Raksha Bandhan which is traditionally celebrated annually in India on a full moon day of the Shravana month of the Hindu calendar is just a couple of days away. The word Raksha means protection, while Bandhan is the verb to tie. During the festival, the sister ties a sacred thread around their brother’s wrist and brothers in return traditionally give them gifts.
So, this time instead of whacking your brain what to give your sibling at the last minute, order a gift online or purchase it in advance. From fitness bands, to TVs and smartphones. Here’s a list of gadgets you can surprise your sister or brother with.
Raksha Bandhan Gifts: From Fitbit to Netflix subscription and more
- Fitbit Inspire HR: Fitbit is one of the leading brands when it comes to smart wearables. It recently announced Fitbit Inspire HR (Review) can be the gift for your siling(s) if they are fitness freaks. It has the capability to track sleep, calories burnt, duration of exercise and distance covered in a day. The tracker has an LED screen, a 24/7 Heart Rate Tracking system and up to 5 days of battery life. It is swim-proof and Water Resistant too.
Price: Rs 8,999
- Mi LED Smart TV 4A Pro: The LED TV comes with a 32-inch Ultra-bright HD-Ready display and 20W Speaker Output for a cinematic experience. It has a 64-bit quad-core processor and other features such as PatchWall and Google Assistant. Mi TV has a 60Hz standard refresh rate for blur-free picture quality and 3 HDMI ports for set-top box, consoles and Blu-ray players. In addition to this, there are also 2 USB ports that help users connect a digital camera, camcorder or USB device.
Price: Rs 12,499
- Honor 20i Red: If you are looking for a smartphone that’s affordable and one of the nicer front cameras at an affordable price point, then look no further than the Honor 20i. The phone brings with it a 32-megapixel AI selfie shooter and AI Triple-Lens Rear Camera.
Currently, the red color option of the device with 128GB internal memory is available for sale at a price of Rs 12,999.
- Asus Core i3 7th Gen: The laptop is touted to make it convenient for users to enjoy watching videos on its 39.62-centimetre (15.6 inches) monitor without straining eyes. It has an i3-7020U processor, Windows 10, and 4 GB of DDR4 RAM. The Core i3 7th Gen has a storage capacity of 1 TB.
Price: Rs 26,900
Amazon Echo Dot (3rd Gen): It is one of the most affordable smart speakers available in the country. Users can set alarm, control compatible smart home devices, make calls or send messages to people who own an Echo device or Alexa app. It allows connecting speakers over Bluetooth or with a 3.5mm audio cable too. It can be purchased from Amazon India’s official website.
Price: Rs 2,999
Bonus: If your sibling is not a gadget freak, any of the premium membership of OTT platforms such as Netflix, Amazon, Hotstar could be one of the most useful gifts for them. You can buy a Netflix gift card as well to pay for a Netflix subscription, however, the cards are yet not available in India. You can simply get premium membership and share the password and id with your sibling.
Price: Netflix starts at Rs 199 per month and goes up to Rs 799