Amazon and Flipkart act as online marketplaces for a variety of things. In addition to smartphones, e-commerce websites allow you to buy accessories, small devices such as speakers, headphones, and many other things. There are so many options on these websites that it can sometimes be difficult to find the right products. If you want to stock up on cool gadgets without spending too much money, we’ve listed some quirky gadgets under Rs. 500 that you can buy now through online sites like Amazon or Flipkart.
Flipkart SmartBuy M7012 wireless optical mouse
Anyone who hates using a trackpad on a laptop will understand the importance of a wireless mouse. While a good one often tends to be priced a little more than Rs. 500, Flipkart offers a lightweight wireless mouse in its SmartBuy range for only Rs. 349.
Buy it on Flipkart at Rs. 349
AmazonBasics universal bike mount
This can be a useful purchase if you use Google Maps or other navigation services a lot. With the holder you can attach your smartphone to the handle of your bike and thus have easy and uninterrupted access to the screen of your phone. According to Amazon, it is made of a high-quality hard plastic and has a non-slip, stretchable rubber band and a silicone mesh for better strength and elasticity. It can be rotated 360 degrees for the optimal viewing angle and is compatible with smartphones up to 3.5 inches wide. It fits handlebars 0.7-1.3 inches in diameter.
Buy it on Amazon at Rs. 469
LKMO Octopus Gorilla Tripod
This extremely affordable tripod could be an option for inexperienced photographers. It stands 13 inches tall and is considered travel-friendly in terms of design and weight. Users can place their smartphones or DSLR cameras on the tripod. It is said to be made of medical ABS plastic and stainless steel. The company notes that it is designed to support imaging devices weighing up to 1.2 kg.
Buy it on Amazon at Rs. 339
Buy it on Flipkart at Rs. 349
Frittle Pen Stand / Bluetooth Speaker
This pen stand can be used as a bluetooth speaker anytime. This compact hybrid speaker supports stereo sound, has a built-in microphone for answering calls and is said to offer some water and dust protection. The speaker weighs only 80 grams, so you can take it with you wherever you go. The box contains a micro USB charging cable.
Buy it on Amazon at Rs. 389
All in one combo card reader
This affordable multi-memory card reader has a compact, portable design that makes it easy to carry around with you. It supports different cards like T-Flash card, MS, MS Pro, MS Duo, MS Pro Duo, Mini SD, SD, MMC, RS MMC and Micro MS (M2). It can be connected to any laptop and gives you extended connectivity.
Buy it on Amazon at Rs. 329
Buy it on Flipkart at Rs. 399
SaleOn Portable USB LED Desk Lamp
This portable LED desk lamp is great for working on your laptop in the early hours of the night. You can simply plug it in via the USB port and the flexible loop allows you to focus the light wherever you want. This can also be used as a reading lamp for books or can be built into any low light area for better light. The power consumption is less than 40 mA.
But it on Amazon at Rs. 329
Mobile screen expander
This portable phone projector is an easy way to expand your phone’s screen on a budget. This portable device is said to enlarge the smartphone screen by up to five times. The portable projector has a super thick screen that is easy to use and does not require charging. A similar mobile screen expander is also available on Flipkart under a different brand.
Buy it on Amazon at Rs.349
Buy it on Flipkart at Rs. 335
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