tech4xmas Gift Ideas for Christmas 2020

We’re now into December and the final stretch of 2020. Here are some gift ideas that I’ve curated for Christmas 2020.

* I’ll be adding to this list over the next few days, so check back daily for new gift ideas as I collate them.

The tech4xmas gift guide is meant to provide ideas to start you off, so do check out some of them online and in the shops if they are what you think would bring a smile to your loved ones this Christmas.

The tech4xmas gift guide is meant to provide ideas to start you off, so do check out some of them online and in the shops if they are what you think would bring a smile to your loved ones this Christmas.

Around this time of year, I’m usually inundated with requests from readers and friends on Christmas gift ideas for their loved ones or themselves.

So here are some tech that I would use myself or get for MY loved ones, based mostly on those gadgets that I’ve tried or reviewed.

Not all are the latest and newest, but they are what I think some of the best-in-class in their category of products.

Happy Christmas Shopping!

tech4xmas Gift Guide below.

Christmas 2020 Gift Ideas
(updated 14 December 2020)
ASUS ZenBook Flip SDell XPS 13 9300
ASUS ZenBook Flip S (S$2,500)

Sexy and ultra-compact, with 4K UHD OLED display – only 13.9mm thin and weights 1.2kg. World’s thinnest OLED convertible laptop.

Dell XPS 13 9300 (S$2,800)

This premium notebook features a spectacular 4-sided InfinityEdge display, packaging a 13.4-inch 4K UHD/FHD display in an 11-inch form factor.

Monitor Viewsonic VX3276-2K-MHD Viewsonic VX3276-2K-MHD (S$369)

Sleek frameless monitor for entertainment and to multiply productivity. 32-inch WQHD display with 2560 x 1440 resolution.

SmartphoneXiaomi Mi 10T Pro Xiaomi Mi 10T Pro (S$749)

Value-for-money flagship smartphone with plenty of pre-canned features that put creativity in content-creator’s hands.

Camera PhoneHuawei Mate 40 Pro Huawei Mate 40 Pro (S$1,598)

True to its track record of producing the best phone cameras, this latest flagship continues showing off its Leica DNA in putting out photos with stunning image quality.

Gamer PhoneXiaomi Mi 10T Pro ASUS ROG Phone 3 (S$1,598)

Must have for the mobile gamer. Real premium feel to this flagship smartphone. Last I checked, it was sold out in Singapore. Check for availability.

Home Router Linksys E9450 WiFi6 EasyMesh Router Linksys E9450 WiFi6 EasyMesh Router (S$399)

This dual band WiFi 6 Mesh router optimises the home Wi-Fi experience and coverage – providing faster data transfers, increased capacity, better connectivity performance in home environments with numerous connected devices.

Portable StorageTrek iSSD Trek iSSD (240-960GB: S$245-499)

Versatile storage companion for home and the mobile worker. Portable file server enables wireless sharing & wired/wireless charging,

E-ReaderKobo Libra H2O Kobo Libra H2O (S$280)

The Rakuten Kobo Libra H2O is the ideal X’mas gift for the avid reader. Clear legibility, eye-friendly for extended reading, waterproof and easy navigation. Good value-for-money too!

Internet SecurityNorton 360 Norton 360 (S$39-139 per year)

Comprehensive Internet security and anti-virus protection for work and for the family.

Backup SolutionAcronis True Image 2021 Acronis True Image 2021 (from S$68)

Combines automated backup with antimalware defence, including ransomware protection.

SmartwatchHuawei Watch GT 2 Pro

Suunto 7

Huawei Watch GT 2 Pro (S$398)

Titatium frame and sapphire watch face wtih >100 workout modes for any sports/exercise activity.

Suunto 7 (S$749)

Rugged smartwatch for the avid runner/adventurer, with a beautiful heatmap watch face (among other watch faces).

Speaker Belkin Soundform Elite Belkin Soundform Elite (S$399)

This Hi-Fi smart speaker is co-developed with high-end audio brand Devialet and doubles up as a wireless charger. Integrated with Google Voice Assistant to control other smart devices within the home.

Earbuds Soul ST-XS2 Soul ST-XS2 (S$65)

True wireless earbuds for the sporty – pretty design, snug fit, great sound quality.

HeadphonesMontblanc MB 01Travel ANC Headphones

Sony WH-1000XM-4

Montblanc MB 01Travel ANC (S$925)

Excellent over-ear headphones that sounds great and looks good, with fantastic ANC. Great when travelling.

Sony WH-1000XM-4 (S$549)

Superb sound with all the features you’d expect from a top-tier over-ear headphones.

CamcorderSony FDR-AX43 Handycam Sony FDR-AX43 Handycam (S$1,699)

This 4K Ultra HD handycam is designed for the vlogger looking for video quality beyond the smartphone, with in-built gimbal and good sound recording.

Surge ProtectorSchneider Electric APC Surge Protector Schneider Electric APC Surge Protector (S$76)

This 230V UK PM6U-UK surge protector has 6 outlets and 2 USB charger ports at 5V, 2.4A. Protects your electrical devices from sudden surges in your electrical supply, as well as EMI/RFI noise filtering.

Massager Hydragun Massage Gun Hydragun Massage Gun (S$329)

Well-built massage gun for sports recovery, as well as aches and sores from working from home.

HairdryerDyson Supersonic Dyson Supersonic (S$599)

Dyson’s first hair-care product, brings hi-tech to hair-drying and styling. Makes a superb Christmas present.

Air PurifierPhilips Air Purifier 3000i Philips Air Purifier 3000i (S$689)

Protect your loved ones from harmful particles, gases and allergens. The purifier has real time sensors that detects indoor pollutants such as pollen, dust mites, mold spores and pet dander.

Face MasksLivinguard Face Masks Livinguard Face Masks (from S$23)

These masks use innovative hygiene technology that effectively deactivates viruses and bacteria. Reusable up to 210 times/days without losing its efficacy, the mask also helps keep its single-use, plastic cousins out of the environment!

SanitiserDS Skin Clinic Hand Sanitizer DS Skin Clinic Hand Sanitizer (S$15)

Hand sanitiser that kills the SARS-COV-2 virus; lasts for 24 hours; and which is gentle to the skin through the inclusion of an emollient oil.

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