23 Christmas gift ideas for the tech-lovers in your life

Kristine Tarbert
Senior Lifestyle & Entertainment Producer
Need some inspiration for Christmas presents? Photo: Getty

Need some Christmas inspiration for the tech-lovers in your life? Or know someone who appreciates, or desperately needs, a new gadget?

We’ve rounded up some of the best new products on the market, from headphones, smartphones, cameras and more, so you can finish all your Christmas shopping.

Hottest new headphones

If someone you know is still getting their headphone cables stuck in their bag then they are probably in dire need of a new pair of headphones - preferably wireless one.

And there are plenty of amazing new noise-cancelling headphones on the market. We’ve rounded up some of our favourites, whether they are in-ear or suitable to different budgets.

Bose Noise-Cancelling Headphones 700 - $599.95

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Jabra Elite 75t True Wireless Earbuds - $299

Photo: Supplied/Jabra

FOCAL Spark Wireless in-ear earphones - $169.95

Photo: Supplied/Focal

SONY Wireless Noise-Cancelling Headphones (WF-1000XM3) - $399.95

Photo: Sony

The coolest cameras

Maybe you know someone that is about to head on holidays and could use a new camera to capture all the special moments. Whether they are a beginner or professional, with or without video, there are plenty of great brands and models to choose from.

Then you just need to decide between a digital camera or an old-school but totally trendy again polaroid.

Fuji Instax Mini 9 Camera - $88

Photo: Fuji

Fuji Instax mini LiPlay - Elegant Black - $235

Photo: Fuji

GoPro HERO8 Black video camera - $599.95

Photo: GoPro

Nikon Coolpix W150 waterproof camera - $198

Photo: Nikon

 Nikon D3500 Digital SLR Camera - $899 (currently on sale for $460!)

Photo: Nikon

Tech for the home

Google Nest Mini - $79

Photo: Supplied/Google

The Nutri Ninja blender with Fresh Vac Technology (BL580) - $299

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SOFIHUB Home smart speaker & personal reminder device - $1,375 + GST (incl. $20 per month monitoring fee)

Photo: Sofihub

Ultimate Ears BOOM 3 speaker - $199.95

Photo: Ultimate Ears

Nylex Digital Weather Station - $79

Photo: Nylex

 Philips Hue Play mood lighting - $119 for one, $219.95 for two

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LG SL8YG Sound Bar - $995

Photo: LG

New mobile phones

There are plenty of amazing new phones on the market, but with some of the biggest brands like Samsung and Apple costing upwards of $1,500, it can end up being a very expensive gift.

Luckily, more and more brands are entering the smartphone market, there are a few less pricey options available, as well as ways to get great phones second-hand.

Realme XT smartphone with 64mp camera - $499 (cheaper realme models from $199)

Photo: Realme

Google Pixel 4 - $1,049 and Pixel 4 XL - $1,279

Photo: Google

NuMobile - offers “good as nu” quality pre-owned iPhones or Samsung Galaxy phones and month-to-month plans. iPhone plans starting from $25 per month and Samsung Galaxy plans starting from $20 per month

Photo: NuMobile


Health and beauty

When it comes to health and beauty there are plenty of things being created to make our lives just a little bit easier. Like the the new Fitbit Versa 2 smartwatch, which includes a feature that monitors your sleep and gives you a score at the end of each night.

There are also things to dry our hair quicker than ever before, or high-quality personal care products that might be perfect for someone you know.

Dyson Supersonic Hairdryer - $499.00

Photo: Dyson

Braun SensoSmart Silk Epil 9 Epilator - $229.00

Photo: Braun

Fitbit Versa 2 smartwatch - $330

Photo: Fitbit

For the kids

And don’t forget about the little ones - or the big ones.

Crash Team Racing Nitro-Fueled, for Playstation, Nintendo and xbox - $69.95

Photo: Activision

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