The What Mobile Awards, voted for by magazine readers, last night saw Carphone crowned king of the high street, Orange the leading network and Nokia the number one handset vendor. Google took the editor’s pick for its innovative contribution to the industry with its Android platform.
The event at Jalouse private members’ club in central London, staged by Mobile News’ sister magazine What Mobile, is in its fifth year, and was attended by guests from within the industry.
Thousands of consumers voted for their favourite mobile gadgetry through the print and online versions of the magazine.
Winners on the night included Samsung for best cameraphone (Pixon 12), Sony Ericsson for best music phone (W995), RIM BlackBerry for best business phone (8520 Curve), HTC for best smartphomne (Hero) and LG for handset of the year (Chocolate BL40).
Nokia won manufacturer of the year.
Retail awards went to Carphone and buymobilephones.net, and there were awards for T-Mobile for its mobile broadband service, for Facebook and TomTom applications, as well as EA Mobile for best mobile game and Skype/3 for best service.
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