It’s late, but not too late. Hurry up and snag a killer gift on these smartwatches, headphones, and more.
RELAX AND TAKE a deep breath. There’s still time to find Dad a gift. And not just any gift, like a tie or a boring wallet, but a gift that he’ll cherish and talk about for years to come. You just have to act fast. From rocking out to walking out, we’ve got you covered with the best headphones, fitness trackers, and more.
For more ideas, check out our Best Father’s Day Gifts. Our Mother’s Day picks would make good gifts for dads too. Don’t forget to check out our other guides, like Hiking 101 and Best Gifts for New Parents.
Updated June 18: We’ve updated pricing throughout and added three new deals. We’ve also added a tea and pastry gift basket, MasterClass subscription, and digital photo frame.
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Health and Smartwatch Deals
Withings ScanWatch for $230 ($50 off)
WIRED contributor Simon Hill gave it an 8/10, WIRED Recommends because it offers health tracking features such as heart rate monitoring, ECG, and blood oxygen levels, all in a classic-looking design that doesn’t scream “smartwatch.”
Skagen Hybrid HR Jorn Smartwatch for $117 ($43 off)
The Jorn doesn’t have the most advanced fitness and health tracking features, but reviews editor Julian Chokkattu likes it for its intuitive UI and ease of use in spotting weather information, heart rate, and step tracking. Men’s sizing is also available for the same price.
Fossil Hybrid Smartwatch Retro Pilot for $123 ($52 off)
Even upon a close look, it’d be hard to spot the Retro Pilot as a smartwatch, and yet it offers music playing controls, tracks step count, monitors sleep performance, and can even be configured to operate Dad’s phone camera when paired with his smartphone through the app.
AncestryDNA Traits Kit for $69 ($50 off)
We have mixed feelings on DNA test kits, but if you and your Dad understand and accept the potential implications of peering into his genetic history, Ancestry’s kits are among the most detailed on the market.
Homelabs Sunrise Alarm Clock for $25 ($5 off)
The Homelabs clock is my favorite sunrise alarm, not because it’s the most fully-featured clock on the market but because it does all the basics as well (or better) than sunrise alarm clocks costing several times its price. If Dad has a hard time falling asleep or waking in the morning, a sunrise clock could be just what he needs to ease his way into or out of bed.
Philips Norelco Series 5100 Wet & Dry Electric Shaver for $50 ($12 off)
Triple, flexible rotary heads ensure a close shave by following the contours of Dad’s face. Since it’s water-resistant, he can use it in the shower, as some people like to do when shaving. It also comes with an attachment for trimming up the edges of his beard, if he isn’t all-in on the completely clean-shaven look.
Audio and Music Deals
Sonos Roam Bluetooth Speaker for $143 ($37 off)
For a small speaker, the Roam is capable of a big sound that won’t distort at high volumes. That’s partly why it scored a strong 9/10, WIRED Recommends in our review. It offers not just Bluetooth connectivity but also Wi-Fi. Part of the speaker’s appeal is that it’s also the cheapest way to join the Sonos ecosystem of devices.
Fender Player Stratocaster for $680 ($170 off)
Fender’s Player series are my go-to recommendation for a Dad who wants a high-quality electric guitar that’s a step up from the entry-level axes but won’t break the bank. This model offers all the characteristic Strat chime and brightness with three single-coil pickups and a maple neck and fretboard.
Beats Fit Pro for $180 ($20 off)
The Beats Fit Pro (9/10, WIRED Recommends) are one of our favorite workout headphones. Associate reviews editor Parker Hall calls them the best everyday headphones for iPhone users, thanks to their comfortable and secure in-ear fit and superb sound quality.
Apple AirPods Max for $430 ($20 off)
It’s not the biggest discount, but Apple AirPods Max rarely go on sale, and Hall says they’re the best wireless headphones he’s ever used. Their excellent sound and build quality snagged them an 8/10, WIRED Recommends in his review.
Deals With Screens
Meta Go Portal for $124 ($55 off)
The Go Portal (8/10, WIRED Recommends) has a 10-inch display screen and can double as a Bluetooth speaker, but its standout feature is the smart camera automatically zooms and pans during video calls to make it look like there’s a personal camera crew at work. Meta is discontinuing it for consumer use but will keep it as a business device, so hopefully it will continue to get software updates.
Aura Carver Luxe HD Smart Digital Picture Frame for $159 ($20 off)
Send Dad a digital photo frame to remind him of all the good times you’ve had together. The software will automatically choose similar photographs and display them side by side on the 1920×1200-resolution, 10.1-inch screen. You can ship Dad the frame and then surprise him by remotely uploading a bunch of photos of the two of you together through the Aura app.
Totallee Thin iPhone 12 Case for $30 ($10 off)
The Totallee is one of our favorite iPhone cases because it offers a bump in scratch and drop protection over a caseless phone, but at only 0.02 inches thick it’s not chunky enough to make Dad feel like he’s carrying a brick. This case is compatible with MagSafe wireless charging. There’s also a case for the newer iPhone 13 if your dad has upgraded his phone recently.
MasterClass Annual Duo Plan for $180 ($60 off)
MasterClass offers more than 150 online classes in 11 categories, taught by famous big names. He could take writing lessons from Joyce Carol Oates or science lessons from Bill Nye without ever having to leave the sofa. The Duo plans includes access to one account on two devices at the same time and lets the user download classes for offline viewing.
Moment iPhone Three-Lens Starter Kit for $247 ($50 off)
The three-lens starter kit is only $39 more than the two-lens kit, so you might as well spring for the extra lens. It includes an iPhone case that allows Dad to mount all three lenses that come with the kit. You can choose your combination of lenses, from fisheye to telephoto to macro lenses.
Home and Kitchen Deals
MasterChef 17-Piece Non-Stick Cookware Set for $165 ($55 off)
If Dad wants to give takeout the boot and get into cooking, this 17-piece set will form a solid basis for a kitchen loadout. From frying and sauce pans of varying sizes to a three-piece nylon cooking tool set, he’ll have everything he needs to become the household’s newest chef. Just remember to tell him to use that included deep fryer basket sparingly.
Harry & David Tea and Sweets Gift Set for $111 ($19 off)—Use Code HDBEST
Whether he’s just getting into tea or likes sweet snacks, this gift set will last Dad a while. It has 20 tea bags, marmalade, lemon curd, scone mix, pastries, and more. As a nice bonus that most other Harry & David gift baskets don’t include, Dad will receive a few kitchen tools in this set, too: a ceramic tea pot and a bamboo honey dipper.
Casper Weighted Blanket for $99 ($90 off)
There’s nothing like a little gravity-assisted pressure to help Dad nod off. If he needs a little help falling asleep at night or if he just likes to cozy up on the couch, give him a weighted blanket in 10-, 15-, or 20-pound weights, all available for $99.
Cuisinart GK-1 Digital Gooseneck Kettle for $75 ($25 off)—Click the Coupon
Electric kettles heat up more quickly than stovetop kettles, so if Dad is the kind of fella who wakes up and heads straight for his coffee or tea, speed up his mornings with this digital kettle. The gooseneck design allows for more control while pouring, if your pop is into making pour-over coffee.
Ember Temperature Control Mug for $130 ($20 off)
Coffee is good hot, coffee is good ice-cold, but coffee is not good lukewarm. Make sure Dad never recoils from a sip of off-putting, room-temperature java again with this rechargeable mug that’ll let him keep his coffee (or tea) warm for up to 80 minutes. The temperature is adjustable from 120 to 145 degrees—the perfect temperature for good, steamy coffee.
Ninja Foodi 11-in-1 Pro 6.5-Quart Pressure Cooker for $130 ($20 off)
For when Dad just needs a push-button cooker that he can set and forget while he goes about his day, the Foodi offers a laundry list of capabilities. This Instant Pot competitor does pressure cooking, air frying, steaming, slow cooking, yogurt-making, searing, sautéing, roasting, broiling, sous vide, and more.
Gevi 15-Bar Espresso Machine for $126 ($34 off)
Senior product reviewer Scott Gilbertson likes the Gevi because it meets two important criteria for an espresso machine: It’s made largely of metal, and it can reach 15 bars of pressure. And it does all of that at a budget price when many espresso machines cost a pretty penny.