Shown above are Samsung Electronics’ Galaxy S21 Ultra 5G devices, which were awarded the best smartphone at the Mobile World Congress 2021 in Barcelona. Photo courtesy of Samsung Electronics

S21 picked as best smartphone at the tech fair

South Korea’s Samsung Electronics announced on June 30 that its Galaxy S21 Ultra 5G had been awarded the best smartphone at the Mobile World Congress 2021 in Barcelona.

The annual awards recognize the hardware, software, and services that drive innovation across the mobile industry worldwide.

The smartphone, which features an advanced camera system and a bright, intelligent display, is the go-to choice for users who want to take gorgeous, detailed photos, according to Samsung.

The category judges said, “The best Android smartphone Samsung has ever made with a great range of features, stunning AMOLED display, best-in-class cameras, and more – this phone delivers across the board and is a worthy winner of Best Smartphones in 2021.”

Also shortlisted in this category was the Samsung Galaxy S20 FE, which brought fan-favorite features of the flagship Galaxy S20 to even more users, including the incredible AI-powered camera and beautiful Infinity-O 120Hz display.

“We are honored to have been recognized in such a competitive category at this year’s GLOMO awards. Samsung has a long, proud history of driving innovation, and we aim to deliver devices that meet the needs of our users now and in the future,” Samsung Senior Vice President Stephanie Choi said.

“As the user needs continue to grow so varied and dynamic, we are committed to leading the journey in developing devices that are loved by users across the globe.”

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