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TECH AWARDS 2015
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TECH AWARDS 2015
The annual HWM+HardwareZone.com Tech Awards is back again to honour all the outstanding tech brands and revolutionary tech products launched in the past year! Get ready for a tech overload as we round up a wide variety of categories, from gadgets and services to communication and digital entertainment, to give props to the best in the industry this year.
TECH AWARDS 2015
RESULTS
What products ranked top from our editorial team? And was your vote in-line with the majority of the readers' favourite brands? Check out the results summary below of the 32 Editor's Choice and 37 Readers' Choice Awards!
CATEGORY WINNER
Best Desktop CPUIntel Core i7-4790K
Best Motherboard for IntelASUS Maximus VII Formula
Best Graphics CardAMD Radeon R9 295X2
Best Portable External HDDSeagate Backup Plus Fast
Best Solid State DriveSamsung SSD 850 Pro
Best Gaming NotebookAorus X7 Pro
Best Business NotebookLenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon Touch
Best 2-in-1 Notebook
Microsoft Surface Pro 3
Microsoft
Surface Pro 3
Best Headphones for Everyday UsePhilips Fidelio L2
Best Wireless Portable SpeakersCreative Sound Blaster Roar
Best Multi-room Audio SystemLenco PlayLink 6
Best Curved TVSamsung 65-inch HU9000
Best 4K TVSamsung 65-inch HU8500
Best Business ProjectorNEC M322W
Best Consumer Tablet (8-inch)Sony Xperia Z3 Tablet Compact
Best Consumer Tablet (10-inch)Apple iPad Air 2
Best Mainstream SmartphoneASUS ZenFone 5 LTE
Best High-end SmartphoneApple iPhone 6
Best Phablet
Samsung Galaxy Note 4
Samsung
Galaxy Note 4
Best Camera Smartphone
Samsung Galaxy Note 4
Samsung
Galaxy Note 4
Best SmartwatchLG G Watch R
Best Mobile ChipQualcomm Snapdragon 805
Best Point & Shoot CameraPanasonic Lumix DMC-TZ60
Best Premium Compact Camera
Canon PowerShot G7 X
Canon
PowerShot G7 X
Best Mid-range Interchangeable Lens CameraFujifilm X-T1
Best Semi-pro Interchangeable Lens CameraNikon D750
Best AIO Color Inkjet PrinterBrother MFC-J2720
Best Wireless 802.11ac RouterASUS RT-AC87U
Innovation AwardApple iMac with Retina 5K display
Innovation AwardLG 65EC970T 4K OLED TV
Innovation AwardCasio Exilim EX-FR10
Innovation AwardIntel Edison
CATEGORY WINNER
Best Telco (Singapore)Singtel
Best Fibre Broadband Service (Singapore)Singtel
Best PC Components Retailer (Singapore)Fuwell
Best Consumer Electronics Chain Store (Singapore)Challenger
Best Pay TV Service (Singapore)StarHub TV
Best CPU BrandIntel
Best Gaming Graphics Processor BrandNVIDIA
Best Graphics Card BrandASUS
Best Motherboard BrandASUS
Best PC Memory BrandKingston
Best SSD BrandSamsung
Best External HDD BrandWD
Best Removable Flash Storage BrandSanDisk
Best NAS BrandSynology
Best Monitor BrandSamsung
Best Keyboard and Mouse BrandLogitech
Best Business Notebook BrandLenovo
Best 2-in-1 Notebook BrandASUS
Best Gaming Notebook BrandDell/Alienware
Best Gaming Console BrandSony
Best Desktop PC BrandApple
Best Tablet BrandApple
Best Smartwatch BrandSamsung
Best In-Ear Earphones BrandKlipsch
Best Headphones BrandSennheiser
Best TV Brand Samsung
Best Mainstream Smartphone BrandSamsung
Best Premium Smartphone BrandApple
Best Compact Camera BrandCanon
Best Interchangeable Lens Camera BrandCanon
Best Inkjet Printer BrandCanon
Best Laser/LED Printer BrandFuji Xerox
Best Business Projector BrandEpson
Best Home Theater Projector BrandSony
Best Wireless Networking Brand ASUS
Best Wireless Speakers BrandBose
Best Home Theater System BrandBose
EVENT COVERAGE
The HWM+HardwareZone.com Tech Awards 2015 award ceremony was held on 10th April and we had the pleasure of having brand executives, managers and media friends to be part of our event. Here's a look at the happenings that day.
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Tech Awards 2015 - Honoring the best in technology with 69 awards!
Successfully concluded on the 10th April, the 6th edition of the HWM+HardwareZone.com Tech Awards event took place at Suntec Singapore Convention Centre to recognize the best brands and products in the technology industry. Here, then, are the video highlights of the event.
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Texts and more texts - What our editors fuss about in the office
No HWM+HardwareZone.com Tech Awards event is complete without some mini movies produced in-house by the team. Check out part 1 of 4 in this new series of short videos put together just for the event!

You'll never believe what the editors of HardwareZone and HWM were fussing about a day before the big Tech Awards 2015 event. You'll have to see it for yourselves!
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Kids React to Old School Gadgets
No HWM+HardwareZone.com Tech Awards event is complete without some mini movies produced in-house by the team. Check out part 2 of 4 in this new series of short videos put together just for the event!

What happens when kids meet old school tech gadgets? They say the darndest things of course!
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Mega Guide: How NOT to Buy Cameras
No HWM+HardwareZone.com Tech Awards event is complete without some mini movies produced in-house by the team. Check out part 3 of 4 in this new series of short videos put together just for the event!

There are tons of articles and videos to tell you how to buy a camera, but let's simplify it all and tell you how NOT to buy one in this video skit. Watch Jolvin Chew in action!
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Woes of a Tech Support Guru
No HWM+HardwareZone.com Tech Awards event is complete without some mini movies produced in-house by the team. Here's the last installation of this new series of short videos put together just for the event!

You've got to sympathize what tech support gurus have to endure, but once in a while, the right customer comes along ripe for the chopping board.
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