FATHER’S Day is right around the corner, and plenty of dads will be hoping for some great gadgets.
We’ve rounded up the best tech toys you can buy for Father’s Day 2019, which should suit any budget.
Best Father’s Day gadget gifts under £20
13 The Tile Mate is a great way to keep track of your keys – so you never lose them againCredit: Amazon
Tile Mate (£14.99): This neat gadget is designed to make sure you never lose your car keys again.
It attaches to your keyring and lets you track its location via your smartphone.
Better still, it can find a lost phone too: press the button on the Tile Mate and your phone will ring, even if it’s on silent.
Tile Mate at Amazon for £14.99 – buy now
13 Bring the sci-fi future to today with this amazing smart lightbulbCredit: Amazon
Philips Hue White smart bulb (£13.95): Smart bulbs can be turned on or off remotely using a smartphone app.
And you can even change their brightness, set them to lighting schedules (for on-holiday security), or use them as “light alarms” to wake up with.
If you’ve got an Alexa, you can control your lighting by voice too.
Philips Hue White smart bulb at Amazon for £13.95 (also requires Hue Bridge) – buy now
Best Father’s Day gadget gifts under £50
13 An Echo Dot is the cheapest way to get involved with the Alexa digital assistantCredit: Amazon
Amazon Echo Dot (£29.99): Dads will love using sci-fi digital assistant Alexa, which is controlled entirely by voice.
The Echo Dot can play music, tell you about the news, weather or sports results, and even order pizza direct to your door.
And if you’ve got other smart home gadgets, Alexa will let you control them with shouty commands too.
Amazon Echo Dot at Amazon for £29.99 – buy now
Best Father’s Day gadget gifts under £100
13 Reading couldn’t be easier than with a Kindle – and it’s seriously tempting at this priceCredit: Amazon
All-New Kindle (£69.99): The latest (and cheapest) Kindle e-reader is perfect for bookworm dads.
It now has a built-in front-light for more comfortable reading at all times of the day, as well as a pins-harp 167-pixel-per-inch screen.
And unlike most of today’s gadgets, the Kindle will last weeks per charge – making your dad’s life easier.
All-New Kindle at Amazon for £69.99 – buy now
Best Father’s Day gadget gifts under £200
13 A Nest Cam is the easiest way to upgrade your dad’s home securityCredit: Amazon
Nest Cam Indoor (£159): Upgrade your dad’s home security with a Nest Cam Indoor.
As the name suggests, it’s an indoor camera designed to make a home safer – but with a smart twist.
You can check up on the footage 24/7 through a smartphone app in super-clear 1080p HD quality.
Nest cameras have actually solved real crimes, and give owners peace of mind by alerting them with a notification when human motion is detected.
Nest Cam Indoor at Nest Store for £159 – buy now
13 Apple’s iconic AirPods are a great gift for any audiophile dads out thereCredit: Amazon
Apple AirPods 2 (£199): Apple’s ludicrously popular wireless earbuds need no introduction.
These wireless pods slip into your ear and connect quickly and wirelessly to your iPhone.
Take one out and the music pauses, only to resume once you put it back in.
And the stylish carry case the AirPods come in actually charge up the earbuds, so you’ll struggle to run out of power.
Apple AirPods 2 at Amazon for £159 – buy now
13 Soar like a bird with this first-person drone that connects to some VR gogglesCredit: Amazon
Parrot Mambo FPV Mini Drone (£141.29): This surprisingly cheap Parrot mini-drone lets you zip around in the air using a smartphone app.
You can perform tricks and flips, and control the Mambo drone at distances of up to 100 metres.
And it even comes with “first-person view” goggles that let you see through the eyes of your drone while flying.
Parrot Mambo FPV Mini Drone at Amazon for £141.29 – buy now
13 Few fitness trackers come so well-reviewed as the Garmin Forerunner, a perfect choice for boosting your dad’s healthCredit: Amazon
Garmin Forerunner 235 (£159): Got a fitness fanatic father? Or just think he needs to get into shape? A Garmin running watch could be the answer.
These popular watches can track your steps, calories and heart-rate, logging it all in an app.
And you can even get customised training plans directly from Garmin to boost your fitness regime.
Garmin Forerunner 235 at Amazon for £159 – buy now
13 One of GoPro’s cheapest action cameras is also among its most temptingCredit: Amazon
GoPro Hero 7 White (£168.59): This is undoubtedly one of the best-value GoPro action cameras you can buy.
Your dad will love snapping Full HD footage and 10-megapixel photos, and the touchscreen makes it easy to use.
Better still, the camera is waterproof, so it’ll work in pool and sea alike.
GoPro Hero 7 White at Amazon for £168.59 – buy now
Best Father’s Day gadget gifts if money is no object
13 If you really love your dad, you’ll get him an iPad – or so he hopes…Credit: Amazon
New iPad (£285): The latest iPad model from Apple is one of its best yet, and offers excellent value for money.
You get an 8-megapixel snapper, a Touch ID fingerprint scanner, stereo speakers and up to 10 hours of battery life.
This is also the first core iPad model to support the Apple Pencil stylus, although you’ll need to buy that separately.
Apple iPad at Amazon for £285 – buy now
13 If you’re going to buy any vacuum cleaner, you’ll struggle to find one cooler than thisCredit: Amazon
Dyson V11 Absolute (£599): This cordless vacuum cleaner is guaranteed to turn your dad into a housework obsessive.
It’s got no wires, a 60-minute run time and an LCD screen on top to show you remaining vacuum time.
The bin blasts out dirt at speed (so emptying it isn’t a chore), and is 40% bigger than previous models.
And it’ll suck up dirt on any surface, including hard-wood flooring and deep-pile carpets.
Dyson V11 Absolute at Amazon for £599 – buy now
13 DJI’s beloved Osmo Pocket is the perfect tool for serious snappers on Father’s DayCredit: Amazon
DJI Osmo Pocket (£325.33): Drone don DJI has branched out into handheld cameras with the exceptional DJI Osmo Pocket.
This handy video stick has a three-axis gimbal stabiliser to make sure your footage is buttery smooth.
And it can capture video in eye-watering 4K resolution at 60 frames per second.
DJI Osmo Pocket at Amazon for £325.33 – buy now
13 This 5G blower looks great, and its performance is off the chartsCredit: Amazon
OnePlus 7 Pro (£649): One of the UK’s first 5G smartphones is a great gift for your dad, now that 5G networks are finally live.
And even if you don’t care about 5G, the OnePlus 7 Pro is an exceptional smartphone, boasting 6GB of RAM, 128GB of storage and an all-screen display.
It’s also got a quirky pop-up selfie camera that’ll get some chuckles down the pub – and might even upgrade your dad’s Instagram game.
OnePlus 7 Pro at OnePlus Store for £649 – buy now
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All prices in this article were correct at the time of writing, but may have since changed. Always do your own research before making any purchase.
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