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Here are 8 last-minute Christmas gifts you shouldn't miss
As organized as you may be during the holiday season, there’s a good chance you’ll still need to find that one last-minute Christmas gift you hadn’t planned on. If you’ve already blown through your present budget, you’ll also want to get it on the cheap.
In this article, we have eight tech-related last-minute Christmas gifts to help you with your holiday race against the clock. These gifts are all reasonably priced, with all but one coming in under $50.
The one exception to our $50 limit is the recently launched Honor 7x phone. This is easily the best Android phone you can purchase for under $200 and honestly compares with many phones double its price. It’s the latest budget phone from Huawei’s Honor brand, yet it still has high-end features like a 5.93-inch 18:9 display, Huawei’s in-house Kirin 659 octa-core processor, 3 GB of of RAM, 32 GB of onboard storage, a dual rear camera setup with a 16 MP primary sensor and a secondary 2 MP sensor, an 8 MP front-facing camera, and a 3,340 mAh battery.
You can snap it up now directly from Honor for $199.99. If you’re looking to get a loved one a mobile device that looks much more expensive than it truly is, this is without a doubt a great choice.
Google Home Mini/Amazon Echo Dot
Roku Streaming Stick
We now live in a connected smart TV world, with tons of different streaming services and streaming devices to choose from. The Roku Streaming Stick makes it easy to turn your HDMI-based TV into a one-stop appliance for nearly every TV streaming service available, including Netflix, Hulu, Amazon Prime and others. You can even access live TV with services like Sling TV, PlayStation Vue, and more. Roku even has its own channel, with free movies and TV shows (supported by ads). The Roku user interface is easy to navigate with a remote, and it even supports voice commands for searching and launching programs. For that someone on your list who loves TV, this is the perfect last-minute Christmas gift. Snap it up on Amazon for under $50.
Anker SoundCore Portable Wireless Bluetooth Speaker
Most people own a smartphone, but with a few exceptions the audio quality is pretty poor. One solution is to get an external Bluetooth speaker, and Anker is one of the best-known players in that arena. The Anker SoundCore Portable Wireless Bluetooth Speaker has two 6W high-performance drivers, along with its BassUp technology for excellent audio. And the battery will last up to 24 hours on a single charge. It’s perfect for playing music, podcasts, or audio books from your phone, and it’s available from Amazon for just $39.99.
CB3 Fit Sport Wireless Earbuds Headphones