No matter how much we argue and have silly fights with our siblings, they will always be that one person you can count on – be it your partner in crime, a shoulder to lean on, or someone to seek some friendly advice from, they always hold a special place in our hearts. And Raksha Bandhan, the festival that celebrates this cherished bond, is just around the corner. Raksha Bandhan is made out of two words: Raksha, which means protection, and Bandhan, which means ties or bonds. It directly translates to ‘protective bond’.
With time, it has become customary to combine the Rakhi-tying ceremony with the exchanging of presents. Every year, it’s a much-awaited occasion that is joyfully commemorated within each family. The obligation of selecting the best gifts for each other comes with the practice of exchanging gifts. Now, for those with brothers who are tech enthusiasts, what better than to gift them an exciting gadget that, most importantly, won’t burn a hole in your pocket! This Raksha Bandhan, we’ve put together a list of the top 5 gadget gifts for your brother that are under INR 5000.
Available in Vibrant Champagne and Lush Lava colours, the PLAYGO BH22 is also powered by advanced processors, enabling users to have a crystal-clear, immersive experience. It also comes with power-packed performance and offers up to 35 hours of PLAY-time while only needing four hours to charge fully. The device is also equipped with dual equalizers and can operate up to a distance of 10 meters. The PLAYGO BH22 packs a powerful punch with a multi-point connection enabling users to pair up to two devices simultaneously along with dual connectivity that supports both Bluetooth 5.0 and AUX cable. The device also comes with a dynamic speaker size of 40mm, making for an exceptional audio experience. Sporting a fashionable, premium, foldable design and new-age voice assistants such as Google Assistant, Siri, and Alexa that allow users to change track or accept & reject calls, the PLAYGO BH22 is the latest essential amongst gadgets that young professionals require for better digital communication and entertainment needs.
OnePlus Bullets Wireless Z Bass Edition
Although the OnePlus 9 is fresh in the minds of fans of the company, there is another exciting product from its earphones range that has been generating a lot of buzzes. The third pair of wireless earphones from OnePlus, the OnePlus Bullets Wireless launched in May 2020, can be the perfect gift that will allow your brother enjoys superior quality audio. Interestingly, like the heavily rumoured low-cost OnePlus Z, these new earphones are the most affordable yet from OnePlus. Priced at ₹1,999, the OnePlus Bullets Wireless Z should have wide appeal, promising quality at a reasonable price.
Affordable is always a good thing, but how has OnePlus managed to reduce the price of the Bullets Wireless Z to a third of what 2019’s OnePlus Bullets Wireless 2 originally sold for? What can users expect from this affordable approach to audio, and what sacrifices come with the much lower price? We’ve tried to answer these questions and more in our review of the OnePlus Bullets Wireless Z.
Price ₹1,999 Available on – Oneplus Website and Amazon
Realme Buds Q2
An affordable pair of truly wireless earphones priced at Rs. 2,499, the Realme Buds Q2 follows closely on the heels of the Realme Buds Air 2. The Buds Q2 is the successor to the Realme Buds Q and its earpieces have a similar stem-less form factor. With active noise cancellation and app support, this pocket-friendly pair of earphones have an excellent value-for-money aspect.
Available on: Amazon and Realme official website
JBL Tune 215BT
In this wild race of IEMs & earplugs, with customers spoilt for choice, JBL made a bold move by launching an earphone with a design similar to the Apple Airpods. Earphones meant for true audiophiles, the newly launched JBL Tune 215BT Neckband comes with balanced sound output without missing out on the medium-high-low notes. The earphones also come with features like 16 Hours Playtime, excellent bass, Type-C charging support, Quick-Charge, Multi-Point Connection, and a Tangle Free Cable.
Available on – Amazon, Flipkart, JBL Official Website
Pamper your sister with a stylish companion for her everyday multitasking with Logitech K380 and Logitech Pebble M350. Help her work in style by making her workspace minimalist and modern with a design-forward mouse and keyboard that fits her curated lifestyle. The compact K380 Multi-Device offers comfy and quiet typing, while the Logitech Pebble M350 delivers silent clicks and scrolls—plus offer a smooth organic shape that makes it easy to fit in a pocket. It’s the multi-tasking duo that goes wherever you like to get to work. Available in 4 classic colours – Blue, Dark Grey, Off-white and rose, the Logitech K380 and Logitech Pebble M350 are available for ₹3,195 and ₹2,295 respectively on Amazon.in.
BoAt Stone 170
The Stone 170 is equipped with a powerful 1800mAh Lithium Battery which provides a battery backup of up to 6 hours. You can simply set up your wireless sound on your chosen device and let the music play its way through the day. Exuding elegance and style, the BoAt Stone 170 is IPX6 rated and offers protection against sweat and water.
Fujifilm Instax Surprise box
A surprise box is a perfect way to surprise your sister. There are two surprise boxes- mini 9 and mini 11 surprise boxes, just perfect for her to click photos instantly to make unforgettable memories. She can capture her beautiful memories and save them with Instax Album and Instax Magnets. Along with selfie-ready Instax Mini 9 and picture-perfect mini 11 cameras, both surprise Boxes contain 10 film shots, Instax Album and Fridge Magnets. It is exclusively available on Nykaa.