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Mobile World Congress

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Mobile World Congress

Combination of the world's largest exhibition for the mobile industry and a conference featuring prominent executives representing mobile operators, device manufacturers, technology providers, vendors and content owners from across the world add

Category: Business (10)

Activity starting in 2006.

Countries: (66%), United States (8%), China (7%)

Main connections: Samsung, Sony, Sony Mobile

Linked to: GSM Association, Category:Trade associations, Intel, Qualcomm

 

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2006

Up until 2006 the event took place in Cannes and was known as 3GSM World add something


2008

Sony Ericsson Xperia X1 - The X1 was first presented at the 2008 Mobile World Congress

 

Nokia N96 - The handset was publicly announced at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, February 2008, and started shipping in September 2008

 

Nokia N96 - "' & Nokia N96"' is a high-end smartphone, announced by Nokia on February 11, 2008 at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, part of the Nseries line


2009

Tegra - At Mobile World Congress 2009, Nvidia introduced its port of Google's Android to the Tegra

 

Windows Mobile - Microsoft unveiled this version at the 2009 Mobile World Congress in February, and several devices were supplied with it

 

Acer Tempo - The handset was officially presented during the 2009 Mobile World Congress

 

OpenPlug - ELIPS Studio was first unveiled at the Mobile World Congress show in February 2009 and its beta programme was started at Adobe MAX in October 2009

 

Sony Ericsson Satio - The "'Sony Ericsson Satio"' is a smartphone, announced by Sony Ericsson at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Spain on 15 February 2009 as the Idou

 

My Phone - Microsoft announced and launched the beta version of My Phone at Mobile World Congress on February 16, 2009

 

HTC Magic - Vodafone unveiled the Magic on February 17, 2009 at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona


2010

HTC Sense - At the Mobile World Congress 2010, HTC debuted their new updated HTC Sense UI on the HTC Desire and HTC Legend, with an upgrade available for the Hero and Magic

 

Sony Ericsson Xperia X10 - Sony Ericsson announced two mini versions of the Xperia X10 at the Mobile World Congress 2010

 

ZTE - ZTE presented in the 2010 Mobile World Congress a tablet computer that runs Google Android, the ZTE V9

 

Acer beTouch E400 - The Acer beTouch E400 was officially announced at the Mobile World Congress on February 2010

 

Windows Phone - Windows Phone 7 was announced at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Spain, on February 15, 2010, and released publicly on November 8, 2010 in the United States

 

HTC Legend - It was unveiled by HTC during the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona on 16 February 2010 and went on sale on 10 March 2010


2011

In 2011 free Android and iPhone apps were designed, providing standard turn-by-turn navigation capability in Barcelona and Spain for the duration of MWC 2011 plus the weekends before and after add something

 

In 2011, it was announced that Barcelona has been chosen as the "GSMA Mobile add something

 

Samsung Galaxy Tab series - At the Mobile World Congress event in 2011 Samsung showed a new Galaxy Tab model with bigger 10,1-inch HD display and faster processor, running Google's Android 3,0 Honeycomb operating system

 

Samsung Galaxy Tab 7.0 - At the Mobile World Congress event in 2011 Barcelona Samsung showed a new Galaxy Tab model with bigger 10,1 inch HD displays and faster processor, running Google's Android Honeycomb operating system

 

Samsung Galaxy Tab - At the Mobile World Congress event in 2011 Samsung showed a new Galaxy Tab model with bigger 10,1-inch HD display and faster processor, running Google's Android 3,0 Honeycomb operating system

 

Windows Phone 7 - At the 2011 Mobile World Congress, Steve Ballmer announced a major update to Windows Phone 7 due toward the end of the year, Windows Phone 7,5, codenamed "Mango"

 

Bharti Airtel - Bharti Infratel bagged the 2011 'Green Mobile Award ' at the GSMA Mobile World Congress at Barcelona and was awarded the 2010 innovative infrastructure company of the year award at the CNBC Infrastructure Awards for this groundbreaking initiative

 

Ford B-Max - Built on the Ford B3 platform, it was initially unveiled as a concept-car at the 2011 Geneva Motor Show, and was officially launched at the 2012 Mobile World Congress in Barcelona

 

Samsung Galaxy R - Four new Samsung 'Hub' applications were revealed at the 2011 Mobile World Congress for the Galaxy S II and the Galaxy R includes the same:

 

ZTE - In 2011, ZTE announced 2 tablets at Mobile World Congress, the ZTE V11 that runs Android 3,0, and the Z-pad

 

Samsung Galaxy Gio - It was announced at the 2011 Mobile World Congress as one of four Samsung low-end smartphones, along with the Galaxy Ace, Galaxy Fit and Galaxy Mini

 

Samsung Galaxy Fit - It was announced at the 2011 Mobile World Congress as one of four Samsung low-end smartphones, along with the Galaxy Ace, Galaxy Gio and Galaxy Mini

 

HTC ChaCha - The "' & HTC ChaCha"' is an Android smartphone that was announced by HTC in February, 2011 at the Mobile World Congress, alongside its sister phone, the HTC Salsa

 

Stephen Elop - When confronted with the theory by an anonymous attendee of the 2011 Mobile World Congress, Elop denied the speculation stating, "The obvious answer is, no. But however, I am very sensitive to the perception and awkwardness of that situation

 

Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 - Samsung first showed a new Galaxy Tab model in January 2011 at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona alongside the Samsung Galaxy S II

 

LG Optimus Pad - It is LG's first device running Android 3,0 and appeared at the Mobile World Congress in February 2011

 

Tegra - Nvidia announced the first quad-core SoC at the February 2011 Mobile World Congress event in Barcelona

 

HTC ChaCha - The "' & HTC ChaCha"' is an Android smartphone that was announced by HTC in February 2011 at the Mobile World Congress, alongside its sister phone, the HTC Salsa

 

Xperia Play - On February 13, 2011, at Mobile World Congress 2011, it was announced that the device would be shipping globally in March 2011, with a launch lineup of around 50 software titles

 

Samsung Galaxy S II - Samsung unveiled the S II on 13 February 2011 at the Mobile World Congress

 

HTC Desire S - First announced at Mobile World Congress on February 15, 2011 as a successor to the HTC Desire, it was released on March 8, 2011

 

HTC - At the Mobile World Congress on 16 February 2011 the GSMA named HTC the "Device Manufacturer of the Year" for 2011

 

HTC Flyer - It was announced at the Mobile World Congress 2011 and released in May 2011

 

HTC Salsa - The "' & HTC Salsa"' is an Android smartphone that was announced by HTC in June 2011 at the Mobile World Congress


2012

Qualcomm Atheros - At Mobile World Congress 2012, Qualcomm Atheros demonstrated a suite of 802,11ac enabled products

 

Firefox OS - At Mobile World Congress 2012, Mozilla and Telefónica announced that the Spanish telecommunications provider intended to deliver "open Web devices" in 2012 based on HTML5 and these APIs

 

Samsung Galaxy Note series - At the Mobile World Congress 2012, Samsung announced the Galaxy Note 10,1, as an alternative to the Galaxy Tab 10,1

 

Samsung Galaxy Tab - At the Mobile World Congress 2012, Samsung announced the Galaxy Note 10,1, as an alternative to the Galaxy Tab 10,1

 

Sony Xperia P - It was announced at Mobile World Congress 2012 alongside the Xperia U and Xperia S. It features a 4 inch qHD touch screen with Sony's White Magic technology which delivers a higher brightness to that of other smartphones

 

LG G2 Mini - Serving as a successor to 2012's $Optimus_G (LG_Optimus_G) and the 2013 $Optimus_G_Pro (LG_Optimus_G_Pro) phablet, the G2 Mini was unveiled at a Mobile World Congress on February 23, 2014

 

Nokia 808 PureView - The 808 won the award for "Best New Mobile Handset, Device or Tablet" at Mobile World Congress 2012, and the award for Best Imaging Innovation for 2012 from the Technical Image Press Association

 

Nexus 7 - The device was a double-winner at the 2012 "T3" magazine awards, receiving honors for "Gadget of the Year" and "Tablet of the Year", and was named "Best Mobile Tablet" at the 2013 Global Mobile Awards

 

Nokia Lumia 610 - "'Nokia Lumia 610"' is a Windows Phone smartphone announced at Mobile World Congress 2012

 

Sony Xperia U - It was launched at the 2012 Mobile World Congress held in Barcelona, and is the second Sony-only branded smartphone after & Sony acquired Ericsson's stake in Sony Ericsson in January 2012

 

Samsung Galaxy Beam i8530 - In February 2012 the i8530 Galaxy Beam was presented at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona

 

Samsung Galaxy Beam i8520 - In February 2012 the i8530 Galaxy Beam was presented at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona

 

HTC One X - The One X was announced on February 26, 2012 at the Mobile World Congress, and considered as a flagship product of HTC One series from the time of its release through April 2013

 

Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 - The Note 10,1 was originally unveiled on 27 February 2012 at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Spain, with a 1,4 GHz dual-core processor

 

Nokia 808 PureView - The "'Nokia 808 PureView"' is a Symbian-powered smartphone, first unveiled on 27 February 2012 at the Mobile World Congress

 

Sony Xperia U - The handset was introduced in Barcelona on 28 February 2012 before the Mobile World Congress in the United Kingdom in March 2012 and was released worldwide on 15 May 2012

 

LG Optimus L7 - First announced at the Mobile World Congress in March 2012, it is available since July

 

LG Optimus 4X HD - South Korean electronics company LG introduced 6 new smartphones with new and improved hardware at the Mobile World Congress in 2012, including LG's flagship phone, the Optimus 4X HD. The LG Optimus 4X HD was officially launched in June 2012


2013

Optical head-mounted display - At MWC 2013, Fujitsu showcased the Laser Head Set , a headset display that uses a laser to project a high-resolution video onto a clear mirror in front of your eye which bounces it back into the retina

 

Samsung Galaxy Tab - At the Mobile World Congress 2013, Samsung announced the Galaxy Note 8,0

 

Samsung Galaxy Note series - At the Mobile World Congress 2013, Samsung announced the Galaxy Note 8,0

 

Nexus 7 - At the presentation of the Global Mobile Awards at the 2013 GSMA Mobile World Congress, the Nexus 7 received the award for "Best Mobile Tablet"

 

Nokia Lumia 720 - It was announced at the 2013 Mobile World Congress

 

Nokia Lumia 520 - It was announced at the 2013 Mobile World Congress along with another device, the Nokia Lumia 720

 

Samsung Galaxy Note - The & Samsung Galaxy Note 8,0, codenamed Kona, is an 8-inch Samsung Galaxy Note that had been confirmed by the head of the mobile division at Samsung to have made its first appearance at the Mobile World Congress 2013

 

Sony Tablet - The Xperia Tablet Z was announced at Mobile World Congress in January 2013

 

Jolla - As of February 2013, Jolla announced at Mobile World Congress that they employ around 60 people

 

Samsung Galaxy S III - In February 2013 , the Galaxy S III won the "Best Smartphone" award from the GSMA at Mobile World Congress

 

Yota - Yota Devices released in February 2013 more information at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona

 

Sony Xperia Z series - First announced in Japan, the tablet was announced globally in Barcelona at the Mobile World Congress on February 25, 2013

 

Sony Xperia Tablet Z - It was announced globally in Barcelona at the Mobile World Congress on February 25, 2013

 

GSMA Mobile World Congress 2013 took place between February 25 and February 28, 2013 add something


2014

The dates for Mobile World Congress 2014 have been announced as 24-27 February, 2014 add something

 

ZTE - At Mobile World Congress 2014 in Spain, Microsoft announced that ZTE is the latest hardware partner of Windows Phone platform

 

Windows Phone - At the 2014 Mobile World Congress, Microsoft announced that upcoming Windows Phone 8,1 devices will be manufactured by Gionee, HTC, Huawei, JSR, Karbonn, LG, Lenovo, Longcheer, Micromax, Nokia, Samsung, Xolo, and ZTE

 

Optical head-mounted display - It was developed in collaboration with the University of Tokyo and QD Laser Inc. By Mobile World Congress 2014, Fujitsu plans to debut the Laser Eye Wear , based on the same technology that is condensed into a pair of normal-looking glasses

 

Nokia X - The phone was unveiled by Stephen Elop at the 2014 Mobile World Congress in Barcelona

 

HTC Desire 610 - The smartphone was announced at Mobile World Congress 2014 in Barcelona, Spain

 

Samsung Galaxy S5 - Announced in January 2014, it is scheduled to be unveiled during this year's Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Spain, from February 24 to 27 and released worldwide in April

 

LG G Pro 2 - It was unveiled in February 2014 during the 2014 Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Spain

 

Samsung Gear 2 - Unveiled on February 22, 2014 at Mobile World Congress, the Gear 2 line is a successor to the Samsung Galaxy Gear

 

LG G2 Mini - It was unveiled at a Mobile World Congress on February 23, 2014

 

Samsung Galaxy S5 - Unveiled on February 24, 2014 at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Spain, it is expected to be generally released on April 11, 2014

 

GSMA Mobile World Congress 2014 took place between February 24 and February 27, 2014 add something

 

Samsung Galaxy Tab series - The Galaxy Tab 4 7,0, 8,0 and 10,1 were all announced ahead of the Mobile World Congress in April 2014


2015

Opera Software - In 2015 Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Opera won Global Mobile *award of Best Mobile Product, Initiative or Service in Emerging Markets for Opera Web Pass and Sponsored Web Pass

 

Sony Xperia Z4 Tablet - It was unveiled in the press conference held by & Sony alongside the Sony Xperia M4 Aqua during the 2015 Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Spain, on March 2

 

Sony Xperia M4 Aqua - The phone was unveiled along with Xperia Z4 Tablet in the press conference held by Sony during the 2015 Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Spain, on March 2

 

Sony Xperia M4 Aqua - Toms Hardware listed the Xperia M4 Aqua as the best value phone in their best of Mobile World Congress 2015 list

 

Nokia - In March 2015 at Mobile World Congress, Nokia demonstrated 5G transmissions to the public

 

HTC - In March 2015, HTC announced the 2015 HTC One Flagship device, the HTC One_M9, the successor to the previous M8, and the HTC grip, a partnership with under armour, at Mobile World Congress at Barcelona

 

HTC Sense - HTC One M9 - Sense 7,0 was announced at the Mobile World Congress on March 1, 2015 alongside the HTC One M9

 

Samsung Galaxy S6 - Samsung officially unveiled the Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge during a "Samsung Unpacked" event at Mobile World Congress on 1 March 2015, for a release on 10 April 2015 in 20 countries

 

Samsung Galaxy S6 - The phone was officially unveiled in a press conference at Mobile World Congress on 1 March 2015 alongside the Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge

 

HTC One M9 - The third-generation One was officially unveiled in a press conference at Mobile World Congress on March 1, 2015

 

GSMA Mobile World Congress 2015 took place between March 2 and March 5, 2015 add something

 

The event will take place 15-17 July 2015 in Shanghai, China, at the Shanghai New International Exhibition Centre add something


2016

GSMA Mobile World Congress 2016 took place in Barcelona from February 22 - 25, 2016 add something

 

Jolla Tablet - Expected are more informations at oncoming Mobile World Congress in Barcelona 2016-02-22

 

Zopo Mobile - The "Speed 8" was officially unveiled on February 24, at the Mobile World Congress 2016 in Barcelona, Spain

 

Ford Kuga - Ford Europe debuted the facelift model at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona in February 2016

 

Android One - On February 22, 2016, General Mobile announced their second Android One phone at Mobile World Congress

 

Yoigo - Following the conclusion of the 2016 Mobile World Congress, held in Barcelona from 22 to 25 February 2016, Yoigo, the fourth mobile operator with its own network, announced plans to extend its 4G $LTE (LTE_(telecommunication)) network almost throughout Catalonia in the following months

 

CTIA - The Wireless Association - In June 2016, CTIA announced a partnership with the GSM Association, under which Super Mobility Week would be re-launched as Mobile World Congress Americas beginning in 2017


2017

In 2017, the Barcelona, Spain event had a major focus on Nokia, 5G, and the Internet of Things, according to BNN coverage by Michael Hainsworth and David Garrity add something

 

Android One - The General Mobile GM 6 was announced at Mobile World Congress 2017

 

Samsung Galaxy Tab - $Samsung Galaxy - The "'Samsung Galaxy Tab S3"' was unveiled at MWC 2017 on February 26, 2017

 

Samsung Galaxy Tab series - $Samsung Galaxy - The "'Samsung Galaxy Tab S3"' was unveiled at MWC 2017 on February 26, 2017

 

Foxconn - FIH Mobile will manufacture new Nokia-branded devices developed by HMD. The first batch of international Nokia-branded devices was unveiled on February 26, 2017, at the Mobile World Congress

 

The 2017 event will take place in Barcelona between 27 February to 2 March 2017 and Mobile World Congress Shanghai between add something


2018

GSMA Mobile World Congress 2018 takes place in Barcelona from 26 February to 1 March 2018 add something