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The Wirecutter's best deals: Dell's XPS 13 and more!

Other picks include Logitech's Type+ iPad Air 2 case and JayBird BlueBuds X Sport Bluetooth headphones.

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.

Dell XPS 13 Touch 256GB Laptop

Street price: $1,400; MSRP: $1,400; deal price: $1,000

This huge sale drops our upgrade laptop pick to $200 less than the last time we posted a deal on it, and even better, drops it $100 below our main pick. You'll take a hit on the battery life due to the touchscreen, but since you're saving $100 and getting a higher resolution screen, we think it's worth it.

The Dell XPS 13 Touch 256GB Laptop is our upgrade pick for the best Windows ultrabook. Kimber Streams wrote, "If you need an ultra-high-resolution touchscreen, don't mind the extra cost, and can live with a few hours less battery life, you should get the touchscreen configuration of the Dell XPS 13."

She talked in more detail about the resolution, "Our upgrade pick has a 32001800-resolution touchscreen, in contrast to our pick's 1080p non-touch panel. The extra resolution isn't a huge benefit on a 13-inch screen, since you have to scale up the Windows interface anyway to make things large enough to read or click on."

Samsung 850 EVO 500GB Internal SSD

Street price: $155; MSRP: $270; deal price: $140 with code ESCEGGJ62

Use the code ESCEGGJ62 during checkout to get this price. This matches the best price we've seen on this drive even though previous deals have included a free game. You can also get the 1TB model for $271 with the same code.

The Samsung 850 EVO is the top pick in our guide on the best SSDs. Nathan Edwards said, "It's fast, cheap, and consistent, and it comes from a company that makes its own SSD controllers, firmware and NAND, which means it gets first dibs on the good stuff. (The company is able to design the entire SSD to work together from the start.) Samsung has made some of the best SSDs on the market for the past four hardware generations; this is no exception."

Logitech Type+ iPad Air 2 case

Street price: $60; MSRP: $100; deal price: $38

A quality $10 drop under the previous low we've seen on this case. This deal is only available on the electric blue color, which was also the only color available during the previous sale.

The Logitech Type+ iPad Air 2 case is our budget pick for the best iPad Air 2 case. Dan Frakes and Ray Aguilera wrote, "You lose the Qode's backlit keyboard, multiple prop-up angles, portrait-orientation option, and detachable case, but the Type+ is nevertheless a solid keyboard case. Its folio-style design provides a good amount of protection, yet it's thinner than most all-over-protection competitors. It has good keys in a standard layout—they're a bit more cramped than on the Qode Ultimate Pro, but still easily usable—and it provides a nice array of dedicated iOS-special-function keys."

JayBird BlueBuds X Sport Bluetooth Headphones

Street price: $100; MSRP: $130; deal price: $87

This is the second best price we've ever seen on these headphones. The best was a brief Walmart deal at $58, but that expired within minutes of posting it. We used to post deals on them around $110, but $100 seems more like their street price now. So $87 for a pair of wireless headphones with a lifetime warranty is an excellent value, since we still think these headphones sound great. This deal is only available on the camo color.

The JayBird BlueBuds X Sport Bluetooth Headphones were our runner-up pick for the best wireless exercise headphones. Lauren Dragan said, "Here's something worth noting, though. The Bluebuds X are still available out there, and are on average $40 less than the X2. So if you can get the Bluebuds X for less while they're still on the market, we say to go for it. While the new changes are (mostly) nice, we still think you'd be just as happy with the Bluebuds X at a lower price."

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