5 Gadgets to Get Dad for Father’s Day

Father’s Day is just around the corner, and it’s time for you to get dad the best tech gift possible. Whether he’s a gadget lover already or waiting to enjoy his first gadget ever, Dad deserves to get a device that will help him organize his life better. You can get Dad a tablet, a smartphone, headphones and maybe even a drone.

With so many options out there it can be a real headache looking through those endless options.  It can also be time-consuming as well. Here are some gadgets that Dad is sure to love.

1. Samsung Galaxy S8


Get Dad one of the best smartphones on the market; buy him the Samsung Galaxy S8 for $729. Unlike the S7, the S8 features a more all-screen look with it 5.8-inch curved display. The fingerprint scanner is now on the back, and you can barely see the bezels.

It also features a better resolution of 1440 x 2960 QHD, an aspect ratio of 5:9. You’ll also find support for HDR content, 4GB of RAM, an octa-core chipset clocked at 2.35GHz, an 8MP front-facing camera, a 12MP rear-facing camera, a 3,000Ah battery, and is water/dust resistant to boot. The Galaxy S8 can also reach the day-and-a-half milestone when you use the battery-saving features.

2. Bose QuietComfort 35 Headphones


Does Dad like listening to music? If so, the Bose QuietComfort 35 wireless headphones are an excellent choice. You can use the headphones with or without a wired connection, and they look great as well.

They also mix a wireless Bluetooth connection with the best active-noise-canceling technology. Its fold-up design will help for an easy put-away after using it to receive calls, and the digital equalizing system balances the sound at any level.

The headphones are good for a 20-hour use, and with only a 15-minute charge, you get 2.5 hours of use. The headphones sell for $349.95.

3. Fitbit Flex 2


If Dad keeps saying that he’s getting enough exercise when you know he’s really not, get proof with the Fitbit Flex 2. For $60 you track distance steps, active minutes, and calories burned, and it’s also ultra thin.

Take it swimming; wear it in the shower and pool. No amount of water will damage the Fitbit. Thanks to Fitbit’s SmartTracking feature it can automatically recognize certain workouts and saves them on the device’s app.

You can also get text and call notifications with a distinctive vibration pattern and color-coded LED lights. Fitbit can also keep track of how well Dad sleeps and see if he is getting enough sleep or not.

4. iPad Pro


Because Dad is worth it, plain and simple. The iPad Pro ($745) offers features such as a 12.9- or 9.7-inch display and a 2048 x 1536 or 2732 x 2048 resolution respectively. The word “slow” doesn’t exist for the iPad Pro with an A9X 64-bit chip that is also accompanied by a 10-hour battery life.

The iPad Pro offers 4K video on its retina display and double the graphics performance compared to the iPad Air 2. Create masterpieces with the iPad’s pencil, and enjoy sensitive and pixel-perfect precision.

Another great feature is its 12Mp iSight and 5MP FaceTime HD cameras. The 12.9-inch iPad Pro comes with an 8MP iSight camera and a 1.2MP FaceTime camera. You can also count on WiFi, 4G LTE, and Touch ID.

5. Syma X8HG 8.0 MP Camera Drone


If Dad is also into drones, you can’t go wrong with the Syma X8HG 8.0 MP Drone. See the world from an entirely different angle with its two-speed mode and the Headless Mode. This last feature makes the forward direction the same as the remote controller.

The Syma drone will give you blur-free images thanks to the Stable Flight System. It comes with the latest 6-axis gyro flight control system, 70-meter control distance, and 2.4G frequency. It will only set you back $120.


Sleepless nights, tantrums and who knows what else. Dad has put up with a lot throughout the years, and he deserves the best gift possible. You can bet that he will love any of the options listed above and will have something to keep him busy for quite some time. What tech gifts will you get your dad for Father’s Day? Share your thoughts in the comments.

Fabio Buckell

Just a simple guy that can't enough of Technology in general and is always surrounded by at least one Android and iOS device. I'm a Pizza addict as well.

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