Tech Now: Google Christmas gifts

Whether you are looking for a gift for your tech-loving friend, your impossible-to-shop-for dad, or just want to treat a special someone in your life, Google has you covered. Ranging from gifts under £50 to bigger budget items, Google’s tech devices are sure to make the perfect gift this Christmas.

Nest Cam (battery) – Never miss a thing

Key features include:

  • Nest Cam lets you to check in on what’s going on, whether outside or in, to help provide you peace of mind not just during those busy festive months but all year round
  • Its rechargeable battery gives you the freedom to place it anywhere you like, so you can  capture moments that matter
  • Nest Cam’s improved algorithms mean more handy and accurate alerts that keep you informed with the important stuff, like friends and family arriving for Christmas dinner or a pet misbehaving in the other room
  • Not only does its sleek look suit any room, it’s also been sustainably designed with 47% post-consumer recycled material across its plastic parts – making it a perfect gift for someone environmentally conscious

Price: £179.00

Availability: Google Store, John Lewis, Argos and Currys

Colours: Snow

 

Nest Doorbell (battery) –Security with smarts

Key features include:

  • With long life batteries built directly into the Nest Doorbell, you won’t ever need to worry about power cuts, Wi-Fi dropping out, or a tricky installation process – making life a little easier during those busy Christmas holidays
  • The Nest Doorbell has crystal clear HDR-quality video so you’ll never miss a thing this Christmas, whether a last minute package delivery or even surprise carol singers!
  • It also works perfectly with other Nest devices dotted around the house, so if you’re busy preparing Christmas dinner in the kitchen or watching a festive film in the lounge when the doorbell goes, you can easily see who’s arrived on your Nest Hub or receive handy alerts on your phone

Price: £179.00

Availability: Google Store, John Lewis, Argos and Currys

Colours: Snow

 

Pixel Buds A Series – Good things come in small packages!

Key features include:

  • Custom-designed dynamic speaker drivers deliver full, clear and natural sound, with the Adaptive Sound capability adjusting your volume based on your surroundings so you don’t have to. Built with beamforming mics, you can also make clear calls anywhere… even at a noisy Christmas party!
  • With Google Assistant built in, the Pixel Buds give you hands-free access to the best of Google, including answering your questions, such as, if it is going to be a white Christmas, and having your notifications read to you with a simple “Hey Google”
  • For those that manage to get away this Christmas, you can make use of Pixel Buds’ real-time translation, available in more than 40 languages
  • With a comfortable and secure fit, even when you’re working out, Pixel Buds are both sweat and water-resistant, meaning runs in the rain and sweaty workouts aren’t a problem
  • Built with a battery that barely needs a break, the Pixel Buds A-Series provide what you need to enjoy your favourite Christmas hits without interruption

Price: £99.99

Availability: Google Store

Colours: Clearly White, Dark Olive

 

Nest Hub Gen 2 – The Perfect Christmas Companion

Key features include:

  • Whether you love to play festive tunes, want to set a reminder to post your Christmas cards, or watch YouTube hands-free recipe tutorials for the perfect roast turkey, the new and improved Nest Hub is the ultimate Christmas companion, providing everything you need to stay entertained, control your home, and wake up refreshed on Christmas Day
  • Helping you tackle the day itself, the Nest Hub Gen 2 can also help you sleep well at night. The Sleep Sensing technology analyses your movement and breathing, and detects disturbances that could be stopping you from that perfect night’s sleep – perfect for getting those extra few hours after a Boxing Day night out!
  • Acting as a digital photo frame, you can enjoy, relive and share your favourite festive memories on your 7” smart display, with the assistance of Google Photos
  • The improved speaker has 50% more bass than its predecessor, letting you enjoy your favourite music, podcasts, audiobooks, and entertainment services with even greater clarity
  • With the enclosure made with 54% post-consumer recycled plastic, this makes an ideal gift for your eco-friendly, tech-loving friend!

Price: £89.99

Availability: Google Store, John Lewis, Argos and Currys

Colours: Chalk, Charcoal, Mist, Sand

 

Nest Mini – Nothing says Christmas like a festive tune!

Key features include:

  • Improved sound quality and bass to help blast Christmas tunes while you decorate the tree and wrap your presents
  • Powered by Google Assistant, Nest Mini is on hand to help set helpful reminders and answer all your Christmas questions, from shop closing times for any last minute panic buys, to helping with your Christmas quiz!
  • With a custom 100% recycled fabric cover, this gift ticks the boxes as being functional and sustainable
  • Comes in four beautiful colours; Chalk, Charcoal, Coral and Sky, and can be hung on the wall next to your festive decorations

Price: £49.00

Availability: Google Store, John Lewis, Argos and Currys

Colours: Charcoal, Chalk, Coral, Sky

 

 

Chromecast with Google TV – Perfect for Christmas break binge watching

Key features include:

  • From big blockbusters to true crime documentaries, Chromecast with Google TV is the perfect gift for anyone looking to lock in some serious TV time this Christmas
  • Google TV organises everything from your favourite streaming services into a single place and the new voice controlled remote can help you search by mood or genre, so you can find your favourite Christmas films easily!
  • The For You tab gives the whole family their own personalised watch suggestions and Google TV’s Watchlist lets you bookmark movies and shows to watch later
  • You can even experience multi-room audio with Chromecast when grouping it with other Nest speakers

Price: £59.00

Availability: Google Store, John Lewis, Argos and Currys

Colours: Snow, Sky & Sunrise

 

Pixel 6 – All new Pixel, just in time for Christmas!

Full specs and images will be available in the coming months.

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