Finnish Nokia launched its new mobile phones in Barcelona during this weekend ahead of the official opening of the Mobile World Congress (MWC).

The Finnish company presented three new Android Smartphones, the Nokia 6, the Nokia 5 and the Nokia 3, apart from a new version of the Nokia 3310, which offers a longer battery life of 22 hours.

South Korea’s Samsung, which did not release its star phone the Galaxy S8, instead launched a new tablet, the Samsung Galaxy Tab S3, with a 9.7-inch screen and a 6,000 mAh battery that allows 12 hours of video playback.

It also presented a new version of virtual reality glasses, Samsung Gear VR and the Galaxy Book, a mixture of tablet and computer that will be on sale in two different sizes, with a 12-inch screen or a 10.6-inch screen.

Chinese companies including Huawei, ZTE, Lenovo and TCL also released their new devices during the weekend.

All devices will be displayed from Monday to Thursday at the Fira Gran Via venue in Barcelona during the MWC.

Being the world’s most important mobile industry event, this year’s MWC is expected to gather 2,200 exhibitors, 101,000 trade visitors from 200 countries and regions. (PNA/Xinhua) CVL/EBP