Today’s best deals include the Google Smart Light Starter Kit at $35, plus Fossil Explorist Wear is on sale, along with the Withings Steel Hybrid. Hit the jump for all that and more in the latest 9to5Toys Lunch Break.
Google’s Smart Light Starter Kit includes a Home Mini
Best Buy currently offers the Google Smart Light Starter Kit for $35. Typically fetching $55, today’s offer is $10 under the previous discount and marks the lowest we’ve seen this year.
Perfect for kickstarting your Assistant smart home, this bundle includes a Google Home Mini alongside one of GE’s dimmable light bulbs. So not only will you be able to summon Assistant to turn the light on or off, but also play your favorite music, answer questions, and more.
Strap Fossil’s Explorist Wear OS Smartwatch on your wrist
Amazon is currently offering the Fossil Gen 4 Explorist HR Stainless Steel Smartwatch for $129. Having dropped from $275, we’ve more recently been seeing it in the $200 range with today’s offer saving you up to 53% and marking the third-best discount to date.
Powered by Wear OS, this smartwatch brings heart rate monitoring, a suite of fitness tracking capabilities, and notifications to your wrist. Its iOS and Android compatibility is paired with up to 24-hours of battery life per charge and a stainless steel casing with matching band elevates its appearance.
Withings’ Steel Hybrid Smartwatch logs sleep
Amazon is offering the Withings Steel Hybrid Smartwatch for $85. That’s around $20 off the typical rate there and the best offer we’ve tracked since February.
This hybrid offering blends a traditional timepiece with smart capabilities including the ability to track 10 different fitness activities and record sleep data. Once paired to your smartphone you can opt to automatically send information to Apple Health, Google Fit, and a variety of other services. With no display to power, this watch delivers impressive 8-month battery life. My wife has been wearing this watch for well over a year now and only recently had to change the battery, confirming that Withings’ claims are true.
Save $299+ on Samsung Galaxy smartphone bundles
Microsoft is currently bundling select Samsung smartphones with a free Galaxy Watch Active2. While you’ll be able to save on the latest and greatest alongside previous-generation handsets, one standout is on the Galaxy S20 5G at $1,000, with the smartwatch automatically added at checkout. Typically picking up the smartphone and wearable would run you $1,299, with today’s offer saving you 23%, beating the value of our previous mention by $99, and marking the best to date. Samsung’s latest flagship handset sports a 6.2-inch display, 28-hour battery life, 128GB of onboard storage, and 5G connectivity. There’s also an impressive triple camera array headlined by 64MP telephoto, ultrawide, and 12MP lenses. Dive into our hands-on review for a closer look.
Samsung’s latest microSD cards 20% off
Amazon is discounting the latest microSD cards from Samsung by up to 20%. Our top pick is the EVO Select 256GB model at $39.99. It typically goes for $50 with today’s deal marking a new Amazon all-time low. This model is designed for 4K video with support for transfer speeds up to 100MB/s. It can also be used in tandem with various smartphones, Nintendo Switch consoles, and other cameras. It’s designed for rough and tumble activities, with a waterproof build. Ships with a stellar 10-year warranty for added peace of mind. You can check out additional capacities on sale here.
Best trade-in deals
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