Mobile World Congress 2019

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 dominating the news. For 2019, everyone from Samsung and LG to app makers and small startups descended 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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Sony's Xperia 10 smartphone boasts a 6-inch screen and is now available

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Limited-edition Nokia 9 PureView, a stunner with 5 cameras, will come to the U.S.

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