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is still officially a little over a week away, but if you looked at the deals available right now, you’d think they were already in full swing. Retailers like Target, Walmart, Best Buy, Amazon, and many more have been blasting consumers with the first Black Friday sales since mid-October, and things aren’t slowing down at all.
CNET’s expert offer research team has been extremely busy over the past few weeks sorting through thousands of offers, discounts, and price drops for you. Several retailers have issued an official statement, so we compared current prices to upcoming offers. We’re constantly updating this guide with the best Black Friday deals and prices available right now, so be sure to check back often so you don’t miss a thing. This story was last updated on Thursday, November 18.
Black Friday sales on Amazon, Best Buy, Walmart, Target and more
On the calendar, Black Friday is Friday, November 26 – the day after Thanksgiving – but Black Friday sales are alive and well. To help you navigate pandemonium, here’s a handy guide to what to expect on sale when and where:
- Amazon: Although full of good , Amazon has just released a preview of its main Black Friday event, which runs November 25-26. It’s a little less detailed than previous versions, but it still helps give you an idea of ââwhat’s to come.
- Best buy: The big box retailer has , but he hasn’t fully disclosed his official Black Friday plans. We expect the plans to arrive soon, as this is one of the last to release an official announcement.
- Walmart: Walmart struck deals all November and has already released a . From cheap AirPods Pro to budget TVs and next-gen consoles, you won’t want to miss a thing.
- Target: The offers have been in effect throughout November and the retailer has now listed its full list of offers for Black Friday week. Bigger and better offers start this Sunday, November 21. Its best current offers are live on . And here are the best .
The best Black Friday deals at Walmart
We’ve already had two Walmart Black Friday shopping events this month, with the biggest one set to start on November 22. From $ 89 AirPods to $ 229 of 4K TVs, Walmart is going to do it all this Black Friday (and will even have stock of the PS5 and Xbox Series X). Here are some of thewhich are available now.
This LCD / LED projector has a resolution of 720p on a screen up to 100 inches and comes with a Roku Express Plus to make streaming your favorite movies on the big screen easier than ever.
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The best Black Friday deals at Target
The officialkicks off this Sunday, November 21, but like everyone else, the big box retailer has offered tons of discounts throughout the month. Here are the best ones you can enjoy right now.
This Acer Chromebook isn’t quite a two-in-one laptop and tablet, but it comes close enough. At less than an inch thick and weighing less than 3 pounds, it’s extremely portable. It can bend over 180 degrees, but not completely flat like other laptop / tablet combinations, which excludes this one from this category. The sale is only valid today, so buy one while you can.
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The best Black Friday deals at Best Buy
It is still a bit of a mystery as to what thethe plans are. The retailer has yet to share their official plans, which is odd considering we’ve had versions from Amazon, Target, Walmart, and others before.
With the Roomba i3 Plus, most of the work you’ll have to do is set it up. Its sensors can distinguish between carpet and hardwood, and can even detect the dirtiest part of your home, so it knows where to focus its efforts. It will even drain on its own, so you hardly have to think about it.
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The best Black Friday deals on Amazon
This year,The press release was a lot vaguer than it usually is, so we don’t have a great idea of ââexactly what the online sales giant is planning to do next week. The company offered generic deals, such as selected percentages on brands, but no specific prices on specific items.
The Galaxy Watch has given the Apple Watch a hard time in recent years. The Samsung smartwatch combines the wellness tracking of a Fitbit with all the connectivity of your phone. Easily track your heart rate and sleep patterns, as well as your calls and texts. Released only earlier this year, it’s the lowest price we’ve seen on the Galaxy Watch 4.
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Best Black Friday Helmet Deals
You can still find headphones on sale during Black Friday events, but finding the right balance between a good deal and a good headset can be a challenge. Here is a selection of what we have found so far.
The newest addition to the QuietComfort line, the QC45, is now on sale at the lowest price to date. These headphones haven’t been out for a long time, and they’re rated among the best headphones you can get by CNET’s David Carnoy.
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Best Black Friday TV Deals
TVs frequently fill Black Friday sales pages, but it’s not always easy to tell which sales are really worth. Here are some offers on great TVs to add to your shopping cart.
With Fire TV built into this 55-inch 4K TV, streaming your favorite movies just got easier. The Alexa voice remote makes it easy to navigate the interface and the 4K screen will make all your shows look their best.
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Best Black Friday Laptop Deals
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The latest in Apple’s lightweight laptop lineup, the updated 2020 MacBook Air features an M1 processor and a dazzling 13.3-inch Retina display. At just 2.8 pounds, this ultra-slim laptop delivers powerful performance in a sleek, compact package. These are quite popular, and while they can sell out frequently, it looks like Amazon is restocking them in smaller batches. So don’t worry if you missed your chance to catch one, the chances are it will be back in a few hours.
Read our MacBook Air review.
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Best Black Friday Tablet Deals
It is never difficult to find a cheap tablet, but sometimes it can be difficult to find one. Well tablet at a reasonable price. Here are all of the cool tablet deals we found for the start of Black Friday.
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With 256GB of storage and a dazzling 12.3-inch touchscreen, the Surface Pro 7 gives you the best features of a laptop and tablet. While the Surface Pro 8 recently hit the scene, at $ 800, this previous model still offers pretty unbeatable value.
Read our Microsoft Surface Pro 7 review.
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The best Black Friday cooking deals
Kitchen technology can totally change the way you cook, and a great sale on kitchen technology makes that exploration even more enjoyable. Here are the best Black Friday cooking deals we’ve found.
This 8 quart luxury pressure cooker features a stainless steel finish and improved user interface over older models. Using new technology, this pressure cooker takes frozen chicken and crispy in as little as 20 minutes. Capable of steaming, broiling, or âtendercrispâ up to eight chicken breasts at a time, this is a great addition to your kitchen if you regularly need to feed a lot of people. And it’s also dishwasher safe, making cleanup a breeze.
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The best Black Friday fitness deals
With New Years Day getting closer and closer, these fitness resolutions can start to seem daunting. But not if you have the right equipment. Here are the best Black Friday fitness deals we’ve found.
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Get a jump on those New Year’s Resolutions with $ 34 off the Fitbit Sense. With a heart rate monitor, sleep cycle tracker, and temperature sensor, this smartwatch can help you get in top shape to meet all of your fitness goals.
Read our Fitbit Sense review.
The Garmin Instinct Solar has a built-in solar panel to keep your watch charging while you’re active, which means less time to keep it attached to the wall so you can use it. The watch monitors heart rate, has GPS, pulse, sleep tracking and more.
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The best Black Friday deals under $ 50
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The Amazon Fire TV Stick can turn any TV with HDMI input into a smart TV with a simple plug-in. Instantly, you’ll have access to all the shows and movies you love in crisp 4K (on compatible TVs). Its remote control even has a voice command function for easier navigation.
Read our Amazon Fire TV Stick 4K review.