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You don't have to be deeply invested in technology to know just how popular the Samsung brand is. Over the last several decades, the Korean tech giant has dominated several consumer markets, including mobile, kitchen appliances, home entertainment, and more. So, in the midst of the holiday shopping season, one thing is for certain: You're guaranteed to find deals on various Samsung products, even though the Black Friday and Cyber Monday frenzy has ended -- especially since the Discover Samsung sale kicked off this week.
While the two biggest shopping holidays have come and gone, some of the best offers on Samsung products can still be found across major retailers like Amazon, Best Buy, and, of course, Samsung itself. Here's the best ones we've found.
The Samsung Galaxy S23 Ultra is one of the best big phones you can buy in 2023. While the market of phablets is more bustling than ever, especially with Apple and Google offering Pro and Max models now, the Samsung Galaxy S23 Ultra is more feature-packed and feels more premium in the hand thanks to its blend of glass and aluminum. It also supports 8K video recording and has a built-in S Pen stylus for your creative needs.
You can still buy the Galaxy S23 Ultra for $899 after Cyber Monday, a $300 discount from retail, across major retailers. You'll save just as much on Samsung's website with an eligible trade-in.
Samsung's Galaxy Z Flip series has always sold better than its Z Fold, likely because of its familiar form factor and more affordable price. While the latest Z Flip 5 doesn't transform into a pocketable tablet, it does open and close for one of the best one-handed experiences money can buy today.
Right now, the previously $1,000 foldable can be had for $849. You're getting 256GB of storage, a more durable design, and a Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 chipset capable of running graphics-intensive apps like video editors.
The Samsung Galaxy Tab S8 Ultra is no longer the latest and greatest from the company, but it's still a fantastic flagship-level tablet, especially if you're looking to replace your laptop with one. ZDNET reviewed the Ultra model last year and praised it for its premium fit and finish, DeX mode capability, and brilliantly vivid display.
Right now, the previously $1,100 tablet can be had for just $700, an all-time low in price. You're getting a 14.6-inch display, an S Pen stylus, and a fantastic machine for all your media-consuming needs.
I tested the Samsung S95C TV just a few months ago and remarked about how far the company's OLED technology had come. Watching Avatar: The Way ofWater on the TV was quite the spectacle, with the darker scenes, in particular, being rich in detail and contrast, and the brighter scenes being just as visually stimulating.
The 65-inch model, which is listed in this deal, was just the right size for my living room, but Samsung does offer the S95C in a smaller 55-inch frame if preferred.
The TU690T model is no flagship OLED from Samsung, but it's a great option for folks who want a big screen without the big price. Currently, Best Buy has the 4K LED TV on sale for $579 ($200 off), putting it in line with similar mid-range 75-inch panels from Hisense, LG, and TCL.
For the price, you're getting a Tizen-operated TV with useful smart features like Google Assistant, Apple AirPlay 2, and quick access to popular streaming services (Disney+, Max, Netflix, etc.). The TU690T also supports 4K upscaling for when you're watching content that isn't as high-resolution but want to experience it as if it was.
ZDNET only writes about deals we want to buy -- devices and products we desire, need, or would recommend. Our experts looked for deals that were at least 20% off (or are hardly ever on sale), using established price comparison tools and trackers to determine whether the deal is actually on sale and how frequently it drops.
We also looked over customer reviews to find out what matters to real people who already own and use the deals we're recommending. Our recommendations may also be based on our own testing -- in addition to extensive research and comparison shopping. The goal is to deliver the most accurate advice to help you shop smarter.
What are the best holiday deals?
ZDNET's experts have been searching for holiday deals across sites like Amazon, Best Buy, Walmart, and more. Here are the top deals by category we've found so far.