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From the manufacturer Anker, its smart home brand “eufy” as well as from “Soundcore” and “Nebula” there are new products at the current Consumer Electronics Show (CES). In addition to smart doorbells, camera surveillance for the home and new vacuum cleaner robots, there is also a new mini projector with battery, a new 4K projector, a conference speaker and an MFi-certified LED flash for better photography with the iPhone. In the following I have listed the individual products and specs for you.
The Anker iPhone LED Flash is a photo flash that works with the corresponding main camera via the Lightning connector of the iPhone 11, 11 Pro and 11 Pro Max. According to the manufacturer, that helps MFi certified Equipment "when illuminating objects with twice the range and 2x the brightness". The battery should be enough for up to 10.000 pictures and the use (including as a stand-alone flash light) is also possible via a quarter-inch mount. From February 2020, the iPhone LED Flash should be available for EUR 49,99.
The Anker PowerConf is a mobile conference loudspeaker that uses six microphones to capture the participants' voices at a 360 ° angle at a distance of up to 8 meters. A light ring on the top indicates that the voice is being amplified from the direction shown. This "Smart Voice Enhancement" technology ensures, among other things, that ambient noise can be suppressed despite the large range. The battery-powered device should last 24 hours and be available from January 20, 2020 for EUR 99,99.
In addition to the accessories for iPhone photography and telephone conferences, there will be other announcements from Anker at CES 2020. From the area of smart home products that are sold under the brand name eufy, there is, for example, the "eufyCam 2" (now for 349,99 EUR)that have some improvements over the eufyCam 2C brings along. But also the "eufy security video doorbell", which will deliver a 1K resolution and 2020 ° wide-angle view from Q2 160. With battery operation it costs 199,99 EUR; wired only 169,99 EUR.
Not quite as exciting as a few years ago, but cordless vacuum cleaners and vacuum cleaner robots keep coming up with new innovations. Also from Anker's eufy brand, there will soon be the following models, which are currently being presented at CES 2020:
Three likewise newly presented products come from the other Anker brands “Soundcore” and “Nebula”. This includes a waterproof Bluetooth loudspeaker called "Soundcore Flare 2" with 12 hours of playtime, IP67 protection, LED lighting, connection of up to 10 loudspeakers for large rooms and available from January 20th for 79,99 EUR .
There are also the two projectors “Nebula Cosmos Max” with 4K, 1.500 ANSI lumens, Android 9, Dolby Digital Plus Surround Dimension for better audio and image adjustment - and “Nebula Apollo” with 480p, battery operation for up to 4 hours, Android 7.1 and also Dolby Digital Plus Surround Dimension for better audio. The projectors will be available for USD 1.699,99 (or USD 999,99 via Kickstarter) and EUR 399,99 in the future.
Jens has been running the blog since 2012. He appears as Sir Apfelot for his readers and helps them with problems of a technical nature. In his free time he drives electric unicycles, takes photos (preferably with his iPhone, of course), climbs around in the Hessian mountains or hikes with the family. His articles deal with Apple products, news from the world of drones or solutions for current bugs.