GSMA Awards 2010: HTC Hero phone of the year

17 February, 2010 | Comments (42) | Post your comment

Tags: MWC 2010, Misc

GSMA announced the winners of the Global Mobile Awards 2010. HTC Hero was crowned device of the year, while the technology breakthrough award goes to Orange for the HD voice technology.

Yesterday on a special ceremony at the MWC 2010 GSMA announced the winners of the Global Mobile Awards 2010. The best mobile handset this year is HTC Hero, which beat the other four nominees in this category - Samsung Star, Nokia N97 mini, BlackBerry Bold 9700 and Samsung Omnia HD.

The Orange's mobile HD voice technology won the prize in the Best Mobile Technology Breakthrough category overtaking the Snapdragon CPU and the new Opera Mini browser, which were the other hopefuls in the category.

The Last City is the new mobile game of the year, so if you haven't tried it yet, maybe it's time to check it out. The other nominees in this category were The Sims 3, Farm Frenzy, Hero of Sparta and Speedhero.

Elsewhere, CBS were triumphant in the Best Mobile Service category (TV.COM). The Best Mobile Connected Device (non-handsets) went to the MiFi Intelligent Mobile Hotspot from Novatel Wireless. The Best Mobile Enterprise Product or Service is RIM's BlackBerry Enterprise Server v5.0. The Mobile Industry Personality of the Year is Mr. Steve Jobs. The latter was a media vote.

You can find the full list of the Global Mobile Awards 2010 winners here.




GSMA Awards 2010: HTC Hero phone of the year - reader comments

  • Simon

it's truly a hero device.

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  • 2010-02-24 08:49
  • 46ap
  • HeroLover

I personally am having a thin line between Love /& Hate relationship with my hero. I Love my hero in so many ways, probably more than my Wife.. but It hurts to see new devices and devices released after the Hero, running Android 2.1. I know, be p...

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  • 2010-02-22 22:57
  • kL3f
  • Anonymous

You're wrong. Because one thing sells more or is more popular doesn't mean it's better. That happens, but not always, for correlation does not imply causation.

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  • 2010-02-22 03:02
  • Lmty