Mobile World Congress 2013: From Smartphones to Candy Bar Devices

Mobile World Congress Homepage | Official Website

Mobile World Congress Homepage | Official Website

It’s been a couple of days since Mobile World Congress 2013 kicked off. Still, many are checking the handsets that made its way to the event, as it is the biggest wireless tradeshow of the year. In fact, it has already brought a handful of mobile devices—from smartphones to candy bar devices that you wouldn’t want to miss.

Acer Liquid E1

Despite bringing in mid-range features and a 4.5-inch display, the Acer Liquid E1 features Android 4.1 Jelly Bean. Aside from that, the device also touts powerful external speakers.

Alcatel One Touch Fire

Alcatel One Touch Fire is one of the first smartphones that run the Firefox OS. However, its features are not much noteworthy. The device, which aims to compete against Android, boasts a single-core 1 GHz Qualcomm processor, 3.2-megapixel camera, and microSD card slot.

Huawei Ascend P2

It also appears that Huawei continues its journey for the high-end market as it unveils the Ascend P2. It sports Android 4.1 Jelly Bean, 4.7-inch HD display with 720 pixels, and Gorilla Glass 2. It also packs a 1.5 GHz quad-core processor, 13-megapixel camera, and 1.3-megapixel front-facing camera.

LG Optimus Pro

The LG Optimus Pro is another attempt by LG to manufacture a hybrid device called “phablet”. It has 5.5-inch display with 1920 x 1080-pixel resolution and full HD IPS. Good thing it has 16:9 aspect ratio, which is more standard than any other smartphones.

Nokia Lumia 720

Nokia’s Lumia 720 is the most high-end device that the Finnish phone manufacturer introduced during the event. If boasts the familiar Lumia unibody design, microSD card slot that can accommodate up to 64 GB  memory card, 8 GB internal memory, 6.7-megapixel camera with f/1.9 aperture and LED flash. The handset also supports wireless charging.

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