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Best Christmas Gifts for Cord-Cutters & Streamers 2021

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The holiday season is here, which means it‘s time to start thinking about gifts for the cord-cutters and streamers in your life. This guide covers some of the top gift ideas for 2021, from streaming devices and smart TVs to helpful accessories and subscriptions.

We‘ll be updating this list regularly as more deals and promotions become available, so be sure to check back often!

Gift Ideas for Cord-Cutters

VPN Service – NordVPN

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A VPN like NordVPN is an essential tool for any cord-cutter to protect their privacy and access region-locked content. NordVPN offers robust security features, fast speeds, and is currently running a holiday deal – you can get a 2-year plan for 68% off, just $89 for 2 years!

Media Streaming Device – Fire TV Stick 4K

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The Fire TV Stick 4K is one of Amazon‘s most popular streaming devices, allowing access to just about any streaming service like Netflix, Hulu, Prime Video and more in brilliant 4K resolution. The Fire TV Stick 4K is currently discounted to just $24.99 for Christmas.

Smart TV – TCL 6-Series with Roku

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For the cord-cutter who needs a new TV, the TCL 6-Series is a top choice that comes loaded with Roku‘s excellent smart TV software. It delivers stellar 4K picture quality and is packed with features at an affordable price point. The 65-inch model is currently $200 off at just $799.99.

Over-the-Air DVR – Tablo Dual Lite

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An over-the-air (OTA) DVR like the Tablo Dual Lite allows cord-cutters to record free local broadcast channels. It plugs right into an HDTV antenna and works with streaming devices. Save $10 off now with promo code "GIFT".

Subscription Gift Cards

Gift cards for popular streaming services like Netflix, Disney+, HBO Max or ESPN+ make great cord-cutting gifts too. Most services offer electronic gift cards that can be delivered instantly.

Streaming Devices

One of the most popular gifts for cord-cutters is a streaming device to access all their favorite apps and services on the big screen. Here are some top options for 2021:

Fire TV Stick 4K Max

Amazon Fire TV Stick 4K Max

The newest streaming stick from Amazon, the Fire TV Stick 4K Max offers faster speeds and brilliant 4K streaming. It‘s currently on sale for just $34.99.



For the ultimate streaming experience, the NVIDIA SHIELD TV Pro is unmatched. Packed with advanced gaming features and AI upscaling, it‘s the most powerful device available. Get it for $50 off this Christmas at just $179.99.

Chromecast with Google TV

Chromecast with Google TV

For those invested in the Google ecosystem, the Chromecast with Google TV is a solid pick. It brings together movies, shows, live TV and more in a simple, intuitive interface. Get it for just $39.99.

Roku Streaming Stick 4K

Roku Streaming Stick 4K

The Roku Streaming Stick 4K delivers a massive library of apps and 4K streaming in a tiny package. It‘s easy to use and affordable at just $29.99 right now.


A new smart TV with built-in streaming makes an excellent gift for any cord-cutter. Here are some of the best deals this season:

Hisense U6H Quantum ULED 4K TV

Hisense U6H Quantum TV

The Hisense U6H series offers stellar picture quality with Quantum Dot technology and Google‘s smart TV software. The 65-inch model is just $698 this Christmas.

Samsung The Frame QLED 4K TV

Samsung The Frame TV

Samsung‘s The Frame TV disguises itself as wall art when not in use. Get the 55-inch model for $500 off this Christmas at just $1,299.99.

LG C2 Series OLED TV

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LG‘s C2 Series OLED TVs deliver the pinnacle of picture quality with perfect black levels and infinite contrast. The 65-inch C2 OLED is currently discounted $400 to $1,899.99.


Here are some great gift ideas for helpful accessories to improve the cord-cutting experience:

OTA TV Antenna

HD TV antenna

An over-the-air antenna like the 1byOne Amplified HDTV Antenna allows access to free local broadcast channels. It‘s currently on sale for $29 and Prime-eligible.

Anker Nebula Capsule II Mini Projector

Anker Nebula Capsule II projector

The Anker Nebula Capsule II is a nifty mini projector perfect for cord-cutters, now just $399.99. It‘s portable, has a built-in speaker and wireless screen mirroring.

Fire TV Blaster

Fire TV Blaster

The Fire TV Blaster adds voice controls for power, volume, mute, playback and more on your TV and soundbar. It even works with cable boxes! Get it for just $19.99 now.

Roku Express 4K+

Roku Express 4K Plus

The Roku Express 4K+ makes a great gift for adding smart capabilities to an existing TV. It‘s only $29 and delivers 4K, HDR video plus Roku‘s wide app selection.


Lastly, subscription gift cards to popular streaming services also make excellent cord-cutting gifts:

  • Hulu – Starting at just $6.99/month, a Hulu gift subscription provides access to thousands of movies, shows, Hulu Originals and more.

  • YouTube Premium – Ad-free YouTube plus access to YouTube Music for $55/year.

  • AMC+ – Get AMC+ with Shudder, IFC Films Unlimited, Sundance Now and more for just $1.99/month for 12 months.

  • PhiloPhilo offers a low-cost streaming package with 60+ live channels. Gift 3 months for just $25!

This covers some of the top gifts for cord-cutters in 2021! Be sure to check back often as we‘ll keep this updated with the latest deals and recommendations heading into the holidays. Happy shopping!


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