TechSathi Awards: The Best Tech of 2021

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When it comes to tech, the advancements are rapid and more interesting and innovative products are being launched frequently. As we are moving towards the end of the year 2021, here is the list of nominees and winners of TechSathi Awards 2021 across various categories:

Best Smartphone 2021

Nominations: iPhone 13 Pro Max, Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra, OnePlus 9 Pro

Best Smartphone 2021

Winner: iPhone 13 Pro Max

We considered the three latest smartphones for the best smartphone of the year 2021. Among the three, iPhone 13 pro max came as a clean winner as Apple went to its absolute best to enhance the experience for its customers. With the A15-Bionic chipset on it, iPhone 13 pro is pretty fast. No snapdragon chipsets match the raw performance of this chipset. Apple has also improved the display and audio quality of its speaker on the 13 Pro Max. With 4352mAh, the battery capacity is also the biggest iPhone ever had on its phones. Finally, this is the phone that scores the best numbers in almost every aspect this year.

Key Specifications

  • Display: 6.7-inches Super Retina XDR OLED panel, 120Hz ProMotion, 1200 nits max brightness (HDR), Ceramic Shield, Wide Color (P3)
  • Chipset: Apple A15 Bionic 5G (5nm Mobile Platform)
  • Resolution: (2778 x 1284 pixels), 458 PPI
  • Rear Camera: Triple (with LED flash);
    – Wide: 12MP f/1.5, Sensor-shift OIS, 7-element lens
    – Telephoto: 12MP f/2.8, Dual OIS, 6-element lens
    – Ultrawide: 12MP f/1.8, 120º FOV, 6-element lens
    – LiDAR Scanner (night mode portraits)
  • Front Camera:  12MP front camera with f/2.2 aperture, 1080p video recording, Retina Flash, 4K Dolby Vision HDR recording up to 60 fps, Slo‑mo 1080p at 120 fps, Cinematic video
  • Battery: 4352mAh, 20W fast charging, 7.5W Qi Wireless Charging, 15W MagSafe Wireless Charger
iPhone 13 Pro Max VariantsOfficial Price in Nepal
128GBNPR 189,990
256GBNPR 205,990
512GBNPR 239,990
1TBNPR 274,990

Best Camera Phone 2021

Nominations: iPhone 13 Pro Max, Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra, Mi 11X Pro

Best Camera Phone 2021

Winner: Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra

Of all the choices we had for Best camera phone of the year, Samsung’s Galaxy S21 Ultra reigns at the top. No surprise then that it has a huge list of elite specs, including a beasty processor and super-fast 5G connectivity. But its camera setup stands out even more. On the front, the S21 Ultra has a  whopping 40MP camera. There are four lenses on the back: a standard zoom, an ultrawide lens, a 3x optical zoom, and a 10x optical zoom. Together with the huge 108-megapixel resolution of the main camera, the phone can achieve a whopping 100x zoom overall. The zoom skills literally make this phone a photography champion. Likewise, the color pop in photos, the bright images on night mode, and the bokeh video mode are top-notch. In addition, all of the cameras on the S21 Ultra are able to film video in 4K resolution at 60 frames per second. So technologically awesome.

Key Camera Specifications

  • Primary: 108 MP 1/1.33″ sensor, 0.8μm, 24 mm-equivalent f/1.8-aperture lens, OIS, PDAF
  • Ultra-wide: 12 MP 1/2.55″ sensor, 1.4μm, 13 mm-equivalent f/2.2-aperture lens, Dual-Pixel AF
  • Tele 1: 10 MP 1/3.24″ sensor, 1.22μm 72 mm-equivalent f/2.4-aperture lens, Dual-Pixel AF, OIS
  • Tele 2: 10 MP 1/3.24″ sensor, 1.22μm 240 mm-equivalent f/4.9-aperture lens, Dual-Pixel AF, OIS
  • LED flash
  • Video: 4320p/24 fps, 2160p/60/30 fps (2160p/60 fps tested), HDR10+
S21 Ultra VariantOfficial Price in Nepal 
Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra 12/256GBNPR. 154,999

Best Gaming Phone 2021

Nominations: Realme GT Neo 2, Poco F3 GT, Black Shark 3

Best Gaming Phone 2021

Winner: Realme GT Neo 2

Realme GT Neo 2 has a flagship-level performance as it packs Qualcomm Snapdragon 870 5G. It features a three-tier core architecture with Cortex-A78 as performance cores and Cortex-A55 as efficiency cores. The 3D VC liquid cooling also prevents the device from heating while gaming. This mechanism consists of stainless steel and copper structures that are said to be capable of reducing the core temperature by 15˚C. In the same way, Realme GT Neo 2 features “GT mode” which enables higher performance along with other gaming-related features. Hence, much-deserved winner as a gaming phone.

Key Features

  • Display: 6.62-inches E4 AMOLED panel, 120Hz refresh rate, Up to 600Hz touch sampling rate, Gorilla Glass 5, 100% DCI-P3, 1300 nits peak brightness
  • Resolution: FHD+ (2400 x 1080 pixels), 20:9 aspect ratio, 397 PPI
  • Chipset: Qualcomm Snapdragon 870 5G (7nm Mobile Platform)
  • Memory: 8/12GB LPDDR5 RAM, 128/256GB UFS 3.1 storage (fixed)
  • Battery: 5000mAh with 65W SuperDart Charge (65W adapter provided)
ModelOfficial Price in Nepal 
Realme GT Neo 2 (8/128GB)Rs. 54,199

Best Affordable Phone 2021

Nominations: Realme 8, Redmi Note 10 Pro, Samsung Galaxy M32

Best Affordable Phone 2021

Winner: Redmi Note 10 Pro

Among the three nominations, our research shows Redmi Note 10 Pro comes as the best affordable phone of the year. Redmi Note 10 Pro boasts a massive 108MP Samsung HM2 primary camera. In addition, the phone has an 8MP ultrawide, a 5MP telemacro, and a 2MP depth sensor. With a 120Hz OLED screen, a decent battery life, and a premium build, the Redmi Note 10 Pro outperforms most of the competition in its price range. Likewise, Redmi Note 10 Pro is powered by a Snapdragon 732G chipset which has an overclocked Prime Core (470 Kryo @ 2.3GHz) and 15% better graphics performance. Some of the other features of this phone are stereo speakers, a side-mounted fingerprint scanner, and an IP53 rating.

Key Specifications

  • Display: 6.67-inches AMOLED panel, 120Hz refresh rate, Corning Gorilla Glass 5, 100% DCI-P3 color gamut, 1200 nits peak brightness, HDR10
  • Resolution: Full-HD+ (2400 x 1080 pixels), 20:9 aspect ratio
  • Chipset: Qualcomm Snapdragon 732G (8nm)
  • Memory: 6/8GB LPDDR4X RAM, 64/128GB UFS 2.2 storage (expandable)
  • Rear Camera: Quad-camera – 108MP f/1.88 primary, HM2 sensor – 8MP f/2.2 ultra-wide, 118º FOV – 5MP f/2.4 super macro, 2x telephoto – 2MP f/2.4 depth sensor
  • Front Camera: 16MP f/2.45 sensor (punch-hole)
  • Battery: 5020mAh with 33W fast charge (33W adapter provided)
Redmi Note 10 ProPrice in Nepal
6/64GBNPR 29,999
6/128GBNPR 33,999

Best Entry-Level Phone 2021

Nominations: Xiaomi Redmi 9A, Narzo 50i, Realme C12, Nokia G10

Best Entry-Level Phone 2021

Winner: Nokia G10

We considered several nominees for the best entry-level phone of 2021 and finally settled for Nokia G10 as it has much more to offer in a similar price range. Nokia G10 flaunts a 6.5-inches HD LCD screen with a 2.5D cover glass. It has a 1600 x 720 pixels resolution and a 20:9 aspect ratio. Talking about the camera, it has a triple-camera setup at the back. There’s a 13MP main camera along with a 2MP depth and 2MP macro sensor. On the front, there is an 8MP decent selfie camera. The device has a large 5050mAh battery which runs up to 3 days of battery life.

Key Specifications

  • Display: 6.5-inches IPS LCD, 2.5D glass, 20:9 aspect ratio
  • Chipset: MediaTek Helio G25 (12 nm)
  • Memory: 3/4GB RAM, 32/64GB storage (expandable up to 512GB)
  • Software: Android 11
  • Rear Camera: Triple (13MP primary, 2MP macro, 2MP depth)
  • Front Camera: 8MP (teardrop notch)
  • Battery: 5050mAh Li-Po cell, 10W charging (Type-C)
Nokia G10Price in Nepal
4/64GBNPR 16,999

Best Innovative Phone 2021

Nominations: Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 3, Huawei P50 Pocket, ZTE Axon 30

Best Innovative Phone 2021

Winner: Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 3

The undoubted winner of the best innovative phone goes to Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 3 with its effort to make the foldable phone mainstream. The Galaxy Z Flip 3 is the first in the foldable clamshell lineup to have a 120Hz foldable screen. It results in smoother animations throughout the UI and mobile games performing better, as long as they support 120Hz. This phone comes with stereo speakers which are absent from its predecessors. The build quality is also very good and is easily pocketable. The Galaxy Z Flip 3 is definitely more manageable than the Galaxy Z Fold 3 in hand. Besides this, the well-optimized One UI of the Flip 3 is the cherry on the top. 

Key Features

  • Display: 
    • Main: 6.7-inches Dynamic AMOLED 2X panel, 120Hz, UTG
    • Cover: 1.9-inches Super AMOLED, 60Hz, Gorilla Glass DX
  • Resolution:
    • Main: FHD+ (2640 x 1080 pixels), 425 PPI
    • Cover: 512 x 260 pixels, 302 PPI
  • Chipset: Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 5G (5nm Mobile Platform)
  • CPU: Octa-core (1x Cortex-X1 @ 2.84GHz, 3x Cortex-A78 @ 2.42GHz, 4x Cortex-A55 @ 1.80GHz)
  • Rear Camera: Dual (with LED flash);
  • – 12MP, f/1.8 primary, DPAF, OIS
  • – 12MP, f/2.2 ultra-wide, 123º FOV
  • Front Camera: 10MP f/2.4 aperture, 80º FOV
  • Battery: 3300mAh battery with 15W fast charging, 10W wireless & 4.5W reverse-wireless charging
Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 3Price in Nepal
8/256GB (Phantom Black, Lavender, Cream)NPR 124,999

Best Affordable Tablet 2021

Nominations: Samsung Galaxy Tab S6 Lite, Lenovo Tab K10, Mi Pad 5

Best Affordable Tablet 2021

Winner: Mi Pad 5

Xiaomi is one of those few brands that have marked their presence in the tablet market alongside Apple. Although iPads are a go-to tablet, it is a bit expensive for many consumers. So, Xiaomi is here with Mi Pad 5 with much less pricing for all these features than other tablets. It is a budget-friendly tablet with amazing hardware. Xiaomi uses MIUI for Pad as the operating system in this device. It features a better display, as well as a longer battery life and processing capacity, making it ideal for use as a productivity slate or for entertainment addicts, as it can handle gaming and stream smoothly.

Key Features

  • WQHD+ 120Hz display
  • 120 Hz Refresh rate
  • Dolby Atmos® supported 4 Speakers
  • Operated on MIUI for Pad

Price:

6GB+128GBRs. 44,999
6GB+256GBRs. 49,999

Best Flagship Tablet 2021

Nominations: Samsung Galaxy Tab S7 FE, Apple IPad Mini, Apple IPad Pro M1

Best Flagship Tablet 2021

Winner: Apple IPad Pro M1

Apple is dominating the tablet market as there are very few other players that have tapped into this market. This tablet uses an LED display instead of an OLED. The iPad Pro is equipped with the same new M1 CPU found in the latest MacBook Air, MacBook Pro, Mac Mini, and iMac models. The iPad is a powerful device, if Apple continues to pack such performances in iPad it surely could be used as a full-on laptop substitute. Its benchmark results were similar to the MacBook Air’s, although it outperformed the 2020 iPad Pro by a large margin.

Key Features

  • Liquid Retina XDR Display with ProMotion Technology
  • Apple M1 Chip
  • TrueDepth Camera System (12 MP Ultra Wide – Rear, 12 MP wide and 10 MP Ultra Wide – Front)
  • P3 wide color

Price:

Apple iPad Pro M1,11″ 128GB WiFiMRP. 129,000
Apple iPad Pro M1,12.9″ 128GB WiFiMRP. 165,000
Note: There are more variants available and the above mentioned are base models.

Best Laptop 2021

Nominations: Asus ZenBook Pro Duo-UX582LR, Apple MacBook Pro, and Dell XPS 15

Best Flagship Tablet 2021

Winner: Asus ZenBook Pro Duo-UX582LR

Among the three, Asus ZenBook Pro Duo packs a more powerful processor i.e. Intel® Core™ i9 eight-core processor and NVIDIA® GeForce RTX™ 3070 GPU. It’s your powerful and elegant next-level companion for on-the-go productivity and creativity, featuring an amazing 4K OLED HDR touchscreen. It also includes the ASUS ScreenPad™ Plus secondary 4K display with a brand-new tilting design that offers effortless ergonomics and seamless workflows.

Key Features

  • Intel® Core™ i9-10980HK Processor 2.4 GHz (16M Cache, up to 5.3 GHz, 8 cores)
  • NVIDIA® GeForce® RTX 3070 8GB GDDR6
  • Touch screen, 15.6-inch, OLED, 4K UHD (3840 x 2160) 16:9, Glossy display, 440nits, DCI-P3: 97%, Pantone Validated, With stylus support ScreenPad™ Plus (14″ 3840 x 1100(4K) IPS-leve Panel Support Stylus)
  • 92WHrs, 4S2P, 8-cell Li-ion

Price:

Asus ZenBook Pro Duo-UX582LR NPR. 488,880

Best Gaming Laptop 2021

Nominations: Asus ROG Strix Scar 15 2021 G533QS, MSI GE76 Raider 10UH, and Asus Zephyrus G15

Best Gaming Laptop 2021

Winner: Asus ROG Strix Scar 15 2021 G533QS

Among the three, the Asus ROG Strix Scar 15 2021 G533QS packs a more advanced CPU and GPU i.e. AMD Ryzen 9 5900HS processor (Octa-core CPU) and NVIDIA RTX 3080 graphics card with 8GB of GDDR6 VRAM. It is rocking a 15.6-inch IPS display with Full-HD (1920 x 1080 pixels) resolution that has 100% sRGB Color Gamut and 75% Adobe RGB Color Coverage. Adding to this, the laptop features a 300Hz Refresh Rate with Adaptive-Sync and 3ms response time. The laptop gets an Optical Mech Keyboard with Per-Key RGB.

Key Features

  • AMD Ryzen 9 5900HX Processor 3.3 GHz (16M Cache, up to 4.6 GHz)
  • NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3080 GPU; 8GB GDDR6 VRAM With ROG Boost
  • 15.6-inch, FHD (1920 x 1080 pixels) 16:9, anti-glare display, sRGB:100.00%, Adobe:75.35%, Refresh Rate:300Hz, Response Time:3ms, IPS-level, Adaptive-Sync
  • 90 Whr, lithium-polymer battery Battery

Price:

Asus ROG Strix Scar 15 2021 G533QS NPR. 410,000

Best Budget Gaming Laptop

Nominations: Asus Zephyrus G14 2021, Acer Predator Helios 300 2021, and Asus TUF Dash F15 FX516PR

Best Gaming Laptop 2021

Winner: Acer Predator Helios 300 2021

Among the three, Acer Predator Helios 300 2021 packs better specs at a low price which makes it the best budget gaming laptop of 2021. The Acer Predator Helios 300 is equipped with an Intel Core  i7-11800H CPU and Nvidia GeForce RTX 3060.

Key Features

  • 11th Generation Intel Core i7-11800H 8 Core Processor
  • NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3060 Graphics with 6GB of dedicated GDDR6 VRAM
  • 15.6″ display with IPS, QHD 2560 x 1440, high-brightness (300 nits) Acer ComfyView LED-backlit TFT LCD, supporting 165 Hz, 3 ms Overdrive, 16:9 aspect ratio, DCI-P3 100% 
  • Killer Double Shot Pro Wireless-AX 1650i 802. 11ax Wi-Fi 6
  • Built-in Bluetooth™ 5.1

Price:

Acer Predator Helios 300 2021 NPR. 2,30,000

Best Entry Level Gaming Laptop

Nominations: Acer Nitro 5 2021, Asus TUF F15 Gaming Laptop, and HP Pavillion Power 15 2020

Best Entry Level Gaming Laptop

Winner: Acer Nitro 5 2021

Among the three, Acer Nitro 5 2021 is equipped with a more powerful GPU in a such competitive price range. Acer Nitro 5 2021 flaunts an RTX 3050 GPU alongside with i5-11th gen CPU. Also, Acer Nitro 5 2021 has a refresh rate of 144Hz.

Key Features

  • 11th Gen Intel Core i5-11400H Processor 3.1 GHz, 4 cores (12M Cache, up to 4.5GHz)
  • NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3050 with 4GB GDDR6 VRAM
  • 15.6″ 144Hz LCD ComfyView In-plane Switching (IPS) Technology Full HD Backlight Technology LED 1920 x 1080 pixels
  • 4-cell Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion) 3320 mAh

Price:

Acer Predator Helios 300 2021 NPR. 1,39,000

Best Laptop For Students 2021

Nominations: Asus TP412FA, Acer Aspire 5 2021, Lenovo Ideapad 3 i5 2021

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Winner: Acer Aspire 5 2021

Among the three, Acer Aspire 5 2021 is a more affordable option and in terms of power and performance, it is no less than others. Acer Aspire 5 2021 packs an Intel Core i5-11th gen CPU that is paired with 4GB of DDR4 RAM.

Key Features

  • 11th Gen Intel Core i5-1135G7 Processor 2.4 GHz (8M Cache, up to 4.2 GHz, 4 cores)
  • 15.6-inch IPS Display; HD (1366 x 768 pixels) resolution; LED-backlit, Narrow Bezel Display
  • 4GB DDR4; Expandable up to 32GB
  • 1TB HDD; Dedicated SSD slot for storage expansion
  • 4.19 LBs

Price:

Acer Aspire 5 2021 NPR. 77,000

Best Laptop For Business 2021

Nominations: HP Envy 13 2021, Asus ZenBook 14 UM4251A, and Acer Swift 3 2021

Tech sathi awards

Winner: Asus ZenBook 14 UM4251A

Among the three, Asus ZenBook 14 UM4251A is a more portable and lightweight laptop that has good battery life. Asus ZenBook 14 UM4215A is equipped with an AMD Ryzen™ 5 4500U Processor and AMD Radeon™ Graphics. Also, the key travel in ZenBook 14 is 1.4mm which makes it comfortable to type. Similarly, the keyboard feels more premium.

Key Features

  • AMD Ryzen™ 5 4500U Processor 2.3 GHz (8M Cache, up to 4.0 GHz, 6 cores)
  • AMD Radeon™ Graphics
  • 14.0-inch,FHD (1920 x 1080) 16:9,IPS-level Panel,Anti-glare display,LED Backlit,250nits,sRGB: 100%,Screen-to-body ratio: 90%
  • Edge-to-edge keyboard design, full-size backlit, with 1.4 mm key travel
  • 1.22 Kg

Price

Asus ZenBook 14 UM4251A NPR. 1,16,000

Best Affordable Laptop 2021

Nominations: Asus VivoBook 15X515JA, Acer Aspire 5 2021, and Dell Inspirion 3501

Tech sathi awards

Winner: Dell Inspirion 3501

Among the three, Dell Inspirion 3501 has a dedicated GPU i.e. NVIDIA GeForce MX330 with 2GB GDDR5 graphics memory. Also, the price is comparatively low compared to its counterpart.

Key Features

  • 11th Generation Intel Core i5-1135G7 Processor (8MB Cache, up to 4.2 GHz)
  • NVIDIA GeForce MX330 with 2GB GDDR5 graphics memory
  • 8GB DDR4, 2666MHz, Expandable up to 16GB
  • 15.6-inch Full-HD (1920 x 1080 pixels) Anti-glare LED Backlight Non-touch Narrow Border WVA Display
  • 3-Cell 42 Watt-Hours Integrated

Price

Dell Inspirion 3501 NPR. 83,000

Best Fitness Band 2021

Nominations: Fitbit Charge 4, Huawei Band 6, and Oneplus Band

Tech sathi awards

Winner: Huawei Band 6

Fitness trackers are a great option for smartwatches since they provide easy access to all of the data that a person needs from their exercises and cost less than a smartwatch. The Huawei Band 6 is a wonderful gadget for getting started with monitoring metrics such as heart rate, sleep, and fitness. It would be very hard for you to find a fitness band with a better feature set for the price, let alone one with lengthy battery life and a screen large enough to pass for a smartwatch.

Key Features

  • 1.47″ FullView AMOLED Screen
  • 96 Workout Modes
  • 2-Week Battery Life
  • All-Day SpO2 Monitoring
  • 24/7 Heart Rate Monitoring

Price:

HUAWEI Band 6Rs. 9,490

Best Affordable Fitness Band 2021

Nominations: Mi Smart Band 6, realme Band, Samsung Galaxy Fit 2, Amazfit Band 5

Tech sathi awards

Winner: Mi Smart Band 6

It’s a basic fitness tracker which includes modern features along with a long AMOLED display. Mi Smart Band 6 has a 1.56-inch AMOLED display, touchscreen, 152 x 486 resolution, 450nit and having sensors PPG Optical Heart-rate monitors, 6-axis-motion-control-sensor with 5-meter water resistance while for 10 minutes. Mi Smart Band 6 provides more features than you would expect when compared to other products in this price range. It is best for keeping track of your general fitness data and daily activities. So, as it provides a plethora of features, we have considered it as the best affordable fitness band. Read More>>

Key Features

  • Full screen 1.56″ display
  • SpO2 tracking
  • 30 fitness modes
  • Magnetic charging

Price:

Mi Smart Band 6Rs. 5,999

Best Affordable Smartwatch 2021

Nominations: Amazfit Bip U, Realme Watch S, and HiFuture HiTime SE

Tech sathi awards

Winner: HiFuture HiTime SE

HiFuture HiTime SE is a special edition of the HiTime. It has a 1.72-inch IPS display with a screen resolution of 320 x 385. The Pedometer 24-hour heart rate monitor is pretty accurate in keeping your heart in check. The IPX5 water resistance is what makes this smartwatch worth it along with all the above features. Moreover, It has a 200 mAh battery that can last up to 7 days with a standby time of 75 days.

Key Features:

  • Display: 1.72-inch full screen HD IPS anti glare screen.
  • Bluetooth Vesion: V.5.2
  • Battery: 200 mAh
  • Waterproof: IPX5 Waterproof

Price:

HiFuture HiTime SEMRP.8,999/-

Best Entry-Level Smartwatch 2021

Nominations: Haylou Smart Watch Ls02, Aqfit W11 Smart Watch, Mi Watch Lite

Tech sathi awards

Winner: Mi Watch Lite

Of all the nominees that we selected for this category, Mi Watch Lite comes on the top in almost all aspects. This smartwatch sports a 1.4-inch square display and has a resolution of 320 x 320 pixels. Mi Watch Lite is able to keep track of 11 workout modes. The watch can also record resting heart rate data for up to 3 days. Similarly, Mi Watch Lite supports sleep tracking but it’s unclear if it can record REM sleep. Also, the watch provides breathing exercises. Hence, it is the best entry-level smartwatch for budget-conscious users and has more familiarity with a fitness tracker instead.

Key Features:

  • Body: 41mm x 35mm x 11.09mm, 35 grams
  • Display: 1.4-inches TFT LCD panel, 2.5D curved glass, 60% NTSC , 350 nits
  • Resolution: 320 x 320 pixels; 323PPI
  • Water Resistance Level: 5ATM
  • Sports Mode: 11 different modes
  • Battery: 230mAh

Price:

Mi Watch LiteNPR 7,999

Best Smartwatch (Design) 2021

Nominations: Apple Watch Series 7, and Samsung Galaxy Watch 4

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Winner: Apple Watch Series 7

This year, Apple Watch Series 7 comes as an undisputed winner for Best Smartwatch in Design category. Apple watch series 7 has more rounded corners and the display is more durable than last year’s Series 6. It uses reinforced glasses and the case is IP6X rated for dust resistance. In addition, it is WR50 certified for water resistance too. As the screen size is pretty big, users will be able to view 50% more text on Watch Series 7’s screen.

Key Features:

  • Body: 44/40mm, Glass front, Aluminum frame
  • Display: Always-on Retina OLED screen
  • Control: Touch, Swipe, Digital Crown with haptic feedback
  • Battery Life: 18 hours, 85% charge in 45 minutes
  • OS: Apple watchOS 8
  • Certification: IP6X, WR50 (50m water-resistant)
  • Sensors: Built-in Compass, Barometer Altimeter, SpO2 Sensor, Second-Gen Optical Heart Sensor, Electrical Heart Sensor, Accelerometer

Price:

Apple Watch Series 7MRP. 65,000/-

Best Flagship TWS 2021

Nominations: Samsung Buds Pro, Sony WF-100XM3 Wireless Earbuds, and Apple AirPods Pro

Tech sathi awards

Winner: Apple AirPods Pro

Apple AirPods Pro has noise cancellation and has Apple’s proprietary H1-based System in the Package. The 10 audio cores help deliver low audio processing latency.

Key Features:

  • Chip: H1-based System in Package
  • Noise-Cancellation , Transparency Mode
  • Connectivity: Bluetooth 5.0

Price:

Apple AirPods ProMRP. 38,500/-

Best Affordable TWS 2021

Nominations: Redmi Earbuds S, Realme Dizo GoPods D, and Accurate TWS HX03 Wireless Earbuds

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Winner: Redmi Earbuds S

Redmi Earbuds S gives a 7.2 mm sound driver with DS intelligent technology and has Bluetooth version 5.0 technology.

Key Features:

  • Driver: 7.2mm driver
  • Control: Physical Button
  • Water Resistant: IPX4 rating
  • Wireless Range: 10m

Price:

Redmi Earbuds SMRP. 3,199/-

Best Flagship Headphone 2021

Nominations: Sony WH-1000MX4, and Apple Airpods Max

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Winner: Apple Airpods Max

Apple Airpods Max is apple designed dynamic driver with active noise cancellation. Having Transparency mode and Adaptive EQ. Spatial audio with dynamic head tracking.

Key Features:

  • Driver: 40mm dynamic driver
  • Chip: Apple H1 Chip
  • Connectivity: Bluetooth 5.0
  • Sensor: Optical, Position, Case-detect

Price:

Apple AirPods MaxMRP. 85,000/-

Best Affordable Headphone 2021

Nominations: ANKER Soundcore Life Q10, Remax Headphone RM 805, and Digicom Wired Headphone DG – W6

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Winner: ANKER Soundcore Life Q10

ANKER Soundcore Life Q10 gives a 40mm driver with bass up technology with 60 hours battery backup and Bluetooth 5.0 connectivity.

Key Features:

  • Driver: 40 mm Driver.
  • Bluetooth: v5
  • BassUp Technology
  • Battery Life: 60 hour playtime

Price:

ANKER Soundcore Life Q10MRP. 6,490

Best Gaming Headphone 2021

Nominations: Corsair VOID Pro Surround Premium Gaming Headset, and Logitech G332 SE Stereo Gaming Headset

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Winner: Corsair VOID Pro Surround Premium Gaming Headset

Corsair VOID Pro Surround Premium Gaming Headset provides a 50mm, driver which provides exceptional comfort, epic audio performance, and ultimate gaming experience.

Price:

CORSAIR VOID PRO Surrounded PremiumMRP.13,750/-

Best Flagship Earphone 2021

Nominations: Skullcandy 50/50, Apple EarPods with Lightning Connector, and Moshi Mythro C USB Type-C Earphone

Techsathi awards

Winner: Skullcandy 50/50

Skullcandy 50/50 is the flagship earphone that gives the 11mm driver which gives tremendous bass and barely any distortion even at maximum volume.

Key Features:

  • Driver: 11mm
  • Plug Type: 3.5mm Gold-plated
  • Flat Tangle-Free TPE Cable with Mic3

Price:

Skullcandy 50/50MRP.4,500/-

Best Affordable Earphone 2021

Nominations: JBL T210 In-Ear Headphones, Tuddrom T1, and Sony MDR-EX110AP

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Winner: Sony MDR-EX110AP

Sony MDR-EX110AP is the affordable earphone that gives the 9mm Driver Neodymium Magnets In-Line Microphone and it has a remote smart key app compatible which is customized android control.

Key Features:

  • Driver: 9mm Drivers
  • Connectivity: Wired with 3.5mm headphone jack
  • Wire: 1.m, 90 degree audio jack

Price:

Sony MDR-EX110APMRP. 2,000/-

Best Entry-Level Earphone 2021

Nominations: Tuddrom Mo2, Remax Concave Convex Wired Earphone RM-510, and Redmi Earphones

Techsathi awards

Winner: Tuddrom Mo2

Tuddrom Mo2 is the best entry-level earphone which gives 10mm of the driver with 21-ohm impedance with a lightweight and comfortable design.

Key Features:

  • Driver: 10mm
  • Impedance: 21 ohm
  • Frequency response: 20-40000 Hz
  • TPE wire: 120cm Long Tough TPE wire for longer life.

Price:

Tuddrom Mo2MRP.699/-

Best 4K TV 2021

Nominations: LG OLED TV – C1 Series, Samsung QLED TV – Q Series, Sony 4K TV 55X80J

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Winner: LG OLED TV – C1 Series

LG offers 48-inch, 55-inch, and 65-inch devices in the C1 series. The LG C1 TV has a 4K Ultra HD OLED display with a resolution of 2840 x 2160 pixels. The OLED display is the main attraction of this product. LG has been awarded World’s No. 1 OLED TV Brand along with the C1 being Best Gaming TV. Developed using a vast database of over one million visual data points, the deep-learning algorithm recognizes content quality, while the 4th generation α9 Gen 4 AI Processor removes noise and optimises contrast & saturation. Currently, only LG offers OLED TV in Nepal. LG has partnered with NVIDIA to make LG OLED TV G-SYNC certified. It has a response time of 1 millisecond, and compatibility for VRR, ALLM, and eARC fulfils HDMI 2.1 requirements. As no other brands offer these features, we have considered LG OLED TV C1 as the Best 4K TV. Read More>>

Key Features

  • Eye Comfort 4K UHD OLED Display
  • Dolby Vision™ IQ and Dolby Atmos®
  • NVIDIA® G-SYNC® Compatible
  • α9 Gen4 AI Processor 4K
  • SELF-LIT PiXELS

Price:

LG OLED 4K TV C1 – 48″MRP. 2,82,990
LG OLED 4K TV C1 – 55″ MRP. 3,06,990
LG OLED 4K TV C1 – 65″ MRP. 5,17,990

Best Affordable 4K TV 2021

Nominations: Mi TV 4X , CG 4K UHD TV – A Series, TCL 4K UHD TV (55P615)

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Winner: Mi TV 4X

Xiaomi’s mid-range lineup delivers high-end features such as 4K-HDR at considerably more affordable pricing. The TV offers appealing features at a reasonable price. It has a vivid 4K 10-bit HDR-enabled display, upgraded speakers, improved build quality, and, most importantly, Netflix and Amazon Prime Video integration. Although it lacks some of the basic operational buttons on the remote controller, it is definitely a value for money deal at this price point. ALthough CG A Series also comes at an affordable price range, Mi TV 4X is the most affordable 4K TV in Nepal. As Mi TV 4X is available in different screen sizes, here we are talking about the 43” display. Read More>>

Key Features

  • 4K HDR display
  • Android TV Google Assistant
  • 2×10W Stereo Speakers
  • RAM: 2GB DDR Storage: 8GB eMMC

Price:

Mi TV 4X 43″Rs. 54,999
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