Power Up Your Loved Ones’ Holiday Spirits with These 7 Cool Gadget Gifts


Gadgets typically cost more than your average Christmas gifts—like shirts or tumblers, so more care goes into picking out the right tech gizmos to wrap for your loved ones. Do the gadget’s features match their interests? Or do its specs fit their daily needs? These are some of the questions to consider when getting a gadget for your loved ones’ Christmas gift—and to help you out, we curated this gift list with 7 nifty tech finds for different types of your loved ones’ lifestyles. Check them out below!

For the cool kids: a stylish all-around smartphone

Like a cyberpunk dream come true, one of the Tecno Spark 10 Pro’s most unique points is its glamorous design, including a hard-wearing Starry Glass back panel that gives it a smooth, glossy, and comfortable feel. Its upgraded Magic Skin edition even offers a fascinating color-shifting design using industry-first Luminous Eco-Leather Technology that makes it glow in the dark. 

Aside from this design that’ll surely satisfy the cool kids, the Tecno Spark 10 Pro also has a 32MP Ultra-Clear front camera and a 50MP AI Dual rear camera to capture selfies, vlogs, and more at a crystal-clear quality.

Get a P200 discount on the Spark 10 Pro at Tecno in SM Center San Pedro until December 31.

For gadget newbies: an efficient everyday phone

Do your loved ones need an efficient everyday phone to keep up with their tasks? An impressive mid-range smartphone like Infinix Hot 30i is the perfect Christmas gift to score. 

Perfect for gadget newbies, it has all the basics you need in a smartphone: a long-lasting 5000mAh battery with Fast Charge capabilities, huge RAM for speedy performance, an 8MP front camera and 13MP+ AI Dual rear camera that captures clear and vibrant photos, and a 6.6” HD display with 90Hz refresh rate. It even has an Octa-Core Gaming Processor that can handle their favorite games without lags or glitches.

Get the Infinix Hot 30i (4GB + 128GB) at 27% off for only P4,099 at Infinix in select SM malls until January 6.

For the photography lover: an instant camera

Let your loved ones capture their favorite moments with the Instax Mini 12, a fully loaded instant camera with easy-to-use modes and controls. This photography gadget features a real image finder with target spotting and parallax correction function for Close-Up Mode, as well as a programmed electronic shutter and slow synchro for capturing clear images in low light conditions. With the Instax Mini 12, your loved ones can always take beautiful photos and have them printed instantly.

Get the Instax Mini 12 for only P4,899 at Wonder Photo Shop in select SM branches nationwide.

For the tech trendsetter: the newest iPhone

Apple’s newest models from their flagship iPhone line, including the iPhone 15 Pro, are surely on the Christmas wishlists of gadget enthusiasts who are always on top of the latest trends. Offering an upgrade from the basic iPhone 15, the Pro model runs on an A17 Pro chip with a 6-core GPU for faster and more efficient performance. It also has a Pro camera system consisting of a 48MP Main, Ultra Wide, and Telephoto lenses to produce super-high-resolution photos and videos. The iPhone 15 Pro’s camera also offers up to 10x optical zoom range and features like Focus and Depth Control for high-quality portraits that every tech trendsetter will appreciate.

Get the iPhone 15 Pro 256GB for only P83,990 at Power Mac Center in SM Supermalls nationwide.

For those with an active lifestyle: a smartwatch

Perfect for your sporty loved ones, the Xiaomi Redmi Watch 3 is an all-rounder wearable with built-in professional sports algorithms that help accurately monitor heart rate, calorie consumption, and workout duration. It also supports more than 120 workout modes, including outdoor running, cycling, hiking, and swimming. With its 5ATM water resistance, you can wear this device to any outdoor activity without worrying about getting it wet. 

The Xiaomi Redmi Watch 3 also has a state-of-the-art GNSS chip that provides better accuracy for step-tracking and an optical oximetry sensor for convenient blood oxygen monitoring. With its long battery life, Bluetooth phone call support, and large 1.75” AMOLED display, this nifty smartwatch can easily keep up with your loved ones’ active lifestyles.

The Xiaomi Redmi Watch 3 is available for only P4,999 at Mi in SM malls nationwide.

For the creative minds: an LCD writing tablet

Looking for the perfect Christmas gift for your creative loved ones? Check out Craft Lounge’s LCD Writing Tablet, which they can use for taking notes, doodling, creating diagrams, and more. This portable device’s slim design makes writing and drawing feel more natural and convenient, while its high-contrast LCD screen serves as an excellent canvas for any creative work. Its stylus and single button also make it easier to operate, so even kids can enjoy using this device.

Get this LCD Writing Tablet for only P550 at Craft Lounge in SM City Davao.

For the avid gamer: a powerful gaming laptop

This Christmas, upgrade your loved one’s gaming rig with the ASUS TUF F15 Gaming Laptop as a thoughtful gift. This device features a 15” WQHD display with an impressive 165Hz refresh rate that maximizes the performance of its onboard Nvidia RTX3070 GPU with 8GB of VRAM. Making each gameplay faster and smoother, this powerful laptop runs on a highly efficient Intel 12th Gen i7-12700H processor supported by 16GB of RAM and 1TB of SSD storage to handle heavy apps and games without sacrificing quality.

Get free ASUS Premium Care worth P6,995 when you purchase a new ASUS TUF F15 Gaming Laptop (available for P96,995) at Accenthub in SM City Baguio, SM City Cebu, SM Mall of Asia, and SM Megamall until January 15. More free bundle deals are also up for grabs on other ASUS and ROG laptops, so check them out!

From everyday smartphones to gadgets that cater to their hobbies, these tech finds for your loved ones will surely help spread the Christmas cheer—so score them now at SM Malls nationwide! For more exciting deals and discounts, visit SM Deals or download the SM Malls Online app.