Tag: MWC

MWC – HTC unveil their 5G hub

There was a time when HTC were doing big phone launches here in Barcelona. No longer. Instead this morning they’ve unveiled a new HTC 5G Hub. There wasn’t a big event or a launch here this morning. Instead it’s just a few pictures and a press release. No …

MWC – More flexible screens from TCL

So while having a wander of the booths we came across the TCL booth and on the inside of this booth, we saw some very cool looking folding screens. It turns out that TCL has been working with sister company CSOT in the development of flexible screen tech …

MWC – Sony Xperia 1 launched

Sony, remember them? Yeah. We love their kit but they don’t seem to get the exposure or success that manufacturers such as Huawei and Samsung enjoy. Just now, just minutes ago, they announced the Xperia 1, their new flagship. Two mid-range handsets were also shown off in the …

MWC – LG brings us a foldable too.

Yesterday we brought you news of the LG V50, which is a new 5G phone being picked up by EE in the UK and Sprint in the USA. It’s got a 6.4″ QHD+ OLED FullVision Display with 19.5:9 aspect ratio and DTS:X sound technology. It’s powered by a …

MWC – The LG G8 and LG G8s

Last year things got a bit “weird” with the LG G7 here in Barcelona. It appeared, but apparently wasn’t mean to appear, and then things got a bit strange. This year it seems a little better. There’s not one G8, but two. Both have the Thin Q name …

MWC – Vodafone and EE to carry the Huawei Mate X

Here in Barcelona it’s all about foldable phones so far. Samsung did their big launch a few days ago but then Huawei came along and gave us this.. A 4500mAh battery, 5G connectivity, super-fast charging, a power switch and fingerprint reader in one, Leica camera tech and that …

MWC – BlackBerry Key2 in Red launched

Blackberry launched the popular Key2 a little while ago and I was lucky enough to get hands on one for a full review. The company have just emailed to announce the new red colour will be available to preorder shortly if you were still wanting to get your …

MWC – Xiaomi Mi 9 Launch. LIVE FEED

Right, we’ve landed. We’re back in Barcelona for … well, we’ve lost count. We’ve been here every year since the Mobile World Congress arrived here in Barcelona so, that’s a long time. I think I had hair when this all first started. Today it’s Sunday, and gone are …

MWC – NOA bring a pop-up camera doo-hickey to Barcelona

Here in Barcelona NOA is showing off some new rugged smartphones alongside their newly announced F series smartphone. The new F series models come with something called a “U notch” and AI intergration. The first smartphone is NOA F5, which has a double rear camera setup said to …

MWC – Live from Barcelona, the OPPO Innovation Event

It’s time to get closer, according to OPPO. So we’re here in Barcelona to bring you the latest on on their new smartphones and the 10x Lossless Zoom tech. It’s all being broadcast live, so here’s the feed. We’ll have more for you after it’s done. Don’t forget …

Huawei StorySign investment continues

Kids are the future and we need to keep developing technology that will allow them to develop. This case is even more poignant if children have a disability that will impede their learning. Examples of this include deafness, and this is an area where technology can be particularly …

MWC – Huawei Mate X sneakily snapped

A folding phone. I know, mad huh. Who’d come up with one of those? Samsung. OK. Samsung. They announced the Galaxy Fold just recently. It’s mad expensive but secretly yes, you want one. Now, as Spanish builders put the finishing touches to the Barcelona staging at Mobile World …

Samsung Galaxy Unpacked – LIVE

And so it begins. It’s that time of year again where Coolsmartphone heads out to Barcelona for Mobile World Congress. The event is a melting pot of mobile phones, accessories, services and software. Anything to do with your phone is there, and the big launches will be happening …

Samsung Galaxy S10: Release Date, Price and Specifications

Barely a couple of months into the launch of Samsung’s flagship Galaxy S9, the world has already turned its eyes towards the next in line – Samsung Galaxy S10. Marking the 10th anniversary of the company’s flagship series, the Galaxy S10 is touted to be one of the …

Coolsmartphone Podcast 224 Post-MWC

Matteo and Garry got together to have a chat about MWC and everything seen and announced. This is episode 224 of the Coolsmartphone Podcast. Available on iTunes, whatever your other podcast client of choice is, and even YouTube. As usual, feel free to leave us feedback here or …

Mobile devices – Mobile gaming centres

If you are an avid gamer, having a smartphone that is a gaming powerhouse is definitely an advantage. Everyone knows that smartphones are not just for communicating or taking photos and videos anymore.  It can also be an excellent gaming platform. Mobile games are engaging and engrossing, and …

Wait a minute, that might be the LG G7 after all

During Mobile World Congress the LG G7 appeared on the LG stand in Barcelona. After this we heard that it was actually an early iteration of the device, and another device would probably take the LG G7 name. However, Evan Blass (leaker extraordinaire) has now changed his mind …

#MWC18 – Have we reached a plateau ?

A number of years ago, I questioned whether mobile phones had stopped evolving. This year, at Mobile World Congress, I think it’s happened. I think we’ve reached a plateau. A point where phones really aren’t going to make any huge leaps any more. Way back when I started …

#MWC18 – STK announce the X2

I know what you’re thinking.. “Who are STK?” Well, they’re actually selling into the UK and you can find out more about them on STKlife.com. At Mobile World Congress they announced the STK X2. It’s a smartphone with an attractive price-tag, just £269.99. It’ll be available in Black …