TechRadar, one of the most widely-read global consumer technology websites, has announced the results of its fourth annual TechRadar 2018 CES Awards. The annual awards program honors the most innovative gadgets and electronics of the year for consumers showcased at CES.
TechRadar’s editorial experts assessed each gadget shown at the conference, considering product design, engineering and stand-out innovation displayed. The awards span more than 20 categories, ranging from car tech and cell phones to tablets and much more.
“Major brands and fans alike rely on TechRadar for its honest approach and knack for catching the latest trends and devices,” said Gareth Beavis, interim global editor in chief at TechRadar. “This trust-driven relationship makes TechRadar’s judgment widely-respected and valued throughout the tech industry as well as at key events like CES.”
For the annual awards, TechRadar editors considered top gadgets across more than 20 categories, including Best Laptop, Best Smartphone and People’s Choice. Based on their expertise and trusted insight, the TechRadar editorial team selected winners that best aligned with its mission statement – helping people find the right technology for them.
When judging, the editorial team looked for products that have a clearly defined role, offer innovation, uphold the highest-quality standards and most of all, offer the promise of bringing enjoyment to people’s lives. Winning can be achieved by displaying excellent product value, or telling an innovative story in tech that the team has yet to experience.
Winners of the TechRadar 2018 CES Awards include:
Best in Show – The Wall by Samsung
People’s Choice – HTC Vive Pro
The CES Must See Award- LG rollable OLED TV
Best Smartphone- Huawei Mate 10 Pro
Best Laptop – Lenovo Miix 630
Best Wearable Tech – Lenovo Mirage Solo
Best Gaming Laptop – MSI GS63 Raider RGB Edition
Best TV – LG W8 OLED
Best Digital Camera – Lenovo Mirage Camera
Best Gaming Device – Nvidia Big Format Gaming Displays
Best Smart Speaker – LG ThinQ
Best Fitness Tech – Garmin Forerunner 645 Music
Best Toy – Root Coding and Play
Best Headphones – Sony WF-SP700N
Best VR – HTC Vive Pro
Best Home Theater Product – The Wall by Samsung
Best Innovation – Vivo in-screen fingerprint reader
Best Audio Accessory – Sony HT-Z9F Soundbar
Best Mobile Accessory – DJI Osmo 2
Best Smart Home Device – Samsung Family Hub
Best Drone – Tello
Best Speakers – Sony SRS-XB41
Best Robot Device – Sony Aibo
Best AR – Vuzix Blade
Best Wireless Charger – Belkin Boost Up Dual
Best Battery Tech – Mophie PowerStation AC
The TechRadar 2018 CES Awards program was a key moment in TechRadar’s expanded CES program this year. Ahead of the event, the tech site teamed up with ZTE for an inaugural cross-country road trip web series, The Road to CES. The campaign created original vlogs and content using the ZTE Axon M smartphone, bringing live content to its loyal readers.
To learn more about the TechRadar 2018 CES Awards visit the TechRadar site here. You can find more information on TechRadar’s Road to CES web series here.
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