The upcoming MWC 2020 event held in Barcelona is facing an imminent threat, because more and more brands are pulling out of attending. That’s of course due to the current situation in China with the coronavirus outbreak and the looming danger of infection. And Ulefone is just the next in line for the decision, so we are bringing the official announcement concerning this situation.
Following the outbreak and continued spreading of the novel coronavirus, some tech gaints such as SONY, LG, Ericsson, Amazon and Nvidia have all withdrawn from Mobile World Congress 2020. Today, Chinese Phone manufacturer Ulefone follows their footsteps and decides to withdraw from the mobile show this year.
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“In order to ensure the safety of our colleagues, partners and customers, we will not attend MWC 2020 in Barcelona, Spain. We regret not attending, but believe this is the right decision,” the company said.
Previously, Ulefone announced that it plans to show off its very first 5G rugged smartphone in MWC 2020, which is named as Ulefone Armor 8. It’s said that the device will be fueled by the Dimensity 1000, MediaTek’s first 5G processor. Ulefone has just said that they will release the first 5G rugged phone Armor 8 online and other newest products to instead of the cancelled events in MWC 2020. So be sure to stay tuned.