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Gadgets to gift this festive season
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Gadgets to gift this festive season

Gadgets to gift this festive season
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In the festive period between Diwali and New Year, you can bring joy in the lives of people by giving them some fabulous gadgets as gifts. From a confusion of electronics available in the market, we have listed the best of them. UP TO RS 5,000

SONY DSC 3000 S
PRICE: Rs 4,490
Affordable and feature-packed memory capturer? Yes, the Sony DSC 3000 S can be a great gift. Along with a 10.1 MP sensor and 4x digital zoom, it has other features such as face detection, smile detection, sweep panorama, image stabilisation and intelligent auto mode.

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GRIFFIN STYLUS
PRICE: Rs 1,299
Griffin has a stylus that is fitted with an omni-directional rubber tip. It can, therefore, be used from the top and sides for typing, sketching, tapping and even playing games.

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BLACKBERRY VISOR MOUNT V65
PRICE: Rs 4,699
The rush hour and a traffic jam can be pleasurable. Yes, that's a gift you can give to a harried commuter-a car handsfree speaker can be stressbuster on the road. Of the plenty available in the market, the one from BlackBerry is the best for its loud and clear sound output.

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NOPOPO FLASHLIGHT
PRICE: Rs 699
This flashlight is not only ecofriendly, but it also has the novelty of being run on ordinary aqua. No, we bluff not. The pack has two water chargeable batteries.

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PORTRONICS GREEN LOCK
PRICE: Rs 1,999
The Portronics Green Lock locks and unlocks the computer screen as soon as you move away from it, protecting the data from getting stolen or from spying eyes.

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MICROSOFT TOUCH MOUSE
PRICE: Rs 3,699
This has to be the perfect gift for a Windows 7 user. The new Touch Mouse has gesture controls for its operations. So, using one, two or three fingers, you can handle tasks without having to move to the keyboard.

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DUMBBELL ALARM CLOCK
PRICE: Rs 1,249
This one's for your dearly beloved lazybones. And once they start using it, they will either hate you or enter your name in their wills. The Dumbbell alarm clock will not only wake them but also force them to work out.

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BELKIN PREMIUM USB 4-PORT TRAVEL HUB
PRICE: Rs 456
A USB hub that can increase the number of USB ports available for connecting various gadgets- now that is smart. Belkin's Premium 4-port travel hub is compact and looks pretty.

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AMKETTE FLASH LINK
PRICE: Rs 990
Hey, keep up with the times. Forget Wi-Fi or Bluetooth. The Amkette FlashLink is a small, sleek pen drive lookalike that connects two PC via the USB ports.
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SAMSUNG DVD C550
PRICE: Rs 4,200
This is a gift you can give and then take advantage of as you sit together and spend quality time. Samsung's C550 DVD player has the ability to upscale regular DVDs to 1080p Full HD resolution.

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VOX PORTABLE MINI REFRIGERATOR
PRICE: Rs 2,999
Keep your cool literally with this portable mini refrigerator. This novelty from Vox has a storage capacity of four litres and one adjustable shelf.

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V10700 PHONE SANITISER
PRICE: Rs 3,500
The Violight phone sanitiser is a dock with a cover that uses ultraviolet rays to ensure that the phone is 99 per cent germ free. No sneezes at festival time!

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GRIFFIN HANDS-FREE MIC + AUX CABLE
PRICE: Rs 1,999
The Griffin Hands-Free connects to the car audio system via the auxiliary point. This is a simple wire with 3.5 mm pins on both the ends.

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LOGITECH COOLING PAD N120
PRICE: Rs 1,195
It operates silently while keeping both the laptop and your lap cool. It also serves as a platform on which to place the machine on your lap.

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SATGUIDE CHILD PHONE
PRICE: Rs 4,999
It works like a normal phone and can answer any incoming call but will allow the kids to call only four predefined numbers registered on the phone (as chosen by the parents).

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RS 5,001 to Rs 10,000

LG OPTIMUS ONE
PRICE: Rs 9,990
Probably the most useful Android phone in this price bracket, the LG Optimus One comes armed with the Gingerbread version of the operating system.

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MICROSOFT XBOX KINECT
PRICE: Rs 9,990
With the launch of the Kinect, Microsoft changed the way console gaming used to be. With the help of gestures and motion sensing technology, the Kinect brought a lot of physical activity into console gaming.

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BOSE AE2
PRICE: Rs 8,100
This is a must-buy for a music lovers. The Bose AE2 has a lightweight, comfortable design with improved ear cushions that doesn't hurt even when worn for hours.

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BSA FOLDMAN
PRICE: Rs 8,996
A bicycle that folds up for storing-now would that bring a gleam in the eyes of the recipient? Unlike regular bicycles, the BSA Foldman is a lightweight and compact machine.

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HITACHI MOBILE LIFE STUDIO PLUS 500 GB
PRICE: Rs 7,200
A portable hard drive plus a pen drive plus a 3D interface plus a great looking device. What more could you want from a gift?

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PHILIPS WINE COOLER
PRICE: Rs 8,850
While creating a perfect ambience for an evening get-together, this Philips wine cooler maintains the perfect temperature for wines and champagne.

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PORTRONICS SCANNY 3
PRICE: Rs 6,499
Carry your scanner wherever you go without taking up all the passenger space. Portronics Scanny 3 is great for those who need to scan important papers on the move.

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RS 10,001 to RS 20,000

LG BD 670
PRICE: Rs 16,990
This 3D Blu-Ray player from LG with the LG remote application allows access to video on demand using a smartphone.

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APPLE iPOD TOUCH
PRICE: Rs 13,500 FOR 8GB
We don't need to give reasons for including this under tech gifts, do we? The new iPods have just reached the shelves and will have the iOS 5 on board.

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BLACKBERRY 8360
PRICE: Rs 19,990
The latest BlackBerry in town has slimmed down a lot and now sports a glossy finish. Girls or guys, all will love this smartphone. And it also has the best-in-class features such as the latest operating system, BB OS 7, along with an 800 MHz processor.

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CELESTRON POWERSEEKER 127
PRICE: Rs 14,135
Ideal for first time buyers, the Celestron Power Seeker 127 is a good combination of portable yet powerful telescope to explore the night sky.

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RELIANCE 3G TABLET
PRICE: Rs 12,999
Tablets are the rage these days. A cheap but great gift would be the Reliance 3G Tablet. It operates on the Android OS and is surprisingly smooth.

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OSIM uRELAX
PRICE: Rs 15,000
Massage chairs are priced exorbitantly. Gift the Osim uRelax that turns any chair into a massage chair. It offers different massage options-full back massage, Shiatsu, swing, rolling-and also has a heat mode option.

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HP DREAMSCREEN 400
PRICE: Rs 19,999
This is an all-in-one PC from HP that can be the best gift for students or elders who are scared of using computers. The 18.5-inch display has a customised operating system and an intuitive touch interface.

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PANASONIC SDR H101
PRICE: Rs 19,999
The USP of this camcorder is its size. It is so tiny that you wonder where the rest of the machine is. The largish battery at the back does not make it bulky either.

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HILIPS GO PURE CAR AIR PURIFIER
PRICE: Rs 12,000
As the name suggests, the Go Pure Car Air Purifier is designed specially for cars. It absorbs the air particles, viruses, gases, bacteria and fine particles within the car and purifies the air in the cabin.

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D-LINK BOXEE BOX
PRICE: Rs 13,999
D-Link's Boxee Box brings a great multimedia experience to television. This box can be connected to the Internet by a wired or a wireless connection and to a TV using an HDMI cable.

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RS 20,001 to RS 50,000

ASUS XONAR ESSENCE ONE
PRICE: Rs 21,000
Recently, Asus launched a hi-fi USB digital-to-analog converter and headphone amplifier. The Xonar Essence One upgrades digital music stored on the computer into clear and detailed life-like sounds.

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ACER ICONIA 501E
PRICE: Rs 32,990
The Acer Iconia 500 was a fine tablet. And so is its upgrade, the 501E. The beautiful grey-steel machien has a smooth touch interface and runs on Android Honeycomb 3.2. A It packs in a 1 GHz NVIDIA Tegra 2 processor, 1 GB RAM, 10.1-inch display size and 3G connectivity.

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PORTRONICS MINI PROJECTOR
PRICE: Rs 21,500
This mini projector from Portronics is one of the smallest, cord-free projectors available in the market. Operating on Windows CE 5.0, it can be used for playing videos, images, PDFs, PowerPoint files, etc.

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APPLE iPAD 2
PRICE: Rs 29,500
The iPad has become a synonym for a tablet, so trendsetting is this device from Apple. You can sure of whoops of delight if you decide to gift this to a loved one.

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SAMSUNG GALAXY S 2
PRICE: Rs 30,000
Undisputedly the best non-Apple smartphone in the world, the Samsung Galaxy S2 is super fast. Its sleek but its big. Your loved ones will bless you every time they use this phone for email, photography, browsing, gaming or for testing out applications.

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NIKON D5100
PRICE: Rs 39,950
Affordable yet offering features that could do pricier cameras proud, the Nikon D5100 has earned a lot of admirers since its launch this year. It comes with a swivel display to aid photography from difficult angles.

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HP DV6
PRICE: Rs 45,690
This sexy looking machine from HP is one that packs in a lot. With the Intel Core i3 processor 2.1GHz buzzing inside and aided by a 4GB RAM and 500 GB hard drive, the DV6 notebook is a complete machine.

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PANASONIC DCM LX5
PRICE: Rs 29,990
DSLRs may be bulky to lug around. So feature-rich, premium compact cameras can be great substitutes. The one from Panasonic has good build quality, is eminently portable and boasts a 10.1 MP sensor.

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SONY 32EX 520
PRICE: Rs 47,900
Why gift someone an LCD when you can afford an LED? And what better than the latest from Sony-the 32-inch EDGE LED flat panel with full HD display resolution?

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SAMSUNG HT-D5550
PRICE: Rs 49,990
This 3D-ready 5.1 channel surround sound system makes a fabulous gift. Meant for big rooms and halls, it has tall speakers along with a 1000 W sub woofer.

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RS 50,001 & ABOVE

APPLE MACBOOK AIR
PRICE: Rs 73,900
The latest MacBook Air is a perfect blend of style and brains. With a unibody design, it weighs in at 1.35 kg and still manages to contain within its slim self every feature that other laptops have.

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LG LW 6500 3D TV
PRICE: Rs 99,990
3D TVs were supposedly the next big thing in the flat panel space but the limited 3D content and high price of the 3D glasses came in the way of their popularity.

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CANON 60D
PRICE: Rs 60,295
Coming from Canon, this DSLR has the sensor and image processor that manages to capture action at 5.3fps. The 18.0 megapixel CMOS sensor, shutter speed range of 1/8000 sec and in camera post processing makes it stand out as one of the best out there.

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BOSE 901 FLOOR STANDING DIRECT
PRICE: Rs 1,01,138
This speaker system from Bose offers a full spectrum of rich, lifelike sound using the two standing speakers. It is designed to produce a balanced stereo sound over a wide area and is durable enough to last years.

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SONY HDR PJ50
PRICE: Rs 59,990
With Sony HDR PJ50, you not only capture your beautiful moment live, but also watch them on a big screen with help of the inbuilt projector. The high contrast projector can throw up image 60 inches in size from a distance of just 3 metres.

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