The 2017 edition of MWC faced a giant hole when Samsung opted to launch its Galaxy S8 at a later, separate event at Carnegie Hall in New York. That vacuum gave comeback kids BlackBerry and Nokia the opportunity to shine.
But Samsung’s back, and no one else really wants to play.
While MWC has been a nexus of discussion about future tech like 5G, virtual reality and really, really wonky network terminology, it’s a must-see for any handset fanatic because that’s where you’re likely to see some of the biggest phones of the year. The event,…