AirPods Pro is down to $ 175, plus the rest of the week’s best technical deals | Engadget

Mother’s Day is just around the corner, and if you want to pick up a new piece of technology for Mom, you can do it for less before the holidays. A number of Apple devices are for sale, including the latest iPad Air and AirPods Pro, while a lot of earphones have also been put down, just like the latest models from Beats and Jabra. The Fitbit Charge 5 remains on sale for $ 130, while a pair of iRobot’s latest robot vacuum cleaners are hundreds of dollars off. Here are the best technical deals from this week that you can still get today.

AirPods Pro

Apple’s AirPods Pro is back on sale for $ 175, which is 30 percent of their normal price. We gave them a score of 87 for their improved fit, good sound quality and solid ANC.

Buy AirPods Pro at Amazon – $ 175

16-inch MacBook Pro

MacBook Pro 14-inch and 16-inch sitting on a table (2021)

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Apple’s latest 16-inch MacBook Pro is $ 250 off and down to $ 2,249. While still a hefty price tag, it’s the lowest we’ve seen since the laptop came out last year. We gave the notebook a score of 92 for its super-fast performance, amazing Liquid Retina XDR display, amazing keyboard and range of ports.

Buy 16-inch MacBook Pro at Amazon – $ 2,249

Apple Watch Series 7

Many color options on the 41mm Apple Watch Series 7 are down to $ 330 or $ 70 from their normal price. We gave the laptop a score of 90 for its larger screen, faster charging and convenient watchOS 8 features.

Buy Apple Watch Series 7 at Amazon – $ 330

iPad Air

Apple iPad Air (2022)

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The latest iPad Air is $ 40 off and down to $ 559. We gave it a score of 90 for its much-improved performance thanks to the M1 chip, Center Stage-compatible cameras, good battery life and solid build quality.

Buy iPad Air at Amazon – $ 559

Samsung Galaxy S22 Ultra

Samsung Galaxy S22 Ultra

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The entire Galaxy S22 series is on sale right now, with the Galaxy S22 Ultra and S22 + both getting $ 200 off. The standard S22 is $ 100 off and down to $ 700 as well. If you want the best that Samsung has to offer right now, we recommend going for the S22 Ultra, which got a score of 89 from us for its bright, colorful display, built-in S Pen and solid cameras.

Buy Galaxy S22 Ultra at Amazon – $ 1,000 Buy Galaxy S22 + at Amazon – $ 800 Buy Galaxy S22 at Amazon – $ 700

Samsung Galaxy Watch 4

A black Samsung Galaxy Watch 4 on a wrist

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Both the 40mm and 44mm Galaxy Watch 4 models are $ 50 off and down to $ 200 and $ 230, respectively. While not record low, these retail prices are some of the best we’ve seen since last Black Friday. We gave the Galaxy Watch 4 a score of 85 for its bright, sharp screen, comprehensive head tracking and enhanced third-party app support.

Buy Galaxy Watch 4 (40 mm) at Amazon – $ 200 Buy Galaxy Watch 4 (44 mm) at Amazon – $ 230

Beats Fit Pro

Beats' latest true wireless earphones offer all the best features of Apple's new AirPods in a less polarizing design.

Billy Steele / Engadget

The new Beats Fit Pro earphones are $ 20 off and down to $ 180. It’s one of the best prices we’ve seen all year and they got a score of 87 from us for their comfortable fit, powerful bass, solid ANC and lots of practical features.

Buy Beats Fit Pro at Amazon – $ 180

Beats Studio Buds

Beats Studio Bud's review

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Beats Studio Buds is back at a record low of $ 100. We gave them a score of 84 for their small, comfortable design, balanced sound and fast pairing on both Android and iOS.

Buy Beats Studio Buds on Amazon – $ 100

Solo stove

Solo stove bonfire


Solo Stove’s spring sale hits hundreds of campfire sites, so you can grab one for as low as $ 200. The Ranger, which is the smallest model, comes in at that price, while the medium-sized Bonfire is $ 160 off and down to $ 240, and the big Yukon is a full $ 325 off and down to $ 425. We have recommended these gadgets in May outdoor guides because they are quite portable and create fire that does not smoke you out.

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Echo Dot

Amazon Echo Dot and Echo Dot with clock (2020)


Amazon’s Echo Dot is still on sale for $ 28, and you can get the little smart speaker with a smart plug for only $ 5 more. We gave the Echo Dot a score of 88 for its attractive design, decent sound quality and push to snooze alarm function.

Buy Echo Dot at Amazon – $ 28

Echo Show 5

Amazon Echo Show 5


The second generation Echo Show 5 is down to $ 45 right now, which is half lower than its normal price. We gave it a score of 85 for its amazing sound quality, compact size and push to snooze feature. And if you want to enhance your smart home game, you can get a two-pack of Blink Mini indoor security camera for only $ 35. They work with Echo Show 5, so you can see camera feeds from the smartwatch display.

Buy Echo Show 5 at Amazon – $ 45 Buy Blink Mini (2-pack) at Amazon – $ 35

Nintendo $ 50 eShop Gift Card

Kirby and the Forgotten Land


You can still save $ 5 when you buy a Nintendo $ 50 eShop gift card from Amazon, so you get the full $ 50 for just $ 45. You can then use these funds to get new titles like Kirby and the Forgotten Landor buy a lot of more affordable games.

Buy Nintendo $ 50 eShop gift card on Amazon – $ 45

Jabra Elite 4 Active

Jabra Elite 4 Active Review

Billy Steele / Engadget

Jabra’s new Elite 4 Active earphones are $ 20 off and down to $ 100, which is a new record low. The budget-friendly Elite 3 is also for sale and down to just $ 60. We gave the Elite 4 Active a score of 84 for their comfort fit, solid sound quality and custom ANC, while the Elite 3 came in at 88 thanks to their good battery life, reliable built-in controls and comfortable fit.

Buy Elite 4 Active at Amazon – $ 100 Buy Elite 3 at Amazon – $ 60

Roomba 694

iRobot’s affordable Roomba 694 is still on sale for $ 180 right now, which is record low. This is one of our favorite budget-friendly robot vacuum cleaners thanks to its user-friendly mobile app, good cleaning power and sleek design.

Buy Roomba 694 at Amazon – $ 180

Roomba j7 +

Roomba j7 + robo-vac and Roomba s9 + are both $ 200 off right now and down to $ 599 and $ 799 respectively. These are both advanced machines from iRobot, where the j7 + has a function for detecting pet feces, while the s9 + has the strongest suction power of all the company’s robot vacuum cleaners. Both also come with clean bottoms so you do not have to empty their bins manually after each cleaning job.

Buy Roomba j7 + at Amazon – $ 599 Buy Roomba s9 + at Amazon – $ 799

Fitbit Charge 5

The Fitbit Charge 5 tracker is down to $ 130, which is only $ 10 more than its record low price. We gave the device a score of 82 for its accurate built-in GPS, sleek design, standard Fitbit Pay and long battery life.

Buy Fitbit Charge 5 at Amazon – $ 130

Ninja Foodi 10-in-1 multicooker

Ninja’s 10-in-1 multicooker is $ 70 off and down to $ 130, which is close to its lowest price ever. This is a solid alternative to an Instant Pot as it has a lot of cooking modes including pressure cooking, slow cooking, steaming, yoghurt and even roasting air.

Buy Ninja 10-in-1 multicooker at Amazon – $ 130

Google Nest thermostats

Both Google’s standard Nest Thermostat and the more advanced Learning model are being reduced right now. You can download the standard version for $ 100, while the Learning Thermostat is still on sale for $ 200. They share most of the same features, but you get a smarter design, a higher resolution screen and the ability to connect to Nest temperature sensors with the Learning model.

Buy Nest Thermostat at Amazon – $ 100 Buy Nest Learning Thermostat at Amazon – $ 200

Google Nest Video Doorbell Battery

A handful of Google’s smart home devices are on sale right now, including the Nest Video Doorbell Battery, which is $ 30 off and down to $ 150. This gadget allows you to keep an eye on what is happening outside your door from your phone and there are no wires to fuss with when you install it. You can also pick up the Nest Cam Indoor and Outdoor for smaller ones that come in at $ 80 and $ 150, respectively.

Buy Nest Cam Indoor at Adorama – $ 80 Buy Nest Cam Outdoor at Adorama – $ 150 Buy Nest Cam Outdoor at B&H – $ 150 Buy Nest Video Doorbell Battery at Adorama – $ 150 Buy Nest Video Doorbell Battery at B&H – $ 150

New technical agreements

JBL Xtreme 3

This mid-range Bluetooth speaker is $ 80 off and down to $ 300, which is the cheapest we’ve seen it. It got a place in our portable Bluetooth speaker guide for its dynamic yet balanced sound quality, IP67 rated design and relatively compact size.

Buy JBL Xtreme 3 at Amazon – $ 300

Withings ScanWatch

Withings’ ScanWatch is $ 50 off and down to $ 230 right now. It’s a hybrid watch, so if you like the look of analog watches, this might be the portable one for you. In addition to all-day activity and sleep recording, ScanWatch also takes electrocardigrams and tracks heart rate, oxygen saturation, respiratory well-being and more.

Buy Withings ScanWatch at Amazon – $ 230

ThermoWorks ThermoPop

For a limited time, you can download ThermoPop Instant Reading Thermometer for $ 14 less than usual, bringing it down to $ 21. This is the smaller sibling to the Thermapen One, and we like its splash-proof design, backlit display, and cute design.

Buy ThermoPop at ThermoWorks – $ 21

8Bitdo Arcade Stick

Arcade Stick from 8BitDo is only on sale for a limited time for just under $ 76. That’s 16 percent of its normal price and the cheapest we’ve seen it. We liked its distinctive retro design, its solid joysticks and primary buttons, and its compatibility with the Nintendo Switch, PC, and Raspberry Pi.

Buy 8BitDo Arcade Stick at Amazon – $ 76

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