Christmas 2012: Gifts under 6K

While picking gifts isn’t an easy task in itself, it gets all the more challenging when you have to buy a gift within a limited budget. Nevertheless, if you do some research, then you will find some great gifts that will certainly bring joy to the recipient. With Christmas just a couple of days away, you still have some time to buy them. And to make things easy for you, we have listed a few products under six thousand bucks; each of them is a worthy buy and you can’t go wrong with these.     


Wicked Leak Wammy Desire Tablettablet

The Wammy Desire is as good as it gets



Tablets are all the rage this season and your loved ones will be certainly happy to find one in their Christmas stocking. If you are looking for a decent budget tablet, then the Wammy Desire from Wicked Leak is a good option. While the name may not inspire much confidence, this dual core-based 7-inch tablet packs quite a punch when it comes to performance. It features a 1.5GHz dual-core processor, 1GB RAM and 8GB built-in storage. The interface is smooth and the performance (both display and UI) is unmatched when compared to other tablets in this category. It also has a superb build quality with a compact and rugged shell. And what makes it even more desirable is that it runs on the latest Android Jelly Bean OS. But to get this, you will have to stretch your budget by five hundred bucks, as it is priced at Rs. 6,499.    

Transcend StoreJet 25M3 1TB External Hard Diskportable hdd

1TB of storage space is the perfect gift


You will never go wrong with an external hard disk, as storage space is something that people are always on a lookout for. A hard disk with 1TB of storage space will be music to anyone’s ear, especially if the guy happens to have a huge collection of music, movies etc. And if you are planning to gift an external hard disk, then the Transcend StoreJet 25M3 2.5 inch 1TB External Hard Disk is the one to go for. In terms of performance, it provides dual-mode USB 3.0 and USB 2.0 transfer speeds to ensure high file transfer speed. Its rugged rubber outer case ensures that it withstands drops and keeps the data safe. Priced at approximately Rs. 5,600, it’s definitely a worthy gift and one that will earn you some brownie points as well. 

Sennheiser HD449senn

Music buffs will love this


This pair of closed circumaural headphones could make a great option for music fiends. The Sennheiser HD449 is a very decent set of headphones and surely one of the most well priced ones at Rs. 4,990. The headphones sport a non-fancy yet decent look. In our test labs, we found the headphones delivering a good performance. They are suited for prolonged usage and serve well even while gaming or watching movies. The HD449 features a 3.5 mm audio jack, but Sennheiser also bundles a 6.3 mm audio convertor for users who want to use it with larger amplifiers and receivers.


Sony DPF-D810 Digital Photo Frameframe

Digitised memories


This elegant and sophisticated digital photo frame can snugly fit into your gift boxes this year. Sporting a massive 8-inch display, it comes with an auto image rotation feature so that you can place the frame vertically or horizontally. You can view the images in 4:3 aspect ratio. The internal memory is 128MB, but fret not, the memory is expandable via SD card slot. It has a high-speed USB port along with a mini USB port, so you can connect it directly to cameras. Additionally, you can view the images in a slideshow. It also comes with features like calendar, clock and LED backlight. This perfect Christmas gift will cost around Rs. 5,800.

Sony NWZ-W262-2GB MP3 Playermp3

Trendy and cool


If you want to gift an MP3 player and are looking for something trendy and different, then the Sony NWZ-W262 is the one to look for, especially if the person you want to gift them to is a gym or sport enthusiasts. He will appreciate this wireless-neckband style MP3 player, which also is water-resistant and washable. It provides eight hours of music playback and the sound quality is stellar. All the controls are placed on the ear unit, which may take some time getting used to, but nothing quite impossible to memorise. It can save over four hundred songs and supports MP3, WMA, AAC-LC and Linear-PCM audio. What’s more, you have several cool colour options to choose from. Priced at around Rs. 4,800, it’s quite a steal.          

Cover Image: Harshad Gujare

Published Date: Dec 22, 2012 12:27 pm | Updated Date: Dec 22, 2012 12:27 pm