Valentine's Day Gift Guide: 10 Gadgets Under P10,000 for Your Techy S.O.

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( Valentine’s Day is coming up and if you need a moment to panic over the fact that you haven’t purchased your S.O. a gift just yet, go right ahead. But before you plunge into a full blown breakdown, worry not because we’ve got the list for you. Below, we list 10 techy gifts that your BF, GF, partner, situationship, or crush is sure to appreciate. In this day and age, new gadgets are always much appreciated and we made sure to round up a variety of tech finds depending on what your other half would get the most use out of. They’re all available online, so you should have no problem purchasing any of these in your free time before February 14th comes around. Plus, they’re all under P10,000—we know that big bouquet and fancy dinner is already costing you an arm and a leg, so we understand if your V-Day gift budget is running low. Good luck finding the right present and may the odds be ever in your favor!


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Shopping for V-Day? These no-fail tech gifts are all under P10,000:

Beats Studio Buds (P8,190)

PHOTO BY Apple Website

Beats is best known for their game-changing headphones, but ICYDK, they also have wireless earbuds in their lineup. Whatever bae’s phone, laptop, or tablet may be, this pair would be a great companion for their daily listening sessions. The earbuds’ dual-element diaphragm driver delivers crisp sound with great stereo separation and their internal digital processor is built to optimize audio performance, allowing for both loudness and clarity. What you get is an immersive listening experience with true-to-production sound, so you can hear your tunes the way the artist intended. The Studio Buds are even built with Active Noise-Cancellation technology to block out unwanted noise—in case your S.O. needs some alone time while the two of you are under one roof.

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Available online and at Power Mac Center.

Logitech MK295 Wireless Combo (P1,849)

logitech mk295 wireless combo

If you and your significant other work from home in the same space, you’ll both be thankful for this Logitech keyboard. The MK295 is designed for quiet typing, so you can finally stop being bothered by that click-clack noise in the next room. It makes use of SilentTouch technology, which allows each key press to be almost completely silent. The device even comes with a matching mouse that also promises noise-free clicking.


Available on Lazada and Game One’s website.

Sony SRS-XB33 Portable Wireless Speaker (P7,999)

Sony SRS-XB33

Got an S.O. that loves hitting the beach and going on out-of-town adventures? This portable Sony speaker would be right up their alley. It connects to any smartphone via Bluetooth and delivers clear, punchy sound quality with up to 24 hours of playback. You also have the option to boost the bass on your tunes in case you really want to turn up the beats and get your heart thumping along with the music. Plus, the speaker has an IP67 rating, which means it’s waterproof and can be safely submerged up to a meter deep—perfect for pool parties and seaside outings.


Available online; see a list of Sony retailers.

Marshall Mode EQ Wired Earphones (P4,450)

Marshall Mode EQ Wired Earphones
PHOTO BY Marshall

In case you didn’t get the memo, wired earphones are cool again—if you’ve got a better half who’s never fully transitioned to Bluetooth earbuds, be sure to tell them the good news. And while wired earphones may not seem as high-tech as their cord-free counterparts, many still offer great features and sound quality—these Marshall earphones being just one example. Sporting the audio brand’s classic black-and-gold design, the device boasts both that vintage Marshall look as well as its signature sound. It’s also built with customizable EQ and promises well-balanced audio with a clear midrange, extended highs, and deep bass.


Available on Digital Walker’s website.

Fitbit Inspire 2 Fitness Tracker (P6,290)

fitbit inspire 2

For your sporty S.O.—or your partner who’s been dying to level up their personal health goals—this fitness tracker from Fitbit could be a big help in improving their daily exercise regimen. Available in three chic colors (Black, Lunar White, and Desert Rose), the watch is equipped with a heart rate monitor, sleep tracker, pedometer, and all-day activity tracker, so the user can get a clear picture of their progress each day. It also offers guided exercise programs to help newbies start building an effective routine.


Available on Lazada.

Razer Kiyo Pro USB Camera (P8,895)

razer kiyo pro

Improve your partner’s work-from-home setup with this cool USB webcam from Razer. It boasts uncompressed 1080p 60fps quality for sharp and smooth visuals and has a high-performance adaptive light sensor that promises excellent cam quality even in low light. The adjustable mount and versatile operation makes it a great webcam for any virtual activities be it online meetings, group video calls, live streaming sessions, or workout classes.


Available online and at Data Blitz stores.

GameSir X2 Type-C Mobile Gaming Controller (P3,195)

GameSir X2 Type-C Mobile Gaming Controller

If you’ve been nagging your S.O. to spend less time gaming, this gift may bite you in the butt, so buy at your own risk. The GameSir controller lets you turn any smartphone into a portable gaming console. Unlike Bluetooth controllers, the X2 connects directly to your phone’s charging port for smooth and effective gameplay with no delay. It features all the usual buttons and controls you’d find on popular gaming-console controllers including a D-pad with arrow keys as well as R1 and L1 triggers, R2 and L2 bumpers, ABXY buttons, and two thumbsticks.


Available online and at Data Blitz stores.

Cygnett ChargeUp 27,000 mAh USB-C Laptop Power Bank (P8,495)

Cygnett power bank
PHOTO BY Rustan's

We all have that one person in our lives whose gadgets are never fully charged and run out of power at the most inconvenient times. If that person is also your significant other, this Cygnett power bank will be a life saver for the both of you. With 27,000 mAh, the device is strong enough to charge not just smartphones, but also laptops, wireless earbuds, tablets, and more. Your S.O. will never leave home without it!


Available online.

Instax Instant Camera Mini 40 (P5,499)

instax mini 40
PHOTO BY Instax Website

If you and your beloved are one of those couples who love capturing every special moment on camera, you can give your photos a fresh new look with the Instax Mini 40. Instead of just taking regular old digital pics on your smartphone, you can turn your favorite memories into cute keepsakes that can be hung up on the wall or kept in a wallet. Don’t be fooled by its vintage-inspired design, the device combines the look of retro film photos with a modern interface that offers cool features like Selfie Mode for taking better front-facing pics.


Available on Lazada.

Bose SoundSport Wireless Headphones (P7,900)

Bose SoundSport Wireless Headphones

Got a better half who loves jogging, biking, talking walks, or hitting the treadmill? Gift them these earphones from Bose to improve their usual laps around the neighborhood. The listening device is made specifically for sports, delivering powerful audio for up to six hours while staying stable and comfortable on the ears even during strenuous activities. They’re sweat-resistant and wireless so bae should be able to move around with no worries.


Available online.

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