From the Music Lover to the Book Lover and Everyone in Between, Best Buy
Canada has Everyone on Santa's List Covered

BURNABY, BC, Nov. 26 /CNW/ - Looking to entertain and be entertained this holiday season? With consumer electronics still at the top of many wish lists, a little luxury goes a long way this holiday season. But luxury doesn't need to come with the price tag to match - this year's gifts are all about making sure Santa gets the best value for his money.

And although everyone wants the biggest gift under the tree, great things come in small packages too.

No.6 - For the bookworm in your life, give the gift of reading convenience! The Sony Reader Touch Edition can hold up to 350 books, so no matter where you are, you're never short on literary entertainment. With a 6" display and touch screen, it's far more compact than your typical paperbacks and makes the perfect travel companion. At $399.99, it's available in black, red or silver and will be a welcome addition to any library.

No.5 - Work, play and stay connected anywhere with a dynamic duo - the Acer Aspire Netbook and Bell Turbo stick. The 10.1" SD LED widescreen display and near full-size keyboard makes working a breeze and the built-in webcam and mic lets you stay in touch with friends and family no matter where you are over the holidays. Just plug the Bell Turbo stick into the USB port and everywhere you go is a virtual hotspot, so Santa can find you anywhere. For a limited time, get the Acer Netbook free with the purchase of the Bell Turbo stick with in-store activation on a 24-month contract. Reliable on-the-go computing doesn't need to break the bank!

No.4 - Talk and text in style and safety with the Sony Ericsson c905 handset and Sony Ericsson Mobile Bluetooth Headset. With an 8.1 Cyber-Shot point-and-shoot camera with Smile Shutter, Face Detection, and Smart Contrast, the c905 makes sure you never miss a great shot! Keep yourself entertained on-the-go with a built-in MP3 player and FM radio tuner. At $199 (on a 3-year plan) you'll be talking, texting, listening to the latest songs and snapping great photos for a great price. But Santa reminds you that it's never a good idea to talk and text while sleighing (or driving), so stay safe with the Sony Ericsson Mobile Bluetooth. At $105, it comes in a variety of colours and patterns so it will be sure to match your own personal style.

No.3 - Whether you're travelling or gathered at home with friends and family, you'll want to cherish those memories forever. With the Flip MinoHD 4GB Pocket Camcorder, you'll be able to record all the laughter and joys of the season on a device that fits right in your pocket. High quality video doesn't need to come at a high quality price. The Flip will have minimal impact on your wallet and maximum impact on your family stories. User-friendly and able to record up to 120 minutes of video, it's the perfect addition to every celebration.

No.2 - The holidays may be over faster than we'd like, but we have our photos for posterity. A great way to get them off the computer and out where you can enjoy them is with a Digital Picture Frame. Watch your holiday memories scroll through in brilliant colour and quality or pre-load it with your favourites to share with friends and family who live far away. At less than $70, the 8" Smartparts Premium Digital Picture Frame is a great way to keep those memories alive year-round.

No.1 - Rock out, Beatles style with your friends or family! What better way to entertain and be entertained than with one of the most loved bands of all time. You can be John, Paul, Ringo or George and play your way through their historic music repertoire in venues from the Cavern Club to the roof at Saville Row. Available for Wii, PlayStation 3, and Xbox 360, Rock Band: The Beatles Special Value Edition is a necessity for the music and gaming lovers on your list.

"Canadian shoppers continue to be mindful of budgets this holiday season and will be looking for the best value for their money," said Mary Ann McKenzie, Marketing Manager, Best Buy Canada. "Our hottest gifts for 2009 are all about staying in touch with friends and family, enjoying togetherness and capturing the moments for years to come."

Visit for a list of store locations, or to purchase any of the top 10 gifts online. Pricing is as of November 23, 2009.

About Best Buy

Best Buy stores in Canada are a division of Burnaby, BC-based Best Buy Canada Ltd., a wholly owned subsidiary of Best Buy Co., Inc. (NYSE: BBY).

Best Buy is Canada's fastest-growing specialty retailer and e-tailer ( of consumer electronics, personal computers and entertainment software and also operates the Geek Squad ( Best Buy Canada also operates Best Buy Mobile, ( which sells mobile phones, plans and accessories in 3 shopping center locations in Greater Toronto. There are currently more than 60 stores in British Columbia, Alberta, Saskatchewan, Manitoba, Ontario, Quebec and Nova Scotia.

Best Buy offers consumers a unique shopping experience with the latest technology and entertainment products, at the right price, with a no-pressure (non-commissioned) sales environment. The Company is committed to kids and communities, supporting non-profit organizations that help youth develop their skill set, discover their talents and sustain a lasting interest in education.

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SOURCE Best Buy Canada

For further information: For further information: Sarah Jennings, for Best Buy Canada, (416) 848-1709,

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