What are the best gadgets for every designer's wish list?

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    #1Fujifilm Instax Mini 8

    Fujifilm Instax Mini 8

    The Fujifilm Instax Mini 8 is the most affordable instant print camera by Fujifilm. It features a slimmer body, automatic exposure measurement, high-key mode and improved viewfinder for clarity. It works with Instax Mini Film. 

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    Samuel Miller
    Written on April 21, 2018
    "This camera is so small and fun! I love the different colors you can choose! every designer should have one. I think that you can just get it and put it in your office and it just makes everything look so much better. I love the fact that you can just snap a picture and they are the perfect size for decorating different things, so it will make your office, house, bedroom, and anything else, look awesome!"
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    #2Huion H420 Signature Pad

    Huion H420 Signature Pad

    With Huion H420's ergonomic pen and textured work surface, you can enjoy the freedom and familiar feel of pen on paper. Allowing handwritings, annotations with the Tablet Pen on Microsoft Word is compatible with all major graphics application. Contains 3 express keys - such as close current page, save current page and USB interface, Plug & Play.





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    Nancy Holland
    Written on April 12, 2018
    "Love it! I was able to comprise some great designs! Everything works as it should."
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    #3Google Cardboard

    Google Cardboard

    Google Cardboard is more of a standard than a single product. It started with a cardboard box with glass lenses and a slot to hold your phone, but now there are many different hardware solutions that are all just as capable as the next. 

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    Robert Marshall
    Written on April 20, 2018
    "This is a fun, silly and thoroughly enjoyable waste of your time and money. I love it, though it got a little uncomfortable after a while. With my smartphone and the app and the Cardboard I was able to give Virtual Reality a try before splurging on a more expensive VR headset. Warning, it's addictive."
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    #4Satechi Aluminum Type-C USB Reader

    Satechi Aluminum Type-C USB Reader
    Satechi Aluminum Type-C USB Reader includes a microSD and SD card reading for MacBook Pro 2015/2016 or Google Chromebook 2016 and most of the other devices with type-C USB ports.
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    Daniel Antonio
    Written on April 15, 2018
    "GOOD"
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    #5Samsung Gear 360

    Samsung Gear 360

    Samsung Gear 360 is a 4K VR camera with 360-degree image and video capture. This camera is easy to hold with its slip-free grip and it comes with built-in social sharing apps. Samsung Gear 360 is designed for an underwater experience.

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    Marie Mills
    Written on April 18, 2018
    "This is a really cool camera, but maybe not so much for a designer. It takes great videos, if that is what you are looking for, but it is not necessarily a 'design tool. Cool nonetheless though."
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    #6Daydream View

    Daydream View

    Daydream View is Google’s virtual reality headset which features a head strap with an adjustable mechanism, removable face pad, lenses, app button, status light, USB-C charging port, clickable touchpad, and so on.

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    Peter Zhu
    Written on April 18, 2018
    "This is a pretty good device if you want to relax. It wasn't as immersive as I thought it would be, but it was still not bad."
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    #7Olloclip 4-In-1 Photo Lens for Samsung Galaxy S5

    Olloclip 4-In-1 Photo Lens for Samsung Galaxy S5
    Olloclip's 4-in-1 Photo Lens enhances your Samsung Galaxy S5's camera lens for more angles and more unique pictures. This pocket-sized device quickly clips to smartphones, and it offers four different lenses for the ultimate versatility in smartphone photography. The wide-angle lens doubles the field of view, while the fisheye lens provides a panoramic view.
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    Amanda Brewer
    Written on April 13, 2018
    "I design 3D graphics and artwork as a hobby, so I am always looking for new ways to capture real-world textures for skinning my CG models. Naturally I was excited at first to see the Olloclip 4-In-1 as a new entry in the cellphone photography world. Unfortunately, I don't think this model lives up to the hype. There are reports of manufacturing defects, and I find the extremely low price to be suspect as well. You get what you pay for, and despite my ongoing need for improving my cellphone's photo capabilities, I wouldn't recommend the Olloclip 4-In-1. "
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    #8Wacom - Intuos Draw Small Pen Tablet

    Wacom - Intuos Draw Small Pen Tablet

    This easy-to-use Graphic Tablet is designed for beginning artists. Create digital sketches naturally with this Intuos Draw creative pen and tablet. Battery-free, the pressure-sensitive pen helps you to draw thicker and thinner lines depending on how hard you push on the pen, and the tablet’s ExpressKeys let you assign and access shortcut functions.The included ArtRage Lite downloadable software allows you to get started with the tablet.

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    Harold Carroll
    Written on April 21, 2018
    "Well I bought this Wacom tablet for school work but I find myself using it for so much more than that. I find myself using it to draw many things that I owuld not normally try with a normal pencil and paper and it works great for a variety of tasks on my PC. I love this thing!"
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    #9Lenovo Yoga Tab 3

    Lenovo Yoga Tab 3

    The 10.1" Yoga Tab 3 is equipped with a 3GB RAM and a 1.8GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 652 processor. It has 32GB of storage and can support microSDXC cards up to 128GB. It is also packed with a 9300 mAh battery.

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    $169.99

    Crystal Bradley
    Written on April 20, 2018
    "I really like this tablet but I'm not sure if it the best gadget for a designer. I could think of other things that a designer would probably need, but not sure this would be it. It is functional and the screen responds very well. The display is amazing and it runs really fast."
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    #10Microsoft 42L-00001

    Microsoft 42L-00001

    Surface Studio is designed for the creative process. The Ultra-thin 28” PixelSense display gives you a huge canvas for all kinds of work. Use it upright, or draw on it like a drafting table. With the 6th Gen Intel Core i5, 8GB RAM. Includes Surface Pen, Keyboard, Mouse and Windows 10 Pro. 

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    Nicholas Hall
    Written on April 18, 2018
    "I found this device to be very useful for my creative needs. It is very versatile and with my level of experience, I find it easy to use. That, along with the price, might not make it the first option to consider for first-time buyers. "

Summary

Best What are the best gadgets for every designer's wish list
RankSolutionsTypeVotesPrice
1Fujifilm Instax Mini 8Electronics 0 Paid
2Huion H420 Signature PadElectronics 0 Paid
3Google CardboardElectronics 0 Paid
4Satechi Aluminum Type-C USB ReaderElectronics 0 Paid
5Samsung Gear 360Electronics 0 Paid
6Daydream ViewElectronics 0 Paid
7Olloclip 4-In-1 Photo Lens for Samsung Galaxy S5Electronics 0 Paid
8Wacom - Intuos Draw Small Pen TabletElectronics 0 Paid
9Lenovo Yoga Tab 3 Electronics 0 Paid
10Microsoft 42L-00001Electronics 0 Paid
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