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Hyundai Verna and Samsung S8 Bag Top Spots at News18.com Tech and Auto Awards

The very best from the two industries competed across 16 categories in the first edition of News18.com Tech and Auto Awards.

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Updated:November 29, 2017, 10:19 PM IST
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Hyundai Verna and Samsung S8 Bag Top Spots at News18.com Tech and Auto Awards
Hyundai Verna receives 'Car of the Year' award at the first edition of News18.com Tech and Auto Awards. (Image: News18.com)
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Samsung Galaxy S8/S8+ was chosen the smartphone of the year and Hyundai Verna was chosen the car of the year in the first edition of the News18.com Tech and Auto Awards on Friday.

Here are the winners in eight categories each in the Auto and tech sectors:

Auto Awards:

Car of the year: Hyundai Verna

Two-wheeler of the year: Triumph Street Triple S

Sedan of the year: Hyundai Verna

Hatchback of the year: Maruti Suzuki Baleno RS

SUV of the year: Jeep Compass

Luxury car of the year: Audi A5

Design of the year: Porsche 718 Boxster

Performance car of the year: Mercedes-AMG GT R

Tech Awards:

Smartphone of the year: Samsung Galaxy S8/S8+

Indian consumer app of the year: Paytm

Tech personality of the year: Vijay Shekhar Sharma

Affordable smartphone of the year: Nokia 6

Dual camera smartphone of the year: Honor 8 Pro

Design of the year: Samsung Frame TV

Selfie smartphone of the year: Honor 9i

Editor’s choice gadget of the year: Bose QC 35-II

The nominations were considered for products that were launched between 1 November 2016 and 31 October 2017.

The very best from the two industries competed across 16 categories in the first edition of News18.com Tech and Auto Awards.

Before the mega jury round, a popular voting was held on News18.com where thousands of people voted across categories. In some of the sections, the difference between competing gadgets and cars was less than 100, despite over 10,000 votes, making it a nail-biting finish and leaving the jury with touch choices. Audience voting carried 40% weightage.

Commenting on the occasion, Manish Maheshwari, CEO, Network18 Digital said, “At News18. Com, it is our constant endeavour to connect with our consumers through different channels and make a difference to their lives by offering content that is most relevant to them. Tech and Auto Awards is one such platform to bring together the two most important sectors where today's consumer spends most time on. These awards have established themselves as the benchmark for facilitating Indian consumers in choosing the best technology and automobiles by making informed choice."

While Union minister for law and justice and Information Technology, Ravi Shankar Prasad attended the event and handed out some of the awards, Union Minister of Road Transport & Highways and Shipping, Nitin Gadkari addressed the gathering through a special video conference.
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