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 has 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 45 Wireless Noise Cancelling Headphones

best gifts for men under $500People are recognizing the power of Bose more and more every year. These noise-canceling headphones are a godsend 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 playtime and up to 40 hours of wired use. Buy Now

iRobot Roomba 960 Robot Vacuum

Whenever 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

If you haven’t already invested in an Amazon Echo 5, you should. But for those that already have, here’s a potential gadget that could be your next step. The Echo Show 5 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 5. 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 traveling 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 Odyssey 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 include 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 gives you the most comfortable shave of your life. The shaver uses five shaving elements specialized shaving elements that cut more hair in fewer 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 smartphones, smartwatches, 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% leakproof. You can buy this cooler in three different sizes, all of which are guaranteed to satisfy your needs. Buy Now

Fossil Gen 5 Carlyle Smartwatch

Watches are always some of the best gifts for men. And field watches continue to be an important tool for outdoorsmen. The Fossil Gen 5 Carlyle Smartwatch provides a much-needed stylistic boost to the smartwatch community. Compatible with both Android and iPhones, this timepiece is amazingly versatile and suitable for the majority of smartwatch users. 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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