mwc 2019

China is getting the foldable Huawei Mate X smartphone this month

Despite the grand introductions of foldable phones earlier this year, including Samsung’s Galaxy Fold and Huawei’s Mate X, design flaws and major delays have put a damper on the excitement. The Galaxy

Huawei’s Mate X folding smartphone could finally launch next month

First revealed during MWC 2019 back in February, Huawei’s Mate X folding smartphone has been the subject of delays and rumored tweaks, which is understandable when you consider the issues that Samsung
Sony Xperia 1 review

Sony Xperia 1 review

Sony’s Xperia 1 smartphone is svelte, tall, modern, and powerful. The 21:9 aspect ratio means you get a cinematic viewing experience. It’s too bad there are several other shortcomings, such as a

LG adds the confusing LG G8S ThinQ to their flagship portfolio for select markets

At MWC this year LG announced a sister flagship to the LG G8 ThinQ, and it’s finally making its way to some countries around the world. It’s called the LG G8S ThinQ, so it’s going to be pretty hard to

Nokia camera leak confirms a ton of new features coming to other Nokia phones

Some of Nokia’s new phones that were announced at MWC 2019 this year ended up having a camera app that was a little different from previous Nokia phones. On the surface it wasn’t drastically

Energizer’s massive battery phone is DOA, and it never even got funded

Remember Energizer’s enormous Power Max P18K phone that was on display at MWC this year? The phone packed in an 18000mAh battery in an extremely thick design that theoretically should’ve gotten even

The crowdfunding campaign for Energizer’s giant battery phone ran out of juice

Remember that gigantic Energizer smartphone featuring a ludicrous 18,000mAh battery that was shown off during MWC 2019 back in February? The same handset that then appeared on a crowdfunding site

Leaked hands-on video unfolds the Samsung Galaxy Fold’s crease

Samsung made a huge deal about the Galaxy Fold when they announced it during the Galaxy S10’s launch event in San Francisco on February 20th, although they frustrated tech press to no end during MWC
Punkt MP-02 hands-on review

Punkt MP-02 hands-on review

Punkt’s second phone, the MP-02, doesn’t follow the generally accepted update cycle, adding only three main new features, one of which is a 4G LTE connection. It’s a fascinating little phone, and
Being first shouldn’t matter, but for some tech companies it’s a badge of honor

Being first shouldn’t matter, but for some tech companies it’s a badge of honor

Being first shouldn't matter at all, but for some companies, getting a new technology to market before their rivals has become a badge of honor.Read More
The best of MWC 2019: Huawei Mate X, Galaxy S10, 5G, and much more

The best of MWC 2019: Huawei Mate X, Galaxy S10, 5G, and much more

There’s no question that MWC 2019 was the most important edition of the event in years. We’ve not only seen an collection of foldable devices, spearheaded by the Galaxy Fold and the Huawei Mate X, but

The Nokia 9 PureView is now available to order for $600

If two or three rear cameras doesn’t do it for you, how about five of them? If five cameras tickles your fancy, then you’ll be glad to find out that the Nokia 9 PureView that was announced during MWC

Samsung’s $999 Galaxy S10+ costs just $420 to manufacture

Samsung launched its Galaxy S10 handsets back on February 20th, which is less than two weeks ago although thanks to the madness of MWC 2019 it feels much longer. Samsung has upped its game since the
Nokia 9 PureView review

Nokia 9 PureView review

HMD’s latest phone is the Nokia 9 PureView, which is a limited-edition phone that places a heavy emphasis on its camera experience. It may not take the best photos on a smartphone, but it certainly is
The Race to Foldable Phone Perfection Is On, and It's Going to Be a Blast

The Race to Foldable Phone Perfection Is On, and It's Going to Be a Blast

Less than two weeks ago, the idea of a high-quality bendable phone seemed like a farce. After all, the first foldable handset—the Royole FlexPai—was ambitious, but also a piece of junk. It was clunky,
This week in Android: MWC 2019 wrap up

This week in Android: MWC 2019 wrap up

MWC 2019 has come to a close, and the trade show left a ton of new phones and other devices in its wake.

Making sense of the 5G phones at Mobile World Congress 2019

After years of talk, the era of 5G is finally upon us. This time around, you couldn't take more than a few steps on the MWC show floor without bumping into someone driving a delivery truck via 5G, or
5G phones are here but don’t rush to upgrade

5G phones are here but don’t rush to upgrade

This year’s Mobile World Congress — the CES for Android device makers — was awash with 5G handsets. The world’s No.1 smartphone seller by marketshare, Samsung, got out ahead with a standalone launch
Samsung finally gets Bluetooth earbuds right

Samsung finally gets Bluetooth earbuds right

Granted, this news is maybe a bit too late. Samsung’s already sold out of the free Galaxy Buds it was throwing in with S10 pre-orders. That said, the new Bluetooth earbuds are worth the $129 asking

MWC's folding fetish in seven GIFs

Besides whole new families of phones, the evolution of augmented reality and the true start of 5G networks and devices, you couldn't escape the folding phone. MWC went so hard on the old folding