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Christmas Gift Ideas For Your Tech-Savvy Relatives and Friends

Quick ideas for the tech junkies in your gift list!

The holidays are right around the corner, which means that the most pressing thing on everyone’s to-do lists is that one tricky task that comes around once a year: Christmas shopping. We all know how stressful it can get when you just don’t know where to start. This is especially true for our friends and family members who are into tech—with so many devices on the market, which one do you choose?

If you haven’t quite found the time to think of what gifts to shop for for your tech-savvy loved ones, we’ve got you covered. Scroll down for quick fix gift ideas for the techie in your life!

Blaupunkt BP2.0 Dash Cam


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A dash cam is one of the most thoughtful gifts you can give to people who are always on the go. Packing a one-two punch of power in a tiny frame, this little device records footage in 1080p full HD and sports a 120-degree wide angle lens. The best part? Arguably its collision sensors give this dash cam an extra layer of safety.

The Blaupunkt BP2.0 dash cam is P3,450 and is available online or in car accessories stores in Manila.

Bose Soundsport Wireless Headphones


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Got any audiophiles in gift list this season? This might just be their dream pair of earbuds. Bose has always been a popular brand when it comes to sound systems, and their Soundsport Wireless delivers on their renown. Beyond being one of the most comfortable in-ear wireless buds out there, these earbuds deliver patented clear sound. Plus, the water resistance factor withstands both sweat and unpredictable weather. If you’ve got a fitness junkie or a regular commuter in your circles, these might just be the perfect match.

A pair costs P8,900 in Bose outlet stores nationwide.

GoPro Hero 7 Action Camera


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Those with a thirst for travel and extreme sports will surely get a kick out of this! GoPro recently released their action camera’s most advanced iteration yet, and it’s already racking up great reviews. This handy device boasts improved UI, voice control, and advanced camera stabilization features to name a few.

There are three variations, namely GoPro Hero Black (P24,690), GoPro Hero Silver (P18,390), and GoPro Hero White (P12,390).

Apple Smart Watch Series 4


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Tech giant Apple unveiled their most advanced wearable gadget earlier this year, and it has some significant updates. The display is bigger, the features are richer, and the design is more attractive compared to Series 3. Greater focus on health and safety are seen in the new model with features like fall detection sensors that can dial loved ones if the wearer is immobile for more than a minute. Safety and style in one watch? Sign us up!

The retail price of the smartwatch starts at P24,990.

Spigen Essential F301W Wireless Fast Charger


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Wireless smartphone chargers are incredibly convenient for those who don’t like having their charger cables break on them. This Spigen model can deliver fast charge technology, which means charging will only take anywhere between 30 to 40 minutes for a full battery.

The Spigen Essential F301W Wireless Fast Charger retails for P2,250. Buy them online or in outlet stalls in the mall.

Olloclip Clip-On Camera Photo Lens


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Smartphone cameras produce pretty great images on their own, and every year, tech companies strive to improve them—to the point that these mini lenses can rival some digital cameras out there. If you know someone who’s got serious game in smartphone photography department, this grab-and-go phone accessory is the perfect gift for helping them step up their photos.

Olloclip is highly regarded in the clip-on camera lens world. Some of the most popular ones are fisheye, macro, and wide angle. They have professional-grade kits made for different smartphone models, ranging from P2,000-7,000, so make sure to check the compatibility before buying!

Are you ready to start Christmas shopping? Have fun checking out all the lovely gifts for your loved ones!

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