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Huawei intros smart wearables at MWC 2015

Huawei is joining the smart wearable industry by unveiling two new wearable devices: the Huawei TalkBand B2 and the Huawei TalkBand N1. The two devices were shown off together with the new Huawei Watch and the MediaPad X2 phablet recently at the MWC 2015 in Barcelona. Actually, this isn't the first time Huawei is venturing into the wearable category but the Chinese manufacturer seems to be serious in joining the bandwagon now by introducing more devices. The new wearables are expected to be the best smart solution to consumers who are looking for wearable devices that can make everyday life simpler yet more convenient.

Lenovo VIBE Shot hands-on: smartphone in camera clothing [UPDATE]

If you approach the Lenovo VIBE Shot from the back, you can be forgiven for thinking it's a very slim digital camera instead, with a rear that seems to be designed in landscape orientation. And that's not accidental either. This Lenovo Android device may not boast the Dolby Atmos technology that its MWC 2015 siblings have, but it pretty much makes up for it in one other aspect. As you might have guessed already, the VIBE Shot sells itself as a digital photographer's weapon, flaunting some specs to make camera lover consider the device.

Lenovo A7000 hands-on: touting Dolby Atmost at budget price

If you've seen Lenovo's two new tablets yesterday, then you might already guess the company's MWC 2015 spiel by now. It is offering affordable mobile devices that try to give the best, particularly in the audio department. Th new Lenovo A7000 walks this line as well. What is normally a mid-tier smartphone is made more interesting by the inclusion of Dolby's Atmos technology. Of course, it doesn't hurt that Lenovo is throwing in some other interesting tidbits as well to make the budget smartphone a bit more enticing.

Sony launches new Xperia M4 Aqua midrange phone at MWC

It looks like Sony Mobile is now aiming to solidify its market share, even in the midrange niche, with the release of the new Xperia M4 Aqua. The Xperia M4 Aqua is a new smartphone that is a midranger in price, but seems to carry Sony’s commitment to premium specs.

Sony outs ‘world’s slimmest’ in the Xperia Z4 Tablet at MWC

One of the highlights of the Mobile World Congress 2015 in Barcelona will surely be Sony Mobile’s event where it plans to unveil a number of products. At the forefront will be the new Xperia Z4 Tablet, which will replace the Xperia Z2 Tablet as Sony’s premier flagship tablet device. Boasting of a super-slim design and a vibrant 2K display, this new tablet will surely catch your eye.

Acer announces new members of its Liquid smartphone series

New Mobile World Congress, new smartphones in the market to choose from. Acer announced in time for the tech convention in Barcelona two new affordable smartphones in their Liquid series: the Z220 and the Z520. The former is being touted as an affordable secondary device for those who are not just content with one or may need another one for business or extra activities while the latter is shown off for its multi-media capabilities.

Acer Liquid Jade Z: premium features, “wallet-friendly” price

Aside from the two previously-announced new Acer Liquid smartphones (the Z220 and the Z520), the Taiwanese OEM has also announced another device that has more premium features but they promise to not kill your wallet when it comes to the price. The Liquid Jade Z has high-end specifications, the ability to take better pictures even in low-light conditions, has Hi-res audio and comes in an ultra-thin package but will cost lesser than others of its ilk that are currently in the market.

Acer Liquid Leap+: platform-agnostic, exchangeable straps

If you're in the market for a new wearable device (and after this World Mobile Congress you just might be), Acer is clamoring to have you try out the newest generation of their Smart Activeband line. The Liquid Leap+ is their first foray into the multi-OS wearable market and brings you all the basic features you're looking for in a smartband, with the interchangeable straps adding to your customization.

Galaxy S 6 Edge vs Galaxy Note Edge: which edge is edgier

Now that Samsung has two "edgy" smartphones under its belt, it's probably natural to ask which of the two has the Edge. It might be far too easy to say that the Galaxy S 6 edge is the winner simply because it's newer than the Galaxy Note Edge, but that is hardly ever the case. Although we will definitely need more intimate time spent with the latest, we can probably narrow down the answer for you. That is, in case you're in the market for a smartphone with a curved edge, for one reason or another.

Samsung Galaxy S 6, S 6 edge: a new yet familiar design

It's finally here! The most anticipated smartphone, whether you like it or not, has landed here at MWC 2015. Although the Galaxy S 6 and the Galaxy S 6 edge (note the spaces and the cases) have been almost leaked to death, the whole is definitely greater than the sum of all those bits and pieces. What we have here today is Samsung's attempt at a revival, at giving the world solid proof that it hasn't lost its touch just yet. And guess what? It actually might have just accomplished that.