The T3 Awards 2017 together with Three has reached its climax!
We're thrilled that Three sponsored the T3 Awards this year, the 11th time we've held the UK's premier tech awards.
The event is now over and, simply put, it was one hell of a show - catch up on full coverage below and check out the T3 Awards 2017 winners
The T3 Award winners (announced earlier in the day)
The #T3Awards 2017 together with @ThreeUK Best Gaming Accessory Award goes to the... @SteelSeriesUK Arctis 7! https://t.co/APk9riCjpW pic.twitter.com/b5RCERm4tjSeptember 20, 2017
ICYMI The #T3Awards 2017 together with @ThreeUK Car of the Year Award goes to the... Volvo XC60! @VolvoCarUK https://t.co/CaJ7egowRT pic.twitter.com/o8LLRBUHsUSeptember 21, 2017
The #T3Awards 2017 together with @ThreeUK Fun Award goes to the @anki Overdrive Fast & Furious! https://t.co/3mlkFwtmGJ pic.twitter.com/dlFiV0Z2GySeptember 20, 2017
The #T3Awards 2017 together with @ThreeUK Best Lifestyle Camera Award goes to the... @Instax SQ10! @Fujifilm_UK https://t.co/rTUNipruvZ pic.twitter.com/0Hsdsvr5xISeptember 20, 2017
The #T3Awards 2017 together with @ThreeUK Best Smartwatch Award goes to the... @Apple Watch Series 2! https://t.co/iCF9qYcdPe pic.twitter.com/zBWw3IALsUSeptember 20, 2017
The #T3Awards 2017 Best Baby and Toddler Tech Award in association with T3 Baby goes to the @Philips_AVENT uGrow! https://t.co/euFrSq3XBP pic.twitter.com/Ame6DXz7wVSeptember 20, 2017
The #T3Awards 2017 together with @ThreeUK Best Home Networking Tech Award goes to Google Wi-Fi! @madebygoogle https://t.co/qBkYEEy7kT pic.twitter.com/DiHdOTPozASeptember 20, 2017
The #T3Awards 2017 Best Kitchen and Home Tech Award in partnership with T3 Home is the AEG ComfortLift! @AEG_Global https://t.co/StknV3ilpE pic.twitter.com/Dsf6xiXgwlSeptember 20, 2017
The #T3Awards 2017 together with @ThreeUK Best Bluetooth speaker Award goes to the... @CambridgeAudio YoYo M! https://t.co/acWFD7C7fq pic.twitter.com/Kv9GyFyYblSeptember 20, 2017
Highly commended in the #T3Awards 2017 Best Bluetooth speaker Award category was the @ultimateears Wonderboom. https://t.co/FX0w7iub99 pic.twitter.com/m0VcDW3y8HSeptember 20, 2017
The #T3Awards 2017 Best Bluetooth headphones (in ear) Award goes to the... @OptomaUK NuForce BE Sport3! https://t.co/J5brK4Cahi pic.twitter.com/zBUmhCb8p2September 20, 2017
Highly commended in the #T3Awards 2017 Best Bluetooth headphones (in ear) Award category was the @Bose QC 30. https://t.co/sIjyBgLV7Z pic.twitter.com/BYTE5MCMBXSeptember 20, 2017
The #T3Awards 2017 together with @ThreeUK Editors' Choice Award goes to the... Tile Slim! @TheTileApp https://t.co/rxvkDDYyRv pic.twitter.com/0TrHgIbOx8September 20, 2017
Highly commended in the #T3Awards 2017 Editors' Choice Award category was the Beeline Bike Compass. @ridebeeline https://t.co/nOZAL80dCh pic.twitter.com/3uf0GYD21GSeptember 20, 2017
More about the T3 Awards 2017 together with Three
A T3 Award is the most prestigious prize in the tech industry, given only to the greatest gadgets, the best brands and the most innovative, er, innovators.
This year the most nominated companies are Sony, Apple and Samsung - all with nine nominations each, closely followed by Google and Amazon, with eight.
Who will be this year’s most prominent winner? Will Apple hold on to their ‘Gadget of the Year’ crown? Can Samsung hold on, for a third consecutive year, for the title ‘Phone of the Year’ following its success with the S6 Edge and S7 Edge? All will be revealed!
With thanks to our sponsors Three, Omni Capital, Kodak, Encrypt.me, Gear4 and Freeview Play.
Check out the full T3 Awards shortlists as well.
- Vote for your favourite Phone of the Year
- Vote for your Brand of the Year
- Vote for your Retailer of the Year
- and finally, vote for your Gadget of the Year!
What happened last year?
As for our 'people awards', will.i.am, founder of i.am+, joined us on stage to receive Tech Personality of the Year. Jimmy Wales, founder of Wikipedia was the recipient of the Tech Legend Award. And the Outstanding Contribution to Tech award went to Eben Upton, founder of Raspberry Pi.
As part of the T3 Awards' 10-year celebration in 2016, a one-time Gadget of the Decade award was given to the Apple iPhone, voted for by you.
How the T3 Awards 2017 will be decided
Voting for the T3 Awards - in partnership with The Sun, Sky News Swipe and Digital Spy - is open and the public vote lets you have your say in the so-called “Oscars of tech”. Four categories are being voted for by readers: Gadget of the Year, Phone of the Year, Brand of the Year and Retailer of the Year. The remainder of the awards have been decided by an expert panel of tech and lifestyle journalists.
The judging panel:
- Dan Grabham - Editor, T3.com
- Dan Jones - Consumer Editor, The Sun
- Duncan Bell - Lifestyle Editor, T3.com
- Gemma Evans - Presenter, Sky News Swipe
- Hannah Bouckley - Content Manager, Tech and Gadgets, BT.com
- Lucy Hedges - Tech Editor, Metro
- Matthew Bolton - Editor, T3 Magazine
- Rhiannon Williams - Technology Correspondent, i newspaper
- Spencer Kelly - Presenter, BBC Click
- Steve May - AV freelance journalist
Our 'people awards' are awarded by the T3.com and T3 magazine teams.
T3 Awards 2017 categories
Best of the year
- Brand Of The Year
- Gadget Of The Year in association with Three
- Innovation Of The Year in association with Sky News Swipe
- Best Gadget Under £100
- Retailer Of The Year
- Luxury Tech Of The Year
- Car Of The Year
- Best Smart/Connected TV
- Best Streaming Service
- Best TV Audio Product (Soundbars and soundbases)
- Best Laptop
- Best Gaming PC
- Best Gaming Peripheral
- Best Bluetooth Headphones (Over/On Ear)
- Best Bluetooth Headphones (In Ear)
- Best Bluetooth Speaker
- Best Wi-Fi/Multiroom Speaker
- Best Hi-fi Product
- Best Smartwatch
- Best Fitness Wearable
- Best Phone in association with Gear4
- Best Mid-Range Phone
- Best Mobile Accessory
Smart Living Awards
- Smart Home Product Of The Year
- Best Connected Lighting Product
- Best Connected Security Product in association with Encrypt.Me
- Best Connected Eco/Energy Product
- Best Baby Tech
- Best Home & Kitchen Tech
- Best Home Networking Product
- Best Camera
- Best Action Camera
- The fun award!