Samsung’s Galaxy S9+ named Best New Connected Mobile Device at MWC 2018

March 5, 2018
Koh Dong-jin, head of the IT & Mobile Communications Division at Samsung Electronics Co., poses for a photo with the Galaxy S9 smartphone in this photo released by the company on Feb. 26, 2018. (Yonhap)

Koh Dong-jin, head of the IT & Mobile Communications Division at Samsung Electronics Co., poses for a photo with the Galaxy S9 smartphone in this photo released by the company on Feb. 26, 2018. (Yonhap)

SEOUL, March 2 (Yonhap) — Samsung Electronics Co. said Friday its new flagship smartphone the Galaxy S9 Plus has been named the Best New Connected Mobile Device at the Mobile World Congress (MWC), the world’s largest gathering for the mobile communications industry.

The prize is awarded to new smartphones; wearable, consumer electronics; or other connected mobile devices unveiled at the MWC, based on votes from analysts, journalists and influential market players.

Samsung revealed the new flagship Galaxy S9 and S9 Plus smartphones, which boast improved cameras and augmented reality features, on the eve of the MWC in Barcelona, Spain, earlier this week.

“We will continue to showcase the best products and make innovations to provide better experience to our consumers in line with their needs,” Lee Young-hee, chief marketing officer of Samsung Electronics, said in a press release.

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