What are you buying your Mum this Mother’s Day? If you are still unsure what to buy for your mother, here are some gift ideas that will help you decide.
X-mini XOUNDBAR W
X-mini is a local brand that is famous for packing good quality sound in a compact speaker. The XOUNDBAR W wireless speaker exudes exactly what X-mini is about. It’s water-proof, slim and ultra-portable. So your Mum can bring it out or place it anywhere at home to enjoy her music while she goes about doing her stuff or your stuff. 😉
Colours: Red, White and Blue
For your super active Mum who always joins workout classes organised by Active SG, does Yoga, weight-lift, cross-fit or Zumba, there’s the X-mini RAY, an affordable pair of wireless earbuds that is sweat and water-resistant. A two-hour charge is enough to last her up to 4 hours of playback.
How to turn them off? Just stick them together to switch it off and pull them apart of switch them on.
Colours: Slate and Lava
The Arlo Doorbell is a smart doorbell that allows you to leave messages for the courier delivering your parcel even when you are not at home. We know many of you still ask your retired or stay-home Mum if she will be in when you are expecting a delivery.
Get the Arlo Doorbell for her so that in case she wants to go shopping, she can still leave a message for the courier.
Help her, help you.
Jabra Sport Pace and Jabra Elite 45e
We know. Another pair of wireless earphones. The Jabra Sport Pace is worth mentioning because it is integrated with the Jabra Sport Life app, which allows your Mum to plan, monitor and evaluate her training and fitness progress. So if she is a fitness enthusiast, there’s no perfect gift than this.
Oh, and it’s dust, sweat, shock and weather-resistant.
On the other end of the fitness spectrum, if your Mum thinks doing chores and going to the supermarket are sufficient exercises like our Mums do, then go for the Jabra Elite 45e.
It consists of an advanced two-microphone technology that removes background noise to deliver optimal voice calls and quality music. What’s more, it lasts up to 8 hours on a single charge. If she’s been acquainted with Siri and Google Assistant, she can also access them with one-touch.
Both Jabra Sport Pace and Jabra Elite 45e: SGD168 each
Canon Mini Photo Printer
Gone were the days where we (washed) developed films into photographs, and slot them into the photo albums.
Relive those memories with your Mum by getting her the Canon Mini Photo Printer. Connect it to the Canon Mini Print app on your smartphone and start printing out your memories together.
The printer uses the ZINK Zero Ink Technology, which means there’s no need to get ink cartridges. The photo paper is smudge-proof and scratch-resistant. It can even be peeled and pasted on sketchbooks, family noticeboards, laptops or at the back of her smartphone.
From now till 12 May 2019, Canon is giving away Mother’s Day free gifts on Canon eShop. When you make the purchase, you’ll receive a Tokidoki Pouch worth S$59, an exclusive Tokidoki Denim colour tote bag worth S$39, and a Purchase with Purchase promo – buy 3 packs of paper to get a Klean Kanteen bottle worth S$56.
Last date of redemption is on 25 May 2019.
Colours: Rose Gold, Mint Green and Slate Grey
Nokia 5.1 Plus
We love Nokia. The brand that introduces us to what phones can do back in the days was astonishing and revolutionary before the age of smartphones.
Now, Nokia has finally caught up with the new trend and has manufactured many of its own Android smartphones. Nokia 5.1 Plus is one of them.
The Nokia 5.1 Plus is an affordable smartphone that knows your Mum. It is able to predict your Mum’s next move by bringing up the right action on her phone through the App Action feature. Moreover, it learns about her usage patterns to optimise battery power and prioritises it for important apps she uses.
Colours: Gloss Black, Gloss White and Gloss Midnight Blue
Canon EOS M100
Singaporeans are one of the most travelled people in the world. Needless to say, our Mums love to travel too. Let her capture beautiful moments with you or with your Dad with the Canon EOS M100.
It’s packed with DIGIC 7 image processor and a 24.2-megapixel APS-C sensor. It’s also very light, weighing at only 302 grams. Hence, it should be weighing her down as she moves from one place to another.
Moreover, the Canon EOS M100 has Wi-Fi and Bluetooth connectivity options that will allow your Mum to share her travel photos with her envious friends on social media.
And it has a 180-degree tilt-type touchscreen. So selfie or wefie is no problem.
Similar to the Canon Mini Photo Printer, Canon is also giving away Mother’s Day gifts on their eShop.
- $200 cash-back, which is reflected in the pricing
- 16GB SD card
- Manfrotto camera pouch
- $100 off Basic Photography Course at the Canon Imaging Academy
The promotion is valid till 31 May 2019.
Colours: Pink, Black, White and Greige
GoPro HERO7 Black
Speaking of camera, how can we forget about the wide-angle beast, the GoPro HERO7 Black.
If you Mum travels with her group of friends, or out on Mother’s Day’s dinner with the family, use a GoPro HERO7 Black and there’s no need to squeeze uncomfortably close to each other.
Thanks to its HyperSmooth technology, even when your Mum shook her hands a little when taking photos, the image quality will still look sharp.
Other functions include TimeWarp, SuperPhoto and Night Photo Mode, awaiting your Mum to explore.
Colours: Black and Dusk White
Google Pixel 3
Yes. We are recommending Google Pixel 3 for your Mum. It’s about the camera.
With the help of the AI, your Mum can take bokehlicious a.k.a portrait photographs without breaking a sweat or having to move 1.5 metres away from any object.
It’s front-facing camera can be zoomed out for a wide-angle selfie or wefie shot.
If she doesn’t want to bring another camera out for her travels or day-to-day activities or capture beautiful moments of her grandson, Google Pixel 3 is an ideal gift.
Price: $1,249 (Check out the telcos if there are cheaper deals)
Colours: Clearly White, Just Black and Not Pink