Some cool and crazy gadgets never make it to our shores.

Here are a few sexy smartphones, tablets, cameras, and watches that you can't buy in the UK - so far.

We've also picked out four handsets that have Brits can get their hands on before Americans.

World's Smallest? Chobi Mini Digital Camera


There's small, and then there's really small. The Chobi camera, which measures a mere 1.7x11x.47inhas no problem fitting in the smallest of pockets. (It may get lost in there, though.)

This ultrasmall shooter captures still photos at 2048x536 resolution, and records video at 30 frames per second (fps) with a resolution of 1280x960.

It doubles as a voice recorder, as well, and has a MicroSD/MicroSDHC memory card slot.

Perhaps best suited for international spies (with really petite hands), Chobi seems an oddity in an era of ubiquitous mobile phone cameras.

Then again, this micro-cam is an instant conversation starter.

iPad Alternative? Eken-M0001 Android Tablet PC

This slate device is so affordable - a mere $140 (£92) - that it seems too good to be true.

The specs look pretty good: a 7in touchscreen display with 800x480 resolution, Android 1.6, a 600MHz WonderMedia ARM processor, 802.11b/g Wi-Fi, and 2GB of storage.

You can buy it only in Asia right now.

Unlike the hermetically sealed iPad, the Eken M001 has a plethora of ports, including an SD memory card slot that holds up to 32GB.

Naturally, an accelerometer lets you flip between portrait and landscape views. A featherweight at less than half a kilo, the M001 is easy to carry.

The big mystery is the battery life. We're betting that this bargain tablet won't rival the iPad's 10-hour life span.

NEXT PAGE: Seahope Ant Watch and the Moonse E-7001 Android tablet

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