Halloween sales 2022: recap

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Halloween sales 2022: recap
Usually, if you go for a walk on Halloween, you will meet supernatural creatures like werewolves, vampires, and zombies. However, if you "go for a walk" in the virtual space — also known as the Internet — you will find amazing and unbelievable deals on smartphones, smartwatches, TVs, earbuds, and even laptops. And 2022's Halloween wasn't an exception to this rule. Retailers like Best Buy and Amazon really knocked down the prices of many high-end devices. By how much? Well, let's dive in and see.

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Best Halloween deals on phones

This Halloween was an amazing time to buy a Moto phone. Many Motorola smartphones were available at steep discounts of up to 30%. For example, you could buy the flagship Motorola Edge+ from Amazon and save $301.

Google's latest budget phone, the Pixel 6a, was also available with a great discount. Best Buy offered it for just $299, which is $150 off the sticker price. Also, if you have always wanted to try the budget-friendly TCL phones, this Halloween was the time because some of these smartphones were available at a bargain.

For those wanting something fancy and premium, retailers discounted the latest Samsung foldables, the Galaxy Z Fold 4 and Galaxy Z Flip 4. For instance, if you had a device that you could trade in, Best Buy would have given you a $399 discount on a brand-new Galaxy Z Fold 4. As for the Flip 4, the retailer offered it at a $100 straight-up discount.

As for the Apple fans out there, they were able to get a renewed iPhone 12 Pro Max 128GB from Amazon and save $140.
Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 4

Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 4

The Good

  • Solid build
  • Empowering multitasking features
  • Beautiful displays
  • Stylus support
  • Smooth performance
  • Good battery life

The Bad

  • Expensive
  • Still has a crease
  • Thick and heavy, harder to carry around than a slab phone

Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 4

Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 4

The Good

  • Improved battery life
  • Main camera is much better now
  • Compact form factor with no real competition
  • Improved reliability, screen protector better glued
  • Faster charging

The Bad

  • Cannot open with one hand
  • Crease is still very much there
  • $1,000 price might be too high for some
  • Front screen is still too tiny
Google Pixel 6a

Google Pixel 6a

The Good

  • Great value for money
  • Fast processor
  • Excellent camera
  • Great 6.1" size that does not feel too big
  • Clean Android, timely updates
  • Pleasing "staccato" haptic feedback
  • Pleasing loudspeaker quality

The Bad

  • Lacks a zoom camera
  • Pixel reputation for bugs and issues does not inspire confidence
  • Only runs at 60Hz
  • Headphone jack is gone
  • No charger in the box

Best Halloween deals on tablets

Halloween also had some truly enchanting sales on a variety of magical mirrors. Oops, we mean tablets. For example, you could get a 512GB Samsung Galaxy Tab S8 Ultra with S-Pen for $1,099.99, which is $300 below its original price. And if you wanted a Windows-equipped tablet, you could buy one for just under $200. The Lenovo IdeaPad Windows Duet 3i was available with a $180 discount and could have been bought for only $199.99.
Samsung Galaxy Tab S8 Ultra

Samsung Galaxy Tab S8 Ultra

The Good

  • Premium, sturdy build
  • Great front cameras and mic
  • Huge, beautiful AMOLED display
  • S Pen stylus included
  • Samsung DeX
  • Has a vibration motor
  • MicroSD card slot for expandable storage, up to 1 TB

The Bad

  • With bezels that slim accidental touches are a problem
  • Disappointing rear cameras
  • Expensive accessories
  • No charger in the box

Best Halloween deals on smartwatches

Trick or treat? Yes, Halloween is also a time for eating candy and chocolate. However, the treat always seems to go to your waist. But if you have a smartwatch, it can help you burn those nasty, excessive calories away.

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During Halloween, retailers offered amazing deals on great smartwatches as well. You could get a Galaxy Watch 4 for just $199.99 and a Fitbit Sense 2 for $220 off its sticker price. The 45mm GPS Apple Watch Series 7 was also available at a good discount. Best Buy offered it for $359, which is $70 below the original price.
Samsung Galaxy Watch 4 (40mm)

Samsung Galaxy Watch 4 (40mm)

The Good

  • Stylish design
  • Bright and vivid OLED display
  • Excellent health tracking
  • Wear OS is a great match
  • Good haptic feedback

The Bad

  • One-day battery life at best
  • Gimmicky capacitive rotating bezel
  • No Google Assistant support yet
Apple Watch Series 7 (45mm)

Apple Watch Series 7 (45mm)

The Good

  • Bigger display for an overall improved experience
  • Brighter display indoors
  • Faster charging
  • Reliable and hiccup-free performance
  • Multiple timers

The Bad

  • Sleep Monitoring still doesn't track deep sleep cycles

Best Halloween deals on headphones and earbuds

Beats's Powerbeats Pro, JBL's Tune 760NC, and Apple's AirPods Max are only some of the headphones that were available with great discounts this Halloween. The amazing fitness Powerbeats Pro earbuds were offered for just $149.99, the Tune 760NC were discounted by 23% at Amazon, and Apple's own high-end headphones were on sale for only $449.99.

Best Halloween deals on laptops and TVs

Not everyone wants to dress up for Halloween, though. Some people just want to stay home and watch spooky movies on their TV or laptop. And for such people, retailers had amazing offers on many TVs and laptops (including a couple of deals on MacBooks, which we rarely see!).

Amazon, for example, offered a $150 discount on the 2022 MacBook Air and a $100 discount on the older 2020 MacBook Air. The retailer also discounted Samsung's 65-inch Q70A Series TV by $452 and the 50-inch Insignia F30 TV by $150.

Were there any good sales during this year's Halloween?

We can firmly say that this year's Halloween deals were indeed pretty good. Many retailers lowered the prices of various devices, some even going as far as 50% off. So, in other words, this Halloween was a great time to buy expensive stuff for less money.

What kind of deals did retailers offer for Halloween?

During this year's Halloween, retailers offered amazing deals on some of the best smartphones, smartwatches, headphones, earbuds, TVs, and computers on the market. It was a great time to get yourself a new phone, watch, earbuds, or even a laptop.

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