Festivals are all about gifts and celebrations. With Christmas just around the corner, it’s time to start planning about what could be the best gift for your loved ones. The sweets that we gift usually go for waste. So, why not gift something practical that not only lasts long but also serves for a purpose. To ease up the same for you, we are here with our list of best tech goodies to gift this Christmas.
Let us see what all we have in our arsenal for you today so that it could be a perfect Christmas gifting guide for you. It will surely help you pick out interesting yet affordable gadgets to gift your close ones.
Amazfit BIP Smartwatch
Do you have someone in your house who is fond of smartwatches? Well, gone are the days when smartwatches used to cost a hole in the pocket. Starting at Rs. 5,799, the Huami Amazfit Bip is the most bang for buck smartwatch that you can buy right now in the market.
The Amazfit Bip gets an Always-on coloured touchscreen display upfront. Thanks to the transflective tech, the display shines stupendously even under the bright sun. It does all the things you get in a fitness tracker apart from few extras.
You can receive calls, messages, emails and other app notifications. Furthermore, it gets a full-fledged heart rate scanner, built-in GPS, and multi-sport tracking features. An impressive design coupled with a plethora of nifty features makes this one of the best tech goodies to gift this Christmas.
Honor Band 4
The Honor Band 4 is yet another smartwatch cum fitness tracker. It offers similar features to that of Amazfit Bip but costs less than half of the price at Rs. 2,599.
The Honor Band 4 brings in an incredible 0.95 Inch AMOLED display sans always-on functionality. Notable highlights include 17-day battery life, 24-hour accurate real-time heart rate monitoring and sleep tracking.
You can also customise watch faces which further enhances its beauty. The band also offers sports tracking, swimming posture recognition with 5ATM water resistance and primary function like notification reminders.
Yi Action Camera
Launched at Rs. 6,990, the Xiaomi backed Yi Sports Action Camera is currently available for a discounted price of Rs. 4,999 on Flipkart.
The camera is capable of recording 1080p video at 60fps and runs for around 90 minutes on a single charge. It carries a 16MP shooter with 155-degree Ultra wide-Angle Lens alongside built-in Wi-Fi.
Moreover, the YI Action Camera seamlessly records 720p videos at 120fps, and 480p videos in 240fps, in Extreme Sports mode and High-speed mode, respectively. Note that it isn’t waterproof and needs a separate case for underwater shooting.
Skullcandy Riff Wireless Headphones
The just-launched Skullcandy Riff Wireless On-ear headphones are the perfect companion for young trendsetters looking for an affordable pair of good quality headphones.
Priced at Rs. 5,999, the new headphones sport Bluetooth connectivity and a whopping 12-hour battery. The Rapid Charge technology allows for spectacular two-hour battery life with a mere 10-minute charge.
The headphones include a built-in microphone, call, track, and volume controls alongside compatibility with Google assistant. They are available in four colours including Blue, Grey, White and Black. You can go with either of them as per your liking.
Acoosta Uno HiFi Bluetooth Speaker
The Acoosta Uno is one of a kind Bluetooth speaker priced at Rs. 10,999. It offers a crisp, deep and Hi-fidelity sound powered by 2000W PMPO speakers and Sony DADC for an amazing acoustic experience.
Furthermore, the Acoosta Uno is Karaoke enabled and has 14000+ pre-loaded songs across 200+ playlists available at the touch of a button. It is loaded with an LCD screen, followed by connectivity options like Bluetooth, AUX-in, USB connectivity, FM Radio, USB Recording and Remote Control.
The stunning design and premium materials make it one of the best Bluetooth speaker cum karaoke setup to gift your audiophile friends this Christmas. Also, check our full review here!
Xiaomi Mi Power Bank 2i Red
Power banks are one of the most versatile and practical tech goodies to gift this Christmas. The new red coloured Mi 2i power bank looks not only good but also feels good due to its slim design. The lightweight profile makes it easy to carry anywhere in the pocket with ease.
The Mi 2i power bank offers a massive 10,000mAh capacity with Qualcomm Quick Charge 2.0 that will keep your phone topped up for the whole day. The in-built two-way quick-charging feature allows you to top up your phone as well as power bank quickly with a quick charger.
For the features it offers at Rs. 899, the Mi 2i 10000mAh power bank is an absolute value for money portable battery pack that you can find in the market. There’s also a dark blue version to choose from in case the red is too flashy for you.
1More Piston Fit Earphones
The 1More Piston Fit is one of the best-wired in-ear earphones that we’ve seen so far under the 1K INR bracket. They offer a perfect balance of highs and mids with an ample amount of bass- precisely what a music lover would demand at this price.
They are lightweight and comfortable to wear while the brushed metallic finish and good quality wire aid for a premium feel. I’ve been using these earphones for over a year, and still, they’re unbeatable in the entry-level category. You can buy them for around Rs. 700 in Grey, Blue, Silver and Pink colour options.
Nonetheless, if you’re looking for something that’s more treble-centric and comes in a premium packaging for gifting purpose, then you can opt for the newly released Focal Sense 100SI in-ear earphones.
Mi City Backpack
Ranging slightly out of the tech scene, the Mi City backpack is one of the perfect lifestyle gifting options for Mi lovers, this Christmas.
At a price of Rs. 1,599, you get a very sleek and minimal backpack that will perfectly fit with most of your outfits. It incorporates four storage compartments to suit all your travel needs including space for a 14″ laptop.
The backpack is highly comfortable, thanks to the EPE foam filling for shoulder area and is made of high-quality polyester to last long.
Funcl W1 Wireless Earbuds
Funcl is a new brand that excels in making true wireless earphones at affordable prices. The Funcl W1 is one such option that retails on Indiegogo for $19 (around Rs. 1330).
Running on latest Bluetooth 5.0, the Funcl W1 wireless earbuds feature up to 4.5-hours of battery life, touch control, and a highly ergonomic design. They do come with a carry cum charging case which is capable of giving up to 18-hours of extra juice.
Other notable highlights include IPX5 water and sweat resistance, true wireless stereo output and HiFi sound — all this by just weighing 4.5grams each. You won’t get anything better at this price point.
Amazon Echo Dot (3rd Gen)
Amazon’s Echo Dot is a hands-free smart speaker that you can control using your voice. Bundled with Alexa- an intelligent assistant, it has tons of features to help make everyday tasks a little easier.
It makes use of cloud-based voice service for answering queries, playing music, making calls, checking weather and news, setting alarms, controlling smart home devices, and much more. With over 15,000 skills including ordering cab, food, jokes and games, Alexa gets better and smarter over time.
Echo dot has a total of seven microphones, ready to wake up on hearing “Alexa” at your service. Moreover, one can connect external speakers to amp up the music experience.
The smallest version, Echo Dot 3rd gen costs Rs. 4,499 while the more massive Echo and Echo Plus are available on Amazon for Rs. 9,999 and Rs. 14,999, respectively. It’s undoubtedly one of the most exciting and entertaining gifts you can present your loved ones.
Haier 32″ HD-Ready LED TV
Looking forward to gifting something expensive and uncommon? Surprise your loved ones with this amazing TV from the house of Haier.
The Haier LE32B9200WB LED TV sports a screen size of 32 inches with a screen resolution of 1366 X 768 pixels. The clear visuals and distinct sound quality (dual 10W Speakers with Dolby Decoder) aid for an immersive experience. Connectivity options included are USB ports and HDMI port which can be used to connect devices like a laptop with the TV.
Moreover, the TV also brings in the Smart Share feature that gives the Android mobile users a smart way of screening their mobile content on the large screen of the LED TV without internet connectivity options like Wi-Fi or Bluetooth.
All these features of the Haier LE32B9200WB LED TV make up for a theatre-like experience in the comfort of your home. It is available across India at an MRP of Rs. 22,990.
Panasonic ER-207 Men’s Hair Trimmer
The all-new Panasonic ER-207 is one of the best value for money trimmers for all men’s grooming needs. Based on Japanese blade technology, this trimmer can last up to 40 minutes when on battery.
Moreover, it is washable and can also be used with direct AC supply, meaning you don’t have to worry about charging it. The stainless steel blades last long with ensured precision while the Quick dial allows for easy length setting (0.2 – 1.8 cm in 13 steps).
For a price of just Rs. 1,248, Panasonic is also offering 24-months of warranty. You can also check the Panasonic ER307 priced at Rs. 1,790.
So these were the twelve best tech goodies to gift this Christmas. Let’s know what did you pick as a present for your loved ones. Do you have additional suggestions for the same? Well, we’d like to know that as well. Stay tuned to PC-Tablet for more such articles.