T3 Awards: Gadgets of the Year

Revealed this week were the 2012 T3 Award winners. T3 – the UK’s leading consumer technology resource – once again pitted top manufacturers against each other in the biggest tech award show. Between the 7 judges and the 8th “reader vote” some surprises did arise.
ASUS came out on top as Tech Brand of the Year backed by awards for their Eee Pad Transformer Prime (Design Award) and Zenbook UX31 (Computer). ASUS also boosted their presence as the Google Nexus 7 they manufactured took home Gadget of the Year. Samsung and Apple – although heavily nominated – only saw success in Phone of the Year for the Galaxy S3 and Work Gadget of the Year for the iPhone 4S. The complete list of winners is below:
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
Visit T3 for details on all winners and nominees.