Some Black Friday deals are already arriving, with multiple retailers jumping the gun with early sales. Though the official day is a few weeks out, we’re entering a Black Friday shopping event that will be all November long.
If you’re looking to save some money on gifts before the holidays, Black Friday 2020 is going to be the biggest (and longest) shopping event of the year. We’ll keep this page updated with the latest deals and information as it arrives, so check back every day for new discounts on everything from Apple Watches to coffee machines.
The best Black Friday deals to shop today
We’ve gathered some of the best Black Friday sales below from Amazon, Best Buy, and Walmart. If you see a price cut on a product you want, don’t hesitate to grab it right now before it’s gone.
What are the best Black Friday deals?
If you’re planning on getting your holiday shopping done this month, we’ve put together some quick guides to the best Black Friday deals on high-end items. Whether you’re looking for a new 4K TV or a brand new iPhone, here’s everything you need to know about the best tech deals for Black Friday 2020:
Black Friday laptop deals: Laptop discounts have been few and far between this year seeing as they have been in high demand. That being said, there are quite a few MacBook discounts and Surface Pro savings going on already before November.
Black Friday smartphone deals: With the release of the new iPhone 12 and iPhone 12 Pro, there are bound to be quite a few Black Friday iPhone deals and Google Pixel discounts going on all month long.
Black Friday TV deals: Right now is one of the best times to find one of the best TVs at an incredible price. All month long there will be new discounts on OLED and QLED TVs as well as some really low prices on lesser-known brands like TCL and Vizio.
Black Friday headphone deals: Every year, Black Friday and Cyber Monday are the absolute best time to find discounts on wireless headphones and true wireless earbuds. If you’re looking for Black Friday AirPods deals specifically, we already know of a few hitting stores soon.
Black Friday tablet deals: If you don’t want to buy a desktop computer or one of the best laptops, then a good tablet deal is likely what you need. We’ve already found some pretty good iPad deals for Black Friday if you’re interested.
Black Friday soundbar deals: If you’re hoping to upgrade your home theater experience without having to buy brand new TV or projector, a good soundbar is a good way to go. We will likely start seeing more and more discounts from brands like Bose, Vizio, Samsung, and Polk as more savings roll in.
Should you shop online or in stores for Black Friday?
Traditionally, Black Friday has been an in-store event. But in recent years, and with the success of Cyber Monday, all of the best discounts have been moving online. That being said, many retailers will have sales going on both online and at their stores. These sales will likely be spread out across the month of November to avoid large crowds from gathering.
Retailers like Best Buy, Target, and Walmart have all said that they will be having contact-free curbside pickup as well. So if you don’t want to worry about shipping and don’t want to go into the store, there will be a third option for you.
Black Friday vs Cyber Monday: Which sale is best?
Traditionally, Cyber Monday sales have been just as good — if not better — than Black Friday. However, considering the potential shipping delays from various online retailers, you may not want to wait until after Black Friday ends to do your holiday shopping.
The main concern with Cyber Monday deals this year is that anything ordered after a certain point may not arrive before Christmas. So the earlier you get your shopping done, the less chance of that happening. With stores like Walmart and Target offering free curbside pickup on the majority of their discounts, however, Cyber Monday might be the best time to find deals on items you can just pick up yourself,
Tips for shopping Black Friday deals in 2020
Although retailers still promote doorbuster deals and in-store-only discounts, most Black Friday deals are also available online. This is a dangerous time for your bank account, so here are some for the best tips and tricks to remember while you browse. If you want to make the most out of your Black Friday 2020 shopping, here are the things to keep in mind.
Not every deal is a good deal: It is a fairly common tactic for retailers to promote “reduced prices” during an event like this, but savings aren’t always what they seem. Often than those products you’re looking at have been on sale for months already, and today’s deals have nothing to do with the price cut you see.
Beware of phishing scams: With the growing dependence on online shipping, it’s easier than ever to have your information stolen online. To avoid getting your credit card information, identity, or personal logins stolen while shopping, take a look at how to stay safe online.
Don’t forget your budget: Shopping online can be addictive. If you aren’t careful with your purchases, you can end up overspending without any real plan in place to pay everything off. Even if you’re planning on buying a lot of smaller items, make sure to have a budget and stick to it.
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