IFA 2013: What to expect

IFA 2013: What to expect
Tomorrow, Berlin will be transformed into the most awesome place on the globe. Or at least that's how hardcore tech enthusiasts will surely look at it. That's because the annual Internationale Funkausstellung event, or IFA, as we call it with a hint of excitement in our voice, will take place in the German capital. 

It is an event where both major and not-so-major electronics manufacturers show off their latest and greatest gadgets. And we're not talking only about washing machines and digital alarm clocks. At IFA, there is no shortage of mobile devices on display, including smartphones and tablets of all shapes and sizes. In fact, many companies choose to unveil their newest products during the expo, which is why the tech media is keeping a close eye on the event. 

But what smartphones and tablets might we see during IFA 2013? Well, that's a tricky question as not a whole lot is known until the very beginning of the event. Nevertheless, we can make some predictions based on all the evidence and leaks that have piled up so far.  

We're already in Berlin getting ready for a huge day tomorrow. Samsung is expected to unveil its Galaxy Note III, and Sony will bring the Xperia Z1 aka Honami. And that's just the beginning - take a look at all the new devices we expect to see right below, and stay tuned!



1. ajac09

Posts: 1482; Member since: Sep 30, 2009

lots of tablets and lots of phones we may never see beyond the note 3

13. james004

Posts: 486; Member since: May 15, 2013

you are forgetting all the washing mashines! :D /s

60. RoyalPayne

Posts: 458; Member since: Aug 07, 2013

Its XPERIA Z1 all the way!!! Note 3 will be good, but not Z1 good!

2. PapaSmurf

Posts: 10457; Member since: May 14, 2012

Note III!

34. rd_nest

Posts: 1656; Member since: Jun 06, 2010

There's a Note, and then we have the rest.

3. wicpromd

Posts: 266; Member since: Aug 20, 2013

Lol the List starts with SAMSUNG :D knew it.....

59. PunyPoop

Posts: 752; Member since: Jan 18, 2013

That's how PA rate the device.

4. yudi.nemesis unregistered

I can’t wait The best phone of 2013 from Sony to replace my GS2

39. rdemon

Posts: 50; Member since: Aug 23, 2012

Wow you still have a GS2. Catch up with the times man.

47. _god_

Posts: 47; Member since: Aug 13, 2013

I am also still using a galaxy s2 , problems ?

48. a961009

Posts: 120; Member since: Aug 04, 2011

I saw someone using Motorola Droid1.

52. raghu67

Posts: 32; Member since: Aug 23, 2012

GS2 is one of the best android phones... n is a capable one even today

5. 1113douglas

Posts: 200; Member since: Jul 04, 2013

Nothing will compare to the Note 3!

14. james004

Posts: 486; Member since: May 15, 2013

only if they skip away from that physical home buttons. makes phone look 3 years old.

24. Seo_Joo_Hyun

Posts: 65; Member since: Jul 14, 2013

Nokia Lumia 1520 ? HTC One MAX ? Sony Xperia Z Ultra ? they all have the same processor (S800) but the Lumia will take advantage over them cause of buttery smooth windows phone

25. LetsBeHonest

Posts: 1548; Member since: Jun 04, 2013

Dont think so... There wont be any notable difference. May be WP UI is fast & fluid on dual core processor but it needs almost same amount of raw power as for the android needed when it comes to running HD games/apps. And android(HTC one max,Z ultra) is also smooth on S800.

30. Seo_Joo_Hyun

Posts: 65; Member since: Jul 14, 2013

but remember Touch Wiz can ruin that smoothness

31. Seo_Joo_Hyun

Posts: 65; Member since: Jul 14, 2013

also i;d like to say that HD Games on the Lumia 920 run faster/smoother than Xperia Z with no frame drops but the Xperia Z has some frame drops you see , the Xperia Z has a S4 PRO Quad core while the Lumia 920 has S4 Dual Core

33. rd_nest

Posts: 1656; Member since: Jun 06, 2010


41. LetsBeHonest

Posts: 1548; Member since: Jun 04, 2013

I heard a lot of games lag on Lumia 920,some of my friends own 920. And I find out graphics on (some games) games are pretty low compared to iOS &android versions.when it comes to games gpu plays big part. When it have more pixel to process it needs more raw power.

42. Seo_Joo_Hyun

Posts: 65; Member since: Jul 14, 2013

i compared modren combat 4 nd the amazing spider man and i saw the Xperia Z lag

58. PunyPoop

Posts: 752; Member since: Jan 18, 2013

It's because of the resolution. Z and almost all of androids today has Full HD screen. It'll be a fair comparison if Nokia also has 1080p screens.

6. newbey123

Posts: 702; Member since: Mar 19, 2012

Come on HTC, I've been waiting for you all to unleash the HTC One Max. Hope they bring it to IFA!

7. lalalaman

Posts: 638; Member since: Aug 19, 2013

Phablets phablet everywhere.....gonna b amazing....these are the most anticipated phones of 2013.....finally here...exited :D

8. xperiaDROID

Posts: 5629; Member since: Mar 08, 2013

Sony Honami!

9. brrunopt

Posts: 742; Member since: Aug 15, 2013

A lot of windows tablets and convertibles

10. SonyPS4

Posts: 347; Member since: May 21, 2013

That white Honami looks elegant and classy

11. sam.7

Posts: 68; Member since: Jul 10, 2013

classy nokia! :)

12. BooBooooooo

Posts: 57; Member since: Aug 07, 2013

I expected x86 platform...

16. amilcarmz86

Posts: 95; Member since: Jul 09, 2013

honami all the way!

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