Best Buy's "Black Friday in July" sale continues to dominate Prime Day with sweet discounts that lure away frugal shoppers from Amazon. The sitewide savings event features staggering discounts on laptops, tablets, headphones and more.
The big-box retailer offers dedicated back-to-school deals for students and educators. For a limited time, you can save up to $300 on select Windows laptops like the HP Envy X360 2-in-1, 17-inch HP Envy, Surface Laptop Go and others.
Wearables are also seeing considerable markdowns like the Sony WF-C500 Wireless Earbuds (Green) — now on sale for $58 ($42 off). We have not seen this color variant at any other retailer. Although Amazon offers the WF-C500 for the same price, they're only available in two colors — black and white.
These are sample of deals from Best Buy's Prime Day alternative sale, check out our hand-picked list below.
Best Buy Prime Day deals alternatives 2022 — Quick links
- Laptops: save up to $300 on select Windows laptops
- PC gaming: save on gaming laptops and accessories
- Tablets: save up to $300 on Samsung tablets
- Video games: save on PlayStation, Switch, and Xbox games
- TVs: TVs from $79
HP Envy x360 2-in-1:
was $799 now $499 @ Best Buy
Save $300 on the convertible HP Envy x360 2-in-1 laptop. It packs a 15.6-inch (1920 x 1080) touch screen, 2.3-GHz Ryzen 5 5625U 6-core CPU, 8GB of RAM, Radeon graphics and 256GB SSD. This is one of the best value back-to-school laptop deals we've seen so far. This deal ends Thursday, July 14.
HP Victus 15.6-inch GTX 1650 Gaming Laptop:
was $799 now $549 @ Best Buy
Now $250 off, the HP Victus 16 is one of the best gaming laptops for the money. This machine has a 15.6-inch (1920 x 1080) 144Hz display, 3.3-GHz 12th Gen Intel Core i5-12450H CPU, 8GB of RAM and 512GB SSD. Nvidia's GTX 1650 GPU handles graphics.
Lenovo Chromebook 3:
was $139 now $79 @ Best Buy
Save $60 on the Lenovo Chromebook 3 at Best Buy. This laptop has an 11.6-inch (1366 x 768) display, 1.1-GHz Intel Celeron N4020 dual-core CPU, 4GB of RAM and Radeon R5 graphics. There's 64GB of eMMC storage on board, expandable via the laptop's built-in microSD slot. Like all Chromebooks, it comes with an extra 15GB of Google Drive storage and Google Perks.
Bose QuietComfort 45 Headphones:
was $329 now $229 @ Best Buy
This headphones deal at Best Buy knocks $100 off the Editor's Choice Bose QuietComfort 45 headphones. They boast class-leading noise cancellation, a durable, comfortable design, and up to 24 hours of battery life. Grab them now for an all-time low price.
MEE C11Z 4K Webcam:
was $179 now $89 @ Best Buy
Save $90 on the MEE C11Z 4K Webcam at Best Buy. Ideal for students taking online courses and remote workers, the C11Z enhances video calls with Zoom, Google Meet, Skype, and Microsoft Teams. It features a 4K Ultra HD image sensor and wide angle, and 4x digital zoom. Integrated dual active noise-cancelling microphones ensure clear audio without the background noise.
Insignia 24 inch HD Smart Fire TV:
was $169 now $99 @ Best Buy
Best Buy currently offers the Insginia 24 inch HD smart Fire TV for just $99. It has a 720-pixel resolution and comes with an Alexa voice remote for hands-free operation. Fire TV lets you access live, over-the-air TV, streaming channels, and your favorite apps on one home screen.
Samsung Galaxy Tab A8:
was $229 now $179 @ Best Buy
Save $50 on the 2022 Galaxy Tab A8 — its biggest discount yet . If you're looking for a solid iPad alternative, this Samsung tablet is worth considering. It features a 10.5 inch (1920 x 1200) TFT display, 2.0-GHz octa-core CPU, 3GB of RAM and 32GB of microSD-expandable storage. Amazon offers this same deal.
Microsoft Surface Pro X:
was $899 now $699 @ Best Buy
For a limited time, save $200 on the Microsoft Surface Pro X. It packs a 13-inch (2880 x 1920) touchscreen LCD, ARM-based Microsoft SQ1 CPU, 8GB of RAM, and 128GB SSD. With both Wi-Fi and LTE support, the Surface Pro X ensures that you're always connected.
Lenovo Chromebook Duet
was $299, now $149 @ Best Buy
After reviewing the Lenovo Chromebook duet, we dropped this 2-in-1 Chrome OS device into our best cheap laptops and best Chromebooks page. Why? We were enamored with its super long battery life. It lasted nearly 13 hours on our in-house battery test. Wow! The Chromebook Duet is beneficial for anyone seeking lightweight productivity, especially for one-the-go travelers. This 10.1-inch tablet comes with 4GB of RAM, a 128GB SSD, and a MediaTek Helio P60T. Since this is a Chrome OS device, lots of data will be stored in the cloud, so there's less of a demand for memory and storage.
Nvidia GeForce RTX 3090 Ti:
was $2,000 now $1,599 @ Best Buy
The Nvidia GeForce RTX 3090 Ti is the most powerful consumer GPU out there with TITAN performance. Utilizing the power of Ampere, this RTX beast can handle ray tracing without a sweat. With 24GB of on-board memory and the ability to run pretty much any game at max setting with great performance, this is an absolute steal for $400 off.
WWE 2K22 for PS4: was $59 now $44 @ Best Buy
Save $15 on WWE 2K22, a must buy for your collection. WWE 2K22 brings a host of new features and playable characters to the franchise. With a fully redesigned game engine, new controls, upgraded graphics, and new game modes, it's the best wrestling game we've seen yet. Best Buy also offers WWE 2K22 for PS5 for $55 ($15 off).
HyperX Streamer Starter Pack Bundle:
was $129 now $59 @ Best Buy
One of the best HyperX Mother's deals at Best Buy knocks $70 off the HyperX Streamer Starter Pack. Designed with comfort in mind, the Hyper X Cloud Core gaming headset has cushy memory foam and soft, premium leatherette ear pads. The HyperX Solocast USB condenser mic included in this deal features a convenient tap-to-mute sensor and a stand that swivels for a personalized setup.
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Hilda Scott uses her combined passion for gadgets and bargain shopping to bring you the best prices on all things tech. She has a bachelor’s degree in film and media studies from Hunter College and 11 years of tech and entertainment journalism. Her work has been featured on Tom’s Guide, iTechPost, Examiner.com, Parlemag, Enstars, and Latin Times. When she's not scouting for the best deals, Hilda’s catching up on her favorite TV shows and pro-wrestling matches.