Barcelona, Spain – February 26, 2014 — HTC’s flagship device of 2013, the HTC One®, was today presented with the Global Mobile Award for Best Smartphone, reinforcing the company’s unrivalled design and innovation leadership. Voted for by a panel of more than 175 independent industry experts, drawn from the media and analyst communities, the award recognises the smartphone the judges believe to be the absolute best across the industry.
A year on from its launch in February last year, the HTC One has remained at the forefront of the mobile industry, setting the standard with innovations like HTC BlinkFeed™, HTC BoomSound™, UltraPixel camera and a zero-gap aluminium body, all of which have revolutionised the mobile experience for consumers across the globe.
Peter Chou, chief executive officer for HTC accepted the award commenting, “We’re incredibly proud that the HTC One continues to be recognised as a game-changing smartphone, with its sleek design, superior audio and impressive functionality. Winning yet another international award for the HTC One proves that the device has taken the mobile experience to a new level and continues to set HTC apart from the competition. We’re looking forward to building on this success with more incredible innovation planned for the coming months.”
The HTC One previously won the Global Mobile Award for ‘Best New Mobile Handset, Device or Tablet’ at MWC 2013.
Founded in 1997, HTC Corporation (HTC) is the creator of many award-winning mobile devices and industry firsts. By putting people at the centre of everything it does, HTC pushes the boundaries of design and technology to create innovative and personal experiences for consumers around the globe. HTC’s portfolio includes smartphones and tablets powered by the HTC Sense® user experience. HTC is listed on the Taiwan Stock Exchange (TWSE: 2498). For more information, please visit www.htc.com.