There's a lot of stuff that looks like a Black Friday deal but isn't. Here are the bargains really worth checking out.
As one of its daily deals, Best Buy offers the Sony PlayStation TV System for $59.99 with free shipping. That's $5 under our mention from ten days ago and the lowest total price we've seen. (It's a current low by $19.) It allows you to play a selection of PS Vita, PSP, and PS One games via purchase at the PlayStation Store, stream PS3 games via the PlayStationNow Network, act as a second console to stream PS4 games from a PS4 console, or stream movies, TV shows, and more. It features a PS Vita cartridge slot (not all games are compatible) and requires a DualShock 3 or 4 controller (not included.) Deal ends today.
Sears offers the Vivitar Small Round Bluetooth Speaker in Black, Blue, Purple, or Red, model no. V1322BT, for $6.99. Choose in-store pickup to dodge the $5.99 shipping fee. That's the lowest total price we could find by $12. It's features a microphone and is compatible with most Bluetooth devices.
Of note, Shop Your Way Rewards members will earn a Sears credit with this purchase and may be eligible for additional credits and discounts.
PC Richard offers the JVC 65" 2160p 4K Ultra HD LED-Backlit LCD Smart Television, model no. DM65USR, bundled with the Roku Streaming Stick, model no. SROKU3400, for $1,487.97. Coupon code "BIGGAME15" cuts the price to $1,298.97. With $49.80 for shipping, that's the lowest total price we could find by $721. The TV features a 3840x2160 native resolution (four times that of 1080p TVs), Smart TV (with access to Netflix, Hulu Plus, Pandora, and other Vizio Internet apps), and five HDMI inputs. The Roku stick plugs into your TV's MHL port and streams 1080p video via WiFi.
Mobile Pros 1 via eBay offers the Unlocked Motorola Moto X 32GB Developer Edition 4G LTE CDMA Android Smartphone, model no. XT1060, in Black/Woven White for $199.99 with free shipping. That's tied with last week's mention as the best price we've seen. (It's a current low by $30.) Unlike the original edition, this model features an unlocked bootloader. It also has a 4.7" 1280x720 (720p) touchscreen AMOLED, 2GB RAM, 32GB internal storage, 802.11n wireless, 10-megapixel rear-facing camera with LED flash, 2-megapixel front facing camera, Bluetooth 4.0 LE + EDR, Android 4.2 (Jelly Bean), and is compatible with Verizon and GSM-based carriers. Deal ends February 2.
DailySale offers the HTC Flat Cable Stereo Headset with Microphone 2-Pack for $10 with free shipping. That's the lowest total price we could find by $1. It features a call answer/end button.
Note: The countdown timer on the product page does not reflect an actual expiration time and resets daily.
Shopdivvy via eBay offers the factory-refurbished Vizio 38" 2.1 Home Theater Soundbar with Wireless Subwoofer, model no. S3821w-C0, for $99.99 with free shipping. That's ties our mention from last fall as the lowest total price we've seen for this soundbar. (It's $38 under the lowest price we could find for a new one.) It's rated at 100dB with less than 1% total harmonic distortion and streams wirelessly via Bluetooth. The subwoofer has a 60-foot wireless range. A 30-day Vizio warranty applies.
Campus111 via eBay offers the iRulu eXpro X1 7" 8GB Android Tablet in nine colors (Azure pictured) for $39.98 with free shipping. That's $5 below last month's mention and the lowest total price we've seen. (It's a low now by $8.) Features include an Allwinner A23 1.5GHz dual-core processor, 7" 800x480 LCD, 8GB storage, 0.3-megapixel front camera, 2-megapixel rear camera, WiFi, and Android 4.2 OS (Jelly Bean).
Cyber Bay US via eBay offers the Konka 42" 60Hz 1080p LED-Backlit LCD HD Television, model no. KDE42IT303U, for $224.99 with free shipping. That's $194 off list and the lowest total price we've seen for any 42" 1080p 60Hz LED HDTV. Features include a 1920x1080 native resolution, USB, and three HDMI inputs. Deal ends January 30.
NeweggFlash offers the HP ProLiant ML10 Intel Ivy Bridge Xeon 3.1GHz Micro Server, model no. 737649-S01, for $279.99. A $30 mail-in rebate cuts the price to $249.99. With free shipping, that's $32 below our November mention and the lowest total price we could find by $21. The server features a Xeon E3-1220V2 3.1GHz Ivy Bridge quad-core processor, 2GB RAM, and Gigabit Ethernet. Note that no operating system or hard drive is included. Deal ends February 2.
Megamacs offers the 4.5-lb. Apple MacBook Pro Intel Core i7 Haswell 2GHz 15.4" Laptop with Retina Display, model no. ME293LL/A, for $1,779.99 with free shipping. That's the lowest total price we could find now by $19, although we saw it for $281 less Black Friday week. Features include an Intel Core i7-4750HQ 2GHz Haswell quad-core processor, 15.4" 2880x1800 Retina display, 8GB RAM, 256GB flash storage, Intel Iris Pro Graphics, 802.11ac dual-band wireless, Bluetooth 4.0, FaceTime HD camera, ThunderBolt port, USB 3.0, and HDMI. Deal ends February 4.
Note that no operating system is specified.