Best Smartphone & Tech Gifts: The Ultimate Holiday Gift Guide 2019 – 2020

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It’s that time of the year again. Time to start thinking about what you’re going to get all of your friends and family for Christmas.

When it comes to tech, it can sometimes be tough to figure out what would be the best gift for each person on your list. But, like every year, Android Headlines is here to help. We’ve rounded up the best gifts in a number of categories, from smartphones to gaming laptops, to VR headsets and everything in between. We even have a handful of gifts under $50, under $100 and under $250, that would be great for those that are shopping on a budget.

Welcome to 2019’s Ultimate Smartphone & Tech Gift Guide.


Table of Contents

Best Smartphones

Best Smart Home Products

Best Gifts Under: $50, $100 and $250


Best Laptops

Best TVs & Streaming Players

Best Audio


Best Gaming Gifts

Best Wearable Gifts

Best Cameras


Best Smartphones

Razer Phone 2

There are some really great smartphones that came out this year. And we were able to group them into different categories. So whether you are looking to get a gaming smartphone, or perhaps a cheaper smartphone, we’ve got you covered here.

There are also a number of accessories that you’ll want to buy with a new smartphone. And we’ve rounded those up as well. With the best wireless chargers, car chargers, headphones and so much more. These smartphone accessories will also make for some pretty good stocking stuffers as well.

Best Premium SmartphonesFrom $599Shop
Best Mid-Range SmartphonesFrom $249Shop
Best Budget SmartphonesFrom $169Shop
Best Gaming SmartphonesFrom $399Shop
Best Gaming Smartphone accessoriesFrom $47Shop
Best MicroSD CardsFrom $5Shop
Best Power BanksFrom $19Shop
Best Smartphone LensesFrom $17Shop
Best Fully Wireless EarbudsFrom $25Shop
Best Wireless ChargersFrom $16Shop
Best Car ChargersFrom $8Shop
Best Selfie SticksFrom $10Shop

Best Smart Home Products

Amazon Echo Show 8 02


When it comes to smart home products, it’s really tough to decide on what you should buy. Whether that’s something as simple as a smart light, or maybe something more complex like a smart home security system or a smart thermostat. No matter what you want to get, we’ve got something here for everyone.


These are all going to be great gifts for your parents, who might want to be able to tell Google to turn off the lights in their home. Or just giving them an Echo Show so that you can video chat with them, whenever they miss their kids (and grandkids).


Best Smart Speakers & DisplaysFrom $49Shop
Best Smart LightingFrom $79Shop
Best Smart DoorbellsFrom $69Shop
Best Home Security SystemsFrom $249Shop
Best Robot VacuumsFrom $189Shop
Best Robot MopsFrom $179Shop
Best All-In-One Robot Vacuums & MopsFrom $299Shop

Best Gifts Under: $50, $100 and $250

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Whether you’re shopping for a Secret Santa at work or at church, or just shopping on a budget this year, you can still pick up some great tech gifts.

We have rounded up some of the best tech gifts that are available under $50, $100 and under $250. Surprisingly, you can really get some incredible gifts at these price points. You might be surprised that there is a gaming console on this list, though you likely aren’t surprised at which one is on this list.

Best Gifts Under $50From $29Shop
Best Gifts Under $100From $59Shop
Best Gifts Under $250From $149Shop

Best Laptops

Razer Blade 15 Advanced Model

Laptops are always a great gift for the holidays. Imagine waking up on Christmas morning and unwrapping a brand new laptop. Is there a better feeling than that? Probably not.

While they can be expensive, laptops are great gifts. But you don’t need to spend a fortune to get a really good laptop. And we’ve rounded up the best Chromebooks, best Windows Laptops, and the best gaming laptops. As well as the best tablets. Of course, we couldn’t forget about those.

Best Chrome OS LaptopsFrom $299Shop
Best Windows LaptopsFrom $310Shop
Best Gaming LaptopsFrom $957Shop
Best Chrome OS & Windows TabletsFrom $479Shop

Best TVs & Streaming Players

TCL 8 series GG 09

Perhaps the only gift that’s better than a new laptop under the Christmas tree, is a new TV. And there are a ton of really great options available right now. From Android TV to QLED TVs and everything in between.

There are also some really great streaming players that you can gift this year. These will take an older TV that might seem out of date, and make it perfect for 2019 and beyond.

Best Android TV smart TVs and streaming playersFrom $66Shop
Best Amazon Fire TV smart TVs and streaming playersFrom $39Shop
Best Roku smart TVs and streaming playersFrom $29Shop

Best Audio

Sony WF 1000XM3 headphones 01

From speakers, to headphones and everything in between, this is your complete list of gifts for the audiophile on your list. These will even work well for your TV that you just bought, since there are also sound bars here in these gift guides.

A great speaker can really change your entire entertainment experience. Whether that’s a new sound bar, or a new pair of headphones. It really makes a huge difference.

Best soundbarsFrom $149Shop
Best Bluetooth speakersFrom $119Shop
Best headphonesFrom $99Shop

Best Gaming gifts

Corsair K70 RGB Mk 2

This is the category that’s for the gamer on your list. Now we already listed the gaming laptops with the laptops section. So these are more into gaming consoles, virtual reality and gaming accessories.

These gaming accessories can really be great for stocking stuffers. Something that the person is going to want, but it’s not going to cost you a ton. And that’s definitely a win in a lot of people’s books.

Best Gaming AccessoriesFrom $19Shop
Best Gaming ConsolesFrom $299Shop
Best VR HeadsetsFrom $80Shop

Best Wearable gifts

Fitbit Versa 2

Whether you have someone on your list that’s looking to be a bit more active and wants to lose some weight, or someone that really just wants a smartwatch, we have you covered here. Smartwatches aren’t for everyone, and they can be rather expensive, but there are plenty of great fitness trackers that are also available, that start at about a quarter of the price. So no matter your budget, there’s something for everyone.

Best SmartwatchesFrom $199Shop
Best Fitness TrackersFrom $55Shop

Best Cameras

Nikon Asia D7500 Tour nov 27 2018

For the photographer in your life, you really can’t go wrong getting them a new lens or a tripod. But for those that are aspiring photographers, then a new camera is definitely a great gift. Whether that’s a point-and-shoot, a DSLR or a mirrorless camera. They are all really great options. And they will love the gift that you’ve picked up for them.

Best CamerasFrom $386Shop
Best Camera lensesFrom $110Shop
Best TripodsFrom $34Shop

Wrap Up

Here at Android Headlines, we spent hours and hours putting together these gift guides, finding the very best gifts in each category. That way we can steer you in the right direction and pick up a gift that everyone is going to love this holiday season.

Now that our gift guides are out though, you’ll still want to stay tuned to Android Headlines. As we’ll be covering all of the deals going on this holiday season, so you can get the perfect gift at an even cheaper price. And who doesn’t love that?