NDTV Gadgets360 Awards Winners: Check out the categories and winners of the most trusted award show


NDTV Gadgets360 Awards creates a new history in the tech sector. After a gap of seven years, the most prestigious awards returned to decide the winners across 25 categories including smartphones, tablets, laptops, smart TVs, wearables and others. The event was full of excitement and nervousness, with all eyes on who wins India's most prestigious award. We all thank our jury members and our dear readers for selecting the winners in an unbiased manner. So without wasting any more time, let's take a look at the winners of this year's NDTV Gadgets360 Awards.

NDTV Gadgets360 Award Winner for Mobile

This year's awards show will honor smartphones in 10 categories ranging from super affordable segment to flagship. Check out the winners in these categories:

best smartphone [Under 15K] Winner: Tecno Powa 5 Pro

Tecno Pova 5 Pro wins Budget Smartphone of the Year at the NDTV Gadgets360 Awards. The affordable smartphone defied the odds and established its presence in the sub-Rs 15,000 segment. The handset offers a premium design and a good mix of hardware and software.

Best mid-range smartphones [Under 25K] Winner: Infinix Zero 30 5G

Infinix Zero 30 5G won the prestigious NDTV Gadgets 360 Award for Best Mid-Range Smartphone. The champion from the Infinix camp introduced a strong design language. It offered a great combination of flagship-grade features and specifications, including a 3D curved AMOLED display, MediaTek Dimensity 8020 SoC, 108MP triple rear cameras, a 5,000mAh battery with 68W fast charging support, and more.

Best Smartphone (Mainstream) [ 25K – 35K] Winner: Honor X9b 5G

Honor X9b 5G won the Best Smartphone (Mainstream) award at the NDTV Gadgets 360 Awards. This is the brand's second smartphone in India this year, and it offers a strong display that is unique to this segment. The phone has Ultra-Bounce 360° anti-drop resistance that can withstand drops of up to 1.5 meters. The phone also has a premium design with balanced features like a 120Hz AMOLED display, Snapdragon 6 Gen 1 SoC, 108MP triple-camera setup, 5,800mAh battery, IP53 rating, and more.

Best mid-premium smartphones [35-50K] Winner: OnePlus 12R

OnePlus 12R wins Mid-Premium Smartphone of the Year at the Gadgets 360 Awards. Jurors and readers chose this smartphone over other nominated phones because the device stood out in terms of flagship features and aggressive pricing.

Best Premium Smartphone [Under 1L] Winner: Vivo X100 Pro

Vivo Vivo's flagship smartphone offers exceptional camera quality, cutting-edge design language and flagship specifications.

Best Selfie Smartphone [No Range] Winner: Oppo Reno 11 5G

There were some great smartphones in the selfie segment, but only one emerged victorious. Meet Oppo Reno 11 5G, winner of Best Selfie Smartphone. The Oppo smartphone offers a unique design language and has a great selfie camera that delivers sharp and natural colors. It also has some good specifications and features to make the handset a complete package.

Best Gaming Smartphone [No Range] Winner: iQOO 12

Some great changes have been seen in the mobile gaming segment this year. Now more and more people want their smartphones to handle all the high-intensity graphics and lag-free experience. This is why the iQOO 12 was chosen as the best gaming smartphone, as it offers all this at an aggressive price, making it an ideal choice for gaming on the go.

best camera smartphone [No Range] Winner: Samsung Galaxy S24 Ultra

Samsung Galaxy S24 Ultra wins Best Camera Smartphone at NDTV Gadgets360 Awards. The smartphone delivers exceptional image and video quality thanks to a powerful 108-megapixel quad-camera setup and stable optical image stabilization. The phone can capture low-light photos and even moon photos with great clarity. However, this is not the case! The zooming capabilities also make it an ideal choice for this segment.

Best Folding/Flip Smartphone Winner: Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 5

Many foldable smartphones were launched this year, but Samsung dominated this segment. This year's foldable smartphone, the Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 5 won the Best Folding/Flip Smartphone of the Year award at the prestigious NDTV Gadgets360 Awards. This phone redefines the segment with its innovative design and cutting-edge features.

best smartphone [Overall] Winner: Samsung Galaxy S24 Ultra

Finally, we have found the winner of Best Smartphone (Overall)! Samsung Galaxy S24 Ultra wins this award as our jury members and audience view the flagship smartphone as setting a new standard for premium smartphones, redefining the mobile user experience with impressive features and specifications .

NDTV Gadgets360 Award Winner for Tablet

best tablet [Mainstream] Winner: Xiaomi Pad 6

Xiaomi Pad 6 has won Tablet of the Year at our prestigious NDTV Gadgets360 Awards. The tablet offers a premium design language, a large display with vibrant colors, and a variable high screen refresh rate. It also has smooth performance, and productivity features make it ideal for multimedia consumption.

NDTV Gadgets360 Award Winner for Laptop

Best Gaming Laptop Winner: Lenovo Legion Pro 7i

Lenovo Legion Pro 7i has won the Best Gaming Laptop award at the NDTV Gadgets360 Awards. The latest laptop from Lenovo brings the latest and greatest specifications and features, making it one of the best options in this segment.

Best Thin and Light Laptop Winner: MSI Prestige 16 Studio

The MSI Prestige 16 Studio won the Best Thin and Light Laptop award. The laptop features a lightweight design and a magnesium-aluminum alloy chassis, providing a premium look and feel. It features an Intel Core Ultra 9 processor, the latest Nvidia graphics cards, and more in a small and lightweight design.

NDTV Gadgets360 Award Winner for Smart TV, TWS, Smartwatch and HiFi Category

best smart tv [From 55-inch & Above] Winner: Xiaomi Smart TV

Xiaomi Smart TV This latest model from Xiaomi offers great features and specifications at an aggressive price, making it one of the most popular models in the country.

Best TWS Winner: Sony WF-1000XM5

The Sony WF-1000XM5 won the Best TWS award at the NDTV Gadgets360 Awards. The successor to the WF-1000XM4 offers a lighter design, better audio quality, customization options through apps, and more.

Best Smartwatch Winner: Samsung Galaxy Watch 6

This year's winner of the best smartwatch is none other than the Samsung Galaxy Watch 6. The Watch 6 Series brings some great features like Tap & Pay, personalized health insights, advanced design and display, secure and versatile Knox security and more.

HiFi Product of the Year Winner: Sennheiser Ambio Soundbar Plus

Sennheiser Ambio Soundbar Plus was voted HiFi Product of the Year. The company's latest soundbar takes the audio experience to a whole new level. Ambio Soundbar Plus is a perfect choice of audio companion for your smart TV or any other device and delivers crystal clear audio quality.

NDTV Gadgets360 Award Winners for Users' Choice Categories

Here are the winners of the NDTV Gadgets360 Awards for Users' Choice categories as chosen by our readers:

Best Disruptive Smartphone Brand Winner: Poco

POCO was voted the best disruptive smartphone brand of the year. The brand stands by its promise of launching smartphones that disrupt the market with their best value-for-money features and industry-leading specifications.

Best Flagship SoC (Mobile) Winner: Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 3

Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 3 made it to the top of the list as the best flagship SoC for mobile devices. The latest chipset delivers flagship performance with its advanced octa-core CPU, Adreno GPU, and AI engine.

Best Flagship Laptop Processor: Intel Core Ultra 9 Processor 185H

The Intel Core Ultra 9 Processor 185H won the Best Flagship Laptop Processor award at the NDTV Gadgets360 Awards. Intel's latest chipset, with its new architecture and higher clock speeds, delivers unparalleled performance. However, new AI capabilities make it a winner for seamless productivity and multitasking efficiency.

Best Washing Machine Brand: LG

LG received the Best Washing Machine Brand Users' Choice Award. The brand provided some of the most comprehensive lineup of washing machines along with unparalleled customer service and features this year, making it the best brand in the segment.

Best Refrigerator Brand: Samsung

Samsung introduced some exceptional refrigerators this year, which are a perfect combination of attractive designs and innovative features. That's why this brand was chosen as the best refrigerator brand in our prestigious awards.

Game of the Year: Marvel's Spider-Man 2

Marvel's Spider-Man 2 won the Game of the Year award as it offered great gameplay with great graphics and an engaging story. Be it the intense battle sequences or the web-swinging mechanics, the game won the hearts of many this year.

The newest kitchen appliance: Philips AirFryer Signature Series

The Philips AirFryer Signature Series received the award for Most Innovative Kitchen Appliance with its flagship-grade features and user-friendly design.

Best Smart Security Solutions Brand Winner: CP Plus

CP Plus was voted Best Smart Security Solutions Brand at the NDTV Gadgets360 Awards. The brand introduced some innovative products this year that enhance user home security.