Christmas is a joyful and festive time of the year. It is also great time to share our joy and express our affection by exchanging gifts. If those involved are android smartphone users the task of finding the right gift becomes simple. Here are 35 great ideas for buying gifts that would bring a smile of joy and appreciation on the faces of your dear ones and friends.
Google Chrome cast is a very convenient program to enjoy contents of sites like Netflix, Hulu, YouTube, Hulu etc. without relying on a dedicated smart box set up along with the TV. Using the smartphone the user will be able to project a lot of phone apps on the TV set. Gifting a subscription to Chromecast will be wonderful idea.
Moment Tele Lens
The smartphone already has a fairly good camera, but we can enhance the quality of photos clicked even further by attaching an additional lens like the Moment Tele Lens. It has a focal length of 60 mm and helps the user to get better portraits, landscapes, and action photos. You loved one will be surely thrilled.
Tech21 Evo Tactical Case:
Your relative or friend will be pleased to receive as a gift the Tech21 Evo Tactical Case that can be sued to protect his android phone like Galaxy S8 . It is capable of protecting the phone even it gets accidentally dropped from a height of 3 meters.
Mophie PowerStation XL
Fast draining of battery is a vexing issue smartphone users face. The use of a Mophie PowerStation XL will save them from this problem. It has two USB ports for charging more than one devices simultaneously. It can be used to recharge the phone several times. All these features make it a great gift.
MagGrip Car Mount:
A car mount is a simple but useful gift for all those who own a phone and drive too. There are many variations of the mount available but choose one that fits smoothly on an air vent, and does not obstruct the road view. It can be used to mount any type of smartphone as it has a magnetic pad. Surely, such a gift will be deeply appreciated.
It is a normal tendency to lose or misplace our keys, wallet or even the smartphone. To recover it effortlessly, we can use the TrackR Pixel. It is a very compact Bluetooth tag. The missing phone can be traced by tapping the Pixel. What a great gift at this festive time!
An App store gift:
If you want to give your smartphone-loving friend or family member a pleasant Christmas surprise, you can gift them a generous gift voucher/coupon. He can then buy whatever he likes from Google Play. It could be movies, Apps, music, and games to be installed in the smartphone.
Star War films are always popular. The related BB-8 replica from Sphero robot is a wonderful gift for its fans. They can use an app downloaded in their smartphone to control the robot. It is a fairly expensive gift that will truly delight the recipient, and have hours of fun.
Google Pixel Buds
These are wireless headphones that work well with special brands of smartphones. They pair well and allow access to Google Assistant, adjust the volume well and even carry out translation between languages if a suitable phone app. is installed. A welcome gift indeed!
This Google Home works in tandem with Google assistant and if your friend or relative has it already, you can gift the Google Home and give him a richer experience of entertainment. It has enhanced features like answering questions, playing trivia games and a bit of home automation.
Chromecast Ultra and Chromecast Audio :
If the friend or relative already has the basic chromecast, you can give him a nice surprise by gifting him with the new Chromecast Ultra. It supports 4K streaming. You could also gift him with the, Chromecast Audio which can convert old wired speakers into good wireless ones.
External Battery Packs :
The gift of an external battery pack to support the smartphone user in your family or friend circle will be a very practical and useful step. After all, the battery life is so vital for smooth use of the android phone. There are plenty of choices available among such external packs.
Fitbit Charge 2:
In case, a dear one in the family is keen to get into good body shape and keep healthy, you could gift the person a Fitbit Charge 2. It tracks your workout pattern, heart rate etc all through the day.
A Phone Case:
Samrtphones have become quite sophisticated these days. However, physically they are quite delicate. Hence they need to have protective cases. Thus it will be a good idea to gift your friend or family member a well designed and suitable case for his phone
A compact and portable Bluetooth speaker adds great fun to our life. We can easily buy the compact and handy Bluetooth speaker providing high-quality audio quality for a moderate amount. Gifting such a speaker to one who enjoys listening to music on the Smartphone is a great idea.
It is easy to find moderately priced but efficient and lightweight Bluetooth headphones. Models like the Creative Sound Blaster Jam are reliable with a battery life of 12 hours. The sound quality is rich and these can be used with great comfort. Your relative will be delighted to get such a gift.
This is wonderfully apt gift to present to an Android user in your family, who looks for complete range of entertainment to watch on the big screen. These Android TV boxes provide the complete range of gaming and media apps like Netflix, Amazon Prime, and Hulu.
In case your colleague or dear one in the family has a Smartphone like the Samsung Galaxy, with a glass-back, you can thinks of gifting him a wireless charger that is Qi certified. You can completely charge the phone overnight.
Smart Home setup:
If your family member is already tech savvy and has a Google Home or Aamzon Echo, you can enhance the home environment by gifting them with additional Smart Home set up items like a smart Philips light bulb kit. Other similar options are a Wemo smart plug and a Nest Thermostat.
A Brand New Phone:
If the family member happens to be some one really close like your spouse or dad or mum, it will be a great idea to gift them a brand new android phone to replace the old one. Good quality phones are available at fairly reasonable rates.
A USB C or Mico USB cable
To supplement the new phone a relative of yours has bought, you can thinks of gifting a good quality charging cable. Make sure the cable is a branded one and it matches the USB charging port in the person’s new phone.
A MicroSD card
In case your friend or colleague’s android phone has MicroSD card slot, you can gift him a MicroSD card. That will help to add to the internal storage capacity of the phone that will help the person make use of more apps and functions.
A Selfie stick:
Though it sounds basic, a compact and well designed selfie stick will make a wonderful gift to your dear one who enjoys taking group photos. Select a top class piece with a smart Bluetooth connection. It should also have an adjustable bracket.
A VR headset
The VR (virtual Reality) Headset is an attractive add-on for any android phone owner. If you wish to give a joyful surprise to your relative or friend, find out the kind of android phone he has and choose an appropriate VR headset. Some of the options are the Samsung Gear VR, Google Cardboard, and Google Daydream VR headset.
Android smart watch
Your android phone loving relative will delighted to get a compatible smart watch as a Christmas gift. There are a number of designs and models in the market. A few examples are the Huawei Watch 2, that looks sporty and Fossil Q Explorist that has a classic look.
A smart speaker with Google Assistant
The smart speaker that is part of the Google Home Mini is a highly useful and affordable gadget. The Google Assistant is built into the speaker. This opens up a world of possibilities for the love one you gift the smart speakers to. He will be thankful as he gets to control various smart home gadgets with its help.
A pair of wireless headphones
The advantage of the wireless headphones is that you can use it very conveniently and with that do not have headphone jacks. One superior quality set is the Bose QuietComfort model. They appear sleek and the sound quality is excellent.
A Cleaning Kit:
In order to keep our Smartphone clean and beautiful, we should have a safe and effective cleaning kit. It essentially has a screen-safe spray and cleaning cloth. Gifting a good quality cleaning kit may not cost much, but it will be accepted happily and appreciated by your relative friend.
A pair of touch screen gloves:
In the winter, regular users of android phones are advised to use a pair of touch screen gloves. Such a pair keeps your hands warm and clean and yet is sensitive enough to let you use the phone screen as if you were not wearing gloves. They make a wonderful gift for a loved one at Christmas.
A Phone grip and stand:
A simple and cute add on for an android smartphone is the PopSocket. It is a specially designed phone grip that sticks on to the back of the phone or its case. It provides a strong grip to hold the phone easily. It will prove a handy gift for your relative or friend.
To get the best out of the smartphones, we need to go in for a few subscriptions to special sites and apps. Like Google services. But it costs money which many hesitate to spend. If we can arrange a gift subscription of these to a friend or relative, he would be definitely delighted. He can use it happily
Jam Heavy Metal
This is a bar speaker which is quite an attractive but affordable gift item. It is made of aluminium and the sound quality is great. It is a Bluetooth speaker that can easily be connected to any phone. A smaller and sleeker version is the Anker SoundCore.
OnePlus Bullets Wireless
This is a set of beautiful and highly efficient wireless earphones. The features are awesome. The set can be charged quickly, has good sound quality and comfortable to use. The earphones are magnetic.
This is a popular Bluetooth gamepad which is compatible with Android smartphones. It is also provided with a flip-out holder that keeps the phone secure. Hundreds of games work well on this game pad. Any young or teenage relative of yours will be overjoyed to get this gift.
Cardboard VR goggles from Google enhance our Virtual reality experience q great deal. The pricing is also modest. It works well with smartphones with 4 to 6 inches screen size. A welcome gift for your dear ones who are young at heart.
If you are in a very generous mood to express your love and affection to a dear one in the family, you can gift the person a Google Pixelbook. It is a special laptop that is compatible with Chrome OS, and several Android apps. It is very sleek and portable has Google Assistant in built.
The gift ideas mentioned cover a wide range of accessories and add-ons to enhance the overall experience of android smartphone users. They come in different price range so that you can buy whatever you can afford to and yet make your loved ones feel delighted.
They will definitely love and appreciate your thoughtful gesture.