Editor’s Picks: Christmas Gift Ideas 2016

Finding the perfect gifts for a loved one can often prove to be a tedious task. In lieu of all the holiday shopping madness, we thought we’d make your life a little bit easier with our editor’s guide to gift giving!

1) OnePlus 3T: Looks like the best choice so far for a Christmas gift

OnePlus 3T 64GB – Gunmetal

$639

The OnePlus 3T is one of the best new mid-priced phones if you are looking for a gift that can bring great value for the money. Compared to the OnePlus 3, OnePlus 3T has a darker grey color and a new 128GB storage option. It gets a faster processor, a bigger battery and a better front-facing camera. From the benchmark test, OnePlus 3T beats the OnePlus 3 in the same benchmarks and is just as fast as the Google Pixel and  LePro 3 (the two latest flagship phones that have the same Snapdragon 821 processor).

Now, OnePlus 3T is capable of taking even better selfies! The front-facing camera jumps from 8 to 16 megapixels, and it has relatively good performance in a low light environment when comparing to its competitors in the market. OnePlus 3T will also give better user experience as there are more gesture controls. Simply sliding three figures downward to take screenshots. You can also change the shape of your icons and assign a password to individual apps for extra security.  Every time when OnePlus launches new series of mobiles, they just won’t let the market down.

Oneplus 3T, from AUD$639 is definitely one of the gifts you consider buying to your loved one.

2) Moto G4 Plus: A budgeted Christmas gift option

Motorola Moto G4 Plus XT1642

$345

The Moto G4 Plus is an impressive phone that can be on your gift options list if you want to stay on a budget . The ips LCD displays of Moto G4 Plus has been upgraded to 5.5 inches compare with the last version. That means it can provide a better experience for reading text, watching videos and gaming. The Moto G4 Plus is available with 16GB, 32GB, or 64GB built-in storage options and DWI offer you the best market price for the 32GB version. There is also expandable storage via microSD card, up to an additional 256GB. Fingerprint scanner on the Moto G4 Plus is surprisingly fast and accurate as expected.

Moto G4 plus 32GB, from AUD$349 is your best gift option for your best friends.

 

3) Hubsan X4 H501S: All time favorite gift 

Hubsan X4 H501S FPV Brushless 2.4 GHZ/5.8GHZ RC 1080P Camera Quadcopter

$289

Hubsan X4 H501S is 6th Hubsan quadcopter since H107C. It packs GPS, compass and real time FPV system in a relatively small body. There are no real landing skids below the body, so it goes directly in a travel daypack without issue. Hubsan X4 H501S has a 3-megapixel camera which is good enough to put videos and photos on Facebook. For your friends who do not have any other drones experience but would like to try once, it is definitely the best gift for them. It is light, small and can provide every basic part of drone flying experience .

Hubsan X4 H501S, from AUD$289 is the best gift choice for your geek friends!

4) DJI Phantom 3 Standard: Let you be the coolest gift-giver in your family and friends

DJI Phantom 3 Standard RTF Quadcopters

$619

At this price, the Standard is tough to beat. The DJI has put the most important features of drones into its Phantom 3 Standard.  With the  excellent integrated three-axis gimbal and  (POI) and “Follow Me function”, it can provide a stabilize shooting ability and automatic multi-point path for the drone while the user controls the camera. Of course, it would not be as good as his brothers “Advance” and “Professional” definitely, but the  2.7K-resolution built-in camera still will give a good flying experience and provides high image and resolution quality on both photos and video.

DJI Phantom 3 Standard,  from AUD$619, would be just what many people are eager to receive and let you be the coolest gift-giver.

 

5) Samsung Gear S3 Classic: Picking the best smart timepiece for your love 

Samsung Gear S3 Classic Bluetooth Smart Watch

$509

The Samsung Gear S3 Classic is beautifully designed, looks and feels like a real watch, only can make one go smarter. The build quality is superb and it supports IP68 waterproof rating. Samsung uses Gorilla Glass SR+ on the Gear S3 Classic, a new glass variant from Corning that’s said to be more damage resistant.The S3 Classic is easy to slip on and the strap is comfortable, though it’s prone to attracting dirt. If someone is not a fan of the strap, it is also easily to be replaced with any 22mm watch band.

The real highlight that makes the Samsung Gear S3 Classic unique is the innovative rotating bezel. The bezel makes a satisfying sound when being rotated, similar to what you hear on a combination lock with a dial. It’s one of the best features of this smartwatch because anything on the interface can be quickly scrolled through .  Another lovely feature is the S Voice, Samsung’s voice search service. It can be used to set reminders and alarms, send messages, make calls, open apps, and more. Also, the Samsung Gear S3 Classic is the first smartwatch supporting Samsung Pay — both NFC and MST.

Samsung Gear S3 Classic, from AUD$509, is a smart gift choice for your beloved (who owns an Andriod phone, esp. Samsung phones).

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