Planning to buy a new smartphone? Get ready to face a barrage of new phone launches at the Mobile World Congress (MWC 2017) to be held in Barcelona from February 27 to March 2. MWC is an annual event where smartphone makers and other electronic giants come at a place to unveil the latest gadgets and smartphones and give consumers a look into the future of technology. This year, most of the big brands like Huawei, LG and Sony will be launching their latest creations. But the most anticipated in the comeback of Nokia phones. Nokia has already launched the Nokia 6 smartphone in China, the first phone after the brand was acquired by HMD Global. But the company will aggressively make a foray into the global market again. Samsung generally launches its flagship device at the MWC every year, but this year it will not be, as it is taking some time to move ahead of the Galaxy Note 7 debacle. Meanwhile, other companies will show off their innovations in a variety of sectors, including AI, robotics and VR.
There might be some more announcements from Microsoft (probably the Surface phone) and Chinese smartphone maker, Xiaomi. Apart from the smartphone, one must remember that the Mobile World Congress is 2017 is a lot more than just the mobile devices. Also, present a the launch, will be gadgets which will showcase technology trends like AI, drones, IoT, VR/AR, robotics etc.