Now that the exciting show in Barcelona, Spain, has finally ended, we are now starting to see the awards granted for best in show. Mobile World Congress is one of the most exciting mobile events of the year, and this time around was no exception. Even though HTC didn’t announce their device at MWC 2013, they still took home the gold.
The all-new HTC One was awarded best in show or ‘Best Mobile Device,’ but Sony was a close second and won a few awards of its own. Sadly, this year wasn’t as good as some in the past, as many companies are opting to create their own shows at a later date to steal all of the attention.
HTC revealed the award-winning HTC One the week before in New York City and London, and Samsung’s upcoming Galaxy S IV passed on the event and will be announced March14 in New York City.
This year the global mobile show in Barcelona was home to more than 72,000 attendees from 200 countries, and more than 1,700 companies showcasing their latest and greatest products and technology.
At the annual award ceremony, the judges recognized the new HTC One as the “device that holds the most promise for success in the market this year, providing game-changing features, design and functionality.”
Sony’s impressive new Xperia Z smartphone came in a close second, but it won the award at CES, so they’re not too sad to see HTC take home the gold. On the bright side, the Sony Xperia Z Tablet won the award for the best slate, and Samsung’s Galaxy Note 8.0 was just an afterthought for the judges…
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