TechRadar Announces Winners of 2018 CES Awards
SAN FRANCISCO: 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.