The market is full of gadgets, unfortunately, you can’t tell if the gadget is good or bad if you don’t know it some are expensive but not worthy others are cheap but worthy, that said. today we’ve covered a list of cool gadgets under $50 that are great as gifts for friends and family or for personal use.
in earlier posts, we’ve covered gadgets that are under $20 and if you think that’s expensive we even have gadgets under $10! but when it comes to $50 those gadgets are really good and worth the price tag, especially if you want to get them as a gift for your child, wife, or husband.
1. Rocketbook Smart Reusable Notebook
This smart notebook can be used endlessly, so you don’t have to waste paper every time, it has 36 pages with different designs and schemes that you can use it for various notes and tasks, and then use the app to scan the notes and store it on your cloud, the book comes with a Pilot FriXion pen and a microfiber towel.
The Rocketbook is one of the best and cool gadgets under $50 can be used with any pens from the Pilot Frixion range and then you can wipe the paper easily with a towel and a bit of water, however, you have to wait for some time to use it again(or use a dry towel to wipe the wet paper). The App is amazingly useful when automatically sending scans to your favorite cloud storage.
2. DIKAOU Led flame table lamp
This LED flame table lamp is amazing, it comes with tons of features including LED flames with up to 96 LEDs that light up with warm yellow lights it also comes with huge Bluetooth speakers that drive good sound quality. the device is well designed and feels premium.
The build quality is superb, lightweight, and portable that you can take it outdoors at camping, and family gatherings… the speakers are well placed in a way that drives good bass. All is very well put together
the package includes the Flame Atmosphere Lamp Bluetooth Speaker, charging cable, and user manual.
3. Electric Shock Reaction game
This game is funny it’s basically about how fast you are.
each player holds a handle while someone presses the center button to activate the red light with the music on when the red light turns green, everyone must press the trigger button on the top of their handle, and the last player to press the button gets shocked, there is also an extreme mode in which only the fastest player to press the button is safe, the rest will get shocked.
- the device requires a 3AAA battery to work
- Age restriction: +14
4. Smart 3in1 water bottle
This 3in1 water bottle is amazing, it’s one of the must-have cool gadgets under $50, it’s a great help to get you to pick up the water bottle and drink. the bottle looks stylish, well-made, and easy to carry around. It’s designed to keep your cold water for a long time as well as your hot coffee or tea. the water bottle comes with 2 extra great features: Shining lights and Bluetooth speakers.
The lights are very helpful It flashes multiple colors to grab your attention so you drink water and stay hydrated! The Bluetooth speaker is a great bonus just link it to your smartphone and play your favorite audio, however, it will drain the battery faster which already has a short lifetime. (when using the speaker make sure to always fully disconnect, otherwise it will reconnect automatically).
5. Minipresso: Portable Espresso Machine Must have
For espresso lovers and those who want a fast coffee anywhere and anytime especially when traveling, then this small espresso machine is the best choice, a cool travel gadget that is designed is a stylish way and looks amazing, it’s portable and lightweight. The mini expresso is easy to use: Just add the ground coffee to the filter basket with the help of the built-in pod.
Apply a slight pressure with the back of it to level the grind. Add very hot water to the water tank and unlock the piston from its transport position and then Pump many times to extract the coffee. the cleanup process is easy, A standard clean-up includes carefully disassembling the device and rinsing each component with fresh water.
note: you have to know that it’s better to use this device for occasional use only, during travel, camping.. if used daily it won’t last for long.
6. Hamilton Beach Sandwich maker
The Hamilton Beach Sandwich maker is a great kitchen gadget, it will help to make breakfast or quick sandwiches very fast and easy without the need of spending time and effort at all. the machine is dual so you can make up to 2 sandwiches at a time and in only 5 minutes.
There are a lot of tricks and tips on how to use the best of this machine and cook delicious sandwiches the best way. You can check online, there are many videos about the machine.
7. Portable Hand Warmer
This gadget is great for cold winters, and one of the must-have cool gadgets under $50 if you plan to travel it could be used indoors or outdoors, it’s ergonomic and portable, the device will warm up your hand very quickly, and you can choose from 3 deferent levels:
Low temp-104~113°F (40~45°C)
Medium temp-113~122°F (45~50°C)
High temp-122~131°F (48~55°C)
This handwarmer can be used for warming not only hands but also other parts of your body; waist, feet, back, and knees… Helps relieve the pain of stomach cramps, fatigue, and back pain.
The Orastone hand warmer comes with long battery life and takes less than 2 minutes to reach 42 degrees and a full charge will keep your hands warm for up to 3 hours. (Do not charge and heat simultaneously.)
8. Sleep Headphones
Have you ever heard of a sleeping mask that is also a headphone? if you want to get a deep sleep while covering your eyes and listening to your favorite audios at the same time without harming your ears or being uncomfortable then you have to get those “smart masks”.
This headphone/sleeping mask is durable and very well constructed, it’s soft and made from Breathable Material that makes you feel comfortable, the sound is good and backed up with Bluetooth 5.0 technology for fast pairing, and the speakers are well placed, not forgetting that this sleeping mask is fully washable(make sure to take out the Bluetooth module and wires)
Overall If you are looking for a better way to enhance your relaxation and sleeping experience, get the mask that can do both! and if you are looking for an outdoor solution and I mean a smart beanie with Bluetooth speakers then make sure to check the Rotibox Bluetooth beanie.
9. Bluetooth Portable Speaker
Oontz Angle 3 Speaker appears to be well constructed, with a good and, solid feeling. It doesn’t have any apparition nor feeling of being loosely constructed it feels durable and well made, with good and tight-fitting rubber seals and a grommet for the power/hard cable connection port.
The speaker is waterproof enough to take in the shower or to be exposed to rain as it has an IPX5 rainproof certification, the Bluetooth range is up to 100 feet and the battery playtime is long (up to 14h of continuously playing) the sound quality is great with rich bass, loud and clear sound thanks to the Custom-designed precision stereo drivers that deliver crystal clear Highs and Mids.
As a cool gadget under $50 this speaker is a great deal.
10. Power Strip Tower
If you have a lot of devices at your home or office and wondering how to put all of them together, then these multiple charging stations are the solution. It comes equipped with 8 AC outlets, 6 USB ports, and 1 Qi wireless charger. the device is fully safe and protected (ETL Listed) it’s made with fireproof materials, 1500 Joules of surge protection, short circuit protection, and has a Safety Socket Door to protect kids from unexpected electric shock.
The item may look larger than it would be… But it does the job admirably it’s fully safe and if you have a lot of devices then don’t think twice about getting it.
11. Tile Mate
This tile is very useful to keep tracking things if you are afraid of losing your keys, remote controller, or wallet… just attach the tile to it, and with the App use your smartphone to make your Tile ring when you lose your things within 200 feet Bluetooth 5.0 range you can use it to locate your stuff. the item is water-resistant and comes with a replaceable battery that can last for 1 year.
12. Tactical Pen for Self-Defense Worth it
This 4in1 tactical pen is amazing and a must-have cool gadget under $50, it’s VERY well designed and machined. you can use this pen for four main functions: LED Flashlight, Glass Breaker, Bottle opener, and a ballpoint pen.
The LED flashlight is blinding and tiny. The multi-tool parts are awesome at first sight. The window breaker feature makes it a great item for the car and windows. The package also includes replacement ink and batteries… despite all the functions The pen itself writes smoothly and has a comfortable grip. Beyond that, the construction is solid and well-engineered, yet, lightweight. If you are a gadget geek like me you love this pen, it’s one of the best and cool gadgets under $50.