It’s time to kick off the weekend with all of Friday’s most notable price drops on Android-compatible gear, starting with the Samsung Golf Edition Galaxy Watch 5. While the standard edition models are Starting since $250 Now the special golf edition that could be a sweet treat this year has now returned to Amazon Low. That offer joins the best price yet at Sony LinkBuds/S and other ANC headphones as well as a particular remarkable offer in an open box Unlocked Samsung Galaxy S22 Ultra. Take the jump for all that and more in the latest 9to5Toys Break for lunch.
Samsung Golf Edition Galaxy Watch 5 returns at Amazon’s best price yet
Amazon now offers the Samsung Galaxy Watch 5 40mm Golf Edition in $299 shipped. Regularly $329, this is only the second time we’ve seen the Golf Edition marked down on Amazon and it matches the lowest we’ve tracked there – the larger 44mm is also on sale for $329.99 Shipped. While we saw the standard model drop to $230 last month, it’s now selling for $249, down from the regular $280 shipped for comparison sake. While today’s top deal may seem out of season, if you have a golfer on your shopping list this year, it might be worth considering. In addition to all the features you’ll find on the Galaxy Watch 5, it has smart caddy pin steering, club shot distance, and voice guidance to guide you through your hole with distance to pin, pin location and more. Get a full breakdown of the standard model at our practical review.
Sony’s latest LinkBuds/S hit new all-time lows on Amazon
Amazon has now launched a big sale event on some of Best-in-class ANC headphones and earphones from Sony. A standout here is the Sony LinkBuds S Wireless Noise Canceling Headphones in $128 shipped in all three colors. Regularly $198, this is a new all-time low at 36% or $70 off the current rate and the best we can find. The new Earth Blue colourway we present last month is now also seeing the first price drop to $128 today. Sony positions its LinkBuds S as the world’s smallest and lightest high-rise earbuds with noise cancellation. it also says they pack the brand’s “best transparent ambient sound” into a truly wireless pair of earphones with the ability to automatically switch between “superlative noise cancellation or optimized ambient sound.” You’re looking at up to 26 hours of wireless playback along with the charging case (fast charging offers up to 60 minutes of playback on a 5-minute charge), touch controls, IPX4 water resistance, and access to Alexa. You can get a better idea of what to expect at our launch coverage.
Samsung Galaxy S22 Ultra comes out with open box at $675
If you don’t mind going the Open-Box Excellent route at Best Buy, you can land the Samsung Galaxy S22 Ultra 128GB (Unlocked) for $674.99 Shipped. Note: Scroll down to the “Purchasing Options” section near the bottom of the listing page to see the offers. “Excellent condition products look like new with no physical flaws, scratches or scuffs and include all original parts and accessories. The product will be in its original packaging or in a suitable replacement box. Products in excellent condition can be found at Best Buy stores and online.” As the latest flagship phone in the Samsung stable, the Galaxy S22 Ultra It arrives with a renewed design, but similar to that of last year’s model. New this time around is an S Pen slot to channel some Galaxy Note power, as well as a 6.8-inch SuperAMOLED panel and the recent Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 chip. That’s coupled with 256GB of storage, 12GB of RAM, and a Upgraded 5,000mAh battery backed by 45W charging. Our launch day practical review details what to expect.
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