Holiday Shopping Checklist for 2018
It is officially Thanksgiving week. Black Friday is fast approaching us. Everyone is preparing to go on a holiday shopping spree. Whether to buy for themselves or for their loved ones everyone is looking for great deals. And with deals popping up everywhere and on everything it becomes hard to find the best deals for you.
We here at ScopePrice made a list of great deals from all over the internet containing products from the best selling categories.
Table of Contents
- 1 Here is our Holiday Shopping checklist 2018.
- 1.1 Smart Home Devices
- 1.2 Desktops, Laptops & Tablets
- 1.3 Gaming Consoles Monitors & TV
- 1.4 Headphones, Smart Watches & Toys
- 1.5 Home Appliances
- 1.5.1 Dyson V8 Animal Cordless Stick Vacuum Cleaner
- 1.5.2 Crock-Pot SCV800-B, 8-Quart Oval Manual Slow Cooker
- 1.5.3 Vitamix E310 Explorian Blender, Professional-Grade, 48 oz. Container
- 1.5.4 KitchenAid KSM150PSWH Artisan Series 5-Qt. Stand Mixer with Pouring Shield
- 1.5.5 Instant Pot Duo Mini 3 Qt 7-in-1
- 1.5.6 Technivorm Moccamaster 59616 KBG Coffee Brewer, 40 oz
- 1.6 Printers and Cutters
- 2 A Few Words
Here is our Holiday Shopping checklist 2018.
Smart Home Devices
One of the best selling categories during the holiday season is the smart home device section. Many households either upgrade their old models or install devices during this time. Our choices for the best holiday shopping deals this year are the following:
Fire TV Stick with 1st Gen Alexa Voice Remote, streaming device, and media player
It is Amazon’s Bestselling Fire Stick media player. This comes with a voice remote, so you don’t even have to lift a finger. Just Plug it in launch the Fire TV Stick and enjoy your favorite content. It gives you free access to many channels even if you don’t have cable. There are more perks if you have already subscribed to Amazon Prime.
- Processor: Quad-core ARM 1.3 GHz
- GPU: Mali450 MP4
- Voice Support: Yes, with the included Alexa Voice Remote (1st Gen) or free Fire TV Remote App (available for download on Fire, Android, and iOS)
- Game Control Support: Yes, optimized for Amazon Fire TV Controller and most games are compatible with other Bluetooth controllers
- Free Cloud Storage: Free cloud storage for digital content purchased from Amazon
Echo Dot (3rd Gen) – Smart speaker with Alexa
The Echo Dot is another Amazon product that makes your life that much easier. It will let you control your home appliances with your voice and inform you about the weather, traffic, news, etc. The new Echo Dot has been updated with features for the upgraded smart home.
- Size: 3.9” x 3.9” x 1.7” (99 mm x 99 mm x 43 mm)
- Wi-Fi connectivity: Dual-band Wi-Fi supports 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4 and 5 GHz) networks. Does not support connecting to ad-hoc (or peer-to-peer) Wi-Fi networks.
- Bluetooth connectivity: Advanced Audio Distribution Profile (A2DP) support for audio streaming from your mobile device to Echo Dot or from Echo Dot to your Bluetooth speaker. Audio/Video Remote Control Profile (AVRCP) for voice control of connected mobile devices. Hands-free voice control is not supported for Mac OS X devices. Bluetooth speakers requiring PIN codes are not supported.
- Audio: Built-in speaker for voice feedback when not connected to external speakers. 3.5 mm stereo audio output for use with external speakers (audio cable not included).
- System Requirements: Echo Dot comes ready to connect to your Wi-Fi. The Alexa App is compatible with Fire OS, Android, and iOS devices and also accessible via your web browser. Specific skills and services may require a subscription or other fees.
Google WiFi system, 3-Pack – Router replacement for whole home coverage (NLS-1304-25)
We all need WiFi around the house, and we all have WiFi. The Google WiFi system containing three units is a great way to upgrade your WiFi home network. Each unit covers 1500 square feet so you will have 4500 square feet of coverage. Say goodbye to any dead zone and stream without buffering from any place within your home.
- Product Dimensions: 4.2 x 4.2 x 2.7 inches
- Processor Count: 4
- Computer Memory Type: DDR3 SDRAM
- Power Source: AC
- Batteries: 1 CR2 battery required.
Desktops, Laptops & Tablets
During this holiday shopping extravaganza, people often upgrade or buy desktops, laptops, and tablets. The deals are during this time are too good to pass up. We have selected one of each from this category that we think is worth the look.
Dell Inspiron 7000 17.3″ FHD Touchscreen 2 in 1 Laptop
The best from Dell’s 2 in 1 laptop series with a 17.3-inch screen makes this an amazing buy. It comes with the latest 8th Gen Intel Core i7 processor and with DDR4 memory that keeps your computer running fast and smooth. And with a beautiful design and huge storage space, it is absolutely a great buy this holiday season and worthy of inclusion in your holiday shopping checklist.
- Processor Series: Intel Core i7(8th Gen)
- Operating System: Windows 10
- GPU: NVIDIA GeForce MX 150 graphics 2GB GDDR5
- Hard Disk Storage: 2TB
- RAM: 16GB
Ryzen & GTX 1050 Ti Edition
If you are looking to upgrade your desktop for a better gaming experience, then look no further than the Ryzen & GTX 1050 Ti Edition. It comes with the latest architecture from NVIDIA and AMD. This rig comes with 8GB ram and 4GB dedicated graphics paired up with an AMD Ryzen 1200 Chipset to give you awesome gaming experience.
- Processor: Ryzen 1200 3.1 GHz AMD R Series
- GPU: NVIDIA Geforce GTX 1050 Ti (4GB)
- Hard Disk Storage: 1TB
- RAM: 8 GB DDR4
- Operating System: Windows 10
Fire HD 10 Tablet with Alexa, 10” HD Display
The Fire HD tablet with Alexa will give you a transformative experience. It comes equipped with great hardware and software with a very intuitive user interface for ease of use. This Fire HD model comes with Alexa so you can make it your smart home device as well. A fantastic piece of tech to have for you or your loved one.
- Display: 10.1″ 1080p Full HD
- Camera: Front-facing VGA and rear-facing 2MP
- Device Size: 10.5″ x 3.0″ x 6.3″, 28.8 oz. (267 mm x 77 mm x 159 mm, 815 grams)
- Connectivity: WiFi, Bluetooth, 3.5mm cable
- Special Feature: Works as a streaming device with access to all streaming networks
Gaming Consoles Monitors & TV
In this holiday shopping bonanza, many of us want to upgrade our TV or Monitors and sometimes even want to indulge in a gaming console. Here are our picks for this season.
Xbox One X 1TB Console – Fallout 76 Bundle
The Xbox One X is the most powerful console around. If you haven’t had the Xbox one experience yet, then this is the best place to start. With multiple exclusive titles and other cross-platform titles, the Xbox One X will give you a fantastic gaming experience. If you go with the Fallout 76 bundle, you will get amazing value for your money and a superb addition in your holiday shopping checklist.
- Product Size: 18.5 x 5 x 12.5 inches; 12.44 pounds
- Storage: 1TB
- Processor: 8-core Custom AMD CPU
- GPU: 6 Teraflop GPU
- GPU Memory: 12GB GDDR5Controller: Wireless
Dell Alienware 1900R 34.1″, Curved Gaming Monitor
The Dell Alienware 1900R 34.1″, Curved Gaming Monitor is an excellent buy if you want a fantastic gaming experience. The AW3418DW has a 21:9 ratio and 1900 Radius that maximizes your field of view. A must-have in your holiday shopping list if you are in the market for a new monitor. This model provides the ultimate gaming immersion for the hardcore gaming sessions during the holidays.
- Display Type: LED
- Item Weight: 16.09 lbs
- Aspect ratio: 21:9
- Display Resolution: 3440 x 1440 pixels
- Refresh Rate: 120hz
Sony XBR77A1E 77-Inch 4K Ultra HD Smart BRAVIA OLED TV
If you have to upgrade your TV and splurge some hard cash then boy do we have the pick for you. Add some wow factor to your house with the fantastic Sony XBR77A1E 77-Inch TV. This 4K OLED TV is sure to wow guests and family members this holiday season. Your holiday movie experience will be elevated to a new high. But full discretion, it costs a pretty penny.
- Item Weight: 134.5 pounds
- Display Type: OLED
- Product Dimensions: 39.1 x 67.9 x 15.8 inches
- Refresh Rate: 120Hz
- Batteries: 2 AA batteries
Headphones, Smart Watches & Toys
During this time headphones, smart watches and toys sell like hotcakes. Most people have them in their holiday shopping checklist. They are fantastic products for gifts or to get one for yourself. Our picks for the best value buy for this category is as follows.
Ticwatch S Smartwatch-Knight
Smartwatches are great to have. They provide amazing utility on the move. The Ticwatch S Smartwatch-Knight provides you with ease of access to music and social media. You can use it to monitor your heart rate and other activities during exercise or morning runs. This is also compatible with google assistant. It is compatible with both IOS and Android.
- Item model number: Ticwatch S Knight
- Batteries: 1 CR123A battery
- Product Dimensions: 9.8 x 1.8 x 0.5 inches
- Item Weight: 6.4 ounces
- Operating System: android wear 2.0
Beats Studio3 Wireless Over-Ear Headphones
If you are looking for a Headphone upgrade with the best value for your money this season, then you cannot go wrong with the Beats Studio3. This wireless piece of art will give you an enriching audio experience. It has excellent highs and mids with amazing bass and a killer noise cancellation. Overall, you cannot go wrong with this Beats model. A superb addition to your holiday shopping checklist.
- Fit Type: Over-Ear
- Noise Cancellation: Pure ANC (Active Noise Cancellation)
- Weight: 7.58oz
- Connectivity: Wireless (Bluetooth)
- Special feature: fast fuel technology. Provides 3 hours back-up with 10 mins charging when the battery is low.
Star Wars Ultimate Co-pilot Chewie Interactive Plush Toy
FurReal brings the ultimate sidekick to your household with the interactive Chewie plush toy. This toy speaks in Wookie whenever in motion. Great for kids who love to go on inter-galactic space adventures. This toy is a must-have inclusion for the holiday shopping list for the avid Star Wars fan.
- Product Dimensions: 6 x 14 x 17 inches
- Item Weight: 4 pounds
- Item model number: E0584
- Batteries: 4 AA batteries
- Special Features: 100+ sounds in Wookie language with facial expressions.
The biggest sellers for retailers during this time are the home appliances. They offer great deals for superb products. The list of products in the following are our choices for the best picks for your holiday shopping.
Dyson V8 Animal Cordless Stick Vacuum Cleaner
You cannot go wrong with this Dyson V8 Animal Cordless Stick vacuum cleaner. This wireless vacuum cleaner is excellent for cleaning houses without the worry of tripping into the cables. It has a significant runtime and has unique features like HEPA filters that separate filters allergens, animal hair collectors. It comes with a big bin that allows for great cleanup sprees.
- Item model number: 229602-01
- Connectivity: Cordless
- Item Weight: 5.64 pounds
- Product Dimensions: 8.2 x 9.8 x 49 inches
- Batteries: 1 Lithium Metal battery
Crock-Pot SCV800-B, 8-Quart Oval Manual Slow Cooker
The holiday season is the best time to upgrade your kitchenware. A fantastic addition to your holiday shopping list is The Crock-Pot SCV800-B. It is an 8-quart manual slow cooker that has terrific functionality in a kitchen. You can use it for a lot of different things and with settings to keep food warm as well it becomes a perfect Kitchen Product to have in your list.
- Space: 8-quart oval manual Slow Cooker Serves 10+ people
- Temperature settings: High/Low cook settings, and convenient Warm setting
- Crock Pot Feature specialty: Crock-Pot features removable, dishwasher-safe stoneware insert
- Dishwasher Safe: Yes
- Build: Polished, brushed stainless steel exterior with black accents and plastic handles
Vitamix E310 Explorian Blender, Professional-Grade, 48 oz. Container
The Vitamix E310 Explorian Blender is a fast, efficient product that will make your life so much easier. It has ten variable speed settings to give you optimum output in your daily cooking life — a product that we rate very highly and is a bestseller and a mainstay for the average holiday shopping checklist.
- Item model number: E310
- Item Weight: 11.5 pounds
- Product Dimensions: 11 x 8 x 17 inches
- Capacity: 48oz.
- Blades: Hardened Stainless-Steel Blades
KitchenAid KSM150PSWH Artisan Series 5-Qt. Stand Mixer with Pouring Shield
You use mixers every day. If you are in the market for a new mixer, then there is no better time than now. Our choice for mixers is the KitchenAid KSM150PSWH. It performs admirably on all accounts and comes with easy to use settings and a lot of different attachments for different needs.
- Item model number: KSM150PSWH
- Item Weight: 22 pounds
- Product Dimensions: 16 x 16 x 11 inches
- Dishwasher Safe: Yes
- Attachments: Comes with four attachments 15 more available
Instant Pot Duo Mini 3 Qt 7-in-1
One of the bestselling products during this time, the instant pot is now an essential kitchen product for every household. The Instant Pot Duo Mini holds 3 quarts and works as seven different cooking ware in 1 single chamber. It’s functionality and portability also makes it a great utensil to take in trips as well. All of the traits combined it’s not hard to see why this should be in your holiday shopping list.
- Item Weight: 8.65 pounds
- Product Dimensions: 11.8 x 10.5 x 11 inches
- Heating Element Power: 700W
- Voltage: 120V~60Hz
- Pot Size: 3 Quart
Technivorm Moccamaster 59616 KBG Coffee Brewer, 40 oz
Coffee, we love it, you love it, almost everyone you know loves it. Having a brewer at home makes sense for everyone because of the ease it gives you. If you are in the market for a new coffee maker, then you cannot go wrong with the Technivorm Moccamaster 59616 KBG Coffee Brewer. It has great features and settings that retains flavor for the coffee and will keep it warm for you for a long time — a sensible product to add to any holiday shopping list.
- Brew Basket Function: Automatic drip once carafe is in place
- Auto Off: Hotplate stays on for 100 minutes then the brewer turns off for your safety and convenience
- Brewing Capacity: 40oz/ 10 Cups/ 1.25L
- Brew Time: 4-6 MinutesItem
- Weight: 6.26 pounds
Printers and Cutters
Printers and Cutters are always needed for either office work or your DIY arts and crafts projects. Here are our picks for the best deals for the best holiday shopping experience.
Cricut Explore Air 2 Mint
The perfect tool for your DIY projects. Design custom stickers, vinyl stickers, apparel and many other things with the Cricut Explore Air 2 Mint. A great product for you and your family and a very cool gift and unique addition to your holiday shopping list.
- Item model number: 2003638
- Product Dimensions: 24 x 9.5 x 9.5 inches
- Software Compatibility: Free Access Software. The app is compatible with IOS and Android
- Cutting Power: Has a smart set dial feature for perfect cutting — cuts over 100 different materials.
- Connectivity: Bluetooth
HP Blue Sprocket Portable Photo Printer
HP Sprocket is a portable photo and sticker printer for On-The-Go fun. It prints 2” by 3” photos and is compatible with your phone. It Connects via Bluetooth and is a fantastic gadget to include in your holiday shopping list for you to have yourself or give as a gift.
- Item Weight: 8.6 ounces
- Product Dimensions: 4.6 x 3 x 0.9 inches
- Battery life (per charge): 35 photos
- Bluetooth (version): 3.0
- Media sizes supported (inches): 2 by 3
A Few Words
There you go, our top 20 choices for the Holiday Shopping Checklist for 2018. We have included 20 different type of product from all kind of price range. Find the best product that suits your need. And let us know your suggestions and queries on the comments below.
On that note from here on ScopePrice we wish you a Happy Thanksgiving and hope you have a great time in the upcoming holidays.
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