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The 9 best Father's Day deals on tech gifts: Celebrate dad on a budget

What is the best Father's Day deal on tech gifts for dad right now? Samsung's Galaxy Buds2 earbuds, because they are $50 off and a great fit for fathers everywhere. But there are other ways to celebrate the father figure in your life without paying full price.
Written by Rebecca Isaacs, Staff Writer on

Now that summer has officially begun and Memorial Day has passed, Father's Day is approaching quickly. If you're like us, finding that perfect gift for Dad can be a little tricky, and while it's easy to gift an Amazon gift card, sometimes you want to surprise him with something a little more exciting.

Tech gifts are a way to show your appreciation for your dad, especially if he's not too keen on yet another Craftsman power drill (though if he wants that we are not one to judge). Thankfully, retailers are keeping prices low post-Memorial Day, so you can save big on Father's Day gift deals for dads.

Below, we've rounded up some of the best deals for Father's Day, taking into account the different interests of every father. Be sure to check out the list -- and be sure to act sooner rather than later. While we check these regularly, stock is low and some of the deals might be lightning deals, or deals that last only a couple of days max.

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  • Current Price: $99
  • Original Price: $149

Noise-canceling earbuds are a must-have for subway commutes, workouts, and even listening to your favorite podcast while you're working in your yard, and these Samsung Buds2 are a great fit for fathers everywhere. They come with up to 10 hours of battery life and ambient noise and noise canceling. They're 10% smaller than their predecessors, the Galaxy Buds+, and they come with tap controls for easy and fast playback options.

This is one of the lowest prices we've seen on what is arguably Samsung's best earbuds. Amazon has the lowest price, but those who prefer to shop at Best Buy can buy it for $10 more.

  • Current Price: $110
  • Original Price: $149

The SteelSeries Aerox 9 wireless gaming mouse comes with 18 programmable buttons -- including a 12-button side panel -- so dads can optimize their gameplay. At only 89g, it's incredibly lightweight. Gamers also will appreciate its ability to shift up to 18,000DPI as well as its 180-hour gaming life. A quick 15-minute charge will provide up to 40 hours of gameplay, too.

Reviewer Michael Gariffo felt that the mouse was a great fit for those who opt for a palm grip because of the side panel, and felt it is the best gaming mouse on the market right now.

This is the lowest price we've seen on the Aerox 9.

Read the review here.

  • Current Price: $46
  • Original Price: $57

If your father loves camping but always forgets to charge his phone (we're not judging as we are also guilty of this), then a portable solar charger is the best option for him. The 25000mAh high capacity battery will charge a phone to capacity in about three hours. That being said, it can charge phones up to nine times and tablets up to four times before it runs out of power. Even then, since it's solar powered, it's easy to recharge it.

Camping aside, it's a great tool to have during any emergency, whether a derecho or a hurricane took out power. Keep in mind that in winter, as with any battery device, it will take a little longer to charge.

The lowest price we've seen is $39, but at 18% off, this is still a great deal for such a handy device.

  • Current Price: $129
  • Original Price: $159

Sometimes a good ol' cup of Joe is the way to go, and this single serve Keurig brings the brew, especially for dads who are the sole coffee drinkers in the house. The machine brews coffee in a few minutes, and it can be brewed as a regular cup or a stronger cup with the "Strong" setting. Choose from 6oz up to 12oz cup options in this smart coffee maker.

The lowest price we've seen is $119, but don't expect it to drop any further. The $119 was part of a daily deal sale, and we don't foresee it dropping any further in the future.

  • Current Price:  $1,299
  • Original Price: $1,499

While Apple users got a glimpse of the latest MacBook Pro power with the M2 chip announcement, the M1 chip still provides impressive performance. Packed into the 16-inch laptop, the M1 chip uses 8-core GPUs and CPUs for a computing powerhouse. You can upgrade to 16GB of RAM for more spec-heavy use, and while this model comes with 512GB SSD storage, you can opt for a 1TB SSD. Heads up -- only the 512GB model currently is on sale.

We've extensively covered Apple MacBook Pros over the past few years, and still think that it's one of the best laptops on the market. Reviewer and Apple expert Jason Cipriani loved the speed of this laptop, saying at the time of his review that it was, "The fastest Mac I've ever used. From the moment I opened the lid before setting it up, only to already see the Apple logo and setup screen waiting for me, to opening a handful of apps as I sit down at my desk each morning, it's incredibly quick."

Read Jason's review here.

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  • Current Price: $59
  • Original Price: $89

If your father hasn't tried out an Amazon Kindle, now is the time, since the basic version is only $59. It's got 8GB of storage to hold thousands of ebooks for reading, and the handy backlight and adjustable fonts will make it easier for him to read if he prefers a larger font. Keep in mind that this is not the waterproof version, which is not on sale at the moment, but it's still a great option if your dad enjoys relaxing at home with books. You can also purchase an ad-free version of this no-frills e-reader.

The lowest price we've seen is $49, but with the chip shortage, we think this is the lowest price we'll see for the foreseeable future.

  • Current Price: $143
  • Original Price: $179

For dads who love podcasts, music, and grilling, look no further than the Sonos Roam. You can opt to get one for $143 or grab a two-for-one special for $286 (saving $71, or 20%, off the original price). The Bluetooth speaker comes with up to 10 hours battery life and has a rugged style designed specifically to handle pool and other water-adjacent conditions.

We love this Bluetooth speaker, so much that it's our top pick for Bluetooth speakers on the market right now. And at $143, it's the lowest price we've seen on this great speaker.

  • Current Price: $899
  • Original Price: $1,249

Hisense's 65-inch 4K ULED TV is a great gift for dads at an exceptionally low price. It comes packed with a 120Hz refresh rate for those who also enjoy console gaming, Quantum Dot Wide Color Gamut technology, and a special IMAX-enhanced home experience, which brings that highly desired IMAX quality right into your living room.

The lowest price we've seen is $849, but at $350 off, this TV is an exceptional deal for what you get for the price.

  • Current Price: $599
  • Original Price: $929

If your father needs a portable device, a tablet is a great option. You can opt for the popular Amazon Kindle Fire HD 10 tablet, but the Surface Pro 7+ tablet is designed to be a two-in-one tablet. Your father can expect speedy responses, thanks to the Intel Generation Core i3 chip. It's also a great tablet for reading, since he can download the Kindle, Libby, and Barnes and Noble apps and enlarge the text to accommodate his needs on the 12.3-inch touchscreen. Dual HD cameras also make it easy for him to catch up with long-distance family members on video calls.

We're thrilled to see that it has dropped to its lowest price yet again.

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