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Mobile World Congress 2017

Today I am here to summarize the mega event, MWC 2017. The event started on 27th February and it will end on 2nd March, 2017.  Mobile World Congress is the world’s biggest event for the mobile industry, organised by the GSMA and held in the Mobile World Capital Barcelona. The gigantic tech show is a chance for new gadgets to be unveiled. As the event is currently happening it's high time to share you all with the latest launches, news and reports of the bizarre developments presented at MWC 17. This year, the event has been a mix of old and new i.e their were some latest technologies as well as few reboots.

While LG, Sony, Samsung and Motorola presented the latest in phone technology, Nokia decided to reintroduce its 3310 with a few upgrades to the device. Along with Nokia, BlackBerry too made its return to the market this year with the new KEYone handset. Below is the quickest review of all the happenings of MWC 2017.

BlackBerry

BlackBerry has licensed its name to Chinese company called TCL Communications and has made its return with KeyOne, which runs on Google's Android OS. The set features the 4.5" touch screen along with a keyboard. The KeyOne has a 12-megapixel rear camera and quick charging technology which will charge  the phone to 50% in approximately 36 minutes.

BlackBerry Keyone


LG

LG presented LG G6 at the conference. The major selling point of this handset is its display, offering an ultra wide-screen aspect ratio and cinematic viewing experience. The LG G6 is a plus-sized device with a 5.7" display and an aluminium and glass body with a metal frame wrapped around the perimeter of the phone and soft matte finish, rounded corners and perfectly flat back. It has dual 13MP rear cameras, one with a 125-degree wide-angle lens, allowing users to switch between standard and wide-angle settings and capture panoramic shots. It has a non-removable 3,300mAh battery. The phone comes in Black, Platinum and White. The LG G6 comes with a Qualcomm Snapdragon 821 processor, 4GB of memory and a choice of 32GB or 64GB of internal memory, which is expandable up to 2TB with a MicroSD card.

LG G6

Samsung

Samsung stole its show by dropping an official date for the Galaxy S8 launch. However Samsung has denied any launch of S8 or S8 Edge any sooner, still it somehow succeeded to make the S8 the star of the show by teasing what is yet not confirmed but definitely is its new flagship. In its conference, Samsung put up an image that said: Unbox your Phone and an event is going to take place both in London and New York for a new Galaxy on 29th of March.

Tab S3
Samsung reveals Galaxy Tab S3 with a 9.7-inch display and a 4K-capable resolution. The tablet is a much lighter tablet at 429g and 6mm thing, one that has 32GB of on-board memory, uses USB Type-C and a 9.7-inch display, a lovely 2048 x 1536 QXGA spec along with a old school pencil look alike S-Pen.


Mobile president DJ Koh said: "At Samsung, we are committed to expanding the boundaries of the mobile and computing experience by providing best-in-class products that satisfy mobile users' diverse needs and demands."

Samsung also revealed a new hybrid device called the Galaxy Book an update of the Tab Pro S, which comes in two screen sizes - 10.6 and 12 inches, with a dual-core Intel Core i5 at 3.1GHz, runs Windows 10 and is equipped with a keyboard folded into the case to replicate a laptop setup. This device comes with a S-Pen too.

Sony

Sony launched four phones at MWC this year.

1.Sony Xperia XA1

Xperia XA1 comes with a 6" screen and 23MP rear camera and 8MP front camera too. The screen is 1080p and it has internal memory of 32 GB with 3GB of Ram on board and supports microSD card up to 256GB.

2.Sony Xperia XA1 Ultra

The Sony Xperia XA1 Ultra is a similar phone with 16MP camera on the front instead of 8. The screen is 1080p and it has internal memory of 32 GB with 4GB of Ram on board and it too supports microSD card up to 256GB.

3. Sony Xperia XZ Premium

The Sony Xperia XZ Premium is Sony's flagship. The XZ Premium has internal memory of 64 GB with 4GB of Ram and it supports microSD card up to 256GB. The phone comes with 19MP rear camera and 13MP front camera It uses a Snapdragon 835 chipset, has a sizeable 5.5-inch 4K display with HDR, Android 7.1.1 with top-end water resistance as well.


 4. Sony Xperia XZs

The Sony Xperia XZs is not the company's flagship but it's not a mid-range model either. The screen is Full HD and 5.2 inches in size and it uses the Qualcomm Snapdragon 820. it comes with two range on internal memory, one with 32 GB and 4 GB RAM - G8231 and other with 64 GB and 4 GB RAM - G8232. It too has 19MP rare and 13MP front cameras.

Nokia

However, the most exciting news at MWC so far is Nokia's return of 3310. Presenting its salient point, Nokia called 3310 the "most meme-ed phone in the world". Click here to read about the rest of the detail >> NOKIA 3310 RETURNS!! 


Huawei

Huawei and Pantone spent quite a long time telling exactly their inspiration for the distinct colors of the new P10 smartphones. The P10's standout feature is its camera system. Building in the success of the P9's Leica dual-lens rear camera, the P10 features an upgraded Leica dual camera with a 12MP color sensor and 20MP monochrome sensor, designed to capture detailed facial features.It comes with a slim metal body with a matte "sandblast" finish and rounded edges and in two different sizes.

It has been the most wild Mobile World Congress so far, and it is still happening. I will keep updating this article timely.



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