The T3 Awards 2021 shortlist has been officially announced – and some of the best camera, smartphone and drone tech has made it into the top results. The T3 Awards covers everything from the Brand of the Year, to the Best Gadget Under £100/ $100, to the Best Dashcam – and even to the Best Duvet!
In reflection of how so many of us have been working from home over the past year, this year's T3 Awards event introduces a new WFH Heroes category, which is designed to celebrate the people, products and services that have helped make life easier over the past 12 months.
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The winners of the T3 Awards 2021 (opens in new tab) will be announced throughout the week of Monday 07 June and will appear in issue 322 of T3 magazine, which is on sale Wednesday 09 June.
There are plenty of categories for the T3 judging panel to sift through, but here are a few that we're particularly excited to see the results for:
T3 Awards 2021 shortlist
Gadget Of The Year
Apple iPhone 12 Pro Max, Apple MacBook Air (M1, 2021), Bowers & Wilkins PI7, DJI Air 2S, Insta360 GO 2, LG G1, OnePlus 9 Pro, PlayStation 5, Samsung QN900A
Garmin Dash Cam 66W, Garmin Dash Cam Mini, Mio MiVue 866, Nextbase 622GW, Thinkware U1000 4K UHD Dash Cam
DJI Air 2S, DJI FPV, DJI Mini 2, PowerVision PowerEgg X Wizard, Ryze Tello
Best Action Camera
DJI Osmo Action, GoPro HERO 8 Black, GoPro HERO 9 Black, Insta360 GO 2
Canon EOS R6, Fujifilm X-E4, Nikon Z5, Panasonic Lumix S5, Sony A7C
Best Smart Security
Arlo Essential Indoor Camera, Arlo Essential Spotlight Camera, Ring Video Doorbell, (2nd gen), TP-Link Kasa KC115, TP-Link Tapo C100
Apple iPhone 12 Pro Max, Google Pixel 5, Huawei Mate 40 Pro, OnePlus 9 Pro, Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra, Sony Xperia 1 II, Xiaomi Mi 11
Best Video Streaming Service
Amazon Prime Video, Disney Plus, Hulu, Netflix, Paramount Plus
Discover more details at the T3 website (opens in new tab) – and don't forget to keep an eye out for the results in early June!
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