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Samsung Sweeps the Inaugural TOI Gadgets Now Awards

on 31-01-2019

(L to R) Mr. Partha Ghosh, Vice President & Head, Communications, Samsung India & Southwest Asia, Mr. Ranjivjit Singh, Senior Vice President & Head, Mobile Marketing, Samsung India and Mr. Aditya Babbar, General Manager & Head, Product Strategy, Mobile Business, Samsung India with the awards.


Samsung India swept the inaugural edition of the Times of India Gadgets Now Awards with four of its new product innovations being recognized as industry best by experts and by popular choice. Samsung’s flagship smartphone Galaxy Note9 won the Jury Award in the ‘Best Smartphone of the Year’ category, while Galaxy A9, which features the world’s first quad-camera set up won the People’s Choice Award in the ‘Most Innovative Smartphone of the Year’ category. Samsung Gear Icon X received the People’s Choice Award for the ‘Best Audio Device of the Year (Headphones)’. Samsung TV also got the People’s Choice Award in the ‘Best Television of the Year’ category.


The launch edition of the Gadgets Now Awards, a celebration of the best tech gadgets over the past year, were presented across 12 categories. For each category, there were two sets of awards – jury awards, selected by an eminent panel of experts, and ‘People’s Choice award, selected through online voting that was conducted between 17-29 January 2019.


Samsung is committed to transforming people’s lives through its products and social initiatives. Samsung India has been developing several India-specific innovations by understanding Indian consumers’ needs under its ‘Make For India’ initiative. Every year, leading institutions recognize Samsung India for its initiatives and innovations across various product categories. These Awards are testimony to our focus on harnessing Samsung’s legacy of innovation to transform communities and their lives for the better, while opening a new world of possibilities for them.


Samsung began its journey in India in 1995, and in over two decades, it has grown into one of the country’s biggest consumer product companies, with two manufacturing facilities, five R&D centres, 1 design centre, 1.8 lakh retail outlets and over 70,000 employees.


The awards are testimony to the commitment of all members of the Samsung Family.


Samsung India recently inaugurated the world’s largest mobile factory in Noida and the largest mobile experience centre in the world at the iconic Opera House in Bengaluru, reinforcing the Company’s commitment to India.


Samsung ranked no. 1 amongst India’s most attractive brands yet again for consecutive years by the TRA research. Samsung has also been ranked as India’s most trusted brand by brand intelligence firm TRA.

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