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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…]

Weekly Poll Follwup: Galaxy S7 was the best phone announcement at Mobile World Congress 2016

In last week’s poll we asked which phone announcement from Mobile World Congress 2016 was your favorite. This year we got to see another amazing spread of brand new smartphones like the LG G5 and the new Sony Xperia X Series. There was plenty to be excited all over the place.

We gave you six options in last week’s poll: “Samsung Galaxy S7,” “LG G5,” “Sony Xperia X Performance,” “ZTE Blade V7,” “Alcatel Idol 4” and  [Read More…]

Nothing announced at Mobile World Congress is going to make me give up my Nexus 6P

Mobile World Congress 2016 is over. It was a great conference this year with a ton of brilliant new devices announced. We saw LG announce the first modular flagship with

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Mobile World Congress 2016 wrap-up

That’s all she wrote! Mobile World Congress 2016 is now over, and boy, what a show it was. There were huge presentations, some surprises, and a ton of cool tech

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Weekly Poll: What was your favorite phone announcement from Mobile World Congress 2016?

It’s been an exciting week for anyone keeping an eye on Mobile World Congress 2016. There have been some fantastic announcements, from the Samsung Galaxy S7 to the LG G5. If you’ve been waiting to see the best new phones of 2016 this was the place to see it.

In this week’s poll we want to know what your favorite phone announcement at Mobile World Congress 2016 was. Whether you can’t wait to get your hands  [Read More…]

Acer reveals a hybrid cloud phone at Mobile World Congress

This year’s Mobile World Congress has given us an astounding number of  innovative tech, including several stunning flagship smartphones. Acer recently revealed its latest offering: the Liquid Jade 2.

Coming in at 5.5 inches, the Jade 2 boasts a full HD AMOLED screen, the Snapdragon 808 CPU, and 3GB of RAM. But in an interesting move, Acer is snapping on newcomer Nextbit‘s heels by offering “hybrid cloud storage.” While Nextbit’s phone, called Robin, has 100GB of cloud storage that seamlessly integrates  [Read More…]

Alcatel at Mobile World Congress — Liveblog 6 p.m. CET (noon ET)

Our first liveblog of Mobile World Congress 2016 comes from the venerable Alcatel. This is the company that surprised us a year ago with the more-than-capable (and very affordable) Idol 3 Android smartphone.

Is an update in order a year later? Might Alcatel have something different up its sleeve for this this year in Barcelona? Only one way to find out.

Our liveblog begins at 6 p.m. Barcelona time — that’s noon on the East  [Read More…]

Follow Android Central from Mobile World Congress 2016!

This year’s Mobile World Congress is going to be a big one — here’s how to follow all the news and announcements from the AC team!

Each year, Mobile World Congress brings some of the biggest names in mobile technology to Barcelona, Spain, for one of the highlights of the tech calendar. And this year’s MWC looks set to be one of the biggest yet, with Samsung expected to unveil the Galaxy S7,  [Read More…]

Victorinox Swiss Army partners with Acer to introduce its first wearable at Mobile World Congress

Victorinox Swiss Army has announced a new partnership with Acer that will result in the first smart accessory for the company’s I.N.O.X. watch collection. Details about what exactly the two companies will be unveiling are scarce, but it is noted that it will be a smart accessory that will bring advanced functionality, much like Swiss Army’s knife. Victorinox says the company is very excited to work with Acer so it add technology and functionality to its existing  [Read More…]