Sunday, 4 March 2012


The GSMA Mobile World Congress 2012, world's largest exhibition for the mobile industry was held in Barcelona, Spain from February 27 to March 1 that included prominent Chief Executives representing mobile operators, device manufacturers, technology providers, vendors and content owners from all over the world. It's also referred to as 3GSM or 3GSM World. The 2012 theme was 'Redefining Mobile'. 

Google, Nokia, Samsung, HTC made quite an impression at the exhibition. Google had a giant Android booth at the Mobile World Congress, that was a star attraction with latest in technology, besides treating the visitors to android robot entertainment, food and smoothies. 

Awards were given out in various categories and here I'll enlist a few of them. I've given a link you can visit to see the rest of the winners. 

* Best consumer mobile service - Google for google maps for android

* Best smart phone - Samsung Galaxy II

* Best feature phone or entry level phone - Nokia C3-00

* Best Mobile Tablet - Apple iPad 2

* Device manufacturer for the year - Samsung 

* Best new mobile handset, device or tablet - Nokia for Nokia 808 PureView symbian belle smartphone with Carl Zeiss optics, xenon flash and full HD 1080 p video recording (the mobile will be officially launched in May 2012)

To view the complete list of winners at the Mobile World Congress Awards, click Here
To see the 9 coolest smartphones that were displayed at Mobile World Congress, click Here
Read about the attractive and most talked about Google android booth Here

Nokia booth

Venue, Mobile World Congress exhibition

Samsung Booth

Google CEO Eric Schmidt at news conference at Mobile World  Congress, Barcelona

Samsung Galaxy S II best smartphone award by GSMA

Google booth at MWC

Rolling conveyor belt at Google booth displaying endless Android phones , including  strange models only released in China and Japan

Nokia's President and CEO Stephen Elop unveiled new cheaper budget smartphone Lumia 610  using Microsoft Windows phone software that would appeal to a wider market


Shahoor said...

Seems iPhone doesn't come in the picture ??? unbelievable ...isn't the report is quite vague ????

KUWEIGHT 64 said...

Last year, iPhone 4 won best mobile device award at mwc 2011 awards. This time, apple iPad 2 won for best tablet in mwc 2012 awards. Apple wasn't left out! For complete list of winners this year at mwc, visit If you visit their homepage, there is a comprehensive coverage of the event.

Thiruppathy Raja said...
This comment has been removed by the author.