The Brands That Dominated The Social Media Conversation at #CES2012


The world’s greatest electronic gadgets show-2012 International Consumer Electronic Show (CES) kicked off on 9th January and lasted for 4 days. The show sees the entire tech world descend on Las Vegas. The largest consumer technology trade show in the world featured 2,700 exhibitors this year. It covers more than 140,000 attendees from across the globe. The biggest of all the technology companies are there to talk about their plans for 2012 and all eyes are on electronics manufactures as they reveal their latest and greatest products & gadgets.

Now that the CES 2012 is over, here is a quick look at which electronic brands and products received the most social media attention. The most mentioned brands were Samsung with 20,835 mentions, Microsoft with 19,668 mentions, and Sony with 18,849 mentions.

The brands with the most mentions were the ones that had significant spikes in conversation.

Here are some of the most talked about products at CES 2012

Some of the most talked about products at CES also received recognition from the Best of CES Awards 2012. The Nokia Lumia 900 which is Nokia’s first high-end Windows Phone was a buzzed item at CES. It received the most mentions and came away as the Best Smartphone and it was nominated for Readers’ choice at CES along with Samsumg Galaxy Note.

The Galaxy Note and Galaxy Tab 750 are Samsung’s latest Smartphone and Tablet. The Note comes along with stylus called the S Pen, which allows the user to use the Smartphone like a sketch pad. This feature has been getting favorable responses from CES attendees. Samsung’s 55 inch OLED (organic LED) TV – an answer to OLED TV offered by LG – is also getting quite few mentions. Intel caused some controversy with the demo of their Windows laptop – the Ultrabook. However, the Ultrabook also got quite a bit of positive coverage due to direct competition with Apple’s MacBook.

The other brands which got the notable coverage include Apple, which mentioned about Lenovo’s IdeaCentre A720, Panasonic for its partnership with MySpace on MySpace TV, Blackberry for its Playbook OS 2.0 and Toshiba for its Excite X10 tablet.

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