TCL’s 55-inch LED-backlit 6-Series Mini TV is $659.99 today

OLED may be the pinnacle of TV panels, but they’re still expensive, even after discounts. A great alternative, the LED-backlit Mini TCL 6 Series with HDMI 2.1 ports, dropped to a new low price today.

TCL’s 55-inch 6-Series model with Google TV is down to just $659.99 ($290 off) at Best Buy. The Mini LED backlight is a great substitute if paying OLED prices is not an option. It has excellent brightness with more control than standard LEDs and can maintain deeper black levels while displaying excellent color contrast. Sound a little familiar? It may not be enough as good as OLED, but it plays in the same ballpark.

Additionally, this TCL TV has two HDMI 2.1 ports and supports variable refresh rates up to 120Hz at 4K resolutions – a perfect match for powering Xbox Series X, PC, and PlayStation 5. , it runs Google TV software and even supports Google Assistant voice commands with a built-in mic.

It’s hard to beat today’s offering if you need an ideal TV for all-purpose use, especially if you’re watching/gaming in a brightly lit room and your budget is limited. Read our review.

Google TCL 6 Series TV (R646, 55 inch)

TCL’s Google TV Series 6 improves on the Roku model with improved HDMI 2.1 ports (two of which support 4K at 120Hz), a brighter picture and hands-free voice controls.

One of the biggest – and most controversial – games of 2020 is so cheap today that you might be able to pay for it with some change you find on the couch. Cyberpunk 2077 is just $4.99 for physical Xbox or PlayStation versions today at Best Buy. We saw this game drop to $10 a while ago in 2021, but apparently Best Buy still has plenty of discs to offload at an even lower price – a price that right now might actually generate a profit if you redeem it at GameStop.

CD Projekt Red’s big-budget first-person RPG has had its ups and downs, but a recent patch has added the long-awaited next-gen enhancements for Xbox Series X and PlayStation 5, along with new content and gameplay. other fixes. Today’s deal is for Xbox One and PS4 versions, but there are free upgrades for Xbox Series X consoles and PS5 versions. That’s a lot of gameplay for just five bucks, especially now that the game is so much more advanced. Read our review.

Cyberpunk 2077

The highly anticipated CD Projekt Red Cyberpunk 2077 released in the fall of 2020. Following a disastrous launch, the team updated the game several times to improve performance and fix bugs. Recently, patch 1.5 added content and updated the game to improve performance on Xbox Series X and PlayStation 5.

If you’re looking for an affordable smartwatch and want one with great battery life, the Amazfit GTR 2e is currently only $99.99 on Amazon. This smartwatch has borrowed many features from its more expensive GTR 2 siblings and made them more affordable. And now the GTR 2e is $40 cheaper than usual.

Although we haven’t reviewed the GTR 2e, our resident wearable expert Victoria Song has used her GTR 2 counterpart and considers them a solid option if you’re on a budget and don’t mind it leans more towards fitness tracker than feature-rich smartwatch. The Amazfit GTR 2e supports iOS and Android phones and has many fitness and health features you would expect, including GPS tracking and heart rate monitoring for workouts as well as sleep tracking . Amazfit claims it can last up to 24 days on a single charge, although with features like an always-on display it could be less than that. The GTR 2e isn’t as expansive when it comes to notifications and tight software integration with your smartphone as something like an Apple Watch, but for around $100 you might be able to forgive that.

Amazfit GTR 2e Smartwatch

The Amazfit GTR 2e watch offers fitness and health tracking, heart rate monitoring and sleep tracking combined with an extra long battery that lasts for days or weeks depending on the settings selected.

For those of you who have an iPhone and prefer to buy a more feature-rich Apple Watch, the Apple Watch Series 7 and SE still have attractive discounts. First, the flagship Apple Watch Series 7 in its 41mm size with GPS and Wi-Fi is $329 ($70 off) at Amazon. It’s Apple’s latest and greatest watch, with a slightly larger screen that makes it easier to read the details on your watch face at a glance.

For those who want to spend less, the Apple Watch SE in its 40mm size with GPS and Wi-Fi is $229 ($50 off) at Amazon and Walmart. It retains much of the performance and specs of the previous generation Series 6 – in the older Series 4’s case – but at a much better price, the main downside being a lack of ECG (electrocardiogram) and a permanent display.

Either Apple Watch makes a great addition to an iPhone for fitness tracking, sleep tracking, and notifications on your wrist. They are even better when you can get them at prices like these. Read our reviews on Apple Watch Series 7 and Apple Watch SE.

Apple Watch SE (40mm, GPS)

Apple’s mid-range wearable, the Apple Watch SE, is a step up from the Series 3, with similar features and design to the last-gen Series 6.

More offers? More offers!

  • Samsung’s Pro Plus 256GB microSD card is $39.99 ($15 off) at Amazon. This card claims to be a little faster than your average microSD, so it may be ideal for a GoPro or Steam Deck.

  • The WD Black 2TB External SSD is $179.99 ($90 off) at Amazon. It’s Xbox and PlayStation ready if you prefer to offload some games to external storage, but keep in mind that you can only play PS4 and Xbox One (or backward compatible Xbox titles) directly from the SSD.
  • The SanDisk Extreme 2TB Portable SSD is a fast external SSD ideal for photographers, videographers and creators on the go. It’s currently $239.99 ($220 off MSRP) at Amazon.
  • If you still don’t have The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild for the Nintendo Switch, you still have plenty of time to play it and beat it before the sequel, now that it’s been delayed to 2023. The critically acclaimed title is currently $39.99 on Amazon, and it qualifies for the Buy Two Get One offer, so you can bundle it with two other games and save even more.