Mobile World Congress (MWC) 2018 tech trade exhibition is scheduled to take place between Feb. 26 and March 1 in Barcelona, Spain. Many smartphone manufacturers will be attending the MWC 2018 to unleash new smartphones. Here are some important phones to watch out for at the upcoming tech exhibition:
Samsung Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9
Samsung has confirmed that it will be holding a pre-MWC press conference on February 25 to debut the Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9+. The launch invitation for Galaxy S9 has revealed that the S9 duo will be arriving with stellar camera capabilities. The Galaxy S9 and S9+ will be the first phones to arrive in the market with Snapdragon 845 mobile platform. These phones will be carrying the same design as Galaxy S8 and S8+ predecessor phones. However, the S9 models will come with improved facial recognition and AI capabilities too.
Sony Xperia XZ2 andXperia XZ Pro
On February 26, Sony will be announcing its new flagship phones. The Xperia XZ2 is expected to arrive as a successor for the Xperia XZ1 that had debuted in Q3 last year. Leaked renders have suggested that it would be sporting bezel-less design and dual rear cameras. The Xperia XZ Pro is speculated as a successor for Xperia XZ Premium. Hence, it is rumored to support 4K resolution on its OLED display and is pegged to be powered by Snapdragon 845. It also expected to sport full screen design and dual rear cameras.
Xiaomi Mi 7
Xiaomi Mi 7 is heavily rumored to launch as first Chinese flagship phone driven by Snapdragon 845 at MWC 2018. It is expected to sport full screen design and dual rear cameras. The company is also rumored to launch a lager Mi 7 Plus alongside Mi 7.
Recent reports have revealed that Huawei and LG will not be launching flagship phones at MWC 2018. LG is expected to debut an advanced version of LG V30 with improved AI capabilities at the tech trade fair. However, it may debut the LG G7 through a dedicated launch event in March or April. Huawei is also speculated to debut the Huawei P11 series phones through exclusive launch event in March or April.