BGR India, the online destination for all things technology including news related to smartphones, smart TVs, smartwatches, and the general consumer electronics markets has announced the winners for their second season of Tech Awards.
The awards are co-powered by Sophos, PayTM First games, Intel, Flipkart and Cordelia Cruises.
Brands were awarded across 25 categories under six major verticals - smartphones, TVs, wearables, audio devices, laptops, and gadgets.
The winners were selected by experts from the Indian tech circle, and also based on online voting by BGR’s reader base, from the pool of nominations.
At the BGR Tech Excellence Awards, tech experts, professionals, and esteemed members of the tech fraternity came together in panel discussions around trending technology topics such as the future of 5G technology and the future of gaming in India.
The winners across technology brands in India are as follows:
Best innovation in Smartphone - Mi 11 Ultra
Best Budget Smartphone of the Year (Under 20K) - Redmi Note 10 Pro Max
Best Gaming Smartphone of the year - Poco F3 GT
Best camera smartphone of the year - Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra
Smartphone of the year - iPhone 13 Pro Max
Most promising smartphone Brand - Realme
Best Smart Watch of the year- Samsung Galaxy Watch 4
Best fitness band of the year - Xiaomi Band 6
Best affordable 55-inch smart TV (50-55k) - Mi TV 5X 55-inch
Best affordable 43-inch smart TV (35K) - Mi TV 5X 43-inch
Most trusted Smart TV Brand of the year - Samsung
Best media streaming device - Realme 4K Smart Google TV Stick
Smart TV of the year - Mi QLED TV 75
Best TWS of the year - OnePlus Buds Pro
Most affordable TWS of the year - Redmi Earbuds 3 Pro
Most popular TWS brand of the year - Apple
Best smart speaker of the year - Amazon Echo (4th Gen)
Best gaming laptop of 2021 - Asus ROG Strix G15 Advantage Edition
Best value for money laptop of the year - Mi Notebook 14 Horizon
Most popular laptop brand - HP
Laptop of the year - MacBook Pro (2021)
Best Premium chipset (Smartphone) - Qualcomm Snapdragon 888
Best Affordable Chipset (Smartphone) - Qualcomm Snapdragon 778G
Best Premium Chipset (Laptop Category) - AMD Ryzen 5 5500U
Best Affordable Chipset (Laptop Category) - Intel Core i7-11800h
Shridhar Mishra, Head- Digital sales, Zee Media, said, “We are extremely thrilled to have executed the second season of BGR Tech Excellence Awards 2021 with an aim to recognise the technology sector in India. Our focus was to bring the most eminent tech products to our readers, to keep them completely updated with the world of technology. It is our privilege 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. We are overwhelmed with the phenomenal response that we have received from our users and the industry leaders. I would personally like to congratulate each of the winners for their contributions and wholeheartedly extend warm regards to the esteemed guests.”