Mobile World Congress 2012: The I2Mag Preview

Posted on Feb 25 2012 - 2:44pm by Editorial Staff

Editor’s Note: The article is jointly written by Editor-In-Chief Karan Chopra and Guest Author Ruchika Shokeen.

Mobile World congress – the event that takes Mobile Technology to the Next Level where the world’s largest exhibition for the mobile industry and a conference featuring prominent Chief Executives representing mobile operators, device manufacturers, technology providers, vendors and content owners from across the world. Mobile now serves as our books, health monitors, payment transfer devices, social connectors and tour guides. Mobile technology is embedded in our cars, homes, appliances, governments and utilities. Mobile is enhancing and expanding education and thus, transforming the world.

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Mobile World Congress 2012 will celebrate the current state of mobile and offer a glimpse into where mobile has the potential to go next. It constitutes exhibitions, conferences, networking, seeking industry opportunities, making deals, App Planet, the Centre of the Mobile Apps Universe, Global Mobile Awards, mPowered Brands – where global marketers and agencies increase knowledge of mobile marketing and immediately connect with mobile players to bring their visions to reality.

ZTE

ZTE unveiled that it is planning to launch two new LTE handsets – PF200 and N910 both running on Android 4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich) with a 1.2GHz and 1.5GHz chipsets at the upcoming Mobile World Congress in Barcelona. The company is likely to announce that it will be showing a total of eight different Windows Phone and Android smartphones at the world’s biggest mobile event, some even will feature LTE support with a new quad-core model to top off the lineup. The new devices from ZTE will demonstrate how ZTE is without doubt among an elite group of handset providers as next generation telecommunications networks roll out globally.

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Nokia

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Nokia will be heading a press conference on February 27, but details are thin. The Finish mobile maker will be going to launch atleast one high-end phone, adding to this a big news also making its wave if the rumors really bears out, Nokia is coming up with its six new phones – Yes, six – but wait they are not all Windows phones – but two are among the six, and one to be a Symbian handset. There was also fake “leaked” information about a new Nokia phone – Nokia Lumia 805 shared in the market, which shares much of design with the Symbian powered Nokia X7, leaked in a Chinese forum – and later confirmed by the Chinese reader on the forum is a fake image.

Adding more “abuzz” from Nokia side? The Finnish mobile maker posted a delighted 22 seconds video on its YouTube channel revealing some kind of announcements that it’s going to make at industry’s biggest flagship event. The imaging-themed video titled “Get ready to capture a pure view,” showing a highly close-up of a snow freckled tree branch and a majestic view into a rural landscape and uses words like detail, depth and definition – adding to this, a tweet a day after has caught the eye of the Windows Phone developer which is pointing towards that the mobile maker giant is coming with its camera-focused handset that could be a Windows Phone device.

Nokia will also unveil a new, cheaper smartphone which used Windows Phone software, with a focus to target a wider market for its new smartphones range. The mobile maker will unveil its phone range at a news conference next Monday, on February 27 during the first day of Mobile World Congress.

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