Holiday Gift Guide 2016 – 2017: Top 10 Best Smartphone Accessories

Smartphone Accessories Gift Guide 2015

Scosche MagicMount


When it comes to mounting your phone in the car, there are many ways to do it. One of the more popular ways, is to use the MagicMount here from Scosche. It attaches to the windshield or your dashboard and then there is a magnet that connects to the magnet attached to your phone. This piece can be installed on a case, so that it’s not actually on your phone. But it makes it easy to mount your phone each time you get in the car.

Buy the Scosche MagicMount

AUKEY 6-Port USB Charger


AUKEY has a great USB charger here which can charge up to 6 devices simultaneously. What we have here is two Quick Charge 3.0 compatible ports and then four traditional charging ports. Keep in mind that Quick Charge 3.0 is backwards compatible, so even if you don’t plug in a device that is compatible with Quick Charge 3.0, it’ll still charge your phone like normal, and there’s no need to worry about it overcharging.

Buy the AUKEY 6-Port USB Charger

Anker Dual USB Wall Charger


Anker has a nice wall charger here, which supports Quick Charge 3.0 as well. This is a fantastic wall charger as it allows you to charge two devices simultaneously while only using one wall outlet. This wall charger outputs 39W, so it’s quite powerful and will be able to charge your devices pretty quickly, which is always important.

Buy the Anker Dual USB Wall Charger

Fossil Q Grant


Probably not one of your “traditional” smartphone accessories, but it’s still an accessory nonetheless. It’s a great smartwatch to pick up, and it pairs with your Android or iOS smartphone. The Fossil Q Grant can bring your notifications to your wrist and so much more. It’s one of the cheaper smartwatches available, and it looks great.

Buy the Fossil Q Grant

Amazon Echo Dot


If you have a Bluetooth speaker at home already, the Echo Dot is definitely something worth picking up. It can connect to your existing speaker and make it smart, thanks to Alexa. This will allow you to do things like control your smart lights, thermostat, or even order pizza from Domino’s, thanks to Alexa. The Echo Dot is currently the cheapest way to get your hands on Alexa as well.

Buy the Amazon Echo Dot

JBL Charge 3


A great speaker to pick up and use with your smartphone. As it will pair over Bluetooth, and the Charge 3 does have a microphone built-in so you are able to take calls with it. Additionally, the JBL Charge 3 outputs some pretty amazing audio as well as having some spectacular battery life. Something that is definitely worth having in a Bluetooth speaker these days.

Buy the JBL Charge 3

Kenwood DDX9903S


This is one of the few Android Auto compatible head units out there. All you need to do is pick one up and then install it into your car and you’re good to go. You’ll be able to use Google Maps, Spotify and so much more on that 7-inch display in your car, without worrying about being distracted from the road ahead of you. Which is just as important as knowing where you’re going with Google Maps.


Buy the Kenwood DDX9903S

Fitbit Charge 2


The Fitbit Charge 2 is Fitbit’s latest activity tracker with a heart rate monitor included. Which means you’ll be able to see how far you’re pushing yourself while you’re working out. The tracker does track your heart rate 24/7, even while you are asleep. It does also automatically track your workouts, as well as the calories you burn. The Fitbit Charge 2 is definitely a great tracker to pick up this holiday season.

Buy the Fitbit Charge 2

Jaybird Freedom F5


These are some of the latest from Jaybird, who has become popular for releasing wireless earbuds with amazing sound and even better battery life. These are some of the most comfortable earbuds around, and sport some pretty incredible battery life as well. The Freedoms come with both silicon and foam ear tips, so that you can go with the ones that will feel more comfortable for you.

Buy the Jaybird Freedom F5

Bose QuietComfort 35 Wireless Headphones


The Bose QuietComfort 35 are some of the best wireless headphones around. They not only are lightweight and comfortable, but produce some amazing sound with all-day battery life. If that’s not enough, they do also have noise cancellation, so that you are able to drown out all the background noise around you. Especially useful when flying across the country or even across the world, and you can get some good quality sleep on that plane.

Buy the Bose QuietComfort 35 Wireless Headphones