Looking at gifts from a budget perspective, between $50 and $150 there are some really cool things that will make any gadget fan happy this Christmas!

Here are all our Gift Guides for 2023 – find something for anyone in your life right here at EFTM:

Smart Speaker

$150 is enough to get something great no matter which ecosystem you’re interested in.

Google’s Nest Hub 2nd Gen is unbelievable value at $79. That’s a smart speaker with a smart screen.

Likewise, Amazon’s Echo Show 8 but it’s $149

Apple’s HomePod mini offers no screen, but it is sensation sound and great for music as that’s Siri’s power. $149 at JB

Outdoor Headlamp

Support an Aussie company by considering the Quokka 150 Headlamp which is great for DIY, out at the BBQ at night or if they are into Camping or Fishing.

It’s relatively cheap at around $50 Online or at Decathlon stores

Portable Power

More Power! Everyone needs power on the go.

Look at the Belkin powerbank range, some slick units in different sizes to suit your budget.

Home Security Camera

Give Dad the starter for his grand planned Home Security system with the Arlo Essential Indoor at JB HiFi for $129

This is a simple to install powered indoor camera that can protect your front door from the inside or keep an eye on that loungeroom when you’re not home.

Get notifications on your smartphone and look live to see what’s going on.


There’s a bunch of great Lego sets under $150 – they are small, but not tiny and that makes them great bookshelf or mantle peices.

Some starter ideas are the Lego Bonsai tree, the many Star Wars helmets and even the Transformers Optimus Prime.