Christmas gift idea #1: realme Buds Air 3 headphones
Known for its smartphones with excellent value for money, realme also knows how to make other inexpensive connected objects. And what could be better than a pair of wireless headphones at a low price to please Christmas?
With its Buds Air 3, realme makes an unbeatable proposition on the market. Available around 50 euros at the end of the year, these wireless headphones are distinguished by their surprising audio quality for a product at this price.
In a neat case, they have above all a very convincing active noise reduction. Comfortable, they also have good autonomy. In short, one wonders how realme managed to find this winning formula.
Christmas gift idea #2: an Honor Band 6 smartband
Are you more of a connected bracelet? We also have something for you. Halfway between the watch and the connected bracelet, the Honor Band 6 offers the best value for money from the moment. Available around 40 euros, it is distinguished by its large AMOLED screen and its sober and elegant design.
The accompanying application and the exercises available will allow athletes to monitor their performance without breaking the bank. small bonus, the Honor Band 6 can also accompany swimmers since it is waterproof and includes swim tracking.
Finally, its good autonomy and ease of use will convince you. A little bonus if you’re a woman: the Honor Band 6 includes menstrual cycle tracking.
Christmas gift idea #3: a Xiaomi MI Portable AIR Pump 1S portable compressor
If you want to offer a tech gift to a close cyclist, be sure that the Xiaomi compressor will make him happy. As we change our travel habits, the bicycle (electric or not) is making a comeback.
To always start off on the right foot, it is therefore important to ensure that the tires are properly inflated. And rather than using a pump (laziness gets to us all, right?), why not opt for a portable compressor?
Xiaomi has arguably one of the best value for money models on the market. Its Xiaomi MI Portable AIR Pump 1S compressor is a must-have from the brand that you probably know for its smartphones.
The compressor has a screen allowing you to choose the different inflation modes (bicycle, balloons etc.) and indicates in real time the pressure of the inflated object. Apart from its high noise level (80 dB all the same) this compressor is excellent.
It costs 49 euros and comes with a small carrying case, the tips for the different air chamber vents and the adapter for inflating balloons. What more ?
Christmas gift idea #4: a Sony SRX-XB13 speaker
Yes, with less than 50 euros we can already offer a small quality portable bluetooth speaker. For this, you can turn to Sony and its excellent SRX-XB13.
Compact, it is available in a multitude of flashy colours. For its price, its audio quality is hardly believable. Powerful it delivers a warm and balanced sound with a little more pronounced bass just to create a little atmosphere.
Above all, the SRX-XB13 is very solid and water resistant. Even if summer is still far away, you’ll be ready to take it with you by the pool. What else ? It displays an exceptional autonomy since it takes 17 hours of continuous listening. Plus, it charges via USB-C.
Finally, control keys on the back allow you not to constantly search for the source of the music to adjust the volume. Sold for 49 euros, this connected speaker is a safe bet.
Christmas gift idea #5: a MagSafe Anker 622 MagGo battery
And if you offer an external battery for Christmas? And yes, it is an external battery. So ok, it’s not the sexiest gift on earth, but how useful!
External batteries, there are multitudes. We have chosen a model that is as compact as it is practical and, for that matter, not too ugly. The Anker 622 MagGo seemed obvious to us with its five flashy colours.
This external battery has a USB-C port to charge any Android smartphone. But above all, it incorporates a MagSafe compatible magnetic surface. A significant plus for iPhone owners.
It also has a small folding case which then allows the iPhone to be placed upright while it is charging. At 46 euros, it would be a shame to do without it.
So much for our 5 tech gift ideas for Christmas. Of course, there are probably other interesting gadgets in this price bracket. If you have any other ideas, feel free to share them in the comments.
I am a journalist with over 6 years of experience working in the news industry. I currently work as an author for Global Happenings, and my coverage focuses on Technology news. I have written for various publications, including Reuters, The New York Times and The Guardian.
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