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Top 10 Tech Gifts for the 2017 Holiday Season

Sara Rice, Social Media Intern, Consumer Technology Association (CTA)

The holiday season is upon us and whether we're ready or not, it’s time to start thinking about our holiday shopping lists. The latest research from the Consumer Technology Association (CTA) shows that 68 percent of U.S. adults are planning to buy tech gifts for the holidays and forecasts that tech spending will reach a record $96.8 billion this holiday season. Traditional devices such as TVs and laptops remain popular, but consumers are interested in emerging technology like drones and smartwatches as well.

So, what are the tech gifts consumers want the most? Check out the top 10 below:

  1. TV


  2. Laptop

  3. Smartphone 

  4. Tablet 

  5. Videogame console 

  6. Smartwatch 

  7. Camera 

  8. Drone 

  9. Fitness activity tracker 


  10. Home robotics vacuum 

Get more on holiday purchase patterns from CTA.