Were Android One and Android Go the Biggest Winners at MWC 2018?

We look back at Mobile World Congress 2018 and talk about the biggest launches and hottest products we spotted at the event. In this episode, we begin by talking about the Samsung event, where the Galaxy S9 and the Galaxy S9+ were launched. We speak about the quality of the presentations and then what we got to know about the two smartphones that will be going toe to toe with the iPhone X and the Pixel 2. Next up, we speak about the second biggest MWC event and that’s Nokia. We mention all the phones Nokia launched and talk about the best of them. This includes the Nokia 8 Sirocco, the Nokia 7 Plus, and the Nokia 8110 4G. 

Then we talk about some of the big launches from Sony, including the Sony Xperia XZ2 Compact. We discuss the importance of these smartphones in the current market and talk about their possible India launch. Next, we discuss some of the wacky products launched at MWC 2018, including the smartphone with a 16000mAh battery, the Vivo APEX smartphone, apart from futuristic things such as 5G Internet and how it could change our lives.

Finally, we talk about the Android Oreo (Go Edition) smartphones launched at MWC 2018 and wonder whether this could be the big trend of 2018. We mention how that could impact the smartphone and feature phone market in India and why you should be excited about this development. We also talk about Android One and whether that initiative could finally be taking off, after the progress it appears to have made at MWC 2018.

That’s all for this week’s episode of Orbital, which you can subscribe to via Apple Podcasts or RSS, download the episode, or just hit the play button below.