The Samsung Mobile Design Competition is a global contest that challenges contestants to come up with innovative new ways for Galaxy mobile devices to be used in the future.
There are two categories to enter. The Next Mobile + category is to design a new accessory for Galaxy smartphones, tablets and wearables – such as smartphone cases, tablet covers, watch straps or earbud cases – which enhances the device and provides added value for the user.
The Next Mobile Wallpaper Paradigm category is to create a new wallpaper design for Galaxy devices with screens, which could incorporate elements such as interactivity and contextual awareness.
Who can enter?
It is free to enter the competition. Entries from designers or teams will be accepted, and entrants are free to enter one or both of the categories.
All entrants must be over 18, professional designers or design students, and able to present their work to a panel of English-speaking judges.
Entrants will need to be available to travel to the UK from 24 to 26 September 2019 to present their concept to the jury in London. In addition, the top three will also be invited to the Samsung Developer Conference in San Jose, USA, from 28 to 31 October 2019 for the award ceremony and exhibition of the designs.
The competition has total prize money of $40,000 (Rs. 27,56,400 approx).
In each category, the winner will receive a top prize of $10,000 (Rs. 6,89,100 approx), the runner up will receive $5,000 (Rs. 3,44,550 approx) and third place will receive $3,000 (Rs. 2,06,730 approx). The fourth- and fifth-placed entrants in each category will receive $1,000 each (Rs. 68,910 approx).
- Contestants will need to submit their entry via this form and include the information listed in the guidelines below.
- The entry requirements are different for each category, so please read the submission guidelines carefully.
- Please also make sure you carefully read the terms and conditions before entering.
- All entries must be received by 23:59 GMT on 4 August 2019. Any entries received after this date will not be considered.
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