Friday, November 22

Need to find some affordable last-minute holiday gifts? Well, look no further! With mostly every person having a cell phone, getting a smartphone accessory gift is a great choice. Keeping budget in mind, we have compiled a list of the best smartphone accessories for under $50.

7 of the Best Smartphone Accessories Under $50

1. Popsockets: $10 – $15

Popsockets are an awesome, multi-use cell phone accessory that has been a hot item in 2017. A Popsocket is an accessory that sticks onto the back of your mobile device, pops ups, and can be used for a variety of tasks. These tasks include holding your phone comfortably, video chat and media stand, photo and texting grip, and cord wrap.

Besides the many uses of Popsockets, you can have any type of design you want! They have every design imaginable from pop culture to holiday themes to classic patterns. You can even create your own using your own image and specified text. Who doesn’t like receiving a holiday gift that is personalized?


2. SRL Selfie Ring Light: $12

If you need a gift for someone who loves taking selfies, this is the perfect one. Don’t you hate when you want to take a selfie but the lighting isn’t good? Well, the SRL Selfie Ring Light helps provide some extra light when taking selfies in dimly lit places. All you have to do is clip it onto the top of your phone and click the on button. 


3. Tile Style: $35

Do you have a special someone in your life who constantly loses items including their cell phone? Tile will solve that problem. When you lose your phone, you simply tap the Tile Style twice and your phone will start ringing even when on silent. It has a range of up to 200 ft and is waterproof. It’s simple enough, even a child could use it!


4. Pokémon Pikachu Induction Charger: $49.99

This a hot item that’s selling out quick. Available at Gamestop, this is the ideal gift for anyone who likes Pokémon. The wireless charging platform is compatible with the iPhone 8 & X, and Samsung devices including the Samsung Galaxy Note 8. A cool feature is that when you charge your phone, the cheeks glow! It also includes 3 USB ports for charging. All you have to say when getting this gift is “Pikachu, I choose you!”

View more details on this product here.


5. AmazonBasics Apple Certified Retractable Lightning to USB Cable: $10.99

It can be a hassle carrying around smartphone wires that get tangled, tie together, and just end up in a jumbled mess. With this AmazonBasics retractable cable, that will never happen again. You can use it on your Apple devices including iPhones, iPods, and iPads. It extends up to 2 feet, includes a 1-year AmazonBasics warranty, and comes in black or white.

Below is a video explaining this product.


6. Glif: $28

This is a great gift for someone who loves taking photos and videos with their phone. Gliff is an easy, simple-to-use phone mount that can be attached to a tripod. You can shoot both landscape and portrait shots, which is especially great for panoramic photos. Gliff has a quick release lever which securely keeps your cell phone in place when loading or removing it.

View more details about this product by clicking here.


7. Moshi Digits Glove: $29.99

These Moshi gloves are said to be the best touch screen gloves of 2017. They not only keep your hands warm, but can be used on your cell phone. These gloves have specific fibers made for being used on smartphones and have a slip-free grip. To keep you warm, they have a microfleece inside lining. They’re hand-washable and durable in the winter weather.


Hopefully, one of these best smartphone accessories is the holiday gift you were looking for. Any of these tech gifts would be perfect for someone special in your life.

Happy holidays and check out our other tech blogs on Tek Journey.


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Lizzy Cambell

I always look for the best tech deals on accessories, cell phone plans, and more!


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    Ah I’ve been hearing people talk about popsockets and had no idea what they were! I also completely love that retractible USB, thanks for the awesome list!

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