Coolest tech and telecoms brands in South Africa

The 2015 Sunday Times Generation Next Survey Awards, which recognises the coolest brands among SA’s youth, revealed that Nike, Coca-Cola, and Samsung are the top brands.

The Sunday Times Generation Next Survey Awards are based on a survey of 5,400 South Africans, aged between 8 and 23.

The survey was conducted by HDI Youth Marketeers in partnership with The Sunday Times, and was sponsored by Waltons.

The top five brands among South African youths are: Nike, Coca-Cola, Samsung, Mercedes-Benz, and BMW.

Top tech brands 2015

There were various technology products and services categories, including cellphones, computer brands, games, and gadgets.

The winners in each technology category of the 2015 Sunday Times Generation Next Survey Awards are listed below.

Cellphones

  1. Samsung
  2. Apple iPhone
  3. BlackBerry
  4. Nokia
  5. Huawei
  6. Sony Ericsson
  7. LG
  8. Alcatel
  9. Motorola

Cellphone Apps

  1. WhatsApp
  2. Facebook
  3. Instagram
  4. BBM
  5. YouTube
  6. Google
  7. Opera Mini
  8. PicMix
  9. Twitter
  10. Subway surfers

Computer Brands

  1. Samsung
  2. Apple Mac
  3. Sony
  4. LG
  5. HP
  6. Lenovo
  7. Acer
  8. Dell
  9. Toshiba
  10. Intel

Console or computer games

  1. Fifa 15
  2. GTA
  3. Need for Speed
  4. Subway Surfers
  5. Candy Crush
  6. The Sims
  7. Angry Birds
  8. Call of Duty
  9. God of War
  10. Clash of Clans

Hi-Tech Gadgets

  1. Xbox
  2. Samsung Galaxy Tablet
  3. iPhone
  4. Laptop
  5. PlayStation
  6. iPad
  7. 3D TV
  8. Samsung cellphone
  9. iPod
  10. Samsung Galaxy Gear

Social Media Platforms

  1. WhatsApp
  2. Facebook
  3. Instagram
  4. BBM
  5. YouTube
  6. Google+
  7. Twitter
  8. Skype
  9. Mxit
  10. Snapchat

Telecoms providers

  1. Vodacom
  2. MTN
  3. Cell C
  4. Telkom
  5. Virgin Mobile
  6. Telkom Mobile
  7. Neotel

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