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Samsung Galaxy S3 named T3 phone of the year

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Samsung Galaxy S3 named T3 phone of the year

The Samsung Galaxy S3 is 2012’s best phone, according to T3 magazine, marking the second consecutive win for a flagship smartphone in Samsung’s Galaxy range.

The S3 triumphed in a field that included the iPhone 4S, HTC One X, Sony Xperia S, Nokia Lumia 900 and the vanilla Android charms of the Samsung Galaxy Nexus. Apple’s iPhone 5, which dropped in September, launched too late to be included.

Samsung has now scooped what is arguably the gadget gurus’ top gong for two years in a row, after the Galaxy S2 picked the same prize last year.

T3 stated: “A lot was expected of the Samsung Galaxy S3 and anticipation reached iPhone-level hysteria leading in to the eventual launch in May.

“Not only is the S3 a worthy successor to the S2, it eclipses it in every way imaginable.”

Nexus 7 Google official

Other big winners on the night included Asus, which belied its relatively unfashionable status to grab Best Device and Best tablet for the Google Nexus 7 – a budget Android tablet that Asus manufactured on the search giant’s behalf.

Apple’s sole award, meanwhile, was for Work Gadget of the Year for the iPhone 4S.

T3’s complete list of winners

Innovation Of The Year: Raspberry Pi

Gaming Gadget Of The Year: Sony PS Vita

Gadget Accessory Of The Year: Nike Fuelband

App Of The Year: Zeebox

Retailer Of The Year: Amazon

Tech Personality Of The Year Rory Cellan-Jones

Digital Media Service Of The Year: Sky Go

T3 Design Award: ASUS Eee Pad Transformer Prime

Commuter Gadget Of The Year: Amazon Kindle 4

TV Of The Year: Sony Bravia KDL-55HX853

Digital Camera Of The Year: Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX1

Work Gadget Of The Year: Apple iPhone 4S

Home Gadget Of The Year: Nest Smart Thermostat

Computer Of The Year: ASUS Zenbook UX31

Music Gadget Of The Year: Bowers & Wilkins P3

Tablet Of The Year: Google Nexus 7 By Asus

Tech Brand Of The Year: Asus

Outstand Contribution To Tech: Lord Sugar

Phone Of The Year: Samsung Galaxy S3

Gadget Of The Year Google Nexus 7 By Asus

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