Best phones at MWC 2018: Mr Phone picks

Mobile World Congress ended just a few days back and what a show it was. Leading Android mobile manufacturers took innovation to another level with larger than life phones. Companies like Samsung, Nokia, Sony and Asus took the show into their hands by launching important flagships. On the other hand, new players like Energiser and STK made their presence felt at the MWC 2018 with some quirky devices.  

Also read: MWC 2018: List of all the phones launched at the world’s biggest event for phones

But among all these devices, which are the best ones? How many of them have the calibre to make an ideal addition to your pockets? Mr. Phone has compiled a list of the best phones launched at MWC 2018. Check them out in detail and pick your favourite:

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1. Samsung Galaxy S9+ Exynos

The Samsung Galaxy S9+ Exynos is undoubtedly one of the best phones launched at MWC 2018. The phone is powered by the mighty Samsung Exynos 9 9810 processor with 6GB of RAM. The device is the first smartphone by Samsung to feature the Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 processor in the other variant. The gorgeous display of the phone is 6.2-inch in size with a resolution of 1440 x 2960p. The device has an 18.5:9 aspect ratio display and good looks are what it has received in its legacy. 

 The phone has also received a major camera update with a dual rear camera setup including 12MP + 12MP sensors. The photography skills of the phone are unparalleled and if this isn’t enough reason, you should buy this phone for its beautiful lilac shade, drool-worthy looks and of course, impeccable performance. 

Specs: Chipset : Samsung Exynos 9 9810 , RAM : 6 GB , Internal storage capacity : 64, 128, 256 GB , Screen size : 6.2 inches , Resolution : 1440 x 2960 pixels , Rear Camera : 12MP + 12MP , Front camera : 8MP , Capacity : 3500 mAh

 

 

Brand Samsung
Operating system Android 8.0 Oreo
Chipset Samsung Exynos 9 9810
RAM 6 GB
Internal storage capacity 64, 128, 256 GB
Screen size 6.2 inches
Resolution 1440 x 2960p
Rear Camera 12MP + 12MP
Front camera 8MP
Capacity 3500mAh
External storage available Yes
Fingerprint Yes
Available: Full Specifications+

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2. Nokia 7 Plus

The Nokia 7 Plus is one of the Best phones at MWC 2018 and there can never be a speck of doubt about it. The phone comes as the first bezel-less phone by HMD Global with Snapdragon 660 under its hood. The phone is an Android One device which means that it comes pre-loaded with Android 8.0 Oreo and will continue to receive all Android updates in time for the next two years. The device carries a dual rear camera setup with a 12MP + 13MP sensors and a 14MP selfie snapper. 

The phone is a dream come true for Nokia phones since it is laced with every latest feature that there is, save the processor. But hey, isn’t SD 660 a nice processor? The phone is perfect for you if you value timely Android OS updates and are looking for a scintillating device with some amazing features. 

 

Specs: Chipset : Qualcomm Snapdragon 660 MSM8976 Plus , RAM : 4 GB , Internal storage capacity : 64 GB , Screen size : 6 inches , Resolution : 1080 x 2160 pixels , Rear Camera : 12MP + 13MP , Front camera : 14 MP , Capacity : 3450 mAh

 

 

Brand Nokia
Operating system Android 8.0 Oreo, Android 8.1 Oreo
Chipset Qualcomm Snapdragon 660 MSM8976 Plus
RAM 4 GB
Internal storage capacity 64 GB
Screen size 6 inches
Resolution 1080 x 2160p
Rear Camera 12MP + 13MP
Front camera 14MP
Capacity 3450 mAh
External storage available Yes
Fingerprint Yes
Available: Full Specifications+

Asus ZenFone 5Z

 

3. Asus ZenFone 5Z

Asus scored a home run by launching the ZenFone 5Z at MWC 2018. The device comes with an elegant 6.2-inch display and an 18:9 aspect ratio. It carries minimum bezels and can easily compete with any other flagship launched in this year. The device is powered by the latest Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 processor with 4/6/8GB of RAM. The dual rear camera setup takes care of all your shots and an impressive 20MP selfie shooter clicks ethereal selfies. 

The phone runs Android 8.0 Oreo and carries an elegant metal and glass body. The ZenFone 5Z is a match made in heaven for you due to its impressive looks, super-fast processor and decent photography skills. The ZenFone looks eerily similar to the iPhone X and you might as well consider it the cheap version of the same. *mic drops*

 

Specs: Chipset : Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 , RAM : 4, 6, 8 GB , Internal storage capacity : 64, 128, 256 GB , Screen size : 6.2 inches , Resolution : 1080 x 2246 pixels , Rear Camera : 12MP + 8MP , Front camera : 20MP , Capacity : 3300mAh

 

 

Brand Asus
Operating system Android 8.0 Oreo
Chipset Qualcomm Snapdragon 845
RAM 4, 6, 8 GB
Internal storage capacity 64, 128, 256 GB
Screen size 6.2 inches
Resolution 1080 x 2246 pixels
Rear Camera 12MP + 8 MP
Front camera 20MP
Capacity 3300 mAh
External storage available Yes
Fingerprint Yes
Available: Full Specifications+

Also read: LG X4 with Snapdragon 425 SoC, LG Pay launched in South Korea

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4. Sony Xperia XZ2

The Sony Xperia XZ2 came as a salvation to Sony’s sinking ship. By launching this phone at MWC 2018, Sony has corrected its wrongs. The phone has done away with the standard boxy design of Sony phones and carries an 18:9 aspect ratio display. The bezels are noticeable, yes, but they don’t spread all over your eyes. The device is powered by the latest Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 processor with 4GB of RAM.

The Xperia XZ2 also has a respectable rear camera setup included in the package. The front 5MP camera sensor is designed to click decent selfies. You should go for this phone if you would like to experience the revival of Sony as a brand. The phone won’t disappoint you in terms of performance and design. 

 Also read: One solid reason for you to consider the Sony Xperia XZ2 over the Samsung Galaxy S9

Specs: Chipset : Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 , RAM : 4 GB , Internal storage capacity : 64 GB , Screen size : 5.7 inches , Resolution : 1080 x 2160 pixels , Rear Camera : 19MP , Front camera : 5MP , Capacity : 3180 mAh

 

 

Brand Sony
Operating system Android 8.0 Oreo
Chipset Qualcomm Snapdragon 845
RAM 4 GB
Internal storage capacity 64 GB
Screen size 5.7 inches
Resolution 1080 x 2160 pixels
Rear Camera 19MP
Front camera 5MP
Capacity 3180 mAh
External storage available Yes
Fingerprint Yes
Available: Full Specifications+

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5. Nokia 8110 4G

The Nokia 8110 4G is not a smartphone. But when did a good old nostalgia do harm to anyone? Never. The phone brings back the almost ‘vintage’ days of The Matrix and fills us with awe. Nokia launched the good old Nokia 3310 last year and Nokia 8110 has been reborn at MWC 2018. The phone supports 4G VoLTE and its slider automatically dispenses when you receive a call. Smart eh?

The phone has been launched as a symbol of Nokia’s good old days mixed with today’s ruler, the internet. You can choose to buy this phone to experience nostalgia mixed with an important latest upgrade, the 4G connectivity.

 

Specs: Chipset : Qualcomm Snapdragon 205 MSM8905 , RAM : 0.5 GB , Internal storage capacity : 4 GB , Screen size : 2.45 inches , Resolution : 240 x 320 pixels , Rear Camera : 2MP , Front camera : N/A , Capacity : 1500 mAh

 

 

Brand Nokia
Operating system Kai OS
Chipset Qualcomm Snapdragon 205 MSM8905
RAM 0.5 GB
Internal storage capacity 4 GB
Screen size 2.45 inches
Resolution 240 x 320 pixels
Rear Camera 2MP
Front camera N/A
Capacity 1500 mAh
External storage available Yes
Fingerprint N/A
Available: Full Specifications

So, these were our picks for the best phones launched at MWC 2018. Which one impressed you the most? Let us know in the comments section below. Stay tuned to  Mr. Phone and download our app to get the latest updates from the world of smartphone technology.

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