1. Asus MeMO 370T 7-inch tablet
It's bad news for those of you who were sold on this 7-inch slate offering from Asus, as the company has no plans to bring the powerful tab to the UK market. It seems the Transformer Prime-makers will focus their efforts on bringing the Asus Padfone phone/tabley hybrid to Blighty instead of the Ice Cream Sandwich tablet that packs a beefy Nvidia Tegra 3 Quad Core processor.
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You've seen the hottest gadgets on the planet but many of those sizzling entries look set to miss the UK this year. Here's the kit we hope lands sooner rather than later...
Whether it's CES or MWC, the major tech players continue to amaze us with the latest cutting-edge tech and then send us crashing back down to Earth by telling us we may never see it in the UK. While the wonder of the web means there is always a way to get your hands on something from the other side of the world, life would just be easier if we could grab it off the shelves ourselves.
With no UK releases in sight, for your viewing pleasure (or displeasure), we've picked the most impressive tech we wish were launching this year.