Black Friday is here, and this is the day you can find some of the best deals we see on electronics all year long. Everything from computers to televisions to video games is discounted to their lowest price. Even with all those discounts, some big ticket items are still just too pricey. Fortunately, there are plenty of incredible tech deals under $100 that you can find for everyone on your holiday list. Here are some of the best gifts for underneath the tree.
1. UE Boom 2
Compact and durable, the UE (Ultimate Ears) Boom 2 is one of the most popular portable speakers on the market. Available at Best Buy for a whopping $110 off, this Bluetooth-enabled wireless speaker is a steal at just $70. Only available in black at this price, you will still find up to fifteen hours of music on a single change. Add in 100-foot range, 360 degrees of sound and an IPX7 waterproof rating (30 minutes at three feet) and this proves to be one incredible deal.
2. Amazon Fire HD 10 Tablet
If you are not in the market for an iPad, Amazon’s Fire tablet lineup is the next best thing. The top-of-the-line tablet Amazon manufactures is the Fire HD 10 tablet, and it is a steal at $99.99. It is the lowest price we have seen on this device all year long, and the feature-set is well worth the wallet-friendly cost. The 10.1-inch display is beautifully presented in 1080p, and with 32GB of storage (expandable to 512GB with microSD), there is plenty of room for movies, games and books. That it can last all day with up to 12 hours of battery life is just icing on the cake. Grab this deal before it is too late. Want something a little less expensive? The smaller Kindle Fire 7 offers a 7” display with an eye-popping $29.99 price tag through Black Friday.
3. Google Home Mini
One of the most popular smart speakers on the market, the Google Home Mini normally sells for just under $50. On Black Friday, you can pick it up at Target for a fifty-percent discount at $25.00. If you are a red card member, take another 5% off that price for even bigger savings. That pricing is good on one of three colors, including coral, white and charcoal, so personalize at will. In fact, this pricing is so good, you should pick up one for yourself. With Google Assistant enabled, you can use your voice to ask questions, schedule reminders or make phone calls. That it works with more than 1,000 smart home devices is another reason this price is too good to pass up.
4. Roku Streaming Stick+
Make a smart TV even smarter for everyone on your Christmas list with the Roku Streaming Stick+. With 4K streaming already enabled out of the box, the $29.99 price at Best Buy is hard to ignore. It plugs directly into an HDMI port so your gift recipient will have immediate access to a slew of streaming options. Everything from Netflix, Apple TV+, Disney+, HBO and Showtime are ready to go (subscriptions required). Download the Roku smartphone app, and Roku owners can control their TV directly from their smartphone.
5. Jabra Elite 65t Earbuds
Forget Airpods. When you are looking for a terrific set of earbuds to get for the holidays, look to the Jabra Elite 65t. Amazon’s Black Friday pricing knocks these down to just $99.99, a savings of over 40%. A strong rival to Apple’s Airpods, these headphones work on both Apple and Android devices. Excellent for phone calls as well as music, the four built-in microphones ensure that you can chat away while running, biking or sitting at your desk. Good for more than five hours of use on a single charge, that number extends to fifteen hours with the included charging case. As a bonus, these earbuds are voice command-ready with Amazon’s Alexa service built in.
We all have that one friend or family member in our lives who is always losing something. This gift is perfect for that person. The Tile Pro, the premiere device in the Tile tracker lineup, is ridiculously good and priced so right. Discounted to $55 for a pack of two, you can attach them to keys, a phone or anything small enough that can get easily lost. Good for a Bluetooth range of 400 feet, it is nearly impossible to permanently lose any item in that range with a Tile Pro tracker attached. With a replaceable battery good for up to one year, the Tile Pro is the gift that keeps on giving.
Black Friday is one of the most exciting shopping days of the year and for good reason. Deals upon deals upon deals make it a great day to buy something you have been waiting all year to purchase. On the flip side, you also need to be careful not to spend too much. Some of these deals are almost too tempting! What is on your Black Friday wish list this year?
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