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NDTV announces winners of NDTV Gadget Guru Awards 2017

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NDTV announces winners of NDTV Gadget Guru Awards 2017

The NDTV Gadget Guru Awards 2017, in partnership with NEXA and 9Apps, recently honoured and acknowledged the best in the field of consumer electronics, gadgets, mobile applications and smartphones. Held at Kingdom of Dreams, Gurugram, this edition of NDTV Gadget Guru Awards included 19 categories with over 200 nominations.

Hosted by Vikram Chandra and Rajiv Makhani, the evening saw a host of tech gurus and brands gather to commemorate the change-makers and innovative thinkers from the technology world. Some of the eminent guests included Badshah, Cyrus Broacha, Ajay Bijli, Sonam Kalra, Sonal Kalra, R.S Kalsi, JJ Valaya, Ritu Beri, Rina Dhaka, Raman Roy, Reema Sen, Mohammad Kaif, Atul Wassan, and Asim Warsi, among others.

The categories and winners for this year’s awards are:



Audio Product of The Year

Devialet Phantom Gold

Consumer Electronic Product of The Year

XiaomiMi Air Purifier 2 and Amazon Fire TV Stick

Television Of The Year

LG Signature OLED 4K

Camera Of The Year

Go Pro Hero 5 Black

Portable Computing Product of the Year

Apple MacBook Pro with Touch Bar

Tech Peripheral of The Year

Airtel Internet TV

Smartphone of The Year (Above Rs. 20,000)

Samsung Galaxy S8

Smartphone ofThe Year (Under Rs. 20,000)

XiaomiRedmi 4

NEXA Tech Innovation of the Year

HTC Vive

9APPS App of the Year


Gaming App/Game of the Year

Pokémon Go

Wearable Gadget of the Year

Apple Watch Series 2

Tech Brand Ambassador of the Year

Alia Bhatt

Gadget Eye Candy Of The Year

HP Spectre

NDTV Gadget of the Year (Viewers’ Choice)

Samsung Galaxy S8

NDTV Gadget of the Year (Jury’s Choice)

Samsung Galaxy S8

Personal Audio Product of the Year

Sony MDR 1000X

Most Innovative Campaign of the Year


Corning® Gorilla® Glass Best Display on a Mobile Device

Acer Swift 7

On the sidelines of NDTV Gadget Guru Awards, Gadgets 360 launched, India’s first “search engine for shopping”. It aggregates over 60 million products across all categories (apparel, books, electronics, FMCG, appliances, sports equipment, etc.) from leading ecommerce stores in India. It is based on search algorithms built on top of Machine Learning to deliver fast and accurate results. Quality and ranking of search results are driven by Artificial Intelligence, which becomes better as the machine indexes more data. Built like a search engine and not a comparison site, the product is available on desktop, mobile and as Android and iPhone app on launch. The multi-language option enables the user to see search results in 10 Indian languages.

This year, the jury panel featured Prasanto K Roy, VP & Head of NASSCOM Internet, Mobile & E-commerce Council; Kishore Bhargava, Technology Consultant; Ashish K Bhatia, Independent Technology Writer and Nandagopal Rajan, Editor, Indian Express Online; and Chetan Bhagat, celebrated author, columnist and screenwriter; Gopal Sathe, Features Editor, Gadgets360; Anmol Taneja, Founder & CEO of; Nishant Padhiar, Editor at Stuff and What Hi-Fi; Vikram Chandra, Consulting Editor, NDTV and Rajiv Makhni, Group Managing Editor, Technology, NDTV.

The awards will also be telecast on the NDTV Network and NDTV Good Times on July 22, 2017.

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