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All the phones we saw at Mobile World Congress 2017

There’s a long list of new phones to be excited about.

Mobile World Congress has always been a fantastic place to get an early look at many different phones that aren’t quite here to buy yet. Every year is a little different, but the general theme is the same. Our team on the ground has run from meeting to meeting in search of all the great new phones to share with you, and this year that list  [Read More…]

Lenovo debuts Tab 4 Series tablets at Mobile World Congress

Lenovo this week introduced its latest tablets, the Tab 4 Series, positioning the line as something that works for both adults as well as kids. Available in two sizes, the Tab 4 8 and Tab 4 10 feature 8-inch and 10-inch displays, respectively. The everyone tablet Stopping short of announcing a full sheet of specifications, […]

Motorola debuts the Moto G5 and Moto G5 Plus at Mobile World Congress 2017

The announcements are heating up at Mobile World Congress 2017. Motorola has taken the stage to release the newest entry to its Moto G lineup, the Moto G5 and Moto G5 Plus. The budget-friendly phones are spruced up this year with an all new metal design and a premium camera while still remaining light on […]

Mobile World Congress 2017: The Android Central preview

The biggest phone show of the year is about to kick off in Barcelona. Here’s what to expect…

Mobile World Congress, held each February (or sometimes early March) in Barcelona, Spain, is usually the event which kicks off flagship phone launch season. For the past two years, Samsung has unveiled its new flagship Galaxy S phone ahead of MWC, and although we’ll need to wait a few more months for this year’s Galaxy S8, there’s still a  [Read More…]

Don’t want to call Congress? Use this app instead! 🏛

Countable is the best free app for contacting your Congress member and staying privy to the politics happening behind the scenes.

Last week, I wrote a little ditty on the apps you can install to easily keep privy with what’s going on in the world. I had mentioned the app Countable, which keeps you up to date on what’s going in Congress.

This week, I’m imploring you to download it, especially considering what happened last week in  [Read More…]

Xiaomi isn’t attending Mobile World Congress this year

Don’t hold out for new Xiaomi phones at MWC.

Xiaomi unveiled the Mi 5 at last year’s Mobile World Congress, but the company won’t be announcing a new device this time around. In a statement to TechCrunch, a Xiaomi spokesperson said that the company will skip this year’s event.

According to the publication, Xiaomi doesn’t have any new devices to showcase at the event, debunking rumors that the Mi 6 will be unveiled at MWC. The  [Read More…]

BlackBerry Mercury expected to launch at Mobile World Congress

BlackBerry is expected to bring its next smartphone, the so-called Mercury, to Mobile World Congress next month. According to a tweet from BlackBerry Mobile, the handset should make its debut on February 25. While it has not specifically said so, BlackBerry’s phone would help kick off the annual MWC trade event. BlackBerry doesn’t manufacture its phones any longer;

Motorola is announcing a new phone at Mobile World Congress in February

Motorola teases a new phone to launch at MWC.

Motorola is set to launch a new phone in Barcelona next month prior to the start of Mobile World Congress.

The annual show has become a traditional venue for manufacturers to launch phones for the European market, but many of them end up in North America and beyond.

Motorola is holding its event at 4:30pm on February 26, and while it’s unclear what the Lenovo subsidiary is launching  [Read More…]

Mobile World Congress Americas to launch in the U.S. in September 2017

The GSMA group, which runs the annual Mobile World Congress trade show, is teaming up with CTIA to launch Mobile World Congress Americas. It will be held September 12-14, 2017 in San Francisco and will replace the CTIA Super Mobility show beginning that year. The 2016 show will still be held on September 7-9 in Las Vegas.

The joint press release states:

Mobile World Congress Americas will include a conference program featuring C-level speakers and leading  [Read More…]

Mobile World Congress 2016: The Android Central postmortem

Everything Android from the show in Barcelona.

This year’s Mobile World Congress was the most eventful in years, with major flagship announcements from some of the biggest names in Android. The weeklong show gave us newer and faster phones with more beautiful hardware than ever, along with some surprises from the biggest players in the smartphone space.

There’s been a lot of news to keep track of, so we’ve done the legwork for  [Read More…]