MWC 2022 Day 1: Key highlights and important launches

One of the biggest tech shows, the Mobile World Congress (MWC), has started. Taking place in Barcelona, Spain, the event saw many product launches and important announcements from OnePlus, Samsung, Realme and others. Here are some of the important announcements that took place on the first day of MWC 2022.
OnePlus 10 Pro launch details revealed
OnePlus launched the OnePlus 10 Pro smartphone in China last year. The company has now announced that it will launch the smartphone in India by the End of March 2022. OnePlus 10 Pro is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 chipset and runs the Android 12 operating system.
Oppo 150W SuperVOOC flash charge
Oppo unveiled the 150W SuperVOOC flash charge charging technology at MWC 2022.
The company also announced that the 150W charging technology will debut on selected OnePlus smartphones scheduled to launch in Q2, 2022. Oppo said that fast charging technology can charge a 4,500 mAh battery up to 50% in just 5 minutes.
Realme GT 2 series
Realme launched its flagship Realme GT 2 series at MWC 2022. The smartphone series consist of Realme GT 2 Pro and Realme GT. The Realme GT 2 Pro is the world’s first smartphone to be designed with bio-based materials. The smartphone is powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 chipset and it features a 6.7-inch OLED display. On the other hand, Realme GT 2 sports a 6.62-inch OLED display with full HD+resolution and is powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 chipset.
Realme Buds Air 3
Realme launched the Buds Air 3 at the ongoing tech show. The true wireless earbuds that succeed the last year launched Buds Air 2 and they feature a 10mm dynamic driver unit. The company claims that the earbuds come with a water-resistant design and active noise cancellation. The earbuds promise to offer up to 30 hours of total battery backup with the charging case.
Realme Book Prime
Realme expanded its laptop lineup with the launch of Realme Book Prime. The laptop packs an 11th generation Intel Core i5 processor paired with 16GB of RAM and 512GB storage. Running Windows 11, the laptop sports an HD webcam. The laptop promises to offer up to 12 hours of battery backup on a single charge.
Realme unveils 150W UltraDart charge technology
Realme also showcased the 150W UltraDart Charge technology at MWC 2022. The company claims that it is the world’s fastest charging technology. Realme also announced that the new charging technology will debut with the Realme GT Neo 3 smartphone. The smartphone maker claims that with this charging technology the smartphone will charge up to 50% in just 5 minutes.
Nokia C2 2nd Edition, Nokia C21, Nokia C21 Plus
HMD Global has expanded the lineup of budget Nokia smartphones. The company has launched Nokia C2 2nd Edition, Nokia C21 and Nokia C21 Plus smartphones at MWC 2022. All the three smartphones run Android 11 Go Edition and come under the budget price segment.
Samsung expands Galaxy Book laptop range
Samsung launched a new range of its Galaxy Book laptops on the sidelines of MWC 2022. The company has launched Galaxy Book 2 Pro, Galaxy Book 2 Pro 360 and Galaxy Book 2 360, Galaxy Book 2 Business and Galaxy Book 2. The new laptops come with a lightweight design and run on Windows 11 operating system.
Honor Earbuds 3 Pro
Honor Earbuds 3 Pro is the world’s first pair of true wireless earbuds to come with a coaxial dual-driver design. The earbuds come with an adaptive active noise cancellation 11mm driver unit. The device promises to offer up to 6 hours of battery backup on a single charge. The true wireless earbuds also come with fast charging support and with 5 minutes of charge users can enjoy 2 hours of music playback.
Honor Watch GS 3
Honor Watch GS 3 comes with a stainless steel design and Bluetooth calling functionality. The wearable comes with an 8-channel PPG module combined with frequency tracking and AI heart rate dual-engine algorithm. This enables the smartwatch to accurately measure the heart rate. The wearable promises to offer 14 days of battery backup on a single charge.
Honor Magic 4 Pro
Honor launched its all-new Magic 4 Pro smartphone series globally at MWC 2022. The series consists of two smartphones — Honor Magic 4 and Magic 4 Pro. Both the smartphones are powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 chipset and run the Android 12 operating system. The smartphones come with a water and dust-resistant design and FHD+ display.