Newsletter: The Dawn of 5G era — What’s Trendy at This Year’s MWC?

The GSMA Mobile World Congress (MWC) is the world’s largest exhibition for the mobile industry. This year’s MWC takes place in Barcelona from February 25-28, bringing together the latest innovations and leading-edge technology from more than 2,400 companies. Pandaily was on the spot to bring you the most juicy and insightful details of the most interesting products presented at this year’s tech carnival.

The dawn of 5G era has been talked about for some time now as many manufacturers including Xiaomi, OPPO, Huawei, OnePlus and ZTE now join the league of 5G competition. However, in the long run it is still unclear about the factual usage scenarios of the 5G phones except that they are unbelievably fast in data transfer. The Internet of Everything, a seemingly futuristic concept, involves massive efforts including large-scale enhancement of infrastructure .

In terms of global development strategies, Alibaba Pictures seems to have made the right decision. At the 91st Academy Awards, the film Green Book  invested by Alibaba Pictures won the Oscars for Best Picture, Best Original Screenplay and Best Actor in a Supporting Role. The company’s stock rose after the news on Monday.

Recently, China has been admitted a larger part in Hollywood productions, whether it’s in the form of backstage tech company, leading role or screen writer. Last Monday, James Cameron met with Liu Cixin, renowned Chinese sci-fi novelist, and exchanged their most concrete and in-depth ideas about the development of science fiction in China, and their preferences of sci-fi genres.

Read more for the details of the conversation.

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Highlights From Chinese Manufacturers at MWC 2019

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Alibaba Jointly Produced Green Book, an Oscars 2019 Winner

Dialogue Between James Cameron and Liu Cixin — Science is the Ultimate Foundation for Science Fiction

News Briefings

A Nightclub Style Light Show at the Forbidden City

Meituan-Dianping Named the World’s Most Innovative Company by Fast Company

Tesla Begins Early Delivery of Model 3 in China


Chinese Companies in Fierce Competition Over 5G at MWC

Mate X: Huawei’s $2600 Foldable 5G Smartphone Debuts at MWC 2019

OnePlus Displayed Its First 5G Prototype Phone at MWC 2019

ZTE Joins 5G Trend with Axon 10 Pro 5G

Nubia Unveils Nubia Alpha – The World’s First Wearable Phone With a Flexible Display