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It’s so funny how I can have such mixed feelings about this time of year. Near the end of January and early February, I absolutely HATE tax season as I’m scrambling to find all the documents and records I need to file. Once that hassle is done with, though, I get super excited for the possibility of a tax refund, and begin dreaming of how it could be used. While fantasies of a world vacation or brand new car fly through my head, there’s also realistic (yet fantastically fun) ideas, such as some new gadgets. If you’re a lover of techie things like us, you’ll be super excited because Electronic Lovers: Here’s a Great Way to Make Your Tax Refund Go Further This Tax Season!
While I make regular visits to Walmart while running errands and shopping, I don’t usually have time to browse the electronics section. The times I have taken a bit to enjoy looking through those aisles, I’ve loved the great selection of Samsung products they carry – hubby and I are big Samsung lovers, and trust the quality and value of their electronics. And with tax season upon us, I trust them to make that bit of extra cash go the extra mile for me!
I’m sure y’all know by now how much my family enjoys watching movies and shows together, right? This Samsung UHD TV would make our movie days even better with it’s 4K UHD picture quality that show dramatic detail and looks 4x sharper than Full HD. Since space can be limited in media rooms, they’ve slimmed the entire TV so there’s less border or ‘fluff’ distraction between you and your viewing experience. And for the app-savvy among you, you can watch your TV entertainment easily on your mobile device, or vise-versa with the Smart View App.
In the market for a new phone this tax season? You’ve gotta check out the great deals on Samsung mobile devices at Walmart, like for this Straight Talk GS5 for only $199. This Galaxy S5 LTE is a great prepaid smartphone with a fast quad-core dual processor, so it’s ideal for everything from gaming, to multitasking work on-the-go. With a 5.1″ full HD super AMOLED touchscreen, the images seem to come alive in your hand. Since I’m a big photo person, the 16MP camera is a definite bonus, along with the 2.1MP front-facing camera for selfies or video calls.
Along with all those photos, how about storing them? No worries about memory with the internal memory of 16GB. You can even expand the memory with a Micro SD Card (sold separately), and has a removable battery. It’s also designed to be not only dustproof, but water-resistant†!
(†This device has been tested and received an IP (Ingress Protection) rating of IP67, which tests for dust intrusion and for water submersion up to 1 meter for up to 30 minutes. Not shockproof. Covers must be tightly closed.)
Need something a little different in the phone market? Try the Samsung Galaxy S7 LTE – another amazing prepaid smartphone, for $599. Order now, and you could get a free Gear VR! With a large screen and slim design, it’s convenient and useful to take anywhere. If you’re clumsy like me, you’ll appreciate the IP68 rating that protects from spills, splashes and even dunks (ever jump in a pool with your phone still in your pocket?). (Water-resistant in up to 5 feet of water for up to 30 minutes)
Going back to my love of photos, this is the world’s first dual pixel smartphone camera that makes nabbing low-light photos a breeze for those times the sun sets but the fun begins! The fast wireless charging would be a huge bonus (Samsung wireless charging pads sold separately), as well as expandable memory that you can add up to 200GB via a MicroSD Card (sold separately) – now that’s a lot of photos!
Perhaps you’d rather enjoy a brand new tablet with your tax refund? Check out the Samsung Galaxy Tab E. I love how easy a tablet can make my on-the-go lifestyle, from checking social media, sneaking in a show, taking some photos, or even typing down some notes. The 7,200mAh battery keeps you powered up for all you need to do on the go†. †Samsung Protection Plus℠ sold separately
Expand the tablet’s memory from 16GB up to an extra 128GB with a microSD™ card (sold separately) so you have room for everything!
Another fantastic deal to make the most of your tax refund is the Samsung Bluetooth Soundbar 2.1ch 130W Wireless Subwoofer – you can enjoy cinematic sound to really get immersed in your entertainment! Featuring TV SoundConnect, it makes it easy to set up with just the push of a button. I love wireless connectivity because that means less messy cords to deal with!
Since 3D movies are becoming more popular, utilize this soundbar’s 3D Sound Plus – this feature makes 3D movies even better by analyzing the depth of the images as they show on screen, then synchornize to what’s there, making the illusion of three dimensions even more powerful.