10 of the Coolest Tech Gift Ideas for Millennials

As the first generation of digital natives, Millennials are a key market for tech manufacturers. Almost every aspect of the 21-34 years demographic’s mobile and energetic lifestyle is integrated with technology. Here is AGENT’s guide to 10 of the hottest tech gadgets for Generation Y.

by Agent Staff
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IF YOU are planning a special present for the Generation Y tech enthusiast in your life, this list of 10 gift ideas for millennials gives a useful range of items to consider. It’s arguable that no 21- to 34-year-old would want to be without at least one of the items on this list. Their retro chic and cool tech prowess makes them all useful gift ideas for millennials in your life!

 

1. August Smart Lock

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First up on our list of gift ideas for Millennials is the August Smart Lock. Generation Y likes everything controlled by tech, allowing them to live more flexibly. The August Smart Lock takes the hassle out of locking doors and remembering your keys. The lock syncs with your smartphone, automatically locking the door as you leave and unlocking as you approach. You can lock and unlock your door from your smartphone while on the go, allowing people access to your house.

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2. House of Marley Rebel Bluetooth Headphones

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Bluetooth headphones are a huge trend recently, as they allow users to exercise freely without the pull of wires. This pair from House of Marley is a must-consider when planning tech gifts for Millennials, as they deliver Bluetooth technology while retaining sound quality. They feature a sleek, robust design with rubberized black coating and have up to 6 hours of wireless battery life.

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3. Lomo’Instant Wide Camera

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As a generation infamous for their nostalgia, this instant camera will suit millennials down to the ground. The Lomo’Instant Wide Camera uses the popular Fujifilm Instax film, but allows photographers far more creativity. Features include a programmatic shutter, remote control lens cap, long exposures and fast focusing.

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4. Waterproof Speaker

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There are a whole host of portable bluetooth speakers that offer great sound quality, and the most recent development is their waterproof construction. This enables you to take them anywhere, including the shower, the pool or the beach. This suits millennials perfectly for when they need to take their Spotify playlist or podcast on the go with them.

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5. Crosley Keepsake Deluxe Turntable

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Vinyl has made a massive comeback recently, due in no small part to the enthusiasm of Generation Y for the music format. This turntable by Crosley is the perfect mix of old and new, with built-in speakers, a headphone jack and auxiliary input housed in a beautiful, vintage-inspired portable design.

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6. Chipolo Item Finder

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Chipolo creates a different solution for the “can’t find my keys” dilemma, allowing you to ring them like a lost phone. The Chipolo keyring not only helps you locate it, but your phone also! Even if your phone is on silent, if you shake the Chipolo it will make it ring and allow you to send a message to your lost phone’s lock screen through the web app.

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7. GoPro Hero 4 Session

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Millennials like the technology in their lives to enhance their life experiences, rather than being confined by environment. The GoPro Hero 4 Session is an action-camera that allows users capture their memories no matter what they’re doing. With infinite mounts and accessories to equip the GoPro for any circumstances, it can be taken swimming, biking, climbing or surfing with ease. It’s tough to top a GoPro as a tech gift for millennials in your lives.

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8. Oculus Rift

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Few tech releases have received the same amount of hype as the Oculus Rift. The Virtual Reality headset is only available for preorder at the moment, but is expected to ship in July of this year. The headset will allow you to watch movies and also integrates with Xbox for an immersive gaming experience.

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9. Dji Phantom 3

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Drones are a favourite toy for all ages, and it’s another item which, although pricey, must be considered when planning suitable gifts for Millennials. Drones enable you to create incredible video from dizzying heights or deliver small packages. Dji is probably the leading drone brand, and although their latest model will set you back a few thousand you can get their Phantom 3 for a more reasonable price. Features include 2.7K HD video and up to 25 minutes of uninterrupted fly time.

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10. Fitbit Surge

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Last but not least on our roundup of gifts for Millennials is health and fitness. New technology enables us to take better care of our bodies than ever before, with wearable tech letting us monitor our health and fitness. The Fitbit Surge is one of the best fitness watches on the market, with GPS tracking, heart rate monitoring, wireless syncing, sleep tracking and up to 7 days of battery life.

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