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The Wirecutter's best deals: The Nexus 6P, a GoPro, and more!

Plus a Canon lens and a Vizio soundbar, if you're in the market.

This post was done in partnership with The Wirecutter, a buyer's guide to the best technology. Read their continuously updated list of deals at

You may have already seen Engadget posting reviews from our friends at The Wirecutter. Now, from time to time, we'll also be publishing their recommended deals on some of their top picks. Read on, and strike while the iron is hot -- some of these sales could expire mighty soon.

GoPro Hero 4 Silver Action Camera

Street price: $330; MSRP: $400; deal price: $300

While we saw a bunch of deals hit the $310 mark around Black Friday, we only saw it drop to $300 at one other retailer. If you're interested in this deal, it expires today at 10pm EST.

The GoPro Hero 4 Silver is our pick for the best action camera. Brent Rose writes, "The GoPro Hero4 Silver takes everything we loved about the GoPro Hero3+ Black and makes it easier to use, thanks to a touchscreen and overhauled menu system. Throw in more low-light shooting options and the same price tag, and you have a clear pick for best action camera."

VIZIO SB3821-C6 38-Inch 2.1 Channel Soundbar

Street price: $139; MSRP: $160; deal price: $119 with Prime

Amazon Prime members can save a quick $20 on this Vizio soundbar. That brings it down to $119, which is the best price we've seen on this model. You can also save $20 on the more expensive Vizio SB3851-C0, which is a smaller version of our favorite budget soundbar.

The Vizio SB3821-C6 is the non-surround sound pick in our guide on the best budget soundbar. Chris Heinonen said, "It sounds significantly better than our previous budget top pick; in fact, aside from the more expensive Vizio models, it sounds better than any of the other budget soundbars we've tested thus far. As with Vizio's other 2015 model soundbars, it's also a giant leap forward in terms of styling over last year's models."

Google Nexus 6P 32GB Smartphone

Street price: $500; MSRP: $500; deal price: $450

This matches the best price we've seen on the 6P, although this time around it's only on the matte gold color. However, if you do buy it through Google, there's an additional $50 off of a Huawei smartwatch. There's also a $50 off sale running on the 5x 32gb model, which brings it down to $350.

The Nexus 6P is the phablet pick in our guide on the best Android phones. Ryan Whitwam said, "If you like big phones and don't mind paying $500 up front, you should get the Google Nexus 6P. It's our favorite Android phone of any we've used this year. The 6P runs pure Android 6.0 Marshmallow, sports a top-of-the-line 1440p Super AMOLED screen, and has an attractive unibody aluminum frame. On the back is one of the best cameras available on a smartphone, along with a Nexus Imprint fingerprint scanner that's even faster and more accurate than the one on the Galaxy S6."

Refurb Canon EF 50mm f/1.8 STM Lens

Street price: $125 (new); MSRP: $125 (new); deal price: $91

Not quite the best price we've seen on a refurbished version of this lens, but close. There was a brief sale where you could drop it down to about $87. This deal is $91 with free shipping. Canon's refurbished lenses are excellent and come with a full year of warranty service.

The Canon EF 50mm f/1.8 STM Lens is the newer version of our fast prime lens pick in our first Canon lenses you should buy guide. The older one was one of the best values in lenses but didn't have the best build quality. The newer ones has a quiet focusing motor, which is better for video, superior build quality, and even better image quality.

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