2011 Awards issue available now

The long-awaited 2011 What Hi-Fi? Sound and Vision Awards issue, the result of a year of testing and months of heated deliberation, is available now. If you want to know the best home cinema, hi-fi, TV and computer music products to buy, look no further.

Wherever you are in the world, you can download the digital version of the Awards issue right now - just click here.

From the big stuff – TVs, home cinema amplifiers, speakers and hi-fi components – to those essential accessories to make the most of any system, it's all in our 2011 Awards issue, packed with new and exclusive tests and 100 Award-winners.

Whether you want a basic TV or the latest hi-tech internet-connected 3D set, a simple home cinema in a box system or a complete set-up of Blu-ray player, receiver, speakers and a projector, we've Award-winners for you.

And we're on-message with network music storage and streaming, too, with systems, streaming players, DACs and more to get your whole-house hi-fi up and running.

It's our favourite issue of the year – the one for which our expert team of reviewers closes itself in our listening rooms for weeks on end and considers not only the brand-new arrivals in hi-fi and home cinema, but the long-established products those newcomers have to beat.

We're flooded with all the hottest new products from the big names in consumer electronics, and the mood switches back and forth between serious deliberation to 'kids in the world's best sweetshop' – it's a blast for us, and we hope you agree with some of the products we've decided to crown best in class, and the best of the best.

We'll be letting you have a long hard look at our Award-winners at this weekend's Manchester Show, where you can also interrogate the review team about our choices, and you also have the chance to grab yourself a piece of the action in our now-famous 'win the winners' competition. This year we have prizes worth £15,000 up for grabs.

Plus in the Awards issue there's another great competition with a fabulous system, worth almost £5000, to be won from one of the most famous names in audio.

Want more Awards-related stuff? Click here, and you'll be transported to our dedicated Awards section of the site, where all the winners will be revealed and you can read (and watch) the thinking behind our verdicts.

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Andrew has written about audio and video products for the past 20+ years, and been a consumer journalist for more than 30 years, starting his career on camera magazines. Andrew has contributed to titles including What Hi-Fi?, GramophoneJazzwise and Hi-Fi CriticHi-Fi News & Record Review and Hi-Fi Choice. I’ve also written for a number of non-specialist and overseas magazines.