Weekly deals: Must-haves for the best school year ever

From bestreviews.com
Jennifer Manfrin

From stocking up on back-to-school school items to making a purchase for your home, there are plenty of good reasons to shop online this week. But BestReviews understands that it's also important to save some money when possible. Fortunately for savvy shoppers, there are a lot of outstanding money-saving deals to be found. We browsed the internet in search of bargains that are too good to miss, so check out our favorite deals this week and be prepared to shop and save.

1. LG Nano 8 Series 55" 4K Ultra HD Smart LED NanoCell TV (2019)

The LG Nano 8 Series 55" TV offers capabilities that are likely to change the way you experience your favorite programs. It's extremely smart, thanks to the a7 Gen 2 processor and ThinQ AI technology that bring you the voice control benefits of Alexa and Google Assistant. The combination of 4K resolution and NanoCell technology delivers a life-like viewing experience with vibrant colors and outstanding definition. Dolby Atmos emits rich, balanced sound without adding an external speaker. These amazing features are available in the 55" model for only $796.99 - a savings of more than $200 off the usually $999 price tag.

2. Acer Aspire 5 Slim Laptop

Are you looking for a laptop for back-to-school? You can save $40 off the Acer Aspire 5 Slim that's currently marked down to $309.99. We're impressed with the speedy AMD Ryzen 3 3200U processor and the HD screen. The slim design and lightweight build is great for stashing in your backpack and heading across campus, plus the 4GB expandable storage will accommodate your work, documents, apps, and more.

3. Panasonic 1.6 Cu. Ft. Microwave Oven

Has your old microwave seen better days? If you've been thinking about replacing it, take a look at the Panasonic 1.6 Cu. Ft. model that offers power to impress. It offers 1250 watts of power and inverter technology that combine to cook fast and evenly. It's packed with presets and even has a keep warm function so prepared foods are always hot and ready to serve. The sleek, stainless steel design will make you proud to display it in your kitchen. This microwave is now $50.88 off the list price, so get yours today for $186.07.

4. Emerson Sensi Wi-Fi Smart Thermostat for Smart Home

Have you ever thought that it would be nice to be able to adjust the air conditioning or heat in your home without lifting a finger? With the Emerson Sensi Smart Thermostat you can. That's because it works with Alexa and the Sensi app that enable you to control the unit from any room in your home. It's as easy to install as a traditional thermostat, and is compatible with numerous types of heating and cooling systems. This smart thermostat already caught our attention as one of the most budget-friendly models on the market and that's why are excited about the $94 sale price that reflects a 28% savings.

5. Casio fx Graphing Calculator

Like it or not, classes will be starting soon. For students who need a graphing calculator to tackle math classes, the Casio fx is an exceptional deal. This handy machine is marked down from $54.99 to $42, and has numerous features that mathematicians need. It boasts a menu that's easy to follow, and has the capability of calculating equations encountered in algebra, trig, calculus, and stats classes. The slim build makes it easy to stash in a bag or backpack and head to class.

6. Linon Kitchen Island Granite Top

If it seems like you are lacking storage and meal prep space, a portable island may be what you need to make life easier in the kitchen. The Linon Kitchen Island with a granite top made our list as the best bang for your buck because it's both well-made and affordable. It sports a natural wood finish with multiple tiers that offer storage and workspace, and has locking casters so moving it is never an issue. It's currently discounted 31%, so you only pay $82.49.

7. X-ACTO Powerhouse Electric Pencil Sharpener

The X-ACTO Powerhouse Electric Pencil Sharpener makes a great addition to any classroom, thanks to the rugged construction and powerful motor. Although it's powerful enough for frequent use, it offers built-in safety features and pencil-saving technology to protect hands while producing precision points. It's on sale now for just $18.99, a savings of 55%.

8. Perky-Pet 312 Panorama Bird Feeder

Even as summer turns to fall, there will be plenty of birds looking for a place to perch and eat. The Perky-Pet 312 Panorama Bird Feeder will make a nice addition to your yard and garden for attracting birds for your viewing pleasure. It has a simple design with locking cap that makes it easy to fill. It also has a circular perch for birds to land while they eat from the 360-degree feeding tray. It's on sale for $17.98.


Jennifer Manfrin is a writer for BestReviews. BestReviews is a product review company with a singular mission: to help simplify your purchasing decisions and save you time and money. BestReviews never accepts free products from manufacturers and purchases every product it reviews with its own funds.

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