2017 has seen many gadgets that have overwhelmed the tech freaks.
From gaming consoles to earplugs and Mac books, the year has witnessed some best gadgets for every gadget lover.
This was an year of voice-activated assistance with devices like Amazon Echo, which ruled the tech world and people's homes.
We present you some of the best tech gadgets of the year.
Amazon Echo 2nd Gen (credits: amazon.com)
Amazon Echo (2nd Gen), launched this year, comes with a new speaker, new design, and is available in a range of styles including fabrics and wood finishing.
Echo connects to Alexa to play music, make calls, set music alarms and timers, ask questions, and control smart home devices.
The Echo has a new speaker with Dolby processing for crisp vocals and dynamic bass response which can fill the room with 360° omnidirectional audio.
With seven microphones, beamforming technology, and noise cancellation, Echo can hear from any direction, even while music is playing.
Check calendar, weather, traffic, and sports scores, manage to-do and shopping lists, control compatible smart lights, thermostats, garage doors, sprinklers, and more with Amazon’s Echo 2nd gen.
Apple Watch 3 (credits: apple.com)
The Apple Watch 3, launched in September, tells the smart activity coaching of a person.
The watch has an enhanced Heart Rate app along with a Health app.
The Heart rate app keep tabs on your resting, walking and workout recovery heart rate. The Health app keeps a check of a person’s health and fitness data.
With a built-in altimeter, a more responsive Siri experience and music on the go, now the person can be more active, motivated and connected than ever.
The watch also has a Workout App which tracks a casual jog, an intense ride and everything in between.
Sending messages, making calls and getting meeting invitations are also easy.
Beats X (creidts: beatsbydre.com)
Beats X, by Dre and Apple, was launched in February in the country.
Incorporating the incredible W1 chip brings seamless setup and with amazing battery life, the Beats X has 5-minute Fast Fuel charging that lasts for 2 hours of playback.
The Beats X lets you take calls with Siri-compatible RemoteTalk and play music with easy-to-use controls, seamlessly switching back and forth as you go about your day.
The plugs come with magnetic earbuds, which means when you're not wearing them, magnetic ear buds keep your earphones tangle-free and easily coil up for compact portability.
With up to 8 hours of battery life and Fast Fuel, a 5-minute charge gives you 2 hours of playback.
Taking calls, controlling your music and activating Siri with RemoteTalk has now become an easy task.
Nintendo Switch (credits: nintendo.com)
The Nintendo Switch is the seventh major video game console developed by Nintendo and was released worldwide on March 3, 2017.
It is designed mainly as a home-based console, with the main unit inserted onto a docking station to connect to a television.
It can be removed from the dock and used similarly to a tablet computer through its LCD touchscreen, or placed on a table top.
The Nintendo Switch uses the wireless Joy-Con controllers, which include standard buttons and analog sticks for user input, motion sensing, and high-definition tactile feedback.
The Nintendo Switch's software supports online gaming through standard Internet connectivity, as well as local wireless ad hoc connectivity with other Switch consoles.
The Nintendo Switch competes with Sony's PlayStation 4 and Microsoft's Xbox One in the market.
Xbox One X (credits: xbox.com)
Xbox One X, launched in November, is the latest member of the Xbox One family of devices. With 4K UHD Blu-ray, 4K streaming and 4K gaming, the Xbox One X proves to be the best gaming device.
TheXbox console launched with the largest games line up in Xbox history, with more than 70 Xbox One X Enhanced titles including Forza Motorsport 7, Super Lucky’s Tale, Assassin’s Creed Origins, Middle-earth: Shadow of War, and FIFA 18. The Xbox One games library consists of more than 1,300 games and more than 220 exclusives.
The company also gives access to Xbox Game Pass, a monthly membership that provides unlimited access to more than 100 games.
Xbox One X is built for true 4K gaming, with enough power to drive native 4K resolutions, High Dynamic Range and Wide Colour.