2011 Top Gadget-Related Searches in US

2011 Top Gadget-Related Searches in US

Yes, the Google's Zeitgeist website for the year is now up. How about the top gadget-related queries for the year? For that, Google has given TechCrunch some crucial information that haven’t been published yet about the top ten searches in these three categories: the top gadgets, the top consumer electronics, and the fastest rising consumer electronics (TechCrunch was informed by Google that they have defined 'gadgets' as a subset of CE, with the former comprising of portable devices). While these lists apply only to the US, they do give a good glimpse at the tech trends that have been plaguing consumers in 2011:

TechCrunch - Apple has a commanding lead on the Top Gadgets list, holding four of the top ten spots, including the iPod at #1. But there’s one striking omission: the iPhone doesn’t appear among the Top Gadgets at all. Amazon’s Kindle (and Kindle Fire), the Otterbox, Nook, Zune, and even the defunct Palm all bested it.

Top Gadgets

  • ipod
  • kindle
  • ipad
  • nano
  • kindle fire
  • otterbox
  • nook
  • ipad 2
  • zune
  • palm

Top Consumer Electronics

  • xbox
  • ipod touch 5g
  • sony
  • ps3
  • camera
  • canon
  • ipod touch
  • kindle
  • nikon
  • playstation

Fastest Rising Consumer Electronics

  • kindle fire
  • ipad 2
  • psn
  • dre beats
  • otterbox
  • amazon kindle
  • playstation
  • iphone 4s
  • htc thunderbolt
  • iphone 5

Amazon has also gotten a fair amount of traction, pointing to a growing interest in its Kindle lineup which of course includes its recently released Kindle Fire and Kindle e-book readers.

You can check out our earlier post on the top searches of 2011 for Google and Yahoo here.

Source: TechCrunch

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