Black Friday is coming up, and there are already some great deals. Retailers go wild for these annual savings events, trying to one-up each other with deep discounts, lightning sales, and virtual doorbusters.
Here are the best deals happening now.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Live
Normally $170; Now $40
Samsung's gorgeous kidney-bean earbuds, the Galaxy Buds Live, are at a deep discount for Black Friday. With up to 6 hours of sound with active noise cancellation and 24 hours with a case, you can enjoy music all day long. Amazon has a similar price.
Google Nest Mini Smart Speaker
Normally $49; Now $18
Google's most adorable little smart hub, the Nest Mini, is currently on sale at Walmart. It's a low-stakes, easy way to hook your smart home cluster of smart devices to Google's ever-growing hardware, software, and services ecosystem.
Amazon Echo Dot (5th Gen, 2022 release)
Normally $50; Now $25
Kickstart your smart home with Amazon's excellent 5th Gen Echo Dot. The smart speaker has better audio and a temperature sensor. It also has eero built-in to boost your Wi-Fi throughout your home.
Amazon Fire TV Stick with Alexa Voice Remote
Normally $40; Now $20
Want to add smarts to an older TV? Or access streaming options on virtually any device with an HDMI or USB port? The Fire TV Stick is a great, affordable solution, especially now that it's only $20. It'll even control your TV and has built-in Alexa.
JBL Quantum One Over-Ear Gaming Headset
Normally $300; Now $150
These won our ‘best splurge’ award in the best gaming headsets of 2021, and we stand by the near-perfect audio positioning that delivers an immersive soundscape.
Samsung Galaxy Tab S7
Normally $650; Now $350
Samsung's Galaxy Tab 7 is one of the best Android tablets.
It is the best price we've seen, and you can save even more if you have an eligible product to trade in.
Blink Video Doorbell and Outdoor Camera System
Normally $215; Now $120
Amazon's line of security cameras doesn't disappoint. The doorbell can record 1080p HD video and boasts two-way audio so homeowners can speak to someone at the door. And this package comes with two wire-free outdoor cameras to be placed anywhere you want, providing total home coverage.
Lenovo Chromebook Flex 3 11" Laptop
Normally $320; Now $179
A great budget Chromebook, the Flex 3 offers convenient flexibility between tablet mode, a compatible Lenovo digital pen (though you’ll have to purchase it separately), and straightforward laptop mode. Its bigger brother, the Flex 5, is one of our top Chromebook picks.
Vankyo Leisure 3 1080p Mini Projector
Normally $110; Now $63
Vanyko's mini projector is a great way to have movie nights on the cheap and can project a 100-inch screen with ease.
Amazon Fire HD 10-Inch Kids Tablet
Normally $200; Now $120
Amazon's Fire HD 10 Kids Tablet makes the perfect holiday gift for little ones. It's best for children under ten who can read, play games, and watch videos with a year of included Amazon Kids+.
Steelseries Aerox 3 Wireless Gaming Mouse
Normally $100; Now $60
The Steelseries Aerox 3 has a battery life of up to 200 hours so you can play for hours on end. And, with its water resistance, you'll be able to enjoy gaming and snacking worry-free. This lightweight mouse comes in two colors.
eufy Security video doorbell
Normally $200; Now $120
Consider this great deal on the eufy video doorbell, which is one of the best ways to get a secure video doorbell without paying a monthly fee.
Belkin Wireless Charging Speaker
Normally $50; Now $30
Streaming music from your phone can quickly drain your battery, but this handy speaker and phone charger combo prevent that. Keep the party going all night long.
Amazon eero Pro 6E Mesh Wi-Fi Router
Normally $299; Now $180
Mesh Wi-Fi routers join together to give you fast internet throughout your home, and Amazon's eero is perfect for larger homes, banishing those black spots. It's also the simplest to set up and use. Choose from a 1-pack, 2-pack, or 3-pack.
Roku Streambar 4K/HD/HDR Streaming Media Player
Normally $130; Now $80
The Roku Streambar is a powerful, versatile 4K streaming machine loaded with extras, one of the best and easiest ways to a bevy of excellent streaming options to any TV (and a strong incentive to cut the cable cord for good and save yourself some cash).
Canon IVY Mini Wireless Photo Printer
Normally $130; Now $80
Canon's tiny printer lets you print and customize photos from your smartphone or tablet, requiring no ink. It uses ZINK Photo Paper which has embedded ink and a peel-and-stick backing.
Apple Mac mini
Normally $799; Now $499
While this may not be the latest Mac mini (it doesn't have Apple's M1 chip), it's hard to beat this incredible deal. The early 2020 Mac mini packs tons of power in a tiny footprint, so it can go anywhere with you. Plug in your monitor and keyboard, and get to work!
Samsung QN90A 75-inch TV
Normally $3,500; Now $2,198
"The Samsung QN90A is one of the best televisions available on the market and is the perfect upgrade for anyone looking to recreate the cinema experience in their living room," says our TV expert.
TCL 65" 6-Series smart TV with built in Roku
Normally $1499; Now $948
A great smart TV, TCL's 65-inch screen is suitable for streaming and gaming and has a built-in Roku.
Hussell Car Charger Adapter
Normally $11; Now $7
Charge your phone on the go with this easy-to-use car adaptor. It has two ports, each with 5V/30W, and it takes only 35 minutes to charge your batter by up to 80 percent. Plus, the polycarbonate case means it's protected from accidental falls.
HP Sprocket Select Portable Instant Photo Printer
Normally $100; Now $65
HP's instant photo printer connects to your phone via Bluetooth and gives you instant prints on sticky-backed paper wherever you are. It's small enough to fit in your bag to take on a night out.
Sony WH-1000XM4 Noise-Cancelling Headphones
Normally $350; Now $228
Sony's noise-canceling headphones are one of our top choices and a steal at this price—they're the perfect travel companions (and will block out those loud relatives you haven't got rid of yet).
FitBit Versa 4
Normally $230; Now $150
Fitbit's Versa 4 is a fitness-focused smartwatch that can last nearly a week without a recharge. It has over 40 exercise modes and a built-in GPS.
iRobot Roomba 694 Vacuum
Normally $275; Now $180
This smart vacuum learns your cleaning habits and offers custom cleaning schedules, which you can manage with the iRobot Home app on your smartphone. You can also integrate a smart assistant, such as Google Assistant or Alexa, to start a cleaning session with your voice.
Fitbit Versa 3
Normally $230; Now $155
This wearable comes with the latest and greatest fitness, wellness, and connectivity tools Fitbit offers. Onboard GPS is a huge selling point for shoppers who prefer to leave their smartphones at home while they work out.
Kindle Paperwhite (8GB)
Normally $140; Now $95
The light, waterproof, completely glare-free Kindle Paperwhite boasts a 6.8-inch display and adjustable warm light.
Google Nest Smart Thermostat
Normally $249; Now $179
Google's Nest Learning thermostat can learn your favorite temperatures and adjust automatically and lets you control your home's heat from anywhere via a well-designed phone app.
Samsung 2-Channel Soundbar with Built-in Woofer
Normally $120; Now $89
Home theaters are more popular than ever, and if you need a single integrated audio solution, this Samsung soundbar is a great start. The built-in woofer delivers incredible bass alongside the crisp high-end and is available at a substantial discount.
Skullcandy Crusher Noise Canceling Headphones
Normally $320; Now $240
If you’re looking for a pair of noise-canceling headphones that are on sale, these have a 24-hour battery life, a personalized audio profile, and let you feel the bass. In his review, Nick liked the 22 hours of battery life and the built-in Tile feature to locate your headphones quickly.
Apple Watch SE (Gen 1) [GPS 44mm] Smart Watch
Normally $279; Now $211
Apple's smartwatches rarely go on sale, particularly in their absurdly popular Watch line, so this discount on the 44mm SE is a rarity.
Wacom Intuos Pro Creative Pen Tablet
Normally $380; Now $300
Wacom's known for making excellent drawing tablets, and this model is no exception. It comes with Wacom's Pro Pen 2, a pen stand, interchangeable nibs, and more.
DJI Mavic Mini Drone
Normally $500; Now $399
Mavic's Mini is the perfect beginner drone, and this kit has everything you need, including three batteries, three pairs of spare propellers, spare control sticks, and a propellor guard.
Linksys AC2600 Dual-Band Gigabit Router
Normally $149; Now $119
The holiday season is the most critical time to have blindingly fast internet, with all the gaming and streaming TV and internet videos people rabidly consume during their time off. Ensure you're ready to move all that data with this excellent gigabit router from Linksys, specifically designed to handle high-bandwidth loads and multiple devices.
Adonit Note+ Stylus Pen for iPad
Normally $70; Now $56 with a 20% off coupon
This stylus for iPad is compatible with numerous apps, is pressure sensitive, and can detect and ignore your palm when it's resting on the tablet. Tick the box next to the coupon to lock in the discount.
Apple MacBook Air (2020)
Normally $999; Now $800
Decent discounts on Apple products are infrequent, so run and don't walk to snap up the latest version of the MacBook Air, which our reviewer said 'leaves the competition in the dust" and tops our best laptop list.
Western Digital 4TB Elements Desktop Hard Drive
Normally $125; Now $105
This WD deal is a steal if you're looking for a massive backup drive with USB 3.0 for your desktop or laptop. Since it comes with plug-and-play software, you can expect easy setup, and for gamers, it promises speedy transfers so you can seamlessly game.
Nikon D850 DSLR Camera Body With Free PC Accessory Bundle
Normally $2997; Now $2497
This Nikon DSLR features incredible battery life, high resolution (45 megapixels), and can capture 4K video.
FitBit Versa 2
Normally $180; Now $150
With a four-day battery life and the ability to store up to 300 songs, the Versa 2 is an excellent option for a wearable smart device. The fitness tracking is also a huge plus; we loved the seamless watch interface. If you've been waiting to buy one, now's the time.
Microsoft Xbox Series S Console
Normally $300; Now $250
The Xbox Series S is a low-cost alternative to the Xbox Series X, Microsoft’s flagship console, and Adorama has it for $50 less in time for the holiday shopping season.
Fitbit Charge 4
Normally $150; Now $127
Our top pick for a fitness tracker has had its price slashed. There are newer and more advanced Fitbits, but this does everything you need and is a great all-around tracker.
Garmin Epix Gen 2 47mm GPS Smartwatch
Normally $900; Now $800
Garmin's Epix Gen 2 smartwatch can last up to 6 days if you use the always-on function, and you can stretch that quite a bit if you disable that function. It has a gorgeous display, broad app support, and an array of sensors.
Samsung 49" Odyssey G9 ultrawide gaming monitor
Normally $1600; Now $1500
If you're an avid gamer or want the ultimate at-home work monitor, then Samsung's gigantic Odyssey G9 is for you. Its specs are impressive, and if your desk is big enough, it's a great buy.
DJI Mini SE With Outdoor Accessory Kit
Normally $480; Now $465
This DJI kit is perfect for beginners interested in exploring drone technology. It has everything they'll need, including the drone, an extra flight battery, a hard-shell case, a landing pad, and a microSD card.
When is Black Friday 2022?
Black Friday is on November 25, 2022. As our explainer on the history of Black Friday describes, the term originated in Philadelphia, where police coined it to refer to the resulting chaos from throngs of fans crowding into the city on the day after Thanksgiving, ahead of the annual Army-Navy football showdown.
Many retailers will compete hard for the best Black Friday deals this year. Check out Amazon's daily deals page to find bargains on everything from kitchen appliances to tablets, phones, laptops, and more.
What to Expect on Black Friday
As fall sales transition to Black Friday sales, we'll continue to see retailers unveiling their plans throughout the last quarter of the year.
Hot bonus tip for shopping sales this year: Many retailers will offer one-time promotional discounts if you sign up for their newsletter or a trial of their premium membership. Combine these one-offs with the sale prices of Black Friday items for some mind-blowing discounts, and you're free to unsubscribe or cancel your membership before the first billing cycle.
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