It's that time of the year again: Black Friday season is finally here, and savvy shoppers are flocking to Amazon, HP, Dell, JC Penney, T-Mobile, Costco, Kohl's, Sam's Club and Walmart to take advantage of deeply discounted items on sale for a limited time.
In an effort to give you as much time as possible with your family (and turkey) this holiday season, we've put together a list of the best Black Friday deals on the market.
Amazon kicked off the holiday season early when it launched its Black Friday Deals Store the day after Halloween.
This season, the e-retailer will offer up a new discounted deal on its holiday site every day, possibly as often as every five minutes, for products ranging from wearable technology to sports and fitness gear. If you're looking for any big-ticket savings, you're not likely to find them here, although the site does offer a complementary shopping guide to help customers find the perfect gifts.
Those who've signed up for Alexa, Amazon's digital assistant, will also get access to other exclusive deals as the holidays approach, while Prime members will get an additional 25% off pre-order and new-release video games, the ability to shop its holiday "Lightning Deals" with 30-minute early access and two-day free shipping.
Like most of its competitors, Costco has planned big discounts for its electronics and tech items. In the leaked ads shared by BFads.net, pricing isn't included, but it does showcase the discounts available. While this means more work for consumers, it's also an easier way to gauge which items are the most discounted on first glance. Here's some of the items on offer:
Most millennials likely remember Ben Curtis, the overly enthusiastic actor from those '90s-era Dell commercials, and his catchphrase "Dude, you're getting a Dell." This year, Dell might want to bring back those old-school advertisements: The software company is rolling back prices on almost everything it sells, from laptops to HD TVs.
Starting on Thanksgiving night at 6 p.m. Eastern, Dell will start selling (and I use that term loosely because these prices are so low) discounted electronics as part of its Black Friday doorbuster promotions.
Here's a look at some of the company's best deals on hand:
— 55-inch Samsung Curved 4K Ultra HD Smart TV: $799.99 (total savings of $700)
— 55-inch VIZIO 4K Ultra HD Smart TV Home Theater Display: $849 (total savings of $150)
— Inspiron Micro Desktop with 2GB memory and 32GB of storage: $99.99 (total savings of $100)
— Xbox One S 500 GB Battlefield 1 bundle with Gears of War 4 and extra wireless controller: $249.99 (total savings of $170)
— Inspiron desktop and Dell 24 E2416HM monitor with 12GB RAM and 1TB hard drive: $479.99 (total savings of $409.99)
Check out Dell's full list of Black Friday deals here courtesy of TheBlackFriday.com.
You can now add Kohl's to this year's rapidly growing list of retailers starting their Black Friday sales early. In addition to a bevy of tech and lifestyle products on sale, the retailer is hoping to lure more customers to its stores by giving away $15 in "Kohl's cash" for every $50 spent on Black Friday. Here are some of the best deals and one-day-only door busters you can expect to find:
— 40-inch Samsung HD 1080p LED Smart TV with built-in Wi-Fi: $249.99 (total savings not available)
— PlayStation 4 500GB Uncharted console bundle: $249.99 (total savings not available)
— Xbox One S 500GB Minecraft console bundle: $249.99 (total savings not available)
— Fitbit Charge 2 heart rate and fitness wristband: $129.99 (total savings not available)
— Save 20% to 50% on select toys
— Save 70% to 75% on fine and silver jewelry
— Save 50% to 65% on shoes and boots
To see Kohl's entire Black Friday ad, click here.
November really is the season for jaw-dropping, attention-grabbing deals. We'll have to wait a bit longer before the electronics company shares its official sales flyer with the public, but until then we have this leaked Black Friday ad that shows discounts of up to 50% and free shipping. Take a look at the savings below.
— HP Envy 15t with Intel Core i7 processor: $599.99 (total savings of $230)
— HP Pavilion 15t with Intel Core i5 and NVIDIA discrete graphics (total savings of $250)
— HP 17z with AMD Dual-Core A9-9410 APU processor: $329.99 (total savings of $290)
— HP Pavilion 510z with AMD A6 processor: $299.99 (total savings of $200)
— HP Pavilion 27xt all-in-one desktop: $829.99 (total savings of $170)
— HP Omen-120st: $1,299.99 (total savings of $500)
— Save up to 50% on HP bags and cases
— Save up to 20% on HP Roar Mini Speakers
— Save up to 20% on HP keyboards and keyboard combos
For more HP deals visit BFads.net.
Can we take a couple of minutes to pour one out for the death of JCPenney's snow-globe giveaway? For those who don't remember, last year the retailer announced it would no longer give out the decorative presents to first-come, first-serve shoppers. While loyal customers are probably still disappointed over the news, 2016's 72-page flyer is here to ease some of that pain.
— 12-piece stainless steel cookware set or 13-piece aluminum nonstick cookware set: $49.99 (total savings of $50)
— Philippe Richard 12-piece ceramic cookware set: $69.99 (total savings of $111)
— Bella Air fryer or electronic pressure cooker: $89 (total savings of $46)
— Sharper Image 5.1 channel Bluetooth Subwoofer and sound bar: $99 (total savings of $51)
— Samsung AddWash front-load washer/dryer: $849 (total savings of $650)
— Samsung 18 cu. ft. 33-inch wide French door refrigerator: $994 ($505)
— Mens and women's watches: $88 (total savings not available)
— Save 60% on women's outerwear (excludes Columbia coats)
— Save up to 40% on major appliances (includes fridges, stoves and washers)
— Save up to 30% on all fine jewelry (included already reduced items)
— Save 60% on all Samsonite luggage
Nikon has gotten into the Black Friday mode early, slashing prices on products that both professional and amateur aficionados will find appealing.
Keep scrolling for a list of this year's best deals:
— D3400 DLSR double lens kit with AF-P DX NIKKOR 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6G VR lens and AF-P NIKKOR 70-30mm f/4.5-6.3G ED telephoto zoom lens: $499.95 (total savings of $500)
— D5300 DLSR double lens kit with AF-P DX NIKKOR 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6G VR lens and AF-P NIKKOR 70-30mm f/4.5-6.3G ED telephoto zoom lens: $599.95 (total savings of $500)
— D7200 DLSR kit with 18-40mm DX VR NIKKOR image stabilizing lens: $1,299.95 (total savings of $400)
— D7200 DLSR (body only): $999.95 (total savings of $200)
— D810 DSLR (body only) with built-in flash and 1080p: $2,499.95 (total savings of $500)
— D810 DSLR kit with 24-120mm f/4 FX NIKKOR lens: $3,199.95 (total savings of $900)
— Macro and portrait two lens kit with AF-S DX micro NIKKOR 85MM f/3.5 ED VR lens and AF-S DX NIKKOR 35mm F/1.8G lens: $499.95 (total savings of $320)
The complete list can be found online here via TheBlackFriday.com.
Sam's Club stores will be closed Thanksgiving day, but shoppers can get still get a head start on their holiday wish list by purchasing items online starting on Nov. 24. Brick-and-mortar stores will open at 7 a.m. on Friday with free shipping available on select items while supplies last.
— HP OfficeJet Pro all-in-one printer: $84.87 (total savings of $65)
— HP Pavilion desktop bundle with 24-inch LED monitor: $499 (total savings of $250)
— 15.6-inch HP Notebook with Intel Core i7 processor, 16GB memory and 1TB hard drive: $499 (total savings of $250)
— Linksys AC2400 router: $79.98 (total savings of $40)
— Lorex 4-channel HD wireless security system: $299 (total savings of $100)
— 16-inch Schwinn bike: $49.98 (total savings of $49.98)
— 65-inch Hisense Class 4K UHD Smart TV: $598 (total savings of $200)
— 17-inch HP HD Notebook with Intel Core i3 processor 6GB memory and 1TB hard drive: $329 (total savings of $170)
— Garmin Fenix 3hr titanium bundle: $499.98 (total savings $100)
— Gentron gas-powered generator with electric start (11 hours run time): $599.99 (total savings $200)
Head to Sam's Club deal's page for Black Friday sales.
Staples shoppers will have their work cut out for them this year. The superstore has slashed prices on most of its electronics and high-end office supplies (laser printers, all-in-one desktops and current-generation laptops), which will make it difficult for consumers to pick the right products.
In an effort to limit the chaos that accompanies most Black Friday sales, the company has instituted a one-item-per-customer rule this year. Doors will open at 6 a.m. on Friday, while cyber-sales will start on Thanksgiving Thursday.
— 14-inch HP laptop with Intel Core i5 processor 16GB memory and 1TB hard drive: $329.99 (total savings of $270)
— 15-inch HP laptop with Intel Core i7 processor 12GB memory and 1TB hard drive: $499.99 (total savings of $280)
— HP all-in-one desktop PC with Intel Core i3 processor $449.99 (total savings of $200)
— 14-inch Lenovo Flex convertible with Intel core i5 processor with 8 GB memory 256GB SSD storage: $499 (savings of $250)
— HP Color LaserJet pro M452dn printer: $249 (total savings of $200)
— Canon ImageCLASS MF26CDW colour wireless all-in-one laser printer: 274.99 (total savings of $275)
— Save up to 40% on custom holiday cards and invitations
Peruse Staples' Black Friday ad online here.
Target is joining in on the Black Friday super sale action by slashing prices on its TVs — this includes several 4K and smart models — and other popular electronics by up to 50%. Here's the best deals from the company's 2016 ads:
— 55-inch Samsung Ultra 4K HD TV with complementary $70 Target gift card: $697.99 (total savings of $402)
— 55-inch Samsung Smart LED TV: $447.99 (total savings of $252)
— 60-inch Samsung Ultra 4K HD TV: $697.99 (total savings of $502)
— Phantom 3 standard drone: $399 (total savings of $100)
— 15-inch HP laptop with AMD A10 quad core, 1TB hard drive and HD webcam: $259.99 (total savings of $140)
— Beats Solo wireless headset: $119.99 (total savings of $180)
— Fitbit Charge HR: $89.95 (total savings of $40)
View the entire Black Friday ad online here.
Black Friday doesn't technically start until next week, but that isn't stopping T-Mobile from kicking off the retail holiday early.
Take a peek at the company's list of goodies:
— Free Samsung Galaxy S7 after 24 monthly bill credits when shoppers trade in a Galaxy S6, Galaxy Note 5, or other eligible device
— $70 off the UE Boom 2 wireless speaker (now $129.99)
— $30 off the LG Tone Pro 760 Bluetooth headset (now $39.99)
— $50 (more than 80 percent) off the mophie Powerstation Mini (now $9.99)
— A family of four can get two additional lines for free
Like other major department stores, the retailer has decided to start its Black Friday sale early. Shoppers will be able to purchase steeply discounted products starts on Thursday, Nov. 24 at 6 p.m. (online and in store). People will need to be incredibly strategic in order to snag any of this season's big ticket items, especially since the company's ad match program could mean even bigger discounts at the register.
Take a look below at the company's best deals.
— Fitbit Flex wristband: $59 (total savings $40)
— 70-inch VIZIO Class Smart HDTV: $898 (total savings of $300)
— 55-inch Samsung Class Curved Smart 4K TV: $998 (total savings of $200)
— 10-inch RCA Viking Pro Android 2-in-1 tablet with detachable keyboard and trackpad: $79 (total savings of $68)
— Beats "pill" wireless speaker: $149 (total savings of $50.95)
— Beats Studio headphones: $169 (total savings of $130.95)
— Samsung Galaxy Grand Prime on Straight Talk wireless: $49 (total savings of $149)
— Samsung Galaxy S 5 on Straight Talk wireless: $229 (total savings of $250)
To see more of Walmart's leaked Black Friday deals visit BlackFriday.com
If you're like me and can't wait until Black Friday, you can still find good deals online by checking out Walmart's early bird sales section. See below.
— 65-inch Samsung Curved 4K Ultra HD Smart LED TV: $1, 197.99 (total savings of $1,202.00)
— ProForm Performance 700i Treadmill: $1, 193.18 (total savings of $805.82)
— Nikon D7200 DLSR camera with 55-200mm DX AF-S Lens, 32GB card, battery, charger, case, tripod and flash: $1, 124.9 (total savings of $475.00)
— iBUYPOWER Phantom Gamer desktop PC with 16GB memory and 1TB hard drive: $999 (total savings of $300.00)
— 11.5-inch RCA Galileo Pro tablet with keyboard case and Android 6.0 operating system: $98 (total savings of $81.99)
For more of Walmart's early bird sales, click here.
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