Most of us have hundreds, if not thousands, of photos just sitting on our phones and computers that we rarely get to revisit in a polished way. There are too many to print and frame, and more keep piling up. That’s why I love digital photo frames.
If you’re thinking of the tacky, pixelated digital frames of the early aughts, don’t fear! They’ve come a long way. They’re nice to have around the house, and they also make great gifts. You can set them up for others and push your latest vacation photos straight to them, so your folks or grandparents can always stay up-to-date. They require a Wi-Fi connection, but if that’s no issue, I have several recommendations. These are the best digital picture frames (and the worst).
Don’t have enough pictures? Check out our many other buying guides, like the Best Compact Cameras, the Best Mirrorless Cameras, the Best Photo Printing Services, and the Best Camera Gear for your Phone.
Updated August 2023: We’ve updated our section on using smart displays as photo frames.
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