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Mother's Day 2022: Best deals and sales to shop

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Mother's Day is approaching fast and chances are you're browsing last minute Mother's Day gift ideas for mom. Or, maybe you have the perfect Mother's Day gift in mind and you're just looking for a price break.

Luckily, Mother's Day sales and spring savings events are dominating the season. Our handy roundup of the best Mother's Day gift ideas and deals will help you find what you're looking for. 

For example, Samsung's Mother's Day sale offers tons of Mother's gift ideas and deals. From now until Sunday, May 8, save big on a shiny new Samsung gadget for mom. During  he sale, you can get an unlocked  Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 3 with free Galaxy Watch 4 for $,1499. Typically, you'd spend $2,049 on this bundle, so that's $550 in savings. And what's more you'll receive $100 in Google Play Credit with your purchase. 

Want to impress mom with a new laptop for Mother's Day? You can pick up the Editor's Choice Surface Laptop 4 ($300 off) directly from the Microsoft Store. In our Surface Laptop 4 (AMD) review, we loved its sleek, sturdy chassis, speedy performance and comfortable keyboard. Overall, the Surface Laptop 4 is a solid premium machine and MacBook alternative.

Looking for an easy-to-use multimedia tablet for mom? Now on sale for $179 ($50 off) at Amazon, the Samsung Galaxy Tab A8 is your best bet. It features a lightweight design and a 10.5 inch ‎(1920 x 1200) display with a remarkably slim bezel. Mom will surely find its colorful display and Dolby Atmos quad speakers delightful when she's streaming her favorite TV shows and movies. The Galaxy Tab A8 is one of the best Android tablets for the money.

Whether you're looking for gift ideas for the techie mom or want to treat mom to a gadget that will make her life easier, we're here to help. From laptops to smartphones, here's our roundup of Mother's Day gift ideas and deals we like. 

Mother's Day gift ideas and deals

Apple M1 MacBook Air: was $999 now $949 @ Amazon
Save $50 on the Editor's Choice M1 MacBook Air at Amazon. In our MacBook Air with M1 review, we gave it a high rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars and the Editor's Choice award. We praised its breathtaking performance and slim, unibody design. We also loved its long battery which endured 14 hours and 41 minutes during testing. Besides Apple's 8-core processor, it packs a 13.3-inch (2560 x 1600) IPS Retina display, 8GB of RAM and 256GB SSD. Prime members get free one-day delivery which ensures your gift arrives by Mother's Day which is on May 8. If you're not a Prime member, you can sign up here for a 30-day free trial.

HP Chromebook x360: was $949 now $549 @ Best Buy
Now $400 off, the HP Chromebook x360 is a solid value if you want an affordable 2-in-1. It features a 13.5-inch (1920x 1289) touch screen, 1.6-GHz Intel Core i5-10210U 4-core CPU, 8GB of RAM, UHD Graphics, and 256GB SSD. Its 360 degree flip-and-fold design enables use in laptop, audience, tabletop, presentation, and tablet modes.

HP Laptop 15: was $549 now $419 @ Walmart
Now $130 off, the AMD Ryzen-charged HP Laptop 15 is fast, capable and more affordable. The laptop in this deal packs a 15.6-inch 1920 x 1080 matte display, 2.1-GHz AMD Ryzen 5 5500U CPU 6-core CPU, with 8GB of RAM and AMD Radeon graphics. Rounding out its specs is a 256GB SSD for storage. 

Amazon Echo Show 8 (2nd Gen): was $129 now $89 @ Amazon
If you want to get mom a bigger display, save $40 on the 2021 Echo Show 8. Now at its best price yet, the Echo Show 8 has an 8-inch (1280 x800 display), dual 2-inch speakers, and a 13MP camera with auto-framing. Amazon Prime members get free one-day delivery which ensures your gift arrives by Mother's Day, May 8. If you're not a Prime member, you can sign up here for a 30-day free trial.

Trelab HD77 Bluetooth Speaker: was $119 now $76 @ Amazon
Now $43 off, the Trelab HD77 is one of the best portable Bluetooth speakers out there. It has a built-in microphone for calls, cool-looking ambient LED’s Easy setup, it connects instantly to Bluetooth-enabled laptops, tablets, and smartphones.

Apple AirPods Pro w/ MagSafe Charging Case: was $249 now $174 @ Amazon
Amazon is currently slashing $75 off the AirPods Pro with MagSafe Charging Case. The AirPods Pro 2nd generation bring active noise cancellation to Apple's best-selling wireless earbuds. Like its standard Pro, it features Apple's H1 chip, adaptive EQ, and Qi wireless charging support.

Beats Fit Pro Wireless Earbuds: was $199 now $179 @ Amazon
In a rare deal, Amazon is slashing $20 off the Beats Fit Pro. These true wireless earbuds feature Apple's H1 chip, active-noise cancellation, Spatial Audio, and built-in microphones With Siri, Bixby, and Google Assistant support. On a single charge, you'll get up to 6 hours of battery life and up to 24 hours with the included charging case. Beats Fit Pro work with Apple and Android devices. 

Mother's Day Smartwatch Deals: up to $100 off @ Best Buy
Wearable tech makes a great Mother's Day gift for sporty moms. Save up to $100 on select smartwatches and fitness trackers for mom at Best Buy. The sale includes discounts on today's best wearables like the Fitbit Versa 3, Samsung Galaxy Watch 4 and Garmin Fenix 6. With tons of activity and fitness tracking and blood oxygen monitoring, mom's health is in good hands.

Apple Watch Series 7: Buy one, get one free @ AT&T
Get a free Apple Watch Series 7 from AT&T when you buy one for mom. To get this deal, you must purchase any two Apple Watches via AT&T's installment plan, add a new line, and activate both watches on on a AT&T wireless plan. Your cash back of $330 will appear on your monthly bill over the course of 36 months. Over the previous-gen Watch Series 6, it offers a larger display and 33% faster wireless charging. It features a 41mm aluminum case and an Always-On Retina display with up to 1,000 nits of brightness. Powering the smartwatch is an S7 SiP chip 64-bit dual-core processor.

Amazfit Bip U Pro Smartwatch: was $69 now $55 @ Amazon
At $15 off, the Amazfit Bip U Pro makes a great Mother's Day gift for sporty moms. This all-around fitness and activity tracker helps mom stay on top of her health and wellness. It features 60+ sport modes, blood oxygen heart rate and sleep monitor, monitoring, and water resistance up to 50 meters. With Alexa built-in, mom can  set reminders, alarms, get weather updates and control smart home devices hands-free. 

Amazon Fire HD 8: was $89 now $49 @ Amazon
The Amazon Fire HD 8 tablet is $40 off at Amazon right now. It's 30% faster than its predecessor and supports wireless charging. It features an 8-inch (1280 x 800) display, 2.0-GHz quad-core CPU, 2GB of RAM, and 32GB of expandable storage. Best Buy has it for the same price.

Apple iPad mini 6: was $499 now $399 @ Amazon
Amazon is taking $100 off the Apple iPad mini 6 in a rare Apple deal. Apple's 6th gen compact tablet packs an 8.3-inch Liquid Retina display with True Tone, Apple's A15 Bionic chip, Wi-Fi 6 and 5G support. There's a 12MP wide angle back camera and a 12MP ultra-wide camera on the front. Touch ID and Apple Pay offer secure login and payment.

Samsung Galaxy Tab A8: was $229 now $179 @ Amazon
Save $50 on the 2022 Galaxy Tab A8 at Amazon — its biggest discount yet . If you're looking for a solid iPad alternative, this Samsung tablet is worth considering. It features a 10.5 inch ‎(1920 x 1200) TFT display, ‎2.0-GHz octa-core CPU, 3GB of RAM and 32GB of microSD-expandable storage. Best Buy mirrors this deal. 

Kindle Oasis Bundle: was $340 now $255 @ Amazon
Among Amazon's Mother's Day gift ideas is the Kindle Oasis Bundle for $95 off. The upper echelon of eReaders, the Editor's Choice Kindle Oasis has a 7-inch Paperwhite display with a 300 ppi, an adjustable warm light and a thin, ergonomic design with physical turn page buttons. This bundle includes: Kindle Oasis with Special Offers, 32GB of storage and Wi-Fi support, protective Amazon leather cover, and a power adapter. Prime members get free one-day delivery which ensures your gift arrives by Mother's Day which is on May 8. If you're not a Prime member, you can sign up here for a 30-day free trial.

Samsung Galaxy S22 Ultra Unlocked Smartphone: free storage upgrade, up to $1,000 off @ Samsung w/ trade-in
Samsung's Mother's Day sale features the best Galaxy S22 Ultra deal of the season. You get a free storage upgrade which gets you 256GB of RAM for the price of 128GB. Plus, you'll receive up to $1,000 off enhanced credits when you trade-in an eligible device.  If you don't have a device to trade-in, you'll still get $100 off the Galaxy S22 Ultra. The entry model Galaxy S22 Ultra packs a 6.8-inch Infinity-O Quad HD+ Dynamic AMOLED 2X Display, Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 64-bit 8-core CPU, 8GB of RAM and 128GB of storage. This deal ends May 8.

Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 3 Unlocked Smartphone: was $2,049, now $1,499 + free Galaxy Watch 4 @ Samsung
Save $300 on the Galaxy Z Fold 3, get a free Galaxy Watch 4 and $100 in Google Play credit during Samsung's Mother's Day sale. We gave the Galaxy Z Fold 3 a 4 out of 5-star rating for its unique, useful design, vivid display, stellar camera array, and IPX8 water resistance. The base model has a 6.2-inch (2,268 x 832) 120Hz Adaptive Super AMOLED cover display and 7.6-inch (2,208 x 1,768) 120Hz Adaptive Super AMOLED internal screen. Powering the device is Qualcomm's Snapdragon 888 processor CPU couple with 12GB of RAM. For your storage needs, there's 256GB of storage on board. This deal ends May 8. 

More Mother's Day gift ideas 

HP Chromebook x360: was $949 now $549 @ Best Buy
Now $400 off, the HP Chromebook x360 is a solid value if you want an affordable 2-in-1. It features a 13.5-inch (1920x 1289) touch screen, 1.6-GHz Intel Core i5-10210U 4-core CPU, 8GB of RAM, UHD Graphics, and 256GB SSD. Its 360 degree flip-and-fold design enables use in laptop, audience, tabletop, presentation, and tablet modes.

Hilda Scott uses her combined passion for gadgets and bargain shopping to bring you the best prices on all things tech. She has a bachelor’s degree in film and media studies from Hunter College and 11 years of tech and entertainment journalism. Her work has been featured on Tom’s Guide, iTechPost, Examiner.com, Parlemag, Enstars, and Latin Times. When she's not scouting for the best deals, Hilda’s catching up on her favorite TV shows and pro-wrestling matches.