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The Coolest 2018 Gadgets that Changed the Tech Game

2018 Gadgets

2018 had a load of cool gadgets and tech but some stood out more than others. These 2018 gadgets made us feel like we were living in the future we’d always dreamed about as kids. 2-2018 was the year of the RTX cards, Huawei’s greatest smartphone to date and of course Apple’s Watch Series 4 which upped the game when it came to personal fitness and heart health. But what was the best 2018 gadgets? We count them down;

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Huawei Mate 20 Pro

This is one of the best 2018 gadgets to be released in the mobile market. The Huawei Mate 20 Pro totally changed the game with its awesome display and camera capabilities, making it a mobile gamer and device-lover’s dream smartphone. It was a feature-packed device with some future tech like the under-screen fingerprint scanner and back-to-back wireless charging. It also features a premium design and is cheaper than the iPhone XR making it not only affordable but also great value for money. 

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Apple Watch Series 4

The Apple Watch Series 4 was an exciting new release for 2018. Many old Apple Watch wearers decided that the Apple Watch Series 4 is the perfect update, thanks to the new design which created the biggest display on an Apple Watch to date. The new electronic heart rate sensor, updated workouts and data collection processing makes it one of the best 2018 gadgets and one that’s definitely on my wishlist for Christmas. It was the biggest jump for the smartwatch across all brands and could be Apple’s best device the released this year. 

Dyson Cyclone V10 Absolute

Ok, so vacuum cleaners might seem like a weird choice for the best 2018 gadgets list. But bear with me here. Just like the Roomba became a phenomenon, the Dyson Cyclone V10 Absolute changes the game completely. For one, it’s more futuristic looking and less space-consuming than any vacuum cleaner you’ll ever see. It charges mounted to a wall, looks like a nerf or water gun, and packs the power to be the smallest cleaning product to also be the most effective. This thing will make you feel like you’re cleaning spaceships in the future.

Tiburn Enterprise Star Trek PC

Lenovo officially loves the geeks. First, the company gave Star Wars fans the Jedi Challenges – an AR gaming experience which included a headset and a Lightsaber to wield in real life. Now Star Trek fans (or Trekkies) have their time in the sun. Now, they gave us the awesome-looking and powerful PC.

The Tiburn Enterprise Star Trek is a PC coming soon from Lenovo that is constructed in the form of the iconic USS Enterprise starship from the Star Trek universe. Its cool build isn’t the only reason its one of the most exciting 2018 gadgets to be revealed, as its insides are pretty impressive too.

It will apparently ship with a Nvidia GeForce RTX 2080 GPU (which made it onto this list of cool 2018 gadgets in its one right), 9th Generation Intel® Core™ i9 Processors, 32GB of DDR4 memory, a 1 TB M.2 SSD, a 2 TB HDD and a mini projector.

GoPro HERO7 Black Action Camera

Like the Apple Watch Series 4, the new GoPro HERO7 is one of the best 2018 gadgets to receive a facelift. The GoPro HERO7 takes the adventure photography game to whole new and exciting level.

It captures your adventures with amazing detail thanks to the updated image stabilising technology called HyperSmooth, and it lives up to its name. It’s also completely waterproof without the need to buy an extra housing and takes 4K videos that seem unreal for such a compact camera. The GoPro HERO7 can also be controlled with your voice and has a direct live streaming feature that let’s you stream online without any hassles. The best gadget for all you vloggers. It is about time the HERO range got a facelift and the HERO 7 is everything it needed and more. 

GeForce RTX 2080 Ti

Thanks to Nvidia, gaming looked so much better this year. The GeForce RTX 2080 Ti delivers up to 6 times the performance of any of its predecessors thanks to the new RTX platform. The GeForce RTX 20180 Ti provides the power of real-time ray tracing to light up your games brilliantly with accurate reflection and much more. 

It’s one of the 2018 gadgets that the gamers in your life will love to get for Christmas and although it is very, very expensive, it also acts as a glimpse of things to come in the future for gaming visual performance. Although not many games support the RTX cards’ biggest features yet, we cannot wait until 2019 to see what comes out that will blow us away visually. 

Jaybird RUN Jet

Looking for truly wireless earphones that will stay secure and deliver great sound? These nifty wireless earphones are great thanks to their perfect fit, practical design and ability to customize their sound through a companion app.

2018 Gadgets

Each earphone acts like a button that lets you change music, turn off the sound and is just easy to use. In terms of sound, the device also packs quite a great internal speaker that brings life to your music. The Jaybird RUN Jet earphones might the best wireless earphones of 2018 and one of the best designed 2018 gadgets.

Basically, all of the 2018 gadgets on this list are a must-have for anyone who loves cool devices and fun tech toys to play around with and get good practical use out of, too.

Let us know below which devices are on your must-have list this year.

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Nastassja Robberts
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