China is catching up with the United States real fast when it comes to the country with the highest concentration of giant tech companies in the world. Against the US 11, the former has got 9 of the world’s top 20 tech giants, as stated in a chart from the annual report compiled by Kleiner Perkins Caufield and Byers partner Mary Meeker on internet trends. Looking at this technological feat by China, that it has earned the title, the world’s factory does not come as a surprise as more people all over the world keep expecting the country to churn out more cutting edge, affordable technology. Here are 5 gadgets coming from this country right now:
The 3D printing industry is among the most rapidly growing sector because there are huge applications and a lot of uses of 3D printing in several areas. Before now, 3D printers were costly, but their prices are significantly lower, thanks to a spike in quality yet affordable 3D printers, produced by Chinese brands, which have found their way into global markets.
If you are looking to purchase a budget 3D printer, then printers from Chinese manufacturers are ideal for you. You could go for the CR 10 3D Desktop Printer, designed by Creatlity3D. This popular DIY kit 3D printer comes with an all-aluminum frame. It has a large 300mm by 300mm by 400mm build volume as well as standard 0.4mm nozzle diameter, replaceable with 0.3mm/0.2mm. This product is offered as a kit and needs to be assembled; this will provide you with practical knowledge of how 3D printers work.
Another affordable 3D printer from China is Anet E12. It comes with large print size, and as a DIY kit, it requires assembling before it can start printing. You can complete this assembly in 4 easy steps within 10 minutes. This printer is made with aluminum alloy frame, providing stable and accurate prints. It will give a print size of 300mm by 300mm by 400mm. That is quite large considering its relatively lower price. Anet 12 supports multiple filaments.
The Xiaomi Mi Robot Vacuum 1st Generation makes use of Laser Distance Sensor in mapping out your home interiors. It is a high-tech 2-in-1 robot vacuum with an amazing capability for scanning its surroundings 360 degrees as well as 1,800 times in one second. Tracking its movements in real-time are the device’s 3 processors. The robot comes with a Simultaneous Localization and Mapping algorithm which it uses to estimate the most efficient route for cleaning.
Foldable Drone Tech
The DM95 VISITOR Foldable WiFi FPV RC Drone, recently released, is a cheaper alternative to the DJI Mavic Pro. With a size of 210mm by 210mm by 55mm, its entry-level camera drone is unfolded. The drone, which is App-controlled, sports a 2MP video camera and connects through Wi-Fi (the control distance of this feature is up to 500 meters). Other specs of this foldable drone tech gadget are, altitude hold, waypoints mode, G-sensor mode, headless mode, 360 flips, and so on.
Xiaomi Mi Notebook Pro
The Xiaomi Mi Notebook Pro is another quality tech gadget from China. This Xiaomi’s flagship laptop is powered by a 1.8GHz Intel Core i7 i7-8550U, features NVIDIA GeForce MX150 graphics, and has a 16GB RAM & 256GB SSD. It has a thin body design that looks like MacBook Pro. The device is a Windows 10 laptop, featuring fingerprint access as well as a 15.6” FHD display.
GSmade Spy Pen Hidden Camera
This Chinese gadget comes with impressive 2K video recording and provides a great video quality, considering its size. By making use of the GSmade Spy Pen Hidden Camera, you will be able to appear the least suspicious as you carry out your espionage. This device provides a nifty 32GB microSD card. But like most similar gadgets from China, their battery life is not as sturdy. Nonetheless, you would love this pen for its motion detection feature, which is triggered when you press the button 4 times. GSmade Spy Pen Hidden Camera works efficiently and even helps prolong battery life as it doesn’t do any recording when there is no motion.
Technology is always integrating into our everyday lives in diverse ways. We have now relied on these gadgets to do both basic and complex activities, whether they are home or work-related. Some of these devices can be quite expensive. Thanks to Chinese brands, you can now buy some gadgets at relatively lower prices, without compromising on quality.
In modern times, China is rapidly catching up with the United States as regards the number of tech giants that are concentrated in one country. Today, in most global markets, you will come across exciting gadgets from China, such as 3D printers, laptops, mobile phones, spy techs, vacuum cleaners, TVs, monitors, and a host of others — most of which are offered at comparatively lower prices.