Black Friday has already started… well, sort of. Walmart went live with its early access deals later in October, and Amazon’s begun its ‘Happy Holideals’ plans from November 1-22, and Best Buy launched a price-matching plan to guarantee Black Friday prices.
While these aren’t the ‘full sales’ that will start when Black Friday begins on November 29, the rush to discount and lure early shopping is beginning – we’ve rounded up our picks of the top deals in the section below and also picked up some Cyber Monday predictions too.
Walmart’s early Black Friday plans are still bearing fruit even after the sales being live for a few days, and Black Friday at Best Buy is seemingly mostly focused around TVs and laptops at the moment. Amazon’s early sale isn’t too bad either – while not at Black Friday or Prime Day levels, some of the devices are starting to slide down towards ‘best-ever’ pricing.
Why are retailers doing this? Well, the holiday season lands very late on the calendar this year so brands want shoppers to begin spending earlier, rather than the sales crunch coming all on one weekend.
Research from Adobe Analytics supports this – but it still predicts the biggest savings coming in over the Black Friday and Cyber Monday weekend, with the latter particularly seeing a huge amount of spending as consumers shop online to grab the last-gasp sales more than ever before.
This is where TechRadar comes in – we’re highlighting the current best deals below so you can see if there’s something you want to buy now and save the hassle of having to wade through Black Friday, as we spend hours and hours combing the web for the top choices.
However, we’ll also be constantly rounding up deals on the top products when Black Friday actually begins, so you’ll know you’re getting some of the better discounts out there over the holiday weekend.
Want to get the best Amazon Black Friday deals? We’ve got you covered. Want to pick up Airpods in a Black Friday sale? Our price-comparing tech will find you the best price. Looking for that killer Nintendo Switch Black Friday deal? You guessed it – we’re going to find you the right option.
Our wider Black Friday predictions list is starting to coalesce already. The best deals are going to be on Black Friday TV deals (especially 4K TVs), new iPhones, extra cheap laptop deals, Black Friday PS4 deals, and a bunch of Apple Black Friday deals for Apple Watch and iPad too.
The best early Black Friday deals 2019
OK – we’ll admit it feels a little early to be talking about Black Friday deals already, given there’s so long before the actual day to go.
However, there are some deals that not only are worth looking at now (especially if you want to grab a bargain ahead of the frenzy) but also set the tone for what to expect during Black Friday 2019 – it looks like AirPods are going……Read More>>