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Published on December 1st, 2019 | by Andrew Bistak

Tech Christmas Gift Guide (2019)

If you need some help in choosing the perfect tech gift for your Christmas… check out these amazing products below!

Tile Pro

Looking for the perfect stocking filler? The Tile Pro continues to deliver as the most powerful finder on the market, with an unprecedented Bluetooth range of 120 metres and is Google Assistant and Amazon Alexa compatible. At a time when the average person spends nearly a year of their lifetime endlessly trying to locate misplaced valuables, finding misplaced items has been made even easier this Christmas.

Pricing: Available in Black and White for $44.99 RRP AUD; 2-Pack at $79.99 RRP AUD

Available at: Available on Tile.com and in major retailers; including JB Hi-Fi, Harvey Norman and Officeworks

Tile Slim

Misplacing your wallet or passport? The Tile Slim now comes in a new low-profile premium design, to easily slip into narrow spaces. Perfect to slide into wallets, passports and other hidden spots, as well as lay flat on expensive devices, this Tile provides a longer 60 metres (200 feet) range and twice the volume of the original Tile. The Tile Slim also boosts a full three-years battery life to help you enjoy the festivities this Christmas!

Pricing: Available in Black for $39.99 RRP AUD

Available at: Available on Tile.com and in major retailers; including JB Hi-Fi, Harvey Norman and Officeworks

Tile Sticker

Give the gift that your loved ones didn’t know they needed with the Tile Sticker. Tile’s most compact finder to date, it can make virtually anything findable through its adhesive sticker. Don’t be deceived by its size though as it is packed full of features, the device has a range of 45 meters, is waterproof and has an impressive battery life of 3 years. Pulling apart the loungeroom in search of the remote will be a thing of the past with Tile Sticker this festive season.

Pricing:  $49.99 RRP AUD for a 2-pack, $79.99 RRP AUD for a 4-pack.

Available at: Available on Tile.com and in major retailers; including JB Hi-Fi, Harvey Norman and Officeworks

BackBeat FIT 6100

Looking for the perfect present for someone who is always on the go? The Backbeat FIT 6100 will take them from the office to the gym seamlessly. With its multi-sport functionality and adjustable sport-fit headband designed to stay put while they’re crushing it at the gym, the Backbeat FIT 6100 will keep up with your loved one as they smash their fitness goals. Its 24-hour battery life and powerful sound will keep the music pumping both in and out the gym, while the sweatproof design and IPX5 rated water resistance will ensure they’re suited to any activity.

Pricing: Available in black, camo and pepper grey at RRP $299.99 AUD
Available at: plantronics.com and JB Hi-Fi

BackBeat FIT 3150

Know someone who loves the outdoors? Spoil them this festive season with the Backbeat FIT 3150. Ultra-stable, sweatproof, and waterproof, these true wireless sport earbuds are designed for outdoor fitness enthusiasts. They feature the innovative Always Aware eartips that allow in ambient sounds for safer training in any environment. With soft, flexible secure-fit earloops and comfortable stabilisers, the BackBeat FIT 3150 provides comfort and stability during the toughest workouts. Keep the music going with up to 24 hours of power, plus a charging case that offers up to 16 additional hours.

Pricing: Available in black and black-blue at RRP $249.99 AUD

Available at: plantronics.com and JB Hi-Fi

BackBeat FIT 3200

Help your loved one achieve their fitness goals with the Backbeat FIT 3200. These ultra-lightweight earbuds will give your loved one the power to unleash their workouts with sweatproof and waterproof protection, noise-isolating eartips and a super-secure fit. With up to 24 hours of power, long-lasting comfort, and immersive sound, the Backbeat FIT 3200 is ideal for both in and outside the gym.

Pricing: Available in black and teal at RRP $249.99 AUD

Available at: plantronics.com and JB Hi-Fi

BackBeat PRO 5100

This Christmas, why not gift your loved ones the earbuds they’ll take with them everywhere. The BackBeat PRO 5100 true wireless headphones may be small in size, but they pack incredible power. Fitted with four noise-cancelling microphones and featuring WindSmart technology, the BackBeat PRO 5100 is undeniably engineered to deliver quality sound wherever you are. The ultra-lightweight design paired with 6 hours of charge and an additional 13 hours using the case makes them an ideal companion throughout the day.

Pricing: Available in black at RRP $299.99 AUD
Available at: plantronics.com and JB Hi-Fi

Acer Swift 5

Gift the always-on-the-move person in your life the ultra-light, super thin, Acer Swift 5. Weighing at just 990 grams, the Swift 5 is designed to be the perfect gadget to be carried around for both work and play. The light and thin hardware does not compromise the software capabilities – Acer’s powerful NVIDIA graphics card and the latest Intel Core CPU allows your busy loved one to travel carefree and confidently.

Pricing: starting from RRP $1,499 AUD
Available at: Acer.com, Bing Lee, Harvey Norman, and JB Hi-Fi

Acer Nitro 5

Acer’s Nitro 5 is arguably the best “budget” and “entry-level” gaming laptop to come out of 2019, making it the absolute perfect gift to give the new gamer in your life. Reliably play high-intensity games on the Nitro 5 with its 9th Gen Intel Core i7 processor, powerful graphic capabilities, configurable RAM and storage space, and large battery capacity. The laptop’s speakers are loud and full enough to draw in a crowd and share the gaming experience. Your gamer is guaranteed to thank you for years to come with this gift… that is if you can get them to peel away from the Nitro 5!

Pricing: starting from RRP $1,599 AUD

Available at: Acer.com

Swann Alert Indoor Security Camera

The biggest gift worth giving this year is peace of mind. Swann’s Alert Indoor Camera provides clear vision no matter the time of day, with 24/7 1080p HD quality video and an increased video range of 110° that ultimately reduces blind spots in the home. The camera is fitted with two-way audio so users can communicate with loved ones as well as monitor the baby in the room and keep an eye on pets in the home. It can also be synced with hands-free devices such as Chromecast or Alexa devices, helping to make Christmas a little bit less stressful!

Pricing: RRP $119.95 AUD

Available at: Bunnings Warehouse, Harvey Norman, JB Hi-Fi, Officeworks and other authorised retailers, as well as online at Swann.com

Swann Wi-Fi Spotlight Outdoor Camera

Tick off the gift of home security off your wishlist this Christmas, with Swann’s new Wi-Fi Spotlight Outdoor Camera. The Wi-Fi enabled outdoor camera is fitted with motion lighting and a siren that is designed to deter criminal activity. The spotlight security camera allows for two – way communication, so users either greet their guests or engage with suspicious individuals from the comfort and safety of their own home or from afar through a smart device. It’s security in the palm of your hand, tailored for those times whre you want to feel at home away from home.

Pricing: RRP 189.95 AUD

Available at: Bunnings Warehouse, Harvey Norman, JB Hi-Fi, Officeworks and other authorised retailers, as well as online at Swann.com

HTC VIVE Cosmos

Looking to spoil someone this Christmas? Gift your loved one something out of this world – the HTC VIVE Cosmos virtual reality headset. With six camera sensors, accurate inside-out tracking via wide field of view, and six-degree-of-freedom support, escaping reality has never been so easy. Jump between reality and virtual reality in seconds with the innovative flip-up design and go beyond what you thought was possible.

Pricing: RRP $1,299.00 AUD
Available at: HTC.com and Harvey Norman


About the Author

When he's not trying to save the world, Andrew enjoys travel (although loathes turbulence), going to the movies, reading and being a dad to his two dogs (and now twins) with his wife.



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