Mind-blowing smart gifts under $100

Think you can't gift someone with a piece of smart tech without putting a serious dent in your budget? Well, you sure can. Today's gift guide highlights mind-blowing smart tech for under $100. Check it out for ways to impress your friends and family at an affordable price this holiday season.

Mind-blowing smart gifts under $100
Lexon Miami Scent Ultrasonic Aroma Diffuser in white

Have you seen a smart spoon that can enhance your taste buds? Or perhaps a smart bulb that is also antibacterial? This year we’ve seen quite a few mind-blowing smart gadgets that can actually make great gifts at the same time, because all of them are below $100. 

Related: Holiday gift guide 2020: useful gadgets under $100

So, if you are looking for something smart to gift your loved ones, go for these smart tech gadgets. There are 15 amazing products to choose from.

Apple HomePod Mini Smart Speaker

The first product on our list of smart gifts under $100 is the Apple HomePod Mini Smart Speaker. This smart speaker analyzes music and optimizes it for the best possible sound. It also plays in sync with other HomePod Speakers.

SpoonTEK Taste-Elevating Spoon

The SpoonTEK Taste-Elevating Spoon improves the flavor of food using a mild electric current. Users won’t notice the microcurrent, but their tastebuds will. This gadget changes the tastebuds’, and thus the brain’s, perception of taste.


Nature Remo 3 Smart Remote Control

The Nature Remo 3 Smart Remote Control lets your loved ones control their appliances anywhere. This gadget and its app manage any appliance with an IR blaster. It also pairs with Amazon Echo, Google Home, and Apple Home Pod.


Roku Ultra Streaming Device

The Roku Ultra Streaming Device is another of our best smart gifts under $100. This device lets users stream their favorite TV shows in 4K. It comes loaded with features that turn regular TVs into smart ones. It provides access to Netflix, YouTube, Amazon Prime, and much more.

Roku Ultra Streaming Device

Roku Ultra Streaming Device in use

Google Chromecast with Google TV Remote

The Google Chromecast with Google TV Remote keeps everything a person loves on their TV in one place. It has buttons for Netflix, YouTube, and even a voice assistant.

Google Chromecast with Google TV Remote

Google Chromecast with Google TV Remote in a hand

Google Nest Audio Smart Speaker

The Google Nest Audio Smart Speaker delivers more bass and volume than previous versions. That’s because this smart speaker has a 19-millimeter tweet and a 75-millimeter mid-woofer. It works seamlessly with the Nest Mini.


Flexsee Magnetic Hinge Smart Glasses

The Flexsee Magnetic Hinge Smart Glasses are another great option on our smart gifts under $100 gift guide. These smart specs are lightweight, and their magnetic hinges ensure years of use. They also fold to a thickness of five-millimeters making them easy to take everywhere.

Amazon Echo 4th-Generation Smart Speaker

The Amazon Echo 4th-Generation Smart Speaker comes in a lovely spherical in three fabric-covered color options. This smart speaker also delivers improved sound and speech recognition.


Philips Hue Iris Table Lamp

The Philips Hue Iris Table Lamp gives rich ambient lighting wherever it’s placed. This stylish lamp produces beautiful colors and low dimming options to create a cozy or energetic atmosphere.


Blink Outdoor Security Camera

The Blink Outdoor Security Camera is another of the best smart gifts under $100. This security gadget responds to voice commands and can send reminders when the batteries are running low. It’s also Alexa compatible.


LIFX Clean Antibacterial Smart Bulb

The LIFX Clean Antibacterial Smart Bulb eliminates bacteria and decontaminates homes with its high-energy violet light. This bulb also connects to Wi-Fi, allowing users to change lighting schedules.

LIFX Clean Antibacterial Smart Bulb

LIFX Clean Antibacterial Smart Bulb in a home

Lenovo Smart Essential Voice-Assistant Clock

The Lenovo Smart Essential Voice-Assistant Clock does more than tell the time. It answers questions, checks agendas, controls smart home devices, and much more. A USB port even allows for smartphone charging.

Lexon Miami Scent Ultrasonic Aroma Diffuser

The Lexon Miami Scent Ultrasonic Aroma Diffuser fills a room with a beautiful fragrance using ultrasonic vibrations. It creates a relaxing, homey environment in any space and looks stunning on any table or chest of drawers.

Lexon Miami Scent Ultrasonic Aroma Diffuser

Lexon Miami Scent Ultrasonic Aroma Diffuser on a table next to plants

Wyze Outdoor Starter Bundle Weather-Resistant Camera

The Wyze Outdoor Starter Bundle Weather-Resistant Camera has motion-activated lenses that capture animals and people, then sends an alert right to your loved one’s devices. It keeps all areas of the home safe and reduces false notifications.

Hatch Rest+ Wi-Fi Night-Light

The Hatch Rest+ Wi-Fi Night-Light is the last item on our list of smart gifts under $100 and probably the most useful for parents. This night light is also an audio monitor, alarm, and speaker in one. Its ambient lighting and peaceful sounds help kids drift off to sleep.


As you can see, there are so many ways you can gift your friends and family with a cool piece of smart tech that won’t have you crying come January. Let us know which of these gadgets you’re adding to your shopping list in the comments.

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