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    28 Electronics That Are Actually Worth The Splurge

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    1. A Crosley turntable with impressive built-in speakers, so you can play music anywhere. It'll add a vintage vibe to your decor, plus it's equipped with Bluetooth, so you can hook up your phone.

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    Get it from Indigo for $119.99. Available in two colours.

    2. A wireless indoor security camera that'll help you keep an eye on your home, even when you're out and about. It'll produce a 180° view of any room and you can monitor it from your phone. It has night vision and motion detection, so you'll still get a clear picture, even when it's dark.

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    It's equipped with speakers and compatible with Apple HomeKit and Alexa devices, so you can control the camera using your voice.

    Get it from Ecobee for $129.99.

    3. A sleek charging dock that's a faster and more efficient way to charge your phone than plugging it in. It's compatible with most smartphones and you can place your phone vertically or horizontally without worrying if it's charging.

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    Get it from Amazon Canada for $50.99+. Available in five colours.

    4. A pair of Apple AirPods Pro that'll be practically invisible in your ears. They have silicone tips that'll keep them from falling out and they're noise cancelling, so you won't have to worry about hearing anything but your music.

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    Get them from Amazon Canada for $262.

    5. A pair of Sony over-ear headphones that feel as comfortable as they look. They're noise cancelling and have a built-in microphone, so you can make hands-free phone calls.

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    Get it from Amazon Canada for $248. Available in three colours.

    6. A Philips Sonicare electric toothbrush with a vibrating head that'll do most of the work for you, unlike a manual toothbrush. It senses when you’re brushing too hard and will alert you to lighten up. Plus, it has a built-in timer that’ll encourage you to brush for two minutes.

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    "It's equipped with four brushing modes, three intensities, and can even sense when you're brushing too hard, so your teeth can look (and feel) their best. It's basically the best investment I ever made in my dental health. Each brush comes with a rechargeable travel case and two replacement brush heads." —Victoria Kuglin

    Check out BuzzFeed's full review of the Philips Sonicare ExpertClean 7500 toothbrush (#22 on the list).

    Get it from Amazon Canada for $179.77+. Also available in white and pink.

    7. A retro Fujifilm Instax camera, so you can take aesthetically-pleasing instant photos whenever you want. Your selfie game will be on level 💯 thanks to the tiny mirror on the front.

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    You'll need a pack of film to print photos that you can get here. Two AA batteries are included with the camera.

    Get it from Amazon Canada for $129.99

    8. An external hard drive that may be small but is mighty when it comes to storage space. You can use it to backup your notes, essays, and readings, keep extra copies of all your important files, and free up space on your laptop or computer.

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    Get it from Amazon Canada for $69.99+. Available in four sizes and three colours.

    9. A Fitbit Versa 2 watch that'll become your favourite workout companion. It can track your heart rate, display your calendar, call, and receive text notifications. Plus, it'll give you little reminders every hour if you're falling behind on your step goal for the day.

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    It comes with both small and large wristbands to ensure the perfect fit. Plus, the battery can last up to six days on one charge.

    Get it from Amazon Canada for $229.95+. Available in three colours.

    10. A TCL smart TV that'll transform your living room into a home theatre. The 4K resolution has an almost picture-like clarity and you'll have access to all your streaming platforms at the touch of a button.

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    Plus, you can connect it to your phone using the Roku mobile app.

    Get it from Amazon Canada for $599.99+. Available in four sizes.

    11. An Echo Show 8 that'll become the most versatile device in your home. It's basically a miniature television, speaker, tablet, and voice assistant device all rolled into one. And it's small enough that you can keep it on your desk or bedside table when you're not using it.

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    Get it from Amazon Canada for $129.99. Available in two colours.

    12. A small Bose Bluetooth speaker that you can take just about anywhere. It has a silicone coating that makes it water resistant, so you can even use it in the bathroom. Plus, it has a built-in microphone if you want to use the voice assistant feature on your phone.

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    Get it from Amazon Canada for $169. Available in four colours.

    13. A travel-friendly Fujifilm photo printer that'll print all your favourite pictures from your phone in seconds. All you have to do is use the Instax mini link app and you can add fun filters and frames to your photos before you print.

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    Plus, the photo paper has a sticky back, so you can easily turn your picture into a sticker.

    Get it from Amazon Canada for $129.99+. Available in five colours.

    14. A Circuit cutting machine for anyone who really, really loves crafting. You can create everything from vinyl stickers and greeting cards to custom designed shirts and home decor with this magical machine.

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    "It's me. I'm the one labeling everything like I'm living inside an episode of The Home Edit. My husband assisted me (I'm not the best when it comes to crafts) in making labels for all of my makeup. It was really simple to choose a font, print out the labels on vinyl, and apply it to the containers I had purchased. Can't wait to fill 'em up and continue labeling items for my pantry!" —Heather Braga

    Check out BuzzFeed's full review of the Cricut Explore Air 2 (#5 on the list).

    Get it from Amazon Canada for $254.52.

    15. A pair of wireless over-ear headphones that are all about that bass (and treble). They'll last up to 80 hours on a single charge and they have a built-in microphone, so you can make hands-free phone calls while you're on the go.

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    "If you're going to invest in a pair of everyday on-ear headphones, in my humble opinion, these are The Ones. The 80 hours of playtime per charge is no lie. I turn these on at least once a day for a few hours and sometimes go a full month without having to charge them. As someone who is constantly forgetting to charge all of my electronics, but is tired of corded headphones, that is an enormous plus. They're not actively noise cancelling, but the padding on the ears definitely helps keep out external noise and ups the sound quality — I really prefer these kind of headphones, however, since noise cancelling ones can make things a little too quiet for me."

    Check out BuzzFeed's full review of the Marshall Major IV On-Ear Bluetooth Headphone (#8 on the list)

    Get them from Amazon Canada for $219.99.

    16. A Furbo dog camera that'll let you see your doggo and feed them treats, even when you're not at home. It'll give you a wide-angle view of your space and has two-way audio, so you can hear your pet and respond to them, too.

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    Get it from Amazon Canada $249.

    17. A Google Pixelbook Go laptop with a ton of cool features that'll suit your on-the-go lifestyle. It also has a 12-hour battery life, a touchscreen, and a set of quality speakers, so you won't need a pair of headphones to listen to music, watch movies, or video chat.

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    It's only two pounds and it's small to fit into your bag without taking up too much space.

    Get it from Amazon Canada for $879.99+. Available in two sizes.

    18. A Sonos sound bar that'll give your television's sound system a little boost. You can control it using your remote, the Sonos app, or even your voice with the built-in Alexa feature.

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    Get it from Amazon Canada for $499.

    19. A Philips Wake-Up Light for anyone who wants to become more of a morning person. It has a warm light that gets brighter and brighter before your alarm goes off, mimicking the sunrise and making it easier for you to wake up every morning.

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    "I can't understate how wonderful it is to wake up ~peacefully~ every morning...and fall asleep more easily every night. The biggest doubt I had about this clock is whether it could actually, well, wake me up. It starts getting brighter, slowly, before the alarm goes off, which my body reads as the beginnings of the sunrise. By the time the birds start singing, I'm already most of the way awake, and the light's bright enough that (after a few minutes scrolling through my phone) I just...get out of bed." —Natalie Brown

    Check out BuzzFeed's full review of the Philips Wake-UP Light (#11 on the list).

    Get it from Walmart Canada for $200.

    20. A Samsung Smart TV that'll turn the screen into a beautiful piece of artwork when you're not watching it. It's the perfect way to hide a huge TV in plain sight, so it won't dominate the space.

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    Get it from Amazon Canada for $1,399.99+. Available in four sizes.

    21. A Nintendo Switch Lite that'll provide some much-needed escape for any video game lover. It has a compact, lightweight design with a huge backlit screen that you can use anytime and anywhere.

    A person's hand holding a Nintendo Switch Lite console
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    You can also play the updated versions of classic '90s games like Mario KartSuper Smash Bros, and Legend of Zelda.

    "I can play games for hours without getting bored, and it can easily fit into my jacket pocket. I actually already owned the original Switch console and really loved it, but found it was a little too bulky and heavy to carry with me every day (plus my hands would get tired holding onto it)."—Sarah Aspler

    Check out BuzzFeed's full review of the Nintendo Switch Lite (#7 on the list).

    Get it from Amazon Canada for $230.48+. Available in five colours.

    22. A pair of Bose audio sunglasses that'll protect your eyes and play music, too. It has an open-ear design that'll allow you stay aware of surroundings but still experience the same quality sound you'd get with a pair of traditional headphones.

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    Get it from Amazon Canada for $249.

    23. An Amazon Fire TV Stick that'll help you stream all your favourite shows and movies on your television. It's enabled with Alexa, so you can find the show you're looking for with the press of a button.

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    Get it from Amazon Canada for $69.99.

    24. A Kodak projector that'll turn any wall into a screen. It's compatible with phones, computers, gaming consoles, and video players, meaning you can use it anywhere (even outdoors!).

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    Get it from Urban Outfitters Canada for $284.95.

    25. A printer that'll take care of all your needs, including scanning and faxing documents. It'll connect to your Wi-Fi and you can print straight from your phone or tablet using the HP Smart app.

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    It also has a double-sided printing function that'll help you reduce the amount of paper you use.

    Get it from Amazon Canada for $214.99.

    26. A travel-friendly Kobo Libra that has enough memory to hold your entire library collection. The battery will last up to a week and it's fully waterproof, so you can even read it while you soak in the tub or chill by the pool.

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    Kobo is based in Toronto, Ontario.

    Get it from Indigo for $199.99. Available in two colours.

    27. A Canon Powershot camera that can fit in your pocket, so you can take pictures as easily as you would with your phone. It even has an adjustable screen so you can take selfies.

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    Get it from Amazon Canada for $499.99.

    28. And finally, a retro-looking stereo system for the audiophile who listens to music in multiple formats. You can play your favourite vinyls and CDs, tune into the radio, or connect to your phone through Bluetooth using this one device.

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    Get it from Amazon Canada for $259.99. Available in three colours.

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