Technical Christmas gift guide 2021

There are lots of good ones tech gifts out there this holiday season. Here are some of the best we’ve found.

Budget TV with lots of goodies: TCL 6 series

The new TCL 6 Series continues to harvest rave reviews as a budget 4K TV. It boasts Mini LED technology, which means better image quality, and full-array local attenuation, which improves contrast. It also comes with THX mode that can enhance your gaming experience by increasing the response time of user input in fast games. And as the icing on the cake, it comes with the well-received Roku TV operating system. Prices for 55-, 65- and 75-inch models are typically priced at $ 649, $899 and $ 1,399, respectively.

The logo of the American company Apple can be seen on the back of a new MacBook Air. The Apple tablet is one of the best gifts for this holiday season. (Silas Stein / image alliance via Getty Images / Getty Images)


Best Value iPad: Apple iPad (9th Generation, 2021)

Baseline iPad has been up to date for 2021 and delivers pretty much everything you would expect from an iPad, but at a low starting price of $ 329 direct from Apple. Specifications include a 10.2-inch Retina display Apples True Tone technology and an A13 Bionic chip. You also have the option of an Apple Pencil and an Apple Smart Keyboard.

Frequent mid-range mid-range phone: Google Pixel 5a with 5G

Google Phones is sheep better as they get cheaper. It seems counterintuitive, but it took Google a while to get a handle on making competitive smartphones. That Pixel 5a boasts 5G, water resistance, good battery life (short battery life had previously been a Pixel shortcoming) and a good camera (a long lasting Pixel strength). Although prices from Google often change, especially during the holiday season, the 128GB version is typically priced at $ 449, although Google recently sold the phone for $ 399.

This image shows an Apple iPhone 13 Pro smartphone, taken on October 29, 2021. iPhone 13 is one of the best gifts for this holiday season. (Phil Barker / Future Publishing via Getty Images / Getty Images)

Apple’s latest iPhone is the best you can give this Christmas season: iPhone 13

That iPhone 13 framework cute place, which offers Apple’s latest technology at an affordable price. You get a better camera, faster chip, longer battery life and 5G. You also get Apple’s latest MagSafe technology, which uses magnets to connect accessories – a feature that users loved but which Apple killed in 2016. Now it’s back. Prices start at $ 799 direct from Apple.

Laptop: HP Pavilion Aero Laptop

One of the best 13-inch portable offers this holiday season and a great gift for a student. It is one of the lightest 13-inch laptops weighing just 2.2 pounds and boasts a fast AMD processor, long battery life and a beautiful, bright screen. Price under $ 700.

Always popular game console: Nintendo Switch

The popular portable game console is for gamers of all ages, especially younger children. A newer version of Contact offers a larger 7-inch OLED screen. You can connect to a TV to play on the big screen. One downside: It’s been chronically sold out, so consider yourself lucky if you can find one. The OLED model has one suggested retail price of $ 349.99.


Pet tracker: Fi Series 2 Smart Dog Collar.

That Fi Series 2 Smart Dog Collar is chewable and waterproof. That user GPS and LTE antennas for accurate location tracking and fast flight detection. Price $ 149.

This image shows loop accessories for the new AirTags, one of the best gifts of this holiday season, on display at the Apple Store on April 30, 2021 in Sydney, Australia. (James D. Morgan / Getty Images / Getty Images)

Tracker for personal items: Apple AirTag

AirTag is designed to help find personal belongings such as keys, bags, clothes and small electronic devices. From $ 29 direct from Apple.


Webcam: Logitech C920S Webcam

In the age of Zoom, the quality of your webcam is important. Logitechs The C920’s webcam delivers a great improvement over standard webcams. Priced at $ 79.99 direct from Logitech.

Earphones: SleepPhones wireless sleeping headphones

The wireless headband on SleepPhones Wireless Sleep Headphones reduces ambient noise and can block your partner’s snoring. Priced about $ 100.

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