7 Walmart Deals You Won’t Find On Amazon


This story is part of 2021 Holiday Gift Guide, our list of ideas, by theme, by recipient and by price, to help you discover the ideal gift.

As the holiday shopping season continues, retailers are constantly trying to outdo themselves and reduce their offerings. While this often translates to better savings for us, it’s also harder to tell if you’re actually getting the best deal or if it’s even cheaper elsewhere. Instead of sorting page after page and comparing prices, let us do it for you.

We sifted through the one at Walmart Offers for days deals, with a focus on bargains not available on Amazon (which doesn’t sell a lot of Google products, for example) and other discounts that appear to be Walmart-specific (at the time of writing). While prices and availability are always subject to change, here are some great Walmart bargains you can buy right now.

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During Black Friday and Cyber ​​Monday, the deals on the Oculus Quest 2 were pretty slim. Best we saw was a free $ 50 gift card with purchase, but no real price drop. While it’s not exactly a deal, Walmart is offering a chance to grab one of these VR headsets for $ 100 less than the next best option. These 64GB models are no longer available from most major retailers, but Walmart had to hold onto a bundle until after the Black Friday craze. While they’re technically refurbished, that’s a pretty safe bet as Walmart offers the same one-year warranty that comes with newer models. You can read our full review of the deal here.

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Google’s second-generation Nest Hub smart display offers a 7-inch screen on which you can watch videos, read recipes, host video chats, and more. You can ask Google Assistant to help you with math problems or measurement conversions, tell you the weather every day, and even control your smart home equipment. At this price, you might want to buy two, because you’ll want some in the house.

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Since its release in 2017, the Switch has been one of the most popular Nintendo consoles of all time. And in 2020, as people on lockdown re-engaged in video games in a big way, it was nearly impossible to find one. Now the landscape has changed. A brand new Switch OLED model for 2021 is the hard-to-get new model, but the standard Switch is easier to find. The Black Friday bundle that included a free copy of Mario Kart 8 Deluxe is now largely sold out, but Walmart has its own new bundle that includes a free carrying case and a 12-month Nintendo Online membership worth about $ 35, free. Buy one while you can – chances are they’ll sell out quickly.

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This pack was available for just $ 25 during Black Friday. In the days that followed, it shot up to $ 40 – but it’s still a solid economy. This Google Assistant compatible smart display comes in two different colors (gray and blue), and this deal also gives you a free smart bulb with your purchase. You can use the screen to control smart home devices, check the weather, as a digital photo frame, and more. If you are looking for a cheaper alternative, the Lenovo Smart Clock Essential (also not available on Amazon) can be found at Walmart for $ 25, but without a smart bulb included.

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The original Chromecast offered a different type of streaming than the Roku or Amazon Fire Stick TV, allowing you to cast or “cast” content from your phone, or even mirror your computer screen. on the TV. Its major drawback, however, was that it lacked any type of navigation interface. This new model, preloaded with Google TV, gives you the best of both worlds of streaming. You can still stream content from your phone or computer, or you can easily browse content ripped from several different streaming services. You can even search with your voice using the remote or any other device compatible with Google Assistant. Read our Chromecast review.

Read our review of Chromecast with Google TV.

Shark

The Shark EZ robot vacuum makes cleaning easy. Suitable for both carpets and hardwood floors, this vacuum can cover any room in your home, cleaning methodically row by row. When it’s done, it will automatically return to base to recharge and drain, so you hardly have to think about it. Just activate it with the push of a button (or even the sound of your voice through devices compatible with Google Assistant) and come home to a clean home day in and day out. We cannot find this exact model on Amazon, and a similar one sells for $ 100 more.

Samsung

Get powerful, immersive sound right in your living room with this Samsung soundbar and subwoofer set. With the Bluetooth connection, you can place the subwoofer out of sight and help create a feeling of surround sound. This set is also compatible with other Samsung speakers, so it’s a great starting point or addition to your home setup. At Amazon, we see it same unit sold for about $ 240.


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