We're here in Barcelona, preparing for what has probably become the world's biggest mobile-centric trade show: Mobile World Congress. This year's show may have a few surprises in store, but there are a few things we're expecting to see. We'll be bring you live coverage courtesy of our friends at Avast!


High on everyone's list is, of course, Samsung. There's been a lot of speculation that the Galaxy Note 8.0 tablet will be unveiled at the show, though Samsung has no press conference planned, and hasn't made a point of teasing any new hardware leading up to MWC. Still, Samsung unveiled a number of new products on the down-low at MWC last year, like the Galaxy Beam. A refreshed Tab lineup could be in store, as Samsung chose MWC as the venue for the Galaxy Tab 2's announcement last year. Needless to say, the Samsung booth is on our list of stops.

HTC will likely be showing off the freshly-announced One, which we've already had some hands-on time with. LG is set show us some of their new products, and I'm personally hoping to get a look at the new 5.5" version of the Optimus G. NVIDIA will be displaying demos of its new Tegra 4i processor (and, we're guessing, the Phoenix reference platform). Huawei and ZTE will be both be holding press events to unveil new devices. Finally, we're expecting a new Transformer tablet from ASUS, based on this teaser video.

It's going to be a busy week, and we'll be bringing the news to you as quickly as we can.

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David Ruddock
David's phone is whatever is currently sitting on his desk. He is an avid writer, and enjoys playing devil's advocate in editorials, and reviewing the latest phones and gadgets. He also doesn't usually write such boring sentences.

  • Noob101

    Mwc is monday thu friday? And is this why tmobile has the n4 for free?? Trying to secure customers :P

  • HopelesslyFaithful

    Isn't this in Spain if i remember correctly?

    • Kenny O

      First sentence of the article - "We're here in Barcelona, preparing for what has probably become the world's biggest mobile-centric trade show: Mobile World Congress." ;-)

      • HopelesslyFaithful

        wow thanks totally missed that -_- I literally skipped the first 5 words and skimmed from there....sigh epic fail -_-

        • Kenny O

          lol.....no worries.

    • Mr x

      Exactly in Barcelona. Catalonia

    • http://www.facebook.com/ShitizGarg Shitiz Garg

      Nope, Barcelona shifted to Italy.

    • Mikken

      Yes. Barcelona is in Spain... for now. We'll see in 2014 ;) Goo luck with the coverage Andropolices! It's gonna be a busy week.

      • Mr X

        Where are you from? Are you from Catalonia?

  • troph

    Padfone 3?

  • m sacha

    Ruddock you pile of shit...any mention of Sony...

    • toshistation

      Holy unnecessary nastiness, Batman!

      • http://www.androidpolice.com/ Artem Russakovskii

        He finally got on our nerves. Banned for being a dickbag.

  • Athishay

    David, and everyone else who's visiting Barcelona, good luck guys!
    Stay hydrated, stay awake and keep us posted!
    Mess with as many gadgets as you can!
    And here's hoping for a new Padfone that's reasonably affordable and available in India!

  • Tarek El-Ghazaly

    Xperia Togari.... my last beacon of hope for a decent non-Samsung phablet...