GSMA Global Mobile Awards 2012 are in: Samsung Galaxy S II defeats Apple iPhone 4S for Best Smartphone

The 17th Annual GSMA Global Mobile Awards were given out yesterday and Samsung stole the show. Samsung won Device Manufacturer of the year and took it to Apple for the Best Smartphone with the Galaxy S II. It’s not all doom and gloom for Apple as the iPad 2 was awarded the Best Tablet. Of course they weren’t at the show to actually accept their award which created a some laughter in the audience.

Google won the award for Best Consumer Mobile Service with Google Maps. Highlights from the app categories included Angry Birds winning Best Mobile App for Consumers and SwiftKey taking Most Innovative Mobile App.

All in all the GSMA gave out 36 awards. Hit the source link for the complete list.

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