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Black Friday 2017: The best early US deals in tech

With Black Friday fast approaching, there are already some great deals online in technology for US buyers out there.
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Topic: E-Commerce
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Best Buy range

Over at Best Buy, there is already a range of deep discounts available on television sets, PCs, mobile devices and more.

Some of the deals on offer include $250 off desktop PCs, up to $20 off a range off soundbars, up to $200 off laptops from vendors including Lenovo, Asus, and Dell, and $700 off a mammoth 75-inch Samsung 4K smart TV.

Via: Best Buy

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Amazon Echo Plus

The Amazon Echo Plus, an upgrade on the original Echo, is also on sale over the Black Friday shopping week. The Echo Plus comes with an upgraded speaker, microphone, call features and more -- as well as a discount of $30 from 23 November.

Price: $119.99

Via: Amazon

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Dell deals

Dell is not likely to disappoint fans this year, with Black Friday sales starting on 14 November, running through until 24 November. While some of the best deals are saved for the day -- such as a $129.99 Inspiron 14 3000 laptop and a $199.99 Inspiron 15 3000 laptop, keep an eye on the website for a range of discounts on other models -- including 15 percent off all Dell Gaming, Alienware, XPS, and Inspiron PCs during 25 and 26 November.

Live deals include:

  • LG 49-inch 4K Ultra HD Smart TV, inc. $100 Dell Promo eGift Card: $399.99 (discounted from $699.99)
  • Inspiron 15 5000, Intel Core i5, 8GM RAM, 1TB storage: $479.99 (discounted from $709.99)
  • Dell Inspiron desktop, Intel Core i3 8GB RAM, 1TB storage: $379 (discounted from $559.99)

Check out our favorite Dell Black Friday deals here.

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Microsoft

Redmond giant Microsoft is offering Black Friday prices from 23 November through to Cyber Monday, with a range of discounts available on everything from the XBox One console to PCs at Microsoft Stores.

Sale deals include:

  • Surface Pro - $329 off the Surface Pro i5 256GB, $229 off the Surface Pro i5 128GB.
  • Surface laptop discounts of up to $199.95 with the Harman Kardon Invoke smart speaker
  • Xbox One S consoles starting at $189
  • $50 off Xbox One S 1TB and 500GB bundles
  • Discounts of up to $300 off new Windows PCs

Via: Microsoft : Online store

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Amazon Fire HD 8 tablet

Starting 23 November, the Amazon Fire HD 8 tablet will have a discount of $30. The tablet comes with an 8-inch HD display, 16 or 32GB internal storage, and up to 12 hours battery life for surfing the web, reading or watching movies.

Price: $49.99

Via: Amazon

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Samsung

Samsung has a range of early Black Friday deals on offer this year. Some of the deals begin on 19 November and will remain until Cyber Monday. Some of the top deals include:

  • Samsung Chromebook Plus: $349.99 (discounted from $449.99)
  • Samsung Galaxy Tab S3 9.7-inch: $479.99 (discounted from $599.99)
  • Samsung 65-inch 4K UHD TV: $849.99 (discounted from $1099.99)
  • Samsung Gear S3 Classic smartwatch: $279.99 (discounted from $349.99)

Via: Samsung

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Walmart

Walmart is another retail giant offering early Black Friday shopping deals. Online, some of the top picks this year include:

  • Acer Aspire 15.6-inch Full HD, Intel Core i7, 8GB RAM, 1TB HDD, Windows 10 Home: $499 (discount: $100)
  • Samsung 49-inch curved 4K smart TV: $497.99 (discount: $402)
  • Canon PIXMA wireless All-In-One printer: $34.99 (discount: $15)
  • Samsung 65-inch curved 4K smart TV: $1,197.99 (discount: $1,101)

Via: Walmart

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Samsung Galaxy S8 smartphone contract

On Verizon, the Samsung Galaxy S8 smartphone is being offered on contract at just over half price this shopping season.

Price: $15.41/mo. for 24 months (discounted from $30.00/mo)

Via: Best Buy

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Amazon Kindle Paperwhite

The Amazon Kindle Paperwhite, an e-reader with technology to make the screen more similar to paper than a digital tablet, is also on sale this Black Friday week. From 19 November, Amazon is offering a discount of $30 on each purchase.

Price: $89.99

Via: Amazon

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Whole Foods

Amazon and Whole Foods are teaming up this year through a range of deals starting on the week leading up to Black Friday and continuing until Cyber Monday.

Amazon is offering a variety of deals on market premises including $20 off the Echo Dot, $20 off the Amazon Echo 2nd generation, $30 off the Echo Plus, $30 off the Kindle Paperwhite, $20 off the new Amazon Cloud Cam, $20 off the Fire 7 tablet and $30 off Fire HD 8 tablet.

Amazon Pop-up stores will be opening at Whole Foods Market stores in Chicago, Illinois and Rochester Hills, Michigan, Florida, and Colorado.

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Bose Acoustimass 6 Series V Home Theater speaker system

A particularly interesting early deal offered by B&H currently available is a heavy discount on the Bose Acoustimass 6 Series V Home Theater speaker system. The system is a 5.1-channel surround sound piece of kit, includes five Series II speakers, and is compatible with up to 150W setups per channel.

Price: $499 (discounted from $699)

Via: B&H

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Bose QuietComfort 25 noise-canceling headphones

If you are in the market for a good-quality headphones, the Bose QuietComfort 25 noise-canceling headphones are on sale ahead of Black Friday this year.

Price: $179.99 (discounted from $279.99)

Via: Best Buy

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Sony extra bass wireless over-the-ear headphones

For a more affordable set of headphones before Black Friday truly begins, Best Buy is offering the Sony extra bass wireless over-the-ear headphones for under half of the usual retail price. The wireless headset has Bluetooth compatibility for pairing with other devices.

Price: $79.99 (discounted from $199.99)

Via: Best Buy

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FreedomPop mobile hotspot

Best Buy is offering a fair discount on the FreedomPop mobile hotspot ahead of Black Friday. The hotspot offers up to 500MB each month on the 4G LTE Novatel network and can connect up to 10 devices including smartphones, tablets, and laptops. If you plan to use more data, then subscriptions are also available.

Price: $39.99 (discounted from $79.99)

Via: Best Buy

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JBL Flip 4 waterproof speaker

Speakers can make a great gift for Christmas and you can pick up a JBL Flip 4 waterproof speaker before the Black Friday rush this year at a good discount. The portable speaker, available in different colors, is powered by a 3000mAh rechargeable battery, can play music for up to 12 hours on a single charge, and can also be connected to other speakers of the same make.

Price: $59.99 (discounted from $99.95)

Via: Woot

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JBL Yurbuds Focus 400 in-ear headphones

If you don't mind refurbished items, you can pick up a pair of JBL Yurbuds Focus 400 in-ear headphones for less than five bucks before Black Friday.

Price: $4.99 (discounted from $49.99)

Via: Tech Rabbit

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