Your Guide to the Best Black Friday Tech Deals
Black Friday is in full swing, and the tech deals do not disappoint. You can score incredible markdowns on big-ticket items like TVs or treat yourself to a new pair of headphones. No matter what gadget you're eyeing this season, there's no better time than Black Friday to invest in tech. This year, plenty of retailers, like Amazon, Target, and Walmart, have exlusive deals on the coolest tech on the market you can buy for yourself or as gifts for our loved ones.
We found price cuts on Apple products like the AirPods Pro and the new Apple Watch Series 8 as well as on Amazon devices like the Fire TV Stick streaming device and the Ring security bundles. On the hunt for new headphones or earbuds? Get the editor favorite Beats Studio Buds for only $100 or a gaming headset from Sony up to 35 percent off. Make your home smarter with deals on robot vacuums and even the Google Nest Mini for only $18.
We know it's overwhelming to keep track of all the deals, so we rounded up the best Black Friday tech deals that are actually worth it. Hurry, before it's too late, these markdowns will disappear soon, so you have to act fast!
Best Black Friday Tech Sales 2022
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Our Top Picks For Black Friday
The Marshall Stanmore II Wireless Bluetooth Speaker ($250, originally $380) is perfect for the music-lover, even if it's for yourself. It will fill your home with melodies for an immersive, concert-like experience. The sleek speaker fits both modern and vintage aesthetics as well as doubling as chic home decor on a shelf or side table. Read the review of the Marshall Stanmore Speaker. You can also get the stylish Marshall Major IV On-Ear Bluetooth Headphone ($100, originally $150) if you're on the market for on-ear headphones.
Beats Studio Buds ($90, originally $150) are an editor favorite. They are noise canceling with quality sound that offers a spatial audio experience. You get up to 24 hours of listening time with the pocket-size charging case. Read the review of the Beats Studio Buds.
If your main priority is tracking your health, fitness, and wellness goals, the Fitbit Versa 4 Fitness Smartwatch ($150, originally $230) will be your new best friend. It will keep track of your activity levels, heart rate, and quality of sleep. It has Alexa built in as well, so you can keep up with your news, schedule reminders, control your smart home, and more.
Record all your adventures with the waterproof and durable GoPro Hero8 Black ($230, originally $300). This camera has two levels of stabilization and lets you record in several modes, including slow-mo and time-lapse. Plus, you can control it hands-free with your voice! You can also use these stylish Ray-Ban Stories ($209, originally $299) to record videos, audio, and take pictures hands-free. Plus, you can answer calls with these on as well.
If you're shopping for the gamer in your life (or yourself), there's no better time to get the Nintendo Switch ($299, originally $400). You can play at home on the big screen or take on the go so you can enjoy a full home console experience anytime, anywhere.
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Need an assistant in your life? The Google Nest Mini (2nd Generation) ($18, originally $49) can help you out with a simple, "Hey, Google." It can play your favorite music, keep you up to date with the weather and news, and so much more. It's perfect for making your home a little smarter.
House all your streaming services into one sleek stick with the Roku Streaming Stick 4K Streaming Device ($25, originally $50). You can stream in 4K with Dolby Vision and a sharp resolution with vivid color. It'll make any TV with an HDMI port much smarter.
The newly released Echo Dot (5th Gen) ($25, originally $50) is half off right now. It has the best audio experience compared to all the previous iterations with clearer vocals, deeper bass, and vibrant sound. This smart speaker also has motion and temperature detection. That means you can create routines where the lights turn on and off automatically if you walk in or out of a room or even turn on the fan if the inside temperature is a little too hot for your liking; just ask Alexa. It also has a built-in Eero WiFi extender so your home will have better coverage and minimal dead spots. The larger Echo (4th Gen) ($50, originally $100) is also on sale!
Make any appliance smart in your home with the Amazon Smart Plug ($13, originally $25) or the Kasa Smart Plugs 4-Pack ($23, originally $30). You can turn lights, appliances, fans and heater on and off remotely from your phone, or create schedules for an automated day.
You can also get the Kasa Outdoor Smart Plug ($17, originally $25) for your outdoor needs, especially holiday lighting.
Best Black Friday Smart Home Deals
Keep your carpets and hard flooring nearly spotless with this Eufy Clean by Anker RoboVac G32 Pro Robot Vacuum ($119, originally $299). It's a budget-friendly option that is equipped with home mapping and lets you create schedules and control it through your phone. It has a low profile with a thin design to clean under tables and beds.
The Shark EZ Robot Vacuum With Self-Empty Base ($258, originally $450) will keep your home consistently clean and tidy — all you have to do is push a button or tell Alexa! It cleans your floors row by row, so it's less likely to miss a spot. When it's all done with the job, it self-empties, so you don't have to lift a finger for debris-free floors. You can also get this Shark AI VACMOP Wi-Fi Connected Robot Vacuum and Mop ($188, originally $480) that's a vacuum and a mop!
The Breville Barista Touch Espresso Machine ($1,043, originally $1,100) is one of the smartest tech-driven coffee machines on the market. This espresso machine has a programmable touchscreen that shows you how to make eight drinks, and it'll remember precisely how you prefer your espresso. It has a hands-free milk frother and an integrated grinder.
The Google Nest Thermostat ($90, originally $130) is perfect for keeping your home at the perfect temperature without wasting energy. You can set schedules and even control the thermostat right from your phone.
Keep an eye on your pet with the Furbo 360° Dog Camera ($147, originally $210). It's an HD WiFi-enabled surveillance camera that tosses treats on command. The camera has a 360-degree wide-angle view and works at night as well. It is compatible with Alexa and has a barking sensor that alerts them when the dog barks.
Level up the lighting of your entertainment center with the Govee Envisual TV LED Backlights for 55-65 inch TVs ($58, originally $90). It'll give your TV a customized backlight that complements what is on the screen for a vivid viewing experience. You can also control it via your phone.
Keep the air in your home clean and fresh with the Levoit Core 200S Air Purifier ($70, originally $90). It'll help filter out allergens, dust, smoke and more. Plus, you can control it via your phone and even set it on a schedule. You can also get the Levoit Smart Cool Mist Humidifier ($48, originally $55) so you can stay hydrated during the dry winter months.
Best Black Friday Headphone Deals
The Sony WH-1000XM4 Wireless Premium Noise Canceling Overhead Headphones ($228, originally $348) are wireless Bluetooth over-the-ear headphones that are noise canceling for an immersive sound experience. They have a 30-hour battery life, plus a touch sensor for easy listening and control. They even have the ability to automatically reduce the volume of the audio when they detect that you're in a conversation.
If you have an active lifestyle, the Bose Sport Earbuds ($129, originally $149) were made for you. These earbuds are weather and sweat resistant. Swipe up and down to change the volume, and tap to pause and play songs or take calls. The Beats Fit Pro ($160, originally $200) are also a great pair for working out. It has custom acoustics that deliver powerful, balanced sound. It has three listening modes, including active noise cancelling and transparency mode, and adaptive EQ. You can get the Beats Fit Pro x Kim Kardashian True Wireless Noise Cancelling Earbuds ($180, originally $200) if you're into something aesthetic.
The Bose SoundLink Around-Ear Wireless Headphones II ($149, originally $229) are a sleek and comfortable pair of wireless headphones that provide a deep, immersive sound experience. They have 15 hours of playtime in a single charge.
If you're into gaming, the Sony-InZone H7 Wireless Gaming Headset ($148, originally $230) are a sleek pair that will enhance your gaming. They have 360-degree spatial sound for a truly immersive experience. They deliver 40 hours of continuous gameplay from a single charge and are compatible with the PC or PlayStation.
Best Black Friday Apple Deals
Now's your chance to get the Apple AirPods Pro with MagSafe Charging Case ($159, originally $180) on sale! The AirPods have active noise cancellation, and it is sweat- and water-resistant. These earbuds offer up to 24 hours of total listening time in a single charge.
Upgrade to the new Apple Watch Series 8 ($349, originally $399) for even more intel on your health with its temperature-sensing capabilities. You can see how much time you spent in REM, core, or deep sleep with Sleep Stages. It's also crack-resistant, dust-resistant, and swimproof with WR50 water resistance.
The 2020 Apple MacBook Air Laptop ($799, originally $999) is 20 percent off right now, and it has the powerful M1 chip. It has a longer battery life of up to 18 hours, 3.5 times faster performance, and a 13.3-inch retina display.
Best Black Friday Amazon Device Deals
The Echo Show 15 ($170, originally $250) is a 15.6-inch smart display that can be used landscape or portrait. It's the perfect device to keep you and your family's busy lives on track. You can display shared calendars, personal sticky notes, to-do lists, shopping lists, and assigned reminders all on one screen. The Alexa-enabled device will let you manage your smart home, consume all the entertainment and stay informed, be the ultimate virtual assistant, and so much more. You can also get the Echo Show 5 (2nd Gen) ($35, originally $85) for a cheaper alternative.
If you're a bookworm, get the Kindle Paperwhite (8 GB) ($95, originally $140) for easy reading day or night, indoors or outdoors. It has a 6.8-inch display with a warm light, so it's easier on the eyes. A single charge can last weeks, rather than mere hours. It's also waterproof.
You can do so much with the Fire HD 8 Plus Tablet ($55, originally $110), including watching TV shows on the go (if you have an Amazon Prime subscription). It's small enough to stash in a bag if you're traveling and easy to use at home every day.
The Amazon Fire TV Stick 4K Max Streaming Device ($35, originally $55) can make your entertainment setup a seamless experience. Watch all your subscriptions and live TV all in one smooth-streaming platform. Control your smart home, game like a pro, and do so much more, just ask Alexa.
The Amazon Fire TV 50" Smart TV ($250, originally $470) can house all your streaming apps and be your personal assistant since it's equipped with Alexa. It delivers a brilliant viewing experience with 4K Ultra HD resolution and Dolby Digital Plus.
Upgrade your home security with the Ring Stick Up Cam with Echo Show 5 Bundle ($160, originally $285). It comes with two stick-up cameras you can place anywhere in your home and the Echo Show 5. You'll be able to see, hear, and speak to people from your phone or Echo device, so you can keep track of your entire home.
Best Black Friday TV Deals
The editor-favorite Samsung 65-Inch Class The Frame Smart TV ($1,598, originally $2,000) is 20 percent off right now. The smart TV turns into artwork when not in use. You can access over 1,400 works of art from world-class museums and galleries. It has Alexa built in and can house streaming services like Netflix, Hulu, YouTube, and more. It has a 4K QLED resolution. It comes in sizes ranging from 32 inches to 85 inches. Read our in-depth review of the Samsung 65-Inch Class The Frame Smart TV .
If you're in the market for a new TV, the Samsung 65-Inch Class OLED 4K S95B Series Smart TV ($1,798, originally $2,998) will fulfill your entertainment dreams with a vibrant 4K OLED resolution and Dolby Atmos audio. It's a smart TV that stores all your streaming services and has Alexa built in.
The Sony OLED 65-inch Bravia XR A80K Series 4K Ultra HD TV ($1,698, originally $2,300) is a smart TV equipped with Google. It has immersive depth and realism with a 4K resolution. This TV is great for gaming, especially since it has exclusive features for the PlayStation 5.
The LG QNED80 Series 55-Inch Class QNED Mini-LED Smart TV ($647, originally $797) is a smart TV that's also great for gaming. It delivers richer and brighter colors for an immersive experience. It can house all your streaming platforms as well, and it comes with a universal remote.