A few more months and it’s the season for gift-giving. For the tech-savvy and gizmo-oriented boys and girls, choosing the most appropriate technological gift idea for the upcoming holiday season may not be that easy. With technological breakthroughs occurring at breakneck speeds, distinguishing a gift-worthy gadget is a must. Here are some of the most innovative consumer electronics of today’s age which are guaranteed to wow your loved ones.
For Smartphone Fanatics
Smartphones are excellent gift ideas especially for tech-savvy road warriors of today. Check out the following smartphones and decide which one should be seriously included in your list.
- Although expected to be released by November this year, Sony’s fifth installment to its Xperia Z-series, the 5.5-inch Z5 Premium should be on top of your gift list. With a fully certified dustproof and water resistant feature, the Z5 Prime is perfect for techies who would like to bring their smartphones in water. The IP68 certification for the Z5 Prime gives it water resistant properties up to 1.5 meters in depth and as long as 30 minutes under water. Its 23 megapixel main camera also dwarfs the competition, making HDR video recording and image capturing an easy feat.
- Get the just-released iPhone 6 Plus and marvel at the crispness of its 5.5-inch IPS LCD screen protected by oleophobic coating and ion-strengthened glass. What makes the new offering from Apple very tempting is that it comes with a 3D Touch display to match its ability to simultaneous record 8 MP images and videos at 4K high definition resolution from its 12 megapixel main camera. For iPhone lovers, this is the ultimate.
- Check out Samsung’s Galaxy S6 edge released earlier this year. Boasting of a truly unique curved edge screen, the S6 Edge comes with a 16 megapixel main camera and a 5 megapixel secondary unit on as screen that has one of the highest pixel densities among smartphones at 577. The 5.1-inch Edge is able to capture images and record videos in HDR quality, all in 4K high resolution – perfect for people who are into mobile gaming and video streaming.
For Remote Control Freaks
Dubbed the toys for big boys, remote controlled devices have always fascinated those who would like to have full control over scaled-down versions of other things.
- Check out the Phantom 3 quadcopter from DJI. It is technically a drone that comes with a 4K ultra high definition video camera that is perfect for aerial shots and videos for various purposes. Video clips can be uploaded directly to social media sites as the DJI Pilot application is available on any device that runs on Android and iOS. This is the perfect gift for people who would like to have a bird’s eye view of their world.
- Get your hands on the Nano QX RTF from Blade BLH7600 and try to determine whether this miniature helicopter is perfect for your remote control-fanatic of a son. Its sensor-assisted flight envelope ensures stability in flight such that when you lose your grip on the controller, it goes on a hover mode. This is perfect for individuals just learning the ropes of remote controlled flying.
For The TV Enthusiasts
Watching TV is a past time which all families enjoy. Here are a few things you can get this holiday season to make your TV experience so much better.
- Apple TV has the larger portion of the market, but Android has their own version as well. Android TV provides you with the flexibility to watch various live TV channels, movies on demand, listen to music, play Android games and much more.
- Roku is another option for TV fanatics. Just like the Android box, it provides you with a wide range of features so that you can watch videos from Netflix and YouTube. It also comes with the Google Play Store so that you can install many of your favorite Android apps aswell.
For the Music Lover
Music is something that everyone can relate to. Check out these cool musical gift ideas for the coming Holiday Season.
- Consider Jensen’s DJ Scratch Mixer and you can develop the beat scratching potential of your kids. The portable turntable processes music files stored in your iPod or MP3 devices to make training pieces – excellent for aspiring disc jockeys.
- Audio Technica’s AT LP120 USB is the perfect gift for the gramophiles in your life especially if they have a large collection of vinyl records just waiting to be played. The AT LP120 comes with a USB cable so the music of old can be digitally processed and stored for future generations to enjoy.
These are just some of the countless technological gift ideas for the coming Holiday Season. The more important thing to remember when choosing the perfect gift for your love one is that it should be something that is interesting to him.