This year, big name brands like HTC and Nokia are set to unveil their new flagship smartphones, while other big companies show off innovations in areas such as artificial intelligence, robotics, and virtual reality. Michael O'Hara, chief marketing officer at the GSMA, which runs MWC stated "Over the past three decades, mobile has evolved from an emerging communications technology to a phenomenon that is now at the foundation of everything that we do."
HTC One X10
The HTC One X10 is set to be the successor to the One X9, which was launched way back in 2015. The leaked images point towards the device having a premium metal unibody design, powerful specs, massive RAM with a fingerprint sensor below the centrally located rear camera on the back and capacitive buttons for home, recent apps and back on the front.
According to the leaks last month, the budget-friendly smartphone is expected to come with a 5.5-inch full-HD (1080x1920) display. The HTC One X10 has been hinted to be powered by MediaTek Helio P10 processor clocked at 1.9GHz and coupled with 3GB of RAM. Also, expected to come with 32GB of inbuilt storage. The HTC X10 is said to sport a 16-megapixel rear camera with OIS and a 7.9-megapixel camera front snapper. Compared with the Helio P10 processor, which is set to power the HTC One X10, it packs a more capable Helio X10 processor clocked at 2.2GHz. Under the hood is 3300 mAh battery life.
Nokia has finally announced its first 2017 Android phone, which marks its comeback to the mainstream mobile market. The company draws particular attention to the Nokia 6's multimedia functionality, with dual amplifiers that deliver a 6dB louder sound than a regular amp, giving higher voice, deeper bass and unmatched clarity, and Dolby Atmos that creates strong moving audio that seems to flow all around users.
This very affordable phone comes with a 5.50-inch touchscreen display and a resolution of 1080 pixels by 1920 pixels at a PPI of 403 pixels per inch. The Nokia 6 is powered by 1.1GHz octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 430 processor. It comes with a massive 4GB of RAM and is packed with 64GB of internal storage that can be expanded up to 128GB via a microSD card. Nokia 6 boasts a 16-megapixel primary camera on the rear and an 8-megapixel front snapper for selfies. The Nokia 6 runs Android 7.0. Under the hood is 3000 mAh battery life.