(Pocket-lint) - The annual EE Pocket-lint Awards are almost upon us and is a virtual affair once more.
It will take place today, Tuesday 9 November 2021 at 3pm GMT and you can watch it all unfold right here. All the winners across 22 categories will be announced, while we'll also take a look back at some of the biggest trends of the year.
You don't need to dress up smart, but do get the bubbly ready as it promises to be a fun event.
Here are all the details you need to enjoy the EE Pocket-lint Awards 2021.
When are the EE Pocket-lint Awards 2021?
The awards presentation will start at 3pm GMT today, Tuesday 9 November 2021. Here are the times for other regions:
- US west coast: 7am PST
- US east coast: 10am EST
- UK: 3pm GMT
- Central Europe: 4pm CET
- India: 8.30pm IT
- China: 11pm CT
- Australia: 2am AET (10 November)
How to watch the EE Pocket-lint Awards 2021
You can watch the awards show via the video at the top of this page.
Alternatively, you can watch it on the Pocket-lint channel on YouTube. While you do not have to subscribe to our channel or like the video, we would love it if you do.
What are the EE Pocket-lint Awards 2021?
The EE Pocket-lint Awards is our annual event that looks to reward devices that are best in class. Over the years, these awards have honoured products across a range of categories from companies such as Apple, Samsung, Tesla, Huawei, and many more.
There are 20 individual categories in total, including Best Game, Best Camera, Best Flagship Phone, Best Smartwatch, Best TV, and more. We will also award an overall Product of the Year and the EE Superfast Award for a product, service, or entity that pushes our gadgets to be faster.
Each category has been voted on by our readers, select industry judges and the Pocket-lint team.
What products are nominated for the EE Pocket-lint Awards 2021?
The nominations are:
The best game available on console, PC or mobile.
- Demon's Souls
- Life is Strange: True Colors
- Sackboy: A Big Adventure
- Marvel's Spider-Man Miles Morales
- Metroid Dread
The best camera from the world of compact, mirrorless, and DSLR.
The best-sounding at-home or on-the-go audio devices.
- Bang & Olufsen Beolit 20
- Bose SoundLink Revolve+ II
- Harman Kardon Citation 200
- JBL Charge 5
- Sonos Roam
- Bowers & Wilkins Zeppelin
The best kit dedicated to improving your TV's audio experience.
BEST FLAGSHIP PHONE
The leading smartphones on the market.
- Apple iPhone 13 Pro
- Google Pixel 6 Pro
- Oppo Find X3 Pro
- Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra
- Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 3
- Vivo X60 Pro
BEST PHONE (£250 - £500)
The greatest handsets for a cut of the cash.
BEST TABLET / 2-IN-1
Our top tablet and 2-in-1 device of the year.
- Amazon Fire HD 10 Plus
- Apple iPad (9th Gen, 2021)
- Apple iPad mini (2021)
- Apple iPad Pro 12.9in (2021)
- Lenovo Tab P11 Pro
- Xiaomi Pad 5
Keeping it mobile, keeping it smart.
- Apple MacBook Air (M1, 2020)
- Dell XPS 13 2-in-1
- HP Spectre x360 13
- Lenovo Yoga Slim 7
- Microsoft Surface Laptop 4
- Samsung Galaxy Book Pro 360 5G
BEST GAMING LAPTOP
The top laptops for playing games.
- Razer Blade 14
- Acer Predator Triton 300 SE
- Asus ROG Zephyrus M16
- Gigabyte Aero 15 OLED
- Lenovo Legion 7
- Alienware X17 R1
BEST STREAMING DEVICE
The devices to deliver the best streaming services.
- Amazon Fire Stick 4K Max
- Apple TV 4K (2021)
- BT TV (Box Pro)
- Google Chromecast with Google TV
- Roku Express 4K
- Sky Q
BEST TV STREAMING SERVICE
The best way to watch movies and TV shows on all your devices.
The best for immersing you in superior sonics.
- Apple AirPods Max
- Philips Fidelio L3
- Urbanista Miami
- Bose QuietComfort 45
- Bang & Olufsen Beoplay HX
- Audio-Technica ATH-MX50xBT2
BEST IN-EAR HEADPHONES
Whether sporty, true wireless, or neckband.
- Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EQ
- Jabra Elite 85t
- Klipsch T5 II True Wireless ANC
- Master & Dynamic MW08
- Sony WF-1000XM4
- Bowers & Wilkins PI7
BEST MUSIC STREAMING SERVICE
The best way to listen to music on the go.
BEST TV (in association with Disney+)
The leading televisions on the market.
BEST SMART HOME DEVICE
- Amazon Echo Show 10
- Arlo Essential Video Doorbell Wire-Free
- Google Nest Hub (2021)
- Philips Hue
- Ring Video Doorbell Pro 2
- Google Nest Cam (Outdoor or Indoor, Battery)
BEST GAMING / VR DEVICE
Our pick of the best consoles and VR headsets.
- HTC Vive Pro 2
- Nintendo Switch OLED model
- Pimax Vision 8K X
- Sony PlayStation 5
- Xbox Series X
- HP Reverb G2
BEST FITNESS TRACKER (in association with The Gear Loop)
Rewarding devices for active people.
- Coros Pace 2
- Fitbit Charge 5
- Garmin Forerunner 55
- Wahoo Elemnt Rival
- Garmin Instinct Solar
- Polar Ignite 2
When style and features beyond fitness tracking are key.
- Apple Watch Series 7
- Fossil Gen 6
- Samsung Galaxy Watch 4
- Garmin Venu 2
- Huawei Watch 3 Pro
- Xiaomi Mi Watch
Showcasing the best electric and future technology on the road.
PRODUCT OF THE YEAR & EE SUPERFAST AWARD
The Product of the Year and EE Superfast Award are unique awards decided on by the judges and announced for the first time during the presentation.