Electronics Deals – Sept. 11th, 2017: Samsung SmartThings, UE MEGABOOM, & More

September 11, 2017 - Written By Justin Diaz

Today Amazon has some great new deals and discounts on products, like Samsung’s SmartThings Smart Home Hub which allows you to connect all your smart home products and control them wirelessly using the SmartThings companion app from your smartphone. Right now you can grab the SmartThings Smart Home Hub for just $49.99, and it works with Alexa so if you also have an Echo speaker you’ll get even easier control as you can manage things with just your voice.

Also on sale right now is the UE MEGABOOM, which is the biggest and most powerful wireless Bluetooth speaker to come from Logitech’s Ultimate Ears brand. It’s a little bit bigger than your standard Bluetooth speaker that you might keep on the desk, but it isn’t so large that it’s going to take up too much space, and for its reasonable size it puts out some great quality audio with lots of bass and pretty clear sound. While one speaker is more than enough to fill up a room, you can connect multiple BOOM or MEGABOOM speakers together for a surround sound experience, so you can have three or four hooked up, all of them in sync with each other. Motorola’s Moto G4 Plus is also on sale right now and it’s the 64GB model, unlocked and ready to be used on any of the four major wireless networks. This is also a new phone and not a refurbished unit, and it’s available for just $228 right now.

As always, some item deals will have an expiration date so keep those in mind when looking things over.

Samsung SmartThings Smart Home Hub

The smart home market keeps growing with more and more products coming out that fit into the category, and with all of those smart home products in the home it can be useful to have something through which you can connect them all. the Smart Home Hub from Samsung’s SmartThings brand does just that, and lets you connect all the different SmartThings products like lights, plugs and more. It connects wireless you your local Wi-Fi network and connects a wide range of different devices, and once connected you can essentially control everything through the SmartThings app. It’s also compatible with Amazon Alexa so you can control everything by voice with Alexa instead of with the app if you wish.

Samsung SmartThings Smart Home Hub$49.99Buy Now!
UE MEGABOOM Wireless Bluetooth Speaker - Charcoal Black

When it comes to Bluetooth speakers, it’s hard to beat those from the BOOM lineup coming from Ultimate Ears. The MEGABOOM is the best of the best coming from this brand, and it lives up to its name by pumping out some serious sound with deep bass and room-filling sound. There are volume controls on the speaker itself so if you’re near it you can easily manage the volume up or down, but there’s also a companion application that allows you to adjust the volume as well so you can turn it up or down from your phone. The app also lets you adjust or tweak the sound profiles, and it’s got this cool feature that lets you connect multiple MEGABOOM speakers so you can have more of a surround sound like experience.

UE MEGABOOM Wireless Bluetooth Speaker - Charcoal Black$193.46Buy Now!
Moto G4 Plus 64GB Unlocked - White

The Moto G4 Plus has been one of the better phones to come from Lenovo and Motorola over the past couple of years, and even though the Moto G5 Plus is already out that leaves room to find some pretty good prices on the previous generation model. For example, you can get the 64GB white Moto G4 Plus for $228 right now on Amazon, and the phone comes unlocked so you can use it with networks like T-Mobile and AT&T, but it’s also fully compatible with Sprint and Verizon as well. The Moto G4 Plus comes with a fingerprint sensor on the front that can be used for both mobile payments and unlocking the device.  It comes with a 16-megapixel rear camera for photos, and a 5-megapixel front camera for selfies and video chat. It has a 3,000mAh battery and some pretty decent battery life too, so you can be sure that it will last a while on a single charge. When it comes to mid-range handsets, the Moto G line is one that tends to have the best value as Motorola and Lenovo pack the devices full of great hardware and features at a lower cost.

Moto G4 Plus 64GB Unlocked - White$228Buy Now!

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