10 New Gadgets Worth Saving Up For
Save that 13th month pay for a new toy!
(SPOT.ph) The holiday season is right around the corner, and for gadget geeks, that means having the perfect excuse to get yourself a brand-new toy! To help you decide what to splurge on, we round up 10 new gadgets that are worth every buck.
Here are 10 new gadgets you might want to check out:
Apple iPhone 11 Pro (P67,990/64 GB, P76,990/256 GB, and P89,990/512 GB)
Apple joins in on the triple-camera setup on smartphones with their iPhone 11 Pro. The iPhone 11 Pro’s camera system has an Ultra Wide, Wide, and Telephoto camera that not only lets you take great photos, but also “slofies” or slow-mo selfie videos. It’s also equipped with iOS 13 (hello, dark mode and Memojis!) and the latest Apple A13 Bionic chipset for faster performance. It comes in four sleek colors: Gold, Silver, Midnight Green, and Space Gray.
Available at authorized Apple resellers nationwide starting October 25.
Fitbit Versa 2 (P12,890)
Fitbit’s new iteration of their fitness tracker, the Versa 2, lets you track your fitness activity and can now send messages using your voice. The watch features a sleek aluminum frame and is water-resistant for up to 50 meters, so it can keep track of your swim laps. It also has various health sensors like a heart rate monitor as well as a “sleep score” feature, which grades the quality of sleep you get every night. The watch’s battery promises to last four to six days on a full charge, so you can really stay on the go. You’ll love that always-on display mode, too!
Available at Digital Walker, Beyond the Box, and other retailers nationwide.
Samsung Galaxy Note 10 (P53,990)
We got to test the Samsung Galaxy Note 10 when it first came out. Samsung’s new flagship phone comes in a smaller size than its predecessors, so it's safe to say that it'll fit your hand better. The smartphone sports a 6.3-inch display with AMOLED touchscreen, which is perfect if you love playing mobile games to pass the time (Mobile Legends, anyone?). It comes with an improved version of their S Pen stylus so you can take notes more accurately as well as three cameras with highly customizable features so it’s almost like you’re using an actual camera when you're shooting.
Available at Samsung Experience stores and resellers nationwide.
Apple Watch Series 5 (TBA)
If you own an Apple Watch and hate that it doesn't have an always-on feature, then you might want to consider upgrading to the Apple Watch Series 5. It now lets you see the time and your health stats without having to to lift the watch! You can choose from either stainless steel or aluminum frame variants.
Available soon at authorized Apple resellers nationwide.
GoPro Hero8 Black (P29,490)
We’re pretty sure you’ve got some trips planned out, so it’s high time you invest in a trusty action camera that can help document your adventures. The new GoPro Hero8 has an improved HyperSmooth 2.0 feature that helps stabilize your images and videos so you can take clearer shots and clips for your IG feed or vlog. It also has a new LiveBurst mode that lets you capture 1.5 seconds of content or footage before and after you press the shutter, so you’re able to capture the best frame.
Available at GoPro stores and authorized GoPro retailers nationwide.
Fujifilm Instax Mini Link (P6,999)
The Instax Mini Link is a portable printer that fits right in your bag. You can use it to print out your favorite photos from your phone so you can stick it on your journal, insert it in your wallet, or put it up as wall decor. All you have to do is download the Instax Mini Link App (iOS, Android) and start printing your best shots!
Available at selected Fujifilm stores and retailers nationwide.
Canon EOS 90D (P94,498)
If you’re looking to invest in a serious shooter, then here’s something right up your alley: The Canon EOS 90D has a 32.5-megapixel, APS-C CMOS sensor, which means you can use it to produce detailed snapshots; and an ISO of up to 51,200, which comes in handy for low-light photography. You can transfer your photos directly to your smartphone thanks to WiFi and Bluetooth connectivity. It also has face and eye-detection technology, so you can snap crisp, clear photos easily. Time to get that perfect portrait shot for a new profile pic!
Available at Canon stores and authorized dealers nationwide.
Nintendo Switch Lite (P11,995)
Who said that the age of handheld console gaming is over? Definitely not Nintendo. The Nintendo Switch Lite is the handheld version of the popular Nintendo Switch. Whether you’re buying it for yourself or your favorite nephew (we won't tell), this new toy will have you entertained for hours. It has a 5.5-inch LCD screen with a battery life that can last three to seven hours, and an internal storage capacity of 32 GB. You can also expand its storage by buying separate microSDHC or microSDXC cards of up to two terabytes.
Available at DataBlitz stores nationwide.
Microsoft Surface Laptop 3 (P51,950 to P145,550)
Looking for a new laptop that won’t weigh you down (literally)? Microsoft’s new notebook comes in two sizes: a 13.5-inch and a 15-inch model that are both slim and lightweight, perfect for when you’re on the go and have some work to do. You’ll love its Instant-On feature, which makes getting back to work quicker—no more waiting for your laptop to boot up. The 15-inch model has a battery life that can last up to 11.5 hours—not too shabby!
Available at authorized Microsoft dealers nationwide (starting October 22).
Sega Mega Drive Mini 16-Bit (P4,535)
This is the perfect opportunity to steer the kids (or yourself, who are we kidding?) away from Mobile Legends and Fortnite so they can experience old-school gaming at its finest. The Sega Mega Drive Mini has 40 built-in games and two bonus games to boot. The set includes two controllers, a console, and some of the classics: Sonic the Hedgehog II, Tetris, Gun Star Heroes, and Vampire Killer. Who’s the coolest tito or tita now?
Available at DataBlitz stores nationwide.