• Hands On: BlackBerry 'Mercury' Becomes KeyOne

    Hands On: BlackBerry 'Mercury' Becomes KeyOne

    The new keyboarded, Android-powered BlackBerry is the KeyOne, and it's launching in April for $549.5-inch screen and the full BlackBerry keyboard you remember; it will be compatible with all major US and Canadian carriers.
  • ZTE Tips Snapdragon 835 Prototype, Teases Next Axon

    ZTE Tips Snapdragon 835 Prototype, Teases Next Axon

    BARCELONA—ZTE tried to get the jump on other Qualcomm Snapdragon 835-based phones today by pre-announcing a "gigabit phone," but the No.We did get a slight tease of the next Axon, the successor to ZTE's Editors' Choice-winning unlocked Axon 7.
  • Eyes On: Oppo's 5x Lossless Digital Zoom Camera Concept

    Eyes On: Oppo's 5x Lossless Digital Zoom Camera Concept

    BARCELONA—While Oppo didn't have any new handsets to show off here at Mobile World Congress, it did unveil its 5x lossless digital zoom camera system, which could be coming soon to an Oppo phone near you.This complex system uses two sensors, a wide angle and telephoto lenses with optical image stabilization (OIS) applied to each.
  • Hands On: Farewell SIM Cards, Hello Virtual SIMs?

    Hands On: Farewell SIM Cards, Hello Virtual SIMs?

    KnowRoaming's SoftSIM, uCloudlink's CloudSIM, and Gemalto's embedded SIM all provide remote SIM provisioning and GSM connectivity without you ever having to physically put a SIM card into your phone.The phone is tricked into thinking it has a SIM card in the slot even though no hardware is involved.
  • Android Enters Year 10 at Mobile World Congress

    Android Enters Year 10 at Mobile World Congress

    Mobile World Congress is the world's biggest cell phone trade show, and it's Android phone makers' biggest show as well.This was the "Honeycomb" year, when Google had conflicting versions of Android for phones and tablets that didn't quite mesh.
  • Rugged Phones: Not Just for Clumsy Consumers

    Rugged Phones: Not Just for Clumsy Consumers

    The range of functions on the DuraForce Pro—as well as the Brigadier and the DuraForce XD—include motion detecting sensor, body camera, and fleet management tool.The body camera is especially interesting because a huge issue for police departments under pressure to use body cameras is the cost of the cameras themselves and the data storage required for thousands of hours of footage.
  • Trump Might Want to Check Out DarkMatter's Katim Phone

    Trump Might Want to Check Out DarkMatter's Katim Phone

    BARCELONA—Donald Trump has reportedly eschewed his Secret Service-approved phone in favor of his old, much less secure Android device.Whatever the reason, perhaps he should consider DarkMatter's Katim phone.
  • ZTE's 'Gigabit Phone' Exists, Is Gigabit

    ZTE's 'Gigabit Phone' Exists, Is Gigabit

    BARCELONA—ZTE's announcement of a prototype "Gigabit Phone" confused us a few days ago here at MWC.But things got a little bit clearer when we went to ZTE's booth, and found that its "gigabit phone" prototype already exists and is in fact gigabit.
  • LG, Huawei, Sony and more brought their best phones to MWC -- here are our favorites

    LG, Huawei, Sony and more brought their best phones to MWC -- here are our favorites

    We’ve seen all the latest and greatest smartphones at Mobile World Congress 2017, and now we’re going to rank the best ones.We’ve tried all of these phones and even used a few of them regularly during the week in Barcelona, Spain.
  • ZTE Cymbal Z-320

    ZTE Cymbal Z-320

    99 ZTE Cymbal Z-320 for T-Mobile is a starting attempt at working around that.Physical Features, Call Quality, and Battery Life The Cymbal Z-320 is a flashback of a phone.
  • 6 Intriguing Phones From MWC You Can't Buy

    6 Intriguing Phones From MWC You Can't Buy

    Mobile World Congress should be about phones you can buy, and for the most part, it was.But there were also quite a few very nice-looking, powerful phones that will never hit US shores.
  • FCC Reveals Samsung Galaxy S8's US, Canadian Networks

    FCC Reveals Samsung Galaxy S8's US, Canadian Networks

    A phone which we're assuming is the Samsung Galaxy S8 just hit the FCC's authorization page, and the most interesting thing in the report is a sign of which network bands the Galaxy S8 will run on in North America.The Galaxy S8 appears to include all the latest LTE bands supported by US and Canadian carriers.
  • 11 Uses for Your Old Smartphone

    11 Uses for Your Old Smartphone

    But here's the super weird thing about smartphones: They all seem to last around two years before they need to be retired.The takeaway is this: If you take basic precautions, your old phone can have a productive afterlife.
  • How to Set Up Your Phone for International Travel

    How to Set Up Your Phone for International Travel

    You're getting ready to travel abroad, and you've put off figuring out how you'll have phone service while you're gone.But if you do have a CDMA-only phone, it's going to cause problems when you travel.
  • Siempo Wants to Be the Phone You Don't Check

    Siempo Wants to Be the Phone You Don't Check

    Enter Siempo, an Android phone that's designed to be a lot less intrusive than rival devices.The idea for Siempo came about when Selva was stuck using a feature phone on a trip to Peru.
  • Samsung Galaxy J3 Emerge

    Samsung Galaxy J3 Emerge

    The Samsung Galaxy J3 Emerge is the sequel to last year's J3.Compare Similar ProductsCompare ZTE Warp 7 %displayPrice% LG X Power %displayPrice% Kyocera Hydro Reach (Boost Mobile) %displayPrice% LG Tribute HD %displayPrice% LG Stylo 2 %displayPrice% LG Stylo 2 Plus %displayPrice% Samsung Galaxy J7 %displayPrice% Design, Features, and Display Compact phone lovers, rejoice.
  • Samsung Galaxy Folder Is a Flip Phone You'd Actually Want

    Samsung Galaxy Folder Is a Flip Phone You'd Actually Want

    The Samsung Galaxy Folder shows that it's perfectly possible to create a classy Android flip phone.There's a small industry of Android-powered flip options in Korea and China, with the Galaxy Folder (now updated by the Galaxy Folder 2, which I didn't see) and the LG Wine Smart both out there.
  • Motorola Moto G5 Plus

    Motorola Moto G5 Plus

    The Motorola Moto G5 Plus ($299 as tested) is the successor to last year's G4 Plus, but the two phones couldn't be more different.The Moto G5 Plus is available unlocked in two configurations: 2GB RAM/32GB storage for $229 and 4GB RAM/64GB storage for $299.