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2013 Holiday Gift Guide: Tech Gadgets from Target

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Christmas is around the corner, and we all know that holiday shopping can be stressful at times. Finding the perfect gift for your family and friends isn't easy. Women shoppers can save the stress by planning ahead and going to Target.

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Target makes it easy to check everyone off your holiday list with amazing features. REDCard Rewards and holiday price matching is a great benefit for frugal and smart shoppers. If you use your Target REDCard you can also receive 5 percent savings and free shipping. Also take advantage of more savings by trading in used electronics and DVDs for a Target GiftCard towards your purchase.

Pentax Optio WG-10 Waterproof Digital Camera ($249.99) Exclusive

Overview: The compact and highly portable WG-10 waterproof point and shoot camera, an ideal option for the on-the-go shooter who requires a capable yet sturdy image and video capturing device. Its durable assembly and robust feature-set makes the WG-10 the ideal companion camera for life’s explorers; striking the perfect balance between a point and shoot and PENTAX’s category defining high-end features.

Perfect for: This camera is perfect for teen to adult. Reasonably priced for a waterproof camera, and it 14MP, which is sharp enough to capture precise and crisp images.

Skylanders Swap Force Starter Pack + 2 pack for Wii ($74.99) Target Exclusive

Overview: Currently on sale for ($49.99). Embark on an exciting new adventure with the Skylanders and the SWAP Force. For generations, the SWAP Force protected the volcano that replenishes Skylands' magic. That is, until an epic battle caught them in an eruption that blasted them apart, sent them to Earth and gave them the ability to swap powers. Only you can mix and match their tops and bottoms, put them on the new Portal of Power and help save Skylands.

Perfect for: The suggested age is for children 10 and over; however, it is up to your discretion for younger ages.

Hello Kitty 19” Class HDTV ($299.99)

Overview: You’ll probably be looking as much at this very cute Hello Kitty 19” LED TV/monitor as what is on the screen itself. But it‘s not only good looking like Hello Kitty, it is fully featured as well. Must have features like an HDMI input, PC audio/video inputs, a USB port, a headphone jack and of course a full function remote have all been included. Not enough space for it on the dresser, desk, or night stand? Not a problem, it’s wall mountable. And if you ever want to give your TV a little different look, the Hello Kitty figure peeking over the top of the frame can be easily removed.

Perfect for: Currently on sale for ($109.99). Definitely a price that can't be beat! This television is a perfect addition to any girls room. Hey, I know adults who would enjoy this television as well.

GoPro HERO3 Camcorder ($199.99)

Overview: The cool new GoPro HERO3 camcorder is smaller, lighter and offers up to 5.0MP of digital still resolution. The ultrawide-angle lens reduces distortion, and the GoPro white works overtime in digital still mode to produce beautiful, crisp images. Enhanced audio features makes ensures that sound is captured accurately and effectively. This sports camcorder has housing that's tough but sophisticated and is water resistant down to 197 feet. Plug in the USB port to recharge the battery and keep on rolling.

Perfect for: Individuals who need a good camera that captures clear pictures. If you're a novice, it's the perfect camera for you. Please note that the MicroSD card is sold separately.

Fitbit Flex Wireless Wristband ($99.99)

Overview: This slim, stylish device is with you all the time. During the day, it tracks steps, distance, and calories burned. At night, it tracks your sleep cycle and wakes you silently in the morning. Just check out the lights to see how you stack up against your personal goal. It’s the motivation you need to get out and be more active.

Perfect for: Love this item! Anyone into fitness, those who need motivation to get started, or for those who enjoys leisure exercise, this is the perfect gift.

Bose Sound Mini Link Bluetooth Speaker ($199.99)

Overview: The SoundLink® Mini Bluetooth® speaker delivers full, natural sound from an ultra-compact speaker that fits in the palm of your hand. Built with Bluetooth technology, it connects wirelessly to your smartphone, tablet or other Bluetooth device. The included charging cradle makes it ready to grab and go, so you can enjoy your music, videos or games anytime, anywhere. Customize it with colored accessory covers to fit your unique style, or add the additional Travel Bag or Wall Charger.

Perfect for: Anyone looking for convenience when listening to music.

Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini ($149.99)

BEATS by Dr. Dre Solo Headphones ($199.99)

Overview: Beats by Dr. Dre Solo HD headphones are made to be a lighter, on-ear version of Studios. Compact enough to fit in your purse, Beats Solo headphones carry the powerful signature sound Beats products are famous for.

Perfect for: Everyone! Before I even knew about this brand my nephew was begging me for them. It's a hot commodity that any music lover will be happy to receive.

Apple iPad and iPad mini
(pricing varies TBC)

iPhone 5C/5S
(pricing varies by contract)

Nikon 1 J3 Camera

Overview: Nikon 1 J3 Camera offers several features. D-Lighting, Auto Focus, Raw Data Recording, Auto Scene Selector, Motion Snapshot, 1080p HD Movie Recording, Face Detection Technology, and Smart Photo Selector.

Perfect for: There is a temporary price cut, and it's on sale for ($299.99). Great gift that is great for novice or advanced level photographers. It captures extremely well at 14.2 MP. It also includes many features.

BEATS by Dr. Dre Pill

Overview: Beats Pill Wireless Speakers bring the party with you wherever you go. The Pill is lightweight, portable, and wireless enabled, meaning you can change tracks from your phone or take that call with Bluetooth conferencing. Small enough to fit in your hand, the Beats Pill surprises with its powerful signature sound. The smallest wireless speaker from Beats by Dre and completely cord-free, Beats Pill allows you to enjoy hours of premium sound without being tied down.

Perfect for: Teen to adult, music lovers, or business professionals. Works within 30 ft distance.

*The writer of this post received sample products for testing and review purposes only.


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