The best tech and gadgets to look out for this Christmas
With the nights drawing in and the weather getting colder, it can be hard to let go of the summer months gone by as we head towards winter. But one thing that is guaranteed to put a smile back on anyone’s face is the imminent arrival of the festive season.
With a mouthwatering Christmas dinner spread to look forward to and mountains of coveted presents set to pile up beneath the tree, there are few better moments in the year than getting together with family to eat, drink and be merry. Even better, it means you get to surprise those around you with some luxurious gifts that are guaranteed to please – as well as unwrap one or two of your own,
If you’re looking for a lavish gift to surprise the tech lover in your life this year, or simply compiling a wishlist of your own, then you’re in luck. With a range of cutting-edge and highly sought-after gadgets launching this season and set to become top picks on this year’s Christmas lists, as well as a few much-loved favourites that will never disappoint, there are plenty of ideas to choose from – and each is every bit as impressive as the last.
Read on to find out our top luxury tech picks for Christmas 2019.
The latest seventh-generation Apple iPad hits the market this year, and is set to become one of the most requested Christmas gifts of the season. Boasting many of the usual tablet features that you come to expect from an iPad, it might seem little has changed at first – but look a little closer and you’ll find that it’s a cut above its predecessors.
Offering a larger display screen, users are given the choice to have a keyboard cover to use along with it – great if you need to use it as a computer from time to time whilst out and about on the go. It also has some great multitasking capabilities, and at the end of the day, it’s the latest launch from Apple. Enough said!
Ultimate Ears Wonderboom 2 Waterproof Bluetooth Speaker
If you are looking for a speaker to use in the bathroom, on your travels, or out at the pool, then the compact Wonderboom 2 waterproof wireless speaker from Ultimate Ears could be just the choice for you. Offering great all-round sound, as well as a good battery life of over twelve hours, it’s also fully waterproof, so is ideal for use when in the bath or by the pool. It floats too, so it works as a great little accessory and gadget to take with you on your travels.
Virtual Reality Headset
The trend for virtual reality shows no signs of slowing down, so if you don’t have a VR headset in your home, then surprising a loved one with their own as a luxurious gift could be a really fun idea. Headsets themselves aren’t that pricey, as they often team up with a smartphone and apps to show the games, but as with anything, the more you spend, the better quality you will get – so don’t hold back with that credit card if you’re looking for the very best money can buy. Whilst you’re at it, you could look at the best sport VR games too – an exciting and unusual gift that is sure to put a smile on their face and keep them entertained for hours.
FitBit Versa Fitness Tracker Smartwatch
One of the fitness tracker gadgets that has had a bit of a makeover is the Fitbit Versa. One of the best looking and coolest fitness trackers on the market, it comes jam-packed with a whole variety of different features. It also has better ergonomics, and an even more powerful processor than before. The Versa is also the only FitBit item from the range that works alongside an Amazon Alexa, so you can have the two interact with each other by just the touch of a button. You can ask a question, and then get the answer via a text on the phone. It also means that you can say something to the watch, such as start a timer for your run, for instance, making it a really great piece of kit that offers the utmost in convenience.
Whether you’re window shopping for your own Christmas gift ideas or looking to please the loved one in your life, the latest tech gadgets will provide hours of fun and entertainment that will last well beyond Christmas Day alone. And, with a wealth of handy features on offer to help make your day to day life all the easier, these four picks are set to become indispensable in 2020.
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