summer sale is on It’s already starting to spill out into the world, like hot sunscreen exploding from the top of the bottle. However, not everything you want will be on sale. Now is not It’s time to pick up a mattress or some new outdoor gear, as both are likely to get better discounts later this month, especially during all of the Memorial Day sales.
But don’t worry. Deals are still plenty, and we’ve rounded up some of our favorites for kids’ Kindles, all-clad pans, iPads, espresso makers, and more. Don’t see anything you like? Don’t forget to take a look at our guides Best Kindles And Best iPads for more informations.
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Kindles are simple, reliable, and do a great job of packing tons of books into a device that fits in the palm of your hand. Because of their simplicity, they are also great for children. The Paperwhite Kids is our first choice among the various kids models. It features a larger and slimmer screen, more lighting options, and is IPX8 waterproof. You get an annual subscription for Amazon Kids+, a kid-friendly content library with parental controls. This offer has come and gone over the past month, but it’s the best price you’re likely to see leading up to Prime Day this summer.
The base-model Kids Kindle has more storage, but doesn’t have quite as nice a screen as the Paperwhite above. It’s not waterproof and there’s no adjustable warm lighting, but it’s a bit more affordable and gets the job done. Like Paperwhite Kids, Amazon Kids+ comes with an annual subscription.
Amazon tablets are some of them There are only affordable tablets. They’re not particularly powerful, but Fire tablets are full-featured and reasonably capable devices. If you have them on sale, they’re almost too good to be true, especially if you follow our guide Install the Google Play Store on your new Fire So you can access (almost) every app you’ve ever wanted. This example is expected to be about $10 cheaper during Prime Day later this year, but that’s a good deal if you want one now. The Plus model with an additional GB of RAM and more storage space is also available on sale for $90 ($20 off).
The Echo Dot with clock is currently our favorite Mini smart speaker. The front-facing digital clock makes it easy to check the time in the middle of the night and wake up to your favorite playlists. The sound isn’t bad either.
This is the lowest price we’ve seen for a 10th generation iPad from Apple (7/10, WIRED review). It’s powered by Apple’s A14 Bionic chip and features a 10.9-inch Liquid Retina display, a USB-C port, support for 5G, and a Touch ID sensor built into the power button.
The OnePlus 11 Pro came out earlier this year That means there are deals on last year’s OnePlus 10 Pro (7/10, WIRED recommends). It’s not a perfect phone, the camera could be better, but it has a bright 120Hz screen, fast charging, decent battery life and great performance. At this price point it’s also a significantly better phone, the lowest we’ve seen to date.
The Sennheiser HD 660S2 headphones (7/10, WIRED recommends) offer a warm, smooth and refined sound signature with reference-quality detail and dynamics. You get the beautifully deep, articulate bass that Sennheiser is famous for. The catch is that they are expensive. This offer relieves the price a bit.
WIRED Associate Editor Parker Hall Says Sony’s Redesigned WF-1000M4 (7/10, WIRED recommends) Earbuds are “the best thing money can buy, as long as your ears are big enough.” The sound quality is excellent, the noise-cancellation is better, and they pick up your voice more clearly than ever. They also feature wireless charging and an industry-leading eight-hour battery life. Just make sure your ear piercings are big enough to fit in.
Offers for kitchen and household
Our Favorite all-in-one espresso machine is currently on sale. It’s your local coffee shop condensed into one work tool. It grinds beans, pours espresso and froths milk. Julian Chokkattu, WIRED reviews editor, has owned this model for four years and says it’s still doing well.
If you need a new frying pan, this is a good price for a pan that will likely last a lifetime. All-Clad pots and pans are not cheap, but they are reliable and rarely sold. The 10″ pan is a good all-around size, although the 12″ pan is also available for TK (TK off) if you prefer something larger.
Are you the last person without an Instant Pot? Here’s your chance to join in the fun. This 10-in-1 model can pressure cook, slow cook, steam, sauté, sous vide and more. There is often an additional $20 off this deal during Black Friday, but if you don’t want to wait, this is a good deal.
We love Solo Stove’s gleaming chrome fireplaces. Their signature design features top and bottom airflow to create a secondary burn resulting in a very hot fire with very little smoke.