Omio News Blog

UPDATE: Mobile World Congress 2013 – with Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday’s Coverage

Omio is attending MWC in Barcelona and is expecting to see new mobile phones from Huawei, Nokia, Sony and ZTE – plus tablets from Samsung.

This is all while seeing for the first time handsets from the likes of LG and Huawei, where the former has already announced a few new devices this week and the latter, at Las Vegas’ CES.

Asus is expected to bring to the event new versions of its Transformer series; Qualcomm will air new chips that will be found powering this years’ phones, which will be the same for Nvida.

Stay tuned to our site and we’ll bring you all the news on what is unveiled, along with hands-on pictures and videos from all the MWC 2013 mobiles.

Bookmark this page, as we’ll update it with all the content, and don’t forget to follow us on Twitter and on Facebook.


Sunday 24th February

Huawei Ascend P2 announced at MWC, as the world’s fastest smartphone

Huawei Ascend P2 mobile phone: hands-on pictures

Huawei Ascend P2: hands-on walkthrough on video

Huawei Ascend P2: launch event pictures


Monday 25th February

Nokia announces 105 and 301 Series 30 and 40 low cost phones

Nokia launches Windows Phone 8 Nokia Lumia 720 and Nokia Lumia 520

Nokia: we haven’t ruled out making a QWERTY keyboard based Windows Phone 8 mobile

Samsung Galaxy Note 8.0 announced, its new mid-sized tablet

Samsung Galaxy S4 confirmed to launch on 14th March

HP Slate 7 launches: the first Hewlett Packard Android Jelly Bean tablet with Dr. Dre Beats Audio

Samsung Galaxy Note 8.0: hands-on pictures

Samsung Galaxy Note 8.0: hands-on video walkthrough

HP Slate 7: hands-on pictures

HP Slate 7: hands-on walkthrough on video


Tuesday 26th February

Nokia Lumia 520: hands-on pictures

Nokia Lumia 720: hands-on pictures

Exclusive: LG Optimus G Pro and Optimus G are not coming to the UK

HTC: there will be no more HTC One mobile phones

Nokia Lumia 520: hands-on video walkthrough


Wednesday 27th February

Nokia Lumia 720: hands-on walkthrough on video

Alcatel OneTouch Fire: hands-on pictures of the Firefox OS mobile phone

Alcatel OneTouch Fire: hands-on video walkthrough of the Firefox OS and mobile phone

Sony Xperia Tablet Z announced, as a slim, light and waterproof device

Asus unveils four new Android Jelly Bean devices at MWC: PadFone Infinity, Fonepad and two MeMO Pads


Thursday 28th February

Sony Xperia Tablet Z: hands-on pictures

Sony Xperia Z tablet: hands-on walkthrough on video

ZTE Grand Memo announced at MWC 2013, with a 5.7-inch screen

Sony Xperia Z mobile phone: hands-on pictures

Sony Xperia Z mobile phone: hands-on video walkthrough

Nokia Music+ can be used on Android and Apple iOS; off-line mixes could be coming

ZTE Launches Grand Memo: hands-on pictures


Friday 1st March

ZTE Grand Memo: hands-on video walkthrough

Nokia Music can be used by other apps on Windows Phone 8

LG Optimus L3 II: hands-on pictures

Nokia music can not be stored on microSD cards

LG Optimus L3 II: hands-on video walkthrough

HTC One case could be used for a Windows Phone 8 handset; over 130,000 R&D hours went into the design

HTC hasn’t ruled out HTC One Ultrapixel camera coming to Windows Phone 8 handsets

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Rob Kerr