Sandwiched between a perfectly acceptable “vanilla” Galaxy S22 and a state of the art S22 Ultra giant, the somewhat clunky middle child of Samsung’s high-end handset family in early 2022, has definitely struggled to find its audience.
With the galaxy s23, S23 Ultra, and yes, S23+ around the corner (more or less), you would probably expect that to be more true today than ever. But Black Friday is clearly even closer on the horizon than the next big Unpacked event, and unsurprisingly, the Galaxy S22+ is more captivating than ever before with no strings attached. Yes, already.
That’s because Best Buy has refreshed its extensive slate of re early Black Friday 2022 deals, adding the unlocked S22+5G for $250 off regular prices to the already impressive list of pre-holiday bargains.
So the 6.6-inch flagship Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 is available for just $749.99 in a 128GB storage configuration (and multiple color options), while fetching $799.99 with double that amount of local digital hamster space (and your choice of different paint jobs).
Naturally, Samsung has offered much higher discounts in recent months… with mandatory device trade-ins, which makes the comparison quite unfair. Best Buy’s excellent new promotion should instead be compared to Amazon’s extremely similar Prime-exclusive offers from last month, which might return later this month for the “real” Black Friday extravaganza… or even get a little enhanced.
It’s up to you whether you’re willing to wait a few more weeks… and risk running out of supplies at these prices and in your favorite color for the Galaxy S22+ in your favorite color well before Thanksgiving. Keep in mind that Best Buy is unlikely to keep this deal through the end of November, given the retailer’s record $300 Galaxy S22 Ultra discount, for example, made its early holiday debut last week and is now (temporarily) gone.
The At the time of writing, the Galaxy S22 Plus is incredibly more affordable than the smaller and slightly more modest S22, which has yet to receive its Black Friday 2022 price cuts.