He’ll be happy with these gifts, sure. But, you’re here because you are looking for something special, not something that you’ve given in the past or he buys for himself during the year.
These 33 gifts can be that eye-catching, “gotta have it” item you are looking for this season.
Gadgets and Gizmos
Technology constantly revolutionizes the way we live. Putting these gadgets and gizmos under the Christmas tree is sure to unleash the inner child for the man in your life.
1. Apple Watch Series 3
Gone are the days of when a wristwatch can only tell time. The Apple Watch Series 3 includes a heart rate sensor, altimeter, accelerometer, gyroscope, direct Fire speaker, and microphone. It’s water-resistant up to 50 meters so he won’t have to take it off when he jumps into the ocean or pool, that means this watch can go anywhere.
You can even use it to respond to phone calls and text messages or even use Apple Pay so you don’t have to pull out your iPhone for every activity or notification you receive.
2. BUOCEANS iPhone X Case
The BUOCEANS iPhone X case produces one of the highest-rated protective cases for the all-new iPhone X.
It is environmentally friendly, has anti-drop and shock protection, and its thin design means you will have no problem hearing the person on the other end of the line. There are also three different case designs that will all keep your iPhone X looking new.
3. E-Mihi Bluetooth Headphones
Bluetooth technology is awesome because wireless gadgets can be just as valuable as having the latest smartphone or tablet. SENSO Bluetooth Headphones are an excellent option to listen to music, podcasts, or phone calls on the go.
4. JBL Splashproof Portable Bluetooth Speaker
Portable Bluetooth speakers are also an excellent option as you can play your favorite tunes or live stream the radio broadcast of the game anywhere you go. The JBL Flip 3 Splashproof Speaker is water-resistant (it can’t be submerged), has a battery life of up to 10 hours, and can connect up to three smartphones plus multiple JBL Connect speakers. There are also seven different color choices.
5. Amazon Echo
If he appreciates a responsive wireless speaker that can do more than stream your Bluetooth audio, an Amazon Echo can be well worth it. Each Amazon Echo uses Dolby technology speakers to deliver crisp, clear sound. Amazon Echo with its Alexa technology is always getting smarter and learning new skills.
To have your Echo complete a task, here are a few commands you might say:
- “Alexa, play music on Spotify”
- “Alexa, order a pizza from Domino’s”
- “Alexa, I need to book an Uber ride”
If you’re an Amazon Prime customer, you can access some of the Prime member benefits like Amazon Music or reordering supplies with simple voice commands and even control smart home devices. You can even make phone calls and send text messages using Amazon Echo.
The Echo Dot has a battery life up to 9 hours when you leave home with it or want to use it away from its charging station.
6. Mophie Power Reserve 1X
What do you do when your electronic devices run out of juice and a charging station is nowhere to be found? You use the Mophie Power Reserve 1X of course! Simply connect your smartphone, smartwatch, tablets, or Bluetooth devices with a USB cable to begin recharging your device. Some users have been able to recharge their iPhone 6S twice before they needed to recharge the Mophie Power Reserve.
7. Roku Streaming Stick
If you have been wanting to cancel your cable TV subscription but don’t know how to continue watching your favorite shows, the Roku Streaming Stick can be the answer to your problems. For less than the cost of one month’s cable bill, you can finally cut the cord and stream your favorite shows and movies.
This USB stick and remote plugs into just about any flat screen TV and lets you stream Netflix, Hulu, Sling TV, or any other streaming app. Even if you don’t subscribe to a streaming service, you can still stream many of your favorite shows and movies for free.
Since the Roku is Wi-Fi compatible, you can take it with you when you travel and plug it into the hotel or rental house TV too!
8. TCL 32″ Roku Smart TV
The TCL 32″ Smart TV is an affordable flat screen TV with a crystal-clear picture with Roku TV built-in. As soon as you turn the TV on and connect it to your home Wi-Fi network, you can begin streaming over 4,000 channels on demand. It has 720p HD resolution and includes 3 HDMI ports, 1 USB RF, Composite, Headphone Jack, and Optical Audio Out.
9. Onkyo 5.1 Channel Home Theater Package
Regardless of which TV you own, the Onkyo 5.1 Channel Home Theater Package is the ultimate six-piece surround sound system for watching TV and movies. It has Bluetooth connectivity, easy connection diagrams, Dolby TrueHD and 4K UltraHD ready. Onkyo is one of the leaders is home stereo systems and this package won’t disappoint.
10. PlayStation 4
One of the ultimate video game systems is the PlayStation 4 Pro 1TB console that comes with a matching wireless DualShock 4 controller. If he likes a certain game, you can also choose a themed package that gives you the game and a customized console and controller skin. Some of the options include the all-white Destiny 2 skin, camouflaged Call of Duty WWII, and the timeless Star Wars Battlefront II bundles.
11. Xbox One X
Some gamers consider the Xbox One X to be the better platform. Even though many games are available for the Xbox and PlayStation, the XBox One X is another great selection if you like some of their exclusive options. You can also stream and record clips in real-time with 4K resolution. You can also use your Xbox to stream your favorite shows and movies with 1080p resolution.
12. Super NES Classic
Nintendo originally didn’t expect such large fanfare from the Super NES Classic and had to halt production earlier in 2017 to meet customer demand. Relive your childhood memories with this gift because it comes preloaded 21 games including:
- Super Mario World
- Street Fighter II
- Donkey Kong Country
- The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past
- Starfox and the previously unreleased Starfox 2
If you have children of your own, this present can be a perfect way to let the experience the same joys you did when you were their age!
13. Kindle Paperwhite
The Kindle Paperwhite is the best-selling Kindle device. You can read any Kindle eBook from its no-glare screen that also has a built-in adjustable light feature that lets you read day or night without tiring your eyes. It’s so light, you can hold it with one hand and the battery can last up to six weeks between charges.
14. DJI Mavic Pro Drone
One of the best drones you can get your hands on is the DJI Mavic Pro. This drone has an operating range of up to 4.3 miles, a maximum speed of 40 mph, and can fly for up to 27 minutes while recording true 4K video.
When you’re not using the Mavic Pro, it folds down to the size of a water bottle! Its compact travel size makes it easy to travel as it will fit in any suitcase or carry-on.
While there are several bundle options to choose from, the base bundle comes with the drone, controller, battery charger, and 16 GB memory card. The two color options are gray and platinum.
15. Canon SX420 Digital Camera
The Canon PowerShot SX420 Digital Camera is an excellent camera for beginner photographers that can give your professional grade photos without paying the professional grade price for a high-end camera. This bundle also comes with a 64 GB memory cards, cleaning kit, a carrying case, and a battery pack with charger. You will have everything you need to get started taking great pictures straight out of the box.
Men also like to occupy their time building things and working with their hands. These tools can help them complete their own HGTV-inspired DIY projects.
16. J5 Tactical LED Mini Flashlight
The mini J5 Tactical LED Flashlight is perfect to keep in the car, on the nightstand, or in a computer bag for when you need a little extra light. This flashlight only needs a single AA battery and can be brighter than that bulky flashlight that requires three D-sized batteries.
In addition to its compact design and long battery life, the J5 has three different light cycles (high, low, and strobe) plus you can zoom in or zoom out by twisting the flashlight’s neck.
17. DeWalt Cordless Lithium-Ion Drill
This DeWalt cordless drill is one of the best entry-level drills available and it comes with two rechargeable lithium-ion batteries that have phenomenally longer battery life than the old nickel-cadmium batteries.
It also has two different speed settings (0-450 and 1,500 rpm) and a 1/2″ chuck that make it easy to complete any DIY project.
18. Black & Decker Workmate Workbench
This portable Black & Decker Workmate 425 Workbench is lightweight (40 pounds) yet strong. It can be fit inside a tiny corner of the garage or another room in the house when you need a little extra workspace.
The bench is waist-high and holds up to 550 pounds. Plus, it comes with four swivel pegs, an extra block, and a vise-to-workbench converter set too.
19. Ambient Weather Professional Weather Station
Don’t wait for the local news to find out what the weather will do, use the home-based Ambient Weather Professional Weather Station. This weather station includes internet monitoring and is Alexa-friendly letting you monitor the weather conditions from anywhere when you install the mobile app.
This weather station takes the following measurements:
- Wind speed
- Wind direction
- Inches of rain
- Outdoor Temperature and Humidity (Dewpoint, Wind Chill, and Heat Index)
- Solar Radiation and UV
In addition to the mobile app, all of the information is available on an easy-to-read color display that shows 10 measurements at once!
20. Buy Them a Course to Make More Money
Christmas can be the perfect time to buy your aspiring entrepreneur the gift of a course they might not be able to afford. With the Making Sense of Affiliate Marketing course, Michelle Schroeder-Gardner shares her tips on how she built a website that earns over $1,000,00 a year from her blog and you can make money from your own website or blog.
If you are a blossoming freelance writer, Holly Johnson’s Earn More Writing course will teach you the same strategies she used to build her writing business into a six-figure income. Even if you already earn a “decent” income from writing and don’t know what it takes to jump to the next level, this course might be the best Christmas present of the year.
These fitness gifts can help your man follow through on their New Year’s Resolutions this year to improve their health.
21. Fitbit Charge 2
The Fitbit Charge 2 wristband tracks your heart rate, records your daily exercise activity, and can sync with over 200 mobile devices to maximize your workout. It also has an OLED display helps you easily see your call, text, and calendar alerts in addition to taking you to the next level of physical aptitude.
Even when you are not actively working out, this Fitbit device will also remind you when you need to move or have calm, guided breathing sessions.
Even though you can wear the Fitbit all day, it has a battery life of up to five days. And, it comes with interchangeable accessory bands and customizable clock faces.
22. Bowflex SelectTech 1090 Adjustable Dumbbells
A tried-and-true exercise routine is using dumbbell weights. Because you can use them for any range of motion, they are cost-effective and not as space-intensive as a standalone machine.
What makes the Bowflex SelectTech 1090 better than your traditional dumbbell collection is that one adjustable Bowflex dumbbell can weigh between 10 pounds and 90 pounds, and you can adjust the weight in five-pound increments.
Instead of having an entire rack of dumbbells of various weights in your home gym, you only need one (or two) dumbbells. With a simple twist of the dial, you can either add or reduce weight. These dumbbells are a perfect combination when you crave simplicity while saving space.
23. Vitamix E310 Explorian Blender
One of the best blenders for making smoothies, salsa, or frozen desserts with the Vitamix E310 Explorian Blender. These mixers are built to last a lifetime with a heavy-duty, variable speed motor.
Its blades are made of aircraft-grade steel and will remain sharp for a long time as well. We use our Vitamix at our own home every day and absolutely love it.
Around the House
These gifts can not only improve the quality of his life while helping turn a house into a home.
24. Nest Learning Thermostat
You might already use your smartphone to do things you once needed a computer for. Now, smart home technology is making it easy to monitor your house from anywhere too. The Nest Learning Thermostat connects to your home Wi-Fi network so you can adjust the temperature from home or on the other side of the globe with your smartphone, Amazon Alexa, or Google Home device.
After just one week, Nest will learn your household behaviors so it can heat and cool your home when you are there and will cycle off when you are away to lower your electric bill.
25. Blink XT 5-Camera Home Security System
Sleep peacefully at night or when you travel with the Blink XT 5-Camera Home Security System. These five cameras are waterproof are approved for indoor and outdoor use. They can mount on the wall, record HD video, can be motion-sensor activated, and include free cloud video storage.
If you own an Amazon Echo device, there’s also an Alexa Skill available as all cameras can be wirelessly controlled.
26. Keurig K55 Single Serve Programmable Coffee Maker
The classic K55 Keurig Programmable Coffee Maker lets you brew one K-Cup at a time. It can brew 6, 8 or 10 oz. K-Cups and has a 48-oz. reservoir that lets you brew up to 6 cups (enough for the whole family) before you must add more water.
Since it’s programmable, you can choose which mug size you want to brew with each cup.
You can even use the K55 to brew anything that comes in a K-Cup, even Campbell’s Soup! Many other people prefer Keurig coffee to old-fashioned drip coffee because it has a much richer taste. You might not be able to stop at only one cup.
27. Mr. Beer Home Brewing Kit
Despite having more than 4,000 breweries in the U.S., making your own homespun brew at home can be fun as well. The Mr. Beer Craft Beer Kit lets you brew up to four gallons of your favorite brews:
- Classic American Light
- Octoberfest Lager
- Czech Pilsner
The kit comes with the fermenter, bottles, caps, carbonation drops, sanitizer, and (most importantly) the brewing instructions.
28. Chillin’ Cubes
The Chillin’ Cubes can keep any beverage cool and you don’t have to worry about your drink getting watered down as it does when ice melts. Simply stick these reusable cubes into the freezer and plop them in your cup when you’re ready for a cold one. You will get 16 cubes so there should be plenty to keep your friends’ drinks cool as well when you entertain.
29. You Can Retire Early Book
Another gift any man might appreciate is You Can Retire Early written by our very own Deacon Hayes. While we all love to work, this could be the most valuable book you can read next year as you look at work and life in a different light. If you want to work because you want to, not because you have to, this book is for you.
It’s available in paperback or as a Kindle eBook. Regardless of which version you gift, you can receive a bonus Christmas gift by getting free access to Deacon’s Debt Free in 18 Months course!
Clothing and Fashion Accessories
You can also never go wrong with clothing, just make sure it’s not a pink Easter Bunny outfit like Ralphie received in A Christmas Story.
30. Travelambo RFID-Blocking Slim Wallet
This sleek, leather Travelambo Slim Wallet will fit in any pocket and hold your cash, photos, and up to six credit cards. With its RFID-blocking technology, you don’t have to worry about scammers wirelessly stealing your sensitive credit card, debit card, and ID badge credentials.
31. Duluth Trading Company
When your man needs to wear something durable that will withstand almost anything, look no further than Duluth Trading Company. They sell t-shirts, work shirts, work pants, and fashion accessories that are all tough and worth every penny. I can attest to their quality and wear their fleece-lined work pants when I am outside on a cold, wintry day as they are warm, durable, and comfortable.
32. Fossil Men’s Stainless Steel Watch
Smart watches are cool, but, sometimes classy trumps trendy when you have a formal meeting or 5-star dinner reservations. The Fossil Men’s Stainless Steel Watch is one of the most-gifted watches with a 42-millimeter stainless steel case and a mineral dial window. It’s water-resistant up to 165 feet and keeps time with quartz movement. It even has a date window at 6 o’clock.
33. Panasonic Arc5 Electric Razor
The Panasonic Arc5 Electric Razor is a 5-blade cordless shaver that can help you avoid that 5 o’clock shadow before you ever leave the house! The Arc5 can automatically detect different thicknesses in your beard and adjust the cutting power for additional power. It’s also a wet/dry razor which means you can shave in the shower as well, and the pop-up trimmer can help you touch-up your mustache and sideburns in no-time-flat as well.
There is something on this list that can be the perfect gift you are looking for and haven’t been able to find it until now. Even if he already has everything, surely you can find something on this list that has never received yet.
What do you think is the “ultimate” man gift? Merry Christmas!