MWC 2016: Complete Archive of Smartphones Launched!
Since the Mobile World Congress has bade us a farewell for this year, we have assembled a special archive of all the phones launched at the event. Take a look!
LG has made it to the show with its latest flagship, LG G5. The G5 is powered by a Snapdragon 820 processor and 4GB of RAM, sports a 5.3 inch touchscreen, a 16 MP rear camera and an 8 MP front camera. The real catch is that the device able to support up to 2TB of external storage alongside its 32GB internal one. But power back up is a bit worrisome with its 2800mAh battery.
Three new additions to the Desire series have arrived due to the courtesy of HTC – Desire 530, Desire 630 and Desire 825.
The Desire 530 is chipped with Snapdragon 210 and offers a RAM of 1.5 GB. The camera units are 8 MP + 5 MP on rear and front.
The Desire 630 and the Desire 825 are a bit ahead with Snapdragon 400 processors, 2GB of RAM and 16GB of internal storage. The camera units on the rear are 13 MP and on the front, 5 MP.
Beside other gadgets, Lenovo has launched the Vibe K5 in two variants to keep their smartphone line in business. Both the variants, the Vibe K5 and the Vibe K5 Plus, are loaded with mostly the same features – 2 GB RAM, 16GB internal storage, 5 MP + 13 MP front and rear shooters and 2750mAh battery units. Where they differ is the configuration of the processor. The Vibe K5 is equipped with an octa core Snapdragon 415 whereas the Plus model has packed a quad core Snapdragon 616.
Sony has brought three new smartphones on the Xperia series alone – Xperia X, Xperia XA and Xperia X Performance.
The Sony Xperia X and Xperia X Performance share some similar innards such as 5-inch full-HD Triluminos displays, 23-megapixel rear camera, 13-megapixel front camera, 3GB of RAM and 32GB inbuilt storage which is expandable up to 200GB via microSD card. Yet the Sony Xperia X Performace is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 processor while the Xperia X packs a Qualcomm Snapdragon 650 processor.
The Sony Xperia XA is configured in a more standard fashion with a MediaTek MT6755 coupled with 2GB of RAM. The smartphone sports a 13 megapixel primary camera and an 8-megapixel front camera. It is backed by a 2300mAh battery.
China-based tech company, Gionee, has launched yet another phone that offers great value for money- Gionee S8. The Gionee S8 is powered by octa-core MediaTek Helio P10 processor and it comes with 4GB of RAM. As far as the cameras are concerned, the Gionee S8 packs a 16-megapixel primary camera on the rear and a 8-megapixel front shooter for selfies. The power back up is left to its 3000mAh non-removable battery.
It’s no secret that Xiaomi brought the Mi5 to the market at this year’s MWC. But Xiaomi also launched another smartphone, the Mi 4S, which was overshadowed by the all the attention the Mi5 received. The key specs of this smartphone are pretty sweet – a hexa core Snapdragon 808 processor; 3GB RAM; 64 GB of expandable storage; 13MP + 5MP camera units and a 3260mAh battery!
ZTE showed up at the event with two new smartphones in its Blade line – Blade V7 and Blade V7 lite.
The ZTE Blade V7 highlights include a 1.3GHz octa-core MediaTek MT6753 processor, 2GB of RAM, 16GB of internal storage (expandable) , 13 MP + 5 MP primary and front camera units and a 2500mAh non removable battery.
The ZTE Blade V7 Lite isn’t much of a ‘lite’ version of the original with its 1.3GHz quad-core MediaTek MT6735P processor, 2GB RAM and 8 MP + 8 MP camera units. The only noticeable limitation is its 16 GB of internal storage that cannot be expanded.
HP announced its new Windows 10 configured phone – the HP Elite x3. The device is powered by a 2.15GHz quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 processor coupled with 4GB of RAM. To ensure maximized performance, HP has packed a 4150mAh battery inside the device. It is sporting a 15 MP primary camera and an 8 MP unit on the front for selfies.
Alcatel has launched a total of five phones at the event. Three of them belong to its Pop series and were launched on Monday. The other two belonging to its Idol line were launched on Sunday.
The new additions to the Pop series are – the Pop 4, the Pop 4 Plus and the Pop 4S. The Idol series new launches are – the Idol 4 and the Idol 4S.
Acer has introduced two new phones on its Liquid series, Acer Liquid Jade 2 and Acer Liquid Zest.
The former is geared with a hexa core Snapdragon 808 processor and a 3GB RAM unit. It’s sporting a 21 megapixel camera on the back and a 8 megapixel one at the front.
The latter is powered by a quad core Mediatek MT6735 processor. It is housing 8 MP + 5 MP back and front camera units.
Panasonic has announced two new smartphones in its Toughpad line, the Toughpad FZ-F1 and the Toughpad FZ-N1. The Toughpad phones are designed to counter all kinds of external pressures.
Both the phones pack 2.3GHz quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 processors, teaming up with 2GB of RAM. The camera features are same with 8 MP + 5 MP back and front units. The only and very crucial difference is the former runs on Windows 10 and the latter runs on Android!
General Mobile has chosen MWC 2016 to launch their first Android One phone, the General Mobile 5 Plus. The device has an octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 617 processor at heart, supported by 3GB of RAM. It wears 13 MP camera units on both its front and back.
Samsung’s Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 Edge flagships have become the eye candy of the tech world ever since their big launch at the Mobile World Congress. Both the models come in two storage variants: 32GB and 64GB – which can be expanded via microSD card (up to 200GB). The Samsung Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 Edge are powered by an Exynos 8890 octa-core (2.3GHz quad-core + 1.6GHz quad-core) SoC or Qualcomm Snadragon 820 quad-core (2.15GHz dual-core + 1.6GHz dual-core) SoC, depending on the regions. Both the models have 4GB of RAM and both come equipped with 12-megapixel ‘Dual Pixel’ rear camera and a 5-megapixel selfie sensor.
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