You will find below some of the best rated Tech Gifts or Gadgets that make outstanding Holiday Gifts, Birthday Gifts and Gifts for any other occasion. All the Gift items as listed below provide an excellent value for your money.
Best Tech Gifts Under $50
The list below for the Best Tech Gifts Under $50 has been hand-picked based on ratings, user reviews and comments at various online stores, websites and forums.
It is hoped that our compiled list of Best Tech Gifts Under $50 will save your time and make it easy for you to find the perfect Gift for your family and friends without stretching your finances.
Fire TV Stick With Alexa Voice Remote
The Fire TV Stick converts your traditional Television into a Smart TV by enabling internet connectivity to your TV.
Fire TV Stick works on any Television with an HDMI port. Once you plug in the Fire TV Stick into the HDMI port of your TV, you are all set to start streaming YouTube, Netflix, Hulu and much more on the larger screen of your TV.
Included with the Fire TV stick is an Alexa Voice Remote which allows you to search for movies, videos or even order pizza using just your voice.
Fire TV Stick consistently appears in the list of best selling items and provides excellent value for your money.
- Fire TV Stick is available for $39.99 (Current price may vary)
Kindle Fire 7″ Tablet
It comes as no surprise to see the Kindle Fire 7″ Tablet figuring among the top best sellers on Amazon. This is the most affordable tablet that you can find in the market and makes a great gift for kids, teens and grown-ups.
The Kindle Fire 7″ Tablet features a fast 1.3 GHZ Quad Core Processor, Front and Rear Facing cameras, 7″ IPS Display and provides a decent battery life of over 7 hours.
Combined with an Amazon Prime Membership, the Kindle Fire Tablet provides you with unlimited and free access to thousands of Movies, TV episodes, Books and millions of Songs.
- Fire 7″ Tablet is available for $49.99 (Current price may vary)
Sol Republic Punk ($39.95)
Sol Republic Punk is a rugged wireless speaker which is also water-resistant and sand resistant, allowing it to be used near a pool, beach or shower.
Sol Republic Punk can play music wirelessly up to 60 feet away and has a good battery life, rated for 8-hour play time.
Turtle Beach Impact 100 ($50)
Turtle Beach Impact 100 is perhaps the best low priced Gaming Keyboard that you can find in the market.
This gaming Keyboard has a compact, lightweight design and requires no software or special drivers to setup. All that is required is to simply plug in the Impact 100, and start using it.
While Turtle Beach Impact 100 uses the cheaper membrane technology found in most inexpensive Keyboards, it distinguishes itself from the competition by doing a fairly good job of providing you with the experience of an expensive Mechanical Keyboard.
Turtle Beach Impact 100 provides good value for money and is a recommended buy, unless you can afford an expensive Mechanical Keyboard.
NETGEAR N300 WiFi Range Extender ($29.99)
The NETGEAR N300 WiFi Range Extender can prove to be a useful gift for any of your friends and family who may have mentioned to you about the WiFi Network in their house being weak and not available throughout the house.
Setting up and using this innovative Gadget is easy, simply plug in the NETGEAR WiFi Range Extender into the Wall Outlet of a room in your House where the WiFi network is weak and it will extend the WiFi Network to that room.
The NETGEAR N300 WiFi Range Extender will start acting as a Router in that area, extending your WiFi network into that area with a strong signal.
NETGEAR Range Extender works with any standard Router and you don’t have to switch to a NETGEAR router in order to use NETGEAR N300 WiFi Range Extender.
SanDisk 128 GB Ultra Fit USB ($29.93)
SanDisk Ultra Fit USB makes it easy to transfer data, share videos and music among multiple devices due to its faster USB 3.0 performance. Compared to a USB 2.0 disk, SanDisk Ultra fit can transfer movies and videos up to 15 times faster than standard USB 2.0 drives.
The SanDisk Ultra Fit USB 3.0 Flash Drive allows you to create a password-protected private folder. Files placed in the protected private Folder are protected with a strong 128-bit AES encryption, making it easy for you to share files without the risk of your private data being compromised.
Fujifilm Instax Mini 8 Instant Film Camera ($50)
Even the most ardent advocates of digital photography will find it simply impossible to resist this cute little Camera priced at just $50.
Fujifilm Instax Mini 8 camera allows you to take pictures, develop and print them instantly. Instant Camera was first introduced by a company called Polaroid and most people still refer to Instant Cameras as Polaroid Cameras.
Fujifilm Instax Mini 8 is an ideal gift for kids interested in photography and as a nostalgia evoking gift for anyone who is likely to value printed memories.
For a $50 camera, Fujifilm Instax Mini produces average quality Photos that are quite good for printed or non-digital photos.
The camera produces photos on 54 x 86 mm films that develops in about 3 minutes. While you do need to buy films in order to continue taking pictures with this camera, the films are not that expensive when bought in twin packs.
Anker PowerCore 20100 mAh Power Bank ($39.99)
The Anker PowerCore 20100, is an external battery charger for iPhone and Android Phones. This popular Power Bank measures 6.5 x 2.3 x 0.9 inches in size, which makes it portable enough to carry in your pocket or hand bag.
Anker PowerCore features fast charging technology on both of its USB ports, allowing you to connect and charge two devices simultaneously.
The front of this device has 4 blue LED lights which makes it easy to monitor the amount of charge left in the power bank. As you must have already guessed it – 1 light = 25%, 2 lights = 50%, and so on.
This power bank can charge your iPhone up to 7 times on a single charge. After this you will need to recharge the Power Bank by using its 23.5-inch microUSB cable that can be plugged into a Wall adapter.
Roku Streaming Stick ($49.99)
Standing up to competition from Amazon Fire TV Stick and Google’s Chromecast, Roku has stepped up its offering with a slick and faster Roku Streaming Stick.
Roku claims its new stick has more processing power than any other pocket-sized streamer. This statement has weight considering that the new Roku Streaming Stick is powered by a quad-core processor and packs a faster 802.11 a/b/g/n dual-band antenna.
Included with Roku Streaming Stick is a full sized remote featuring 4 pre-programmed buttons that allow you to readily connect to YouTube, Netflix, Spotify and Google Play.
Netflix claims that the search feature on Roku Streaming Stick is designed to bring up unbiased search results and can be relied upon to bring up Free and cheaper movies, music and videos.
Google Chromecast ($35)
Google Chromecast is a tiny minimalistic device that turns your dumb TV into a web-enabled smart TV at an affordable cost.
Buy From: Google Play
Once connected to any HDTV via an HDMI cable, Google Chromecast can be used to cast TV Shows, Movies, Music, Sports and Games running on your Phone, Tablet or PC onto the larger screen of your TV.
Chromecast works with iPhone, iPad, Android Phones, Android Tablets, Windows laptops, Mac and Chromebook.
TaoTronics Bluetooth Headphones ($30.99)
TaoTronics Bluetooth Headphones feature the latest CVC noise cancellation 6.0 technology to reduce outside noises, allowing you to talk with your friends and family even in loud surroundings.
As you can see in the above image, TaoTronics Bluetooth Headphones have been ergonomically designed to fit the contours of ears and stay in place, even when you are engaged in physical activity.
These Headphones make use of the latest Bluetooth 4.1 technology that allows fast pairing with your smartphone, tablet or music player.
Sades SA807 Gaming Headset ($22.99)
The Sades SA807 Gaming Headset has been specifically designed for Xbox One, PS4 and is also compatible with laptops, desktops and tablets.
Available in distinctive black and green design, Sades SA-807 features an adjustable 3-piece padded headband, comfortable ear cushions and a closed earcup design to block out all external sounds.
Sades SA807 Gaming Headset promises impressive sound quality and multiple hours of comfortable gaming experience due to its light comfort focused design using lightweight materials and ergonomic fit.
Note: You will need an additional Microsoft Adapter, in case you have the first generation Xbox One Controller.
Nomad Key for iPhone ($19.95)
The Nomad Key for iPhone is designed to attach to a keychain. This means that you will be able to charge your iPhone or iPad, even if you forget to carry the lightning cable with you.
This little gift is sure to be appreciated by Apple device owners.
Anker SoundCore Bluetooth Speaker ($35.99)
The Anker SoundCore Bluetooth Speaker makes use of dual high-performance drivers and a patented spiral bass port to produce superior sound quality. It promises less than 1% total harmonic distortion to ensure full-bodied stereo sound with enhanced clarity.
Anker SoundCore Speaker features Bluetooth 4.0 technology and is compatible with almost all Bluetooth-enabled devices like tablets and smartphones.
Anker SoundCore Speaker is designed to connect instantly to Bluetooth enabled devices within 66 feet range and is powered by a high capacity Li-ion battery, rated for 500-song playtime.
Google Chromecast Audio ($35)
Google Chromecast Audio can turn any old stereo, boombox or even a PC speaker laying in your house into a wireless music system.
The device readily pairs with your smartphone, allowing you to play music from Spotify, Pandora and other streaming music services to the bigger speakers via WiFi.
Google Chromecast Audio allows Android device users to send any audio from their device to the speaker and it also works with iPhones and iPads in a limited way.
Logitech M570 Wireless Mouse ($25.99)
Logitech M570 Trackball Mouse is a long range mouse with a Robust 2.4 GHz wireless connection that lets you control your laptop, desktop computer or Home Theatre PC from up to 30 ft. distance.
This wireless mouse features a sculpted shape, designed to support your hand and help it stay in one place, allowing you to move the cursor without moving your arm.
One feature of Logitech M570 Wireless Mouse that is worth mentioning is that it works on any kind of surface, including hard tables, soft and comfortable sofas.
Logitech M570 uses a single AA size battery and promises a battery life of up to 18 months.
Logitech K380 Multi-Device Keyboard ($29.99)
Logitech K380 is rated to be one of the best affordable Multi-Device Wireless Keyboards in the Market.
The keyboard has a compact, solid design and allows you to connect with three different devices at a time. This means that you can take this Bluetooth keyboard anywhere in your home and use it on a computer, phone or a tablet.
Logitech K380 is designed for Cross-platform use and has the ability to map its keys to supported functions and shortcuts of different operating systems.
This multi-platform keyboard is compatible with a wide variety of Bluetooth enabled devices that support external keyboards, including most Windows computers, Mac, Chromebooks, Apple TV, Android and iOS powered phones and tablets.
The keyboard uses two AAA batteries, which can last up to 24 months.
Misfit Flash ($28.96)
The Misfit Flash is an affordable activity tracker that automatically tracks steps, distance, calories and your sleep, essentially serving the same function as more-expensive devices in this category.
Misfit Flash is made out of soft-touch plastic and polycarbonate material, and is designed to be Waterproof up to a depth of 30 meters.
This fitness tracker works both with iPhone and Android Phones, allowing you to upload your health data wirelessly to your phone.
Misfit is powered by a Non-charging, replaceable battery that can last up to 6 months.
Echo Dot is an incredible voice-controlled device that makes use of Far-field voice recognition to connect you to a digital assistant called Alexa.
Once it is setup, this little hockey puck shaped device can hear you from across the room and instantly respond to your voice commands.
Echo Dot can provide you with Weather Reports, News, and information. It can play your favourite song, playlist or songs from your favourite artist.
You can use the Echo Dot to automate things in your house by allowing it to control lights, blinds, thermostats and read Audible books to you as you go to sleep.
- Echo Dot is available for $49.99 (Current price may vary)