Mobile World Congress (3GSM) roundup

I survived another GDC, and the Mobile World Congress (3GSM) ended almost 2 weeks ago (already!), so here’s a roundup of what was interesting and exciting to me in Barcelona this year…

1) Nokia

N96, successor to the N95 with 16 GB of internal storage and micro-SDHC, DVB-H tuner, but without xenon flash or lens cover:
- The Nokia N96 redefines “high-end”
- Hands-on with Nokia’s high-rolling N96
- The Nokia N96 Super Cellphone is Official: Gallery and Specs Here
- Nokia N96 Hands-On: Basically a Video Oriented N95
- The Nokia N96 is now official – the new Flagship
- Nokia N96 gallery
- Nokia N96 Video Preview
- Nokia Announces N96; Fun While it Lasts
- Hands On With The N96

N78, slim successor to the N73 with FM transmitter, HSDPA, WiFi, and GPS, but only a 3.2 megapixel Zeiss AF camera without xenon flash or lens cover:
- The Nokia N78, in European and North American flavors
- N78 Comes Loaded with Wi-Fi, HSPDA, GPS, Touch Surfaces, Tricorder
- Nokia N78 – The New Candybar Nseries Device
- Nokia N78 gallery
- Hands On With The N78

6220 Classic, slim S60 device with a 5 megapixel Zeiss AF camera with xenon flash and lens cover (!), HSDPA and GPS, but no WiFi:
- The Nokia 6220 classic, all 5 megapixels of it
- Nokia 6220 Classic Takes 5 Megapixel Geotagged Photos, Includes Widgets
- Nokia’s 6220 Classic – The Dark Horse
- Nokia 6220 Classic gallery

S60 touch demo:
- Nokia’s S60 touch UI gets demoed at MWC
- Nokia’s Touch UI Hands-On: Officially Way Behind Apple
- Why S60′s Touch demo DIDN’T suck…
- Video: S60 Touch UI Demo From MWC

2) Sony Ericsson

Xperia X1, slim Windows Mobile 6.1 (!) device designed by HTC, with touch screen, sliding QWERTY keyboard, HSUPA, WiFi, and GPS, but only a 3.2 megapixel AF camera without xenon flash or lens cover – definitely awesome:
- Sony Ericsson XPERIA X1 does a good job looking pretty at launch event
- Sony Ericsson’s XPERIA X1 QWERTY with Windows Mobile and HSUPA
- First live photo of Sony Ericsson’s XPERIA X1
- Video: Sony Ericsson’s XPERIA X1 “Panel Interface”
- No wonder Sony Ericsson’s XPERIA X1 is so good: HTC makes it
- Hands-on with Sony Ericsson’s world-beating XPERIA X1
- XPERIA X1 Hiptop Killer: Sony Ericsson’s First Video Plus Gallery
- Video: First Hands On Sony Ericsson’s XPERIA X1
- Sony Ericsson Xperia X1 Runs Windows Mobile 6.1
- Breaking news- Sony Ericsson announces Windows Mobile smartphone
- HTC has ODM order for Sony Ericsson’s XPERIA X1
- The unwired looks at the Sony Ericsson XPERIA and the HTC Advantage
- Sony Ericsson goes big with the XPERIA X1
- New Xperia X1 Pics Leaked; Windows Mobile 6.1 and More!

G900, a UIQ device with touch screen, WiFi, but only 3.2 megapixel AF camera without xenon flash or lens cover, and no HSDPA, or GPS:
- Sony Ericsson’s G700 and G900: “touchscreen organizers”
- Sony Ericsson G900 and G700: Touchscreens to the Masses
- Sony Ericsson announce the G700 and G900 UIQ 3 smartphones

C902, a device with HSDPA and a 5 megapixel AF camera with xenon flash and lens cover, but no WiFi, GPS, or smartphone capabilities:
- Two for the Cyber-shot crowd: Sony Ericsson intros C702 and C902
- Sony Ericsson C902, C702 Bring High-End Photography to Your Pocket

3) Samsung

G810, a Symbian device similar to the Nokia N95, but with xenon flash, lens cover and 3x optical zoom (!) – possibly my next device:
- Samsung’s HSDPA-equipped G810 slider gets official
- Samsung announces the S60-powered G810
- Samsung G810 gallery
- Samsung G810 to Butt Heads with Nokia N95

F480, a touch screen device similar to the P520 (armani), with HSDPA and a 5 megapixel AF camera without xenon flash or lens cover, but not WiFi or GPS:
- Samsung’s F480 Armani (without the Armani), Dual Touch Chic G400 flip and F400 B&O slider
- Hands-On Samsung’s F480 Prada Phone Knockoff (Verdict: I’ll Pass)

4) Others

iRiver phone:
- Hands-on with iriver’s 3-inch touchscreen phone

nVidia phone:
- NVIDIA shows off APX 2500 cellphone applications processor
- nVidia’s GoForce 6100: no, it’s not another iPhone clone

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