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Alcatel Pixi 3 phablet and tablet debut at MWC 2015

Alcatel has rolled out a pair of new Pixi 3 devices at MWC 2015 this week. The new devices include the Pixi 3 phablet and the Pixi 3 tablet. Both of the devices aim to give budget shoppers 4G connectivity for fast web browsing on the go. The Pixi 3 is a 5.5-inch phablet smartphone and the Pixi 3 tablet has a 7-inch screen.

Alcatel outs the Idol 3 smartphone, a reversible ‘party’ device

From the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Alcatel has just announced the new ONETOUCH Idol 3 smartphone, a device that seems tailor-made for the party life. Boasting of high fidelity audio processors (andspeakers), HD screens, and a fully “reversible” interface, this phone might just have the features that could turn the heads of potential users.

Updated ZTE Grand S3 features Eyeprint ID technology

ZTE is on hand at MWC 2015 in Spain and has announced what it claims to be one of the world's first smartphones that offers leading EyeVeify technology inside. The EyeVerify tech allows the user a password free smartphone experience thanks to the eye-based biometric solution.

Huawei debuts ‘slimmest’ 7-inch phablet at MWC

China-based manufacturer Huawei continues its drive to become one of the world’s leading brands in Android smartphones and tablets with the release of this new 7-inch phablet, the MediaPad X2. This is among the products Huawei is presenting to the public in the ongoing Mobile World Congress 2015 in Barcelona. Let’s see what the new phablet has to offer.

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.

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.

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.