Cool Father’s Day gifts your dad will actually love


Searching for Father’s Day gifts is not easy, especially if you’re after unboring ones that he would actually use. After all, you would only want the best for your favorite superhero, who deserves to be showered with love and appreciation, especially on his special day.

So this year, Speed scouted for some of the most interesting gifts for your dad that, at the same time, won’t necessarily break the bank. Read on and bookmark this page for cool items to spoil your dad with starting this Father’s Day.

Xiaomi 20W wireless charger stand

Give dad not only ease but the enjoyment of charging his phone with Xiaomi’s 20W wireless charger stand. The mount will allow him to juice up his phone either vertically or horizontally while watching a movie or scrolling through social media. It has compatibility with different phone brands and has a four-millimeter sensing distance that will allow him to charge his phone with the case on.

Measuring 4.3 x 3.5 x 3.5 inches, the Xiaomi 20W wireless charger stand won’t take up much space on dad’s bedside and portable enough to be brought to the office. Score it for P990 on the official Mi store on Lazada and Shopee.

Read more: WATCH: Xiaomi can now fully charge a phone in as quick as 8 minutes

Star Wars-inspired phone stands and coffee press

Instagram/The Stockroom

Is dad a Star Wars fan? Get him to geek out on his special day (and beyond) with unique finds from the novelty store The Stockroom. Let him display his allegiance to the Empire with the shop’s resin Darth Vader or stormtrooper mobile stands retailing for P1,400 each.

Boost dad’s powers as an everyday Jedi with cups of espresso from The Stockroom’s R2-D2 coffee press (P2,750). It has a plastic shell printed with R2-D2’s unique pattern, as well as a cover reminiscent of the droid’s dome. Another highlight is the coffee press’ stand made to look exactly like R2-D2’s legs. With a four-cup capacity, your dad can make beverages to last him the whole day.  

Order the Darth Vader or stormtrooper phone stand and the R2-D2 coffee press on The Stockroom’s Instagram account or take it home from their store on the 2nd floor of Ayala Malls U.P. Town Center, Quezon City.

Benbo Foot Massage Machine


Dads deserve a good dose of pampering, especially after a long day of work. Help dad de-stress with a warm massage from Benbo’s foot massage machine. He can choose from any of the machine’s five massage techniques—toe massage, foot kneading, middle foot scraping massage, tweak knead, instep airbag compression—to make him relax and regulate his sleep.

It is built with three airbags that have adjustable temperatures ranging from 30 to 40 degrees for that soothing comfort. Controlling the pressure and duration is easy with its seven touch buttons and smart timer. Have it delivered for P3,490 from the Benbo Philippines store on Lazada.

Retro vinyl record player


No matter what decade, a dad with a turntable would always be the coolest pop in town. Vinyl never goes out of style, don’t you think? So whether he’s a newbie collector or an enthusiast from the Bob Dylan era, a classic record player will surely start him grooving through his days.

This turntable from Shopee is a real eye-catcher with its brown leather briefcase adorned with a rustic gold retro lock and metal corners. It plays records at 33, 45, 78 rpm and is equipped with four Euro 3W dual speakers. Replaying tracks can be done from his couch or anywhere in the room with the player’s wireless playback via Bluetooth. There’s a headphone jack, too, so he can have The Beatles or Queen’s greatest hits all to himself even until the wee hours of the night. Surprise dad with one for P3,900 here.

Samsung HW-T400 soundbar


Is dad a film enthusiast? Upgrade his movie-watching experience at home with the Samsung HW-T400 soundbar. It has two built-in woofers and a sound duct, which means more space and more bass for him. Expect a more immersive experience with its 2.0 Dolby Surround, as well as easy connectivity to TV via Bluetooth.

In addition, dad can blast out his favorite tunes through the integrated USB 2.0 port, Bluetooth connection, or via NFC. Price starts at P3,999 on Lazada, Shopee, and Anson’s website

Panasonic ES-ST2N shaver


Your dad probably wants his shave done fast and right, just like every man. This is where the Panasonic ES-ST2N comes in. For starters, it has three blades, which is ideal for a good shaver. It can be used for both wet and dry shaving and equipped with pop-up trimmer for pre-shave cutting, plus a sensor that controls the shaver’s power depending on the thickness of the beard. It has a 13,000 cpm motor drive that delivers a smooth and clean shave. It’s worth P7,518, but definitely one that your dad would secretly want to have. Order it on Abenson’s website today.

Fitbit Charge 4

Keep dad in shape no matter what age with the Fitbit Charge 4 health and fitness tracker. It comes with a feature called Active Zone Minutes, which will use his heart rate to gauge the intensity and quality of his activity. When he’s out for a run, the Fitbit Charge 4’s built-in GPS tracker will record his route, pace, and heart zones to see where he puts in the most effort. He can also view his data in real-time to know if he’s in the target heart zone and if he’s working hard enough.

It would remind him to move, as well as track his sleep, notify him of smartphone app alerts throughout the day. What’s more, he can even use it to control his Spotify. Get it for P7,790 on Fitbit’s website and official store on Lazada and Shopee.


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