With Black Friday deals already in full effect, holiday shopping has started for many of us. For those who want to get a head start on finding gifts for everyone on their list, we’re diving into gift guides today with some of our favorite gifts under $25 for cord cutters. If you’re stumped about what to pick for stocking stuffers, white elephant parties, or secret Santa gift exchanges, we’ve got you covered.
Check out our Black Friday page to stay updated on streaming deals as we spot them and to find all of our gift guides in one place as they roll out over the coming weeks.
(Note: Availability and prices below are accurate at the time of posting, but are likely to change throughout the holiday season.)
Fire TV Stick 4K
The Fire TV Stick 4K offers brilliant picture with access to 4K Ultra HD, Dolby Vision, HDR, and HDR10+. This one comes with an Alexa Voice Remote, making it easier to launch and control content.
Start streaming for $24.99, normally $49.99
The Roku Premiere is the perfect balance of performance and affordability. just plug it into your TV with the included Premium High-Speed HDMI Cable and connect to the internet. With a quick setup and an easy on-screen experience, you’ll be streaming in minutes in HD, 4K, and HDR.
Get it for its lowest price ever, $19.99, normally $39.99
Daybetter Led Strip Lights
We shared these in an early Black Friday deal roundup and they were a hit. Attach these lights around your entertainment center to instantly upgrade your movie watching experience. You can even set them up to turn on and off at a certain time or to sync with music.
Start the party for $19.99 for the 50ft. light strip
Soulwit Cable Holder Strips
This is your solution for getting your cords under control. If you’re gifting someone a new device, these convenient clips are a great add-on to manage the mess. They come in black, white, and wood grain to match your decor.
JLab GO Air True Wireless Earbuds
If you want to engage your device’s private listening mode, you’ll need a good pair of headphones. Luckily, good doesn’t have to mean expensive. These JLab earbuds have good reviews and come in five color options.
JLab – Studio Wireless On-Ear Headphones
For those who prefer headphones to earbuds, the same brand has on-ear headphones on sale as an early Black Friday deal. Pick them up in black or white.
Get them on sale for $23.99, normally $29.99
Amazon’s Echo Dot 3rd Gen is on sale for under $25 for the holidays. This isn’t the newest version of the smart speaker, but at half the price of the 4th Gen model and with all the features you need to connect your smart devices and use voice commands, this version is well worth it for gifting on a budget.
Get yours for $24.99, down from $39.99
Night Light Bluetooth Speaker
If you’re looking for a speaker but want something a little jazzier, you might want to check out this color changing Bluetooth speaker. This one is compatible will all Bluetooth enabled devices, allows the user to choose the color of the lamp, and has a mood light mode where the colors change with the rhythm of the music. This is a great gift for any teens on your list!
Just $22.99 on Amazon
Best Buy Essentials Digital Clock
Do you know a new cord cutter who’s missing the clock from their old cable box? It’s a common comment from those who have replaced their cable box with a streaming device. Best Buy has you covered with this simple digital clock that can also charge your smartphone and other USB-enabled devices.
Character Succulent Pots
Are there enough of these to make them their own category in our first gift guide of the season? Yes. Are they necessary? If you have a plant loving person who’s also very into Marvel, Pokemon, or The Mandalorian on your gift list – yes.
8Bitdo Media Remote for Xbox
For those who use their Xbox One, Xbox Series X or Xbox Series S for streaming, this $20 remote is a must have. The remote takes the place of the Xbox controller when a user wants to switch from gaming to movie watching. It can be used to easily navigate apps and menus and includes dedicated Xbox buttons.
Glow in the Dark Remote Cover for Roku
This was a favorite gift pick among Cord Cutters News readers last year, so we had to bring it back. If you know someone who’s always losing their remote control, this inexpensive gift can help. These bright colored covers slip over your remote and make it easier to spot. Some also glow in the dark, making them easy to find at night. Just double check that the cover you pick is right for the device you or your gift recipient owns before buying.
Hulu Gift Card
Hulu gift cards start at $25, enough to get someone started with a few months of a basic Hulu subscription. These gift cards are digital, so you can have them emailed to your recipient or print them out to stick inside of a holiday card for them to redeem online.
Vudu Gift Card
Gift your friends and family a movie night at home with a Vudu gift card. Use it to digitally rent new releases, holiday classics, or any titles from Vudu’s extensive library. (Be sure to check the sale section during the holidays!)
Gift cards start at $15 or save 10% if you spend $50+