With Christmas just around the corner, why not make the most of getting prepared early; avoid the last-minute panic buying with our approved list of the must-have tech gadgets for this festive season. From the best that money can buy products, to cheaper but reliable alternatives, we have you covered.

A classic essential for any party or gathering has to be efficient and easy to use Bluetooth speakers, but with so many available at your disposal, what are the best options out there?  If you are looking for an up-market speaker, bound to impress your friends then look no further than the Sonos Move (retailing at approx. £399). Compatible with a home Sonos speaker network, this is a great option if you are looking for a premium product. If you are looking for a cheaper alternative, the UE collection has some great options available. Our pick has to be the UE Wonderboom 2 (approx. £73), weighing just 0.93 pounds, its’ size and portability make it great for travelling and therefore a must buy this Christmas.

With Smartphone releases coming at us thick and fast, it’s hard to know which ones really are good value for money. In our opinion the Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra is the cream of the crop, with one of the best cameras and most aesthetically pleasing designs, it is one of the best on the market right now. Despite it being a pricey option retailing at around £1049, we think it is a fantastic product if it is available within your budget this year. Another option that might have gone under the radar is the Realme GT, at just £399 this is a smartphone that offers fantastic value for money. With reliable battery life and superfast recharging times (around 30 minutes), this would be a fantastic choice this year.

With so many gadgets out there, we hope we have given you a taste of what is out there, to get you ready for this Christmas.