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MWC 2016: Everything you need to know



Mobile World Congress is the world's biggest mobile phone event, with loads of new models announced. Here's where you'll find all our coverage of the 2016 event.

Mobile World Congress 2016 kicks off formally in Barcelona on 22 February 2016, although plenty of tech firms are already leaking or outright announcing new mobile devices prior to the kick-off. will be at Mobile World Congress 2016 reporting on the latest handsets, wearables, and mobile broadband news. Check back regularly for the latest updates, product announcements, hands-on and much more.

Xiaomi announces Mi 5
Anyone fancy a seriously inexpensive premium flagship phone? Xiaomi's new flagship phone has premium features at a cut-rate price. Read full story

Alcatel Idol 4 Hands On
Alcatel’s pitch for the Idol 4 is that it provides quality at a lower cost, with the added hook of a case that is also a VR headset. Here are our early impressions. Read full story

Sony Xperia Ear Hands On
Sony plans to reinvent the Bluetooth headset with the Xperia Ear. Here are our Ear-ly impressions.
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Huawei MateBook Hands On
Huawei’s MateBook is a Windows 10 tablet with a productivity and artistic focus. Here are our early impressions.
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Sony Xperia X Hands On

Sony’s latest handset range promises super-fast photography and a simple user interface.

Telstra: Unlimited plans not "the right path to go down"
Telstra doesn’t see unlimited plans as a particularly viable business model, even when it comes to voice inclusions.
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HP Elite x3 Hands-On: A business-focused Windows Mobile
HP’s latest smartphone is massive in the hand and strongly geared towards the business crowd.
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Sony announces Xperia X range and wearables future
Sony’s latest Xperia handsets tend towards the mid-range, but it also has its eye on a range of wearable devices as well.
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Samsung Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge: Everything you need to know
Here are all the details on Samsung's latest and greatest Android smartphones, including Australian pricing and availability and our hands-on review.
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Samsung Galaxy S7 vs LG G5
Samsung and LG have both launched new "flagship" handsets at Mobile World Congress. Here is how the competing premium handsets compare.
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Samsung Galaxy S7/S7 Edge: Hands-on impressions
Samsung has launched the Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 Edge at Mobile World Congress. Here are our early thoughts.
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LG G5: Hands-on impressions
LG has launched its latest premium handset, the LG G5. Here are our early impressions.

Samsung launches Gear 360
Samsung’s latest Gear-branded device is a 30 megapixel 360 degree camera on a very cute stand.
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LG launches LG G5: Everything you need to know
LG has formally revealed the worst kept secret in premium smartphones, the LG G5. Here's everything you need to know.

Telstra: 1Gbps hotspot, Wi-Fi calling, Video over LTE and 5G

Telstra's planning big, announcing a new 1Gbps-capable hotspot, Wi-Fi calling and Video over LTE for 2016, as well as preparing for a 5G future.
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Alcatel unveils Idol 4
Alcatel's latest handset unveiled at Mobile World Congress expands on the concepts introduced in the Idol 3.
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Smartphone Rumours: What to expect at MWC 2016
Mobile World Congress 2016 will see numerous new phones announced. Here's what to expect from the world's largest mobile industry conference.
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Microsoft Lumia 650: Windows Phone goes budget (again)
Microsoft has taken the wraps off the Lumia 650, pitched squarely at the low-cost crowd.
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