The holidays are just around the corner. If you’ve been procrastinating the gifts you plan on giving, there’s no time like the present to start digging around. We’ll help you get a head start with these 10 awesome stocking stuffers for smartphone lovers that cost less than $30.
This wireless Bluetooth silicon neckband earphone with mic is made by Taotronics, a trusted name in smartphone accessories and a leader in Bluetooth technologies. For less than $30, you can ditch the wires for good with 360-degree ear hooks that are adaptable. What’s more, they feature active 6x noise canceling microphones for when talking – so no background noise bleeds in. A single charge gets you 8 continuous hours of play time, making these a great bargain for the price, especially considering they use Bluetooth 4.1 technology. What’s more, they are waterproof and sweatproof.
Sick of all the lousy smartphone mounting options for your car, not to mention how costly many mounts can be? Then look no further than this Maxboost magnetic car mount. It’s compatible with most phones and cases, and features a magnetic air vent mount that installs in minutes with no extra tools needed. Just hold your phone in front of the mount and let the magnets grab it. For less than $8, you could be enjoying a real smartphone mount that never gets in the way again.
Have you ever thought that your phone screen was too small? Even large phones like the Galaxy Note are not optimal for viewing over long periods of time – like when you want to watch a TV show, a movie or that live streaming sports game. With this smartphone screen magnifier, you’ll be able to up the viewing size to almost 8 inches across with no distortion (for HD output). Even better, it’s priced at under $15, making it a real steal and a sweet stocking suffer for the holidays, too.
Who says smartwatches have to cost a fortune? This compact and sleek-looking U8 smartwatch will easily fit nicely into any stocking and won’t damage your checking account in the process (it’s priced at under $20). It also doubles as a fitness watch, and allows for hands-free calling via Bluetooth integration. Furthermore, it has a variety of features ranging from SMS, Alarm, Call History, Updates, App Synch and more.
If you have a budding photographer in the family, why not help them take their game to the next level with this awesome smartphone video rig? It comes with a hand stabilizer for capturing those perfect moments without the wobble. It also features attachments that can house a small microphone and a top attachment for lighting modules. Even better, it’s a best-seller and goes for under $20 on Amazon.
While we’re on the subject of photographers, don’t overlook this awesome stocking stuffer: A 12 in 1 mini lens kit for smartphones. The macro lenses included in this kit are made from top quality optical glass, and it even comes with a min tripod and a monopod with extendable legs that features a tablet/phone holder in the center. All of these accessories conveniently can be stowed in the included carrying case so that the next big outing is photographed in glory from here on out. Ever better is the price… less than $30.
Got a texter in your family? Then this stocking stuffer is a must-have. It’s a portable wireless Bluetooth keyboard controller (QWERTY) with a touchpad that’s built in. Its small size means that it can be conveniently carried in a handbag or a backpack, and pulled out when the time is right for posting updates to social media, sending text messages or even jotting down some notes. It also works with both Apple and Android phones. Priced at under $22, it’s a great stocking stuffer from families with tech savvy kids.
Have you ever tried to look at your phone when the sun was at full median? It’s nearly impossible to see anything on the screen. But if you had this handy Powerextra smartphone sunshade, things would be looking a whole lot prettier. For under $14, you can add this to any phone user’s stocking much to their delight. Banish bad viewing under the sun for good.
All smartphone users can share this complaint: Batteries never last long enough, nobody has a compatible charger, and where can you plug your phone in while in the car? The simple solution is this Anker smartphone charging station with two USB ports and rapid charge technology. The LED lights tell you when your phone is all powered up, and the unit provides 2.4 amps per USB port, letting two phones charge simultaneously at a rapid pace. Arriving at your destination with a fully charge phone… priceless, especially when this unit cost under $10.
Last on our list of tech stocking stuffers is this awesome portable smartphone power bank by Freefun. It offers 2 USB charging ports with rapid charging technology. This high capacity battery boasts a 10,000mAh power bank that will retain at least 80% of its charges even after 500 full charges. Translation: It won’t give up on providing power for years to come. It also comes with a micro USB cable, carrying case and a one-year warranty, all yours for under $19.