Grab a recommended 90W charger for your phone, Switch, and laptop for $43

Grab a recommended 90W charger for your phone, Switch, and laptop for $43
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Today’s Dealmaster is headlined by a new low price on RavPower’s 90W 2-Port USB-C Wall Charger, which is currently down to $43 on Amazon with an on-page coupon. For reference, we typically see this charger retail between $48 and $55 online.

We recommend this charger in our guide to home office gear, which we published earlier on Friday. It’s one of the few USB-C chargers capable of putting out this much power through multiple ports. The device can output 90W of power through either port, which is enough to charge many laptops at or—in the case of especially power-hungry notebooks like the 16-inch MacBook Pro—at least close to their maximum speeds, provided you have an appropriate cable. Given that, the charger has no trouble charging smartphones, tablets, or USB-C devices like the Nintendo Switch as quickly as possible, either. The whole thing outputs a maximum of 90W when both ports are in use simultaneously, but it’s smart enough to adjust its output based on what’s plugged in, so you could charge two thinner laptops at 45W each or have one port charge a laptop at 60W while the other refills a smartphone at 18W (which is a common maximum for newer phones).

This is a gallium nitride (GaN) charger, so it’s remarkably compact for its capabilities, measuring just 2.5 x 2.5 x 1.2 inches. It also includes a USB-C to USB-C charging cable in the box. While we’d prefer it have the safety of a USB-IF certification, it comes with an 18-month warranty, and other outlets have rated it highly. We wouldn’t recommend spending this much on a wall charger unless you specifically need a laptop charger and multiple ports—90W is still overkill for most smartphones and tablets for now—but if you do, it will cut down the time you spend waiting for your devices to refill.

Elsewhere in our deals roundup, we have discounts on a handful of Anker charging accessories, the 13-inch MacBook Pro, hit Switch games, noise-cancelling headphones, and more. Have a look at the full rundown below.

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Top 10 deals of the day

  • RavPower RP-PC128 USB-C wall charger – 90W total, 2x 90W USB-C PD, GaN for $42.99 at Amazon (clip $5 coupon – normally $54).
  • Anker PowerCore Fusion 5000 portable battery + wall charger – 2x USB-A, AC, 5,000mAh for $22.49 at Amazon (normally $30).
  • Anker PowerLine+ II (3ft) braided nylon Lightning cable for $11.99 at Amazon (normally $18).
  • Anker PowerPort Strip 2 Mini USB power strip – 2x AC, 2x USB-A for $13.99 at Amazon (normally $20).
  • Super Mario Maker 2 (Switch) for $39.99 at Amazon (normally $60).
  • Undertale (Switch, digital) for $9.99 at Nintendo eShop (normally $15).
  • Beats Solo Pro Bluetooth noise-cancelling on-ear headphones for $199.95 at Amazon (normally $260).
  • Tribit StormBox Micro portable Bluetooth speaker for $39.99 at Amazon (clip $10 coupon – normally $50).
  • Apple MacBook Pro (2020) laptop – Intel Core i5-1038NG7, 13.3-inch 2560×1600, 16GB RAM, 512GB SSD for $1,599.99 at Amazon (discount seen at checkout – normally $1,700).
  • Nintendo Switch Pro Controller + Super Mario Odyssey (Switch, digital) for $99.99 at Walmart (normally $130).
The 2020 13-inch MacBook Pro running macOS.
Enlarge / The 2020 13-inch MacBook Pro running macOS.
Samuel Axon

Laptop and desktop PC deals

  • Apple MacBook Pro (2020) laptop – Intel Core i5-1038NG7, 13.3-inch 2560×1600, 16GB RAM, 512GB SSD for $1,599.99 at Amazon (discount seen at checkout – normally $1,700).
  • 27-inch Dell S2721QS monitor – 3840×2160, 60Hz, IPS for $339.99 at Dell (normally $450).
  • Crucial MX500 (500GB) SATA internal SSD for $59.99 at Amazon (normally $67).
  • WD Blue SN550 (1TB) NVMe PCIe internal SSD for $104.99 at Amazon (normally $125).
Enlarge / The Last of Us Part 2.

Video game deals

Enlarge / Wingspan is an Ars-approved board game.
Aaron Zimmerman

Gaming deals

Jabra's Elite 75t is a wonderfully well-rounded pair of true wireless earphones.
Enlarge / Jabra’s Elite 75t is a wonderfully well-rounded pair of true wireless earphones.
Jeff Dunn

Electronics deals

  • Apple AirPods Pro true wireless noise-cancelling earphones for $219.98 at Amazon (normally $235).
  • Apple iPad Mini (64GB) tablet for $349.99 at Amazon (normally $384).
  • Apple Watch Series 3 (38mm) smartwatch for $169 at Amazon (normally $180).
  • Beats Solo Pro Bluetooth noise-cancelling on-ear headphones for $199.95 at Amazon (normally $260).
  • Jabra Elite 75t true wireless earphones for $149.99 at Amazon (normally $170).
  • Jaybird X4 Bluetooth sports in-ear headphones for $69 at Amazon (normally $100).
  • Tribit StormBox Micro portable Bluetooth speaker for $39.99 at Amazon (clip $10 coupon – normally $50).
  • 65-inch Sony X900H (2020 model) 4K HDR LED TV for $1,169.99 at Amazon (discount seen at checkout – normally $1,400).
  • 65-inch LG OLED CX (2020 model) 4K HDR OLED TV for $2,296.99 at Amazon (normally $2,500).
  • Eufy Smart Scale P1 wireless digital scale for $35.99 at Amazon (normally $50).
The RAVPower RP-PC128 offers two USB-C PD ports capable of 90W charging in a nicely compact design.
Enlarge / The RAVPower RP-PC128 offers two USB-C PD ports capable of 90W charging in a nicely compact design.
RAVPower

Accessories and miscellaneous deals

  • Anker PowerCore Fusion 5000 portable battery + wall charger – 2x USB-A, AC, 5,000mAh for $22.49 at Amazon (normally $30).
  • Anker PowerLine+ II (3ft) braided nylon Lightning cable for $11.99 at Amazon (normally $18).
  • Anker PowerPort Strip 2 Mini USB power strip – 2x AC, 2x USB-A for $13.99 at Amazon (normally $20).
  • Anker PowerExpand+ 7-in-1 USB-C hub – 85W USB-C PD, USB-C, 2x USB 3.0, microSD, SD, HDMI ([email protected]) for $26.49 at Amazon (clip 10% coupon – normally $38).
  • RavPower RP-PC128 USB-C wall charger – 90W total, 2x 90W USB-C PD, GaN for $42.99 at Amazon (clip $5 coupon – normally $54).
  • Panasonic Eneloop battery charger pack + 4x rechargeable AA batteries for $15.87 at Amazon (normally $18).
  • Brydge 10.5 Keyboard Bluetooth keyboard for Apple iPad Air (2019) for $64.99 at Amazon (normally $110).
  • Aukey PA-D4 USB-C wall charger – 60W USB-C PD, GaN for $15.59 at Amazon (clip 40% coupon – normally $28).
  • DJI Osmo Mobile 3 smartphone gimbal for $98 at Amazon and B&H (normally $118).
  • Twelve South BookArc vertical desktop stand for Apple MacBooks for $50.99 at Amazon (normally $60).

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