July 23, 2024


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The best Samsung Prime Day deals: Galaxy S20 Ultra, Galaxy Buds Plus, Galaxy Watch 3 and more

This story is part of Amazon Prime Day, CNET’s guide on everything you need to know and how to make sure you get the best deal.

Amazon’s Prime Day has arrived. The long-awaited two-day shopping event kicked off with thousands of deals, and one of the top brands you’ll find deep discounts on is Samsung. The Korean tech giant is offering exclusive deals on the full range of its product line, from flagship devices like the Galaxy S20 5G phone (in all its iterations, including the Ultra and Plus) and Note 20 to baseline models such as the Galaxy A line. 

Beyond phones, you’ll also see sweet deals on smartwatches such as the Galaxy Watch 3 and Watch Active, the Galaxy Buds Plus headphones, Samsung’s Android tablets such as the Galaxy Tab S7 and S7 Plus, and tons of giant TVs. Best of all, most of these deals are available at both Amazon and other authorized Samsung retailers. 

Here’s a rundown of the best Samsung deals you can find during Prime Day. 

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The Galaxy 20 Ultra is Samsung is the top tier of its phones. It rocks a 108-megapixel camera with the capability of 100x zoom. There’s also the 120Hz 6.9-inch, improved battery life, 128GB storage, more processing power and 5G to make this a beast of a phone. The S20 Ultra’s regular price is $1,400, but during Prime Day, the price drops by $350 to $1,050. 

Read CNET’s review of the Galaxy S20 Ultra..

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If the S20 Ultra is more than you need, you should look at the Galaxy S20 Plus and S20. Both have a 64-megapixel rear camera along with a wide and ultrawide camera, 128GB storage, 12GB of RAM, a speedy processor and capable of 5G internet. The difference between the two is minimal with the S20 Plus having a slightly bigger screen and bigger battery. The S20 Ultra’s regular price is $1,200 and drops down to $900 while the S20 goes from its $1,000 standard price to $750 during Prime Day. 

Check out CNET’s review of the S20..

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Samsung’s Galaxy Note 20 released this past August, and it’s already getting a big discount for Prime Day. The Note series comes with many of the same features as the Galaxy S20, but it has a beautiful 6.7-inch screen, Snapdragon 865 Plus processor and the S-pen stylus. The Note 20 Ultra has a bigger price tag and come with a slightly bigger 6.9-inch screen, a 108-megapixel camera, a little more battery life and additional video recording options. 

Read CNET’s review of the Note 20 Ultra..

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The Galaxy Watch 3 stepped up its healthy living features when it came out in August. It now has advanced sleep tracking, a blood oxygen level reader and improved fitness tools. All variants of the 41mm Watch 3 will have the same $30 off during Prime Day. 

Read CNET’s review of the Galaxy Watch 3..

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If you want to dip your toes into the smart wearables market, the Galaxy Watch Active is a great place to start. It doesn’t have all the bells-and-whistles of the Galaxy Watch 3, but it has many of the same fitness tracking options making it a step up over other fitness devices. The Galaxy Watch Active’s regular price is $200 and will be on sale for $140 during the Prime Day event. 

Read CNET’s review of the Galaxy Watch Active..

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Samsung’s answer to the Apple’s Airpods will see a price drop during Prime Day. The Galaxy Buds Plus have improved sound and battery life over the non-plus version, and it even comes with an iOS app to use the earbuds on Apple devices. The Galaxy Buds Plus are $120 during the sale, a drop from the standard $150 price tag. 

Read CNET’s review of the Galaxy Buds Plus..

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Android tablets are still alive at Samsung. The Galaxy Tab S7 is the latest tablet that comes with an 11-inch screen, an S Pen and Dex option to turn the tablet into a laptop. Spend a little more on the Tab S7 Plus to upgrade to the bigger 12.4-inch screen. The Tab S7’s $100 discount drops the tablet from $650 to $550 while the Tab S7 Plus comes down to $750 from its $850 regular price. 

Read our impressions of the Galaxy Tab S7 Plus..

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