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The GSMA Mobile World Congress is a combination of the world's largest exhibition for the mobile industry and a conference featuring prominent executives representing mobile operators, device manufacturers, technology providers, vendors and content owners from across the world.

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BARCELONA—Mobile World Congress is wrapping up, and it's been one of the more exciting shows in recent memory. We saw some genuine innovation in the smartphone world, and it looks like 2016 can officially be called The Year of VR. With so many cool products competing for attention, PCMag's MWC crew settled in for some heated discussion to bring you our 10 favorite gadgets from the show.

As you can imagine, coming up with this list wasn't easy. But we tried our best to pick a range of devices that encompass the epic scope of the show. Because there were so many impressive products, we'll be rounding up our favorite phones and tablets, wearables, and smart home devices, too.

Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge


Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge smartphone was launched in February 2016. The phone comes with a 5.50-inch touchscreen display with a resolution of 1440 pixels by 2560 pixels at a PPI of 534 pixels per inch. 

The Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge is powered by 1.6GHz octa-core and it comes with 4GB of RAM. The phone packs 32GB of internal storage that can be expanded up to 200GB via a microSD card. As far as the cameras are concerned, the Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge packs a 12-megapixel primary camera on the rear and a 5-megapixel front shooter for selfies. 

The Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge runs Android 6.0 and is powered by a 3600mAh non removable battery. It measures 150.90 x 72.60 x 7.70 (height x width x thickness) and weighs 157.00 grams. 

The Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge is a dual SIM (GSM and GSM) smartphone Connectivity options include Wi-Fi, GPS, Bluetooth, NFC, 3G, 4G (with support for Band 40 used by some LTE networks in India). Sensors on the phone include Proximity sensor, Ambient light sensor, Accelerometer, and Gyroscope. 

Display

5.50-inch

Processor

1.6GHz

Front Camera

 5-megapixel

Resolution

 1440x2560 pixels

RAM

 4GB

OS

 Android 6.0

Storage

32GB

Rear Camera

12-megapixel

Battery capacity

3600mAh

LG G5


As for the specifications, the LG G5 sports a 5.3-inch QHD display (1440x2560 pixels) featuring always-on display technology. The always-on display will allow users to check time, notifications and battery status among other pieces of information. It is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 SoC coupled with 4GB of RAM and 32GB of inbuilt storage that can be expanded using a microSD card.
On the photography front, the LG G5 has a 16-megapixel and 8-megapixel rear camera, with the former featuring a 78-degree lens and the other with a 135-degree wide-angle lens. As per LG, the wide angle lens makes it easier for users to capture more landscape, taller buildings or larger groups without having to position oneself further from the subject. On the front side, there's an 8-megapixel camera. Other features of the LG G5 include a 2800mAh battery with Quick Charge 3.0.
On the connectivity front, the LG G5 comes with a 4G LTE, USB Type-C port compatible with USB 3.0 standard, NFC, Bluetooth 4.2, and Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac. On the software front, the LG G5 runs Android 6.0 Marshmallow.

Display

5.30-inch

Processor

2.1GHz

Front Camera

 8-megapixel

Resolution

 1440x2560 pixels

RAM

 4GB

OS

 Android 6.0

Storage

32GB

Rear Camera

16-megapixel

Battery capacity

2800mAh