BGR Tech Excellence Awards 2020 witness participation of industry leaders across tech domains

The awards had a mix of 25 award categories. 7 Editor's Choice awards were selected by a panel of jury that included industry experts. A tech conclave that discussed views around technology was also conducted

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BGR Tech Excellence Awards 2020 witness participation of industry leaders across tech domains

The first edition of the ‘BGR Tech Excellence Awards 2020’ took place virtually on December 18.

The awards focus on recognising and felicitating best in the world of consumer electronics, gadgets and technology. Being the first edition, the awards received a promising outcome with participation of industry leaders from across the consumer electronics, gadgets and tech domains.

It had 25 award categories across six major verticals — smartphones, TVs, wearables, audio devices, laptops and gadgets. 7 Editors’ Choice Awards were also announced.

“We are glad to launch the BGR Tech Excellence Awards 2020 that recognise and honour brands that bring in the best tech solutions, making lives easier. We are privileged to conclude this event with one-of-its-kind tech conclave that shared views and insights from industry veterans which made the event more than just an award,” said Rohit Chadda, CEO, Digital Publishing, Zee Group.

He added, “In spite of being first edition, this year’s award was huge success and we are dedicated to making each year bigger and better.”

The awards witnessed Airtel Xtream as presenting sponsor. It was co-powered by, Amazon Prime, Volkswagen Connect and Funn 88, supported by Intel, in association with Zee Business.

The awards also conducted a Tech conclave which discussed insights and views around technology from various tech experts, professionals and esteemed members of the tech fraternity in power-packed panel discussions. 

The BGR Tech Excellence Awards 2020 also saw the ‘best in tech’ nominated and selected by experts from the Indian tech circle and online voting by BGR’s huge reader base, which was initiated through ‘Vote n Win’, where users/viewers can vote for their favourite tech gadget in various categories.

The specially crafted highlight of the 7 Editor’s Choice awards included technology veterans, independent writers and consultants, and senior editors of online and print publications. These Editor’s awards were handed to Dell Vostro 5402 for the best business laptop, JBL charge 4 for the best overall speaker, Mi smart band 5 for the best overall wearable of the year, best budget smart TV of the year to Treeview India, best overall gadget to Oppo Find X2, Tecno Spark 6 Air for the best budget smartphone and Whirlpool for best AI Technology.

Here’s the complete list of all the winners of BGR Tech Excellence and Conclave Awards 2020:

  • Most promising laptop brand award: Xiaomi
  • Laptop of the year award winner: Apple MacBook Air 2020
  • Best gaming laptop of 2020 winner: Asus Zephyrus G14
  • Editor’s Choice award for the best business laptop winner: Dell Vostro 5402
  • Best value for money headphones winner: OnePlus Bullets Wireless Z
  • Most promising headphone brand award: Boat
  • Best affordable TWS earphones winner: OnePlus Buds Z
  • Earbuds of the year: Sony WF-1000XM3
  • Best speaker of the year winner: Sennheiser Ambeo Soundbar
  • Editor’s choice award for the best overall speaker: JBL charge 4
  • Best Innovation in wearables winner: Snap Spectacles 3
  • Best value for money wearable winner: Mi smart Band 5
  • Best smartwatch of the year winner: Apple Watch Series 6
  • Best fitness tracker of the year award: Fitbit Charge 4
  • Editor’s choice award for the best overall wearable: Mi smart band 5
  • Best innovation in TVs: LG Rollable OLED TV
  • Best value for money smart TV award: Xiaomi Mi TV 4A Horizon Edition 32-inch
  • Most promising TV Brand: Vu
  • Best media streaming device award: Xiaomi Mi Box 4K.
  • Editor’s Choice best budget smart TV of the year: Treeview India.
  • Most innovative gadget of 2020: LG Wing
  • Affordable gadget in 2020 that affected consumers positively award: LG g8x ThinQ
  • Best gadget of the year award: Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 2
  • Editor’s choice award for the best overall gadget: Oppo Find X2
  • Best Innovation in smartphone award: Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 2
  • Best Value for money smartphone award: OnePlus Nord
  • Best Budget smartphone award: Xiaomi Redmi 9 Prime
  • Most promising smartphone brand: Samsung
  • Best selfie smartphone of the year: Apple iPhone 12
  • Best smartphone of the year award: Apple iPhone 12 Pro
  • Editor’s choice award for the best budget smartphone: Tecno Spark 6 Air
  • Editor’s choice for best AI technology: Whirlpool

BGR Tech Excellence Awards 2020