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Thursday deals: SanDisk 400GB microSD card $50, ASUS smartphones, Chromebooks, more

Thursday’s best deals include SanDisk’s 400GB microSD card, ASUS smartphones, and various Chromebooks. Hit the jump for more in the latest 9to5Toys Lunch Break.

SanDisk 400GB microSD card

Newegg offers the SanDisk Ultra 400GB microSDXC Card with Adapter for $50. That’s down from the regular up to $60 price tag, is right at the best price we’ve tracked at Amazon in recent months, and the lowest we can find.

SanDisk is known as one of the best storage manufacturers out there, making today’s deal all the more notable. These cards are rated at transfer speeds up to 100MB/s and include a 10-year warranty. Ships with a bundled SD card adapter.

Save $625 on the ASUS ROG Smartphone

Microsoft’s official eBay storefront offers the ASUS ROG 512GB Gaming Android Smartphone for $400. Down from its $1,025 going rate at Amazon, today’s offer is good for a 60% discount and is a new all-time low on this configuration. For comparison, we’ve seen the 128GB version sell for $50 less just once before.

Centered around a 6-inch Full View AMOLED display, this smartphone packs 512GB of onboard storage as well as 8GB of RAM and two SIM card slots. On the back, you’ll find a dual-camera array comprised of an 8MP wide-angle and 12MP sensors. Unique to the ROG handset is a vapor-chamber cooling system and side-mounted USB-C port for pairing with various gaming accessories. Head over to our launch coverage for a closer look.

Chromebook deals from $180

Woot offers the HP 14-inch 2-in-1 Convertible Chromebook for $280. Free shipping is available for Prime members; otherwise, a $6 delivery fee will apply. As a comparison, this Chromebook originally sold for $599 and goes for $399 in new condition. Today’s deal is $60 less than the previous refurbished deal price and the lowest we’ve tracked.

HP’s convertible Chromebook offers a 2-in-1 design alongside a foldable 14-inch display. There’s 8GB worth of RAM plus a 64GB eMMC flash memory system for additional storage beyond the included Google Drive cloud capacity. Plus, 802.11ac Wi-Fi rounds out the list of better-than-usual Chromebook specs. You’ll find more deals here.

Save $150 on Lenovo’s Yoga 2-in-1 Chromebook

Best Buy’s official eBay storefront is currently offering the Lenovo Yoga C630 2-in-1 15-inch Chromebook for $549. Also available at Best Buy. Usually selling for $699, today’s offer saves you $150 and marks a new low. Centered around a 15.6-inch display, this Lenovo Chromebook offers plenty of screen real estate as well as a 2-in-1 design that allows it to convert into a tablet. Backed by up to 10-hours of battery life and 8GB of RAM, there’s also 128GB of onboard storage which can be expanded down the road thanks to a micro SD card slot. Dual USB-C ports headline the I/O selection, which also a USB 3.0 input. Check out our hands-on review.

Samsung 7.5W Qi Charger Power Bank

Amazon offers the Samsung 2-in-1 Portable 10000mAh Power Bank and 7.5W Qi Charger in silver for $37. Normally selling for $50, today’s offer is $1 under our previous mention and a new Amazon low. This 2-in-1 portable charger is the perfect way to keep your Galaxy handset and more powered up while traveling. It features a 10000mAh capacity, enough to refuel most modern smartphones at least two times over. Plus, a 7.5W Qi charging pad is built right in alongside USB-C PD and 2.4A USB ports. 

Best trade-in deals

9to5Google also keeps tabs on all the best trade-in deals on Google Pixel, Samsung Galaxy, iPhone, and more every month. Be sure to check out this month’s best trade-in deals when you decide it’s time to upgrade your device. Or simply head over to our trade-in partner directly if you want to recycle, trade, or sell your used devices for cash and support 9to5Google along the way!

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