Tag: mwc2018

#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 …

#MWC18 – Hands-on with the Hisense Infinity H11 Pro

Last year here at Mobile World Congress we saw the Hisense Rock and the Hisense A2 with its dual-screen arrangement. The latter was pretty interesting because the eInk rear panel meant that you could read books or place an image on the rear side without it nailing your …

#MWC18 – The Coolsmartphone Mobile World Congress HQ

The story so far then, and I’ll try to keep this brief. Coolsmartphone has been hanging around these internetz for over 15 years now and, for the last 8 years, we’ve been lucky enough be on site to cover the Mobile World Congress here in Barcelona. As an …

#MWC18 – A look at that NOA N10 iPhone X lookalike

No prizes for guessing what this handset reminds you of design-wise. It is, to be honest, the second handset with a “notch” that I saw in the very same hall, and some manufacturers aren’t afraid if taking “design ideas” from Apple. On the NOA stand it was the …

#MWC18 – The key Samsung Galaxy S9 features

When this handset arrives in store and sits next to the existing Galaxy S8, if we’re honest, you won’t be able to see a huge amount of difference. In all honesty, like when the iPhone 8 replaced the iPhone 7, that’s no bad thing. The design is proven, …

#MWC18 – MyScreen Protector, a phone, a drill. What could go wrong?

See? I’m becoming a master at this click-bait headline writing! So, just around the corner from PanzerGlass is a company called MyScreen Protector. They have a protector that you can fit yourself (the PanzerGlass ones are perhaps best fitted professionally) and it’s got a special film which is …

#MWC18 – PanzerGlass, a phone, a hammer. What could go wrong?

Misleading headline that because, in reality, nothing went wrong. I am, though, learning the art of click-bait ;) Yes, we’re back again in Barcelona and we’re back to see those crazy guys at PanzerGlass as they show just how good their screen protectors actually are. They’ve roped in …

#MWC18 – Want a tiny phone that you can stick in your ear?

I’m always interested in the smaller stands here at Mobile World Congress. The big names have equally big stands, but down in Congress Square you’ll find some new ideas and companies that want to get noticed. As we strolled through we spotted a company called L8Star who had …

#MWC18 – The Sony XZ2 – Confirmed on #EE

It’s early days yet. The handset only got announced a few seconds ago, but already EE have confirmed that they will offer the Xperia XZ2 when it launches on April 6th. If you pre-register your interest with EE between tomorrow and March 21st, you’ll be entered for a …

#MWC18 – Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9+ go official

Yes, there’s two phones. Yes, most of this leaked out, but here’s the short version. Both are powered by Android 8 and the CPU is a 64-bit octa-core CPU – a 2.7 GHz quad  and a 1.7 GHz quad or a 2.8 GHz quad and 1.7 GHz quad depending …

#MWC2018 Huawei Unveil Mediapad M5 series

Android tablets have been stagnating for a while and we have not really seen much in the way of growth in the market ever since the Samsung Tab S3 came out last year. Well, Huawei is hoping that there new Mediapad M5 series is going to change all of …

#MWC18 – Is it the LG G7? No, but we do get an LG V30S

One thing we won’t be seeing here in Barcelona (and yes, I’ve made it!) is the all-new LG G7. I’ve owned quite a few LG handsets – the G6 is a big favourite of mine and I held onto the LG G4 for absolutely ages. Loved that. The …