2021 Holiday Gift Guide for Apple Fans

If your friends or loved ones are fans of Apple products, it is probably painfully obvious what to get them for this Christmas and holiday season.

The Apple eco-system consists of everything from item tracker to iMac. There is always something to get for them, as long as you are willing to part with your moolah. Here are the obvious choices for you to make the tough choice.

Apple AirTag
S$45 (single) or S$149 (pack of four), available in Lazada, Shopee and Apple

If your loved ones are the kind that keep losing their items, the Apple AirTag (read our review) is probably the one to get for them. It is a small and water-resistant accessory that helps them to keep track of their items using Apple’s Find My app.

The AirTag can be personalised with free engraving including text and emoji. Oh, you can get plenty of Apple-designed accessories to go with it too. It’s all about money…

Apple TV 4K (2021)
From S$269, available in Lazada, Shopee and Apple

If your loved ones are couch potatoes and do not have a Smart TV, you can get them the Apple TV 4K (read our review). It is a set-top box that offers not just Apple TV+ but other streaming services, such as Netflix, Via and Disney+ to your TV, via a simple HDMI connection.

Furthermore, they can listen to their favourite tunes from Apple Music or play their favourites games from Apple Arcade on the big screen with the Apple TV 4K as well.

Apple AirPods Pro
S$379, available in Lazada and Apple

If your loved ones are missing a pair of true wireless earbuds to go with their iPhones, it is the perfect time to get them the AirPods Pro.

In terms of both audio quality and active noise cancellation, the AirPods Pro is one of the best in the market. More importantly, it is a breeze to connect it to the entire Apple eco-system of devices once it is paired with an iPhone.

Apple Watch Series 7
From S$599, available in Lazada, Shopee and Apple

If your loved ones are the sporting kind, the Apple Watch Series 7 (read our review) is a no-brainer to get for them. It tracks their physical activities, workouts, heart health and many more.

The Series 7 also features a new always-On Retina display with 20 per cent more screen area than Series 6 as well as thinner borders. It also sports enhanced dust and water resistance and a stronger, more crack-resistant front crystal.

Apple iMac (24-inch, M1, 2021)
From S$1,849, available in Lazada, Shopee and Apple

If your loved ones have been spending too much time working from home, it might be time to gift them the best all-in-one Mac (read our review) this holiday season.

It features Apple’s very own powerful M1 chip with a 24-inch 4.5K Retina display in a sleek all-aluminium design, so they can work while ogling at its beautiful design. It comes in seven colours with colour-matching keyboard and mouse, so there is definitely an iMac for them.

Apple iPhone 13 Pro or 13 Pro Max
From S$1,649, available in Lazada, Shopee and Apple

If your loved ones are in need of a new iPhone and you are feeling rich, the new iPhone 13 Pro (from S$1,649) or 13 Pro Max (from S$1,799, read our review) is definitely the iPhone to get for them.

Apart from the difference in screen sizes of 6.1 inches (13 Pro) and 6.7 inches (13 Pro Max), both models feature the latest A15 Bionic chip for faster processing speed and new rear triple-camera system for better images. They also come with Ceramic Shield on the front for increased durability, while its Super Retina XDR display has an adaptive refresh rate of up to 120Hz for smooth browsing and gaming.

Trevor Tan

Started out with dreams to become a street photographer, Trevor Tan somehow became a tech journalist with over 16 years of consumer tech experience. Maybe he plays too much video games and buys too many new gadgets.
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