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[9to5Mac] iPhone 4 wins Best Mobile Device at MWC 2011 without even showing up

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Well, you have to give the judges at the Mobile World Congress some credit. In an entirely Android dominated event, they were willing to look off the board when deciding what device should win the “Best Mobile Deviceâ€. Even though Apple didn’t show up, the iPhone won the award handily.

The Judges’ comments included, “Great screen, sharp design, fantastic materials, and phenomenal ecosystem for app developers. In a tight race, the iPhone 4 built on the success of its predecessors to set the pace for smart phones.â€
http://www.9to5mac.com/52444/ha-ipho...ven-showing-up

Short article, posted in its entirety.

Other winners are listed here: http://www.mobileworldcongress.com/a...ile_awards.htm
 
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(inb4 haters)

That is a well deserved award, congrats
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So much fail I don't even know where to start
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It's a great device if you hold it properly. lol

Actually. I have a great device in my pants when held properly.
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It's a great device if you hold it properly. lol

Actually. I have a great device in my pants when held properly.
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Yep the iPhone deserved this award, it's IMO the best phone out there. Anyway I do have a problem with HTC being the manufacturer of the year mainly because of the little support I have seen on my HTC phone... oh well.
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Say what you want to about tech specs and such, but at the end of the day, the Android is simply another "alternative" while the iPhone is the hot cake that every normal consumer wants. Whether or not this is due to the brand, desire to fit in or be cool, or preconceived bias of it or Apple does not matter. Hell, it doesn't even matter how loud us geeks and tech enthusiasts are. At the end of the day, the iPhone is still the phone that most people want.
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Nice job apple but it's a still a little hard for me to accept that they're better. Once they make an iPod with an AMOLED display, long battery life (like the J3. Actually, I should say stupid long), and better sound quality, I'll get it. Plus, I hate that you have to pay for the new iOS versions. Some company should make a linux based MP3 or tablet.
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Quote:
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Nice job apple but it's a still a little hard for me to accept that they're better. Once they make an iPod with an AMOLED display, long battery life (like the J3. Actually, I should say stupid long), and better sound quality, I'll get it. Plus, I hate that you have to pay for the new iOS versions. Some company should make a linux based MP3 or tablet.
Thread is about mobile phones and the iPhones, not an iPod Touch or MP3 player. Stay on topic please.
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Sorry.
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