(Family Features) Tech gifts are almost always in style, but keeping up with the latest gaming and entertainment products isn’t easy. From palm-sized entertainment enabled by powerful smartphones to an ultra-flexible laptop that meets a tablet ideal for unleashing creativity, you’re likely to find a tech gift to suit everyone on your list this season. festivals.
Explore more tech-based gift ideas (and maybe even inspiration for your own wishlist) at Qualcomm.com.
Play like a pro
Designed with the spirit of adventure in mind, ROG Phone 6 goes beyond its cyberpunk roots. With its fusion of geometric simplicity and advanced technology, this next-generation gaming phone is a high-tech companion for traveling through space and time. With the power and performance improvements of the Qualcomm Adreno GPU and Kryo CPU, users experience enhanced gameplay. A cutting-edge thermal system enhances stability for demanding games, and a 165Hz display delivers a breakthrough visual experience that supports low-latency gaming and ultra-responsive input. For total control there’s the AirTrigger 6 system and the Armory Crate app, and for marathon gameplay there’s a 6,000 mAh1 battery. Additionally, players can customize the lighting with a huge selection of colors and several preset mood lighting schemes.
Discover a whole new (virtual) world
Grab a ticket to the Metaverse (and more) with the Meta Quest 2 VR headset. Whether gaming, meeting friends, or enjoying immersive virtual reality experiences, users can experience cutting-edge graphics and immersive sound. At 1832 x 1920 pixels per eye, everything from multiplayer games and productivity apps to 360-degree videos looks incredible. Every detail is designed to adapt virtual worlds to players’ movements, enabling awesome games and experiences with unparalleled freedom. Redesigned controllers feature improved ergonomics and intuitive controls that transport gestures, movements, and actions directly into virtual reality. No PC or console is required, and thanks to backwards compatibility, players can explore new titles and old favorites in the vast library of content.
Tackle the day with a 2 in 1
Surface Pro 9 5G with Microsoft SQ3 enables fast performance and connectivity along with up to 19 hours of battery life on Snapdragon Power. Whether working, streaming or gaming, this 2-in-1 offers the flexibility of a tablet with the performance of a laptop. Unique artificial intelligence features like Voice Focus and Portrait Background Blur take video calling to the next level while Windows 11 makes it easy to organize apps to express creativity, access favorite games, and kick back with on-the-go entertainment. streaming, all in one ultra-portable device. A virtually edge-to-edge 13-inch touchscreen and built-in kickstand make it easy to sign, sketch, or navigate, whatever work or game comes your way. Accessories like the Surface Slim Pen 2 and Surface Pro Keyboard complete the experience.
All-day mobile multitasking
A phone that can accompany you throughout the day, no matter your schedule, is a powerful tool for crossing tasks off that to-do list. With a long-lasting 3700mAh battery, the Samsung Galaxy Z Flip4 is the phone to come back, giving you plenty of power for group video chatting, flexibility in your photo skills and sharing via social media. This stylish pocket smartphone lets you take photos hands-free with Flex Cam, makes it easy to check notifications with its cover screen, and comes in a wide range of colors. Plus, you can take selfies with the rear camera while the cover screen gives you a real-time preview.
Sound fit for your ears
As the next generation in wireless listening, you can enjoy a solution all your own with the Bose QuietComfort II headphones. A strong combination of sound and noise cancellation delivers high-quality listening behind CustomTune technology, which automatically adjusts sound to the taste of your ears. Plus, Silent Mode offers pure bliss when you’re cutting out background noise, while Aware Mode is perfect when it’s time to pay attention, providing enough transparency to hear your surroundings or strike up a friendly conversation. Maintain power throughout the day with up to six hours of battery life on a single charge paired with a charging case that holds three additional charges.
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