You don't need to be shopping for a dad or a grad to cash in on Best Buy's three-day Dads and Grads sale. The sale runs from Friday, June 7 through Sunday, June 9 and includes a wide variety of tech, from phones and laptops to TVs and speakers. Find a gift for Father's Day or your favorite graduate or treat yourself. Here are the highlights.
Note that CNET may get a share of revenue from the sale of the products featured on this page.
Read More:| |
Buy and activate an iPhone XR you can save up to $390 off the cost of the phone over the course of the payment plan with Sprint or $150 with Verizon. The discounts apply to all three capacities. For the 64GB model, for example you'll pay $25 a month with Verizon or $15 a month with Sprint for 24 months
With its gorgeous 5.8-inch OLED screen, dual rear-facing cameras and Face ID, the iPhone X is still a contender. Best Buy claims you'll save $250 on the iPhone X, but it no longer sells for its previous price of $900 and is currently and widely available for $750. Still, $650 is a good deal for an unlocked iPhone X.
It has the usual (and still quite useful) row of function keys instead of the Touch Bar and Touch ID sensor of the higher-end models, but this Macbook Pro model otherwise delivers the goods. It features a 13-inch Retina Display, a seventh-generation dual-core Intel Core i5 processor, 8GB of memory, integrated Intel graphics and a 256GB SSD. It is available in either silver or space gray. (The entry-level MacBook Pro with a 128GB SSD is only $100 less with its current $300 discount at Best Buy).
It's not often the price of any sort of MacBook model dips into the triple digits. With its $400 discount, the entry-level 12-inch MacBook does just that and comfortably so. It features an Intel Core M3 CPU, 8GB of memory, integrated Intel graphics and a 256GB SSD. It's available in silver, gold and space gray.
This 2-in-1 convertible laptop features a 13.3-inch touch display with a 1,920x1,080 resolution. Inside, it supplies the quad-core Intel Core i7-7-8565U CPU, 8GB of memory, integrated Intel graphics and a 256GB SSD. The 13-inch Spectre x360 is one of CNET Reviews favorite 2-in-1 convertibles for its stylish, thoughtful design, excellent component options and looooooong battery life.
You get a lot of screen size and power for a low price with this 15.6-inch Lenovo laptop. It provides an eighth-gen, quad-core Intel Core i7-8565U processor, 12GB of memory and a 256GB SSD. Despite its large display, it weighs only a hair over four pounds.
This huge Samsung HDTV supplies a 65-inch screen with 4K and HDR along with a pair of 10-watt speakers, four HDMI ports and two USB ports.
Apple's smart speaker sounds great and works well if you have an iPhone and already speak regularly to Siri. This is basically the Black Friday price -- the best price you'll see for this Apple speaker.
This LG speaker isn't smart but it will rock the house or dorm room. It's got Bluetooth and an FM tuner, but more importantly packs 550 watts of window-rattling power.