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Deccan Chronicle's ultimate Valentine's Day tech gift guide

DECCAN CHRONICLE
Published Feb 11, 2020, 4:38 pm IST
Updated Feb 14, 2020, 11:04 am IST
A comprehensive list of products that you should get for your significant other or for yourself if you don’t yet have that special someone.
With teddy bears and roses being passe, here are some tech gifts to spicen up the mood.
 With teddy bears and roses being passe, here are some tech gifts to spicen up the mood.

With Valentine's Day right around the corner. Have you bought a gift for your bae yet? Your mind might dart to a traditional bouquet of red roses, chocolates and a cute stuffed toy but why not try gifting something new and creative for a change?

Instead of you rifling through ideas of what to gift, we have you covered with a wide array of creative options to choose from. 

 

AirPods Pro

AirPods Pro: Rs 24,900

Spoil your partner with AirPods Pro which delivers effortless, all-day audio on the go with customisable tip sizes for all-day comfort. Also, with Active Noise Cancellation and Transparency mode, it’s the gift that lets your loved one hear what they want to hear. They have revolutionised the wireless audio experience with a breakthrough design and deliver superior sound quality with Adaptive EQ.

Canon PowerShot G7X Mark III

Canon PowerShot G7X Mark III

Encourage your budding photographer bae with the Canon PowerShot G7X Mark III. The Canon PowerShot G7X Mark III expands the possibilities of what people think a point-and-shoot camera can be. This camera is incredibly small and easy to use, but it also performs admirably, for this segment. The PowerShot G7 X Mark III has a 20.1MP 1.0" Stacked CMOS Sensor with DIGIC 8 Image Processor and 4.2x Optical Zoom with Image Stabilizer, so you’ll always capture a solid image. It also shoots continuous at 20 fps, which is blazing fast and you'll never miss a moment.

Price: Rs 52,995

Sennheiser Momentum Wireless

Sennheiser Momentum Wireless 3

For your music lover bae, Sennheiser’s premium MOMENTUM headphone range is the ideal gift. Sennheiser’s premium MOMENTUM headphone range has entered its third generation with the launch of its much-awaited headphones in India. These headphones are the latest addition to the audio specialist’s iconic range that offers superior sound, a modern design aesthetic, cutting-edge technology with the precision of your studio-quality audio. In addition to this, Sennheiser comes with exquisitely crafted Bluetooth with 3 Active Noise Cancellation Modes and Transparent Hearing functionality.

Price: Rs 34,990/

iPad

iPad: Rs 29,900 (Wi-Fi model) and Rs 40,900 (Wi-Fi + Cellular model)

Apple Pencil: Rs 8,500

Smart Keyboard: Rs 13,900

Inspire and spark creativity for your love with the new seventh-generation iPad, which brings more screen area and support for the full-sized Smart Keyboard. It features a stunning 10.2-inch Retina display and the latest innovations including Apple Pencil support, the fast A10 Fusion chip, advanced cameras and sensors, unmatched portability and connectivity, ease of use and great all-day battery life.

OPPO F15

OPPO F15

For your technology savvy Valentine, upgrade their smartphone to the new OPPO F15. The OPPO F15 is packed with the best of technology which they can flaunt around. The features of this phone will surely make your loved one excited. It offers a quad-camera setup, you get a 48-megapixel main camera paired along with an 8-megapixel wide-angle camera and two 2-megapixel cameras for depth as well as macro. For selfies, the F15 is relying on a generic 16-megapixel camera to freeze your best moments. You also get 4000mAh battery to stay connected with your Valentine all day. OPPO F15 is sleek and stylish in design, an extremely lightweight and comfy build quality also comes with Lightning Black and Unicorn White colour options which will simply ignite the

feelings you share, every time they will use the mobile phone or simply hold it.

Price:  Rs 19,990

Apple Watch

Apple Watch Series 5: Rs 40,900 (GPS) and Rs 49,900 (GPS + Cellular)

Debuting an Always-On Retina display that never sleeps, Apple Watch Series 5 makes it easy for your loved one to see the information they care about this Valentine’s Day, without having to raise their wrist, making it the ultimate gift. New location features, from a built-in compass to current elevation, help users better navigate their day, while international emergency calling allows customers to call emergency services directly from Apple Watch in over 150 countries, even without iPhone nearby. Combined with the power of watchOS 6, users are empowered to take charge of their health and fitness with new features like Cycle Tracking,  Noise app and Activity Trends and with the ECG app, Apple Watch Series 5 is capable of generating an ECG. It’s the first watch that really watches out for you.

Timex

Timex Celestial Opulence Collection

Looking for a stylish and elegant accessory for your Valentine? We have the perfect gift for you. Timex’s new Celestial Opulence collection, inspired by the movement of constellations in the sky is the ideal choice for you. The stunning new watches allow you to take along the star-scattered sky wherever you go. The on-trend and contemporary collection comprise of two types of watches – Celestial Opulence Automatic and Celestial Opulence Crystal.  Powered by the rhythm of your life, the Automatic collection characterized on the dial by a floating hour hand, the watch takes inspiration from the movement of the night sky and is available in three dial variants - blue, black, and champagne, all of which are organized in a sun-ray pattern. On the other hand, the Celestial Opulence Crystal showcases the zodiac signs in a whole new way alongside the shimmering Swarovski® crystal accents.

Price: Rs 5,995

Jabra Elite 85h

Jabra Elite 85h

The Jabra Elite 85h is engineered for the best wireless calls and music experience packed with 36-hour battery life (with ANC activated), crystal-clear sound with advanced 6-microphone call technology, 40mm custom-engineered speakers for top-quality acoustic experience and industry-leading durability. Together with SmartSound and intuitive Voice Assistant Control – the Elite 85h is the new challenger in the high-end ANC headphones in the market.  Price: Rs 28,999.

vivo V17

Vivo v17

This is a stylish phone which can go with your partner’s personality. It comes with 6.44-inches Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen, 8GB RAM + 128GB ROM. It is also equipped with tough Schott Xensation UP display protection which means you can use your phone without eyestrain. On the camera front, it features 32MP carved in the new iView display. The front camera helps you in capturing every minute detail. The powerful 48MP AI Quad Rear Camera will enable you to capture beautiful memories with your partner. Additionally, the camera delivers high-resolution pictures in day and night as well. The smartphone also offers a new experience in your hand with its smooth curves and no hard edges. Vivo v17 is available in the market in two attractive colour options- Midnight Ocean Black and Glacier Ice. Price Rs 22,990

OnePlus Q1 Pro

OnePlus Q1 Pro

The OnePlus Q1 Pro is arguably the best product to curl up to by yourself this Valentine's Day. With the immersive display and it’s great audio quality, the 55 inch OnePlus Q1 Pro offers you vivid colours and detailed pictures. When coupled with Dolby Vision and Dolby Atmos it allows you to enjoy all the action, drama, comedy and horror to the fullest. Integrated with multiple content platforms like YouTube, Prime Video, Netflix, Jio Savaan, Spotify, Eros Now, Hungama, Jio Cinema and Zee 5, ensures a variety of content to choose from with the OnePlus TV, making you forget all about your hopeless love life. With OnePlus you can also get the smart and connected experience which is easy to navigate through – making sure you don’t need someone else in your life when you want to watch something. You can also have your boys and girls over for a night of FIFA, celebrating your independence with all your other single friends.

Price: Rs 99,899

HP Pavillion

HP Pavilion

This Valentines’ worry not, we have the perfect device for the gamer in you.

HP Pavilion Gaming offers outstanding versatility and mobility for gamers and creatives alike. Experience high-grade graphics and processing power for gaming and multitasking, with improved thermal cooling for an overall seamless experience. 

It’s time to immerse yourself in the game with a micro-edge bezel display and custom-tuned audio. The perfect balance between work and play, so you don’t miss out on the work and added fun that comes along.

Price: Rs 69,990

OnePlus 7T

OnePlus 7T Series

Ensure that there are no slowdowns or hiccups in your life by purchasing the fast and smooth OnePlus 7T or 7T pro. The design beauty and the power beast is what defines the OnePlus 7T Series. It provides you with an impressive and butter-smooth 90Hz display, powered by the fastest snapdragon 855+ which makes the performance ultrafast. The triple camera set up enables you to capture will allow you to get the best output in terms of picture quality. It also ensures that nothing comes in your way of storing these memories with the 256 GB storage. With the OnePlus 7T Series, you can get rid of the stress of running out of power because the Warp Charge 30T enables you to get a quick charge on the go (going from 0 to 100 per cent in 69 min). OnePlus has crafted this complete package to make the life of your loved one smooth and clutter-free, just like the OxygenOS. If you’re a PUBG MOBILE Player the OnePlus 7T Series will give you top gaming experience.

Price: Starting at Rs 34,999

iPhone 11

iPhone 11: Rs 64,900 (64GB)

What’s better than to gift your loved one an iPhone 11 (PRODUCT)RED, the colour of love, which introduces a powerful dual-camera system, offering an intuitive camera experience with the highest quality video in a smartphone and Night mode for photos. It is powered by the A13 Bionic chip to perform the most demanding tasks, while getting through an entire day on a single charge, and is designed to withstand the elements with improved water resistance.

PUBG

Valentine’s Special Outfits on PUBG MOBILE

If you are a PUBG MOBILE fan, you can ring in Valentine’s Day with special outfits designed to take down your enemies with love. Grab the limited-edition garbs available on the gaming platform only from 2nd-17th February. Designed for both women and men, these special attires are sure to spike up your popularity score in the squad.

The game is currently running an offer which will give users a 25% discount to purchase the outfits. Players can also look at gifting their other single friends the outfit.

Jabra Elite 75t

Jabra Elite 75t

The Elite 75t is specifically designed to provide enhanced comfort through its optimal earbud shape and size. The sleek design makes the Elite 75t ideal even for smaller ears and users can enjoy their music and calls for extended periods of time. The Elite 75t offers up to 28 hours of battery life with the charging case and 7.5 hours without. The earphones comes with rock-solid 4th generation true wireless technology. With an IP55 rating, and an extended 2-year warranty for protection against dust and water damage. Jabra Elite 75t is available in two shades- Titanium Black, Gold Beige. Price - Rs 15,999

Nikon Z50

Nikon Z 50

This valentine’s get ready to pamper yourself, bring out your love of photography and capture the special moments of your loved ones. Photography is truly a great way to celebrate and showcase that love, get ready with Nikon’s most advanced D-SLR. The all new Nikon Z50 is not only a perfect gift to share with your companion, friends or family.

The Nikon Z 50, a compact, lightweight, and powerful mirrorless camera that captures spontaneous life moments with the in 4K UHD with no crop at up to 30 frames per second. Inheriting the proud DNA of the Z series, this camera delivers incredibly vibrant images and three-dimensionality without the little imperfections. Its comfortable camera body feels like an extension of your hand and is almost as nimble and compact in size as your passport – though not as thin!

Havell's trimmer BT9010

Havells Trimmer - BT9010

Take charge of your looks with this beard trimmer by Havells. It is designed with a zoom wheel that ensures comfortable handling. The zoom wheel has an auto- lock which gets enabled while operating, allowing one to choose the zoom wheel with 20 lock-in length settings that give you the perfect trim for the day. The trimmer has detachable blades which can be easily washed for better hygiene and its titanium blades ensure better cutting with and long-lasting sharpness. The LED and Digital display which can be located at the bottom of the trimmer indicates its battery status. The trimmer is automated and can be operated for 120 minutes after 90 minutes of full charge. Price: 2,695

Ambrane Vibe Beats

AMBRANE Vibe Beats TWS earphones:

A little wonder as it is, VibeBeats by Ambrane enables True Wireless experience. Priced affordably, the long-lasting battery gives 30 hours of nonstop music. The EarBuds is IPX67 rated being both Water and sweat-resistant. It also comes with Voice Assistance - Google and Siri adding convenience, at a price of just Rs. 2,999/-

Pebble Impulse Fitness watch

Pebble Impulse fitness watch:

Priced at Rs. 2499/-, Impulse Fitness Watch by Pebble India is uber cool & a stylish smartwatch, with a battery capacity that shall last you more than a day. Equipped with IPX67 Water Resistance, it monitors 24x7 your Blood Pressure, sleep, the oxygen level in the blood, continuous heart rate and also manages your calls and social media notifications. 

AKG Y500

AKG Y500:

AKG Y500 is an on-ear wireless headphone with industry-leading 33 hours playtime, multi-point connectivity to ensure seamless connection with two Bluetooth connected devices at the same time. Y500 also comes in 5 colour options to suit everyone’s style, and play/pause automation to enable user to pause the music automatically when taking the headphones off, and play when the headphones are put back on. These innovative and cutting edge features are sure to give convenient and immersive listening experience to the users.

itel A25

itel A25

itel A25 is a complete package in the entry-level smartphone range that boasts trendy technological features like enhanced brighter screen, bigger and powerful battery of 3020mAh, face unlock, multi-language support, Google Lens, 12.7cm (5.0”) HD IPS full screen, Dual 4G VoLTE, Android Pie 9.0 (Go Edition) OS and with the 1GB RAM and 16GB ROM storage along with dedicated expandable memory card slot up to 32GB, all at a pocket-friendly price of Rs 3,999

Powercore Select power bank by ANKER

Powercore Select power bank by ANKER:

The high capacity and super compact Powercore Select Power Bank by Anker, priced at Rs. 1,999/- is powered with 10,000 mAh Battery Capacity. Lightweight and Compact, the Power Bank is easy to carry and also very handy for all kinds of use.  It features 2 USB-A ports for simultaneous 2 device charging and charges 3x faster than any other portable chargers. Now no more fret low BATTERY! 

Soundcore LIFE NC

Soundcore LIFE NC neckband:

The ‘full of life’ IPX5 Life NC Neckband, by Soundcore is all you need to experience distraction-free audio while calling or listening to music. Equipped with four in-built microphones on the Neckband, Life NC provides up to 15 hours of playback on a single charge, and priced at Rs. 11,999/-.

‘Icon’ by SOUNDCORE

Bluetooth speaker ‘Icon’ by SOUNDCORE:

Decked in different pop colors like Black and Orange, Icon is a unique Bluetooth Speaker by Soundcore, that boosts of IP67 Water Resistance, the ‘Bass-up’ Technology, for clearer and high-quality audio, among many of its versatile features. With 12 hours of playback in a single charge, the shockproof and dustproof ‘Icon’ is priced at Rs. 4,999/-

Samsung Galaxy Watch Active 2 4G

Samsung Galaxy Watch Active 2 in 4G:

Galaxy Watch Active2 4G offers various customizations to match your personality and style. The masterfully designed 44mm Galaxy Watch Active2 4G comes in a premium, solid stainless-steel case with a leather band. The light weight, slim and ergonomic design makes it the perfect fit for any occasion. You can choose from 3 different finishes in the steel case – Gold, Black & Silver. The Super AMOLED Display covers the screen edge to edge and comes with a touch bezel, giving consumer an all-new experience while navigating through apps on the Galaxy Watch Active2 4G.

iPhone 11 Pro

iPhone 11 Pro: Rs 99,900 (64GB), iPhone 11 Pro Max: Rs 1,09,900 (64GB)

With the season of love upon us, gift the very best smartphone that delivers advanced performance. The new Super Retina XDR display is a pro display with the brightest display ever in iPhone. The powerful Apple-designed A13 Bionic chip provides unparalleled performance for every task while enabling an unprecedented leap in battery life to easily get through the day. A new triple-camera system provides a pro-level camera experience with an Ultra-Wide, Wide and Telephoto camera, delivering huge improvements to low-light photography and offering the highest quality video in a smartphone that is great for shooting action videos.

Logitech Pebble mouse

Logitech Pebble

If you’re looking to gift your significant other something practical yet stylish, the Logitech Pebble is the ideal choice for you. The portable mouse that fits your curated lifestyle and goes wherever life takes you. The smooth organic shape fits in your pocket, bag, and feels great in your hand. With silent clicking and scrolling, you can get in the flow without disturbing anyone around you. Logitech Pebble M350 has been designed to be extra slim, while still fitting naturally in the palm of your hand. The soft rounded sides are so comfortable, you’ll never want to let it go. It is available in off-white, rose, and graphite colours, to perfectly match with the rest of your accessories. Designed with super sturdy built material, this mouse is undoubtedly the perfect gift for your partner on this valentine’s day.

Link: https://www.logitech.com/en-in/product/pebble-m350-wireless-mouse

Price: Rs 1,495

realme X2

realme X2

Starting at Rs 16,999 with three colour selections - Pearl Green, Pearl White and Pearl Blue. The all-new realme X2 is the best Mid-Premium Smartphone under 20k. Powered by 8nm Kryo octa-core Snapdragon 730G with 2.2 GHz CPU. It has a fourth-generation AI engine and machine vision function. It also houses the enhanced version of Adreno 618 GPU, ensured to provide outstanding performance and ultimate gaming. realme X2 comes with a 4000mAh battery, equipped with low voltage and high current 30W VOOC flash charge 4.0 making it the fastest charging mid-range smartphone.

Infinix Band 5

Band 5 by Infinix

Infinix Band 5 comes with Infinix Life 2.0 app that offers a revamped interface for active data synchronization. Powered with IP67 certification, the device is both dust and waterproof which also tracks user’s swimming stroke patterns. This gift will help couples to stay fit together and enjoy healthy lifestyle goals. Infinix has also announced the limited-period offer on Band 5 for Valentine’s Day.

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