Why February Is the Best Month to Shop for Electronics + 25 Deals

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TECH TIME

In between sales on fancy chocolate, winter clothes, and bedding, don't miss low prices on electronics this February. Though you won't find Black Friday-type blowouts, you won't find the crowds, either. You'll benefit from the rush to snag TVs before Super Bowl Sunday and retailers' efforts to clear stock and make room for gizmos unveiled at January's massive Consumer Electronics Show. Here are 25 of the great electronics buys you can snag now.
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SAMSUNG 50-INCH SMART 4K TV

Sale Price: $480 plus $30 Target gift card | Buy it from Target
Reg. Price: $750 ($300 Savings including gift card)

Built-in Wi-Fi makes accessing streaming content a snap with this Samsung, which has a rich ultra-high-definition display with PurColor accuracy. Three HDMI inputs allow for plenty of add-ons.

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SONY UBP X800 4K BLU-RAY PLAYER

Sale Price: $200 | Buy it from Best Buy
Reg. Price: $300 ($100 Savings)

This high-definition Blu-ray player has built-in Wi-Fi for easy streaming, 3D compatibility, and high-resolution audio support. It can also connect to wireless headphones via Bluetooth for a more private viewing experience.

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GOPRO HERO6 BLACK 4K ACTION CAMERA

Sale Price: $399 | Buy it from Walmart
Reg. Price: $500 ($101 Savings)

If you can't wait to share adventures with friends and family, this GoPro can transfer footage seamlessly to a smartphone for immediate creation of a shareable video. Other features include advanced video stabilization, touch zoom, and ultra-high-definition video.

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HP ENVY 4520

Sale Price: $50 | Buy it from Target
Reg. Price: $100 ($50 Savings)

Print wirelessly from a smartphone or computer with this lightweight, compact HP Envy that's perfect for a small home office or even a dorm room. It has copying and scanning features and is capable of two-sided printing.

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AMAZON 4K FIRE TV STICK

Sale Price: $55 | Buy it on Amazon
Reg. Price: $70 ($15 Savings)

Ditching cable is easier than ever with this 4K TV-compatible Amazon Fire TV Stick and its easy access to streaming channels. It takes orders hands-free using the Alexa voice remote feature, too.

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LG MINIBEAM PROJECTOR

Sale Price: $450 | Buy it from Best Buy
Reg. Price: $550 ($100 Savings)

Who needs a screen when there's this go-anywhere LG projector? It connects wirelessly to a phone or tablet to avoid wrestling with cords, and projects up to a 100-inch image from 10 feet away.

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MONSTER BLASTER BLUETOOTH BOOM BOX

Sale Price: $200 | Buy it from Costco (members only)
Reg. Price: $280 ($80 Savings)

This powerful, water-resistant wireless speaker provides up to 12 hours of music anywhere and can fill even large outdoor spaces with enough sound to keep the party going.

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SKY VIPER STREAMING DRONE WITH GPS

Sale Price: $80 | Buy it from Walmart
Reg. Price: $144 ($64 Savings)

Get a bird's-eye view of the action with the Sky Viper Streaming Drone, which can capture 360-degree panoramas and stream them live to smartphones or tablets. Its satellite network allows for more precise flying and hovering, and it has a one-button Return to Home feature.

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JABRA ELITE 25E WIRELESS HEADPHONES

Sale Price: $50 | Buy it from Best Buy
Reg. Price: $80 ($30 Savings)

These water-resistant wireless Jabra Elite headphones are a good go-to pair for the gym. They last up to 18 hours on a charge and are ready to go again in as little as two hours. There's an in-line mic for hands-free calls.

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CANON POWERSHOT SX530 HS

Sale Price: $280 | Buy it from Target
Reg. Price: $430 ($150 Savings)

Feel like a pro with the 16-megapixel PowerShot SX530 HS, which has convenient auto focus, powerful 50x optical zoom and face detection technology. It also records high-definition video.

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KINDLE OASIS

Sale Price: $300 | Buy it on Amazon
Reg. Price: $360 ($60 Savings)

Amazon's Kindle Oasis is a treat for book lovers. With a 6-inch screen and a glare-free, high-resolution display, it's as close to paper as it gets. It comes with a leather charging cover and a light that can be adjusted to match the environment.

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LG 65-INCH SMART 4K TV

Sale Price: $897 | Buy it from Walmart
Reg. Price: $1,400 ($503 Savings)

Go big for the game with this LG 65-inch TV. You'll get crystal-clear ultra-high-def images, optimal viewing even at wide angles, and Channel Plus, which includes 50 free streaming channels to supplement favorites such as Netflix.

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LG SJ4Y SOUNDBAR AND WIRELESS SUBWOOFER

Sale Price: $160 | Buy it from Target
Reg. Price: $280 ($120 Savings)

This wall-mountable soundbar has high-resolution audio and adaptive sound control to bring that cinema experience into a home. Control it with a TV remote and enjoy the added bass from the wireless subwoofer.

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SHARPER IMAGE VIRTUAL REALITY HEADSET

Sale Price: $15 | Buy it from Kohl's
Reg. Price: $50 ($35 Savings)

This VR headset, which fits most iOS and Android phones, is cheap enough to explore the world of immersive videos and games before making a huge outlay in more sophisticated technology.

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NEATO BOTVAC APP-CONTROLLED ROBOT VACUUM

Sale price: $500 | Buy it from Best Buy
Reg. Price: $700 ($200 Savings)

This robotic vacuum won't cut corners -- it has CornerClever technology to ensure a thorough job, even in hard-to-clean areas. It scans rooms and detects obstacles automatically before starting. Control and schedule it from your smartphone.

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HP SLIMLINE 270-A010 DESKTOP COMPUTER

Sale Price: $260 | Buy it from Walmart
Reg. Price: $399 ($139 Savings)

A roomy 1TB hard drive offers plenty of storage on this HP desktop, which has an Intel Pentium processor and 4GB memory, expandable to 8GB, as well as a DVD writer drive. The monitor is sold separately.

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ACER 15.6-INCH CHROMEBOOK

Sale Price: $200 | Buy it from Costco
Reg. Price: $270 ($70 Savings)

This 15.6-inch Chromebook offers a simple way to stay connected. It gives dual-band wireless, a high-def webcam, and a battery that lasts up to nine hours on a single charge. There's an Intel Celeron processor, 4GB of memory, and 32GB solid-state storage.

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LENOVO FLEX 5 2-IN-1 15.6-INCH LAPTOP

Sale Price: $570 | Buy it from Office Depot/OfficeMax
Reg. Price: $800 ($230 Savings)

Can't decide between a tablet and a laptop? This Lenovo offers the best of both worlds. A hinge allows the keyboard to fold away for use of the HD touchscreen in tablet mode, or it can act as a stand for easy media viewing. A robust nine-hour battery means no running out of juice.

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BEATS URBEATS WIRED HEADPHONES

Sale Price: $50 | Buy it from Target
Reg. Price: $100 ($50 savings)

Available in gold, rose gold, and black, urBeats wired headphones are engineered to take some abuse in a bag with single-billet metal housing and tangle-free cords. Features include a built-in mic, enhanced bass, and a lightweight design for exercise or everyday use.

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CROSLEY ADVANCE STEREO USB TURNTABLE

Sale Price: $130 | Buy it from JCPenney
Reg. Price: $270 ($140 Savings)

Tucked in a shell with a retro feel, the Crosley Advance Turntable is still a thoroughly modern way to play vintage vinyl. It has adjustable pitch control and can connect to computers via USB for music lovers who want to make digital copies of their favorite tracks.

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WD EASYSTORE 4TB PORTABLE HARD DRIVE

Sale Price: $110 | Buy it from Best Buy
Reg. Price: $200 ($90 Savings)

Back up every file with this shock-resistant 4TB hard drive, which connects to a computer via USB. It comes with automatic backup software and weighs just 8 ounces, making it easy to take on the go.

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LOGITECH ARTEMIS SPECTRUM WIRELESS GAMING HEADSET

Sale Price: $121 | Buy it from Walmart
Reg. Price: $200 ($79 Savings)

Take gaming up a notch with this advanced wireless headset, which offers crystal-clear surround sound. It also connects to TVs and home theater receivers. A single charge offers up to 12 hours of play time.

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SONY RECHARGEABLE LIGHTNING SPEAKER AND CHARGING DOCK

Sale Price: $78 | Buy it from Kohl's
Reg. Price: $130 ($52 Savings)

Dock iPhones and iPads to charge them up easily, and use the speakers with integrated bass to listen to favorite music at the same time. Adding versatility: an auxiliary input for other devices, and a rechargeable battery.

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NEST LEARNING THERMOSTAT, 3RD GENERATION

Sale Price: $190 | Buy it from Costco (members only)
Reg. Price: $220 ($30 Savings)

Save on heating and cooling costs with the Energy Star-certified Nest, which learns your preferred temperatures. It even senses when you're away and turns itself down. Control it with Google Home or the Amazon Echo.

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LOGITECH KEYS-TO-GO PORTABLE KEYBOARD

Sale Price: $50 | Buy it from Staples
Reg. Price: $70 ($20 Savings)

Perfect for tablet lovers who want a full keyboard, this portable version is slim and lightweight enough to go anywhere. It pairs via Bluetooth with Windows, iOS, and Android devices and has a rechargeable three-month battery.