Gifting on holidays is a great way to express your affection to your loved ones. This is where Android Authority comes into the picture. There are plenty of good gift ideas that won’t cost a fortune.
Starting from smart speakers to true wireless headphones, streaming devices to security cameras, and even retro game systems.
Here are the top 7 tech gifts under $50.
1. Amazon Fire 7
Amazon Fire 7 is the most inexpensive tablet. Although it doesn’t make it a bad one, as it can access Amazon’s range of books, music, movies, and more. You may also run other Android apps from the Amazon Appstore.
2. Retro-Bit RED Plus
The Retro-Bit RED Plus is right up your alley if you are looking to entertain yourself. This gaming console features HDMI output and allows you to play NES game cartridges. This console contains two wired controllers for co-op or competitive play.
3. Xiaomi Mi Home Cam
Xiaomi Mi Home Security Camera features a 130-degree wide-angle lens and records what happens in your home in 1080p. The eight infrared lights allow the camera that can see in the dark. You can also activate two-way communication.
4. Google Nest Mini
This Google Nest Mini is the tiny home speaker that acts like a good smart speaker and makes it a bit better. This can even be hung up the Nest Mini on a wall. If you’re a music lover, the Nest Mini can feature an improved sound quality and bass to entertain you well.
5. Black Box 1080p Dash Cam
This dash camera can help you record anything and everything in your car. You can get a clue in the event of a car crash or accident, working as an objective witness. This Black Box 1080p Dash Cam is installed or mounted on the dashboard of your car. The G-sensor automatically identifies when there’s a collision and records the accident. It also records everywhere you drive because of the 120-degree wide-angle lens with 1080p recording.
6. Philips Hue with Bluetooth
This blue tooth can display 16 million colors, and the Philips Hue white and color A19 light bulb works with your voice. Using this blue tooth, you can use Apple Homekit, Amazon Alexa, or Google Assistant. You may also pair it with the light bulb for home automation with Nest or Samsung SmartThings.
7. 8Bitdo SN30 Pro+
This is the best alternative to the Nintendo Switch Pro Controller featuring larger handles for added comfort, vibration motors and a USB-C port with gyro controls. This 8Bitdo SN30 Pro+ can also enable macros and customize the buttons with multiple functionalities.