We’ve already known that Nokia’s CEO Stephen Elop would be speaking at the Mobile World Congress 2011, but what remained to be seen was whether they would hold a parallel event like last time or return to the Congress floor in full force. Nokia’s MWC plans have just gone live and it appears that they would be treading the middle path.
While there is a media event on the sidelines of the Congress venue, Nokia spokespeople will also be available inside Hall 4, Level 0 of Fira de Barcelona Convention Center. Additionally prominent Nokians will also be speaking on topics ranging from:
Then, Nokia is also holding the Nokia Developer Day at AppPlanet (ADC #2, Hall 7). Finally, there is also the Pepcom Mobile Focus event taking place from 19.00 – 22.00 CET on Monday, February 14 at the Rey Juan Carlos hotel.
This piece meal setup says one thing very clearly – don’t expect any major announcements. Clearly the big N isn’t ready to show what MeeGo can do just yet. But could we see a bunch of new Symbian^3 devices, the touch type E72 successor perhaps? Well, there’s always a chance.