Editors’ Choice: The Most Exciting Innovations and Must-Have Products from CES 2024

ZDNET’s team explored CES 2024 to uncover the most revolutionary new technology and exciting products. They have a variety of lists, spanning from the best TVs, laptops, robots, headphones, mobile accessories, and more. We also highlight the best innovations and devices that might influence future technologies. Here are some top picks from CES.

Samsung S95D OLED: Best TV
The Samsung S95D OLED TV unveiled a glare-free display that offers intense colors and excellent dynamic range, making it suitable for bright rooms. This TV is set to launch this spring for around $2,500.

Lenovo ThinkBook Plus Gen 5 Hybrid: Best laptop
Lenovo’s new ThinkBook Plus Gen 5 Hybrid is the world’s first 2-in-1 Windows PC and Android tablet. It automatically converts into the Android operating system when detached from the keyboard, and the keyboard portion can be connected to an external monitor.

TimeKettle X1 Interpreter Hub: Best AI device
The TimeKettle X1 offers real-time translations in up to 40 languages, with no latency and high accuracy. It includes a screen that displays transcriptions of conversations and two earbuds for real-time translations during one-on-one conversations.

MSI Claw: Best gaming device
MSI’s first gaming handheld features the latest Intel Core Ultra processor, ergonomic design, and USB-C Thunderbolt support for external monitor use. It will start at $699 and launch later this year.

Minitailz Smart Dog Collar: Best tech accessory
The Minitailz Smart Dog Collar tracks a dog’s heart health, activity, appetite, and location, while detecting early symptoms of heart disease. This innovation won a CES 2024 Innovation Award.

Holoconnect Holobox: Best innovation overall
The Holoconnect Holobox allows holographic video calls with near-zero latency. It’s available for consumer use, and Google even showcased Android characters using the Holobox at CES 2024.

TCL 115-inch QD-MiniLED TV: Best TV innovation
TCL announced its 115-inch QD-MiniLED TV that offers excellent dynamic range and sharp colors. This ultra-premium purchase will likely cost around $20,000.

Rabbit: Best AI innovation
Rabbit’s R1 is a pocket device that can perform a wide range of tasks, creating competition for large tech companies to match its capabilities.

Sony XR headset: Best VR/AR innovation
Sony’s XR headset, developed in partnership with Siemens, aims to help professionals accelerate product development and create spatial content experiences. It’s not aimed at general consumers but at professionals, engineers, and designers.