As every year, at the conclusion of the Mobile World Congress the Organizer GSMA announced the winners of the Awards Body 2016, the awards presented in each product category at the event in Barcelona.
The winners were announced during an official ceremony taken from Mobile World Live TVand presented by Suzi Perry and Ortis Deley.
“Our congratulations go to all the winners and nominees of the Awards Body GSMA this week at Mobile World Congress,” said GSMA CMO Michael O’Hara. “In what has been an extraordinarily wide field of more than 930 participants, reduced to 170 nominees, it was really an outstanding achievement to have been chosen by our panel of esteemed judges. We thank all our candidates, judges, sponsors and partners for supporting the Body 21° Awards “.
Among the winners emerges, circular smartwatch Samsung S2 Gears, capable of winning the award for “Best Connected Consumer Electronic Device” in the category “Best Mobile Handsets & Devices“.
So the judges have motivated their choice:
“An innovative leap in mobile connectivity within a rapidly growing market segment, and a whole new way of thinking about how a wearable should work”.
The Samsung S2 Gear was particularly appreciated for the circular design and for introducing first 3 g networks through e-SIM support on the Gear model S2 Classic, enabling users to be logged on at any time to receive notifications and make calls via the SIM electronics.Integrated payment system Samsung Pay allows then to shop easily and securely in various countries around the world.
“We are honored to be recognized for our industry-leading technology,” said the President of Mobile Communications at Samsung Electronics DJ Koh. “In Samsung mobile consumers remain committed in creating inspired and always backed up by a focus on progress and innovation”.
Samsung Gear S2 is a certified IP68 smartwatch running Tizen offering a 1.2 inch sAMOLEDcircular display with resolution 360×360 and 302ppidensity. The device is available in Bluetooth and 3 g and is equipped with a processor Exynos 3250 Bluetooth version, MSMx26in that 3 g, 512 MB RAM, 4 GB of internal memory, accelerometer, gyroscope, heartbeat sensor, barometer, GPS (3 g version), 4.1 Bluetooth, WiFi, NFC and Bluetooth and 250mAhbattery 300mAh (3 g).