Not sure what to get for mom and pops this holiday? OnePlus is here to make your 2020 gift-shopping experience joyful and burdenless. We asked members of the OnePlus North America team “What item made your life better this year?” and handpicked a list of our best of the bunch – keeping in mind of budget, stock, delivery time and of course, quality. We’ve split the list into different price ranges so you can find the perfect gift for any recipient.
Great stocking stuffers for under $50
8Greens Effervescent Tablets Variety Pack – Sarah H., Sr. Director of Marketing
This holiday, cheers your loved ones with a glass of vitamins and nutrients. Sarah, our Sr. Director of Marketing, has been mixing 8Greens effervescent tablets into her drinks for a simple and delicious way to get her daily intake of greens. They taste great and help to nourish the body for a better immune system and healthier lifestyle. Don’t tell her that the blood orange flavor is in stock – she's been dying to try it.
OnePlus Buds Z Truly Wireless Earbuds – Jay L., Product Manager
In search for a pair of clear sounding, bass-pumping wireless earbuds that won’t break the holiday budget? Look no further than the OnePlus Buds Z. Jay, our Product Manager, is a big fan as he can seamlessly switch audio pairing between his phone and work laptop with a long press of the earbud. The OnePlus Buds Z offers high quality audio and all-day battery life at just under $50.
UNIQLO Ultra-Light Down Vest – Nasir A., Jr. Copywriter
Keep your loved ones warm and comfortable with the Ultra-Light Down Vest from UNIQLO. Nasir, our Jr Copywriter, loves how lightweight and compact the vest is, and always recommends it to his family and friends when the cooler weather approaches. The vest comes in a variety of colors, making it easy to match with your everyday apparel.
Audible Subscription – Moming Z., Marketing Executive
The pandemic has kept everyone inside but Moming, our Marketing Executive, has found a way to satisfy his wanderlust through audio books. Subscribed to Audible since 2014, Moming values audio books as mood enhancers, Zen-givers and pathways to worlds beyond his imagination. He personally recommends The Great Gatsby narrated by Jake Gyllenhaal, Wuthering Heights narrated by Patricia Routledge, and Stephen King’s End of Watch narrated by Will Patton.
Crowd pleasers for under $150
DJI Osmo Mobile 3 – Carlos Z., Senior Graphic Designer
As a creative on the go, Carlos, our Senior Graphic Designer, can record smooth and stabilized footage with the DJI Osmo Mobile 3 in hand. The portable gimbal is affordable and doesn’t take up too much space in backpacks or luggage. With his OnePlus device that already has a stellar camera, the DJI Osmo Mobile 3 further elevates Carlos’ cinematography.
L.L. Bean Wicked Good Slippers – Michael A., Marketing Project Manager
Spending most of his days at home, Michael, our Marketing Project Manager, has found comfort in the soles of the L.L. Bean Wicked Good Slippers. Whether he’s sitting at his desk, binging a TV series, or doing chores around the house, these slippers have made Michael’s day-to-day more relaxed and blissful. They’re even available for kids!
OnePlus Explorer Backpack - Nelson H., Paid Media Strategist
The OnePlus Explorer Backpack is the perfect gift for city-dwellers, travelers, students – pretty much everyone. Nelson, our Paid Media Strategist, loves how spacious yet slim and minimal the backpack is. The Explorer Backpack features a magnetic buckle that easily opens and closes with a tug, and hidden pockets throughout for passports, phones, and other valuable belongings. This is a piece of gear that Nelson never leaves his house without.
Dope tech for everyone that’s under $500
iRobot Roomba i3 – Regina H., QA Test Engineer
Keep you or your loved one’s house clean this holiday with the iRobot Roomba i3 vacuum. Not everyone is a fan of tidying up their houses, especially when they’re hard at work like Regina, our QA Test Engineer. That’s where the Roomba comes in. With mobile and Alexa integration, Regina routinely schedules her Roomba to vacuum her floor an hour before she’s off work, so she can return to a dirt and dust-free home.
OnePlus 7T – Weihua C., Principle Staff Engineer
For only $349, the OnePlus 7T is one of the best value smartphones this season. Weihua, our Principle Staff Engineer, recommends the device to all users – especially those who are looking to upgrade without paying a fortune. The OnePlus 7T comes with a smooth-scrolling 90 Hz Fluid Display, Warp Charge 30T and all the RAM for a stutter-free mobile experience. Weihua plans to buy one for a close family member.
Oculus Quest 2 – Kerry W., Brand Communications Associate
With the power of virtual reality, you won’t have to wait till New Years to leave 2020 behind. Recommended by Kerry, our Brand Communications Associate, the Oculus Quest 2 gives you a full-fledge virtual reality experience minus the dangling cords and cables. On his off time, Kerry often finds himself throwing on the Oculus Quest 2 and immersing in an intense session of Beat Saber.
Give the best to the best for under $1000
OnePlus 8 Pro – Aruna B., Consumer Insights Lead
For under $800, the OnePlus 8 Pro has been touted as one of the best value flagships of 2020 by media. This holiday, Aruna, our Consumer Insights Lead, is looking forward to re-introducing the world of Android to her husband with the OnePlus 8 Pro. It packs a gorgeous 120 Hz Fluid Display, premium hardware design and the best camera setup from OnePlus yet. The new Ultramarine Blue finish is quite the looker as well.
Segway Ninebot ES4 Electric Scooter – Yu C., Field Test Engineer
Zoom pass your work meetings and then the streets with the Segway Ninebot ES4 Electric Scooter. With the pandemic clearing most of the roads, Yu, our Field Test Engineer, has been traveling with the Ninebot ES4. The electric scooter is portable, fast and has a secondary battery built onto the stem for all-day endurance. Yu recommends the Ninebot ES4 to anyone who wants to spice up their daily commutes.
Breville Barista Pro Espresso Machine – Katie C., PR Coordinator
The Breville Barista Pro Espresso Machine isn’t cheap, but it’ll surely make for the perfect holiday gift for family members and friends who can’t get enough caffeine. Katie, our PR Coordinator, gives this her stamp of approval as it can brew warm and flavorful coffee with a tap. The espresso machine blends a timeless design with modern technology like Breville’s ThermoJet heating system and Digital Temperature Control.
Recommendations are personal and are not product endorsements. Other than with respect to OnePlus products, we have no affiliation with any of the listed sellers.