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Holiday Gift Guide 2022: Best Gifts Under $100 – updated November 30, 2022

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The holiday season is right around the corner, and some of you are probably on the lookout for gifts. Quite recently, we’ve shared our gift guide for products under $50, and this time around, we’re covering gifts under $100. Considering we already have a separate article for products under $50, in this one, we’ll focus on those between $50 and $100. So, we’ll essentially try to suggest some of the best tech gifts under $100 for you to get.

In the list below, you’ll find 15 products. Most of them are available in more than one place, and we’ve included links as well. You’ll also find price tags for those products, along with descriptions and images. Price tags are constantly changing, though, so they may be slightly different by the time you’re reading this. We’ll do our best to keep the list updated, though.

Product nameCostWhere to buy
Amazon Kindle (2022)$99.99Amazon
Logitech MX Keys Mini$98.99Amazon
Google Pixel Buds A$99.99Amazon
Logitech MX Master 3S$94.99 (down from $99.99)Amazon
Roku Ultra$77 (down from $89.99)Amazon
Google Nest Hub$49.99 (down from $99.99)Best Buy
Wave Solo$59 (down from $79)Amazon
Amazon Echo (4th Gen)$59.99 (down from $99.99)Amazon
8Bitdo Arcade Stick$89.99Amazon
Amazon Smart Thermostat$59.99Amazon
eufy Security Solo IndoorCam$54.99Amazon
Razer Kishi V2$99Amazon
Tribit StormBox Micro 2$59.99 (down from $69.99)Amazon
Jabra Elite 45h$87.40 (down from $99.99)Amazon
Anker 735 Charger$59.99Amazon

Amazon Kindle (2022)

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The new Amazon Kindle, 2022 edition, is an ideal partner for your reading needs. It comes with a 6-inch 300 ppi display, and double the storage of its predecessor. The E Ink display is still at the very core of the experience, as it’s still the best solution for reading.

This thing also features better battery life than its predecessor, and has a Type-C USB port at the bottom. You get access to Amazon’s library of books, including audiobooks, and the selection there is excellent. This is an ideal gift for someone who likes to read.

Amazon Kindle (2022) - Amazon

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Logitech MX Keys Mini

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If someone you know needs a new keyboard, and prefers minimalistic keyboards… well, the Logitech MX Keys Mini is one of the best you can get. Do note that this is a chiclet-style keyboard, not a mechanical one. The key travel is really good, though, and the typing experience is great.

This keyboard especially shines for Windows and macOS users, due to the extra features that you’re getting with Logitech’s software. This is a wireless keyboard, and it can be recharged via a Type-C port.

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Logitech MX Keys Mini - Amazon

Google Pixel Buds A

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The Google Pixel Buds-A are still some of the best truly wireless earbuds under $100. These earbuds are easy to recognize, thanks to their design, and they do offer a really secure fit. They come with custom-designed 12mm speaker drivers.

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It’s possible to get up to 5 hours of listening time, and 2.5 hours of talk time on a single charge. That goes up considerably with the charging case, up to 24 hours of listening time. These earbuds can be charged wirelessly, and they offer Adaptive Sound.

Google Pixel Buds A - Amazon

Logitech MX Master 3S

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Logitech’s MX Master series of computer mice. The MX Master 3S is a considerable refinement over previous versions, and it’s a great gift for someone who needs a mouse for productivity.

This mouse is great for video editing, and everything else that needs a vertical scroll wheel. It’s great for productivity in general, and it feels quite big in the hand. It screams quality, when it comes to its build, and it’s ergonomic. If it ends up being used in collaboration with Logitech’s software, it can really be fine-tuned for specific user needs.

Logitech MX Master 3S - Amazon

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Roku Ultra

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If someone you know needs a streaming device, the Roku Ultra is a great choice. Not only can this thing stream content in 4K, but it also utilizes HDR and Dolby Vision. Dolby Atmos is also supported, and its remote comes with an audio jack. That way, whoever uses it, can easily use wired headphones.

This pack includes a premium HDMI cable, for connecting the device to a TV. Do note that the only requirement is that the TV has an HDMI port, that’s it. An Internet connection is also needed, though, of course.

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Roku Ultra - Amazon

Google Nest Hub

Google Nest Hub render

Smart displays are not as popular as some other gadgets, but there are some interesting ones in the market. The Google Nest Hub is definitely one of them, and this 7-inch smart display is a great gift for someone who likes to watch cooking videos in the kitchen, for example.

Think of this as Google Assistant with a display, or a tablet with a stand, in a way. There are a number of use scenarios with it, as it’s also a great source of music while you’re doing something around the house. You can easily start interacting with it by using your voice.

Google Nest Hub - Best Buy

Wave Solo

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The Wave Solo is probably a device you haven’t heard about just yet. This orb is actually a handheld, Bluetooth-enabled massage device. It’s also referred to as the vibration therapy ball, and comes with ‘QuietRoll’ technology.

There are three customizable vibration frequencies that you can set up in the Therabody app. It can be used on a number of different parts of your body, and it comes with a carrying pouch, and a USB-A to USB-C cable. This can be a great gift for someone who could use regular massages.

Wave Solo - Amazon

Amazon Echo (4th Gen)

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Amazon’s Echo products have become well-known over the years. This orb-like speaker comes equipped with Amazon Alexa, and provides rather rich sound. It’s a great gift for someone who needs a smart speaker, and is involved in Amazon’s ecosystem, or wants to get into it.

The Amazon Echo (4th Gen) comes in three different colors, and it supports lossless HD audio on select streaming services. it can play songs from Amazon Music, Apple Music, Spotify, Sirius XM, and more. There are a ton of features related to Amazon Alexa, and this speaker can fit in pretty much anywhere, as long as you get the right color.

Amazon Echo (4th Gen) - Amazon

8Bitdo Arcade Stick

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Do you know a gamer who simply loves old stick controllers? Well, the 8Bitdo is basically the perfect gift. This stick controller for arcade games comes with a ton of buttons and it can be used both via a wire, and wirelessly.

It is compatible with both Windows and Nintendo Switch, and its buttons are customizable. In fact, it’s possible to create macros as well. It supports Bluetooth and 2.4GHz WiFi connection, while a Type-C port is included. It has a hidden compartment for a 2.4GHz receiver.

8Bitdo Arcade Stick - Amazon

Amazon Smart Thermostat

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The Amazon Smart Thermostat is an excellent solution for someone who needs a smart thermostat in the house. This thermostat is compatible with Amazon Alexa, so it can be used in conjunction with the Echo speaker we talked about.

Using a smart thermostat will help you reduce energy usage, and Alexa can do the programming for you, actually. You can control this either via a smart speaker, or via your phone, by using the Alexa app. It is made with Honeywell Home Thermostat Technology.

Amazon Smart Thermostat - Amazon

eufy Security Solo IndoorCam

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Home security is important, that’s why more and more people are buying security cams. Luckily, those cameras are not that expensive anymore, and anyone can easily secure their home. The eufy Security Solo IndoorCam is a great solution. This is the P24 model, and it’s meant to be used indoors, as its name says.

This camera is compatible with voice assistants, and can monitor your home even when the light is gone. It has motion tracking support, and can differentiate between humans and pets. It records up to 2K clarity, and it can be used in collaboration with both Google Assistant and Amazon Alexa.

eufy Security Solo IndoorCam - Amazon

Razer Kishi V2

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The Razer Kishi V2 is another controller on this list, but this one is meant to be used with a phone. It’s actually one of the best-known smartphone controllers on the market, and one of the best ones.

There are two variants, one for Android phones, and one for iPhones. The link below is for Android devices, but you’ll find the one for iPhones on that link as well, as a separate option. This controller comes with microswitch buttons, analog triggers, customizable triggers, and programmable macros. It has universal fit with extendable bridge addition.

Razer Kishi V2 - Amazon

Tribit StormBox Micro 2

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Do you happen to know someone who really needs a reliable portable speaker? Well, the Tribit StormBox Micro 2 is a great solution. This speaker actually gets quite loud for its size (90dB), and it offers some bass as well.

It is IP67 certified for water resistance, and it has a built-in strap. It can provide up to 12 hours of play time, and it can serve as a power bank for other devices as well. It’s actually ideal to take on a camping trip, or something of the sort. It also offers up to 120ft Bluetooth range.

Tribit StormBox Micro 2 - Amazon

Jabra Elite 45h

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The Jabra Elite 45h are headphones that are well-worth the price tag. Not only do they offer excellent sound, but they’re also wireless. On top of that, they’re quite stealthy in the black color shown above, but more color options can be found on the link provided below.

These headphones offer up to 50 hours of battery life, and have 40mm speakers built-in. Best of all, they’re quite compact, they’re nowhere near the size of some other headphones out there. That makes them quite portable, while they’re not heavy either.

Jabra Elite 45h - Amazon

Anker 735 Charger

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Having a quality, multi-purpose charger is a great idea to cut down on the number of cables you have. You can organize your setup so that you take only one charger with you when you’re out and about. If you know someone that is in need of such a charger, the Anker 735 is one of the best out there.

This GaN charger supports charging up to 65W, and it comes with a foldable wall plug. There are two Type-C ports on it, and one USB-A port. It is compatible with a wide variety of devices, and supports PowerIQ 4.0 technology.

Anker 735 Charger - Amazon