Christmas is officially over and that means retailers are now offering their best after Christmas sales.
The last deal opportunity of the year, after Christmas sales offer discounts on everything from laptops to headphones. In terms of retailers, you can expect everyone to participate. Naturally, major retailers like Best Buy, Walmart, and Amazon tend to dominate after Christmas sales.
As far as pricing is concerned, after Christmas sales are a continuation of December deals. However, you won't always find the same Black Friday pricing we saw in November. That's not to say the deals are bad, they're just generally not as aggressive.
Nevertheless, we're rounding up the best after Christmas sales you can get right now on everything from Apple's MacBook Pros to Dell's XPS laptops.
Computers and Tablets
XPS 13 (7390): was $949 now $899 @ Dell (opens in new tab)
The XPS 13 (7390) is Dell's latest ultraportable packing a 10th-gen Intel CPU. All models are from $50 to $350 off and you can use coupon "50OFF499" to take an extra $50 off orders of $499 or more. After coupon, the base model drops to $899.99. It's one of the best after Christmas sales you'll see.
MacBook Pro 15": up to $1,000 off @ Best Buy (opens in new tab)
(opens in new tab)This base 15-inch MacBook Pro is equipped with a Core i9 CPU, 16GB of RAM, and a 512GB SSD. Sign into your myBest Buy account (opens in new tab) (it's free to join) and you'll see various configs on sale from $400 to $1,000 off.
MacBook Pro sale: $100 off @ Best Buy (opens in new tab)
Best Buy is taking $100 off off multiple 13-inch MacBook Pro configurations. The base model starts at $1,199 ($100 off), which is the second-lowest price of the year for the current-gen 13-inch MacBook Pro.
MacBook Air 13" (2017/128GB): was $999 now $699 @ Amazon (opens in new tab)
Need an affordable Mac that has a good keyboard? The 2017 MacBook Air may be a few years old, but it's still a solid machine with excellent battery life and an even better keyboard. It's just $50 shy of its Black Friday price and the cheapest Mac you'll find.
HP 14 Laptop: was $469 now $299 @ Walmart (opens in new tab)
The HP 14 Laptop comes with a current-gen Core i3-1005G1 CPU, 4GB of RAM, and a 128GB SSD. It packs a 1366 x 768 LCD, which we normally wouldn't recommend, but it's just $30 shy of its Cyber Monday price.
Alienware Aurora: was $949 now $899 @ Dell (opens in new tab)
This Aurora configuration sports a Core i7-9700 CPU, 8GB of RAM, 1TB 7200rpm HDD, and a GTX 1660 GPU. Coupon code "50OFF699" drops it to $899.99, which is the lowest price we've seen for this model.
Xbox Game Pass Ultimate: Get six months for $45 @ Walmart (opens in new tab)
This killer Game Pass Ultimate deal gets you six months of access to a ton of Xbox One and PC games for just $45, for a half-off discount.
Samsung 32" Curved Gaming LCD: was $249 now $149 @ Walmart (opens in new tab)
The Samsung 32-inch C32F39M gaming monitor gives you a curved 1080p screen made for gaming. It comes with built-in speakers and a remote control. It's $100 off and at an all-time price low. Amazon (opens in new tab) offers the same price.
Nintendo Switch Pro Controller: was $69 now $55 @ Walmart (opens in new tab)
The Switch Pro Controller features motion controls, HD rumble, and Amiibo support. It also has soft, comfortable grips for extended gameplay. Snag one now for $15 off its normal price. Amazon (opens in new tab) offers the same price.
Xbox One S All Digital Bundle: was $199 now $149 @ Walmart (opens in new tab)
This killer Xbox One S bundle gets you a 1TB game console and three games for less than $150. The three games included are: Sea of Thieves, Fortnite Battle Royale, and Minecraft. Own it now for $50 off its regular price. Amazon (opens in new tab) offers the same price.
Oculus Quest w/ Star Wars: was $430 now $399 @ Oculus (opens in new tab)
The Oculus Quest is an all-in-one headset that delivers a high-end VR experience without tethering you to a PC or laptop. Currently, you can get it with all three Episodes of Vader Immortal for $399 ($29 off).
Headphones and Audio
Beats Solo3 Wireless: was $300 now $199 @ Amazon (opens in new tab)
These wireless headphones give you booming sound and long-battery life. For a limited time, you can get them for $199, which is $100 off their regular price.
Jabra Elite Active 65t: was $189 now $139 @ Amazon (opens in new tab)
Looking for the perfect pair of workout buds? The Jabra Elite Active 65t are small, sweat-resistant, and sound great. Even better, they're a whopping $70 off.
Bose SoundSport True Wireless: was $299 now $169 @ Amazon (opens in new tab)
These Bose earbuds are geared for gym rats who want a pair of buds that are as tough as nails. The earbuds last five hours on a charge with 10 additional hours from the charging case. They're just $30 shy of their all-time price low.
Sony WH-1000XM3 headphones: was $349 now $278 @ Amazon (opens in new tab)
Sony’s flagship headphones are the noise-cancelling 'phones you really want. The amount of functionality programmed into these cans is leaps and bounds ahead of competitors.
Bose SoundLink Micro: was $99 now $69 @ Amazon (opens in new tab)
This rugged, portable Bluetooth speaker is small enough to fit in your coat pocket, yet delivers impressively strong audio. It's an excellent stocking stuffer and now at its lowest price ever. Walmart (opens in new tab) offers the same price.
Smart Devices and Wearables
Amazon Echo Show 8: was $129 now $79 @ Amazon (opens in new tab)
The Echo Show 8 is an excellent smart display for just $79. It features an 8-inch display and a camera shutter that block its lens when it's not in use. We also like its speakers, which are loud enough to fill our conference room.
Google Home Mini: was $49 now $25 @ Walmart (opens in new tab)
Walmart has the compact Google Home Mini smart speaker for just $25. The Google Home Mini is the perfect entry-level smart home device. It's fabric-swathed design is homey and pleasantly unassuming.
Echo Dot (3rd Gen): was $49 now $24 @ Amazon (opens in new tab)
The Echo Dot 3rd Gen is our top-rated smart speaker. If you're looking for an Alexa device with decent audio for a small room, this is the one to get and the time to get it.
Amazon Echo Dot w/ Clock: was $59 now $34 @Amazon (opens in new tab)
Get the world’s most popular smart speaker and all the versatile Alexa functions that it includes, now with a handy built-in clock as well as a better speaker. This is one of the best after Christmas sales around.
Amazon Fire TV Stick 4K: was $49 now $34 @ Amazon (opens in new tab)
The Amazon Fire TV Stick 4K is a solid streaming device at a great price. You can stream videos, listen to music, interact with Amazon's Alexa assistant, and play games. It's back at its second-lowest price of the year.
Buy 2 Portal devices, take $50 off @ Portal (opens in new tab)
Through December 31, buy any two Portal devices and take $50 off your combined total at checkout. That's one of the best Portal deals we've seen this year. The offer is valid on any Portal device or Portal TV. Below are the different devices.
Kindle Unlimited: 3 months for $0.99 @ Amazon (opens in new tab)
Heads up, bookworms. Right now you can get 3 months of Kindle Unlimited for $0.99. (After your 3 months it renews at $9.99/mo. or you can opt to cancel). Alternatively, you can get a 30-day trial for free. Both are among the best Amazon deals we've seen this week.
Amazon Music Unlimited (4/mo): was $30 now $0.99 @ Amazon (opens in new tab)
For new subscribers only, sign up for Amazon Music and get 4 months for just $0.99. Subsequent months are $9.99 (or you can cancel anytime after your free trial). Amazon Music Unlimited gives you access to millions of songs that you can listen to online or offline as much as you like.
Ninja Foodi Pressure Cooker: was $229 now $179 @ Walmart (opens in new tab)
The 6.5-quart Ninja Foodi is an all-in-one pressure cooker and air fryer. It lets you cook one-pot meals 70% faster than traditional methods and it also lets you enjoy fried foods with 75% less fat than standard frying methods. It's $50 off.