Published 5:06 PM ET February 3, 2021
As we are not so patiently awaiting the return of President’s Day sales galore (the holiday falls on Monday, February 15th, this year), our friends at Amazon are helping us bide the time with great deals this fine Wednesday.
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In fact, the online retail giant boasts incredible savings on some of our favorite gadgets and devices, many of which can even double as great Valentine’s Day gifts. From more than 20% savings on three different types of Roku streaming devices (all of which are among the best streaming devices we’ve ever tested) to a $ 30 price reduction on the coveted Apple iPad, trust us when we say today’s choices is first class. So sit down and browse through the best Amazon deals you can buy today – but be sure to get them before they are gone!
Save $ 30: A beginner iPad we love
If you are looking for a tablet, but do not need high-tech frills (or high price points) of the latest and greatest models, Apple’s 8th generation iPad is a great option. Available from $ 299 in gold with 32 gigabytes of storage on Amazon and in Space Gray or Silver at Walmart, this device is $ 30 off its regular $ 329. We called it our best-appreciated tablet choice even without a discount. Although it was not as feature-heavy as some of the more expensive iPads on the list (you do not get an edge-to-edge display from a 10.2-inch screen, and the processor is a bit dated), it exceeded the expectations of the power department with its eight hours battery life. It also has an elegant, intuitive design and a vibrant, bright LCD screen. Overall, it is a solid choice if you want to score a new iPad for less.
Get the Apple iPad (8th Generation) for $ 299 (Save $ 30)
$ 50 in savings: One of our favorite soundbars
When you want your home movie and TV viewing experience to be as close to the theater as it can be without leaving your couch, a soundbar is the most important addition you need to take things to the next level. Fortunately, Yamaha’s YAS-209 soundbar, which we named the best value in our collection of the best soundbars on the market, received only a $ 50 price cut on Amazon. Now at just under $ 300 instead of the usual $ 349.95, this model has a lot more to love about it than the price. It’s easy to set up and use, sounds great for the money and is loaded with features such as an extra HDMI input for your favorite game console or streaming box and Amazon Alexa compatibility for seamless control of your smart home devices. Nearly 1000 satisfied Amazon buyers love it too, indicating that you will be glad you clicked “add to cart” on this one.
Get the Yamaha YAS-209 Soundbar for $ 299.95 (Save $ 50)
Less than $ 50: An elegant smartwatch that does it all
While it’s true that the average smartwatch is a feature-rich and handy little gadget that can cost you big bucks, you do not have to spend hundreds of dollars to enjoy health and fitness tracking at a glance. The Amazfit Bip U Health fitness smartwatch, which we have not yet tested, allows you to track heart rate, blood oxygen levels, stress levels, respiration, sleep quality, general sleep patterns and menstrual cycle, all with a sleek, lightweight design that competes with some of the more expensive models. out. We included the brand’s AmazFit GPS model (also on sale for $ 99.99) in our list of the best smartwatches on the market. While it had its flaws (the building was nowhere near in line with advanced models, and we struggled quite a bit with the layout), we found that the training tracking was impressively detailed.
This even cheaper Bip U model, once 59.99 and on sale for $ 49.99, shares the same 5 ATM water distance as the model we tested, if a lower battery life (nine days compared to the GPS 14, according to the company). It has 12 of the GPS’s 60 sports modes and a slightly smaller screen (1.43-inch by 1.6-inch), but if the more than 3,200 glowing Amazon reviews are any indicator, it’s also a solid basic health tracker that will look good out and feel comfortable for wear all day.
Get the Amazfit Bip U Health Fitness Smartwatch for $ 49.99 (Save $ 10)
4. Up to 28% off: 3 top Roku streaming models
We have made no secret of the fact that we love Roku – the brand’s devices consistently rank among the best streaming devices available, with the Roku Ultra 4800R on sale for $ 72.44 from the usual $ 99.99, coming out on top of mound. it supports 4K / HDR and Dolby Vision, is super fast when used with wired internet and has an impressive range of streaming services, including Apple’s own TV app, and recently the HBO Max. It also has the easiest remote control to use by the gang, which includes a headphone jack for audio.
For two other wallet-friendly options we liked, check out the Roku Streaming Stick + (usually $ 49.99, now $ 39) and the Roku Premiere (once $ 34.99 and now $ 24.99), both of which contain some of the same the features. While they lack a few others, such as Ethernet and voice support, you can not go wrong with a Roku streaming device, and with all three on sale, you are sure to score a lot.
Get the Roku Ultra for $ 72.44 (Save $ 27.55)
Get Roku Streaming Stick + for $ 39 (Save $ 10)
Get Roku Premiere for $ 24.99 (Save $ 10)
5. 33% savings: One of the best code doctors we have ever tested
These days, code games are very popular for children, providing a fun outlet while teaching them real-world applications. But many are also extremely complicated and throw a wrench into the process. We loved iRobots Root Coding Robot, which looks like the brand’s best-selling robot vacuum cleaner, but performs a group of cool coding tasks, activities and challenges, for just that reason. It is easy to follow for both children and parents who may be unclear about coding, so they can easily program the robot to draw, climb walls and more. It not only kept the tester’s kids engaged, but came back for more, making it a great investment at the regular $ 149.99 price tag – and you can get it for $ 50 today at $ 99.99.
Get the iRobot Root rt0 encoding robot for $ 99.99 (Save $ 50)
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