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Best Buy Black Friday deals: these are our favorite deals at Best Buy ahead of the holiday
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Best Buy Black Friday deals won’t let you down when it comes to electronics discounts: you’ll find TV sales, laptop at their best prices, and other dramatic price cuts around this time of year that are sometimes the stuff of legend. Even better, unlike certain other outlets, the US retailer tends to offer deals on genuine big name brands that don’t get lost in heaps of unpronounceable brand names of questionable quality.
Best Buy’s Black Friday deals have already begun, and I’m sorting through them to pull up the best deals of the season. If it’s here, it’s worth buying, in other words.
Normal price: $1,899
Current lowest price: $999
Discount: $900 off (save 47%)
The Sony Bravia XR A80J, currently available for an all-time low of $999, was one of the other big consumer TV, beside Sony’s own A90J and the LG C1, that launched after the 2021 CES, and like the Hisense dual-cell, also one I reviewed for Gizmodo. It received wide praise when it got in reviewers hands, receiving a 8.8 overall score at Rtings. PS5 restock and Xbox Series X restock seekers can expect smooth, screen-tear-free 120Hz gaming through one of the TV’s two HDMI 2.1 ports. Because it only has two such ports, however, I’m keeping this TV in the movie section, particularly because of the excellent image processing offered by the TV, as well as realistic colors and excellent contrast.
Normal price: $2,999
Current lowest price: $1,999
Discount: $1,000 off (save 33%)
Samsung’s artsy The Frame QLED TV, which is at its lowest price ever at $1,999 right now, has improved a lot over the years, going from a somewhat gimmicky middling panel when it was introduced in 2017 to actually a pretty great-looking quantum dot LED-backlit TV. It’s not only nice-looking when flat-mounted on a wall, but it uses a matte finish to display realistic-looking artwork, allowing it to blend in naturally with your decor.
It lacks local dimming and doesn’t have the best HDR peak brightness performance, but it’s nevertheless got a solid high-contrast 120Hz panel and support for gamer features like variable refresh rate, making a nice general purpose TV. You’ll also find deals on the 85-inch, 65-inch and smaller sizes at the links above.
Normal Price: $849
Current lowest price: $579
Discount: $270 off (save 32%)
If it’s big and cheap you’re after, this massive 75-inch Samsung 4K Tizen TV has you covered. For less than $600, you’ll get not only a home movie theater-sized screen, but you’ll also get integration with your Alexa and Google Assistant smart home, Apple AirPlay 2 compatibility, and access to all your favorite streaming services, like Netflix, Disney+, Prime Video and more.
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Computers & Tablets
Normal price: $1,349
Current Best Buy price: $899
Discount: $450 off (save 33%)
The 256GB version of Microsoft’s powerful and versatile 13-inch Surface Pro 8, which packs an 11th gen Intel Core i5 processor and 8GB RAM, is currently $450 off at Best Buy. For that price, you’ll get not just the tablet, but also the excellent built-in keyboard cover, making this a fantastic compact laptop replacement.
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Normal price: $159
Current lowest price: $99
Discount: $60 off (save 38%)
It’s monitor discount season! Pick up this 24-inch Acer FHD 75Hz monitor with AMD FreeSync and 1ms response time. It’s not the fanciest monitor out there – it only has an old HDMI 1.4 port and a VGA port – but at $99 it sure is cheap!
Normal price: $249
Current lowest price: $169
Discount: $80 off (save 32%)
This silky-smooth LG UltraGear 165Hz full HD gaming monitor is marked down to just $169 – matching its lowest price so far – ahead of Black Friday. FreeSync variable refresh rate means nice, tear-free gaming, while its VA panel will have excellent contrast for an ordinary LCD display. Slim bezels and 1ms response time rounds out this great 1080p monitor.
Normal price: $299
Current lowest price: $169
Discount: $130 off (save 43%)
Pick up the Acer Nitro 27-inch 165Hz full HD gaming monitor at Best Buy for the lowest price it’s ever hit at $169. Discounted by $130, this monitor features AMD FreeSync and a 0.5ms response time, making for responsive, tear-free gaming on its IPS panel.
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Normal Price: $149
Current lowest price: $68
Discount: $80 off (save 54%)
Pick up a pair of comfy over-ear cans from Sony when you get the WH-CH710N noise-canceling wireless headphones for just $68 at Best Buy. These aren’t Sony’s best headphones, but they’re still very good if you like a nice, bassy tone, and I dare you to find something better at this price that’s not used or refurbished.
Normal Price: $199
Current lowest price: $119
Discount: $80 off (save 40%)
At $119, the Jabra Elite 7 Pro at Best Buy match the lowest price I’ve seen. Featuring a slick matte black finish, configurable touch controls, and multi-device pairing, these earbuds offer much of the feature set of the AirPods Pro at a significantly lower price.
Normal Price: $1,299
Current lowest price: $1,099
Discount: $200 off (save 15%)
Pick up this Bowflex treadmill for $200 off its normal price of $1,299. It’s not quite the savings listed on Best Buy’s website – while it did briefly raise to $1,599 in October of this year, it normally sits at $1,299, and I don’t see this price in its history, making $1,099 the best deal yet on this app-connected machine. Automatic incline, heart rate tracking, built-in speakers with a 3.5mm audio jack for playing music while you work out and a free 1-year trial membership of the integrated workout service JRNY all make this a nicely-featured treadmill, especially at this price.
Normal price: $149
Current lowest price: $119
Discount: $30 off (save 20%)
Get six kettlebells in one with the Bowflex SelecTech 840 adjustable kettlebell. Changing the weight merely involves placing the kettlebell on a stack of nesting weights and twisting the dial on top to pull out more or fewer weights and go to town growing and toning your muscles. One kettlebell ranges from eight to 40 pounds. It also comes with a free 1-year membership to JRNY.
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Updated: November 18, 2022