In the next couple of days in Barcelona kicks off the world's largest electronics exhibition, Mobile World Congress 2014. Usually the device shows the manufacturers at the Congress, set the tone for the industry for the first six months.
We tried to guess what the world's manufacturers of portable devices will surprise the audience this year.
ASUS, as usual, not particularly spread about future products. But the Taiwanese manufacturer has promised to surprise the visitors with something "fantastic". However, information about "fantastic" new product now there.
In a network there are 2 opinions at the expense of the devices that ASUS can bring to MWC. According to the journalists portal Softpedia, the company is unlikely to surprise visitors of the Congress with something new. Most likely, the stand will represent the same device as in Las Vegas. In particular, the tablet convertible called Transformer Book Duet TD300, working on two OS.
There is another point of view. The authors of the resource Phonearena admit that at the exhibition the company will show one of the devices. at the very least. It will be a 7-inch tablet on the platform Intel Atom.
Information about updates from another Taiwanese manufacturer – HTC – has emerged in recent times often. If you believe the latest rumors, the most high-profile announcements planned for the end of March. At least the release of the new flagship smartphone needs to take in that month.
It's possible that HTC will bring to Barcelona the device of the budget or medium price ranges. For example, at the end of last week there appeared information about a new product called the Desire 8. The device should be the first smartphone with a large screen of "welcome" line.
In addition, a few weeks ago, the Internet appeared information about yet another Desire device with a chip from the company MTK. Perhaps the official announcement will take place at MWC.
Rumors about new products from LG go for a long time. But we can already say for sure that in Barcelona the South Korean manufacturer will bring a new smartphone called LG G Pro 2. Recall that the official announcement of the device took place last week. However, to twist the device in your hands can only be at MWC.
As for other mobile devices, in addition to a sufficiently powerful G Pro 2, the exhibition can appear and more low cost devices. For example, smartphones of the updated line L Series. The third generation of budget Android phones from LG was announced a few days ago.
You Know, the new L Series III will get a screen with a diagonal of 4.5-inch and will be equipped with dual-core processors with a clock frequency of 1.2 GHz. According to rumors, these devices will first appear in the markets, where more developed coverage of third generation networks.
Also don't forget about the smaller version of LG G2. Device called the LG G2 mini should get a 4.3-inch display with a resolution of 960x540 pixels, the processor from Qualcomm with a clock frequency of 1.2 GHz and 2 GB of RAM.
Sony, which in January 2014 has pleased fans of a smaller version of the camera phone, should lead to Barcelona several new devices. First and foremost, fans are expecting that the Japanese manufacturer will present the flagship smartphone. The device is known in the network under the code name Sirius.
Reliable data about the device in the network is now there. But if you believe the rumors, the device should get an impressive screen with a diagonal of 5.2-inch and a resolution of 1920x1080 pixels with narrow frames on the sides and a Qualcomm Snapdragon 800. Also, the flagship will probably feature 3 GB of RAM and the main 20-megapixel camera.
In addition, the Japanese manufacturer can show at MWC, the device called the Xperia G. According to the latest data, the device should get a screen with a diagonal of 4.8-inch, a Snapdragon 400 and 1 GB of RAM and 8 GB of internal memory.
It is Possible that visitors to the exhibition can get acquainted with the new tablet device from Sony. According to insider reports, at the MWC will be a presentation of the second generation 10-inch tablet Xperia Tablet Z.
Probably, the main announcement of the upcoming exhibition should be Galaxy S5. Judging by the invitation that Samsung sent to reporters a little over a week ago, the presentation of the new "galaxy" is scheduled for February 24.
According to rumors, the 5th generation flagship from the Korean manufacturer should surprise the user an impressive display with a diagonal of 5.24-inch and a resolution of 2560x1440 pixels. Also, the device can receive 3 GB of RAM and at least 32 GB of internal memory, and updated main camera and battery capacity of 3200 mAh.
In addition to the flagship smartphone, the exhibition will feature more "simple" devices, which will be Galaxy Note 3 Neo. As for the more exotic novelties, the New York Times believes the announcement of the new generation Galaxy Gear. In our opinion, the probability of the presentation of the updated smart small hours.
It is possible that the exhibition also will be new tablets Galaxy Tab 4. Not so long ago the web became available to approximate the specifications of three new devices of this series.
Surprisingly, almost every week there are rumors about new products from Nokia. Sources persistently claim that very soon the manufacturer will show its first Android smartphone. In the network, the apparatus known as the Normandy or Nokia X.
According to the latest rumors, the first smartphone with Green robot from the company Nokia will get a very modest filling: 4-inch display with a resolution of 800x480 pixels, a processor with a clock frequency less than 1.2 GHz, only 512 MB of RAM and a camera of 5 MP.
In Addition to the above, the novelty may be running seriously modified version of Android. Sources claim that Nokia is planning to replace most of the standard services from Google competitors.
If we talk about other innovations, then the MWC may have several machines on a Windows Phone. For example, Nokia may show a smaller version of the current flagship.
In the last few years Motorola has not pleased the Europeans loud novelties, but in 2014, things can change. In early February it became known that the company has planned a press conference to be held the 25th day of the exhibition MWC. Other details about the new products from Motorola are not yet available.
Chinese manufacturer of mobile devices planned for the first half quite a lot of announcements. According to recent rumors, Huawei may soon demonstrate several smartphones from different price ranges and even a wearable gadget.
In Barcelona, will likely come flagship Ascend D3. Its main feature should be the 8-core processor Kirin 920 with a clock frequency of 1.8 GHz. In addition, the novelty can get a 16 MP camera and screen with a diagonal of 5-inch and a resolution of 1920x1080 pixels.
Don't forget the Chinese manufacturer about the tablets. At MWC can be represented MediaPad X1. If you believe the available data, the model will get a 7-inch Full HD display, processor HiSilicon 910 and 13-Megapixel camera. Importantly, this small tablet can be purchased for $ 200.
As you can see, the end of February promises to be quite interesting. By the way, is not all manufacturers who plan to come to the Congress. Despite the proximity of the event, specific data on innovations most companies simply do not.
The exhibition, of course, numerous stands of relatively small manufacturers that produce accessories, sports gadgets or devices, some of which does not appear in Russia.
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