There's a lot of stuff that looks like a Black Friday deal but isn't. Here are the bargains really worth checking out.
Best Buy offers the LG G2 32GB 4G Android Smartphone for Sprint in Black, model no. LGLS980KIT, or White, model no. LGLS980WTK, for $149.99 with free shipping. That's $50 off and tied with our May mention as the lowest total price we had seen for this phone on any network in over a year. It features a 5.2" 1920x1080 (1080p) HD IPS touchscreen, Snapdragon 2.26GHz quad-core processor, 32GB memory, 13-megapixel rear camera, 2.1-megapixel front-facing camera, 1080p video recording, Bluetooth 4.0, 802.11ac wireless, and Android 4.2.2 OS (Jelly Bean).
Sonic Electronix offers the Sennheiser IE 80 Noise-Canceling Ear Canal Headphones for $279.99. Coupon code "IE80199" cuts them to $199. With free shipping, that's the lowest total price we could find by $84. (Most stores charge $450 or more.) These earbuds feature attenuation of up to 26dB, 10Hz to 20kHz frequency response, and adjustable bass tuning.
Best Buy offers the Lenovo Tab 2 A10 16GB 10.1" Android Tablet in Navy Blue, model no. ZA000001US, bundled with a Trend Micro Internet Security 3-Device 6-Month Subscription for Windows for $179.99 with free shipping. That's the lowest total price we could find by $18. Features include an MTK 8165 1.5GHz quad-core processor, 10.1" 1920x1200 touchscreen, 2GB RAM, 16GB storage, 802.11n wireless, Bluetooth, Dolby Atmos 3-speaker soundbar, microSD slot, and Android 4.4 (KitKat).
Best Buy offers the current-generation, 3.5-lb. Apple MacBook Pro Intel Broadwell Core i5 2.7GHz 13.3" Laptop in Silver, model no. MF840LL/A, for $1,349.99 with free shipping. That's the lowest total price we could find by $49, although we saw it for $50 less in May. It features an Intel Broadwell Core i5-5257U 2.7GHz dual-core processor, 13.3" 2560x1600 LED-backlit Retina display, 8GB RAM, 256GB flash storage, 802.11ac wireless, Bluetooth 4.0, Thunderbolt 2, backlit keyboard, and Mac OS X 10.10 Yosemite. (No optical drive is included.) Deal ends July 6.
Quick Ship Electronics via eBay offers the refurbished Sony WiFi Blu-ray Disc Player, model no. BDP-BX320, for $39.99 with free shipping. That's the lowest total price we could find for a refurb by $5. It features WiFi, built-in Internet apps such as Netflix, and Miracast, which allows you to transmit from your Android device to the screen. Deal ends July 8.
Note: A 1-year Quick Ship Electronics warranty applies.
GameStop offers the ASUS MeMO Pad HD 7" 16GB Android Tablet in Light Blue for $74.97 with free shipping. That's the lowest total price we could find by $54. Features include an Intel Bay Trail 1.33GHz quad-core processor, 7" 1280x800 IPS LED-backlit touchscreen LCD, 1GB RAM, 16GB storage, 802.11n wireless, rear and front cameras, Bluetooth 4.0, and Android 4.4 (KitKat).
Massdrop again offers the AKG K181 DJ UE Reference Class Headphones for $79.99 with free shipping. That's tied with our May mention and $25 under the lowest total price we could find for a comparable pair of AKG headphones elsewhere. They feature a 3-pin coiled detachable cable, rotating earcups, mono/stereo switching, bass boost, and 5Hz to 30kHz frequency response range. Deal ends July 7.
Note: The expected shipping date is July 21.
Pana Tech via eBay offers the open-box Unlocked LG G Pad 7" 16GB 4G LTE GSM Android Tablet, model no. V410, for $94.99 with free shipping. That's $4 under our refurb mention from last month and $94 less than the best price we could find for a new one. This GSM tablet features a 1280x800 7" IPS touchscreen LCD, Qualcomm Snapdragon TM 400 1.2GHz quad-core processor, 16GB internal storage,1080p video recording, rear- and front-facing cameras, 802.11n wireless, microSD slot, and Android 4.4 OS (KitKat). Deal ends July 6.
Note: No warranty information is provided.
BuyDig via eBay offers the Audio-Technica SonicFuel On-Ear Headphones, model no. ATH-OX7AMP, for $69.99 with free shipping. That's $30 under our mention from May, a low today by $44, and the lowest total price we've seen. They feature a built-in high-output amplifier, two detachable cables, 40mm drivers, and 9Hz to 26kHz frequency response range.
GameStop offers the Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 8GB 7" Android Tablet in White, model no. SM-T230NZWAXAR, for $99.97 with free shipping. That's $20 under our March mention and the lowest total price we've seen for a new unit. (It's a current low by $35.) It features a 1.2GHz quad-core processor, 7" 1280x800 touchscreen LCD, 8GB internal memory, 802.11n wireless, 3-megapixel rear camera, 1.3-megapixel front camera, microSD card slot, Bluetooth 4.0, and Android 4.4 OS (KitKat).