The main mobile conferences and exhibitions of 2019

Let's get acquainted with the largest exhibitions and conferences dedicated to smartphones.

Every year, hundreds of various thematic exhibitions are held around the world. Among them, there are those dedicated to mobile electronics - smartphones, tablets, fitness bracelets, smart watches and other similar gadgets. On this page, especially for you, we have collected information about all such exhibitions that have been and will be held this year. At the same time, we mentioned large conferences held by Google and Apple - they also announced new products and talk about the future of mobile technology.


Consumer Electronics Show (CES)

  • January 8-11, 2019
  • Las Vegas, USA

CES traditionally takes place in early January. The venue, Las Vegas, remains unchanged, where many people are ready to flush their money. This exhibition is dedicated not so much to smartphones, but to electronics as a whole. At the stands of different companies you can even find large household appliances - for example, washing machines, refrigerators and dishwashers. Announced at the exhibition and mobile news. However, they are often lost amid much more interesting products. Therefore, you should not expect very high-profile announcements from CES.

Mobile World Congress (MWC)

  • February 25 - 28, 2019
  • Barcelona, ​​Spain

The only exhibition that is fully devoted to portable electronics. Of course, cameras, lenses, and other similar equipment are slipping on the stands of some companies. But the main focus is still on smartphones, tablets, smart watches and laptops. It is about them that then will be written by journalists around the world who managed to attend the event. It traditionally takes place in Barcelona. At the end of February, hot weather reigns here, which is best suited for the exhibition of mobile phones.

Google I / O

  • May 7 - 9, 2019
  • California, USA

Once a year, Google hosts a three-day conference. She invites the best developers to it. They are discussing the future of the Android operating system and various applications. As part of the first day of the conference, announcements of some electronic devices take place. For example, it can be smartphones from the Pixel series, a smart speaker or something else. This day is especially actively watched by journalists.

Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC)

  • June 2019
  • San Jose, USA

Apple holds several events annually. The largest of them is WWDC - it takes place around the middle of the year. On the first day of this event, several major announcements take place at once. At WWDC, the Cupertino-based company forgets about its smartphones, which bring it the most money, remembering all the other devices. For example, it is within the framework of this event that the new “MacBooks” are usually described. Also at WWDC can be talked about the development of iPad tablets, smart watches Apple Watch and Apple TV set-top box. A conference with developers is taking place in the following days - details of the future of iOS, tvOS and Mac OS may be found out these days.

Internationale Funkausstellung (IFA)

  • September 6 - 11, 2019
  • Berlin, Germany

The IFA exhibition has been held by the Germans since 1924. Now this event is attended by up to 250 thousand people. Of these, more than 60 thousand people come from abroad. There is something to see at the exhibition. Large companies bring a variety of household appliances to it. A lot of attention is paid to consumer electronics, including portable. Some smartphone makers also come to IFA in order to announce, if not flagships , then simply very good products. In recent years, more than 1,500 exhibits have been displayed at the stands of the Berlin exhibition hall.

  • September 11, 2019
  • San Francisco, USA

All fans of the "apple" company are already accustomed to the fact that in the fall the corporation presents its next smartphone. Usually, the announcement of a new iPhone occurs in the first half of September, although delays can never be ruled out - in theory, a presentation can take place even in October or November. Presentation of the new iPhone is a landmark event that attracts the most famous journalists. The live broadcast of the presentation is monitored by tens and even hundreds of thousands of Internet users. And Apple almost never announces strictly one product, so some other electronics can be mentioned at the presentation - a new generation of smart watches, another MacBook or even iMac.