There's a lot of stuff that looks like a Black Friday deal but isn't. Here are the bargains really worth checking out.
BuyDig offers the Panasonic Link2Cell Bluetooth-Enabled Phone with Answering Machine, model no. KX-TGE262S, for $55. Coupon code "VISAMEM10" cuts it to $45. With free shipping, that's $15 under our mention from three weeks ago and the lowest total price we could find by $17. It features two handsets and can be linked to up to two cell phones to take calls via handsets.
BuyDig via eBay offers the factory-refurbished Garmin nÃ¼vi 52LM 5" Portable GPS Navigation System with Lifetime Maps, model no. 010-01115-01, for $64.99 with free shipping. That's $5 under our refurb mention from two weeks ago and tied as the lowest total price we've seen for this unit. (It's a current low for a refurb by $15.) Features include a 5" 480x272 touchscreen LCD, lifetime map updates, voice navigation, lane assist, and microSD card slot. A 1-year Garmin warranty applies.
JemJem offers the refurbished 5.4-lb. Apple MacBook Pro Intel Core i5 2.53GHz 17" Laptop, model no. MC024LL/A, bundled with two movie tickets for $769 with free shipping. That's $103 below our February refurb mention, which was bundled with Adobe software, and the lowest total price we've seen. (It's also $74 below the best price we could find for the refurbished laptop alone elsewhere.) It features an Intel Core i5 2.53GHz dual-core processor, 17" 1920x1200 LED-backlit glossy display, 4GB RAM, 250GB hard drive, SuperDrive, NVIDIA GeForce 9400M GT 256MB graphics card, webcam, 802.11n wireless, Bluetooth, and Mac OS 10.9 Mavericks. Deal ends June 3.
A 90-day JemJem warranty applies. Note that this unit may have cosmetic blemishes.
Available for pickup only and with stock varying by ZIP code, GameStop offers the Skylanders Swap Force Starter Pack for PlayStation 4, Xbox One, or Wii U for $9.97. That's $5 below last month's mention and the lowest price we've seen. (It's a current low by $7 for any console.) This pack includes the video game, a Portal of Power, three Skylanders figures, character poster, three sticker sheets with secret codes, and three trading cards.
Also available for pickup is Skylanders: Spyro's Adventure Starter Pack for PlayStation 3 or 3DS for $11.97. That's tied with last month's mention and the lowest price we've seen. (It's a current low by $5.) It comes with the game, three figures, Portal of Power, trading cards, and stickers.
BuyDig via eBay offers the factory-refurbished Nikon D5300 DX-Format 24.2-Megapixel Digital SLR Camera with Nikon AF-S DX Nikkor 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 VR II Lens, model no. 1522, bundled with the Nikon AF-S DX Nikkor 55-200mm f/4-5.6G ED IF VR Zoom Lens, model no. 2166, for $579.99 with free shipping. That's $104 below the best price we could find for these refurbished items purchased separately elsewhere, although we saw this bundle for a buck less last month. The camera features a 3.2" vari-angle LCD, 5fps shooting, 1080p HD video recording, WiFi, GPS, USB, HDMI, and SDXC card slot. A 90-day Nikon warranty is included.
Massdrop offers the AKG x Massdrop K7xx First Edition Headphones for $199.99 with free shipping. That's $450 off list price and tied with our March mention as the lowest total price we could find. (For further comparison, it's $141 under similar AKG headphones elsewhere.) Built on the design of the AKG K702 65th Anniversary Edition Headphones, these individually-numbered open-back headphones feature a frequency response range of 10Hz to 39.8kHz, 2-layer diaphragms, detachable cable, leather headband, memory foam velour earpads, and rated impedance of 62 ohms. Deal ends June 1.
BuyDig via eBay offers the Beltronics RX65 Professional Series Radar/Laser Detector, model no. RX65, for $109 with free shipping. That's a buck less than last month's mention and the lowest total price we've seen. (It's a current low by $25.) It detects X, K, Ka, Ku, and laser bands and provides voice/audio alerts.
JemJem offers the refurbished 4th-generation Apple iPad 16GB WiFi Tablet with Retina Display in Black, model no. MD510LL/A, bundled with a Rotating iPad Case in Black for $239.95 with free shipping. That's $11 below our mention of a refurb tablet alone from two weeks ago and $17 under the lowest total price we could find for a refurb tablet and comparable case purchased separately elsewhere. Deal ends June 3.
A 90-day JemJem warranty applies.
As one of its daily deals, A4C offers the refurbished Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 16GB 7" WiFi + 4G Android Tablet for Sprint in Midnight Blue or White, model no. SM-T217S, for $74.95 with free shipping. That's $35 under the lowest total price we could find for a refurb unit, although we saw it for $3 less last month. It features a 1.2GHz dual-core processor, 7" 1024x600 touchscreen LCD, 16GB internal memory, 802.11n wireless, 3-megapixel rear camera, 1.3-megapixel front-facing camera, microSD card slot, Bluetooth, and Google Android 4.0 OS (Ice Cream Sandwich). Deal ends today.
A 90-day A4C warranty applies.