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Gear S3, ZenWatch 3 & Acer Predator X 21 – IFA 2016 Day 1

It’s nearly time for a stein or two of Berliner Pilsner, but before that Michael Passingham, Max Parker, Richard Easton and Tom Honeyands round-up the best bits from Day 1 at IFA 2016.

Michael’s highlights include the new Spin 7 and Swift 7 ultraportable laptops from Acer. Featuring the latest Intel Kaby Lake processors, USB Type-C and a premium design, Acer’s latest flagship thin and light notebooks will give the Apple Macbook, Dell XPS 13 and HP Spectre 13 a good run for their money.

Michael and Tom also got a quick glimpse at one of the most ridiculous gaming notebooks they’ve ever seen, the Acer Predator 21 X featuring the world’s first curved laptop display.

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Richard and Max have been busy testing the latest wearable tech from Samsung and Asus who have shown of the all new Gear S3 and Asus ZenWatch 3 smartwatches. They both feature a fully circular displays, improved battery life and offer a choice of wrist straps that will allow you to personalise them.

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That’s it for Day 1 at IFA 2016 here in sunny Berlin. Check back tomorrow as we continue our coverage and bring you all the latest tech news and hands-on previews from the show.

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