The Pocket-lint Awards will take place in the middle of November and that means we will soon be finding out the winners of the 19 categories ranging from best smartphone to best smart home device. Each category has been narrowed down to five or six nominees from the hundreds of devices we have reviewed over the last 12 months.

As always, we have been running a series of features detailing the nominees within each category and what each category is looking for.

The Best Smart Home Device category was introduced to the Pocket-lint Awards in 2014 but things have certainly become a lot more interesting since then. From personal assistants to robot vacuums, smart home devices are now much more advanced and there are some great products in this category this year. 

The Short Listed nominees for the Best Smart Home Device 2019 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 16th annual EE Pocket-lint Awards is now open so you can let us know which one of these great devices you think should win the Best Smart Home Device award for this year and give us your verdict on all, or some, of the other tech across the 18 categories.

To vote for your favourite, head to our Best Smart Home Device 2019 voting page and score the products you think should win, enter your email address, and hit the submit button.

Winners will be announced at an exclusive event in London on 14 November in association with EE. Voting closes on 3 November.