Diwali buying guide: Top smart speakers, smart displays

    Bored of the usual Diwali gifts? Here’s a list of smart home products you can gift someone for Diwali.
    By: HT CORRESPONDENT
    | Updated on: Oct 22 2019, 19:04 IST
    Amazon Echo smart speakers.
    Amazon Echo smart speakers. (Bloomberg)
    Amazon Echo smart speakers.
    Amazon Echo smart speakers. (Bloomberg)

    Diwali is just around the corner and the festivities have already started. One of the most exciting things about this festive season is gifts. You can gift your friends, family members, loved ones or even yourself if you feel like it.

    Bored of the usual Diwali gifts? Here's a list of smart home products you can gift someone for Diwali.

    There are a range of products one can go for ranging from the regular sweets, chocolates, clothes and more. However, if you're bored of such gifts and wish to gift something different there's a host of smart home products to choose from. Brands like Amazon and Google already have a strong portfolio of smart home products in India. There are only a few days left for Diwali and if you're still looking for a gift, here's a list you can check out.

    Amazon Echo

    Amazon's Echo lineup starts from 4,499 (2,449 sale) and goes up to 22,999 in India. There's the Echo Dot, Echo, Echo Plus smart speakers and the Echo Show smart display. What's more you can grab it for even lesser from Amazon India's Great Indian Festival Diwali Special.

    Google Home

    Google's smart speaker range includes the Google Home Mini and Google Home priced at 2,799 and 6,999 respectively. There's Google Nest Hub smart display which is available at 8,999. Google Home devices come powered by Google Assistant.

    Smart bulbs

    Smart bulbs are possibly the easiest smart home products to purchase. There are various smart bulbs available and from different brands like Syska, Philips, Xiaomi and Yeelight. These smart bulbs can be controller via smartphones for different functions like changing colours. They can also be connected to your Google Home or Amazon Echo for the ultimate smart home experience.

    Lenovo Smart Clock

    Bored of the regular alarm clock? You can go for the Lenovo Smart Clock which can play music, manage schedules and even control other smart home products. Lenovo Smart Clock also has a small 4-inch touch screen that displays upcoming reminders, now playing songs and more. It is priced at 5,999. Like Amazon and Google, Lenovo also has its smart display priced at 14,999.

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