The wait is finally over, as the GSMA committee has already announced the winners of the 19th annual Global Mobile Awards. From all the six different categories of award that were being given today on the Mobile World Congress floor in Barcelona, Spain, it is worth mentioning the 5th one, which is completely related to hand-held devices.
The GSMA (Mobile World Congress) had already announced the nominees for the 19th annual Global Mobile Awards couple of days back, which you can check out here. Today, the Award ceremony was hosted by British actor, writer, presenter and comedian James Corden. In total, 160 nominees had been shortlisted for this year's Global Mobile Awards, which fall in 6 different categories.
The MWC 2014 has already brought a number of smartphones into major highlight this year and it looks like this year smartphone makers are going to be dedicate their full concentration to the LTE network supported devices. It is evident as almost all the smartphones that were announced in the past 2 days under the MWC 2014 canopy come with the 4G LTE support.
However, looking back at the old devices that were launched last year, it holds a pretty good reason for the 5th category awards function that GSMA hosts annually. Thus its our pleasure to bring this news to you today. Take a look at the winners and their specs in the sliders below:
The winner is HTC One. Here are the specs of the deivce:
- 4.7 Inch, 1080x1920 px display, S-LCD 3
- Android v4.1.2 (Jelly Bean)
- Quad core 1700 MHz processor
- 4 MP Primary Camera, 2.1 MP Secondary
- 3G, WiFi, DLNA, NFC
- 64 GB Internal Memory
- 2 GB RAM
- 2300 mAh, Li-Polymer battery
Best Low Cost Smartphone
The winner is Nokia Lumia 520. Here are the specs:
- 4 Inch, 480x800 px display, IPS LCD
- Windows Phone v8
- Dual core 1000 MHz processor
- 5 MP Primary Camera
- 3G, WiFi
- 8 GB Internal Memory, 64 GB Expandable
- 512 MB RAM
- 1430 mAh, Li-Ion battery
Best Entry Level or Feature Phone
The winner is Nokia 105. Take a look at thes pecs here:
- 1.44 Inch, 128x128 px display, LCD
- Alphanumeric Keypad
- FM Radio
- 384 Internal Memory
- 800 mAh, Li-Ion battery
Best Mobile Tablet
The winner is Apple iPad Air. Here are the specs:
- 9.70 Inch, 1536x2048 px display, IPS LCD
- iOS v7.0.2
- Dual core 1300 MHz processor
- 5 MP Primary Camera, 1.20 MP Secondary
- 1 GB RAM
- 16 GB Internal Memory
Most Innovative Device Manufacturer of the Year
The winner is LG.
LG Electronics is a global leader and technology innovator in consumer electronics, mobile communications and home appliances, employing 87,000 people working in 113 locations around the world. With 2012 global sales of USD 45.22 billion (KRW 50.96 trillion), LG comprises five business units - Home Entertainment, Mobile Communications, Home Appliance, Air Conditioning & Energy Solutions and Vehicle Components - and is one of the world's leading producers of flat panel TVs, mobile devices, air conditioners, washing machines and refrigerators. LG G Flex G, the most innovative smartphone of the year hit the market with a bang with its world's first curved Smartphone technology. LG G Flex is a high-end Smartphone with Android Jelly Bean 4.2.2 Operating System and powered by quad-core 2.26GHz Snapdragon 800 (MSM8974) processor.