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Black Friday 2016: The top US deals in tech

[Updated] This Black Friday, Apple, Google and Amazon have struck out with deals and discounts -- but you can find great savings on tech all over the web. Here are some of our top picks.

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Topic: Mobility
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Amazon Echo, Dot

This Black Friday, Amazon is offering a discount on the Echo, a voice-controlled assistant which can be used to control your smart home gadgets, order goods online and ask questions which are answered through Internet services. Through an increasing number of partnerships, the Echo is also able to perform functions such as book an Uber ride for you -- as well as act as a standard home speaker.

Today, Amazon is offering the Echo for $139.99, a discount of $40. The Echo's mini version, the Echo Dot, is also available for $39.99, saving you $10.

Via: Amazon

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Apple

If you buy select Apple products from the firm's official store you can walk away with up to $150 in free gift cards.

Via: Apple

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Xbox One S bundle

If you're in the market for a new Xbox One S this Black Friday shopping season, Microsoft is offering an Xbox One S gaming bundle for $299, a discount of $50 off the standard retail price. While a number of bundles are on offer, the Xbox One S Battlefield special addition bundle seems of the best value.

The console comes with 1TB storage.

Via: Microsoft

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Apple TV

If you want to bring Apple products into your lounge, the Apple TV, a streaming device which lets you watch and stream content from sources including HBO NOW, WatchESPN, Netflix, Hulu, and iTunes, the Wi-Fi based device is capable of streaming 1080p HD content with Dolby Digital 7.1 surround sound and has an internal storage capacity of 8GB.

The Apple TV is on offer for a 25 percent discount, $112.49 from $149.99.

Via: Target

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Nixplay digital photo frames

Nixplay digital photo frames, available for $99.99+, are a modern method to display your favorite pictures or photos. The frames connect up to the cloud for photo storage and allow users to create custom playlists and to implement different effects and speeds for flipping through photos.

You can pick up whichever system, size, and color you want this Black Friday with a discount of 20 percent using the code BFRIDAY16.

Via: Nixplay

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Samsung soundbar

The Samsung 37-inch soundbar is a Bluetooth-enabled audio bar for improving the sound quality of your television set -- which, let's face it, often comes with less-than-ideal sound. If you're in the market for a new soundbar, this Samsung option offers DTS, Dolby Digital surround sound, and is also Soundshare compatible.

Usually priced at $169.99, you can pick up the soundbar today for $82.99.

Via: Target

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Microsoft Surface Pro 4

This Black Friday, Microsoft has decided to knock down the price of the Microsoft Surface Pro 4 hybrid tablet. Originally priced at $999, buyers can pick up the Apple iPad alternative for $799 on Black Friday.

The model on offer sports 128GB storage, 4GB RAM, an Intel Core i5 processor and a 12.3-inch PixelSense touchscreen display.

Via: Microsoft

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Samsung 55-inch curved smart 4K TV

If you've had your eye on a curved television for a while, Target has the Samsung UN55KU6500 55-inch curved smart 4K model on offer this Black Friday. The TV sports a ultra-high definition (UHD) display, smart features and has inbuilt Wi-Fi capabilities.

On Black Friday you can save over $500 on the television set, currently available for $697.99 rather than the usual retail price of $1,199.99.

Via: Target

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Amazon Fire HD 8 tablet

During the Black Friday 2016 event, Amazon's Fire HD 8 tablet, a budget-friendly 8-inch device, is on sale. The tablet sports a 1.3 GHz quad-core processor, 16GB or 32GB storage, a 1280 x 800 high-definition display and up to 12 hours of battery life.

You can save a total of $30 this Black Friday, bringing down the total cost to $59.99 for the 16GB model.

Via: Amazon

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Phantom 3 Standard quadcopter

Drone enthusiasts might be interested in the Phantom 3 Standard quadcopter, a smartphone-controlled drone capable of taking 2.7K HD video and 12MP images with an inbuilt camera and flying up to 25 minutes on a single charge.

You can save $100 by picking up the Phantom drone for $399.99 over the Black Friday event.

Via: Best Buy

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Apple Watch

While not the flagship any longer, if you're looking to test out the Apple Watch and find a good deal on one in Black Friday 2016, you can check out Target's deal on the model in rose gold.

The Series 1 Apple Watch can be purchased for $198, a decent discount off the usual retail price of $269.99.

Via: Target

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Amazon Kindle Paperwhite e-reader

Amazon has put the Kindle Paperwhite, an e-reader with a high-resolution 300 ppi display and e-ink technology that allows you to read your novels without the common glare of standard tablets, on sale this year. This 6-inch, lightweight e-reader also includes a backlight for reading in poor lighting conditions.

The retail giant is selling the Paperwhite during Black Friday for $99.99, a discount of $20.

Via: Amazon

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Samsung 4K Ultra HD Smart HDTV

Another TV on offer, over at Walmart, is the Samsung UN60KU6270 4K Ultra HD Smart HDTV. The 60-inch model supports a 3840 x 2160 Ultra HD resolution at a 16:9 aspect ratio and comes Wi-Fi enabled with a range of smart apps and features.

With savings of $451.99, the Samsung television can be purchased over the Black Friday event for $648.

Via: Walmart

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Amazon Fire TV

If an Amazon Fire TV is on your list this Black Friday, you can pick up an Amazon Fire TV for a small price cut of $15, bringing the cost down to $74.99.

The streaming box and remote setup supports 4K Ultra HD content and allows you to access services including Netflix, Amazon Video, HBO GO and Hulu. Amazon Fire TV is Alexa compatible.

Via: Amazon

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Amazon Tap

This Black Friday, Amazon is offering a decent discount on the Tap, an Alexa-enabled portable Bluetooth speaker. You can ask the Tap for playlists from a variety of sources including Amazon Music, Spotify, Pandora, iHeartRadio, and TuneIn and the device's Dolby dual speakers offer decent sound levels for the price point.

On Black Friday, you can pick up the Tap for $89.99, a discount of $40.

Via: Amazon

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GoPro Hero Session Bundle

One for GoPro fans, Target is offering a GoPro Hero Session bundle this Black Friday for a substantial discount. The kit includes the GoPro Hero camera -- the lightest model to date -- alongside a hand grip and a 16GB microSD card.

The GoPro is on sale for $179.99, a discount of $70 from $249.99.

Via: Target

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Beats Solo 2 headphones

Beats fans should turn to Target this Black Friday for a decent deal on a set of Beats Solo 2 headphones. While the sound quality is not spectacular, for the sale price point they are worth investigating -- and it doesn't hurt that they look stylish.

Originally priced at $299.99, you can pick up these headphones over Black Friday for a discounted price of $119.99.

Via: Target

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Apple iPad mini

Walmart is known for putting Apple devices on sale over Black Friday events and this year is no exception. You can pick yourself up an Apple iPad mini 2, with 32GB storage, the A7 processor and a 7.9-inch Retina display for a sale price, available in silver or space gray.

Originally priced at $319, you can save $120 by grabbing the iPad mini for $199 this Black Friday.

Via: Walmart

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Samsung J5200 LED Smart HD TV

This Black Friday, shoppers that are seeking a budget-friendly television set may want to check out the Samsung J5200 LED Smart HD TV.

The 40-inch model, which displays content at 1080p with a 16:9 aspect ratio, comes with the usual smart, Wi-Fi-based apps and features.

Originally listed for $699.99, this alternative Samsung model is on offer for $247.99.

Via: Walmart

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The Roku 4 streaming player is on offer over at Walmart this Black Friday. Designed for 4K Ultra HD and standard HD TVs, the streaming box allows you to access over 2,500 channels without a subscription, connect up apps, play games, and find something to watch through multiple update feeds with voice assistant technology.

You can save $50 off the list price on the streaming player over Black Friday, as it is now on offer for $79.

Via: Walmart

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PlayStation 4 bundle

There are a fair few PlayStation 4 bundles floating around the Internet this Black Friday, and one of the best is over at Sam's Club. The bundle is on offer for $249, a discount of $50, and comes with the game Uncharted 4.

Via: Sam's Club

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Google Home

Google Home, Google's answer to Amazon's Echo, is a voice-activated speaker which allows users to access services including Google Play Music, Spotify, YouTube Music, Pandora, and TuneIn, ask the Google search engine questions, retrieve your calendar and control your smart home devices through your voice.

You can pick one up for $99, a saving of $30 off the usual $129 retail price.

Via: Google

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Apple iPad Pro

This year, Best Buy has put the 9.7-inch iPad Pro with 128GB storage on sale.

You can save $125 off the usual price over Black Friday with Best Buy offering the device for $574.99 rather than $699.99. However, the deal is in-store only.

Via: Best Buy

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Samsung 55-inch Smart 4K Ultra HD TV

For a larger television -- and a large saving -- check out Best Buy's deal on the Samsung's 55-inch Smart 4K Ultra HD television.

The UN55KU6270F model is capable of 2160p resolution and includes in-built Wi-Fi features and services. You can save $320 by purchasing the television for $479.99 this Black Friday with the TV usually retailing at $799.99.

Via: Best Buy

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​Bose SoundSport in-ear headphones

Bose SoundSport in-ear headphones are also on offer this holiday season. Available for purchase at $39.99, you can save $60 off the regular retail price of $99.99.

Via: Best Buy

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HP DeskJet 3637 wireless All-in-One printer

If you need a basic, reasonably-priced printer over the holiday season, Best Buy is offering the HP DeskJet 3637 wireless All-in-One Instant Ink Ready printer for sale.

The printer is going cheap at $29.99, saving buyers $40 off the standard retail price.

Via: Best Buy

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Google Chromecast

You can pick up Google's Chromecast content streaming device for only $25 over at Staples this Black Friday shopping event, a discount of $10 on the usual $35 retail price.

Via: Staples

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