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Christmas in July Gift Guide and Ideas

Christmas in July is a fun mid-year interlude where people can get into the joyful Christmas spirit without having to wait until December. In South Africa, it allows us to have a “winter Christmas” as is experienced in the Northern Hemisphere (though only a few spots in the country are lucky enough to have the snow for which a white winter Christmas is known).
And with the ‘festive season’ come gifts, of course! HMD Global, the Home of Nokia phones, shares some gift ideas to spoil your family and friends.
Smart tech gifts
Everyone loves getting a phone, and it’s extra special when it’s given as a gift! With budgets being a concern, the Nokia C32 offers an affordable yet exciting smartphone experience from R2,499.
With beautiful accent details, toughened glass on both sides, an inner metal chassis, and an IP52 protection rating against dust and spills, the Nokia C32 is one to add to your ‘list’.
With up to 3-day battery life, a 50MP dual rear camera with Night and Portrait modes, and memory extension to maximise your storage space, this is the gift that keeps giving.
Or treat your giftee to a tablet that gives them the high-quality features they’d expect from a Nokia device, with a bigger screen. 
The Nokia T10 tablet priced from R2,999 has an 8-inch screen, making it the ideal size for streaming, working, or video-calling. And it has the standard durability that you’ve come to expect from the Nokia phone range having undergone rigorous durability testing (great if your giftee is in the younger generation!). 
Or go for the Nokia T20 tablet priced from R4,399 which has a 10.4-inch screen, and a magic battery life with enough power to give you up to 7 hours of online meetings, 10 hours of watching movies, or 15 hours of surfing the web.
Anti-load shedding gifts
Speaking of lights going out – with load shedding being ramped up every other day and the ensuing power outages leaving you in the dark, Christmas in July offers the perfect opportunity to give anti-load shedding gifts. And Nokia phones and accessories are there by your side to keep you connected, entertained, and able to carry on working.
A rechargeable Nokia Portable Wireless Speaker for only R669 is a great addition to amplifying your giftee’s sound experience. The built in microphone is ideal for group calls or meetings. You can also use this to pump up your at-home fitness sessions or keep the music going (even if there is no power).
Or give your loved one the gift of a digital detox, by gifting them a feature phone like the Nokia 105 that costs as little as R229.  This phone has built-in FM radio, torch, 10 pre-loaded games, and a great battery life – giving you more time to spend quality time with friends and family.
The gift of sound
Or bring the sound directly into their ears for a more personal, enhanced sound experience with Nokia Lite Earbuds from only R799. 
These are very practical gifts (that they will love!) for individuals who are fitness fans and like to take their music into “the zone” with them. Up to six hours of play will allow them to get through their warmup, workout, and cooldown – and still have the battery life to take them through the rest of the day.
Pair this with studio-quality sound, simple touch controls, and a trendy design, and you’ll be their favourite for the rest of the year (or at least until real Christmas time comes around)