Samsung, LG, Nokia, Sony, HTC, Acer, and Asus are just some of the big names set to descend upon Barcelona's city center for the annual Mobile World Congress trade show. MWC 2012 will once again serve as the stage for some of the year's biggest new launches in the mobile industry, plus there's always the potential for a software giant like Google or Microsoft to spring a surprise announcement. To stay abreast of all that happens during the show, keep your eyeballs locked to this stream.
A breakdown of which cellphones announced at MWC 2012 have made it to market within the first two months after the show.
The long-awaited launch of HTC's next mainstream superstar phone is upon us and its name is the One S.
Along with its new phone, the Ascend D quad, Huawei also announced a new quad-core processor today at MWC.
At MWC in Barcelona, Huawei has announced the Ascend D quad, a flagship smartphone with a quad-core processor.
LG's Optimus 3D Max doesn't have the highest-end specs of LG's offerings here at MWC, but it is a marked improvement over its predecessor, the Optimus 3D
The LG Optimus Vu is not a shy phone / tablet. Like the Galaxy Note, it has a 5-inch screen, but its 4 by 3 aspect ratio makes it a very difficult device to hold in one hand.
It seems to be growing increasingly difficult to keep device announcements under wraps these days, and Huawei has become the latest victim of some premature exultation.
Alleged images and specifications leak of what appears to be Nokia's next Windows Phone, the Lumia 610.
Samsung has just announced a 10.1-inch version of the Galaxy Tab 2 Android tablet after revealing the 7.0-inch version earlier this month. The Galaxy Tab 2 (10.1) will have a 10.1-inch 1280 x 800 LCD and a 1GHz dual-core processor running a Touch Wiz-skinned version of Android 4.0.
Samsung just took the wraps off the Galaxy Beam, an Android 2.3 smartphone with a built-in projector.
We've been expecting Samsung to bring the Galaxy Note branding to its next 10.1-inch tablet for a few weeks now, but now a journalist at Mobile World Congress has confirmed that there is indeed a Galaxy Note 10.1 that will be unveiled this week.
FullGSM has published what could be the full product sheet and specifications for the HTC One X smartphone.
A second teaser trailer from Asus hints that we'll see new devices that focus on color and playfulness at Mobile World Congress next week.
HTC has posted Facebook images counting down to an announcement at Mobile World Congress on Sunday.
Purported images of the HTC One S and One X have surfaced just a few days before the company's Mobile World Congress event.
Acer has announced the Liquid Glow smartphone, a device a 3.7-inch display running Android 4.0
Samsung has previewed a new dual- and quad-core mobile chip based on 32nm technology at the International Solid-State Circuits Conference. The new chip is optimized for better mobile battery life.
Asus has posted a teaser video promoting its February 27th Mobile World Congress event on its YouTube page.
Pocketnow appears to have obtained a press image of what's being called the One X, HTC's flagship scheduled for announcement at MWC next week.
Qualcomm Atheros has announced a number of new 802.11ac Wi-Fi modules, the fastest of which support transfer rates up to 1.3Gbps.
ZTE has announced that it will be debuting eight new Android and Windows Phone smartphones next week at MWC, including a new quad-core flagship model.
Whether you're ready for a deluge of quad-core Android handsets or not, LG is getting things started with the Optimus 4X HD. The Tegra 3 processor is clocked at 1.5GHz and it's sitting behind a 4.7-inch IPS "True HD" 1280 x 720 display and within and 8.9mm-thin body. Thankfully, it will launch with Android 4.0, which should sing quite nicely on the quad-core chip along with 1GB of RAM and 16GB of internal storage.
A leaked accessory sheet reveals three new T-Mobile handsets, including the HTC Ville and Hawaii Prism.
Nokia has given us a little hint about what it intends to reveal at Mobile World Congress early next week via a teasing video clip.