Plus, Sharge’s slick see-through power banks are also selling for their lowest cost to date.
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As Black Friday deals continue trickling in early, more recent devices are going on sale for the first time or for new lows. One example is Amazon’s new Fire TV Stick 4K Max, which came out just a couple of months ago and is now on sale for $39.99 ($20 off) at Amazon and Best Buy.
The new flagship 4K streaming stick from Amazon is a lot like the last-gen model, but it packs better specs with Wi-Fi 6E support and 16GB of storage instead of 8GB while maintaining HDR support that includes HDR10 and HDR10 Plus. The last-gen model was one of our top recommendations for streaming devices, and the new model is just more of the same formula — a great streamer, especially if you want voice commands via Alexa. So if you want pretty much all the specs you can ask for in a stick-style streaming device that hides away behind your TV and comes with a good remote, the new Fire TV Stick 4K Max is a bargain right now.
It’s feeling like devices are starting to get a little more fun and playful now that see-through tech is coming back in vogue. Sharge’s transparent power banks are a great example of making a humdrum accessory more interesting-looking, and they’re now on sale for a new low price. You can get the Shargeek Storm 2 portable power bank for $159.99 ($69 off) or the more compact Shargeek Storm 2 Slim for $109.98 ($60 off) — both at Amazon when you click their respective on-page coupons.
The Storm 2 is a beefy power bank that holds up to 25,600mAh / 93.5Wh of juice, has two USB-C ports and one USB-A port, and can output 100W of power to charge even larger laptops. The smaller Storm 2 Slim is no slouch, however, as it packs 20,000mAh / 72Wh of power with just one less output port. Both have handy color LCDs to show you battery and output levels, and frankly, both look smashing. There’s a small part of me that looks at the Storm 2 and feels strangely compelled to pick it up and put it to my ear like it’s a certain iconic phone.
A few more deals, both small and big:
- If the Fire TV Stick 4K Max deal above is more streaming device than you really need, the standard Fire TV Stick 4K for 2023 that Amazon released simultaneously is also selling for its lowest price. You can get the pared-down model (which has regular Wi-Fi 6) for just $24.99 ($15 off) at Amazon.
- Or, if you really don’t like the way Amazon pushes ads for its services on its streaming hardware, the Roku Streaming Stick 4K is also on sale for $29.98 ($20 off) at Amazon. Roku’s Stick is a fairly standard 4K TV streamer, but its software is one of the simplest to use — especially for someone who isn’t the most accustomed to living the streaming life.
- Looking for a big-ass OLED gaming monitor without plopping a TV on your desk or spending well over $1,000? LG’s 48-inch 48GQ900-B 4K OLED gaming monitor is on sale at Amazon for $699.99 ($800 off). Like the LG C2 OLED TV, it supports HDMI 2.1 with a 120Hz refresh and very fast response time, so it’s capable of playing speedy, twitch-response games even at its gargantuan size. It’s also got three HDMI ports and one DisplayPort, so it can be used for a computer as well as consoles.