Samsung Awarded Device Manufacturer of the Year by GSMA at MWC

Samsung Electronics, a mobile phone provider, has announced that it was named Device Manufacturer of the Year by the GSMA, at Mobile World Congress trade show in Barcelona. This honor came in recognition of Samsung’s innovation in the mobile handset space, responsiveness to consumer tastes and preferences, and best-in-class products with quality at their core.

Highlights from 2011 include the launch of Samsung’s highly successful Android-powered GALAXY S II, GALAXY Note which introduced a new device category, and GALAXY Tab 10.1, one of the thinnest tablet devices in the world. Each of these devices has strengthened Samsung’s commitment to democratizing the smart mobile device era and bringing cutting edge smartphone experiences to the mass market.

“We are pleased to receive this honor from GSMA and believe that it’s a testament to Samsung’s innovation, quality products, and attention to consumer preferences. We sold over 97 million smartphones in 2011, demonstrating that this is the right approach,” said JK Shin, President of IT & Mobile Communications Division at Samsung Electronics.

At Mobile World Congress 2012, Samsung continues to demonstrate continued innovation with GALAXY Note 10.1, a new device category with an immersive 10.1″ screen and S Pen versatility; GALAXY Beam, a projector smartphone that enables a unique instant sharing experience around digital content; other additions to the successful GALAXY device range and its content and services. Samsung is exhibiting new devices at Samsung stand (Hall 8), Mobile World Congress 2012.