Prime Day puts the spotlight on Amazon, but other big-box retailers such as Best Buy want attention from consumers, too. Why should Amazon get all the limelight? During Prime Day, competitors offer deals that run alongside Amazon's to lure in bargain shoppers.
This year, Best Buy is launching its best anti-Prime Day deals for 24 hours during Amazon's big savings bonanza. In fact, the big-box retailer has serious discounts on laptops, tablets, headphones and more.
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For example, Best Buy currently has the Acer Chromebook Spin 713 on sale for $429.99. Usually, you'd expect to shell out $629 for this machine, so that's $200 in savings. By comparison, it's $340 cheaper than Amazon's current asking price.
The Editor's Choice Acer Chromebook Spin 713 packs a 13.5-inch (2256 x 1504) touchscreen, an Intel Core i5-10210U CPU, 8GB of RAM, and a 128GB SSD. With its 360-degree hinge design, it easily converts from a laptop into stand, tent, and tablet mode as needed.
But that's only the tip of the iceberg as Best Buy's Flash Sale kicks off with a host of deals designed to get savvy shoppers the hottest tech for the lowest prices.
But just in case you're not finding everything you need at Best Buy, Amazon Prime Day 2021 runs from June 21 to June 22 with offers of fantastic deals. Be sure to bookmark our Amazon Prime Day 2021 deals hub for the best Prime Day discounts.
Best Buy Prime Day deals
MSI Stealth 15m: was $1,549 now $1,199 @ Best Buy
Save $350 on this MSI gaming laptop. This baby is packed with an Intel Core i7-1185G7, 16GB of RAM, an Nvidia GeForce RTX 2060 GPU and a 1TB SSD. It is also packed with a 15.6-inch, 1920 x 1080, 144Hz display.
Microsoft Surface Laptop 3: was $999 now $799 @ Best Buy
Best Buy is currently slashing $200 off the Microsoft Surface Laptop 3. It's possible that this deal will resurface during Best Buy's own sale during Prime Day. Slim and stylish, this Editor's Choice Windows 10 machine features a 13.5-inch (2256 x 1504) touch screen, 1.2-GHz Core i5-1035G7 quad-core CPU, 8GB of RAM, and 128GB SSD.
HP Elite c1030 13.5-inch Chromebook: was $949 now $749 @ Best Buy
Best Buy Prime Day deals takes off $200 the HP Elite c1030 13.5-inch Chromebook, dropping the price down to a more palatable $749. The premium Chromebook has a gorgeous design, along with 1080p display. Other specs include an Intel 10th Generation Core i5 CPU, 8GB of RAM, Intel UHD Graphics and a 256GB SSD.
Microsoft Surface Go (128GB): was $699 now $599 @ Best Buy
If you're looking for a super portable laptop that doesn't put a dent in your budget, you're in luck. Best Buy currently has the original Microsoft Surface Go on sale for $599 for a savings of $100. The Surface Go packs a 12.4-inch (1536 x 1024) touchscreen, 10th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-1035G1 processor, 8GB of RAM, and a 128GB SSD.
Samsung Galaxy Tab A (2019, 32GB) 8-inch tablet: was $149 now $99 @ Best Buy
Best Buy took $50 off the Samsung Galaxy Tab A, dropping the price to a super-affordable $99. The 8-inch tablet has a sleek design and 1280 x 800 display. The Android 9.0 has a Qualcomm Snapdragon 429 CPU and 32GB of onboard storage. And a 2MP front-facing camera and an 8MP rear shooter.
Apple iPad Air 2020 (10.9-inch, 64GB): was $729 now $649 @ Best Buy
Apple aficionados can get the 2020 iPad Air for $649 for a savings of $80. The 4th-generation tablet has a 10.9-inch, 2360 x 1640 display with Apple's A14 Bionic chip and 64GB of RAM. Not near a strong Wi-Fi source, the slate also has 4G LTE support.
Sony WH-1000XM4: was $349 now $248 @ Best Buy
Best Buy Prime Day deals are bound to slash $72 or more of the excellent Sony WH-1000XM4. These Editor's Choice noise-canceling headphones block distractions, provide excellent sound and crystal clear phone calls.
Sony WH-1000XM3: was $349 now $199 @ Best Buy
The excellent Sony WH-1000XM3 are discounted to $199, down $150. These Editor's Choice deliver a powerful low-end punch suited for their target demographic, bass lovers, and grant listeners a suite of sound-optimizing options accessible through the Connect app. Sony's sound silencers do give Bose a run for its money, even if it comes in a close second.
Beats by Dr. Dre - Beats Studio³ Camo Collection headphones: was $350 now $189
The Beats by Dre Beats Studio³ Camo headphones just got a deep discount of $150, dropping the price to the $199. The headphones offer a cozy fit, good ANC and impressive sound quality.
Apple AirPods Pro: was $249 now $199 @ Best Buy
Apple's popular wireless earbuds are currently on sale at Walmart. The AirPods Pro are down $20, bringing the earbuds to a grand total of $189. The AirPods Pro are widely praise for its active noise cancelling technology, great audio quality and near-instant pairing to other Apple products.
Samsung Galaxy Buds+: was $149 now $99 @ Best Buy
At $50 off their list price, Samsung Galaxy Buds are at their lowest price ever. Galaxy Buds are a great AirPods alternative for Android users. They offer seamless device pairing, water-sweat resistance, and long battery life.
Turtle Beach Battle Buds: was $30 now $20 @ Best Buy
Save $10 on Turtle Beach Battle Buds for a limited time. This wired gaming headset features a high sensitivity mic for crystal clear chat. Its inline control lets you adjust volume or mute your mic. Battle Buds work with Nintendo Switch, Xbox, and PlayStation systems.
Best Buy PlayStation Game Deals: up to 50% off PS4|PS5 games @ Best Buy
Best Buy's Prime Day rivaling deals slashes up to 50% off select PS4 and PS5 games. Best-selling titles like Cyberpunk 2077 are now $20, and Returnal was $70 but is now $50. Save on other titles like Marvel's Spider-Man: Miles Morales, Tony Hawk Pro Skater 1+2, FIFA 21 and more.