Mobile World Congress, one of the significant events of the mobile communication industry returned this year with a multitude of next-gen technologies. We witnessed the latest smartphones that have been synced with this year’s theme around 5G and 6G, the immersive technology that is shaping the industry.
Every notable brand brought some unconventional features and cutting-edge technology to their booths. Whether it be the 240W fast-charging technology, foldable phones or other interesting concepts, these immersive technologies would shape the future of user experience. In case you're wondering about the best phones unveiled that offer out-of-the-box features, we have listed the best 5 for you, let’s have a look.
realme unveiled its latest flagship smartphone for the global market, the next GT phone - realme GT3 at MWC23 in Barcelona. The realme GT3 comes with groundbreaking 240W charging technology, the fastest charging speed that has ever been mass-produced. Not only this, the phone flaunts a 6.74-inch 1.5K AMOLED display with up to 144Hz refresh rate, enhancing the viewing experience. It houses the powerful Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1 SoC, up to 16GB RAM, and up to 1TB of storage. The realme GT3 is packed with a triple rear camera setup with a primary 50MP Sony IMX890 sensor that makes it capable to capture breathtaking images. The smartphone is available in two colors-Pulse White and Booster Black with a wide selection of storage variants to choose from, including 8+128GB, 12+256GB, 16+256GB, 16+512GB, and a special 16+1TB variant. The realme GT3 global price has been unveiled at $649 for the base 8GB + 128GB variant while the Indian price has not been revealed yet.
Xiaomi 13 Pro
The latest flagship smartphone from Xiaomi was unveiled at this year’s MWC in Barcelona, the Xiaomi 13 Pro constitutes powerful features and specifications. The smartphone flaunts a massive 6.73-inch AMOLED panel with a 120Hz refresh rate that takes the viewer experience to the next level. The phone is packed with a Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 processor, along with 12GB of RAM and up to 512GB of internal storage that offer powerful performance. Additionally, it comes with a 4820mAh battery with support for 120W and 50W wireless charging. One of the unique features it houses includes a 50MP triple rear camera that makes it the world's first device to feature the new Leica 75mm floating telephoto sensor with a 32MP in-display selfie camera. The Xiaomi 13 Pro is available in two color options- Ceramic White and Ceramic Black with storage variants 12GB+256GB and 12GB+512GB. As for pricing, the Xiaomi 13 Pro is priced at Rs 79,999 in India for the 12GB RAM + 256GB storage model.
OnePlus 11 Concept
OnePlus, which is well known in the industry for its mid-range flagship-level phones, unveiled a concept device at MWC. The concept device comes with a PC- like cooling system for smartphones called Active CryoFlux. The company has also given the device a transparent back to show off the cryogenic liquid flowing through the phone. The camera’s Guilloche Etching gives the concept device a high-end feel. The OnePlus 11 Concept has three camera lenses in the same style as the other OnePlus 11 models. For now, the device is just a concept with all cool features and no hints as to when or if it will come to market.
Honor Magic 5 Pro
Honor unveiled its latest flagship smartphone, the Honor Magic 5 Pro at MWC 2023. The unique feature of the smartphone is 6.81 inches OLED with Quad Curved Floating Screen having a peak brightness of 1800 nits and up to 120Hz refresh rate. To enhance user experience, the feature-packed smartphone houses a powerful Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 SoC processor and a 5,100mAh battery with support for 66W fast charging. Having 50MP triple rear cameras with a 12MP selfie camera, this phone has a beautiful leather-finished design. This phone will be available in color options like Meadow Green and Black. It will also come in two leather finishes – Coral Purple and Orange. While the Indian price has not been revealed, the Honor Magic 5 Pro has been priced at an astonishing price tag of €1199 (Rs 1,05,400 approx.) for the 12G+512GB variant.
This year at MWC, Nokia came with its mid-range smartphone G22. The smartphone is being billed as an easy-to-repair smartphone wherein HMD has partnered with iFixit to offer consumers quick and easy access to repair guides and affordable parts globally. The Nokia G22 flaunts a 6.52 inches HD+ display with a 90Hz refresh rate and brightness of 500 nits that offers a brilliant viewing experience. This phone is powered by a Unisoc T606 processor coupled with up to 6GB of RAM and 64GB storage. Furthermore, it houses a 5,050mAh battery with support for 20W fast charging that lasts up to 3 days. Nokia G22 comes with a 50 MP triple rear camera setup with an 8 MP front camera. It has a 100% recycled plastic back cover along with Corning® Gorilla® Glass 3 in front. This phone will be available in color options like Meteor Grey and Lagoon Blue. It comes in two variants 4GB+64GB and 4GB+128GB. Nokia G22's global price starts at 179 Euros.