Samsung cancels its presence at Mobile World Congress (and Lenovo too)

There was a time when certain organizers, forced to cancel their projects in 2020, had the sweet dream of having a personal show in 2021 with exhibitors, journalists, the curious … in short, a show “like before”. However, the reality is that many people will eventually have to resign. As for the Mobile World Congress 2021, the fair is still being maintained, but it’s the exhibitors who are already packing …

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No Samsung at the Mobile World Congress 2021

In fact, the Mobile World Congress will be organized in hybrid form near Barcelona from June 28th to July 1st. However, just over a month before the doors opened, many tech giants have already announced that they will not be attending. This is the case with Google, Nokia, Sony, IBM or Oracle. And today from Samsung and Lenovo.

“Since the health and safety of our employees, partners and customers has top priority, we have decided not to exhibit in person at this year’s Mobile World Congress,” says Samsung. However, the brand promises to take part in the event virtually to showcase its novelties.

On the side of the GSMA, which organizes the Mobile World Congress, we put things into perspective by declaring: “We are aware that not everyone can take part in MWC 2021, but we are pleased that exhibitors such as Verizon, Orange and Kaspersky are there be happy about it Come to us in Barcelona. “

However, it is difficult to know how this edition of the Mobile World Congress 2021 will develop, as another brand, Lenovo, has also officially confirmed its absence in Barcelona and yet has a “virtual” presence again. LG, Xiaomi or ZTE are currently still on the list of participants, but until when …?

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