The onset of the monsoon brings with it many ambiguous feelings…the thrill of planning the next trek to gorgeous locations on one hand and the worry of how to protect that precious Smartphone from the onslaught of the rain on the other. Planning that customary monsoon weekend getaway is almost always coupled with trying to find the perfect camera that will “soak” all your memories and still work. Since maintaining the durability of the gadget is the key factor that needs to be taken into consideration during the monsoon, we list the absolutely- must- have gadgets that you should have in your kitty while stepping out in this beautiful albeit risky climate:-
Waterproof Power Banks
If you intend to spend a whole day outdoors, taking in the tranquil view of the mountains or a flowing river, you may want to invest in a waterproof power bank so that you can charge your phone on the go without worrying about running out of battery or damaging your power bank. Any trip entails taking pictures and videos and hence it is essential that you take into account the amount of battery that you will be using. So ensure that a waterproof power bank by brands like Waaree or Quace is on your list of monsoon gadgets or just pray that your phone lasts all the while that you’re out.
Waterproof Bluetooth Speaker
Now who doesn’t like to listen to music? Who doesn’t like humming along to the tune of their favorite song? Imagine yourself at your weekend destination, on a quiet rainy afternoon, listening to music while you take a walk with your friends or family. Isn’t it worth it to get a waterproof Bluetooth speaker that promises to keep you company even in the midst of a downpour? Brands like Kohler, Ivation, and ION amongst others provide you with such a valuable device.
Water resistant earphones
Just because it’s drizzling does not mean that you put your beloved earphones away. Many of us indulge in our daily dose of music while walking to our work place or college. However, the rains can play havoc on our hobby and make us keep our earphones inside. That’s why it is a good idea to buy a pair of water resistant (not waterproof) pair of earphones so that you can enjoy the music whilst the rains pour in a rhythm. Sony, Portronics, and Philips are some of the brands that produce waterproof/ water resistant earphones for your pleasure…
Monsoon photography is one of the most popular seasonal hobbies that we have! For about four months every year, everyone fancies themselves as a photographer and starts clicking every rainbow, pothole, or rain lashed tree in sight! On a serious note, for those who do take a keen interest in photography, many quality brands like Canon, Olympus, Nikon, Panasonic, Fujifilm offer water resistant/ water proof cameras that are ensure that your photography spirit isn’t dampened by the rain…
Shock proof/ water proof Smartphone cases
Our Smartphones have become our constant companion, come hail or rain. So when the rain does come, it is advisable to invest in a good mobile cover or case for your expensive phone so that you don’t have to bid goodbye to both, the rain and your phone at the end of monsoon.
Go ahead, combine your love for technology and monsoon and shine like the sun on a cloudy day!