Tuesday, November 27, 2007

[Korea.net News, Science / Tech, November 15 2007] Korean mobile phones sweep int'l awards

Korean-made mobile phones have been recognized as the most innovative products among global competitors.

Cell phones made by Samsung, LG and Pantech have won 13 out of 20 International CES Innovations 2008 Design and Engineering Showcase Awards. The prizes are given to the most innovative and efficient mobile phones. CES stands for Consumer Electronics Show, an international event that has been held since 1967 in the U.S.

A widely renowned consumer technology awards program that began in 1989, the prestigious Innovations Design and Engineering Awards recognize achievements in product design and engineering.

Samsung’s award-winners include a personal mobile broadband base station, eight handheld cellular phones, four Bluetooth(R) Headsets, four HDTVs, an HD camcorder, two monitors, one large format display, two laser printers, an ultra-Mobile PC and a French door refrigerator.

LG products were honored in multiple highly competitive categories, including Video Displays, Video Components, Personal Electronics, Home Appliance, and Wireless Communications.

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