1. Sony MDR-1000X Headphones
Give the gift of sound and the ability to tune it out. Sony MDR-1000X headphones take noise cancellation to a whole new level by offering three different modes based on what you want to hear; there’s Ambient Sound Normal, Ambient Sound Talk mode which minimizes every sound except voices and Quick Attention mode which allows you to turn down the music for conversation. And get this – the headphones are gesture controlled. How does that work? You simply place the palm of your hand over the right ear cup to turn the experience the effects of each mode. 1000X also feature high resolution audio, 20 hours of battery life and a sturdy carrying case. These headphones are ideal for the jet setting audiophile in your life. They’re available at all major electronics stores for 1599 AED.
2. Mefoto Smart Mini Tripod
Mefoto is a mini tripod for smartphones that also functions as a selfie stick. It extends to x cm tall and features sturdy legs making it ideal to use on just about any flat surface. It’s best feature however is the small Bluetooth remote that comes with it. Whether you’re sitting, standing or being active, Mefoto allows you to capture yourself by yourself; no need to turn your bff into paparazzi. This accessory is ideal for all the bloggers or “do-it-yourselfers” on your shopping list. It’s available at Virgin Megastore for 129 AED.
3. Philips Viva Collection Airfryer
This small appliance is nothing short of amazing. The Philips Viva Collection Airfryer uses TurboStar rapid air technology – essentially fast swirling heat – to cook food as opposed to conventional methods. Here’s why it’s great. It requires far less oil and time to produce food that’s tender and juicy on the inside yet crispy on the outside. Most of the recipes require a teaspoonful of oil or less and take about 20 minutes to cook. The new, compact design takes up less counter space and comes with a mesh bottom for frying, grilling pan and recipe book. Even better, there’s a companion app (available on iOS and Android) featuring more than 100 tried and tested recipes. The Philips Viva Collection Airfryer is ideal for busy moms or anyone on your list who desires to prepare healthier meals in half the time. The airfryer is available at all major outlets where household appliances are sold for 699 AED.
4. Samsung KS9500 Curved 4K SUHD TV
This gift idea is for the entire family – your family – because there’s no way you’d give it up. You could get a drone which there are many different drone brands to choose from. Or get the Samsung KS9500 SUHD Smart TV is a beast. Now let me break it down for you. 4K resolution allows you to enjoy true-to-life picture quality. The optimized, curved screen gives you a greater sense of depth. The Tizen operating system basically makes it a digital entertainment hub and a heck of a lot “smarter” than your average TV. The Smart Remote lets you control the TV by using a touchpad, point and click or by simply speaking voice commands. Got your attention yet? Available in78 inch, 65 inch and 55 inch models, KS9500 is a pretty big deal and available at all major outlets priced at 34,999 AED, 14,999 AED and 9,999 AED respectively. You and your family will be able to play the wii with the top wii games for kids and have the best picture.