Starting from Monday 26th February & ending on Friday 1st March in Barcelona.
What will companies offer?
First & foremost we expect 5g technology to be the pivotal point of the whole event. Furthermore, it is expected that many smartphone giants will launch their new flagships at the event. Samsung Galaxy S9 is expected to unveil at the event. We can expect phones from other big brands like Nokia, Xiaomi, LG, Blackberry, Sony etc.
Furthermore the much talked about Qualcomm’s chip, Snapdragon 845 might be part of many upcoming phones.
Let’s look a little in detail what smartphone brands would have to offer at MWC 2018.
People are eagerly waiting for Samsung’s new device to launch at MWC 2018. In order to clear any doubts, Samsung has sent invitations with a huge number emblazoned, thus it is quite clear that Samsung will launch Galaxy S9, S9+.
The features of Samsung Galaxy S9 include:
The phone will be powered by the chipset Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 845 while the other variant will have homegrown Exynos 9810 chipset.
We can expect new camera technology as Samsung keeps focus on its camera. Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus will be packed with Sony IMX345 Sensor which means the camera features 12MP with aperture range like in DSLRs.
Fingerprint reader will be below the rear camera
We might see an increase in battery
Other than the launch of S9, Samsung might introduce a new version of the DeX docking station & the company will talk about its progress relating to 5G technology.
Last year Nokia relaunched its most popular phone, Nokia 3310. This year Nokia 9 is the most talked about phone yet to be released. Nokia 9 is supposed to have 5.5-inch QHD display and Snapdragon 835 chipsets. Leaks also suggest the bezel-less screen and vertically arranged camera of the phone.
Last year the KeyOne was a good addition to Blackberry. This year it is expected that Blackberry will introduce a couple of new phones. We can expect at least one of them to launch at the MWC 2018.
Huawei announced its Huawei Watch 2 at MWC 2017, we hope that the company will announce Huawei Watch 3 at MWC 2018. But currently, it is all just speculation.
Now things seem quite quiet when it comes to HTC. The company will launch its U12, but it might not launch at MWC 2018. We can expect the launch somewhere around March or April.
LG G7 might not launch at the show but rumor is that LG will launch an update new version of V30. It will have AI features & its name will probably be “V30+’α’”.
Xperia XZ Pro is the phone that will be launched by Xperia at MWC 2018. As per the rumors the phone will be powered by Snapdragon 845 & it will have 5.7-inch 4K display
Xiaomi Mi 7:
Xiaomi will launch some of its new smartphones at Mobile World Congress (MWC). In the upcoming tech-oriented event, Xiaomi is expected to launch its Mi Mix 2s along with Xiaomi Mi 7.
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