Pocket-lint Awards Product of the Year winners: The best gadgets from 2005 - 2021

The nano took the popular iPod at the time and made it smaller, opening music on the go up to more people. (image credit: Apple)
A game changer for BlackBerry at the time, this phone introduced something that was much more appealing to general consumers. (image credit: BlackBerry)
This console turned around Nintendo's fortunes. It proved a smash hit, as we danced and bowled our way around the living room. (image credit: Nintendo)
Netbooks were all the rage in 2008 and the MSI Wind was the one to get. (image credit: MSI)
Music streaming services are very much the norm today but back in 2009, Spotify showed us how we listen to music would change forever. (image credit: Spotify)
The Kindle showed us a future where we could download a book on the beach and get reading straight away. (image credit: Amazon)
The second generation iPad was the device that impressed the Pocket-lint judges the most in 2011. (image credit: Pocket-lint)
Yep, an operating system came out as the big winner in 2012. The first and only time it did so. (image credit: Microsoft)
Two years after an iPad snagged a Product of the Year award it did so again. This time with a slimmed down model. (image credit: Pocket-lint)
A much bigger display and new smarts meant this was the smartphone to get in 2014. (image credit: Pocket-lint)
Apple's dominance didn't last long, though. By 2015, the award went to Samsung with its S6 Edge device. (image credit: Pocket-lint)
The era of the smart assistant kicked off in 2016 and Amazon has been dominating the industry ever since. (image credit: Pocket-lint)
Having failed with the Wii U, Nintendo finally struck gold again with its handheld/home console hybrid. (image credit: Pocket-lint)
A fantastic smartphone that blew away the competition, making this the best smartphone and best product to get in 2018. (image credit: Pocket-lint)
The transition to electric began, and kicking off the new wave of EVs was the Nissan Leaf e+. (image credit: Pocket-lint)
It changed the way we communicated around the world. Without Zoom, the lockdown of 2020 would have been a lot harder for many. (image credit: Zoom)
The PlayStation 5 has not only become the fastest selling games console of all time, it has been served with some of the finest games we've ever seen. (image credit: Pocket-lint)

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