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LAPTOP Magazine Announces Winners of Best of CES 2013 Awards

Awards Recognize Top Mobile Devices Across 12 Categories

NEW YORK, NY -- (Marketwire) -- 01/10/13 -- LAPTOP - The Pulse of Mobile Tech, the leading mobile technology magazine and website, today announced the winners of its ninth annual Best of CES 2013 Awards. Full descriptions of the winning products can be found here: http://blog.laptopmag.com/best-of-ces-2013-awards

LAPTOP's team of editors and writers reported daily from the biggest U.S. consumer technology event of the year, covering the hottest products on display with breaking news, photos and videos. Of those, LAPTOP has selected 12 winners for its Best of CES 2013 Awards. The winners include groundbreaking devices that redefine their categories through the progression of design and performance while also enhancing the user experience.

"At CES 2013, we saw more innovations than ever that just made us say 'wow,' from a smartphone that can stream music underwater to a self-driving car controlled via an app," said LAPTOP Editor in Chief Mark Spoonauer. "Several trends emerged at this year's show, including smarter wearable fitness tech, sleeker Windows 8 laptop-tablet hybrids and mobile gaming gear that puts traditional consoles on notice. Our awards celebrate those products that redefine these and other categories."

LAPTOP's Best of CES 2013 Award Winners are:
Best Laptop/Convertibles: Lenovo ThinkPad Helix
Best PC Accessory: Lenovo Thinkvision LT1423
Best Smartphone: Sony Xperia Z
Best Tablet: Razer Edge
Best Tablet/Smartphone Accessory: Moga Pro Controller
Best Gaming Device: Oculus Rift Virtual Reality Headset
Best Camera/Camcorder: Samsung NX300
Best Storage: Seagate Wireless Plus
Best Audio Gear: Best SOL Republic Master Tracks
Best Fitness Tech: Mio Alpha Sports Watch
Best Car Tech: Audi Pilot Parking for Audi Connect
Best Innovation: Lenovo IdeaCentre Horizon Table PC

This week, LAPTOP also asked readers to vote on their favorite product at the show via a poll on Laptopmag.com. Readers selected from a list of innovative products nominated by LAPTOP's editors. The winner, Lenovo's IdeaCentre Horizon, was also announced today.

For more information about the winners, and for LAPTOP's complete CES 2013 coverage, please visit www.laptopmag.com/ces

About LAPTOP Magazine & Laptopmag.com

LAPTOP - The Pulse of Mobile Tech celebrates the infusion of mobile technology in our daily lives and provides the information and insights that enable its readers to thrive in a wireless world. It serves as the essential guide for mobile professionals and tech-savvy consumers who depend upon our expert product evaluations, helpful how-to advice, and examination of the societal impact of mobile technology.

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