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What's better than finding a good discount? Knowing that the product you're buying is actually going to live up to its promise. With so many options, literally into the hundreds for certain items, it can be super hard to know which brand to go with. Enticing sale prices might lead you to buy a crap product, which is the worst feeling. But you've come to the right place.
My coworkers and I spend countless hours testing out all the things you might want to buy to help you find the best possible option. And we also keep an eye on their price histories so we can let you know when there's a good deal on a great item. That's why you're here, right? So without further ado, here are the top 10 deals on Amazon on products that are worth buying.
1. Under $150: Apple Airpods (This is not a drill)
Apple Airpods are the unequivocal true wireless option (our tester was skeptical at first, but had to admit they're superior). They're lightweight, comfortable, and just like the earbuds you've been using for years—and they actually sound much better than their wired counterparts. The charging case is super easy to use, and the battery life really impressed us, which is why we named them the best overall true wireless earbuds of 2018.
They're back on sale on Amazon right now, after going out of stock at this price last week. The $14 discount might not seem that tremendous, but an Apple sale is rare in general, and finding a deal on Apple products on Amazon is even rarer, making this a truly spectacular deal.
2. Under $200: A slim, affordable, and awesome robot vacuum
There are loads of robot vacuums available for under $200, but this is one of our favorites. With a super low profile of just 3 inches, it can fit under virtually every piece of furniture. Its high suction power also really impressed us in our lab tests, and we loved that it's actually quite quiet. Right now, you can get the usually $230 vacuum for $50 off in black, or $45 off if you prefer the white option. This marks the lowest price we've ever seen, making it a great time to buy.
- Get the Eufy BoostIQ RoboVac 11s in Black for $179.99 (Save $50)
- Get the Eufy BoostIQ RoboVac 11s in White for $184.99 (Save $45)
3. Our favorite affordable smart plug
Smart plugs are one of the easiest ways to transform your home into a "smart home." They make it easy to turn on and off your lights, coffee machine, and more with the click of a button—or by asking Alexa. After testing some of the best smart plugs out there, we gave this one from eufy our Best Value award. We loved that it works with Alexa and Google Assistant, and it's also small enough that it won't block the second socket on a wall outlet or power strip, which is not the case for most other smart plugs. Right now, it's down to the lowest price we've ever seen.
4. Under $20: The best mandoline slicer
Love home-cooked meals but hate slicing veggies? This mandoline slicer is for you. With five thickness settings and a larger than average finger guard, it outperformed all the other top mandolines on the market in our tests. Right now you can get your own for just $18. It's only $2 off the regular price, but that's enough to buy a couple veggies to test your slicer!
5. The most popular DNA testing kit
If you've ever been curious about your heritage, or may just want to confirm Great Aunt Edna's wild stories, a DNA testing kit is a seriously fun way to find out. Ancestry's DNA testing kit is one of the most popular options out there (and there are a lot). I tried it and found out my family got most of our history right. But I also learned I've got Viking blood (and now I won't shut up about it). Right now, you can get your own kit for $59, the new lowest price we've ever seen, lower than the previous by $10.
6. Under $30: A laptop desk you can use in bed
If you have ever tried to use your laptop in bed, you probably know the struggle of getting enough pillows to prop yourself up just right. Plus, leaving your laptop on the covers on your lap can block the fans from cooling it down, which is uncomfortable and probably not great for your device. This highly rated laptop stand makes it easy to use your laptop no matter how comfy and slouchy you want to be. It tilts for serious lounging, but can also be used for a quick standing desk situation. We got an exclusive coupon code (REVIEWED003) that knocks about 20% off, too.
7. Under $10: Lightning cables that won't fray
Anker's charging cables are super popular among Reviewed staff and our readers, and for good reason. The double-braided cords are super durable and won't fray (ahem, Apple), and they come in lengths, capacities, and prices that fit your needs. Right now, the Premium Double-Braided Lightning Cables are 25% of in the 3- and 6-foot lengths (in all colors) at the lowest prices we've ever seen. These cables are not fast-charging like Anker's Powerline options, but for under $10, they're perfect for your work desk, a guest room, the car, or really anywhere you spend time and could use a way to charge your device.
- Get the Anker 3-Ft. Double-Braided Lightning Cable for $8.24 with the coupon code "CABLELTN" (Save $2.75)
- Get the Anker 6-Ft. Double-Braided Lightning Cable for $9.74 with the coupon code "CABLELTN" (Save $3.25)
8. Under $500: One of the best laptops for students
School starts soon, and if you or your kid need a new laptop, this is one of the best laptops for students. Not only is it marked down to the lowest price we've ever seen, but we named it an Editors' Choice and gave it our Best of the Year award last year. The long battery life, variety of ports, and low price make it a great value, especially at the sale price, and our testers say it's one of the most fully featured laptops they've ever tested.
9. Under $25: A massive set of our favorite food storage containers
If you're sick of storing your leftovers and lunches in your old takeout containers, we recommend picking up this set from Rubbermaid. Not only are they the best plastic container set on Amazon, but this set gets you 30 containers. We love that they don't leak, they're dishwasher-safe, and they stood up to drop tests. This is the lowest price this set has ever gone for, making it a perfect time to invest.
10. Under $20: A 2-pack of string lights for ambiance
String lights add ambiance to any room, from nurseries to dens to porches, and these are among the most popular. I have three sets in my apartment, and I love that I can control them from tiny remotes. You can adjust the brightness and try out flashing and pulsing lights at different speeds, and the remotes make it so easy to click them on and off. We got our hands on an exclusive code that will get you the lowest price we've ever seen. Just enter the code "REVIEWED038" at checkout to take 20% off the regular cost.
Other great online deals happening now
- All-Clad's VIP Factory-Seconds Summer Clearance Sale is on. Use the code "ACSUMMER18" to access the sale, which just got extended until tomorrow night.
- Back-to-school sales are here! We explored every deal and picked out all the best sales you can shop now.
- ClassPass has a 2-week free trial for new users. If you want to find a new workout, ClassPass lets you try classes at loads of gyms and studios. I tried it and loved having access to things I normally don't get to try, but it is a pain to get out of the contract if you don't cancel before the trial is over. Fair warning.
- Dermstore's Anniversary Sale is here. Get up to 25% off everything from over 400 amazing brands by using the code "BIRTHDAY" at checkout. Need some inspiration? Check out our top 25 picks from the sale.
- eBay is offering 15% off top brands. You can use the code "POPULAR" to save on, well, popular brands like Dyson, Samsung, and more. Just spend a minimum of $25 to qualify. This sale ends tonight.
- Massdrop is running a crazy good high-end TV deal . You can get the 65- and 75-inch Samsung Q9FN QLED TVs for 20-25% off right now. These are some of the most impressive TVs we've ever seen, and they don't go on sale often. This sale ends tonight.
Prices are accurate at the time this article was published, but may change over time.