Laptop, a mobile technology magazine, on Thursday announced the winners of its eighth annual Best of Consumer Electronics Show Awards.
Laptop’s team of editors and writers reported daily from the biggest U.S. consumer technology event of the year, covering the hottest products on display with breaking news, photos and videos. Of those, Laptop selected 13 winners for its Best of CES 2012 Awards. The winners are groundbreaking devices, technologies, and applications that redefine their categories through the progression of design and performance while also enhancing the user experience.
“This year’s CES was marked by the emergence of the Ultrabook and the reemergence of Nokia, but it also showed how wireless technology is connecting everything from hard drives to cars to the cloud,”” said LAPTOP Editor in Chief Mark Spoonauer. “”We were also very excited to see both new and established companies truly push the envelope at this year’s show, which makes our job of selecting the most innovative products that much more enjoyable.””
Laptop’s Best of CES 2012 Award Winners are:
Best Ultrabook: Lenovo IdeaPad Yoga
Best Laptop: Samsung Series 7 Gamer
Best Smartphone: AT&T’s Nokia Lumia 900
Best Tablet: Razer Project Fiona
Best Storage Device: Verizon Wireless Seagate Mobile Wireless Storage Device with 4G LTE
Best Mobile App: Splashtop Remote Desktop THD
Best Camera: Nikon D4
Best Camcorder: Sony Bloggie Live
Best PC Accessory: Mobile Monitor Technologies Monitor2Go
Best Tablet/Phone Accessory: Satarii Swivl
Best Audio Device: Sonomax Technologies Eers SD150
Best Car Tech: Mercedes Benz Dynamic and Intuitive Control Experience
Best New Tech: Tobii Technology Gaze UI
Last week, Laptop also asked readers to vote on their favorite product at the show via a poll. Readers selected from a list of products nominated by Laptop’s editors. The winner, the Acer Aspire S5, was also announced.