Samsung’s 8 best deals of the week: Galaxy phones, tablets, soundbars and TVs

It’s Samsung’s 50 anniversary, and the company celebrates it with a sale event that runs until November 1. Everything from Samsung’s new Galaxy Z Fold4 foldable smartphone to its QLED 8K Smart TV is on sale right now. Some items will remain discounted all week, but the company is offering some exclusive daily deals until the event is over, so be sure to check if the device you want isn’t on sale yet. These are some of the best deals right now.

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A Note About Trade Offers

The offers we have selected below list the standard discount price if Do not do you have a device to trade in, but you can get a significantly lower price on almost everything if you use Samsung’s trade-in program. Samsung accepts phones, tablets, and smartwatches from a variety of brands, in good condition and even if they’re cracked, so you have a few options. However, you should always check if you can get more for your device elsewhere first. We have some recommendations on services and websites that you can use here. Make sure you factory reset your old device before you change it.

Note that Samsung says that if you don’t send in your trade-in device, or if it doesn’t meet the eligibility requirements, the company “reserves the right to remotely deactivate your new Samsung product.”

Smartphone and tablet deals

Find more recommendations in our Best Android Phones and Best Tablets guides.

Samsung Galaxy Z Fold4

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The new Fold4 (8/10, WIRED recommends) is for anyone who wants to live on the cutting edge of smartphone technology right now. You get a large tablet-like screen when you open this device, great for multitasking with multiple app windows or just watching your favorite show in bed. Close it and you can still access normal phone functions on the outer screen. It’s still a heavy device, but that’s a sacrifice you’ll have to make for all that tech. This offer is also available on Amazon.

I miss the drama of physically hanging up the phone at the end of a conversation. If you’re looking for that “slam your phone” moment, Flip4 (8/10, WIRED Recommends) might be for you. It looks like a normal smartphone, but it folds in half to become a really compact device in your bag or pocket. And yes, you can end calls by closing the device.

Do you want to spend as little as possible? You can usually find the Samsung Galaxy A53 5G (8/10, WIRED Recommends) on sale for around this price, but that doesn’t stop it from being a great deal. It has a bright 120Hz screen, more than a day of battery life, a decent camera, and solid performance. Additionally, Samsung will support it with four OS updates and five years of security updates. That’s rare for a phone at this price.

The Samsung Galaxy Tab S8

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The Galaxy Tab S8 Ultra is the most extra Android tablet you can find. It’s positively huge with a 14.6-inch AMOLED display and has all the high-end specs like a 120Hz screen refresh rate. Inside is also Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 chipset, so it has a lot of power. You can get light work done with Samsung’s DeX mode. And while Android on a tablet has some quirks, Google has plans to improve the platform over the course of the year, so this machine will only get better with time. This offer is also available on Amazon.

The S8 Ultra is overkill, so most people should stick with the Tab S8+. You still get a big 12.4-inch AMOLED screen and many of the same specs as its more expensive sibling. If you are looking for a large screen iPad Pro alternative, this is it. This offer is also available on Amazon.

TV and soundbar deals

Read our Best TVs and Best Sound Bars guides to learn more.

Samsung HW-Q990B Soundbar

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The HW-Q990B (8/10, WIRED recommends) is a terrible name for a product, but this is one hell of a soundbar. Wireless Dolby Atmos sound can fill a room with clear dialogue and crisp music. It’s like a traditional home theater setup without all the hassle.

It may sound vain, but the Samsung QN900B (8/10, WIRED recommends) is really pretty. The screen is slim, and yet you get an uncompromising visual spectacle. With its 8K resolution, you get the most detailed and colorful image and the highest quality processing available. The only drawback? Samsung’s interface isn’t great, and there’s not much 8K content to consume…yet. This offer is also available on Amazon.

The Samsung QN90B (8/10, WIRED Recommends) is perfect for anyone with very bright rooms because this TV can be incredibly bright to eliminate annoying reflections. The mini LED backlight provides great contrast, is easy to set up, and supports a 120Hz screen refresh rate for all your favorite games. This offer is also available on Amazon.

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