LG G5 and Friends Win at Mobile World Congress

LG Electronics amassed a total of 33 awards at Mobile World Congress (MWC) 2016 including the event’s top honor, Best Mobile Handsets & Devices Award, securing status as the most honored company at the show. The wins highlighted the Modular Type innovation behind LG’s latest flagship smartphone, the LG G5 and Friends, demonstrating that the company is at the forefront of mobile communications. LG G5 and Friends earned top honors from Android Authority, Digital Trends, Trusted Reviews and Ubergizmo, among others.

LG G5 and Friends Win at Mobile World Congress

“The initial response to our new LG G5 has been phenomenal and rewards the effort our experts have made to create something genuinely innovative and unique in the smartphone space,”

said Juno Cho, president and CEO of LG Electronics Mobile Communications Company.

“The G5 and its Friends modules are aimed at giving consumers a more playful smartphone experience and these awards suggest that we have offered something truly different in the market.”

LG unveiled the G5 to a 2,000 strong crowd prior to the main MWC event to high acclaim. The flagship smartphone is a brand new design with a sleek, metal uni-body featuring a Slide-out Battery and a Modular Type design that gives a greater smartphone experience. Complete with LG Friends, a collection of companion devices, the G5 can be transformed into a digital camera, Hi-Fi player and more.

With an estimated 100,000 attendees, MWC 2016 is the mobile industry’s keynote event. Awards won by LG at MWC 2016 include:

GSM Association (GSMA):  Best Mobile Handsets & Devices – LG G5

4gnews: Major Revelacao – LG G5

Alphr : Best Smartphone – LG G5

Android Authority :  Best of MWC 2016 – LG G5 / LG Friends

Android Central: MWC Top Pick – LG G5 / LG Rolling Bot / LG 360 VR

Android Pit : Best Innovation – LG G5

BGR : MWC 2016 Winner – LG G5 / LG Rolling Bot

Chip Chick : Most Innovative – Rolling Bot

Digital Trends : Top Tech of 2016 Winner – LG G5

Top Tech of 2016 Audio – LG Hi-Fi Plus


Expert Reviews

Best of Innovation – LG G5

Best Smartphone – LG G5


Know Your Mobile

Best of Innovation – LG G5

Best Smartphone – LG G5


Men’s Health

Editor’s Choice – LG G5


Best Smartphone – LG G5

Most Innovative Company – LG Electronics


Best Smartphone – LG G5

Best Accessory – LG Rolling Bot


Best in Show – LG G5 & Rolling Bot

Best Phone – LG G5

Best Wearable – LG 360 VR



Best of MWC – LG G5

Tom’s Guide

Best of MWC – LG G5

Tom’s Hardware

Best of MWC – LG G5

Trusted Reviews

Best of MWC 2016 – LG G5 / Rolling Bot


Best of MWC – LG G5 / LG Friends

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LG Awards at MWC

About LG Electronics, Inc. : LG Electronics, Inc. (KSE: 066570.KS) is a global leader and technology innovator in consumer electronics, mobile communications and home appliances, employing 83,000 people working in 119 locations around the world. With 2015 global sales of USD 48.8 billion (KRW 56.5 trillion), LG comprises four business units ― Home Entertainment, Mobile Communications, Home Appliance & Air Solution, and Vehicle Components ― and is one of the world’s leading producers of flat panel TVs, mobile devices, air conditioners, washing machines and refrigerators. LG Electronics is a 2015 ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year. For more news and information on LG Electronics, please visit www.LGnewsroom.com.

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  1. LG G5 as best smartphone at MWC 2016??? Seriously? What about Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge? And what about Sony Xperia X and X Performance? And Alcatel Idol 4?

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