The smartphone tops the holiday wish list
(NC) There's no doubt smartphones rank at the top of many Canadian's Christmas wish lists, but choosing the right device can often prove time-consuming and sometimes challenging when faced with so much choice and new technology.
Stephanie Lancaster, a Rogers data girl and tech expert, appreciates that no one device fits all and recommends focusing on key features of a smartphone when choosing the best device for that special someone.
“Canadians are absolutely passionate about their smartphones, but with so many devices out there it can be hard to choose which one is best for you or your family,” says Salim Jaichi, Rogers data guy and tech expert. “Whether you're looking to play music, update social networks or take photos, each smartphone has key strengths that are bound to impress your loved one this holiday season”
From the long list of this year's hottest smartphones, Lancaster provides her top gift picks for your family of tech lovers:
For the photo lover: Perfect for the parent who loves to snap family pictures or the budding photographer who wants to capture professional-quality photos. With a 41 mega-pixel camera, optimal image stabilization and full-resolution zoom, the Nokia Lumia 1020 can make everyone seem like a skilled photographer.
For the entertainment junkie: If they can't get enough of New Girl, the latest blockbuster hit or live streaming hockey games, look for wireless internet devices capable of blazing fast network speeds. The Samsung Galaxy Note 3, LG G2 and Sony Xperia Z1 can reach speeds up to 150 Mbps on the Rogers LTE network, so your loved one can watch, listen and stream without any annoying buffering delays.
For the rugged outdoorsy type: The CAT B15 smartphone is specially designed for use in harsh environments. Its large four-inch touch screen works even with wet fingers. This tough device can survive a fall from 1.8 meters, be submerged under one meter of water for up to thirty minutes and is dust resistant.
For the music aficionado: The HTC One Mini is a small device with massive sound. Its front speakers have built-in amplifiers and Beats Audio Music integration to provide a sharper, richer sound. If your son or daughter is always listening to music, this is the perfect smartphone for them.
For the multi-tasker: If your loved one is always on the go juggling multiple to-do lists, the Moto X is the ideal companion. Equipped with Google Now, it responds to voice commands. Check the weather, set appointments, send emails and set alarms – all hands free, with the sound of your voice.
For more tech-inspired Christmas gift ideas visit: www.rogers.com/smartphones .
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