14 Cool Electronic Gifts for Teenage Girls
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Virtual Reality Headset
If she has a smart phone this could be the perfect electronic gift for somebody who likes to explore technology and play games as well.
Place a smartphone in the front of a virtual reality headset and download some 3D apps to use (there are hundreds at google play or the apple istore). Then you can immediately be immersed into a 3D world. Play 3D games, watch a 3D film, explore a new city, ride a rollercoaster and experience lots more.
The great thing about 3D headsets is that they are inexpensive. Google Cardboard headsets are literally made of cardboard and you can pick these up for around $20 or less. For more robust VR headsets you pay a bit more. If she has a Samsung phone, the Samsung reality VR viewer is a bit more expensive but has some excellent reviews.
You can also use it to control music she wants to listen to from her watch. Display the time and get notifications from a calendar. And many smart watches allow you to display different watch faces too.
Media Streaming Player
Media streamers connect to a wifi network and your television. Then they give you access to hundreds of extra music and TV channels. So, it can be a great little gadget for her to have in her room.
There are dozens of media streamers available from google chromecast to apple TV to Amazon Fire TV. Each player seems to have different advantages and the best one to buy will depend on the features she would benefit from and in some cases the devices she already has. For example, if she has a lot of apple gadgets she may prefer an apple TV as these can work with devices and apps that she already uses.
Find out more on the media streamer page.
Hair Straightening Brush
It’s a great timesaver, she can just use it to give her hair a quick straighten before she goes out with her friends.
E-book Reader - Kindle Paperwhite
If she studies a lot she may appreciate an e-book reader such as the kindle paperwhite. She may already use a phone or tablet to read e-books but the paperwhite has so many advantages over reading on another device.
For example, a paperwhite can hold up to thousands of books, the battery life lasts for weeks rather than hours. E-book readers tend to be lighter and thinner than a tablet so easier to hold and read and it doesn’t get uncomfortable in a book. They can be read in bright sunlight unlike a tablet or phone. And the text display has been designed so that it’s easier on they eye, reducing eye strain.
An e-book reader can be a really useful gift for a teenage girl. It’is perfect for all the reading she has to do if she is studying. She can keep her textbooks on it and will have them all in one place. She can easily take around reading that she has to do for school or college, so she can catch up on her work wherever she is.
Echo Smart Pen
If she would like to improve her fitness or measure how healthy she is during her day to day life, it’s difficult to find a more perfect electronic gift than an activity tracker.
Activity trackers such as a fitbit measure stats like calories burned, steps taken, the quality of sleep and heart rate. You can use them to set and measure fitness goals. They are perfect for helping you to increase the amount and quality of activity that she does during the day. The latest models also tell the time and you can sync them to your phone so that the data from the tracker will be stored on your phone too.
If she likes to listen to music, bluetooth speakers are an amazing gift. They connect wirelessly to any device with bluetooth such as a phone, tablet or mp3 player. She can then stream her music and playlists from her device to the speakers.
Most bluetooth speakers are small and portable so can easily be taken around different rooms around the home, on vacation, to college or to friends’ houses. There are a wide range of budgets starting from as little as $20 to hundreds of dollars. More expensive versions should have much better sound quality and be more robust.
There are all kinds of bluetooth speakers including speakers that will stream music from a device to the speakers in a car stereo system so these can make a fab gift for teen drivers who also like to listen to music.
I would imagine most teenage girls would have a tablet but if she hasn’t there are lots to choose from.
As the cheapest tablet you can get, the amazon Fire should be affordable for most budgets at just $49.99. She can use it to do everything she needs to do such as surf the web, listen to music, watch videos, check e-mail and social media as well as read book. Not the best choice for a gamer but for doing most everyday tasks it’is difficult to beat the Kindle for value for money.
Obviously the ipad is one of the most popular tablets and for good reason. If you can stretch to an ipad you do get what you pay for. Ipads are designed to last and are well designed and build with high quality materials. Perfect for playing games and taking photos too.
Instant Camera or A Smartphone Camera
Another alternative to a instant camera is a smartphone printer. This is exactly what it says a printer which will print out photos from a smartphone. They tend to be slightly more expensive than the instax cameras but she can use them to print out photos she has already taken too.
If she is an active or sporty girl she may appreciate a camera that can take footage of the action she partakes in.
Cameras such as the GoPro hero mount onto equipment such as bikes and skateboards so you can film your adventures. They are designed to be waterproof, shockproof and dirtproof so can take footage in all kinds of environments including swimming and snorkelling. They are also perfect for shooting video at music concerts and other events
A writing tablet such as a boogie board is another cool electronic gadget. This is perfect for lower budgets.
Writing tablets have so many uses. Use them to write telephone messages, make to do lists, work out homework, leave messages for family or friends, doodle on them when you’re bored, take with you to play travel games when you are in the car and lots more.
Once you have finished with whatever notes you are making, just press the button to erase and you will have a fresh screen to write on. The boogie boards is small and lightweight so easy to take to school, college or the library. It’is also great for the environment, encouraging users not to use paper.