If you like video calls you might consider the Facebook Portal, which is usually on sale.
The Facebook Portal is a smart video device used to make video calls with other users who have a Portal or any smart device with Facebook Messenger or WhatsApp.
The Portal comes in four models; the regular prices are shown below but you can usually find them on sale at the Facebook Portal Page
- Portal Mini, with an 8-inch HD display, $129
- Portal, with a 10-inch HD display, $179
- Portal TV, which uses your TV for video, $149
- Portal+, with a 15.6-inch HD display, $279
In addition to video calls, the Portal can be used as an Amazon Alexa device to answer questions, play music, set alarms, and provide news, weather, traffic, and other real-time information.
You can compare the devices or place an order at:
Get free shipping, and send for free to two different addresses if you want to send one to a friend or family member.
The Facebook Portal has become particularly popular with grandparents, according to C/Net. “Facebook Portal is finally a hit, thanks to a pandemic and your grandparents,” the publication says.
Below are video introductions from Facebook followed by a review of the portal from C/Net.
Facebook Portal Sale Terms
**Offer valid 12/10/20 (9:01 pm PST) – 12/24/20 (11:59 pm PST), or while supplies last. Limit 4 devices per transaction. Valid on qualifying purchases at portal.facebook.com. Not valid on prior orders or purchases; cannot be transferred or otherwise redeemed for cash or cash equivalent. Cannot be combined with other offers, discounts, bundles, or coupons. Savings automatically applied at checkout. Facebook Technologies, LLC reserves the right to cancel or modify this offer at any time without notice. Customer is responsible for payment of any applicable tax for redemption of offer. Void where prohibited.
†Extended Holiday Return Period: Products ordered November 16, 2020 through January 1, 2021 on portal.facebook.com are eligible to be returned through January 31, 2021. Return requests must be completed by end of day January 31, 2021 (local time) to be eligible. All other terms and conditions of our standard return terms apply.
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About Facebook Portal
Facebook Portal is a brand of smart displays developed in 2018 by Facebook. There are four models: Portal, Portal Plus, Portal Mini, and Portal TV. Facebook Portal provides video chat via Facebook Messenger and WhatsApp. The device comes with a built-in camera that can automatically zoom and track people’s movements. The devices are integrated with Amazon Alexa.