And it is that despite the limitations, threats of recession and other operational complexities, manufacturers such as Amazon, Samsung, Apple or Google tried to maintain their position in the market with the launch and update of certain gadgets that simply sought to get the caste out. in the middle of a year full of challenges.
Fewer gadgets, greater sustainability and better optimization of resources was perhaps the trend that marked the industry this year, with a view to reactivating the downward consumption left by the post-pandemic scenario.
According to GFK, the value of the global Technological Consumer Goods (TCG) market decreased by 5.5 percent during the first half of this year, compared to the same period in 2021, to reach 413 billion. Dollars.Despite the scenario, it is fair to recognize that during these twelve months an arsenal of new gadgets was presented that, at least, led us to consider opening the bag to add it to our geeky portfolio.
In this vein, we still have time to get hold of one of these new generation devices, and thus give ourselves a technological pampering as we close this 2022 and start 2023 that promises many surprises in the tech field.
The best gadgets of 2022
In this way, from Unocero we have made a list of the devices that most caught our attention and that can easily be considered some of the best of the year considering their design proposal, features or simply having the potential to revolutionize a category. Additionally, we give you some options so that you can make them yours before the end of the year.
It is important to mention that we will only consider those devices available for sale in Mexico, which are presented without any specific order.
Apple Watch Ultra
It is the flagship model of the new generation of Apple smartwatch, which stands out for being the first to adopt a usability mode for left-handed people.
With resistances up to 100 meters underwater, a 60-hour battery life, a 200-hit brightness screen, built-in GPS, and capabilities to connect via an LTE network, it is available for sale from the Apple and Amazon websites with an initial price of 19 thousand 999 pesos, with the option to pay months without interest.
FUJI instax mini Evo
Ideal for lovers of nostalgia, but who do not despise advances in technology. This camera stands out for being hybrid both in design and in operation. With a look reminiscent of old analog cameras, it offers exposure settings, 10 lens effects, and 10 film effects.
The most interesting thing is that it allows you to save photos, make settings and decide when to print from your smartphone using the dedicated app.
Its price is now down by almost 300 pesos and you can buy it in 6 months interest.
Motorbike Edge 30 Ultra
It stands out for a particularly powerful photographic section with a 200-megapixel main sensor, a 50-megapixel wide angle, and a 12-megapixel macro, to which is added a 60-megapixel selfie camera.
Nothing Phone 1
Perhaps one of the most anticipated gadgets or rather smartphones of the year that landed in the Mexican market in black color and two storage options: 8 GB +128 GB and 8 GB + 256 GB.
Nothing’s first smartphone is one listed within the mid-range, which really stands out for a disruptive design that has tried to set a new trend in the sector.
In the official store of the brand, their starting prices are:
- Nothing Phone 1 of 8 GB + 128 GB: 12,999 pesos
- Nothing Phone 1 8GB +256 GB: 13,999 pesos7
Additionally, it can be obtained on Amazon for a similar price and a payment option of up to 6 months without interest.
Samsung Galaxy Fold 4
One of the standout foldables of the year that gained IPX8-certified water resistance and compatibility with the S Pen. Its camera is adorned with a wide angle of 50 megapixels.
In the manufacturer’s official store, its price starts at 48 thousand 999 pesos, with an option of up to 18 months without interest with participating cards. It is also possible to find it in stores like Amazon, where the price is similar, with the option of delivery the next day and up to 12 months without interest.
Sonos Sub Mini
An exciting proposition in the sound gadget market that delivers deep, dynamic bass without buzz, rattle or distortion thanks to dual 6-inch custom woofers, resulting in immersive sounds for the user.
In addition to being available in the official Sonos store for 10,499 pesos, this device ranks as one of the best sellers on Amazon, a store that offers a similar cost and the option to pay 12 monthly payments without interest.
The new flagship of the brand in terms of audio that stands out for its renewed design as well as a 30 mm driver that delivers more natural sound, improves audio clarity and bass reproduction. The truth is that the big update is an improvement in noise cancellation, which promises to be 50 percent better than its predecessor.
Within the Sony store, these headphones can now be obtained for 7,998 pesos, while on Amazon their price is less than 7,000 pesos with options of up to 6 months without interest.
xbox elite series 2
One of the gadgets that gave a lot to talk about among gamers. In addition to offering a large number of colors to choose from, and most of the external parts of the controller can be customized, the ability to customize the colors of the paddles, the zipper of the carrying case, and the Xbox logo, is one of the great “plus” of this controller, which right now has a 10 percent discount in its price and payment options to months without interest.
The iPhone 14 arrived this 2022 with features that could captivate anyone. Let’s just look at performance. We have that the regular iPhone 14 will use the same powerful A15 Bionic that we already have in the previous generation, although improved by being 18 percent faster.
From the official Apple store their prices are:
- 128GB – 20,999 pesos
- 256GB – 23,999 pesos
- 512GB – 28,999 pesos
However, like other gadgets and smartphones, it is also available on Amazon with some advantages such as free shipping for Prime users.
Valve’s big bet in the world of gaming is its portable PC, we are referring to the coveted Steam Deck. A console whose main differentiator is running games in the cloud thanks to the Steam game catalog it has.
Although through an external seller, this gadget is already being marketed in our country with a discount of just over 2,000 pesos with the option of deferring payment for up to 6 months without interest.