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Memorial Day sales 2022: best tech deals live right now

Memorial Day deals 2022
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Memorial Day 2022 is upon us, and as is the case every year so too are the Memorial Day sales. As with any holiday, retailers are using the special occasion as an opportunity to give you huge discounts and deals, and one area where you tend to find plenty of savings is tech. But you don't have to sift through all the discounts on offer one by one. We've done the research for you and put together a list of the best Memorial Day deals live right now.

Below you'll find huge discounts on TVs, wireless headphones and speakers from major retailers like Amazon, Crutchfield, Samsung and Best Buy, so read on to check out our favorite deals, or peruse your favorite retailers by using the quick links listed below...

Memorial Day sales: quick links

Amazon's best headphones and speakers deals (opens in new tab) – save on Klipsch speakers, cheap true wireless earbuds and soundbars, Echo Dots and more

Amazon's featured TV deals (opens in new tab) - get discounts on Samsung, Sony and TCL

Crutchfield's Memorial Day deals (opens in new tab) - save up to $200 on Sennheiser headphones, up to $1000 on LG TVs

Samsung's Memorial Day deals (opens in new tab) - deals on Galaxy S22, Neo QLED TVs, The Frame TV and more

Best Buy's Memorial Day deals (opens in new tab) - Bargain 65-inch Samsung QLED 4K TV for under $1000, plus $300 savings on Window laptops and money off PlayStation games

JBL's Memorial Day deals (opens in new tab) - save $80 on the JBL Xtreme 3 and $30 on the Flip 5 wireless speakers

Walmart's Memorial Day deals (opens in new tab) - save big on Hisense Roku TVs, Apple Watch, wireless speakers and more

Target's Memorial Day deals (opens in new tab) - AirPods from $120, up to 40% off headphones and speakers, plus Roku TVs from just $160

GameStop's Memorial Day deals (opens in new tab) - save up to 60% on games, PS5 and Xbox controllers discounted

Costco Memorial Day deals - save $20 on AirPods 3, $50 on Vizio all-in-one soundbar package, Samsung 4K TVs from $280

The 6 very best Memorial Day deals

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LG OLED65C1: $2500 $1549 at Amazon (save $951) (opens in new tab)
LG's C line of TVs has been the benchmark for TV quality for quite some time. The C1 from 2021 has astounding picture quality, impressive speakers, and a whole host of functionality for movie buffs to gamers to everyone else.

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New Apple AirPods: $180 $149 at Amazon (save $30) (opens in new tab)
A $30 saving might not be a huge discount, but Apple's AirPods 3 are extremely reliable, comfortable, and convenient wireless earbuds. And Apple Deals are quite rare, so when you do see one, it's best to strike quickly.

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Echo Dot (4th Gen): $50 $35 at Amazon (save $15) (opens in new tab)
The latest Echo Dot is Amazon's smallest, cheapest entryway into the virtual assistant world, and for just $35 you can get all the convenient features of Alexa you already probably know and love for the price of a meal out.

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KEF LS50 Meta: $1600 $1250 at Woot (save $350) (opens in new tab)
The best in their class and What Hi-Fi? Award winners, due to their exceptional sound quality rich with texture and detail. At just $1250 today, the LS50 Meta are an incredible buy if you are after new standmounters.

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Sony XR-55A80J: $1900 $1198 at Amazon (save $702) (opens in new tab)
Sony's 55-inch A80J launched at $1900, and we gave it five stars in our review for its fantastic picture quality at the money. At just $1200 today, the A80J is a staggeringly good deal for anybody looking for an excellent set.

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JBL Reflect Flow: $150 $54 at Walmart (save $96) (opens in new tab)
These sporty wireless earbuds from JBL fit snugly in your ear which makes them great for long runs. They also sound lively and energetic and pack in a massive 20 hours of battery life. Save $96 on the black pair at Walmart.

Memorial Day sales: headphones deals

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New Apple AirPods: $180 $149 at Amazon (save $30) (opens in new tab)
A $30 saving might not be the craziest deal we've ever seen, but Apple's AirPods 3 are extremely reliable, comfortable, and convenient wireless earbuds. They're new so haven't been discounted by much yet so if you're looking for a pair, best to pull the trigger.

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Apple AirPods Pro: $250 $200 at BHPhoto (save $50) (opens in new tab)
The AirPods bring with them both a more robust, dynamic sound than the 'standard' AirPods and a more impressive $50 in savings. If you've got $200 to spend on some wireless earbuds and want to keep it in the Apple family, look no further!

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Apple AirPods Max: $550 $470 at Walmart (save $80) (opens in new tab)
Apple's most premium headphones are also on the end of a welcome discount this weekend. If you want a stylish pair of wireless headphones with class-leading sound quality and excellent build quality, check out the AirPods Max.

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Bose QuietComfort Earbuds $279 $199 at Amazon (save $80) (opens in new tab)
These brilliant wireless earbuds combine top noise-cancelling tech and excellent comfort with a rich, dynamic sound. Head over to Amazon today to take advantage of this $80 price drop.

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Sennheiser Momentum True Wireless 2: $300 $199.95 at Crutchfield (save $100) (opens in new tab)
We gave these Momentum earbuds five stars in our review precisely because of their excellent, mature sound quality, lightweight build, and ease of use. At $100 off, these earbuds are a great deal for anybody. Also at Amazon. (opens in new tab)

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JBL Reflect Flow: $150 $54 at Walmart (save $96) (opens in new tab)
These sporty wireless earbuds from JBL fit snugly in your ear which makes them great for long runs. They also sound lively and energetic and pack in a massive 20 hours of battery life. Save $96 on the black pair at Walmart.

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Sennheiser HD 820: $2000 $1799.95 at Crutchfield (save $200) (opens in new tab)
If you're in the market for some of the best sound quality money can buy in a pair of headphones, look no further than the HD 820. These cans sound absolutely fantastic, feel solidly built, and are cleverly designed.

• Check out our full list of the best headphones deals 2022

Memorial Day sales: TV deals

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Hisense 43A6G: $270 $230 at Best Buy (save $40) (opens in new tab)
This 43-inch 4K smart TV comes in at just over $200 but still manages to pack in HDR support, virtual voice assistants like Alexa, and the traditional suite of smart functionality you'd expect. If you need a cheap TV, this is it.

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LG OLED65C1: $2500 $1549 at Amazon (save $951) (opens in new tab)
LG's C line of TVs has been the benchmark for TV quality for quite some time. The C1 from 2021 has astounding picture quality, impressive speakers, and a whole host of functionality for movie buffs to gamers to everyone else.

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The Frame TV: $1500 $1300 at Samsung (save $200) (opens in new tab)
The Frame is Samsung's take on both a high-quality 4K QLED TV packed with HDR and 120Hz support as well as a beautiful, stylish art piece for your home that doubles as the elegant centerpiece of any room.

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Sony XR-55A80J: $1900 $1198 at Amazon (save $702) (opens in new tab)
Sony's 55-inch A80J launched at $1900, and we gave it five-stars in our review for its fantastic picture quality for the price. At just $1200 today, the A80J is a staggeringly good deal for anybody looking for an excellent set.

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Samsung Q90A: $1800 $1099 at Samsung (save $700) (opens in new tab)
This QLED TV wowed us with its amazingly bright, punchy picture paired with incredible detail and sharpness, so much so that we gave the TV five stars in our review. At just $1100, the Q90A is an absolute steal.

• Check out our full list of the best TV deals 2022

Memorial Day sales: speaker deals

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Echo (4th Gen): $100 $80 at Amazon (save $20) (opens in new tab)
Want something bigger and better? Alexa smart speakers have come to dominate the virtual assistant landscape because of how compact, easy to use, and compatible with all your favorite tech they are, and Amazon's latest Echo keeps all this up.

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JBL Xtreme 3: $380 $300 at JBL (save $80) (opens in new tab)
JBL's decently sized Xtreme 3 offers up a loud and entertaining sound alongside an impressively rugged build that can withstand almost anything you throw at it. If you need a speaker you can take anywhere and properly start a party, now's your chance.

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JBL Charge 5: $180 $150 at JBL (save $30) (opens in new tab)
Smaller than the Xtreme above, this is such an excellent Bluetooth speaker that we gave it five stars in our review for its clean, detailed sound alongside its excellent dust and water resistance without being able to come up with any cons for the price.

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KEF LS50 Meta: $1600 $1250 at Woot (save $350) (opens in new tab)
The best in their class and What Hi-Fi? Award winners, due to their exceptional sound quality rich with texture and detail. At just $1250 today, the LS50 Metas are an incredible buy if you are after new standmounters.

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KEF R3: $2200 $1600 at Woot (save $600) (opens in new tab)
This 2019 What Hi-Fi? Award-winning speaker looks and feels stylish while offering up exceptional musicality with a balanced and detailed sound. At $2000, we loved the KEF R3, so we love it even more at $1600.

• Check out our full list of the best speakers 2022

Memorial Day sales: soundbar deals

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LG SP8YA: $800 $500 at Best Buy (save $300) (opens in new tab)
This 3.1.2-channel Dolby Atmos wireless soundbar comes with many of the features of LG's more expensive soundbars. With Bluetooth, WiFi, Dolby Vision/HDR10 passthrough, and more, the SP8YA is a solid buy.

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Polk Audio MagniFi Max SR: $600 $500 at Crutchfield (save $100) (opens in new tab)
This stylish 5.1 system with surround speakers and even a separate subwoofer comes packed with three 4K HDMI inputs, Bluetooth, WiFi, Chromecast support, and even DTS/Dolby Digital decoding all for under $600.

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Samsung Q600A: $600 $450 at Best Buy (save $150) (opens in new tab)
This is a premium, Dolby Atmos-enabled soundbar at a less-than-premium price of under $500. We like Samsung's soundbars, and at this price, it's tough to decide not to take that major step up from TV speakers.

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Samsung Q700A: $700 $548 at Walmart (save $152) (opens in new tab)
We loved Samsung's Q800A, just a step above the Q700A, so for a Dolby Atmos soundbar with a full-fat 3.1.2 channel system, you don't find options at the sub-$600 pricepoint all that often.

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Samsung Q800A: $898 $648 at Walmart (save $250) (opens in new tab)
Few Atmos soundbars out there can match the performance of the Q800A with its punchy, robust, room-filling sound and bone-rattling bass all neatly packed into a tidy package. Act now while supplies last!

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Samsung Q900A: $1300 $1000 at Best Buy (save $300) (opens in new tab)
If you're looking for a simple, major step up from your TV's speakers, look no further than the Q900A. This soundbar packs in 7.1.2 channels, Dolby Atmos support, and Wi-fi/Bluetooth without breaking the bank.

• Check out our full list of the best soundbars 2022

Ruben Circelli
Staff Writer

Ruben is a Staff Writer at What Hi-Fi? and longtime consumer technology and gaming journalist. Since 2014, Ruben has written news, reviews, features, guides, and everything in-between at a huge variety of outlets that include Lifewire, PCGamesN, GamesRadar+, TheGamer, Twinfinite, and many more. Ruben's a dedicated gamer, tech nerd, and the kind of person who misses physical media. In his spare time, you can find Ruben cooking something delicious or, more likely, lying in bed consuming content.