A summer without big tech conferences is an opportunity to reassess our relationship with technology
For a tech journalist, the summer months from April to June mean one thing. But earlier this year, when Mobile World Congress was cancelled, it was an indicator of things to come.
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Major Chinese exhibitors had stuck to plans to attend to the very last, ordering at-risk staff to isolate themselves in advance.
GSMA said that no-one from China's Hubei province would be allowed to attend the Mobile World Congress.
Huawei is unlikely to send people from China, but will instead send local engineers the company has in Europe.
This chip is expected to be named as Oppo M1. There is still no confirmation if it can be used in handsets other than Oppo.
The Oppo Reno 5G sports the same hardware as the Reno 10X Zoom but features a 5G modem underneath.
With a thickness of 18 mm, the Energizer Power Max P18K Pop is more than 3 times the size of an iPhone.
The Sandisk Extreme card offers read speeds up to 160MB/s, with a write speed of 90 MB/s.
US suspects Shenzhen-based Huawei's products could be used by Beijing to spy on the government.
Apart from the global release of the Mi 9, Xiaomi is expected to showcase a number of other products.
Oppo claims to have used a periscopic model to flatten the thickness of the camera module.
MWC starts from 25 February and goes till 28 February but quite a few launches are happening pre-MWC.
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These devices might join the G8 ThinQ and V50 ThinQ which are expected to launch on 24 February.
Lenovo's VP Chang Cheng has announced the coming of the phone via a Weibo post.
Nokia 9 PureView is expected to feature a 5.99-inch display and in-display fingerprint reader.
LG G8 ThinQ is also expected to come with an attachable second screen, touchless gesture interface.
Nokia might also showcase the rumoured Nokia 8.1 Plus and Nokia 6.2 at the event.