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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.

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.

Related: Lenovo Yoga Book Review

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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