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2018’s Smart Home and Home Security Gift Guide

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Giving great gifts is one of the best parts of the holiday season—but finding those gifts can be a hassle.

Instead of spending your precious spare time scrambling to find the right gift, pour a glass of wine, steal the comfy spot on your couch back from the cat, and turn on Die Hard while you use the list below to find practical presents for everyone on your shopping list.

Home security gift ideas

 
SABRE Glass Break Detector
Canary Indoor Camera
RAB Super Stealth Motion Lights
What it looks like
What we like about it
Simple glass break sensors that protect windows & sliding glass doors.
*Current price: $14.57
Stylish camera with motion detection, audio & air-quality sensors.
Current Price: $71.00
Powerful, sturdy, motion-sensing lights with customizable settings.
Current price: $79.93
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SABRE Glass Break Detector

What it looks like glass-break-detector
What we like about it Simple glass break sensors that protect windows & sliding glass doors.
*Current price: $14.57
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Canary Indoor Camera

What it looks like canary-indoor-camera
What we like about it Stylish camera with motion detection, audio & air-quality sensors.
Current Price: $71.00
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RAB Super Stealth Motion Lights

What it looks like motion-detector-lights
What we like about it Powerful, sturdy, motion-sensing lights with customizable settings.
Current price: $79.93
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Ring Video Doorbell
Nest Protect
Nest Cam Outdoor
What it looks like
What we like about it
An easy-install, battery-powered video doorbell with an app.
Current price: $99.99
A smart smoke/CO detector with a light, location alerts & voice alarm.
Current Price: $108.52
Weatherproof, quick-install security camera with custom settings.
Current price: $178.69
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Ring Video Doorbell

What it looks like ring-video-doorbell
What we like about it An easy-install, battery-powered video doorbell with an app.
Current price: $99.99
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Nest Protect

What it looks like nest-protect
What we like about it A smart smoke/CO detector with a light, location alerts & voice alarm.
Current Price: $108.52
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Nest Cam Outdoor

What it looks like nest-outdoor-camera
What we like about it Weatherproof, quick-install security camera with custom settings.
Current price: $178.69
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Home automation gift ideas

 
TP Link Smart Plug
Amazon Echo Dot
Samsung SmartThings Hub
What it looks like
What we like about it
A plug that lets you control lights & appliances with a mobile app.
Current price: $17.99
Small & capable. Connect your home & control devices with your voice.
Current Price: $29.99
1 device to connect dozens. Control lights, locks, cameras & more.
Current price: $62.99
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TP Link Smart Plug

What it looks like smart-plug
What we like about it A plug that lets you control lights & appliances with a mobile app.
Current price: $17.99
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Amazon Echo Dot

What it looks like amazon-echo-dot
What we like about it Small & capable. Connect your home & control devices with your voice.
Current Price: $29.99
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Samsung SmartThings Hub

What it looks like smartthings-smart-hub
What we like about it 1 device to connect dozens. Control lights, locks, cameras & more.
Current price: $62.99
Get it View on Amazon
 
Philips Hue Starter Kit
Nest Learning Thermostat
August Smart Lock Pro
What it looks like
What we like about it
Smart lights for waking up easier, setting a mood, or saving energy.
Current price: $197.99
A smart thermostat to keep the house comfy and lower the utility bill.
Current Price: $179.00
A smart lock that’s controlled by an app for access at home & away.
Current price: $234.99
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Philips Hue Starter Kit

What it looks like smart-bulbs
What we like about it Smart lights for waking up easier, setting a mood, or saving energy.
Current price: $197.99
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Nest Learning Thermostat

What it looks like nest-learning-thermostat
What we like about it A smart thermostat to keep the house comfy and lower the utility bill.
Current Price: $179.00
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August Smart Lock Pro

What it looks like August-pro-smartlock
What we like about it A smart lock that’s controlled by an app for access at home & away.
Current price: $234.99
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Personal security gift ideas

 
SABRE RED Pepper Spray
Vigilant Personal Alarm
VIPERTEK Stun Gun
What it looks like
What we like about it
Easy-to-carry self-defense for an early morning run or late night out.
Current price: $9.99
A tiny alarm & flashlight to make the scariest of parking lots safer.
Current Price: $13.99
Portable but powerful stun gun with a handy built-in flashlight.
Current price: $18.99
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SABRE RED Pepper Spray

What it looks like pepper-spray
What we like about it Easy-to-carry self-defense for an early morning run or late night out.
Current price: $9.99
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Vigilant Personal Alarm

What it looks like personal-rape-alarm
What we like about it A tiny alarm & flashlight to make the scariest of parking lots safer.
Current Price: $13.99
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VIPERTEK Stun Gun

What it looks like stun-gun
What we like about it Portable but powerful stun gun with a handy built-in flashlight.
Current price: $18.99
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Lifeline AAA Road Kit
SHAREMORE Smart Jewelry
Fort Knox Personal Pistol Safe
What it looks like
What we like about it
Keep loved ones safe with jumper cables, tools & first aid supplies.
Current price: $66.99
Stylish jewelry that sends a message & location to emergency contacts.
Current Price: $62.99
A sturdy safe to keep weapons & valuables out of the wrong hands.
Current price: $252.00
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Lifeline AAA Road Kit

What it looks like aaa-road-kit
What we like about it Keep loved ones safe with jumper cables, tools & first aid supplies.
Current price: $66.99
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SHAREMORE Smart Jewelry

What it looks like smart-jewelry
What we like about it Stylish jewelry that sends a message & location to emergency contacts.
Current Price: $62.99
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Fort Knox Personal Pistol Safe

What it looks like pistol-safe
What we like about it A sturdy safe to keep weapons & valuables out of the wrong hands.
Current price: $252.00
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Fun tech gift ideas

 
Tile Mate
Fire TV Stick
Kindle E-reader
What it looks like
What we like about it
Tiny trackers for keys, wallets, phones, pet collars, and more.
Current price: $24.99
A streaming stick to make binge-watching & music streaming easy.
Current Price: $39.99
A lightweight e-reader is a practical gift for the bookworms you love.
Current price: $99.99
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Tile Mate

What it looks like tile-mate
What we like about it Tiny trackers for keys, wallets, phones, pet collars, and more.
Current price: $24.99
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Fire TV Stick

What it looks like amazon-fire-stick
What we like about it A streaming stick to make binge-watching & music streaming easy.
Current Price: $39.99
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Kindle E-reader

What it looks like kindle-e-reader
What we like about it A lightweight e-reader is a practical gift for the bookworms you love.
Current price: $99.99
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Fujifilm Instax Camera
Nintendo Switch
Bose QuietComfort Headphones
What it looks like
What we like about it
An old-school-cool instant camera for photos to hang on the fridge.
Current price: $121.00
A powerful, portable gaming console for the kids and kids-at-heart.
Current Price: $299.00
Wireless headphones for the traveler, music lover, or office worker.
Current price: $299.00
Get it

Fujifilm Instax Camera

What it looks like fujifilm-instax-mini-camera
What we like about it An old-school-cool instant camera for photos to hang on the fridge.
Current price: $121.00
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Nintendo Switch

What it looks like nintendo-switch
What we like about it A powerful, portable gaming console for the kids and kids-at-heart.
Current Price: $299.00
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Bose QuietComfort Headphones

What it looks like bose-headphones
What we like about it Wireless headphones for the traveler, music lover, or office worker.
Current price: $299.00
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*All prices current as of 11/30/2018

Happy holidays

Good luck with the rest of your holiday prep! We hope your holidays are filled with whatever you like best whether that’s twinkly lights, cozy fires, or frosted cookies.

Got friends and family who are still searching for holiday presents? Help them out by sharing this gift guide on Facebook.

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About Brianna Jensen

Brianna Jensen
Brianna is an experienced copywriter and editor who has written about home security, personal safety, insurance, and much more. She loves doing thorough research, finding objective ways to evaluate options, and sharing what she’s learned with others who are interested in new technology and home security.

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