Mobile World Congress 2019: The Starlets of the season

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The biggest and most exciting event in the mobile industry, Mobile World Congress 2019, kick started on 25th this month and will officially last till 28th. It is currently proceeding in Barcelona, Spain, at two of its best venues — Fira Gran Via and Fira Montjuïc. Few of the biggest tech giants took to the stage and showcased their latest products like phones, tablets, smartwatches, along with other tech.

Here are the best picks from #MWC2019.

 

The Foldables

 

Huawei Mate X

Probably the torch bearer of the majestic ‘foldable’ line of smart phones at MWC 2019, The Huawei Mate X is a next-gen foldable phone geared with 5G-ready out of the box. The $2,600 tech beast sports an 8-inch screen, three cameras, the new Kirin 980 chipset, and a huge 4,500 mAh battery, making it one of our favorites at this years MWC show.

 

Samsung Galaxy Fold

Next up in the list is the much-awaited Samsung Galaxy Fold with a unique two screen and 6 camera line up. Galaxy Fold sports each of a 4.6-inch screen, one on the outside when closed like a book, and a 7.3-inch inside display. Cameras are everywhere with three on the back, two inside and one in the cover. Powered by Qualcomm’s latest Snapdragon 855 processor and a whopping 12GB of RAM, Galaxy Fold brings 512GB of storage on board for all the high-end fanatics out there.

 

VR

Microsoft Hololens 2

Microsoft’s HoloLens made its iconic arrival at the MWC this year with a potentially revamped version of its 3-year-old mixed-reality headset. With Hololens 2, Microsoft brings advanced eye tracking, a larger field of view and better hand tracking for a whopping $3,500 price bar.

 

Camera Mode-On

 Nokia 9 PureView

The much-awaited Nokia 9 PureView made its grand debut at the MWC this year at a price tag of $699. It is notably the world’s first phone to have five rear cameras out which three are monochromatic and two-color cameras to create images with a greater dynamic range. Nokia in collaboration with HMD and Zeiss created PureView for all the photography addicts and will soon start shipping its cam-star soon.

 

Xiaomi Mi 9

Chinese phone maker Xiaomi launched its latest flagship, the Mi 9 much before MWC kicked off. Mi9 tops the game with a triple rear camera setup that includes a 48-megapixel main camera, a 12-megapixel telephoto for 2x optical zoom, and a 16-megapixel ultra-wide-angle one.

 

Oppo

Oppo made it to the news with its iconic 10x lossless zoom smartphone camera technology which would make its debut in the company’s next smartphone, which will allegedly be powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 SoC and a sleek triple rear camera setup.

 

Out of the Box

LG G8 ThinQ

How do you attract a techy audience at the world’s biggest mobile convention? Probably by upgrading your flagship with unique sensors at the front camera to offer unique gesture interaction.

That’s what LG brings home with its latest G8 ThinQ smartphone which allows users to pinch their fingers together above the phone to swipe left and right and launch certain apps, pause or play media and even adjust the volume by miming a twist of a jog dial. Users can also unlock the phone by scanning the veins in their hands.

Well, that’s enough “Smart” for the day!

 

Nubia Alpha

MWC 2019 finally witnessed the launch of world’s first ever smartwatch with a foldable display. Nubia Alpha, which is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon Wear 2100 processor, 1GB of RAM, 8GB of internal storage and a decent 500mAh battery, brings a 4-inch flexible OLED display that gives 230% more work area than most other smartwatches in the market.

 

5G on the Roll

From Samsung Galaxy S10 5G to LG V50 ThinQ 5G phone and from Oppo 5G phone, ZTE Axon 10 Pro 5G phone to Xiaomi Mi Mix 3 5G and the exemplary HTC 5G Hub, the visitors at MWC 2019 saw an overwhelming range of 5G solutions to debut in the future mobile and computing devices very soon.

 

Memory in the block

Bigger memory is always a requisite when we have those extra gigs at hand. MWC witnessed the launch of 1TB SanDisk Extreme UHS-I microSDXC card which is also the world’s fastest flash memory option at hand. The 1TB card will cost somewhere around $450, while its 512GB variat will cost you a decent $200 bill.

 

 

These were few of the best picks from MWC 2019. Stay connected to read more from the best of tech world.

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