The Mobile World Congress 2012 is the place to be this February, for all the mobile and gadget enthusiasts. This is the one event that covers the best and new technology in mobile phones every year and is the main stage for companies to announce new devices. Every big name in the mobile and gadget industry will be here, showcasing their latest products and software, except for Apple.
For those unfortunate ones, like us, who cannot attend this event there are other sources on the internet that keep us in the loop. I’ll be sharing some of the Mobile World Congress 2012 liveblogs so you can know what new devices and software are being launched.
What is MWC 20120?
In case you don’t know what the Mobile World Congress is and what usually happens at the event, then here’s a brief preview of what you’ll see. The Mobile World Congress is held in Barcelona, Spain and is one of the biggest events in the mobile industry. Companies like Nokia, Samsung, HTC, Microsoft and many more will be announcing new devices, technology, services and software. Before I tell you about what you can expect at this years MWC, let me list the blogs who’ll be covering this event live.
Mobile World Congress 2012 Live Blogs
These are some websites where you get live coverage of latest happening at MWC 2012 :
- Engadget – Mobile World Congress 2012 Live
- Boy Genius Report – Mobile World Congress 2012 Live
- Cnet – Mobile World Congress 2012 Live
- The Verge – Mobile World Congress 2012 Live
- IT Pro Portal – Mobile World Congress 2012 Live
The event lasts for 3 days and begins on February 26 and the blogs have already started covering all the product launches and press events. Here’s what to expect from the Mobile World Congress 2012.
What to Expect at Mobile World Congress 2012
Sony, HTC, Nokia and Samsung are all going to announce some new mobile phones. There have been many leaks of the Xperia U, Xperia P and Pepper from Sony, all of which will be running the Android 4.0. HTC is supposed to announce a bunch of phones too like the Endevour and the Ville, the former powered by a quad core Tegra 3 processor. Nokia will be announcing some more Windows Phone devices and the world version of AT&T Lumia 900 called the Lumia 910. Then there’s the Lumia 610 and the new 808 Pureview.
Samsung has already announced the Galaxy Ace 2 and the Galaxy Mini 2, but there’s going to be more and maybe even a new tablet. LG will be showcasing the new range of L-series phones, the insane Optimus 4X, the Galaxy Note competition Optimus Vu, the Optimus LTE Tag and the Optimus 3D MAX ( Cube ).
Windows 8 could also be announced for tablets by Microsoft, as rumors suggest. Because, we’ve seen a lot of Windows 8 action throughout last year and even this, so don’t be shocked to see some Windows 8 tablets.
A lot more companies are going to announce new products, so that’s not all of it. You can check out the 2012 mobile world congress live blogs to keep yourself updated with all the latest news, products and much more!