It’s that time of year again. Where has 2014 gone? It’s almost time for some turkey, mashed potatoes, and a little bit of pumpkin pie. That also means it’s almost time for the phenomenon known as Black Friday. If you dare to go out, let’s look at some of the best deals.
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Amazon is doing their Countdown to Black Friday deals and they’ve already started. Amazon won’t give you a flyer or a set of fixed deals like the brick and mortar stores, but they will give you a bunch of time sensitive daily deals. Keep watching Geek Beat’s social media to see if something really great pops up.
You can find all of Amazon’s Deals Here. Remember, some of these are time sensitive.
Anki Drive Smartphone racing system $50 off at $99.
Apple isn’t offering any discounts, but they are offering (PRODUCT)RED edition iTunes gift cards of $25, $50, or $100 for Macs, iPhones, iPads, iPods, AppleTVs, or Beats Music Products.
Google Play has a deal involving The Nexus 9 and the Android Wear collection. If you buy the tablet or the Sony Smartwatch 3, Samsung Gear Live, LG G-Watch R, or Asus ZenWatch you get a $50 Google Play credit. You original LG-Watch is just $99 plus that same $50 Google Play Credit. Google is also offering the Chromecast for $25 and Nest for $50 off.
Walmart has a bunch of great deals starting at 6pm Thanksgiving night. They’re splitting up their best deals into 3 waves. For the first wave at 6:00pm, they have 50″ HDTV for $218, a 65″ Vizio Smart TV for $648, Xbox One Master Chief Bundle for $329 with a $30 gift card, iPad Minis for $199 with $30 gift cards, and Beats Wireless headphones for $149.
8pm deals include a 60″ Element TV for $498, a 32″ TV for only $98, discounts of $200-80 on Samsung Smart TVs, the Fitbit Flex for only $69, the Roku for only $28, and the Beats Pill at half price at $99. While not offering any discounts, the $397 iPad Air is offered with a $100 Walmart Gift card. Photography buffs can get a $150 discount a Canon T5 bundle with 18-55mm and 75-300mm lenses, a gear bag, and a small 8GB SD card for $449. Nikon Buffs can get a similar bundle with the D3200, 18-55 and 55-200mm lenses, and a bag for $499.
Walmart will also have exclusive online deals such as a $379 Xbox One Bundle with 12 months of Xbox Live, $449 PlayStation 4 GTA V bundle with 2 bonus games, a Samsung 55″ Ultra HD set for $1298, a GoPro Hero 3+ Silver for $249.97, and a Canon T5i version of the in-store two-lens bundles for $699. Walmart is also offering the iPhone 5S and iPhone 6 at $20 discounts plus a $75 Gift Card.
And here are WalMart’s online deals.
Target’s deals also start at 6:00pm. If you’re into budget HDTVs, Target has one of the best deals of the year with an Element 40″ 1080p LED HDTV for only $119 and a 29″ Element for $79. Other doorbuster deals include a a 39″ Vizio for $219, a 48″ Westinghouse for $235, and a 55″ Westinghouse for $395. For the non-doorbuster deals, Target is offering the Xbox One Assassins Creed bundle at the same $329 price as Walmart, but with a $50 gift card. Photography fans in the low end can get the normally $229 Nikon L330 superzoom camera for $99. Target is also selling a version of the D3200 2-lens bundle for for $496.99. You can also get a GoPro Hero 3+ Silver for $249.99 with a $50 gift card. Mobile device fans can get a Samsung GS5 starting at 9:00pm for only a penny on-contract. Target matches the Walmart prices on the iPhones 5S and iPhone 6 with a $20 discount and and $30 gift card. Buyers of iPads will also receive gift cards. The iPad Mini comes with a $80 gift card. The iPad Air, Mini 2, and Mini 3 will come with a $100 card, and the iPad Air 2 gets $140 worth of extra Target shopping.
Target Now has a landing page for doorbuster deals. Pricing will be announced on Thanksgiving Day.
For Best Buy’s Black Friday deals, the company is opening its stores at 5:00pm. For the deals, you get a 50″ Panasonic TV that normally costs $549 for only $199. Ultra HD fans can get their hands on a 55″ Samsung for $899. The iPad Air 2 is $100 off instead of getting a gift card like other stores. The low end 13″ MacBook Non-Retina Pro and iMac are both $200 off at $899. Microsoft Fans will be able to get the Surface 2 for as little as $299. The Xbox One Assassin’s Creed Bundle with Kinect is $70 at $429 and includes a second controller free. check Sprint Deal codes website to get latest promotional offers.
You can find all of Best Buy’s Online Deals Here.
Microsoft’s online store is doing Black Friday deals as well. The discount will include Windows Phone devices, Windows tablets, Windows laptops, Xbox consoles, and Xbox games. However, they aren’t releasing pricing until Thanksgiving day. They are offering a pre-Thanksgiving deal, an HP Stream 7″ Windows 8 Tablet for just $99.
Verizon is launching its Connection Day deals on November 26th. They’re giving away free apps, songs, and audiobooks to everyone, not just Verizon customers. Verizon customers will also receive a free gift. There are also offers for Wi-Fi in-aiport and in-flight from Gogo, Boingo, and airline JetBlue.
Samsung is offering its entire Smart Series line of TVs with discounts from $3000 on the 85″ HU8550 – $100 off the 24″ H4000. They are also offering $500 off the Galaxy NX Camera, $250 off the NX300 and 300M, and $100 off the NX Mini. The Wi-Fi version of the Galaxy Camera 2 is also $100 off. Shape M3, M5, and M7 Speakers are up to $250 off. Galaxy Tablets, including the Note Pro 12.2 that John and Cali use, are between $50, 70, 100, or $150 off depending on model. Lastly, the Gear Fit that is known to adorn John P’s wrist is also $50 off at $99.
Staples deals include a 11.6″ Asus laptop for $99, 7-inch Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 Lite and Toshiba Encore Mini Windows 8.1 tablets are also $99. The Galaxy Tab 4 is $100 off as is the Galaxy Tab S. The iPad line is 20% off with the iPad Air being offered for $319. the older iPad 4 for $279, and the iPad Mini 2 for $239.
The combined Office Max and Office Depot has some great online deals starting Thanksgiving. 17″ HP Pavillon Touchsmart $300 off for $399. If That’s too big, you can also get a 15″ HP $200 off for the same price. The 10.1 Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 is $100 off at $249 with a $25 Gift card while the 7″ Tab 4 is $50 off at $149 with the same $25 Gift card. HP has a pair of Office Jet Printers for $80 off. The 6830 is $99 while the 6600 is $69. You can also pic up an HP Envy 4500 printer for $49.
One Year of Microsoft training videos for Sharepoint, Visual Studio, and more for $49. Normally $99.
Moonrise has some great deals too. There are too many to list, so you’ll have to check out the list to see them, all but we’ll run down some of the standouts. The first deal is free standard shipping on these items, something that Monoprice usually does not do. Their 3D Printer $200 off at $999. An AC1200 Router for just $56. Their excellent 27″ IPS display for $299.
Newell has some great deals as well. Changhong 49-inch Ultra HDTV for just $499, a $600 savings. Acer 27″ QuadHD Display $289. Dell S2340 23″ IPS Display for $119. Currently PromoCodespy is offering 10% discount coupon for your next purchase.
Steam is going to try to bankrupt you with some gaming deals…They might succeed. Civilization: Beyond Earth is $34.99. Goat Simulator, with the new Goat Simulator MMO Expansion, is half off at $4.99. Company of Heroes 2 is just $9.99 and there’s more after that.
Apple is offering a number of iTunes albums for $6.99.
Agloves, which makes touch screen compatible winter gloves, is offering a couple deals. You can either get 30% off your order with coupon code BLACKFRIDAY30 or Get Buy 2 Get 1 Free when buying the Aglove Sport using SPORTB2G1. These offers can NOT be combined, so you’ll have to choose between one or the other. If you want Free foods then check Lady of Promo Codes site.
Discounts of $100 or more on Vizio TVs and audio products.
The SHIELD gaming tablet is being offered in a couple bundles. For $399, you can get the LTE SHIELD, a controller, Green Box games bundle, and access to the GRID streaming game service. For users wanting the original SHIELD portable, you get a carrying case and GRID access for $199.
If you find any good Black Friday or Cyber Monday deals that aren’t on this list, just us know on social media or the comments below. We’ll keep the deals updated as more come in.