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Here are 47 last-minute gifts you can still get before the holidays

There’s still a chance to snag some great gifts ahead of Christmas

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The second-gen Nest Hub makes for a popular gift that will arrive in time for Christmas. 
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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).


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Smart home

Smart displays and speakers

Smart lighting and locks

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.

Smart thermostats

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.

Board games

  • 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

Laptops and Chromebooks

The Xbox Elite Series 2 controller offers excellent customization, as well as wireless charging.
Photo by Tom Warren / The Verge

Gaming

  • 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.

4K TVs

  • The 55-inch Insignia F50 is available for in-store pickup at Best Buy for $399.99, a cool $250 off the TV’s typical retail price.
  • The 70-inch Vizio MQ7 4K TV is available in-store pickup at Best Buy for $749.99 instead of its usual $1,099.99.

Streaming devices

Smartwatches and fitness trackers

Other highlights

Google Pixel 5A

  • $399
  • $449
  • 12% off

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. Right now, Google is also offering free, two-day shipping when you use promo code 2DAYHOLIDAY.

  • 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.