discover the best products of the year 2022

After a month of intense deliberation, the winners of the 2022 edition of the Fnac-Darty Awards, in partnership with Tech&Co, are known.

The Fnac-Darty group is joining forces this year with the editorial staff of Tech&Co to reward the most essential tech products of the year. And as much to say that 2022 was rich in innovations, and the many and many voters made sure to reward the best. Without further ado, discover the 10 most popular technological products in 2022.


The Sony WF-1000XM4 headphones are replaced by headphones! And not the least, since it is the excellent WH-1000XM5still at Sony, which emerged at the top of the public votes.

The Sony WH-1000XM5.©Lab Fnac

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sound bars

The soundbar market is flourishing, and many references come out of manufacturers’ factories every year. This year, it is finally Samsung who wins the timpani thanks to its HW-Q800B.

The SAMSUNG HW-Q800B.©Lab Fnac

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4K televisions now represent a huge share of the market and manufacturers are competing with advanced features to stand out. But, as for soundbars, it is the South Korean Samsung which leaves with a head start thanks to its QE55S95B.

Samsung OLED QE55S95B
The Samsung OLED QE55S95B.©Samsung

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Innovations are going well on the side of video projectors, in particular thanks to the democratization and miniaturization of certain ultra-short focal length models. It is moreover one of their representatives who comes out on top: the Xiaomi Mi 4K Laser.


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The camera market resists year after year against smartphones which, each year, are gaining in ease in this area. Nevertheless, they remain very popular with enlightened amateurs and professionals, for whom the Sony Alpha 7 IV represents an absolute reference this year.

The Sony Alpha 7 IV.©Sony

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Ultra high-end and almost futuristic, it’s theAcer ConceptD SpatialLabs which this year wins the crown in the laptop category. Its ultra muscular configuration and its divine screen make it largely outdistance its competitors.

The ACER ConceptD 7 SpatialLabs.©Lab Fnac

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gaming laptops

Increasingly popular, laptops dedicated to gaming are great all-rounders. And in this regard, it is once again Acer which is doing well thanks to the Predator Triton 500 SE PT516.

The Predator Triton 500.

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Premium smartphones

We call premium smartphones models sold at more than 500€, and which sometimes reach more than a thousand euros. This is also the case of the winner, the Honor Magic 4 Prowhich was displayed, when it was released, at €1,099.

The Honor Magic 4 Pro.©Lab Fnac

Rare fact, the product arrives however ex aequo with the most recent iPhone 14 of Apple which, in spite of rather meager novelties, always manages to find a place of choice in the hearts of the public.

iPhone 14 test
The iPhone 14 in its new sky blue color.©Pierre Crochart/L’Éclaireur

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Smartphones under 500€

Smartphones under €500 concentrate the bulk of mobile sales worldwide. And manufacturers are more and more inclined to take care of their copy to appeal to as many people as possible. Xiaomi, through its subsidiary Redmi, wins the prize this year thanks to the excellent Note 11 Pro+ 5G.

The Xiaomi Redmi Note 11 Pro+ 5G.©Lab Fnac

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Connected watches and bracelets

The ” wearables as they are sometimes called continue their inexorable progression on our wrists. As for smartphones, the market is bubbling. But you chose to elect the Samsung Galaxy Watch 5 to the rank of best representative of this category.

The Galaxy Watch5 accompanies the user in his sports training.
The Samsung Galaxy Watch 5.©Samsung

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Electric bikes and scooters are now everywhere… and everyone wants their piece of the cake! Well established on the market, it is once again Xiaomi that has convinced you thanks to its Electric Scooter 3 Lite.

The Xiaomi Electric Scooter 3 Lite.

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Sustainable choice

Like last year, Fnac-Darty and Tech&Co want to highlight products that stand out either for their durability, or for their design deemed to be more eco-responsible, or for their reduced electricity consumption. This year, it is in particular the great repairability of the Samsung QE66LS03B (The Frame) which is hailed, and awarded in this category.

The Samsung QE66LS03B TV.

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