In Pictures: 10 best Android announcements at Mobile World Congress 2013

Even though Samsung’s highly anticipated Galaxy S4 announcement never happened, there were many notable Android-related announcements at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona last week.

Asus Fonepad

The Asus Fonepad is a very interesting introduction, with a very similar form factor to the Asus-built Google Nexus 7. The major difference is the Fonepad introduced at Mobile World Congress is powered by Intel Atom Z2420, and the Nexus 7 by Nvidia Tegra 3. Priced at $250, the Fonepad is targeted directly at the Nexus 7. Intel, which has dedicated substantial resources to its Android development, now has both a smartphone and a tablet that can compete with Qualcomm and Nvidia processors in the dimensions of speed, compatibility and battery life.

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