Winners: EISA Awards 2017-2018

15 Aug 2017 | Rasmus Larsen |

Every year around this time, the EISA Awards are announced ahead of the IFA 2017 show in Berlin. Philips won for ”Best Buy OLED TV” and Sony ZD9 won best ”Home Theatre TV”. There were no TV awards for Panasonic.

EISA Awards 2017-2018

New categories have been introduced while existing ones have been removed. Worth highlighting perhaps is that TCL has made the list, that Panasonic did not win any TV awards, and that Samsung “QLED” LCD received no praise for picture quality.

Also read: TV review scores

Samsung instead won best “Smart TV” whereas Panasonic took home the price for ”Best Buy UHD Blu-ray player”. Philips won in a new category, introduced this year, called ”Best buy OLED TV”, whereas LG E7 won for best ”OLED TV”. A full list is available below.

Eisa Awards 2017-2018

EISA Awards 2017-18 – Home Theatre Display & Video

Best Buy OLED TV: Philips 55POS9002
Best Buy TV: TCL U55C7006
Best Smart TV: Samsung QE55Q7F
Best LCD TV: LG 55SJ850V
Best Home Theatre TV: Sony KD-65ZD9
Best Buy UHD Blu-ray: Panasonic DMP-UB300/UB400 series
Best Universal UHD Blu-ray: Oppo UDP-203
Best Home Theatre Projector: Epson EH-TW9300W

EISA Awards 2017-18 – Home Theatre Audio

Best Buy UHD Blu-ray: Panasonic DMP-UB300/UB400 series
Best Universal UHD Blu-ray: Oppo UDP-203
Best Home Theatre Subwoofer: SVS PB16-Ultra
Best Home Theatre Solution: Denon HEOS AVR
Best Home Theatre High-end: Dali Phantom S series
Best TV Audio Upgrade: Sonos Playbase
Best Home Theatre Speaker System: Focal Sib Evo
Best Soundbar: LG SJ9
Best Hoem Theatre Receiver: Yamaha RX-V483

EISA Awards 2017-18 – Hi-Fi

Best Portable DAC/Headphone Amplifier: RHA Dacamp L1
Best Multiroom Network Player: Yamaha WXC-50
Best Hi-Fi Innovation: Devialet Gold Phantom
Best High-end Stereo System: Marantz SA-10 & PM-10
Best Value Amplifier: NAD C338
Best Integrated Amplifier: Hegel Röst
Best High-end Turntable: Elac Miracord 90
Best Value Turntable: Pro-Ject Essential II Flexi-Range
Best DAC/Headphone Amplifier: Pro-Ject Pre Box S2 Digital
Best Headphones: Denon AH-D7200
Best Floorstanding Loudspeaker: Q Accoustics Concept 500
Best Bookshelf Loudspeaker: Dynaudio Contour 20
Best Value Loudspeaker: Dali Spektor 6
Best Wireless Loudspeaker: KEF LS50 Wireless

EISA is also handing out awards to cameras and mobile devices. See all of them at Last year’s awards can be found here.

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