Mobile World Congress 2019: Complete Coverage

There’s no bigger show for mobile tech geeks than Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Spain: where flagship phones are born and intriguing new wearables shine. And this year, where foldable phones and 5G are likely to dominate the news. For 2019, everyone from Samsung and LG to app makers and small startups will descend on the Fira conference center from Feb. 25 to 28 to show off the latest and greatest mobile innovations. Follow us for all the latest news as we check out the amazing new phones and mobile tech from the show.

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LG starts MWC 2019 early with the new Q60, K50, and K40 phones

LG has announced three new smartphones ahead of Mobile World Congress 2019: The Q60, the K50, and the K40. All are midrange devices, but with some striking features, including multi-lens cameras.

Love music? For audiophiles, the LG G8 ThinQ may be the best phone ever made

LG is expected to release a successor to the LG G7 ThinQ, possibly called the LG G8 ThinQ, this year and rumors about it are already spreading. Here's everything we know about it so far.

Trademark hints next Sony smartphone will have a massive cinematic screen

Sony may have released the Xperia XZ3 in the past few months, but already it's preparing to release a follow-up, the Xperia XZ4. We're learning plenty about the phone now some details have started to leak out, and it's getting exciting.

Want faster internet on the go? These companies will soon have 5G-ready phones

5G is the future of mobile internet, and you probably heard about the huge speed increases the new standard will bring. But not every phone will be capable of accessing 5G speeds. Here's every phone that supports 5G.

Energizer will launch 26 smartphones at MWC 2019, including foldable device

Energizer will unveil 26 new models across four lines at MWC 2019, including one with an 18,000 mAh battery and a foldable device. The new Ultimate line will include two models with the first-ever dual selfie pop-up cameras.

MWC 2019: Here’s what to expect, from 5G to foldable phones

We're expecting to see a massive amount of new devices from a bunch of manufacturers at MWC 2019, with special emphasis on 5G and foldable smartphones. Here's what we expect to see at MWC Barcelona 2019.

Will LG also reveal the 5G-capable LG V50 ThinQ 5G at MWC 2019?

As if one LG flagship at MWC 2019 wasn't enough, rumors are saying LG will bring another flagship phone to the event -- with 5G support to boot. Here's everything we know about the LG V50 ThinQ 5G.

Leaked posters claim the Nokia 9 PureView will be revealed next month

The Nokia 9 PureView may be one of the most unusual-looking phones currently rumored for release, due to its five-lens camera (and two additional sensors) setup on the back. Here's what we know so far.

Could the next Microsoft HoloLens be announced at MWC 2019?

After not having a presence at Mobile World Congress for three years, Microsoft is now sending out media invites for a press conference on February 24 during the annual event in Barcelona. Could a next-generation HoloLens be on the way?

Oppo will unfurl its folding smartphone at the 2019 Mobile World Conference

Chinese manufacturer Oppo has confirmed that it is working on a folding smartphone, and that it will be shown off at MWC 2019. Here's everything we know about an Oppo folding smartphone.

Google is updating Android Go with Android 9 Pie Go Edition

Android Go is a lightweight version of Android that promises to improve the user experience on devices with low-end processors or 1GB of RAM or less. Here's everything you need to know about Android Go.
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Haier’s Asu Smartwatch turns your hand into a display

At this year’s Mobile World Congress, Haier announced the Asu Smartwatch, complete with a built-in projector. We had some hands-on time with the smartwatch and got to check out exactly how it manages to turn your hand into a display.

The top trends we saw at Mobile World Congress 2018

Mobile World Congress 2018 has come and gone, and while one of the biggest smartphones of the year has launched at the show, the trends we see at MWC often set the tone for the 2018 smartphone market. Here's what you can expect this year in…

ModiFace replaces makeup brushes with neural networks, and it’s coming to the S9

The Samsung Galaxy S9’s Bixby Vision includes a makeup filter that allows users to try on products in the comfort of their own home. To provide a top-notch experience, Samsung tapped ModiFace to integrate its beauty AR technology.
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Day 5 at MWC 2018: Sony’s Xperia Ear Duo mixes ambient sound with your music

What's the opposite of noise canceling headphones? Sony's Xperia Ear Duo allow your ears to multitask by cleverly mix your music with sounds in your environment.

Why Samsung’s Galaxy S9 is the star of MWC … unless you ask MWC

The Galaxy S9 is clearly one of the biggest products expected to come out of the 2018 Mobile World Congress (MWC) -- but it's the business taking place at the show that's the real star, says GMSA CMO Michael O'Hara.

Here are the flat-out craziest virtual reality demos we saw at Mobile World Congress

You might not necessarily think of virtual reality as phone tech, but it nonetheless was out in full force at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona. We sought out the best the show had to offer.

LG, Huawei, Sony and more brought their best phones to MWC -- here are our favorites

We saw a lot of great phones at MWC 2017, but these are the cream of the crop. We ranked all the best phones, including the LG G6, Huawei P10, Nokia 6, Moto G5 Plus, and more.