The Mobile World Congress is the biggest mobile show of the year. This week in Barcelona, numerous people have gathered to get a look at the latest and advanced phones from some of the biggest brands in the industry. Already many big smartphones have made their debut at this event. Here is a quick look at seven of the phones which have made a significant effect at the event.
Seven Phones Worth Mentioning
- Samsung Galaxy S6
The latest device from Samsung has got a new metal design and is an improvement from its plastic predecessor. There are lots of new features which include HD display, revamped user interface, mobile payment system Samsung Pay and Android 5.0 Lollipop.
- Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge
Apart from Galaxy S6, Samsung unveiled the S6 Edge, a curved screen phone. This curved screen shows extra information at the screen’s side. The specifications are quite impressive some of which include fingerprint sensor, 64-bit Exynos octa-core processor and 16 megapixel rear camera.
- Acer Liquid M220
Acer is making its first entry into Windows Phone with the Liquid M220. It has a pixel density of 233 pixels per inch and a display of 4 inch. It has an internal storage space of 4GB, 512GB RAM and 1.2GHz dual-core processor. The price is quite impressive with its availability at €79 in select European markets. This roughly converts to about AU$113, $88 or £57.
- HTC One M9
It has a 5 inch display with a 1920 X 1080 pixel resolution. It has an all metal body and an octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 810 processor. The cameras deserve special mention. Ultrapixel shooter is in the front to provide exceptional selfies and the back covers a 20 megapixel camera.
- ZTE Grand S3
Eyeprint ID is a unique feature of the ZTE Grand S3. As the name suggests, this phone does not scan your fingerprint. Instead, it uses its front facing camera to scan your eyeball and verifies that it’s you and then only the phone is unlocked. There is an 8-megapixel front camera and the device runs on Android 4.4.
- LG Magna
LG unveiled a range of phones in this event. LG Magna was one of them. It runs on Android 5.0 Lollipop and provides 8GB internal storage. It is available in 4G and 3G models. Either a 1.2 GHz or 1.3 GHz quad-core processor will be provided along with a 5 or 8 megapixel camera at the back. There is a 5 inch display and a resolution of 294 ppi.
- Yezz Project Ara
You might already be aware of Google’s Project Ara. Now Yezz, the smartphone maker company has built a Project Ara phone. When the Project Ara is made commercially available in Puerto Rico, the company plans to price it at $200 aprox, which translates to around AU$256 or £130.
Apart from these smartphones, many other models were also unveiled at the Mobile World Congress, which could become really popular once they are released for the consumers worldwide.
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