The elite judges’ vote will count towards 60 per cent of the overall score for each gadget nominated for the Pocket-lint Gadget Awards. The 2018 judging panel will be announced shortly.

The 2017 judging panel included:

John Archer
Freelance Technology Journalist

Gareth Beavis
Global Phones, Tablets and Wearables Editor, TechRadar

Steve Boxer
Editor-at-large, Checkpoint Magazine

Cam Bunton
Contributing Editor,

Marc Chacksfield
Global Managing Editor, TechRadar

Dan Cutts
Gaming Editor, The Sun

Chris Davies

Gemma Evans

Dan Grabham

Chris Hall

Chris Haslam
Freelance Consumer Journalist and Smart Home Expert

Rik Henderson
Senior News and Features Editor,

Dan Jones
Consumer Editor, The Sun

Martyn Landi
Technology Correspondent, Press Association

Sam Loveridge
Associate Editor, GamesRadar+

Mike Lowe
Reviews Editor,

Stuart Miles

Britta O’Boyle
Features Editor,

David Phelan
Freelance Technology Journalist

Paul Prowse
Editor of Technology, Finance and Business - MSN UK

Michael Sawh
Editor, Wareable

Joe Simpson
Freelance Car Journalist

Mat Smith
UK Bureau Chief,

Dave Snelling
Technology Editor, Express Newspapers

Tim Stevens
Editor-in-Chief, Roadshow

Tom Warren
Senior Editor, The Verge

Rhiannon Williams
Technology Correspondent, i Paper

Victoria Woollaston
Group Editorial Director - Alphr and Expert Reviews