On the February 25th, the Mobile World Congress 2018 (WMC 2018) marks the moment of the most high-end gadgets, smartphones, tablets, and so on, of the year. However, the MWC has always been about smartphones, tablets, and telecommunication technology, in general.
Forget about CES, IFA, Computex, because MWC is the most important telecom/tech event of the year.
The Mobile World Congress (MWC) is a series of conferences under the auspices of GSM, organized in Barcelona and used as a launch platform for phones, tablets, smartwatches, and other smart terminals.
During this year’s edition, it will also be discussed AI, Internet of Things, VR, AR, and Autonomous Cars.
MWC has a history of 31 years and summed up a number of 108,000 participants in 2017.
Samsung S9 at MWC 2018
Samsung’s next flagship, the Galaxy S9, will be revealed at MWC.
The Galaxy S9 and the Galaxy S9 Plus will be packed with f/1.25 on the standard version and a dual-camera on the S9 Plus version.
Galaxy S9 and S9 Plus will be powered up by a Snapdragon 845 Octa-Core in the US, while an Exynos Octa-Core will power up the European models.
Additionally, a 3D Emoji function, a special Bokeh capture, and an immersive Infinity Display should be seen on the future Galaxy flagships.
ASUS ZenFone 5 at MWC 2018
ASUS has surprised everyone when they confirmed that they would launch the ZenFone 5 at MWC 2018, under the circumstances its predecessor came out just a few months ago.
The ASUS ZenFone 5 will probably come with two 20 MP front cameras and two 16 MP rear cameras.
It will also move to the 18: 9 aspect ratio.
The ZenFone 5 Lite will have a 16MP dual main camera with a 120-degree wide angle sensor plus a standard one.
ZenFone 5 Max is expected to come with Snapdragon 845, 4 GB RAM and 18: 9 screen.
Nokia 9 at MWC 2018
Recently, the Nokia has overwhelmed us with massive leakages related to their featured phones, mid-phones, or high-end phones.
Te MWC 2018 Nokia’s flagship will have an 18: 9 screen aspect ratio, Snapdragon 660 processor, 4 GB RAM, and a 64 GB flash storage.
Nokia 9, supposedly, according to the latest leaks will have similar features to Nokia 8, including a Snapdragon 835 CPU, a dual camera with Zeiss optics and 13 MP resolution.
The screen will be much larger than Nokia 8, that’s clear.
There would be an Asha, Xpress-On, and possibly other classic handsets.
Nokia has the conference scheduled for February 25, at 10 AM (EST).
Xperia XZ2 at MWC 2018
The new smartphones related to Sony’s flagship have been somewhat controversial, lately. The new design is either similar to older smartphones or it brings some changes.
However, it is certain that the Xperia XA2 and XA2 Ultra have already been announced at the CES 2018, along with the Xperia L2.
Now is the time for the high end, hardcore models, however.
Sony will hold a press conference on Feb. 26.
During its press conference, it might launch the Xperia XZ1 and the Xperia XZ Premium.
The most popular name is the Xperia XZ Pro which could come with a 4K OLED display and Android 8.1 Oreo.
The Xperia XZ Pro could be powered by a Snapdragon 845 CPU and could come with a waterproof and dustproof high-end camera.
Unfortunately, there is not clear what Sony has been preparing for this year, but it will surely surge with the optics.
The Sony MWC 2018 press conference will be held on February 29th.
In the meantime, let’s prepare for the MCW 2018 event where big models like Samsung S9, ASUS Zenfone 5, Nokia 9, and Xperia XZ2 will be launched.