It can be difficult to figure out a way to show your friends that you appreciate all of the support they’ve given you during the wedding planning process. It’s probably been a crazy ride thus far, so finding that perfect groomsmen gift that shows you’re thankful might be a little tricky — but gifting consumer electronics to your groomsmen might just be the answer.
We know what you’re thinking — aren’t most electronics expensive as hell? Well, reader, yes. A lot of gift worthy consumer electronics are expensive, but you don’t have to buy each of your guys an iPhone 11 to show that your thankful for them. There are a lot of electronic gifts to buy for your groomsmen that don’t put a lot of strain on your wallet, and we’ve gathered 12 of them below to help you out.
Here, we’ve compiled the best consumer electronics to gift your groomsmen for your wedding.
Liberate Air Truly Wireless Earphones
If you’re a sustainability-focused groom, then you’re going to want gifts to your guys that reflect your beliefs. Enter: the recently released Liberate Air Truly. The ear phones have a nine hour battery life and can last up to 72 hours. Again, on the pricey side, but the headphones are made out of sustainably sourced bamboo, recycled aluminum, sawdust, and a fabric made of recycled plastic bottles as a greener alternative plastics that are commonly used in audio accessories. Buying a pair also helps contribute to the non-profit organization One Tree Planted.
Google Home Mini
Remember when Spotify gave away a free Google Home Minis to all of their premium listeners? Be the Spotify Premium of grooms, and gift your groomsmen this inexpensive tech gift that isn’t impossible to figure out. The Google Home Mini comes with the Google Assistant built in, so it can help your groomsmen figure out everything from “last-minute wedding gifts” to “how to write a best man speech in five minutes” and more.
Doss Soundbox Touch Wireless Bluetooth Speaker
Showing your boys how grateful you are doesn’t have to cost a pretty penny. The Doss Soundbox Touch Wireless Bluetooth Speaker is equipped with tech that’s compatible with all Bluetooth enabled products, regardless of the kind. The speaker also has up to 12 hours of battery life and a range of over 30 feet. All of these dope features, and the speaker less than $28!
JBL Clip 3 Waterproof Portable Bluetooth Speaker
If your groomsmen love being outdoors and on-the-go, then the JBL waterproof bluetooth speaker is a solid and inexpensive option to give your group. Clocking in at under $40, the speaker can clip onto your backpack or belt so you can hike, walk, or bike hands-free. If you buy the speakers through Best Buy, you can also get a 2-year Geek Squad Replacement Product guarantee for less than $15. And if you’re friends are roughin’ it outdoors pretty frequently, then you already know that guarantee can really help in a pinch.
Drocon Drone for Beginners
Getting this kind of a gift for your groomsmen might ensure that you never have to get any of your friends a gift ever again. The Drocon Drone is perfect for groomsmen of any age, too. I mean, who doesn’t want to fly a drone? It’s small and has an HD camera built into it that you can control in an iOS or Android app you can download straight to your phone! There’s also a single button you can press that will get the drone to return to you so you don’t lose it.
SEGA Genesis Mini
For the gamer groomsmen, the Sega Genesis Mini comes with over 40 classic games like Shinobi, Sonic the Hedgehog, Street Fighter, and Virtua Fighter. If you and your guys are known for gaming, this super detailed miniature retro console is definitely going to send everyone over the edge. Be smart about the gift timing, though. You might lose your groomsmen during the ceremony because they snuck off to play another round of Castlemania.
Oculus Go Standalone Virtual Reality Headset
VR is the future of gaming, so if you and your buddies don’t have a pair of these already, you’re kind of already behind. We’re kidding! But these do make a great, unexpected groomsmen gift for your friends, especially if you all like to do big group activities together (like laser tagging). These headsets are also portable and easy to figure out, so they can be used as an extra source of entertainment during the reception!
The Man Registry’s Personalized Brown Travel Tech Case
Any and every person has an issue with storing their chargers and headphones when they travel. Heck, you don’t even have to be constantly traveling to get all of those wires tangled in your laptop bag or your backpack. Solve all of those organizational issues for your groomsmen with this vegan leather charger roll up. You can also personalize these cases to memorialize the big day!
Every friend group has the friend who can’t hang when it comes to going boating, being on roller coasters, or sitting in the back seat on a road trip. For the motion sickness groomsman in your life, the Reliefband is the perfect gift. How does it work? The product has neuromodulation technology was developed for use in hospitals and alters nerve activity through targeted delivery of gentle pulses the wrist to “turn off” feelings of nausea or motion sickness. It’s on the pricey side, but if you’re planning on splurging a bit on something special for each of your groomsmen, it’s a solid gift that they can get a lot of use out of.
Xenvo Pro Lens Kit
The Xenvo Pro Lens Kit is compatible with all kinds of smartphones, and is the best gift for the artsiest of groomsmen. This gift is a huge hit at parties and large gatherings because of the wide-angled lens — no more squeezing everyone into a tiny frame! The kit also comes with a DuraCase, an LED light and an easy-to-remove lanyard so you can clip the lens onto it at any point. Let the artsy wedding photos commence.
Musitrend Record Player Vinyl Turntable
For the musically-inclined group of groomsmen, the Musitrend Record Player is a great choice, especially if you want to gift a tech product that seems a bit more classic. The record player is easily portable, and you can even plug in your phone or laptop in the back to play and record music in addition to playing vinyl records. And in case you haven’t heard, vinyl has been making a huge comeback (especially for hipsters), so this is the perfect gift for the guys who are into that kind of stuff.