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When is Black Friday 2022? Plus where to find the best deals right now

Early Black Friday sales have already started. ZDNET experts found excellent deals on top tech products like smartphones, laptops, TVs, and more.
Written by Emery Wright, Contributing Editor
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The holiday season and sales events are fast approaching. Black Friday deals are already available at major retailers throughout the US. You can pick up excellent savings as soon as today, and ZDNET experts have scoured the market to find actual deals worth buying -- so you can save valuable time and money. Here is everything you need to know about Black Friday, including where to find the best deals by retailer and category. We'll continue to update our recommendations as new deals become available. 

When is Black Friday in 2022?

Black Friday is always the day after Thanksgiving. This year, it falls on Friday, Nov. 25. You can find excellent deals on top tech products during Black Friday sales. In recent years, Black Friday deals have started earlier and earlier --  and right now, you can already start saving during early sales. 

When is Cyber Monday in 2022?

Cyber Monday is the Monday after Thanksgiving and Black Friday. This year, Cyber Monday falls on Nov. 28, 2022.

Top Black Friday deals by stores

We found great deals on tech at Amazon, Best Buy, Walmart, and elsewhere.

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Best Amazon deals

Miss Prime Day? See the best early Black Friday deals on Amazon right now

Top Best Buy deals

Top early Black Friday deals at Best Buy

Best Costco deals

Black Friday Costco deals: Early-bird sales on TVs, laptops, and more

Best Newegg deals

Black Friday Newegg deals: Gaming monitors and PCs, earbuds, and more

Best Target deals

The best early Black Friday deals at Target

Best Walmart deals

The best early Black Friday deals at Walmart

Top Black Friday deals by brand

We scoured the market for discounts on Apple, Dell, HP, and Samsung tech, so you can save money and stay loyal to the brands you love.

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Best Apple deals

Black Friday Apple deals: AirPods, Apple Watch, iPad, and more on sale now

Best Dell deals

Black Friday Dell deals: XPS, Inspiron, and Alienware laptops all on sale

Best HP deals

Black Friday HP deals: The best early deals on gaming PCs, laptops, and more

Best Samsung deals

Black Friday Samsung deals: Galaxy phones, TVs, and more on sale now

Top Black Friday deals by category

Check out the top deals we found on popular tech items, including laptops, tablets, smartwatches, and more.

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Best AirPods deals

Black Friday AirPods deals: $50 off AirPods Pro, $100 off AirPods Max

Best gaming PC and console deals

Black Friday gaming deals: Laptops, consoles, and accessories on sale now

Best headphones and earbuds deals

Black Friday headphone deals: Top early sales on AirPods Pro, Bose, and more

Best iPad deals

Black Friday iPad deals: The iPad Pro and iPad Air are already on sale

Best laptop deals

Black Friday laptop deals: Dell is offering $700 off the stunning XPS 15

Best monitor deals

Black Friday monitor deals: Samsung's 34-inch curved display is $375

Best robot vacuum deals

Black Friday robot vacuum deals: Score a Roomba for $240 -- over 40% off

Best smartphone deals

Black Friday phone deals: The best early sales on iPhone and Android phones

Best smartwatch deals

Black Friday smartwatch deals: Get an Apple Watch for $179 right now

Best storage and SSD deals

Black Friday storage deals: Early sales on flash drives, SSDs, and more

Best tablet deals

Black Friday tablet deals: Microsoft's Surface Pro 7 tablet is currently 44% off

Best TV deals

Black Friday TV deals: Save hundreds on Samsung, Sony, and LG TVs

Best VPN deals

These early Black Friday VPN deals are some of the lowest prices we've seen

Finally, if you'd like to see the newest Black Friday deals as they drop:

Live blog: The latest Black Friday 2022 deals you can shop now

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