Dealmaster: Amazons whole Fire TV streamer lineup is on sale for the Super Bowl

 arstechnica.com  01/28/2020 19:10:43   Ars Staff
Dealmaster: Amazons whole Fire TV streamer lineup is on sale for the Super Bowl

Today's Dealmaster is headlined by a suite of deals on Amazon's Fire TV streamers. The offers include the 1080p Fire TV Stick for $25, the brawnier Fire TV Stick 4K for $35, the smart speaker-like Fire TV Cube for $100, and the Fire TV Recast over-the-air DVR for $145. Those discounts range from $15 to $80 off.

Of these, we'd say the Fire TV Stick 4K is the best buy for most people. We've recommended it in multiple gift guides in the past, but it remains a powerful way to get 4K HDR content to your TV without putting too much of a dent in your wallet. It supports all the major streaming apps and HDR formats, consistently performs smoothly, and has more robust voice search capabilities than its closest analogue, the Roku Streaming Stick+. That Roku streamer has a far tidier, if somewhat boring, interface than the Fire TV Stick 4K, but generally speaking, the best choice between the two is whichever one is on sale at the time. Amazon will usually discount its Fire TV Sticks at various points throughout the year, but this current deal is as low as we typically see it outside of major sales events like Prime Day and Black Friday. If you aren't buying it for a 4K TV, just make sure to save some cash and get the standard Fire TV Stick instead.

If you have no interest in a new media streamer, we also have deals on Google's Pixel 3a smartphone, AMD Ryzen processors, Eero mesh Wi-Fi routers, and more. Have a look at our full deals rundown below.

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Top 10 deals of the day

Laptop and desktop PC deals

  • WD Red (4TB) NAS hard drive - 5400 RPM for$89.99 at Newegg (use code:EMCDGFN29 - normally $116.99).
  • Seagate FireCuda Gaming (2TB) solid state hybrid drive for$59.99 at Amazon (normally $79.99).
  • Das Keyboard Model S Professional for Mac mechanical keyboard - Cherry MX Blue for$99at Das Keyboard and Amazon (normally $119).
  • AMD Ryzen 5 3600 6-core 12-thread desktop processor + Xbox Game Pass for PC 3-month membership for$179.99 at Amazon(normally $199.99).
  • AMD Ryzen 7 3800X8-core 16-thread desktop processor + The Outer Wilds +Borderlands 3+Xbox Game Pass for PC 3-month membership for$339.99 at Amazon and B&H (normally $374.99).
  • AMD Ryzen 9 3900X 12-core 24-thread desktop processor + The Outer Wilds +Borderlands 3+Xbox Game Pass for PC 3-month membership for$469.99 at Amazon and B&H (normally $499.99).
  • WD Blue SN550(1TB) NVMe internal SSD for$99.99at Amazon (normally $124.99).
  • HP Spectre x360 13tlaptop - Intel Core i5-8265U, 13.3-inch 1080p, 8GB RAM, 256GB SSD for$729.99at HP (normally $899.99).

Video game deals

Gaming deals

TV and home entertainment deals

Electronics deals

Accessories and miscellaneous deals

  • Amazon Audible12-month membership + 12 audiobooks upfront for$99.50at Amazon (must not have been paid Audible member in past 30 days - normally $149.50).
  • Aukey PB-Y13USB-C portable battery - 18W USB-C PD, 2x USB-A, 37Wh for$20.99at Amazon (clip $9 coupon- normally $29.99).
  • Anker Premium 4-in-1 USB-C Hub- 3x USB 3.0, 60W USB-C PD for$16.99at Amazon (clip $13 coupon- normally $29.99).
  • Anker PowerWave PadQi wireless charger - 10W Galaxy/7.5W iPhone, no AC adapter for$8.49at Amazon (use code:AKA25313- normally $11.99).
  • Anker PowerWave Stand Qi wireless charging stand - 10W Galaxy/7.5W iPhone, no AC adapter for$14.99 at Amazon (normally $20.99).
  • RAVPower RP-PC058Qi wireless charger + Quick Charge 3.0 adapter - 10W Galaxy/7.5W iPhone for$16.99at Amazon (clip $10 coupon- normally $26.99).
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