The Canon EOS R5 has been named Best Camera as part of the Future Tech Awards – a collaboration across technology sites published by Future Publishing, including Digital Camera World, TechRadar, T3, Tom's Guide, iMore and Android Central.
Part of the Future Tech Awards, announced during CES 2022, includes the Future Choice Awards, where the winners were nominated and chosen by leading experts across the technology fields. And the Canon EOS R5 (opens in new tab) was ranked as the Best Camera thanks to its ferocious specs and performance.
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Despite very stiff competition from other notable cameras – some of which even rival the R5's 8K capabilities – Canon's powerhouse body was the overwhelming favorite, being described as "simply Canon's finest product ever" by the Future Choice Awards panel.
It wasn't just traditional cameras that scooped awards, though, as imaging devices that fit in the pocket are becoming arguably more relevant in the modern world.
However, while the Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra (opens in new tab) picked up the award for Best Smartphone overall, the title for Best Smartphone Camera went to the iPhone 13 Pro (opens in new tab) / iPhone 13 Pro Max (opens in new tab).
Plenty of other products related to imaging scored gongs, including the Dell XPS 13 (Best Laptop (opens in new tab)), iPad Air (Best Tablet (opens in new tab)) and Samsung Odyssey G7 (Best Monitor (opens in new tab)), so make sure to check out the full list of Future Choice Award winners (opens in new tab).
New to the Future Tech Awards this year were two Challenger Brand Awards (opens in new tab), which recognize companies that push the boundaries of consumer technology.
Scooping the Best Creative Software Suite award was Wondershare, for Filmora – among the best video editing software (opens in new tab) available. And picking up the Best Upcoming Hardware Release award was Rivian for the R1T – one of the most exciting electric vehicles scheduled to launch in the near future.