Samsung Mobile Design Competition 2019 | $40,000 Prize

Samsung Mobile Design Competition 2019 | $40,000 Prize

Samsung is now accepting entries from designers or teams all over the world for its 2019 Mobile Design Competition. The deadline for submission of entries for the Samsung Mobile Design Competition is 4th August, 2019.

Samsung Mobile Design Competition

Samsung’s mobile design contest is a global contest that challenges participants to find innovative new ways for Galaxy mobile devices to be used in the future.

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Samsung is looking for new perspectives and ideas on how Samsung Galaxy devices could be used in the future. This is part of Samsung’s broader strategy of incorporating user feedback and open collaboration with a wide variety of different designers to inform the future development of its products.

For the Next Mobile + category, participants must design a new accessory for a Samsung Galaxy device, whether for a smartphone, a tablet or a portable device such as a smart watch or headphones. The judges will look for innovative accessory designs that provide new interactive and interesting functions or functions that create a new user experience.

For the Next Mobile Wallpaper Paradigm category, participants can design a new wallpaper for a Galaxy mobile device or devices, whether static, animated or live. The judges will look for designs that suggest new possibilities for future mobile devices, such as interactive wallpapers that respond to the user’s touch and movement, or generative designs that are transformed according to the user’s data or situation.

Samsung Mobile Design Competition Eligibility.

It is free to enter the competition. Entries from designers or teams will be accepted, and participants are free to enter one or both categories;

All participants must be over 18, professional designers or design students, and must be able to present their work to an English-speaking panel of judges;

Participants must be available to travel to the United Kingdom from September 24 to 26, 2019 to present their concept to the London jury. In addition, the first three will also be invited to the Samsung Developer Conference in San José, USA. UU., From October 28 to 31, 2019 for the awards ceremony and the exhibition of the designs;

If participants enter as a team, they will be asked to select a single representative to attend the evaluation and award ceremony.

Samsung Mobile Design Competition Prizes.

  • The competition has total prize money of $40,000. In each category, the winner will receive a top prize of $10,000, the runner up will receive $5,000 and third place will receive $3,000. The fourth- and fifth-placed entrants in each category will receive $1,000 each.

How to Enter Samsung Mobile Design Competition.

Contestants will need to submit their entry online 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 note – the top five finalists in each category will be required to make a short video presenting their idea and documenting the making process for Samsung’s promotional material for the contest. This video is not a part of the evaluation criteria, and entrants do not need to submit this video when they enter the competition. But contestants should be prepared to make the video if they are selected as a finalist.


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.

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