PC.com Readers Choice Awards 2011 – Results and Winners

PC.com held it’s annual brand awards night yesterday and this year it’s called the Readers Choice Awards.
Basically a few months ago PC.com held a mass survey asking their readers to vote for their best tech brands; yesterday was the award giving ceremony.

PC.com Readers Choice Awards 2011 - Results and Winners

Here’s the winners list: 

No.CategoryWinner
1Security SoftwareKaspersky
2Computer SpeakerEdifier
3HeadphoneSonic Gear
4Accessories
  1. Logitech
  2. Acer
5ProcessorIntel
6MotherboardAsus
7Hard driveWestern Digital
8GPSGarmin
9Graphic CardGigabyte
10Wireless ProductD-Link
11ProjectorSHARP
12LCD TV
  1. Samsung
  2. SHARP
13Desktop Monitor
  1. Samsung
  2. Acer
14DSLR
  1. Canon
  2. Nikon
15Mirrorless Camera 
  1. Sony
  2. Olympus
16Compact Camera
  1. Canon
  2. Nikon
17Camcorder
  1. Canon
  2. Panasonic
18Inkjet Printer
  1. Canon
  2. Epson
19Multi-function Printer
  1. Konica Minolta
  2. OKI
20Desktop PC
  1. HP
  2. Acer
21Business Laptop
  1. HP
  2. Toshiba
22Consumer Laptop
  1. Acer
  2. Samsung
23Ultrabook
  1. Asus
  2. HP
24Tablet PCSamsung
25Consumer Smartphone
  1. Samsung
  2. Nil
26Business SmartphoneBlackberry
27Prepaid TelcoDigi
28Postpaid TelcoMaxis
29BroadbandUnifi
30Wireless BroadbandCelcom
31Rising StarU Mobile
32Government Agency InitiativeMampu
33CSR Company of the YearMaxis
34Telco Company of the YearCelcom
35Product of the YearHybrid of Phone + Tablet: Samsung Galaxy Note
36CEO of the YearDato’ Sri Mohammed Shazalli Ramly

So do you agree?

While in some categories the winners were unquestionably deserving, there were a minority that got all of us going “Huh??”.
Anyhow, that’s the norm for any awards initiative right?

And as usual, Vernon won himself some cool prizes. Once for the fastest tweet answer to a trivia question and another for lucky draw.

verne wins again at PCdotCom-002

verne wins again at PCdotCom-001

Kevin also got himself a prize! 🙂

kevin at pcdotcom1

As usual, moi didn’t win anything. But I got a very cute thumbdrive in my goody bag. Oh wait, I’ll upload that later.

Thanks again to PC.com for having us that night! 🙂

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