Best Memorial Day 2022 tech sales and deals: Amazon, Best Buy and more


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Only the best deals on Verge-approved gadgets get the Verge Deals seal of approval, so if you’re looking for a deal on your next gadget or gift from top retailers like Amazon, Walmart, Best Buy, Target, and more, this is is the place to be.

Memorial Day marks the unofficial start of summer in the United States. As well as using the long weekend of this national holiday to travel and get some well-deserved rest and relaxation, it usually triggers lots of outdoor activities – like backyard barbecues, road trips to the beach and camping trips. It’s also another shopping spree, with discounts on all kinds of home goods and great tech, gadgets and gear.

There are plenty of deals on cool outdoor gear to take advantage of before the holidays, like BioLite’s current discount on the FirePit Plus. But there are also great sales on indoor toys, like a range of HiSense televisions which are now available for up to $590 off. And let’s not forget the travel essentials, like Zendure’s Rugged Power Bank, which is on sale for $70 off. Because what good is a luxury vacation if you can’t charge your devices?

There are some great sales for everyone, so check out all these notable sales handpicked by the Verge Deals team.

Deals on phones and accessories

Zendure SuperTank Pro

The SuperTank Pro has a capacity of 26,800 mAh / 96.48 Wh, which is the maximum you can take on a commercial flight, for example. FAA Rules. It has four USB-C ports, an information-rich OLED panel, and more. redeem code ZENVERGE at Wellbots checkout to get $70 off.

Deals on Earphones, Headphones & Speakers

Sony SRS-XB43

Sony’s SRS-XB43 is a great Bluetooth speaker perfect for indoor and outdoor parties. The powerful stereo drivers sound great with plenty of bass, and you get a customizable light show too.

The UE fits your custom ears, although their case unfortunately lacks wireless charging.
Photo by Chris Welch/The Verge

  • Apple’s awesome AirPods Max are on sale on Amazon and B&H Photo for $479 in all available colors. This $70 discount isn’t the lowest price we’ve seen on premium noise-canceling headphones, but it’s nice to have all colors included in the deal. Read our review.

Apple AirPods Max

Apple’s AirPods Max offer exemplary build quality, phenomenal sound and follow the best in noise cancellation.

Deals on laptops, Chromebooks and computer accessories

The MacBook Air is the most impressive laptop I've used in years

MacBook Air with M1 (late 2020)

The MacBook Air is Apple’s entry-level laptop, which features the company’s new M1 chip and comes in one of three different colors (Silver, Space Gray, and Gold).

A fast SSD like the Samsung 980 Pro is ideal for a PC or PS5.
Photo by Tom Warren/The Verge

Home Goods Deals

Google Nest Wifi plan

The Nest Wifi Router and Google Point Extender have an unassuming design. The router has two Ethernet ports, while the Point can be used as a smart speaker. When paying through Wellbots, be sure to use either promo code 50YARD or 80YARD to take advantage of the offer.

The Ring Alarm Pro is configurable to fit all types of homes.

Gaming Deals

  • The Epic Games Store has a Mega Sale coupon valid until June 16offering 25% off most games priced at $14.99 or more, including those already on sale.
  • You can buy the digital version of Lego Star Wars: The Skywalker Saga for Nintendo Switch for $47.99 instead of $59.99 on the Nintendo Online Store.
  • If you own a PS5, you can use the long weekend to catch up on ultra-dense Final Fantasy VII Remake Intergrade. This release includes graphical upgrades for the PS5 and an added DLC chapter featuring Yuffie. It’s currently only $39.99 ($30 off) at Amazon.

Yuffie is the star character of Final Fantasy VII Remake first addition.
Image: Square Enix

HyperX Cloud Flight

The HyperX Cloud Flight strikes a balance between comfort and solid value for money. The lightweight wireless headphones offer up to 30 hours of battery life and can also be used in wired mode.

Deals on TVs and Monitors

  • 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 also larger sizes, like the 65 inch modelcurrently on sale for $1,596.99 ($903 off MSRP).

LG C1 2021 (65 inch)

A feature-laden OLED TV, including 4K resolution support, 120Hz refresh rate, and Nvidia G-Sync and AMD FreeSync

Samsung The Frame 2022 TV (55 inches)

Samsung’s latest aesthetic TV model retains the same vivid QLED screen as its predecessor, but uses a new anti-glare and low-reflection coating called “Matte Display”, which delivers images with qualities that resemble real canvas.

Hisense U7G TV (75 inch)

Hisense’s latest 4K TV supports Dolby Vision, HDR and HDR10 Plus. It also supports Google Play, giving you access to a wide selection of streaming apps.

Outdoor Stuff Deals

GoPro Hero 10 Black

The GoPro Hero 10 Black offers a new processor, allowing filming in 4K resolution at 120 frames per second.

The DJI Mini 2 is a small but formidable drone that travels light.


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