Samsung Electronics Recognised for Design and Technology Innovation at CES 2017

Jan 25. 2017

Company wins more than 120 awards at the recent Consumer Electronics Show

JOHANNESBURG, South Africa – 25 January, 2017 – Samsung Electronics continues to receive recognition in categories spanning the home entertainment, home appliance and mobile categories, having announced that it won more than 120 awards at the 2017 Consumer Electronics Show (CES). 

Among Samsung’s notable wins at CES 2017 were 34 Innovation Awards, including a Best of Innovation Award in the video display category. Samsung was also acknowledged through a number of media and industry awards, selected by organisations in attendance at the event out of more than 3,880 exhibitors. 

“As CES celebrates its 50th anniversary, it’s amazing to see how far the industry has come, with this past year marked with an array of unique developments in product design and engineering. We are honoured to be identified year after year by CTA and the industry for our innovative products and developments and remain committed to delivering products that are thoughtfully designed to enhance the way people live,” says Michelle Potgieter, Director of Brand and Product Marketing and Communications at Samsung South Africa. 

Samsung’s award winning products for 2017 include: 

The company’s new QLED TV line-up, which received more than 20 notable awards, including four CES Innovation Awards, Reviewed.com’s Editor’s Choice award, Ubergizmo’s Best of CES award and HD Guru’s CES Top Picks award. 

Samsung’s new Lifestyle TV, which is designed to appear just like a picture would appear on a wall. This product collected the Best of Innovation award from CTA, as well as Popular Mechanic’s Editor’s Choice award. 

FlexWash + FlexDry were honoured with two CES Innovation Awards and an array of media accolades, including the Techlicious Best of CES award, Reviewed.com’s Editor’s Choice award, The Verge’s Best of CES award and a TWICE Picks award. 

Samsung’s Chromebook Plus and Pro also garnered wins from Digital Trends Top Tech of CES awards, Wired’s Best of CES awards, BGR’s Best Laptops of CES awards, LAPTOP / Tom’s Guide Best of CES awards, Gear Patrol’s Best Products from CES awards and 9to5Google’s Best of CES picks. 

“Samsung is thrilled and humbled to be honoured at CES 2017, alongside so many fellow innovators which all focus on the next-generation technologies that are shaping the future of everyday life,” concludes Potgieter. 

About Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. inspires the world and shapes the future with transformative ideas and technologies. The company is redefining the worlds of TVs, smartphones, wearable devices, tablets, cameras, digital appliances, medical equipment, network systems and semiconductor and LED solutions. For the latest news, please visit the Samsung Newsroom at news.samsung.com.
 

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Caitlin Robertson
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Jake Griffioen
Samsung Electronics South Africa
011 549 1649
071 671 2052 Jakes.g@samsung.com