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holiday gift guide 2019

Gotechtor Holiday Gift Guide 2019

What should you get for all the tech-savvy but picky people in your life? Let us help. We've curated the best tech gifts to help you check everyone off your list.

The holiday shopping season is fast approaching, and we’re here to help. It’s that time of the year again where you start figuring out what you’re going to get your tech-savvy loved ones. Whether it’s a cutting-edge technology for early adopters or a simple but useful gadget for average users, Gotechtor holiday gift guide got something for you.

From that little cousin that comes tech-shopping to your house to that old auntie back home that you can barely hear when she calls you, they deserve a little something from you this holiday season. We’ve scoured the internet and rounded up the best tech gadgets and accessories. These are the best deals of 2019 to shop right now. But before you jump right in, we highly recommend you to read our smartphone buying guide, so you can always get the best value for your money.

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Apple iPhone 11

The iPhone 11 might be a budget iPhone, but that doesn’t mean it won’t get all the perks of the high-end iPhones. It comes with the fastest processor and probably the best camera on any smartphone. Additionally, it has the longest battery life among all three of the latest iPhones. It also costs $300 less.

Google Pixel 4

Pixel 4 is Google’s latest flagship smartphone. Google finally adds a dual-camera system on the back and nailed it once again. But the most exciting features are the 90Hz display for buttery smooth scrolling and the tiny radar chip that detect hand gesture and take commands for certain functions.

Samsung Galaxy Note 10

This is the first time Samsung announced two sizes of the same Note phone. The smaller variant is the one to pick for most. It feels great for smaller-handed users compared to the larger version that can be cumbersome. The smaller Note 10 offers almost the same features as the Plus size for less money.

OnePlus 7T

Don’t think twice and buy the OnePlus 7T. You’ll get all the specs of the 7 Pro at a bargain price. For $599, you get a 90Hz screen, the latest Snapdragon processor and decent triple rear cameras. You’ll also get the fast and smooth OxygenOS 10, the best Android implementation, even better than Google’s own stock Android. 

Google Pixel 3A

Google this year launched a real pocket-friendly Pixel phone that is for budget-conscious buyers. It comes with a top-notch camera equipped with Night Sight, an all-day battery, 4GB of RAM, and 64GB of storage. Despite not having the latest Snapdragon processor, the Pixel 3A is as fast as any current top-end smartphones.

Samsung Galaxy S10E

The Samsung Galaxy S10E is the Galaxy to buy this year and is the best Galaxy S10 for most people. It has a glass-and-aluminum design, comes with the powerful Snapdragon 855 chipset and a long-lasting battery. It also comes with a 6GB of RAM and 128GB of storage, which should be enough for average users.

RAVPower Wireless Charging Stand

Most smartphones now come with wireless charging support. So, a wireless charger is a must-have accessory for your phone. The RAVPower wireless charging stand is one of the best charging pads you can buy now. It’s built like a tank, has a non-slip bottom and sufficient room for quiet cooling. The RavPower charger also works in portrait and landscape mode.

Mophie Powerstation XXL

A decent portable charger is another must-have for every gadget owner. When you run out of battery and there are no power outlets on sight, only a power bank could save you. The Powerstation XXL has a 20,000mAh battery and three USB ports—two USB-A, and a USB-C. It’s a little bit heavy, but you can charge three devices at once.

RavPower 61W Wall Charger

This is truly a must-have accessory. The RavPower 61W charger is built like a tank. It has a compact size and looks and feels durable. This little power brick can charge your laptop, tablet, smartphone at maximum speed. This RAVPower USB Charger is the perfect travel companion for your USB C devices. You’ll never want to go anywhere without it.

Apple Watch Series 5

Apple Watch Series 5 is Apple’s latest smartwatch. It features an always-on display, without affecting battery life that much. You no longer need to raise your arm to see the time. It now has its dedicated apps for even better user experience. You’ll get a large Retina display, ECG, heart-monitoring and all the fitness features you’d expect from a smartwatch.

Samsung Galaxy Watch Active2

Without a doubt, Apple Watch is the best smartwatch you can buy, but not everyone is a fan of a square smartwatch. If you feel this way, Samsung’s Galaxy Watch Active2 might be your best bet. It has a plethora of useful features, including health-tracking, music controls, messaging and more. It’s water-resistant and comes in two versions: 40mm and 44mm.

Fitbit Versa 2 Smartwatch

Though Fitbit may be best known for its fitness trackers, the Versa 2 is a good smartwatch. It comes with all the great fitness features you’d expect from Fitbit, combined with a handful of smartwatch features. It’s the first Fitbit product with Amazon Alexa support. If you’re more into fitness tracking, but also need some sort of smartwatch functionalities the Fitbit Versa 2 is all you need.

Sonos One

If you’re looking for a smart speaker that offers multiroom audio capabilities, excellent sound quality and fantastic voice controls of Amazon’s Alexa or Google Assistant, the Sonos One might be your best bet. It has a stylish and classic design without compromising performance. It’ll look great anywhere you place it at home.

Apple AirPods Pro

If you love Apple’s AirPods but they constantly fell off your ears, AirPods Pro may have a fix for you. Apple’s latest earbuds come with a new design and some exclusive features like Active Noise Cancellation and Transparency mode + Active EQ. They’re more stable in the ears and offer improved sound quality.

Sony WF-1000MX3 Wireless Earbuds

As iconic as AirPods might be, but not everybody’s a fan of the design. If you’re in the market for truly wireless earbuds with a premium look and feel and excellent sound quality, the Sony WF-1000MX3 should be under your radar. They offer better sound than most pricier competitors like Beats, Sennheiser and even the new AirPods Pro.

Amazon Echo Dot

The latest Amazon Echo Dot delivers significantly improved sound compared with the previous generation, making it an even better pick for an entry-level Alexa speaker. The new Dot is larger, which means you get a larger, louder, and more powerful speaker. If you frequently use and rely on Amazon service the third-gen Dot would be a perfect addition to your tech gadgets.

Google Nest Mini

You don’t always have to break the bank to give someone a nice piece of tech. The Google Home Mini would make an excellent gift for all Google users. The gadget has great sound and impressive voice recognition capabilities. You can place it anywhere in your home thanks to its built-in wall mount. It comes in a different color of options, which include charcoal, chalk, coral, and blue. 

Gotechtor Merch

We’ve got some nice in house goodies that’d make a nice gift to your loved ones. Whether you’d like to pick up a good sweater or a nice coffee mug to enjoy your coffee and warm up your day during the holiday season. Gotechtor Store got you covered. Make sure to subscribe to the Gotechtor Store mailing list to receive a 15% discount on your first order.

This was our holiday tech gift guide for 2019. Which of these tech gadgets you’d give as gifts during the holiday season?

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