Hey, y’all. President’s Day weekend has arrived, and with it comes a slew of phenomenal deals on everything from smart displays and robovacs to some of our favorite pairs of wireless earbuds. We’ve rounded up a smattering of the steepest discounts in our guide to the best President’s Day sales, however, today’s deal roundup will fixate on a few highlights we didn’t include — well, at least not yet.
First up is a time-sensitive discount on the Nintendo Switch OLED, which will be available through Tuesday, February 21st. Nintendo discounts are pretty rare, however, right now you can get the OLED Model in white for $303.20 ($46.79 off) on eBay when you use promo code PRESDAY20. Yes, the Nationwide Distributors listing has an above-MSRP price of $379.99, but that 20 percent off code brings it all the way down to the lowest price we’ve seen on the premium Switch model. Also, while this is technically flagged as the “Japanese international version” of the console, it should work fine in the US (with the same power adapter). It may just ship with some materials printed in Japanese as opposed to English.
The Switch OLED is the highest tier of Nintendo’s hybrid console, with better speakers, an improved kickstand, and a 7-inch OLED panel that’s richer in contrast and color quality than the display found on the standard model. It’s worth the upgrade if you play a lot of games in handheld mode, especially if you’re hyped for The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom — which, by the way, you can still get for as low as $49.99 if you don’t mind jumping through some hoops. Read our review.
The Nintendo Switch OLED model packs in a bunch of subtle refinements, including a 7-inch OLED display, improved audio performance, and a better kickstand. Right now, you can get it for $303.20 at eBay via Nationwide Distributors when you use promo code PRESDAY20.
As anyone at The Verge can attest, proper cable management is an artform, one that’s far easier when you have the right tools for the job. Thankfully, Anker’s 637 Magnetic (MagGo) Charging Station can help cut back on unwanted clutter at home. The orb-like, hybrid contraption essentially combines a power strip and a magnetic Qi charger, allowing you to juice newer, MagSafe-compatible iPhone models on the front and other devices via an array of ports on the rear.
The built-in charging pad maxes out at 7.5 watts, however, the 8-in-1 device can still output about 65 watts total, which makes it suitable for charging laptops, tablets, and just about anything else that requires a USB-C, USB-A, or AC port. Normally $99.99, the 637 Magnetic Charging Station is currently on sale at Amazon for $69.99 when you clip the on-page coupon for 30 percent off.
The orb-shaped Anker MagGo combines a desktop magnetic wireless charging stand for newer iPhone models with a three-outlet power strip. It also has two USB-C ports, two USB-A ports, and a total of 65W of power output.
Unlike a decade ago, there’s now a plethora of great noise-canceling headphones to choose from. That said, few of them look quite as refined or offer as much functionality for Apple users as the AirPods Max, which are are discounted to just $449.99 at Best Buy right now.
Although they still carry a relatively lofty price tag and come with a borderline-abysmal carrying case, there’s a lot to love about Apple’s premium pair of over-ear cans. They ditch the plastic in favor of a steel and aluminum build, for one, and they tout the kind of noise cancellation prowess that was once reserved for the likes of Sony and Bose. Combine that with great controls and number of Apple-friendly features — including support for Apple’s immersive Spatial Audio feature and the ability to automatically switch between devices — and you have a great pair of headphones that are tailormade for Apple ecosystem. Read our review.
A few other President’s Day weekend discounts
- Samsung’s 32-inch M8 Monitor is currently on sale at Amazon in select colors for $349.99 ($350 off), which is easily the monitor’s best price to date. It’s neither a fantastic TV or monitor, but the low-profile panel sports good contrast and an assortment of handy features — including support for most streaming apps and a USB-C port with DisplayPort and 65W charging — that make it a worthwhile value. Read our review.
- If you didn’t experience The Legend of Zelda: Link’s Awakening when it launched on the Game Boy in ‘93 — and let’s be honest, many of us didn’t — now is your chance. Right now, the adorable Nintendo Switch remake of the classic Zelda title is discounted to just $39.99 ($20 off) at Amazon, Walmart, and Target. Read our review.
- The second-gen Apple Pencil is on sale once again for an all-time low of $89 ($40 off) at Amazon, Best Buy, and Walmart. The excellent stylus is compatible with all of the newest iPad models (minus the latest entry-level iPad) and, unlike the prior Pencil, charges while magnetically docked to the side of your tablet.
- Samsung’s ultra-discreet Galaxy Buds 2 are still hovering around $85 ($65 off) at Amazon. That’s a terrific price on Samsung’s entry-level earbuds, which feature active noise cancellation, wireless charging, and good sound for the price. Read our review.