"Luxury tech gifts"
will start after this message from our sponsors.
CNET Top 5
CNET Top 5
Luxury tech gifts
If you're shopping for an eccentric tech-loving millionaire for the holidays, you're going to need some help to come up with some ideas that are a breed apart from Roku's and iPhones, and that's where I come in.
I'm Donald Bell and this top five I'm counting down a cherry-picked selection of some of our most luxurious tech gifts.
Pulled from our holiday tech gift guide and sorted by price.
Starting things off at number five, the DJI Phantom 2 Vision+.
Affordably priced at $1,400 this drone is equally adept at capturing gorgeous gimbal stabilized HD video from the air
As well as chasing the less fortunate off your lawn.
Built in GPS means you can program it with your own flight path around the golf course.
At number four, the Audeze LCD-3, quite possibly the best sounding head phones in the world according to our resident audio files Steve Gutenberg.
These are hand crafted in the USA and use a unique planar magnetic driver to create their sound.
The price is $1,945.
You can think of them as beats for billionaires.
At number three, a Mac Pro.
Apple's top of the line computer starts at $3,000 and it looks like a cremation urn for a supervillain.
Pair it with a 4K monitor, and you have a workstation that could satisfy any creative whim you could dream of.
Is it overkill?
You bet, but what fun is being rich if you can't go over the top?
Speaking of overkill, at number two, the TiVo Mega.
With 24 terabytes of storage, you'll never have to delete anything off your DVR again.
That's enough to hold 4,000 hours of HD video.
The price tag is $5,000 but if you think of it as like a $1.25 per hour, it almost sounds reasonable.
But when it comes to ostentatious, high tech luxury, one item trumps them all.
At number one A gigantic TV.
4K no less.
And as you probably already know, that 4K resolution only becomes noticeable on a really big screen.
So let's go with a really big tie for first place.
At $8,000, our modest option is the unnecessarily curved 78-inch Samsung UN78HU9000.
I figure if the size doesn't impress, the curves are there for a secondary WTF factor.
But if you really want to see the power of reckless spending in action, try out the Sony 4k short throw projector for a mere $50,000 yu can turn a wall in your mansion into a huge crystal clear 4k tv.
Take that poor people.
So there you go.
Six luxury gifts for the tech-loving 1%.
you can find even more gift ideas including the best gifts under $50 over at cnet.com/holiday-gift-guide and for more top fives from me, top5.cnet.com.
I'm Donald Bell.
Thanks for watching.
The top 5 Google duds
5 reasons not to buy the Pixel 3 or 3 XL
What we want to see at Apple's October event
Top 5 gadgets in the past 30 days
The Top 5 best Android features ever
5 reasons not to buy the iPhone XS or XS Max
The new Chrome's best features
The top 5 phones with the longest battery life (2018 edition)