4 More Fun Things from Mobile World Congress 2017
Nokia brings back the iconic 3310, Sony goes super slo-mo and more from the show floor in Barcelona Between the major press conferences and announcements that have gone down here in Barcelona – from the likes of LG , Huawei , BlackBerry , Samsung and others – there's a ton more to see on the show floor of the Fira Gran Via complex. And as our time here comes to an end, here's but a taste of some of the other fun and interesting gear we found. Hasta la vista till next year!
MWC 2017: Hands-on with the LG G6 and its Beautiful Wide Screen
LG drops the mods and pushes its flagship device to new heights with a stunning new screen in a one-hand friendly design If you're a user of a "plus"-sized device, you know how fantastic all that screen space can be. On the flip side, you're likely also aware of how awkward those larger devices are when you've got a coffee in one hand and you need to send a text with the other. Well, LG has managed to hit a sweet spot with its new LG G6, announced here in Barcelona, by delivering a device with a whopping 5.7 inches of screen real estate that takes up 80% of the G6's near bezel-less frame. By comparison, both the Pixel XL and iPhone 7 Plus have 5.5-inch screens. Translation: plus-sized screen, fits easily in one hand.
MWC 2017: the Huawei P10's Leica Cameras Rule Our Hands-on
If you haven't heard of Huawei yet, you soon will, as the company's newest flagship smartphones impress in Barcelona. Watch our hands-on video below. It's harder than ever to stand out in the competitive world of mobile devices. But Huawei, the planet's third-largest maker of smartphones, may have cracked the code here in Barcelona with the announcement of its most recent flagship devices, the P10 and the P10 Plus.
MWC 2017: Hands-on with the New BlackBerry KEYone
TCL adds some new tricks to BlackBerry's classic keyboard as the KEYone raises more than a few eyebrows here in Barcelona. Check out our hands-on video below . The tuned and polished final version of BlackBerry's Mercury smartphone we saw at CES this year, the KEYone was officially unveiled at Barcelona's Mobile World Congress trade show yesterday, and we were there to have a look. Built by Chinese electronics manufacturer TCL, the KEYone is a stylish-looking device with a solid aluminum frame and a 4.5-inch screen covered in durable Gorilla Glass 4. With a 12-megapixel camera on the back (powered by a Sony sensor), pictures look good on the large screen, and with Android Nougat running things, it's a capable device. But the real star of the show is the KEYone's keyboard. The full QWERTY physical keyboard is known and loved by BlackBerry devotees but this time around, it also acts as a trackpad and its 52 keys are programmable – meaning you can create shortcuts for each of them that activate with a long pr...
Unboxing the Google Really Blue Pixel
Exclusive to Rogers, the Google Pixel smartphone in Really Blue colour is finally here, and we got a look at it first The Google Pixel and Pixel XL smartphones launched late last year were awesome – two powerful Android Nougat devices with great cameras, Google Assistant and formidable features.