LG takes home 33 awards from the Mobile World Congress 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.

LG wins 33 awards at the Mobile World Congress 2016
LG wins 33 awards at the Mobile World Congress 2016

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 Friends

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

Men’s Health

Editor’s Choice – LG G5

4g news

Major Revelação – LG G5


Best Smartphone – LG G5

Most Innovative Company – LG Electronics


Best Smartphone – LG G5


Best Smartphone – LG G5

Best Accessory – LG Rolling Bot

Android Authority

Best of MWC 2016 – LG G5 / LG Friends


Best in Show LG G5 & Rolling Bot

Best Phone LG G5

Best Wearable LG 360 VR

Android Central

MWC Top Pick – LG G5 / LG Rolling Bot / LG 360 VR


Best of MWC LG G5

Android Pit

Best InnovationLG G5

Tom’s Guide

Best of MWC – LG G5


MWC 2016 Winner – LG G5 / LG Rolling Bot

Tom’s Hardware

Best of MWC – LG G5

Chip Chick

Most InnovativeRolling Bot

Trusted Reviews

Best of MWC 2016 – LG G5 / Rolling Bot

Digital Trends

Top Tech of 2016 Winner – LG G5

Top Tech of 2016 Audio – LG Hi-Fi Plus


Best of MWC – LG G5 / LG Friends

Expert Reviews

Best of Innovation – LG G5

Best Smartphone – LG G5

Know Your Mobile

Best of Innovation – LG G5

Best Smartphone – LG G5


For more information about LG’s products at MWC 2016, please visit www.LGnewsroom.com/MWC2016, visit www.lg.com/ph; like LG Philippines’ Facebook page; or follow @LGPhilippines on Twitter and Instagram.





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