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Honor – Unleashes its Magic at The Mobile World Congress

Honor announced its Magic 4 Series at the MWC to huge acclaim at a packed event at the very start of the show.

This series, the successor to the Magic 3, comes in two choices – the Magic 4 Pro and the Magic 4. The Magic 4 Series is available in Black, White, Cyan and Gold all with glass backs. The Magic 4 Pro also debuts an Orange colour which has a vegan leather back giving it a different texture and appearance.

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Nokia – Launches New C Series Affordable Smartphones

Nokia debuted 3 new C Series smartphones at the Mobile World Congress. The affordable or cheaper sector of the market is largely represented by the big Chinese brands such as Redmi, Realme and Pocophone; however, Nokia’s new C series has been designed to make an impact.

These new Nokia C Series smartphones meet expectations of a great smartphone experience at a very low cost. Within the ranges, there are various options such as RAM or battery specs, giving the smartphones flexibility on varying price-points.

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It’s all happening at the Mobile World Congress 2022

The Mobile World Congress is in Barcelona this year and runs from 28 February to 3 March. This one of the biggest happenings in the mobile calendar and draws all the heavyweights, making for an exciting and show-stopping event.

Expectations are high and although many launches have already happened this year, the 2022 MWC has already revealed a host of exciting new launches.

Samsung had its Galaxy Unpacked Mega launch earlier this year; however, it is expected to reveal its Galaxy A53 smartphone at this event.

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Huawei Unveils Its “Super Device”

At the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Huawei has unveiled its latest multi-device concept, named the “Super Device”. This is Huawei bringing all its devices together in synergy to create a remarkable user experience, termed the “Super Device”.

Huawei PCs have the Huawei Control Panel app pre-loaded. Nearby devices appear on the screen and it’s a matter of clicking and dragging to form a Super Device pairing.

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Oppos New Flagship – The Find X5 Pro

From the stage of the World Mobile Congress in Barcelona, Oppo has just revealed it’s much awaited and talked about new flagship, the indomitable Oppo Find X5 Pro.

Initial reviews from the media have been fantastic with superlatives ranging from: “48 Hours With the Oppo Find X5 Pro: Putting the Galaxy S22 on Notice” Androidcentral. “Oppo’s Find X5 Pro is a ceramic beauty with a powerful camera and super-fast charging” Mashable. “Oppo Find X5 Pro initial review: Gorgeous flagship” Pocket-Lint.

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Huawei AppGallery – Poised to Capitalize on Growth In Africa’s Mobile Gaming Industry

Covid-19 has brought about many lifestyle changes among which is the reduced physical interaction between family and friends. Among the younger generation in particular, one avenue of respite has been online gaming activities, providing an important outlet for interaction with friends.

The pandemic has certainly benefited the entire mobile gaming industry, both in Africa and globally and goes hand in hand with the increased focus and spend in home entertainment. With ever increasing affordability of mobile data, more Africans are accessing mobile gaming than ever before.

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Samsung S22 Ultra – Bringing together the best of Note & S Series

The Galaxy S22 Ultra has landed, a “note-worthy” new Galaxy S series.

This new flagship smartphone has merged the Galaxy S branding with its Note branding to deliver a smartphone that will appeal to fans of both the S and Note series.

The integrating S Pen is one of the most remarkable features of this device and has been a firm favourite among Note fans. However, this S Pen is guaranteed to appeal to S series fans as well and may in fact change the way they use their smartphones.

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Launch Of Nokia G21 – A Budget Smartphone With Big Features

HMD Global has just launched its latest smartphone, the Nokia G21, the successor to the Nokia G20 which was launched in 2021.

The Nokia G21 sports a very competitive 6,5inch HD+ LCD display screen. This screen has a 90Hz refresh rate, which adapts to 60Hz in power saving mode.

The smartphone comes in two distinctive colours – Nordic Blue and Dusk. Its super sleek polycarbonate shell is attractive and makes for a super-tough smartphone.

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Honor More Than Doubles Its Market Share In China

Honor Smartphones had its most successful Q4 2021 result ever in China where it achieved both a 100% increase in growth as well as more than doubling its market share.

This is no unremarkable feat in this huge market and a further accolade was to overtake several brands and narrowly achieve the number 2 position for the first time ever in the Chinese market.

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Huawei Smartphones – An Innovative New Patent In Skincare

Huawei has set its sights on the female market with an interesting new patent to analyze facial and skin structure.

Smartphones have entered the health and fitness sector of the market, however this is the first patent to focus solely on facial skin care, one of the most lucrative sectors of the cosmetics market.

Huawei Technologies filed a patent with the World Property Organization (WIPO) in July 2021. Titled “Appearance analysis method, and electronic device”, it was released on 27 January 2022 after being approved in December 2021.

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