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Gift Guide For Presents Above $500: What She Can Get You If She Thinks Money Isn’t An Issue

  • Best Gifts To Bring A Smile To Your Other Half's Face
    1 / 12 Best Gifts To Bring A Smile To Your Other Half's Face

    Regardless of the occasion, whether it’s Christmas, Chinese New Year or Valentine’s Day, surprise presents are always welcome. But you know what would be better than getting a surprise gift from your girlfriend or wife?

    Getting a gift that you really want & will be really useful for you. If you’re unsure of what you want, here are 10 fantastic items above $500 that we’ve collated over the past year. If her budget is a little tight this year, this is the list for you. We’ve even included how you can hint to her that you want it.

    If she’s feeling generous, we also have a gift guide for items that range from $100 – $500.

    If she’s on a tight budget, we also have a gift guide for items are below $100.

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  • Go Pro Hero 7
    2 / 12 Go Pro Hero 7

    Boasting HyperSmooth stabilization that makes it easy to capture professional-looking gimbal-like stabilized video, now even your partner with butterfingers can take stunning photos of you.

    The HERO7 Black makes for an awesome companion with its new TimeWarp feature that applies a high-speed, ‘magic-carpet-ride’ effect to videos! Imagine a scenic drive or even a stroll along the beach compressed into a super-stabilized, sped-up version of itself, easily sharable on social media platforms!

    Never worry about picture quality again with GoPro’s SuperPhoto function that uses intelligent scene analyzation to create professional-looking photos!

    Want your friends to catch a glimpse of what you’re up to during your travels? GoPro has you covered with its live streaming capability that enables users to share in real time to Facebook, YouTube, Vimeo and more!

     Key Features:

    HyperSmooth Video Stabilization
    TimeWarp Video
    SuperPhoto
    Live Streaming
    4K60 video and 12MP photos
    Time lapse video
    Night Photo / Night Lapse Photo modes
    Voice Control
    Ultra Slo-Mo (8x on 1080p)
    Rugged and Waterproof
    Touch Screen
    GPS / GPS Performance Stickers
    Photo Timer

    GoPro Plus Subscription Service

    At just USD4.99 (SGD6.75) a month for GoPro’s enhanced Plus subscription service, users can also get unlimited cloud storage of their videos and photos without sacrificing an ounce of quality. With this Plus subscription service, your GoPro videos and photos conveniently auto-offload from your GoPro to your phone and are then auto-backed up in the cloud.

    GoPro Plus also offers subscribers 50% off most GoPro mounts and accessories available at GoPro.com, making it easy for subscribers to use their GoPros in new ways and experiment capturing new perspectives. Additionally, users also enjoy “You Break It, We’ll Replace It” damaged camera  guarantee, no questions asked (US only, available internationally later this year) and VIP status, placing subscribers first in the queue for phone and chat support.

    $595, for more info, visit https://shop.gopro.com/cameras

    What To Say: This can help me take better Insta-boyfriend snaps for you, right?

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  • Sonos Beam
    3 / 12 Sonos Beam

    What We Love About It: The Sonos Beam amplifies your enjoyment of music even further, as all their acoustic components are custom-designed for immersive, room-filling sound. It is the epitome of adaptability. Night Mode also lets you watch your late-night binging sessions without waking up anyone, as it amplifies quiet noises while reducing loud ones.

    $699. For more info, visit https://www.sonos.com/en/home.

    What To Say: I think we should get a new TV speaker. I heard Sonos has one that’s really versatile and powerful.Men’s Health Gift Guide: Presents She Can Get You If She Thinks Money Isn't An Issue (Above $500)

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  • Dyson Airwrap
    4 / 12 Dyson Airwrap

    What We Love About It: It can also double as a hair dryer for you too! Don’t be turned off by the fact that it’s a woman’s hair styler. She’ll also see that there’s more to the Dyson Airwrap than meets the eye as well. It comes with different variants and specific attachments, allowing her to completely customise the way she styles her hair.

    $699.00. For more info visit shop.dyson.com.sg.

    What To Say: Should we get the Dyson Airwrap? I know you want one and I can use it too.

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  • Fujifilm X-T100
    5 / 12 Fujifilm X-T100

    What We Love About It: The X-T100 is designed to be easy to use without compromising on quality. It combines classic aesthetics with modern technology, as it comes with an EVF (electronic viewfinder) and a 24.2 megapixel sensor. The LCD screen can tilt and swivel to provide you with the best angle for shots.

    S$1,099, available in Black, Champagne Gold and Dark Silver. For more info, visit http://www.fujifilm.com.sg/en

    What To Say: Fujifilm has some really good cameras. I think we should really get one.

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  • GoPro Fusion
    6 / 12 GoPro Fusion

    What We Love About It: The GoPro Fusion is the first of its kind in the GoPro’s lineup thanks to its ability to capture immersive 5.2K 360-degree videos and photos. Its in-built stabilization mechanism ensures buttery smooth footage. It is also waterproof up to a depth of up to 5m without any waterproof housing.

    S$1,050. For more info, visit http://gopro.com

    What To Say: The GoPro Fusion looks really cool. We can film some really nice videos when we go overseas next time.

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  • Hyperice Hypervolt
    7 / 12 Hyperice Hypervolt

    What We Love About It: Not only is it lightweight and portable at only 1.13kg, it also features Quiet Glide™ technology, meaning you won’t have to warn your neighbours before you turn the thing on. It also comes with a variety of interchangeable attachments so you can really dig in and target those sore muscles on any part of your body.

    $550. For more info visit https://rehabzone.com.sg

    What To Say: My muscles are really sore. I should get a small massager to get rid of it.

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  • Parrot Anafi
    8 / 12 Parrot Anafi

    What We Love About It: The Parrot Anafi features a 4K HDR camera with a 21MP sensor so your stills and videos will be extra sharp. Weighing only 320g, it’s one of the lightest and most compact drones you can get. It also comes with a 180° vertically rotating camera and a lossless zoom up to 2.8x so you can get the perfect shot no matter where you fly.

    $1,199. For more info, visit https://www.parrot.com/global/

    What To Say: We should get a drone. I heard Parrot has that shoots really clear videos and amazing zoom capabilities.

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  • Gresso iPhone Cover
    9 / 12 Gresso iPhone Cover

    What We Love About It: This iPhone case may be one of the most durable ones on the market today. Not only can it withstand loads up to 250kg, it can also survive a 10-metre drop! It comes in 2 parts, a flexible and resistant shell along with an outer shell made of grade-5 titanium, giving you the feel of a regular phone case with the strength of a tank.

    $815.62. For more info https://gressodesign.com/

    What To Say: I’m worried my phone will break. I should get a stronger casing.

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  • Apple Hermes Watch
    10 / 12 Apple Hermes Watch

    What We Love About It: This gorgeous smartwatch is everything you didn’t know you needed. It comes with a new electrical heart sensor that monitors your heart regularly throughout the day and can track your workouts. From yoga to your calorie burn, this watch can track every aspect of your fitness progress and more.

    $2,059. For more info https://www.apple.com/sg/

    What To Say: Did you hear, Apple has a new Apple Watch out now? They even have a Hermes version that looks really cool.

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  • iPhone Xs
    11 / 12 iPhone Xs

    What We Love About It: The iPhone Xs is one of the best smartphones available now. Featuring a dual 12-megapixel rear camera and 7-megapixel front camera, the photos taken on the iPhone are guaranteed to be top-notch. Aside from the camera, it’s an improvement over previous iPhones, with specs better than previous phones. Also, it’s the newest iPhones, you don’t need much convincing.

    $1,649. For more info https://www.apple.com/sg/

    What To Say: My phone is starting to really lag, I should get a new one. Any new phones come out recently?

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  • ZenBook S UX391UA
    12 / 12 ZenBook S UX391UA

    What We Love About It: This powerful & portable device is useful for getting your work done anytime, anywhere. It comes with a hinge that tilts the keyboard up so that you won’t have to hunch over while doing work. It also has 8GB of RAM and 512GB of storage so you’ll always have space for projects and family photos. Three USB-C ports are built into the Zenbook for maximum versatility.

    From SGD$2,098. For more info, visit https://www.asus.com/sg/Laptops/ASUS-ZenBook-S-UX391UA/

    What To Say: My laptop’s been acting up lately. Maybe I should get a new one that’s stronger. More space would be nice too.

    Should You Lift A Barbell Overhead?

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    Some text is taken from Men’s Health Singapore’s print edition

    By Muhd Farhan

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