Leading smartphone manufacturers including Samsung and Huawei launched their latest and best smartphones as Mobile World Congress 2013 started in Spain today.
Samsung unveiled its latest Galaxy Note 8, which is seen as a rival to Apple's iPad mini. Samsung Galaxy Note 8 is powered by Android 4.2.1 Jelly Bean and runs with 1.6GHz quad-core chip with 2GB RAM. Packed with SD card slot, a home button and S-Pen stylus support, Galaxy note is claimed to have better functionality than iPad.
Huawei launched its Ascend P2, which is quad-core phone with 4.3 inch display. Manufacture claims it to be faster than i5 and having greater battery backup than Samsung Galaxy S3. It runs on Android 4.1 Jelly Beans and shall be available only in the US as of now.
Powered by Firefox OS, the Alcatel One Touch Fire is a 3.5 inch phone equipped with 1 GHZ processor and a 3.2 Megapixel camera on board. HP announced launch of Slate 7 which runs on Android 4.1 Jelly Bean and is thought to be Competitor to Google Nexus 7. HP said that it will be coming up with a series of other smartphones in future.
MWC is world's largest exhibition for mobile industry. Starting today, it will conclude on February 28 at Fira Gran Via, in Barcelona, Spain this year.