With Black Friday 2020 sales happening all over, from Macy’s and Kohl’s to Best Buy and others, it’s easy to get overwhelmed. In a year where asking Alexa what day today is feels normal, this Black Friday seems like it came out of nowhere.
However many Black Friday deals are not that good. While there are certainly deals are available, but there are also many deals going on to help retailers and manufacturers clear out the old models and get that Q4 numbers to boost.
- Amazon and Walmart are selling AirPods Pro for $170 — from the usual $250.
- On Amazon, the 40mm, GPS version of the latest Apple Watch (Series 6) is down to $379 from $399.
- Best Buy has some pretty good deals on the latest (8th gen) iPads, like a 10.2″ 32GB model for $280 (usually $330), or the 128GB model for $360 (usually $430.)
- The Nest Hello doorbell is down to $179, normally $229.
- Nest Hub is down to $50 (normally $90), Nest Hub Max is down to $179 (normally $229.)
- The latest generation of the Nest Mini smart speaker is $19, down from $50. The beefier Nest Audio speaker, meanwhile, is down to $85 each (usually $99).
- Stadia Premiere Edition a starter kit for Google’s gaming-in-the-cloud service Stadia, including both a Stadia controller and a Chromecast Ultra — is down to $70 from $100.
- Amazon’s Fire HD 10 tablet is down to $80, normally $150
- The super new, super spherical Echo Dot is down to $29, normally $50. The version with the built-in clock display, meanwhile, is down to $39, usually $60.
- The ad-free version of the highest capacity Kindle Paperwhite eBook reader is down to $129 (usually $180), while the incredible Kindle Oasis is down to $219 from $299.
Roku’s new Streambar — is going for $100 today, down from its normal price of $130.
Hulu is slashing the price of its ad-supported plan from $6 a month to $2 a month for 1 year.
The popular subscription-based meditation/sleep sounds service is offering up a pair of promos: they’ll cut the price on a one-year membership down by 50% (from $70 to $35), or a lifetime membership by 60% ($399 to $159.)
You probably won’t be finding any deals on this year’s new Xboxes or Playstations because… well, they already couldn’t keep up with demand. This year’s best deals are going to be on games, services, and in a few cases, accessories.
- Microsoft is selling Xbox controllers (which will work with the next-gen Xbox Series consoles!) for $40, down from the usual $60.
- Best Buy is selling 3 months of Xbox Game Pass for $23, down from the usual $45.
- Gears 5 is $5 (usually $40) at Best Buy, Doom Eternal is $20 (usually $60) at GameStop, and Microsoft is taking $10 off the newly remastered Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater 1 + 2.
- Sony is selling 12 months of Playstation Plus for $45, down from $60.
- Amazon is selling Last of Us Part II for $30 (normally $60), and GameStop and several other retailers have Ghost of Tsushima going for $40 (normally $60).
- Sony has the Cuphead for $15, down from $20.