GITEX 2016 Recommendations: Under Dh1,000


Sphero BB-8 App-enabled Droid
Why: The robot that recognises and reacts to your voice commands allows you to record and view virtual holographic videos, an absolute treat for Star Wars fans.
How much:  Dh749
Available at Jumbo Electronics

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Xiaomi Mi 4i
Why: At an affordable price point, you get a dual SIM smartphone with a 5-inch Sharp-JDI full HD display screen, 16GB built-in storage and a 13MP snapper. It’s a value-for-money device.
How much: Dh899
Available at Plug Ins

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Fitbit Blaze
Why: Records steps, calories burned, active time, resting heart rate and quality of sleep and has an impressive five-day battery life.
How much: Dh999
Available at Jumbo Electronics

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Jawbone UP3
Why: It has a fashionable bracelet look with all the benefits of a health tracker.
How much: Dh690
Available at Jumbo Electronics

Samsung Gear S2

Samsung Gear S2
Why: Because it is a smartwatch — talks to your phone for notifications, messages, call alerts and tracks your activity.
How much: Dh999
Available at Jumbo Electronics

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HP Pavilion x2
Why: This is an affordable Windows 10, Atom-powered hybrid most suited for media and basic computing tasks.
How much: Dh999
Available at Emax

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Epson L220 all-in-one printer
Why: It’s a multifunctional printer with integrated ink tanks for cost-effective and reliable colour printing, copying and scanning.
How much: Gitex price Dh699; get a gift voucher worth Dh150, 1 set of ink worth Dh156 and 5×6 Photopaper worth Dh50 along with it
Available at all key electronics retailers at the show.

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Marshall Major II on-ear headphones
Why: Because it’s a quality pair of headphones with notable lightweight design, fully, collapsible construction and affordable pricing.
How much: Dh619
Available at Emax

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JML Go Chef
Why: Eight-in-one non-stick multicooker to bake, fry, slow-cook, steam, boil, roast, steam and much more.
How much: Dh599
Available at Plug Ins

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Merlin DuOS Tablet PC
Why: The powerful 8.9-inch tablet PC comes with Windows 10 and 5.1 Lollipop for a versatile Android experience and supports a dynamic lifestyle.
How much: Gitex price Dh695 (original Dh895)
Available at Virgin Megastore
and Plug Ins

MIO Fuse fitness

Mio Fuse fitness tracker
Why: It’s an all-in-one performance and activity tracker with an optical sensor to measure your heart rate during workouts.
How much: Dh649
Available at all leading electronics stores

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Zeiss VR One
Why: Because it’s a virtual reality headset that is compatible with iPhone 6 and Samsung S6.
How much: Dh599
Available at Jumbo Electronics

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