Now that Christmas Day has passed, we hope that you’ve gotten your aguinaldo from your godparents (even if you are a bit overage).
Hence, as we all prepare to enter the new year, we’ve listed 5 pretty useful things you can blow your money on that fits a budget of PHP 2,000. This is based on the hypothetical situation that you have four ninongs and ninangs—to fill out the 4 blanks on the baptismal certificate—and they each give PHP 500.
Casio AE-1000W-1BVDF – on sale at PHP 1,345
If you’re going to rough it out next year, leave the smartwatch at home. Go instead for this tried and tested Casio watch, which features a micro-light, water resistant design. It also has a 5-alarm feature, an accurate world time setting for up to 31 time zones, and a full calendar that can count up to 2099. Comes with one-year warranty and has a battery life of 10 years. Now, that’s a gift that lasts.
Tech21 iP6+ Classic Shell – PHP 1,450
Ensure that your iPhone 6+ will survive all your adventures next year with this durable case from Tech21. This shell, which features 360 degrees of impact protection plus a credit card slot, is made by a British brand known for innovative use of materials. The Classic Shell is available in 5 versions—Smokey, Clear, Pink, Blue, and Black.
Gouache Holga Bag in Olive Green – on sale at PHP 1,665
Is your new year’s resolution to travel more and shoot more? Then the Gouache Holga Bag is for you. This stylish, water repellent camera bag is designed for small digital or mirrorless cameras. It can also accommodate your Intax camera and other accessories.
Razer Abyssus Mouse - PHP 1,999
Start the year at the top of your game with the Razer Abyssus. This mouse is built to last hours of button-mashing, as its 3 programmable buttons has a lifespan of up to 5 million clicks. With a 3500 dpi optical sensor and an ergonomic design, it’s the mouse you deserve to use after a year of leveling up your character.
Sony MDR-ZX310AP Sound Monitoring Headphones – PHP 1,999
It’s time to throw away those cheap earphones that you’ve been using and reward yourself with a pair of good headphones. The Sony MDR-ZX310AP promises clear, crisp sound at a great price. It also features a slim, folding design and pressure-relieving earpads that make it a pleasure to wear while you’re on the road, even for extended periods of time. Available in Blue, Red, Gray, and White.
Side tip: use the code SonyCamera&Audio10%OFF at checkout to get a 10% discount on your purchase of this headphones and other Sony products. Valid only until December 31.