Top 7 Smartphone Announcements at MWC 2017

The Mobile World Congress 2017 is about to conclude and it has already pleased the tech community and passionate smartphone fans by the announcements of new products. The big players like Sony, LG, Motorola, and Huawei have taken the spotlights of the MWC 2017. Besides, Nokia released an updated version of the iconic Nokia 3310 mobile, BlackBerry-TCL announced BlackBerry KEYone, Oppo introduces 5X Zoom lens system, and Sony’s Motion Eye camera grabbed the headlines.

Here are the top 7 smartphone announcements at the MWC 2017:

Nokia 6

The Nokia 6 smartphone was launched back in January this year in China and now the company has rolled out the smartphone to global markets. The Nokia 6 features a 5.5-inch full-HD (1080p) display, 3GB of RAM, Snapdragon 435 processor, and 32GB of internal storage. There is another version of the device called as the Nokia 6 Arte Black which will have 4GB of RAM and 64GB of internal storage.

Moto G5 and Moto G5 Plus

The Moto G5 and G5 Plus offers an all new design with a circular camera module at the rear, home button at the front, and slightly rounded edges.

The Moto G5 Plus features a 5.2-inch full-HD (1080p) display powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 processor, 2/4GB of RAM, and 32GB/64GB of internal storage. For photography, it has a 12MP primary rear camera and a 5MP selfie shooter. It has a fingerprint scanner. The device runs on Android 7.0 Nougat OS and draws power from a 3000mAh battery with TurboPower quick charging.

Secondly, the Moto G5 offers a smaller 5-inch full-HD (1080p) display powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 430 processor and packs 32GB of internal storage. On the camera front, it offers a 13MP rear snapper with 5MP front-facing camera.

Top 7 Smartphone Announcements at MWC 2017

Huawei P10 and Huawei P10 Plus

The Huawei P10 features a 5.1-inch full-HD (1080p) display and is powered by Kirin 960 octa-core processor paired with 6GB of RAM, internal storage options up to 128GB depending on the variant. It runs on Android 7.0 Nougat OS and packs a 3200mAh battery. The company has also released a Huawei P10 Plus model with 5.5-inch QHD display and 3750mAh battery power. The smartphones offer dual rear camera setup of 20MP + 12MP and an additional 8MP front-facing camera.

ZTE Gigabit

The ZTE Gigabit is the world’s first 5G ready phone with support for gigabit speeds on supported cellular networks. The device packs Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 processor with an X16LTE modem which supports the 5G technology.

Nokia 3310

The Nokia 3310 is an artefact of feature phone era and hence it has made a return with all new design and features. The Nokia 3310 features a 2.4-inch colour display, 1200mAh battery, a 2MP primary rear camera, and a microSD card slot.

Sony Xperia XZ Premium

The Sony Xperia XZ Premium smartphone features 4GB of RAM, fingerprint scanner, and a 3230mAh battery with QuickCharge 3.0 support. It runs on Android 7.0 Nougat OS. The key highlight of the device is its new camera system called as the ‘Motion Eye’ system which is the world’s first memory embedded sensor.

The device offers a 19MP rear camera and a 13MP selfie shooter.

BlackBerry KEYone

The BlackBerry Mercury is the latest BlackBerry mobile with a premium metal unibody design and an iconic BlackBerry QWERTY keyboard underneath the 4.5 full-HD display. The company has integrated the fingerprint scanner on the space button into the keyboard.


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