The best Samsung Galaxy S22 deals and prices of May 2024

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Despite being a few years old, the Samsung Galaxy S22 lineup of smartphones continues to be a solid option for many people, especially if you can pair the purchase with a great deal. 

All three phones — the base Galaxy S22, the S22 Plus, and the S22 Ultra — are still powerful devices that deliver some of the best user experiences on the market. And now that they're thought to be a bit outdated, you can save some serious cash on these phones. These offers are particularly noteworthy when you consider that the S23 lineup isn't that different from its predecessor. With the Samsung Galaxy S22, for instance, you still get excellent performance thanks to a Snapdragon chipset, years of software support, and camera software that can hang with the best of them. The same goes for the entire S22 series, so why spend more when you can get a great user experience for less? 

It's worth mentioning that the new Galaxy S24 series is likely to be revealed during Samsung Unpacked on January 17th. If you're interested in the latest flagship phones, check out the early S24 deal that could get you a $50 credit and up to $970 of trade-in credit before the phones are out. No payment required.

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Samsung Galaxy S22 128GB:$699.99 $199.99 with eligible carrier activation at Best Buy

Samsung Galaxy S22 128GB: $699.99 $199.99 with eligible carrier activation at Best Buy

Head to Best Buy and activate a Galaxy S22 with Verizon or AT&T through the site and you'll score a whopping $500 discount when you add a new line to your account. Simply upgrade an exciting line instead and you'll get a $400 discount. 

Samsung Galaxy S22 (Refurbished): $699.99Starting at $314.99 at Back Market

Samsung Galaxy S22 (Refurbished): $699.99 Starting at $314.99 at Back Market

You can pick up a refurbished Galaxy S22 for as little as $314.99 if you shop at Back Market. These renewed devices are backed by a one-year warranty plus a 30-day return policy so there's very little risk. You can even add on a trade-in for additional savings. 

Samsung Galaxy S22 Plus 128GB: $999.99$249.99 with eligible carrier activation at Best Buy

Samsung Galaxy S22 Plus 128GB: $999.99 $249.99 with eligible carrier activation at Best Buy

Similar to the S22 deal described above, if you buy the Galaxy S22 Plus and activate the phone through Verizon or AT&T, Best Buy will give you a discount of up to $750 when you add a line or $650 when you upgrade. There's also some trade-in credit up for grabs and you'll get a month of Xbox Game Pass Ultimate for free.

Samsung Galaxy S22 Ultra 128GB:$1,199.99$750 at Amazon

Samsung Galaxy S22 Ultra 128GB: $1,199.99 $750 at Amazon

If you're looking for a straight discount on the unlocked S22 Ultra, head to Amazon and you can grab the phone for just $750. There's up to $401 of trade-in credit up for grabs too (the money comes in the form of an Amazon gift card). 

That being said, if you can wait a few months, we'd suggest waiting to see if the price of the S23 Ultra drops any more.

Don't forget to protect your new phone with a decent cover. We've tested a bunch of them over in our best Galaxy S22 cases and best heavy-duty Galaxy S22 cases guides.

If you're looking at the larger versions of the S22 then our roundups of the best Galaxy S22 Plus cases and Galaxy S22 Ultra cases are well worth a look.

Patrick Farmer
eCommerce Editor

After almost a decade of working in the e-commerce space, Patrick Farmer (he/him) began his career at Android Central as a Deals and Commerce Writer before moving into a new role as AC's eCommerce Editor in 2023. When he's not hunting down the best deals and offering shopping advice for our readers, you'll often find him listening to music, camping out at a brewery, or treating his cat like a human child.