Samsung and Asus top nominations in T3 Gadget Oscars

Samsung and Asus lead the way with 10 nominations each in the 6th annual T3 Gadget Awards.  Rewarding the best in the world of gadgets, software development and new technology; The Gadget Awards are spread over 19 categories.

Gadget of the Year.

Sony, Samsung, Asus and Apple all go head to head with their flagship products in a bid to be awarded Gadget of the Year 2012.

Nominations include  

Samsung Galaxy S3

Sony PS Vita

Asus Eee Pad Transformer Prime

Apple iPhone 4S

Asus Zenbook UX31

OnLive Philips Fidelio L1

Sony NEX-7 camera

LG 55LM960V

Google Nexus 7 by Asus

The release of many of these latest models has forced down the resale value of older mobile phones and other gadgets. Many tech hunger consumers are desperately looking to sell their old gadgets for cash in order to upgrade to the latest model.

Cash in your Gadgets director Ashley Payne says the release of new gadgets always signals an increase in the number of UK residents looking to sell their old tech to CIYG.co.uk “as soon as Apple released the Apple iPhone 4S we saw a sharp increase in the number of people trading in their Apple iPhone 3G or 3GS” “As we offer some of the highest prices in the market for used phones and old laptops, we see a lot of these”

Tablet of Year

Another chance for the big boys to go head to head in the biggest growth sector of 2012 – Tablet PCs. The Apple iPad 3 and Google Nexus 7 by Asus look set to battle this out for the rest of the year.

Nominations include  

 

Apple new iPad 3

Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 10.1

Asus Eee Pad Transformer Prime

Sony Tablet S

Samsung Galaxy Tab 8.9

Google Nexus 7 by ASUS

The tablet PC market has seen huge gains in 2012 with the number of used tablets being traded in for cash increasing massively. The 3rd and even 4th generations of popular tablets are now being released and many 1st and 2nd generation tablet customers are looking to quickly sell their used iPad or to sell their used Samsung Galaxy tab for cash in order to upgrade.