What to expect from the biggest mobile phone event of the year?
The time of the year is now, when the greatest cell phone giants will showcase what they have to present for all the mobile phone lovers in the world. The countdown for Mobile World Congress 2017 has begun.
Gadgets freaks from all over the world has been waiting for this years Mobile World Congress since last year but before moving towards the topic, lets have a quick look on what truly Mobile World Congress is?
Mobile World Congress
Mobile World Congress is the world’s largest event of mobile companies in the world. It is an event takes place every year in which biggest gadget companies and service provider gather together and showcase their best production in front of the world.
Where does it takes place
Mobile World Congress takes place every year in the capital of Spain, Barcelona. Generally, there are two main city hosts Mobile World Congress and this year Mobile World Congress will be hosted by Fira De Barcelona, from 27th February to 2nd March 2017.
One of the best part about Mobile World Congress is that it is the biggest stage where the tech giants showcase their best to the world.
This year is also the same, In case if you are looking for a new phone, you are in a right place, we are going to give you a fair idea of what to expect from this years Mobile World Congress.
So, this is what Mobile World Congress 2017 will feature.
1. The return of the biggest player- Nokia
Arguably the most anticipated part about this year’s Mobile World Congress is the much anticipated return of the Nokia.
After making a cameo earlier this with Nokia 6 in china, Nokia officially confirmed that they are returning in the smartphone market with a launch in Mobile World Congress.
It is believed that Nokia is going to launch P1 in this year’s event. According to rumors, P1 is going to be the high end premium smartphone from the Nokia that will feature premium features such as 4GB RAM, Full metal finish, Snapdragon 430 and others.
2. HTC Ocean
There is no doubt that after the evolution of brands like Xiaomi, Lenovo, Moto, Oppo and Vivo, HTC has lost its spark and it has lost it terribly.
Mobile World Congress 2017 could be the shift around for HTC at it is going to launch a new phone called HTC Ocean, according to rumors, the best part about HTC Ocean, is that it is going to be the first smartphone from the company with no physical key on it, yes, it will run on your gestures and voice command.
3. Moto G5 and G5 Plus
Well, this is the one what I have been looking for. We already reported last year that Moto G5 will release in early next year.
The beast in the mid range segment, Moto will launch the next version of G series in this years Mobile World Congress.
After coming back in 2012, Moto’s G series has been a shift around for them. Moto will expect the same from its next installment.
It is confirmed that Moto G5 will feature a new modular design, same as Moto Z with high ending features in it.
4. Huaewei P10
Huaewei will be there too. One of the most decorated brands in the mobile industry will showcase their newest creation named P10.
Talking about the phone, it is believed that it will feature a curved screen with dual camera set up for photography fans.
5. LG G6/ Watch
There is nothing official about it but it is believed that LG is going to launch either a smart watch or another flagship phone in its G series named G6.
News about G6 is that it will feature same design as it has in G5 with upgraded features in it.
And as far as watch is concerned, there is no word on it but it will be a smartwatch for sure.
One of the most emerged player in the mid range segment, Xiamoi recently launched another installment of its successful series Redmi, Redmi note 4.
Although, there is no official word from the Xiaomi about being in the Mobile World Congress, but we are still expecting something from them.
7. Sony Xperia
Just like HTC, Sony has lost its spark in the emerging markets such as India, Brazil and China.
Mobile World Congress 2017, will witness the launch of 5 giants flagship phones from Sony Xperia series.
We are going to see 2nd generation phones from this series that will be high end device for its fan base.
8. Blackberry Mercury
One of the fallen brands Blackberry will also be attending this year’s Mobile World Congress.
One of the most renowned mobile phone brand from Canada will be showcasing its new device Mercury.
Blackberry labelled Mercury as the future of the smartphones in the world and it has reason to say so. Blackberry Mercury is going to the world’s first phone with a fingerprint sensor and a physical QWERTY keyboard.
No Mobile World Congress can be completed without interference of Samsung. The second biggest player in the market of mobile industry is going to feature in this year’s Mobile World Congress as well.
It is believed that Samsung’s much hyped S8 is going to headline the show. The next flagship device from the Korean company is believed to have Snapdragon 835 chipset with 4GB of Ram and 64 GB of Memory.
It will be interesting to watch, how Samsung will handle things after that Note 7 fiasco.
Above mentioned are just a glimpse of what you are going to get from this year’s Mobile World Congress. Apart from mentioned above, brands like Alcatel, Microsoft, Vivo, Meizu and other mobile brands will definitely shock us with something new and interesting.
Mobile World Congress is not just for Cellphones. It will also features Sports watch, VR, Power bank and other interesting things.
Mobile World Congress is just 2 weeks away now and we are going to keep you in touch everything related to this worldwide event.
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