India’s most celebrated festival is around the corner and without doubt, it’s the best time to grab some cool gadgetry for yourself and your dearest ones. So if you are tired hunting e-commerce sites for gadgets to buy this Diwali season. We are here for your rescue. After rounding up best gadgets below Rs 5,000, under Rs 10k, and between Rs 10,000 and 20,000, here are our picks for best gadgets, priced above Rs 20k.
Oneplus says “Never Settle” and the brand seems to be living up its promise, as it comes up with a new offering after about every six months. Well, this festive season, the company has an offering in the form of the OnePlus 6T (review), arguably the best device from its stables yet. The device comes with (almost) a stunning edge-to-edge 6.4-inch AMOLED display with a tiny a teardrop notch on the top.
The fingerprint sensor is embedded into the screen, which is protected by the latest Gorilla Glass 6. This smartphone comes powered by Qualcomm’s powerful Snapdragon 845 SoC, coupled with either 6GB or 8GB RAM. Storage options vary between 128GB and 256B. The new OnePlus device has a beefy 3,700mAh battery in comparison to its predecessor.
Price: Rs 37,999 (click here to buy)
Canon Powershot SX740HS
While DSLRs are a natural choice, they aren’t for everyone. So this festive season, why not get a device that fits your pocket and takes some great pictures too? Well, Canon has got you covered here with its latest superzoom compact digital camera. The Canon SX740 ships with a 20.3MP CMOS sensor and 40x optical zoom, providing huge flexibility in capturing distant objects. This camera is capable of capturing UHD 4k videos at 25/30fps, thanks to the inclusion of the latest Digic 8 processor.
Price: ~Rs 27,000(available across Canon retail stores)
Are you are looking for a mate that can get you away from almost all the noise around your surroundings? Look no further than the WH-MX1000XM3 — another masterpiece from Sony. As per our review, the headphone easily beats the current benchmark in this segment, the Bose QuietComfort 35 II.
On the noise-cancellation front, Sony has added the ability for the headphones to not only cancel out static noises coming from planes, trains, and automobiles, but also noises commonly heard in an office environment, from voices to general clatter. What’s even great is that it has got great battery life with fast charging capabilities, Sony claims that 10 minutes of quick charge can get you up to five hours of playback.
Price: Rs 29,490 (click here to buy)
This Diwali gift your home a smart upgrade with Mi’s Smart LED TV. This smart TV comes at an affordable price of 21,999 and for the price, it has to lot on offer. The television comes with a 43 inch LED display and has a resolution of 1,920 x 1,080 pixels. The crisp visuals are backed by 20W powerful stereo speakers. The TV is powered by a quad-core CPU clocked at 1.5GHz, coupled with 8GB of RAM. There are multiple HDMI and USB ports for connectivity. It also has support for 15 regional languages. Of course, you’ll get Xiaomi’s PatchWall UI — one of the best interfaces for smart TVs.
Price: Rs 21,999 (click here to buy)
Apple iPad 32GB
Apple’s new iPad Pro has just arrived and looks great but last year’s iPad isn’t a bad option either if you are looking for a cheaper alternative. It’s a perfect tablet for streaming Netflix, playing games, browsing the web etc. This tablet comes with a 9.7-inch Retina Display, which promises to offer stunning details. The slate is powered by Apple A9 processor coupled with 2GB of RAM and 32GB of storage. Talking of the camera, the iPad Pro sports an 8MP camera on the rear and a 1.2MP shooter on the front.
Price: Rs 22,999 (click here to buy)
There you have it. We hope these recommendations come in handy as to what to buy during Diwali to add to the festive cheer.