Tag Archives: MWC

MWC 2016: ZTE Eyes Selling 60-70 Million Smartphones in 2016

China’s ZTE, the world’s sixth largest smartphone maker, is introducing new value-priced phone models and aims to sell between 60 million and 70 million devices overall this year, an executive said on Monday. ZTE Senior Director of Mobile Devices Waiman Lam said in an interview at the Mobile World Congress that the company is cautiously targeting growth of around 60 ... Read More »

Sony Xperia X, Xperia XA, Xperia X Performance Launched at MWC 2016

Sony on Monday announced an aesthetic re-branding of its Xperia brand at MWC in Barcelona, and revealed an all-new X series of smartphones. Under the new X-series, Sony launched Xperia X (seen above), Xperia X Performance and Xperia XA smartphones. The company says that the brand new Xperia X series will personify Sony Mobile’s brand vision for the “future of ... Read More »

Obi Worldphone MV1 Dual-SIM Budget Smartphone Launched at MWC 2016

Obi Worldphone, the company backed by ex-Apple CEO John Sculley, has unveiled a new smartphone, the MV1, at the MWC 2016 in Barcelona. The company says that the Obi Worldphone MV1 smartphone is targeted at “young professionals” markets across Asia, Africa, Latin America, and Europe. Priced at $149 (approximately Rs. 10,000), the smartphone will be available in 2GB and 1GB ... Read More »

ZTE Blade V7 and Blade V7 Lite Smartphones Launched at MWC 2016

ZTE, as promised, has unveiled its new Blade V7 and Blade V7 Lite smartphones at the MWC 2016 in Barcelona. The company also announced its new Android-based Spro Plus ‘smart projector’ alongside the smartphone. The new ZTE Blade V7 smartphone will go on sale in Germany, Mexico, South Africa, and Spain among other markets in the summer. The company has ... Read More »

Alcatel Pop 4, Pop 4+, Pop 4S Android Smartphones Launched at MWC 2016

Alcatel at its pre-MWC 2016 keynote event launched the Idol 4 and the Idol 4S smartphones, apart from the Plus 10 tablet. The company however, is not yet done with the launches as it unveiled three new handsets under its Pop series – the Pop 4, the Pop 4+, and the Pop 4S. The three smartphones run Android 6.0 Marshmallow. ... Read More »

HTC Desire 530, Desire 630, Desire 825 Launched at MWC 2016

HTC at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona on Sunday unveiled three new Desire-range smartphones, the Desire 530, Desire 630, and Desire 825 smartphones. The Taiwanese company also revealed the global variant One X9 smartphone, which was previously unveiled only for China. The company says that the three new Desire-range smartphones, which feature colourful rear panels complete with unique ‘micro ... Read More »

MWC 2016: Camera Boost, Virtual Reality for New LG, Samsung Flagships

To revive interest in smartphones, Samsung and LG are improving their cameras and embracing the nascent world of virtual reality. Samsung’s new flagship phones – the Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 Edge – promise better photos under low-light conditions, in part with sensors that capture more light. The main camera on LG’s upcoming G5 smartphone will have two lenses – ... Read More »

Lenovo Vibe K5, Vibe K5 Plus Budget Smartphones Launched at MWC 2016

Further expanding its presence in the affordable smartphone market, Lenovo ahead of MWC 2016 announced two new smartphones: the Lenovo Vibe K5, and the Lenovo Vibe K5 Plus. The only difference between the two smartphones is in the display resolution and SoC. Both the smartphones offer support for dual-SIM and 4G LTE connectivity. The Lenovo Vibe K5 is priced at ... Read More »

HP Elite x3 With Snapdragon 820, Windows 10 Mobile Launched at MWC 2016

Ahead of the MWC 2016 trade show, HP unveiled the Elite x3, its flagship Windows 10 Mobile smartphone. The Elite x3, unlike the Lumia 650, supports Windows 10’s Continuum feature. The American company says it will be launching two docks, one will allow the Elite x3 to serve as a desktop, while the other would convert it into a laptop. ... Read More »

Samsung Galaxy S7, Galaxy S7 Edge Launched at MWC 2016: Specs, Other Details

Ahead of the MWC 2016 trade show, Samsung has announced the launch of the Samsung Galaxy S7, its flagship smartphone for 2016. Much like its past year’s flagship smartphone, the much-awaited smartphone comes in two variants: the Galaxy S7 and the Galaxy S7 Edge. The smartphones will be made available in select regions from March 11, with pre-orders beginning from ... Read More »