The Top 10 Tech Deals And Bargains For 2021 Holiday Gifts

From Sony to Samsung to Apple, here are the top 10 tech bargains for the 2021 holiday season.

Whether you’re leaning towards upgrading your tablet or buying that special someone the earbuds they always wanted, giving the ultimate gift is even better when you save. Wherever you shop to find that bargain, CRN has got you covered.

Target, Walmart, Best Buy and the websites of various retailers and manufacturers have all been offering tech deals for the best stocking stuffer or secret Santa gifts.

From the latest Sony earbuds to tablets and flipbooks to a Samsung Chromebook, here are the best tech bargains for the 2021 Christmas season.

Sony WF-1000XM4

Amazon is offering these industry-leading noise canceling earbud headphones with built-in Alexa for $248 with free returns. The earbuds, which are usually $279.99, have a new Integrated Processor V1 and supporting LDAC codec which produces crystal clear quality, beamforming microphone and a bone-conducting sensor which makes for clear voice detection.

The earbuds also offer a speak-to-chat capability, Alexa enabled and wireless charging.

Use these earbuds for up to eight hours without charging.


Price: $248.00

Fire HD 10 Tablet

The Fire HD 10 tablet with a 10.1-inch display is being offered at a 33 percent discount on Amazon with free returns. Offered in four different colors, the tablet has an octa-core processor and 3 GB RAM, which is 50 percent more RAM than the previous generation.

The tablet has a 12-hour battery life and 32 or 64 GB internal storage with a display 10 percent brighter than the previous generation. Enjoy the thinner, lighter tablet that offers a split screen, an all-new feature for Fire OS that shows two compatible apps side by side for each viewing and multitasking.


Price: $99.99

Samsung Chromebook 4

The Samsung Chromebook 4 11.6 has Intel Celeron N4020, 4GB RAM, 32GB SSD and Chrome OS. Originally sold for $229.00, it’s being offered for $119.00.

The laptop has more power with its Intel Celeron 1.10 GHz processor and cloud connectivity with its Chrome OS. The 12.5-hour battery life lets you binge watch any show or work longer, non stop, before having to recharge.


Price: $119.00

Apple AirPods Pro

Walmart is offering the latest version of Apple AirPods Pro for a fraction of its original price of $249.00 The airpods feature Active Noise Cancellation for immersive sound without all of the interruptions, but also a transparency mode if you want to hear the outside sounds and interact with others around you.

The spatial audio with dynamic head tracking also places the sound all around you, further immersing you in your favorite playlist or podcast. The airpods come in three sizes and are made of silicon for a customizable fit. And the force sensor allows you to answer or end calls and control your entertainment. They’re also water and sweat resistant, Siri-enabled and can be used for 24 hours without charging.


Price: $179.00

Microsoft Surface Go 2 10.5 Touch Screen

This Microsoft Surface Go 2 10.5 Touch Screen offers Intel Pentium Gold, 4 GB and 64GB SSD for $100 less than its original price. At just 1.2 pounds, the device has up to 10 hours of battery life and can be charged up to 80 percent in as little as 90 minutes.

Stay connected any way you need with a USB-C port and headphone jack and full HD front and rear-facing camera. Watch all your favorite shows with its 220ppi resolution display designed to be watched and written on.


Price: $299.99

Lenovo Tab P11 – 11-inch

The Lenovo Tab P11- 11-inch is being offered for $60 less than its original price with 128GB total storage capacity and 4GB RAM. With a full-size USB-C port and storage up to 512GB with a microSD card (sold separately), the Lenovo tab allows you to watch your favorite movies or show and work non-stop to the fullest capacity.

It has an 8-megapixel front camera and 12-megapixel rear-facing camera with GPS tagging for the perfect panoramic shot. Built-in photo sharing is also included. The tablet also includes a three-month membership for free to YouTube Premium.


Price: $219.99

Apple Watch Series 7

Save $50 on the Apple Watch Series 7 with its largest display to date. with more than 50 percent screen area than the Series 3, it enhances usability and the overall experience.

Buttons have also been redesigned to take advantage of the larger display, so using apps like the calculator are that much easier. The new QWERTY keyboard allows for easy typing and sliding to each letter using QuickPath. Machine learning is also used to predict the word you’re typing.

You can also use Scribble to write letters to compose a text or email, which is that much capable with the larger screen. The always-on retina display no longer requires you to raise your wrist or tap the screen to wake it up. The screen is also 70 percent brighter indoors when your wrist is down.


Price: $349.00

Powerbeats Pro

The Powerbeats Pro wireless earphones are being offered for $100 less than the original price. With a built-in microphone and up to nine hours of listening, these are the perfect gift to immerse in sound when you’re on the go. The earphones are sweat and water resistant and are adjustable for the most comfort.

Each earbud has volume and track controls and voice capabilities. It also offers auto play and pause. The Class 1 Bluetooth connectivity allows you to step away from your connected device and listen from an extended range. And with fast fuel, you can charge the earbuds for just five minutes to get up to 90 minutes of listening time when the battery is low.


Price: $149.99

Bose QuietComfort 35 Noise Cancelling Wireless Headphones II

These Bose QuietComfort wireless headphones II are being offered at $100 less than the original price and are a hybrid of wired and wireless with a built-in microphone. It is also Bluetooth and Alexa enabled with Google Assistant and NFC pairing.

The noise rejecting dual microphone also allows for clearer calls. With a 20-hour battery life, the headphones allow for endless listening, sending and receiving texts and answering a call with just your voice without ever looking at your phone.


Price: $199.99

ASUS - ZenBook Flip 15

The ASUS Zenbook Flip 15 is being offered for $300 less than its original price at Best Buy and features built-in Alexa. With a Windows 11 operating system, the Zenbook Flip is energy-efficient with a LED backlight display featuring Pantone-validated eye comfort.

It has a 16GB high-productivity bandwidth RAM to run multiple programs and have browser tabs open without ever slowing down. With less storage space than a hard drive, the flash-based SSD results in faster start-up times and data access. It also features NVIDIA GeForce GTX1650 MX-Q graphics with an advanced GPU to fuel your games.


Price: $899.99