Black Friday 2017: The top US deals in tech

A guide for finding the best US deals in tech this Black Friday across the Web.
Topic: E-Commerce
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Amazon deals

Aside from lightning deals and third-party merchants, Amazon is also offering a range of discounts on its own products. Deals include:

  • Echo Dot: From $49.99 to $29.99
  • Fire 7 tablet: From $49.99 to $29.99
  • Kindle Paperwhite: From $119.99 to $89.99
  • Echo Show: From $229.99 to $179.99
  • Dash Buttons: From $4.99 to $2.49 on select versions
  • Echo Plus and Philips Hue bulb pack: From $164.98 to $119.99

Via: Amazon

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Dell laptops

This Black Friday, Dell is offering discounts on a range of PCs just in time for the holiday season.

Among the deals on offer are:

  • Up to 15 percent off all Dell Gaming, Alienware, XPS, and Inspiron PCs
  • Alienware Aurora Desktop: $799.99 (discount: $300)
  • Dell Inspiron Gaming Desktop: $499.99 (discount: $150)
  • Alienware 17 Laptop: $1,599.99 (discount: $475)
  • Inspiron 14 3000 laptop: $129.99
  • Inspiron 15 3000 laptop: $199.99

Via: Dell

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This year, 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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Best Buy deals

Best Buy is offering a huge range of discounts this Black Friday.

Among the deals are:

  • Samsung 65-inch 4K Ultra HD smart TV: $749.99 (discount: $300)
  • $300 off the Samsung S8, S8+ and Note 8
  • Samsung 11.6-inch Chromebook: $119 (discount: $80)
  • Dell Inspiron 15.6-inch laptop: $359.99 (discount: $170)

Via: Best Buy

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Nvidia Shield

If a Nvidia Shield console is on your wish list, you can pick one up today for a $30 discount on Amazon, bringing the price down to $169.

Via: Amazon

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Black Friday at Staples

Over at Staples, there is a wide range of discounts on laptops and mobile devices available.

Some of the best deals:

  • HP Pavilion laptop, i7 processor, 12GB RAM, 1TB storage, Windows 10: $499.99 (discount: $310)
  • HP Stream laptop, 4GB RAM, 64GB storage: $199.99 (discount: $50)
  • Lenovo IdeaPad 110, 15.6-inch, 4GB RAM, 500GB storage: $219.99 (discount: $130)
  • Amazon Echo Dot: $29.99 (discount: $20)

Via: Staples

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3Doodler pens extrude heated plastic which can be used to create structures in a similar way to a 3D printer. Fun for kids and possibly older ones too, the pen range is available for a 20 percent discount on Amazon over the Black Friday weekend, and more deals are to be had on the official website.

All the deals are below:

  • 3Doodler Start Pen bundle: Free accessories set with a purchase of any themed pen set
  • 3Doodler Create Pen bundles: There will be two different bundles, with $45 of free kits and accessories with a purchase of any Create pen ($99). One bundle includes a free Leather Pouch for the 3Doodler Create and a free Nozzle Set, and one bundle includes a free Stencil Set, DoodlePad, and project kit.
  • 50 percent off all plastics
  • 50 percent off all accessories (does not include Activity Kits, DoodleBlock Kits, Canvas Kits or Project Kits)

Via: Amazon | 3Doodler

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Costco also has a range of deals on offer this Black Friday.

The store has discounts on laptops, mobile devices and more, including:

  • Asus 1080p gaming laptop, 16GB RAM, 1TB, 128GB SSD storage: $949.99 (discount: $250)
  • HP Pavilion 23.8-inch touchscreen desktop, Intel i5 processor, 12GB RAM, 1TB storage: $649.99 (discount: $150)
  • Lenovo Ideapad 320, 15.6-inch, Intel i5 processor, 12GB RAM, 1TB storage: $499.99 (discount: $150)
  • Acer 11.6-inch Chromebook, Intel Celeron processor, 4GB RAM, 32GB storage: $199 (discount: $90)
  • Google Home: $50 discount

Via: Costco

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Whole Foods

In-store but worth mentioning, Amazon and Whole Foods are teaming up this year following Amazon's acquisition of the market to promote the firm's products through a range of deals starting on the week leading up to Black Friday.

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

Amazon is offering a variety of deals 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.

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Newegg is offering a range of discounts on Black Friday, starting on 20 November, including:

  • Nest Learning Thermostat: $199 (discounted from $249)
  • Samsung 50-inch 4K Ultra HD smart TV with HDR Pro: $424.99 (discounted from $547.99)
  • Lenovo 15.6-inch IdeaPad 320 laptop Intel Core i7, 12 GB RAM, 256 GB SSD, NVIDIA GeForce: $649.99 (discounted from $859.99)
  • ASUS 17.3-inch laptop Intel Core i7, NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070, 512 GB SSD, 1TB storage, 16GB RAM: $1779.99 (discounted from $1,899)
  • PlayStation 4 Slim 1TB console: $199.99 (discounted from $299.99)

Via: Newegg

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Samsung is offering a number of exclusive deals this Black Friday. While some have started early, you can still pick up discounts on smartphones, tablets, Chromebooks and more.

Via: Samsung

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Parrot drones

Parrot is offering up to 40 percent of its range of drones this Black Friday, including the Parrot Bebop 2 Power Xtreme Adventurer, Parrot BEBOP 2 FPV, and Parrot BEBOP 2.

Via: Parrot

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Anker products

Anker is offering some interesting deals over the shopping weekend, some of which you will need codes for. Among the deals include:

  • Anker PowerCore Fusion 5000 2-in-1 portable charger and wall charger, no code, 21 percent discount ($20.49)
  • Anker 2.4G wireless vertical ergonomic optical mouse, code: LAUCWNN5 ($13.99, usually $19.99)
  • Anker PowerCore II 20000, portable charger, no code needed, $49.99 down to $29.99 on the day.
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Office Depot is offering an HP 15.6" touchscreen laptop over the holiday weekend for a strong discount. The PC is equipped with an Intel Core i7 processor, 8GB RAM, 250GB SSD storage, and Windows 10 Home.

The laptop is available for a $400 discount, dropping from $929.99 to $529.99.

Via: Office Depot

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HP DeskJet 3634 printer

You can pick up an HP DeskJet 3634 inkjet printer, complete with scanner and Wi-Fi compatibility, for a discount of $40 this Black Friday over at Kohls. The price was originally $69.99, and has now been reduced to $29.99.

Via: Kohls

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Google Home

Usually listed at Walmart for $129, the Google Home full-sized smart speaker is currently on offer for $79.

Via: Walmart

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Nest smart learning thermostat

If you're interested in taking your home to a smarter, more efficient level, you can pick up a Google Nest smart learning thermostat this year for a good discount. Originally priced at $249.99, you can save $50 on Black Friday, bringing the price down to $199.

Via: Amazon

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iRobot Roomba 690 robot vacuum

This Black Friday, the iRobot Roomba 690 robot vacuum is on sale with a discount of $100, which slashes the retail price to $274.99.

Via: Amazon

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Roku Streaming Stick+

The 2017 version of the Roku is available for a discount this year. The Roku Streaming Stick+, which is capable of 4K, HDR, and HD streaming, can be picked up for $48, a 30 percent discount.

Via: Amazon

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Acer Predator Helios 300 gaming laptop

The Acer Predator Helios 300 15.6-inch VR-ready gaming laptop, equipped with an Intel Core i7 processor, 16GB RAM, 256GB SSD storage, and GeForce GTX 1060-6GB graphics, can be snapped up with a slight discount on Amazon.

Price: $1,049.99

Via: Amazon

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Oculus Rift + Touch VR system

This Black Friday, the Oculus Rift + Touch system, which comes with a headset and controller alongside six free games, is on sale for $349 over the shopping weekend.

Via: Amazon

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Samsung Galaxy S8

The new flagship Samsung Galaxy S8 smartphone, a 64GB model complete with a 12MP dual Pixel camera, a 5.8-inch dual edge Super AMOLED screen and running on Android OS, is available for a discount of $150. You can pick up an unlocked device for $574.99.

Via: Microsoft

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Huawei + MediaPad

The Huwaei MediaPad, an 8.4-inch tablet operating on Android Marshmallow, is on sale this Black Friday as a 32GB model. The price has been slashed to $219, a saving of $80.

Via: Amazon

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Samsung Chromebook Pro

The Samsung Chromebook Pro, a 12.3-inch slim Chromebook with an Intel M3 processor, 4GB RAM, 32GB storage and weighing only 2.3 pounds, is on sale this Black Friday. You can save $100 this Black Friday, paying only $449.

Via: Amazon

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Google Chromecast

Over at Staples, you can pick up a Google Chromecast streaming dongle for only $20.

Via: Target

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