This week’s best deals: Get two Echo Dots for $50 ahead of Amazon Prime Day

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With Amazon Prime Day only a few days away, there are a number of early offers Prime members can take advantage of. Two Echo Dots are currently only $ 50, while the Echo Show 5 has dropped to a record low of $ 45. Non-Prime members can save the Nest Audio smart speaker for $ 75, the Beats Flex earbuds for just $ 39, or $ 200 on the MacBook Pro M1. Here are this week’s best tech deals to buy today.

Echo point


Prime members can get two 4th Generation Echo Dots for $ 50 using the code PDDOT2PK at checkout. There’s a similar listing for the full-size Echo too – get two for $ 120 using the code ECHOPRIM, so you can get each for $ 60. The newest Echo impressed us with its sound quality, while the Echo Dot is better for those who want Alexa perks without sacrificing too much space.

Buy Two Echo Dots On Amazon – $ 50 Buy Two Echo Dots On Amazon – $ 120

Echo show 5

Echo Show 5 smart display.


The original Echo Show 5 fell to $ 45 ahead of Amazon’s shopping event, and that’s a return to its all-time lows. Amazon also brought back the bundle option that lets you get a Blink mini camera for an additional $ 10. We gave the Echo Show 5 a score of 85 for its great sound quality, sunrise alarm, and physical camera shutter.

Buy Echo Show 5 (First Generation) on Amazon – $ 45

Echo Buds

Amazon Echo Buds

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The affordable, high-performance second-generation Echo Buds are currently available for $ 80, and you can get the model with a wireless charging case for just $ 20 more. Amazon improved these earbuds in almost every way and we gave them a score of 80 for their good sound quality, solid ANC, and small size.

Buy Echo Buds (Second Generation) on Amazon – $ 80 Buy Echo Buds (Second Generation) with Wireless Charging on Amazon – $ 100

Jabra Elite 85t

Jabra Elite 85t earbuds


The Jabra Elite 85t wireless earbuds were discounted to $ 180 on Amazon and Best Buy, which is $ 50 off their normal price. These are some of the best earbuds you can get from Jabra, and we gave them a score of 86 for their custom sound options, powerful ANC, and wireless charging case.

Buy Jabra Elite 85t at Amazon – 180 € Buy Jabra Elite 85t for Best Buy – 180 €

Nest audio

Google Nest Audio smart speaker on a wooden tray next to a green plant on a blue wall.


Google’s Nest Audio smart speaker hit $ 75, or $ 25 off normal price, this week. Considering we thought it was a bargain for $ 100, this sale is a great place to start if you have your eye on the speaker. We gave it a score of 87 for its solid audio quality, attractive design, and the intelligence of the Google Assistant.

Best Buy Nest Audio – $ 75 Buy Nest Audio From Walmart – $ 75 Buy Nest Audio From Google Store – $ 75

MacBook Pro M1

Apple MacBook Pro M1


The 512GB MacBook Pro M1 is $ 200 cheaper on Amazon, which brings it down to $ 1,300. You get the new M1 chipset from Apple along with 8 GB of RAM and 512 GB of storage. While the MacBook Air M1 is arguably the best for most people, the Pro M1 impressed us with its fast performance, powerful GPU, and long battery life.

Buy MacBook Pro M1 (512GB) on Amazon – $ 1,300

12.9 inch iPad

2021 Apple iPad Pro


The new 12.9-inch iPad with 256 GB of storage is $ 100 cheaper on Amazon, down to $ 1,099. We gave it a score of 87 for its strong performance thanks to the M1 chipset, its beautiful Liquid Retina XDR display and its new center stage camera function.

Buy iPad Pro 2021 on Amazon – $ 1,099

Beats Flex

Beats flex earbuds


The Beats Flex earbuds are currently only $ 39, or 22 percent of their normal price. If you are looking for a cheap pair of wireless headphones with Apple’s W1 chip, these are your best choices. Although they have inconsistent sound quality, they have full onboard controls and 12 hours of battery life.

Buy Beats Flex on Amazon – $ 39

Google Nest Hub (2nd generation)

Photo from Google Nest Hub 2021 (2nd generation).  Image of Google's newest smart display on a bedside table.

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Nest Hub’s latest smart display is currently down to $ 80, or 20 percent from its usual price. We gave it a score of 89 for its fast performance, clearer and louder sound, accurate sleep detection, and pleasant design.

Buy Nest Hub (2nd Generation) from B&H Photo – $ 80

Samsung Galaxy Chromebook 2

Samsung Galaxy Chromebook 2 laptop sitting on a wooden table with the lid open.


Samsung’s Galaxy Chromebook 2 is available for $ 449 at Best Buy or $ 599 for the updated Core i3 model. While it’s not an all-time low, it’s still a good sell for a vastly improved Chromebook. We give this version 82 points for its impressive screen, good keyboard, speakers and solid performance.

Buy the Galaxy Chromebook 2 for the Best Buy – $ 449

New tech deals

Neato D8 robot vacuum

The new Neato D8 robotic vacuum cleaner is $ 200 cheaper at Wellbots if you use the code ENGADGETNEATO at checkout. That brings it to $ 500, which is a great price for this Robo-Vac with LiDAR and a unique design that helps clean room corners better. It also has an accompanying mobile app that lets you set no-go areas, schedules, and more.

Buy Neato D8 at Wellbots – $ 500

Apple TV 4K (2021)

The updated Apple TV 4K got its first discount on Amazon – it’s currently on sale for $ 170, which is $ 9 off normal price. While it doesn’t save you a lot of money, it’s still noteworthy that new Apple devices like this one rarely get discounts. We gave this model a score of 90 for its vastly improved Siri remote control, fast performance, support for Dolby Vision and Atmos, and HomeKit support.

Buy Apple TV 4K on Amazon – $ 170

Oculus Quest 2

The Oculus Quest 2 VR kit costs $ 250 at Target, or $ 50 off the normal price. We gave it a score of 89 for its more powerful hardware, higher resolution screens, and its ability to work well both as a standalone and desktop VR set.

Buy Oculus Quest 2 on Target – $ 250

Jabra Elite 85h

Jabra’s Elite 85h headphones have dropped to just over $ 150. These cans got a score of 85 from us for their insane battery life, custom EQ and ANC modes, and reliable controls.

Buy Elite 85h on Amazon – $ 150.22

Fitbit Versa 2

The Versa 2 smartwatch dropped to $ 130, which is $ 50 off its normal price. We gave it a score of 75 for its attractive design, accurate sleep tracking, built-in Alexa features, and long battery life.

Buy Versa 2 on Amazon – $ 130

Mirror Father’s Day Sale

For those looking to pass themselves off for Father’s Day (or for themselves), Mirror has a sale that costs $ 150 from its flagship fitness machine and offers free shipping and installation. Just use the code FATHER’S DAY21 at the checkout to receive the savings. The Mirror and its subscription give you access to over 50 different genres of live and on-demand exercise, as well as access for up to six family members.

Shop for Mirror’s Father’s Day sale


One of our recommended VPNs is doing a good sale with a two-year subscription. You can sign up for NordVPN for just $ 89 for the first two years, which is $ 44.50 per year. We like NordVPN for its speed, its no-logs policy, the thousands of servers it can choose from, and that one account supports up to six connected devices.

Sign up for NordVPN (two years) – $ 89

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