Samsung Wins 30 C.E.S. Innovation Awards

Lahore: 21 November, 2011 – Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd., a market leader and award-winning innovator in consumer electronics and telecommunications, has won 30 prestigious awards in the International Consumer Electronics Show (CES) 2012 Innovation Awards – The world’s largest consumer technology tradeshow.

Samsung Pakistan’s Managing Director, Mr. Hee Chang Yee said; “We’re honored that CES recognizes Samsung’s commitment to research and development across 36 product categories. During the past 3 years Samsung has won 90 CES awards.”

For the year 2012, Samsung won 2 awards for “Best of Innovation” and 4 honors for “Eco-Design”. These award-winners are judged by leading experts, since 1976. Samsung’s award-winning products included TV, home theater, mobile phone, tablet PC, mobile PC, monitor, SS Drives & LCD panel etc. Some of these products are highlighted below;

The Samsung 830 Series solid-state drives (SSDs) offer SATA 6 GB/s data interface, with twice the speed, double the storage capacity and a new 512 GB version. Samsung’s RF4289 LCD Refrigerator has introduced kitchen-relevant apps on a WiFi-enabled 8” LCD touchscreen. Users can quickly access recipes, News updates, music and slide-shows, etc. The Samsung Series 7 Slate PC offers all features of a full-sized laptop in an extremely portable package. With SuperBright Plus 11.6” capacitive touch HD display, Intel Core i5 processor, and Windows 7 Professional OS. It has a 128 GB solid state hard drive.

The Samsung Notebook PC Series 7 Chronos brings cutting edge technology to mobile users with “SuperBright” HD+ display, Intel Core processors, “FastStart”, 750GB hard drive and 8GB ExpressCache. The Samsung Galaxy S® II Epic™ 4G Touch packs the latest version of the Android™ smartphone platform, a Super AMOLED Plus display, a dual core application processor, a wide array of entertainment and social networking experiences. The Galaxy S II at AT&T comes in the thinnest 8.89mm body with added features like; a 4.3-inch screen & a 1.2 GHz Dual core App processor.

The Samsung Sidekick™ 4G is the next generation Android 2.2-powered device delivering an integrated social networking experience with access to Google services and video chat capabilities. The Galaxy Tab™ 8.9 (Wi-Fi) and Galaxy Tab™ 10.1 (Wi-Fi) with Android™ 3.1 Honeycomb offer faster applications, intuitive navigation and broader support of USB accessories, external keyboards, joysticks & game-pads. The Galaxy Tab™ 10.1 with 4G LTE adds more features to the above, like; the ultra slim mobile tablet body (8.6mm), download speeds of 5-12 Mbps and upload speeds of 2- 5 Mbps in 4G Mobile Broadband.

Samsung aims to become the world’s most environment-friendly company by 2013 through its PlanetFirst™ initiative, creating eco-friendly products & green manufacturing sites. Thus, Samsung has received four Eco-Design awards. Including; The Samsung SMH2117S Over The Range Microwave innovatively features an LED lamp and other energy-saving features. Its Ceramic Enamel interior is seven times more scratch & rust resistant. The Samsung LTI460AP01 Transparent Liquid Crystal Display is a see-through panel at least 22” diagonal, which shows high-definition images using low power or solar energy. It is used for advertising or info updates by fixing it on glass doors in supermarkets or vending machines, etc. The Samsung NC215S is the world’s first solar-powered, high-performance netbook with eco-conscious features. (One hour of use after two hours of solar charging), (battery life 14.5 hours).

About Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. is a global leader in semiconductor, telecommunication, digital media and digital convergence technologies with 2009 consolidated sales of US$116.8 billion. Employing approximately 174,000 people in 193 offices across 66 countries, the company consists of eight independently operated business units: Visual Display, Mobile Communications, Telecommunication Systems, Digital Appliances, IT Solutions, Digital Imaging, Semiconductor and LCD. Recognized as one of the fastest growing global brands, Samsung Electronics is a leading producer of digital TVs, memory chips, mobile phones and TFT-LCDs. For more information, please visit www.samsung.com

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