Monday, December 24, 2012

Top Ten Gadget Gifts this Christmas

This holiday season, the sheer amount of new gadgets on the market is overwhelming. That makes it extra difficult to choose the perfect gift for your gadget-loving loved ones.

So we've provided a handy list of the top 10 gadget gifts this Christmas.

1. Google ASUS Nexus 7

Nexus 7 is Google's first tablet to feature Android™ 4.1 Jelly Bean. It combines the best of both Google and ASUS design, with the most advanced software from Google paired with cutting edge ASUS hardware.
Nexus 7 features a vibrant 1280 x 800 high-definition display which delivers crisp and detailed visuals with ultra-wide 178゚ viewing angles.
Powered by Tegra Quad core processor, it is the most suitable tablet for high end gaming.

2. Apple iPad Mini

The iPad mini has a beautiful display, powerful A5 chip, FaceTime HD camera, iSight camera with 1080p HD video recording, ultrafast wireless, and over 275,000 apps ready to download from the App Store.
The iPad mini's superior design, unparalleled app selection and extra-long battery life make this tablet a cut above the 7-inch competition.

3. Google LG Nexus 4

Nexus 4 is the latest smartphone by Google featuring Android™ 4.1 Jelly Bean. It features a large 4.7" high resolution display (1280 x 768 pixel resolution) with Corning Gorilla Glass 2. It is powered by a 1.5 GHz quad-core Snapdragon S4 Pro processor, 2 GB of RAM, 8 or 16 GB of internal storage, front facing 1.3 megapixel camera and an 8 megapixel rear Photo Sphere camera.
With your favorite Google Apps, an amazing Photo Sphere camera, cutting edge hardware, and access to your favorite entertainment on Google Play – Nexus 4 puts the best of Google in the palm of your hand.

4. Amazon Kindle Fire HD

Amazon Kindle Fire HD is powered by a 1.2 Ghz dual-core processor with Imagination PowerVR 3D graphics core for fast and fluid performance.
It also features an HD display (1280 x 800), custom Dolby audio, stereo speakers, and dual-antenna, dual-band Wi-Fi for 40% faster downloads.

5. Nokia Lumia 920

Nokia Lumia 920 is a high-end smartphone running on Windows Phone 8 OS. Its Nokia's flagship smartphone featuring a 4.5in HD IPS LCD screen, 1.5GHz dual-core processor, 8.7MP camera with 1080p video and optical stabilization.
Lumia 920 also has wireless charging built-in, though you'll have to purchase some optional accessories to make full use of it.

6. Microsoft Surface

Microsoft Surface is a tablet-cum laptop designed by Microsoft. The Surface comes in two versions: one with Windows RT and another with Windows 8 Pro. The Windows RT model uses an ARM CPU, while the Windows 8 Pro model will use an Intel CPU.
It uses Microsoft's ClearType HD display technology and support an ultra-wide viewing angle and auto-adjusting screen intensity.
Microsoft Surface has a innovative design as the keyboard (Touch Cover) can be flipped back or removed easily. The Touch Cover is a polyurethane cover that is held in place magnetically and features an integrated soft-touch keyboard with a trackpad.

7. Samsung Galaxy Camera

Samsung Galaxy Camera is the first ever Android-powered Camera.
The Samsung GALAXY Camera gives the magic of professional digital photography with the powerful intelligence of the Android Jelly Bean OS. It’s the smartest camera ever, with stunning photographic output and a range of exceptionally rich professional shooting modes, editing features and various apps.
It has a 16.3 megapixel BSI sensor and 21x optical zoom. It also has optical image stabilisation to keep your images as sharp as possible.
There are a whole host of features which set the camera apart from the competition. Firstly, it runs the Android 4.1 Jelly Bean OS, meaning you can download apps, check your email, browse the web and much more. There are plenty of apps for editing pictures, such as Snapseed, and plenty for sharing as well, such as Facebook.
As Samsung says, its certainly is - "Camera. Reborn."

8. Nintendo Wii U

Nintendo Wii U is a video-game console and a successor to Wii.
The Wii U is the first Nintendo console to support high-definition graphics, capable of producing video output up to 1080p, and has 2 GB of RAM with half dedicated to the console's operating system.
The Wii U's primary controller is the Wii U Game Pad which features an embedded touchscreen. The touchscreen is used to supplement the main game-play shown on the television or, with games supporting Off TV Play, can allow the player to continue playing games by displaying the main game-play even when the television is off.

9. Beats by Dre Executive

Beats by Dre Executive headphone is a must for a music enthusiast who likes to listen each and every beat clear and precise.
The headphones are made up of aluminium and stainless steel and its designed for travel, whether you’re cruising at 30,000 feet or just flying across town in a cab. They’re lightweight, comfortable to wear, and fold flat for easy packing.
The signature Beats by Dr. Dre sound profile delivers pure audio integrity for crystal clear highs, signature bass and sonically true mids. It also provides 'Active Noise Cancellation' which is a battery-powered noise cancellation to deliver your music without outside interruption.

10. Playstation Vita

PlayStation Vita is a handheld game console manufactured and marketed by Sony Computer Entertainment. It is the successor to the PlayStation Portable as part of the PlayStation brand of gaming devices.
It's the most powerful dedicated gaming console on the market capable of delivering a console-like experience on-the-go.
It has two quad core processors, a 5-inch OLED touchscreen display, dual analogue sticks, and for the first time on any console, a rear touchpad inventing new ways to play.

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