What to expect from MWC 2013

What to expect from MWC 2013
It's the same every year - before we know it, MWC is knocking on the door. The biggest mobile-related technology tradeshow is now just a few days away, promising to unleash hordes of new handsets and tablets against us. Well, you know what? We're fully armed and ready to face this assault. In fact, we'll be heading to Barcelona later this week so that we can find out what our dear hardware manufacturers have prepped up for us. And make no mistake, there will be tons of intriguing devices worth seeing.

Last year's MWC brought us some memorable gadgets like the innovative Nokia 808 PureView, the quad-core-powered LG Optimus 4X HD and the new One line by HTC - some pretty exciting stuff, eh? We're expecting MWC 2013 to be even more breath-taking, and to try and prep you up for what's to come, we've put this sweet little post here. Use the following gallery to discover what we're currently expecting to happen at MWC 2013, based mainly on leaks and rumors, but keep in mind that there will surely be much more to come!


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42 Comments

1. PhoneArenaUser

Posts: 5498; Member since: Aug 05, 2011

Less than 24 hours and new HTC flagship will be revealed, witing! :)

4. PhoneArenaUser

Posts: 5498; Member since: Aug 05, 2011

P.S. Why countdown timer on PhoneArena.com shows different time than countdown timer on official HTC webpage (difference in one hour) ???

2. drpain

Posts: 85; Member since: Feb 07, 2013

Here's what to expect in the mobile world: Apple to maintain current marketshare, death of BB and Windows phone.

6. Nathan_ingx

Posts: 4766; Member since: Mar 07, 2012

Oh, do they talk about market share in the MWC? If that's so...here's what i expect, Decline in Apple marketshare to sea-level...rise in WP inching closer to Android and BB slowly making up for the lost time.

9. drpain

Posts: 85; Member since: Feb 07, 2013

LOL WP getting close to Android??? 2% vs 70% gg

15. Nathan_ingx

Posts: 4766; Member since: Mar 07, 2012

You must be kidding me...i never meant it literally! I'm just mocking your comment. Too dumb to see that?? Or playing ignorant?? I'm putting my bet on the former!

24. TROLL

Posts: 4851; Member since: Apr 13, 2012

Yea in 2014, when it RIP™®©

7. ghanemsam

Posts: 64; Member since: Nov 21, 2012

just waiting the beast HTC M7

20. Sangeet

Posts: 232; Member since: Apr 21, 2012

Actually it is being called the HTC One :D

32. SleepingOz unregistered

I sincerely hope it doesn't look like this iphone/BBZ10 chimera on the leaked photos.

8. darkskoliro

Posts: 1092; Member since: May 07, 2012

I have a really really good feeling about HTC One's impact on the market..

12. KiranPAUSER

Posts: 73; Member since: Feb 15, 2013

Lumia has even greater impact. Pureview lumia will be the main focus of mwc this year.

33. SleepingOz unregistered

Nopes, it'll be the HTC One imho..

39. jsdechavez

Posts: 783; Member since: Jul 20, 2012

is the htc one water/dust resistant?

36. papss unregistered

Agree completely. Pureview 41 mp phone will dwarf everything including HTC. They (HTC) has lost most of its fan base and most just don't carry the name EVO

14. amats69

Posts: 1527; Member since: Nov 12, 2012

HTC One FTW!

16. yougotkilled1

Posts: 167; Member since: Apr 27, 2011

HTC is first up which is tomorrow!!

18. AshishRomea

Posts: 145; Member since: Aug 09, 2012

Xperia Z will continue to hold power till galaxy S IIII shows up , coz 2013 is not just abt specs its abt making something diffrnt !

21. Sangeet

Posts: 232; Member since: Apr 21, 2012

Galaxy S IIII (4 I's) ?? Maybe you mean Galaxy S IV, correct your roman numbers and anyways Xperia is a great device but does not hold power.

23. yougotkilled1

Posts: 167; Member since: Apr 27, 2011

In my opinion, the Galaxy S IV will only show off specs and a few new features here and there, but I see no redesign in the OS until KLP is announced and release. That's what I look for nowadays because Quad Core flagship phones are now becoming standard. OS is now the game changer from how I see it.

27. akki20892

Posts: 3902; Member since: Feb 04, 2013

of course no word - 41MP Nokia Lumia......!!! and more.....!!!

29. Captain_Doug

Posts: 1037; Member since: Feb 10, 2012

I am super excited for the HTC One. However the Huawei phone in picture 8 looks great too. I love how they lowered the screen to make using on screen keys make sense. Hopefully this catches on.

30. InspectorGadget80 unregistered

Xperia z release date please sony. And new charge stations with ps3 usb port too play my ps3 & mobile games can't wait

34. SleepingOz unregistered

There're two Xperia Z available as demo at the Sony store, here in Paris. The salesman told me it'll be on sale next week, which means this week.

31. XperiaFanZone

Posts: 2277; Member since: Sep 21, 2012

Xperia Z!

35. pyradark

Posts: 895; Member since: Jun 10, 2012

cant wait for Xperia SP and other stuff, ohhh Xperia Z tablet :)

37. Edmund

Posts: 656; Member since: Jul 13, 2012

oooo..wow.. another crappy android tablet. Nokia is about to take things to another level. Your mind will be totally blown, trust me.

38. o0Exia0o

Posts: 903; Member since: Feb 01, 2013

I hope that if Asus introduces a new Padfone that it will be comming to US carriers this time. I love the idea of having a phone and tablet.

40. Deacon_Jo

Posts: 9; Member since: Feb 10, 2013

I'm only interested in what NOKIA has to offer ,, hopping it'll Steal all the lights with an unrevealed new Stunning innovation, although the Pureview Lumia is gonna be absolutely Awesome .... but i mean ; something completely new & different which will BLOW everybody away , just like the 41-MP thing did last year .

41. yero789 unregistered

Nokia!Nokia! :)

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