With just about 11 weeks left before Christmas, and anyone who hasn't gotten their gift shopping done yet must be scrambling for those last minute gift ideas. It's even more of an urgent need to get your Christmas shopping done early enough if you are looking for tech gadgets. We have your back and took the time to come up with a best tech gifts 2018 list.
To assess the choices, we took into account the current trending gifts for techies, functionality, and price. Let's get right into our top 30 tech gifts for Christmas 2018 list, and we do hope that you can settle for the perfect ones for those tech nerds in your life.
#1 Fitbit Charge 3 Activity Tracker
The active individual could use a gear update, and the Fitbit Charge 3 Activity Tracker makes for an excellent gift choice. It comes equipped to measure calorie burn with an impressive 7-day battery life. The Fitbit Charge also lets you choose between 15+ exercise modes including running, circuit training, swimming, cycling, and yoga. It also monitors your sleep in the different stages of light, deep, and REM. Best yet, you can go swimming it on because it's water resistant up to 50 meters. You also receive weather updates as well as notifications from your smartphone including calls and texts.
#2 SanDisk 1TB Extreme Portable SSD
It might seem like one of the basic tech gadgets you could gift someone, but every techie could use an additional external hard drive. The SanDisk 1TB Extreme Portable SSD is a worthy gift, and it also comes in 2TB, 250GB, and 500GB options. It supports high-speed transfers reaching read speeds of up to 550MB/s. The rugged design makes it dust and water resistant with an IP55 rating. Its shock-resistant core also offers greater durability. The compact-sized external hard drive is highly portable and works with both Mac and PC computers.
#3 Huawei Mate 10 Pro Unlocked Phone
A smartphone has to make it on the best tech gifts 2018 lists, and the Huawei Mate 10 Pro made it on ours. The reason is because it comes with a 6-inch Full View Display with intensely bright and vivid colors. It also boasts of offering 2X 4G LTE speeds and being an unlocked phone it supports just about every GSM carrier. The 4000 mAh battery in collaboration with smart management provides an impressive battery life. Huawei's Supercharge Technology allows for full-day of use with a single 20-minute charge. The camera is also another highlight of this smartphone with real-time object and scene recognition delivering an exceptional image quality.
#4 All-new Echo Show (2nd Gen)
The brand new Echo Show comes in with a 10.1″ HD display and an inbuilt smart home hub. Alexa is onboard to help you find what you are looking for including showing you who is knocking at your door. With Alexa, you can get so much more done including making video calls, watch recipe videos, check the weather, watch live TV, create to-do lists, set timers or alarms, and connect it to compatible devices. It also comes with new speakers with 2″ premium drivers and Dolby processing delivering an expansive stereo sound. Best yet, Alexa can hear you through the music that you are playing.
#5 Gryphon Ultimate Hack Protected Secure Router
You won't lack a security system amongst the best electronic gifts 2018 lists. The Gryphon Home Security Protected Router works in collaboration with the Gryphon app. With the app, you can manage parental controls on all your connected devices protection from hackers. It also comes equipped to offer network protection and management with 24/7 protection even while you sleep. The network protection blocks malware and ransomware, it scans the connected devices for potential vulnerabilities and uses intelligent intrusion detection to protect your privacy. Some of its other highlights include WiFi mesh technology, 3 Gigabit LAN ports, 2.4 GHz and 5GHz, and AC3000 support.
#6 Polaroid POP 2.0 Instant Digital Camera
The Polaroid POP 2.0 Instant Digital Camera is the perfect gift for that teenager you know. It provides a 20MP camera and snaps 3.5 by 4.25-inch photos & prints. Its super intuitive 3.97-inch touchscreen display helps to frame shots including flattering selfies or landscapes. The digital instant camera doesn't need ink or a printer but still produced vibrant color photo prints. There are also pretty filters, silly stickers, captions, fun borders, and emojis to explore. It can also take HD videos in 1080p/720p with an inbuilt microphone and speaker to playback recordings. There are 6 colors of the Polaroid POP camera to choose from for further personalization.
#7 Samsung 55″ 4K UHD The Frame Smart TV – UN55LS03NAFXZA
Why not bring some cheer up someone this Christmas by gifting them the 55″ Samsung Smart TV? The Frame Smart 4K TV is 2018 model and it's actually also available in 43 and 65-inch variations. It delivers a picture clarity 4X that of a Full HD TV. The smart TV also displays beautiful works of art and its inbuilt motion sensors activate your favorite images whenever you walk into the room. The frame is customizable and it makes use of a single slim cable combining both video and power into one connection going to the TV. The Art store offers selections of pieces to include to your personal curation of visual artwork.
#8 DJI Mavic Air Fly More Combo
One of the must-have tech gadgets for just about every techie is a drone. This year the DJI Mavic Air, Fly More Combo is the trending drone. It provides 32MP sphere panoramas as well as 180-degree, vertical, and horizontal panoramas. The drone is also capable of capturing Mavic Air stitches which essentially pieces together 25 photos in just 8 seconds. It supports 4k video recording at 30 fps with the 12 MP camera. The drone has a 6562′ range allowing the user to operate control it from distances away. Some of its other features include a dedicated remote controller, comes in a foldable design, supports fly by phone, and quick editing using the DJI Go editor.