High-tech fitness trackers, luxury coffee machines and smart home assistants are some of the most-searched for gifts online this year, but a portable gaming console is the gadget Australians want most on Christmas morning.
The $299 Nintendo Switch is officially the nation’s most commonly Googled item for 2019, according to data from the Australian Retailers Association.
Technology ruled the roost, with $299 Nespresso coffee machines, $330 Fitbit fitness trackers, $209 Apple Airpods and $249 Apple TVs rounding out the top five.
The $299 Nintendo Switch is officially the nation’s most commonly Googled item for 2019
Fitbit fitness trackers (left) and luxury Nespresso coffee machines (right) are also high on Christmas wish lists this year
It’s a bumper year for the American technology giant, with shoppers also eager to get their hands on $529 iPads, $649 Apple Watches and the newly released $1,199 iPhone 11.
Practical fashion is big business this Christmas, with $130 Birkenstock sandals taking out the 12th most-searched for item online.
Portable air conditioners, outdoor furniture and air fryers are the top household picks, while classic Lego building sets are the most-hunted toy for kids.
It’s a bumper year for American technology giant Apple, with shoppers eager to get their hands on the newly released iPhone 11 (left) and wireless Airpods (right)
What are Australia’s most common gift searches for 2019?
1. Nintendo Switch $299
2. Nespresso DeLonghi Citiz & Milk Capsule Machine $299
3. Fitbit $330
4. Apple Airpods $209
5. Apple TV $249
6. Apple Watch $649
7. iPhone 11 $1,199
8. iPad $529
9. iPhone 8 $779
10. Google Home Smart Speakers $79
11. Portable Air Conditioners
12. Birkenstock Sandals $130
13. Lego Building Set $79
14. Kindle $169
15. Apple Airpods Pro $389.99
16. Outdoor Furniture
17. Oculus VR Headset $599
18. iPhone X $1,049
19. iPhone 11 Pro $1,749
20. Air Fryers
Source: Australian Retailers Association
Classic Lego building sets (left) are the most-hunted toy for kids, while Air Fryers (right) are one of the most-sought after household gadgets
Virtual reality piqued the interest of Australian consumers, with $79 Google smart home assistants and $599 Oculus gaming headsets making the list.
Proving literature never goes out of fashion, $169 Kindle e-readers are the 14th most-searched for gadget Down Under this year.
Apple iPhones continue to dominate the smart communication space, with iPhone 8, iPhone X and iPhone 11 Pro all featuring in the top 20.