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

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President’s Day is here, and while it was originally established as a holiday to celebrate the birthday of George Washington, the passage of time has transformed it into a day when we distract ourselves from the foibles of our democratically elected leadership by treating ourselves to some of the best deals of the year.

Whether you’re planning to get a little something for yourself or shopping for someone else, there are plenty of great promotions and sales to take advantage of for the remainder of the long weekend. Many products — including the Samsung Galaxy Buds 2, LG’s C1 OLED, and Razer BlackWidow V3 Mini — are currently matching their lowest prices ever, while others are just shy of it.

Below, we’ve rounded up the best President’s Day deals we could find. A number of the promotions and sales are likely to linger beyond the actual holiday, too, so check back here and subscribe to the Verge Deals newsletter for all the highlights later this week.

Headphones and earbuds deals

Multiple retailers have discounted the Galaxy Buds 2 by as much as $42, which is nearly their steepest discount yet.
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  • Samsung’s Galaxy Buds 2 include active noise cancellation and boast an improved design and fit in comparison to their predecessor. They normally retail for $149.99, but you can buy them right now in select colors for $107.38 at Amazon or for $110 at Samsung, two of their lowest prices to date. Read our review.
  • Bose’s QuietComfort 45 are back down to $279 at Amazon, Adorama, and Target, one of the best prices we’ve seen on the exceptional pair of noise-canceling headphones, which offer superb sound and best-in-class comfort. Read our review.
  • Another earbud option from Samsung; the unique, bean-like Galaxy Buds Live are $99.99 ($70 off) at Best Buy and Samsung. It’s not the cheapest price we have ever seen on these noise-canceling earbuds, but it’s a good deal for a great set of Bluetooth buds. Read our review.
  • The UE FITS from Ultimate Ears are selling for $169 as a part of the company’s President’s Day sale. That’s an $80 discount on a pair of sweat-resistant, wireless earbuds that are designed to mold to the shape of your ears in 60 seconds. Read our review.
  • Jabra’s Elite 75t wireless earbuds are available for $99.99 instead of $179.99 at Best Buy. That’s an $80 discount on a pair of comfortable earbuds that offer great sound quality and the ability to connect to two Bluetooth devices simultaneously. Read our review.

TV deals

LG’s C1 OLED frequently goes on sale, but is worth considering even when it’s not available at an all-time low.
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Laptop deals

The new Surface Pro 8 keyboard is fantastic.

Microsoft’s Surface Pro 8 touts a modernized look and a 120Hz refresh rate, a novelty outside of the gaming sphere.
Photo by Becca Farsace / The Verge

  • The Microsoft Surface Pro 8 is currently available with its Type Cover for the lowest price we’ve seen in the past several months. Normally $1,239.98, Microsoft’s modern touchscreen device is on sale right now at Best Buy for $999.98 with an 11th Gen Intel Core i5 CPU, 8GB of RAM, and 128GB of storage. Read our review.
  • The 17-inch LG Gram 17, the best laptop for fans of big screens, may be large but is actually quite lightweight. It typically retails for $1,849.99, but right now, Amazon is selling the device for $1,519.23, its best price to date. The $330 discount is available on the model equipped with an Intel Core i7 processor, 16GB of RAM, and a 1TB SSD. Read our review.
  • The Asus ROG Zephyrus M16 GU603 is $1,549.99 ($300 off) at Best Buy right now with an Intel Core i9 CPU, an RTX 3060 GPU, a 1TB SSD, and 16GB of RAM. Its 16-inch screen has a 16:10 aspect ratio, too, making it well-suited for productivity and not just gaming. Read our review

Apple deals

The Apple Watch Series 7

Amazon is currently knocking $50 off select models of the Apple Watch Series 7.
Photo by Vjeran Pavic / The Verge

Gaming deals

Amazon Prime members can save $20 on the classic Nintendo Switch at Woot.
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  • Anyone in the market for a new gaming keyboard is in luck: Amazon currently has discounts on wireless models from both Razer and Logitech. Right now, for instance, the Razer BlackWidow V3 Mini HyperSpeed with phantom keycaps is available with linear switches for $129.99, a solid $70 discount that matches its lowest price ever.
  • The G915, an excellent full-size gaming keyboard from Logitech, is also on sale at Amazon right now for $199.99. The wireless, low-profile board normally retails for $249.99 and can be equipped with clicky, linear, or tactile switches.
  • Amazon is offering a number of discounts on gaming mice, too. You can currently the Logitech G305 wireless mouse in most colors for around $39, a cool $11 off the normal retail price. This isn’t the lowest price we’ve seen for these colorful peripherals, but it is a solid value for a piece that’s sure to become the highlight of your setup.


Logitech G305 Lightspeed

The Logitech G305 Lightspeed is a wireless mouse with flair. This vibrant mouse features six programmable buttons and a 12K DPI sensor. The G305 is also available in a variety of colorways and is capable of lasting for up to 240 hours with a single AA battery.

Smart home deals

  • Google’s second-gen Nest Hub is on sale for $64.99 at Best Buy, Walmart, and B&H Photo. That’s $35 off the 7-inch smart display’s usual price of $99.99, though we did see it dip as low as $49.99 during Black Friday. Today’s price is still a good deal if you’re looking to carry out basic smart display tasks, however, or if you want to use it as a smart frame for viewing a stream of family albums via Google Photos. Read our review.


Google Nest Hub (second-gen, 2021)

The second-gen Nest Hub is Google’s smallest smart display, with a 7-inch touchscreen that can automatically adjust itself to the lighting in your room. What’s new in the latest version is its ability to automatically track your sleep patterns with its Soli radar chip.

  • If you want a bigger smart display with room-filling sound that’s capable of video calls, the 10-inch Google Nest Hub Max is also on sale for about $189 at Best Buy, Adorama, and Walmart. That is $40 off its regular price, matching its all-time low. Read our review.
  • The older Wi-Fi 5 Eero Pro smart router is $139 ($60 off) or available in a three-pack for $349 ($150 off) at Amazon. One router should be fine if you have a small apartment, and three is plenty to cover most small-to-average size homes with its mesh Wi-Fi signal.
  • Costco members can pick up Apple’s HomePod mini in either white or gray for $79.99 through February 23rd, or while supplies last. While not as colorful as the model Apple recently introduced, the HomeKit-ready smart speaker offers the same functionality, allowing you to control your smart home, play music, and make use of Siri’s full range of commands. It even lets you make calls and send messages, if you have an iPhone. Read our review.

General tech deals

The Galaxy Watch 4 Classic and Galaxy Watch 4

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