So, it is nearly Christmas and you’re looking for some last minute presents that are really going to wow your friends and family. We have taken a look at the best gadgets for under £200 that will make the very best presents this Christmas!
You may already be aware that there are many fitness trackers out there. But Fitbit really comes in above the rest. The Fitbit Charge 2 has a multitude of features to track your fitness. Get continuous, wrist-based, heart rate which is done automatically. You get a personalised Cardio Fitness Score which will enable you to get a better understanding of your fitness level and you are able to see how you can improve over time. The amount of steps that you take within a day will be tracked alongside the distance that you took. You can see the calories that have been burnt, your active minutes, hourly activity, floor climbed and stationary time. Another feature of the Fitbit Charge 2 is that your sleeping is also tracked. You are able to see how well you’re sleeping and how long for. With up to 5 days of battery life, you can go all day and night without charge. The different sports that you do are recognised and tracked in relation to the sport. There is so much more that the Fitbit Charge 2 can provide and at a price of only £119, it is so worth it!
Do you know someone that would love a GoPro? Well this Christmas you can treat them to one! The GoPro HERO Session is the lightest and smallest ever GoPro. You can capture 8MP single photos, 10fps burst photos and 0.5 to 60 seconds time-lapse photos. The HERO Session has a high resolution of 1440 pixels per inch and it delivers professional, sharp video. With WiFi and Bluetooth, you can easily stay connected with the GoPro apps. With the press of one button you can turn the GoPro on and start automatically filming. Without a housing, the HERO Session is waterproof up to 10m. Amazon have an amazing exclusive offer on just in time for the holiday season too! For £147.97 you can get the GoPro HERO Session camera, The Handlers (Floating Hand Grip), 16GB microSD Card, a standard frame, a mounting buckle, curved and flat adhesive mounts and the USB cable. What a great deal!
This is the perfect gift for anybody who loves to take photos and print them out. The Polaroid ZIP is a mobile printer which means it can be taken anywhere with you! You can connect your mobile or tablet up via Bluetooth with ease and print away! There is an app that comes with this purchase, you are able to edit photos you take by adding filters and additional items to the image. You can print in less than 60 seconds! Your printed images will be 2×3″ in size with full colour and is completely smudge-proof due to the ZINK technology! ZINK technology is zero ink. It is also fade-resistant even when exposed to light, heat and humidity. As well as all this, it is also waterproof and tearproof. The images have an adhesive backing so the can double up as stickers. You can buy them now from £104.99 on Amazon. You will also need to purchase the 2×3″ ZINK technology paper which is priced around £25.
This is a great drone for beginners through to experts. The Extreme Fliers Micro Drone is a palm sized drone that is easily manoeuvrable. This drone can be flown indoors and outdoors and can be controlled via the smartphone app for iOS or Android or by the included controller. Precision control with three speeds, flexibility and durability means that the Micro Drone 3.0 can be flown anywhere up to 45mph! The really cool thing about this drone is that you’re able to see exactly what the drone is doing in first person. The First Person View (FPV) lets you turn your smartphone into VR goggles. You are able to experience being with the drone in an immersive flying experience. This can be recorded directly onto a microSD card which means you can playback, edit and share your footage. This mini drone is priced at £149.
Notion is a home monitoring system that looks after your home for you, so you don’t have too. You can monitor your home with a single sensor, wherever you are. Sensors can be placed in any location that you wish with ease. A simple peel, stick and pair process is all you need. You can then be notified when doors are opened, the temperature in a room drops too low or rises too high, if there is a water leak and if a smoke alarm goes off. You basically have a leak detector, burglar alarm and thermostat all in one. But what you can do with Notion is limitless. You will get notifications direct to your phone via an app, that can be tailored to your needs. Too many notifications can become annoying, which is why Notion have enabled you to choose the custom alerts that fit your needs. So if you know somebody that would want keep their home safe, especially when they’re away – then this is the right present for them! Prices start at £179 and rise with more sensors added.