The best Black Friday deals 2020: All the best early sales

The best Black Friday deals 2020: All the best early sales

The best Black Friday deals 2020

Black Friday deals are here already, despite the fact that the huge annual shopping event doesn’t officially start until Friday November 27. That means there’s a lot to take in already – so to help you sort through the chaos, we’re curating all the very best Black Friday deals of 2020 here on this page. 

Before we go too far, it’s worth noting that more offers are going live every day. Amazon is currently running its own Holiday Dash event, for example, offering up Black Friday-esque sales. Meanwhile, Best Buy launched a full range of early Black Friday deals a few days ago, which expire tonight.

Walmart has taken things a step further, announcing three separate Black Friday sales events in 2020 in efforts to get in early and avoid long shipping times, as well as keep its instore numbers down in the wake of the global pandemic. The first takes place on November 4, so you’ll want to start prepping. Not only that, but Dell has also launched early Black Friday deals on a range of laptops, accessories, and monitors. 

So how good are these early Black Friday deals? If you see a product you want discounted, should you buy it now or wait? And why are retailers launching their Black Friday sales so early this year, anyway? 

Well, one reason is Amazon kick-started the fall sale season last week with Prime Day. However, there are also serious concerns around long shipping times this year, and with an incredibly competitive online marketplace as well, it’s easy to see why retailers are scrambling to launch their Black Friday deals early and give you a head start on your seasonal shopping. 

As to the quality of the early deals, while in many cases we expect to see the very best Black Friday deals on Black Friday itself, we’re already seeing some big discounts and competitive offers. If you see a product you want on sale here, and it’s within your budget, our advice is to buy it while you can – there’s no guarantee the deal will return. One thing is clear: Black Friday 2020 will be like no other. Read on for our pick of the very best Black Friday deals you can buy now – and don’t forget we’ll be updating this list daily, so bookmark this page and keep checking back. 

The best Black Friday deals you can buy now

Fire TV Stick 4K with Alexa Voice Remote: $49.99 $29.99 at Best Buy

Stream your favorite content in 4K resolution with HDR too with the 4K Fire TV Stick that’s on sale for $29.99. The streaming player includes an Alexa voice remote so you can use your voice to control your TV.

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Sony WH-1000XM4: $349.99 $278 at Best Buy

The Sony WH-1000XM4 headphones have dropped down to $278 in Best Buy’s Black Friday deals this week. That’s an excellent discount on the industry leading headphones that only hit the shelves in August. Plus, it’s the cheapest you’ll ever been. Hurry, though, this offer will expire on Sunday.

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Ring Video Doorbell 3 Plus: $229.99 $159.99 at Best Buy

You can pick up the same offer, on this Ring Video Doorbell 3 Plus as above – adding an Echo Show 5 to your order for an additional $10. You’re paying a little more for the premium version of the doorbell here, but it’s still coming down to a great price at $159.99.

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Nectar Sleep: 25% off everything at Nectarsleep.com

There’s currently an unprecedented 25% discount on everything at Nectar. That includes the best-selling Nectar Memory Foam mattress, which now starts from just $374 – that’s the cheapest price ever, as well as Nectar’s pillows, duvet, mattress protector and more. Deal ends: midnight, November 1, 2020View Deal

Keurig K-Duo Essentials Coffee Maker: $99 $79 at Walmart

Brew your coffee at home with the best-selling Keurig K-Duo Coffee Maker that’s on sale for $79 at Walmart. Perfect for any occasion, the coffee maker includes a single-serve K-Cup pod and a 12 cup carafe brewer.

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Instant Pot IP-DUO80 pressure cooker – stainless steel: $139.95 $99 at Amazon

This Instant Pot is now under $100 at Amazon, a decent saving on the 8-Qt model. The multi-cooker comes complete with all the fast cooking you’d expect from the nation’s favorite multi-cooker, but also offers an easy to clean, fingerprint resistant stainless steel design to boot… plus it holds 8 liters of liquid.

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Lenovo IdeaPad L340 15 gaming laptop: $649.99 $419.99 at Best Buy

This Lenovo is coming in at well under $500 right now and is possibly the cheapest gaming laptop deal we’ve seen all year. Sure, the 9th gen Intel Core i5, 8GB of RAM and 128GB SSD aren’t exactly world-beating, but it does in fact have a GTX 1650 – quite a hefty graphics card, and amazing for the price. If you can live with that tiny SSD, this is a great recommendation for those casual gamers.

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Sceptre 50-inch 4K UHD LED TV: $279.99 $199.99 at Walmart

A fantastic price for a mid-size 4K TV, get the Sceptre 50-inch TV on sale for just $199.99 at Walmart. While the Ultra HD TV lacks smart capabilities, it includes three HDMI ports so you can stream, browse, and listen to all of your favorite multimedia.

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Hisense 65-inch H6510G Series Smart HD TV: $499.99 $249.99 at Best Buy

This Hisense might be on the cheaper end of things, but that doesn’t mean it’s not packed to the brim with great features. The smart TV has Chromecast built in so you can stream content from your phone right to the big screen.

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Segway Ninebot ES2 | $649.99 $399.99 at Best Buy


The Segway Ninebot ES2 is already one of the best value scooters around, and with $250 off in Best Buy’s early Black Friday sale, it’s a no-brainer. Sure, you could pay less for a scooter, but this is a serious vehicle that’s built to last years and won’t let you down. Its simple folding mechanism means you can easily store it at home or in the office while charging, too.

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Asus TUF 15.6-inch gaming laptop: $999.99 $799.99 at Best Buy

Or, alternatively shell out a few bucks more and get this absolutely beastly upgraded Asus, also the recipient of an eye-watering $200 off at Best Buy. An RTX 2060 is the jewel in the crown of this TUF gaming laptop deal, although the Ryzen 7 4800H, 8GB of RAM and 512GB SSD will more than uphold their end of the bargain when it comes to gaming performance too.

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iRobot Roomba E5 Robot Vacuum: $379.99 $299 at Amazon

Tired of vacuuming the floors? So were we until we got a robot vacuum. These robot helpers sweep up the mess in your house and then head back to their cradle for a good night’s rest. Their High-Efficiency Filter traps 99% of cat and dog allergens, while the 3-stage Cleaning System cleans the dirt and dust on the floor.

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Apple Watch Series 6 (40mm, GPS): $399 $374.98 at Amazon

The all-new Apple Watch Series 6 gets a rare $25 price cut at Amazon. The all-new 40mm smartwatch features a new S6 processor, blood oxygen monitoring, an ECG app, and elevation tracking.

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2020 iPad Pro 11-inch – 128GB: $799 $749 at Amazon

Save $50 on the smallest iPad Pro available on the market right now. If you’re looking for a lighter companion to work, streaming, and gaming, this 11-inch model’s 128GB will be perfect, and with a new $749.99 price tag you’re getting it cheaper than ever.

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Dell XPS 13 2-in-1 13.4-inch laptop: $999.99 $799.99 at Dell

There’s a $130 discount on this 2-in-1 Dell XPS 13 in Dell’s latest Black Friday laptop deals. That means you’re getting a great price on a 10th gen i3 build, complete with 4GB RAM, a 256GB SSD, and FHD+ touch display. Upgrade to a 10th gen i5 processor and 8GB RAM for $200 off with this $1,049.99 build.

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ExpressVPN | 1 year | $6.67 per month | 3 months FREE


If you just want the best VPN in the business, then look no further than ExpressVPN. With fast speeds, 24/7 live chat, and excellent encryption, ExpressVPN is TechRadar’s #1 trusted service for privacy and unblocking content worldwide. Get it today with a no-hassle 30-day money-back guarantee AND 15 months for the price of 12. Fantastic value.

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EXPIRED Apple AirPods Pro: $249 $199 at Amazon

You can snag the Apple AirPods Pro on sale for a record-low price of $199 at Amazon right now. The truly wireless earbuds feature active noise cancellation, and the wireless charging case delivers more than 24 hours of battery life.

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The best Black Friday TV deals

Check out today’s best Black Friday TV deals, which are already offering excellent prices from popular brands like Samsung, LG, and TCL. Retailers like Best Buy have launched early sales with decent discounts on premium sets, and you’ll find Fire-enabled displays starting at just $139.99 from Amazon. If you’re on the hunt for a cheap set, we recommend waiting for Walmart’s early Black Friday sale, which promises a 65-inch 4K TV for $228 starting November 4.

Toshiba 32-inch 720p smart Fire TV: $179.99 $139.99 at Amazon

Save $40 on this 32-inch 720p Fire TV. You’re not getting 4K resolution here, but you are getting a fantastic price for a smart TV offering up a massive range of apps and services for the money. That’s perfect if you’re looking for a smaller display – or a secondary room for a bedroom or kitchen.

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TCL 4 Series 55-inch LED 4K UHD Smart TV: $399.99 $199.99 at Best Buy

This $200 saving on a TCL 4 Series is a fantastic, economical way to bag a smart TV at Best Buy’s Black Friday three-day sale. Featuring Google Assistant, full HDR support, Dolby Digital+, and a Voice Remote, it’s not skimping on any of the technology you’d normally expect to see on a new 4K TV deal either.

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Sceptre 50-inch 4K UHD LED TV: $279.99 $199.99 at Walmart

A fantastic price for a mid-size 4K TV, get the Sceptre 50-inch TV on sale for just $199.99 at Walmart. While the Ultra HD TV lacks smart capabilities, it includes three HDMI ports so you can stream, browse, and listen to all of your favorite multimedia.

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Hisense 65-inch H6510G Series Smart HD TV: $499.99 $249.99 at Best Buy

This Hisense might be on the cheaper end of things, but that doesn’t mean it’s not packed to the brim with great features. The smart TV has Chromecast built in so you can stream content from your phone right to the big screen, and it’s on sale for just $249.99 in this early Black Friday deal.

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Hisense 65-inch H6510G Series Smart HD TV: $499.99 $249.99 at Best Buy

This Hisense might be on the cheaper end of things, but that doesn’t mean it’s not packed to the brim with great features. The smart TV has Chromecast built in so you can stream content from your phone right to the big screen.

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TCL 4 Series 50-inch LED 4K UHD Smart TV: $349.99 $279.99 at Best Buy

Want a large TV for the living room but don’t want to spend big? This $80 saving on a TCL 4 Series is a fantastic, economical way to bag a smart TV that’s still fully capable for much less this week. Featuring Google Assistant, full HDR support, Dolby Digital+ and a Voice Remote, it’s not skimping on any of the technology you’d normally expect to see on a new 4K TV deal either.

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Westinghouse 58-inch 4K Roku Smart TV: $449.99 $289.99 at Walmart

A fantastic price for a 58-inch 4K TV, Walmart has this Westinghouse  4K smart TV on sale for just $289.99. The TV comes with the Roku experience so that you can stream your favorite content from the home screen of your TV.

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Samsung 50-inch 4K Ultra HD Smart TV: $429.99 $328 at Walmart

A stellar price for a mid-size 4K TV, you can get the best-selling Samsung 50-inch TV on sale for just $328. With a ton of smart capabilities, PurColor technology, and elegant slim design, it’s a fantastic value mid-range set for any living room and its stellar customer satisfaction ratings attest to that.

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LG 55-inch UN7000 Series 4K UHD TV: $399.99 $379.99 at Best Buy

The LG UN7000 Series might not be the top-end range from the tech giant, but it still manages to pack in an almost dizzying array of great values for the price. For a reasonable price, you’re getting HDR dynamic tone mapping, noise reduction, a sharpness enhancer, as well as full smart assistant compatibility too.

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Vizio 65-inch V-Series 4K TV (V655-H): $528 $468 at Walmart


Keep an eye out today for this 65-inch TV deal at Walmart that sees a 2021 model – the Vizio V655-H – on sale for under $500. With HDMI 2.1 connectivity with eARC and Dolby Atmos passthrough plus Apple AirPlay and Chromecast Built-in, it’s got all the latest bells and whistles at a fantastic price.

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Samsung 70-inch 6 Series 4K UHD Smart Tizen TV: $749.99 $529.99 at Best Buy

A fantastic price for a 70-inch 4K TV, you can score a massive $229 discount on this premium Samsung 70-inch smart TV. This stunning set features a voice remote and the picture is engineered to reduce glare and enhance color, providing a vibrant picture no matter where you sit.

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Samsung 75-inch 4K Ultra HD Smart TV: $849.99 $799.99 at Best Buy

Here’s a great option from Samsung, proving that it’s not just LG that can offer a great quality 75-inch TV for a bargain price. This Samsung 6 Series 4K TV aims to provide a bold, bright picture with its PurColor technology, as well as full smart assistant support -thanks to the built-in Amazon Alexa voice control.

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The best Black Friday tablet deals

Amazon has already kicked things off with discounts on the all-new iPad and iPad Pro, and we’re expecting to see record-low prices on older models during this year’s November event. If you’re after Fire tablets and Kindles, we saw the lowest prices yet during Amazon Prime Day, so we’re hoping the retailer will match that at this year’s sale. 

Samsung Galaxy Tab S6 Lite: $349.99 $279 at Amazon

Prime Day did have this Samsung Galaxy tablet available for $249.99, so $279 isn’t the cheapest it’s ever been. However, it’s only $30 off and if you need a cheaper device straight away it’s the best price on the web right now.

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New Apple iPad 2020 – 32GB: $329 $299 at Amazon

Amazon has cut the price of the brand new 2020 iPad by $30 this week, bringing the 32GB model down to a fantastic $299 final cost. It goes without saying, these iPads were only released last week, that this is the lowest price we’ve seen on the 10.2-inch tablet, so we wouldn’t hesitate too long to snap it up.

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Samsung Galaxy Tab S6 – 128GB: $649.99 $519.99 at Amazon

However, this 128GB Samsung Galaxy Tab S6 is available for its lowest price ever at Amazon right now. That’s a fantastic offer that knocks $130 off the original price tag to bring the 10.5-inch tablet down to just $519.99.

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Microsoft Surface Pro 7 (128GB): $959 $699 at Best Buy


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on a baseline (but still awesome) specification Surface Pro 7 at Best Buy. We did see it $100 cheaper a few days ago, but below $700 is still a discount worth having. Included in this tablet deal is a black Surface Cover (worth at least $100), allowing you to use this great little tablet as a laptop if you want that added flexibility.

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2020 iPad Pro 11-inch – 128GB: $799 $749 at Amazon

Save $50 on the smallest iPad Pro available on the market right now. If you’re looking for a lighter companion to work, streaming, and gaming, this 11-inch model’s 128GB will be perfect, and with a new $749.99 price tag you’re getting it cheaper than ever.

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The best Black Friday laptop deals

Black Friday is a perfect opportunity to upgrade your machine, and we’re already seeing excellent laptop deals. Dell’s Black Friday sale is happening now with decent discounts on its popular models like the XPS 13 and Inspirion 500. You can also pick up cheap Chromebook deals at Walmart right now with prices starting at just $239, and Best Buy is offering excellent savings on a range of laptops during its early Black Friday sale. If you’re after a Macbook, we recommend holding off as we normally see the biggest discounts from Amazon’s official Black Friday sale.

Lenovo S330 14-inch Chromebook: $299 $239 at Walmart

Snag this cheap Chromebook deal while you can! For just $239, you can get this 14-inch Chromebook, which features 4GB RAM, 32GB SSD, and 10-hour battery life.

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Lenovo IdeaPad L340 15 gaming laptop: $649.99 $419.99 at Best Buy

This Lenovo is coming in at well under $500 right now and is possibly the cheapest gaming laptop deal we’ve seen all year. Sure, the 9th gen Intel Core i5, 8GB of RAM and 128GB SSD aren’t exactly world-beating, but it does in fact have a GTX 1650 – quite a hefty graphics card, and amazing for the price. If you can live with that tiny SSD, this is a great recommendation for those casual gamers.

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New Dell Inspiron 14 5000 2-in-1 14-inch laptop: $479.99 $449.99 at Dell

Sure, it’s only a $30 discount, but this 2-in-1 Inspiron is the cheapest Black Friday laptop deal on offer at Dell. You’re getting the very latest 11th generation i3 processor here, with 4GB RAM and a 128GB SSD under the hood.

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Dell XPS 13 2-in-1 13.4-inch laptop: $999.99 $799.99 at Dell

There’s a $130 discount on this 2-in-1 Dell XPS 13 in Dell’s latest Black Friday laptop deals. That means you’re getting a great price on a 10th gen i3 build, complete with 4GB RAM, a 256GB SSD, and FHD+ touch display. Upgrade to a 10th gen i5 processor and 8GB RAM for $200 off with this $1,049.99 build.

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Asus TUF 15.6-inch gaming laptop: $999.99 $799.99 at Best Buy

Or, alternatively shell out a few bucks more and get this absolutely beastly upgraded Asus, also the recipient of an eye-watering $200 off at Best Buy. An RTX 2060 is the jewel in the crown of this TUF gaming laptop deal, although the Ryzen 7 4800H, 8GB of RAM and 512GB SSD will more than uphold their end of the bargain when it comes to gaming performance too.

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2020 Apple MacBook Air: $999 $849.99 at Amazon

Quick – the MacBook Air is available for just $849.99 right now – that’s a stunning discount thanks to a $50 price cut plus an extra $100 off at checkout. That’s some serious value for money, even without the early Prime Day discount.

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Lenovo Yoga C940 2-in-1 laptop: $1,599 $1,199.99 at Best Buy


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on one incredibly capable 2-in-1 ultrabook this week at Best Buy. With a 10th gen Intel Core i7-1065G7, 16GB of RAM, and a 512GB SSD, this Lenovo has specs that will challenge the very best offerings from Apple and Dell, and, at a much lower price thanks to this sale.

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ASUS ROG Zephyrus G14 14-inch Gaming Laptop: $1,499.99 $1,199.99 at Best Buy

Gamers can score a $240 price cut on the 14-inch ASUS ROG Zephyrus G14 at Best Buy. The gaming laptop packs 1TD SSD, 16GB of RAM, an AMD Ryzen 9 processor paired with NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060 Max-Q graphics.

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The best Black Friday headphone deals

Black Friday headphone deals are already underway with Amazon offering the AirPods Pro down to their lowest price of $199.99 and Walmart advertising the 2nd Generation AirPods on sale for just $99 starting November 4. Best Buy and Walmart are currently offering discounts on Bose and Beats, and we’re hoping to see those prices drop further as we get closer to the big day.

Powerbeats Pro true wireless earbuds:  $249.99 $159.99 at Best Buy

For those looking for fitness-inspired wireless earbuds, you can snag the Powerbeats Pro on sale for just $159.99 at Best Buy. You’re scrapping noise cancellation in favor of fantastic comfort and an ear grip design that ensures your buds will never slip out during even the most intense of workouts.

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Beats Solo Pro Wireless Noise Cancelling Headphones: $299.99 $169.99 at Best Buy

Best Buy has the best-selling Beats Solo Pro on sale for a record-low price of $169.99 at the three-day Black Friday sale. The wireless headphones provide an impressive 22-hours of battery life and are available in Dark Blue, Light Blue, and Red.

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Sony WH-1000XM4: $349.99 $278 at Best Buy

The Sony WH-1000XM4 headphones have dropped down to $278 in Best Buy’s Black Friday deals this week. That’s an excellent discount on the industry leading headphones that only hit the shelves in August. Plus, it’s the cheapest you’ll ever been. Hurry, though, this offer will expire on Sunday.

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Apple AirPods (2019) with Charging Case: $159 $129 at Amazon

You can score a $30 price cut on the Apple AirPods with charging case on Amazon. The truly wireless earbuds come with a charging case that provides a further 20 hours of battery life and up to three hours of talk time on a single charge.

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Apple AirPods Pro: $249 $199 at Amazon

You can snag the Apple AirPods Pro on sale for a record-low price of $199 at Amazon right now. The truly wireless earbuds feature active noise cancellation, and the wireless charging case delivers more than 24 hours of battery life.

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Bose QC35 II: $349.99 $299.99 at Walmart


Bose is no stranger to great comfort and impressive sound quality, and the Bose QC35 II doesn’t fall far from the tree. These wireless headphones also boast two levels of active noise cancellation, a 2-microphone system, and are on sale for $299.99.

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The best Black Friday smartwatch deals

Black Friday smartwatch deals are always a popular category, and we’ve already spotted a fantastic deal on the all-new Apple Watch 6, which is marked down to its lowest price yet. If you’re looking to pick up the cheaper Apple Watch 3, we’re hoping to see the Series 3 watch set a new record-low price and if you’re after a more fitness-focused smartwatch, we expect to see the biggest discounts from brands like Fitbit as we get closer to the November sale. 

Samsung Galaxy Watch (42mm, GPS): $259.99 $169 at Amazon


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and pick up one of the best non-Apple smartwatches around for its lowest price ever at Amazon. The Samsung Galaxy Watch features a whole host of excellent fitness and productivity apps, has a battery that’ll give you days of life on a single charge, and also has fantastic pairing for both Android and iOS devices.

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Apple Watch Series 3: $199 $169 at Amazon

Amazon has had the lowest price on the Apple Watch Series 3 for a while now, but you’ve got another chance to grab it for just $169 this Amazon Prime Day. This is a great price on a super cheap Apple smartwatch that is still fully supported by the latest updates.

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Fitbit Ionic Smartwatch $299 $198.95 at Walmart

Early Walmart Black Friday sales are offering the Fitbit Ionic smartwatch for just $198.95 right now. The water-resistant fitness tracker includes GPS technology and tracks heart rate, activity, sleep, and calories burned.

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Apple Watch Series 6 (40mm, GPS): $399 $374.98 at Amazon

The all-new Apple Watch Series 6 gets a rare $25 price cut at Amazon. The all-new 40mm smartwatch features a new S6 processor, blood oxygen monitoring, an ECG app, and elevation tracking.

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The best Black Friday gaming deals

While we’ve seen the sought-after Nintendo Switch in stock recently, we’ve yet to see discounts on bundles or the console itself, so we’re hoping to see rare price cuts during the Black Friday 2020 sale. We also expect to see big discounts on the PS4 and PS4 Pro with big savings on bundles thanks to the PS5 that’s set to release on November 12.

PowerA wired Nintendo Switch controller: $24.99 $12.49 at Best Buy

PowerA controllers are half price at Best Buy right now, which means you can choose from a selection of designs and only see $12.49 leave your bank account. They’re wired controllers, and fairly basic, but they make an excellent addition to your multiplayer options.

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Lego Nintendo Switch games under $20 at Best Buy

Looking for some cheap games to tide you over until more big releases hit the shelves? These Lego Nintendo Switch games are available for under $20 right now, with titles including Lego Marvel Super Heroes 2 and Lego City Undercover.

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Nintendo Labo – Robot Kit: Nintendo Switch: $59.99 $45 at Amazon

If you’re looking for the perfect gift for your kids, the Nintendo Labo is a great one to go for. This cardboard construction kit connects to their Switch and allows them to control a giant robot on the TV. It’s a neat idea that challenges their creativity and rewards them with a new game to play at the end of the day.

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Alienware wireless gaming headset: $229.99 $159.99 at Dell

These early Dell Black Friday deals are also hitting its range of Alienware accessories this week. You’ll find the wireless gaming headset available for just $159.99 courtesy of a $70 discount right now – perfect for 7.1 virtual surround cans with two RGB lighting zones.

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Nintendo Switch: $299.99 at Amazon

The Nintendo Switch is in stock at Amazon right now, but that stock is flashing in and out – units ordered now will ship a little later. If you don’t see availability when you’re looking now, be sure to keep checking back, and if you do spot some units we’d grab one before they go again.

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Nintendo Switch Animal Crossing Edition | Animal Crossing: New Horizons: $359.99 $349.99 at Best Buy

The Animal Crossing Nintendo Switch is back in stock at Best Buy for a very respectable $299 MSRP. However, you can also save $10 on Animal Crossing: New Horizons when you grab this special edition console right now. That’s handy because this version of the Switch doesn’t come with the game pre-installed as many may assume.

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The best Black Friday smart home deals

We saw record-low prices on Amazon’s best-selling smart home devices during Prime Day, and we expect those prices to come back during the retailer’s Black Friday sale. Amazon is still offering Prime Day prices on Echo bundles, and if you’re interested in Google devices, you can find the Google Nest Hub and Mini already on sale at Walmart.

Amazon Echo Flex: $24.99 $9.99 at Best Buy

Want to kit your whole home out with Alexa but don’t need a smart speaker in every corner? The Amazon Echo Flex plugs directly into your wall outlet to add your virtual assistant wherever you like, and it’s available for just $9.99 right now.

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Amazon Echo Dot 3rd generation: $39.99 $18.99 at Best Buy

The 3rd generation Echo Dot is back down to its lowest ever price right now, with Best Buy’s Black Friday deals bringing the smart speaker back down to $18.99. We first saw this price last week over Prime Day, but you’ve got another couple of days to pick up this excellent offer this week.

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Amazon Echo Auto: $49.99 $19.99 at Best Buy

The Amazon Echo Auto allows you to bring Alexa into your car, for virtual assistance on the road. You’re saving $20 here, with Best Buy returning to this device’s lowest ever price.

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Fire TV Stick Lite with Alexa Voice Remote: $29.99 $17.99 at Best Buy

You can get the Fire TV Stick Like on sale for just $17.99 at Best Buy. The streaming player allows you to enjoy tens of thousands of channels, apps, and Alexa skills and features an Alexa voice remote.

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Fire TV Stick 4K with Alexa Voice Remote: $49.99 $29.99 at Best Buy

Stream your favorite content in 4K resolution with HDR too with the 4K Fire TV Stick that’s on sale for $29.99. The streaming player includes an Alexa voice remote so you can use your voice to control your TV.

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Google Nest Mini: $49 $29 at Walmart

If you’re looking for a compact smart speaker, Walmart has the Google Home Mini on sale for just $29. The 2nd generation speaker works with the Google Assistant to play music, check the weather, and control other smart home devices using just your voice.

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Amazon Echo Show 5: $89.99 $44.99 at Best Buy

This Amazon Echo Show deal was a standout offer over Prime Day last week, and now it’s back. You’ll find an excellent $45 price cut on the Echo Show 5, making for a final $44.99 cost. That’s a return to the lowest price the smart display has ever seen, and you’ve got another chance to grab it right now.

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Google Nest Hub $149 $89.98 at Walmart

For a limited time, you can get the Google Nest Hub for $89.98. The smart hub display can control smart home devices (like the Nest) and works with the Google Assistant to display photos, make calls, show the news, and more.

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Ring Video Doorbell 2 with Echo Dot: $149.98 $129.98 at Amazon

Want to save on a smart speaker plus doorbell combo? Right now there’s a whole $30 off at Amazon on the awesome Echo Dot third generation and Ring Video Doorbell 2 bundle. What’s more, these two will work perfectly together, with alerts from the Doorbell 2 being send to both your smartphone and speaker.

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Ring Video Doorbell 3: $199.99 $139.99 at Best Buy

You’re not getting a $10 Echo Show like the bundle below here, but you are saving $60 on the Ring Video Doorbell 3, and picking up the smart doorbell for its lowest price yet no less.

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Ring Video Doorbell 3 Plus: $229.99 $159.99 at Best Buy

You can pick up the same offer, on this Ring Video Doorbell 3 Plus as above – adding an Echo Show 5 to your order for an additional $10. You’re paying a little more for the premium version of the doorbell here, but it’s still coming down to a great price at $159.99.

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The best Black Friday kitchen deals

Black Friday kitchen deals offer some of the best prices of the year, and we’ve already spotted some fantastic offers on popular kitchen appliances from brands like Keurig, Instant Pot, and Ninja. We expect more stellar deals as we get closer to the November sale with huge savings on popular gifts like air fryers, coffee makers, and crockpots.

Farberware 3.2 Quart Oil-less Multi-Functional Fryer: $99 $49.88 at Walmart

Get the best-selling Farberware Fryer on sale at Walmart for $49.88. That’s a $39 discount for the 3.2-quart fryer that allows you to cook your favorite fried foods with less oil.

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Keurig K-Duo Essentials Coffee Maker: $99 $79 at Walmart

Brew your coffee at home with the best-selling Keurig K-Duo Coffee Maker that’s on sale for $79 at Walmart. Perfect for any occasion, the coffee maker includes a single-serve K-Cup pod and a 12 cup carafe brewer.

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Instant Pot IP-DUO80 pressure cooker – stainless steel: $139.95 $99 at Amazon

This Instant Pot is now under $100 at Amazon, a decent saving on the 8-Qt model. The multi-cooker comes complete with all the fast cooking you’d expect from the nation’s favorite multi-cooker, but also offers an easy to clean, fingerprint resistant stainless steel design to boot… plus it holds 8 liters of liquid.

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Le Creuset Enameled Cast Iron Signature Deep Round Grill, 9.75″, Flame $169.95 $99.95 at Amazon


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on this classic Le Creuset grill pan in the timeless Le Creuset orange. This piece of gorgeous cookware will enhance any kitchen; it looks great on the hob and on the dinner table. A hundred bucks for a pan that’ll likely last a lifetime? That’s what you call a great deal.View Deal

Ninja Foodi Digital Fry Convection Oven: $249.99 $209.99 at Amazon

A great gift idea for the foodie on your list, you can pick up the Ninja Foodi oven for $209.99 at Amazon. The compact digital oven features 8 functionalities, including air fry, air roast, air broil, bake, bagel, toast, dehydrate, and keep warm.

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The best Black Friday Vacuum deals

Black Friday home deals bring big savings on best-selling vacuums, and you can already find discounts on popular robot vacuums from Walmart and Amazon. If you’re on the hunt for an upright vacuum, Walmart’s early Black Friday sale advertises several selections starting at just $29 starting November 4.

ionVac Robot Vacuum: $179.98 $99 at Walmart

Score the ionVac Robot Vacuum on sale for just $99 at Walmart. The robot vacuum works with the Google Assistant so you can use your voice to clean your floors.

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BISSELL Pet Hair Eraser Turbo Rewind Upright Vacuum: $259.99 $199.99 at Amazon

Perfect for pet owners, Amazon has the Bissell Pet Hair Eraser vacuum on sale for $199.99. The upright vacuum includes specialized pet tools to reach to clean up all that pesky pet hair.

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iRobot Roomba E5 Robot Vacuum: $379.99 $299 at Amazon

Tired of vacuuming the floors? So were we until we got a robot vacuum. These robot helpers sweep up the mess in your house and then head back to their cradle for a good night’s rest. Their High-Efficiency Filter traps 99% of cat and dog allergens, while the 3-stage Cleaning System cleans the dirt and dust on the floor.

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The best Black Friday mattress deals

Nectar Sleep: 25% off everything at Nectarsleep.com

There’s currently an unprecedented 25% discount on everything at Nectar. That includes the best-selling Nectar Memory Foam mattress, which now starts from just $374 – that’s the cheapest price ever. There’s also 25% off the premium Nectar Lush mattress, as well as Nectar’s pillows, duvet, mattress protector and more. Deal ends: midnight, November 1, 2020View Deal

Saatva: save $200 when you spend $1,000 at Saatva


Saatva will cut $200 off the price of all its luxury mattresses when you spend $1,000 or more. That means that while a twin size of the best-selling Saatva Classic still costs $799, you can now buy a queen size, for example, for just $1,184 rather than $1,399. The offer applies to all seven of Saatva’s premium mattresses – and while Saatva isn’t officially calling this its Black Friday deal, the discount is better than last year’s $150 price cut. Deal ends: November 12, 2020View Deal

Tempur-Pedic mattress deal: Save 30% on the Tempur-Cloud mattress


You can save over $700 on Tempur Pedic’s most affordable mattress, the Tempur-Cloud, ahead of Black Friday. Thanks to this 30%, the price has dropped to just $1,189.30 (was $1,699.00) for a twin, or $1,399.30 (was $1,999) for a queen. This deal is better than Black Friday last year – and we would be surprised if the price drops any further this year. Deal ends: soonView Deal

Casper: 15% off all mattresses at Casper


Casper hasn’t officially announced it Black Friday deals yet – but if you need a new mattress now, you can save 15% on all mattresses in the current Casper sale (and that’s how much Casper cut its prices by for Black Friday last year – although we did see 20% at Amazon, so it could be worth hanging on if you want the absolute cheapest prices). There’s also up to 60% off sheet sets, mattress toppers, and quilts. Deal ends: November 3 at 2:59am ETView Deal

Avocado Latex mattress: from $999 ($1,199) with code LATEX200 | Avocado

Save $200 – Avocado’s first all-foam latex mattress is its most sustainable yet, and the company’s firmest too. It’s 100% organic certified, non-toxic and biodegradable, made from organic latex, organic cotton and organic wool. With this early Black Friday Avocado deal, prices now start from $999 (was $1,199), with a queen size reduced from $1,799 to $1,599. Deal ends: Monday, November 16, 2020View Deal

Black Friday software deals

Bitdefender Antivirus Plus | 1 year | $59.99 $23.99 | 60% off


Not only is this one of the cheapest antivirus deals, it’s coming from the world’s best provider. Bitdefender Antivirus Plus comes with tonnes of features, multi-layer ransomware protection and, of course, some of the best virus protection in the game.

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EXCLUSIVE: Avira Antivirus Pro | 1 year | $44.99 $9.99 | 78% off


Simply put, premium antivirus doesn’t come cheaper than this. TechRadar readers (and TechRadar readers alone) now have the chance to pick up a year of award-winning internet security for less than $10. What’s more, if you decide that you don’t like it within the first 30 days, you can get a refund thanks to Avira’s money-back guarantee. A real bargain.

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ExpressVPN | 1 year | $6.67 per month | 3 months FREE


If you just want the best VPN in the business, then look no further than ExpressVPN. With fast speeds, 24/7 live chat, and excellent encryption, ExpressVPN is TechRadar’s #1 trusted service for privacy and unblocking content worldwide. Get it today with a no-hassle 30-day money-back guarantee AND 15 months for the price of 12. Fantastic value.

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NordVPN | 2 years | $3.71 per month | Up to 2 years free

This isn’t the first time NordVPN has run this promotion, but we’re glad to see it back for Black Friday. Choose its already great value two year plan, and it will randomly give you an extra one  month, one year or two years absolutely free. So keep your fingers crossed for four years for a dirt cheap price.

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IPVanish + SugarSync cloud storage | 12 months | $3.25 a month | 73% off

We rank IPVanish within our top five services and the fact you get unlimited simultaneous connections makes it incredible value for money. Don’t want to commit for a year? You can sign up for a quarterly period for $4.50 per month or just grab it for a 30 days for a flat $5. Offer ends on October 31

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CyberGhost | 39 months | $2.25 per month | 82% saving

CyberGhost is a pretty affordable VPN at the best of times – but it just recently slashed the price of its long-term plan down to a remarkable new low! It means your next three year (plus three months extra) of VPN is sorted for less than $90 – but it’s only on  for a limited time.

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Black Friday deals: what to expect

Black Friday 2020 should continue last year’s trend of not just offering discounts, but offering discounts on items you’ll actually want to buy as retailers jockey for more limited wallets against fiercer online competition this year. There was some fierce competition between Amazon, Walmart, B&H Photo and Best Buy last year, and that’s a good sign given payday will fall after Black Friday in 2020.

According to Adobe Analytics, 2019 saw a near-20% uplift in traffic for those searching for savings on their holiday gifts, and with Deloitte recently publishing a report suggesting an uptick in seasonal sale interest from 1% to 1.5% (as opposed to the 4.1% increase of 2019) retailers are going to need to stand out from the crowd this year.

The biggest Black Friday money makers a year ago? Toys were the most-purchased category, and the Nintendo Switch sales took home the lion’s share. However, the PS5, Xbox Series X and Xbox Series S are going to impress people in November 2020 (though Black Friday deals on those new consoles may be slim).

The best Black Friday deals often come from retailers that can afford to lure you to their online store with, for example, an Apple iPad deal for $250, and convince you to add other more profitable purchases to your shopping cart. Walmart and Target both had that Black Friday deal last year, and it sold out within minutes.

In 2020, we’re expecting similar iPad deals to hit the market, and be just as popular, with this year’s releases already being discounted at Amazon and the 2018 iPad Pros starting to show their age even more. 

How does TechRadar prepare for Black Friday?

Black Friday is one of the most important times of the year for TechRadar to help our readers – we spend weeks ahead of the big day (or weekend) making sure the whole site is ready for people looking for the information they need to help them make the right buying choice. Whether that’s knowing which is the best laptop, TV or iPad, or just seeing great deals for them through our Hawk price comparison widget, we’ve got everything you need to know.

In fact, Apple products sell more on Black Friday than any non-iPhone launch day. That’s not shocking news with last year’s $400 cashback on an iPhone 11, lower prices on AirPods and Apple Watches and MacBook / iPads being cheaper than ever before. These offers were incredibly popular last year, and with many of those products already seeing Black Friday-beating prices in 2020, we’re expecting big things from these luxury lines in 2020.

It’s not a surprise that Apple launches new iPhones in September to discount them (just a little bit) by Black Friday and Cyber Monday – although this year, the iPhone 12 delay might be an issue. This mostly happens through US carriers and BYGO Free deals, with some lovely cashback options last year as well to really sweeten the pot.

We also saw Dyson being popular for Black Friday last time around, DNA kits a surprise package and we even saw great discounts on power tools as well. Beauty products and non-electricals should continue to increase in popularity as more brands and retailers look to take advantage of the Black Friday interest, particularly online.

So what does this tell us for Black Friday 2020? Well, as mentioned with the new consoles incoming, the current range of PS4, Xbox and Nintendo Switch deals will be improved. 

Apple’s AirPods Pro are mature in the market now, so we’re expecting big discounts there (far more than the $15 drop we saw last year) and the standard 2019 AirPods might even creep closer to $100, which would be a great saving and see Apple clean up on something that could be popped into a (fairly affluent) stocking.

However, there’s nothing this year that suggests the likes of Instant Pot, TVs, laptops (which were huge this year too) along with Amazon’s best own-brand products won’t be the things to wait to buy on Black Friday 2020 – so expect more of the same and time your top purchases accordingly.

When will we see the official Black Friday deals?

Good question. With a move to the competitive arena of online sales, we’re going to be seeing more retailers on the web than ever, and with Amazon leading the charge there’s going to be some fierce price wars over the next few months. That will likely work in your favor, with plenty of retailers vying for the lowest price on the latest gadgets. 

That means we might see Black Friday deals happening far ahead of the scheduled November 27 start date. You’ll want to get prepped early, then, and we can help by bringing you all the latest Black Friday 2020 information as it happens right here. We’re showing you where to shop, what to shop for, and when to get that credit card ready to make sure you don’t miss a single saving this year, so keep this page bookmarked throughout the next couple of months. 

Don’t believe the hype that says ‘Black Friday is cancelled.’ Its deals will just be online and spread out instead of narrowly launching in a single weekend, according to Best Buy and other retailer’s plans, and retailers are supporting Green Monday 2020 on December 14, for last-minute deals before Christmas.

However, it seems that Black Friday deals will look different this year, with the US’s brick and mortar retailers like Walmart, Best Buy and Target, all giving their staff Thanksgiving off this year in order to avoid foot traffic amid the global pandemic. 

We’ll see the best deals moving online, then, with these more traditional stores competing against the low prices and already well developed infrastructures of the likes of Amazon and eBay. Walmart Plus, for example, launched on September 15 as a way to drum up its online retailer business ahead of Black Friday.

All of this is going to make Black Friday online deals all the more important. You’ll have a better chance of finding Black Friday AirPod deals at home more sitting in your PJs more than waiting in line outside of a physical store. 

When is Black Friday 2020? And what is it?

Black Friday, for the tiny amount of people that don’t know, is the Friday immediately after Thanksgiving when retailers begin the holiday shopping season. It was based around the aforementioned “doorbusters”, discounts so impressive that bargain-crazed customers will try to break the doors down before the shop opens – although that won’t be the case this year with social distancing.

The actual date shifts every year, by the day of the week stays the same: it’s always the Friday after Thanksgiving, and like last year it’s later in the month of November.

The official Black Friday date is November 27, 2020, meaning it’s close to Christmas again (under a month before Christmas Day), and that gives you less time to shop online. 

That may not seem like a big deal today, but you’ll have to factor in waiting on the best deals, pouncing on the lowest price, and factoring shipping wait times.  

As we’ve highlighted, Black Friday weekend isn’t just a four-day affair, and deals don’t necessarily follow the normal pattern of prime products to be unleashed – you can see new TV deals in the small hours of the morning or a brilliant wearable price slash just after the Thanksgiving turkey is prepped, so shoppers need to be more flexible than ever.

With the outbreak causing retailers to be less specific in their timing for unleashing deals, it could be harder than ever to spot when a new, impressive deal appears.

The origin of Black Friday: a history lesson

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Let’s take a Black Friday history lesson: the first known mention of Black Friday related to this shopping experience was in November 1951, when the journal Factory Management and Maintenance used it to describe people calling in sick the day after Thanksgiving so they could have an extra day off work. 

At the same time US police were using the phrases “Black Friday” and “Black Saturday” to describe the horrendous traffic that occurred at the beginning of the pre-Christmas shopping season. 

In 1961 there was a movement from the local government to change the shopping season to “Big Friday” and “Big Saturday”, but it never caught on, and the notion that it was the time when retailers moved ‘back into the black’ was seen far later and clearly an attempt to bring positivity to the term.

Will Black Friday 2020 be different?

Best Buy, Walmart, Amazon and Target have a habit of stretching the saving across multiple days preceding the classic four-day window, posting Black Friday ad leaks in October and early November. 

Trust us when we say we’ll be monitoring the Black Friday ads hard this year, and giving you all the information as they drop.

The first signs of price drops come from these ad leaks, usually through major US newspaper print outs. Black Friday ad scans make their way online, giving you a heads-up on what to buy, how much to spend and where to shop.

This means Black Friday is more than just a one-day sales frenzy, or even an extended weekend tradition. It’s going to be a whole month of savings in 2020, if you know where to shop and when to hit that checkout button. If you’re savvy, it’s the best time of the year to shop, and you can save a lot of money.

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Will Black Friday 2020 be different in any way?

US retailers are looking to minimize their footfall over Black Friday 2020, with Target already announcing that its stores will be closed over the busiest shopping weekend of the year. Walmart is yet to announce store opening times, and other stores are looking likely to reduce their in-store capacity or hours as well. That means this year’s Black Friday deals will be a largely online affair, so how will that impact the prices you’ll be paying in November. 

There’s a number of forces at work here, that all point to cheaper Black Friday deals in 2020. Firstly, retailers are keen to make a splash this holiday period, to make up for lost revenue over the pandemic and during lockdown periods. While items like laptops, webcams, monitors, and video chatting devices saw a surge over the spring and summer, retailers lost out on valuable footfall amid lockdown and impulse purchases as a result of economic uncertainty. 

That economic downturn is still very much in swing, and with shoppers unable to part with as much cash this year, retailers looking to line their margins with a seasonal sale push will need to do so at lower prices to entice consumers less willing to spend big in 2020. 

Plus, as Black Friday deals move online, traditional brick and mortar retailers are going to be competing against digital giants like Amazon, eBay and even Newegg. That’s significant because these stores have built up vast infrastructures to deal with high site traffic, speedy shipping, and automatic price matching in some cases. And, with warehouses already set up to cheaply store goods, these retailers already have the edge on price as well. 

As the likes of Best Buy try and compete with this level of online sophistication, then, we may see prices drop even further from all retailers as a result. 

Are Black Friday deals real?

Generally speaking, yes – although there are two kinds of deals. The first has been pre-agreed between brands and retailers, so they’re not as off-the-cuff as you might expect. 

The other is sudden price drops, whether that’s an algorithm working out the best way to attract users to buy (as brands like Amazon often will) or just the big names price-matching one another, or pushing the price down further as they look to be the big winner. (We saw something similar with iPads in the US).

As with any sales event you’ll see a mixture of bargains, discounted end-of-line stock and strange things found in the back of a warehouse somewhere. In 2016, consumer magazine ‘Which?’ accused retailers of some pretty dodgy behavior.

You might notice that some items are cheaper after Black Friday – even as soon as Cyber Monday. But those are part of the natural Christmas discounting period, and our advice is to always grab a deal if you like it, and be prepared to return if it drops lower.

Where can I find the best Black Friday deals?

As mentioned, you’ll find the best options if you bookmark this page right now – there will be deals from the beginning of November 2020, and we’ll be bringing you the best of them, those that we think are worth checking out, the second that we see them flash up.

How do I get the best Black Friday deals in 2020?

Homework really helps. Some retailers up prices from August through to October so they can offer supposedly amazing discounts on Black Friday, so don’t be fooled by such moves. 

They’re particularly prevalent in expensive consumer electronics such as TVs or laptops with product numbers rather than names, with products that were dropped down to a great bargain price suddenly being pushed back to their MSRP again. 

It’s also a very good idea to be flexible: for example, if you fancy a Samsung UHD TV it’s best to think about the features you want rather than a specific model number: the BRV553ABD34-82C-9218-X may not be discounted on Black Friday 2020, but an almost identical set with the specification you want probably will be.

So do your research on what matters and we’ll do our best to give you the right comparison needed.

However, don’t be fooled into thinking that something that looks like a five star set is the same but cheaper – certain elements (often with regards to screen quality or image processing) won’t be as high quality to achieve that lower price point.

Can I get cashback on Black Friday deals?

Sometimes, yes. Your debit card or credit card may offer cashback on purchases. It’s definitely worth looking into, not just for Black Friday 2020 but for any online shopping, when you’ll be spending the most online.

Am I protected when I buy on Black Friday?

In general, you should be just as protected as you are when shopping any other time of the year. You’ll want to check on return policies and warranty periods, and you should also make sure you’re shopping at known retailers you trust. 

While many deals can seem too good to be true on Black Friday, landing on an unfamiliar website claiming to have a product for pennies on the dollar is a good sign you’re in the wrong place.

Remember that using your credit card also can offer a level of protection, so as long as you have the means to pay it back straight away, using this method can give you more peace of mind. 

Many credit cards can help you contest payments if you never receive a product, and some even offer extended warranties on products beyond the one included from manufacturer or retailer.

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