The holidays are just a few days away. Still, looking for tech gifts for your family and friends? Or maybe something for yourself? Don’t worry, we got you covered with our best tech gifts under Php5,000 2019.
OPPO Enco Q1
Tech giant OPPO is most recently known for their smartphones. What you didn’t know is they started with Blue-ray players and now they’re showing off more gadgets other than smartphones.
Introducing the OPPO Enco Q1 headphones. It is a neckband style headphone that brags about its great noise cancellation feature. Clean treble and powerful bass are just some of its other great qualities. Check out our OPPO Enco Q1 review to know more of its features, priced at Php4,990.
Honor Flypods Lite
If you’re feeling a little left out with the earbud trend, check out these affordable in-ear buds from Honor. It comes in black or white and is also IP54-rated water and sweat resistant so working out is not a problem.
It comes in a pillbox shaped charging case that adds 12 hours to buds’ 3-hours of battery life. The Honor Flypods Lite is equipped with the Bluetooth 4.2 might not provide the most seamless connectivity compared to the newer version. It’s a small price to pay especially when these true-wireless earbuds are for only Php2,990.
Another wireless earphone device, this time from Huawei. An in-ear neckband-style type of wireless earphones, the Huawei Freelace also has its advantages.
One of its unique features is Huawei’s HiPair technology with a built-in USB Type-C for connectivity and charging. So the Huawei Freelace lets you easily pair the device on a compatible smartphone by just plugging it directly. Also, you can instantly charge it in any compatible smartphone without the need for a separate cable.
Charging is also a plus with this device since a full charge can give you up to 18 hours of music playback. You can get all these features and more for only Php3,490.
Realme Buds Wireless
If you are still looking for more options on wireless earbuds, Realme also released their version with a cheaper price tag. The Realme Buds Wireless features an 11.2mm drivers in a flexible neckband design. Charging is a breeze, a quick 10-minute charge can provide 100min of music playback.
Each bud has magnets that automatically pauses the music when in contact. The Realme Buds Wireless uses Bluetooth 5.0 for seamless connection and has built-in volume controls. Available nationwide for only Php1,990.
JBL Clip 3
When it comes to portable speakers, JBL is a known brand. This portable speaker is perfect for travelers who like to share their music.
The JBL Clip 3 has a round design like its predecessor that makes it handy. The integrated carabiner allows you to hang it on your backpack, clothes or onto any surface. The Clip 3 is IPX7 waterproof with a chassis designed to handle some beating.
The 1,000mAh Li-Ion battery promises 10hrs of music playback. The JBL Clip 3 has a retail price of Php3,499 here in the Philippines. You can get it in Black, Sand, and Dusty Pink color variants.
Huawei Band 4
If you’re looking for something that can help you with your fitness goal this holiday season, Huawei released its fourth edition of smart bands for you. It can track your heart-rate, activities, workouts and more.
Its special feature is the built-in USB plug that you can access on the strap of the device itself. This can make the Huawei Band 4 an easy device to charge. Available at a price of only Php1,890.
Xiaomi Mi Box S
Watching television won’t be the same again with this device you can plug into your non-smart TV. Xiaomi released a TV plug-in device that has Google Assistant and Chromecast built-in and runs on Android TV OS.
The Xiaomi Mi Box S upgrades your standard flatscreen TV into an Android-powered one that has access to Spotify, Youtube, Netflix, and other apps. You can watch videos with up to 4K resolution and the sound system comes with Dolby Audio and DTS-HD sound.
The Xiaomi Mi Box S is now available on Mi Store Philippines for only Php3,490.
Google Chromecast 2
Stream videos with up to 1080p resolution and stay connected with its dual-band WiFi support. The Google Chromecast 2 is a more compact plug-in device for your TV. You can get yours at around Php2,295.
Cherry Mobile Superion S1+ DTV
A tablet and TV in one, Cherry mobile released this hybrid device for those who like to watch TV on the go. It runs on the Andriod Oreo Go edition and has an 8-inch HD IPS display.
You can also add two sim cards to the tablet with its dual SIM support. The Cherry Mobile Superion S1+ DTV has a 5-megapixel rear camera and 2-megapixel front camera on top of its large 4,000mAh battery.
You can get the Superion S1+ DTV for Php3,499. Available in Cherry Mobile stores and kiosks nationwide.
Huawei 12000mAh 40W SuperCharge
Already have your dream device but need a powerful power bank to keep it alive all day? Then this next device is perfect for you. Huawei introduced a whopping 12000mAh power bank with 40W fast charging.
Huawei 12000mAh 40W SuperCharge power bank can deliver almost a 55% charge in just half an hour. It only weighs 227g so even with its large capacity, it won’t be hard to carry. For only Php3,990 you can get a power bank that can even charge a compatible laptop on the go.
Realme C2 2020
Get ahead of the smartphone game from this device by Realme. This smartphone sports all the specs you’d need for your day-to-day tasks like a 6.1-inch screen and 4,000mAh battery capacity.
The upgrade on the Realme C2 2020 is the same with the Realme C2, but with upgraded RAM and storage. The previous 32GB is now 64GB and the 16GB is now 32GB. This makes this smartphone one of the cheapest to have 64GB storage capacity. You can get the 2GB/32GB version for now only Php4,990.
Xiaomi Redmi 7A
Last on this list comes from tech company Xiaomi. Released as a budget-friendly smartphone, the Xiaomi Redmi 7A has a lot of good qualities despite its affordable price tag.
The top features of the Xiaomi Redmi 7A are its 5-megapixel selfie camera, 13-megapixel primary camera and its generous 4,000mAh battery with 10W charging support. Its a budget-friendly smartphone indeed since the 2GB/16GB is only priced at Php4,790.
Well, that’s it, hopefully, this list helped you what gadget to use this Christmas. But if you still haven’t, you can check out our best smartphones under Php7,000 list in case you fancy getting an affordable smartphone.