MWC 2017 - Samsung has confirmed the date for the Galaxy S8 and S8+ announcement - March 29th. The date was previously rumored, and now the Korean giant confirmed that we would see the Snapdragon 835 powered device at the end of March.
Samsung Galaxy Unpacked 2017 will take place at 11:00 AM EDT in New York, but the live streaming of the event will also be available on the companies website.
MWC 2017 - We already knew that the Galaxy S8 wouldn't see the light of the day at in Barcelona, but Samsung still had something to show.
As expected, the company has introduced a 9.7-inch tablet - the Galaxy Tab S3, which comes with an S Pen.
The tablet is powered by a Snapdragon 820 processor, and it comes with 4GB of RAM, and 32GB of internal storage expandable with a microSD card. Other features include a 6,000 mAh battery, and dual-band Wi-Fi ac.
MWC 2017 - Alongside the Nokia 3310, which caused the most excitement at HMD Global's press event at MWC, the company has announced three Android smartphones - the Nokia 6, 5, and 3.
The Nokia 6, HMD's first Nokia-branded Android smartphone, was launched in January and has attracted a lot of interest. The device was, until now, available only in China, but the company has introduced a global version of the phone.
The Nokia 6 comes with a 5.5-inch 1080p display and is powered by Snapdragon 430 processor. It has 3GB of RAM and 32GB of internal storage expandable with microSD. The company also launched a special edition Arte Black color of the device which comes with 4GB of RAM and 64GB of storage.
MWC 2017 - Huawei's Richard Yu took the stage today to announce the latest P-series smartphones - the P10 and P10 Plus.
We've heard a lot about the phones in the previous weeks, and today those leaks have been confirmed. Huawei spent a good part of their press event talking about the design of the phones and the color options.
The P10 comes with a 2.5D curved Gorilla Glass 5 at the front, and all-metal back with a hyper-diamond cut or sandblasted finish. The fingerprint sensor is now at the front of the device, unlike the P9 which has the fingerprint sensor at the back.
MWC 2017 - Probably the most iconic phone in the history of cell phones is coming back. The Nokia 3310! HMD Global didn't miss out on the opportunity to show the modern version of the indestructible phone during their press event in Barcelona.
The feature-phone comes with a 2.4-inch QVGA display and a bit...unusual design. Courage, maybe? The design won't be everyone's cup of tea, but it is the legendary Nokia 3310. You can choose between four colors - red, blue, yellow, and gray, with all of them being playful and will certainly stand out.
The Nokia 3310 runs on the Nokia Series 30+ OS, and it comes with Opera browsers, just have in mind you will have to limit your browsing to 2G speeds since that's the best that the device supports and there's no Wi-Fi.
MWC 2017 - The most anticipated phone of MWC 2017 has been announced in Barcelona - the LG G6. The launch more or less confirmed numerous leaks that we've witnessed in the past few weeks, so there was no room for surprises at the event which attracted more people than LG expected.
The LG G6 comes with a 5.7-inch 2880x1440 resolution FullVision display, and for the first time in a smartphone - an 18:9 screen aspect ratio. This means that the G6 offers more viewing space and a more immersive experience when streaming videos and playing games. But even with the large screen, the phone is easy to hold, and you can easily use it with one hand.
The design of the phone is quite smooth since the device is sculpted from aluminum and glass, which comes in black, platinum, and white. The fingerprint sensor is located in the back of the phone, and the dual camera is flush with the body.
MWC 2017 - The first official day of the Mobile World Congress starts on Monday, but companies always hold their events a day or two earlier.
BlackBerry is the first one who took the stage in Barcelona and announced their KEYone. Before the announcement, we heard a lot of rumors about the device under the codename BlackBerry Mercury.
The device, as expected, has a physical keyboard, which is a signature feature of BlackBerry phones.
It looks like Apple doesn't want to let Samsung have all the flagship exploding fun, with an iPhone 7 Plus owner seeing their expensive smartphone explode, with smoke pouring out of the side of it.
The video has over 1.2 million views, with massive amounts of replies and retweets. Brianna Olivas, the owner of the iPhone 7 Plus, said that the troubles began the day before it exploded. She purchased the iPhone 7 Plus from Sprint, and it wouldn't turn on - so she went to an Apple Store, where staff ran diagnostics on the handset and said it was fine.
Olivas' iPhone 7 Plus was fine, until the next morning when it caught fire , with smoke billowing out of the side of it. She said on Twitter through a direct message to Mashable: "The next morning I was asleep with my phone charging next to my head, my boyfriend grabbed the phone and put it on the dresser".
Samsung isn't far away from launching its Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ smartphones, so here we are with some spoilers. The Galaxy S8+ is going to be huge, with a massive 6.2-inch (full rectangle) / 6.1-inch (rounded corners) Quad HD+ Super AMOLED display. Expect Samsung's new Galaxy S8 and S8+ to be the first with Qualcomm's new Snapdragon 835 processor.
Inside, will be a 12MP dual pixel rear camera with an 8MP front-facing camera. The Galaxy S8 and S8+ will be IP68 dust/water resistant, 4GB of RAM, 64GB storage expandable with microSD, they'll feature an iris scanner and security with Samsung's own Knox technology - features found in the Galaxy Note 7.
Notorious leaker Evan Blass revealed the specs on Twitter, which also list wireless charging support - with a charging pad being optional, Android (but no details on whether it's Android 7.0, 7.1, or anything else) - and earphones "tuned by AKG".
Huawei has announced the Honor V9 smartphone just ahead of MWC in Barcelona.
The V9 comes with a 5.7-inch QHD display, and rocks a dual 12MP+12MP camera. For selfies, there is an 8MP selfie camera.
The Phone is powered by Huawei's Kirin 960 processor, the same that powers the Mate 9. The V9 comes with 6GB of RAM, and you can choose between 64GB or 128GB of internal storage, expandable with a microSD card.