Asus delivered one of the more bizarre press conferences when it officially launched its Padfone Infinity and Fonepad products at this year’s MWC. The video is definitely worth a watch, but be prepared to cringe in places.
This year’s MWC is set to go on for a couple more days, so there are still plenty of exciting things to happen, but so far Asus has stolen the Barcelona show.
The dual-screen NEC Medias W smartphone/tablet has been spotted at MWC 2013, although international availability dates for the device are not official yet.
Could the Google X Phone become a device meant to help Google sort-of stop Samsung’s increasing influence in the Android ecosystem?
Taiwanese company Acer, looking to expand its Iconia B1 series, has launched a new 16GB 7-inch Jelly Bean-powered slate at MWC which is available immediately for purchase.
Mozilla, AT&T ,and Ericsson are all teaming up to bring their WebRTC-based concept to MWC. The idea will allow users to make voice calls, access their contacts, and share files from a web browser linked to their mobile number.
Visa announced a partnership with Samsung at MWC 2013 to include the PayWave NFC wireless payment app on next-gen Samsung handsets, without specifying actual product names like the Galaxy S4 and Galaxy Note 3.
Intel has released the details of its new Clover Trail+ SoC for smartphones, which brings a host of new improvements to the old Atom line of processors.
The Galaxy S4 may not be present at MWC 2013, but Samsung’s marketing department is surely doing its job, officially confirming the Galaxy S4 announcement event by releasing official invitation.
The Nvidia Phoenix is a 5-inch Android handset that’s supposed to be a development device for OEMs, a blueprint that could be used to create affordable high-end smartphones in the coming months.