With Eid comes extra money in the form of Eidi and Eid bonuses. To solve the ever-present dilemma of making good use of Eidi and Eid bonuses, here is our list of products and gadgets to help make your post-Eid shopping decisions easier.
For music lovers
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JBL Tune 230 NC TWS
The JBL Tune 230 NC TWS is the perfect everyday driver that focuses on the warm side of music. Its sound staging and appropriate bass are on point. The music is more focused on the mid frequencies, which means a balanced amount of instruments and vocals. With the charger in the box, it lasts 30 hours without active noise cancellation, ANC and a solid 10 hours of playback. With ANC it goes 24 hours and 8 hours of playback.
Available at: Gadget & Gear, Gadget & Gift.
Price: Tk. 7,990/-
SkullCandy Push Active and Push Ultra True Wireless
A True Wireless with an appropriate dynamic driver is a tough find. The Skullcandy Push Active and Push Ultra have nearly identical performance, with an emphasis on bass. This also focuses on the mid frequencies. They both have the same voice control features. The difference is in the design. The Push Active is more of a daily use device and the Push Ultra can be used roughly. The Active has an in-ear design while the Ultra has an over-ear. The Active with the case can go up to 34 hours and the playback up to 10 hours, which is 4 hours longer than Pus Ultra. But the Push Ultra is water resistant, which makes it perfect for heavy use.
Available on: Gadget and Gear, Apple Gadgets Bangladesh
Price: Tk. 8,999/- and Tk. 9500/-
Edifier Hecate GX07
If you are a gamer looking for something comfortable, cool and practical? Then Edifier Hecate GX07 is for you. This true wireless earphone focuses on the high end, i.e. focused on voice and clarity. All thanks to the complex 8mm diaphragm. With the box charger, this earphone will give a total of 24 hours of use and each 15 minute rest can add an additional 2 hours of use. This also comes with ANC.
Available on: Gadget Monkey BD, Gadstyle BD, Techland BD
Price: from Tk. 9,000/- to Tk. 8,300/-
For those looking for a new phone:
Samsung Galaxy M32
The Samsung Galaxy M32 comes with a 6.4 inch Super AMOLED display, 64GB internal memory with 4GB RAM, 128GB internal with 4GB RAM and 128GB internal with 6GB RAM. It has 4 main cameras – 64 MP, 8 MP, 2 MP and 2 MP, with a 20 MP selfie camera.
Price: from Tk. 23,999/-
Available at official Samsung, RIO International, Al-Islam Gadget Zone retail stores
Realme 8 5G
Realme 8 5G has an in-plane switching liquid crystal display, an IPS LCD and a 6.4-inch screen. This phone has a triple camera setup with 48 MP, 2 MP and 2 MP, and a 16 MP selfie camera. It can also record good quality videos.
Price: from Tk. 22,000/-
Available from: Cell Tech BD, RIO International, Sumash Tech
Vivo Y33s has a 16.5 inch LCD diode, 50 MP, 2 MP and 2 MP triple cameras, with a 16 MP selfie camera. It also has 64 GB of internal memory with 4 GB of RAM, 128 GB with 4 GB of RAM or 128 GB with 8 GB of RAM.
Price: from Tk. 19,200/-
Available at: Vivo Official Brand Shops, RIO International
For those who do podcasts/vlogs:
Rode NT USB Mini
Whether it’s streaming video games or recording a podcast from home, the Rode NT USB Mini has you covered. It’s a simple USB microphone with a volume button on the front. The nob helps control the amount of noise it picks up. Its audio quality is impeccable. All you have to do is plug it in. It also has a built-in headphone jack, so headphones and mic can work via USB.
Available on: Gears4EDM
Price: 12,000 TK/-
With phones with excellent cameras and 4k video shooting capabilities, the Zhiyun Smooth-X2 is perfect for stabilized cinematography. This dual axis gimbal performs like the perfect gib. It can be used as a tripod and the internal lighting system provides a nice lighting setup.
Available on: Gadget and Equipment
Price: Tk. 9,999/-
DJI Osmo Pocket
The DJI Pocket is a mini-monster of an action camera. The effective 12MP can record videos at 4K resolution. Plus, the built-in 3-axis stabilization makes it a perfect vlogging action camera for beginners. It also fits in your pocket.
Available at: Startech, New Camera World
Price: From 21,000 Tk/-
For those who want to buy a new smartwatch:
Amazfit GTR 2 Curved AMOLED
Xiaomi’s 1.39-inch Amazfit GTR 2 rounded display comes with active-matrix organic light-emitting diodes and an AMOLED display. This extremely robust connected watch is water resistant to 50 meters. It has a 14-day battery, 24-hour heart rate monitoring, and 3GB of storage for music and playback.
Available at: Gadget and Gear, Startech, PC House BD
Price: From 12,590 Tk/-
Huawei Watch GT 3
Huawei GT 3 is not just a simple smartwatch, but rather a helping hand. This can help set daily goals and reminders. It keeps track of blood flow and heart rate. It keeps a record of past runs and exercises, as well as basic smartwatch functions.
Available on: Gadget and Gear, Official Huawei Stores
Price: Tk. 23,999/-
Realme 2 Pro Smartwatch
The Realme Smartwatch 2 Pro is the best value if you want a basic smartwatch with a heart rate monitor. The rectangular screen measures 1.75 inches, a bit larger than usual. It also has a sports mode that monitors and assists with exercise, as well as basic phone connectivity features such as messages, notifications and music control.
Available in: Realme Stores
Price: Tk. 5,000/-