LG G5 Smartphone, world’s best mobile handset and device, now at Abans

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LG Electronics bagged a total of 33 awards at the Mobile World Congress (MWC) 2016 held recently in Barcelona, Spain. LG’s amazing G5 Smartphone alone amassed 21 major awards including the events top honour – the “Best Mobile Handsets & Devices Award”, securing LG’s status as the most honoured company at the show. With an estimated 100,000 attendees, the MWC 2016 is considered to be the industry’s keystone event.

The awards ceremony recognised the Modular Type innovation behind LG’s latest flagship smartphone, the LG G5 and Friends, demonstrating how the company is in the forefront of mobile communications. LG G5 and Friends earned top honours 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 category,” said Juno Cho, president and CEO of LG Electronics Mobile Communications Company and added, “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 Smartphone to high acclaim before a 2,000-strong crowd prior to the main MWC event. 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 LG can be transformed into a digital camera, Hi-Fi Player and more.

The 21 Awards amassed by LG G5 are Best Mobile Handsets and Devices (GSMA), Major Revelacao (4gnews), Best Smartphone (Alphr), Best of MWC 2016 (Android Authority), MWC Top Pick (Android Central), Best Innovation (Android Pit), MWC 2016 Winner (BGR), Most Innovative (Chip Chick), Best Innovation (Computer Bild), Top Tech of 2016 (Digital Trends), Best of Innovation/Best Smartphone (Expert Reviews), Best of Innovation/Best Smartphone (Know Your Mobile),  Editor’s Choice (Men’s Health), Best Smartphone/Most Innovative Company (MobileGeeks), Best Smartphone/Best Accessory (Slashgear), Best in Show (Techradar), Best of MWC (Tom’s Guide), Best of MWC (Tom’s Hardware), Best of MWC 2016 (Trusted Reviews), Best of MWC  (Ubergizmo).

Abans, the sole agent in Sri Lanka for LG Smartphones, has officially launched the multi award winning LG G5 Smartphone at its main showroom in Kollupitiya and selected showrooms island-wide.