The holiday season is here. It’s that time of the year where people get together, visit family and friends and exchange gifts with each other.
While tech shopping can be expensive sometimes, you don’t have to break the bank this year. Gotechtor has put together a list of cool tech gadgets for different kinds of budget. Whether or not you’re tech-savvy, if you’re in the market to buy a tech gift for your loved ones or yourself, this guide might give you a few ideas.
Find your next favorite gadget below!
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Apple’s Airpods headphones are probably the best wireless headphones available out there. If you’re both an iPhone user and audiophile, these Airpods are your best bet. With these super-lightweight Apple AirPods, you get convenience, consistent and reliable wireless connection, and effortless pairing with all your Apple devices. The sound quality may not the best out there, but you’ll get good call quality though.
Not everyone needs an expensive flagship smartphone. The Motorola G6 has proved itself to be a great phone among the big names out there. You’ll get a new full HD+ 5.7-inch LCD display, decent processing speed, dual rear cameras, fast charging, near-stock Android Oreo and more. All of that for an insanely affordable price, which makes the Motorola G6 one of the best budget-friendly smartphones on the market now.
If you want a nice pair of wireless earphones that cost about a third of Apple’s AirPods’ price, you’re going to want the OnePlus Bullet Wireless. The earbuds support aptX for high-quality audio streaming, and the neckband is comfortable, flexible and lightweight. The housing of the earbuds is magnetic, which is useful for managing the cables when not in use.
If you’ve always wanted an Apple Watch but found it too expensive to afford, the Apple Watch Series 3 is up to grab at an all-time low price. Get up to $80 off Apple Watch Series 3 models this Cyber Monday.
What about if you want a flagship smartphone but don’t want to spend $1,000, which seems to be the standard now. OnePlus got you covered. This Chinese smartphone maker has built a reputation for making flagship smartphones at relatively low prices. The OnePlus 6T brings groundbreaking technology (in-display fingerprint reader), extremely fast speed, dual cameras, great battery life, water and dust resistant, sleek design and much more.
The 3.5mm headphone jack in a smartphone is almost a thing of the past. The OnePlus Type-C Bullets earphones are the type of USB-C earphones everybody should own. They are perfectly designed and come with a built-in Cirrus Logic DAC, which makes them compatible with most devices. The Type-C Bullets earbuds have a built-in mic, remote control and offer excellent sound both from a voice and microphone perspective.
There’s nothing scarier and more frustrating than a smartphone with a dead battery. A power outlet will not always be available when you need it the most, only a battery power bank will be your best friend during those times. With its high-capacity 20,100mAh, you can charge your phone multiple times before it needs to be charged again. It has 6A Output Type-C Port and two standard USB ports for your convenience to charge multiple devices at once.
The Galaxy S9 is one of the best Samsung Galaxy series. The big thing about this phone is its lens, which can physically switch between a bright f/1.5 aperture and a smaller f/2.4 aperture—Very similar to how big cameras work. The S9 comes with some nice features like a microSD card slot and a headphone jack. As of this writing now it’s discounted on Amazon, 26% off the initial price.
Anker Powerline + II cables (USB-Type C & Lightning)
A durable charging cable is something every smartphone owner should own. Often times the one that came in the box when you buy a new smartphone isn’t that great. This Anker Powerline + II is a must-have, whether you have an iPhone or an Android phone. It’s awesome quality and good value for your money. You even get a box for your convenience to carry your charging cable around.
This would be a great gift for that auntie who keeps asking you for pictures and wants to video call with you over WhatsApp. It can also be a great backup phone. The Nokia 6.1 has a full aluminum unibody construction – It’s built like a tank. The phone will get two years of updates straight from Google. Its price has been steadily dropping since it was released, and now you can get it for as low as $179. What a steal!
Phone accessories are great, they add value to your phone. And a cell phone stand is one of those accessories that help you get the most of your smartphone. This Lamicall Phone Stand is beautiful, solidly constructed with aluminum, and very handy when it comes to watching a video or charging your phone. It will look nice on a desk, a nightstand or end table.
If you have multiple gadgets like myself, and you run out of power outlets this Anker USB-C wall charger is for you. It provides one USB-C PD port that outputs 30w and four PowerIQ ports. This wall charger will be great when you’re on vacation and don’t want to bring all those annoying chargers with you.