5 Best Tech Gifts Under $100 You Can Present This New Year

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With the holiday season, comes time to buy the best gifts for your loved ones.

Though not everyone can gift the latest iPad Air, Laptop or a DSLR but don’t worry $100 is the perfect spot to gift something to someone. You can find unique tech gifts under 100 Dollars which won’t break your bank, burn hole in your wallet and will also surely make your loved one feel delighted.

Still when it comes to choosing the best tech gifts under $100 there are many complications involved.

This is the real reason why I’ve come up with a list of best tech gifts under $100 that you can buy for your loved ones no matter if they’re male, female, teens or even your corporate friends.

If you’re loved ones swears by 21st Century Technologies then don’t worry; this list covers it all.

Here we go…

#5: Amazon Fire HD 6

To be very honest its hard to find tech gifts under $100 that are totally value-for-money and gets the work done.

This is where Amazon Fire HD 6 comes to our rescue. It’s the most powerful tablet right now one can get under $100.

Tech gifts under $100 - Amazon Fire HD 6

Feature wise, its got a 6-inches HD display sporting resolution of 1280 X 800, throwing out a pixel density of 252 ppi and the screen includes Gorilla Glass protection.

Amazon Fire HD 6 has a 1.5GHz Quad Core Processor along with 1GB of RAM, this specific model that we’re talking about has internal memory of 8GB however no expandable memory.

Other features include a 2MP primary camera and secondary VGA camera. The tablet weighs 290grams which is a little on the heavier side.

Amazon Fire HD 6 is available in 5 colors i.e. Black, White, Cobalt, Magento and Citron.

See the video review down below.

Amazon Fire HD 6 stands in the list of best tech gifts under $100 because it’s ideal if you’re thinking to present it to your female friend or to your friend’s kid. Since its lightweight, and due to its small size, this tablet can be easily tucked anywhere.”

If you’re inspired to buy this tablet, do let me know what you think of it in the comments section, if you own one then surely let us know your response for this tablet down below.

Buy Amazon Fire HD 6 at $99

Alternative: HP Stream 7 32GB – Windows 8.1 tablet
If you want something that can be universally useful for your male friends too and a totally new OS, HP Stream 7 can be the alternative tech gifts under $100.

This is not what you’re searching for? Take it easy, we’ve got plenty of ideas down there. Do not miss to unlock the tech gadget on #1 spot.

#4: Anker Astro Pro 2 Portable Charger

In this digital age, all of us use multiple battery powered devices, isn’t it?

If the person you’re gifting is kind of a tech geek (like me) who owns variety of battery powered devices then this is probably the best tech gifts under $100 for him/her.

Tech gifts under $100 - Anker Astro Pro 2

Anker Astro Pro 2 holds a big and powerful 20,000 mAh battery inside which can charge an iPhone 6 10 times, a Samsung Galaxy S5 6 times or a tablet like iPad Air which has a battery of 8,600 mAh 2 times at max.

Anker claims to use its exclusive PowerIQ Technology which smartly detects your device and delivers the fastest charge speed possible.

Tech gifts under $100 - Anker Astro Pro 2 device

Other than 3 USB ports, it also has a 9/12 Volt port that allows your beloved ones to charge device which support this charging standard. Unlike other portable charger that have multiple LEDs to notify its charge, Anker Astro Pro 2 has a monochrome LCD display which shows the exact percentage of battery charge, thus your loved ones don’t have to play the guessing game.

Check its review in this video below.

Since we’re talking about a mammoth 20,000 mAh, this will certainly take huge amount of time to charge itself too. It’s highly suggested to charge this device via its 100-240 Volt adapter at night, so the next morning your loved ones can take it out with full charge.

“If you ask me, Anker Astro Pro 2 is definitely the beloved tech gifts under $100 your loved ones could ask for. I might even buy two, one to gift and another to keep it for myself.”

Anker Astro Pro 2 comes with a travel pouch, so no hassle of searching for one aftermarket.

Buy Anker Astro Pro 2 at $79.99

Alternative: Silicon Power A60 1TB Rugged External Drive
If the one you’re gifting already has a large External Battery Pack, why not gift this astonishing hard disk which is Shockproof and Water Resistant, also it can double up as a style statement due to its fascinating design.

Even if the one you’re gifting has an external drive, it doesn’t hurts owning another one if it looks as cool as this.

#3: Audio Technica ATH-M30X Professional Headphones

In your mind, if you’re gifting someone a headphone? Why not go all the way and gift something that’s going to sweep your beloved off their feet.

I know gifting someone Sony or Beats sounds a viable option but trust my word Audio Technica ATH-M30X won’t disappoint you, it will only exceed your expectations.

Tech gifts under $100 - Audio Technica ATH-M30X

With a rating of 4.5 stars and just over 220 reviews on Amazon.com, how much wrong can you go with this tech gifts under $100?

Audio Technica ATH-M30X is an audiophile grade, professional headphone which I myself can guarantee will deliver the sound you’ve never heard before.

Tech gifts under $100 - Audio Technica ATH-M30X Folded

Though you can still droll over the Beats’, the Sony’s and the Skullcandy’s; Audio Technica ATH-M30X is a silent but effective performer.

Spec-wise it’s got 40mm drivers with copper-clad aluminum wire voice coils and covers entire ears rather than sitting on them. Though being a professional Studio Monitor, one can collapse it, swirl it and fold it inside a case. This makes it quintessential if your loved ones likes you carry their cans around.

Check its review by clicking here or see the video review below.

“Take my word, you really can’t go wrong on this. It is the best tech gifts under $100 in Headphones category and not to be missed if your loved one is a music freak; he/she will thank you for this all their life.”

Buy Audio-Technica-ATH-M30x at $69

Alternative: MEElectronics M-Duo
If you still want a professional grade headphone but of cheaper, smaller and pocket-able size, MEElectronics M-Duo are your best bet if you’re gifting it to a female who doesn’t wants to look like a DJ on the streets.

#2: Fitbit Flex Wireless Activity + Sleep Wristband

Fitbit Flex can be gifted to any of your friends, no matter what age or size.

It is an activity tracker, which is currently a fad right now. It can track steps, distance, calories burned and active minutes.

Tech gifts under $100 - Fitbit Flex

It can also monitor how long and well you sleep, moreover it wakes you up with a silent wake alarm. Rather than a LCD screen it has subtle LEDs which show how your day stacks up against your goals.

It’s definitely slim, comfortable and non-obtrusive; meant to used anywhere and everywhere. Though it weighs on the heavier side with 4.8 ounces but one can get used to it with regular use.

It will sync with your Android or iOS device and display collected stats there. Once can also view stats on its desktop using Fitbit online tools.

Do check the review here or see the detailed review below.

“With a rating of 3.5 stars and over 9,300 customer reviews, Fitbit Flex activity tracker is the best tech gifts under $100.”

Buy Fitbit Flex Activity Tracker at $99.15

Alternative: Garmin Vivofit or Jawbone UP if you want something cheaper, effective and lighter.

Well-O-Well, now that we’ve seen all 4 gadgets, its time to unlock the tech gadget on #1 spot.

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#1: ROKU 3 Streaming Media Player

I’m really glad that you’ve come this far and shared this post to see the #1 Tech Gifts Under $100.

You’re really Awesome!

Though most of you might be surprised by why ROKU 3 on the first spot? don’t worry I’ll explain it just in a second.

At first let me tell, ROKU 3 Streaming Player weighs only 5 ounces (remember the Fitbit Flex weighs 4.8 ounces), in short this streaming player is as light as your activity tracker.

Tech gifts under $100 - ROKU 3 Streaming Player

One just needs to connect it to TV with a HDMI cable, power on ROKU 3 and you’re ready to go.

Unlike other leading streaming players in market, this one comes with a multipurpose remote control which triples up as a game controller and even motion controller (similar to Wii remote). Unlike Amazon TV, your loved one doesn’t needs to shell out another $40 for a specialized game controller.

The remote controller has a 3.5mm headphone jack; so one can listen to music and movies late-night without disturbing anyone or don’t need to sit right next to their TV. Since the remote connects to ROKU 3 player via Wifi Direct, you can control it even if you’re in the kitchen and ROKU 3 is out of sight.

Tech gifts under $100 - ROKU 3 Remote Control

Moreover ROKU 3 has support for 1080p Full HD videos, Ethernet port, USB port and Micro SD slot.

If you hate the idea of a remote control, you can even control it via ROKU Android or iOS app.

Do check its review here or see the video below.

Though its all plasticky with bright purple color, it does keep the cost down and will definitely give your loved one an amazing experience.

“Leaving this one con, ROKU 3 stands up with its competition with its head held high. It’s really an innovative, unique and useful gift one can get gifted; just make sure you gift it with a HDMI cable.”

Buy ROKU 3 at $79.99

Alternative: There are plenty of alternatives like Amazon TV or a cheaper Google Chromecast.


I hope you definitely enjoyed reading this article and hope I helped you choosing the best tech gifts under $100 for your loved one.

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Thank You! and Have a Great Day ahead.

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Author: Abhishek Tavasalkar

Abhishek is founder of AllTechTrix, CEO and founder at Auracle Infotech, Computer Engineering Student and a complete geek. Get in touch with him at Facebook | Twitter | Google+

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