Must-have summer gadgets of 2020 you absolutely can’t say no to
The summer of 2020 seems like it's going to be a bit different. But if you have the right gadgets by your side, you can still make the most of it. You could choose to relax by the poolside with a Kindle Paperwhite or a Sonos Move or just stay indoors and enjoy the sun with a virtual gaming sesh with friends. Either way, this summer is a time for you to implement technology as you've never done before. Check out these must-have summer gadgets for some inspiration.
A happy summer day is different for every individual. Some might prefer staying indoors and listening to music while others might enjoy a dive in the pool with music by their side. No matter how you decide to spend the warmer days this year, we’ve got you covered with these must-have summer gadgets.
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You could simply host a BBQ in your backyard or spend some quality time with the Kindle Paperwhite. The list of products that we’ve highlighted today in our blog has something for everyone. So, what are you waiting for? Grab your favorite summer tech and make your time in the sun even more entertaining.
Urban Outfitters Portable Air Cooler Mini Fan
The Urban Outfitters Portable Air Cooler Mini Fan lets you beat the heat while you’re sitting at your desk. If you work in an office with several employees and you’re regularly fighting over the temperature, this device allows you to remain cool. Alternatively, it’s ideal for keeping cool in the summer months. It targets cold air wherever you direct the port.
Ultimate Ears BOOM 3 Bluetooth Speaker
Take your music anywhere with the Ultimate Ears BOOM 3 Bluetooth Speaker. This waterproof speaker enhances the way you listen to music, thanks to its 360-degree sound and waterproof design. One of our must-have summer gadgets for pool parties or beach trips, you can even use the speaker underwater. The cylindrical design comes in four beautiful colors, and the speaker delivers immersive, stereophonic audio in every direction.
Philips 5000i Series Extra-Large Air Purifier
If you’re sensitive to what’s in your air, the Philips 5000i Series Extra-Large Air Purifier is here to help. This large room air purifier effectively removes up to 99.97% of allergens. What’s more, the 5000i Series purifier actually filters particles as small as 0.3 microns. Furthermore, the dual HEPA filters clean your air of allergens, gases, bacteria, viruses, and particles. And it does all this while the sensors monitor the quality of the air you breathe.
H20 Ninja Full Face Snorkeling Mask
Become a warrior of the water with the H20 Ninja Full Face Snorkeling Mask. Using some pretty advanced technology, this mask is one of our must-have summer gadgets that allows you to breathe underwater as easily as if you were on land. Comprised of two parts, the snorkel piece remains above the water as you swim while the actual mask gives you a clear view underwater. The built-in air transport system provides you with an airway as opposed to holding any air itself.
Bluetti AC200 Portable Solar Power Station
The Bluetti AC200 Portable Solar Power Station is incredibly versatile and powerful. With an array of ports—AC, DC, Type-C, USB, and wireless—it can easily charge 17 devices simultaneously. The AC200 won’t break a sweat while powering your car-powered devices or heavy load appliances like a full-size fridge, coffee machine, CPAP, or power tools. And there are five ways to recharge it: AC, solar, car, generator, and lead-acid. In fact, the AC200’s MPPT charging supports solar panels up to 700W/35–150V to fully charge in only 3.5 hours when it’s in full sun.
Amazon Kindle Paperwhite Waterproof eReader
The Amazon Kindle Paperwhite Waterproof eReader eliminates glares with its six-inch display. So you’re free to read outside in the sunshine with no problems at all. Its 300-ppi display will actually make it seem like you’re reading off of real paper. Additionally, this waterproof Kindle comes in four colors. Black and Twilight Blue are the classics, while Plum and Sage are newer additions. But the colors aren’t the only new thing about this Reader. It’s one of our must-have summer gadgets you’ll love having next to you at the beach or pool.
Garmin Edge 1030 Plus GPS Bike Computer
You won’t be limited to city riding when you have the Garmin Edge 1030 Plus GPS Bike Computer on your bicycle. This bike GPS is made to tackle all the remote dirt trails you love. However, you probably ride indoors sometimes, and this bicycle computer can sync all your indoor and outdoor activities together. What’s more, it offers suggestions to coach you during rides and workouts based on how you’re training. Furthermore, this wearable gadget won’t limit you at all. You can ride as far as you want up that mountain pass, and the Edge 1030 Plus will guide you back to the start of your route with no problem.
Razer Junglecat Android Gaming Controller
Using both hands, you’ll be even more accurate and precise than before. Plus, its ergonomic design ensures the Junglecat Android Gaming Controller is comfortable to play with for hours on end. Not only that, but this controller is modular as well. With three custom cases to choose from, each option keeps this device attached to your phone. Whether you want to place it on the left side, the right side, or both sides of your smartphone, you can put it in your ideal spot.
SONOS Move Drop-Resistant Wi-Fi Speaker
Enjoy streaming music anywhere with the SONOS Move Drop-Resistant Wi-Fi Speaker. Boasting an 11-hour battery life, it combines intelligence, portability, and big sound. So you’ll never want to put this speaker down. It features multiple options for connectivity, like Apple AirPlay 2 and Wi-Fi when you’re at home. When you’re on the move, you can use Bluetooth to stream directly from your device. Armed with a built-in handle, it’s also weather and drop-resistant, so you’ll have total peace of mind everywhere you go.
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay E8 Sport Wireless Earbuds
Get more out of your workouts with the Bang & Olufsen Beoplay E8 Sport Wireless Earbuds. These cool-looking workout earbuds are totally waterproof, so you can go on a run even when it’s pouring rain. Because sometimes you need that kind of exhilaration in your life. What’s more, you can sweat up a storm while wearing them because they’re IP57 sweat-resistant, too. Available in Oxygen Blue and Black color options, the Beoplay E8 Sport earbuds have a striking, modern look.
Lomography Analogue Aqua Reloadable Camera
Film cameras are not a thing of the past. And the Lomography Analogue Aqua Reloadable Camera, another of our must-have summer gadgets, proves that. In fact, this waterproof camera lets you get the classic film shots you know and love. Perhaps you’re too young to remember using a film camera. If that’s the case, this simple use camera is going to change your life. There’s nothing like looking at a print of your group of friends with the bright summer sunshine in it.
PicoBrew Pico Model C Craft Beer Home Brewer
The PicoBrew Pico Model C Craft Beer Home Brewer, which includes top-notch grains and hops, lets you craft your favorite beer at home. The PicoPaks are compostable, so you aren’t creating any unnecessary waste. And because master brewers select the ingredients, you know you’re getting the good stuff. Once you put the PicoPak in your Pico Model C, it detects which type of beer you want to brew.
Which of these must-have summer gadgets would you bring home this year? Share with us in the comments below.
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