The Galaxy Buds 2 Pro certainly offer more with 24-bit 360-degree audio, but they cost $229.99. At just $99.99, the standard Galaxy Buds 2 have great sound quality, active noise cancellation, a wireless charging case, and a very compact design. The main complaints are poor water resistance, lack of auto-pause on removal, and lack of gloss in ambient mode. Google offers its own product that bundles cloud storage services with his one of its popular smart home accessories.
We’re just days away from Samsung’s Unpacked event, which unveiled two new foldable smartphones, two new smartwatches, and a new set of premium earbuds, the Galaxy Buds 2 Pro. There are some trade-in deals if you pre-order these buds ahead of their Aug. 26 release, but the base model of the same name has better deals. Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 are currently a bargain at just $99.99 ($50 off) at Best Buy and Amazon. This is the lowest price, and unlike previous examples, these are US models with a full warranty. It’s also available in nearly every color, including the darker Phantom Black exclusive to Best Buy.
To qualify, you must be a new or existing subscriber to Google’s Lower 200 GB plan. After signing up by clicking ‘Get Offer’ on the promotion page, you’ll receive an email one week later to receive your free Google Nest Hub. There are many Bluetooth speakers out there, many boasting fun and colorful designs, but few of them look cool. However, Marshall Emberton certainly looks cool. Especially if you’re a musician or have an affinity for the classic Marshall amp look.
From now until September 15th, get Google Nest Hub for free when you subscribe to the Google One Premium 2 TB, $99.99/year plan. Nest Hub is Google’s 7-inch smart display that lets you play slideshows from Google Photos, control smart home features via Google Assistant, and track your sleep when placed near your bed. They typically sell for $99.99, but are often priced as low as $50-$55. The Google One plan in this bundle comes with 2 TB of storage and extra perks like his 10% discount on Google Store purchases and his VPN for Android and iOS.
You might think this is a silly marketing ploy to slap an iconic name on a dubious rebrand, but the Embertons are actually very good speakers that offer excellent sound quality. The Marshall Emberton is a waterproof Bluetooth speaker that charges via USB-C and is waterproof with an impressive battery life of around 20 hours. It doesn’t have a microphone for using voice assistants, but it does have some nice physical buttons, an easy-to-use joystick, and a bright LED battery gauge during the day.