MWC 2017 schedule of the more important events: here's what's happening when

The time has come for all fans of everything mobile to fixate their eyes on Barcelona, the bedazzling Spanish city on the Western coast of the Mediterranean sea. For the 30th year in a row, Barcelona will be hosting the largest mobile trade show on the scene - Mobile World Congress. 

Kicking off on February 27, this year's MWC will be treating us to a lot of exciting new devices and products. The main star of the show is definitely the LG G6, given that it's one of the more anticipated smartphones that have been the main subject of the rumor mill for a while now. 

Of course, there are more devices on their way. It's hard to keep track of those, so we thought it would be nice if we presented you a clean schedule with all the events and the expected gadgets that will most probably get announced. Make sure to check those in the summary post we've provided right below.

February 25, Saturday

Event starting time
Expected announcement
TCL (BlackBerry)7:00 PM1:00 PM10:00 AMBlackBerry Mercury

February 26, Sunday

Event starting time
Expected announcement
LG12:00 PM6:00 AM3:00 AMLG G6
Huawei2:00 PM8:00 AM5:00 AMHuawei P10, P10 Plus, P10 Lite
HMD Global (Nokia)4:30 PM10:30 AM7:30 AMNokia 3, Nokia 5, modern Nokia 3310
Moto & Lenovo4:30 PM10:30 AM7:30 AMMotorola Moto G5, Moto G5 Plus
Samsung7:00 PM1:00 PM10:00 AMSamsung Galaxy Tab S3

February 27, Monday

Event starting time
Expected announcement
Sony8:30 AM2:30 AM11:30 PM (Feb 26)Several new Xperia phones
Alcatel9:30 AM3:30 AM12:30 AMModular smartphone

Rest assured that we will be covering  these events as they unfold. Stay tuned!

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1. Phonehex

Posts: 768; Member since: Feb 16, 2016

No S8 announcement makes CES almost a Yawn . Hoping for some big news atleast from other manufacturuers.

2. andhraking17

Posts: 61; Member since: Jul 06, 2013

This is not CES, this is MWC(Mobile World Congress)

3. darkkjedii

Posts: 31598; Member since: Feb 05, 2011

When does Samsung ever announce flagships at CES? I go almost every year, and while their presence is huge, only smaller phones are there.

6. Madmax

Posts: 110; Member since: Aug 19, 2016

ahem... It's MWC my friend... Well, maybe, you were too busy in your fanboy dreams that you forgot which show it was... No worries, go on DREAM... And don't forget to yawn before you dream... And in the meantime we will enjoy the show?

4. darkkjedii

Posts: 31598; Member since: Feb 05, 2011

Get ready for some major tech.

5. Ordinary

Posts: 2454; Member since: Apr 23, 2015

Mostly interested in new xperias and new gen 3310

8. Hallyu

Posts: 790; Member since: Jul 21, 2015

Well, the journalist aren't excited about its same old ugly design. Sony's hall has been almost empty each year.

9. mimicryXD

Posts: 175; Member since: Apr 03, 2015

huh??? Sony is not stupid as you are. Better if your samsung galaxy s8 has a built in fire extinguisher when it launch so that u can easily stop the fire when it explode.

10. Hallyu

Posts: 790; Member since: Jul 21, 2015

Haha. Keep living in your fantasy world Sony minion. Yeah Sony is the

13. maple_mak

Posts: 953; Member since: Dec 18, 2013

Here we go, my dear sour grapes.

7. Hallyu

Posts: 790; Member since: Jul 21, 2015

No S8 announcement is a bit disappointing. But at least there will be G6 to be excited. Anyway, I don't see Nokia comeback is a good thing. I mean, yeah it did make a history, bringing some great phones like the N70 and N90 (I was impressed while my dad using it). But the thing is that the market is already saturated. More importantly, Nokia doesn't have the real tech like it did before. It's just a brand name because all factories and patents belong to MS. It'd better for them to be part of Samsung rather than standing alone.

14. Subie

Posts: 2424; Member since: Aug 01, 2015

11. TBomb

Posts: 1662; Member since: Dec 28, 2012

I think Samsung will come with more than just a Tab S3. This event is too big to just showoff a tablet... especially for someone the size of Samsung

12. libra89

Posts: 2314; Member since: Apr 15, 2016

That Mercury though, it's so fitting that it comes first.

15. Duncdawg26

Posts: 179; Member since: Jan 20, 2017

I'm in it for the budget flagships! :) Here we go Moto and Alcatel! Whoot!

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