Unwrapping a gadget on Christmas morning brings out the kid in all of us – there’s something about a new techy toy that encourages us to spend hours discovering what it can do. Whether there’s a fitness fiend, music lover, communications whiz or gamer in your life, one of these pressies is sure to make them smile come 25 December. Just remember to buy batteries.
Fitbit Charge 2
Know someone who needs all the information to make good on a resolution? This fitness tracker keeps tabs on sleep, activity levels and food to help them stick to a move-more goal.
As well as monitoring steps and heart rate, this smartwatch comes with guided breathing sessions to inspire moments of calm and on-screen workouts to encourage movement.
Apple iPhone 8
A new generation of iPhone with an all-glass design and an ever better, more powerful 12-megapixel camera, A11 Bionic chip and wireless charger.* (*Charging mat sold separately.)
Upgrade a loved one’s tech by popping a new iPad under the tree. This latest version comes with 10-hour battery life, a sharper display for better video and photography and iOS 11.
Bose SoundLink® Micro Bluetooth® speaker
The perfect speaker for anyone who wants a soundtrack to their travels. A tear-resistant silicone strap lets you clip it to a backpack or cooler for easy transportation, plus it’s waterproof and can play music for up to six hours so there’s no need to cut the party short.
Bose QuietComfort® 35 wireless headphones II
Give these to the constant traveller in your life. The superior noise cancellation makes quiet sounds quieter and music sound even better. They also feature Google Assistant integration so you can control music, send and receive texts and get answers just by using your voice.
Sonos PLAYBASE wireless soundbase for home theatre and music streaming
TV, movies and music you’ll truly feel from a speaker you’ll barely see. Grab some choc-tops and settle in for movie night – the PLAYBASE provides full theatre sound. Turn up the volume and be blown away by the details you wouldn’t otherwise hear.
Sonos PLAY:1 wireless speaker for music streaming
Sync two PLAY:1 speakers with the PLAYBASE and your lounge room automatically has surround sound. On its own, the PLAY:1 speaker produces rich sound in any room of the house, meaning favourite tunes can be enjoyed anywhere from the kitchen to the shower.
Dyson V8 Absolute+ vacuum cleaner
This award-winning vacuum offers powerful fade-free suction without the hassles of a cord. It has a run time of up to 40 minutes and the most powerful suction of any cordless stick vacuum so grab it to clean your home or car easily.* (*Suction test based on IEC 60312-1, 5.8 and 5.9 loaded to bin full)
PlayStation 4 PRO and Gran Turismo Sport
The PS4 Pro packs in leading-edge technology to deliver dynamic 4K gaming, entertainment, High Dynamic Range for intensely vibrant colours and double the GPU power of the standard PS4. *Vertical stand not included
Put yourself at the centre of an incredible gaming universe and experience a new way to play with PlayStation VR.
Samsung Galaxy Book
Lighten your carry-on load with this clever device. You can switch seamlessly between touch and type with the included keyboard or use the included S Pen for precision when sketching.
Samsung Galaxy S8+
Up your photography game with the new Galaxy S8+ smartphone. It comes with a 6.2-inch screen, a Dual Pixel 12-megapixel rear camera and an eight-megapixel front camera – perfect for snapping pics of lovely landscapes while you’re travelling the globe.
JBL Flip 4 Bluetooth speaker
Perfect for an impromptu beach party, these waterproof speakers support up to 12 hours of playing time and can even handle being fully submerged.