The Indian Gadget Awards 2020 (Voice of the Industry) is a joint initiative of 21 of the largest tech publications and YouTubers in India, who have come together to crown the best gadgets of 2020. The winners will be chosen via anonymous voting by a jury of 30 gadget experts, with the final selections representing the industry's consensus on gadgets that made a difference.

The awards will be showcased on the sites and YouTube channels of all 21 event partners, making this the very first collaboration of its kind in India and possibly the biggest in the world!

The Indian Gadget Awards 2020 comprises

  • 22 awards across smartphones, laptops, televisions, wearables, and more
  • 30 jury members, comprising the top reviewers and experts in the industry
  • 2 Users' Choice awards
  • 21 Websites and YouTubers, with a combined audience base of over 100 million
Meet the Collaborators
Users' Choice
Tech experts might have their own opinions but the one that matters the most is yours. Which smartphone and smartphone brand, according to you, should win the title of the Most Popular Phone of 2020 and Most Loved Phone Brand of 2020? This is your chance to vote for your favorites and make them win. (Click on the questions to answer them).
Meet The Jury Members
Abhishek Bhatnagar
Gadgets To Use
Akshay Aggarwal
Gadget Diary
Akshay Bhalla
Arun Prabhudesai
Ashish Bhatia
Tech Columnist
Ashish Mundhra
Guiding Tech
Ashwin Sundar
Technology Jock
Chetan Bhawani
Gizmo Times
Deepak Dhingra
Dhananjay Bhosale
Dhananjay Tech
Dhruv Bhutani
Android Authority
Ershad Kaleebullah
Giridhar Chandrashekhar
GiriSonnaSeri Tech
Harish Jonnalagadda
Android Central
Ketaki Bhojnagarwala
Lakshmi Rajan
Tech Tamizha
Nandagopal Rajan
The Indian Express
Nimish Dubey
Tech Columnist
Nimit Parekh
Nirmal TV
Raju PP
Tech PP
Ranjit Kumar
Ruhez Amrelia
Techno Ruhez
Sahil Mohan Gupta
Sandeep Sarma
Sugumaran Rajagpoal
Loud Oli Tech
Tamil Selvan
Tamil Tech
Tushar Kanwar
Tech Columnist
Varun Krishnan
Vishal Mathur
News18 Tech
JURY'S Choice
  • Smartphones
  • Laptops
  • Televisions
  • Wearables
  • Mobile SoC
  • Overall

Best Budget Phone of 2020

2020 definitely shocked us in more ways than one, but when it came to phones under Rs 20,000 it was business as usual. This price range continues to be hyper-competitive. This award is for the one smartphone that manages to stretch its neck ahead of the competition.

  • POCO X2
  • Realme 7 Pro
  • Samsung Galaxy M31s
  • Realme Narzo 20 Pro
  • Moto G 5G
  • Redmi Note 9 Pro

Best Mid-Range Phone of 2020

Weirdly - for a generally lacklustre price category - even the Rs 20-30k segment saw some intense action this year. There were quite a few impressive phones but only one can be the last phone standing.

  • OnePlus Nord
  • Samsung Galaxy M51
  • Google Pixel 4a
  • vivo V20 Pro
  • Realme X3 Superzoom
  • Samsung Galaxy A71

Best Affordable Flagship Phone of 2020

While this category didn’t even exist a few years ago, it now attracts all the major phonemakers. It’d be interesting to see whether the latest entrants can challenge the incumbents.

  • OnePlus 8T
  • Samsung Galaxy
    S20 FE
  • Xiaomi Mi 10
  • Realme X50 Pro
  • Apple iPhone SE 2020
  • Xiaomi Mi 10T Pro

Best Mid-Range Camera Phone of 2020

Who said only flagship phones should have all the “camera fun?” Mid-Range phones offer impressive shooting capabilities these days, and some devices in the sub-Rs 30k bracket can stand against flaghips too. But which one is the best?

  • Google Pixel 4a
  • vivo V20 Pro
  • OnePlus Nord
  • Realme X3 Superzoom
  • Samsung Galaxy M51

Best Selfie Phone of 2020

Come hell or high water, we are certain the entire humankind is not going to stop taking selfies. Now that we’ve made peace with that reality, time’s come to crown the best selfie phone of 2020.

  • Vivo V20 Pro
  • Apple iPhone
    12 Pro Max
  • Samsung Galaxy
    S20 Ultra
  • OPPO Reno 3 Pro
  • OnePlus 8 Pro
  • Google Pixel 4a

Best Camera Phone of 2020

Smartphone camera innovation is possibly one area where the efforts have been relentless. This year we saw phone cameras get gimbal tech, innovative RAW mode, and pack in even more megapixels. But, which one took the absolute best pictures? We shall find out.

  • Apple iPhone
    12 Pro Max
  • Samsung Galaxy
    Note 20 Ultra
  • Samsung Galaxy
    S20 Ultra
  • Xiaomi Mi 10
  • OnePlus 8 Pro
  • Vivo X50 Pro

Best Gaming Phone of 2020

Gaming is picking up steam once again, since we are all holed up in our homes. And, with games such as Among Us, Genshin Impact, COD: Mobile, and more enthralling gamers every day, gaming performance is vital for phones. Here, we’ll choose the phone with the most firepower to tackle these games.

  • ASUS ROG Phone 3
  • Apple iPhone
    12 Pro Max
  • iQOO 3
  • OnePlus 8T
  • Xiaomi Mi 10

Best Phone of 2020

The most coveted award. Out of hundreds of phones launched this year, this award is for that one phone that manages to tick all the right boxes for our judges.

  • Apple iPhone 12
    Pro Max
  • Apple iPhone 12
  • Samsung Galaxy
    Note20 Ultra
  • OPPO Find X2
  • Xiaomi Mi 10
  • OnePlus 8 Pro
  • Motorola Edge+

Best Value-for-money Laptop of 2020

With work from home becoming a norm, the laptop segment got a big boost this year. This category will choose the device that scored high on the value-for-money quotient.

  • Mi Notebook 14
    e-Learning Edition
  • Lenovo Ideapad S340
  • Honor Magicbook 15
  • Acer Swift 3
  • Avita Pura Ryzen 5

Best Gaming Laptop of 2020

Thanks to next-gen chipsets and graphics, the latest laptops pack more power than ever in a portable form factor. We’ve assembled a lineup of the most powerful ones out there.

  • ASUS Zephyrus G14
  • Lenovo Legion 7i
  • Alienware Area 51m-R2
  • MSI GT76 Titan
  • Acer Predator
    Helios 300

Best Laptop of 2020

Who says innovation is dead in laptops? From bezel-less displays to a powerful ARM-based CPU, we witnessed some exciting developments. This category aims to find out the best laptop of the year.

  • Apple Macbook
    Pro M1
  • Dell XPS 15 9500
  • HP Spectre x360 3
  • ASUS Zenbook 14 UX434
  • Microsoft Surface Pro X

Best Value-for-money TV of 2020

Televisions are becoming smarter than ever, and are now shouldering the serious responsibility of keeping us entertained at home. So which TV scored the most on the VFM factor?

  • OnePlus U1
  • Mi TV 4A 43-inch
    Horizon Edition
  • Realme SLED TV
  • Motorola Revou 55-inch
  • TCL 55C715
  • VU Premium 55-inch Ultra HD
  • Samsung Frame 2020

Best TV of 2020

But, what if you want to buy the best TV with the best displays on offer? Well, the best brands did put their best foot forward. We’ve set to find out the TV that offered the best-in-class features in all the aspects this year.

  • LG GX
  • Sony X9000H
  • Sony A8H
  • Samsung Q95T

Best Budget Truly Wireless Earbuds of 2020

Truly Wireless Earbuds are not only getting more affordable but also adding more premium features such as active noise cancellation. Budget TWS buds have gotten so good that splurging more makes little sense these days. But which one truly stood out in our judges’ minds?

  • OPPO W51
  • Lypertek Tevi
  • OnePlus Buds Z
  • Realme Buds Air Pro
  • Mee Audio X10
  • Anker Soundcore
    Liberty 2

Best Truly Wireless Earbuds of 2020

While the budget TWS buds are basking in all the attention, premium flagship TWS buds are no slouch these days. In fact, this space continues to be more competitive than ever with excellent sound being the most important priority. This award aims to find the best buds, price no bar.

  • Sennheiser Momentum
    True Wireless 2
  • Sony WF-1000XM3
  • Jabra Elite 85T
  • Samsung Galaxy Buds+
  • Shure Aonic 215
    True Wireless
  • Samsung Galaxy Buds Live

Best Smartwatch of 2020

Smartwatches have moved beyond the novelty factor and turned into gadgets that can be quite handy, both from a fitness and health standpoint as well as convenience. Which one deserves to be crowned the best wrist-based companion though?

  • Apple Watch Series 6
  • OPPO Watch
  • Apple Watch SE
  • Samsung Galaxy
    Watch 3
  • Fitbit Versa 3
  • TicWatch Pro 3 GPS

Best Fitness Tracker of 2020

Getting a handle on your physical fitness and activity levels has become even more important in recent months, and many are turning to fitness trackers to handle this responsibility. The nominees for the Best Tracker of the Year all seem extremely capable, but there can be only one winner.

  • Xiaomi Mi Band 5
  • Amazfit Bip S
  • Goqii Vital 3.0
  • Samsung Galaxy
    Fit 2
  • Fitbit Charge 4
Mobile SoC

Best Flagship Mobile SoC of 2020

The SoC is more than the brain of the smartphone. From cameras to display, and from performance to battery life, it impacts every single function of a smartphone. So which SoC truly left a lasting impression?

  • Apple A14 Bionic
  • Qualcomm Snapdragon 865+
  • Samsung Exynos 990

Best Mid-range Mobile SoC of 2020

2020 was the year the mid-range phone made huge strides. Especially with the introduction of powerful 5G chips, the mid-range phone stands tall even among flagships. But, which one’s the best?

  • Qualcomm Snapdragon 765G
  • MediaTek Helio G95
  • Qualcomm Snapdragon 732G

Most Innovative Gadget of 2020

From foldable displays to rotable TVs, the gadgets of today are preparing for tomorrow. So which gadget is the most innovative of all?

  • Samsung Galaxy Z
    Fold 2
  • LG Wing
  • Samsung The Sero TV
  • Motorola Razr 5G
  • Vivo X50 Pro
  • Samsung Odyssey G9
  • Spectacles 3 by Snapchat

Best Gadget of 2020

In a year that saw a slew of gadgets entering the market, which one deserves to be crowned the best? Stay tuned to find out.

  • Apple Macbook
    Air M1
  • Samsung Galaxy Z
    Fold 2
  • Apple iPhone 12 Mini
  • Apple iPad Air
  • Xbox Series X
  • Sony WH-1000XM4

Best Brand of 2020

The category is for the brands that outshined others with their product roadmap, innovations and marketing strategy.

  • Apple
  • Samsung
  • Sony
  • Xiaomi
  • Nvidia
  • AMD
View the Highlights from IGA 2020