Amazon Prime Day brought some amazing deals on Amazon devices that are sadly gone. If you don’t mind buying a refurbished device, you can still save a lot of money on some of the best devices on Amazon, ranging from smart displays to smart speakers. However, one of the best and most relevant deals, given how hot it is in much of the US, is in the Amazon Smart Thermostat. Right now Amazon sells it refurbished by $39.99 from Amazon. That’s $15 cheaper than the Prime Day discount we saw on the new model, as well as $40 less than the cost of the new smart thermostat at full retail price.
Amazon’s smart thermostat offers a lot of value for money. Not only can it help reduce your energy use and (as a result) bills, but it also offers benefits usually found on more expensive rivals. It should be noted that it is capable of adapting to your habits and preferences. There are some trade-offs: It can’t integrate with voice assistants other than Alexa, nor does it have native temperature sensors. Still, if you’re looking for a relatively inexpensive way to stay cool this summer, you can’t go wrong with Amazon’s smart thermostat.
If you’re looking for a 4K TV that offers good value for money, right now, the Hisense U6H Quantum 65-inch 4K ULED TV is on sale for $499.99 ($100 off) at Amazon and Best Buy. The U6H features a Google TV-connected interface, so you can more easily browse your favorite streaming apps and find something you want to watch. The TV also comes with support for Dolby Vision, HDR, and HDR10, as well as full-array local dimming for better picture quality. Plus, the U6H comes with the Google Assistant built in, so you can control the TV with your voice. It’s not the best for gaming – it only offers a 60Hz refresh rate and lacks HDMI 2.1 inputs – but it’s a good TV for watching your favorite shows.
It may be an old device at this point, but Google Nest Hub Max It’s still a good smart display if you’re a fan of Google’s software and integrated into its ecosystem. It is currently for sale at walmart, Best Buyand The house store for around $169 ($60 off), matching its all-time low price.
The 10-inch Max offers plenty of screen space and a built-in camera, making it great for video calls. Plus, it doubles as a beautiful digital photo frame and a powerful smart speaker, one you can also use to control other smart home devices via the Google Assistant. Plus, the smart display is even capable of delivering personalized information based on who’s looking at the screen.
If you’re looking for a new game to play right now, you can buy a physical copy of turn-based role-playing game Octopath Voyager II for Nintendo Switch for $39.99 ($20 off) starting at Amazon, Best Booandand Aim. That’s even cheaper than the discount we saw during Amazon Prime Day. The game is also available on Amazon at PlayStation 4 and 5 for $39.99.
Like its predecessor, the latest installment of the octopathic traveler The video game series combines elements of old school NES and SNES games with HD-2D visuals. It takes place in the stunning world of Solistia and features a captivating story in which players are invited to explore as one of eight characters.