If you like electronics, then you’ve probably been waiting all year for the arrival of 2018’s Black Friday and Cyber Monday deals. But with every retailer offering tons of products at record low prices, what should you actually buy? We’ve been watching the early announcements as the big weekend approaches, and here’s our rundown of some of the best deals you might want to jump on before they’re sold out.
Walmart’s Black Friday deals really begin on Thursday night – Thanksgiving night. It begins in-stores at 6pm on Thursday, November 22nd. If you really want the amazing deals they’re offering, you may want to get in there before turkey dinner, or some items may be sold out in the rush on your local store. Or, if you truly want to get a jump on these deals, they are available online a day earlier, starting Wednesday, November 21st, at 10PM Eastern time.
Highlighted deal: TCL 65″ Class 4K (2160P) HDR Roku Smart LED TV
This high-end TV is hugely discounted at just $398, designated a special buy!
It seems starting Black Friday a day early is the trend this year, as Target’s “doorbuster” deals also begin Thursday night, November 22nd, at 5PM. Target is offering lots of good deals in-stores and online, but a few of its best deals are reserved for in-store only. Online, you can take advantage of nearly half-off Google Home Minis as well as over 55% off Powerbeats3 wireless headphones! In store only, you can grab an Element 55″ Smart TV for over 47% off!
Highlighted deal: Element 55″ Smart UHD TV
At just $199.99, this TV is a great, cheaper alternative to the larger, more expensive Walmart special buy.
Amazon is starting their Black Friday sale a whole week early! They are now actually having a “Countdown to Black Friday Week Sale” and huge discounts are available. Not all products are on sale yet but there are already plenty of super tempting offers on the Amazon site. Their major sale will start on Thanksgiving and will go on through Black Friday and Cyber Monday. Expect all of the high-end products to be available for super low prices then!
Highlighted deal: Echo Dot products
The Echo Dot will be available for just $24 and the Echo Dot Kids will go on sale for $49.99. Save at least $20 on any of these devices.
Kohl’s promises more bang for your buck if you shop with them this Black Friday. Doors open at 5PM on Thursday, and if you purchase anytime from November 19-23, you can enjoy an extra 15% off on your purchases. Kohl’s is taking the “Limited Quantity. Limited Time” approach, so hurry. Doorbuster deals include super low prices for the Nest Hello Video Doorbell, Nest Learning Thermostat, Amazon Echo, and Amazon Echo Dot. And, get this. When you buy during the Black Friday sale, you will earn a few bucks in “Kohl’s cash.” As they say, “It’s like getting paid to shop!”
Highlighted deal: Microsoft Xbox One S 1TB Minecraft Creators Console bundle
Great for Xbox and Minecraft fans at only $199.99, plus you’ll earn $60 in Kohl’s cash.
Want an iPhone XR, a Samsung Galaxy S9, or a OnePlus 6T as a Black Friday treat to yourself? Check out T-mobile’s “Season of Free” offer! You’ll get these phones for free when you trade in an eligible smartphone and add a line with them via 24 or 36 monthly bill credits.
Highlighted deal: Free Samsung Galaxy S9
All you have to do is add a line with T-mobile via 36 monthly bill credits and then trade in any eligible handset.
Staples wants to make your Black Friday shopping more convenient. You can start ordering laptops on sale online as early as Thursday and then pick up the items on Friday in-store starting at 7 in the morning. Get ready to save hundreds of dollars on premium laptops.
Highlighted deal: HP Pavillion laptop with Intel Core i7 Processor
You can have this for only $499.99. Save $330!
Lenovo won’t be left behind in the Black Friday rush, but they’re doing it online! They aim to “Break the Internet” by offering doorbuster deals that are hard to resist. Simply head to their website, Lenovo.com, on Black Friday and Cyber Monday to score lots of great deals. They will ship your orders to you for free and you can take advantage of their no-hassle extended returns. To sweeten the deal, Lenovo also offers financing and no-interest options. Small businesses are also invited to great discounts come Black Friday.
Highlighted deal: ThinkPad X1 Carbon 5th Gen
From $1,969, Lenovo is slashing the price of this laptop to just $899.99. This is their best seller device and they are offering 54% off!
4K Smart TVs are being lined up to go on sale over at Samsung this Black Friday. Some deals will even begin as early as November 18th. Among the items that will be discounted are 55″ to 75″ smart TVs, the Galaxy S9+, the Galaxy Watch and more. Just visit the Samsung website and check out the amazingly low prices they have for you!
Highlighted deal: 75″ Class NU6900 Smart 4K UHD TV
Will be available for $1,199.99, giving you an instant $300 savings. This TV will surely wow anyone who enters your living room or media corner.
Join the Black Friday Shopping Extravaganza
So many awesome deals are happening this Black Friday (some will start on Thursday!), so ready yourself for a day of shopping. Time to get that TV, smartphone, or other gadgets that you’ve been dying to have. And save money in the process!