Christmas is around the corner and everyone is gearing up for the celebrations in their own way. While shopping and decorations are still on, we are all waiting for the chill, Santa and the lovely gifts. If you are looking for a perfect gift for your loved ones, tech gadgets and gizmos can make for the best gifts this Christmas in Australia. What better than gifting that latest device to someone who really appreciates tech inventions?
There’s a smartphone, smartwatch, or a human like toy launching every other month, or sometimes even in weeks. With technology evolving at a rapid pace, it can get a little overwhelming to find the best gift. So, we did we a lot of research on what’s popular these days and tried to make things easier for you by categorizing the tech gifts for men, women and kids.
If you are heading for Australia to spend your holidays this Christmas with your friends or relatives, you must know what’s hot in the tech arena that can help you to choose the perfect gift for them. This post focuses on exactly the same topic and will offer several tech gift options to explore. However, before you plan to visit your friends or relatives in Australia, you must possess an ETA visa to enter Australia. ETA stands for Electronic Travel Authority is a permit that allows you to stay in Australia for short-term visits like tourism and business. Business does not include work permit and for that you will have to seek a temporary work visa from the government website. ETA is not the usual Visa and so, in simple words without an ETA Visa your entry is restricted in Australia.
Now that you made it to Australia, here are some gifts ideas that can help you make your choice.
Gifts for Her
- Belkin Pocket Power without the weight
These lightweight power banks recently launched by Belkin makes for a perfect to gift a lady on the go. Available in two sizes, 5000 or 10000 mAh and a range of colours, it’s big enough to charge a phone at least three times
Price – $39.95 or $59.95
- Google Home
Many of us need some help around the house especially women, and that’s when Google Home (the bigger version of the Home Mini) comes handy. While the Google Assistant can help you find something inside the house without a move, or get a recipe, it can also connect to other accessories like smart bulbs and more.
Price – $199
- Apple iPad Mini 4
What about an Apple iPad as a gif this Christmas? The Mini 4 version of this awesome device offers that added screen space to those who wanted it all this while. The thickness is merely 6.1mm making it thinner than most iPhones. While it’s perfect for her to do Facetime, the massive memory of 128GB and the bigger screen offers a lot more opportunity for the serious iPhone users.
Price – from $579
- Wireless Headphones
Gift her a pair of wireless headphones this Christmas and see her enjoying music like never before. Bluetooth headphones are an essential these days doing away with all the wire mess and keep the space clutter free that no women would like.
Price – starts from $240
- Kindle Paperwhite
This makes a perfect affordable gift for the book worms. While paperbacks are still the favourites for many, Kindle Paperwhite saves that added space taken up by the piles of books while offering a great reading experience with sharp screen, enhanced type-setting, and the book like feel.
Price – starts from $179
Gifts for Him
- Parrot Mambo Mini Drone
The mini quadcopters are making quite a buzz these days and they have already made that mark with the men inclined towards these technology marvels. Although it does not feature a camera, this is a perfect gift for those who love to play pranks.
Price – $199.95
- Samsung Gear VR + controller (2017 edition)
What better gift than the latest craze to your loved man, that is a VR? The Gear VR by Samsung allows you to take a tour of the virtual world with a compatible Samsung phone.
Price – $179
- Bose SoundLink Micro
Makes for the perfect gift for the music lovers and especially if it’s the Bose sound gear. This latest offering from Bose is a Bluetooth speaker (palm-sized) that can be carried anywhere while it keeps you entertained.
Price – $150
- Nikon D3400
If you can raise your budget a bit, the Nikon D3400 can make for great gift for your those who find passion in photography. Available in a compact design, great battery, and a pretty good picture quality, you can buy it with or without the full kit.
Without kit – $450
With Kit – $500
- Dell Inspiron 13 5000 (8th Gen) 2-in-1 notebook computer
If you cannot fit a MacBook Pro in your budget, the next best thing would be obviously this Dell Inspiron model. Offering a performance at par with the former with fold back keyboard and a high resolution touch screen with pen support, this makes a great alternative for the tech lovers.
Price – $1399
Gifts for Kids
- Hatchimal Colleggtibles
When held in hand these adorable Hatchimal Collegtibles change colour and you can also find your those super lovable Hatchimals inside when you hatch these eggs gently. The season offers over 70 Hatchimals to collect and makes for a great gift for your kids this season.
Price – $16
- Fujifilm Instax Mini 9
If you have a teenager at home who loves to click pictures gift him/her this camera to begin with their photography journey. It’s allows your kids to create some exciting memories while they have fun clicking for the first time.
Price – $177
- Anki Cozmo
Is your kid inclined towards coding? Then this mini robot is just the right gift for your kids to start learning coding that features big brains and a bigger personality. It makes for a perfect desktop companion along with some cool features.
Price – $270
- xBox One S
This next generation console is the dream of ever kid and adults alike these days. The slimmed down design of the xBox One S and with a 4K visual support offers the best movie viewing experience for Blu-Ray and Netflix content.
- PlayStation 4 Pro
One of the best video gaming consoles in the market, PlayStation 4 Pro offers an out of the world experience for your game loving kids with 4K gaming, super-charged PS4 that’s faster, powerful and smooth.
Price – $560
Now, that you have the list in your hand all you need to do is to get an ETA Visa to Australia to meet your loved ones and make their Christmas special with these wonderful tech gifts.