Samsung Electronics has announced that it has successfully completed the development of its mmWave Radio Frequency Integrated Circuits (RFICs) and Digital/Analog Front End (DAFE) ASICs, supporting 28GHz and 39GHz bands for 5G Base Stations ahead of MWC 2019. Continue reading “Samsung completes development of new mmWave RFICs and DAFE ASICs for 5G Base Stations”
It has been almost an year since the Indian smartphone manufacturer CENTRiC launched a smartphone. Today the company has announced that it will introduce its flagship pop-up selfie camera smartphone S1 at MWC on 25th February. The company says that it is the first Indian smartphone brand to come-up with this feature, and the smartphone will go on sale in 2-3 months. Continue reading “Indian brand CENTRiC to launch S1 pop-up camera phone, G5, G3, A2 and L4 smartphones at MWC 2019”
LG has announced Q60 smartphone in the Q Series as well as K50 and K40 smartphones in the K series ahead of MWC 2019. All the phones are MIL-STD-810G compliant that can withstand impact, vibration, high temperature, low temperature, thermal shock, and humidity, are powered by 2GHz Octa-Core SoC, feature rear-mounted fingerprint sensor and have a dedicated Google Assistant button. Continue reading “LG Q60 with 6.26-inch 19:9 FullVision display, triple rear cameras, military-level durability, K50 and K40 announced”
Qualcomm has announced the Snapdragon X55 5G modem, which is the company’s second-generation 5G New Radio (NR) modem. The Snapdragon X55 is a 7-nanometer single-chip integrated 5G to a 2G multimode modem that supports 5G NR mmWave and sub-6GHz spectrum bands with up to 7Gbps download speeds and 3Gbps upload speeds over 5G, and Category 22 LTE with up to 2.5 Gbps LTE download speeds. Continue reading “Qualcomm Snapdragon X55 7nm 5G modem with 7Gbps download speeds announced”
As we move closer to the MWC 2019 event, brands are lining up to showcase their best yet. OnePlus is new to join. The company will be showing the first OnePlus 5G prototype smartphone powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 Mobile Platform at MWC. The company says that attendees will experience 5G cloud gaming on the new 5G prototype device. Continue reading “OnePlus to showcase first 5G prototype at MWC 2019”
Update – February 18, 2019: Sony has posted a new “Embrace a new perspective” teaser with a 21:9 aspect ratio screen. On its blog the company has also announced that it will offer live stream for the event from 8.30AM to 9:15AM CET (1PM to 1:45 PM IST) on February 25th.
Continue reading “Sony Mobile schedules MWC 2019 event on February 25 [Update: Embrace a new perspective teaser]”
Avenir Telecom, under exclusive license from Energizer already confirmed that it will unveil Ultimate U620S, U570S and the U650S smartphones at the MWC. Today the company has announced that it will introduce Power Max P18K Pop with five cameras, a 6.2-inch Full HD+ screen and a whopping 18,000 mAh battery, which it claims to be the highest capacity battery ever in a smartphone offering several days of battery life on a single day of charge. Continue reading “Energizer Power Max P18K Pop packs 18000mAh battery, dual pop-up front cameras and triple rear cameras”
Ahead of official announcement next week, LG already confirmed that the G8 ThinQ will feature 3D ToF cameras for face unlock. Today the company has confirmed that it will come with Crystal Sound OLED (CSO) technology that utilizes the phone’s OLED display as an audio amplifier. Continue reading “LG G8 ThinQ to feature Crystal Sound OLED technology that uses phone’s display as an audio amplifier”
Earlier today Xiaomi confirmed that it will introduce its flagship Mi 9 smartphone at an event in China on February 20th. It also sent out invites for its MWC 2019 event in February 24th in Barcelona on February 24th. It was expected to introduce Mi Mix 3 5G at the event, now the company has posted a new teaser on Twitter hinting at Mi 9 with triple rear cameras at MWC.
Continue reading “Xiaomi Mi 9 with triple rear cameras including ultra wide-angle lens teased for MWC 2019”
Update – February 13, 2019: Xiaomi has sent out invites for the February 24 event and has also teased it on social channels. The event starts at 10:30 AM CET (3PM IST). The invite doesn’t give any hint on what to expect. Earlier rumors revealed that the company will launch the Mi MIX 3 5G. It will also likely showcase the Mi 9 after it goes official February 20th.
Continue reading “Xiaomi schedules MWC 2019 event on February 24, Mi MIX 3 5G expected [Update: Invite]”
Sony at the MWC 2019 is expected to introduce quite a number of smartphones with an unusual 21: 9 format display design. One among the smartphone is the Xperia “XA3” whose renders have surfaced the internet. As reported earlier, the XA3 comes in two variants; XA3 and XA3 Plus. Continue reading “Sony Xperia XA3 Plus with 6.5-inch 21:9 CinemaWide display, dual rear cameras surface in renders”
Update – February 13, 2019: Nubia today sent out invites for its MWC event on February 25th confirming that it is indeed introducing the final version of its nubia-α wearable smartphone. The event starts at 6PM CET (10:30 PM IST)
Continue reading “Nubia to introduce device with a flexible screen at MWC 2019 [Update: Feb 25 event invite]”
LG has announced that it has partnered with Infineon Technologies AG for Infineon REAL3 image sensor chip with Time-of-Flight (ToF) technology in the front-facing camera in upcoming LG G8 ThinQ that will be unveiled in Barcelona during Mobile World Congress 2019 on February 24th. Continue reading “LG G8 ThinQ will feature 3D ToF front camera for face unlock”
Huawei has finally sent out invites for its Mobile World Congress (MWC) event in Barcelona on February 24th where it will introduce its foldable smartphone to take on Samsung’s foldable smartphone that is set to arrive few days earlier. Last week at its pre-MWC and 5G event, Huawei confirmed that it will its 5G smartphones powered by Balong 5000 will be released at the MWC, so the foldable phone will likely come with 5G.
Continue reading “Huawei schedules MWC 2019 event for February 24 to introduce foldable 5G smartphone”
Update – February 1, 2019: HMD Global has started sending out invites for its MWC event on February 24th in Barcelona. The event starts at 4PM CET (8:30 PM IST).
Continue reading “Nokia 9 PureView with penta rear cameras to be announced on Feb 24 at MWC 2019 [Update: Official invite]”