Tuesday, December 24, 2013

Deserving Gadgets for Christmas and New Year 2014 wishlist

Tuesday, December 24, 2013

With Christmas knocking at the door, here's a quick look at the best gadgets we would love to own and gift.
1. Apple Mac Pro
A master-piece by Apple launched on 19th Dec 2013, this cute monster just 25 cm in height is designed for professional photographers, multimedia buffs and ace gamers.Available in 4,6, 8 and 12 core variants, the gizmo supports 64GB DDR3 RAM, upto 12GB GDDR5 VRAM and 1 TB storage.Powered  by Dual AMD Fire Pro GPU and OS X Mavericks it comes with a starting price of $2999.

2. Google Nexus 5
The Android Kitkat based smartphone with 16GB and 32GB variants is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 Quad core processor, 5 inch Full ID IPS display, 2 GB RAM, 8MP camera and wireless charging support. Its price starts from $349 ( INR 28,999 in India).

3. iPad Air

Just 7.5mm thick, the iPad Air comes powered with a 64 bit A7 chip processor, 9.7 inch display and iOS 7 as the OS.Avaialable in 16GB, 32GB, 64GB and 128GB variants, prices start from $499 (INR 35,900 in India).

4. iPhone 5s and 5c

   The latest flavours of iPhones are bound to be one of the top-sellers this holiday season.While iPhone 5s comes in three variants - 16GB, 32Gb and 128Gb with 64 bit A7 chip, Touch ID and 8MP iSight camera; iPhone 5c comes with a A6 chip, 4 inch display, 8MP iSight camera in 2 variants -16GB and 32GB.Price starts @ $199.

5. Sony PlayStation 4
 PS 4  comes with a single chip 8 core x86 AMD Jaguar processor, AMD next-gen Radeon-based graphics engine, DUALSHOCK 4 wireless controller boasting of inherent curating capabilities to suit individual gaming styles.It is priced at $399 (INR 39,990 in India).

6. Samsung Galaxy Note 3 and Gear

The Galaxy Note 3 sports a 5.7 inch HD Super-AMOLED display and comes in 2 variants - LTE version, which is powered by Quad core Snapdragon 800 processor and 3G version, which comes powered with a Octa-core Exynos processor.It includes 3GB RAM, 13MP rear camera, 2MP front camera and runs on Android 4.3 Jelly Bean.
       Galaxy Gear can be paired with Note 3 and features a 1.63 inch display and 1.9 MP camera.Note 3 comes at $700 in US.

7. Kindle Paperwhite

Amazon's Kindle Paperwhite comes in two variants - WiFi only and 3G. Just 9.1mm thick and with a 6 inch high resolution display, the Kindle with 2 GB storage boasts of upto 8 weeks of battery back up.The WiFi version is available at $119 (INR 9,999 in India) and the 3G variant at $189 (INR 11,999 in India).

8. Chromecast

This niftiest 2.83 inch, budget gadget by Google comes at just $35.A digital media player by profession, it can stream HD videos on your TV from internet or local network via Google Chrome browser on PC or a supported app on your phone.

9. Nokia Lumia 1020
This smarty from Nokia's stable harbouring a 41 MP camera with Pureview technology is arguably one of the best in the segment.Powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Dual Core 1.5GHz processor and Windows Phone 8, it features a 4.5 inch Clearblack AMOLED display, 2GB RAM, 32 GB storage and 7GB free cloud storage and supports wireless charging.Priced at $699 off-contract and $299 on-contract(INR 41,499 in India), prices may further be lowered.
          Wish you all Merry Christmas and an Awesome Year ahead !
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