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They say if you look sharply, there’s the right gear for everything today, including a rainy day. Whether you’re looking to get back into the fitness game or planning a potluck picnic with your best buds, your average gear isn’t going to cut it. Well, at least not with the downpour. Here’s a list of the newest waterproof tech drops on our radar this monsoon.

Marshall Emberton

waterproof tech

Price: Rs 11,499 (Approx.)

Giving their vintage Rock n Roll aesthetic a digital twist, Marshall Emberton is the brand’s newest lightweight portable speaker. Apart from it’s dynamic True Stereophonic 360-degree sound tech, this mini boombox is also waterproof. It promises 20-hours of playtime, Bluetooth support all in Marshall’s classic black suave. It also boasts an IPX7 waterproof rating.

Available at Marshall India’s official website.

Samsung Galaxy Watch Active2

WATERPROOF TECH

It’s important to have the right waterproof tech for an outdoorsy workout on rainy days. Luckily, Samsung has a solution. Their new Made-in-India Galaxy Watch Active2 is the perfect fitness tracker on days with drizzle and downpour. It boasts a minimalist form, but there’s a serious tilt towards fitness with this watch. The Watch Active2 4G bares a 1.4-inch 360 x 360, fully AMOLED Display with Corning Gorilla Glass DX+.

Price: Rs 24,090 onwards

Available at Samsung’s online store.

Sony “WF SP800N”

waterproof tech

With an IP55 rating, water, sweat, and dust will never interrupt your jogging playlist. Sony claims to have designed these earbuds for an active and rigid lifestyle. It packs a total of 18 hours of power, promising you top quality audio throughout the day. If you’re watching something on your smartphone, it also understands your head movement and position and adjusts the audio patterns.

Price: Rs 18,990

Available at Sony’s online store.

GoPro Hero 8 

waterproof tech

Going beyond just fitness and fun, this GoPro Hero 8 is built for adventure. As a premium piece of waterproof tech, it’s currently the best camera on the market to capture moments of adrenaline. With unshakable HyperSmooth 2.0 stabilisation and built-in mounting, it packs an additional LED light as well. You can choose between lens modes such as Superview, Wide, Linear, and Narrow to get the perfect shots.

Price: Rs 36,500

Available at Amazon India.

Fitbit Charge 4

waterproof tech

The Fitbit charge 4 may appear to be slick, but looks can be deceiving. It’s a tech package that boasts 24/7 heart rate, fitness activity, and sleep tracking. It also packs a built-in GPS and Spotify control to quickly sift through workout tracks. If you’re looking for a slim yet powerful fitness tracker, this is the one for you. And yes, it’s waterproof.

Price: Rs 11,499 (approx.)

Coming soon to Fitbit India’s online store.

JBL Flip 4

waterproof tech

JBL has been an audio staple for every urban junkie. However, they’ve always prioritised taking the fun outside with their line of portable products. As a monsoon special, we’ve picked out the Flip 4. It boasts an IPX7 waterproof rating and 12 hours of playtime. They say you can submerge the Flip 4 underwater and it’ll still have great audio quality once it’s out. It also takes voice commands, so you can switch between tunes hands-free.

Price: Rs 9,999

Available at JBL India’s online store.

Mikhail Gomes
Senior Features Writer
A watch aficionado, Gomes also enjoys learning about fine whiskies, and one day hopes to establish his own menswear label. At Lifestyle Asia India, he writes on watches, menswear, auto and tech.