While the latest iteration of the Apple iPhone series may not be coming with any game-changing features, the Apple iPhone 7 is still a worthy purchase for this festive season. The smartphone comes with a 4.7-inch Retina HD display and is powered by the Apple A10 quad-core chip with 2GB of RAM. You also get the fingerprint scanner called the Touch ID that’s integrated atop the front-facing home button. The rear camera features a 12MP image sensor and the front camera is a 7MP selfie snapper. The iPhone 7 is also certified for dust and water resistance that can be submerged under 1m for 30 minutes.
If you're looking to gift some of the best smartphones in terms of hardware and power, then how about the Samsung Galaxy S8+, featuring a large 6.2-inch Super AMOLED display with a resolution of 1440 x 2560. The Infinity Display features thin bezels that broaden the screen estate, and here, in this case, the screen ratio is 18:5:9. And thanks to the beautiful screen, the smartphone is quite stunning and attention seeking. The device is powered by the Exynos 8895 Octa processor with 4GB RAM and the device runs on Android 7.0 Nougat OS. The 12MP main camera is touted to be some of the best smartphone cameras on the market, with an aperture of F1.7. The 8MP front camera also shares the same aperture. The battery holds a capacity of 3500 mAh. The Galaxy S8+ is also a great device to have if you want to capture the festive moments.
The Acer Swift 7 is one of the best ultrabooks that we have reviewed this year and it features a thickness of just 9.98 mm. The design of Acer Swift 7 looks is premium, regardless which angle you look from. The ultrabook holds a 13.3” inch Full HD IPS display and protected with Gorilla Glass to resist scratches. The Acer Color Technology helps to keep the colors vibrant and well saturated. Powering the Acer Swift 7 is the Intel 7th gen processor and with the 256GB SSD, users will experience a snappy performance with Windows 10.
Bring home a PlayStation 4 Slim this Diwali and enjoy the best of Sony's console exclusives. The latest Sony PS4 Slim is the new, trimmed-down version of the successful PlayStation 4 game console and features the same performance under the hood. Play the best game titles such as Gran Turismo GT, Uncharted 4, Horizon: Zero Dawn and more. And with the PS VR (Separate purchase), you get to play games in HD virtual reality experience.
It's a good idea to gift your loved ones a DSLR that won't cost much and will capture images with good details. The Nikon D4300 is one such great example that features a 24.2MP APS-C (DX-format) image sensor. The ISO sensitivity of this camera ranges from 100 and goes up to 25,600. This means you will be able to capture some good shots during low light situations. And for continuous shots, the camera can shoot up to 5fps. It’s also one of the few budget DSLRs in the market to support FHD video capture up to 60fps. There is also a 3-inch display and the built-in viewfinder features a Pentamirror with 95% horizontal and vertical frame coverage. The shutter speed of the camera is specified from 1/4000 to 30 seconds. For AF performance, the D3400 has 11 autofocus points in total, along with a built-in flash.
If you want to gift your sister, wife or girlfriend a smartwatch, then how about the Rose Gold aluminum Apple Watch series 2. The device is powered by a dual-core processor and the smartwatch features a heart rate sensor, WiFi connectivity, Accelerometer, gyroscope, and an OLED display with Force Touch support. The Apple Watch series 2 is capable of lasting up to 18 hours and a magnetic charging cable is included.
How about a portable speaker for your best friend who parties hard over most of the weekends. The JBL Charge 3 is a great choice to consider and while the speaker houses a large 6000 mAh battery, the device is also waterproof, so you don't need to worry about accidental water splashes. And with the large battery, users will also be able to charge their smartphones on the go with the speaker. The device packs powerful bass radiators on either side for a great audio experience. The speaker can also be paired with other JBL Charge 3 speakers for a surround sound experience.
The Beats Solo 3 is a great companion for all those music lovers who own an Apple iPhone. The On-ear headphone features pivoting ear cups for a comfortable fit. This means users can wear the headphone for hours of listening without worrying about any discomfort. The built-in mic allows users to make hands-free phone calls. The battery life of the Solo 3 is capable of lasting up to 12 hours. There is also an LED gauge that illuminates when the battery is low. The wireless headphone weighs 219g and is foldable for portability.