You may get amazon All the headlines with this week’s Prime Day sale, but it’s not the only retailer taking part in the summer sale process. We’ve found some of the best deals from Best Buy on TVs, headphones, smartphones, home appliances, and more.
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Before we get to the rest of the deals, this one is worth knowing about. You can get a $15 Best Buy gift card when you purchase from a small selection of other $100 gift cards, including Netflix, Instacart, and Doordash. You won’t get a Best Buy card until you receive the other, but some on the list support digital delivery, so you can order one, get a Best Buy card, and then put it into some of these other deals.
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This Roku Streaming Stick is always working It was one of our favourites, which is now cheaper than usual. It comes with a Roku Voice Remote, so you can find your shows without having to use the boring on-screen keyboard, and the latest version (released in 2021) supports Dolby Vision HDR.
We called the LG C1 (8/10, WIRED RECOMMENDA game-changing TV, with its high contrast, 120Hz refresh rate at 4K, and minimal input lag, all of which make it excellent for cinema and gaming. We’d normally see this group around $900 on Amazon, but today it’s down to an all-time low.
Sony makes some of the best OLED TVs on the market, and this screen is great. At 48 inches tall, it’s not one of the largest around, but it’s still fine for medium-sized living spaces. Its central stand makes it relatively easy to place; Supports both HDR 10 and Dolby Vision types of HDR; And a 120Hz refresh rate is useful for gamers.
we Love this speakers Because it can double as a smart speaker. It comes with Alexa built in, which means you can ask the voice assistant to play music or do anything you’d normally expect from an Amazon Echo. It also sounds great, with the subwoofer providing powerful sound.
We are big fans of TCL’s 5 and 6 . TVs about here. Although the Series 4 was too weak to earn our recommendations, recent models are beginning to inherit the specs we loved from previous generations. This 43-inch model is an excellent model for a budget or if you need a smaller TV for a guest room, for example.
Home and Kitchen Deals
The KitchenAid Pro 5 blender needs no introduction. However, this is one of the most versatile tools you can have in your kitchen. Its price tends to be very sticky, so when we see it drop a lot, we take notice.
The doorbell from Nest was very close Our best choice for video doorbell, but fell to the runner-up because of its price. With this deal, this is no longer a problem. This model has an easy-to-use stand and can get up to a month of use on a single charge.
This newer Nest Thermostat is not as smart as the older Nest Learning Thermostat. But it’s easier to install, you can create schedules and change the temperature via the app. It also uses your phone’s location to see if you’ve left the house and will adjust the temperature accordingly to save energy.
Dyson V11 (8/10, WIRED RECOMMEND) is located in a strange place. WIRED reviewer Adrienne dubbed it “dream vac,” but has been discontinued in favor of newer options like V15. This makes it fairly rare to find this vacancy on sale, and the V11 and V15 are usually so close in price that you can pay a little extra to get the V15. But at that discount, the older model may be worth it.
This is still one of our favorite security cameras. You can use it indoors or out, and this bundle comes with three cameras in total, plus four rechargeable batteries, a charging station, anti-theft mounts, and a yard sign. The same cameras can record up to 2K resolution with HDR, while they don’t need to To subscribe to the Arlo Secure plan ($3 per month for one camera), the subscription will add more useful features.
Smartphones and wearable deals
Google’s latest high-end flagship phone, the Pixel 6 Pro (9/10, WIRED RECOMMEND) has one of the best cameras in a phone we’ve seen – including a nice and welcoming Real Tone feature that takes better photos of people with darker skin. It’s been my daily driver since it came out, and now it’s more useful than usual.
Samsung S22 line of phones (9/10, WIRED RECOMMENDIt’s one of the best Android phones you can buy, and that’s the lowest price we’ve seen in a base model. It’s got a triple camera system (although it lacks the Galaxy S22 Ultra’s 10x zoom), a gorgeous 6.1-inch AMOLED display, and Samsung has promised mass production (for Android phones anyway) four Years of Android upgrades and five years of security updates.
For a little more than the S22, the S22 + (9/10, WIRED RECOMMENDA slightly larger 4,500mAh battery (versus the S22’s 3,700mAh), supports faster charging, and has a larger 6.6-inch screen. If you love the S22 but want a better phone, the price of this phone is still relatively close.
The original Garmin Instinct has been surpassed Some of the newer modelsBut at a discount, it’s still a solid buy if you’re looking for a GPS-enabled smartwatch with an array of sensors, mapping capabilities, and a durable case.
Headphone and camera deals
Beats Studio3 Wireless Headphones (Owned by Apple) (8/10, WIRED RECOMMEND) has endured as an iconic headphone for a few years now, and for good reason. It features excellent noise cancellation, strong wireless range, and at least 20 hours of battery life per charge.
We haven’t tested the WH-XB910N from Sony, but their more expensive cousin, the WH-1000XM4 (9/10, WIRED RECOMMEND) We got our choice as a Best wireless headphones. If you’d rather save some money while still getting some Sony headphone design benefits, these benefits might fit the bill.
Alpha a7 IV (9/10, WIRED RECOMMEND) we’ve got The best camera choice for most people. The Alpha a7 III may be a generation behind this pick, but it still packs most of the same punch (as long as you don’t need an upgraded autofocus system), and it’s a lot cheaper than the a7 IV.
Pixel Buds A-Series (8/10, WIRED RECOMMEND) we’ve got Generally preferred wireless headphones For most people you get IPX4 sweat resistance, great sound, and a comfortable fit. They pair instantly with Android phones but will work fine with iPhones as well. The five-hour listening time is a bit low these days, and the case doesn’t support wireless charging, but that’s still a good price for a great product.
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