Samsung recognized for its leadership in next-generation wearable mobile solutions
Barcelona, February 28, 2014 – Samsung Electronics Co, Ltd., a global leader in technology, today announced that Samsung Gear Fit received the "Best-In-Show” award in GSMA’s 19th annual Global Mobile Awards at 2014 Mobile World Congress. The judges and analysts applauded the device, saying that "Samsung Gear Fit has all the ingredients to make the smart band sector relevant and attractive to consumers.” Samsung Gear Fit is world’s first wearable device to win this award. The award reflects Samsung’s leadership in creating next generation wearable mobile solutions and commitment to fulfill diverse interests and needs of consumers.
Samsung Gear Fit is the industry’s first curved, Super AMOLED wearable device which blends style, fitness and convenience to provide ultimate connectivity for the active mobile consumer. Samsung Gear Fit was designed to comfortably contour to consumers’ wrists while offering a vivid 1.84-inch Super AMOLED display. It provides much more than an everyday fitness band, keeping consumers up to date instant notifications from Galaxy smartphones such as incoming calls, emails, SMS, alarm, S-planner, 3rd party apps while consumers are on the move so they can stay connected. Additionally, Samsung Gear Fit provides changeable straps in Black, Orange and Mocha Grey will let users express their individual style and change the look of the Gear Fit anytime, anywhere.
“It is an honor to see that consumers and experts all love Samsung products which were showcased in this year’s MWC,” said JK Shin, CEO and President of IT & Mobile Division, Samsung Electronics. He added “we are committed to making consumers’ everyday life more meaningful.”
During the 2014 MWC, Samsung Gear Fit was awarded as the “Best Product” from 12 tech media from all over the world including Ubergizmo, Expert Review, LAP TOP and Computer Build.
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