Samsung Electronics has announced that 44 of its new product and service innovations received CES 2021 Innovation Awards honors, including four Best of Innovations accolades, from the Consumer Technology Association (CTA).
In an official statement, the South Korean tech giant revealed that the prestigious awards recognize outstanding design and engineering in cutting-edge technology. The honor also serves to underscore Samsung’s heritage in developing groundbreaking and meaningful innovations that propel both the industry and society forward.
In 2020, the Galaxy Note20 5G/Ultra 5G and Galaxy Buds+ BTS Edition were among Samsung’s Best of Innovation award winners. It was further notified that Samsung’s award-winning Honorees span a range of categories, including Accessibility, Computer Accessories, Computer Hardware and Components, Digital Imaging/Photography, Embedded Technologies, Fitness & Sports, Gaming, Headphones & Personal Audio, Health & Wellness, Home Appliances, Home AV Components & Accessories, Mobile Devices and Accessories, Smart Home, Software and Mobile Apps, Streaming, Sustainability, Wearables, and Visual Displays.
Mind you! The CES Innovation Awards are sponsored by the CTA, the owner and organizer of CES – the world’s largest and most influential technology event. The CES 2021 will be the organisation’s first-ever, all-digital event, taking place January 11-14. Besides this, Samsung informed that the company will be holding a virtual press conference at CES on January 11 at 9:00 AM ET. The event will also be live streamed on Samsung Newsroom as well as Samsung.com.
In the category of Best of Innovation, Headphones & Personal Audio, Samsung Galaxy Buds+ BTS Edition – A CES 2021 Best of Innovation winner, the Galaxy Buds+ BTS Edition offer studio-quality audio for music listeners everywhere. With sound by AKG, along with an innovative two-way speaker system, users enjoy crisp sound with rich treble and deep bass.
On the contrary, the Best of Innovation winner in Mobile Devices category was bagged by Samsung Galaxy Note20 5G/Ultra 5G that works like a computer and lets you game like a pro wherever you go. As far as Eco-Design Award in Sustainability category is concerned, Samsung Galaxy Buds Live – Galaxy Buds Live are the ultimate lifestyle earbuds, combining all-day comfort, sophisticated style, and cutting-edge audio technology—as well as sustainable sourcing and design.
Additionally, Innovation Honoree, Health & Wellness was Samsung Galaxy Watch3. This is a versatile smartwatch that brings together luxury design, ergonomic fit, and a comprehensive wellness experience. Built with premium materials and an elegant rotating bezel, the Galaxy Watch3 boasts the craftsmanship of a luxury timepiece, while still offering all-day comfort. This device has all the tools you need to take ownership over your health.
Apart from this, Innovation Honoree in Mobile Devices and Digital Imaging is Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 5G – Galaxy Z Flip 5G brings blazing-fast speeds to the stylish foldable smartphone. The Galaxy Z Flip 5G features a unique Hideaway Hinge so the device can stay open at a range of angles, like a laptop screen– perfect for hands-free selfies and video chats.
Samsung Wireless DeX, a proprietary productivity platform built into compatible Galaxy phones and tablets received Innovation Honoree in Software & Mobile Apps. It allows users project a full desktop experience to an external screen, no matter where they are. In 2020, it received a major upgrade – Samsung DeX is now wireless, with no need for dongles and cords. For the first time, DeX allows users to wirelessly connect via compatible devices to Smart TVs and monitors using Miracast technology. Apps optimized for DeX look and function similar to those in a PC environment, allowing users to experience full computing with the power of a computer in their pocket.
In addition, Samsung TV Plus received Innovation Honoree in Streaming. This is Samsung’s Smart TV video service, delivering free TV and instant access to over 160 channels, spanning top news, sports, entertainment and more. Pre-installed on all 2016-2020 Samsung Smart TVs and available for free download on select Galaxy mobile devices, millions of people already use Samsung TV Plus, making it one of the top OTT services on the Samsung Smart TV platform.
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