Air conditioner sales are available across various retailers this week. Summer's oppressive heat is just starting and more humid weather is bound to be on the horizon. So we're rounding up the best air conditioner deals you can get now.
Retailers from Home Depot to Walmart are taking from $50 to $200 off a wide variety of air conditioners including some of the best smart air conditioners we've reviewed. We're also spotting air conditioner sales on portable units. Although these units can be power hungry, the benefit to owning one is that it can be moved into hard to reach areas like a basement or attic.
Air conditioner sales - Quick links
- Amazon: portable fans, AC units, more from $69
- Best Buy: in-window units from $169
- Home Depot: spring Black Friday sale up to $70 off
- Lowe's: fans, AC units, accessories from $49
- Overstock: air conditioner deals from $149
- Walmart: save on LG, Frigidaire, GE, more from $79
- Wayfair: portable air conditioners from $81
Best air conditioner sales right now
Air Conditioner sales
LG 5,000 BTU Window Air Conditioner: was $309 now $279 @ Amazon
This LG Window Air Conditioner is an inexpensive unit with 5,000 BTUs of power. It comes with a window mounting kit, which makes installation easy. It also has two cooling and fan speeds designed to keep you cool no matter the outside temperature. If you're looking for an inexpensive unit, air conditioner sales rarely get this cheap.
Frigidaire 5,000 BTU Compact Window AC: was $219 now $206 @ Amazon
The Frigidaire 5,000 BTU Compact Window AC has received excellent reviews from Amazon users. It's an Amazon's Choice model offering 5,000 BTUs of power. It can cool rooms of up to 150 sq. ft and it has a washable mesh filter.
GE 8,000 BTU Smart Air Conditioner: was $329 now $299 @ Best Buy
The GE Smart Window Air Conditioner is the best smart AC for modestly sized rooms, which makes them great for apartments. The AC is compatible with Alexa, Google Assistant, and IFTTT, which makes it one of the most connected ACs around. Plus, they come with a remote, have a three-speed cooling fan, and can be controlled via GE's Appliances app (Android and iOS). It's one of the best air conditioner sales we've seen.
LG 10,000 BTU Smart Window Air Conditioner: was $439 now $364 @ Amazon
The LG Smart Window Air Conditioner lets you control your home temperature from anywhere. It also works with Alexa and Google Assistant, so you can use voice commands to turns the unit on/off. It can cool rooms of up to 450 square feet.
Portable Air Conditioner sales
LG DUAL Inverter 10,000 BTU Portable Air Conditioner: was $719 now $599 @ LG
Need an air conditioner that you can easily move from room to room? This AC features built-in wheels that lets you transport it around your home. It uses LG's dual-inverter compressor, which the company claims can provide energy savings of up to 25% and make the device quieter than most AC units. This is the cheapest price we've seen for it.
Gymax Evaporative Portable Air Conditioner: was $176 now $136 @ Home Depot
Perfect for your home office, this portable air conditioner offers 3 modes of cooling and a total of 10,000 BTU. It features a water tank which can be frozen and used to power the machine. It also has built-in caster wheels that make it easy to move from room to room.
Costway 8,000 BTU Portable Air Conditioner: was $308 now $286 @ Home Depot
This Costway portable AC features 8,000 BTU, which means it can cool rooms of up to 230 sq. ft. It has a 24-hour programmable timer to help save on energy. There's also a built-in dehumidifier function that makes your home less susceptible to allergens such as dust mites and mildew.
Ukoke 10,000 BTU Portable Air Conditioner: was $479 now $386 @ Walmart
Offering 10,000 BTU of cooling power, this smart portable AC can cool rooms up to 300 sq. ft in size. The 3-in-1 unite also works as a fan and dehumidifier. It also works with Amazon Alexa, so you can control your AC via voice commands or via the unit's mobile app.
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As deals editor at Tom’s Guide, Louis is constantly looking for ways to avoid paying full price for the latest gadgets. With over 10 years of deals-hunting experience, Louis price checks against multiple retailers and searches high and low for the best deals to bring readers. A born-and-bred New Yorker, Louis is also an avid swimmer and marathoner. His work has appeared on Gizmodo, CNET, and Time Out New York.