Best Gifts Over $100 for Cord Cutters 2020




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This year, many Black Friday deals went live well before the actual day. And we’re likely to see even more deals as we progress through the 2020 holiday shopping season. In this guide, we outline some of our top picks in the Over $100 price range. Some options are just barely above that $100 mark — others are… slightly pricier. And be sure to check out our holiday streaming deals page to stay up-to-date on streaming deals throughout the holiday season.

Here are some of our favorite deals for gifts over $100.

(Note: Availability and prices below are accurate at the time of posting, but are likely to change throughout the holiday season.)

Roku Streambar

Price: $129.99

Roku’s new Streambar combines the company’s well-regarded streaming platform with a four-speaker soundbar unit. The result is a compact all-in-one device that can upgrade both your streaming and audio experience.

Buy it on Best Buy.

Samsung 98″ Class Q900 QLED Smart 8K UHD TV (2019)

Price: $59,999.99 (Yes, that’s the discounted price)

Well, if you’re looking for gifts over $100, here’s one that’s way, way over. Samsung’s 98-inch 8K TV has been making the rounds on social media this holiday shopping season. That’s due, in part, to the massive $40,000 discount, which brings it slightly closer to Earth at $60,000. If you have the means…

Buy it on Amazon.

Apple TV 4K

Price: Starts at $179

We were expecting an updated Apple TV 4K at some point this year, but it looks like we’ll have to wait until 2021 for the next-gen streamer. That said, the current Apple TV 4K remains a more-than-capable streaming device that plays well with Apple’s ecosystem.

Buy it on Best Buy.

NVIDIA Shield TV Pro

Price: $199.99

The Shield TV Pro has also been around for a few years, but it still packs plenty of punch and the Android TV operating system. It also doubles as a capable Plex Media Server and game streaming machine.

Buy it on Amazon.

New Game Consoles

Price: Starting at $299.99

They’re currently hard to come by, but the new generation of video game consoles from Sony and Microsoft offer up more than enough horsepower to serve as capable streaming devices. Their streaming app libraries should only grow moving forward.

Buy the Sony PlayStation 5 on Amazon.

Buy the Microsoft Xbox Series S on Amazon.

Buy the Microsoft Xbox Series X on Amazon.


Price: Starting at $1,599.99

LG’s line of OLED routinely impress thanks to their impressive image quality. And the CX line continues that streak while also adding some new tricks that could come in handy for gamers, like variable refresh rate and auto low-latency mode.

Buy it on Amazon.


Price: $899

TCL has made a name for itself by pairing aggressively priced TV sets with Roku’s well-known smart TV platform. With the Series 6, TCL offers some popular sizes, including the 65″ currently on sale for under $900.

Buy it at Walmart

Optoma UHD50X 4K Projector

Price: $1,399

Projectors can instantly upgrade movie night into something much more cinematic. There are several capable models in the category, but our pick is Optoma’s 4K-capable UHD50X. It boasts a 240Hz refresh rate and low latency, which should also make gaming sessions a little more epic.

Buy it on Amazon.

Nintendo Switch

Price: Starting at $199

Nintendo’s wildly successful gaming console may not have the streaming chops of Sony’s or Microsoft’s newest devices, but it still offers access to Netflix, YouTube, and Hulu with Live. The standard Switch includes a dock for outputting to a TV, while the Lite version offers a smaller, handheld-only, and more affordable experience. Oh, and it plays games pretty well, too.

Buy it at Target

Fire TV Recast

Price: Starting at $129.99

Amazon’s Fire TV Recast offers over-the-air users a capable and flexible DVR. You’ll need a Fire TV device to watch content on your TV, but the Recast offers robust DVR features in a compact package.

Buy it on Amazon.

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