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As Labor Day approached, this week saw more gadget deals. Amazon is offering a discount of 20% on its Echo Show 5 smart display and a $20 discount for the Google Nest Audio speaker. There are also a lot of new sales running through the holiday including Dyson vacuums and OLED smart TVs. These are the top Labor Day tech deals we could find.
MacBook Air M1
Apple's MacBook Air M1 has dropped to $850, thanks to an automatically applied coupon. We gave it a score of 95 for its outstanding performance, fanless design, and comfortable keyboard and trackpad.
Apple Watch Series 6 Product Red Edition
The price of the 40mm Series 6 Product Red Edition has dropped to $249. This is a record-breaking low. The Apple Watch is notorious for selling out quickly when it falls to such a low price (especially on Amazon), so it's advisable to grab it fast if you are serious about buying one. The next-generation Apple Watch may be released this month. However, the Series 6 is currently the best model available. We gave it an 89 score for its solid performance and improved battery life, as well as the useful hand-washing timer.
Apple's AirPods Pro now only $190, which is $60 less than their regular price. These are the most premium-sounding earbuds available from Apple. We gave them an 87 score for their secure fit, IPX4 resistance, solid audio quality, and solid sound quality.
Mac Mini M1
Apple's Mac Mini M1 has returned to $600, its lowest price ever, thanks to a coupon and a sale. All of the performance enhancements offered by the M1 chipet are available in a small desktop package. This machine is great if you have an older computer that needs to be replaced but don't want a lot of money.
Echo Show 5
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The original Echo Show 5s and the second-generation Echo Show 5s, both first- and 2nd-generation, are currently on sale for $45 and $10 respectively. These are excellent smart alarm clocks due to their small size, sunrise alarm feature, and tap-to snooze function. The main difference is the 2MP camera in the second-gen model, which allows for better video calls.
Google Nest Audio
Google's Nest Audio smart speakers are still on sale for $80. That's $20 off their regular price. This smart speaker is a mid-range option and can be used by anyone who relies on the Google Assistant. It received a score of 87 because it has a solid audio quality, stereo mode that allows two speakers to be paired together, and a beautiful design.
Amazon's Echo Buds have been updated and are now on sale at $90. That's $30 off the regular price. The model can be purchased with a wireless charging bag for $105, or $90 off their regular price. Amazon has improved these wireless earbuds in almost every way. We gave them a score 80 for their superior sound quality, ANC, and small, comfortable design.
Samsung Premiere projector
The Premiere Projector by Samsung is available at a $1,000 discount on both Amazon and Samsung's site. Although the 4.2.2 sound channel model costs $5,498, it is significantly less than its regular $6,500. This projector was included in our top projectors guide due to its separate red, green, and blue lasers. They cover the entire Rec.2020 range with maximum 2,800 lumens brightness and 4K resolution.
Google Pixel 4
B&H Photo has reduced the price of Google's Pixel 4 smartphone to $379. The launch of the Pixel 6 is imminent, so we recommend waiting to get the latest Google phone. The Pixel 4 is still a solid phone that we enjoyed for its fast performance, beautiful display, and excellent camera experience.
Samsung T7 Touch SSD (1TB)
Samsung's T7 Touch portable SSD 1TB in 1TB is now $170. That's $10 off its regular price. Although it has been reduced to $160 previously, this is the lowest price we have seen in a while. This tiny SSD offers read speeds of up to 1,050MB/s and write speeds of up to 1,000MB/s. It also has a shock-resistant shell and a fingerprint reader to add security.
Sony Bravia XR A80J OLED TV
The 55-inch Bravia XR X80J set is a premium OLED TV from Sony. It's now available at Amazon and Best Buy for $1,700, which is $600 less than its regular price. The set includes the Cognitive Processor XR and HDMI 2.1 support. It also features improved sound quality with Acoustic Surface Audio+, built-in subwoofers, and enhanced sound with Acoustic Surface Audio+. You can also use the Google TV operating system to access the Assistant for all of your entertainment needs.
Google Nest WiFi (2 Pack)
Best Buy is currently offering the Nest WiFi Pack with one router, one access point and Google's Nest WiFi for $200. This is $70 less than its regular price, and a great deal for one of our favorite mesh systems. It received an 84 score for its simple design, easy installation, and smart speaker.
Gaming PC sweepstakes
Omaze will give away $20,000 more to help you build the ultimate gaming computer. The sweepstakes can be entered for free, but any entries purchased will go to Schools on Wheels. This organization provides tutoring and mentoring services to homeless children in Southern California.
Comic-Con 2022 sweepstakes
You can enter to win four-day passes for San Diego Comic-Con 2022 through December 8. You'll also get access to a preview night, reserved seating at Hall H, a personal concierge and a private tour at the Comic-Con Museum. There will also be dinner at Balboa Park. Tickets to the "Night at the Comic-Con Museum” event will be included with the passes. The sweepstakes is free, but the San Diego Comic Convention will receive funds.
Prices and availability are subject to change. This sweepstakes is open to all. Check out the official Omaze rules.
Tech sales for Labor Day
Dyson Labor Day Sale
Dyson offered up to $150 savings on a variety of vacuums and air purifiers in celebration of Labor Day. The Dyson V7 Absolute is $250 and the Dyson V8 Animal is $350. These sale prices make these models even more appealing, despite being a few years older.
Weber has reduced hundreds of its premium SmokeFire grills, the EX6 & EX4 by $200, bringing them down from $999 & $799, respectively. These WiFi-connected grills are a favorite of ours because they are easy to use, even for novice grillers. The companion app also offers a variety of useful features such as remote temperature adjustment and SmokeBoost activation.
Optoma CinemaX P2
Optoma's CinemaX P2 ultrashort throw projector will be $300 off this weekend. This brings it down to an all-time low of $3,000. It is a great projector, and it costs less than the P1. The brightness can reach up to 3000 lumens, and the contrast ratio is higher. It also covers 80 percent of DCI-P3. This machine can produce a 4K image and looks great.
Roborock S6 Labor Day Sale
Roborock's robot vacuum S6 is now at a record $380, thanks to a $102 discount and a clippable coupon of $168. This vacuum has 2000Pa of suction and supports multi-floor mapping, integrated mopping, voice control, and an app.
AeroGarden Labor Day sale
Use the code LABORDAY to get up to 35% off AeroGarden gadgets from September 7 through September 7. The Harvest series is a great option for indoor gardening. It allows you to grow multiple plants and herbs without having to do any complicated tasks.
Nanoleaf Labor Day sale
Nanoleaf's Labor Day Sale offers $20 off its triangular LED light kit, which is now $180. This is a great way to spice up your living room or home office with cool lights and shapes. You can even arrange them in any way you like and control the lights through a mobile app.
BioLite Labor Day Sale
BioLite has launched its Labor Day Sale, which offers 20% off all products on their website. BioLite's gadgets like the Headlamp 200 have been featured in many of our guides. It's a great place to shop for gear for your garden or next camping trip.
A two-year subscription to one of our favorite VPNs is on sale for a fair price. NordVPN is available for $99 for the first year. This works out to $49.50/year. You also get three months free access. NordVPN is praised for its speed, no-logs policy and the thousands of servers it offers. One account can also support up to six devices.
Satechi Labor Day sale
Satechi is offering 15% off your entire order if you use the code LDW15 this weekend. The company offers a variety of accessories, including Bluetooth keyboards and mice.
Vantrue N4 3-channel dash cam
Vantrue's 3-channel Dash Cam is now only $210 when you clip an on-page coupon. This high-end dash camera features a dual camera to record the road ahead and the interior of your car. A separate rear camera records what's behind you. Although this coverage may seem excessive, it will ensure that you capture all angles of the scene in case you are ever involved in an accident.
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