Boxing Day is a great time to spend a bit of that cash Grandma slipped into your holiday card, whether on a big ticket item deeply discounted or on some smaller tech accessories you don't want to buy for full price. In any case, we've rounded up a bunch of the best deals you'll find Canada-wide on the hottest tech from 2019.
LG 75-inch 4K Smart TV — $1,000 (Save $800)
LG's 75-inch 4K HDR Smart TV is no doubt Best Buy's biggest Boxing Day sale of the year, but it doesn't start until December 24 at 6 p.m. EST. Once the sale kicks in, this $1,800 TV drops down to just $1,000, which is frankly kind of nuts. It has all your favorite streaming services baked right in, and it can be controlled with Google Assistant or Amazon Alexa. At 75 inches you're going to feel like you're sitting in a movie theatre, and HDR support means a much more satisfying picture.
Ring Doorbell 2 with Echo Show 5 Bundle — $194 (Save $155)
The Ring Video Doorbell 2 is a great way to keep tabs on the comings and goings of your household. It's relatively easy to install, it's compatible with Alexa, and it connects to your phone, tablet, or computer, allowing you to see and communicate with anyone who rings the bell. It has an FHD camera so you can actually see clearly, and motion activation means you don't waste power when there's no action. Now included in this discounted Boxing Day bundle is an Echo Show 5 smart display that pairs beautifully with the Ring 2.
Amazon Echo Dot — $30 (Save $40)
Amazon's Echo Dot smart speaker is generally quite pricey in Canada, but you can save more than 50% off for Boxing Day. The Echo is small enough it can fit just about anywhere in any room, yet it includes robust audio and the powerful Alexa assistant. Stream music, control your smarthome gadgets, and much, much more.
Microsoft Surface Pro 7 — Save up to $485
Microsoft's Surface Pro 7 is Windows Central's top pick for a 2-in-1 PC in 2019, but it does come with a relatively high price tag, especially when shopping in Canada. Thankfully, Microsoft has a Boxing Day sale that lets you configure a model exactly how you'd like, with a Type Cover and sleeve tossed in for free. Furthermore, there are some quality discounts on other accessories and software. Altogether you can save nearly $500 with this Boxing Day deal.
Instant Pot Duo — $90 (Save $70)
The Instant Pot Duo is extremely popular thanks to how convenient it makes weekday (and weekend!) cooking. It's essentially seven appliances in one neat package; it'll slow cook, pressure cook, rice cook, steam, saute, warm, and even make yogurt. Just add ingredients, use the handy interface to set up mode and cook time (you can even delay cooking), and let it do its thing. This convenience generally comes at a premium, but this deep Boxing Day sale has you covered for $70 off.
Philips Hue Colour Starter Kit — $170 (Save $80)
Colored lighting might not seem like a huge deal, but once you've tried Philips Hue in your home it's tough to go back to anything else. The starter kit includes a hub you plug into your router, and from there it connects to your phone through an app. Bulbs installed are automatically detected, and you can set up different rooms and scenes based on mood or activity. You can even use photos as color swatches to get the mood exactly how you want. Each bulb is capable of outputting something like 16 million colors, and it's all compatible with popular smarthome hubs.
Xbox One X 1TB Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order Bundle — $450 (Save $150)
The Xbox One X is capable of delivering 4K gaming at up to 60 frames-per-second (FPS), making it the go-to console for anyone with a 4K TV. This bundle on sale for Boxing Day includes 1TB of storage and one of the most popular games of the year, Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order. Altogether you'll save $150 by checking out this bundle, and you'll immediately have a game to keep you busy during the holidays.
Dell UltraSharp U2717D — $390 (Save $402)
Dell undeniably makes some of the finest monitors on the market, and the 27-inch U2717D appeals to just about anyone looking for a strong option for productivity work.. It has a 2560x1440 resolution with 60Hz refresh rate, 8ms response time, and excellent color, plus the bezel is extremely thin. You'll save more than 50% with Dell's Boxing Day deal, bringing the total price down to just $390.
Samsung Galaxy Note10 256GB — $960 (Save $300)
Don't want to gift telecom companies a big chunk of your money every month on top of your standard mobile bill? Best Buy has knocked $300 off the price of a Samsung Galaxy Note 10 with 256GB of storage, bringing the total down to $960 to buy it outright. This is one of Samsung's flagship phones and has the premium specs to back up the price.
Amazon Eero mesh Wi-Fi and Echo Dot Bundle — $262 (Save $157)
Mesh Wi-Fi is a great way to blanket your entire home in a quality signal, especially if you're dealing with a space that's larger than usual. Unfortunately, mesh Wi-Fi is generally quite a bit more expensive than a standard router, but thanks to this Boxing Day sale, you can get a three-pack of Amazon's Eero mesh system with an Echo Dot thrown in for good measure. The Eero is capable of covering up to about 5,000 square feet, and can handle traffic for many users.
Insignia 58-inch 4K Smart TV — $450 (Save $300)
If LG's enormous 75-inch TV is a bit unrealistic in terms of your living room, this Insignia 58-inch 4K TV is a much better choice that won't take up nearly as much room. It has Amazon's Fire TV built right in, which means it's easy to watch content from all major streaming services. The TV features HDR support and a 60Hz refresh rate for an excellent picture.
Oculus Rift S — $480 (Save $70)
Boxing Day is a great time to take advantage of a $70 sale on the Oculus Rift S, especially if you just unwrapped some new, powerful PC hardware. The Rift S is the latest PC-powered VR head-mounted display (HMD) from Oculus, and it comes complete with two Touch motion controllers. This is the real deal and offers one of the best VR experiences around right now.
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