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Today's bride and groom not only need to perfect their wardrobe for the important day, but also need the help of gadgets to begin a new life in style.

Richa Sharma and Sulabh Puri         Last Updated: November 27, 2010  | 14:37 IST

Acer Liquid
Price: Rs 24,990

Because the phone in the bride's hand must exude femininity and sophistication. This phone offers these in addition to smart features. Sporting a huge screen on the front, this phone is available in ivory white, black and crimson red. It runs on the Android OS and has all the multimedia features. Also, the Wi-Fi connectivity gives it the edge over others.
Specs: 3.5-inch display; 5MP camera; 256MB, expandable up to 32GB; GPRS, Bluetooth, Wi-Fi

Olive tablet pad VT100
Price: Rs 22,000
Because a smart bride needs an assistant to take care of all her appointments with the dietician, the beautician, dress designer, as well as to make a guest list. Who else could play this role better than this tablet? It can do all this and can be used for making calls or web chat via 3G as well. So even as you get your toes manicured, you know things are all ship-shape.
Specs: 7-inch display; 600MHz ARM11 processor; 3 MP camera; 512MB memory, slot for 16GB microSD card; 3G, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth

Sony MHCGZ77RHD
Price: Rs 18,990
Because you do need a great music player when you plan that romantic evening with your new spouse. This excellent system will create the ambience with its crystal clear sound and perfect beats. And if your better half loves singing, give him/her the microphone and dance to his tunes- at least this instance.
Specs: 3 DVD/VCD/CD Changer with MP3 and DivX Playback; USB Direct MP3 Recor-ding and Playback; USB Movie Playback

Canon HF R18
Price: Rs 42,995
Because a wedding is a time when fun and laughter mark each minute. To ensure you don't miss the action taking place in another room while you are busy with your prenuptial rituals, hand this camcorder to the person who knows what you wouldn't want to miss out on. He can record those moments in Full HD which you can enjoy at leisure
Specs: CMOS sensor; 20x optical zoom; 2.7-inch LCD; Dolby digital 2 ch sound; 32GB internal memory (records 12hr)

Braun satin hair straightener
Price: Rs 5,400
Because beautiful hair is all it takes to turn yourself into a dazzling diva in seconds. And a smart bride knows how handy a hair straightener like this will be when she doesn't really have the time to visit the hair stylist. Its IONTEC technology and accurate heat control will keep your hair shinier and healthier.
Specs: IONTEC innovation; moisture level balance; anti-hair breakage; accurate heat control for healthy styling

Seiko kinetic SNL039P1
Price: Rs 39,500
Because a groom needs to keep a check on time in style. But beware, don't wear it on your wedding day-it will hog the limelight and outshine you or your attire. It is both a looker and a performer. Its green technology does away with the battery. Three chronographs tell the time. Plus it is water resistant, so you can take it along for a swim without worrying too much.
Specs: Stainless steel strap; 3 chronographs; stopwatch; 100 meter water resistant

Samsung Galaxy S
Price: Rs 28,000
Because it is one of the best phones available at the moment. It is sleek and has a personality that gels with practically any smart man. Running on the Android operating system it has power and all the smart features. It has a large, responsive AMOLED touch screen. Clicking photos and HD video come to it easily and browsing the Web on its screen is fun.
Specs: 4-inch AMOLED screen; Quadband; 5MP camera; 1 GHz CPU; 1,500 mAh battery

Philips HQ7320 shaver
Price: Rs 5,495
Because a smart groom must always look suave and sophisticated. And for that he needs an electric shaver like this. It comes handy when he has an urgent meeting or function to attend and has only minutes to rid himself of the light stubble on his face. Its unique flexible moving blades that adjust according to the face curves will give him that perfect look in no time.
Specs: Cordless function; 8 hours charge time; 30 min run time

Apple Macbook PRO 15 inch
Price: Rs 1.09 lakh
Because this machine has the looks and the attitude which will add style to your personality. Inheriting its looks from its predecessors, this Mac has a different tech pedigree. It has an Intel Core i5 which is backed by solid 4 GB of DDR3 RAM. And its 8-hour battery will ensure you never fall short of power. Not when you need it the most.
Specs:15.4-inch screen; 2.4 GHz Intel Core i5; nVIDIA GT 330M; 320GB HDD; 4 GB RAM; 2.5 kg

Canon IXUS 130
Price: Rs 14,995
Because you definitely will need a capable camera to capture the blissful moments for the years you will spend with your spouse after marriage. This is one of the smartest options available. It is slim, compact, has sexy curves to flaunt and clicks some neat pictures. You can also shoot videos in HD with the IXUS 130.
Specs:14.1 MP sensor; 4x optical zoom; 720p video recording; 2.7 inch LCD;1600 ISO, SD card slot; 133 gm

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