Black Friday 2017: The top US deals in tech
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
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
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
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
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.
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)
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)
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
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.
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)
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.
Anker is offering some interesting deals over the shopping weekend, some of which you will need codes for. Among the deals include:
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
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.
Usually listed at Walmart for $129, the Google Home full-sized smart speaker is currently on offer for $79.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Over at Staples, you can pick up a Google Chromecast streaming dongle for only $20.