Fujifilm Instax Mini Link 2 Instant Photo Printer
What we like: Our top pick for the best instant photo printer. Ultra-portable and compact. Quickly produce vibrant, credit card-sized, movie-like prints. Easy to set up and use with an intuitive app.
Other things to know: The body of the printer seems fragile. Prints take four to six minutes to fully develop and may lack detail and clarity. Uses the same film packs as Fujifilm Instax cameras. Recurring offer price, but has not yet dropped.
Samsung Galaxy Tab S9 Tablet (11-inch, 256GB) + $100 Best Buy Gift Card Bundle
What we like: Our upgrade pick for the best Android tablet offers the best Android experience at a great price. The 11-inch OLED display is sharper and brighter than our top pick. The fast Qualcomm processor delivers fast performance and supports the best multitasking features we’ve seen so far. Waterproof.
Other things to know: 256GB internal storage with microSD slot for additional storage. Updates promised until 2028. Charger not included in the box. Includes $100 Best Buy gift card, 1 month of Xbox Game Pass Ultimate, and three months of YouTube Premium for new subscribers.
OnePlus Nord N30 5G Android Phone
What we like: Our top pick for the best budget Android phone. Delivers solid performance and features a bright, fast LCD screen with a high refresh rate. Comes with a side-mounted fingerprint reader and Verizon 5G support. Guaranteed support for a software update to Android 14 and security updates until June 2026.
Other things to know: Camera quality isn’t the best, even in good lighting. The plastic body makes it feel like a budget phone. New low price. Also available at Best Buy.
Frigidaire FCFG3083AS Slide-In Gas Range
What we like: Our budget-friendly pick for the best slide-in gas range. A good stove with good reviews at a more affordable price. Powerful 18,000 Btu burner. Continuous grids. The 5.1 cubic foot oven is large enough for almost any task. Updated with a convection oven late 2022.
Other things to know: No numeric input pad. The powerful burner is a little weaker than usual. The build quality also seems a bit flimsier than most models we’ve reviewed. Offer price does not include parts and installation, which vary by location.
Pro Breville Smart Oven Air Fryer
What we like: Our pick for the best air fryer toaster oven. Works as both an air fryer and a toaster oven. Specific settings for dehydration, proofing and slow cooking. Crisps food faster than traditional toaster ovens. Large capacity of two racks. Multiple fan speeds.
Other things to know: Much more expensive than our second choice.
Blueair Blue Pure 311i Max Air Purifier
What we like: A next choice in our guide to the best air purifiers. Excellent cleaning and purification performance for medium-sized rooms. Exceptionally energy efficient.
Other things to know: Ideal for rooms under 400 square feet. Controllable via the air purifier buttons or via the Blueair app.
Therabody Theragun Mini 2nd Generation
What we like: Our pick for the best compact massage gun. Covers the basics and is travel friendly. The lightweight shape is easy to hold. Better for harder to reach places than our other picks. Solid battery life, simple functionality and not too loud sound.
Other things to know: Comes with three accessories, fewer than most models. Bluetooth enabled and connects to the Therabody app with access to guided programs. One-year limited warranty.
Razer Basilisk V3 Gaming Mouse
What we like: Our top pick for the best gaming mouse. Comfortable for most hand sizes and grip types. Lots of responsive and well-placed buttons. Customizable RGB underglow lighting. Optical switches avoid the double-click problem that mechanical switches can experience.
Other things to know: The buttons are easy to press on purpose and difficult to click by accident. Ability to switch between ratchet scrolling and smooth scrolling. Razer Synapse 3 software does not work on macOS. Textured plastic may seem cheap to some.
Lenovo IdeaPad Flex 5i Chromebook Plus
What we like: Our top pick for the best Chromebook. Offers the best combination of features and price of all the models we tested. Fast enough for everyday tasks. The battery will last a full day of work or class. Has a large, spacious screen and surprisingly good speakers.
Other things to know: Portable size but heavy and bulky to use as a tablet. The webcam produces a dark image even with Google’s new Enhance Lighting feature enabled. Specifications include an Intel Core i3-1315U processor, 8GB of memory, and 128GB of eMMC storage.
Whirlpool WFG320M0M gas range
What we like: Our budget-friendly pick for the best gas stove. For the price, this range offers particularly good functionality and quality. Recently updated with edge-to-edge cast iron grates that are dishwasher safe. The large size of the oven should easily fit the largest Thanksgiving turkey.
Other things to know: Does not have convection. Doesn’t have self-cleaning modes or a number pad for entering oven temperatures or times. The grill is located in the bottom drawer under the oven. Sales price for stainless steel finish does not include parts and installation which are different depending on location.
Vizio M Series Raised Soundbar
What we like: Our runner-up pick for best soundbar. Produces a cinematic experience with enveloping sound. Features rotating Dolby Atmos speakers and separate surround speakers. The 6.5-inch subwoofer creates impressive bass. DTS:X compatible.
Other things to know: One HDMI input. An HDMI eARC socket. Optical and analog audio inputs. No Wi-Fi connectivity: Can’t stream music wirelessly via AirPlay, Chromecast, or Alexa.
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