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Get The Exceptionally Cool-Looking 32GB Dell Venue 8 7000 Series For Just $359 (20% Off) On Amazon Gold Box Today

While the Dell Venue 8 is a tablet we considered quite solid (and now it even has Lollipop), there's no denying it was always really, really pricey. $450 isn't exactly the going rate for many Android tablets these days as the premium segment of the market never really materialized in a big way. To help ease the sticker shock of the unabashedly good-looking Venue 8, Amazon is chopping 20% off the top of that MSRP today in a Gold Box deal.

That means you can get the 32GB Venue 8 for just $359 (OK, $358.99, you got me), which is $10 less than the lowest price we've seen the 16GB version at.

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[Deal Alert] Amazon Gold Box Has PNY MicroSD Cards On Sale, Including A 128GB Card For Just $52

Have you heard about the new MicroSD card functionality coming in Android M? It's pretty awesome, and it gives you a new reason to invest in external storage (and pester your manufacturer of choice to include a card slot in its next flagship). Android M won't be available in non-developer form for a few months, but if you want to get a head start on cheap storage, Amazon's Gold Box deal portal is the place to be today. The retailer is offering some impressive deals on PNY brand MicroSD cards, from 16GB all the way up to a massive 128GB.

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[Deal Alert] SanDisk MicroSD Cards, OTG Sticks, And Other Flash Memory Steeply Discounted For Today's Amazon Gold Box Deal

Do you need a microSD card for your phone or tablet? Amazon's got them. Today you can get SanDisk memory cards ranging from 32GB to 128GB. The small side starts at just $11. The maximum offering will cost you $60. Either way, you're looking at saving 35 - 40%.

The SanDisk Ultra cards offer read speeds of up to 48MB/s. The Extreme cards cost a little more, as they go up to 60MB/s. There are also a couple full size Extreme SD cards available on the off chance you have an Android device that accepts the format.


Most of the discounted flash drives won't do your phone any good, but there are a few OTG sticks on sale as well.

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[Deal Alert] Amazon's Gold Box Bonus Deal Is The 2nd Gen Motorola Moto G For $139.99 ($40 Off)

Aside from its Anker deal, Amazon has a bonus Gold Box deal today that may be of even more interest to you, fellow Android enthusiasts. The second generation Moto G is down $40 on the site, dropping to one of the lowest prices we have seen it at: $139.99. The cheapest it has been sold for was $149.99, and that was only for one day back in December.


The third generation Moto G may be around the corner, but this 2nd generation model is still one of the best low midrange Android devices, at a very affordable price.

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[Deal Alert] Amazon Gold Box Has An Anker 10000mAh External Battery With Dual USB, Flashlight, And Car Starter (Yes, Really) For $59.99

An external USB-powered battery is not a complex piece of electronics. Generally it has energy input, energy output via a couple of standard USB ports, maybe a few LED lights for measuring the charge, and perhaps a flashlight if the manufacturer is feeling creative. But today's Amazon Gold Box deal includes a battery that can actually start your car. How's that for flexibility? The Anker gadget (an economical brand name we've come to trust) is going for $59.99, $100 off the retail price.


Technically I suppose this is a car starter that can also charge your gadgets via two USB ports (1 and 2.1 amps, if you're wondering).

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[Deal Alert] Amazon Gold Box Offers The BLU Studio 6.0 HD Phablet For $130 ($60 Off)

Do you need a great unlocked phone for under $200? Do you want one that's bigger than the ones Motorola offers in that price range? Then you'd be hard-pressed to find a better candidate than the BLU Studio 6.0 HD. While the phone's specs are decidedly low-end, the $189 retail price makes it an awesome deal for those who are cash strapped, or heck, just those who don't want to spend $600 or more on a Galaxy Note. Amazon's Gold Box daily deal portal has sliced that price even more, offering the Studio 6.0 for a ridiculous $129.99.


The Studio 6.0 offers a 6-inch screen with a humble 1280x720 resolution, a 1.3Ghz MediaTek quad-core processor, 1GB of RAM, 8GB of storage plus a MicroSD card slot, and an 8 megapixel rear camera.

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[Deal Alert] Amazon Gold Box Has The JBL Charge Bluetooth Speaker And Battery Pack For $90 ($60 Off Retail)

About a year and a half ago when David Ruddock reviewed JBL's Charge portable speaker, he came away with an excellent impression, with the only caveat being that it might be a little too pricey. That problem has been alleviated by Amazon, at least for today: the online retailer has given the Charge a $60 price drop on the Gold Box deal portal. That's a great price, but it also means that the discount is available for one day only.


Amazon lists the retail price of the Charge at $169.95. That's a little ambitious: JBL says the Charge is $150, so Amazon's discount to $89.99 isn't quite as dramatic as the listing would have you believe.

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Amazon Gold Box Sale Offers SanDisk MicroSD Cards And Other Flash Memory For Up To 70% Off ($7.99 - $89.99) Today Only

It's time to replenish your stock of flash memory. For today's Gold Box deal of the day, Amazon is offering up to 70% off of SanDisk microSD cards, SD cards, and flash drives. Prices range from a 16GB flash drive for $7.99 (down from $29.99) to a 128GB microSD card for $89.99 (down from $129.99).

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As far as most Android devices are concerned, the microSD cards here are all that matter. The 16GB card starts things off at $9.99 (an 8GB option goes for $7.79, but that rate isn't part of the Gold Box deal). Between it and the largest option, there's a 32GB one for $12.99 and a 64GB one for $24.99.

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[Deal Alert] Amazon's New Gold Box Deal Includes A Ton Of Electronics Like FUGOO Speakers, A Wacom Stylus, And More

Amazon's daily Gold Box deal usually only includes one or two items, but the retailer is going all out today with two dozen deals on various accessories. Some of these are relevant to Android and others not so much. Let's check out the most notable ones.

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[Deal Alert] Amazon's Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 Is 30% Off Today Only, Starting At $299

Amazon is slashing the price on its top-of-the-line Kindle Fire tablet right before Christmas, coincidentally on the last day you can order one with two-day shipping before the big day. All of the various Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 models are 30% off today. There are technically twelve different buying options for the HDX: 32GB or 64GB, Wi-Fi or GSM LTE or Verizon LTE, and with or without advertising on the screensaver. The cheapest model, 32GB Wi-Fi with Special Offers, is $299 ($130 off).


Here's a quick breakdown of the retail and sale prices of the various configurations of the HDX being offered today:

  • 32GB Wi-Fi, with Special Offers - retail price $429, sale price $299
  • 32GB Wi-Fi, without Special Offers - retail price $444, sale price $309
  • 64GB Wi-Fi, with Special Offers - retail price $479, sale price $334
  • 64GB Wi-Fi, without Special Offers - retail price $494, sale price $344
  • 32GB GSM-LTE, with Special Offers - retail price $529, sale price $369
  • 32GB GSM-LTE, without Special Offers - retail price $544, sale price $379
  • 32GB Verizon-LTE, with Special Offers - retail price $529, sale price $369
  • 32GB Verizon-LTE, without Special Offers - retail price $544, sale price $379
  • 64GB GSM-LTE, with Special Offers - retail price $579, sale price $404
  • 64GB GSM-LTE, without Special Offers - retail price $594, sale price $414
  • 64GB Verizon-LTE, with Special Offers - retail price $579, sale price $404
  • 64GB Verizon-LTE, without Special Offers - retail price $594, sale price $414

As with all of Amazon's Gold Box Deals, these prices are good for one day only.

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