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mwc 2016

  1. Android News

    Acer looks to make a splash at MWC 2017

    A new report claims that Acer will be unveiling 2 new smartphones a new wearable at MWC 2017.
  2. Android News

    Sony's Amazon Echo competitor, the Xperia Agent, gets shown off

    Sony showed off a few new connected devices at Mobile World Congress 2016, and one of them was the Sony Xperia Agent. The device is a connected device which acts as your in-home personal assistant. While the device was just in the concept stages back at MWC 2016, it seems they may be getting a...
  3. Android News

    Experience MWC in Barcelona in a 4K time lapse video

    Now that Mobile World Congress 2016 has come to an end, GSM Arena has released a time-lapse video of the event in Barcelona. From LG's and Samsung's events to the show floor room, this time lapse video takes you through the past week of exciting news from MWC.
  4. Android News

    You can watch Xiaomi's MI 5 launch event here

    In case you missed Xiaomi's live stream for the launch of the Mi 5, the company's YouTube channel now has the full 3 hour press event for you to watch
  5. Android News

    HTC Desire 530 hands-on roundup

    Android Authority went hands-on with the HTC Desire 530 and we see that the company is sticking with the same design as we saw in the most recent Desire handsets. We aren't told how much it will cost, but specs and build quality seem to indicate that it will be low-end to lower mid-range and...
  6. Android News

    Samsung Galaxy S7's Selfie Camera gets detailed in a new video

    The Samsung Galaxy S7's rear camera was all Samsung talked about at Mobile World Congress, but they also added new features for the selfie camera they forgot to mention, including new filters in Beauty mode.
  7. Android News

    Gionee S8 hands-on roundup

    Phandroid was able to get their hands on the Gionee S8 at MWC this week and they showed off some interesting features like an Edge Bar and 3D Touch in a video. They said we can expect about a $500 price point for the device and that Gionee should start selling it sometime in April.
  8. Android News

    LG X Screen and LG X Cam hands-on roundup

    LG recently introduced a new line of smartphones, the X series, which hopes to highlight certain flagship features in a mid-range device. Pocketnow went hands on with both the LG X Screen and the LG X Cam and gives us a look at the secondary screen of the X Screen and the camera quality of the...
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    Samsung receives multiple awards for their products at MWC 2016

    Samsung has announced they won two awards at Mobile World Congress 2016 this year. The first award went to their Gear S2 as it was named the “Best Connected Consumer Electronic Device” in the Best Mobile Handsets & Devices category. The second award that Samsung won was for their Galaxy S6...
  10. Android News

    Doro shows off an Android phone at MWC that's made for senior citizens in mind

    It's hard to get a parent or grandparent to make the switch from a feature phone to a smartphone. The new phones are just too complicated for most senior citizens but Doro has been showing off a device at MWC 2016 that hopes to solve that problem.
  11. Android News

    Google and Lenovo Demo Project Tango app at the Barcelona Museum

    There's a new app that Google and Lenovo have been working with in their project tango devices called Glympse. Glympse is a location sharing application and when you pair it with Project Tango's indoor location sensing tech, you can see exactly where your friends are as an AR overlay.
  12. Android News

    Intel is working on budget Android phones that can become desktop computer

    Intel came to Mobile World Congress with something interesting: a budget smartphone that -- when connected to an external display -- can become a Linux desktop. It's not a new idea, but Intel's goal is to bring an affordable solution compared to the usual expensive offerings.
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    Samsung takes you behind the scenes of their Unpacked 2016 launch event

    Samsung made waves across the mobile industry this week when they introduced the Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 Edge. Now you can go behind the scenes of arguably the biggest launch event of 2016 to see how Samsung set everything up and how much effort went into it.
  14. Android News

    General Mobile announces a $300 mid-range Android One smartphone, the GM 5 Plus

    General Mobile is at MWC this year to show off an Android One device that we never thought possible when the program was first introduced. The GM 5 Plus has a $300 price tag and it has a 5.5" 1080p display, Snapdragon 617 SoC, 3GB RAM, 32GB storage, microSD card slot, 3,100mAh capacity battery...
  15. Android News

    Google's Android MWC booth includes smoothies, robotic sketch artists and more

    Google -- as they've done for the past few years -- went to MWC with plans to wow everyone with a killer booth, and so they did. Alongside the usual smoothies and Androidify booths, Google brought interesting new stuff like Android-powered robotic sketch artists!
  16. Android News

    Gionee S8 announced with 16MP camera, 4GB of RAM, metal design and Helio P10

    Gionee just dropped news about their rockstar device for 2016. It's the Gionee S8, a 5.5-inch HD device that sports a metal exterior, 4GB of RAM, 16MP camera and a Helio X10 octa-core chipset.
  17. Android News

    LG G5 Quick Cover case makes it easy to answer calls while the phone is covered

    LG G5's Quick Cover case is better than each and everyone before it thanks to the device's always-on display. It still gives you a look at all your information and incoming notifications, but now it's even easier to answer calls while it's covered. Phandroid gives us a deeper look in their...
  18. Android News

    LG shows off G5 prototypes at Mobile World Congress

    LG did a rare thing and gave us a look at some of the other prototypes they were working with or the LG G5 before deciding on the final model. There may be an alternate design that you like even more than the final one, so check it out!
  19. Android News

    Kyocera showcasing another solar-powered prototype at MWC 2016

    Last year Kyocera showcased a rugged smartphone with solar charging built into it at MWC. This year Kyocera is expanding on that idea, with its new prototype that is running a forked version of Android. According to partner Sunpartner Technologies, Kyocera's new prototype is all about...
  20. Android News

    Moto brand isn't going anywhere, according to execs

    The death of the Motorola brand was widely reported earlier this month, but CEO Rick Osterloh recently spoke at a group briefing during Mobile World Congress 2016 to reaffirm Lenovo's commitment to the Moto brand. The Moto branding will continue to exist as the design and engineering unit of...
  21. Android News

    The Haier Watch is the latest in low-cost Android wearables

    Chinese manufacturer Haier unveiled a new wearable at MWC 2016 that features a forked version of Android, rather than Android Wear. The device includes 1GB of RAM and 8GB of storage space, with a 400 x 400 1.4" display. Heart-rate monitoring and various fitness tracking functions are also...
  22. Android News

    Watch Samsung's Galaxy Unpacked 2016 event on YouTube

    While Samsung's Galaxy Unpacked 2016 event is over and the Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge are officially official, you can watch the event again on Samsung's official YouTube channel.
  23. Android News

    SanDisk unveils USB Type-C flash drives at MWC 2016

    SanDisk has announced several new products at MWC 2016, including a new USB Type-C flash drive available in several different configurations, up to 128GB. The base storage solution starts at 16GB and $19.99, with 32GB for $29.99, 64GB for $49.99, and 128GB available for $79.99.
  24. Android News

    Acer unveils the Liquid Jade 2 at MWC 2016

    Acer has unveiled the Liquid Jade 2 at Mobile World Congress this week, with a design very similar to the Windows 10 Jade Primo. This 5.5" Android Marshmallow-powered device features a 21MP rear-facing camera and an 8MP front-facing camera that features 84-dgree wide angle shooting. The device...
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    LG posts its entire G5 keynote on YouTube

    If you weren't awake in time to watch LG's announcement of the LG G5, have no fear. LG has just published the announcement in its entirety to YouTube.