Tech gifts make the BEST gifts for Mother's Day. Whether you're shopping for a mum who gets excited over a new gadget, or APPLE obsessed, or just browsing for gift ideas for yourself, we've searched for the top requested tech gifts for 2022. From Samsung's impressive new flip phone, to the Apple Watch Series 7, the new Kindle for book loving mums, Sky Glass and Google Chromecast for the mum who's a TV-a-holic or the latest camera gadgets for budding photographers.
The best tech gifts for Mother's Day 2022...
Apple iPhone 13
Oh. So. Pro. iPhone 13 Pro and iPhone 13 Pro Max are packed with new features, including the powerful A15 Bionic, a huge leap in battery life, Super Retina XDR display with ProMotion and our biggest camera upgrade ever on an iPhone.
iPhone 13 Pro, from £39.54/month / $799.99, Carphone Warehouse
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Sky Glass - Ultimate TV
Sky Glass has probably been all over your Instagram feed with celebrities and influencers showing off their new screen candy. We predict high demand for the 'Ultimate TV' this Mother's Day. With a pixel perfect 4K screen, you can sit close up to Sky Glass, and get a crystal-clear view of all the TV shows you love.
What's more, Sky Glass quickly learns exactly which shows, channels and apps you love. Just say "What should I watch?" to get recommendations tailored for you. How clever is that?
Sky Glass Ultimate TV, Sky Glass from £13 a month + £26 a month for Sky Ultimate TV (includes Netflix), Sky
Canon Powershot PX
The Canon PowerShot PX is an automatic camera specifically designed to make sure that you'll never miss another precious everyday moment with your loved ones. With clever facial recognition and tracking, as well as an in-built voice command function, you can automatically capture pictures of your family and friends completely hands-free.
Canon PowerShot PX, £449.99, Very
Released late 2021, your mum will be excited for the new Kindle Paperwhite. With 8 GB, and a 6.8" display, this will take her reading experience to the next level. What's more, there's an adjustable warm light, up to 10 weeks of battery life and 20% faster page turns compared to the previous generation.
Kindle Paperwhite new for 2021, £139.99 / $139.99, Amazon
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Apple Watch Series 7
If mum struggles with teeny tiny screens, she'll love the full screen on Apple Watch Series 7. It has the largest, most advanced display yet while still being the most durable Apple Watch ever. With Always-On Retina display, and features to measure your ECG and blood oxygen levels, the future of health has never been more convenient.
Apple Watch Series 7, £469 / $499, Currys
Introducing Facebook's largest integrated HD display with adjustable tilt, Hi-Fidelity audio and Smart Sound. Let's put it this way - Portal+ a powerful way to stay focused on the people and tasks that matter most. This is the perfect gift for the mum who works from home often and wants to look as professional as possible on their work calls.
Portal+, £349, Portal from Facebook
Samsung Galaxy Z Flip3
Wondering what to get the trendsetter mum? The Samsung Galaxy Z Flip3 has been created for those not afraid to stand out. The modern revival of the flip-phone comes in four trendy colours, and the enlarged cover screen makes checking notifications or taking calls on the go easy.
Samsung Galaxy Z Flip3, 128GB £949, 256GB, £999, John Lewis
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Google Nest Mini
Improved sound quality and bass to help blast Ed Sheeran while mum gets ready for work. Powered by Google Assistant, Nest Mini is on hand to help set helpful reminders and answer all your questions, from shop closing times or helping with a tricky recipe! With a custom 100% recycled fabric cover, this gift ticks the boxes as being functional and sustainable. Comes in four beautiful colours; Chalk, Charcoal, Coral and Sky.
Nest Mini, £49, John Lewis
Aura Digital Photo Frame
Aura Smith Digital Frame, £389 / $489.99, Amazon
Aura’s photo frames make the perfect gift for Mother's Day, allowing families and friends to share their photos and videos at the click of a button. The Smith is the newest addition to the collection, it began from a hand drawn pattern, meticulously brought to life with finely etched stainless steel. New features include built-in speakers, allowing for short video clips to be displayed on Aura frames for the first time. Whether it’s your child’s first steps, or your best friend blowing out their birthday cake candles, cherished memories can now come to life in photo or video form. Choose from The Mason Luxe, The Mason and The Smith (pictured above).
Apple AirPods Max
A perfect balance of exhilarating high-fidelity audio and the effortless magic of AirPods. With a stunning design, H1 chip and industry-leading Active Noise Cancellation, you’ll hear every note with a new sense of clarity.
AirPods Max, £549, Currys
Enjoy the unmatched Sonos experience on Wifi, and stream directly from smartphone, tablet, or computer using Bluetooth. Roam automatically connects to your home network and pairs with your phone when you're away. So all mum will have to think about is what to play.
Sonos Roam, £179, Sonos
Google Pixel 6
With three dynamic new colours, Sorta Seafoam, Kinda Coral, Stormy Black, the team at Google weren't playing around with their latest offering in phone technology! With a built-in Google Tensor keeping your phone fast moving and your personal info safer than ever, to an all-new camera with a 'magic eraser' feature to keep pesky photobombers from ruining your perfect moment.
Google Pixel 6, £599, Google Store
Apple Airpods Pro
AirPods Pro deliver an unparalleled wireless audio experience. AirPods Pro are sweat- and water-resistant, making them perfect for mums with active lifestyles and the Wireless Charging Case delivers more than 24 hours of battery life to keep her on the go.
AirPods Pro, £209, John Lewis
From big blockbusters to true crime documentaries, Chromecast with Google TV is the perfect gift for the mum who is looking to lock in some serious TV time. Google TV organises everything from your favourite streaming services into a single place and the new voice controlled remote can help you search by mood or genre, so you can find your favourite rom-com easily!
The 'For You' tab gives the whole family their own personalised watch suggestions and Google TV’s Watchlist lets you bookmark movies and shows to watch later. You can even experience multi-room audio with Chromecast when grouping it with other Nest speakers
Google Chromecast, £30, Amazon
Bang & Olufsen Beolit 20 Wireless Speaker
This grey Bang & Olufsen Beolit 20 portable speaker is a fantastic way to bust out some tunes wherever you fancy. Just pop it down and you'll be able to hook up your smartphone or tablet wirelessly using Bluetooth – perfect for relaxing at the beach or in the garden.
Beolit 20 Wireless Speaker, £430, ao.com
Apple iPad Mini
Help your mum unleash her creativity and productivity this Mother's Day with the all-new iPad mini, which features an all-screen 8.3-inch Liquid Retina display and comes in four gorgeous finishes. With new advanced cameras, Centre Stage, support for Apple Pencil (2nd generation), and delivering up to 80% faster performance, this is the most capable iPad mini ever.
iPad mini, £479, Currys
Canon Zoemini Mobile Photo Printer
The pocket sized Zoemini from Canon is the perfectly portable solution for printing photos on the go. It wirelessly connects to your phone or tablet and prints off your pics wherever you are. And you can add loads of special filters and effects with the Canon Mini Print app (available on iOS and Android).
Canon Zoemini Mobile Photo Printer, £199.99, John Lewis
Marshall Acton II BT
The Acton II may be compact, but its sound is nothing short of large. Perfect for the avid audiophile, this dynamic compact speaker features three dedicated class D amplifiers that power its dual tweeters and subwoofer. It produces a well-balanced, powerful audio experience, yet can fit in the tiniest of spaces. Plus, with Bluetooth 5.0 technology you can play your music in glorious, stereo sound with no wires required. Or, for the less tech-savvy, you can plug it into your device or record player.
Marshall Acton II BT, from £219.99, Selfridges
It’s the perfect Mother's Day gift for the mum who has a knack for losing things. Misplacing something like your purse doesn’t have to be a big deal when it has AirTag attached. AirTag — a super-easy way to keep track of your stuff.
AirTag, from £29, Amazon
The Samsung Frame TV
The Frame TV brings both entertainment and art into the home. The QLED 4K and Dual LED technology allows you to experience the brilliance of lifelike colour and unbelievable detail. When users aren’t watching TV on The Frame it turns into a blank canvas to showcase fabulous art pieces or even cherished family photographs.
Samsung Frame TV, from £399, Samsung
The new colourful iMac24 makes an amazing gift for the special mum. The colourful iMac features a stunning new compact design.
iMac 24”, from £1,449, Currys
Polaroid lovers, rejoice! The Polaroid Now+ camera is a step up from the original point-and-shoot version released in 2020. The improved design boasts the core features such as autofocus, dynamic flash, and self-timer, but now comes with a tripod mount to steady your ideas. Connect to the Polaroid app to unlock new creative tools, or mix it up with five experimental lens filters.
Polaroid Now+ Starter Pack, £179.99, Polaroid
Apple HomePod Mini
HomePod mini is jam-packed with innovation, providing room-filling sound, an intelligent assistant and smart home control, while keeping your information private and secure. Put one in each room, or create a stereo pair for an immersive soundstage. HomePod mini is designed to fit anywhere in the house.
HomePod Mini, £89, John Lewis
Apple TV 4K
Apple TV 4K brings the best of TV together with your favourite Apple devices and services — in a powerful experience that will transform your living room. Paired with a new Siri Remote for precise control, families can relax together watching films, listening to a cool playlist on Apple Music or doing an Apple Fitness+ workout.
Apple TV 4K, from £169, Amazon
TCL 10 TAB MAX
We are loving this new TCL 10 TAB MAX. It stands out as it is a tablet that offers a best-in-class viewing experience via its 10-inch display and NXTVISION technology producing truer-to-life images and richer details. This feature-packed tablet won't break the bank either!
TCL 10 TAB MAX, £229.99, Very
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