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November 14, 2017

Top Tech to Gift this Christmas

With Halloween and Bonfire Night over, Christmas season is finally upon us. And if you haven't already, it's time to start picking up gifts for your family, loved ones and friends.

 

For the tech enthusiasts in your life, you can't go wrong with our top ten picks. Take a look at the most sought-after gadgets below, that are sure to sell out this December!

 

iPhone X

Apple's most advanced smartphone yet, the iPhone X (pronounced "ten") is an incredible smartphone. It's jam-packed with cutting-edge specs, charges wirelessly, includes a Super Retina HD display for unbelievable clarity and has a stunning glass back and front.

 

With FaceID, unlocking the X can be done simply by looking at it, the 12MP dual camera makes sure every shot you take offers amazing colour and detail and animojis (animated emojis) are sure to be plenty of fun. There's so much more to the iPhone X, and we're sure whoever you buy it for will be overjoyed with their new gift!

 

Google Pixel 2 XL

Living up to its predecessor, the Google Pixel 2 XL is a phablet with unbeatable specs. Not only does the latest release from Google have the highest rated camera on a smartphone ever, it offers something called Google Lens - an innovative extension of Google Assistant that can identify any objects or buildings you point the Pixel 2 XL's lens at!

 

There's a great battery on board, fantastic audio and endless storage for photos. The crystal clear 6-inch screen will be perfect if the lucky receiver loves to play games or watch plenty of videos on their smartphone too!

 

Not sure if a phablet is the best way to go? You could always pick up the smaller, yet equally as impressive, Google Pixel 2.

 

Samsung Galaxy Note 8

It's not all about Google and Apple - if you have Samsung fan in the family, look no further than the Samsung Galaxy Note 8. Sleek, powerful and smart, it’s a brilliant smartphone. The S-Pen slots into the device seamlessly, a fingerprint scanner is located on the back while an iris scanner sits on the front and the dual camera comes in at 12MP - perfect for professional looking pictures!

 

Amazon Echo

Give the gift of Alexa, and buy someone an Amazon Echo this Christmas. Amazon's personal assistant can play music, make calls, let you know the outcome of a sports game, turn on smart TVs, order you a taxi and so much more! Its affordable too, and a present that will be used year-round. 

 

Sony WH-1000XM2 wireless headphones

Wireless headphones are the next big thing, and Sony's WH-100XM2 are often crowned the best on the market by tech experts. With noise cancelling qualities and amazing audio, any music fan will love them!

 

Sony Xperia XZ Premium

Want to really treat someone this year? Why not buy them the first ever smartphone to offer a 4K display - the Sony Xperia XZ Premium. When they unbox it under the Christmas tree they'll instantly be wowed by the true-to-life screen, and the 19MP MotionEye camera and 13MP lens for selfies will be a wonderful surprise!

 

Huawei Mate 10

Does someone you know spend their life on their phone, only to continuously complain about poor battery life? Put an end to their woes this Christmas, and get them the Huawei Mate 10. It has a huge 50-hour battery life, 6-inch Full HD screen and a slick design.

 

PlayStation VR

Spoil a gamer in your family, with the PlayStation VR. Bringing virtual reality into the home, the headset works with the PlayStation 4 and offers an immersive experience unlike any other!

 

One Plus 5

Another fantastic phone to gift this Christmas, the One Plus 5 is a surprise anyone would want in their stocking. Not quite as premium as the iPhone X or Pixel 2 XL, the One Plus 5 is great value for money as it offers a dual 16MP camera, a fast-battery and a massive 8GB of RAM.

 

HP Sprocket

Everyone loves to take photos on their smartphones, but how many end up being printed? The HP Sprocket is a handy little gift that's great for pretty much anyone - this pocket-sized wireless photo printer can create hard copies of your favourite snaps on social media in seconds!  

 

If you're planning on having a tech-filled Christmas this year, don't forget to protect your new gadgets with insurance from Insurance2Go. Whether you're an Android lover or a fan of all things Apple, our insurance policies cover a wide range of smartphones, tablets and laptops - all for an unbeatable price!

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