The best technology brands in the 2021/22 Finder Retail Awards
We reveal Australia's favourite technology brands for 2021/22
The Finder Retail Awards recognises Australia's favourite brands across more than 100 retail categories. We survey thousands of real Australians to understand how they feel about their recent product purchases, and use that information to reward the most popular brands.
These are the best brands for technology in the 2021/22 Awards.
Best rated digital camera brand: Canon
The best rated digital camera brand in this year's Finder Awards is Canon. Canon topped the scores for image quality, ease of use, features and value for money.
Best rated laptop brand: Acer
If you're looking for a new computer, Acer has been rated as the best laptop brand in Australia. Acer scored well for performance, value for money and battery life, and was recommended by 95% of surveyed Australians.
Best rated mobile phone brand: Oppo
With high scores for value for money and battery life, manufacturer Oppo has won the Finder Award for best mobile phone this year.
Best rated headphones brand: Beats by Dr. Dre
For the second year running, Beats by Dr. Dre has take out the Finder Award for best headphones. Beats had top scores for design and comfort and was recommended by 100% of surveyed customers.
Best rated TV brand: Samsung
Samsung is the back-to-back winner in this category and it's not hard to see why. This brand scored highly across the board, whilst also receiving a 100% recommendation rating from its customers.
Best rated VR headset brand: Sony Playstation
Sony Playstation has been instrumental in driving take up of virtual reality technology so it's no surprise that it has taken out this year's Finder award for best VR headset brand. Playstation was a clear favourite across the ease of use, features and functions and overall rating pillars.
How we chose the winners
The 2021/22 Finder Retail Awards recognise brand sentiment from customer feedback on different retail product categories. Finder worked with data and insights company, Dynata to conduct thousands of customer interviews around their product purchasing history and satisfaction with their purchased products.
Disclaimer: Please refer to our methodology for more information on how we scored and judged Finder Retail Awards candidates. While we endeavour to assess the majority of product providers in the market, this is not always possible and it may be that not every brand in the market was included for judging.
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