Top 20 Tech gifts for this Christmas

Dec 4, 2017


Thanks to Harvey Norman

With Christmas around the corner, it’s time to gather information on the Top Tech gifts for this Christmas, brought to you by Harvey Norman Computers. Are you ready for the Top 20? Here we go!


The Instax Mini 9 Instant Camera lets you capture moments and have them printed on the spot. Don't lose the moment with a selfie mirror to help you capture a self portrait with ease. The Instax Mini 9 comes in Smokey White, Flamingo Pink, Lime Green, Cobalt Blue & Ice Blue. Always popular for Christmas!


The Fitbit range has loads of options. Fitbit Flex 2 - a ultra-thin, removable tracker fits in bands, bangles and pendants. It also automatically tracks how long and how well you sleep and you can set a sleep goal and bedtime reminder to form good habits. With the Fitbit Alta, you can set goals and achieve more by syncing the tracker to your iOS or Android device. Fitbit Alta will help you stay active throughout the day by giving you friendly reminders to move and celebrating when you do.

Fitbit Charge 2 adds breathing exercises and cardio fitness monitoring. It tracks workouts like running, biking & weights and get real-time stats on display. Then see post-workout summaries on screen & in the app.

And the premium Fitbit Ionic gives you access to calls, weather updates, sports news and more. You can also access popular apps, make payments, choose customisable clock faces plus you have the convenience of a multi-day battery.



When it comes to portable Bluetooth speakers, no one is doing it like Ultimate Ears. The UE Boom 2 is a compact, stain-resistant, shock-resistant and fully waterproof.

Wonder Boom is chunkier and also shockproof, so can take it anywhere. And Mega Boom is the 360-degree wireless Bluetooth speaker on steroids with a huge 20 hours battery life!



JBL also do an amazing job on their speakers. They are tough enough to take to the pool, the beach, or even through the rain, thanks to its rugged design with durable fabric. The clever waterproof design of the JBL Bluetooth Speaker means it’s safe to be immersed in up to a metre of water for up to 30 minutes.


Drones are the in thing right now, and more affordable than ever. The Mavic Pro Drone is foldable to the size of a bottle of water. Thanks to its 3-axis, mechanical stabilisation system, you can capture crystal clear footage and eliminate camera tilts and bumps. Flight autonomy gives the Mavic the ability to avoid obstacles and hover precisely.

The Mavic Pro Fly More Combo is the best way to dive into droning. Not only do you get the amazing Mavic Pro, it comes with a handy car charger, shoulder bag, charging hub and a set of quick-release folding propellers.


Heard about ‘Augmented Reality’? You wear special glasses and images or objects are projected on them, appearing to be in the real world.

And the best way to experience it, is through Lenovo Star Wars: Jedi Challenges. With a VR Headset and lightsabre in your hand, you can have battles that make you feel like you are in the game.


GoPro has been the must have Christmas item for many years now and the latest releases are still in demand.

The GoPro HERO5 Black is one of the most powerful and easy to use action cameras GoPro have ever made. The GoPro HERO6 Action Video Camera, capturing breathtaking footage while out adventuring has never been easier. While recording footage, you can use the free GoPro app to control your camera remotely from your compatible device. The free GoPro Studio software will help you edit and create your own videos and share them online.


Thinking earphones? JBL has the T-450BT Wireless On-Ear Headphones which let you enjoy up to 11 hours of JBL Pure Bass sound while also letting you control music and calls thanks to its buttons placed on the ear cup.

The JBL E-450 BT is even better with up to 16 hours of playback, thanks to the on-ear headphones’ battery.


Do bigger things with Samsung. The Galaxy Note8 has the power and the technology to keep pace with your busy schedule. Go big with the Galaxy Note8's 6.3" screen. It's the largest ever screen on a Samsung Galaxy Note device and it still fits easily in your hand. This Infinity Display lets you see and experience more, while a powerful processor and the S Pen give you the ability to work fast and efficiently.


Get hands-free help in any room with Google Home Mini.

It’s powered by the Google Assistant. You can ask it questions. Tell it to do things. It’s your own personal Google. Use your voice to quickly find information about the weather, news, sports and more.  Ask “Hey Google, will I need an umbrella today?” and it will tell you!

It’s a complete personal assistant.


Whether it's for browsing, casual gaming, or design projects, the Acer Aspire S5 13.3" Modern PC Laptop helps keep you connected with your modern, on-the-go life. Delivering style and substance in perfect balance, the Acer laptop houses reliable processor technology in a thin and compact body. The 128GB capacity offers a dependable storage space for your documents, software, and multimedia.


Experience worlds beyond imagination thanks to the HTC Vive Virtual Reality Kit. It is easily one of the most exciting leaps in immersive gaming.

You wear a headset and a pair of hand controllers, and what you see and experience truly is out of this world. Fantasy games. Futuristic space battles, sweeping mountaintop views and underwater environments teeming with sea life.


Kids can create their own Droid - including an R2 unit – with Star Wars Droid Inventor. Using Little Bits electronic blocks and the free Droid Inventor app, they’ll teach their R2 Unit new tricks and take it on a bunch of missions. The kit comes with everything kids need to build and customize the droid straight out of the box.


The Xbox One X 1TB Console boasts supreme levels of power to offer a console gaming experience that’s like no other. 6 teraflops of processing power enable a smoother and more immersive experience across the board as you engage with the deep and unique Xbox game library.


Nintendo Switch Neon gives you the freedom to have fun whenever, wherever. It’s a gaming console that plugs into your TV, but the Switch can also be used as a handheld console by clipping the Joy-Con controller to the sides of the console itself, allowing you to play games on the move.


Super Mario Odyssey launches on the new Nintendo Switch console. Super Mario Odyssey looks to continue the tradition of beloved titles like Super Mario 64 and Super Mario Sunshine by giving Mario gorgeous and exotic locales full of hidden secrets to explore.


Highly adaptable, the Nikon D5600 DSLR Travel Kit is an ideal companion for the adventurous traveller looking to capture breathtaking outdoor pictures. This camera kit includes a Nikon D5600 DSLR camera and a Nikon AF-S DX 18-140mm VR Camera Lens and two batteries so you can begin shooting right away.


The iPhone 8 is drumming up all the excitement you’d expect of a new iPhone release. It’s packed full of features, including all-glass design, advanced cameras, A11 bionic chip and wireless charging. It’s also more affordable that its partner the iPhone X.


The Emporio Armani Hybrid Smart Watch combines impeccable design with the functional wearable technology of the modern smart watch. The  Emporio Armani Hybrid Smart Watch can receive discreet notifications for phone calls, social media, and other alerts so you can keep track of what’s happening without having to pull your phone out.


Get your fitness training and outdoor navigation done in style with the Garmin Fenix 5x Sapphire Edition Black Band GPS Watch. With full-colour TOPO Lite New Zealand and Australia mapping, this GPS Watch helps you reach your destination with ease. It also provides comprehensive stats to help you monitor your fitness routine.

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