The sales are on!
Target, Walmart, Best Buy and Amazon are now running full Black Friday sales online, with their stores closed for Thanksgiving for the second year in a row.
Many of the sales will restart Friday morning in stores at 5 a.m. But with supply lines tight, shoppers may want to grab hot gadgets and TVs before finishing their pumpkin pie, and not wait.
The savings site BlackFriday.com said while prices may not be as low as in recent years (before inflation and computer chip shortages), shoppers will still find some excellent deals, including discounts of up to $150 on MacBook Airs, a rare markdown on Apple's popular laptop.
So here are some of the best Thanksgiving day markdowns, as compiled by BlackFriday.com.
1. Best Buy Black Friday deals
- Chromebooks as low as $99.
- Save up to $500 on select Samsung laptops.
- Save $150 on select MacBook Air models (Starting Wednesday Nov. 24).
Best Buy Black Friday Headphone Deals
- $180 off Beats by Dr. Dre Beats Studio³ Wireless Noise Cancelling Headphones, on sale for $169.
- $60 off Apple AirPods Pro (with Magsafe Charging Case). on sale for $189.99.
- $50 off Apple Airpods with Wireless Charging Case, on sale for $149.99
- $40 off second-generation Apple AirPods, with six free months of an Apple Music subscription, on sale for $119.99
Best Buy Black Friday TV and Entertainment Deals
- $100 off Samsung 65-inch Class 8000 Series LED 4K Smart Tizen TV, on sale for $699.99.
- $150 off Samsung 70-inch 4K Crystal UHD Smart Tizen TV, on sale for $599.99.
- $150 off Samsung 2.1-Channel Soundbar with Wireless Subwoofer and DOLBY audio, on sale for $129.99.
- $25 off Amazon Fire TV Stick with Alexa voice remote, on sale for $24.99
Best Buy Black Friday Kitchen Appliance Deals
- $90 off Ninja Foodi Dual Heat Air Fry Oven, on sale for $179.99
- Get up to a $200 Best Buy Gift Card with the purchase of a major appliance
- $280 off KitchenAid Pro 5 Plus Stand Mixer, on sale for $219.99
Best Buy Black Friday Smart Home Deals
- Amazon smart speakers and displays, starting at $19.99.
- Save up to 50% on Google smart home and smart security products.
Best Buy Black Friday Vacuum Deals
- $200 off Dyson Outsize Total Clean cordless vacuum, on sale for $649.99.
- $100 off Dyson Cyclone V10 Animal Stick Vacuum, on sale for $399.99 (Nov. 21).
Best Buy Fitness Tracker Deals
- Save up to $100 on select Fitbit Smartwatches and Activity Trackers.
- $30 off Apple Watch Series 3 (GPS) 42mm, on sale for $199.
- $60 off Apple Watch SE (GPS) 44mm, on sale for $249.
2. Walmart Black Friday deals
According to BlackFriday.com, Walmart's best deals include:
Walmart Headphone Black Friday Deals
- Apple AirPods Pro: $159 ($38 off).
- Beats Solo Pro Wireless Headphones: $99 ($50 off). It's the best deal BlackFriday.com has seen on these headphones, so far.
Walmart Home Appliance Deals
- Instant Pot 8-qt., 9-in-1 duo crisp: $99 special buy.
- Instant Pot 8-qt., 7-in-1 multi-cooker: $59 special buy.
- iRobot Roomba i1+ self-empty robot: $349, $230 off.
Walmart Fitness Tracker and Apple Watch Black Friday Deals
- Apple Watch Series 3 GPS 38mm: $109 ($90 off) and 42mm version for $139 ($90 off). T
- Fitbit Versa 2: $119 ($60 off).
- Fitbit Charge 4: $69 ($60 off).
Walmart TV Black Friday deals
- Vizio 70-inch Class 4K SmartCast TV: $548. This special buy is only available at Walmart.
- Roku SE Streaming Media Player: $15 (regularly $30). Only available at Walmart and perfect stocking-stuffer material.
- Samsung 2.1 Bluetooth Soundbar: $99 special buy.
3. Target Black Friday deals
Here are the top Target Black Friday deals, courtesy of savings website BlackFriday.com:
Target Small Kitchen Appliance Black Friday Deals
- KitchenAid Professional 5qt Stand Mixer - KV25G0X: 49% off - $219.99 (originally $429.99)
- Instant Pot 6-quart 9-in-1 pressure cooker bundle: 54% off - $59.99 (originally $129.99)
Target Headphone Black Friday Deals
- AirPods with Charging Case: 11% off - $114.99 (originally $129.99)
- AirPods Pro: 24% off - $189.99 (originally $224.99)
- Beats solo Wireless Headphones: 50% off - $99.99 (originally $199.99)
Target Entertainment Black Friday Deals
- Samsung 65" Smart 4K Crystal HDR UHD TV TU7000 Series: 12% off - $569.99 (originally $649.99)
- LG 70" Class 4K UHD Smart LED HDR TV 70UP7070: 13% off - $649.99 (originally $749.99)
Target Apple Watch and Fitness Tracker Black Friday Deals
- Apple Watch Series 3: 15% off - $169.99 (originally $199.99)
- Apple Watch SE: 21% off - $219.99 (originally $279.99)
- FitBit Charge 5 fitness tracker: 28% off - $129.95 (originally $179.95)
Target Home Black Friday Deals
- Shark EZ Wi-Fi connected robot vacuum: 40% off - $349.99 (originally $579.99)
- iRobot Roomba i3 vacuum: 33% off - $399.99 (originally $599.99)
- Dyson V8 Motorhead Origin cordless stick vacuum: 34% off - $249.99 (originally $379.99)
Target toy Black Friday Deals
- 40% Off Select LEGO Building Sets
- BOGO 50% off Disney Frozen toys
- Up to 50% off LOL Surprise toys
- Star Wars "The Mandalorian" The Child: 50% off - $24.99 (originally $49.99)
4. Amazon Black Friday deals
Amazon did not announce many sales in advance, and does not put out a traditional Black Friday "ad." But BlackFriday.com says it is the best place to buy Amazon-branded items.
- 45% off -- Echo Show 8 (1st Gen, 2019 release): on sale for $59.99 (orig. $109.99)
- 50% off - Echo Dot (3rd Gen, 2018 release) : on sale for $19.99 (orig. $39.99)
- 40% off - Echo (4th Gen): on sale for $59.99 (orig. $99.99)
- 70% off - Echo Auto: on sale for $14.99 (orig. $49.99)
- 42% off - Echo Dot (4th Gen) Kids: on sale for $34.99 (orig. $59.99)
- Up to 59% off Ring Video Doorbells and Echo Bundles
Other hot electronics at Amazon include:
- 50% off - All-new Fire HD 10 tablet, 10.1", 1080p Full HD, 32 GB, latest model (2021 release): on sale for $74.99 (orig. $149.99)
- 12% off - 2020 Apple MacBook Air Laptop: on sale for $1,099.99 (orig. $1,2490
- 33% off - SAMSUNG Galaxy Tab S7 11-inch Android Tablet: on sale for $471.05 (orig. $699.99)
You can find more Amazon hot deals at BlackFriday.com's Amazon section.
Note that the listings did not include deals on XBox, PlayStation 5, or Nintendo Switch because they are list prices almost everywhere, and all are very difficult to find right now.
As always, don't waste your money.
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