All of today’s best deals are headlined by a $500 discount on Samsung’s folding Galaxy Z Flip 5G smartphone. Not to mention a notable price cut that brings the TicWatch Pro 3 Smartwatch down to $240 and Lenovo’s back to school-ready Chromebook Flex 5 at $321. Hit the jump for all that and more in the latest 9to5Toys Lunch Break.

Samsung’s folding Galaxy Z Flip 5G smartphone sees $500 discount

Microsoft’s official eBay storefront offers the unlocked Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 5G Android Smartphone for $800. Having originally retailed for $1,500, it recently saw a permanent discount down to $1,200, with today’s offer undercutting the Amazon all-time low by $150 to mark the best price we’ve seen to date.

Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 5G delivers a 6.7-inch Infinity Flex AMOLED display with a design that harks back to old-school folding flip phones. Everything is powered by a Snapdragon 865+ processor and backed by 256GB of onboard storage to complement its 5G connectivity and dual rear cameras. Even with a new model slated to be unveiled next month, today’s discount is hard to pass up on for anyone chasing futuristic tech. You can also get a closer look in our review

TicWatch Pro 3 Smartwatch drops to $240

MobvoiUS via Amazon currently offers the TicWatch Pro 3 Smartwatch for $240. Typically selling for $300, you’re looking at the second-best price to date, with today’s offer saving you 20% overall. As one of the more recent additions to the brand’s stable, Ticwatch Pro 3 delivers a lighter design with a larger display than its predecessors.

Everything is powered by a Snapdragon Wear 4100 SoC, which improves performance alongside yielding 72-hour battery life. Alongside displaying notifications from your smartphone, it can also track a variety of health and fitness stats, including sleep, heart rate, and now new additions like blood oxygen readings, stress, loud noises, and more. 

Lenovo’s back to school-ready Chromebook Flex 5 has dropped to $321

Amazon currently offers the Lenovo 13-inch Chromebook Flex 5 for $321. Normally sitting at $410, today’s offer amounts to the second-best price to date, with today’s offer falling within $11 of the all-time low thanks to its 22% discount. Lenovo’s latest Chromebook Flex 5 enters with a 13.3-inch 1080p touchscreen display and folding 2-in-1 design that makes it just as ideal for typing up notes as it is binging Netflix. Its 64GB of onboard storage and 4GB of RAM pair with a 10th Gen. i3 processor, 10-hour battery life, Wi-Fi 6 support, and a fairly versatile selection of I/O. Some highlights include a pair of USB-C ports and USB-A. 

Google Nest Wifi system with two points hits 2021 low of $289

Today only, as part of its Special Buy of the Day, Home Depot is offering the Google Nest Wifi Router with two points for $289. For comparison, it normally goes for $349, our last mention was $299, and today’s deal marks a new 2021 low that we’ve tracked. Delivering 5,400-square feet of 802.11ac wireless coverage to your home, Google’s Nest Wifi system is great for families of all sizes. You’ll find speeds of up to 2.2Gb/s available, and the main router even doubles as an Assistant speaker for smart home commands and whole-home music playback. Plus, there are six Gigabit Ethernet ports available throughout the system. You can take a deeper dive in our hands-on review.

Fitbit Charge 4 monitors heart rate, sleep, and summer runs from $85

QVC is currently offering the Fitbit Charge 4 Fitness Tracker for $100. New QVC shoppers will be able to drop the price down to $85. Normally fetching $130 these days at Amazon, you’re looking at as much as 35% in savings as today’s offer delivers the best price of the year that undercuts Prime Day by $15. Standout features on the Fitbit Charge 4 include 24/7 heart rate monitoring, 7-day battery life, and GPS alongside its usual roster of fitness tracking capabilities. Its swim-proof design packs a 1-inch OLED display that lets you keep tabs on fitness data on top of notifications from your smartphone. You can get some additional insight in our launch coverage.

HP 11-inch touchscreen Chromebook plunges to $229

Amazon is offering the HP 11-inch Touchscreen Chromebook 2GHz/4GB/32GB for $229. Usually selling for upwards of $270, today’s price drop is a match for the all-time low. This compact Chromebook features an 11.6-inch HD touchscreen, so it works just as well for taking notes as it does for trying out a little digital artistry. It’s powered by an octa-core processor for speeds up to 2.0GHz with integrated graphics. And outside of the 4GB of onboard SDRAM, you’ll also have access to up to 200GB of cloud storage through Google Drive, as well as full Chrome OS integration. Complete with a USB 2.0, USB-C, and microSD output as well as a 45W USB-C power adapter.

Amazon is offering TP-Link’s Kasa 3-outlet Smart Power Strip for $22. Regularly going for $30, today’s 24% savings are some of the best we’ve tracked, lowering the price to just over $1 from the all-time low. Bringing wireless control to your home appliances, this 3-outlet surge protector also offers support for Alexa and Assistant. There’s no hub required on this one, so you can try out some voice commands right out of the box. But if you prefer, you can also control all of the outlets, set timers and schedules, and more from the Kasa app. And on the side, you’ll find twin 2.4A USB-A ports for charging your personal devices as well.

Best trade-in deals

9to5Google also keeps tabs on all the best trade-in deals on Android smartphones and more every month. Be sure to check out this month’s best trade-in deals when you decide it’s time to upgrade your device. Or simply head over to our trade-in partner directly if you want to recycle, trade, or sell your used devices for cash and support 9to5Google along the way!

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