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Dubai, 25th February, 2016  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.

“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



Major Revelação - LG G5



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



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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About LG Electronics Mobile Communications Company

LG Electronics Mobile Communications Company is a global leader and trend setter in the mobile and wearable industry with breakthrough technologies and innovative designs. By continually developing highly competitive core technologies in the areas of display, battery, camera optics and LTE technology, LG creates handsets and wearables that fit the lifestyles of a wide range of people all over the world. While helping to enhance the mobile user experience by incorporating unique, sophisticated designs and intuitive UX features, LG is also committed to guiding consumers into the era of convergence and Internet of Things, maximizing inter-device connectivity between a wide range of smartphones, tablets, wearables, home and portable electronics products. For more information, please visit

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