Any fan of technology knows that quality gadgets and electronics can be quite expensive. Luckily, the market segment of affordable tech is growing. Today, you can easily buy high quality pieces that cost 200 dollars or less.
A Mini Drone
High quality drones that feature an HD camera or are designed for use by active outdoor enthusiasts tend to be quite expensive. Luckily, the market features numerous well-made and functional mini drones that cost less than 200 dollars.
The Parrot MiniDrone Rolling Spider is just one example of such a piece. Currently priced at 99 dollars, the small drone is very easy to pilot. It’s a suitable option for beginners who want to enhance their piloting skills without risking the breakage of a more expensive gadget.
Parrot MiniDrone Rolling Spider can be controlled through a smartphone or a tablet and it offers excellent stability due to the big number of sensors incorporated in the design.
Would you like to get in a better shape? The purchase of an activity tracker is one of the best ways to accomplish the goal.
JawBone fitness trackers usually fall in the below 200 dollars category. The company makes a wide array of gadgets, each one capable of tracking a wide array of bodily functions. Casual users who don’t plan to become avid fitness enthusiasts will benefit from JawBone Up Move, which costs solely 50 dollars. JawBone Up2 is much better suited to the needs of advanced users. Priced at 99.99 dollars, it’s quite thin and it tracks just about everything and it comes with a smart alarm feature.
Finally, JawBone Up3 is the company’s most advanced tracker comes with heart health monitoring, personalized SmartCoach suggestions, advanced sleep tracking and a smart alarm. This device is also characterized by the longest battery life.
Yes, a small notebook can cost less than 200 dollars. Ideapad 100S by Lenovo is currently available at 199 dollars.
While it is quite small (11.60-inch HD LED display), the laptop is very sturdy and it comes with an excellent price to quality ratio. Ideapad 100S weighs solely 2.2 pounds and the thickness is 0.7 inches.
This small notebook is characterized by excellent battery life, Dolby Advanced Audio, USB 2.0, Wi-Fi and Bluetooth connectivity, an Intel Atom Z3735F Quad-Core processor, Windows 10 Home, a webcam and up to two GB of memory.
The swegway is one of the coolest pieces of electronics out there. Unfortunately, many worry that it’s too expensive. While the statement holds true for high-end models, it’s possible to get a functional swegway for less than 200 dollars.
MonoRover R2 is just one example. Currently available for 199 dollars, this swegway is recognized for the excellent acceleration. Footpad sensors detect bodily micromovements, which makes it very easy to control the MonoRover R2.
These aren’t the only cool characteristics of the swegway. It also comes with blue LED lights that make the gadget noticeable in the dark, a battery that makes it possible to go anywhere between nine and 12 miles per single charge, charging time of two to three hours, a climb angle of 15 degrees and a weight capacity of 225 pounds.
External Lenses for Smartphones
Taking smartphone photography to the next level will require a bit of investment. Fortunately, you’ll be free from having to spend a big sum on the purchase. Many companies already manufacture external lenses for Android and iOS devices. These enhance the quality of the images and can also be used to conduct more specialized photographic experiments.
Moment Lenses are available for both Android phones and iPhones. The cost is 99.99 dollars per piece (there could be some variation depending on the type of lens you’re interested in).
The use of such an external lens makes it very easy to increase the angle of photography. This way, more light will become available and produce a crisper image. Putting the Moment lens on the phone is a very easy task and the same applies to taking it off.
Lenses by the company are quite sturdy, which makes them ideal for outdoor photography. Each of the lens is provided with a mounting plate, thus even if you change your phone, you’ll still get to use this piece of photographic equipment.
Don’t be discouraged by the size of the budget you can dedicate to the purchase of electronics. There are beautiful gadgets designed for the needs of people who can spend 200 dollars or less. What matters is doing your research, comparing products side by side and identifying the best price to quality ratio.