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Trusted Reviews reveals its 2022 Awards shortlist

Trusted Reviews has revealed the shortlist for its 2022 Awards, offering an early insight into who could win at the event at the end of the month.

The shortlist is live now and final. The Trusted Reviews Awards are split into Mobile, TV, Audio, Computing, Gaming, Homes and Cameras categories. Outside of the new network of the year categories, each product in the shortlist has to have been thoroughly reviewed by one of the team of experts at Trusted Reviews within the last 12 months to be considered.

Scroll down to see this year’s shortlist, or use the skip links to find out more about the Trusted Reviews Awards!

Trusted Reviews Awards 2022 shortlist

Mobile shortlist

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Best smartphone

Best high-end mobile

Best camera phone

Best affordable phone

Best mid range phone

Best gaming phone

Best affordable tablet

Best tablet

Best smartwatch

Best fitness tracker

Best running watch

TV shortlist

Trusted Reviews Awards 2022 TV shortlist
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Best TV

Best TV 50-inches and under

Best projector

Best portable projector

Best video streamer

Best video streaming service

Audio shortlist

Trusted Reviews Awards 2022 audio shortlist
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Best Atmos soundbar

Best budget soundbar

Best wireless speaker

Best outdoor speaker

Best headphones

Best noise canceling headphones

Best affordable headphones

Best true wireless

Best affordable true wireless

Best sports headphones

Best multi-room speaker

Best turntable

Best wired headphones

Best DAC

Best music streamer

Best portable music player

Best system

Best desktop speaker

Computing and gaming shortlist

Trusted Reviews Awards 2022 computing and gaming shortlist
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Best laptop

Best laptop for students

Best home office laptop

Best monitor

Best chromebook

Best components

Best printer

Best router

Best VPN

Best anti-virus

Best password managers

Best games console

Best Switch game

Best PlayStation game

Best Xbox game

Best PC game

Best game

Best online game

Best co-op game

Best gaming mouse

Best gaming headset

Best gaming keyboard

Best gaming monitor

Best gaming laptop

Homes shortlist

Trusted Reviews Awards 2022 homes shortlist
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Best washing machine/dryer

Best coffee machine

Best home security product

Best vacuum

Best robot vacuum

Best kitchen gadget

Best smarthome product

Best smart doorbell

Best upright vacuum

Best handheld vacuum

Best oven

Best hob

Best dishwasher

Cameras shortlist

Trusted Reviews Awards 2022 cameras shortlist
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Best camera

Best vlogging camera

Best camera accessory

What are the Trusted Reviews Awards 2022?

The Trusted Reviews Awards are a yearly celebration of the best products and companies in the world of mobile, homes, computing, gaming, cameras, TV and audio.

Alongside the regular Editor’s Choice awards Trusted Reviews will this year also debut a new category of mobile network awards, which will leverage customer experiences collected from the site’s readers to pick the best performing carriers this year.

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The 2015 Trusted Reviews Awards at the Hollywood Bowl in the O2 Arena

When are the Trusted Reviews Awards?

The Trusted Reviews Awards will take place on September 29. Ahead of that we’ll reveal the awards categories and shortlists at a later date this summer.

Where are the Trusted Reviews Awards 2022?

After two years as a digital only event, Trusted Reviews is pleased to announce the Trusted Reviews Awards will be returning as a physical event in 2022.

In a nod to the event’s heritage we’ll be hosting the Trusted Reviews Awards 2022 in the Hollywood Bowl at the O2 Arena. Guests will have a chance to party and enjoy a glass with the team at Trusted Reviews while also enjoying the venue’s arcade cabinets and entertainment machines free of charge.

The venue holds a special place in Trusted’s history with the site having held two of its earliest awards ceremonies there many moons ago.

Readers will also be able to follow the event live as we’ll be revealing the winners of each category in realtime on our social media channels.

How are the winners chosen?

To be considered as a shortlist candidate a product must have been fully reviewed by one of the experts at Trusted Reviews and, outside of rare exceptions, scored at least 4/5 recommended in the past 12 months. The winner is then decided by the internal team of experts based on their experience reviewing it and knowledge of the market holistically. The only categories that don’t follow this process are the newly launched mobile network awards.

Best mobile network awards

This year Trusted Reviews is launching a new category of mobile network awards. Unlike the Editor’s Choice Awards the winners will be decided based on a user survey that will gauge key factors including:

  • Would they recommend their network to others?
  • How do they rate their overall experience with the network?
  • How do they rate their network’s customer service?
  • How do they rate their network’s overall coverage?
  • How do they rate their network’s 5G coverage?
  • How do they rate their network’s roaming packages?
  • How would they rate their network for reliability?
  • How would they rate their network’s connection speed?
  • If they think their network’s good value for money
  • How would they rate their network’s rewards scheme/benefits?

Based on the results, we will then announce the winner on the night.

Why trust our journalism?

Founded in 2004, Trusted Reviews exists to give our readers thorough, unbiased and independent advice on what to buy.

Today, we have millions of users a month from around the world, and assess more than 1,000 products a year.

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Editorial independence

Editorial independence means being able to give an unbiased verdict about a product or company, with the avoidance of conflicts of interest. To ensure this is possible, every member of the editorial staff follows a clear code of conduct.

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