12 must-have portable tech gadgets you can score for cheap right now

Lucas Coll
portable tech

Electronics are getting smaller and smaller, and we all seem to have our own special portable tech gadgets that we never leave home without. You probably already have a smartphone with you just about everywhere you go, but if you’re in the market for some new portable tech, we’ve rounded up a handful of great palm-sized devices.

Below are our top 10 favorite portable tech deals going right now, from a pair of wireless headphones to a new smartwatch. Even better: All of these gadgets are currently on sale on Amazon at deep discounts of up to 88 percent off.

Bestkee LED Lightsaber Umbrella — $23

Portable Lightsaber Umbrella

Sometimes the only way to fight the rains is to harness the power of the Force for yourself. If your looking for a decent weapon to battle the elements and keep you dry, this handy little lightsaber umbrella is perfect for you.

You can pick up the Bestkee Lightsaber umbrella for just $23, or check out our favorite windproof umbrellas for more options.

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Swiss+Tech 7-in-1 Keychain Multi-tool — $10

keychain flashlight tool

You never know when your going to need a tool to get the job done, but carrying around a tool bag with you everywhere you go is both impractical and unfashionable. This keychain multi-tool comes with an LED flashlight, a bottle opener, a knife, and more.

Pick up this Swiss+Tech Multi-tool for just $10 on Amazon.

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mosDART 16GB Flash Drive — $9

Keychain Flashdrive

There’s no such thing as having too much storage space. Long gone are the days when a 500MB hard drive was considered impressive. Digital storage continues to get smaller and more efficient, and SD cards and USB flash cards are wonderful things to have if you’re frequently moving data between devices or workstations. The mosDart 16GB Flash Drive is a stellar alternative to those easy-to-lose SD cards.

This portable key-chain flash drive can be yours for just $9 on Amazon after a 38 percent discount shaves $7 off the normal price.

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Cube Item Finder — $25

portable tech cube item finder

The one major drawback with portable tech is that these tiny gadgets can easily get lost. If you need some help keeping tabs on the small stuff, the Cube item finder is just the ticket. Compared to similar item finders like Tile, the Cube is a diminutive 1.5 inches long on all sides and is just 0.2 inches thick. Simply attach it to any of your gadgets use the Cube Tracker app to locate it virtually anywhere. Even without the app, you can still find nearby items by remotely making the Cube vibrate, flash, or ring.

The Cube item finder is available on Amazon for a $35 discount, bringing this portable tech gadget down to just $25.

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GoPro Hero5 Black 4K action camera -$359

gopro hero5 portable tech

There is an ocean of action camera makers today cashing in on this burgeoning market, but GoPro is still the king of the hill and the excellent Hero5 Black is the best wearable cam that money can buy. This pocket-sized camera is GoPro’s premier model with the ability to record 4K video at 30fps, Wi-Fi and Bluetooth connectivity, and a rugged waterproof body. It also comes with an additional housing for additional water and shock resistance along with several mounts.

GoPros are fairly expensive, so a discount is always welcome: Normally $450, the Hero5 Black is now available for just $359 on Amazon for a limited time, giving you a tidy savings of $359. You can also check out our review for more info.

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USB Rechargeable Lighter — $17

Portable Electric Lighter

Need a light? Electric lighters like this one put a whole new spin on traditional designs. Fluid lighters can be messy and run out of fuel quickly (the famous Zippo, while an all-American classic, is notorious for this), not to mention that lighter fluid and butane canisters are an extra expense. The Regality lighter, on the other hand, uses an internal rechargeable battery to project a windproof electric arc instead of a flame. The design is environmentally friendly and delivers up to 300 lights on a single charge. When it needs more juice, simply plug it in and power it up via the included USB charging cable. No wicks, flints, fluid, or gases to fuss around with.

A 25 percent discount takes $7 off the price of the USB Rechargeable Lighter on Amazon, meaning you can have this unique portable tech gadget for just $17.

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LemFO Bluetooth Smart Watch — $40

cheap smartwatch

This portable tech gadget isn’t something you put in your pocket – in fact, it’s something you can wear all day. The LEMFO Smartwatch is an attractive and affordable entry-level timepiece that syncs with your Android or iOS device and send notifications and incoming messages right to your wrist. The device’s built-in mic lets you reply without even pulling out your phone. The vibrant LED display is always on and is easy on the eyes.

You can pick up this affordable smartwatch for just $40 on Amazon after a 56 percent discount. If prices on the other top smartwatches give you sticker shock.

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Senso Bluetooth Headphones — $30

portable Bluetooth headphones

A good pair of Bluetooth headphones is invaluable if you’re frequently on the move and don’t want to be without your music and other entertainment. But many pairs of wireless earbuds feature clunky receivers or housings that sit on your neck, making them too big to carry in your pocket. In contrast, the compact Senso Bluetooth headphones fit comfortably behind your ears without any unnecessary bulk.

These headphones feature a nano-coated surface that is resistant to sweat and water, making them a great choice for outdoors and sporting activities. The Senso wireless Bluetooth headphones are available on Amazon for $30, giving you a 82 percent savings of $140.

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Anker PowerCore+ Mini Power Bank — $14

Anker Portable battery charger

Power banks are great little devices to have with you when you’re out and about, allowing you to give your portable tech a power boost without having to hunt around for the nearest outlet or USB port. The Anker PowerCore+ Mini power bank takes this portability to the next level with its pocket-friendly size and 3,350mAh internal battery. Anker’s PowerIQ technology also automatically detects the proper voltage for your device to deliver faster charging on the go.

The pocket-sized PowerCore+ Mini power bank won’t fully charge your devices multiple times over, but the 3,350mAh battery is sufficient for full or near-full charges for most smartphones. This handy portable tech charger can be had for $14 on Amazon after a 65 percent discount of $26.

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Anker PowerCore 10,000mAh power bank — $26

portable power bank

If the palm-sized PowerCore+ charger whets your appetite for portable tech but you want something with a bit more juice, the Anker PowerCore 10,000 is another excellent pocket-friendly power bank. Its 10,000mAh battery can charge your phone multiple times, but this PowerCore is barely larger in length and width than a credit card.

Like its smaller sibling, this unit also boasts Anker’s proprietary PowerIQ and VoltageBoost technology which optimizes charging speed for different devices, ensuring that you’re not waiting around too long for your gadgets to recharge when you need a boost in a pinch. A 48 percent discount of $24 knocks this portable power bank down to just $26 on Amazon.

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AGPtek Tempo A12 Digital Music Player — $26

MP3 Player

MP3 players aren’t as popular as they used to be, owing to the fact that it’s easy to stream audio from your smartphone with modern services like Pandora. A digital music player like the AGPtek Tempo A12 still has a place, however, during activities where you want to enjoy your tunes but your expensive phone is inconvenient or it may get damaged.

The Tempo A12 supports the most common audio file formats (such as MP3, FLAC, and WMA) and also sports Bluetooth functionality for compatibility with wireless speakers and headphones. This portable digital music player is now on sale from Amazon for $26 after a $14 discount.

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Omaker Portable Mini Bluetooth Speaker — $17

portable bluetooth speaker

Wireless speakers are arguably the most popular implementation of Bluetooth technology today, allowing you to take your music virtually anywhere. Most of these speakers won’t easily fit in your pocket, but the Omaker W4N is one exception. This tinycube packs a 12-hour battery life, delivering great sound for longer in a package that fits in the palm of your hand.

Measuring less than 1.9 inches on each side, the Omaker portable Bluetooth speaker can be your pocket party companion for just $17 after a 76 percent discount on Amazon.

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Update: Added Lightsaber umbrella and Multi-tool key-chain. Removed expired offers and updated pricing.

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