MWC 2020 Posts on XDA

Hands on with the Honor 9X Pro and the Honor View 30 Pro

Following an exhibitor exodus at this year's MWC 2020, the event was eventually canceled. Companies with launch events such as Xiaomi and OPPO were forced to reschedule, though not everyone canceled. Huawei and Honor both held events in Barcelona, though they were primarily virtual launch events with demo areas that those in attendance could try...

OPPO Find X2 and Xiaomi Mi 10 global launches postponed, Realme X50 Pro launch moved to online

Following an exodus of exhibitors from Mobile World Congress Barcelona, MWC 2020 in Barcelona has been canceled. While no doubt it's the best decision the GSMA could make in order to avoid potentially accelerating the already scary (and unknown) COVID-2019 pandemic, it has left many smartphone manufacturers with few options other than to cancel the...

Breaking: Mobile World Congress 2020 has been canceled

Mobile World Congress 2020 has been officially canceled. GSMA, the organization that puts on MWC in Barcelona each year, broke the news in a statement to Bloomberg. A reporter from FT and La Vanguardia are also independently reporting the news, and the GSMA issued a statement on its official newsroom. The event is being called...

MediaTek and Vivo are out of MWC as event organizers reportedly plan to meet over the event’s fate

MWC 2020 is set to begin on February 24th and end on February 27th. Unfortunately, the 2019-nCoV coronavirus outbreak, which has caused over 40,000 cases worldwide and just over 1,000 confirmed deaths, has caused a considerable number of major OEMs to pull out of the event. This is due either partially or entirely for fears...

TCL and Sony cancel their MWC 2020 press conferences, joining ZTE, LG and others

The spread of the 2019 novel coronavirus (nCoV) has caused a humanitarian emergency. More than 40,000 people have been infected, with the death count climbing every day (currently, it's 900+). The city of Wuhan and Hubei province, the epicenter of the outbreak, have been in lockdown for the past three weeks. The WHO has classified...

Nubia will launch the Red Magic 5G with a 144Hz display and 80W charging at MWC 2020

Nubia's Red Magic series of gaming smartphones offers high-end hardware at a low price, though excluding the value, I would argue the hardware hasn't stood out that much. That could change this year with the company's first flagship gaming phone of 2020: the Red Magic 5G. Nubia has confirmed the phone will launch at MWC...

[Update 2: Realme X50 Pro 5G] Realme’s next flagship phone with the Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 could launch soon

Earlier this month, Chinese OEM Realme launched its first 5G enabled smartphone — the Realme X50 5G — in China. The device packed Snapdragon's latest mid-range 765G processor, coupled with up to 12GB of RAM and 256GB of internal storage. Earlier this week, the company revealed that it will hold a global 5G launch event...

OPPO will launch the Find X2 with Sony’s new image sensor and the Snapdragon 865 at MWC 2020

With MWC 2020 set to kick off in Barcelona, there's a whole lot of new and exciting devices to look forward to. One of the big smartphone brands slated to be at the conference is OPPO, and we heavily expected that they would launch a new flagship smartphone at the event since confirming a launch...

ZTE and LG cancel MWC 2020 events citing coronavirus concerns

The death toll from the ongoing coronavirus outbreak in China has continued to climb over the last few weeks. New cases of infection have risen by double-digit percentages and there are no signs of a slowdown. On top of that, the outbreak is wreaking havoc on the global supply chain, with several companies shutting shop...

MWC 2020 Preview: Everything we expect from this jam-packed event

MWC, short Mobile World Congress, is an annual event held by GSM Alliance in Barcelona, Spain. MWC is the world's largest event to showcase mobile technology, and that is exactly what happens every year. Every year, OEMs around the world use MWC as a platform to announce their latest consumer-ready products, giving us smartphone enthusiasts...

Sony sends out press invites for their MWC 2020 conference

CES 2020 is now officially over, which means that most, if not all, smartphone manufacturers have their sights set on MWC 2020 now. It is in that timeframe that we're expecting several devices, particularly flagships, from the likes of Samsung (Galaxy S20 lineup), LG (LG G9 and LG V60) and Xiaomi (Xiaomi Mi 10 and...

LG V60 ThinQ with dual screen and 5G likely to launch at MWC 2020

The year is coming to an end, and so is this current generation of smartphones. In just a few days, we expect to begin hearing more and more about upcoming smartphones, some of which might get teased at the CES 2020, and some others which we know will make an appearance closer to MWC 2020...