Category: MWC 2013

MWC – LG L Series hands on

LG announced the L Series as well as the F Series here at MWC and we managed to get a tour of the L Series devices this morning. Instead of having us talk through the details we thought it best to leave it to the professionals so managed …

MWC – Huawei Ascend Mate hands on

Looks like large phones are in fashion for a lot of people these days with the Samsung Note 2 being a big seller here in the UK and of course around the world. We have seen a few slightly larger phones here at MWC but none bigger than …

MWC – LG Optimus Vu II hands on

Here at MWC we see lots of different designs from the various different manufactures, but touch screen input is all over the place. ¬†One device which has a slight twist on this is the LG Optimus Vu II which instead of the traditional widescreen format has opted for …

MWC – Asus introduce the Fonepad

Asus have decided that we need a tablet that can be used as a phone. Not the other way as per the norm. They have partnered with Intel to bring us the Asus Fonepad. The guys in Barcelona have yet to get their hands on the Fonepad over …

MWC – Nokia Lumia 620 hands on

As well as the Nokia 720 and 520, Nokia had their existing smartphones on sale including the 820, 920 and the 620 which is the more recent of the devices from that group. Considering the stand was packed (and still is hours later) we got some more time …

MWC – Samsung accessories

You know what it’s like. You walk into an electrical store and you want to get some speakers to work with your new Samsung Galaxy SIII or Galaxy Note. But when you look around the store all you can find are iPhone docks, speaker docks and random Bluetooth …

MWC – Nokia HERE apps available for other Windows Phones now

Announced in our earlier report from the Nokia session at MWC, Nokia have rebranded their Mapping, Navigation and Transit apps under the new HERE name. Previously only available on Nokia devices (Nokia Drive+ beta briefly excepted), HERE Drive, HERE Maps and HERE Transit are now available to other …

MWC – Huawei Ascend P2 Up Close

The Huawei P2 was launched just yesterday and we’ve already got plenty of snaps at the event but, if you’re after a little more, I popped down to their stand this morning. Huawei are really pushing at the moment and their motto is to “Make it possible”. There’s …

MWC – Samsung Galaxy Note 8.0 Demo

The Samsung stand this year is huge. I really mean it. HUGE. I’m sure it almost has it’s own postcode and takes up around a quarter of one of the halls. The picture above doesn’t really do it justice – I couldn’t fit it in the shot if …

MWC – Galaxy Note 8 hands on

Samsung announced the Galaxy Note 8 on Sunday, and there are plenty of units here at the Samsung stand. The device feels good, and is quite light, and for some strange reason is capable of taking phone whilst used as a handset. Yes, an 8″ handset. Crackers, as …

MWC – Hands on with the LG Optimus G Pro

LG have announced the Optimus G Pro here at MWC with some top of the range specs in a stunning design. Featuers of this include a huge 5.5 inch Full HD display (1080p) with 440 PPI making images jump out with colour. It also has a speedy 1.7GHz …

MWC – Sony Mobile Press Event

Kunimasa Suzuki, President and CEO of Mobile Communications took to the stage early this morning on the first anniversary of Sony Mobile. There weren’t any great surprises today – the Xperia Z and the Xperia Z Tablet were shown off, but there was a glimpse of the new …

MWC – LG clarify each of the four Optimus ranges

LG seem to have a lot to tell the world about recently. For some the barrage of model numbers and range names may be a little confusing. Leading up to the unveiling of their new devices LG have published details of what each range is about. The four …

MWC – Samsung announce Galaxy Note 8.0

Mobile World Congress 2013 is only hours away from kicking off and today we have the first device announcement from Samsung. Following hot on the heels of the highly acclaimed Galaxy Note II Samsung have today announced the Galaxy Note 8.0, a mid sized tablet that will “offer …