What are the best tech gifts for Christmas
Looking for the best tech gifts for Christmas for your family members? Find inspiration right here whether that special gift is for mum, dad, brothers and sisters or family friends. We have found an array of the best tech gifts for Christmas right here for any family member or friend. For fun Christmas tech gifts for all the family step right this way!
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Echo Dot (3rd Gen) – Smart speaker with Alexa
Currently reduced in price from £49.99 to £18.99. Rated number 2 in Amazons Best Seller list of smart speakers this little gadget has been improved with louder and richer sound. Available in Charcoal Grey, Plum, Sandstone and Heather fabrics, this is an absolute must for techy lovers this Christmas. Voice control your music, stream songs from Amazon Music, Apple Music, Spotify, TuneIn and others. You can also listen to audiobooks from Audible. Pair with a second Echo Dot for rich, stereo sound and fill your home with music with compatible Echo devices in different rooms. Ask Alexa to play music, answer questions, read the news, check the weather, set alarms, control compatible smart home devices and more. Call almost anyone hands free including UK mobile and residential numbers (from the UK only), other Echo devices, Alexa app and Skype. Link your Vodafone account to make and receive mobile calls. Instantly drop in on other rooms in your home or make an announcement to every room with a compatible Echo device. Voice control your smart home, turn on lights, adjust thermostats, lock doors and more with compatible connected devices. Built with multiple layers of privacy protection and control, including a Microphone off button that electronically disconnects the microphones.
Updated Battery Base for Dot (3rd Gen) Smart Speakers – Portable Wireless Recharger
Charge your dot speaker then take it with you wherever you want to go! Portable and convenient, this Echo Dot battery base accessory enables complete portability. Using this accessory, you can charge your Echo Dot then play it on the go with no need to have it wired to the mains. Perfect for taking it to your bedroom, your lounge, your garden, or travel anywhere. With its modern open design, it is very compact without compromising the sound from the dot in any way. You can still talk with Alexa anywhere in the house. Easy to set up and use, just unplug the unit. The Echo Dot sits securely in the portable base.
Foldable Mini Drone with 720P HD Camera, WiFi FPV RC Quadcopter, Voice/Gesture Control, Trajectory Flight, Circle Fly, High-Speed Rotation, 3D Flips, G-Sensor, Headless Mode
Price: £39.99. Drones can be quite expensive however this Number 1 rated Amazon Best Selling mini drone is perfect for any tech lover without breaking the bank. Simply put the drone in your hand and gently toss it into the air. Press the High-Speed Rotation button on remote and the drone will spin automatically at a certain height. No need to hold the direction throttle all the time now. Just press the Circle Fly button on remote, the drone will fly in an anticlockwise circle of around 1M diameter. The altitude hold function allows the drone to maintain a ‘hands- free’ hover in mid-air. It allows an easy, stable, flight experience making this a perfect drone for beginners and kids. Its 3-speed modes (low/med/high) make it suitable for beginners and experts. You could even try switching different speed modes when the drone is in flight for more fun. Click here to view the CAA.co.uk guidance on using a drone. Fun Christmas Tech Gifts for all the family. See a wide range of drones here.
Apple AirPods Pro
Currently reduced in price from £249 to £219, these in-ear headphones are an absolute Christmas must-have for techy lovers. With a custom speaker driver, a high dynamic range amplifier and the H1 chip work produce a superior sound in a compact design. The charging case keeps you and your AirPods Pro on the got and is compatible with Qi-certified chargers. With more than 24 hours of battery life with multiple additional charges in the base and 4.5 hours of listening time on one charge. Sweat and water-resistant, these incredible AirPods come with an EQ that automatically tunes the music to the shape of your ear. In addition, these have active noise cancellation for immersive sound, a transparency mode for hearing and connecting with the world around you and come with three sizes of soft, tapered silicone tips for a customisable fit. Its microphones detect noise from both outside and inside the ear then counter it with equal anti-noise before you can hear it! Easy to set up across all your Apple, smartphone and smart TV devices with quick access to Siri by saying (“Hey Siri”). The wireless charging case delivers more than 24 hours of battery life to boot. This is definitely the perfect gift this Christmas.
Apple AirPods with Charging Case
Currently reduced in price from £159 to £129, these in-ear headphones are easy to set up. Simply take them out of the charging case, put them in your ears and they connect immediately through Bluetooth, immersing you in rich, high-quality sound. With a one-tap setup, AirPods are automatically on and always connected. With a built-in sensor when placed in the ears and automatically pause when taken out. Whether you’re playing music, talking to friends and family or playing games, the H1 chip delivers a stable, low latency wireless connection with a high-quality sound. 24 hours of battery life with the charging case and up to 5 hours of listening time on one charge. This is definitely the perfect gift this Christmas.
Fire TV Stick 4K Ultra HD with Alexa Voice Remote (streaming media player)
Price £49.99 although you can purchase cheaper certified refurbished models here. We have one of these attached to every smart TV in the house so that when we want to relax and binge-watch something on Netflix, Prime or Apple TV, we can, anywhere where there is Wi-Fi! This device is a powerful streaming media stick with a new Wi-Fi antenna design optimized for 4K Ultra HD streaming. Launch and control your favourite movies and TV shows with the Alexa Voice Remote. Use the dedicated power, volume and mute buttons to control your compatible TV, soundbar and receiver. Enjoy brilliant picture with access to 4K Ultra HD, Dolby Vision, HDR, and HDR10+. Experience immersive sound with access to Dolby Atmos on selected Prime Video titles. Enjoy favourites from BBC iPlayer, Netflix, Prime Video, YouTube, ITV Hub, All 4, Disney+, Apple TV and others (subscription fees may apply). Experience thousands of apps, Alexa skills and channels plus millions of websites such as Facebook and Reddit. Do more with Alexa – view supported live camera feeds, check the weather, dim lights, and stream music. Amazon Prime members get unlimited access to thousands of movies and TV episodes, plus ad-free listening to over 2 million songs with Prime Music. With top apps from BBC, ITV, Sky News and more watch your favourite programmes live, as they happen. Or if you miss your favourite show, you can watch it on-demand later. One of the best Christmas Tech Gifts you could give a loved one this Christmas and definitely falls into the category of fabulous Christmas tech gifts for all the family!
Kindle Paperwhite Waterproof, 6″ High-Resolution Display, 32 GB
Price: £159.99. Available in Sage, Black, Plum and Twilight Blue. The thinnest, lightest Kindle Paperwhite yet, with a sleek, modern design so you can read comfortably for hours. Features a 300 ppi, glare-free Paperwhite display, printed-quality text and twice the storage of the previous generation. Plus a single battery charge lasts weeks, not hours. With the waterproof Kindle Paperwhite, you’re free to read and relax in more places, including the beach, pool or bath. Paperwhite is IPX8 rated to protect against accidental immersion in up to two metres of freshwater for up to 60 minutes. Now with Audible, Kindle Paperwhite lets you switch seamlessly between reading and listening via Bluetooth-enabled speakers or headphones. Keep your story going whether you’re cooking, commuting or cleared for takeoff. This one definitely falls into the category of ultimate Christmas Tech Gifts.
DJI Mavic Mini – Ultralight and Portable Drone, Battery Life 30 Minutes, Transmission Distance 2 KM, 3-Axis Gimbal, 12 MP, HD Video 2.7K, Lightweight, Easy to Edit and Share, QuickShots
Price: £369. No techy guide would be complete without the mention of the DJI Mavic Mini. Compact and portable, this ultralight drone weighs under 250 grams which is almost as light as the average smartphone. This makes it exceptionally portable and places it in the lowest and safest weight class of drones, which in many countries may exempt it from certain regulations. Easy to us the Mavic Mini comes equipped with a 360° Propeller Guard that fully protects the propellers and improves flight safety. Thanks to its downward vision sensing system and GPS, Mavic Mini can also hover precisely both indoors and outdoors. This drone is one of the best Christmas Tech Gifts you could give your loved one this Christmas. If you’re looking for fun Christmas tech gifts for all the family, this one definitely will impress! Click here to view the CAA.co.uk guidance on using a drone.
Fire TV Cube | Hands-free with Alexa, 4K Ultra HD streaming media player
Price: £109.99 reduced to £69.99. Fire TV Cube is the fastest, most powerful Fire TV ever, delivering a fast, fluid experience for your favourite films and TV programmes. Control your compatible soundbar and A/V receiver; change satellite channels with your voice. From across the room, just ask Alexa to turn on the TV, dim compatible lights and play what you want to watch. With an ultra-powerful Hexa-core processor, enjoy instant access to 4K Ultra HD content, plus support for Dolby Vision and HDR, and HDR10+. Support for Dolby Atmos is available on select Prime Video and Netflix titles. Watch favourites from Netflix, Prime Video, YouTube, ITV Hub, All 4, Disney+, Apple TV and more. Subscriptions may be required. Designed to protect your privacy – Built with privacy protections and controls, including a microphone off button that electronically disconnects the microphones.
Smart Wi-Fi Mini Projector
Prices range from £292.99. Supersize your Christmas entertainment with this smart wi-fi mini projector and carry case. Impress your family members or guests this Christmas by taking the cinema with you wherever you go, anywhere in the house or even on holiday/camping. Easy to set up, control from the app even if you can’t find the remote! Play content from your favourite devices via the 2 rear ports or go entirely wireless and stream the content via airplay, miracast or Bluetooth! Play movies for 4 hours in battery mode, play music for 30 hours in Bluetooth speaker mode. Charging time: 2.5 hours. Dimensions: Height: 4.72″ x Diameter 2.67″. Weight: 14.8 oz. See the video here. View a range of mini portable projectors here from as little as £40.
Apple Watch Series 3 (GPS, 38mm) – Space Grey Aluminum Case with Black Sport Band (also available in white)
Price: £195.00. This fabulous Series 3 Apple Watch is available in black or white in 38mm or 43mm. With Built-in GPS, GLONASS, Galileo, and QZSS, S3 with a dual-core processor, W2 Apple wireless chip, Barometric altimeter, Capacity 8GB, Optical heart sensor Accelerometer and gyroscope, Ion-X strengthened glass, Composite back, Wi-Fi (802.11b/g/n 2.4GHz), Bluetooth 4.2, Up to 18 hours of battery life, Water-resistant 50 metres, watchOS 5.
New Apple Watch Series 6 (GPS + Cellular, 44mm) – Gold Aluminium Case with Pink Sand Sport Band (available in a range of colours)
Price: £509.99. This stunning Apple Series 6 Apple Watch has GPS + cellular which lets you call, text, and get directions without your phone (Supported providers: EE, O2 and Vodafone). Measure your blood oxygen with an all-new sensor and app, check your heart rhythm with the ECG app and the Always-On Retina display is 2.5x brighter outdoors when your wrist is down. S6 SiP is up to 20% faster than Series 5, with 5GHz Wi-Fi and U1 Ultra Wideband chip. Track your daily activity on Apple Watch and see your trends in the Fitness app on iPhone and measure workouts like running, walking, cycling, yoga, swimming, and dance. Swimproof design, you can sync and stream music, podcasts, and audiobooks.
LIFX (E27) Wi-Fi Smart LED Light Bulb, Adjustable, Multicolour, Dimmable, No Hub Required, Works with Alexa, Apple HomeKit and The Google Assistant [Energy Class A+]
Price: Between £29-50. This app-controlled wifi-light bulb and voice-controlled wi-fi light bulb can be fitted to any lamp or ceiling light. Easy to set up, just download the app, connect to wi-fi and you’re ready to go! No hub required. With this little beauty, you can control your lighting via the app, on your phone, tablet, watch or through Alexa. This also works with other smart products including Echo, Nest Thermostat and Protect, Logitech Pop, GoogleHome and many more. Comes with 16 million colours and warm to cool whites. Select beautiful themes and scenes and create custom groupings to easily control multiple bulbs at the same time. If you’re looking for fun Christmas tech gifts for all the family, this one definitely will impress!
Watch Winders Dust-Proof Box Leather Automatic Single Watch Winder
This is the perfect gift for the person who has everything. This handy little gadget will keep your timepiece going if you are not wearing it on your wrist. With constant rotation, this watch winder helps to keep your watch accurate. With its extremely quiet motor, this simple and practical device rotates your watch safely and quietly. Dimensions: 12x13x16cm. Weight: 0.8kg.
Laser Keyboard Projector
Prices range from £28.99 to £159.00. You couldn’t get a gadget techier than this! This great little gadget connects to devices via blue tooth or USB to project a keyboard layout onto any flat surface. No more struggling to type long messages, emails or even coursework on a mobile device! Compatible with Bluetooth-Enabled Tablet Devices, Smartphones, Laptops, Computers.
Powerbeats Pro Totally Wireless Earphones by Dr Dre
Price: £219.00. These totally wireless high-performance earphones are perfect for Christmas gifts for teenagers, kids, mums and dads, gym-goers, runners, athletes and for those who love their music! Making a perfect music Christmas gift with up to 9 hours of listening time (more than 24 hours with charging case). Available in Navy, Glacier Blue, Black, Red, Moss, Ivory, Spring Yellow and Pink. Adjustable, secure-fit ear hooks for lightweight comfort and stability they also have a reinforced design for sweat & water resistance during tough workouts or running. Volume & track controls on each earbud, voice capability, and autoplay/pause, features the Apple H1 Headphone Chip and Class 1 Bluetooth for extended range and fewer dropouts. Compatible with iOS and Android. With enhanced phone call performance and call handling from either earbud and fast Fuel (a 5-minute charge gives 1.5 hours of playback when the battery is low). What’s in the box: Powerbeats Pro totally wireless earphones, charging case, ear tips with four size options, lightning to USB-A charging cable, quick start guide and warranty card. Click here to view a wide range.
The Bose Sound Touch 30 Series III Wireless Music System makes a perfect gift. When we have BBQ’s or family gatherings, this is THE ONE. This comes in both black and white and in black and works well with an Apple iPad Air, Apple iPod touch and most handheld devices. This also works via Bluetooth and Apple Airplay and the sound quality of this particular unit is INCREDIBLE. Well worth the price tag and it will look sleek and stylish in any room. Click here to see our Top 5 House party speakers guide.
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