8 under $80: The best affordable tech gifts to buy during Amazon’s Cyber Monday sale

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It’s so easy to overspend during the holiday season. With now being peak gift-shopping time, it’s more important than ever to stay on budget while shopping for yourself or your loved ones.

Tech is one category sure to have plenty of worthwhile deals, and Amazon has some of the best affordable tech gifts you’ll find anywhere this holiday season. Whether you’re looking for a powerful yet compact wireless Bluetooth speaker or an affordable soundbar that gives you floor-to-ceiling surround sound without breaking the bank, Amazon’s got it.

In fact, we’ve rounded up the eight best tech gifts under $80 you’ll find on Amazon below.

1. Upgraded Anker Soundcore Waterproof Bluetooth Speaker, $27.99 (Orig. $29.99)

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Anker is one of the most reliable and trusted brands in affordable tech — and its newly upgraded Soundcore Bluetooth Speaker is one of its best sellers.

With over 60,000 reviews, it’s customer-approved and so compact that it fits in the palm of your hand. Along with powerful bass and sound reach, it’s also waterproof!

2. Yootech Qi-Certified Wireless Charger, $9.98 (Orig. $13.99)

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There seem to be a million-and-one wireless charging pads on the market, making it almost impossible to find one that both works well and doesn’t break the bank. Over 130,000 shoppers rave about this Yootech option with fast-charge technology. And even better yet, it’s compatible with the entire new iPhone 13 lineup and all Android wireless charging-enabled devices.

3. Anker Soundcore Life Q20 Hybrid Active Noise-Canceling Headphones, $52.99 (Orig. $59.99)

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Folks are always looking for quality headphones that won’t run them hundreds of dollars, and over 30,000 Amazon shoppers say this Anker Soundcore pick is the best one to buy.

Boasting hybrid active noise-canceling technology, these over-ear headphones emit immersive sound with heavy bass and intensity. They also feature memory-foam ear cups for comfortable extensive wear.

4. All-New Echo Dot (4th Gen) Smart Speaker with Clock and Alexa, $34.99 (Orig. $59.99)

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In 2020, Amazon released a wide range of all-new devices, and this 4th generation Echo Dot was among the most popular. Currently, in 2021, it stands as one of the best-selling Amazon devices to date, with over 12,000 reviews.

Use this device to play music, tell time, control your smart devices, speak with Alexa and so much more.

5. Bestisan Wireless Soundbar, $75.99 (Orig. $79.99)

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A soundbar is a must-have for every TV owner because, no matter your TV’s price or quality, its native speakers are always mediocre at best. To get the best movie theater-like audio experience, snag this affordable Bestisan soundbar that creates larger-than-life, floor-to-ceiling sound for under $80.

6. Amazon Fire TV Stick 4K Streaming Device with Alexa Voice Remote, $24.99 (Orig. $49.99)

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From the Apple TV to the Roku streaming stick and everything in between, there are so many streaming devices on the market. However, the Amazon Fire TV Stick 4K remains one of the most affordable and reliable.

Currently on sale for just $25, this device includes a simple stick housing the beautiful interface that plugs into your TV. It also comes with an Alexa voice remote that includes TV controls and dedicated buttons for some of your favorite streaming apps like Netflix, Hulu, Prime Video and Disney+.

7. HP Sprocket Portable Instant Photo Printer, $74.99 With Ticked Coupon (Orig. $79.99)

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Photo printers are the perfect way to create memories with your friends and loved ones instantly. HP recently released its new Sprocket Portable Instant Photo Printer that comes with everything you need to commemorate life’s most priceless moments.

What’s even better about this sleek device is its size. It’s small enough to fit in your back pocket and requires no wires or cables to work. Simply open the app from your phone and print away.

8. Logitech K380 Multi-Device Bluetooth Keyboard, $29.99 (Orig. $39.99)

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Whether you’re working from home or just need an extra keyboard for your setup, this extremely affordable Logitech option is the one over 10,000 shoppers can’t stop talking about.

Currently on sale for just $30, this compact keyboard features cross-computer controls and switches between up to three devices with the tap of a button. It comes in three colors and works with Mac, Windows, Chrome OS, Android, iPad, iPhone, Apple TV and more.

If you enjoyed this story, check out all three editions of the Apple AirPods that are on super sale for Cyber Monday, starting at just $115.

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