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Christmas is just three days away, but if you’re still lost and don’t know what to get for your friends and family, here are some discounted tech gifts under RM500 that may work for you.
1. realme Buds Classic
If you know someone who still refuses to jump on the wireless earbuds trend, well, the realme Buds Classic will be a great gift. It comes with a comfortable, half in-ear design, has a large 14.2mm driver and has a built-in HD microphone for crystal-clear calls. It’s a simple yet practical gift that many will appreciate.
Get the realme Buds Classic at RM49.
Instead of getting one gift, why not get two? This Philips wireless keyboard and mouse come in a combo and is a great gift for office workers. The keyboard is ultra-quiet and the mouse is ergonomically designed; plus, both devices can be connected to the PC via one nano connector. You can save an extra port for other devices and since both are wireless peripherals, you’ll never have to deal with messy cables.
Get the Philips wireless keyboard and mouse at RM44.90.
3. EZVIZ TY2
This gift may be unusual, but it’s nonetheless a useful one. The EZVIZ TY2 is a wireless security camera that come with smart tracking and a two-way communication feature. It’s a good device for those who travel often or are more safety-conscious. This CCTV can capture 1080p video and store footage in a MicroSD card up to 256GB. In addition to that, it covers 360º field of view so there won’t be any blind spots.
Get the EZVIV TY2 at RM119.
4. Zhiyun Smooth X
Do you have friends who’re always taking videos wherever they go? If your answer is yes, then the Zhiyun Smooth X is the perfect gift for them. This smartphone gimbal comes in a foldable design and weighs at 246g so it’s convenient to be carried around. You can also use gestures to trigger the gimbal to take photos or shoot videos, plus it has object/face tracking so you won’t have to worry about being out of focus. If you don’t know how to get started, there are numerous editing functions and filmmaking templates that you can try out in its app, ZY Cami.
Get the Zhiyun Smooth X at RM189.
5. Hiraki 2-in-1 cordless handheld and stick vacuum cleaner
Everything is going wireless these days, and that includes vacuum cleaners. The Hiraki 2-in-1 cordless vacuum has a high suction power of 20,000Pa and a HEPA filter that can clean your house and filter out air pollutants. With a 2,200mAh battery, this vacuum cleaner can last up to 40 minutes — that’s more than enough time unless you have a huge double-storey house. If you haven’t gotten your mom a gift, this may just be it.
Get the Hiraki 2-in-1 vacuum cleaner at RM279.90.
6. Animal Crossing: New Horizons
We’re still in 2020, so if you have friends that haven’t played Animal Crossing before, you can get them the game and start hanging out virtually. After all, the COVID-19 situation is still alarming and it’s best we all stay home. This game is not only one of the most popular games in 2020, but it also won the Nintendo Game of the Year at the Golden Joystick Awards 2020. If you’re a parent, this gift is one of your best chances to get your kid to stay home more often.
Get Animal Crossing: New Horizons at RM209.
7. Nintendo Switch Ring Fit
This is another game to get your family members/friends if you’re running out of ideas. The Ring Fit is not only fun to play, it also helps you sweat so you can lose the weight you gain during Christmas dinners. This will also be great for your friends whose New Year’s resolution is to start a healthy lifestyle.
Get the Nintendo Switch Ring Fit at RM339.
8. Sony WF-XB700
We started this list with an audio device, let’s end it with another. The Sony WF-XB700 suits those who have ditched wired earphones and it offers Sony’s EXTRA BASS technology to deliver a punchy bass experience. With an IP54 rating, these earbuds can be worn when you’re out and about or even when you’re sweating in the gym. Your friend will be more than happy to receive this as a gift, especially since it can last up to 9 hours on a single charge and has digital noise cancelling.
Get the Sony WF-XB700 at RM349.