Are you curious about what the most popular Amazon holiday purchases that were made in 2017? I was too, so I did some digging. From robots (Roomba) to time machines (23andMe ancestry test), shoppers got some futuristic gear under the tree. Here are several of the best selling products, so you can feel jealous — or proud that your gifters were with it. Hey, there’s nothing wrong with treating yourself to something you really wanted and didn’t get (hint, hint).
Most Popular Amazon Holiday Purchases 2017
You haven’t known cooking until you know the wonders of a pressure cooker. You can put anything in there and within 30 minutes you’ve got a delicious meal. But this isn’t just a pressure cooker. It’s also a rice cooker, slow cooker, steamer, sauté, yogurt maker and warmer. Dinner just got way easier!
2. iRobot Roomba Robot Vacuum with Wi-Fi
Robots are taking our jobs? Sounds great to me! Simply hook this Roomba up to an app and let it pick up all those nasty hairs and dust on your floors.
Want to keep your New Year’s Resolution? You could use a helping hand. This heart rate monitor/fitness tracker can do all the fun stuff, like counting your steps and calories burned, but it also works as a smartwatch notifying you when you get an important call or text. All you’ve got to do is not answer the call during your workout — you’ve got goals to accomplish.
While more people are cutting the cord, that doesn’t mean TVs are going out of style. This holiday season, Americans bought enough TVs to create 2,500 towers the size of the Space Needle, Amazon said. One of the most popular TV’s was this smart TV, which gives you access to over 4,000 streaming channels including more than 450,000 movies and TV episodes. “There’s nothing to watch,” is a phrase that’s a thing of the past.
Say goodbye to worries about losing your keys or wallet by slapping on this futuristic tracking device a.k.a. the Tile Mate key and phone finder. This one was a top seller and had to be popular with parents who can be more prone to forgetting things. A seriously smart purchase.
$19.99 at Amazon.com
Just swab, scrape, spit and send — easy right? 23andMe provides you with over 75 reports including your genetic health risks (whether you’re susceptible to diseases like celiac disease, late-onset Alzheimer’s or Parkinson’s); carrier status reports (cystic fibrosis, sickle cell anemia and hereditary hearing loss); wellness reports (how will you sleep, lactose intolerance and genetic weight); and trails (whether you’re likely to go bald, have a unibrow or if you prefer sweet or salty). In just 6 to 8 weeks your results will arrive and you’ll be ready to tell everybody how you’re 22% Ashkenazi Jewish, or Irish or whatever.
We’re curious, did you receive any of the top Amazon holiday purchases highlighted in our list? Leave a comment below to let us know if you did and how you like it!