Thursday Jolt: Lowest Ever Samsung Galaxy S4, $90 Android Tablet


Here in New York, it's pretty grey and rainy today— a perfect day to stay in and do some shopping! We've got Samsung's flagship phone for over $50 off, and a remote car starter that will be quite helpful as the winter months come. These deals, and more are in today's list of five Editors' Choice deals that we found overnight and early this morning.

  1. Top Phone Deal
    SamsungUnlocked Samsung Galaxy S4 16GB GSM 3G Android Smartphone
    Store: Blutek via eBay
    Price: $279.99 with free shipping
    Lowest By: $53
    Expires: November 10 at 11 am ET

    Is It Worth It?: As some techies like to say, Samsung did it first. So be ahead of the curve with this gorgeous handset. That's tied with our mention from three weeks ago as the lowest total price we've seen for this phone. This quad-band GSM phone features a 5" 1080x1920 touchscreen Super AMOLED, Samsung Exynos 5 8-core chipset (international version), 2GB RAM, 16GB memory, 13-megapixel rear camera, 2-megapixel front camera, 1080p video recording, Bluetooth 4.0, WiFi, and Android 4.2.2 (Jelly Bean) OS. It's available in Black, Blue, or White.

  2. Top Tablet Deal
    AndroidArchos 97 8GB 9.7" Android Tablet
    Store: Meh
    Price: $90 with $5 s&h
    Lowest By: $144
    Expires: Today

    Is It Worth It?: Keep the Android love going with this budget tablet, perfect for light browsing and media viewing. Features include a Rockchip RK 3066 1.6GHz dual-core processor, 9.7" 2048x1536 touchscreen LCD, 8GB flash memory, 1GB RAM, 5-megapixel rear-facing camera, 2-megapixel front-facing camera, microSD card slot, WiFi, Micro USB, and Android 4.1 (Jelly Bean). (Note that it doesn't have Bluetooth.)

  3. Top Appliance Deal
    HooverHoover WindTunnel 3 Pro Pet Bagless Upright Vacuum
    Store: Hoover
    Price: $69.99 with free shipping via password "FRIENDS2014"
    Lowest By: $69
    Expires: Today

    Is It Worth It?: Maybe a rainy night in is good for some housework? This daily deal from Hoover features WindTunnel 3 technology, dual-cyclonic air system, carbon and HEPA media filter, reusable filter, rubberized pet tool pack, multi-floor brushroll, 10-foot hose, 27-foot cord, and cord rewind. Deal ends today.

    Note: This is a "slightly damaged box" unit. Although the box may be scratched or dented, the contents are new with a full Hoover warranty.

  4. Top Automotive Deal
    Car starterCompustar Remote Car Starter System, bundled with Geek Squad CompuStar Remote Start Installation and the Geek Squad Standard Security Add-On
    Store: BestBuy
    Price: $189.99 with free shipping
    Lowest By: $350
    Expires: Today

    Is It Worth It?: The car starter system includes the CM-800 remote start control module, wire harness kit, wiring harness, two 700R remote transmitters, antenna, 4-4 antenna cable, and universal bypass module.

  5. Top Hardware Deal
    ScrewdriversJEGS Performance 69-Piece Screwdriver Set
    Store: JEGS Performance via eBay
    Price: $16.99 with free shipping
    Lowest By: $5
    Expires: November 12 at 11 am ET

    Is It Worth It?: While you're cleaning up, maybe you can do some home repairs too. This set will have you prepared for almost anything. It includes four mini awls, seven Torx magnetic screwdrivers, seven square magnetic screwdrivers, nine Phillips magnetic screwdrivers, 10 slotted screwdrivers, 30 bits, magnetic bit handle, and screwdriver keychain.

DealNews Contributing Writer

Ben offered expert financial insight at DealNews from 2014 to 2017. He's been featured on Good Morning America and Fox and Friends, and has been quoted by Reuters, Time, Money Magazine, and more. Follow him on Twitter @BenDealNews.
DealNews may be compensated by companies mentioned in this article. Please note that, although prices sometimes fluctuate or expire unexpectedly, all products and deals mentioned in this feature were available at the lowest total price we could find at the time of publication (unless otherwise specified).
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