“This was the Least Exciting MWC in the Last Five Years”

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He went. He saw. And while he did not have any Caesar-like intentions of conquering Barcelona, our editor Raju PP spent a good deal of time in the section of the Catalan city that hosted the 2017 edition of the Mobile World Congress. After almost five days of demos, hands-on sessions and interviews, he returned jet-lagged to India. Only to […]

 
     
 
 

The Great TechPP Crossword: MWC 2017 Special Edition

The Great TechPP Crossword: MWC 2017 Special Edition

It has been a crazy few days for all of us covering the MWC 2017. So much so that we decided to give our weekly crossword a rest. It returns today and in keeping with the mood, it revolves around what happened in Barcelona over the past few days. Yes, it is an MWC special edition of the Great TechPP […]

 
     
 
 

Hits and Misses at MWC 2017: What Rocked, What Sank!

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It was business as usual at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, with some of the biggest names in the world of technology showcasing their best products and services. Some rocked. Some did not exactly do so. So as the curtain comes down at MWC 2017, we at TechPP take a look at what we loved. And what we did […]

 
     
 
 

Shape of You – Nokia 3310 Edition

Shape of You – Nokia 3310 Edition

Take a features writer who is an Ed Sheeran fan. Add an editorial mentor with a penchant for rhyming. Add all the hype around the newly (re)launched Nokia 3310. And what do you get? Well, a version of Ed Sheeran’s smash hit “Shape of You” dedicated to Nokia’s golden (new) oldie! To be sung to the tune of Shape of […]

 
     
 
 

Oppo’s New 5x Imaging Technology Brings “Lossless” Zoom With the Help of Dual Sensors

Oppo’s New 5x Imaging Technology Brings “Lossless” Zoom With the Help of Dual Sensors

Oppo is known for its camera technology especially when it comes to the selfie-centric smartphones like the popular Oppo F1s and the N1. However, at the ongoing MWC, Oppo has announced a new camera technology that will further enhance the imaging capabilities on its phones. Called the 5x, the technology aims at helping Oppo users capture a great deal of […]

     
 
 

ZTE Blade V8 Mini and Blade V8 Lite With Android Nougat Launched at MWC

ZTE Blade V8 Mini and Blade V8 Lite With Android Nougat Launched at MWC

ZTE has now unveiled two new smartphones at the MWC 2017. These include the ZTE Blade V8 Mini and ZTE Blade V8 Lite. The mid-range smartphones are a part of the company’s Blade V8 series and will go sale in various European markets by the end of spring. It also expected to hit the US market sometime after the European […]

     
 
 

Gionee A1, A1 Plus with 16MP and 20MP Front-Camera Respectively Launched at MWC

Gionee A1, A1 Plus with 16MP and 20MP Front-Camera Respectively Launched at MWC

Gionee has kicked off its Mobile World Congress event with a set of selfie-centric smartphones, the A1, and A1 Plus. The cornerstone of these new handsets is the whopping 20-megapixel camera and 16-megapixel in the former’s case on the front which is also assisted by a flash, and various additional software tidbits. The other highlight here is the battery, 4010mAh on […]

     
 
 

Sony Xperia XA1 and XA1 Ultra with Edge-to-Edge Displays Launched at MWC

Sony Xperia XA1 and XA1 Ultra with Edge-to-Edge Displays Launched at MWC    

Sony has extended its XA series with the launch of new XA1, and XA1 Ultra smartphones at the Mobile World Congress. The new mid-range phones feature striking edge-to-edge displays up front and come with 23MP rear cameras. Neither of the phones is water resistant and flaunt an all-glass build. First off, the Xperia XA1 comes with an edge-to-edge 5-inch HD […]

     
 
 

Lenovo Introduces new Tab 4 Android Tablet Series at MWC, Starts at $109

Lenovo Introduces new Tab 4 Android Tablet Series at MWC, Starts at $109

Lenovo has introduced four new Android tablets at the Mobile World Congress. The new Tab 4 series features impressive hardware on paper and is priced in the low and mid-range segments, both categories where Android tablets have never been able to truly excel. All of the four tablets come with a premium “dual-glass” design which essentially, translates to a glass […]