Illustration of a smartphone for Amazon Prime Day.

Amazon Prime Day may be over, but the online retail giant, along with other major stores, is not slowing down the deals. Today marks the official start of the holiday shopping season.

While many Prime Day deals are no longer available, there are still plenty of top-quality CR-tested products available for the big discounts we saw for the sale. This holds true for other retailers, including Target, Best Buy, and B&H Photo, as well as Walmart, whose Big Save Event ends today.

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• Headphones and Earbuds
• Home Theater and TVs
• Laptops and Chromebooks
Bluetooth and Smart Speakers

Headphones and Earbuds

1MORE Stylish True Wireless Earbuds

    The 1MORE brand isn’t widely known, but headphones made by the company often perform well in our tests. These earbuds, which usually cost $80 to $100, are a prime example. They get great marks for sound and offer appealing features, such as smart assistant compatibility, quick charging, and the ability to use either earpiece on its own for calls or audio playback. The model has a 6.5-hour battery life and comes with a powered carrying case good for three additional charges on the go, according to the manufacturer. Given that Walmart is no longer showing the original price, there's a good chance these headphones will remain at this price through the holidays.

    CR’s test results: 1More Stylish True Wireless headphones

    1MORE Wireless Earbuds Triple Drive BT

      These Bluetooth headphones are a great deal even at the standard price of around $55. They provide above-average sound quality, a flexible neck collar that can be rolled into a pocket, and convenient features such as a quick-charge function that 1MORE claims will provide 2 hours of playtime after just 10 minutes of charging.

      CR’s test results: 1MORE Triple Drive BT headphones

      Beats Solo Pro Wireless Noise-Canceling Headphones

        These noise-canceling headphones are usually a little too expensive to justify their performance, but they’re a decent deal for $200 (in select colors). The Solo Pro Wireless gets an above-average rating for sound quality in our tests, and the noise cancellation is superb. Before you pick them up, though, you may want to check out other noise-canceling options available at $200 or less.


        CR’s test results: Beats Solo Pro noise-canceling headphones

        Jabra Elite Active 65T Earbuds

          Yes, that looks like a slim discount—on a model that’s a few years old—but this used to be one of the most popular true wireless options on the market. And though you can now buy an updated version, the Elite 65t remains a great performer in our ratings. So don’t let any of that scare you away from this deal.

          CR’s test results: Jabra Elite Active 65T headphones

          Home Theater and TVs

          Sony 55-Inch 2020 4K OLED Smart TV

            The Sony XBR-55A9G, a top-rated Sony set in its flagship 4K OLED series for 2019, had been $2,500, so this is a decent discount. It was among the best TVs we tested last year.

            CR’s test results: Sony XBR-55A9G 55-inch 4K smart TV

            Samsung 55-Inch Q60 4K QLED Smart TV

              This set, the Samsung QN55Q60TAFXZA, is still about $100 cheaper at Amazon, though it's back to full price at other retailers. We didn’t test this set but did test the Samsung QN55Q60DT, which is similar but sold via warehouse clubs, and it had great picture quality but only so-so high dynamic range (HDR) performance. It’s in Samsung’s least expensive QLED series for 2020.

              Samsung 75-Inch 4K QLED Smart TV

                This 75-inch 4K smart TV from Samsung, an entry-level model in the company’s mainstream non-QLED 4K TV lineup for 2020, is a decent overall performer. This TV works with Samsung Bixby, Amazon Alexa, Google Assistant, and Apple AirPlay 2. Its high dynamic range (HDR) performance is ineffective, mainly because of peak brightness limitations, and it has a narrow viewing angle.


                CR’s test results: Samsung UN75TU7000 75-inch 4K smart TV

                Roku Streaming Stick+

                  This streaming device usually costs $49, so the $12 to $13 discount is a great chance to make it easier to watch your favorite shows. The Roku platform gives you the ability to access all your streaming services in one place, offering a category-leading assortment of channels so that you don’t have to switch between multiple devices.


                  CR’s test results: Roku Streaming Stick+

                  Laptops and Chromebooks

                  Lenovo 14-Inch Yoga Laptop

                    This 2-in-1 convertible effectively doubles as a tablet once you fold the keyboard behind the display. It has decent specs, too: an Intel Core i4 processor, 8 gigabytes of memory, and 256GB of solid-state storage, which is pretty much the sweet spot, according to our testers.


                    CR’s test results: Lenovo Yoga C740-14 2-in-1 laptop

                    Razer Blade 15 Advanced Gaming Laptop

                      Yes, this 15.6-inch notebook is expensive, but if you’re in the market for an all-powerful gaming laptop, that’s a nice sale price. It has an Intel Core i7 processor, 16 gigabytes of memory, 512GB of solid-state storage, and a dedicated Nvidia graphics card. Our testers looked at a slightly less powerful model and had no complaints, beyond mentioning that the battery life isn’t great. But that’s a common knock on gaming laptops with this sort of muscle.


                      CR’s test results: Razer Blade 15 (2020) laptop


                      Samsung Galaxy Tab A

                        This is a decent discount for an entry-level tablet that performed well in our labs. The tablet has an 8-inch display and a battery that should last around 11 hours. The biggest knock against the model on sale? It only has 32 gigabytes of storage, which doesn’t leave much space for photos, games, and other large apps. But that’s easy to fix with an inexpensive SD card.


                        CR’s test results: Samsung Galaxy Tab A (2019) tablet

                        Samsung Galaxy Tab S6 Lite

                          This 10.4-inch tablet has been selling for $280 at a number of retailers lately, so the savings here is not as great as Best Buy suggests. But, all in all, this is a good tablet for the money—particularly given the sharp, color-accurate display. The model we tested had 128 gigabytes of storage. This one has 64GB, but that should be plenty for most people. And, if need be, you can always add more with a low-cost SD card.


                          CR’s test results: Samsung Galaxy Tab S6 Lite tablet

                          Bluetooth and Smart Speakers

                          Bose Soundlink Revolve

                            Given how rarely Bose products get discounted, this is a nice offer on the black model. The speaker features easy-to-use controls and provides enough volume to fill a medium- to large-sized room. According to our testers, the sound quality is okay, too, though they did point out a slight metallic tinge to the all-important midrange.


                            CR's test results: Bose Soundlink Revolve


                            Apple Watch Series 3 (GPS Only, 38mm, Aluminum Case)

                              This watch, originally launched in 2017, has a smaller display and fewer features than Apple’s latest models. But when it comes to basics like step counting and heart-rate tracking, it’s still highly rated by CR’s testers.


                              CR test results: Apple Watch Series 3