Are you shopping for a friend or family member who’s an absolute lover of all things tech? In today’s world, tech gifts – gadgets, gizmos and everything in between – are considered as one of the most popular gift ideas. And they also make great gifts for anyone – any age, gender or profession, as there is something for just about everyone!
Innovation and high demand has led to new products being launched every year, along with a reduction in prices. Here are some affordable tech gift options, which are under AED 1,000 each.
Fitbit Charge HR 2
If you want to get a gift for someone who is into fitness, then this is a great option. Fitbit’s latest fitness tracker – Charge 2, has more advanced features than its predecessors. It tracks your daily activity along with multi-sport recognition and smart tracking. Get your pulse rate monitored with guided breathing sessions based on real time heart rate. And to top it all, it also gives you notification alerts such as calls, texts and calendar alerts.
Priced at $149.95 (AED 551)*
Google’s first attempt towards creating a VR experience for users came in the form of Google cardboard glasses. But with new high-tech glasses being launched, Google has come out with its very own Virtual reality headset called Daydream. This can be a great gift for anyone who enjoys movies and loves playing games. It is lightweight and comes with a collection of apps and games. All you need is a daydream-ready smartphone to immerse into a virtual experience.
Priced at $79 (AED 290)*
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GoPro Hero Session
Want to get something for an adrenaline junkie who is constantly planning their next big adventure? This can be the best possible gift to help them capture, save and share those crazy moments with friends and family. The GoPro Hero Session takes High resolution videos in 1440 ppi with smooth slow-mo playback. It is super easy to use with just one button to switch it on and start recording. It doesn’t even require any sort of housing when using it underwater up to a depth of 10 meters.
Priced at $199.99 (AED 735)*
Amazon Kindle Voyage
The best gift for someone who loves reading books is the best eBook reader available out there. Amazon’s Kindle Voyager checks all the boxes, and is one of the best when it comes to mobility, high resolution display screen, compact form factor and easy-to-use navigation. Its battery can last for weeks, with WiFi and 3G connectivity.
Priced at $ 199.99 (AED 735)*
Apple TV 2
This is what the future of TV looks like! The second-generation Apple TV re-imagines how we view things on the TV by providing easy access to movies from iTunes or other apps such as Netflix. Its new remote is now touch-based and equipped with easy swipe to scroll and navigate the TV screen. Latest TV shows, movies and games are automatically updated and are always available on your fingertips.
Priced at AED 599 (32 GB) and AED 799 (64 GB)*
* All prices mentioned are from official company websites. Prices may differ across retailers .