Nominees for Global Mobile Awards 2009 announcedWinners to be named at Mobile World Congress

25 January 2009

Global Mobile Awards 2009

Global Mobile Awards 2009

The nominations for the Global Mobile Awards have been announced, with 16 awards across seven categories. The winners will be announced at the 2009 Mobile World Congress in Barcelona next month.

The finalists for the Best Mobile Handset or Device category are: the Nokia E71, the T-Mobile G1, the 3 INQ1 (otherwise known as the Facebook phone), the BlackBerry Storm 9500 and LG's KS360.

The winner of last year's Best Mobile Handset or Device award was the Best Buy Sony Ericsson W910, while the 3 Skypephone was highly commended.

Nokia E71

Nokia E71

The Nokia E71 and the G1 (Google phone) from T-Mobile have both been tested in our latest mobile phone batch. The results are currently being evaluated and the reviews will be added to our mobile phone report at the end of next week. Before the results are published, you may want to check out our T-Mobile G1 first look review.

BlackBerry Storm video review

The LG KS360 has already been tested, and further information about INQ1 from 3 can already be found in our mobile phone reviews.

Jon Barrow, Which?'s mobile phone expert, said: '2008 was an exciting year in the mobile phone industry. We've seen Google's entry into mobile phone operating systems, BlackBerry's first touchscreen device, and mobile phones designed to cater for keen social networkers. The nominees for this year's award highlights the diversity of phones on the market, which is great news for consumers.'

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