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Mother's Day 2021 sale: Save on the best tech for mom

Mother's Day 2021 sale
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If you're looking for the best last minute Mother's Day sales and gift ideas, you've come to the right place. Our handy roundup of tech gifts for mothers from laptops to wearables, will take the guesswork out of finding a gadget she'll love. 

Amazon's Mother's Day sale is in full swing with solid discounts on its family of tablets and eReaders. For a limited time, you can get the Kindle Paperwhite for $94.99. Usually, this e-reader retails for $129.99, so that's $30 off its normal price. 

The Kindle Paperwhite packs a 6-inch anti-glare flush-to-screen display, five LED front lights, and 8GB of storage. Plus it's water-resistant so mom get lost in her favorite book worry-free by the pool or at the beach.

Want to impress mom with a shiny new laptop for Mother's Day? You can't go wrong with the latest MacBook Air. It earned our Editor's Choice Award for its svelte design, fast Apple M1 CPU performance, and long battery life. Normally $999, the MacBook Air is currently on sale for $949 or $49 off its list price. 

One of the coolest tech gifts you can give mom this Mother's Day is a smartwatch like the Samsung Galaxy Watch 3. Besides receiving phone notifications, it has an ECG sensor and offers advanced health monitoring. Currently $150 off at Best Buy, the Galaxy Watch 3 is an affordable Apple Watch Series 6 alternative. 

If you're looking for an easy to use multimedia tablet for mom, the Galaxy Tab A7 is a solid choice. As we note in our Galaxy Tab A7 10.1 review, we like its colorful display and room-filling Dolby Atmos quad speakers. We also liked its long battery life which latest 13 hours an 13 minutes during testing. 

These are just a few examples of cool tech gifts for mom. Check out the deals below for more Mother's Day sales and gift ideas. 

Mother's Day sales 2021 

Amazon Fire HD 10 Tablet: was $150 now $95 @ Amazon
Now $55 off in the Amazon's Mother's Day sale, the Fire HD 10 is one of the most affordable tablets around. With its bright, vivid 10.1-inch (1920 x 1200) display and fast performance, the Fire HD is a great entertainment tablet. It's one of the best Mother's Day tablet deals you can get. View Deal

Amazon Fire HD 10 Tablet: was $150 now $95 @ Amazon
Now $55 off in the Amazon's Mother's Day sale, the Fire HD 10 is one of the most affordable tablets around. With its bright, vivid 10.1-inch display and fast performance, the Fire HD is a great entertainment tablet. It's one of the best Mother's Day tablet deals you can get. View Deal

Kindle Oasis Bundle: was $350 now $320 @ Amazon
Amazon Mother's Day sale takes $30 off the Kindle Oasis Bundle. The upper echelon of eReaders, the Editor's Choice Kindle Oasis has a 7-inch Paperwhite display with a 300 ppi, an adjustable warm light and a thin, ergonomic design with physical turn page buttons. This bundle includes: Kindle Oasis with Special Offers, 32GB of storage and Wi-Fi support, protective Amazon leather cover, and a power adapter.View Deal

Amazon Kindle Paperwhite: was $130 now $95 @ Amazon
Now $35 off, the Kindle Paperwhite is the best e-reader to buy, It's water-resistant, features a 6-inch, anti-glare flush-to-screen display, 5 LED front light, and 8GB of storage. Even better, Amazon is tossing in a 3-month free Kindle Unlimited for access to more than a million eBooks (valued at $30). View Deal

Apple MacBook Air M1: was $999 now $944 @ Amazon
Now $55 off, the base model M1 MacBook Air is one of the best tech gifts for mom. Besides Apple's M1 8-core chip, it packs a 13.3-inch (2560 x 1600) IPS Retina display, 8GB of RAM, and 256GB SSD.View Deal

Samsung Galaxy Tab A7 10.4: was $229 now $180 @ Best Buy
Best Buy's Mother's Day deals takes $50 off the Galaxy Tab A7 10.4. This 10.4-inch tablet is a solid choice if you want to upgrade mom's entertainment experience. The Galaxy Tab A7's ultra-widescreen display and Dolby Atmos surround-sound quad speakers makes streaming content come to life. Microsoft offers the same Galaxy Tab deal. View Deal

Samsung Galaxy Watch 3 (41mm): was $400 now $250 @ Best Buy
Now $150 off, the Samsung Galaxy Watch 3 has never been more affordable. And it's a cheaper alternative to the Apple Watch. With the Galaxy Watch 3, mom can get call, text, and get other phone notifications right on her wrist. The Galaxy Watch 3 is durable, water-resistant, and features an ECG sensor and advanced health monitoring. The Galaxy Watch 3 can also unlock a laptop or tablet, eliminating the need for a password or PIN. Amazon has it for the same price. 

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Apple Watch Series 6 (40mm): was $399 now $349 @ Amazon
Apple's latest smartwatch features a brighter display and a new 64-bit dual-core S6 processor. What's more, its built-in blood oxygen sensors support Apple's Blood Oxygen app for comprehensive health monitoring. View Deal

Apple AirPods Pro: was $249 now $197 @ Amazon
Currently, $52 off, the AirPods Pro are the Editor's Choice for the best wireless earbuds to buy. We rate them 4 out of 5 stars for their decent noise cancellation, good sound quality, and comfortable, sweat-resistant design. View Deal

Bose Noise Cancelling Headphones 700: was $399 now $329 @ Amazon
Give mom the gift of interruption free listening with the Bose noise cancelling headphones 700. Now $50 off, the Bose 700s offer stellar noise-cancelling technology and up to 20 hours of battery life. They also support Alexa, Google Assistant, and Siri. Best Buy's Mother's Day deals event has it for the same price. View Deal

Samsung Galaxy S21 5G Unlocked: was $800 now $700 @ Amazon
This Mother's Day deal from Amazon knocks $100 off the Galaxy S21 5G. It packs a 6.2-inch, (2400 x 1080) 120Hz AMOLED 2X display, Snapdragon 888 octa-core CPU, 8GB of RAM, 128GB of storage and a 4,000mAh battery. The phone's rear quad camera consists of 12MP AF (f/1.8), ultra wide: 12MP (f/2.2), and telephoto: 64MP (f/2.0) lenses with 30x zoom. View Deal

Anker PowerCore Slim 10000: was $31 now $17 @ Amazon
This 10,000mAh portable charger will help mom keep her mobile devices charged. It has a slim, lightweight design and a universal USB design. View Deal

Mother's Day deals and gift ideas 

Hilda Scott

Hilda Scott is a Deals Writer at Tom's Guide and Laptop Mag, bringing you the best bargains on laptops, gaming gear, smart home gadgets, and wearables. After graduating from Hunter College with a degree in Film and Media Studies, she's written for iTechPost,, Parle Mag, Enstars, and Latin Times. When she's not bringing readers the best deals, she's streaming her favorite shows or attending a live concert or pro wrestling event.