To make sure your presents stand out at Christmas, it’s always good to put something a bit unusual in the stocking.

For those that love tech and gadgets, we’ve rounded up the best quirky presents to give and get this year.

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Olloclip 4-in-1 Lens         


This is definitely a present for those who love photography and want to be able to take slightly different photos on their iPhone.

While California company Olloclip makes a range of lenses for different mobiles, the 4-in-1 lens for iPhone 6/6s and 6/6s plus took our eye for being a great present for any age.

They come in four colours – silver lens/black clip, red lens/black clip, gold lens/white clip and rose gold/while clip. The four lenses included are fisheye, wide-angle, 10x macro and 15x macro.


Olloclip, £69.99

Amazon, £52.70

Argos, £52.99                    

Tile Pro Series Combo Pack

tile pro

Do you know someone who is always losing their handbag or keys? Then this device finder may be the perfect gift for them.

At just shy of 4cm square, the Tile Pro a small device that you can attach to your keys and call it if you can’t find them! If you can’t hear the sound it’s making, you can also use the app to locate your favourite mislaid items and find its last known location.

Each Tile in this combo dual pack should run for one year without needing a recharge, and at the end of that year, you can replace it at a discounted price.


Tile App, £50

John Lewis, £49.95

Amazon, £49.95

Drone Hubsan X4 Micro Quadcopter With Camera


A drone is always going to be a well received Christmas present, and at a price just shy of £30 it doesn’t break the bank for the giver.

Weighing in at 50g, it’s not the biggest drone out there but it can fly outdoors depending on the weather and it will take photos and videos.

Depending on how adventurous you are, the drone can even do back flips.


Amazon, £28.47  

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Instax Mini 9

Fujifilm’s instant camera, Instax Mini 9, is a particularly cute way of taking photographs. It comes in five different colours – cobalt blue, ice blue, flamingo pink, lime green and smoky white – and prints off mini-pictures instantly.

It also has a selfie mirror and a close-up lens attachment to get the best snaps you can.

The camera also comes with 10 shots of film so you can get started on Christmas Day!


John Lewis, £59.99

Argos, £64.99

Amazon, £59.99

Sphero’s R2-D2 Robot

Watch the R2-D2 in action above in our Facebook Live.

It’s a great gift for anyone who loves Star Wars and wants to have their own personal droid to play with. It beeps, boops and moves around, all controlled by a free app for iOS and Android.

Using Bluetooth, the app can rotate the droid, run him around a pre-planned route and there are nine special features.

There are R2-Q5, BB-9E, Force Band, BB-8 and a BB-8 Special Edition alongside the R2-D2.


Amazon, £129.95

Disney Store, £129.99

John Lewis, £129.95

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