NXT Awards 2018 – Results are Out!

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It’s been a rather good year in tech with many cool and exciting gadgets that pushed the limits of technology made available to us. But there could only be one winner when the word ‘best’ is used. We reveal the year’s best gadgets as chosen by you, our readers, in our recently concluded poll. 5,678 readers placed their votes and we would like to thank you all once again for making the NXT Awards 2018 possible.

If you’d like to read the full write-ups for each of the winners, simply follow the link below and grab a copy of NXT January 2018!

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The NXT Awards 2018, Winners and Runner-Ups

Gadget of the Year

Winner: Apple iPad

Premium Smartphones Priced Above $800

Winner: Apple iPhone XS Max

Runner-up: Oppo Find X

Midrange Smartphones Priced Above $500

Winner: Nokia 7 Plus

Runner-up: LG Q7+


Winner: Dell XPS 15

Runner-up: LG gram


Winner: Apple iPad

Runner-up: Samsung Galaxy Tab S4

Convertible 2-in-1

Winner: Dell XPS 15 2-in-1

Runner-up: Microsoft Surface Pro

Luxury Television

Winner: LG W8 OLED TV

Runner-up: Samsung QLED TV

Popular Television

Winner: LG C8 OLED TV

Runner-up: Samsung Series 8 UHD 4K

Bluetooth Portable Speakers

Winner: LG PK7

Runner-up: X-mini XOUNDBAR W

Wireless Home Speakers

Winner: LG SK10Y Sound bar

Runner-up: Google Home

Audiophile Headphones

Winner: Sennheiser HD820

Runner-up: X-mini XTLAS+

Popular Headphones

Winner: Sennheiser HD 4.50BTNC

Runner-up: Sony WH-1000XM3

Audiophile Earphones

Winner: beyerdynamic Xelento wireless

Runner-up: Sony IER-M9

Popular Earphones

Winner: X-mini LIBERTY

Runner-up: Sennheiser Momentum Free


Winner: Apple Watch Series 4

Runner-up: Fitbit Versa

Activity Trackers

Winner: Fitbit Charge 3

Runner-up: Fitbit Ace

Compact Cameras

Winner: Canon PowerShot SX740 HS

Runner-up: Fujifilm XF10

Mirrorless Interchangeable Lens Cameras

Winner: Canon EOS M50

Runner-up: Fujifilm X-T3

Entry Level DSLR Cameras

Winner: Canon EOS 1500D

Runner-up: Nikon 3500

Best Telco

Winner: Singtel

Runner-up: Circles.Life