And just like that, MWC 2019 is over. With it, came a huge truckload of announcements. When it came to foldable phones, we saw , TCL's that turns into a smartwatch, and more. Beyond that there was the HoloLens 2 and the five-camera-packing Nokia 9. For the TL;DR on what you need to know from the show, read on.
Mate X attempts to steal Galaxy Fold's thunder
Samsung pretty much had the foldable phone market, as it exists at least, on lock. Then came MWC and the , the company's first foldable phone. While the looks like two phones stacked together, Huawei takes a more streamlined approach with the Mate X and the result is a foldable phone that's a bit more seamless. We directly if you need more to go on.
Three ways HoloLens 2 is better than HoloLens
Theearlier this week and it attempts to improve on Microsoft's original AR headset in three different ways: better eye-tracking, a wider field of view and better hand tracking. We got to go and . It's still , but the potential of the technology is still exciting.
Moto has a foldable phone too
Apparently the new hotness is foldable and every company and their dads are hopping on the bandwagon. And Razr phone to introduce its foldable vision. It's also rumored to cost $1,500 and will be available this summer.is no different. Though nothing has been officially revealed, it's certain that Motorola will revive its
Nokia 9 has five cameras and it looks weird
OK, multiple cameras on phones is. That won't stop Nokia from releasing the with a total of five cameras. At this point, if a 10-camera phone came out, I'm not sure I'd even bat an eye. The company also introduced the retro-looking complete with a brick body and Snake the game.
The LG G8 can read your veins
LG's latest flagship, the, can scan the veins in your hand to unlock it. It does this with new sensors that work with its front-facing camera. Not only does it enables features like 3D mapping for face unlock, it can scan your hand for user authentication and touchless gesture controls. Although a bit awkward to execute, these new tricks give a glimpse of big changes in how people will interact with their phones.
Make any phone 3D with Lucid's $30 screen protector
You could go out and buy aif you want your phone to do 3D for $1,300 or buy a (we don't know the final pricing yet) and attach it to your current screen. It works by using a "Holoscreen," which is a lenticular screen protector, and Lucid's app. We got to try it for ourselves and it actually works.
The Galaxy 10 is out on March 8
Sure, the 8th isday, but it's also day! And while this wasn't technically announced at MWC, this will be one of the biggest phone releases of the year and it happens less than a week from now. Check out our to see what we think.