Dealmaster: Last minute gift deals on ThinkPads, Echo devices, and more tech

Dealmaster: Last minute gift deals on ThinkPads, Echo devices, and more tech

Ars Technica

Time is running out to get your online Christmas shopping done, but the Dealmaster is here with another round of tech discounts to help you cross out the last few people on your list. Today’s deal roundup includes a handful of deals on Lenovo’s ThinkPad laptops, including a Core i5 variant of the excellent ThinkPad X1 Carbon available for just under $900. Beyond that, the PS4’s latest blockbuster exclusive, Death Stranding, is down to a new low of $35, Apple’s latest iPad is still at its Black Friday price of $250, and the Roomba 675 is down to a low of $200. There are plenty more deals to peruse besides those, so have a look at the full rundown below.

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Top 10 deals of the day

Laptop and desktop PC deals

  • Lenovo ThinkPad T490 laptop – Intel Core i5-8265U, 14-inch 1080p, 8GB RAM, 256GB SSD for $674.10 at Lenovo (use code: THINK10 – normally $899.99).
  • Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon (7th gen) laptop – Intel Core i5-8265U, 14-inch 1080p, 8GB RAM, 256GB SSD for $899.10 at Lenovo (use code: THINK10 – normally $1,399).
  • Lenovo Flex 15 laptop – Intel Core i5-1035G1, 15.6-inch 1080p, 8GB RAM, 256GB SSD for $521.99 at Lenovo (use code: FLEXSAVE10 – normally $749.99).
  • Apple Mac Mini (late 2018) desktop – Intel Core i3-8100B, 8GB RAM, 128GB SSD for $679 at B&H (normally $799).
  • Dell XPS Special Edition desktop – Intel Core i7-9700, 8GB RAM, 256GB SSD + 2TB HDD, GeForce RTX 2060 for $1,199.99 at Dell (normally $1,599.99).
  • HP Spectre x360 13t laptop – Intel Core i5-8265U, 13.3-inch 1080p, 8GB RAM, 256GB SSD for $739.99 at HP (normally $899.99).
  • Asus Chromebook C425 laptop – Intel Core m3-8100Y, 14-inch 1080p, 8GB RAM, 64GB eMMC for $329 at Amazon (normally $389).
  • Razer Blade 15 gaming laptop – Intel Core i7-9750H, 15.6-inch 1080p 144Hz, 16GB RAM, 512GB SSD, GeForce RTX 2060 for $1,799.99 at Amazon (normally $1,999.99).

Lenovo's ThinkPad X1 Carbon.

Enlarge / Lenovo’s ThinkPad X1 Carbon.
Valentina Palladino

Video game deals

Gaming deals

<em>Death Stranding</em>'s Sam Porter Bridges is just your average delivery man out to save the post-apocalyptic world.

Enlarge / Death Stranding‘s Sam Porter Bridges is just your average delivery man out to save the post-apocalyptic world.

TV and home entertainment deals

Electronics deals

The Sonos One.

Enlarge / The Sonos One.
Jeff Dunn

Audio deals

Smart home deals

  • Amazon Echo Dot + Amazon Music Unlimited 1-month membership for $10.98 at Amazon ($8.98 for Prime members, requires auto-renewal – normally $48.98).
  • TP-Link KP200 smart power outlet for $19.99 at Amazon (normally $34.99).
  • TP-Link HS300 smart Wi-Fi power strip – 6-outlet for $59.49 at Amazon (normally $69.99).
  • TP-Link HS100 smart plug for $13.99 at Amazon (normally $16.99).
  • Amazon Echo Show 8 smart display + Amazon Echo Dot (3rd gen) smart speaker for $79.99 at Amazon (normally $129.99).
  • Amazon Echo Show 5 smart display for $59.99 at Amazon (normally $89.99).
  • Amazon Echo Plus (2nd gen) smart speaker + Philips Hue smart bulb for $99.99 at Amazon (normally $149.99).
  • Google Home Mini (2-pack) smart speaker for $45 at Walmart (normally $59.99).
  • Google Nest Hub smart display + Google Nest Mini smart speaker for $79 at Best Buy and Target (normally $129.99).
  • iRobot Roomba 675 robot vacuum for $199.99 at Amazon (clip $50 coupon – normally $269.99).
  • Eufy RoboVac 30 robot vacuum for $199.99 at Amazon (clip $70 coupon – normally $269.99).
  • Chamberlain MyQ Smart Garage Hub smart garage door opener for $28.90 at Amazon (normally $44.99).

The iRobot Roomba 675 robot vacuum.

Enlarge / The iRobot Roomba 675 robot vacuum.
iRobot

Accessories and miscellaneous deals

  • Instant Pot Ultra 6qt 10-in-1 electric pressure cooker for $84.99 at Walmart (normally $109.99).
  • Anker PowerPort III Nano USB-C wall charger -18W for $15.99 at Amazon (clip 20% coupon – normally $19.99).
  • Anker Roav SmartCharge F0 Bluetooth car transmitter and charger – 2x USB-A, Bluetooth 4.2 for $11.70 at Amazon (clip 10% coupon – normally $16.99).
  • Anker PowerLine (10ft) USB-A to Lightning cable – MFi certified for $10.19 at Amazon (normally $11.99).
  • Anker PowerLine II (3ft) USB-C to Lightning cable – MFi certified for $11.99 at Amazon (normally $15.99).
  • RavPower RP-PC058 10W Qi wireless charger for $18.99 at Amazon (clip $8 coupon – normally $26.99).
  • Aukey CB-C64 USB-C hub – 4x USB 3.1 Gen 1 for $11.99 at Amazon (normally $14.99).
  • Apple Magic Keyboard wireless keyboard for $99 at Amazon (normally $112).
  • Logitech Crayon stylus for iPad for $49.99 at Amazon (normally $59.99).
  • New users only: Amazon Music Unlimited 4-month membership for $0.99 at Amazon (normally $39.96).
  • New users only: Amazon Audible 3-month membership for $6.95/month at Amazon (normally $14.95/month).

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