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Tuesday deals: Google Pixel 3a XL drops to $380, Note 9 on sale, smart home accessories, more

Google Pixel 3a XL drops to $380 while Samsung Galaxy Note 9 is $676 with 128 GB of storage. We round out today’s best deals with a two-pack of Assistant-enabled Wemo Smart Light Switches. Hit the jump for more in this 9to5Toys Lunch Break.

Google Pixel 3a XL hits one of its best prices yet

Rakuten has the Google Pixel 3a XL with 64 GB of storage for $380. It typically goes for $480 or more at other retailers. The Pixel 3a XL sports a 6-inch display and packs all of Google’s goodies. That means you’ll get the fantastic Google Camera experience, guaranteed OS updates for at least two years, and the best version of Android available. Learn more in our hands-on review.

Samsung Galaxy Note 9 is $676 with 128 GB of storage

Amazon is currently offering the unlocked Samsung Galaxy Note 9 128 GB Android Smartphone for $676. Having dropped from $1,000 at Amazon, it sells for as much direct from Samsung. Today’s offer is $49 less than our previous mention and the best it has sold for at Amazon. Samsung’s Galaxy Note 9 features a 6.4-inch AMOLED display, dual 12 MP rear cameras, and 128 GB of onboard storage. If that’s not enough, an expandable microSD card slot lets you add up to 512 GB more. You can learn more in our hands-on review.

Get two Assistant-enabled Light Switches for $64

Amazon is offering a two-pack of Wemo Smart In-wall Light Switches for $64. You’d typically pay $40 each, making this a great way to expand your smart home setup with Assistant-controlled lighting. Rocking Alexa and Assistant support, you’ll be able to command overhead lights with just your voice. Smartphone control enters the mix, too, giving you the ability to set schedules, apply automation, and more.

Save $60 on Samsung’s 11.6-inch Chromebook 3

Walmart offers the Samsung 11.6-inch Chromebook 3 1.6GHz/4GB/16GB for $159. Normally selling for $219, that’s good for an over 28% discount, comes within $10 of our previous mention from April and is the second best we’ve seen overall. Like it or not, back to school season is upon us; but Samsung’s Chromebook 3 will have you ready to conquer the semester. Measuring just 0.7-inches thick, a lightweight design means you can take it anywhere. And with up to 11 hours of battery life on a single charge, you’ll have no problem typing up papers or taking notes all-day long. Inputs include a microSD card slot, HDMI, USB 3.0 and USB 2.0, as well as a headphone jack.

Sony’s 2.1-Ch. Chromecast Soundbar is down to $220

Amazon offers the Sony CT800 Assistant-enabled Bluetooth 350W Soundbar with wireless subwoofer for $220. Usually selling for $300 at, today’s offer saves you $80, is $28 under our previous mention and a new Amazon all-time low. Rocking S-Force PRO Front Surround technology, Sony’s 350W soundbar pairs with a wireless subwoofer for added bass. Built-in Chromecast capabilities allow you to control it with Google Assistant and more. Three HDMI inputs and a HDMI ARC output headline the notable I/O inclusions, but you’ll also find Ethernet, optical, USB and a 3.5mm port. A slim design means it’ll fit under most TVs, and makes it easy to mount on the wall as well.

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