Taking place every 12-months in Barcelona, the Mobile World Congress is a perfect chance for new gadgets to be unveiled and tech giants from around the world take part to launch and present their brand new devices to the public. In this post we round-up the gadgets announced so far for you.
Both Nokia and BlackBerry make triumphant returns to the smartphone scene this year, with Nokia re-launching their iconic 3310 phone. LG and Huawei also have announced the launch of their new handsets, the G6 and P10 respcetively.
1. Nokia 3310 reboot
Who could forget the best loved mobile phone to date, the Nokia 3310. Released in 2000, the original Nokia 3310 sold 126 million units worldwide. The classic handset offered unbeatable battery life and a tough shell, which compared to smartphones is unbreakable.
The revamped version will have a colour screen but keep the original features such as the very popular game, Snake.
2. BlackBerry KeyOne
Another brand making a reappearance at MWC 2017 is BlackBerry. They brand has unveiled their new handset, the BlackBerry KeyOne. It runs on the Android operating system and will feature both a touchscreen and a full QWERTY keyboard- similar to that of the firm’s most popular devices.
3. LG G6
The LG G6 was unveiled yesterday at the conference, as predicted by many tech enthusiasts and industry experts.
The main selling point of the new handset is its display, which offers an ultra wide-screen aspect ratio and cinematic viewing experience, according to LG.
This plus-sized device has a large 5.7-inch display and a 125-degree wide-angle lens. This allows users to switch between standard and wide-angle settings and capture panoramic shots.
4. Huawei P10
Huawei’s new flagship device, the P10, was unveiled yesterday alongside the larger P10 Plus.
The P10’s standout feature is the camera system, building on the success of the previous handset, the P9. The P10 features an upgraded Leica dual camera, designed to capture detailed facial features.
5. Sony XZ Premium
Sony’s new XZ Premium has a 5.5-inch screen and takes over from the company’s 2015 flagship.
It boasts a 4K HDR display, advanced camera technology and a sleek design, described by Sony as a “glass loop” surface. The glass continues all the way around the device, with metal caps on the top and bottom.
So, there we have it, a round-up of the action from MWC 2017 so far. We can expect much, much more from the conference with it running till Thursday.
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