Diwali is right around the corner and we are sure that you are all set to celebrate this festive season of lights with your friends, family and loved ones! This Diwali, we have decided to compile some of the best Diwali gifting ideas out there that you can consider for your techie (or not so much) family and friends. Online stores like Flipkart and Amazon have been spinning mega sales one after the other and that makes it the best time for you to get your Diwali gifts sorted. And we'll help you do just that. We have put together a list of gadgets and deals across all categories and prices, from Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 Pro to OnePlus TV Q1 Pro, so that your gift game is sorted this Diwali. Check out our 10 best tech gifts for 2019.
No gift listings would complete without at least one Apple product in it and that's why we have decided to include Apple Watch Series 5, the company's latest iteration of wearable watch segment. Apple took the wraps off its Watch Series 5 last month, alongside the all-new iPhone 11 line-up and more. It provides users with an always-on display. There's also a new Compass companion app for determining location. The GPS model starts at Rs 40,900 whereas the one with GPS and cellular starts at Rs 49,900. The Apple Watch Series 5 is up for grabs on Amazon's deal of the day.
There are plenty of reasons why we decided to include OnePlus 7T in this list of gift ideas this Diwali. Well, first and foremost, the OnePlus 7T is the flagship all-rounder this year. It's new and has a modern, clean design as well as slim form factor. Similar to all the OnePlus flagship smartphones in the past, this one too looks stunning! But most importantly, the display has a 90Hz refresh rate. OnePlus 7T packs a Qualcomm Snapdragon 855+ SoC, up to 8GB of RAM and up to 256GB of internal storage. Available as a limited-period deal on Amazon, OnePlus 7T starts at Rs 37,999 and it goes all the way up to Rs 39,999.
Fujifilm X Series X-T100 mirrorless camera is available at a discounted rate of Rs 27,990 on Amazon. It claims to offer superior image quality with as well as the battery life. Fujifilm X-T100 has an electronic viewfinder and LCD that can tilt and flip out to the side. If you were to consider its design, well, it's both stylish and retro without a doubt. In case you were looking to purchase a digital camera producing decent pictures, this can be a noteworthy option.
It's been just over a week since Samsung unveiled its Galaxy Watch Active 2, the company's mid-tier fitness tracking-focused smartwatch, in India. Samsung Galaxy Watch Active 2 starts at Rs 26,990. Guess what? It resembles the original Galaxy Watch to a significant extent. As for the main attraction, it brings back Samsung's signature rotating bezel. So in case, the design is what you are looking for in a smartwatch this Diwali, the Galaxy Watch 2 can be a good, cheaper alternative to Apple Watch Series 5. Read our previous coverage to know more about Samsung Galaxy Watch Active 2.
As we said in our Fossil Sport Watch review, Fossil Sport is among the best smartwatches available today. Of course, you can't compare it with the likes of Samsung Galaxy Watch Active 2 or Apple Watch Series 5, but it will save you a lot of money! Yes, it has an entry-level price tag and everything else that it requires to stand out. Fossil has a lot of fitness tracking features to offer as well, courtesy of Sport Watch. Fossil Sport Watch is up for grabs at a discounted price of Rs 14,396. It can be that perfect gift for someone who likes a bit of style with their tech.
When it comes to compiling gift ideas, it's nearly impossible not to think about a Xiaomi phone. Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 Pro starts at Rs 14,999 for the base variant with 6GB RAM and 64GB storage. As we said in our review, Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 Pro has a fresh design, a sizeable HDR display, powerful internals, number of cameras, bigger battery with fast charging support and what not! If you are looking to upgrade your existing Redmi handset this Diwali, Redmi Note 8 Pro can be an excellent option.
Google Nest Hub is a home-connected smart device that comes with a built-in Google Assistant. It has a screen to offer so that you can access your Google Photos, watch videos on YouTube, schedule reminders and more. What's more, you can also use this device to connect and control IoT-compatible smart devices in your home, such as smart light and smart TVs, among others. Google Nest Hub is currently available to purchase on Flipkart at Rs 8,999.
This could be the thoughtful gift you are looking for. Mi Air Purifier 2S has an OLED screen to let you check PM2.5 levels in the room. It also helps you track how clean the air around you is. What's more, you can also monitor temperature and humidity levels. It can also be controlled using the Mi Home App so that you can set auto on and know the air quality and filter status directly from the app itself. Mi Air Purifier 2S currently costs Rs 7,999 on Amazon.
Now if fancy smartwatches are not what you are looking for and you only hope to find a fitness tracker that does it's job and is well worth the money that you can certainly check out the Honor Band 5, an affordable fitness tracker. It has features such as real-time heart rate monitoring, AMOLED display, watch faces, sleep-tracking, water-resistance up to 50 metres. It has different fitness modes to offer, in addition to features such as music and camera control. Honor Band 5 comes at the price of Rs 2,990.
This is by far the best gift for your entire family! OnePlus recently unveiled its TV line-up in India in the form of OnePlus TV Q1 and OnePlus TV Q1 Pro, which happens to be the top-end variant. The design is sleek and clean and on the front, there's no room for thick bezels. It features a 55-inch 4K QLED screen with the colour range of NTSC 120 per cent. The 55" OnePlus TV Q1 Pro comes at the price of Rs 99,990.