Top 5 best gifts for moms and where to find the best price


She took care of you when you were young, she’s there for you as an adult — she’s simply the best. And thanks to a new list from Consumer Reports, you can choose the very best gift for your mom this holiday season!

Check out the top 5 best gifts for moms and where to find each one at the best price!

1. Fitbit Surge

Consumer Reports' 5 best tech gifts for moms

A great fitness tracker, the Fitbit Surge has a built-in GPS to track your pace, distance and speed in addition to monitoring your heart rate and steps. Also it operates like a smartwatch by notifying you when you receive text messages and phone calls, allowing you to put your phone away while running errands or working out. 

Best price: $199.89 – Amazon

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2. Kindle Paperwhite

Consumer Reports' 5 best gifts for moms

Is your mom big into books? In addition to a lovely velvety case, the newest Paperwhite edition from Amazon has a new, higher resolution display (300 ppi) with twice as many pixels, includes a new font called Bookerly for faster reading with less eyestrain, has built-in adjustable light for reading day and night, and unlike tablets, has no screen glare, even in bright sunlight. 

Best price: $99 – Amazon 

3. LG G4

Consumer Reports' 5 best gifts for moms


The 2015 LG G4 earned a thumbs up from Consumer Reports for its 5.5-inch, quad-HD display. The 15.9-megapixel camera lets you take photos at the same time as you shoot a video, and you can also split the screen between two running apps. This Android 5.1 phone has a removable battery, a memory card slot, plus a built-in infrared blaster for TVs.  

Best price: As low as $1 with contract – Best Buy 

4. Pebble Watch

Consumer Reports' 5 best gifts for moms

Pebble timepieces are not only compatible with Android and iOS, they are also designed so that the battery doesn’t wear out, lasting 3 – 7 days on a full charge. The Pebble Watch has a built-­in heart-­rate monitor and the interface is easy to operate. It is water resistant to 30 meters and has a built-in microphone for voice notes and quick replies. Overall a great alternative to the Apple Watch at a fraction of the price! 

Best price: $129.99 Amazon

Read more: What to know before buying a smartwatch

5. Apple iPhone 6s

Consumer Reports' 5 best gifts for moms

Among the first iPhones to take 4K video, the iPhone 6s delivers 70% more CPU performance, has a 12-megapixel iSight camera which captures sharp, detailed photos and is powered by the custom-designed 64-bit A9 chip. The 3D Touch display is highly receptive and lets you preview messages, preview attachments, and take instant selfies without launching the photo app. 

Best price: $99 with 2 year contract – Best Buy

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