The smartphone industry has grown at a rapid pace in the past decade. The introduction of mobile OS like Android and iOS has defined mobile computing in a whole new way. Now, smartphones are capable of doing most of the tasks that your computer can do. We can see many new handsets being launched every month. Not only old brands like Samsung and LG but newer brands like Oneplus, Xiaomi also takes a large chunk of market share.
MWC 2018 – Latest Updates, Releases
Mobile World Congress which is organized every year provides a huge platform for companies and tech lovers to get in touch with the upcoming technologies. Every year there is something new and interesting that catches the eye of visitors in MWC.
The 2017 event witnessed some flagships like LG G6, Huawei P10. Although tech enthusiasts were anticipating Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8+ in GSMA MWC 2017, the company pushed the Release date and the Product came after some time.
About Mobile World Congress 2018
The GSMA Mobile Congress 2018 is scheduled to be held in Barcelona between 26 February to 1st March 2018. Like every year there will be companies exhibiting latest devices, Speakers talking about the innovative ideas, and others.
Mobile technology is the major driving force for future innovations. It has a far wider reach than any other gadget available out there. MWC 2018 will not only about latest smartphones but it is also focused on the emerging technologies as the event theme suggests. The MWC 2018 will be focused on seven key areas which contain various fields like Network Technology, Immersive Content, Applied Artificial Intelligence and many more.
New Launch at MWC 2018
Every year MWC surprises visitors with some new and innovative products. It provides a large and efficient for companies to release their products. This year there is an estimated over 2000 exhibitors, 300+ speakers, so this year event will contain both variety and innovation.
Talking about the products that are awaited early this year, MWC will provide a good platform to release it. Here we talk about the best launch in Mobile World Congress 2018. Many big brands like LG, Samsung are working on their next release and it is expected that it can be shown at this 2018 tech event.
Samsung Galaxy S9 & S9+
The Galaxy S series by Samsung offers the best available specs with top-notch performance. The year 2017 saw two great handsets by the company- Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8+ which still stands among the best handsets available in the market.
Earlier there were rumors that Galaxy S9+ Release date could be during the CES 2018 which is from 7 January to 12 January. But according to some sources, the next flagship by Samsung is coming during MWC 2018.
There are not a lot more updates available about Galaxy S9 release date and Specs. But if we believe rumors the upcoming handset is going to contain an on-screen fingerprint sensor. The processor is expected to be even more powerful and a better camera will tempt the users.
Last year Nokia Released Nokia 6 Android smartphone in MWC event which attracts many visitors. According to the official news release by Nokia, it will exhibit its new product during the event.
The company might be launching the next flagship Nokia 9 release date is expected be in February end. So, what might be a better event than 2018 Mobile world congress which will attract a lot of users.
Sony Xperia XZ2
Many leaks have proved that the Japanese electronics manufacturer will be releasing the next version of its current flagship Sony Xperia XZ1. According to the recent trend is bezel-less display the new Xperia might sport a 4K 18:9 display.
The Xperia XZ2 will be powered by the recently released Snapdragon 845 chipset. With that, we are expecting a dual camera setup and faster GPU.
Other New Technologies
There were great Smartwatches present during the 2017 event. This year we are expecting same too. The use of Smartwatch is not on the rise for certain but some promising device like the Samsung Gear S4 Smartwatch could be the gamechanger for the smartwatch and wearables market.
On the exhibitor’s list on the MWC 2018 site, there are many new smartphone manufacturers can be seen which means that we could be witnessing greatly affordable phones and some very innovative ones too.
With that, there are many allegations that this year we will see the foldable smartphone and more advanced stuff like that. Saying that anything like that will certainly be available to be used in MWC 2018 would be an exaggeration. So keeping things simple, we are waiting for the event like many others. Please feel free to comment below for your queries.