Best Gadget Deals: Chromecast Free With Purchase, Drone Bundle for $484


Were your holidays sadly devoid of all the neat gadgets you asked for? It's okay, really. Our Editors have laid out all the best and brightest. Here, check out the week's best electronics deals to gift yourself.

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chromecastGoogle Chromecast plus 3 Google Play MP3s
Store: Google
Price: $0 with free shipping
Lowest By: $35
Expires: February 29

Is It Worth It?:There is definitely a process to taking advantage of this Editors' Choice deal for this 2nd-generation Google Chromecast, but if you're going to try a streaming media player, why not try one that's essentially free? When you make 10 purchases with Android Pay, you'll get a coupon code for the Chromecast, plus 3 MP3 downloads. It's a current low of $35 on the media player alone.

Get the deal: Instructions for redeeming here

quadcopterDJI Phantom 3 Drone Bundle
Store: BuyDig
Price: $484 via padding and coupon code "DIGNEWYEAR15" plus free shipping
Lowest By: $36
Expires: January 31

Is It Worth It?: If there was no drone in your stocking, now's a great time to correct Santa's error. You can nab this DJI Phantom 3 Drone bundle, including 32GB microSD memory card, Zeikos 3-Piece Lens Cleaning Kit, and the $10 BuyDig Gift Card mentioned above, for $484 via padding your order and with coupon code "DIGNEWYEAR15" — giving this Editors' Choice pick a current low of $25. The drone itself features a 12-megapixel camera, WiFi downlink for HD live view, GPS, auto-takeoff, 8GB microSD Card, and up to 25 minutes of flying time per charge.

VR setRefurbished Samsung Gear VR Headset for Galaxy S6
Store: TechRabbit
Price: $79.99 via coupon code "NWSGEARVR20" plus free shipping
Lowest By: $10
Expires: January 22

Is It Worth It?: If you managed to score the Galaxy S6 for the holidays, and you're interested in virtual reality, you should check out the Samsung Gear VR Innovator Edition Headset for Samsung Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge. This Editors' Choice refurbished headset is $80 with coupon code "NWSGEARVR20" giving it a current low of $10 over similar headset prices in October. It features 360° virtual reality viewing via Oculus-driven software.

There is a one-year warranty, but it isn't clear who backs it.

LG smartwatchLG Watch Urbane Android Smartwatch
Store: BuyDig via eBay
Price: $199.99 with free shipping
Lowest By: $50

Is It Worth It?: At $200, this LG Watch Urbane Android Smartwatch in Silver or Gold is praised for having decent battery life and a Wi-Fi antenna that connects to phones across different wireless networks. CNET gives this Editors' Choice gadget a rating of 7.2 overall.

It's compatible with Android 4.3 OS or higher and features a Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 1.2GHz quad-core processor, 512MB RAM, 4GB memory, 1.3" display, barometer, compass, heart rate monitor, Bluetooth 4.1 LE, stainless steel case, leather strap, and IP67 dust and water resistance.

magnetic headphonesAudeze Planar Magnetic Headphones with Case
Store: Adorama
Price: $749.99 via coupon code "1JANSAVING" plus free shipping
Lowest By: $245
Expires: January 25

Is It Worth It?: Significant savings for the serious music lover are available with the Audeze LCD-2 Planar Magnetic Headphones with Travel Case, with a current low by $245. These Editors' Choice headphones are still an investment, but true audiophiles will see the value in this deal. They feature aluminum earcups with lambskin leatherette earpads, 5Hz to 20kHz frequency response, and an 8-foot 1/4" to dual 4-pin mini-XLR cable.

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Julie joined DealNews in 2015. Her work has been featured on MSN, Business Insider, Lifehacker, The Motley Fool, GoBankingRates, and Moneyish. In her spare time, she enjoys baking sweets, reading thrillers, and listening to an ever-growing list of podcasts.
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