The day 1 of Mobile World Congress 2012 in Barcelona was full of surprise launches and raised the technology to a new bar.
Mobile World Congress is one of the biggest trade show on the planet, Earth. It focuses solely on Mobile devices and attracts biggest brands in this field. The first day of MWC was definitely delivered as expected by the people around the world. The two most talked about launches today were the quad core processors and Android 4.0 (Ice cream Sandwich) which will releasing on March 2012. The day also saw Android Phones getting better hardware and newer software.
GadgeticWorld is covering the show and we tried to provide every update of the first day on our website live.
Firstly Huawei announced their latest smartphone Ascend D Quad and claims it be the fastest smartphone in the world. It is believed that the device will perform better than either Apple iPhone 4S or Samsung Galaxy Nexus.
LG also announced their new flagship smartphone the Optimus 4X HD. The device is powered by a quad core processor and offers a 4.7 inch HD screen as well as 4G receiver facility.
Sony declared a new phone as an extension to the Xperia series. The new smartphones are Xperia P and U and customers can buy them at mid range prices.
HTC announced an improvement to the tie-up with Dropbox which offers enhanced file back up and synchronization and the new One smartphone range focused on improving design and photography. The HTC one X, S and V boast of the improved camera, software and design.
Samsung announced their first smartphone for MWC-2012, the Samsung Galaxy Beam: an Android phone with built-in projector feature. The device will be available for the consumers in the Q2 this year. Read on to find out more about the device. More
The 808 PureView from Nokia is a successor to N8 and is a magnificent imaging flagship phone. It’s finally been unveiled today at MWC. It releases in the 2nd quarter this year and hits the European markets first.More
Samsung is trying very hard to dominate the mobile world with its new range of tablets. The recent tablet Galaxy Note 10.1, which is a combination of Galaxy Note and Galaxy tab 10.1, was unveiled at MWC today. More.
Nokia at MWC launches the Asha 202,203 and 302. The 202 is a dual SIM phone which is hot swappable, meaning the SIM can be changed without powering off the phone. More.
ASUS announced a lower-end model to its new higher-end ‘Infinity Series’ which is named Transformer pad 300. The announcement was made at the ongoing MWC at Barcelona, in case you were asleep. More.
As we had posted earlier, ASUS has officially unveiled its much hyped PadFone. It is mostly as we had described too, save the specs which were unknown. ASUS PadFone is its much hyped smartphone-cum-tablet which allows the 4.3-inch phone to transform into a 10-inch tablet. More.
LG has launched its much awaited flagship phone the OPTIMUS 4X. This is a quad-core monster featuring raw power which is very well complemented by its HD screen. Coincidentally LG also happened to be the first company to launch a dual core at last year’s MWC. More.
ASUS has renamed its family of tablets to ‘Transformer Pad’ and also announced that the higher-end series viz the Transformer Prime will be grouped under Infinity Series. More.
Nokia has released its much awaited Lumia 610 today at the MWC. This product from Nokia is a move to popularize the windows phone and is rightly priced at a mere $260. It is primarily targeted towards the young crowd featuring a very fresh and colorful appearance. More.
At the end of the first day, Mobile World Congress 2012 stood with many new devices the world could hardly digest at a time. We will keep track of this mega event till its end. You can keep track of the updates here: Gadgetic Events.