It’s the season of giving, and there’s no better way to do it than by picking out the perfect present for your loved ones. Before you scour the mall shops, e-commerce stores, or online pawning sites, make sure you know what kind of gadget a real tech buff appreciates.
Here’s a list of Christmas gift ideas for your tech-savvy friends, family members, or significant other. It’s categorized to help you choose which ones your loved one would appreciate more.
MacBook Air (₱53,990)
The MacBook Air is one of Apple’s sturdiest mid-range notebook computers. It’s lightweight and boasts of a 12-hour battery life.
This is perfect for everyday computer use, especially for home-based freelancers who need a reliable computer they can take anywhere they feel like working!
Lenovo Yoga 900 (₱69,999)
Lenovo is known for its forward-thinking designs, and the Yoga 900 is one of its sleekest 2-in-1 laptops. It also claims to be the world’s thinnest* Intel® Core™ convertible and sports a 1.3kg weight.
The Lenovo Yoga 900 is ultra-portable and has a battery that can withstand up to 9 hours of playback. But, what’s great about this is its adaptability. It can be used as a stand, a tent, a tablet, or a laptop!
ASUS VivoBook Max X441UA (₱24,995)
The 14” Asus VivoBook Max is a reliable computer for students and light users. It’s also priced affordably so that you can get the best value for your money.
Its powerful performance and sound offer an awesome multimedia experience for those who love watching movies and shows on their laptops.
Fujifilm Instax Mini 9 (₱3,999)
The Fujifilm Instax Mini has been all the rage the past few years, and the fad isn’t going away soon. This instant camera comes in five different colors – lime green, flamingo pink, cobalt blue, smoky white, and ice blue.
Check out the various Instax promo packages for great deals. It’s a great gift idea for polaroid and selfie lovers.
Fujifilm X-A10 Mirrorless Camera (₱29,990)
The mirrorless camera is the latest point-and-shoot technology that photography enthusiasts love. The Fujifilm X-A10 is one of the most affordable cameras available and even comes with an XC16-50mm lens.
You can choose from pink, brown, or black, making it even more perfect to give as a Christmas gift.
GoPro Hero 6 (₱28,990)
An action camera is perfect for sporty, outdoorsy people. GoPro is a popular camera for adventure-seekers, and Hero 6 is its latest model.
It features the most advanced stabilization of any other GoPro cameras, with an all-new touch zoom.
Canon EOS Rebel T7i (₱58,724)
Determining the right DSLR model to give your loved one can be tricky, especially if you know nothing about photography. Thankfully, there’s an affordable Canon EOS model that is perfect for both beginners and intermediate users.
The Canon EOS Rebel T7i features an accurate dual pixel CMOS sensor with phase-detection, optical viewfinder with a 45-point all cross-type AF system, as well as Wi-Fi and Bluetooth connectivity.
Oculus Rift Touch Virtual Reality System (₱34,900)
The Oculus Rift Touch VR System is a gamer’s dream come true.
Game genres such as RPGs, sci-fi shooters, mind-bending puzzle games, and more can be played from an all-new perspective with this VR system with advanced display technology and low-latency constellation tracking system that provides the sensation of presence.
Your loved one will definitely whoop with joy when they unwrap their present and find this out-of-this-world gadget inside!
Star Wars: Jedi Challenges (₱14,999)
Lenovo partnered with Disney to come up with yet another forward-thinking device. The Star Wars Jedi Challenges is another AR game specifically created for Star Wars enthusiasts. You can battle with your loved one like real Jedis and hone your lightsaber skills.
It’s a smartphone powered game that works on both Android and iOS devices. The best part about it? Well, of course, it’s the super cool lightsaber that comes in the box!
Nintendo Switch (₱19,995)
Nintendo Switch is a hybrid game console that can be connected to the television. It can also be removed from the dock to become a mobile gaming device and function similarly to a tablet computer through its LCD touchscreen.
It’s definitely a game console that the whole family can enjoy this holiday season.
PlayStation 4 (₱14,995)
Let your family members and loved ones experience the most popular video games of today. Play NBA 2K18, Call of Duty: WWII, STAR WARS™ Battlefront™ II, and other big games for hours (or days) on end with the latest PS4 console.
Your gift will be the biggest hit this Christmas eve for sure!
iPhone X (₱64,490)
Surely, your loved ones have been drooling over Apple’s latest iPhone, so it would make the perfect Christmas present for absolutely anyone. The iPhone X features a facial recognition and can respond to a simple glance of its user.
It’s truly one of Apple’s most revolutionary designs to celebrate iPhone’s 10th year in the market.
Samsung Galaxy J7 Prime (₱12,990)
Your pre-teen child may have been asking for their own smartphone for a long time, and you’ve just decided to give in. The Samsung Galaxy J7 Prime is the perfect mid-range smartphone for students, as it features an elegant design with a 5.5” display—perfect for Android games.
Oppo F5 (₱15,990)
The Oppo F5 is known as the selfie expert of smartphones with its A.I. beauty recognition technology. With its 6” full HD display, your loved one will surely enjoy playing games and taking selfies on this smartphone.
It also features facial recognition security system, giving you more value for your money.
Vivo V7+ (₱17,990)
You may recognize the Vivo V7+ from Stephen Curry’s TV endorsement. As Vivo’s flagship smartphone, the V7Plus is a powerful android equipped with a 24MP front-facing camera for awesome selfies and groufies.
It boasts of a 5.99-inch FullView display and an 18:9 resolution to give your loved one the ultimate visual experience he or she deserves.
JBL Flip 4 Waterproof Portable Bluetooth Speaker (₱6,995)
If you’re looking for an edgy set of portable speakers for your adventurous loved one, then the JBL Flip 4 is an excellent choice. It can connect up to two devices, so your loved one can alternate playing music.
The JBL Flip 4 also features 12 hours of playback time. What’s more impressive is that it’s completely waterproof, so your adventure-seeking SO doesn’t have to worry about using it outdoors.
The JBL Flip 4 can also be connected to other JBL speakers if you want a more powerful sound!
Apple AirPods (₱8,990)
Apple engineered an earphone design that stays in your ear comfortably with its EarPods. Now, they made it wireless. It’s so intelligently made that it automatically plays and pauses when you put them in your ears and remove them.
Get the Apple AirPods for your loved one so they’re not hassled with cables while listening to their favorite music on their iPhone.
Seagate 2TB External Hard Drive (₱4,990)
An external hard drive is an essential accessory for gadget lovers who have countless files and data to store.
Seagate has been known as one of the top brands when it comes to hard drives and storage devices, so you won’t go wrong with this one.
Samsung Wireless Charging Pad (₱3,000)
With the Samsung Wireless Charging Pad, your loved one can conveniently charge their smartphone and other Qi-compatible devices without the need to plug it into a wall socket.
The sides also light up, so the room can be stylishly illuminated while it’s in use.
Happy Gift Hunting!
Gadgets and mobile devices can be expensive. Thankfully, there are ways you can raise funds to make your significant other or family member happy this Christmas.
Look into online pawning so that you can sell your unused and old valuables in time for your holiday shopping. Let your tech-savvy loved one enjoy this Christmas with a new gadget or accessory.
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