Weekly Roundup – LG G6, Nokia 5, Nokia 3, Nokia 3310, Xiaomi Mi 5c, Huawei P10, Moto G5 Plus and more

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This week the MWC 2017 event in Barcelona saw a number of announcements. LG announced the G6 smartphone, Nokia unveiled Nokia 5, Nokia 3 and refreshed Nokia 3310, Motorola announced the G5 and G5 Plus smartphones and more. In China Xiaomi announced Redmi 4X and Mi 5c smartphones. Let’s check out what all smartphones and devices were announced at this week.

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LG announced G6 flagship smartphone that sports 5.7-inch FullVision display with a 18:9 aspect ratio, is powered by a Quad-Core Snapdragon 821 SoC and runs on Android 7.0 (Nougat) with Google Assistant.

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Nokia announced Nokia 5 smartphone that packs a 5.2-inch, which is powered by Snapdragon 430 SoC and runs Android 7.0.

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Nokia also announced Nokia 3 with 5-inch HD display, Android 7.0, 8MP autofocus front and rear cameras and 4G LTE.

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Nokia announced refreshed Nokia 3310 that packs a 2.4-inch polarized QGVA display.  There’s also a 2 megapixel rear camera with LED flash and up to 32GB microSD support.

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Motorola announced Moto G5 and G5 Plus that sport a unibody metal design, 1080p display and have water repellent nano-coating. Both the phones run Android 7.0 Nougat. The G5 has a 5-inch 1080p screen, while the Moto G5 Plus comes with a. 5.2-inch 1080p screen.

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Huawei announced P10 and P10 Plus with 20 MP + 12MP dual rear cameras. Both the phones are powered by Octa-Core Huawei Kirin 960 processor and run Android 7.0 (Nougat) with EMUI 5.1.

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Huawei announced Watch 2 and Watch 2 Classic with Android Wear 2.0 smartwatches.

Xiaomi announced Surge S1 Octa-Core in-house SoC comes with four high-performance ARM Cortex A53 cores clocked at 2.2GHz and the other four  power-efficient ARM Cortex A53 cores are clocked at 1.4GHz. It has big.LITTLE structure for efficient usage of the eight cores.

Xiaomi Mi 5c

Xiaomi also announced the Mi 5c that sports a 5.15-inch 1080p display and is powered by the new Surge S1 Octa-Core SoC. It has a 12-megapixel rear camera with 1.25 μm pixel size and an 8-megapixel front-facing camera.

Xiaomi Redmi 4X

Xiaomi announced the Redmi 4X with 5-inch HD display, Snapdragon 435, 3GB RAM and 4100mAh battery. It has a 13-megapixel rear camera with LED flash and a 5-megapixel front-facing camera.

Sony Xperia XZs

Sony announced Xperia XZs with 5.2-inch 1080p display, Snapdragon 820 and a water-resistant body. It has a 19MP rear and a 13MP front camera.

Sony Xperia XZ Premium

Sony also announced XZ Premium with 5.5-inch 4K HDR display, Snapdragon 835 SoC and Water resistant body. It has 4GB of RAM and 64GB of internal memory. There is a 19MP rear camera and 13MP front camera on the phone.

Sony Xperia XA1

Sony announced Xperia XA1 with a 5-inch display, 23MP camera, 3GB RAM and Android 7.0 (Nougat).

Lenovo Yoga 720 13-inch

Lenovo announced Yoga 720 with 13-inch and 15-inch display variants and the Yoga 520 sports a 14 inch display. Both the Yoga 720 and 520 are powered by Intel Core i7 processor and run Windows 10.

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Samsung announced Tab S3 with 9.7-inch Super AMOLED QXGA display, Snapdragon 820 and S Pen. It runs Android 7.0 Nougat.

Samsung Galaxy Book 12-7

Samsung announced Galaxy Book, Windows 10 2-in-1 tablets at the MWC 2017. It comes in 10.6 Full HD and 12-inch 1440p versions.


Samsung also announced new Gear VR with Controller features an ergonomic, curved design, which offers one-hand control and users can have better interaction.

Lenovo Miix 320

Lenovo announced Miix 320 2-in-1 Windows 10 laptop that sports a 10.1-inch Full HD and is powered by an Intel AtomX5 processor, Intel HD graphics, support for up to 4GB RAM and up to 128GB eMMC.


HP announced Pro x2 rugged hybrid laptop with Wacom stylus, 12-inch 1080p display and 8GB RAM.

BlackBerry KEYone

BlackBerry announced KEYOne smartphone that has a 4.5-inch 3:2 display, QWERTY keyboard and Android 7.1 (Nougat).

ZTE Gigabit phone

ZTE unveiled Gigabit concept phone with up to 1 Gbps download speeds. It is powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 processor with an integrated Snapdragon X16 LTE modem.

Raspberry Pi Zero W

Raspberry Pi, the company introduced Raspberry Pi Zero W that  includes WiFi 802.11 b/g/n and Bluetooth 4.0.

General Mobile GM 6

General Mobile announced GM 6 Android One phone with 5-inch display, Android 7.0, 4G LTE and Fingerprint sensor.

Porsche Design unveiled BOOK ONE 2-in-1 Windows 10 Pro laptop at MWC 2017. The device sports a 13.3-inch touch QHD (3200 x 1800 pixels) display and is powered by Intel Core i7 processor and comes with 16GB of RAM, 512GB of SSD storage.

Panasonic Toughbook CF-33

Panasonic announced Toughbook CF-33 rugged 2-in-1 detachable laptop powered by Windows 10 Pro. It has 12.0-inch QHD (2160 ×1440) display and is powered by Intel Core i5-7300U vPro processor. It comes with 8GB RAM, 256GB SSD storage.

Lenovo Tab 4 series

Lenovo announced Tab 4 8, Tab 4 8 Plus, Tab 4 10, Tab 4 10 Plus. All these are powered by Snapdragon SoCs and run Android 7.0 (Nougat).

Samsung Galaxy Xcover 4

Samsung announced Galaxy Xcover that is water resistant to a depth of 1.5m for up to 30 minutes with IP68 certification, dust proof, come with US Military Standard MIL-STD 810G to withstand a fall of up to 1.2 meters and feature hardware buttons.

Gionee A1

Gionee announced A1 Plus with dual rear cameras, 20MP front camera and A1 with 16MP front camera, Android 7.0. It also announced A1.

Sandisk Ixpand

SanDisk unveiled 256GB iXpand Flash Drive and Connect Wireless Stick. It features a Lightning connector and a USB 3.0 connector for quick transfer between their iPhone and iPad – and Mac or PC.

SanDisk Extreme 256GB microSD card with A1

SanDisk also announced Extreme 256GB microSD card with A1 specification, up to 100MBps transfer speed.

Nubia N1 lite

Nubia announced the N1 Lite budget smartphone that packs a 5.5-inch HD screen, is powered by a quad-core MediaTek processor and runs on Android 6.0 (Marshmallow).

ZTE Blade V8 Mini

ZTE announced the Blade V8 Mini smartphone that comes with  13MP rear camera and a 2MP secondary camera for depth sensing for aperture range between f/1.0 and f/8.0 range and post-capture refocusing.

Alcatel A5 LED

Alcatel announced A5 LED, A3, U5 smartphones, PLUS 12 2-in-1 tablet.

Zoook ZB Rocker Twinpods

Zoook launched ZB Rocker Twinpods water resistant Bluetooth Earbuds launched for Rs. 5499.

Intex Aqua Strong 5.1 plus

Intex launched Aqua Strong 5.1+ smartphone that packs 5-inch display, 4G VoLTE, runs on Android 6.0 (Marshmallow) and has a 5-megapixel rear camera with LED flash.

TP-Link TL-WA820RE

TP-Link launched TL-WA820RE 300Mbps USB Wi-Fi Range Extender launched in India for Rs. 1135.

Panasonic ELUGA Pulse

Panasonic launched Eluga Pulse and Eluga Pulse X with metal body, fingerprint sensor smf 4G VoLTE starting at Rs. 9690.

Author: Sneha Bokil

Sneha Bokil is a tech enthusiast and is currently using OnePlus 3T but she still treasures her Nokia N70 (M). You can follow her on Twitter @snehabokil and on Google+