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Memorial Day marks the unofficial start to summer in the US. In addition to using the long weekend of this national holiday for travel and taking some well-earned rest and relaxation, it usually kick-starts lots of outdoor activities — like backyard cookouts, road trips to the beach, and camping trips. It’s also another shopping holiday, with discounts on offer for all kinds of home goods and some great tech, gadgets, and gear.
There are plenty of deals on cool outdoorsy gear to take advantage of leading up to the holiday — like BioLite’s current discount on the FirePit Plus. But there are also great sales happening on indoor toys as well, like a range of Hisense TVs that are now available for up to $590 off. And let’s not forget travel essentials like Zendure’s heavy-duty power bank, which is on sale for $70 off. Because what good is a luxurious getaway vacation if you can’t keep your devices juiced up?
There are worthwhile sales happening for everyone, so check out all these notable ones hand-picked by the Verge Deals team.
Phone and accessory deals
- Samsung is throwing in up to $100 in Samsung credit — as well as various discounts on true wireless earbuds and other offers — when you buy the flagship Galaxy S22 Ultra ($1,199.99+), the midrange Galaxy S21 FE ($699.99+), and other phones direct from Samsung. The current promotion applies to both the unlocked and carrier-specific models. Read our Galaxy S22 Ultra and Galaxy S21 FE reviews.
- Anker’s 20W PowerPort III Nano is currently on sale on Amazon for $13.59, the second-best price we’ve seen on the ultra-compact power brick.
- The beefy Zendure SuperTank Pro is on sale at Wellbots for $159.99 when you use our promo code ZENVERGE at checkout. That’s $70 off this power bank, which can quickly charge up to four devices via USB-C and shows you individual output levels on its display. Read our review.
The SuperTank Pro has a 26,800mAh / 96.48Wh capacity, which is the maximum that you can take on a commercial flight, per FAA rules. It features four USB-C ports, an info-dense OLED panel, and more. Use code ZENVERGE at checkout from Wellbots to get $70 off.
- Satechi, a third-party manufacturer that specializes in Apple accessories, is offering discounts across its entire site until May 30th. Right now, you can save 15 percent on any purchase when you use promo code MD15 at checkout, or you can knock 20 percent off your total if you buy $100 or more with promo code MD20. While the majority of its catalog is centered around Apple devices, there are a variety of home office essentials on sale as well. Some highlights include its collection of Bluetooth keyboards, USB-C hubs, and wireless charging accessories.
- Apple’s terrific AirPods Max are on sale at Amazon and B&H Photo for $479 in all available colors. This $70 discount isn’t the lowest price we’ve seen on the premium noise-canceling headphones, but it’s nice to have all colors included in the offer. Read our review.
- Best Buy and Amazon are offering the M1 MacBook Air for $100 off, dropping the base model with 256GB of storage and 8GB of RAM down to $899.99. We’re getting close to Apple’s Worldwide Developer’s Conference (WWDC), so it’s possible this exceptional machine may see a new update, but it’s still a great value. Read our review.
- If you own an iPhone 13, you can get Apple’s MagSafe-compatible leather case in green and brown for $41.99 (about $17 off) at Amazon.
- Apple’s MagSafe Charger is just $34 ($5 off) on Amazon right now, and it’s fully compatible with all iPhone 12 and iPhone 13 variants.
- The 41mm, GPS-equipped Apple Watch Series 7 is back down to $329 at Amazon, Walmart, and Best Buy, matching the lowest price we’ve seen for the $399 wearable. The latest version of Apple’s wearable features a larger display than the Series 6, better dust resistance, and improved health-tracking features. Read our review.
- Apple’s 2021 iPad Mini is down to just $409 ($90 off) in the 64GB, Wi-Fi-enabled configuration on Amazon. The current deal price is one of the lowest we’ve seen on the 8.3-inch tablet, which offers USB-C support, speedy performance, and a sleek, redesigned look. Read our review.
Headphone, earbud, and speaker deals
- The Sony SRS-XB43, our favorite Bluetooth speaker for outdoor parties, is on sale for $248 (about $31 off) at Amazon. What better way to spend Memorial Day than blasting some tunes on a picnic blanket with lots of bass and Sony’s cutting-edge LDAC codec?
Sony’s SRS-XB43 is a large Bluetooth speaker that’s perfect for parties both indoors and out. The powerful stereo drivers sound great with plenty of bass, and you also get a customizable light show.
- If you want to go all in on Ultimate Ears speakers and earbuds, UE is offering special bundle pricing until May 31st. You can choose from the UE Wonderboom 2 for $84.99 ($15 off), the UE Boom 3 for $126.99 ($23 off), or the UE Megaboom 3 for $169.99 ($30 off). And if you package any of them with the UE Fits earbuds (now $168.99), you get 20 percent off the whole package. Alternatively, you also get 20 percent off two pairs of UE Fits, making a nice discount for you and a buddy. Read our UE Fits review.
- The Jabra Elite 3 are a solid pair of budget-friendly earbuds that normally cost $79.99 but are currently on sale for $59.99 at Best Buy and Amazon, matching their lowest price ever. The Elite 3 earbuds offer excellent sound and reliable performance for their price point but omit active noise cancellation and multipoint Bluetooth connectivity. Read our review.
Jabra’s Elite 3 earbuds have a refreshed design that’s more stylish than the company’s past earbuds. While they don’t have many frills or extra features, they fare well in the key areas of sound quality, comfort, and battery life.
- Twelve South is currently knocking 20 percent off any order made through May 31st. The third-party manufacturer produces a wealth of accessories, including mounting arms for tablets, classy phone cases, and even a clever adapter that allow you to connect your Bluetooth headphones with any device that relies on a 3.5mm audio input — an absolute necessity for the summertime traveler.
- The Bose QuietComfort 45s are some of the most comfortable and capable noise-canceling headphones you can buy, with better battery life than their predecessors and a handy transparency mode. Normally $329, the headphones are on sale at Amazon and Best Buy right now for just $279, matching their best price to date. Read our review.
- Casetify, makers of awesome accessories for smartphones and wearables, is running a promo right now that allows you to save 10 percent on any purchase or 20 percent if you purchase two or more products. Just enter promo code Mem22 at checkout to cash in on the savings. The Casetify catalog includes Apple-compatible accessories as well as those for Samsung and Google devices.
Laptop, Chromebook, and computer accessory deals
- You can save 10 percent on your own custom gaming desktop from NZXT until May 31st. NZXT’s BLD program allows you to mix and match your own components, but you can also provide NZXT with your budget and the performance benchmarks you want to hit, and they’ll put together a configuration for you. The BLD program has a number of current-gen processors and graphics cards that are all readily available for the same price you’d pay off the shelf. Of course, you can expect to pay a small premium for shipping and assembly, but every BLD desktop is covered by a two-year warranty, which covers any mishaps or malfunctions your hardware might suffer.
- If you need some speedy external storage, the Samsung T7 SSD offers USB 3.2 speeds and comes in a 1TB configuration for $134.99 ($25 off) or a 2TB model for $229.99 ($60 off). It also comes in three color options (blue, black, and beige).
- Acer is discounting a number of its budget-friendly laptops until June 1st. This includes the Core i7-equipped Acer Swift 3, which is currently on sale for $649.99 on the Acer website. The 512GB laptop typically costs $899.99 and is an excellent choice for the college-bound, thanks to its versatility and lightweight design. Read our review.
Acer’s Swift 3 laptop features a 14-inch 1080p IPS display, an Intel i7 processor, 8GB of RAM, and a 512GB SSD. It also sports a fingerprint reader for easy sign-in and a backlit keyboard, making typing in low-light situations a breeze.
- You can also pick up a discounted configuration of the Acer Aspire 5 for $549.99, as opposed to its regular price of $679.99. This laptop offers similar specs to the Acer Swift 3, including 8GB of RAM and a 512GB SSD, but at a lower price point. And while the Aspire 5 features a larger, 15-inch screen, the 1080p resolution is slightly lower than the 2256 x 1504 display on the Swift 3. Read our review.
The Acer Aspire 5 is a big-screen budget laptop. This configuration includes an Intel Core i5-1135G7, 8GB of RAM, and a 512GB SSD.
- Lenovo is currently taking up to 65 percent off select PCs, laptops, Chromebooks, monitors, and more as part of its ongoing Memorial Day sale. The excellent Lenovo Thinkpad C13 Yoga Chromebook, for example, is on sale for $249 instead of $599 when you use promo code HOTDEALC13YOGA at checkout. This low-end model comes equipped with an AMD Athlon Gold 3150C processor, 4GB of RAM, and 32GB of eMMc storage. Read our review.
- Samsung’s 980 Pro SSD is a speedy NVMe drive for expanding the storage of a PS5 or acting as the main drive for a custom gaming PC. You can currently pick up the 1TB, heatsink-equipped model from either Amazon or Samsung for just $174.99 ($55 off), or the 2TB model for $294.99 ($105 off) through the same retailers (Amazon, Samsung).
- Antonline has discounts on Gigabyte laptops, including $500 off the 15-inch Aorus 15P YD with a 300Hz display, an Intel Core i7 11800H CPU, an RTX 3080 GPU, a 1TB SSD, and 32GB of RAM. The sale price for those hefty specs is down to $1,899 and runs through the 31st.
Smart home deals
- Using the long weekend to spruce up the homestead? Molekule’s Air Pro and Air Mini air purifiers cover 1,000 square feet and 250 square feet, respectively. They are also both 20 percent off at Wellbots. The current discount drops the Air Pro down to $799.99 ($200 off) and the Air Mini down to $399.99 ($100 off). Get that seasonal stuffiness out of the house.
- Wellbots has a few different configurations of the Nest Wifi available with special discounts running through Memorial Day weekend, including the standalone router for just $119 ($50 off). The retailer is also offering the router with one additional Point for $189 ($80 off) or the router with two Points for $249 ($100 off). Read our review.
- Best Buy and Adorama are both discounting the 10-inch Nest Hub Max to around $179 ($50 off). This large, personalized smart display can fill a room with music, offers extensive smart home controls, and works with Google Duo for video calls. Read our review.
- Ring is offering up to 25 percent off a variety of configurations and bundles of security cameras and doorbells through May 30th — some even include an Amazon Echo Show 5.
- Nomad, makers of ultra-fancy Apple accessories, is having a sale that saves you $15 on any purchase of $50 or more through May 30th. Just use the code MEMORIAL15 at checkout to cash in on this offer. Some of the cool stuff on offer includes leather iPhone cases and laptop sleeves, as well as titanium and steel Apple Watch bands.
- The Epic Games Store has a Mega Sale coupon running until June 16th, offering 25 percent off most games priced at $14.99 or higher, including ones already discounted.
- You can buy the digital version of Lego Star Wars: The Skywalker Saga for Nintendo Switch for $46.49 instead of $59.99 at Target and Walmart.
- If you own a PS5, you can use the long weekend to catch up on the ultra-dense Final Fantasy VII Remake Intergrade. This version includes graphical upgrades for the PS5 and an added DLC chapter featuring Yuffie. It’s currently just $39.99 ($30 off) at Amazon.
- If you want a unique take on Final Fantasy lore, the PS5 version of Stranger of Paradise: Final Fantasy Origin is $44.99 ($15 off) at Walmart. This title has received mixed reviews, but the blending of Dark Souls-like gameplay in a Final Fantasy offshoot is certainly interesting.
- Nintendo’s excellent Switch Pro Controller is currently on sale on Amazon for $54.99, easily one of its best prices to date. The Nintendo Switch accessory is one of the more expensive models you can buy, but it’s also one that deftly balances features, comfort, and performance.
- A variety of HyperX gaming accessories are on sale now through May 30th. This includes headsets, keyboards, mice, and more. For example, you can pick up wireless, PlayStation-ready models like the Cloud Flight for $79.99 (normally $139.99) and Cloud II Wireless for $119.99 (normally $149.99).
The HyperX Cloud Flight balances comfort and a solid price-to-performance. The wireless, lightweight headset offers up to 30 hours of battery life and can also be used wired.
- As part of Sony’s ongoing Days of Play sale, Amazon, Best Buy, and Sony are all currently discounting Sony’s immersive DualSense controller in a variety of colorways — including the newer purple, blue, and pink shades. Regularly $74.99, you can buy the PlayStation 5 accessory in the newer colorways for $59.99 or the white, red, and black shades for $59.99 (normally $69.99). Read our review.
- Elgato’s HD60 S Plus is currently discounted to its lowest price ever. Normally $199.99, this handy accessory for streamers is on sale for $149.99 at both Best Buy and Amazon. Capable of capturing 4K footage at 60fps via any HDMI input, this card is perfect for grabbing gameplay highlights from a variety of sources, especially if it doesn’t have any native capture tools.
Elgato Game Capture HD60 S Plus
This handy device from Elgato is a must-have for any streamer. The Elgato Game Capture HD60 S Plus allows you to record the audio and video output of any device with an HDMI port at 4K resolution. And as the name implies, is capable of recording at 60fps.
- Elden Ring, the masterful collaboration between From Software and author George R.R. Martin, is currently discounted at Amazon and GameStop. The physical PS5 copy usually goes for $59.99 but is on sale right now for $49.94. Read our review.
TV and monitor deals
- The 2021 LG C1 remains one of our top TV picks, and the 48-inch model recently hit a new low of $996.99 (about $500 off) at Amazon. There are larger sizes available as well, like the 65-inch model, which is currently on sale for $1,596.99 ($903 off).
- Samsung has a variety of TV deals on offer in the run-up to Memorial Day. It’s selling the new 43-inch model of The Frame, with its lovely matte display, for $899 ($100 off). All of the larger sizes are also discounted, with the 55-inch clocking in at $1,299.99 ($200 off) and the jumbo 75-inch running $2,799.99 as opposed to its usual $2,999.99. Read our hands-on impressions here.
- The Frame is nice for its artwork stylings, but if you want a 4K OLED, the 2022 S95B is on offer in the 55-inch configuration for $1,999.99 ($200 off) direct from Samsung.
- Best Buy has a bunch of deals running on Hisense TVs, including the 75-inch U7G Quantum ULED. The 4K TV is down to $1,099.99 — or $1,098 on Amazon — and offers a lot of value if you prefer big screens on a slightly tighter budget.
- If you’re in the market for a curved gaming monitor, the Asus Tuf VG32VQ has hit an all-time low of $284 on Amazon, down from its usual price of $369. This 31.5-inch panel offers 2560 x 1440 resolution and a 144Hz refresh rate. The monitor also includes support for AMD FreeSync, which allows for buttery-smooth gameplay.
- If you’re looking for something just a bit larger, LG’s gamer-friendly 34WP65C-B monitor offers 34 inches of curved real estate and is on sale for just $396.99 on Amazon right now. The monitor normally costs $499.99 — making this the best price we’ve seen on the ultrawide display — and boasts 3440 x 1440 resolution and a 165Hz refresh rate, not to mention AMD FreeSync compatibility.
Deals on outdoorsy stuff
- Goal Zero is offering a 20 percent discount on a variety of its portable power stations and solar generators, including a hefty $140 discount on the Yeti 500X ($559.89). This one can hold 500 watt-hours of power and can run a small fridge as well as charge devices.
- If you’re a fitness enthusiast, Walmart and Amazon are currently selling the 40mm, GPS-equipped Apple Watch SE starting at $249 instead of $279. That’s not its best price to date, but it’s a decent discount on a reliable smartwatch, one that features a built-in accelerometer but lacks the always-on display and blood oxygen monitoring found on newer models. Read our review.
- Adorama also has a DJI Mini 2 drone kit with a hardshell case and 64GB SD card for $480 (about $88 off) until Memorial Day. Read our review.
- BioLite is offering a sitewide sale of 25 percent off through May 30th. The promo extends to the FirePit Plus, a wood-burning fire pit that also serves as a hibachi grill when you load it up with charcoal. Perfect for a nighttime outdoor hangout or some campground cooking. It’s currently on sale for $224.96 ($74.99 off) direct from BioLite.
- Also on offer from BioLite is the AlpenGlow 500, a 500-lumen lantern with color-changing LEDs that’s also weather-resistant and charges your devices. It’s currently on sale for $59.96 ($19.99 off).
- Looking for a full-size camera? Adorama is offering $500 off a Panasonic Lumix S5 kit until May 30th, which includes a 20-60mm lens along with a full-frame, 24MP camera for $1,797.99.