Must-have summer gadgets and accessories for 2021

Are you ready for summer 2021? So are we. Whether you're taking a trip to the beach, lounging around the pool at home, camping in the wilderness, or doing some combination of the three, we've got the gadgets you'll need to make the good times better. Check out today's roundup of must-have summer gadgets to see them all.

Must-have summer gadgets and accessories for 2021
Best summer gadgets and accessories for 2021

It’s been a long time coming, but summer 2021 is finally on the horizon. While things aren’t quite back to normal yet, they’re moving in that direction. By May, you might just be able to book that beach vacation you’ve been dreaming about all year. Whether your plans include the beach or something closer to home, we’ve got the must-have summer gadgets and accessories for 2021 to ensure you have fun—no matter where you spend the warmer months.

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These cool gadgets are just what you need to make the most of your time off. From a super-portable kayak to a blender that makes incredible frozen drinks, you’re going to love the products below.

1. The Super Kayak focuses on the three major problem areas of standard kayaks and makes them even better. 

If you love to kayak but find attaching the vessel to your car roof a bit of a hassle, check out the Super Kayak. It improves speed, stability, and portability in one convenient kayak design. And its modular setup makes replacing parts easy. Best of all, it’s quite portable. You can tote the whole setup in a bag and get it up and running in four minutes. It even has a child seat. If you love the water, this is a must-have summer gadget for 2021.

You can preorder yours from Kickstarter for about $1,300.

2. The Fliteboard eFoil Series 2 boasts new high-discharge battery cells to improve performance and extend your riding time.

Fliteboard eFoil Series 2 water board

The Fliteboard eFoil Series 2 electric water board will certainly turn some heads at the beach this summer. This water board makes it appear as though you’re flying above the water. It’s an upgrade from an older version and has high-discharge battery cells and increased cell spacing for better thermal management. There’s even a new lid sealing system. Finally, with its electronic-free design, it’s resistant to corrosion and doesn’t require maintenance.

Get yours now from the official website for $12,495.

3. With an integrated carabiner, the JBL Clip 4 carabiner speaker easily hooks to your backpack, belt loop, and more.

JBL Clip 4 carabiner speaker
JBL Clip 4 carabiner speaker

Another of our favorite must-have summer gadgets and accessories for 2021 is the JBL Clip 4 carabiner speaker. It really is the speaker of the summer because it hooks easily to your backpack, belt loop, and more. You can take it to the beach without any worries, thanks to the IP67 rating. And a 10-hour battery life makes it perfect for an all-day pool party.

Get yours now from Amazon for $69.99.

4. The Polaroid Go is a pocket-size instant analog camera with a self-timer.

The Polaroid Go camera is the ideal summer camera. Pocket-size and featuring the classic Polaroid design, this compact camera lets you get instant mementos of your treasured moments. It even has a self-timer to give you plenty of time to get the perfect shot. And, for selfies, just use the selfie mirror to be sure you’re in the frame. Finally, a double-exposure feature lets you put some creativity into your images.

Get yours now from the official website for $119.99.

5. The Sony REON POCKET 2 wearable temperature controller features four hot and four cold levels, so you can choose the ideal temperature for you without affecting others.

Must-have summer gadgets and accessories for 2021 Sony REON POCKET 2 wearable temperature controller
Sony REON POCKET 2

If you find yourself getting too warm in the summer, the Sony REON POCKET 2 wearable temperature controller can offer you some relief. This must-have summer gadget for 2021 is a wearable that features hot and cold temperatures. It lets you set the temperature you want without bothering others.

Get yours now from the official website for $135.84.

6. The Campfire Flyers flame-powered dragons soar over a heavy-gauge steel fire pit.

Make your summer campfires just a little more magical with the Campfire Flyers flame-powered dragons. They come with a heavy-gauge steel fire pit shaped like a medieval castle. The dragons circle your fire, propelled by the fire’s rising heat, which creates an updraft. Entertain your family and friends all summer long with this backyard gadget.

Preorder yours from Kickstarter for $445.

7. The Sobro Cooler Coffee Table is complete with a refrigerator drawer to store and chill your beverages.

When it’s hot out, you want to make sure you always have a cold drink nearby. And, with the Sobro Cooler Coffee Table, you can have access to an icy drink right in your living room. This unique coffee table actually has a built-in refrigerator drawer that stores and chills your beverages. It even has LED lighting on the underside for atmosphere, and Bluetooth lets it connect to your TV.

Get yours now from Wayfair for $1,299.

8. The Ninja Foodi Power Nutri DUO Blender will blitz through tough ingredients without getting stuck or requiring stirring.

Blend icy, refreshing drinks all summer long with the Ninja Foodi Power Nutri DUO Blender smoothie maker. Its smartTORQUE technology powers through tough ingredients like frozen fruit and ice. This results in less water and, therefore, creamier drinks. User-friendly with automated programs, it’s a blender you’ll want to use all the time.

You can order yours now from the Ninja website for $119.99.

9. The Kammok Roo Double camping hammock can easily attach to trees and has a tear-resistant fabric that improves durability and comfort as you chill.

If you enjoy sleeping outdoors, the Kammok Roo Double camping hammock is a must-have summer gadget for 2021. It’s easy to attach to trees, and the tear-resistant fabric makes it durable. Gravitas 40D diamond ripstop nylon keeps it waterproof, and the maximum weight capacity of 500 pounds lets two people sit inside.

Get yours now directly from the Kammok website for $79.

10. The Bumruk lightweight backpack chair holds your things and offers a reclining seat.

You literally have a chair in your backpack with the Bumruk lightweight backpack chair. This lightweight chair fits in a backpack and is super comfortable. It reclines and features a self-supporting five-position hinge, so you can get just the right angle while you sit back and relax at the beach.

Preorder yours now from Indiegogo for $155.

These cool summer gadgets are just what you need to make the most of longer days and better weather. Which of these products do you plan on taking with you on your travels? Let us know in the comments.

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Madhurima Nag is the Head of Social Media at Gadget Flow. She side-hustles as a digital marketing lecturer/speaker and loves to voice her opinion on marketing, crowdfunding and gadgets (of course!) in general.
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