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SoyaCincau’s Ultimate Gadget Gift Guide 2015

Costly Tech

Google’s Nexus 6P – RM 2,698

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Huawei teams up with Google to make one of the most highly anticipated Nexus devices to date. Enjoy some of the best specs and most up to date software on this 5.7-inch phablet.

Itchy to find out what this device offers and how Marshmallow operates? Check out our review here.

Where to buy?
Vmall Malaysia

 

Samsung Galaxy S6 edge+ – RM 3,099

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Samsung’s biggest curved edge to edge display smartphone has been a hit and people haven’t stopped raving about it. A bigger AMOLED screen has mostly everyone swooning and its shortcuts on those tapered sides are really helpful.

It also gets a QHD (2560 x 1440) display, Samsung’s Exynos 7420 and 4GB of RAM and 32GB of internal storage makes its way inside, ensuring that this flagship will last a good extra year before being considered an “old” smartphone.

Where to buy?
Locate a nearby store here.

 

BlackBerry PRIV – RM 3,559

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Need security and a slide-out keyboard in your life? The PRIV might just be the particular Android smartphone you were looking for.

Priced really out of the world, it’ll take a lot of convincing or obsessiveness for you to purchase this for someone. But hey, if they need a BlackBerry, we guess it’ll be hard for them to adapt to anything else.

Where to buy?
Currently only exclusively sold under contract via Celcom and though 11street‘s online store

 

Apple iPad Pro – RM 3,599 to RM 4,899 (optional Pencil – RM 469 and Smart Keyboard – RM 799)

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This 12.9-inch tablet can do it all but it won’t replace your laptop. It’s basically a very powerful huge tablet. Once you’ve added the other add-ons, it’ll allow you to draw, sketch, edit and type your way to more content.

Where to buy?
Apple Malaysia

 

Microsoft Surface Pro 4 – RM 3,999 to RM 9,799 (additional RM 529 for the Type Cover)

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Work, play, and entertain, make someone’s year by gifting them Microsoft’s latest Surface. At 12.3-inches, it’s large enough to be a laptop but light in the same sense to be a tablet. Choose from core M processors all the way up to i7, depending on what you’ll use it for and make use of the Surface Pen, if you’re handy with your penmanship/drawing skills.

Where to buy?
Harvey Norman Malaysia

 

DJI Phantom 3 Professional Drone – RM 5,431 (US$ 1,259)

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Aerial drones, no longer machinery available only for cinematic experts, as they’ve become more accessible for the regular consumer. If you’re looking for another tool in your video/photo-taking arsenal, the Phantom 3 Professional is one of the best video-enabled drones out there.

Built with a 4K enabled camera on board, this sick flying machine can produce that said quality at 30 frames per second and take 12-megapixel stills too. The camera that sits under the drone’s body also has a 3-axis stabilisation gimbal, so no turbulence is gonna shake out your videos.

Whoever you’re buying this for will also get Live HD View, a feature that allows you to beam what the camera sees onto a phone or tablet in real-time, through the app. Don’t worry about the learning curve to man the Phantom 3 either, since many have said that their easy to fly, with the included joystick controller. And a beginner mode walkthrough will take you through the paces, if you’re really uncomfortable.

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Where to buy?
DJI Online Store (yes, they ship to Malaysia direct)

 

TAG Heuer Connected – RM 6,471 (US$ 1,500)

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Here’s your best bet at a status symbol smartwatch, nothing is going to come close to this Tag Heuer smartwatch. An Android-Wear Swiss timepiece that’s made from titanium has a 46mm diameter watchface, it ups the level of how luxurious a smartwatch can be.

That’s if you manage to get your hands on it – since demand has been high and online orders have been discontinued.

Where to buy?
Locate a nearby Tag Heuer boutique here.

 

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