Samsung released its latest wave of Windows 10 laptops in late April, and one of them is already seeing a significant discount. The Galaxy Book Flex2 Alpha is $800 at Best Buy when you clip the $100 “Student Deal” discount underneath its asking price (you’ll need to sign in with a Best Buy account). This is $250 off its original $1,049 price. For an $800 laptop, the Flex 2 Alpha has a lot going for it, like its QLED display, a recent 11th Gen Intel Core i7 1167G5 processor, 16GB of RAM, and that it’s a flexible 2-in-1 form factor. It comes with 512GB of storage, and its ports include two USB Type-A 3.0 ports, one USB-C port, a headphone jack, a power plug, HDMI, and a microSD slot.
The lower-spec version of the Flex2 Alpha that has half the RAM and storage, as well as an 11th Gen Intel Core i5 processor instead of a Core i7 costs $600 at Best Buy (originally $849).
Google has slashed the cost of its Nest Wifi router bundle that includes a Point extender. Normally $269 outside of a sale, it costs $189 at retailers like Walmart, Adorama, and Best Buy. Considering that a single Nest Wifi router costs $169 (and the Point extenders usually sell for an additional $149 each), paying just $20 more is a bargain if you want to cover a large space with a reliable Wi-Fi connection.
The Nest Wifi is faster than the original Google Wifi, but it’s still a Wi-Fi 5 mesh system. Some other important things to note are that the router has two ethernet jacks, while the Point extender has none. Though, the Point can operate as both an extender and a smart speaker with Google Assistant built in. Check out Dan Seifert’s review for more.
You have another chance to save big on Sony’s WH-1000XM4 over-ear wireless headphones that are known for their excellent sound quality and noise cancellation effect. While any deals on new models came and went with Prime Day, there’s still a good deal happening on eBay for a refurbished set that costs just $200 (originally $349 new). It’s said to function like new and shows “minimal if any, signs of wear” according to the eBay listing. All accessories are included, and this is being sold by a seller with a 98.7 percent positive rating.
The Google Pixel 3 keeps getting more affordable. At B&H Photo, you can snag an unlocked version with 64GB of storage in the “not pink” colorway for $130. At this price, it’s far more affordable than the Pixel 3A or 4A, and it has a few advantages. It has an IP68 rating for dust and waterproofing, it supports wireless charging, and its glass and metal design feels more high-end than Google’s more recent midrange phones. As you might expect, its camera is great, too. Yet, the reason there are so many Pixel 3 discounts recently could be because Android 12 is the phone’s last major update.
If you want to ensure that your display is color-accurate for editing photos, or just for your own satisfaction, Datacolor’s SpyderX Pro colorimeter can help you do that with its companion software — and it’s all discounted for a limited time at B&H Photo. Normally $170, it’s $100.