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Mobile World Congress 2014: Winners And Losers

Check out the most (and least) impressive gadgets and developments from the year's biggest mobile confab.

Samsung Gear Fit.(Source: Samsung)
Samsung Gear Fit.
(Source: Samsung)

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SachinEE
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3/6/2014 | 12:49:10 PM
Re : Mobile World Congress 2014: Winners And Losers
@ Brian.Dean, you pointed out the right thing that Huawei and ZTE need to come up with some signature products like Samsung, Google and other big guns have. Bringing some mid-range products which follow the footprints of Samsung and the likes in technology can't take them at par with Samsung, LG or Sony, each of which have much greater resources and pool of expertise.
SachinEE
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3/6/2014 | 12:45:00 PM
Re : Mobile World Congress 2014: Winners And Losers
Samsung has been simply brilliant for the last few years. It seems they are steering their ship of innovation at the right speed and giving it timely turns. Two leading products in the smart phone arena and wearables in the latest MWC testify their ability and capacity to introduce innovations in technology and design.
SachinEE
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3/6/2014 | 12:43:11 PM
Re : Mobile World Congress 2014: Winners And Losers
@ danielcawrey, You are right, it's strange but true that many people still liked Blackberry because they wanted to have their hands on a stylish hard keyboard. Then Blackberry made a move towards touch screen without much success, not because of the design but because of the limitations of the platform. Now they are back to hard keyboard. It seems they have lost their way.
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3/1/2014 | 8:18:13 PM
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HuaWei and ZTE already have plenty of smartphone products in the market. The important thing for them now is the innovation - can they get something different out of the door? Samsung has Galaxy S5 and bench of wearables. Google has its Glass long time ago. Can HuaWei and ZTE have some kind of "nerd product"? Maybe they will find new opportunities from them. 
Brian.Dean
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3/1/2014 | 5:49:23 PM
Re: Flip Phone News?
Agreed, the Smartphone and mobile device market is congested at the moment with lots of competitive designs and innovation. If Huawei and ZTE cannot offer a compelling devices in the current mobile setup then they should try experimenting with something new, like Google is doing with Glass, and maybe one of these experimentations will blowup to become the next big thing. 
danielcawrey
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3/1/2014 | 2:01:15 PM
Re: Flip Phone News?
BlackBerry is going back to the keyboard? Why did they ever get rid of it in the first place? It's the one reason why people still like their phones. 

Huawei and ZTE have generated a lot of attention because many have thought that they would step up and offering some complelling devices. This appears to be unture. When these companies are going up against the likes of Samsung, LG and Sony they've got to come to the plate with something good. Hopefully they have figured that out now. 
YabbahD658
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3/1/2014 | 12:20:44 PM
Flip Phone News?
What about the latest 10 key flip phones?  What's new there?
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