Sunday deal roundup: $79 Fitbit Inspire 2, $400 Google Pixel 4XL, $11 AirPods charging station and more

It is Sunday, and that may imply just one factor: offers! Wait, that is each day. However these offers are an uncommon lot; see for those who can determine what 4 of the 5 have in frequent. (The reply seems on the backside. Trace: Solely common Cheapskate readers will have the ability to resolve the riddle.)


Truly, you are saving far more than $180 (which is the present value at Amazon), as a result of the now-discontinued Pixel 4XL initially bought for $900. Wonderful cameras could not justify that price ticket, in accordance with CNET’s Lynn La in her Pixel 4XL evaluate, however this price ticket positively modifications the equation.

Vendor Unlocked Direct can also be providing this with one month of Google Fi service, although after all you are not obligated to make use of it. (It is not clear which plan you are getting.) As a result of the telephone is unlocked, it ought to work with nearly any provider.


The Fitbit Encourage 2 was already a compelling health band, providing fashionable seems and a pleasant mixture of options for a really cheap $100. Amazon’s $21 low cost makes it much more compelling, however the larger information is a brand new characteristic: The Encourage 2 now helps Tile monitoring.

Meaning you should utilize the wearable to seek out your telephone, even when it is set to silent. As a longtime fan of Tile’s keychain trackers, I can let you know how profoundly helpful this may be. There is not any extra cost to make use of the characteristic; you simply must arrange a Tile account.

Wi-fi Future Charger

Amazon vendor: FutureCharger

Worth: $10.55 with on-page Eight%-off coupon and promo code OMT5VQNQ, which ought to work with any of the 4 accessible colours

In case your AirPods assist wi-fi charging, you’ve got in all probability found that it’s important to place the case simply so on a Qi charging pad, in any other case you may not get a correct, er, connection.

This little charging dock solves that drawback, giving you possibly can’t-miss spot to put the case. It really works with each AirPods with Wi-fi Charging and AirPods Professional. And it employs USB-C for connecting to no matter powered Sort-A USB port you can also make accessible. 

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That is an all-time low for the OpenMove, which initially bought for $100 — and truly among the finest offers on report for any AfterShokz headphone.

These items are massively in style with runners and bikers, as they can help you comfortably take heed to music, podcasts and the like with out blocking ambient noise. Meaning you are much less prone to miss listening to, say, an oncoming truck, which a noise-canceling earbud would possibly block out.

I am a fan, and my super-active brother-in-law Invoice will discuss your ear off about AfterShokz for those who let him. “Actually life-changing,” he tells me usually.

Word that at this writing, all 4 colours are on sale at this value, however are displaying “out of inventory” for a couple of days. Fortunately, you possibly can nonetheless get your order in.


Replace: Sorry, this one is now out of inventory. 

Gaming joysticks have been extremely onerous to come back by final yr, partly because of the pandemic and partly as a consequence of joystick-friendly new releases like Microsoft Flight Simulator and Star Wars Squadrons. So it is information not solely that B&H has this in style mannequin in inventory, but additionally that it is on sale.

The G Excessive is a superb primary joystick, providing 12 programmable buttons, an Eight-way hat swap and a twisting stick for rudder controls. The bottom is weighted, too, one thing you would not anticipate at this value level.

So, what did these offers have in frequent? All 5 merchandise have been model new to this area: I’ve by no means earlier than written in regards to the Encourage 2, Logitech joystick, AirPods charger or AfterShokz OpenMove. (I’ve written about different AfterShokz fashions, simply not that one.)

Take pleasure in the remainder of your weekend, cheeps!

This text was earlier printed as Monday’s offers final week. 

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