This story is part of Amazon Prime Day 2021, CNET’s guide to everything you need to know and how to make sure you’re getting the best deal.
First day is there, but Amazon is not the only one to drop prices massively. Best Buy’s offers include discounts, for example, on the latest Apple Watch Series 6 (hope you like red!).
You can expect Best Buy to drop many more offers over the next few days as Prime Day sales ramp up. Below we’ve highlighted some of the most impressive deals we’ve seen so far.
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Best Buy sold the Apple Watch Series 6 for $ 70, which was already a steal. But for now, the 40mm Product Red version is reduced to $ 329 ($ 120 off). Featuring all of the health and sleep trackers and fall detection feature of this model, the 6 Series also features an always-on display, brighter display, and the FDA-approved ECG heart monitor. . You’ll also get six months of Apple Fitness Plus.
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Take all your data on the go with this large portable 5TB external hard drive. Easily transfer photos, documents and videos via the fast USB 3.0 input. The Easystore is compatible with Mac and PC and can even work with older USB 2.0 interfaces. The included WD Backup software lets you schedule the backup automatically so you never lose an important job. Now at half the regular price.
This headset, mouse and pad set will get you gaming ready in one package. Triple threat of powerful sound, a clear microphone and a comfortable design, the Razer BlackShark V2 X is a headset designed for competitive gaming. Combine it with the responsive and durable Razer DeathAdder V2 Wired Gaming Mouse and you’ve got a killer combo for a gaming station. The spacious Razer Gigantus V2 Micro-woven Mouse Pad (17in by 15in) gives you plenty of power. space to line up your shot. This set is perfect for setting up a new playstation or even as a travel kit to take with you to tournaments. Buying everything separately will set you back around $ 95 (as of today), but you can get all three now for just $ 70.
This 60 inch Hisense A6G series is a 4K HDR LED smart TV that supports Dolby Vision HDR and HDR10. The built-in Android TV lets you customize how you want to access your favorite shows and movies from any streaming app. You can also stream content directly from your phone, tablet, or laptop through Chromecast. Use the Google Assistant via the voice remote to open apps, adjust the volume, or search for new content to binge.
We don’t often see 40-inch TVs falling into this price range, but this Insignia 1080p HD LED TV is a great barebone bundle with all of the features a good HDTV needs. Featuring HDMI ARC to connect all your AV components and a reliable, bright LED display, this display is perfect to keep as a backup set or for versatile use. Connect a smart TV box such as a Roku, Fire Stick, Apple TV, or Google TV if you want to access your favorite streaming apps.
Tired of paying food delivery charges? Head to your favorite take-out places with this fast Segway ES2 electric scooter and never pay high fees again. This compact scooter weighs 27 pounds and can be folded up to fit in a car trunk or stow in the luggage rack of a bus or train for easy transportation. With a range of 15 miles and a top speed of 15.5 mph, this Segway will have you hitting the shops and across town in no time.
Do you have your hands full? This nifty kitchen trash can from Insignia (a Best Buy brand) can open automatically and reduce your contact with germs. The motion-activated cover is battery operated, so there are no annoying cords and it can be left open in manual mode when you need it. Get it now for less than half the regular price. Do you have a small den or a workshop? Get the more compact 8 gallon version for $ 5 less.
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The WH-1000XM3 headphones were CNET’s first choice for noise canceling headphones until the WH-1000XM4 version was released. They are still fan favorites when it comes to performance and comfort. Now that the price has dropped to $ 250, this could arguably be the best balance of price and features you can get without breaking the bank. You can read more about these headphones in CNET’s Sony WH-1000XM3 review.
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Get Dad something to take on his next adventure – like this GoPro Hero 9 Black action camera, now at $ 70 off. GoPro bet on design and functionality when it introduced the Hero 9 Black. Featuring up to 5K resolution, an upgradeable lens, a front display for selfies, a bigger battery, and even more shooting options than its predecessors, it’s designed to be the camera without FOMO. It’s a bit bigger than the Hero 8 Black (also $ 50 off) but that’s a good thing, according to Joshua Goldman’s review. You can get it now for $ 400, and it includes a free “Platinum Explore Accessory Kit”, valued at $ 30.
Read CNET’s review of the GoPro Hero 9 Black.
Tired of sneaking into your favorite game? This will no longer be a problem with these Razer 7.1 surround wireless headphones. The Nari Ultimate features THX spatial sound and what’s called intelligent haptic feedback to give you the feeling of 360-degree sound. According to CNET’s Patrick Holland, haptic feedback is a slight vibrating effect generated by special software to simulate directional sound. Combine that with a crystalline, retractable mic and you’ll be the envy of game night. This is one of the biggest markdowns we’ve seen for this premium helmet.
Read CNET’s review of the Razer Nari Ultimate.
This Samsung Chromebook is perfect for a recent graduate heading to school this fall. While most Chromebooks under $ 300 only offer 11-14in displays, this Samsung gives you a large 15in Full HD 1080p display to get things done. Zoom into meetings with the 720p front camera and enjoy up to 10 hours of work or entertainment with its long battery life.
This 82 inch Samsung 7 Series is a 4K HDR LED smart TV that supports Apple AirPlay, Google Assistant and Amazon Alexa. The Tizen-powered Smart TV feature lets you instantly connect to a variety of free Samsung channels and your favorite streaming apps. Samsung’s Auto Game Mode lets you enjoy your favorite games with minimal input lag and picture jitter. It’s currently $ 300 off.