One of the biggest mobile tech events will be held on February 27 at Barcelona Mobile World Congress (MWC) 2017. Various smartphone manufacturers will be launching their smartphones at pre-MWC 2017 briefings.
So we have selected some of the premium smartphones that will be launching at MWC 2017. And most of these smartphones will be launched in India later this year.
BlackBerry has given license to China-based TCL for making all its future smartphones. The company is expected to launch the DTEK 70, codenamed ‘Mercury’. BlackBerry's DTEK70 will come with a QWERTY keyboard. The smartphone will be powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 821 SoC paired with 3GB of RAM and 32GB ROM. The smartphone will sport a 4.5-inch dual curved display. For photography, the smartphone will have an 18MP rear camera and an 8MP front-facing snapper.
Huawei has already announced that it will be holding an event on the sidelines of MWC 2017.
Beside MWC 2017 Huawei will hold another event for the smartphone launch which is already announced by the company.
Huawei is expected to launch its next smartphone - P10.Various rumors claim Huawei P10 will run Android 7.0 Nougat with EMUI 5.0 and will sport a 5.5-inch Quad HD display. The smartphone will be powered by 3,100mAh battery and will be company’s own Kirin 960 SoC.
Huawei P10 will have 6GB of RAM and 256GB of internal storage. The smartphone is expected to come with dual rear camera setup developed in collaboration with Leica, same as the previous version P9. The dual rear camera setup will likely have a 20MP monochrome sensor and a 12MP RGB sensor, along with 8MP front-facing shooter.
In last year MWC, LG introduced its first flagship modular smartphone - G5
And this year, the company is set to unveil its successor – G6. If rumors to believed, the LG G6 will come with an iris scanner.
The smartphone will be a non-modular smartphone and will have an IP68 rating for water and dust resistance. The smartphone will sport a 5.7-inch Quad HD+ resolution ‘FullVision’ display and for photography, LG G6 will have a dual rear camera setup comprised of two 13MP modules.
Recently, Nokia announced that the company will be launching a various smartphone and a re-imagined version of its 3310 feature phone at MWC 2017. Along with this, Nokia is also expected to unveil its P1 flagship smartphone at the event. The P1 is supposed to be powered by Qualcomm's latest Snapdragon 835 processor, paired with 6GB RAM.
If rumors to be believed, the smartphone will sport a 5.3-inch display with Corning Gorilla Glass 5 layer protection. For security, the device will be equipped with a fingerprint sensor and quick-charge capability. Nokia P1 is expected to have a 22.6MP rear camera with Zeiss-optics.
ZTE Gigabit Phone
ZTE has planned to take connectivity to the next level at MWC 2017
The company is set to unveil its new handset with gigabit LTE connectivity support. The 5G- ready smartphone is expected to be powered by Snapdragon 835 processor and feature an integrated X16 LTE modem for gigabit class LTE connectivity.