10 best designer tech gifts for Christmas

By reviews / 2. December 2018

We all know someone that is cool. Someone that has a designer air about them. So why not show them you understand their “cool” by treating them to something a little bit cool itself.

Here are a selection of gifts for those that like gadgets, but also like style, like subtly, like quality, and are happy for you to pay for it without breaking the bank too much. We aren’t talking £1,000 bags here, but great affordable designer focused tech that makes the perfect gift.

Here are our favourites:

Michael Kors Access Grayson

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This stainless-steelMichael Kors200) smartwatch will work with most Android or Apple phones and gives a stylish take on the smartwatch. The digital crown is used for scrolling through the apps, and of course the watch face can be customised to suit the wearers style that morning, afternoon, or night.

 

Skagen Hybrid Smartwatch

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The Skagen Connected unisex hybrid smartwatch99) delivers a more traditional looking circular watch with a hidden fitness tracker so you can ditch the Fitbit. Because it’s a hybrid it doesn’t need daily or weekly charging and with a range of different styles available, you’re sure to find the perfect one for a friend or family.

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Fossil Q Gen 3

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Smartwatches don’t have to be clunky, and this Fossil watch149.99) certainly proves that. Able to work with both Android and iPhone the touchscreen watch offers activity tracking, notifications on the go and 24 hours of battery life. Fosil makes a number of different styles too if you think the Fossil Q Gen 3 won’t be to their liking.

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Ted Baker Cable Tidy Bag


View offer on John Lewis


This one’s for those that already have plenty of gadgets and are always on the go. A cable tidy bag35) that’s got multiple compartments to store your chargers, cables, and other bits and bobs when you’re on the go.

 

Ted Baker Qi Wireless Charging Pad


View offer on John Lewis


If they’ve got a new smartphone, chances are it’s capable of wirelessly charging. Power up your Qi enabled phone with this stylish 7.5W wireless Qi charging pad from Ted Baker60). Charging never looked so good.

 

Fitbit Flex 2 with Tory Burch Fitbit Flex 2 Accessory Pendant


View offer on Debenhams


Transform your Fitbit Flex 270) tracker into jewellery with this elegant pendant80)that saves you from wearing it on your wrist. Available in silver or gold a built-in magnet lets your tracker know you’re using the pendant and adapts your step tracking accordingly. You either need to make sure they already own the tracker, or just buy one separately.

 

Mipow Mirror Power


View offer on Amazon UK


Why settle for just a boring power bank when you can get that “always-after-power-friend” in your life a power bank28.99) with not only a funky pattern but also a compact make-up mirror built-in to the design. Better still there is an LED backlight below the front mirror for using the mirror in the dark.

 

Kate Spade Penguin Folio for iPhone XR


View offer on Kate Spade


Who says iPhone cases have to be boring. This beautiful iPhone XR case85) from Kate Spade brings a winter feel any smartphone. Inside and the Folio style case delivers space for two credit card slots. Protected in style.

 

Kate Spade Apple Watch strap


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This Kate Spade Vachetta/rose gold Apple Strap69) is perfect for anyone who likes Kate Spade and owns an Apple Watch. Far more accessible than the Hermes Apple Watch straps the delicate design will fit any 38mm or 40mm strap and instantly move the wearer away from the bog standard Apple Watch Sports Band look.

 

Apple Watch Hermes Strap


View offer on Apple US | Apple UK


How to do you match style with function? Get them an Apple Watch Hermes strap. Handmade using buttery-smooth Barenia leather, textured Epsom leather or supple Swift leather, the stainless steel buckle recalls those on the straps of a saddle, a nod to the equestrian heritage of Hermès

Original source: https://www.pocket-lint.com/gadgets/news/146429-best-designer-tech-gifts

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