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Huawei, Asian rivals take their battle to Mobile World Congress

Barcelona trade show offers chance to win over Europe's smartphone users

The Huawei pavilion draws a crowd at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona. (Photo by Cheng Ting-fang)

BARCELONA, Spain -- Chinese smartphone company Huawei Technologies is now a global crowd-puller.

The day before the annual Mobile World Congress kicked off in Barcelona in late February, visitors from all over lined up outside Huawei's pavilion, not far from the city's Magic Fountain. They were waiting for a glimpse of the latest handset from the world's No. 3 smartphone brand by shipments.

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