What Happens When An Army Of Geeks Descends On Barcelona

What Happens When an Army of Geeks Descends on Barcelona

You've probably seen the instantly classic photo of Mark Zuckerberg cheerfully strutting past a crowd blinded by VR headsets at Mobile World Congress during, Samsung's press conference. Well, if you can believe it, that was just one of the many totally absurd moments from this year's conference. Photographers snapped hundreds of other photos from the mobile tech event, and after a short look back, it's safe to say this year was stranger than ever before.


People use Samsung Gear VR during the presentation of the new Samsung Galaxy S7 and Samsung Galaxy S7 edge:

What Happens When an Army of Geeks Descends on Barcelona

This guy disobeyed Samsung's orders and decided to check his phone:

What Happens When an Army of Geeks Descends on Barcelona

Facebook Founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg (L) and President of Mobile Communications Business of Samsung D.J. Koh say goodbye during the presentation of the new Samsung Galaxy S7 and Samsung Galaxy S7 edge:

What Happens When an Army of Geeks Descends on Barcelona

And here's a version I fixed. Much better.

What Happens When an Army of Geeks Descends on Barcelona

People enjoying a virtual reality experience at the Samsung pavilion. Woooo!

What Happens When an Army of Geeks Descends on Barcelona

A spectrum of joy:

What Happens When an Army of Geeks Descends on Barcelona

Visitors looking at the new Samsung Galaxy S7:

What Happens When an Army of Geeks Descends on Barcelona

Love is in the air:

What Happens When an Army of Geeks Descends on Barcelona

Visitors check new ZTE devices:

What Happens When an Army of Geeks Descends on Barcelona

This tiny landscape was used as clever way to test the phone camera. Handcrafted reality at its finest:

What Happens When an Army of Geeks Descends on Barcelona

A woman argues with members of ARRAN, a Catalan Pro-independence and Socialist youth organisation, as they block the main road towards the Mobile World Congress:

What Happens When an Army of Geeks Descends on Barcelona

A really concerned young man pleads with a stranger:

What Happens When an Army of Geeks Descends on Barcelona

Visitors use Oculus VR-powered devices at Deutsche Telekom pavilion:

What Happens When an Army of Geeks Descends on Barcelona

Not sure if that's a pair of sunglasses or a bra:

What Happens When an Army of Geeks Descends on Barcelona

Visitors try a virtual reality submarine experience at the SK Telecom stand:

What Happens When an Army of Geeks Descends on Barcelona

A submarine crew member judges your torpedoing skills:

What Happens When an Army of Geeks Descends on Barcelona

Visitors take a break on day two of the Mobile World Congress:

What Happens When an Army of Geeks Descends on Barcelona

Except this guy. He never takes a break:

What Happens When an Army of Geeks Descends on Barcelona

All photos by David Ramos/Getty Images


Comments

    The things that man would do to the S7 if it wasn't locked away are unmentionable, and probably even illegal. Can see it in his eyes. I think the guy in the last picture has seen some of those things and is scared to close his eyes, even for a second.

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