10 best gifts for 2018

You don’t need to come down the chimney to be the ultimate holiday hero. You just need to surprise your loved ones with this year’s best gifts, as chosen by the editors at Reviewed. Shop from the hottest new gadgets, coolest travel gear and must-have appliances for a holiday to remember.

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$260

Staub Cast Iron 5.5-Quart Round Cocotte

After testing the best Dutch ovens, we found that Staub bested the Le Creuset. They both did a great job cooking, but Staub’s size and shape are much more versatile, making it the ultimate choice for cooking just about anything.

 — Courtney Campbell, e-commerce writer

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$130

Kindle Paperwhite

This has topped our list of the best Kindles we’ve ever tested for some time now—and it just got a big ol’ upgrade. It now has more storage, a more even backlight, a lighter and thinner design, and waterproofing, making it more impressive than ever.

 —Courtney Campbell, e-commerce writer

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$295

Away Large Suitcase

It’s the best hard-sided suitcase we’ve ever tested. Not only is its colorful polycarbonate shell completely Instagramable, but it will protect everything inside no matter how much it gets jostled on the way to its destination.

 — Courtney Campbell, e-commerce writer

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$150

Fitbit Charge 3

We originally loved the Charge 2 best (and still think it’s a great choice), but the new model is now waterproof and has an upgraded battery life, making it even more suitable for an active lifestyle.

 — Courtney Campbell, e-commerce writer

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$145

Apple AirPods

They’re really easy to use with any Apple product, they sound great, and the included carrying case charges them when you’re not wearing them. Big tech lovers and podcast listeners will enjoy unwrapping these.

 — Courtney Campbell, e-commerce writer

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$199

Sonos One

It’s fully compatible with Alexa, but packed with the high speaker quality we’ve come to expect from Sonos. Plus, it can interface with other Sonos speakers, which is great if your recipient might already have one.

 — Courtney Campbell, e-commerce writer

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$100

Instant Pot

Whether your recipient loves cooking or hates it, they need an Instant Pot. With all the functions of a pressure cooker, slow cooker, rice cooker, and more, anyone who cooks at home will love trying out new recipes on this popular kitchen gadget.

 — Courtney Campbell, e-commerce writer

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$89

Roku Ultra

Your dadyour mom, and your brother all love watching their Netflix and Hulu. And with the Roku Ultra, they can watch their favorite shows and movies in 4K and HDR, too. We love Roku’s simple platform and the remote control is by far the easiest to use of all the devices we tested.

 — Courtney Campbell, e-commerce writer

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$220

Eufy RoboVac 11s

The Eufy RoboVac 11s is our favorite affordable robot vacuum because of its impressive dirt pickup and quiet operation. The slim profile also makes it easier to reach every nook and cranny.

 — Courtney Campbell, e-commerce writer

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$650

TCL 55-inch 6 Series

This 55-inch TCL is the one that should be on everybody’s list—our TV reviewer loved it. It has built-in Roku functionality, awesome performance, and a sleek, angular design that makes it a great TV to upgrade to.

 — Courtney Campbell, e-commerce writer

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