Complete Mobile World Congress 2012 coverage from Barcelona, including new phones, tablets, apps and
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The Samsung LTE Mobile HotSpot Pro's superfast 4G LTE speed and exceptionally long battery life make it a great buy on its own, but its juice pack feature sweetens the deal that much more.
Office Mobile is worth downloading if you're a current Office 365 subscriber, but with only basic editing features, this app should be free for all.
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If you're not opting for a smartphone and you can look past its dated design, the Samsung Gravity Q is your best choice for a T-Mobile keyboard phone.
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Virgin Mobile's budget-friendly Samsung Montage is a functional messaging phone without a contract, though its poor battery life and entry-level features hardly stand out in the crowd.
An example of excellent call quality at a dirt-cheap price, the Samsung t159 excels at the basics, but stumbles on style.
If it wasn't for the HTC One V, the long-lasting Samsung Galaxy Reverb would be Virgin Mobile’s best Android smartphone.
With its huge screen and throwback stylus, the Samsung Galaxy Note with Android 4.0 is a polarizing smartphone that winks at tablet territory. Those who like their screens extra-large will find a top-notch device that lets multimedia shine. The S Pen adds some artistic potential, but for some, the phone will simply be too big.
Big players like Samsung and Nokia aren't the only ones to bring new smartphones to Mobile World Congress, you also see some surprising handsets from companies that you've probably never heard of. Check them out here.
The existing Galaxy Mega phones have been a hit, prompting Samsung to prep more big-screened models, says Sammobile.