Our Tuesday deals start with the first substantial discount we’ve seen on the Sony WH-1000XM5 noise canceling headphones. The original price of the XM5 headphones was $399.99, but Woot has reduced them to just $339.99. If you’re okay with settling for Woot’s 90-day limited warranty instead of Sony’s one-year warranty, it’s definitely a deal worth looking into. Although the XM5 earbuds don’t offer any drastic changes from the previous iteration, the XM4, they still include some of the best noise canceling capabilities you’ll find in a pair of earbuds, in addition to sound quality improved and better performance on voice. calls. Read our review.
Hot on the heels of some of our Xbox Series S deals from the past week, you can currently get the Xbox Series S for less than retail on eBay, courtesy of Antonline. It may not come with games, but right now you can get the Series S for around $238 when you use the code LABOR SAVING at the register. That’s the best price we’ve seen for the digital-exclusive standalone console that typically sells for $299.99. It may lack the Series X’s disc drive and play games at a lower resolution, but the Series S is still a great way for GamePass subscribers to access their titles in their living room. Read our review.
Let’s go to the phones, Amazon is currently running a promotion called “Android Days” with discounts on a number of great Android devices, some of which are on sale at their lowest prices ever. Google’s excellent mid-range option, the Pixel 6A, launched just a few months ago for $449.99 but is currently on sale for $369.99. in its black and green colors. The 6A might not have the same high refresh rate display as its more expensive counterparts, but it retains the same Google Tensor processor and offers excellent battery life. Read our review.
Another great Android offering includes the unlocked model of the latest-gen OnePlus 9, which is currently discounted to $379.99 at Amazon in its black and white colors. Initially available for $729, the OnePlus 9’s performance may pale in comparison to modern flagship phones, but its SnapDragon 888 processor is still enough to outperform some contemporary mid-range options. Some of the other specs you get at this accessible price include a 6.55-inch 1080p OLED display with 120Hz refresh rate and a 50-megapixel ultrawide camera. If you’re not married to the Apple ecosystem and want to try out an Android device outside of the domains of Samsung or Google, this deal on the OnePlus 9 is worth checking out. Read our review.
If you don’t mind the green colorway, you can currently pick up the 44mm LTE-enabled Samsung Galaxy Watch 4 for $169.99 at Woot. instead of its usual price of $329.99. While the Watch 4 is unfortunately limited to the Samsung app ecosystem, it still manages to deliver a full wearable experience for $170. The Watch 4 offers great performance and a robust suite of workout metrics that support tracking 95 different exercise types. Read our review.
All eyes can be on the newly announced announcement Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro 2, but not everyone is willing to spend $155 on a pair of headphones. Fortunately, Woot is currently offering the standard Galaxy Buds 2, discounted to $74.99 from their original price of $149.99. The Buds 2 have remained one of our favorite pairs of noise-canceling headphones, thanks to their excellent sound quality and noise canceling capabilities. If you’re willing to accept Woot’s 90-day limited warranty, this is a great offer for Samsung’s latest generation headphones. Read our review.
A few more offers for you…
- Elgato Game Capture HD60S Plus is available at Best Buy for $139.99, its lowest price ever. It’s not a gimmick for your typical gamer, but it’s an essential for any streamer or content creator who wants high-fidelity video from an external console or PC. Capable of capturing output from any 4K HDMI source at 60Hz, the capture card plugs into your console and works as a stream to a nearby PC with streaming software.
- An inexpensive wireless headset that masters the basics, the HyperX Cloud Core Wireless is currently discounted to $49.99 at Best Buy starting at its usual price of $99.99. The Cloud Core Wireless has a mostly aluminum frame with leatherette cushions on the headband and earcups. The headphones can run for up to 20 hours on a single charge and feature DTS:X digital surround sound. Although it comes with a 2.4 GHz wireless dongle, unfortunately the headset is only compatible with PCs.
Correction on August 30, 2:17 p.m. ET: An earlier version of this story incorrectly stated that the WF-1000XM5 headphones were on sale. The correct name of the discounted model is the Sony WH-1000XM5. We regret the error.