These are the best last-minute gifts for men you can buy on Amazon




  • In Business
  • 2021-12-07 21:23:01Z
  • By USA TODAY
The best gifts for men on Amazon
The best gifts for men on Amazon  

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If you're not sure what to get the favorite man in your life this holiday season, Amazon is a fantastic place to start. From all the latest and greatest tech gear to home goods that'll help him make the most of his living space during colder months, the marketplace giant is a veritable one-stop shop.

Many of the items listed below are also thoroughly vetted by our team so you know you're picking up a quality product. Keep on scrolling for the best gifts for men on Amazon from some of our favorite brands like Apple, Leatherman, Fitbit and more.

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1. For the one in need of new earbuds: AirPods Pro

Best gifts for men on Amazon: Apple AirPods
Best gifts for men on Amazon: Apple AirPods  

Your giftee doesn't even need to own an iPhone to benefit from Apple's most advanced earphones yet. These true wireless AirPods pair quickly with your source device, offering sharp, bass-heavy sound whether you're jamming out to a Spotify playlist or listening to a podcast on a long commute.

Our experts found them to reduce ambient noise by 23 decibels with the noise cancellation mode. Thanks to tapered silicone tips, they also boast a more universal fit than most other types of earphones and feature a sleek and minimalist appearance that'll complement their Zoom call look.

Get the New Amazon AirPods Pro from Amazon for $189.99

2. For the one who wants to zone out: Sony WH-1000XM4

Best gifts for men on Amazon: Sony headphones
Best gifts for men on Amazon: Sony headphones  

Purists will tell you over-the-ear headphones are the only real way to listen to music since they create a more immersive sound experience. So, if your giftee's got a discerning palate-or rather eardrum-these Sony XM4 headphones, our top-ranked on the market, are a great bet.

They come in a sleek and durable carrying case and three colors. Their 30-hour battery life means your giftee can listen to an entire audiobook without having to break momentum for a charge, place clear calls using its five microphones, and tap and swipe to switch up the song, settings and more. It's no wonder our tester says "these headphones are magnificent in basically every area. They're comfortable for long periods, cancel noise like nobody's biz, sound amazing, and have more features than you can shake a stick at."

Get the Sony WH-1000XM4 Wireless Noise Canceling Overhead Headphones from Amazon for $248

3. For the reader: Kindle Paperwhite

Best gifts for men on Amazon: Kindle Paperwhite
Best gifts for men on Amazon: Kindle Paperwhite  

The all-new Kindle Paperwhite has a bookworm's name written all over it. At seven ounces light with a 6.8-inch screen, it's compact enough to bring everywhere from the beach to the bus. It has a glare-free display to make reading a sight for sore eyes no matter the lighting. Our experts named the best e-reader money can buy for its crisp, high-resolution display, the ability to modify light settings to reduce eye strain and access to over two million titles.

Get the All-new Kindle Paperwhite from Amazon $139.99

4. For the gadget lover: Potensic T25 Drone

Best gifts for men on Amazon: Potensic drone
Best gifts for men on Amazon: Potensic drone  

We could drone on and on about what makes this rad gadget a great gift, but we'll sum up the highlights: Our testers deemed it the best drone you could get under $200 for its impeccable stability, clear 1080p camera, ease with which you can charge it and ability to tilt downward for an exhilarating bird's eye view. The drone is as customizable as they get: it can hover above a still or moving object or person using the Follow Me mode, it can follow a predetermined flight path and altitude and it can send itself back home using GPS capabilities. For a seriously immersive experience, it pairs with VR goggles (not included, but our experts say the Oculus Quest 2 is the best VR headset on the market).

Get the Potensic T25 Drone for Amazon for $142.99

5. For the smart home lover: Echo Dot

Best gifts for men on Amazon: Echo Dot
Best gifts for men on Amazon: Echo Dot  

The minimalist-looking orb will allow your giftee to voice-control music, timers, temperature and any connected switches, locks, bulbs or appliances in their apartment. As our pick for the best smart speaker you can get right now, our experts say it delivers respectable sound that gets even better when paired with another Echo Dot. As far as affordable smart home gadgets go, it doesn't get any better than this.

Get the Echo Dot (4th Gen) from Amazon for $29.99

6. For the handyman: Leatherman Wave

Best gifts for men on Amazon: Leatherman Wave
Best gifts for men on Amazon: Leatherman Wave  

Nothing says "I care about you and your well-being" than a gift that's actually useful. The stainless-steel Leatherman Wave Plus packs 18 tools into one pocket-sized gadget that facilitates everything from small home renovations to emergency repairs while on the go. It includes tools like pliers, screwdrivers, knives, scissors, wire tools and more. Our experts billed it their favorite multitool of 2021, not only for the way each tool firmly clicks into place but for its ergonomic design that doesn't cut into palms even when gripping it firmly. Out of all multitools tested in our lab, it was the only one to not have any cons or drawbacks.

Get the Leatherman Wave Plus from Amazon for $99.95

7. For the caffeine addict: SterlingPro French Press Coffee Maker

Best gifts for men on Amazon: SterlingPro French Press
Best gifts for men on Amazon: SterlingPro French Press  

Give the gift that keeps on giving, which is the opportunity to save $6 on a latte every morning and instead use this double-walled French press to DIY. Our testers call it the best stainless-steel French press on the market due to its superior insulation, snug two-screen filter that prevent any grounds from sneaking into your coffee and large capacity of up to six cups (because one cup is never enough). If they're not much of a coffee drinker, they'll love resorting to the French press for everything from tea to hot chocolate to frothed milk.

Get the SterlingPro French Press Coffee Maker from Amazon for $36.98

8. For the one who hates chores: eufy 11S

Best gifts for men on Amazon: eufy 11S
Best gifts for men on Amazon: eufy 11S  

Between the time commitment and inevitable back pain, very few people can tolerate the minutiae of manually vacuuming a home. Treat them to the eufy 11S that quite literally does it all, from its BoostIQ technology that maximizes cleaning on carpets and ledges to its ability to recharge itself so it's always ready to use (one charge lasts 100 minutes!). Our experts named it one of the best robot vacuums that money can buy for its slim design that allows it to target tight spaces and strong suction capabilities. It's a solid set-it-and-forget-it option that'll have their living space looking brand-spankin' new.

Get the eufy by Anker, BoostIQ RoboVac from Amazon for $149.99

9. For the fitness lover: Fitbit Charge 5

Best gifts for men on Amazon: Fitbit Charge 5
Best gifts for men on Amazon: Fitbit Charge 5  

Whether your giftee is dipping their toes into the fitness world, consistently hits the gym or is simply looking to take better stock of their health, the Fitbit Charge 5, our favorite fitness , makes for a compelling gift.

At an inch wide, the device includes 20 exercise modes from runs to rides, 24/7 heart rate monitoring, sleep tracking and showcases a daily stress management score coupled with actionable steps towards mindfulness. We found that the Charge 5 displays superior responsiveness, whether it's responding to touch while dripped in sweat or synching with its built-in GPS system to help your loved one navigate unfamiliar terrain.

Get the Fitbit Charge 5 from Amazon for $129.95

10. For the one who always forgets to hydrate: Brita Filter Bottle

Best gifts for men on Amazon: Brita Filter Bottle
Best gifts for men on Amazon: Brita Filter Bottle  

It's no secret that staying hydrated is one of the pillars of ultimate health. Help your loved one stay on top of their recommended eight cups a day with Brita's filtered water bottle that improves the taste and safety of tap water and comes in five cool colors. It's one of our favorite water bottles for its soft squeeze body and leak-proof top that's easy to use while performing activities like biking or hiking. Better yet? Each reusable filter replaces up to 300 water bottles, making it a fantastic alternative to single-use plastic.

Get the Brita Plastic Water Filter Bottle, 26 Ounce from Amazon for $16.99

11. For the now always losing their keys: Tile Mate

Best gifts for men on Amazon: Tile Mate
Best gifts for men on Amazon: Tile Mate  

Even the most well-intentioned and competent folks misplace their valuables sometimes-and that's OK because Tile has your giftee covered. The 1.5-inch tracker affixes to everyday belongings like keys, phones, wallets or backpacks. Through the connected Tile app, your gift receiver can track their whereabouts from their phone or smart home device within a 250-foot Bluetooth range. Thanks to its non-replaceable battery with a three-year lifespan, you'll be able to give them not just a cool little gadget, but peace of mind.

Get the Tile Mate Bluetooth Tracker from Amazon for $19.99

12. For the one who likes a little spice: The Good Hurt Fuego

Best gifts for men on Amazon: Fuego Hot Sauce
Best gifts for men on Amazon: Fuego Hot Sauce  

If variety is the spice of life, this hot sauce collection is bound to turn up the heat. Give the hot sauce lover in your life the option of dousing their meals with seven blends including smoky bourbon, whiskey habanero and garlic herb, each ranging from mild to extreme in Scoville units. Billed as one of "Oprah's Favorite Things," the hot sauces with worldly flair come in elegant packaging that's ready for gifting. They're vegan, gluten-free and an ideal addition to any meal of the day.

Get the Thoughtfully Gifts, The Good Hurt Fuego: A Hot Sauce Gift Set from Amazon for $39.99

13. For the music lover: JBL Flip 5

Best gifts for men on Amazon: JBL Flip 5
Best gifts for men on Amazon: JBL Flip 5  

Allow the special guy in your life to bring the party with him wherever he goes with our favorite value pick for portable Bluetooth speakers, the JBL Flip 5. The JBL Flip 5 offers 12 hours of wireless playtime, a waterproof construction that'll survive an accidental dip in the pool and an upgraded USB-C charging cable. Its 12 unique colors make it a solid addition to any party setting from camo to teal.

Get the JBL Flip 5 from Amazon for $129.95

14. For the stressed-out one: YnM Weighted Blanket

Best gifts for men on Amazon: YnM Weighted Blanket
Best gifts for men on Amazon: YnM Weighted Blanket  

Are you really adulting if you don't own a weighted blanket? Keep your favorite man cozy and relaxed this winter with our best-valued pick for weighted blankets, the YnM weighted blanket.

The YnM weighted blanket performs just as well as blankets twice its price with its advanced body contouring technology (which feels like a permanent hug!), fine stitching to maintain weight balance and 15 pounds worth of glass beads that provide a stress-relieving sensation. While it comes in 33 color variations, they can further personalize their gift by adding their own outer shell, like a duvet cover that matches their bedroom décor.

Get the YnM Weighted Blanket from Amazon for $39.80

15. For the gamer: PlayStation Plus membership

Credit: Sony Score a Sony Playstation Plus 12-month membership for just $39.99 at Best Buy.
Credit: Sony Score a Sony Playstation Plus 12-month membership for just $39.99 at Best Buy.  

For a gift you know they'll use virtually every day, the PlayStation membership is a great bet. This digital code grants you access to live multiplayer games, free demos of upcoming games, exclusive discounts and 100GB of precious iCloud storage for game saves.

PlayStation Plus members get two new games every month, which permanently stay in your library as long as their subscription stays active-this is one main reason we recommend it for gamers.

Get the PlayStation Plus: 3 Month Membership from Amazon for $24.99

16. For the one who needs a massage: Renpho Foot Massager

Best gifts for men on Amazon: Renpho Foot Massager
Best gifts for men on Amazon: Renpho Foot Massager  

You may not be able to offer them a trip to the spa, but you *can* gift them a handy device that can slip them into a permanently relaxed state. The Renpho Foot Massager is one of our favorite budget option for foot massagers thanks to its versatile massage options from 15 to 30 minutes to light to heavy kneading and air intensity, which creates a tension-melting squeezing sensation. Its heat functionality makes it a welcome addition to any home during chilly winter nights, and its included remote allows the user to customize each feature, well, remotely. The massager fits feet up to men's size 12.

Get the Renpho Foot Massager from Amazon for $139.99

17. For the health nut: Magic Bullet Blender

Best gifts for men on Amazon: Magic Bullet Blender
Best gifts for men on Amazon: Magic Bullet Blender  

Getting your five to 10 recommended servings of produce a day might not be the most exciting task in the world, but whipping them up into sweet and creamy smoothies? Now that's a real treat. The Magic Bullet is our number-one favorite blender for making smoothies because it's fast, portable, tackles tough frozen fruit and stays turned on without having to hold down the power button. Best of all, it boasts a cylindrical shape that's easy to clean and comes with two replacement containers so it'll always look and feel brand new. The 11-piece set contains all he needs to make meal prep and nutrition something to look forward to.

Get the Magic Bullet Blender from Amazon for $37.10

18. For the camper: LifeStraw Personal Water Filter

Best gifts for men on Amazon: LifeStraw
Best gifts for men on Amazon: LifeStraw  

For the man who loves to come prepared the LifeStraw could be a game-changer or even a lifesaver. The LifeStraw features microscopic membrane filters that remove over 99.99 percent of bacteria, parasites and microplastics from up to 4,000 liters of water-enough to last a person five years. It'll allow them to safely drink from any water source-be it a lake, a pond or any water body they encounter. At just under $20, this is a must-have for outdoorsmen, and for every straw purchased, a student in need receives clean drinking water for an entire school year.

Get the LifeStraw Personal Water Filter from Amazon for $12.99

19. For the one who loves cold coffee even in winter: Takeya Deluxe Cold Brew Coffee Maker

Best gifts for men on Amazon: Takeya Cold Brew Maker
Best gifts for men on Amazon: Takeya Cold Brew Maker  

Buying your loved one a cup of coffee is great and all, but how about allowing them to brew themselves the perfect cup every morning? Takeya's Cold Brew Coffee Maker is our favorite cold brew maker of all time even after multiple rounds of testing due to how easy it is to use (simply load up coffee grounds in the reusable fine mesh filter, brew it up, and enjoy). The cold brew's impeccable taste also makes it a top contender on our list, which is partially attributed to its BPA-free plastic container that keeps brews fresh for up to a week (!!) in the fridge, tasting neither too acidic nor too watered down. It's leak-proof, features a grippy silicone handle and serves up to four cups of hot or cold coffee or tea. We'll cheers to that.

Get the Takeya Deluxe Cold Brew Coffee Maker from Amazon for $19.99

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