The holidays are just around the corner, and if that news fills you with panic instead of excitement, we’ve got your back. For those who are behind on your holiday shopping, there are still a ton of great gifts you can buy online, many of which you can pick up locally or have shipped to you in time for Christmas. Below, we’ve rounded up the best of them and organized them based on category, covering everything from smart displays and TVs to gaming accessories and laptops.
Of course, if you’re looking for more ideas, our recently-updated 2021 Holiday Gift Guide is always a great place to browse. And if you’re really down to the wire and need a gift day-of — shipping deadlines are approaching fast, after all — we’ve also rounded up the best digital gifts you can buy and deliver instantaneously (even on Christmas Day).
Select a category
Smart displays and speakers
Apple HomePod mini
Apple’s HomePod mini offers good sound for its size and works well with other Apple devices.
- Google’s second-gen Nest Hub is going for $59.99 instead of $99.99 at Best Buy. Read our full review.
- The Facebook Portal 10-inch smart display is $79.99 at Best Buy, discounted from its normal price of $179.99. Read our full review.
- The battery-powered Facebook Portal Go is on sale for $149.99 at Best Buy instead of $199.99. Read our full review.
Smart lighting and locks
- The Level Lock is $299 at Best Buy instead of $329. Read our full review.
Smart security cameras and security systems
- The Ring Alarm Pro is $299.99 at Best Buy. Read our full review.
- The myQ Chamberlain Smart Garage Control is selling at Amazon for $19.98 instead of $29.98.
- The latest Nest Doorbell is back down to Black Friday pricing at Google and Best Buy, discounted from $179.99 to $129.99. Using promo code 2DAYHOLIDAY at Google will also get you free, two-day shipping. Read our full review.
- Google’s Nest Learning Smart Thermostat is selling for $249 at Lowe’s and is available for in-store pickup. Read our full review.
Smart robot vacuums
- Yeedi’s no-frills K650 robot vacuum is selling for $109.99 when you apply the $70 coupon instead of $199.99 at Amazon.
The iconic board game classic that has players strategically competing and trading for resources.
- Animal Crossing Monopoly is selling for $18.99 instead of $26.49 at Target.
- Risk is going for $23.99 at Amazon instead of $30.99.
- Scrabble is selling for $11.82 at Amazon.
- Gloomhaven is $123.95 at Amazon, so your whole family or friend group can hunker down for the entire winter with an epic table-top RPG.
Headphones and earbuds
AirPods Pro (with MagSafe charging case)
Apple’s flagship earbuds improve on the regular AirPods with better sound quality, excellent active noise cancellation, and immersive spatial audio.
- Amazon and Best Buy are selling Sony’s WF-1000XM4 wireless earbuds for $248 instead of $349.99. Read our full review.
- Bose’s QC45 headphones are $279 instead of $329 at Amazon. Read our full review.
- Apple’s AirPods Max are on sale for $478 instead of $549 at Amazon. Read our full review.
- The Jabra Elite 3 earbuds are $79.99 at Amazon and Best Buy. Read our full review.
- The Beats Studio Buds are back down to their Black Friday price of $99.99 instead of $149.99 at Amazon and Best Buy. Read our review.
Laptops and Chromebooks
MacBook Air (M1, late 2020)
The MacBook Air is Apple’s entry-level laptop, which comes outfitted with the company’s new M1 chip and in one of three different colors (silver, space gray, and gold). This particular model comes with 8GB of RAM and 256GB of storage.
- The Lenovo Yoga 9i laptop with 16GB of RAM and a 512GB SSD is $1,249.99 instead of $1,749.99 at Best Buy. Read our full review.
- The Asus Chromebook Spin 713 with an Intel Evo Core i5 processor, 8GB RAM, and a 256GB SSD is $599 instead of $699 at Best Buy. Read our full review.
- The Asus Chromebook Flip CX5 with an Intel Core i3 processor, a 128GB SSD, and 8GB RAM is $724.99 at Amazon. Read our full review.
- Lenovo’s 128GB Chromebook Duet is available for in-store pickup at Best Buy for $299. Read our full review.
- The standard, PC edition of Deathloop is selling for $39.99 instead of $59.99 at Amazon. The PlayStation 5 edition is available for in-store pickup at GameStop for $22.99 ($37 off). Read our full review.
- The 128GB Oculus Quest 2 is $299 at Amazon and Best Buy. Read our full review.
- Microsoft’s Xbox Elite Series 2 controller is selling for $139.99 ($40 off) at Best Buy. Read our full review.
- Ring Fit Adventure for the Nintendo Switch is $69.88 at Amazon and $73.99 at Best Buy. Read our full review.
- The Nintendo Switch Pro Controller is selling at Amazon for $69.95. Read our hands-on review.
- Both the PlayStation and Xbox versions of It Takes Two are available for in-store pickup at Best Buy for $19.99 ($20 off).
- Metroid Dread for the Nintendo Switch is selling for $59.99 at Best Buy. Read our full review.
- A one-year subscription to PlayStation Plus is on sale at Eneba for just $35.75. This deal is for US accounts and the redemption code is delivered digitally.
- Nerf’s Halo Bulldog SG dart blaster is available at Amazon for $36.99, and comes with a redemption code for the matching Halo Infinite in-game weapon coating.
LG C1 OLED (2021, 48-inch)
LG’s C1 OLED starts with a 48-inch model, going up to 83 inches. All sizes of this OLED feature a 120Hz refresh rate, FreeSync and G-Sync support, and a fast processor.
- The Amazon Fire TV Stick 4K Max is on sale for $34.99 at Amazon instead of $54.99. Read our full review.
- Google’s Chromecast with Google TV is $39.99 instead of $49.99 at Best Buy. Read our full review.
- The 32GB, 2021 Apple TV 4K is $169.99 instead of $179 at Amazon. Read our full review.
Smartwatches and fitness trackers
Apple Watch Series 7
The Apple Watch Series 7 comes in a range of colors with either GPS or GPS and LTE cellular connectivity.
- The Fitbit Charge 5 is selling for $129.95 instead of $179.95 at Amazon. Read our full review.
Google Pixel 5A
The Pixel 5A may not pack a display with a high refresh rate or tons of bells and whistles, but the midrange phone does the basics very well. It also comes with IP67 water resistance, a great camera, and timely software updates.
- The GoPro Hero 10 Black is selling for $429 instead of $499.99 at Amazon. Read our full review.
- The Ember Smart Mug 2 is available for in-store pickup at Best Buy for $129.99.
- Razer’s Kiyo webcam is $66.49 instead of $99.99 at Best Buy.