18 Gifting ideas for a perfect gadget-friendly Valentine this year

DECCAN CHRONICLE.
Published Feb 12, 2018, 8:59 pm IST
Updated Feb 12, 2018, 9:15 pm IST
Here's a list of some of the best gadgets available in India which you can gift your loved ones.
This Valentine's day, are you celebrating with the same old chocolates, cards and gifts?
 This Valentine's day, are you celebrating with the same old chocolates, cards and gifts?

Valentine’s Day — arguably the most personal day of the year – is just around the corner. This is one perfect day that keeps many lovers on their toes. A day that buzzes with queries from boyfriends and girlfriends, husbands and wives, looking to find that perfect gift to show their better half how much they love.

While most must be busy with daily chores around home or office, many don't get the time to shop for a proper and valuable gift, and some run out of ideas too. So this Valentine's Day, let us help you find the perfect gift for your gadget-friendly loved ones. For those who are hunting for something under a small budget, there are a few things that could impress your dear ones.

 

Under Rs 10,000:

Mi Band HRX Edition (Rs 1,299): If your partner is a fitness enthusiast, the Mi band is an ideal solution. It can track burnt calories, steps and distance walked, as well as show notifications from your smartphone.

Xiaomi Mi Band

JBL GO Portable Wireless Bluetooth Speaker (Rs 1,780): The JBL GO portable Bluetooth speaker is a good buy if you're looking for a decent Bluetooth speaker that can be carried around anywhere.

JBL speaker

10000mAh Mi Power Bank 2i (Rs 799): The Mi Power Bank 2i can be considered as a good addition to a weekend trip backpack or for people who are smartphone addict.

Xiaomi power bank

Portronics POR-796 RuffPad (Rs 1,385):  Portronics RuffPad is a
multi-player device which gives users options such as writing, list making, memos, reminders, Play games. Also, you can use a stylus, any pencil or even finger on the surface.

Portronics RuffPad

Belkin Qi Wireless Charging Pad (Rs 2,999): All smartphones that supports Qi's standard Wireless Charging Pad, this could be considered as a good gifting option. The Boost Up Wireless Charging Pad uses the Qi wireless charging standard and has been optimised for iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus, and iPhone X.

Belkin Qi Wireless Charging Pad

Under Rs 20,000:

Apple AirPods (Rs 11,900): You can gift your loved a pair of Apple AirPods. It is a lightweight fully wireless headphones, offering a reliable wireless connection, decent sonics (musical sound) and good call quality.

Apple airpods

Bose Soundlink Revolve Wireless Bluetooth Speaker (Rs 19,900):
If your better half is an audiophile then what better way to express your love for her than gifting a Bose wireless speaker — you will get the best-in-class balanced audio quality, which most of its rivals don't even come close to.

Bose speakers

Gear Fit 2 Pro (Rs 13,590): The Gear Fit 2 Pro is Samsung's latest flagship fitness tracker on a budget. The band has GPS built-in for tracking your jogging routes as well as a beautiful AMOLED display — perfect for your fitness-freak partner.

Samsung Gear Fit 2 Pro

Fitbit Blaze Smart Fitness Watch (Rs 19,070): If your partner is obsessed with being healthy, then there's nothing better than a FitBit. The band features GPS, a heart rate sensor and a personal trainer mode.

Fitbit Blaze Smart Fitness Watch

1MORE triple driver lightning in-ear headphone (Rs 10,999): The Triple Driver in-ear headphones offers great audio, build quality and a captivating design at an affordable price. This new pair of headphone is undoubtedly a solid seal that will keep the tunes isolated from the clamour of the outside world.

1MORE triple driver lightning in-ear headphone

Over 30,000:

OnePlus 5T (Rs 32,999): Dubbed as the flagship killer, the 5T is currently one of the fastest smartphones you can buy. OnePlus has also pumped out a special red edition of the smartphone — the 5T Lava Red for this year’s Valentine’s Day, which could be one the most romantic gifts ever.

OnePlus 5T
 

Apple MacBook Air (Rs 77,200): Currently one of the lightest laptops you can gift in the market, the MacBook Air with its macOS operating system and a 13-inch display assures convenient computing. Even with slightly old specifications, the MacBook Air will surely put a  smile on your partner's face.

Apple MacBook Air
 

Apple iPad 2017 (Rs 28,000): With a 9.7-inch display along with an A9 chipset from the iPhone 6S, this iPad for Rs 28,000 (or lesser on Amazon) is a great way to surprise your tech-savvy love interest. Whether browsing photos or binge-watching YouTube, there's nothing better an iPad for killing time.

Apple iPad
 

Valentine’s day is not only for lovers but is for loved ones. So, those looking for something for their children or parents can count on gadgets. Parents can be gifted something good to pass their time. A Sony Bravia 4K TV (around Rs 60,000) with a Google Chromecast (Rs 3,400) or Amazon’s Fire TV Stick (Rs 4,000) could help them pass their time together. Children can be entertained with some of the latest Gaming Consoles such as the Xbox One X or the Sony PlayStation 4.

Price is not always the problem, but it is the idea of the perfect gift that usually haunts the presenter. As a suggestion, poke into their busy life with tricky questions and you could get a cue on what they admire, or what they have been wanting for long. The best gift would be something they will use on a daily basis — the only way they can keep remembering you each passing day.

So what are you waiting for? Valentine's Day is coming and you just have a day to gift wrap that perfect choice.





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