Samsung Galaxy S8/S8 Plus best smartphone in Asia

Samsung Galaxy S8/S8 Plus best smartphone in Asia
The models of Galaxy S8/S8 Plus, of South Korean electronics giant Samsung, have won the 2017 Asia Mobile Awards in the Best Smartphone category for its a revolutionary design.
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Samsung Galaxy S8/S8 Plus is the best smartphone in Asia.

The models of Galaxy S8/S8 Plus, of South Korean electronics giant Samsung, have won the 2017 Asia Mobile Awards in the Best Smartphone category for its a revolutionary design.

The winners of the 2017 Asia Mobile Awards were chosen from 165 entries and nominations across five categories.

Twelve services have won 2017 Asia Mobile Awards for excellence and innovation in mobile communications across the Asia Pacific region.

AMO Awards recognise the most innovative mobile technologies, products and services, with transformative impact of mobile communications for people, business and society across Asia.

The winners of the 2017 Asia Mobile Awards are:

Best Mobile App for Media, Entertainment & Social

  • Tata Consultancy Services for Singapore Marathon App 2016

The service brought race related information at everyone's figure tips

Best Mobile App for Retail, Commerce, & Marketing

  • SAP for SAP Retail Execution

The service is designed for sale reps and merchandisers selling consumer packaged goods into retail stores. It enhance productivity of sale reps with insights into retail execution.

Best Mobile App for Connected Living

  • SK Telecom for Smart Home

An app that controls, manages and monitors various home automation services

Best Mobile App for Business

  • Moneycontrol.com for Moneycontrol - Markets on Mobile App

An Indian service that offers latest price, news and tools across multiple asset classes

Disruptive Device Innovation

  • HTC for HTC Vive

A first-of-its-kind virtual reality system to deliver high quality VR

Best Mobile Technology Breakthrough - Asia

  • China Unicom for eSIM-based Consumer IoT Solution

An advanced solution for future consumer IOT networking devices

Best Innovation for LTE to 5G Evolution

  • SK Telecom and Ericsson for World-First 5G Connected Car

Coverage to all tracks within the BMW driving centre, integration inside BMW vehicles and 5G connected car services

Best IoT Innovation for Mobile Networks

  • Huawei for Huawei NB-IoT Solution

The industry most comprehensive portfolio of proven IOT products, platforms, and professional services to help operators, business and industry partners build better, secure mobile IOT networks, services and applications

Best Mobile Innovation for Emerging Markets

  • Ericsson for Ericsson Connected Mangroves, Malaysia

A mobile and cloud solution to help local communities, farmers and NGOs better manage the growth of mangrove saplings.

Outstanding Mobile Contribution to the UN SDGs in Asia

  • Ericsson and Telenor Myanmar for Pure Solar Site

United Nations Development Programme for eVIN

To address the lack of electricity for rural communities in Myanmar, Telenor and Ericsson deployed the world's first pure solar powered site that is more economical than diesel.

The winners of the 2017 AMO Awards were chosen from 165 entries and nominations across five categories, and judged by more than 50 world-leading independent experts, analysts, journalists, academics and, in some cases, mobile operator representatives.

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