Best gifts for him: gadget gifts to treat any man this Christmas

It's all part of the T3 Christmas Gift Guide 2015

From wearables to audio, from smartphones to computing - here’s the hot tech Santa expects you to be putting on your wish list this Christmas.

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Google Nexus 6P

£290 for the 32GB model

The P is for ‘premium’ and Google has dialled up the ante with a smartphone that looks elegant but feels functional in your palm, with its 5.7-inch hi res screen and its front-facing stereo speakers.

Buy the Google Nexus 6P

Devialet Silver Phantom


Weighing in at 12kg, this must-have speaker pumps at 3000W and goes up to 105dB. You can literally feel the ultra-dense sound as its lateral domes thrust the beat out into the air.

Buy the Devialet Silver Phantom

Nixon Ranger Stormtrooper watch


Black and white Stormtrooper cladding inspired this wonderful retro sci-fi timepiece by Nixon. With a stainless steel wristband coated in Cerakote, it’s got a three-hand face and custom Star Wars artwork on the back.

Buy the Nixon Ranger Stormtrooper watch

Heston Sage Barista Express


Imagine if Heston Blumenthal were there to make you coffee on Xmas morning, wiping away the previous evening’s excesses? Well, his deluxe coffee machine is the next nearest thing.

Buy the Heston Sage Barista Express

Air Hogs Millennium Falcon Drone


Nuts about Star Wars? Make sure you beg for this drone in your letter to Saint Nick and on Christmas morning you’ll be able to re-enact the Battle for Endor. Cue: Chewbacca roar.

Buy the Air Hogs Millennium Falcon Drone

MSI GS40 6QE Phantom


This ultra thin 14-inch gaming laptop feels light but is built for thunderous performance via a sixth-gen Intel Core 7i processor and Nvidia GeForce GTX 970M graphics chipset. The backlit red keyboard will light you up for Xmas.

Buy the MSI GS40 6QE Phantom



Looking gorgeous in gold and black, these cones produce the kind of warm sound you need in mid-December. You won’t even need to fiddle with the EQ and calibration features – just unwrap and listen.

Buy the AKG N90Q

Sony PlayStation 4 (1TB)


The top games console on the market today comes with ready to play top titles like Metal Gear Solid V, Bloodborne, PES Soccer, Journey and more. Sleek and powerful, it has Blu-Ray, a great interface, and Sony's best controller yet, the DualShock 4.

Buy the Sony PlayStation 4

Sony Cyber-shot RX1R II


Capture that Christmas moment in super high res with Sony’s new RX1R II camera. It’s got a tiny frame, captures mind-blowingly huge images, and has a fixed 35mm F2 Zeiss Sonnar T lens.

Buy the Sony Cyber-shot RX1R II

Lego Dimensions

From £70, character packs from £15

Dive into an interactive, block-fi lled world with Lego Dimensions for Xbox One, Xbox 360, PS4, PS3 and Wii U. Pair the LEGO Toy Controller with your console and unlock new levels using character packs.

Buy Lego Dimensions

Buy Lego Dimensions character packs

Adidas X15.1


Ultra-light and made with an X-Cage that wraps around your midfoot for extra stability and agility, these awesome new football boots are available in a 'firm/artificial ground' version and a 'soft ground' version (£155).

Buy Adidas X15.1

Vintage Electric Bikes E-tracker

From £3,950

With perfectly crafted retro detail, this electric bike packs a 250W lithium battery that’ll keep you rolling for 30 miles at up to 36mph. There’s even a racing mode if you want to go off-road!

Buy Vintage Electric E-tracker

Mondaine Helvetica 1 Smartwatch


We’re not quite sure why you’d need an officially licensed typeface on your watchface, but with a modernist, mid-20th century design influence, the Helvetica 1 is one of the best looking fitness-tracking watches around.

Buy the Mondaine Helvetica 1 Smartwatch

Lyle & Scott bPay Contactless Jacket


Make winter bearable with a little bit of wearable. This Lyle & Scott jacket has a tab in the sleeve for a bPay contactless chip so you can quickly pay for stuff just by holding out your wrist.

Buy Lyle & Scott bPay Contactless Jacket

Sony Bravia X93C

From £2,000

This 4K television is just the thing for kicking back and watching films this Christmas. There are 55-, 65- and 75-inch versions and they include hi res audio and Android TV.

Buy Sony Bravia X93C

Knomo Bude Backpack


From Santa’s sack, straight to your back, this lightweight bag is made from treated cotton and has a compartment to keep your laptop protected and scratch free. Well made, and stylish too.

Buy Knomo Bude Backpack

Philips Shaver 7000


A new shaver from Philips, the 7000 has been designed specifically for men who suffer from redness and irritation when shaving. The three DynamicFlex heads offer a smooth shave, and the SmartClick accessories (Beard Styler, Cleansing Brush) help you cleanse your face and keep your beard and siddies looking neat.

Buy Philips Shaver 7000

Recon Jet

$499 (£323),

This wearable tech is perfect for the fitness enthusiast on your list. Up to the second exercise data is displayed just under the right lens of these GPS, motion-sensing shades.

Buy Recon Jet

Jabra Pulse


Here’s a stocking stuffer that’ll get runners excited this Christmas. These wireless ear buds have a built-in heart rate monitor and come with a running app, plus music tech by Dolby.

Buy Jabra Pulse

Smarter Coffee Machine


This machine’s smarter than most because you can control it using your mobile phone. Set it up to grind your beans and brew up a cup for everyone on Boxing Day morning.

Buy Smarter Coffee Machine

Samsung SmartThings Starter kit


The automatic home just got one step closer. With the hub device and Samsung’s SmartThings app, you can control your heating, lighting, security and more – just make sure you don’t block that chimney.

Buy Samsung SmartThings Starter kit

SteelSeries Sensei Wireless


Picture the delight on the face of the gamer amongst your nearest and dearest as they unwrap this gaming mouse. They won’t be worried about lag with this bad rodent.

Buy SteelSeries Sensei Wireless

Libratone Diva


This soundbar will boost your TV’s audio performance with an integrated subwoofer to make your floors rumble. It doubles as a Wi-Fi/Bluetooth speaker and comes with a wool cover, available in different colours.

Buy Libratone Diva

Viewsonic PJD7830HDL


We reckon that most residents of the North Pole region are enjoying the full HD home cinema experience thanks to home cinema projectors like this. So put this 1080p one on your list and Santa may well oblige.

Buy Viewsonic PJD7830HDL

Astell & Kern AK Jr


Step into the rarefied world of high res audio with the AK Jr, from the hi-fi experts at Astell & Kern. It plays most audio files right up to 24-bit/192KHz and comes with hi res headphones.

Buy Astell & Kern AK Jr

Dr Martens Victor Boots


Dr Martens famous AirWair soles aren’t high tech, but they’re certainly comfortable and timelessly stylish. These no-fuss slip-on Chelsea boots are perfect for winter, and the perfect present.

Buy Dr Martens Victor Boots

Bosch IXO Lithim-Ion Cordless Screwdriver


A man hasn’t lived until he’s gripped a Bosch IXO cordless screwdrive, which will prove handy for any January DIY projects on the horizon. And, it’s got 30 per cent more torque than the previous model.

Buy Bosch IXO Lithim-Ion Cordless Screwdriver

Marshall London


Marshall set the standard in amp construction in the 60s those rugged brand values have been applied to a new Android phone. Ass-kicking audio playback comes via Marshall headphones, or through the front-facing speakers.

Buy Marshall London

Basis Peak


Christmas indulgence could mean having to walk, run or ride off those calories, and you can track all of that with this activity, fitness and sleep tracker – now available with a choice of festive red or green strap.

Buy Basis Peak

Ted Baker Men's Soft Side 4 Wheel Trolley


Perfect for that Christmas getaway, this case is lightweight and tough, built to Ted’s own exacting standards. With leather trim and double-rolling wheels, it’s extremely manoeuvrable.

Buy Ted Baker Men's Soft Side 4 Wheel Trolley

DHB Blok Macro Roubaix Long Sleeve Jersey


Cycling to burn off the turkey dinner will be warmer if your loved one is wearing one of these breathable-yet-warm fleeced jerseys. Colourful and robust, it features advanced fibre technology.

Buy DHB Blok Macro Roubaix Long Sleeve Jersey

Vitamix S30 Blender


This 950W blender comes with two containers. One is 600ml and has double wall insulation to keep blended drinks cool on the go. The other’s 1.2l and ideal for mixing sauces and soups. Eggnog, anyone?

Buy Vitamix S30 Blender

B&O Beolit15 Bluetooth speaker


This boxy little chap brings a beefy sound thanks to B&O’s True360 technology, and its special design means it’ll fit right into your environment. You can even store knickknacks in the tray on top of it.

Buy B&O Beolit15 Bluetooth speaker



This nifty backpack is designed for ease-of-use and consists of two parts - the straps and the compartment. It's designed so you can easily get to the stuff in your bag without taking the straps off your shoulders. The bag part is released via a strap and swings around so you can bring it in front of you.

Buy Wolffepack

Huawei Watch

From EUR399 (£293)

This clever smartwatch has a screen for its face, meaning you can change how it looks whenever you like – from classic to futuristic at a tap. It’s Android and iOS compatible, with fitness tracking as standard.

Buy Huawei Watch

Yamaha MusicCast ISX-80


Wrap this up as a Christmas present and the recipient might think they’re getting a picture frame, but it’s really a wireless speaker that will sit artfully on a desk, or can be wall mounted. Dual tweeters and woofers inside.

Buy Yamaha MusicCast ISX-80

Clear Audio Concept Wood vinyl player


The layered wood base looks great but what’ll really steam your sprouts is the sound quality this turntable produces with its frictionless magnetic head. It plays at 33.3, 45 and 78 RPM and is an audiophile’s dream.

Buy Clear Audio Concept Wood vinyl player

Thrustmaster T300 Ferrari Integral Racing Wheel Alcantara Edition


Unveiled by Thrustmaster at the Monza Grand Prix earlier this year, this force feedback set is the perfect present for anyone who wants to replicate the Ferrari experience in their PC and PlayStation racing games.

Buy Thrustmaster T300

Isaw Edge


For the adrenaline junkie wanting to capture their extreme sports moments without worrying their camera will get smashed, the Edge shoots at pro HD quality, and has WiFi recording and playback.

Buy Isaw Edge

Wahoo Elemnt


Elemnt is a GPS bike computer that’ll track your ride whether you’re in Lapland or London. It mounts on the handlebars and displays your speed and distance travelled, maps and more.

Buy Wahoo Elemnt

Proporta Bamboo Apple Watch and iPhone charging stand


Give your Apple Watch and iPhone the Zen treatment with this natural look bamboo charging stand. The watch rests easily over its charging lozenge, while your iPhone will stand to attention next to it.

Buy Proporta Bamboo Apple Watch and iPhone charging stand

Maxwell Scott The Luzzi iPad case


Made from Italian leather and available in tan, dark brown and black, The Luzzi will protect your iPad and even has a pocket on the front for a notebook. It’s a perfect treat for under the tree.

Buy Maxwell Scott Luzzi iPad case

The Daimon Barber Classic Pomade no2


With white beeswax, avocado and coconut oil, The Daimon Barber’s no2 concoction offers uber control in men’s hair styling. There’s no way Santa or his elves would leave home without it.

Buy The Daimon Barber Classic Pomade no2

Revell Control Quadcopter Backflip


While your dad drones on from his chair after Christmas dinner, if this is on your list maybe you’ll be able to drone on in a totally different sense. Revell’s Quadcopter is known for its in-flight stability and 180-degree flip function.

Buy Revell Control Quadcopter Backflip

Hiplok V1.50 Wearable Chain Lock


Doubling as a tough-looking belt, this bike lock by Hiplok has an 8mm hardened steel chain inside its nylon casing, and a smooth, steel key-lock mechanism.

Buy Hiplok V1.50 Wearable Chain Lock

Haynes Millennium Falcon Manual


The ultimate spoof manual will help you get to grips with the inner workings of a Modified YT-1300 Corellian Freighter – also known as the Millennium Falcon. 1977 model, of course.

Buy the Haynes Millennium Falcon Manual

New Balance Vazee Coast trainers


Let’s face it, nobody wants to be caught wearing Christmas stockings, not even on the big day. Vazee Coast trainers, on the other hand, are the footwear to be sporting. Lovely, comfortable and ever-so street.

Buy New Balance Vazee Coast trainers

Edge of Belgravia Knife Set


These designer Japanese steel knives are fantastic for slicing and dicing with speed and precision. The set comprises a bread knife, a chef’s knife, a deba knife and a paring knife, and they fi t beautiifully in the Black Diamond Knife Block (sold separately).

Buy Edge of Belgravia Knife Set

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