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11 Raksha Bandhan gadget gifts for your sis

Last updated on: August 9, 2011 14:31 IST

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Gourav Jain, Tech2Date.com

So Raksha Bandhan is around the corner and you're probably fretting over what you should be getting your sister when she shows up with that rakhi at your doorstep.

Here's a quick list of gadgets you can gift your sis this Raksha Bandhan.

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Courtesy: Tech2Date.com

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1. Motorola Atrix 4G

Motorola takes a giant leap with Atrix 4G in the mobile industry. It is a powrerhouse mobile and 'wonder' as PC World quotes. The 4G dual-core Android 2.2 smartphone is a smartphone-PC hybrid having 1GHz processor, one GB of RAM, and dual camera.

When plugged into a dock, Motorola Atrix 4G can virtually serve as a laptop.

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2. Microsoft Kinect

Elegant, highly impressive, and powerful functional gaming peripheral, is what HuffingtonPost described for Microsoft Kinect. The company says Kinect will change gaming as we know today.

It will make controllers obselete. The Daily Beast writes Kinect is 'the most elegant non-Apple integration of hardware and software we've seen in years'.

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3. Samsung LED 8000 Series TV

Samsung is one of the most lovable brands worldwide and its 8000 Series LED TV will have the same trust among millions of gadget lovers. So, will be with your sister this rakhi.

Gift her this 3D-capable TV packed with best apps and services. The design of the TV is stunning and the viewing experience is just to make your sister say 'it's awesome brother.'

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4. Sony HDR-TD10 Full HD 3D Camcorder

Dubbed as the 'Swiss Army knife of video cams,' Sony HDR-TD10 camcorder is the perfect gift for your sister on this rakhi. The camcorder is versatile and captures 3D images and 3D videos.

Laptop Mag writes about the camcorder, 'Two lenses and two sensors make the Sony HDR-TD10 the first 3D camera capable of double full HD video'.

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5. Samsung 9 Series Laptop

Compare it with MacBook Air for its superslim feature. The Samsung 9 Series laptop is pretty sweet slimmer at .64 inches.

With a 13-inch screen the laptop weighs 2.89 pounds. It is a sureshot gift for your sister that has far more impressive Intel i5 processor and 4GB RAM.

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6. Kodak EasyShare Sport Camera

It's simple and just a pocketable camera for your sister this Rakhi. It has no automatic face detection, no built-in Wi-Fi, and no optical zoom, but it is waterproof with a 12-megapixel camera that won't break your bank if your little sister accidentally leaves it anywhere.

It is just priced at $70 (Rs 3,200).

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7. Sony 3D Bloggie MHS-FS3 Camcorder

After the success of previous generations Bloggie, Sony has come up with its 3D version. It is slim with pop-out USB arm. It captures 3HD video with two lenses. The display of the cam is 2.4 inches galsses-free 3D screen.

The price may be a bit heavy at $250 (Rs 11,250) but it can be surely the best Rakhi gift for your tech crazy sister.

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8. Sony Mobile Theater Handycam

It is one of the best handycams till date in the market with built-in projector and speakers. It will play instant on your wall up to 60-inches.

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9. Olympus E-PL2 Camera

It is the PEN line of cameras from the house of Olympus with 22 scene mode, 14-42mm lens, and higher resolution LCD.

Works perfectly for movie as well as still modes. It is an elegant gift to your sister on this Rakhi if photography is her passion.

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10. Sony Vaio L Series Touch HD PC/TV

Last but not the least, this HD PC/TV from the house of Sony is a must gift to your sister on this Raksha Bandhan festive day if you are comfortable departing with $1200 to $1400 (Rs 54,000 to Rs 63,000).

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11. Music players

Is your sister fond of music? Then you can gift her music players which can be really awesome and they will save money too.

Our first recommendation for a music player will go to Philips Go Gear Vibe 4GB which is priced at around Rs 4,500 or $100. This music player supports both audio and video and can store upto 900 tracks.

Our second recommendation in this section will be Apple iPod Nano. The product is from the house and apple and hence, elegant and stylish. iPod Nano is handy and its 8 GB model can store upto 2,000 songs. The best part of the gadget is its battery life. It provides upto 24 hours playback with single charge.

There's lot more to include in the list. If want to go with cell-phones, then good many options are available.

Cellphones can fit any budget and there's  a huge variety to choose from. You can go with Samsung Galaxy S2 or some other phones.

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