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Mobile World Congress 2017 Recap

The Mobile World Congress 2017 is the largest phone show of 2017 that takes place in Barcelona. A lot happened during the event, which lasted from February 27 - March 2. We're here today to recap some of the biggest annoucenments!

Mobile World Congress 2017 Recap:


1. Nokia's Legendary 3310 Returns

Nokia 3310 Image from Techradar.com

A replacement to the equal parts nostalgic and indestructible device has been announced! To those who are looking to return to the barebones origins of the cellphone, rejoice! The 3310 will embrace many of the features that made the original device so memorable.

2. Verizon announces 5g broadband Service

Verizon 5G broadband service Image from CNET

The company is set to launch a large-scale test of 5G as a home broadband replacement service.

3. BlackBerry Returns with 3 possible new phones

BlackBerry returns with 3 possible new phones in 2017 Image from CNET

TCL could release as many as three BlackBerry phones in 2017 as the new owner looks to build their portfolio. Could there also be hope for a revival of the Palm brand?

4. Samsung announces the Galaxy S8 reveal for March 29.

Samsung teases Galaxy S8 reveal for late March Image from Youtube

Samsung used its Mobile World Congress 2017 event to announce not the S8 itslef, but only its unveiling  on March 29 in New York.

5. Google Assistant is coming to a lot more Android devices.

Google Assistant is coming to a lot more Android phones Image from CNET

The virtual assistant previously exclusive to Pixel phones will be making its way to phones running Android 7.0 Nougat and Android 6.0 Marshmallow in the US, Australia, Canada and the UK.

There you have a brief recap of some of the highlights of the MWC 2017! So much is announced at this massive event that its difficult to make sense of it all, these are the announcements that we are the most excited about!


What are you thoughts on the whole event? Let us know what you're excited for in the comments!

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