The holiday season is upon us, and the mad rush to find to best gifts for your loved ones is on. Well, if you’re looking for some of the best gifts for Android users, we’ve got you covered! Don’t forget to check out our roundup of some of the best gifts for under $50, and today, we’ll be taking a look at some of the best gift choices for Android users, within a budget of between $50 and $100. Let’s get started!
The Moga Pro Power is a full-sized bluetooth controller for your Android smartphone or tablet, and is the bigger version of the compact Hero Power. The Pro Power looks and handles a lot like an Xbox 360 controller, so if that’s something you’re used to, you’ll feel right at home with this controller. The larger size of the device makes it a lot easier and comfortable to use, but loses out on the portability of the Hero Power. The Pro Power features a 2,200 mAh rechargeable battery, which can also be used to charge your smartphone while using the controller. The Pro Power features full-sized console-style grips, dual clickable analog sticks, four action buttons, a directional pad, and L1/R1 shoulder and L2/R2 trigger buttons to deliver far greater precision than your mobile touchscreen. Four LEDs shows you when your controller is running low on battery. Also included is tablet stand, that holds your tablet at a slight angle, for the optimum viewing and playing experience. Don’t forget to check out our hands-on review of the Moga Pro Power here. Buy now on Amazon for $63.99.
The HMDX Jam Party Wireless Boombox that connects wirelessly to any Bluetooth-enabled device, and features two stereo speakers for a superior bass performance. The stereo speaker also comes with line-in capability, which allows for connecting non-Bluetooth-enabled devices directly to the speaker. This wireless stereo speaker features a rechargeable lithium-ion battery that provides up to 12 hours of wireless play, and includes an AC adapter for quick charging. The Jam Party Boombox features an integrated handle for easy transportation, and with it’s large rechargeable battery, is ideal for on-the-go use. The device is also available in multiple color options, including grey, blue, pink, and yellow. Buy now on Amazon for $75.04.
The Shure SE215 Earphones features a newly developed Dynamic Micro Driver, that delivers detailed sound quality with enhanced bass. The durable Kevlar reinforced cable is detachable for easy replacement or customization, with the formable wire ensuring securing placement. The over-the-ear setup keeps cables out of the way. The Sound Isolation technology prevents outside noise from interfering with your audio experience, and can block ambient noise up to 37 dB. The lightweight, low-profile shape with optimized nozzle angle is designed to rest comfortably in the ear. Soft, flexible sleeves in multiple shapes and sizes should take care of your unique fit. The Shure Sound Isolation Earphones also comes with a carrying case. Buy now on Amazon for $99.
The Creative WP-450 Wireless Bluetooth Headphones features aptX technology that ensures audio content transmitted over Bluetooth is instant and crystal clear. Precisely tuned Neodymium drivers offer an accurate and dynamic listening experience for your music and movie entertainment. A concealed microphone lets you enjoy crystal clear phone calls, and the device is also equipped with ClearSpeech Engine technology that suppresses noise and enhances speech. Instant access to call and playback controls and volume level buttons are available on the device, and the soft leatherette ear cushions make it very comfortable to use, even over long periods. The durable hinge-fold headband design facilitates easy storage for your traveling convenience, and a travel pouch is also included. Buy now on Amazon for $79.22.
The Intocircuit Power Castle External Battery Pack boasts a massive 26,000 mAh capacity, more than enough to recharge your smartphones and tablets multiple times. The power bank features multiple output voltages, and is designed for charging laptops, smartphones, tablets, and other digital devices. It comes with 10 laptop connectors and 10 smartphone/tablet connectors, ensuring that you will be able to charge almost every device. It also includes multiple safety mechanisms including protection against overcharge, over-voltage, over-current, and short circuits. While not the sleekest power bank around, the massive capacity is unmatched, and ideal for the power user on the go. Buy now on Amazon for $89.99.
With the growing number of portable devices we now carry, including laptops, smartphones tablets, sharing and accessing media is becoming more and more tedious. This is where the SanDisk Connect Wireless Flash Drive comes in. While it may look like a regular 32GB flash drive, you can connect to this device wirelessly from your smartphone, tablet, or laptop, without needing an internet connection. This is also an ideal storage solution for anyone with a device without expandable memory. This wireless flash drive can connect with up to 8 devices simultaneously, and can stream video to three devices at once. The drive provides up to 4 hours of continuous streaming on one charge, and can be charged easily by just plugging it into a computer USB port. Set up is also very simple, with an app available on the Google Play Store. You can also password-protect the Wi-Fi connection for added security. Buy now on Amazon for $59.99.
The Anker Qi-enabled Wireless Charger is portable, and features a 6,000 mAh capacity, for your wireless charging needs on the go. The charger is compatible with all Qi-enabled smartphones and tablets. If you also have other devices which cannot be charged wirelessly, the Anker Wireless Charger also includes 2 USB ports for wired charging, which is an addition that makes this product stand out from other wireless charging pads. 4 LED indicators show the level of battery charge still available. Buy now on Amazon for $59.99.
Roku provides the best selection of streaming entertainment anywhere, ranging from popular premium services like Netflix, Hulu Plus, HBO GO, Spotify, and MLB.TV, to many free entertainment options like Crackle, Pandora, Disney, and VEVO. When you need to keep the volume down but, the Roku 3 features an enhanced remote with built-in headphone jack. The Roku 3 enhanced remote also features motion-sensing technology that lets you play games with a simple flick of your wrist, along with game-ready buttons, to enjoy games which include Angry Birds and Jeopardy. The Roku Android app lets you use your smartphone or tablet as a remote, and depending on compatibility, you can also stream local media from your device to the Roku 3. Buy now on Amazon for $88.
If you’re looking for a cheap, Android-powered gaming console to fulfill your gaming habits, the OUYA console is the device for you. Powered by a Tegra 3 chipset it runs a 1.7GHz quad-core CPU, backed by a ULP GPU, and 1GB of RAM. Memory wise, you have 8GB of in-built storage, which can be expanded further using external flash drives. Connectivity options include Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.0, and wired ethernet, with video output possible through HDMI. Games are downloaded directly to the console, and every game is free to try, before you decide to pick up the full versions. Definitely not the gaming solution for hard core gamers, but game titles are increasing, and should get better soon. In addition to gaming, the console also includes media-box features. You can check out our video review of the OUYA Console here. Buy now on Amazon for $99.99.
The Zubie Key is a smart device that plugs into your car’s OBD (on-board diagnostics) port and delivers important vehicle health, safety, and driving behavior information to you through the Zubie Smartphone App. You can track where the car is located and be alerted to arrivals and departures from places you designate. You can monitor and track speeding, sudden acceleration, hard braking, and other driving statistics to help you be a better driver, as well as reduce car maintenance. Save money on car repairs and prevent breakdown through engine trouble code translations, battery monitoring, and repair advice. Also important to note is that Zubie is a service, and not a Bluetooth Accessory, that uses a cellular connection to keep you, your car and its on-board systems always in communication. Not reliant on Bluetooth or Smartphone connectivity and will not interfere with other Bluetooth accessories. Includes 1 full year of Zubie always-connected service (further subscription is $1oo per year) and the Zubie Key that works with the Zubie App for Android. Buy now on Amazon for $99.95.
If you can’t decide what you’d like to gift someone, you always have the option to send them an Amazon Gift Card with a preset amount, and let them make their own choice. For the purposes of this list, we’ll say that you can send a gift card valued at $100, but with Amazon Gift Cards, you can send a voucher worth as much as $2000. You can find the Amazon Gift Card page here.