MWC's best phones head-to-head: It's (mostly) about the display (updated)

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MWC's best phones head-to-head: It's (mostly) about the display (updated)

While flagships may have been scarce at MWC this year, there were still more than a few notable smartphone announcements early in the week. We've put the biggest ones so far in a handy table so you can compare specs, features and more to decide which one might be your next daily driver. Who knows, we may be in for a few surprises now that the show officially started, but for now, here are the five handsets from Barcelona that you need to know.

LG G6 Sony Xperia XZ Premium Huawei P10 Nokia 6 Arte Black edition BlackBerry KEYone
Pricing Not available Not available Not available €299 (around $318) $549
Known dimensions 148.9 x 71.9 x 7.9 mm (5.86 x 2.83 x 0.31 inches) 156 x 77 x 7.9 mm (6.14 x 3.03 x 0.31 inches) 145.3 x 69.3 x 6.98 mm (5.72 x 2.73 x 0.27 inches) 154 x 75.8 x 7.85 mm (6.06 x 2.98 x 0.31 inches) 149 x 72.3 x 9.4 mm (5.87 x 2.85 x 0.37 inches)
Weight 163g (5.75 ounces) 195g (6.88 ounces) 145g (5.11 ounces) Not available Not available
Screen size 5.7 inches (144.78mm) 5.5 inches (139.7mm) 5.1 inches 5.5 inches (139.7mm) 4.5 inches (114.3 mm)
Screen resolution 2,880 x 1,440 (564 ppi) 3,840 x 2,160 (801 ppi) 1,920 x 1,080 (431 ppi) 1,920 x 1,200 (403 ppi) 1,620 x 1,080 (434 ppi)
Screen type QHD+ FullVision IPS 4K HDR Triluminos FHD 1080p IPS LCD full HD IPS LCD
Battery 3,300mAh 3,230mAh 3,200mAh 3,000mAh 3,505mAh
Internal storage 32GB 64GB 64GB 64GB 32GB
External storage microSD microSD microSD microSD microSD
Rear camera 13MP, f/1.8 (wide: 13MP, f/2.4) 19MP Dual lens 20MP monochrome, 12MP RGB, f/2.2 16MP, f/2 12MP, f/2
Front-facing cam 5MP, f/2.2 13Mp, f/2 8MP, f/1.9 8MP, f/2 8MP
Video capture 4k at 30fps 4K at 635fps, slow motion at 960fps 4K at 30fps 1080p at 30fps 4K at 30fps
NFC Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Bluetooth v4.2 v5.0 v4.2 v4.1 v4.2
SoC Qualcomm Snapdragon 821 Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 Octo-core Kirin 960 Qualcomm Snapdragon 430 Qualcomm Snapdragon 625
GPU Adreno 530 Adreno 540 Mali-G71 MP8 Adreno 505 Adreno 506
WiFi Dual band, 802.11ac Dual band, 802.11ac Dual band, 802.11ac Dual band, 802.11ac Dual band, 802.11ac
Operating system Android 7.0 Android 7.1 Android 7.0 Android 7.1 Android 7.1
Standout features 18:9 FullVision display, Google Assistant, IP68 certified, Quick Charge 3.0, wireless charging (US), Quad DAC (Asia), fingerprint sensor Google Cast, Motion Eye slow motion capture, 4K HDR display, high-res audio, IP68 certified, Gorilla Glass 5, fingerprint sensor Gorilla Glass 5, Huawei SuperCharge, Leica Dual-Camera 2.0 Fingerprint sensor, near-stock Android, Google Assistant, smart amplifier with Dolby Atmos QWERTY keyboard, DTEK security, enterprise ready, programmable app shortcuts, Quick Charge 3.0, BBM
Accessories Not applicable Not applicable Not applicable Not applicable Not applicable

* Specs in italics are unconfirmed, but we'll update this table as more details become available.

Update: We've updated this post to correct some of the specs for the LG G6 and Xperia XZ Premium.

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