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We snagged the entire collection of Android pin badges at MWC

Every year at Mobile World Congress, Android produces a large set of adorable pin badges. This time, we snatched up the whole lot.

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Andrew Hoyle
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These truly adorable pin badges depict different Android "characters". There are 87 different characters in total, and they're scattered across the eight giant halls of Mobile World Congress.

What results is a mad panic among visitors here in Barcelona to collect as many as possible across the days the conference takes place. Business-folk in sharp suits regress decades as they trawl the halls trying to find the pins. You can easily spot crowds of adults gathered around tables, trading the pins they have spare.

It's all lovely, if not a bit odd.

This year, (with a bit of help from Google if we're honest) we succeeded in collecting every single badge from the show, including the bronze, silver and gold "kingpin" badges, awarded for collecting all the badges. Take a look through at my favourites from the bunch, and the full collection at the end.

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Hero on your lapel -- turtle power.

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Play Store dude.

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Epic emo fringe.

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Ready for work.

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Officer Droidy, reporting for duty.

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Vinyl has definitely made a comeback.

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Flowers in the basket.

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Cool hat.

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I wish capes were in fashion.

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The three kingpins.

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The whole collection.

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