Diwali 2020 is almost here. If you’re still looking for the perfect gift for loved ones, fret no more. We have hand selected some technical products to give to loved ones. We selected the gifts to reflect the change in our lifestyle after the pandemic. There are products in different categories that will come in handy right now, and we have listed items that have strong ratings or reviews and are great value for money.
These gift ideas cover great deals at different prices so no matter your budget, you can find something great for this Diwali. Read on and find the perfect gift for your friends and family and make their Diwali extra special.
1. Samson Go Mic portable USB condenser microphone (Rs. 4,990)
Many people have turned to content creation after the pandemic. The Samson Go Mic is the ideal gift for your content creator friend. The Go Mic is a microphone that clips directly onto your laptop or desk. It is compatible with a Mac or Windows PC. The Go Mic is perfect for recording music, podcasts, or field recordings.
The Go Mic has omnidirectional sound recording patterns with a resolution of 44.1 kHz. The package contains a USB cable, a cable clip and a carrying case as well as the microphone. The microphone is compact and easily fits in your pocket, which makes it extremely practical.
2nd Amazon Echo Dot (4th generation) with clock (Rs. 5,499)
The latest smart speaker from Amazon has an updated spherical design and an LED display that shows the time, outside temperature or timer. The light sensor automatically adjusts the brightness of the display day and night. The smart home speaker can act as your personal assistant. If you have smart home automation products in your house, you can use Echo to voice control the products.
Although pre-order has started on Amazon, the product won’t ship until later in the year. Even so, the Amazon Echo (4th generation) (review) is a useful and pocket-friendly gift choice.
Price: Rs. 5,499 | Where to buy : Amazon
3. NESCAFE E ‘Smart Personal Coffee Machine (Rs.5.999)
This is the perfect gift for any coffee lover. The NESCAFE E ‘Smart Personal Coffee Maker is an intelligent, app-enabled hot and cold coffee machine. With it you can prepare a variety of tailor-made coffees such as creamy iced coffee, cinnamon cappuccino and ginger lattes. The coffee machine can be controlled via the Nescafe E Connected mug app on your smartphone and the coffee is prepared in just 60-90 seconds.
This is an ideal gift option for anyone who may miss turning to the coffee machine in the office given the unexpected change in our working conditions.
4. Realme Smart TV 43 (Rs. 19,999)
This was the year of content streaming, and for your dearest binge lover, nothing beats a smart TV. Realme Smart TV 43 is one of the most budget-friendly smart TVs out there. The device runs on Android TV 9 Pie and has access to the Google Play Store for Android TV. It is powered by a MediaTek MSD6683 processor with 1 GB of RAM and 8 GB of internal storage. The TV also supports HDR10 standard, Dolby Audio and Bluetooth v5.0.
For the sound, the Realme TV uses a system with four speakers and a nominal output of 24 W. The connectivity options include three HDMI connections, two USB connections and individual AV, LAN and ANT connections. If you’re interested in other TV options, check out our top smart TV recommendations.
Price: Rs. 19,999 | Where to buy: Flipkart
5. Marshall Stanmore II Voice 80 W Bluetooth Speaker (Rs. 31,999)
The Marshall Stanmore II Voice is a beautifully designed smart speaker for those on a bigger budget. The sound quality of the speaker will take your music listening experience to the next level. In conjunction with the built-in Google Assistant, you can use the loudspeaker to control your music using voice commands. Marshall Stanmore II Voice is equipped with a multi-room connection that allows the speaker to play different genres of music wirelessly in different rooms.
The retro design of the speaker gives it an old school charm and makes the perfect Diwali for your music loving friends. However, in case that’s too expensive, check out our guide to the best smart speakers on the market.
Price: Rs. 31,999 | Where to buy: Flipkart
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