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(Pocket-lint) - The Shortlist for the EE Pocket-lint Awards has been announced, celebrating the nominations across 20 categories from smartphones and laptops to games and cameras.

All of the devices and products nominated have been reviewed or used by us in full over the last 12 months and there are some excellent contenders. The Best Gaming Laptop category looks at the top laptops for playing games.

The Shortlist nominations for Best Gaming Laptop 2021 are: 

You can click on each of the titles above to read our full reviews on each nomination, which will give you an idea as to why they have been nominated. 

Voting in the 18th annual EE Pocket-lint Awards is now open, so you can let us know which one of the great gaming laptops above you think should win the Best Gaming Laptop award for 2021 and give us your verdict on all, or some, of the other tech across the 19 categories.

To vote for your favourite, head to our Best Gaming Laptop 2021 voting page and score the products you think should win, enter your email address, and hit the submit button.

Winners will be announced in a video event, revealed on Tuesday 9 November 2021 at 15:00 (GMT). You can tune in to watch right here or view on our YouTube channel. Voting closes at 23:59 (GMT) on 1 November 2021.

Now why not check out the nominations in other categories to have your say: 

On The Go

At Home

Entertainment 

Fitness and Lifestyle 

Writing by Britta O'Boyle.