2014 Podium

Welcome to the 2014 Wellbots Ranking of the Top 25 Smart Products

We call “Smart Product” any connected device that can interact with people, its environment or other devices. Smart Products can provide useful information to their users and in some cases act using this information. Smart Products can embark modern technologies – sensors, microprocessors, software – into known devices or be brand new types of products. Examples of Smart Products are drones, cleaning robots, wearables, home automation devices, and connected toys. They are also called Internet-of-Things devices or connected devices.




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Wellbots.com is the go-to online retail destination for Internet-of-Things (IoT) devices in North America. Since its launch in 2013, Wellbots.com has grown into one of the IoT industry’s leading authorities. Along with renowned customer service, Wellbots.com delivers unparalleled smart product shopping advice, innovative features and the best selection of products per category. In addition, Wellbots.com boasts strategic partnerships with PayPal and CNET, is a Google Trusted Store and annually releases the ranking of the Top 25 Smart Products.

This year, our Ranking Team has surveyed over 400 manufacturers and 2,000 users of Smart Products. Industry insiders and smart product users vote on a range of criteria that include product quality and design, brand awareness, innovation, financial strength, marketing, research & development.

Rank Product Brand Product Type Score Brand Awareness Innovation Financial Strength Geographic Footprint Product Design Marketing R&D
1 Nest Thermostat Nest Smart Thermostat 4.88
2 iPhone 6 Apple Smartphone 4.86
3 Jawbone UP3 Wristband Jawbone Activity Tracker 4.80
4 DJI Inspire 1 DJI Drone 4.65
5 Square Stand for Contactless and Chip Square Smart Payment 4.63
6 Sony α6000 E-mount camera with APS-C Sensor Sony Camera 4.57
7 MakerBot Replicator 3D Printer MakerBot 3D Printer 4.55
8 myris EyeLock myris Identity Authenticator 4.50
9 Parrot Mini Drone Parrot Drone 4.42
10 WowWee MiP WowWee Robot 4.38
11 Samsung Galaxy NotePro Samsung Tablet 4.34
12 Roku Streaming Stick Roku Streaming Stick 4.32
13 SkyBell WiFi Doorbell SkyBell Smart Doorbell 4.25
14 Chamberlain MyQ Smartphone Garage Door Opener Chamberlain Smart Garage Door Opener 4.24
15 Aether Cone Speaker Aether Speaker 4.22
16 Neato Botvac 85 Neato Robot Vacuum Cleaner 4.15
17 Philipps Hue Lux Philipps Smart Bulb 4.10
18 Netatmo Thermostat Netatmo Smart Thermostat 4.06
19 Weber iGrill 2 Weber Bluetooth Thermometer 4.04
20 Jibo Robot Jibot Robot 4.02
21 Apple Watch Apple Smartwatch 3.97
22 Amazon Fire TV Stick Amazon Streaming Stick 3.80
23 Polaroid C3 Polaroid Instant Camera 3.75
24 Boosted Board Boosted Electric Skateboard 3.64
25 Epson PowerLite Home Cinema 2030 Epson Smart Projector 3.55