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The Best Digital Picture Frames

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So often, our phones get filled with photos that we smile at from time to time as they pop up as a memory, but we never actually do anything with them. Not everyone wants to post all of their photos to social media, but you want loved ones to be able to share in your memories.  You can keep the memories alive with one of these digital picture frames, either for your own house, or, as the perfect gift for grandparents and other family members. Here are our picks for the top digital photo frames. 

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Skylight Frame

Black Skylight Frame with photo of baby inside

Keep grandma and grandpa delighted all year round with a Skylight Frame. Easy to use, skylight connects to the internet, and you can add photos via the app or simply by sending a photo to the frames unique email address. A perfect frame for big families, since everyone can join in and send photos. The touch screen is ten inches, with 1280×800 resolution for a crystal clear display. You can add captions, and, with their Skylight Plus subscription, you can edit photos, and add videos to the frame. 

Nixplay Smart Digital Frame With WiFi

Nixplay Smart Digital Frame With WiFi

Whether you mount this frame to the wall, or keep it on a shelf, this digital photo frame has everything you need to view your favorite photos with friends and family. The motion sensor turns the frame on/off automatically when people get near, plus it works with Amazon Alexa, by showing playlists you request. You can add photos through the app on your phone, or connect to google photos, Facebook, Dropbox and Instagram for even easier sharing. Available in various sizes and colors. 

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Aura Carver Lux HD Smart Photo Frame

Aura Carver Lux HD Smart Photo Frame

View ultra-crisp photos with this 1920×1200 resolution frame with unlimited free storage so you don’t have to be picky about what pictures you choose to store on it! Through the Aura app, family and friends will be able to send photos to the frame for everyone to enjoy. You can pre-enter WiFi information so it is set to go when you give it to someone as a gift who may not be super tech savvy, plus it comes in a ready-to-gift box, no wrapping needed! The perfect gift for anyone near or far. 

Anna Bella Digital Photo Frame

Anna Bella Digital Photo Frame

This photo frame is perfect to gift for anyone, as you can upload photos to it before you give it. The receiver will just have to plug it in, then sit back and enjoy! Choose from portrait or landscape orientation, upload photos from the app from wherever you are, and delight those at home when they appear on screen. With ​ 8GB  of included storage plus al128GB extended SD card slot, you can share over 40,000 photos without a subscription.

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Dreamtime Smart Digital Picture Frame

Dreamtime Smart Digital Picture Frame and phone showing the associated app

Make a smart home even smarter with this smart digital picture frame. With the AiMor app, you can easily send photos and short videos wherever you are to the frame, keeping those not with you in the loop. It has a built-in battery, so you can unplug it for up to a half hour to pass around and let others look at the photos without having to stand by it. A great affordable choice! 

Samsung the Frame

Samsung the Frame

You will really wow family and friends with the Frame from Samsung. It’s a television and art/picture frame in one. It’s a tv designed to look like a picture frame, when you’re not watching tv, you can display art or store up to 1,200 images and personalize them with 5 realistic mat backgrounds and 16 colors, creating large portraits using your photos. Available in screen sizes from thirty-two inches to seventy-five inches, and seven bevel colors to match your decor. 

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