Cyber Monday Deals 2012: Best Buy, Walmart, Amazon And Newegg (Last Minute Deals)
After Black Friday, Cyber Monday 2012 rolls around with retailers stretching their bargains across the Internet.
For electronics and gadget freaks alike, offerings from Amazon, Best Buy, Wa-Mart, and Newegg promise endless choices for end-of-year gifts at knockdown prices. Here's a selection of the best offers we could find.
For those whose laptops or desktop computers still lack Wi-Fi, and there's not many of them to be honest, then Amazon has a solution for only $4.96. Cisco AM10 Valet Connector USB Wireless Adapter plugs into any computer's USB connection and offers seamless internet connection and high-speed access designed to let you go online anywhere in your home to watch movies, share photos or transfer files with ease. The price is a massive 93 percent saving on the original $72.99.
If you're looking for something a little more substantial, then $460.13 will buy you the Pyle PRJ3D99TU 60-Inch to 120-Inch 4:3/16:9 HD 5-Inch LCD 3D Projector with ATSC TV Tuner.
Originally priced at $1,251.99, Amazon is offering the projector at a full 63 percent discount. While its maximum native resolution is only 800 x 600, the PRJ3D99TU is a 3D-capable home projector which takes HDMI, VGA, RCA, S-video, and component video inputs, as well as a digital ATSC tuner, so you can connect this projector directly to an antenna to pick up over-the-air digital TV.
Amazon is also offering a Lepai LP-269FS 4 x 45 Watts Mini Amplifier with Remote USB/MP3/SD and FM to go with your new TV. It's priced at only $22.51 - a full 75 percent saving on the list price.
The amplifier features an FM tuner, on-board MP3 decoder with SD/MMC and USB input, stereo RCA audio with pass-through stereo RCA audio out, an IR remote control, as well as power output for four speakers.
The final offer from Amazon comes from CrystalView and its 72-4930 Google Android Smart TV Media Center with HDMI. This amazing gadget turns your TV into an Android-powered entertainment system allowing you to stream content, browse the internet, stay in touch with friends and family via social networking sites and access all the features of the Google Play app store. It's priced at only $199, down from $699.
With Black Friday over, Best Buy is ramping up the competition with a range of new savings for Cyber Monday, starting with the LG 55" Class LED 1080p 120Hz 3D HDTV set. It features a Triple XD Engine for incredible clarity and color detail and is yours for $1,099.99, a $20 saving on the list price.
Best Buy is also offering $90 off an Apple MacBook Pro with 15.4-inch display, 4GB memory, and a 500GB Hard Drive. This device is one of the best MacBook's in its class and is available from $1,709.99.
A more generous discount can be found if you buy the Nikon D3200 24.2MP DSLR camera with 18-55mm zoom lens. Best Buy is offering $100 off the camera at a price of $599.99
Finally, the retailer has a range of Apple iPods priced $10-$20 below list price. You can buy a fourth-generation 32GB iPod Touch for $234.99 or the fifth generation 64GB version for $399.99.
Those looking to buy an iPod Touch could also try Wal-Mart instead. It's selling both the 16GB and the 32GB versions at $179 and $249, respectively.
Not a saving on the list price, but the MP3 players come with a bundle of accessories. Choose either the free Ematic 6-in-1 Universal Accessory Kit (car charger, USB cable, 3.5mm speaker cable, cleaning cloth, dust cover, and audio splitter to connect two pairs of headphones) or pay $15 more for the Ematic 11-in-1 Universal Accessory Kit (Built-in rechargeable battery and multi-color LED lights, premium wood earbuds, wall charger, car charger, AUX cable, dust cover, cleaning cloth, audio splitter, travel adapter to use you own earphones with the airplanes entertainment system and USB cable).
Elsewhere on Wal-Mart, you can find an Element 32-inch Class LCD 1080p 60Hz HDTV for $189, which is a $160 saving on the $349 list price.The full HD TV set allows you to connect up to three HD devices with the provided HDMI ports and also features an ATSC digital tuner.
Those looking for an Android tablet experience at a bargain price will find Wal-Mart offering a Double Power M-975 9-inch tablet running the Ice Cream Sandwich version of the operating system. At $99.99, you can save $40 on the $139.99 list price.
However, one of the best deals on offer at Wal-Mart for Cyber Monday is the RCA RTD317W, DVD Home Theater System with 1080p HDMI Upconvert DVD Player. That's marked at a 47 percent discount and is yours for only $79.
The RCA home theater system has a digital AM/FM tuner and 250 watts of total power that can connect to your digital TV, satellite, or cable box using optical inputs for a full surround sound experience. It also features an upconverting DVD player which lets you view your favorite movies and programs in detail.
Finally, Newegg is joining in on the Cyber Monday madness with a host of peripherals and solutions for your home computing needs.
First off, the site is selling a brand new Samsung 840 Pro Series MZ-7PD128BW 2.5-inch 128GB SATA III MLC Internal Solid State Drive (SSD). Made with no moving parts, this data storage solution provides super-fast access to your software and is capable of delivering quick sequential read and write speeds of up to 530MB/s and 390MB/s, respectively. That's available for $149.99, down from $189.99.
For a more traditional storage solution, Newegg is also offering the Toshiba Canvio Basics 3.0 500GB USB 3.0 portable hard drive. While not as fast or secure for your data as the Samsung 840 Pro Series, it still has tons of capacity and an internal shock sensor and ramp loading technology to guard against accidents and drops for greater peace of mind. It is offered at a $30 discount for only $49.99.
Newegg also has a selection of cut-price tablets such as the refurbished 8-inch Vizio VTAB1008-B running Android. It runs at 1GHz with 512MB RAM and is priced at $134.99.
The last item in our selection is the Asus Zenbook UX32A-DB51 - a 13.3-inch ultrabook with an Intel Core i5 processor running at 1.70GHz and 4GB memory. The screen resolution goes up to 1366 x 768pixels and the machine features USB 3.0 slots and an SD card reader. The item is priced at $749.99, down $250 from the $999.99 list price.