GSMA Global Mobile Awards 2013 Winners announced

The GSM Association has announced the winners for the 18th annual Global Mobile Awards at the GSMA Mobile World Congress in Barcelona. The nominees for the Global Mobile Awards 2013 were announced earlier this month. Even though the Apple for iPhone 5 was a tough contender  in the best smartphone segment, the Samsung Galaxy S3 bagged the Best Smartphone of the Year award. Google Nexus 7 grabbed the Best Mobile Tablet of the year award beating the iPad and the iPad mini, and the Nokia Asha 305 won the best entry-level / feature phone award. Check out the list of winners under different categories below.

Best Smartphone 
Samsung Galaxy S3

Best Feature phone or entry level phone 
Nokia Asha 305

Best Mobile Tablet
Google and Asus for Nexus 7

Device Manufacturer of the Year

Best Mobile Enabled Consumer Electronics Device 
Samsung Electronics for Samsung GALAXY Camera

Best Mobile App for Consumers 

Best Mobile App for Enterprise 

Best Application using Network APIs
Bharti Airtel Limited for my airtel app

Judges Choice – Best Overall Mobile App 

Samsung won 5 awards including Best Mobile Infrastructure,Device Manufacturer of the Year, Best Smartphone,Best Mobile Enabled Consumer Electronics Device, and Outstanding Overall Mobile Technology – The CTO’s choice.

From India Airtel’s myairtel application won an award in Best Application using Network APIs category. NewsHunt won an award for Best Mobile Publishing Product or Service.

You can view the complete list of winners from

Author: Srivatsan Sridhar

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