How-To Geek Deals featuring Google, Samsung, Amazfit, Lenovo, and ASUS
Google, Samsung, Amazfit, Lenovo, ASUS

Welcome to the first week of November! As we inch closer to Black Friday, some early deals are already dropping ahead of the main event. This week, we’ve uncovered savings from Google, Samsung, Lenovo, and more.

Google Nest Hub (2nd Gen) For $49.99 ($50 Off)

Google Nest Hub 2nd Gen sitting on a bedside table
Google Nest

Ever since Google bought up Nest nearly a decade ago, the two brands have been working synergistically together to launch fantastic smart home products, like this Google Nest Hub (2nd Gen), now down to $49.99 ($50 off). Rated by our editors as the best overall smart display for 2022, this device is affordable, powerful, it works with a wide range of apps, and it’s all tied together with intelligent Google Assistant integration.

Google Nest Hub, 2nd Gen

The second-ten Google Nest Hub is affordable, powerful, and it works with a wide range of apps.

Samsung T7 Shield Portable SSD For $89.99 ($70 Off)

Samsung T7 Shield Portable SSD
Samsung

This Samsung T7 Shield portable SSD has been featured in our weekly deals roundups several times now, and considering it’s the best rugged external SSD you can buy, it’s easy to see why. Now, this tough little device is even more appealing, dropping below $90 for the first time ever. At this new price, you get 1 TB of storage with up to 1,050 MB/s read/write speeds and a IP65 waterproof-rated casing.

Samsung T7 Shield Portable SSD

The Samsung T7 Shield is a rugged portable SSD with 1 TB of storage, up to 1050 MB/s read/write speeds, and a IP65 waterproof rating.

Amazfit GTS 2 Mini Smart Watch For $69.99 ($30 Off)

Amazfit GTS 2 Mini Smart Watch laying on a desk
Amazfit

The wearable market is mostly locked up by the likes of Apple, Fitbit, and Samsung, but that doesn’t mean there aren’t other contenders worthy of attention. Ranked as the best budget smartwatch of 2022, the Amazfit GTS 2 Mini Smart Watch comes packed with plenty of powerful features, like 14-day battery life, heart and health tracking capabilities, and Alexa support. Best of all, it’s now more affordable than ever at just $69.99 ($30 off).

Amazfit GTS 2 Mini Smart Watch

The Amazfit GTS 2 Mini is a smart watch with 14-day battery life, heart and health tracking capabilities, and Alexa support.

Save Up to 70% In Lenovo’s Early Black Friday Sale

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Lenovo

Lenovo’s getting a jumpstart on the Black Friday shopping season, and you’ve got front-row seats to the show. From today through Sunday, November 13, you can save up to 70% on some of the best Lenovo (and related) products, including Lenovo Windows laptops and Chromebooks, PC accessories, and Lenovo tablets. Some deals are limited though, so shop while the sales are hot.

Lenovo Early Black Friday Sale

Lenovo’s Early Black Friday Sale features fantastic deals on Lenovo Windows laptops and Chromebooks, PC accessories, Lenovo tablets, and more.

ASUS TUF Gaming A15 For $699.99 ($380 Off)

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ASUS

While it’s easy to drop thousands on a new gaming PC, hefty prices can be a hard sell for new hobbyist or cost-conscious gamers. Luckily, there are also some affordable gaming PC options out there, as long as you know where to look. For only $699.99 ($380), you can grab this ASUS TUF Gaming A15 laptop with a buttery-smooth 144Hz display, nimble AMD Ryzen chip, capable NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3050 Ti GPU, and 512GB PCIe SSD. Sure, this laptop won’t blow the doors off some of its more capable cousins, but for the price, it’s a decent buy for both hobbyists and veteran gamers on a budget.

ASUS TUF Gaming A15 Laptop

The ASUS TUF Gaming A15 is a gaming laptop with a 144Hz display, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3050 Ti GPU, and 512GB PCIe SSD.

 

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Zach Laidlaw is the Sponsored Content Manager, Cloud Gaming Writer, and HTG Deals Wrangler for How-To Geek. He has seven years of experience in the marketing industry, two years in tech/gaming media, and an additional year working directly for Apple and Samsung. Authoring hundreds of articles throughout his career, Zach has introduced millions of readers to exciting new products and services through thoughtful, informative, and engaging content.
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