43 Samsung products win CES 2022 Innovation Awards, including the Z Flip3 Bespoke edition
No less than 43 Samsung products were honored with a CES 2022 Innovation Award, including four that won Best of Innovations awards. CES returns on January 4, and Jong-Hee Han, president and head of Visual Display Business at Samsung Electronics, will deliver a keynote before the show. Now let’s look at what won what award.
The new bespoke edition of the Samsung Galaxy Z Flip3 is a Best of Innovation Award winner. The regular version of the device also won victories in the categories Digital Imaging / Photography and Mobile Devices & Accessories.
Galaxy Z Fold3 was also honored in the categories Digital Imaging / Photography and Mobile Devices & Accessories, the latter category also includes Samsung’s Galaxy A series.
In terms of wearables, the Galaxy Watch4 series became an innovation fee in the Health & Fitness and Wearable Technologies categories, Galaxy Buds2 represented Samsung in the Headphones and Personal Sound category. SmartTag + achieved another victory in the Accessories category.
Samsung’s ISOCELL HP1 won the Embedded Technologies category as the industry’s first 200 MP 0.64 µm image sensor for phones. If one is to believe rumors, the first phones to use this sensor are only months away.
Samsung’s Galaxy Book Pro 360 laptop won a victory in the category Computer Hardware and Components. The same category won Samsung’s 512GB DDR5 RDIMM module (another industry first) and for the U.2 ZNS NVMe SSD (PM1731a), the first to deliver Zoned Namespace (ZNS) technology. ZNS groups data by usage and access frequency and stores it in a way that extends the life of the drive (it extends the endurance rating 3-4 times). The Samsung PCIe Gen5 NVMe SSD (PM1743) brought home another victory.
Some Samsung home appliances also won awards (Samsung does a lot of things): the 30 ”Smart Induction built-in hob (which was recognized for its power-saving features) and Top Load Washer.