MWC 2016 Barcelona Main Highlights


by: Joni Bolkvadze
Published on 21 / 02 / 2016
In Events

Mobile World Congress is the world's largest gathering for the mobile industry, organised by the GSMA, held in the Mobile World Capital Barcelona, 22-25 February 2016.

This year companies On MWC you will see the new products and insights from the companies like LG, Samsung, Huawei, Sony, Xiaomi and others.

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LG unveiled its new interesting smartphone LG G5.  G5 is a modular smartphone with removable battery and two addons: Hi-Fi Plus and CAM Plus. 

Main specifications and features include a brand new metal uni-body design with a 5.3-inch Quad HD display, 16MP rear camera (with wide 8MP), 8MP front camera, Android 6.0 OS and a slide-out 2800 mAh removable battery.

LG G5 Hi-Fi Plus and CAM Plus. MWC

LG Hi-Fi Plus with B&O Play is a portable Hi-Fi DAC audio player that supports 32-bit 384KHz high-definition audio playback. 

LG CAM Plus is an extension of a camera which offers auto focus, exposure lock, and provides physical buttons for power, shutter, record, and zoom. It also gives the G5 additional battery capacity of 1,200mAh.

LG G5 Friends MWC Globstart.comThe company is also introducing LG Friends, an extensive portfolio of companion devices for the G5. Including 360 VR goggle, 360 CAM, RollingBot, TONE Platinum Bluetooth earphones, H3 by B&OPlay wired earphones and Smart Controller for drones

360 VR goggle connects to the G5 via a cable and simulates a 130" TV viewed from 2 meters away, thanks to its 639ppi display. LG tries to sell the fact that the phone isn't inserted in the goggle itself by focusing on the light weight of the unit. It's compatible with Google Cardboard content as well as the images and videos captured with LG's 360 CAM.

360 CAM is a small camera equipped with two 13 MP 200 degree wide-angle lenses, 3 microphones, 4GB of internal memory with MicroSD slot, and a 1200mAh battery. It's capable of taking 2K videos too. The resulting images and videos can be uploaded to Google Street View and YouTube 360.

RollingBot is a Sphero-like ball that rolls around and captures 8MP photos. LG says this isn't just a toy, it can also be used as a pet companion, as a home monitoring system thanks to its WiFi-connected camera, speaker, and microphone, and a remote controller for other home appliances with its two embedded infra-red sensors.

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Samsung Galaxy S7 MWC 2016 barcelona

Yes! This is Samsung Galaxy S7! Smartphone is much powerful than its predecessor S6. It is Water and dust resistance, has MicroSD card support, much better camera than iPhone 6s Plus.

Smartphone at a glance:

Form factor: Metal and glass body; IP68 water resistance (beyond 1.5m for 30 min)

Screen: Curved 5.5" Super AMOLED; 2,560 x 1,440px (534ppi)

Camera: 12MP Dual Pixel, f/1.7, Smart OIS; 2160p video capture; 5MP, f/1.7 selfie camera

Chipset: Snapdragon 820 or Exynos 8890; 4GB of RAM; 32GB or 64GB storage; microSD slot

Connectivity: Optional dual-SIM (hybrid slot); NFC + MST for Samsung Pay; microUSB 2.0

Battery: 3,600mAh; Fast wired and wireless charging

Misc: Fingerprint reader

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Mark Zuckerberg MWC 2016 barcelona
Mark Zuckerberg unveiled his vision about the future of Virtual Reality. He emphasized its importance in the future and said that Facebook and Samsung will collaborate to develop the industry of Virtual Reality.


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