Fnac and Darty are clearly participating in this first edition of the 2023 Winter Sales. Both brands take advantage of this event to offer many discounted references. Here is our selection to equip yourself at the best price.
The 2023 winter sales have started and the promotions are aplenty. Every year, this French commercial event allows many of you to do good business. To find your way through all these offers, we have selected the best deals for devices worth discovering in the Fnac and Darty brands.
The best winter sales are on offer at Fnac and Darty
WD My Book 8TB
When you accumulate all your data (photos, videos, files, etc.), it can take up a lot of storage space. Your laptop may not have enough memory to store everything. For this, what better than the storage solutions offered by Western Digital to relieve your laptop. Its My Book model with 8 TB storage is shown at a lower price after a 110 euro discount during sales.
The WD My Book in a nutshell
- Massive storage capacity: 8 TB
- Minimalist and space-saving
- USB 3.0 and USB 2.0 compatible
First presented at 239.99 euros, the WD My Book external hard drive with 8 TB storage costs 110 euros less during sales and drops to 129.99 euros at Darty.
Lenovo Smart Clock 2
Lenovo Smart Clock 2 is a connected alarm clock with a touch screen that offers many functions. This second version changes the design and adds support for wirelessly charging another device such as a smartphone while you sleep. Best of all, it integrates Google Assistant to be the perfect companion. Here it is back on sale, with a better offer during the Lenovo Smart Clock 2 sales at 29.99 euros instead of 69.99 euros.
The highlights of Lenovo Smart Clock 2
- The compact and discreet format
- Powered by Google OS
- And Cast technology to stream content from your smartphone
Normally at 69.99 euros, the Lenovo Smart Clock 2 connected alarm clock benefits from a 40 euro discount to drop to just 29 euros at Fnac.
OnePlus Nord 2
The OnePlus Nord 2 is a very good mid-range smartphone. For its price, it checks all the boxes: modern design, OLED screen, top performance, decent picture and good battery life. This is a smartphone with a complete technical sheet, without increasing the price of the phone. If you want to buy it, this is the perfect opportunity! Fnac and Darty are currently offering a great discount of 70 euros.
To find out more, feel free to read our complete OnePlus Nord 2 test.
The strength of the OnePlus Nord 2
- Its AMOLED FHD+ screen at 90 Hz
- Its performance is thanks to the MediaTeck Dimensity 1200-AI chip
- Its super fast charger: Warp Charge 65 W
Instead of 349 euros normally, the OnePlus Nord 2 is now available on sale for 279 euros at Darty and Fnac.
Asus Zenfone 9
Compact smartphones are becoming rare on the market, but Asus continues to offer this format with its latest Zenfone 9. Like its predecessor, it is positioned in the high-end segment and relies on small size this boost of Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1 chip. It manages to run everything, and lasts a good day of use despite its small size. Photo level, we are entitled to a wide angle of 50 megapixels (with “Gimbal” stabilization) and an ultra wide-angle (which also acts as a macro lens) of 12 megapixels. It’s not the best photophone, but offers decent daytime shots.
To find out more, feel free to read our Asus Zenfone 9 test.
The strength of the Asus Zenfone 9
- The small format
- The Amoled FHD+ screen at 120 Hz
- Excellent performance with Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1
- Impressive autonomy for its size
Launched at 799 euros, the Asus Zenfone 9 is currently sold at 699 euros on Fnac and on Darty.
MacBook Pro 13 M2 (2022)
For this year 2023, Apple should present new PCs and also introduce new chips, such as the M3 chip or even M2 Pro and M2 Max. Currently, only two models benefit from the M2 chip, such as the MacBook Pro 13 2022, which impresses with its efficiency and trades with a 150 euros discount.
MacBook Pro 13 M2 2022 highlights
- Exemplary endings
- A powerful engine thanks to the M2 chip
- Solid autonomy
Originally at 1,599 euros, Apple’s MacBook Pro 13 2022 M2 is currently on sale for 1,449 euros on the Fnac website. Same with Darty.
If you are interested in the version with 512 GB of storage and 8 GB of RAM, it is sold at 1,679 euros against the 1,829 euros that is common on Fnac.
Samsung Galaxy S22 Ultra
Despite the constant news about the next iteration of Samsung’s premium smartphone, the Galaxy S22 Ultra remains a must-have reference. Its many updates have finally made it fully recommended and its features are often not found elsewhere. It’s still a photophone of extreme quality that the competition will struggle to match on the Android side. At the moment it is less than 1000 euros for the start of winter sales.
To find out more, read our full Samsung Galaxy S22 Ultra review.
The highlights of the Samsung Galaxy S22 Ultra
- A 6.8-inch AMOLED screen (QHD and 120 Hz)
- Still one of the best camera phones on the market
- 45W fast charging
- The directly integrated S Pen
Fnac lowers the price of the Samsung Galaxy S22 Ultra in the 128 GB version to 999 euros while it costs 1,259 euros since its launch.
Google Pixel 6a
If the models of the Google Pixel range are known for their photographic qualities, the sixth generation introduced a break with previous versions. Google Pixel 6a is a flagship mid-range smartphone. It integrates the same chip as its colleagues, and thus takes advantage of all the power of Google Tensor. Also, the company’s Mountain View AIs work in image processing on the Pixel 6a. If compromises are to be made, the Pixel 6a is undoubtedly the best choice for photography and software longevity at this price. For 2023 winter sales, this model is 25% cheaper.
To find out more, feel free to read our complete Google Pixel 6a test.
The highlights of the Google Pixel 6a
- The powerful Google Tensor SoC
- A 2400 x 1080 pixel OLED panel
- Excellent image modules
Instead of 459 euros normally, the Google Pixel 6a is now available on promotion for 349 euros at Fnac and Darty.
Samsung QLED TV QE55Q83B
In the QLED TV market, Samsung has an important place. In its catalog, we found the QE55Q83B model from the 2022 range. It supports a lot of compatibility, and it even has HDMI 2.1 ports to satisfy gamers. If this reference requires a relatively large budget, the winter sales give the opportunity to get it with a 20% discount from its initial price.
The power of the Samsung QE55Q83B TV
- A 55-inch 4K QLED panel
- HDMI 2.1 ports for 4K@120Hz gaming
- Tizen OS
Instead of 999 euros normally, the Samsung QE55Q83B is now available on sale for 799 euros on Fnac.
Winter sales: the best deals according to Fandroid
The Winter Sales officially started on Wednesday January 11, 2023 at 8 am in France and will end on Tuesday February 7 at midnight. By now, many merchants have released their best offers. Here are the promos worth your money.
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