With limited shopping days until Christmas, Helen Keppel-Compton, head of consumer electronics for department store John Lewis predicts the top ten digital gifts for Christmas 2009.
Online PR News – 08-December-2009 – – John Lewis predicts its top ten digital gifts for Christmas.
Helen says, “We have seen some great technologies introduced and developed in 2009 and the list is a reflection of this. Touchscreen and wireless products have become highly coveted, as have products that promote social interaction through networking sites. Initial sales are very positive with the John Lewis Digital Photo Frame up 130% week on week and the Canon IXUS Digital Camera Gift Set up 76% week on week.”
Sony W Series Walkman, 2GB - £58
This wearable MP3 player weighs just 35g, making it perfect for the gym or when you have to run for a train. The Walkman can hold up to 500 songs and a 90 minute charge gives you an amazing 12 hours battery life.
John Lewis Slim Multimedia Digital Photo Frame, 7 Inch - £69
This slim and stylish John Lewis digital photo frame displays your photos in fabulous quality and will even playback MPEG video clips and MP3 music files. You can store up to 1000 pictures on the internal memory and they can be loaded onto the frame via a USB connection or by simply inserting a memory card.
Apple iPod nano, 8GB - £115
The new iPod nano features a video camera allowing you to shoot high quality video in portrait or landscape, a polished anodized finish and a larger 2.2-inch screen. It also has a built-in FM tuner that allows you to pause a broadcast with just a click. A handy pedometer function keeps track of your steps.
Flip Mino High Definition Camcorder - £169
Finished in stylish chrome, the Flip Mino lets you film in glorious high definition wherever you are. It is small and slim enough to go anyplace and fit anywhere and has a battery life of two hours. Creating is only half the story; the built-in software makes editing and sharing video incredibly simple. Just plug it into your computer via the integrated USB connection to email video to your friends and publish on your favourite social networking site or YouTube.
Canon IXUS 100IS Digital Camera, Red and Black with Case - £189
This great value pack includes a red or black Canon IXUS 100IS digital camera, a matching case and neck strap. With its ultra-slim metal form and stylish finish the camera’s appearance is matched by excellent performance. It allows you to take sharp, bright images and benefits from a choice of 17 scene modes as well as face detection, which makes sure that friends and family are always in focus. The camera also takes great pictures in dim conditions, ideal for places where flash photography is not allowed and you can shoot HD movies.
Polaroid 2 Instant Digital Camera - £229.95
Designed to be as fun and spontaneous as the original ‘Polaroid One’ instant camera, the Polaroid Two rejuvenates a much loved innovation. Photos can be viewed, cropped and edited on the three-inch colour LCD screen and in less than 60 seconds you can print full colour, 2x3 inch prints. You can also choose to have the traditional Polaroid white border round the image, amongst others and for added fun the pictures are also sticky back so you can use them to personalise anything.
PURE Sensia DAB Digital Internet Radio - £249
With a high resolution, large, colour touchscreen, the new PURE Sensia DAB digital and Internet connected radio allows you to view and interact with radio like never before. You will be able to access PURE ‘Apps’ such as Facebook, Twitter, the weather and news as well as listening to podcasts, listen again services, DAB and FM stations. You can also listen to your music from your home computer on the Sensia via Wi-Fi technology.
Sony Reader Touch Edition - £249
The Sony Reader Touch Edition features a responsive six-inch touchscreen that enables quick navigation, page turning, highlighting and note taking, all with the swipe of a finger. Users can also type with the virtual keyboard and make handwritten notes with an included stylus, which can be exported and printed out.
Acer Aspire One Netbook with 10.1-Inch Display - £249.95
Designed with travel in mind, this brilliant blue netbook is perfect for life on the go thanks to its super-compact dimensions and impressive seven-hour battery life. Built-in WiFi allows you to connect to public ‘hot spots’ without cables and the integral webcam lets you keep in touch with family and friends.
Bowers and Wilkins Zeppelin Mini - £299
The perfect partner for your iPod and a stylish addition for your home, the slim and svelte Bowers and Wilkins Zeppelin Mini may be small in size but is big on sound. Offering the same fantastic sound quality as the original Zeppelin iPod Speaker but in a more compact design, it is perfect for the bedroom, kitchen or study.
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