Tech Guide’s 2018 12 Days of Christmas Gift Ideas – Day 3: Wearables/smartwatches

It’s less than three weeks till Christmas and our Tech Guide 12 Days of Christmas Gadget Gift Ideas is designed to help you find the right gift for your friends and family.

It’s Day 3 today and we’re looking at a category that will be super popular in 2018 and that’s smartwatches and fitness wearables.

The Tech Guide 12 Days of Christmas Gadget Gift Ideas will be:
Day 1: Cameras

Day 2: Smartphones

Day 3: Wearables/smartwatches

Day 4: Headphones/speakers

DAY 5: Gaming

DAY 6: Tablets/eReaders

DAY 7: Drones/Gadgets

DAY 8: Smart/IoT devices

DAY 9: In-car gadgets

DAY 10: TVs/Blu-Ray/4K

DAY 11: Appliances

DAY 12: Computers


Apple Watch Series 4 – from $599

Apple Watch Series 4 has moved the smartwatch to an all-new level and it provides an excellent companion for anyone who wants to keep an eye on their health, their fitness and wants to stay connected with or without their iPhone by their side.

If you’ve ever doubted whether you needed a smartwatch the Apple Watch Series 4 will certainly change your mind. It’s the best smartwatch you can buy right now.

Read Tech Guide’s complete review of the Apple Watch Series 4.

Samsung Galaxy Watch – from $549

Samsung’s Galaxy Watch has a timeless circular design as well as a cellular connection so it can work as a standalone device.

Galaxy Watch has numerous new features to improve your health and fitness, reduce your stress levels, monitor your sleep and keep you in touch with a built-in electronic SIM card.

Read Tech Guide’s full report on the Samsung Galaxy Watch.

Fitbit Versa – $349.95

The Fitbit Versa is an impressive entry-level smartwatch that delivers a lot of bang for your buck. With the exercise tracking and apps on board, it’s like having a personal trainer on your wrist.

Naturally the device can keep track of all your movement, your workouts and also your sleep and present it to you in the excellent Fitbit app.

The device has an impressive design with angled edges and it’s pretty slim

Read Tech Guide’s complete review of the Fitbit Versa.

Fitbit Charge 3 – $229.95

Fitbit Charge 3 with a range of new and improved features including up to seven days battery life – has just gone on sale.

Charge 3 is the latest in the line of Fitbit’s the popular Charge range with more than 50 per cent of pre-orders from loyal Fitbit customers who have owned two or three of the company’s products.

The new device has an improved design that is now swim proof along with more than 15 goal-based exercise modes plus Fitbit’s most advanced sensor is the latest and algorithm technology in fitness tracker.

Read Tech Guide’s complete report of the Fitbit Charge 3.

Garmin Vivosport – $299

The slimline Garmin Vivosport comes with built-in GPS to track your workouts and step count to give you an overview of your health and fitness.

There is also the onboard heartrate sensor and a battery that will run for seven days on a single charge.

Nixon Mission SS – $679.99

Nixon Mission SS has the rugged look of a sportswatch and is powered by Google’s Wear OS.

It has a 1.39-inch Corning Gorilla Glass covered 400 x 400 AMOLED screen and

is waterproof to a depth of 100m with a solid stainless steel bezel and moulded fibre reinforced polycarbonate case.

The Nixon Mission SS smartwatch is the ideal solution for users who want the best of both worlds – an attractive rugged sportswatch and the intelligence of a smartwatch.

Read Tech Guide’s complete review of the Nixon Mission SS.

V-Fitness Adult Activity Monitor – $69.95

The V-Fitness Adult Activity Monitor tracks your steps, distance travelled, and calories burnt, while monitoring heart rate and sleep. Slim in size with a big screen that displays tracked activity, time and quick view of smartphone messages and alerts, stats can be viewed, and preferences set up via the easy-to-use free i-gotU Life app (Android/iOS).

Packaged with a black and red interchangeable silicon band, the Adult Activity Monitor is IPX7 water-resistant and scratch-resistant, meaning it can go wherever you go. Featuring up to seven days of run time and easy to recharge via the included USB charger, it’s easy to stay on track with your fitness goals this summer.

Available from Big W.


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