Mobile World Congress(MWC) is again ready to meet mobile lovers all over the world with its new events. It is going to be held from February 26th to March 1st at Fira Gran Via.

What is Mobile World Congress?

MWC is the world’s largest exhibition in mobile industry and conference where,  prominent executives like mobile operators, device manufacturers, technology providers, vendors and content owners from across the world will take part in this.

It is initially named as GSM world congress and later renamed as 3GSM world congress.

When and where MWC is held?

MWC is generally held in the month of February but sometimes in the first week of March. The location is the Fira Gran Via in Barcelona, Spain. Until 2006 it was held in Cannes. This year Mobile World Congress is going to be conducted in Barcelona.

Here are some previous event dates of MWC:
  • 2018 – February 26th to March 1st
  • 2017 – February 27th to March 2nd
  • 2016 – February 22nd to 25th
  • 2015 – March 2nd to 5th
  • 2014 – February 24th to 27th
  • 2013 – February 25th to 28th
  • 2012 – February 27th to March 1st
  • 2011 – February 14th to 17th
  • 2010 – February 15th to 18th
  • 2009 – February 16th to 19th

Which Mobiles are Expected to Launch in MWC 2018??

LG V30s

LG is ready with its new mobile LG V30S. Expected features of this mobile are
  • 6-inch capacitive screen
  • 4GB RAM and 64GB internal storage
  • 3300mah battery
  • OS – Android 7.1.2
  • Camera – 16MP primary camera and 5MP secondary camera
  • Processor – Octa-core processor(2.45 GHz)
  • Dual sim setup

LG V30s

Huawei P20

As per latest news, Huawei P20 series mobiles will mostly release in the month of March or even in April. Expected specifications of this mobile are:

  • Display – 5.5 to 5.7 inch with full HD+ resolution.
  • Processor – Huawei Kirin 970 Octa-core CPU with i7 coprocessor and NPU.
  • RAM – 6GB or 8GB
  • Camera – Primary camera may have a triple lens 40MP setup with 5x hybrid zoom. The secondary camera may have a 24MP setup.
  • Micro SD – up to 256GB
  • Android – Oreo with EMUI on top
  • It is coming with a special face recognition feature.Huawei P20

Huawei P20 Plus

Huawei P20 plus is another smartphone which is going to be released in March. P20 and P20 plus mobiles are having similar features. Many rumors are circulating about the specifications of this mobile. Let us see some of those.

  • Display – 6.01 inch with full HD resolution
  • Processor – Kirin 970
  • RAM – 6 or 8 GB
  • Camera – Primary camera features for P20 plus are triple lens 40MP setup with the 5x hybrid zoom which is almost similar to P20 mobile. A secondary camera may have 24MP setup.
  • Micro SD – up to 256GB
  • Android – Orio with EMUI on top
  • It is also coming with the same facial recognition feature.Huawei P20 Plus

Huawei P20 Lite

Huawei P20 lite is going to occupy the top place than P20 and P20 plus. Because it is coming with some advanced features. Let us discuss the specifications of this mobile. It will have an extra tall 19:9 screen, including the notch.

The screen has a resolution of 2,280 by 1,080px. But the main drawback is that it doesn’t have facial recognition feature. Of course, this is just a rumor we have to wait for the official news. Also, FCC had revealed some information about battery and charging capabilities – 2,900mAh Li-ion battery and 9V adapter.Huawei P20 Lite

Asus Zenfone 5 (2018)

Till now, Asus has not announced its mobile releasing date. Let us see some specifications of this mobile. We cannot consider these as true unless it was released officially.

  • Display – IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen with 16M colors.
  • Size – 5.7 inches
  • Resolution – 720 by 1440 pixels
  • OS – Android 8.0 Oreo
  • Memory – 32GB, 3GB RAM
  • Camera – Dual camera with 13MP + 5MP, autofocus, LED flash
  • Colours – Black, Silver, Gold
  • Price – about 200 EURAsus Zenfone 5 (2018)

Asus Zenfone 5 Lite

Asus will mostly release its mobile in MWC. This mobile has a single camera LED flash, the fingerprint reader on back. It is coming with a metal frame in oval shape. Zenfone 5 Lite has a new 18:9 display with HD resolution. Screen dimension might be between 5.7 and 6.0 inches. There are 4 cameras – dual 16MP main cameras and dual front-facing 20MP cameras for selfies.Asus Zenfone 5 Lite

Asus Zenfone 5 Max

Asus Zenfone 5 max is likely to be released in 2018. Specs and features of this mobile are:

  • 8 MP primary camera
  • 1 GB RAM
  • 5 inch IPS display
  • Dual sim, 2110 mah battery capacityAsus Zenfone 5 Max

Samsung Galaxy Tab S4

Samsung Galaxy Tab S4 is going to grab the attention with its features. It has similar features of Apple slates with low cost. Mostly, Samsung will release this in 2018 and there is no exact news about the release date. Screen size will be more than 9.5inch and it will have a stylus but the keyboard costs extra.Samsung Galaxy Tab S4

Blackberry KEYtwo

Blackberry is releasing its new KEYtwo mobile. This mobile is coming with     some specifications like

  • 12MP primary camera
  • 3GB RAM
  • 4.5 inch LED display
  • Octa core, 2 GHz Cortex A53 processorBlackberry KEYtwo

Motorola Moto X5

The rumored specifications of Motorola moto x5 mobile are

  • Display – LTPS IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
  • Size – 5.9 inches
  • Resolution – 1080 x 2160 pixels, 18:9 ratio
  • Os – Android 8.0 (Oreo)
  • Camera – Dual camera 12 MP + 8 MP, phase detection autofocus, dual-LED dual-tone flash
  • Available in Black, Blue colors
  • Sensors – Fingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compassMotorola Moto X5

Meizu E3

According to the latest news, Meizu will release its new mobile in MWC. These mobile specifications are

  • Display – 5.5 inch IPS screen
  • 3GB RAM and 32GB storage
  • Camera – 13MP primary, 8MP secondary camera
  • Processor – 4 by 2.3 GHz ARM Cortex – A53
    Meizu E3

Motorola Moto X5

The rumored specifications of Motorola moto x5 mobile are

  • Display – LTPS IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
  • Size – 5.9 inches
  • Resolution – 1080 x 2160 pixels, 18:9 ratio
  • Os – Android 8.0 (Oreo)
  • Camera – Dual camera 12 MP + 8 MP, phase detection autofocus, dual-LED dual-tone flash
  • Available in Black, Blue colors
  • Sensors – Fingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compassMoto X5

Nokia 9

Expected specifications of Nokia 9 smartphone are

  • Display – AMOLED capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
  • Size – 5.5 inches
  • Resolution – 1440 by 2560 pixels
  • Os – Android 8.0(oreo)
  • Internal memory – 64/128 GB, 4GB
  • Camera – dual camera(13MP), phase detection and laser autofocus.
    Nokia 9

HTC U12

HTC’S next flagship is HTC U12. It has released some photos of this mobile but, the smartphone is not released officially. we can see that the phone has an 18:9 screen on the front with a little bezel around it and it is more curved. It has a 6-inch(1440x2880px) Super LCD6 on the front and will likely use the Snapdragon 845 with 6GB RAM.It will also have a fingerprint scanner on the back of mobile.HTC U12

Samsung Galaxy S9

Samsung is a top brand and it had stolen hearts of many people with its new models and features.This time it is going to release its new mobile Samsung Galaxy S9. There are many expectations about this mobile. Here are some rumored specifications.

  • SIM – Single SIM (Nano-SIM) or Hybrid Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
  • Display type – Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
  • Size – 5.8 inches
  • Resolution – 1440 x 2960 pixels, 18.5:9 ratio
  • OS – Android 8.0 (Oreo)
  • 64 GB, 4 GB RAM internal memory
  • CPU –  Octa-core Kryo 385
  • Camera – 12 MP, phase detection autofocus, OIS, LED flash
  • Battery – Non-removable Li-Ion 3000 mAh battery (11.55 Wh)
  • Color – BlackSamsung Galaxy S9

Motorola Moto E5

Motorola moto e5 mobile will be released soon in MWC. The expected features of this mobile are

  • It will have a metal body with single SIM or dual SIM.
  • It will have IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors, 5.0 inches, 720 x 1280 pixels resolution display.
  • It has an Android 8.0 (Oreo) OS with Quad core CPU.
  • Internal memory – 32 GB, 2 GB RAM.
  • Camera – 8 MP (f/2.0, 1.12 µm), autofocus, LED flash.
  • It also has Bluetooth, loudspeaker, 3.5 mm jack, USB & radio.Moto E5

Motorola Moto G6

Here we are providing some specifications which are expected. We will compare these specs once the mobile was released officially.

  • It is coming with Front/back glass, aluminum frame body.
  • IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors display
  • Size – 5.7 inches
  • Resolution – 1080 x 2160 pixels
  • OS – Android 8.0 (Oreo)
  • Camera – 64 GB, 4 GB RAM or 32 GB, 3 GB RAM
  • Colors – Lunar Gray, Midnight Blue
  • Battery capacity of this mobile is 3000 mAhMoto G6

Motorola Moto G6S Plus

Here we are providing some specifications which are expected. We will compare these specs once the mobile was released officially.

  • Front/back glass, aluminum frame body
  • Single SIM (Nano-SIM) or Dual SIM
  • IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen display
  • Size – 5.93 inches
  • Resolution – 1080 by 2160 pixels
  • Internal memory – 64GB, 4/6GB RAM
  • Colors – Deep Indigo, Nimbus, Dark Lake
  • Li-ion battery with 3200mAh capacityMoto G6 Plus

Motorola Moto G6 Play

Motorola will release its new mobile in MWC 2018. As it is going to release soon there are many rumors about its features.

  • Size – 5.7 inches
  • 16 GB, 2 GB RAM internal memory
  • 720 x 1440 pixels resolution
  • It has 12 MP primary camera with autofocus, LED flash and 5 MP secondary camera.
  • It is available in Dark Charcoal, Gold, Deep Blue
  • It has Non-removable Li-Ion 4000 mAh batteryMoto G6 Play

Samsung Galaxy X

Samsung is going to grab the attention of everyone with its new foldable mobile. Here we will provide you the images of this mobile

Samsung has also thought of some interesting uses for the second screen when the phone is folded. For example, the phone could show the cover of the book you are reading to get an experience similar to real books.

Samsung Galaxy X

Xiaomi Mi 7

The rumored features of Xiaomi Mi 7 are as follows.

  • Front/back glass, stainless steel frame body
  • It has Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by) and 5.65 inches display
  • Internal memory – 128 GB, 8 GB RAM
  • It has 16 MP primary and 8 MP secondary camera
  • It is available in Ceramic Black, Black, Blue, White colors
  • Non-removable Li-Po 4480 mAh battery
  • Price ranges about 350 EURXiaomi Mi 7

Event themes in MWC 2018:

This year MWC has 8 core event themes. You can use these themes to sort through the agenda and build your journey. Here are the event themes:

  • The 4th industrial revolution
  • Future services provider
  • The network
  • Digital Consumer
  • Tech in society
  • Content and Media
  • Applied AI
  • Innovation
Get Involved:

You can host an event, exhibit, join a pavilion, advertise your brand or product and many more. This is the best chance for every to prove themselves.

Logo for Mobile World Congress:

This is the logo for MWC 2018. Anyone can use this logo in emails, ads and other promotional areas to promote your participation.

mwc 2018

What Languages are Spoken at MWC?

People from more than 200 countries will participate in this event. So, almost every language is spoken at the event. But all event communications and signage are in English.