Category: MWC 2019

Paymo seeks crowdfunding to bring all your payment and travel needs into one 4G connected wallet

One of the other things I saw extremely briefly at Mobile World Congress was a 4G connected wallet that hopes to bring a single, Android-powered, device to manage all your mobile payments. This includes NFC-based contactless payments, peer-to-peer payment transfers, and even cards for travel in various locations (such as… [Click for more]

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Honor announces new Gaming+ technology for View 20, bringing GPU efficiency boost

Honor today used Mobile World Congress to announce Gaming+, to bring faster speed, image quality and frame rates to mobile gaming on the recently launched View 20. The View 20, which I reviewed last month will get an update that takes things beyond the current GPU Turbo offering, and promises… [Click for more]

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Sony at MWC: Three new Xperia phones, including world’s first mobile 4K OLED display

Sony has today launched 3 new Xperia phones; the Xperia 10, Xperia 10 Plus, and a flagship Xperia 1. The latter comes with the world’s first 4K OLED display, with HDR and a 21:9 ratio display. Well, in fact all three phones have gone with the same 21:9 ‘CinemaWide’ display… [Click for more]

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Huawei Mate X: A phone that shows foldable phones may have a future after all [Updated: I held one!]

Samsung’s Galaxy Fold may have captured the media attention for a few days, but Huawei has thrown the cat amongst the pigeons with the Mate X. The Mate X is the fastest foldable 5G phone, which also has its screen folding the opposite way in comparison to the Galaxy Fold…. [Click for more]

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OPPO announces intention to release its first 5G phone and the first 10x lossless zoom mobile camera

OPPO kicked off the Mobile World Congress events with a small event to talk up its forthcoming innovations, which included the launch of a 5G phone, and also a 10x lossless zoom with OIS. Although not announcing any specific handsets today, the company has made it clear it will be… [Click for more]

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[Updated] Xiaomi to unveil Mi 9 at MWC, but is there anything left to say?

There are plenty of people that don’t believe phone leaks are accidental, with ‘controlled leaks’ now considered a vital part of any product launch. In some cases, the ‘controlled leak’ goes a step further, like when Xiaomi decided to use its various social media channels to talk up the upcoming… [Click for more]

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