The best Black Friday deals for 2022

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We’re inching ever closer to Black Friday 2022 on November 25, the day after Thanksgiving. But if you thought the deals weren’t going to land until then, you might want to think again. Now’s the perfect time to start some early shopping to get ahead of the holiday rush, especially with various ongoing shortages and supply chain issues. It’s never too early to start thinking about what you’ll need to buy this year. That’s especially true if you don’t have a Prime membership to take advantage of Amazon Prime Day deals, as Black Friday (and by extension Cyber Monday) are the only sales that are really comparable.

And because Black Friday sales are so big and offer discounts on virtually everything money can buy — there are a ton of Black Friday laptop deals, for example — it’s always a good idea to stay on top of them. We’ve rounded up some of the best early Black Friday deals, many of which you can shop right this instant. We’ve also separated them by price range, so you can find exactly what you need, at exactly the cost you want. You can check all the current deals out below.

Best Black Friday deals under $100

The Best Buy Black Friday sale has actually started early, with many deals already available, and more to come.

Amazon Echo Show 8 (2nd Gen, 2021) — $70, was $130

The Amazon Echo Show 8 (2nd Gen) plays video from a streaming service.

Alexa and Amazon’s Echo devices probably need no introduction, but the Echo Show 8 incorporates an 8-inch HD touchscreen display with adaptive color. Why’s that a big deal? Well, it adds video to the Echo experience — where Echo speakers are normally just audio. So, you can make and take video calls on the device, watch media, view calendars and reminders, manage smart home devices, and much more. It’s an excellent little device to put just about anywhere in your home, such as your kitchen, a side room, a bedroom, and beyond. Plus, it’s on sale right now so grab it while the deal lasts!

HP 11.6-inch Chromebook — $79, was $98

Woman sits at desk using a HP 11.6-inch Chromebook.

Shoppers go for Black Friday Chromebook deals if traditional laptops are beyond their budget. If you only need a device for basic functions like typing documents and browsing the internet, the HP 11.6-inch Chromebook is more than enough. Featuring the AMD A4 processor and 4GB of RAM, the device still provides snappy performance because it runs on Google’s Chrome OS, the operating system behind all Chromebooks that depends on web-based apps instead of installed software. The HP 11.6-inch Chromebook comes with a 32GB hard drive, which isn’t as limited as you think since you can use cloud storage for your files.

Gateway 14.1-inch Ultra Slim Notebook — $99, was $229

The Gateway 14-inch Notebook in a range of colors against a white background.

The Gateway 14.1-inch Ultra Slim Notebook is an affordable but dependable laptop that comes with Windows 10 in S mode out of the box. It’s powered by the Intel Celeron N4020 processor and 4GB of RAM, which are sufficient for simple tasks, and Full HD resolution on its 14.1-inch display. Every purchase of the laptop comes with a one-year subscription to Microsoft 365 Personal to boost your productivity, alongside a battery that can last up to 8.5 hours on a single charge.

Best Black Friday deals under $500

In this range, you’ll find some of the best Black Friday headphone deals, right alongside some fantastic Black Friday Chromebook deals, among others.

Asus E410 14-inch Laptop — $130, was $250

Two angles of the Asus E410 Laptop.

This Windows 11S laptop has a 14-inch HD display with an LED backlight and a maximum resolution of 1366 x 768. Inside is an Intel Celeron N4020 processor, 4GB of RAM, and 64GB of eMMC storage. Plus, battery life will last for up to 12 hours on a single charge giving you plenty of time to browse, work, or even play some casual games. Of course, you can’t beat the price.

Apple AirPods Pro (1st Gen) — $159, was $170

The Apple AirPods Pro inside their wireless charging case.

The second-generation Apple AirPods Pro are here, but the first-generation Apple AirPods Pro remain viable purchases, especially since we expect them to show up in Black Friday AirPods deals. Their features include active noise cancellation so that you can focus on the show that you’re watching, transparency mode to let you hear your surroundings without having to take off the wireless earbuds, and three sizes of silicone tips so that you can choose the most comfortable fit. The AirPods Pro, which can last more than 24 hours with the juice from their charging case, are very easy to pair with your other Apple devices.

Asus Chromebook Flip C433 — $179, was $379

The Asus Chromebook Flip C433 in blue against a white background.

Chromebooks versus laptops — what’s the difference, you ask? Chromebooks are fantastic for productivity and quick touch-and-go tasks like writing, schoolwork, and beyond. They’re also great little media players, as you can download and use Google Play apps on them, including some games. This Asus Chromebook has 64GB of eMMC internal storage, 8GB of RAM — double what we normally see in comparably-priced models — and a 2-in-1 clamshell design that lets you prop up and orient the system precisely as you want. The 14-inch Full HD touchscreen display makes navigation a lot easier, too.

TCL 55-inch 4-Series 4K Roku TV — $188, was $278

The 55-inch TCL 4 Series 4K TV with the Roku TV interface on the display.

You don’t need to break the bank to upgrade your home theater setup if you take advantage of Black Friday TV deals, which include the 55-inch TCL 4-Series 4K Roku TV. The 55-inch display not only features 4K Ultra HD resolution, but also High Dynamic Range that our 4K TV buying guide says provides a more impressive boost to picture quality than just resolution. It’s a smart TV that runs on the Roku platform, which provides access to all the popular streaming services, while also providing a customizable home screen where you can place your favorite channels and input sources.

LG 32-inch UltraGear QHD monitor — $200, was $300

LG 32-inch UltraGear QHD Monitor on White Background

If you’re looking for Black Friday monitor deals that are affordable but will still let you maximize the processing power of your gaming PC, look no further than the 32-inch LG UltraGear QHD monitor. It offers an up to 165Hz refresh rate, which our computer monitor buying guide explains as how often the image on the screen is updated, and a 1ms response time, which is how quickly the monitor shows image transitions. The LG UltraGear QHD monitor supports AMD’s FreeSync technology, which eliminates tearing and stuttering on the 32-inch display with Quad HD resolution.

Fitbit Sense 2 — $200, was $300

Wearing the Fitbit Sense 2 next to a waterfall.
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If you’re in the market for a health-oriented smartwatch, the Fitbit Sense 2 is a great choice — the original Fitbit Sense made it onto our list of the best Fitbits for 2022. It comes in several colors, all of which are on sale right now, and offers a host of automated health and fitness-tracking support. There’s an all-day stress detection system, which gives you an easy-to-interpret stress management score, a sleep profile with sleep stage ratings, built-in GPS, over 40 exercise modes for tracking, real-time notifications from a connected phone, and much more. More continues to be added to the smartwatch, as well, through free software updates.

Bose QuietComfort 45 wireless noise-canceling headphones — $249, was $329

A woman wearing the Bose QuietComfort 45 around her neck.

Available in a range of colors, all on sale, these high-quality Bose QuietComfort 45 headphones will give you an immersive audio experience, and with this deal they won’t empty your wallet. High-fidelity audio, crystal-clear conversations, and acoustic noise cancellation are what you can expect from the headset. Not to mention, you’ll get up to 24 hours of battery life on a single charge, and just a quick 15-minute charge will net you three hours of listening time in a pinch. Come for the amazing Bose sound, but stay for the host of brilliant and extra features.

Shark EZ robot vacuum — $258, was $449

A Shark EZ robot vacuum cleans up under a couch.

Taking advantage of Black Friday robot vacuum deals will get you much-needed help in keeping your floors clean through products like the Shark EZ robot vacuum. The smart home device cleans row by row and room to room for complete coverage, and once it’s done, it automatically returns to its base to recharge and to empty its contents. The bagless, self-emptying base can hold up to 30 days of dirt and debris that the robot vacuum collects with the help of its multi-surface brush roll and dual spinning side brushes.

Vizio 55-inch M7 Series 4K TV — $298, was $428

The Vizio M7 Series QLED 4K TV with a colorful car on the display.

Rejuvenate your home theater setup with the 55-inch Vizio M7 Series 4K TV, which offers 4K Ultra HD resolution powered by the brand’s IQ Active Processor that can upscale all the content that you watch into 4K quality. The TV runs on the SmartCast platform, so you can access your favorite streaming services, and it comes with the Vizio voice remote that will let you use voice commands to search for content. It can also seamlessly integrate with smart home systems via Apple Home or Google Assistant, and play video or audio from your mobile devices through Apple’s AirPlay 2 and Google’s Chromecast.

onn. 70-inch 4K TV — $448, was $548

The onn. 70-inch 4K Roku TV hangs on the wall as part of a home theater arrangement.

There’s no need to spend thousands of dollars if you want a massive TV in your living room because there are options like the 70-inch onn. 4K TV. The large display features 4K Ultra HD resolution for sharp details, and a 60Hz refresh rate for smooth motion when playing video games or watching sports programs. Running on Roku, the TV can access all your favorite streaming services, and you can use the Roku mobile app to transform your smartphone into a remote.

Best Black Friday deals under $1,000

Some of the best Black Friday TV deals are in this price range, so it’s worth checking back regularly.

Samsung 75-inch Class TU690T Series 4K Smart TV — $580, was $850

Samsung 75 Class TU690T Series LED 4K UHD Smart Tizen TV in living room.

This TV offers 75 inches of gorgeous, 4K UHD and HDR-ready screen space, powered by the Samsung Tizen TV smart ecosystem. With Tizen, you can stream your favorite apps right out of the box, provided you connect to your local Wi-Fi, of course. The LEDs are directly lit, for darker blacks, brighter whites, and more fine-tuned colors. The universal guide makes it easy to navigate and find content, while the TV also works with Alexa, Google Assistant, and Apple AirPlay 2 for intelligent access. It’s a fantastic TV at its regular price, but even better at its current sale price. Don’t sleep on this deal.

Samsung Galaxy Tab S8 Ultra 128GB with Wi-Fi and S-Pen — $950, was $1,100

Samsung Galaxy Tab S8 Ultra.

Samsung’s tablets are exquisite, and the Tab S8 Ultra is no exception. Perhaps that’s why we crowned it the king of Samsung’s tablet lineup. This model includes 128GB of internal storage, and 8GB of RAM — more than enough to multitask with ease — and it comes with an S-Pen stylus. It’s great for taking personal notes, academic studies, drawing, and creative work, browsing the web, watching media, listening to music — you get the idea. While the current sale price is fantastic, you can also get credit toward your purchase by trading in an old device, so keep that in mind!

Best Black Friday deals above $1,000

While the Dell Black Friday sale may not be happening until later, there are still some great Black Friday gaming laptop deals available earlier than the main event.

Dell G16 16-inch Gaming Laptop — $1,350, was $1,600

The Dell G16 from the front.

This laptop has a massive 16-inch screen packed into a 15-inch chassis — pretty wild no? It’s ready to play the latest games at high settings with a 12th-gen Intel Core i7 (up to 4.7GHz) processor, 16GB of DDR5 RAM, and the Nvidia GeForce RTX 3060 GPU with 6GB of GDDR6 dedicated VRAM. You’ll also get a 1TB M.2 NVMe solid-state drive, Wi-Fi 6, Bluetooth, and Windows 11 Home. The display supports a resolution of 2560 x 1600 QHD+ at 165Hz, which means fast, fluid action onscreen even with intense games. If ever there was a must-have gaming laptop, this sure fits the bill.

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