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29 Editor’s Choice and 43 Readers’ Choice awards given out at the 10th annual Tech Awards

By Team HardwareZone - on 28 Feb 2019, 4:30pm

29 Editor’s Choice and 43 Readers’ Choice awards given out at the 10th annual Tech Awards

HWM, Singapore’s leading tech magazine, and, Singapore’s No.1 online technology portal,announced the winners of the 2019 Tech Awards at the National Gallery Singapore today, Feb 28.

72 awards were up for grabs this year, comprising 43 Readers’ Choice and 29 Editor’s Choice, including 4 Innovation Awards. To keep pace with market and technology trends, 15 award categories were retired from last year's list, with 15 new categories introduced across both Readers’ and Editor’s Choice segments this year.

These new award categories include Editor’s Choice Best Gaming Smartphone, Editor’s Choice Best Gaming Headset, Editor’s Choice Best Gaming Notebook, and Readers’ Choice Best Gaming Headset Brand, reflecting how the growing popularity of video games has influenced tech product design over the past year.

ASUS continues their dominance in the Tech Awards, once again emerging as the biggest winner of the afternoon, snagging a total of nine awards (three Editor’s Choice and six Readers’ Choice), adding one more to their tally of eight from last year. Other top winners include Sony and Canon with a total of seven and five awards respectively.

Mr Raymond Goh, Group Editor for HWM Singapore and, said: “Technology is a fast-changing and dynamic industry that is constantly evolving to reflect the latest trends and consumer sentiment. In the same way, our awards and merit categories will continue to change with the industry in order to be an accurate and real-world indication of the major tech trends of the year, so as to remain relevant with our brand partners and readers alike.”

Ms Pang Lee Cheng, General Manager, SPH Magazines, said: “This is the 10th year that we are running the Tech Awards, and it is still the only awards event in the industry that honors not just the best products of the year, but also the most influential brands and most impactful innovations. This is a testament to our commitment to be the authority that recognizes the best in tech. I wish to congratulate all our winners again, and hope that the awards serve to spur healthy competition.”

Here's a full breakdown of Readers’ Choice voting results. To find out how the editorial team assessed and ranked the candidates of the Editor’s Choice categories, stay tuned to the full coverage published online on HardwareZone shortly (links below) and in HWM Singapore’s March and April 2019 issues.

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