Best Presidents Day sales 2022: deals on TVs, headphones, and more


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Only the best deals of Verge-approved gadgets will get the Verge Deals approval stamp. So if you’re looking for a deal for your next gadget or a gift from a major retailer such as Amazon, Walmart, Best Buy or Target, this is the place to go.

We are approaching US Presidential Day. Originally founded as a holiday to celebrate George Washington’s birthday, over time it has turned into a distracting day from the fools of democratically elected leaders. Treat yourself to some of yea’s best deals.

Lots of great promotions to take advantage of this weekend, whether you plan to get a little something for yourself or shop for someone And there is a sale. Many products, such as the Samsung Galaxy Buds 2, LG’s C1 OLED, and Razer BlackWidow V3 Mini, are now comparable to the cheapest prices ever, but others are embarrassed.

Below is a summary of the best President’s Birthday deals we have found. More promotions and sales should pop up between now and the actual holiday, so come back here to check it out. Immediate deals All highlight newsletters later this week.

Headphone and earphone deals

Several retailers have discounted the Galaxy Buds 2 by $ 40. This is the biggest discount ever.
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  • Samsung’s Galaxy Bad 2 includes active noise cancellation and boasts an improved design and fit compared to its predecessor. It usually retails for $ 149.99, but is currently available for purchase on Amazon and Samsung for about $ 108. That’s the lowest price ever, just $ 9. Read reviews..
  • Another Samsung earphone option. Unique and bean-like Galaxy Buds Live is Best Buy for $ 99.99 ($ ​​70 off). This isn’t the cheapest price I’ve ever seen on these noise-cancelling earphones, but it’s a great set of Bluetooth buds. Read reviews..
  • Jabra’s Elite 75t wireless earphones can be purchased for $ 99.99 instead of Best Buy’s $ 179.99. This is a $ 80 discount on a pair of comfortable earphones that offers excellent sound quality and the ability to connect to two Bluetooth devices at the same time. Read reviews..
  • Apple’s AirPods Pro, which offers excellent noise cancellation and tight integration with iOS, is now discounted on Amazon. AirPods Pro usually sells for $ 249.00, which wasn’t the price for a while, but the current selling price of $ 174.98 is the best you can find right now on Apple’s high-end true wireless earphones. It is a transaction of. Read reviews..

TV deals

LG’s C1OLED is sold frequently, but it’s worth considering even if it’s not available at an unprecedentedly low price.
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  • One of the best TVs for gaming, the LGC1 is currently available at multiple retailers at Black Friday prices. Amazon, Target, B & H Photo, Newegg, and Best Buy are currently selling 55-inch models for about $ 1,297 instead of $ 1,499.99. Popular TVs feature a 120Hz refresh rate, Dolby Vision compatibility, and HDMI 2.1 support.
  • Samsung’s The Frame displays customizable wall art, but when turned on, it turns into a smart 4K TV with Amazon Alexa built-in and a refresh rate of 120Hz. Samsung is currently selling 55 inches for $ 999.99 as part of an ongoing Presidential Day sale. This is about the same price we saw on Black Friday. Amazon, B & H Photo, and Best Buy offer about the same discounts.
  • If you need an OLED TV, but the C1 is a bit too expensive, LG’s 55-inch entry-level A1 OLED is available at B & H Photo, Amazon, Target, GameStop, and Best Buy for around $ 1,097 ($ 200 off). The worst ever. Newegg offers the same discount, but with a $ 50 Visa gift for each purchase.
  • Amazon’s 55-inch OmniFire 4K TV is priced at $ 419.99 instead of $ 559.99 on Amazon. That’s just $ 10 cheaper than Black Friday. Larger configurations, including support for Dolby Vision HDR, are also on sale, with the 65-inch selling for $ 599.99 instead of $ 829.99. Read our review.

Laptop Deals

The new Surface Pro 8 keyboard is great.

Microsoft’s Surface Pro 8 touts the latest look and 120Hz refresh rate, something new outside the gaming space.

  • Microsoft Surface Pro 8 now comes with a type cover and is available at the cheapest price I’ve seen in the last few months. Microsoft’s latest 2-in-1, typically $ 1,239.98, is now available on BestBuy for $ 999.98 and features an 11th generation Intel Core i5 CPU, 8 GB of RAM, and 128 GB of storage. Read our review.
  • The 17-inch LG Gram 17, ideal for big-screen fans, may be large, but it’s actually quite lightweight. The retail price is typically $ 1,849.99, but Amazon now sells the device for $ 1,538.74, which is one of the best prices ever. The $ 300 discount is available on models with an Intel Core i7 processor, 16 GB of RAM, and 1 TB of SSD. Read our review.
  • The Asus ROG Zephyrus M16GU603 is currently BestBuy for $ 1,549.99 ($ ​​300 off) with an Intel Core i9 CPU, RTX 3060 GPU, 1TB SSD and 16GB of RAM. The 16-inch screen has an aspect ratio of 16:10, making it suitable not only for games but also for productivity. Read reviews

Apple Deals

Apple Watch Series 7

Amazon is currently offering $ 50 off some models of the Apple Watch Series 7.

  • With a 41mm GPS, the Apple Watch Series 7 is $ 50 off ($ 349) on Amazon, as is the 45mm variation ($ 379). We were impressed with Apple’s latest watches. It has a larger display than its predecessor, faster charging, and IP6X dust resistance. Read reviews..
  • Apple’s latest entry-level 256GB iPad is $ 449 ($ 30 off) on Amazon and Walmart. The 2021 iPad offers a new high-speed A13 Bionic chip and a 12MP front camera that supports center stage functionality that allows you to automatically follow in-frame during a video call.
  • The new 14-inch and 16-inch MacBook Pros are powerful laptops for both creative and professional. Amazon, typically $ 2,499.99, currently has a 14-inch MacBook Pro with a 10-core M1 Pro CPU, 16-core GPU, and 1TB of storage, which you can purchase for $ 2,249.99 at checkout. Read reviews..

14-inch MacBook Pro (2021)

The 14-inch MacBook Pro can be equipped with either the new M1 Pro or M1 Max CPU and can be configured with up to 64GB of unified memory.

Game deals

Amazon Prime members can save $ 20 on Woot’s classic Nintendo Switch.

  • Anyone on the market for new gaming keyboards is lucky. Amazon is currently offering both Razer and Logitech wireless models at a discounted price. For example, the Razer BlackWidow V3 Mini HyperSpeed ​​with a phantom keycap is now available for $ 129.99 on a linear or click switch. This is a solid discount of $ 70, comparable to the lowest price ever.
  • Logitech’s excellent full-size gaming keyboard, the G915, is also currently available on Amazon for $ 199.99. Wireless thin boards usually sell for $ 249.99 and can be equipped with click-feeling, linear, or tactile switches.
  • Amazon also offers many discounts on gaming mice. You can now get any color of your Logitech G305 wireless mouse for about $ 39. This is $ 11 cheaper than the regular retail price. This isn’t the lowest price I’ve seen with these colorful peripherals, but it’s definitely worth it for a piece that’s definitely a highlight of the setup.

Logitech G305 Lightspeed

The Logitech G305 Lightspeed is a smart wireless mouse. This lively mouse features 6 programmable buttons and a 12K DPI sensor. The G305 is also available in a variety of colorways and lasts up to 240 hours on a single AA battery.

General technology transactions

Galaxy Watch 4 Classic and Galaxy Watch 4

Samsung’s Galaxy Watch 4 is one of the best Android smartwatches you can buy today.

  • Both Samsung Galaxy Watch 4 size configurations are sold at the lowest prices ever on Samsung, Amazon, and Woot. You can now buy the 44mm LTE-equipped version for $ 249.99 (Amazon, Samsung) instead of $ 329.99, or the 40mm variation for $ 219.99 (Amazon, Samsung, Woot) for $ 80 off. Great Android wearables provide a speedy interface, improved third-party app support, and many health tracking features. Read our review.
  • Personally, I think it’s illegal to buy a new cell phone without investing in a proceeding, but we’re not here to make a decision. Thankfully, if you pre-order the upcoming Samsung Galaxy S22, S22 Plus, or S22 Ultra, Otterbox will offer you a 10% discount at checkout when you buy a screen protector and cell phone case from the S22 lineup. ..
  • Elgato Wave 3 is $ 119.99 ($ ​​30 off) on Amazon. The USB condenser mic has a desktop stand for both streamers and gamers, but it works for Zoom as well.
  • Samsung’s PCIe 4.0 compatible 980 Pro SSD is fast enough for a full-fledged PC or PlayStation 5. The 1TB model is currently available on Amazon for $ 149.99 ($ ​​80 off) without a heatsink. Required for PS5) $ 169.99 on Amazon.
  • The Blue Yeti Nano Condenser Microphone is the best buy for $ 79.99, a $ 20 discount from the regular $ 99.99 price tag. This is great if you need a desktop mic for streaming, podcasting, or Zoom calls, but the standard Blue Yeti is just too overwhelming given its size.
  • Ultimate Ears Boom 3 Bluetooth Speakers are $ 20 off on Amazon and prices drop to $ 129.99. This speaker has been around for years, but loud sounds and magic buttons can bring any party to life.


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