But have no fear - What Hi-Fi? is here to help. Like Santa’s trusty elves, we’ve put together a number of gift guides to help you buy the perfect tech gifts for the festive season.
Are you on a tight budget? There are plenty of affordable options. Looking for music-specific gear for the audiophile in your life? We’ve got you covered. Your kids pining for a new gadget? No problem. Or do you want something a little less conventional and a little more outside the box? Our guide contains plenty of suggestions that will impress your family and friends with your gift-giving skills.
Whether you’re after Christmas gift ideas for vinyl lovers or film fans, a new smart speaker or pair of headphones, a brand new hi-fi system or need a 4K TV, our 2017 Christmas Gift Guide promises a treasure trove of ideas to keep you one step ahead of the manic shopping crowd.
And we’re only getting started. Bookmark this page because more will follow in the coming days and weeks...
11 best Christmas gift ideas under £50
You don't need to go out and buy a new TV if your existing set isn't quite as smart as you'd like. Nor do you have to splash a huge amount of cash to enjoy your music collection on the move. There are some real gems out there, which can be yours - or a loved one's - without the need to break the bank.
And so we've rounded up the best gift ideas you can buy under £50 for the festive season this year, from headphones to smart speakers, hi-res music players to streaming sticks and more.
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12 best Christmas gift ideas for film fans
It can be tricky knowing what to buy people for Christmas. That's why if someone has an interest or hobby, you should seize on it.
If that interest is films, you've come to the right place. We've collected all manner of cinema-related gear, from home AV equipment, toys, a cinema membership and even cosy new jumpers. Just make sure they invite you round for movie night.
See them all: 12 best Christmas gift ideas for film fans
9 best Christmas best gift ideas under £100
Stuck for ideas on what to get the tech fan in your life this Christmas? You don't have to spend big on everyone at Christmas, so here are some great headphones, smart speakers, 4K TV streamers and accessories - all under £100 - to give you some inspiration.
See them all: 9 best Christmas gift ideas under £100
10 best Christmas gift ideas for kids
Stumped for what to get your kids this Christmas? We’ve put together a desirable list of tech-related gifts that won’t cost you the earth, but will make you the coolest parent in the neighbourhood.
See them all: 10 best Christmas gift ideas for kids