New Delhi, February 25: The Mobile World Congress (MCW) 2018-one of the biggest global tech event will again take place at Fira Gran Via in Barcelona. The LIVE steaming of the latest launches like Samsung Galaxy S9, S9+ can be viewed on the official Samsung website while that of Nokia 9 can be viewed here on Nokia Mobile Facebook page, as well as the Nokia website.
Every February, mobile tech industry gathers in Barcelona, Spain for MWC. This year, the mega event will held from February 26 through until March 1st. If reports are to be believed, the Barcelona event set to feature Samsung, Facebook, Huawei, 5G and US developments. The biggest players at MWC this year is Samsung as Apple does not launch phones at MWC, making way for the former to take the centre stage.
The MCW is an annual trade show that brings the world's biggest manufacturers together and allows companies to showcase their new mobiles products and share vision of the mobile future. You can watch the keynotes through a live stream. Over 2,300 exhibitors will gather at MWC 18 to showcase the newest technologies & most innovative products available. Explore MWC 2018 exhibitors.
Samsung will dominate Mobile World Congress 2018 on Sunday with the reveal of its next flagship phones, the Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9 Plus. Reports also state that the ‘Nokia 9’ will be revealed at the show. Nokia 9 is believed to be a premium device designed to compete with its rivals.
One of the interesting things that will be seen at the mega event is the facial recognition feature. “If you have uploaded your photo during registration and collected your badge, you are eligible to participate in our access pilot. Look for the icon and enroll so that you can use facial recognition technology to enter the venue”, MCW said on its website.
India plans to take one of the largest delegations at the Mobile World Congress this year to highlight its readiness for 5G services. India also plans to showcase technology leadership including its numero uno position globally in terms of mobile data usage. Telecom Minister Manoj Sinha will lead a 90-people strong delegation at the annual event. “We want to position ourselves not as a recipient of 5G technology but active contributor of the 5G technology. Whether it is core network technology, all services of application ecosystem,” Telecom Secretary Aruna Sundararajan told reporters.