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HWM+HardwareZone.com Tech Awards 2019: Editor's Choice - Part 2

By Team HardwareZone - 14 Mar 2019

Honoring the best tech products & services


Celebrating the very best in technology

Last week, we published the results of our Readers' Choice polls and Part 1 of our Editor's Choice articles, which focus on the best in consumer electronics products, like digital cameras, smartphones/tablets, 4K TVs, and headphones.

In this third and concluding part, we turn our attention to the best in computing products as determined by the editorial team in areas such as PC components, notebooks, routers and much more. Also featured in this article are the four winners of our Innovation awards category, which is set up to recognize innovative products and cutting-edge technologies that emerged over the past year.

But before that, here's a video to wrap up what went down at our awards event, followed by photos from the awards ceremony that took place on February 28 at the National Gallery:-

Award winners and supporting partners just moments before our prestigious event began!

This year's Tech Awards ceremony was hosted by Mark van Cuylenburg (better known as The Flying Dutchman) from One FM 91.3.

Here's HardwareZone.com's Editor-in-Chief Vijay Anand sharing with the audience what we've achieved in the last year and what's upcoming.

ASUS is the biggest winner with 9 awards, including Editor's Choice for Best Graphics Card (ROG Strix 2080 Ti Gaming OC), Best Value Smartphone (ZenFone Max Pro M2), Best Gaming Smartphone (ROG Phone); and Readers' Choice for Best Graphics Card Brand, Best Motherboard Brand, Best Wireless Networking Brand, Best Gaming Monitor Brand, Best Gaming Desktop PC Brand, and Best Gaming Notebook Brand. Here's Ms. Emma Ou, System Business Group Country Manager for ASUS Singapore, accepting the awards from our Group Editor Raymond Goh.

Another big winner this year is Sony with 7 awards, including Editor's Choice for Best Full-Frame Mirrorless Interchangeable Lens Camera (Sony A7 III), Best 4K TV (Bravia A9F), Best Home Theater Projector (VPL-VW270ES); and Readers' Choice for Best Home Theater Projector Brand. Accepting the trophy from our Editor-in-Chief Vijay Anand is Mr. Lawrence Tang, Head of Business & Industrial Solutions Marketing Division, Professional Solutions Company, Sony Electronics Asia Pacific.

Canon is the recipient of 5 awards this year, including Editor's Choice for Best Mono Office Printer (imageCLASS MF269dw); and Readers' Choice for Best Premium Compact Camera Brand, Best Interchangeable Lens Camera Brand, Best Inkjet Printer Brand, and Best Laser/LED Printer Brand. Here's Mr. Edwin Teoh, Assistant Director, Head of Marketing, Canon Singapore, accepting the awards from HWM Singapore Editor Zachary Chan.

Samsung wins 4 awards this year: Editor's Choice for Best Portable External Drive (Portable SSD X5) and Best Smartwatch (Galaxy Watch); and Readers' Choice for Best SSD Brand and Best TV Brand. Accepting the awards here are Mr. Christophe Ye and Ms. Karen Lin from Samsung.

Singtel has made a clean swipe of the telecommunications and pay TV service categories, with wins in Readers' Choice for Best Mobile Service Provider, Best Fiber Broadband Service Provider, and Best Pay TV Service Provider. Accepting the awards from Mr. Glen Gary Francis, Chief Technology Officer of Singapore Press Holdings are (from left) Mr. Goh Seow Eng, MD for Home, Consumer Singapore, Singtel; and Ms. Gan Siok Hoon, VP, Mobile Marketing & Sales, Singtel.

This year, the Editor's Choice for Best Smartphone goes to the Huawei Mate 20 Pro. Receiving the award here is Mr. Jonathan Ye, Chief Marketing Officer for Huawei Consumer Business Group, Singapore.

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