Valentine's Day Gift Guide 2021: The Best Tech Gifts
There are two dates that are key in the month of February for the likes of us who are based in Singapore. The first being the Lunar New Year, which most Chinese citizens celebrate to mark the start of the Lunar calendar, and the second being Valentine's Day, where all things love- and romance-related are embraced and celebrated by all.
If you're looking to surprise your tech-loving parter with some of today's coolest gadgets, or simply wish to treat yourself to the latest tech products on the market—we've got you covered with a round-up of the items we think would make their and your hearts flutter.
Surprise him with a massage gun that will ease his future workouts, or the watch he's been eyeing to take his gaming performance to the next level.
1/6 Massage gun from Hydragun
Massage guns are all the rave now, and aptly so, as it's an effective tool that helps athletes and fitness enthusiasts recover faster from their tough workouts. Tried and tested by the likes of Singapore-based athletes such as Angela Lee Pucci and Fandi Ahmad, as well as Australian Olympic medalist Taylor McKeown and professional Australian Football League player Jack Crisp among many others, we see no reason why this shouldn't be on your radar this Valentine's Day.
Get it here
2/6 Speakers from Devialet
We've loved Devialet's flagship speaker, the Phantom. But this February, the French acoustical engineering company launches its all new Devialet Phantom I, which takes its original product to the next level with unparalleled sound quality and refreshed design. For a start, the new speaker is of a smaller size for higher power efficiency purposes, and promises lower distortion and noise disturbances in its signal path—all this translating to a smoother listening experience for users. It also now comes in a modern matte finish that's available in black and white, as well as signature side panels in a range of finishes, including 22 carat gold.
3/6 Smartwatch from Garmin
Track how your body reacts to intense competition with the latest smartwatch, the Instinct Esports Edition from Garmin, specially designed for esports athletes and enthusiasts. Besides its staple GPS and health tracking technologies, the rugged smartwatch also includes a dedicated esports activity function to track and analyse heart rates and stress during play. After which, it also has the capacity to offer users a long-term trend analysis to aid optimal gaming conditions.
From wearable tech to at-home spa necessities, here are some ways to show your appreciation.
4/6 Huawei FreeLace Pro
Huawei has released a special new colourway for its FreeLace Pro neckband earbuds in Sakura Pink—perfect for your Valentine who enjoys a good workout with fuss-free wearable tech.
The stylish neckband earphones features intelligent noise cancellation as well as HiPair USB-C fast pairing and charging as well as a 24-hour long battery life. The noise cancellation experience is also new and improved and can reach up to 40dB. It makes a great gift for anyone who needs an indulgent audio experience, no matter where he or she is. It is also available in two original colourways: black and green.
Available from 6 February.
5/6 Earphones from Planet Beyond
Who says you have to compromise on style or sound performance when it comes to wearable tech? The US-based brand Planet Beyond has got you covered as they've recently launched their brand in Singapore for avid fashionistas to elevate their personal style, all whilst enjoying great sound quality.
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Not struck by Cupid's bow? That's alright; apart from spending it with your significant other and those you hold near and dear, it's the perfect excuse to pamper yourself for that much-needed downtime because #selflove is important, too.
6/6 LG PuriCare Wearable Air Purifier
It's time to up the ante when it comes to your face masks, so this wearable air purifier by LG will do the trick. It is equipped with two H13 HEPA filters and prevents up to 99.95 per cent of harmful airborne matter such as viruses, bacteria and common allergens from entering the airway. You can also pair it with a case featuring LG’s UVnano sanitization technology that eliminates 99.99 per cent of harmful germs in 30 minutes using UV-C LED lights. How's that for a mask that protects you from viruses while delivering purified air on-the-go?
Available at Best Denki, Courts and LG's official LG Lazada and Shopee stores.
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