Google Nexus 7 tablet wins Tablet of the Year award
THE Google Nexus 7 has been crowned both Gadget Of The Year and Tablet Of The Year at the T3 Gadget Awards 2012.
The tablet, which retails at £159 and is manufactured by ASUS, beat off competition from the PS Vita and the Samsung Galaxy S3 to land the top gadget award.
The awards recognise and honour the gadgets, software and personalities which have intrigued, inspired and wowed the world over the past 12 months.
Google Android operating system was described as the “power” behind the app adding that the online marketplaces was a now a “real alternative to Apple’s trailblazing app store”.
Lord Sugar, the evening’s guest of honour, was given the Outstanding Contribution To Technology Award.
Apple and Samsung were nomninated in nine and 10 categories respectively but were only successful in one category each.
Samsung wone Phone Of The Year, with their Galaxy S3 beating the iPhone 4S.
However, the 4S won Apple’s sole award of the evening for Work Gadget Of The Year.
T3 Editor Luke Peters said: “The awards were another astounding success. This year saw more closely contested categories than ever, with our judges deliberating in great depth to decide the eventual winners.
“The public vote also played a crucial role.
“The tech industry has never been more exciting and the multitude of winning brands demonstrate how much quality buying choice there is now.”
The full list of winners:
Innovation Of The Year: Raspberry Pi
Gaming Gadget Of The Year: Sony PS Vita
Gadget Accessory Of The Year: Nike Fuelband
App Of The Year: Zeebox
Retailer Of The Year: Amazon
Tech Personality Of The Year Rory Cellan-Jones
Digital Media Service Of The Year: Sky Go
T3 Design Award: ASUS Eee Pad Transformer Prime
Commuter Gadget Of The Year: Amazon Kindle 4
TV Of The Year: Sony Bravia KDL-55HX853
Digital Camera Of The Year: Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX1
Work Gadget Of The Year: Apple iPhone 4S
Home Gadget Of The Year: Nest Smart Thermostat
Computer Of The Year: ASUS Zenbook UX31
Music Gadget Of The Year: Bowers & Wilkins P3
Tablet Of The Year: Google Nexus 7 By ASUS
Tech Brand Of The Year: ASUS
Outstand Contribution To Tech: Lord Sugar
Phone Of The Year: Samsung Galaxy S3
Gadget Of The Year Google Nexus 7 By ASUS
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