4th of July Sales (2019): 25 Best Tech Deals This Weekend


Well, it’s not Memorial Day, and it’s not quite Amazon Prime Day (that’s coming July 15), but that doesn’t mean there aren’t a ton of sales around for the Fourth of July. It’s easy to ignore some of the killer savings available this extended weekend. So, to make sure you get the biggest bang for your buck this Fourth of July, we’ve scoured the internet and collected some of the best sales and deals.

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Home & Kitchen

Instant Pot

The Fourth of July is the time to buy major (and minor) appliances. Who knew? Best Buy, Home Depot, and Lowe’s are cutting prices on everything from refrigerators all the way down to teeny-tiny Instant Pots.

Tablet, Computer, and Apple Deals


  • Surface Pro 6 + Type Cover for $800 ($260 off): The Surface Pro is an excellent middle ground between a laptop and an iPad-style tablet. It offers full Windows 10 functionality in a sleek and adaptable form factor—and as our review mentions, amazing battery life.

  • Apple Watch Series 3 GPS for $200 ($80 off): The Apple Watch Series 3 offers tons of health and activity tracking functionality, and it’s still one of the best-looking smartwatches on the market. Read our review to see if it’s right for you.

  • Apple iPad 32 GB for $250 ($80 off): It’s not the biggest or fanciest iPad available, but Apple’s classic 32-GB model offers solid performance at a reasonable price. Check out our iPad guide to see if this is the right choice for your needs.

  • Dell G3 15-inch Gaming Laptop for $750 ($50 off): Dell’s budget gaming laptop isn’t the quickest or slimmest on the market, but it does offer solid performance at a reasonable price. Dell also has a code SAVE35DELL to give you 35 percent off most items in stock (not clearance items). The code DELL4UDEAL may give an even larger discount (40+ percent) on some laptops and desktops this weekend. Just enter them at checkout.

  • Dell Inspiron Gaming Desktop for $600 ($50 off): Other brands might have more of a reputation for high-performing desktops, but the Dell Inspiron is a solid choice for all-around use, and it comes in a sleek case.

  • HP Omen Desktop for $1,100 ($400 off): If you’re looking to step up your game, the HP Omen desktop is a great place to start. With a stylish exterior and good overall gaming performance, it’s a steal at this price.

Mattress-in-a-Box Deals


Every one of our favorite foam and hybrid box mattresses are on sale during the Fourth of July. We’re featuring a few here, but please do check out the guide to learn more and find a mattress that suits your needs and budget.

  • The Allswell Queen Hybrid Mattress for $293 ($52 off): Use code FIREWORKS at checkout for the discount. The Allswell is our favorite budget mattress. Unlike cheapo contenders we tried like the AmazonBasics mattress and some by Zinus, the Allswell has individually-wrapped coils inside it. It felt as nice as mattresses two to four times as expensive.

  • Tuft and Needle Mint Queen Mattress for $945 ($200 off): The Mint is an odd mattress at first. It’s incredibly soft and cooling up top, but under that layer of soft foam are more that offer great support and pressure relief. It’s one of the coolest and most supportive mattresses we’ve tried.

Headphone and Earbud Deals

Rounding out the Surface line, the new $349 Surface Headphones can summon Cortana and auto-pause audio when you take them off.


TV and Gaming Deals

Vizio E-Series TV


  • Xbox One X for $500 ($50 off): As Microsoft is quick to point out, the Xbox One X is the most powerful gaming console on the market; paired with a good 4K TV, it offers your eyeballs a truly lavish gaming experience. This version isn’t discounted from the normal price, but it comes with a free second controller.

  • Vizio 50-inch 4K HDR TV for $280 ($148 off): Vizio has made a name for itself over the past few years as a purveyor of stylish yet affordable flat-panel TVs and this one is no exception. This one isn’t quite as nice as the E Series and P Series that top our TV recommendations, but at this price it just has to have good picture quality, and it does. The 65-inch model ($450, $248 off) and this 70-inch E-Series ($778, $520 off) are also on sale. We also recommend you pick up a Roku. Like most TV makers, Vizio’s onboard streaming apps are not great.

Outdoors Deals

Hydro Flask

These outdoors deals are from Backcountry and other sources. Be sure to check our picks from REI’s huge 4th of July Sale. Those deals won’t last through the weekend, unfortunately.

Find More Fourth of July Sales

These deals are just the tip of the iceberg. Below you’ll find even more sales to browse at your leisure this Fourth of July weekend.

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