The Best Black Friday Deals of 2021

The best deals to plan your buys this year

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Black Friday and Cyber Monday 2021 are almost here. While this year's deals aren't quite live yet, we've highlighted the best sales from last year to help you shop smart. From TVs and headphones to computers and accessories, there's something for everyone. Bookmark this page and check back as we'll continue to update this list until the big day rolls around again.

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When is Black Friday?

Black Friday is on November 26, 2021. It occurs the day after Thanksgiving and comes with deep discounts across nearly every category. The deals usually begin on Friday and run through Cyber Monday, which falls on November 29, 2021.

Will There Be Holiday Shopping Delays This Year?

Because of the pandemic, it's important to keep in mind your items may be slightly delayed this year. In order to avoid this, plan your purchases early to ensure you can get everything you need.

Will There Be Early Black Friday Deals This Year?

Some retailers like Amazon and Best Buy release sales ahead of time to help you score big. Check back here for updates as more retailers announce their sales. 

What Should I Look Out For This Year?

While Black Friday is isn't here yet, expect to find deals in nearly every tech category. From LCD Tvs to smart home accessories, we'll be updating this page as Black Friday comes closer, so check back for updated sales.

HP Envy 17-inch Laptop

HP Envy 17t
Lifewire / Jonno Hill 

Save up to $300

The savings on the Envy 17-inch notebooks are easily some of the best, with optional touchscreens, 10th Gen chips from Intel, a range of GPU options from Iris Xe to discreet Nvidia cards, and some excellent storage options, many of which combine capacious traditional hard drives with lightning-quick SSDs for the best of both worlds.

Echo Dot (4th Gen) Smart Speaker and Amazon Smart Plug

Normally $75, now $40

Kick start your smart home with this bundle from Amazon, featuring their excellent (and adorable) 4th Gen Echo Dot bundled with a smart plug. Take control of any device, appliance, or light fixture you plug in through the power of your voice and Amazon's always improving Alexa digital assistant.

Apple MacBook Air

Apple MacBook Air
Courtesy of B&H 

Normally $1,699, now $1,149

The MacBook Air is the Pro's competent little sibling. For less than $1,200, you get that gorgeous 2560 x 1600 Retina IPS Display, 16GB of RAM, and a spacious 512GB SSD for speedy boots and short load times.

Samsung 85-inch QLED 4K TV

Normally $2,088, now $1,998

While it may not quite yet be time for an upgrade to 8K except for the earliest adopters (there's just not a ton of content out there yet to justify it), it is definitely time to upgrade to a comically huge TV, now that 80-inch+ sets are increasingly affordable.

JBL Charge 4 Portable Bluetooth Speaker

Normally $180, now $130

JBL is a powerhouse in the audio gear market, and the Charge 4 is a great example of how they earned their stripes. It delivers killer sound, has a long-lasting battery, and can hook up to two smart devices simultaneously.

Amazon Echo Show 8

Normally $130, now $80

The Echo Show 8 has a pretty versatile smart display, and if you're not obsessed with getting the latest gen of Amazon products, the Show 8 is an awesome smart hub.

Sony WF-1000XM3/B Wireless In-Ear Headphones

Normally $230, now $158

Sony's wireless earbuds are indisputably some of the best in the biz, and at this price they'll go quickly, so grab 'em while they're hot.

Amazon Echo Buds

Normally $130, now $80

Great fit, powerful, accurate sound, and integrated Alexa functionality—the Echo Buds rival the best wireless earbuds on the market.

LG 86-inch 4K TV Bundle

LG 4K TV
 Courtesy of Walmart

Normally $2,490, now $1,997

'Tis the season for upgrading the size of your TV, so why not go hard with this massive LG? At a ridiculous 86-inches, it's truly in the home theater range for 4K panels, and is loaded with all the bells and whistles (HDR, Smart features, etc.). This package even includes a ton of extras, like a wall mount and surge protector.

Fire TV Stick Lite

Normally $30, now $18

Want to add smarts to an older TV? Or access a ton of streaming options on virtually any device with an HDMI or USB port? The Fire TV Stick Lite is a great, affordable solution.

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