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The Ultimate Holiday Gift Guide 2022: Smartphones, Headphones, Tablets & More

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It can be tough to figure out what you should buy for everyone on your list this year, and that’s where our annual Gift Guide comes into play.

AndroidHeadlines has rounded up the best smartphones, video doorbells, security cameras, robot vacuums, tablets, laptops, gaming headsets and much more in this year’s round of gift guides. We have also rounded up the best gifts under $50, under $100, under $150 and under $250. So there’s something for everyone on your list this year.

Don’t hesitate, you’re going to want to get started on this as soon as possible, as the shortages are real.

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With that said, welcome to the 2022 edition of the Ultimate Holiday Gift Guide!

Table of Contents

Smartphones
Smartphone Accessories
Headphones & Earbuds
Speakers
Soundbars
Smart TVs
Smartwatches
Laptops & Chromebooks
Gaming Laptops
Gaming Headsets
PC Accessories
Smart Home
Gifts Under $50
Gifts Under $100
Gifts Under $150
Gifts Under $250

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Best smartphones

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There are a ton of great smartphones that you can pick up this year, and many of them are not $1,000 smartphones anymore. That’s a trend we really saw a lot of this year. So in our Smartphone Gift Guide, you’ll find that there is not a lot of $1,000+ smartphones on this list.

Instead, you’ll find many smartphones that are under $700 – in fact more than half of the smartphones in our guide is under $700.

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Product nameCostWhere to buy
Google Pixel 6a$449Amazon
Samsung Galaxy A53$439Amazon
OnePlus 10 Pro$670Amazon
Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 4$899Amazon
Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 4$1,599Amazon
ASUS ROG Phone 6$1,149Amazon
Moto G Power$169Amazon
Samsung Galaxy S22 Ultra$999Amazon
Google Pixel 6 Pro$899Amazon
Samsung Galaxy S22$799Amazon
OnePlus 10T$649Amazon

Best smartphone accessories

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From battery packs, to car mounts, to charging cables, we have everything you need for smartphone accessories in this gift guide. These are going to make for some really great stocking stuffers this year, since the majority of these are pretty cheap and also fairly small.

Product nameCostWhere to buy
GameSir X2 Pro Mobile Gaming Controller$79Amazon
Zoo Med Mobile GamePad$29.93Walmart
Omnicharge Omni 20+$199.00Amazon
Showvigor Silicone Car Dashboard Phone Holder$19.99Amazon
Mophie Snap+ Wireless Vent Mount$49.00Amazon
Anker 313 Wireless Charging Pad$19.99Amazon
ZealSound Qi-Certified Car Charge Slim Pad Station Dock & Phone Holder$24.95Amazon
ACEFAST GaN PD65W Fast Charger Hub$49.99Amazon
Anker PowerPort Atom IIIFrom $39.99Amazon
Nekteck 100W USB-C ChargerFrom $30.59Amazon

Best headphones & earbuds

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With most phones no longer having a headphone jack, Bluetooth headphones and truly wireless earbuds have become super popular in the last few years. And now in 2022, there are a ton of really great options that don’t cost a fortune. We’ve listed a number of them in this gift guide of the best headphones and earbuds.

Product nameCostWhere to buy
beyerdynamic Free BYRD$299beyerdynamic
TREBLAB Z2$84.57Amazon
Bose Noise Cancelling Headphones 700$379.00Amazon
soundcore Space Q45$149.99Amazon
Jabra Elite 4 Active$119.99Amazon
Edifier W820NB$79.99Amazon
beyerdynamic DT 770 PRO$259Amazon
Sony WH-1000XM5$399Amazon
Edifier NeoBuds S$179Amazon
LG TONE Free Fit TF8$199Amazon
Bose QuietComfort Noise Cancelling Earbuds$199Amazon
Philips H9505 Active Noise Cancelling Headphones$249Amazon
SENNHEISER HD 450BT Headphones$199Amazon
Jabra Elite 45h$86.40Amazon
Bose QuietComfort 45 Noise Cancelling Headphones$329Amazon

Best speakers

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Whether you’re looking for a smart speaker, a Bluetooth speaker, a portable speaker or even a bookshelf speaker, this gift guide is the one to check out. There are many great options available in this gift guide, from a variety of price points.

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Product nameCostWhere to buy
Edifier MS50A Wi-Fi Speaker$149.99BestBuy
 Sony SRS-XB43$278Amazon
Google Nest Audio$99.99Amazon
JBL GO2$39.95Amazon
Bose SoundLink Flex$149.99BestBuy
Edifier MP230$129.99BestBuy
LG XBOOM GO$99.99BestBuy
Philips S3505$59.99Amazon
Duoten F013 Pro$29.99Amazon
EDUPLINK M6Pro$39.99Amazon
Lenrue A22USCA$25.99Amazon
Edifier G2000$109.99Amazon
DOSS Soundbox$34.99Amazon

Best soundbars

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Looking for a new soundbar to upgrade your home entertainment system? This is the gift guide for you. In our best soundbars gift guide, we have rounded up the very best soundbars from Sonos, VIZIO, Sony, LG, Samsung and more. Ranging in prices from under $100, to over $1,500. So there’s something for everyone.

Product nameCostWhere to buy
JBL Bar 5.1$499Amazon
Samsung Q800A Q Series Soundbar$593Amazon
TCL Alto 9+ Dolby Atmos Soundbar$239Amazon
Samsung HW-S60B$347Amazon
Sonos Beam 2$449Sonos
Bose Soundbar 900$899Amazon
Sony Z9F 3.1ch Sound bar$898Amazon
Roku Smart Soundbar$179Amazon
Sonos Ray$279Amazon
Samsung HW-Q600A Dolby Atmos Soundbar$377Amazon
Sony HT-S400$248Amazon

Best smart TVs

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This is a great year to pick up a new smart TV for anyone on your list. There are some really great smart TVs available, at some really great prices.

Whether you’re looking for an Android TV, a Roku TV, Fire TV or even a Tizen TV. We’ve got them all listed in our Smart TVs Gift Guide here.

Product nameCostWhere to buy
Sony X90K 4K Google TV$998Amazon
TCL 6-series Roku TV$649Amazon
TCL 5-Series Roku TV$399Amazon
Samsung Neo QLED 4K TV$1,497Amazon
Samsung Neo QLED 8K TV$1,799Amazon
LG UQ9000 Series 4K TV$386Amazon
LG OLED evo C2 4K TV$1,796Amazon
Hisense U6 ULED 4K Fire TV$379Amazon
Amazon Omni QLED Series Fire TV$799Amazon
LG QNED80 4K Smart TV$547Amazon

Best smartwatches

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If you’re looking for a smartwatch, there are a lot of options currently available. From Fossil, Apple, Samsung, Garmin, Fitbit and many more. This gift guide is going to help you determine which smartwatch is the one to pick up this year.

SmartwatchCostWhere To Buy
Samsung Galaxy Watch 4 ClassicFrom $299.99Amazon, Best Buy, Samsung, ABT
Skagen Jorn Hybrid HRFrom $142.49Amazon
Fossil Gen 6From $229Amazon, Best Buy
Samsung Galaxy Watch 5/Galaxy Watch 5 ProFrom $249Galaxy Watch 5: Amazon, & Various other Retailers/Galaxy Watch 5 Pro: Amazon & Various other Retailers
Apple Watch Series 8/Apple Watch UltraFrom $389Apple Watch Series 8: Amazon, Best Buy, Target/ Apple Watch Ultra: Amazon, Best Buy
Fitbit Charge 5From $148Amazon, B&H, Best Buy, Macy’s, Fitbit
Fitbit Sense 2From $199.95Amazon, Best Buy, Walmart
Polar Grit XFrom $310.67Amazon, Moosejaw, Walmart
Amazfit Band 5From $39.99Amazon & Various Other Retailers
Amazon HaloFrom $69.99Amazon, Best Buy, Walmart, Target
Apple Watch SE (2nd Gen)$249Amazon, Best Buy, Walmart, Target
Garmin Forerunner 55$199.99Amazon & Various Other Retailers

Best Laptops & Chromebooks

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With the pandemic taking a major toll on everyone this year, a new laptop (or Chromebook) is a really great gift this year. And the good news is, you don’t need to spend a ton to get a great laptop this year. In our Best Laptops Gift Guide, we have rounded up the best laptops from Microsoft, Google, Acer, Lenovo and more!

Product nameCostWhere to buy
Samsung Galaxy Book2 Pro 360$899Amazon
Lenovo Yoga 9i$1,749.99Best Buy
MacBook Air 13.6″$1,049Best Buy
MacBook Pro 13.3$1,149Best Buy
Galaxy Chromebook 2 – 13.3$549Best Buy
Lenovo Chromebook Flex 3$249Amazon
Dell – Inspiron 2-in-1 16”$699.99Best Buy
Dell Latitude Chromebook$599.99Amazon
Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Tablet Gen 3$950.07Lenovo
Surface Pro 8$899.99Best Buy

Best gaming laptops

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If you’d rather pick up a gaming laptop over a regular laptop, we have you covered there too. With many gaming laptops from MSI, Alienware, ASUS and many other makes. Some of these are actually fairly cheap, compared to others on this list, and for a gaming laptop. So there’s something here for everyone.

Gaming LaptopCostWhere To Buy
Razer Blade 14From $1,899.99Amazon & Various Retailers
Razer Blade 15From $1,931.99Amazon & Various Other Retailers
ASUS ROG Zephyrus G15 (2022)$1,999.99Best Buy
Alienware x15 R2From $2,149.99Amazon, Best Buy, Dell
Lenovo Legion 5 ProFrom $1,459.99Amazon
Lenovo Legion 7 (2022)$2,058.88Amazon
ASUS ROG Zephyrus G14From $1,519Amazon
Dell G15From $899.99Amazon, Best Buy, Dell
ASUS ROG Strix Scar 15 (2022)From $2,399.99Amazon
Acer Predator Triton SE$1,424.99Best Buy

Best gaming headsets

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With the PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X (and Series S) launching this year, a new gaming headset is a really great gift to give this year. And there are some great options from SteelSeries, Logitech, Samsung and more. All of which are listed in our Gaming Headsets Gift Guide.

HeadsetCostWhere To Buy
SteelSeries Arctis Nova Pro Wireless$349.99Multi-System: Amazon, SteelSeries/Xbox Multi-System: Amazon, Best Buy, SteelSeries
Sony Pulse 3D$99Amazon & Various Other Retailers
Logitech G Pro X WirelessFrom $190Amazon & Various Other Retailers
EPOS H3Pro Hybrid$279Amazon
JBL Quantum 600$99.95Amazon, B&H
Razer Kaira XFrom $49.99Amazon, Razer
Razer Hammerhead True Wireless V2From $99.99Amazon, Razer
SteelSeries Arctis Nova 1$59.99Amazon, Walmart, Best Buy, SteelSeries
Razer Kraken X USB$50.66Amazon
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay PortalFrom $372.12Amazon
HyperX Cloud Stinger CoreFrom $19.99Amazon, Walmart, Best Buy
EPOS GTW 270 Hybrid$149.99Amazon, Best Buy
Xbox Wireless Stereo HeadsetFrom $99.99Amazon & Various Other Retailers

Best PC Accessories

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Whether it’s a new mouse, mechanical keyboard, a gaming headset or something else. Our PC Accessories Gift Guide has all of your bases covered. Most of these also make for some great gift guides.

Gaming Accessory/HardwareCostWhere To Buy
Samsung 990 Pro NVMe SSDFrom $169.99Samsung (Pre-order from November 1)
SteelSeries Arctis Nova Pro Wireless Headset$349.99Amazon & Various Other Retailers
SCUF Reflex Controller for PS5From $199.99SCUF Gaming
SteelSeries Apex Pro TKL Wireless Gaming Keyboard$249.99Amazon, Best Buy
Razer Deathstalker V2 Pro TKL$219.99Amazon, GameStop, Best Buy
Razer Naga ProFrom $99.99Amazon, Best Buy, Razer
SteelSeries Arena 9 Speakers$549.99Amazon, Best Buy, Walmart
PlayStation DualSense Controller$69Amazon & Various Other Retailers
Sony DualSense Charging Stand$29.99Amazon & Various Other Retailers
Razer Universal Quick Charging Stand for Xbox$39.99Amazon, Razer, Best Buy
Herman Miller Vantum Gaming Chair$995Herman Miller
SteelSeries QcK Mouse PadFrom $9.99Amazon
Seagate Firecuda 530 NVMe SSD W/ HeatsinkFrom $259.99Amazon, B&H, Newegg, Best Buy
SCUF Instinct Pro Controller for Xbox$229.99Amazon
Xbox Wireless headset For Xbox Series X|S$99.99Amazon & Various Other Retailers

Best smart home products

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Whether you’re looking for a robot vacuum, some smart lights, a smart lock or something else for your smart home, this gift guide is for you. We’ve rounded up the very best smart home products that you can buy right now. Across many of the popular brands.

Product nameCostWhere to buy
iRobot Roomba Combo j7+$1,099iRobot
Ring Video Doorbell$69Amazon
ECOVACS Deebot X1 Omni$1,549Amazon
Amazon Echo Dot (5th Gen)$49Amazon
Amazon Echo Dot with Clock (5th Gen)$59Amazon
Google Nest Doorbell Battery$179Amazon
Amazon Smart Plug$25Amazon
Google Nest Cam (Wired)$99Best Buy
Kwikset Halo WiFi Smart Lock$229Amazon
Google Nest Hub Max$229Amazon
Google Nest Cam (Battery)$179Best Buy
Amazon Smart Thermostat$59Amazon
Google Nest Thermostat$129Amazon
Govee Glide RGBIC LED Wall Lights$99Amazon
Philips Hue Color Smart Bulb Starter Kit$175Amazon

Best gifts under $50

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If you have a budget for gifts for those on your list, then these next four lists are the ones for you. Starting off with the best gifts under $50, this list will give you all sorts of ideas of what to pick up this holiday season. From streaming devices, to battery packs and everything in between.

Product nameCostWhere to buy
Amazon Echo Dot$49.99Amazon, Best Buy
Anker PowerCore 10000$19.99Amazon
Logitech K480$34.99Amazon
Amazon Fire TV Stick$49.99Amazon, Best Buy, B&H Photo
8Bitdo Sn30 Pro+$49.99Amazon
Logitech G332$37.99Amazon
JBL GO 2$32.95Amazon, Walmart
AmazonBasics Laptop Table$43.49Amazon
Roku Streaming Stick+$49.99Amazon, Best Buy, Walmart
Razer Basilisk Essential$44.96Amazon, Walmart
TP-Link Kasa Smart Light Bulb$21.99Amazon
Amazon Echo Wall Clock$29.99Amazon

Best gifts under $100

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If you’ve got a bit more cash to spend, then these gifts under $100 are worth checking out. From mice and keyboards, to headphones, to headsets, everything for everyone is here, and it’s pretty affordable too.

Product nameCostWhere to buy
Amazon Kindle (2022)$99.99Amazon
Logitech MX Keys Mini$99.99Amazon
Google Pixel Buds A$99.99Amazon
Logitech MX Master 3S$99.99Amazon
Roku Ultra$89.94Amazon
Google Nest Hub$99.99Best Buy
Wave Solo$79Amazon
Amazon Echo (4th Gen)$59.99Amazon
8Bitdo Arcade Stick$89.99Amazon
Amazon Smart Thermostat$59.99Amazon
eufy Security Solo IndoorCam$54.99Amazon
Razer Kishi V2$99.99Amazon
Tribit StormBox Micro 2$59.99Amazon
Jabra Elite 45h$86.40Amazon
Anker 735 Charger$59.99Amazon

Best gifts under $150

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Jumping up to the best gifts under $150, you can get some really great products for this price point. From an action cam, to a Fire TV Cube and even a tablet or two.

Product nameCostWhere to buy
Garmin Dash Cam Mini 2$129.99Amazon
PlayStation Classic$84.99Amazon
Canon IVY Mini Photo Printer$89 (down from $144)Amazon
Ember Temperature Control Smart Mug 2$129.95Amazon
House of Marley Positive Vibration XL$149.99Amazon
Hyper 7-in-1 USB-C Hub Stand with MicroSD/SD$99.99Best Buy
Bose SoundLink Flex$149Amazon
Amazon Fire TV Cube$59.99 (down from $119.99)Amazon
Courant Catch$139.99 (down from $175)Amazon
Jabra Elite 7 Pro$119.99 (down from $199.99)Amazon
AeroGarden Harvest$129.99 (down from $164.95)Amazon

Best gifts under $250

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Finally, rounding out gift guides for 2020, we have the best gifts under $250. In this list, you’ll find a Nest Hub Max, as well as some tablets from Samsung and Lenovo and even a gaming chair. So there’s something for everyone on your list.

Product nameCostWhere to buy
NETGEAR Orbi$153.99 (45% off)Amazon
Marshall Stockwell II$190.66 (13% off)Amazon
Bose Frames$149.47 (25% off)Amazon
Townew T1S$143.10 (10% off)Amazon
Bose Sleepbuds II$249Amazon
Roku Streambar Pro$179.16Amazon
Ring Video Doorbell 3$159.99 (20% off)Amazon
Kindle Paperwhite (2022)$149.99Amazon
House of Marley Stir It Up Turntable$199.99Amazon
Courant Catch:3$159.99 (9% off)Amazon
Beats Fit Pro$199.95Amazon
iRobot Roomba 694$249.99 (9% off)Amazon