campaign at IFA 2017

Samsung Presents The New Normal Campaign at IFA 2017

31 Aug 2017 comment

Samsung showcased its latest consumer products and technology in Berlin that are, the company claims, helping make the impossible tomorrow’s ‘new normal’. During its press conference the Korean giant highlighted its focus on the craftsmanship and connectivity of its products, along with partnerships that are enabling its technology to rapidly set new standards.

IFA 2017 is Fully Booked

IFA 2017 is Fully Booked

30 Aug 2017 comment

With 1,823 exhibitors and 159,000 square meters of sold-out show floor, IFA confirms its role as the leading showcase for the global technology industry. IFA 2017 will host not only more innovation and product launches than any previous event; it also presents more digital lifestyle products in one place than any other show worldwide.