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Happy Valentine's Day! Although the big day is now here, you can still buy a heart-warming gift for your loved one (or why not even to yourself) in the spirit of Saint Valentine. Although chocolate is always an option, you might want to find your loved one a more practical gift. Or maybe your partner is a tech-geek, obsessing over everything tech? Then this article is for you! We have looked through big retailers and carriers for the best Valentine’s Day deals, so you can find the best tech deal without losing an arm and a leg to afford it. Let’s dive in!Jump to category:
Best Valentine’s Day deals: phones
A new phone for your loved one is definitely a good idea, especially when these Valentine’s Day deals allow you to save money, while at the same time you can get a very expensive smartphone. Apart from being great deals, a smartphone can definitely make your loved one excited, especially if they need an upgrade.
The deals we have here are both from big US carriers, and from retailers such as Best Buy and Amazon
First off, OnePlus
is now offering Valentine’s Day deals on both the flagship models OnePlus 8 and OnePlus 8 Pro
, and the budget-friendly, but yet powerful OnePlus Nord N10 5G
. For the OnePlus 8
, the company offers a BOGO deal: with the purchase of one OnePlus 8 for you, you get 50% off the second one, which you can gift to your Valentine. With the purchase of a OnePlus 8 Pro
, you get an Urban backpack for free, while the purchase of a budget-friendly OnePlus Nord
, you get a free screen protector
or protective case.
As far as the major US carriers are concerned, Valentine’s Day sales are now here on AT&T, Verizon, and T-Mobile. Now, on AT&T, you can get the hot Galaxy S21 for free with trade-in
, or the iPhone 11 for just $5 a month
, again with trade-in. AT&T is also offering the Galaxy S20 FE for just $15 a month
without a trade-in and just $10 a month
if you have an eligible trade-in device.
is now giving a hefty $300 discount on the Galaxy S21 Ultra for Verizon
Valentine's Day deals are now also live. The South Korean company offers a generous $700 trade-in discount for the Galaxy S21,
trade-ins for up to $1000 on the Z Flip
and the Z Fold 2,
which is a very good discount. If you've been interested into getting your loved one a foldable phone, now is the time! Over at T-Mobile, the LG Wing
and the LG Velvet
are discounted by the generous 50% with a new line and eligible plan (discount applied in bill credit).
is now giving generous discount on the hot Samsung Galaxy S21
Now, for Valentine's Day, Verizon offers BOGO deals on the Samsung Galaxy S21, S21+, and S21 Ultra. Additionally, if you have trade-in, you can save up to $750 in bill credit. You can also benefit from a BOGO deal on the iPhone 12
on Verizon. The carrier also has good offers for Valentine's Day on the interesting Moto razr,
the powerful upper-midranger Moto Edge+,
and the iPhone 11 Pro
. Additionally, the carrier is giving a $300 discount on the LG Wing
, with no trade-in required, and up to 50% off LG Velvet
, with trade-in. Check the deals down below:
is also joining the lovely (pun intended
) Valentine's Day sales with some hot offers on Moto phones: Motorola Edge, Moto Razr
, phones from the Moto One
and the Moto G line
s are all generously discounted by $50-$200 (on Motorola.com and on Best Buy)
Best Valentine’s Day deals: headphones and earphones
"Love is in the ear", says AT&T, and offers a 50% discount on the Galaxy Buds Pro
(with the purchase of an eligible Samsung device). Best Buy, on the other hand, gives you a $40 discount on the Galaxy Buds Live. Apple's AirPods Pro
and the Powerbeats Pro by Beats by Dre
are also currently discounted on Best Buy, so you can get the right earphones for your loved one's taste and preference. JBL is also joining the Valentine's Day sales now with discounts on some JBL earbuds
Samsung is giving a $50 discount on the Galaxy Buds Pro
, if you have an eligible earbuds set to trade-in.
Target is now also joining the Valentine's Day sales with some really nice tech deals. The retailer is offering a good Valentine's Day deal on the AirPods with charging case
, which you can now get for $129.99, a $30 discount for Apple's earphones.
If your loved one is a fan of over-the-head headphones, Amazon a good Valentine's Day offer for you. The retailer is now giving a $10 discount on the powerful noise-cancelling headphones Sony WHXB900. On the other hand, if your loved one is a fan of Beats By Dre headphones, Best Buy has a $130 discount on a pair of Solo Pro More Matte Collection over-the-head headphones.
Best Valentine’s Day deals: tablets and iPad
If your loved one happens to be a student, or someone who really enjoys a bigger screen for reading or media consumption, you can buy them a gorgeous iPad, iPad Pro, or iPad Air
or a fast-and-powerful Samsung Galaxy Tab
. At the moment, however, Best Buy does not give any discounts on iPad or Galaxy Tab. Nevertheless, Verizon
has several sweet deals, although they are not officially Valentine's Day related, a deal is a deal anyway.
AT&T has also now discounted the budget-friendly Galaxy Tab A8.4, which is 50% off for Valentine's Day. The great thing about this offer is that to benefit from the generous 50% discount, you don't need to have a trade-in device.
The Amazon Fire 7 and Fire HD 10 budget-friendly tablets are now also discounted ahead of Valentine's Day.
Microsoft will have a generous $400 discount on the Microsoft Surface Duo
starting February 12.
Best Valentine’s Day deals: smartwatches
shines in the smartwatch deals category now, as the carrier is also giving some great Valentine's Day offers on the affordable and modern Apple Watch SE
, as well as the Galaxy Watch
. The deal here is a BOGO
deal, meaning when you buy an Apple Watch or a Samsung Galaxy Watch for yourself, you can get a second one for free, to gift to your loved one. This way, you can get yourself and your loved one a smartwatch this Valentine's Day.
A smartwatch from the heart, for the heart, says AT&T this Valentine's Day
If you don't want to get yourself a smartwatch, but you still want to find one for your Valentine techie, you can benefit from Best Buy's offers on the Galaxy Watch 3, or the Fitbit smartwatch. Walmart is now giving a Valentine's Day sales discount on the slightly older, but still quite capable Apple Watch Series 3, alongside the Garmin vivoactive 3 smartwatch. The Galaxy Watch Active 2 is also discounted now on Walmart.
Fitbit has now started its own Valentine's Day sales as well. The company is giving a generous 50% discount for Valentine's Day on select products: smartwatches and fitness trackers:
Valentine’s Day gift ideas under $50
There's a lot of cool and interesting gifts you can find for under $50, in the case you're on a budget.
Samsung Galaxy SmartTag object tracker
Let's start with a recent gadget by Samsung: an object tracker called the Galaxy Smart Tag. One of them costs only $29, but if your loved one uses a Galaxy phone or device, and happens to lose their keys all the time, this little object tracker might come in handy. It can attach to any valuable object (or even your dog's collar) and if you happen to lose track of it, your Galaxy phone can help you locate it.
Custom case for iPhone or Android phone
Or you might want to have some fun with your Valentine's Day gift. You can select the design, the color, and any other aspect of the case you want, to make it personalized for your loved one. OtterBox is a company that offers durable and very protective smartphone cases. The company allows case customization for some of its models.
Best Buy Gift Card
And here's always the good old Gift Card: this way, your loved one can pick whatever they need or like for themselves. If you're willing to go this road, you can get a Best Buy Gift Card for your loved one
, as Best Buy is one of the biggest retailers and offers a lot of awesome tech products.
Xiaomi Mi Band 4 Fitness Tracker
If your loved one is into fitness, but doesn't currently owe any smartwatch, you can get them a nice fitness tracker
by Xiaomi. It has all the needed fitness-related features, and on top of that, is quite budget-friendly.
Small Bluetooth speaker from Heydey
If you don't want to pay more for a big Bluetooth speaker, there's always an option for a smaller, more compact one, for less money. One such option we find at Target, where you can now get the Heydey small Bluetooth speaker with loop for just $19.99.
Anker Wireless charger
Now, Amazon is offering a sweet deal on a 2-pack Wireless charger by Anker. The product is Qi-certified and therefore compatible with all the latest iPhones, Samsung Galaxies, and by the way, any phone that has Qi-certified wireless charging
available. This way, you can give yourself and your loved one a nice wireless charging stand this Valentine's Day.
Valentine’s Day gift ideas under $100
There's a lot you can buy for under $100, that's still a very good quality tech product, and doesn't cost an arm or a leg.
First off, let's start with some music: a smart speaker or a Bluetooth speaker
can be a fun Valentine's Day gift: you can listen to nice romantic songs (or not!) together and enjoy your company. For under $100, you can get a smart speaker Amazon Echo with built-in Amazon Alexa
support, or a swim-proof Ultimate Ears Wonderboom Speaker.
If your boyfriend or girlfriend is more on the Apple side, you can get the new Apple HomePod mini for just $99. JBL is now running a Valentine's Day sale on its JBL Flip 5 Bluetooth speaker, and from more than $100, it has now dropped in the below $100 category.
If you want to get headphones for your loved one, there are great options for headphones and earphones under $100
. Sennheiser, for example, is a high-quality audio company that has a mid-range headphone set, the Sennheiser Consumer Audio HD, that's currently discounted by 17% from its retail price on Amazon.
Now, the renown company for cases, chargers, and other smartphone accessories Belkin is running a Valentine's Day sale event, encouraging people to, as they say, "share the love". Belkin's website gives you a Valentine's Day discount on products: if you buy one, you can get 30% off a second one, so both you and your loved one can get a gift.
Check Belkin's website for 30% off on a second case or Belkin charger
If your loved one is instead a fitness maniac, or they just enjoy maintaining their fitness and workout skills, you can get them a nice Fitness tracker this Valentine's day. It is not as expensive as a smartwatch, but still offers good workout tracking, and heart rate monitoring. The Fitbit Inspire HR is one such tracker, offering fitness tracking, sleep monitoring, and notifications when you have reached your goal.
Although these days most of us take photos with our smartphones, there's something incredibly romantic about taking a photo with an instant film camera, such as the Fujifilm - instax mini 11, which is a great and fun gift option for your fun-loving partner.
Valentine’s Day gift ideas under $200
If your loved one is more of a reader, why not get them an Amazon Kindle this Valentine's Day? It is a great option for a bookworm, eliminating the need to pile thousands of books around them or to pack them when going on a trip:
Another great idea for a Valentine's Day gift is a generous deal on Best Buy: the powerful over-the-head headphones by Beats by Dre: Solo Pro Matte, are now discounted by the staggering $130! That's almost half the price of these premium-sounding headphones.
For under $200, you can also check our smartwatches category
, as some of the deals listed there can help you buy a nice and powerful smartwatch for your loved one, without spending a lot on it. Such an example is the Samsung Galaxy Watch Active 2, which is currently discounted on Walmart.
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