Selectism Buyer’s Guide: Electronic Essentials for your Picnic 2

With spring weather just around the corner, it is time to start considering what you’ll pack for your first picnic day. While we all know the essentials for the food basket, you may not have considered the value that electronics bring to your big day out. From portable wine chillers, to solar powered speakers, we bring you this short guide of five electronic essentials for the modern day picnic.

Oster Inspire Portable Wine Chiller and Opener

This portable wine chiller can cool down 30 bottles of wine on a single charge. With an easy to use charging base, the Oster Inspire works well for any on the go activity where you need to keep the whites cooled. Pack a couple of spare bottles for us.  $26

Eton Rukus Portable Bluetooth Solar Powered Wireless Speaker

The large solar panel on the Eton Rukus makes this a choice wireless speaker system for bringing along to your picnic. The addition of bluetooth makes connecting your mobile device a breeze. It also features a USB plug for re-juicing your phone when needed, though you will not be able to play music through the port. Sounds good enough for the park too! $130

Mophie Juice Pack Air Charging Case for Apple iPhone 5

You’ll be out and about all spring. Having to worry about the battery power on your iPhone should be the last of your concerns. The well designed Mophie Juice Pack Air provides a full backup charge inside a sleek case. While it may add some girth to your iPhone, it will keep you texting and Instagramming on those heavy use days. $90

Sony RX100 Compact Digital Camera

The RX100 is an awfully popular compact digital camera. At 20.2 megapixels and the ability to shoot full frame 1080p video, the Sony RX100 is damn compact and perfect for the day to day shooter looking for excellent picture quality. For those looking to step up from their mobile phone camera. Capture those picnic photos in style. $648

AT&T Liberate Mobile Hotspot MiFi

You may or may not need a mobile hotspot depending on quality of network in your area. We add this to the list for those who may need to keep a tablet or laptop online while enjoying a sandwich in the park. With 4G LTE speeds and various month to month and contract options, the AT&T Liberate Mobile Hotspot provides up to 11 hours of online activity on a single charge.

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