Best affordable tech and gadgets—2020 holiday gift guide

You want to give the people on your holiday shopping list something special this year. But you don't want to blow a hole in your budget. At Gadget Flow, we understand. That's why today's roundup highlights some great tech gadgets that are under $100. Check it out to see all the cool ways you can spoil the people you love—while keeping costs under control.

Best affordable tech and gadgets—2020 holiday gift guide
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When it comes to giving your loved ones a piece of technology, you definitely want to go for something unconventional. However, unconventional tech usually comes with a hefty price tag. But, after going through quite a few of the latest products, we’ve been able to narrow it down to 15 tech gadgets under $100 in this affordable tech gift guide.

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These are tech and gadgets we’re sure you’d love to have at home yourself as well as give to others. From smart home speakers to WFH devices, this list has something for everyone in the family.

Belkin MagSafe Car Vent Mount PRO

The first item on our affordable tech gift guide is the Belkin MagSafe Car Vent Mount PRO. For iPhone 12 or iPhone 12 Pro owners, there’s no better way to secure your phone while you drive. It offers a magnetic mount that gives you seamless, one-handed use.


OnePlus Buds Z True Wireless Earbuds

The OnePlus Buds Z True Wireless Earbuds give users a powerful bass boost thanks to their 10-millimeter driver. Dolby Atmos ensures deep bass and clear vocals. And the IP55 water- and dust-resistance ratings mean they can handle intense workouts.

Apple HomePod mini Smart Speaker

The Apple HomePod mini Smart Speaker features intelligent computational audio with its S5 chip. It’s a smart speaker that analyzes your music to optimize volume, adjust dynamic range, and control dynamic and passive radiators. It’s another excellent option on our affordable tech gift guide.


TCL Alto 6 2.0 Channel Soundbar

Another great gadget on our affordable tech gift guide is the TCL Alto 6 2.0 Channel Soundbar. This soundbar works seamlessly with Roku TVs, so setup is a breeze. And the Dolby Audio decoding ensures every detail is clear.

TCL Alto 6 2.0 Channel Soundbar

TCL Alto 6 2.0 Channel Soundbar on a set of drawers

SpoonTEK Taste-Elevating Spoon

The SpoonTEK Taste-Elevating Spoon uses a mild electric current to improve the flavor of any food. While you won’t notice the current, your tastebuds will. This spoon changes the way they and your brain perceive flavor.

ASTRO A03 In-Ear Monitors Gaming Earbuds

The ASTRO A03 In-Ear Monitors Gaming Earbuds boast distortion-free bass thanks to their ASTRO Audio V2 technology. These earbuds give gamers true-to-life audio and even lets them answer calls.


Microsoft Bluetooth Ergonomic Mouse

The Microsoft Bluetooth Ergonomic Mouse is another great item on our affordable tech gift guide. This mouse has two customizable buttons and features a beautiful, ergonomic design.


Google Chromecast with Google TV Remote

The Google Chromecast with Google TV Remote offers convenient buttons for Netflix and YouTube. It also has a voice assistant button that you can press to ask it to display what you want to watch.


Ultimate Ears Wonderboom 2 Portable Waterproof Bluetooth Speaker

The Ultimate Ears Wonderboom 2 Portable Waterproof Bluetooth Speaker is great for pool parties. This Bluetooth Speaker is submergible for 30 minutes and survives drops of up to five feet.


Amazon Echo Dot 4th-Generation Smart Speaker

Another excellent option on our affordable tech gift guide is the Amazon Echo Dot 4th-Generation Smart Speaker. This smart speaker is smaller and rounder than previous versions. Two models are available: one with and one without a clock.


Amazon Echo Dot Kids’ Edition 4th-Generation Smart Speaker

The Amazon Echo Dot Kids’ Edition 4th-Generation Smart Speaker comes in both a Panda and Tiger design and helps kids learn and grow. Specifically, kids can ask Alexa questions and get help with homework. Your purchase also includes a one-year subscription to Amazon Kids+.


AmazonBasics Humidifier Aroma Diffuser

The AmazonBasics Humidifier Aroma Diffuser helps combat dry air in a home. It adds moisture with a cool mist to prevent dry air in an air-conditioned room. You can even add relaxing scents such as jasmine, lavender, and more.


Huami Amazfit Bip S Lightweight Smartwatch

The Huami Amazfit Bip S Lightweight Smartwatch has up to 40 days of battery life. So this smartwatch can go for over a month without a charge. It has a BioTracker PPG heart-rate sensor and is comfortable to wear during exercise.


VAVA Portable SSD Touch Secure External Storage

The VAVA Portable SSD Touch Secure External Storage offers fingerprint encryption to keep your files and data seriously safe. It even recognizes up to ten fingerprints and boasts multidevice compatibility.

HYPER HyperJuice 100W GaN Charger

The HYPER HyperJuice 100W GaN Charger powers four devices at one time. So it’s a great gift for a busy professional or someone who’s always on the go. This gadget is compact and charges quickly thanks to its GaN semiconductor material.


We hope you enjoyed reading about the gadgets in this affordable tech gift guide. I don’t know about you, but there are a few people in my life who are getting that GaN charger. Let us know in the comments which of these gadgets you liked the most.

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Lauren has been writing and editing since 2008. She loves working with text and helping writers find their voice. When she's not typing away at her computer, she cooks and travels with her husband and two daughters.
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