11 Of The Best Gifts For Men Under $500

best gifts for men under $500

Struggling with gift ideas for the holiday season? Remember, it’s about quality, not quantity. The men’s gift ideas on this list are more expensive than the ones prior men’s gifts guides, but you’re getting exactly what you pay for. Each of these items have been handpicked to suit the needs of men around the world. No matter how picky the person you’re shopping for is, they’re guaranteed to be more than happy receiving one (or more) of these gifts. Get them something they’ll use every day. Or not! There are some items on this list of the best gifts for men under $500 that guys will not only love but most of them will also last them a lifetime.

Here Are The Best Gifts For Men Under $500


Bose QuietComfort 35 (Series II) Wireless Noise Cancelling Headphones

best gifts for men under $500People are recognizing the power of Bose more and more every year. These noise cancelling headphones are a god send for music obsessed people. They may not have the same brand recognition as Beats by Dre, but you’re guaranteed to love your Bose headphones. They come with a built in microphone that rejects background noise. Additionally, these headphones come with up to 20 hours of wireless play time and up to 40 hours of wired use. Buy Now


iRobot Roomba 690 Robot Vacuum

best gifts for men under $500Whenever you watch a movie or television show set in the future, they usually have a Roomba. This completely robotic vacuum uses sensors to guide itself around, and under, furniture in your home to make sure that your floors stay clean. Unlike previous renditions of the Roomba, this version allows you to schedule cleaning times for your Roomba from anywhere with the iRobot App. This compact, virtually noiseless vacuum can pick up anything from dust particles to larger objects. Finally, the Roomba auto-adjusts its cleaning head to adapt to clean whatever floor its on — whether that’s carpet or hard floors! Buy Now


Nest Learning Thermostat (3rd Generation)

best gifts for men under $500Update your home for 2018. You have a new fridge, a new bathroom, and a new TV, so isn’t it about time you updated your thermostat? The Nest Learning Thermostat is the perfect addition to your home. It’s the thing of the future. You can use Google Home (or Amazon Alexa) to control the temperature of your house with your voice. Within a week, Nest will learn what temperatures you like and will program itself to schedule certain temperatures during certain times of the day. When nobody’s home, Nest automatically turns itself down to help you save energy. Your thermostat controls half of your energy bill — so isn’t it about time that you started saving? If you’re not sold yet, you can adjust your thermostat from your phone, tablet, or laptop from just about anywhere as long as your Nest is connected to Wi-Fi. Buy Now


Echo Show

best gifts for men under $500If you haven’t already invested in an Amazon Echo Dot, you should. But for those that already have, here’s a potential gadget that could be your next step. The Echo Show is essentially a video version of your Echo Dot. You can tell Alexa to show you just about anything. Amazon video, music lyrics, photos, weather forecasts, security cameras, and more! In a sense, it’s pretty much a tablet powered by Alexa and a video version of the Amazon Echo Dot. Buy Now


Nintendo Switch

best gifts for men under $500People argue about Xbox vs PlayStation until the cows come home, and up until recently, everyone has been leaving Nintendo out of the argument. However, the Nintendo Switch is arguably the best console on the market today. It’s completely portable and although it was only released this past year, the Switch already has two contenders for game of the year. The Switch does things that a Playstation 4 can’t. It’s perfect for travelling whether you’re going on a family road trip or bringing it with you on your commute every day. Make sure you pick up Super Mario Oddysessy as well! It’s fantastic. Buy Now


Fitbit Ionic Smartwatch (One Size Fits All)

best mens giftsLooking to lose a few extra pounds next year? Don’t underestimate just how hard it can be to track your own nutrition and fitness. You need the right tools, which includes a Fitbit device. Sure, you could get an inexpensive Fitbit bracelet, but I really recommend getting the Ionic Smartwatch — it does more than you realize. I thought that smartwatches were a bit overkill until I was gifted one and realized just how cool they can be. This particular smartwatch can store 300+ songs, track your pace, distance, and routes, measure your heart rate, and is one size fits all! This smartwatch has a four day battery life and will almost certainly help you meet your fitness goals. Buy Now


Braun Series 9290CC Men’s Electric Foil Shaver

best gifts for men under $500Grown men shouldn’t buy disposable razors. Few guys realize that if they don’t take care of their skin now, they’ll look like a leather bag later in life. Braun Series shavers are a step in the right direction, but this particular model is incredible. It cuts thick bears with ease and give you the most comfortable shave of your life. The shaver uses five shaving elements specialized shaving elements that cut more hair in less strokes, which leads to less skin irritation. Additionally, the shaver uses an alcohol-based cleaning and charging station, which cleans your shaver at the touch of a button! We have smart phones, smart watches, smart homes, and now it’s time for smart shavers. Buy Now


Pelican Elite Soft Cooler

best gifts for men under $500Bringing beer camping is underrated. It can be somewhat of a hassle to lug a few cans to your campsite, and it’s an even bigger pain if you want to keep them cold. However, the Pelican Elite Soft Cooler is perfect for just that. It has high density, closed-cell foam insulation that makes for extreme ice retention. It’s 55% lighter than some premium hard coolers, all while being 100% leak proof. You can buy this cooler in three different sizes, all of which are guaranteed to satisfy your needs. Buy Now


Hamilton Men’s Khaki Field Stainless Steel Automatic Watch

best men's gifts under $500Watches are always some of the best gifts for men. And field watches continue to be an important tool for outdoorsmen. This genuine Hamilton Men’s Field Watch is made in America — so you know you’re paying for quality. The watch comes with a beautiful, comfortable leather band that you can adjust accordingly. The watch is water resistant to 100 m (330 ft) which makes it suitable for swimming and snorkelling, but not scuba diving. Buy Now


Wodehouse Lost History Boot

gifts for menMen’s fashion rarely changes. Clothes stay pretty much the same, the only thing that changes is the fit. Shoes, however, have stayed virtually the same over the past few decades — so it’s smart to get a pair that lasts you decades. The Wodehouse Lost History Boot is a lightweight chukka boot that feel like you’re sliding your foot into a cloud. These leather ‘boots’ — a word I’m using pretty leniently — are perfect winterwear to the office. Buy Now


YETI Tundra 45 Cooler

gifts for menEveryone needs a quality cooler, period. It doesn’t matter if you go tailgating or camping, you never know when you’re going to need a cooler. For example, in the event of a natural disaster, you’re going to need something to keep your food from spoiling for as long as possible. The YETI Tundra 45 is the cooler to do that. This cooler is almost guaranteed to keep your ice frozen for as long as you need; thanks to 3 inches of PermaFrost Insulation and an extra thick FatWall design that has been certified Bear-Resistant. The cooler is portable, virtually indestructible, and perfect to take camping. Buy Now

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