48 unique gifts teens actually want — Best gifts for teens 2020

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  • Teens can be a daunting demographic to buy for — they’re often the first to forecast the next “Big Thing” but also don’t have the expendable income to buy everything they’d like to have.
  • To help lessen the stress of shopping for them, I’ve rounded up 40+ solid gifts they’ll love to receive.
  • After more ideas and inspiration? Check out all of Insider Reviews’ holiday gift guides for 2020.

Teens are a daunting demographic to buy for. They’re often the first people clued in to the newest products and cultural phenomena that you’re probably not as aware of — but they also don’t have the deep pockets to get everything they want for themselves. Thankfully, that leaves plenty of opportunities open for you.

Below, you’ll find 49 gifts teens will be happy to receive. There’s useful technology like mini projectors and shower speakers as well as of-the-moment must-haves like instant cameras and lightboxes that mimic cinema marquees. If you’re still having trouble finding something great, and you can’t just ask them what they want, it’s a good idea to browse stores like Urban Outfitters to get a sense of what’s popular.

The top 5 best gifts for teens:

  1. A Disney+ subscription
  2. A customized Xbox controller
  3. A new video game, like FIFA 20 Standard Edition
  4. Beats by Dre Wireless Solo3 Headphones
  5. A waterproof, portable Bluetooth speaker

Below are the 48 best gifts for teens to get you started: 

Looking for more gift ideas? Check out all of our gift guides in one place.


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