Phone makers unveil new flagship models

Huawei, LG take centre stage in Samsung's absence as the latter takes time to put out a new phone after Note 7


CHINA'S Huawei, LG and other phone firms unveiled new smartphones on Sunday as they tried to capitalise on Samsung's withdrawal of its flagship device after faulty batteries led several of the handsets to catch fire.

Samsung, the world's largest mobile phone maker, had no device of its own to show at the week-long Mobile World Congress, the phone industry's largest annual trade fair, in Barcelona in north-eastern Spain, its usual showcase.

The company is taking its time to put out a new handset...


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