MWC 2011 Articles

Verizon 4G LTE is the first step to VoLTE and HD voice calls

Verizon 4G LTEVerizon, US popular wireless network carrier with 94.1 million customers at the end of Q4 2010, announced a new Internet calling service that will alow customers to make calls over its 4G data network. This started on February 15th.

Last December, Verzion has started 4G LTE service that now covers one third of US population. And its new plan for voice calls, VoLTE, enables users to make good quality sound calls over its existing 4G data network.

But, wait a minute. What’s 4G technology?

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The biggest release from MWC 2011: Samsung Galaxy S II

Samsung Galaxy S IIThis year Mobile World Congress is almost finished and the biggest news is that Samsung had announced the second version of Galaxy S called Galaxy S II.

The toughness of an operating system (Android 2.3 Gingerbread) should be combined appropriately with a lot of factors though, such as hardware, software, and design, so as to be able to make an impact in the more and more crowded smartphone market.

Samsung Galaxy S II tackles the design aspect by squaring all of the corners at its outer body so some might say “it looks like an immitation of the similarly squre iPhone 4“.No one knows exactly what was going on inside the designers room at Samsung, but iPhone-ing inclination in design had been evident indeed as far as the older Galaxy S, the body of which was “similar” to iPhone 3GS. However, that inclination is not relevant in the eyes of the field reporters that reported the launching ceremony from Barcelona.

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HTC unveils at MWC 2011 three new smartphones: Wildfire S, Desire S and Incredible S

HTC Wildfire SHTC announced at MWC during their press conference the release of three new smartphones, each one having special features, but all three have the same operating system, Android. HTC Desire S, Wildfire S and Incredible S are the smartphones that they expect to be very popular as their previous versions ruled the market and faced too few complains to mention and they are likely to keep their perfection in the coming phones too.

Along Android OS, another common thing found between all these phones is the use of HTC Sense UI, which we all know is the HTC customization layer that fits perfectly the Android. HTC are going to ship Wildfire S and Desire S phones with the 2.3 version of Android which is also named as Gingerbread and Incredible S will come to the market loaded with Android 2.2 Froyo but will support an upgrade to 2.3 version ‘in the near future’.

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LG sends the mobile industry to the next step with Optimus 3D

LG Optimus 3DThe LG Optimus 3D is another addition to the LG’s 3D approach to the market. At the Mobile World Congress 2011 LG came out with another of their 3D product, this time a 3D phone with a dual core 1 GHz TI OMAP 4 processor. It has many technologies which are ‘first’ in the market. Tri-dual configuration is one of the first things they are introducing besides 3D which means dual-core, dual-channel and dual-memory which is expected to offer smoother experience than the other smartphones that are using a 1GHz dual core processors.

Another cool addition are the two 5 megapixel cameras that can record 3D videos and play it directly to any 3DTV. Unlike the other dual core smartphones, the dual channel and dual memory will give a significant boost in the data transfer between memories and give it a unique performance display in multitasking, HD viewing or web browsing.

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Samsung jumps into the Honeycomb race with Galaxy Tab 10.1

Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1Samsung gives the first gift in the Mobile World Congress this year at Barcelona with their highly anticipated Galaxy Tab 2 though it is not named like this, therefore it’s called Galaxy Tab 10.1. After Motorola and LG, Samsung enters with this tablet inside the Android Honeycomb tablet competition even though the specs are not so different from the other two devices that competitors released. Rather than this, Samsung’s tablet has some shortcomings.

The first thing they missed is a USB port. Yes, the Galaxy Tab 10.1 does not have a USB port. Another point is that the power of Tegra 2 dual core processor cannot be showed off in any big screen through HDMI port as this device is missing the HDMI port too.

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Sony Ericsson Xperia Play finally made official at MWC 2011

Sony Ericsson Xperia PlayThe wait is over gadget lovers as just few minutes ago Sony Ericsson leave every rumour away and officially announced Xperia Play at Barcelona. What a way to begin MWC 2011 !!!

There were doubts that any mobile phone manufacturer in the world would produce a phone that is optimized both as telephony and as a gaming gadget. Sony Ericsson teased these doubts as far as October 2010 by leaking a prototype of such phone, which stirred many enthusiasts. However, until January 2011, people saw only one full-playstation handset offered by the mother company of the teaser (PSP2).

The official announcement was teased last week by a Super Bowl ad where the green Android was attached with human fingers symbolizing that “Android is ready to Play”(two thumbs at each shiny green hand, exactly).

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Mobile World Congress 2011 Schedule and Participants

Mobile World Congress 2011

One of the biggest technology Congress is about to start and we are more than ready for the beginning of Mobile World Congress(MWC) 2011, which will take place as usual at Barcelona. For the tech addicts this event is a good opportunity to discover the latest innovations made in mobile phones and the future releases. It will a busy week and we will try to keep you feature and keep you updated to the Press Events that will take place. As usual the Schedule list is ready and the famous Participants are awaiting this event to kick off. It is expected that companies like Sony Ericsson, Samsung, Nokia, LG, Qualcomm, Microsoft, Twitter, Intel, Yahoo, RIM, Google, IBM will step on the stage and present some of their latest: Mobile Phones, Tablets, Innovations, Operating Systems and so on.

After the break you’ll discover the Schedule and Participants for MWC 2011 Barcelona.

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