The weekend’s best deals: Pixel 6 Pro, Beats earbuds, Fitbit trackers, and more

The weekend's best deals: Pixel 6 Pro, Beats earbuds, Fitbit trackers, and more

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It’s the weekend, which means it’s time for another Dealmaster. Our latest roundup of the best tech deals from around the web is headlined by a number of we saw discounts during Amazon’s Prime Day sale that are still available.

Google’s Pixel 6 Pro phone, for one, is still down to $699. That’s $200 off Google’s MSRP and matches the lowest price we’ve tracked for what we consider the best Android phone you can buy right now. More budget-conscious buyers should note Pixel 6a is just around the corner and will deliver the same clean software and fast Google Tensor SoC as its siblings for $449. For those who want more power, though, the 6 Pro will still offer a larger display (6.7 inches, instead of 6a’s 6.1-inch screen), a higher refresh rate (120 Hz instead of 60 Hz), more RAM (12GB instead of 6GB), and a bigger battery (5,000 mAh instead of 4,410 mAh), among other upgrades. Unfortunately, the deal that brought the standard Pixel 6 down to $499 earlier this week is no longer available.

Beyond that, other highlights include the Beats Fit Pro discounted at $160; that remains the lowest price to date for a set of true wireless earphones we recommend to those who want a more gym-friendly take on Apple’s AirPods Pro. Anker’s Soundcore Motion+, a powerful and waterproof Bluetooth speaker we likerepresents a good value at its current price of $80. And Jaipura quick and accessible card-based game we highlight in our list of the best two-player board gamesis still at the lowest price we’ve seen this year.

There are several more leftover Prime Day deals on gadgets we recommend below, with lower-than-usual prices on Google’s Chromecast with Google TVSamsung’s Evo Select microSD card, and HyperX’s Cloud Alpha gaming headset, among others. We also have a few new discounts of note on Fitbit’s Inspire 2 (which will be a budget pick in our forthcoming guide to the best fitness trackers), Apple’s 16-inch MacBook Pro, and various video games. You can find our full curated list of deals below.

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Featured deals of the day

The Google Pixel 6.
Enlarge / The Google Pixel 6.

Ron Amadeo

Electronics deals

The Beats Fit Pro wireless noise-cancelling earbuds.
Enlarge / The Beats Fit Pro wireless noise-cancelling earbuds.

Jeff Dunn

Smart home device deals

Fitbit's Inspire 2 activity tracker.
Enlarge / Fitbit’s Inspire 2 activity tracker.

Fitbit

Laptop and desktop PC deals

The 2021 16-inch MacBook Pro.
Enlarge / The 2021 16-inch MacBook Pro.

Samuel Axon

TV and home entertainment deals

The Google Chromecast with Google TV.
Enlarge / The Google Chromecast with Google TV.

Jeff Dunn

Gaming deals

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Enlarge / The board game Jaipur.

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Video game deals

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Enlarge / Kena: Bridge of Spirits.

Accessories and miscellaneous deals

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