Fnac and Darty are clearly participating in this first edition of the Winter Sales 2023. The two brands are using this event to offer many discounted references. Here’s our pick for equipping yourself at the best price.
Winter 2023 sales have already started and promotions are already plentiful. Every year, this French commercial event gives many of you the opportunity to do well. In order to find your way through all these offers, we have selected the best offers for devices worth discovering in the brands Fnac and Darty.
The best winter sale offers 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 could be better than the storage solutions offered by Western Digital to keep your laptop comfortable. Its 8TB My Book model is on sale for a lower price after a €110 discount.
WD My Book in brief
- Very large storage capacity: 8 TB
- Minimalistic and saves space
- USB 3.0 and USB 2.0 compatible
First introduced for €239.99, the WD My Book 8TB external hard drive is down €110 on sale to €129.99 at Darty.
Lenovo Smart Watch 2
Lenovo Smart Clock 2 is a touch screen integrated alarm clock 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. Above all, it integrates Google Assistant to be the ideal companion. During the sale, the Lenovo Smart Clock 2 is back on sale with a better offer for €29.99 instead of €69.99.
Lenovo Smart Clock 2 highlights
- Compact and discreet format
- Powered by Google OS
- And Cast technology to stream content from your smartphone
Normally €69.99, the Lenovo Smart Clock 2 connected alarm clock benefits from a €40 discount at Fnac to just €29.
OnePlus Nord 2
OnePlus Nord 2 is a very good mid-range smartphone. For the price, it ticks all the boxes: modern design, OLED screen, high performance, decent photography and good battery life. This is a smartphone with a complete technical report 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 nice discount of €70.
To learn more, feel free to read our full review on the OnePlus Nord 2.
OnePlus Nord 2 strengths
- Its AMOLED FHD+ screen is 90 Hz
- Its performance thanks to the MediaTeck Dimensity 1200-AI chip
- Its ultra-fast charger: Warp Charge 65 W
Instead of the usual €349, the OnePlus Nord 2 is now on sale at Darty and Fnac for €279.
Asus Zenfone 9
Compact smartphones are becoming increasingly rare in the market, but Asus continues to offer this format with the latest Zenfone 9. Like its predecessor, it is placed in the high-end segment and relies on a small size upgrade with the Snapdragon 8+ Gen. 1 chip. Capable of running everything and lasts a good day despite its small size. At the photo level, we are entitled to a 50-megapixel wide-angle (with “Gimbal” stabilization) and a 12-megapixel ultra-wide-angle (which also acts as a macro lens). It’s not the best camera, but it offers decent daytime shots.
Don’t hesitate to read our Asus Zenfone 9 review to learn more.
Strengths of Asus Zenfone 9
- Small format
- Amoled FHD+ display at 120 Hz
- Excellent performance with Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1
- Impressive autonomy for its size
Launched at €799, the Asus Zenfone 9 is currently on sale at Fnac and Darty for €699.
MacBook Pro 13 M2 (2022)
In this year 2023, Apple should introduce new computers and also introduce new chips like 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 is sold at a discount of 150 euros.
MacBook Pro 13 M2 2022 highlights
- Exemplary finishes
- A powerful machine thanks to the M2 chip
- Strong autonomy
Originally priced at €1,599, the Apple MacBook Pro 13 2022 M2 is currently on sale at Fnac for €1,449. Same with Darty.
If you’re interested in the version with 512GB of storage and 8GB of RAM, it usually sells for €1,679 versus €1,829 on Fnac.
Samsung Galaxy S22 Ultra
Despite the constant rumors about the next iteration of Samsung’s premium smartphone, the Galaxy S22 Ultra remains an absolute reference. Its many updates have finally made it absolutely recommended, and its qualities are often not found elsewhere. The Android side of the competition still has an extreme quality photophone that will have a hard time. This is the case at the moment Less than 1000 euros for the start of winter sales.
Read our full Samsung Galaxy S22 Ultra review to learn more.
Samsung Galaxy S22 Ultra highlights
- 6.8-inch AMOLED display (QHD and 120 Hz)
- It’s still one of the best camera phones on the market
- 45W fast charging
- Directly integrated S Pen
Fnac has reduced the price of the 128GB version of the Samsung Galaxy S22 Ultra to €999 from €1,259 since launch.
Google Pixel 6a
If the models of the Google Pixel range are known for their photographic qualities, the sixth generation began a break with the previous versions. Google Pixel 6a is a flagship mid-range smartphone. It integrates the same chip as its counterparts, thus harnessing the full power of Google Tensor. Similarly, Mountain View’s AI works wonders in image processing on the Pixel 6a. With some compromises to be made, the Pixel 6a is arguably the best choice for photography and software longevity at this price. This is the model for winter sales of 2023 25% off.
To learn more, be sure to read our full test on the Google Pixel 6a.
Google Pixel 6a highlights
- Powerful Google Tensor SoC
- 2400 x 1080 pixel OLED panel
- Powerful photo modules
Instead of the usual €459, the Google Pixel 6a is now available for €349 on Fnac and Darty.
Samsung QLED TV QE55Q83B
Samsung occupies an important place in the QLED TV market. In its catalog we find the QE55Q83B model from the 2022 series. It supports many compatibility and even has HDMI 2.1 ports to satisfy gamers. If this reference requires a large enough budget, the winter sale offers the opportunity to get it for 20% off its original price.
Strengths of the Samsung QE55Q83B TV
- 55-inch 4K QLED panel
- HDMI 2.1 ports for 4K@120Hz gaming
- Tizen OS
Instead of the usual €999, the Samsung QE55Q83B is now on sale at Fnac for €799.
Winter sales: the best deals according to Frandroid
The Winter Sales officially started in France on Wednesday 11th January 2023 at 8am and will end at midnight on Tuesday 7th February. At the moment, several merchants have drawn their best offers. Here are the promotions worth your money.
To make sure you don’t miss out on any great deals from this event, here are a few reflexes to take right now so you don’t miss out on any of our recommended deals:
- Follow us on our twitter account @FrandroidPromos dedicated only to good deals (don’t forget to activate the call to receive real-time notifications)
- Download our Frandroid app (available on iOS and Android) to enable notifications from the “Good Deals” category and get new 2023 Winter Sale items in real-time.
- Subscribe to our Good Deals newsletter (multiple emails per day, 1-click unsubscribe, distribution to third parties) to make sure you get the deals firsthand:
We invite you to download our Android and iOS apps to follow us. You can read our articles, files and watch our latest YouTube videos.