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ASUS Unveils the ZenFone 5 and 5Z with iPhone X-Style Notches, and the 18:9 ZenFone 5Q and Max M1

ASUS announced the ASUS ZenFone 5 series at Mobile World Congress 2018, a lineup of new high-end, mid-range, and low-end devices: The ZenFone 5Z, which features Qualcomm's 845 chip; the ZenFone 5, a cheaper, slightly less powerful variant of the  ZenFone 5Z; and the ZenFone 5Q, which packs four cameras. Here's everything you need to...

Sony Announces the Xperia XZ2 and the Xperia XZ2 Compact with 18:9 Displays and the Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 SoC

At Mobile World Congress 2018, Sony unveiled the Xperia XZ2 and the Xperia XZ2 Compact. The phones are Sony's next-generation flagship smartphones, and their headlining features are 18:9 aspect ratio displays (a first for the company) and Qualcomm's Snapdragon 845 flagship system-on-chip. Sony Xperia XZ2 Specifications Sony Xperia XZ2 Dimensions 153 x 72 x 11.1mm Weight 198g Software Android Oreo with Sony Xperia UI CPU Octa-core...

HMD Global Announces Nokia 8 Sirocco, Nokia 7 Plus, new Nokia 6, and Nokia 1 Android Go Phone

Leave it to Finnish company HMD Global, which just came off a wildly successful year (it sold 70 million smartphones in 2017), to unveil a new Android Go smartphone, a feature phone, three new flagships, and a first-of-its-kind Android One partnership with Google. At Mobile World Congress 2018 in Barcelona, Spain, HMD Global pulled no punches...

ZTE Announces the Blade V9, Blade V9 Vita and ZTE Tempo Go at MWC 2018

Mobile World Congress 2018 is here, and it's the perfect opportunity for ZTE to showcase its latest smartphones. While we're still waiting on official word about an Axon 7 successor, ZTE has unveiled the newest smartphones in its popular Blade lineup, as well as ZTE's first Android Go device: the ZTE Tempo Go. ZTE Blade V9...

Huawei Anounces MediaPad M5 Tablets with Kirin 960 SoC and Android Oreo

High-end Android tablets may have largely gone the way of the dodo, but that hasn't dissuaded Huawei. At the 2018 Mobile World Congress, the company took the wraps off the MediaPad M5 series, a range of premium slates with high-resolution screens, speedy (albeit last generation) processors, and Android Oreo. Specs MediaPad M5 10 Pro MediaPad M5 (10.8) MediaPad M5...

The LG V30S ThinQ Improves on the V30 with 256GB of Storage, 6GB of RAM, and AI Apps

LG didn't hold a press conference at Mobile World Congress this year, but that hasn't stopped the South Korean electronics giant from trying to steal some of their competition's thunder. The company announced the LG V30S this week, an enhanced variant of last year's V30 that bears ThinQ branding. Not coincidentally, the LG V30S, like the...

TCL Announces Alcatel 5 and Alcatel 3 Series Phones, 1T Series Tablets, and an Android Go Phone

On the eve of Mobile World Congress 2018 in Barcelona, Spain, Chinese smartphone maker TCL took the wraps off a menagerie of new devices on Saturday. In addition to the Alcatel 5, Alcatel 3, and Alcatel 1 Series smartphones that the company teased at the 2018 Consumer Electronics Show in January, it also unveiled two...

First Android Go phones, more Android One devices, and new Lens/Assistant features to be announced at MWC

On Monday, Mobile World Congress 2018 will officially begin in Barcelona. The Samsung Galaxy S9 will be announced on February 25, one day before the start of the event. Other major Android OEMs will also attend the event, and so will Google. In a blog post, Google's Senior Vice President of Platforms & Ecosystems Hiroshi...

Xiaomi May Launch the Snapdragon 845-powered Mi 7 at MWC 2018

Last year, Qualcomm announced its next-generation flagship system-on-chip, the Snapdragon 845. It's is expected to ship in a number of 2018 flagship Android devices, and a Xiaomi phone might beat others to the punch: CEO Lei Jun recently announced that the Xiaomi Mi 7 would sport Qualcomm's new chip. Mr. Jun didn't reveal details about the...

UMIDIGI Z PRO Unveiled at MWC [Hands-On Pics]

The UMIDIGI Z Pro in the first real dual-camera phone made by the Chinese phone company. It's being shown at MWC right now. While the pre-sale begins, you can grab an UMIDIGI Z Pro at a special price--$50 off to be exact, bringing the price of this flagship to a budget-friendly $249.99. The specs are similar...

Lenovo Announces the Tab 4 8, Tab 4 8 Plus, Tab 4 10 and Tab 4 10 Plus at MWC

Lenovo is also at MWC this year and they just announced a slew of new devices in an oft-forgotten category: the Android tablet. There will be four devices in a Lenovo Tab 4 series that include two different versions of 8" and 10" models. We have the Lenovo Tab 4 8, the Lenovo Tab 4 8...

ZTE Debuts the Blade V8 Lite and Blade V8 Mini at MWC 2017

ZTE originally announced the Blade V8 Pro at CES earlier this year and shortly afterwards we started to hear about rumors of the existence of other variants in this series. Along with many other companies in Barcelona for this year's Mobile World Congress event, ZTE was there to show off a couple of new smartphones. One...