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Black Friday is notorious for discounts on all kinds of items: fitness trackers, TVs, smartphones — you name it. The sales begin on Thanksgiving at many retailers, and some span the entire week. But some deals stand out more than others.
Here are our picks for the best Black Friday deals of 2017. For your convenience, we’ve added where and when to find them.
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Best Black Friday Deals of 2017
We’re rounding up the top 2017 Black Friday deals. Offers are available while supplies last.
Various small doorbuster items, Macy’s
Exclusively for in-store shoppers, Macy’s will have 10 different doorbuster items, each free after mail-in rebate. Among them: select kitchen electrics (regularly $29.99), glassware sets (regularly $30) and men’s thermal tops (regularly $30). The Black Friday sale begins online at 12:01 a.m. on Thanksgiving (Nov. 23) and in stores at 5 p.m. Prices go up after 1 p.m. on Black Friday.
Apple and Samsung smartphones, Walmart
Walmart shoppers can get select Apple and Android phones for $0 down with activation on a qualifying payment plan through AT&T or Verizon, plus a $300 Walmart gift card. Eligible models include: the iPhone 7, iPhone 7 Plus, iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus, iPhone X, Samsung Galaxy S8, Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus and Samsung Note. Deals start online at 12:01 a.m. on Thanksgiving and in stores at 6 p.m.
Sharp 50-inch LED Smart 4K Ultra HD TV, Best Buy
Best Buy is offering abundance of TV bargains, like the Sharp 50-inch LED smart 4K Ultra HD TV for $179.99 (save $320, in stores only). Doors open at 5 p.m. on Thanksgiving.
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Women’s boots, J.C. Penney
Select women’s boots that normally cost between $49 and $79 will go on sale for $19.99 at J.C. Penney. Stores open at 2 p.m. on Thanksgiving, but deals will also be available online.
Xbox One S 500 GB, Target
The Xbox One S 500GB console will sell for $189.99 at Target (regularly $279.99) and come with a bonus $25 Target gift card. Doors open at 6 p.m. on Thanksgiving, with deals available all weekend online.
PlayStation 4 1TB, Walmart
PlayStation fans can save $100 on the PlayStation 4 1TB console (on sale for $199) at Walmart. The superstore’s sale begins online Thanksgiving Day at 12:01 a.m. and in stores at 6 p.m.
FITBIT ALTA HR AND FITBIT CHARGE 2, KOHL’S
At Kohl’s, shoppers can purchase the Fitbit Alta HR or Fitbit Charge 2 for $99.99 each (regularly $149.99 each), plus get $30 in Kohl’s Cash. The department store’s sale starts at 12:01 a.m. Central time online on Nov. 20 and at 5 p.m. in stores on Thanksgiving Day.
Keurig K-Select brewer, Target
Target is marking down the Keurig K-Select brewing system to $99.99 (regularly $129.99) and throwing in a $20 Target gift card free. Doors open at 6 p.m. on Thanksgiving, but deals are available online all weekend.
iPad Mini 4, Best Buy
Best Buy’s Black Friday sale features elusive deals on Apple products, including the 128GB iPad Mini 4 for $274.99 (listed at $399.99). Stores open at 5 p.m. on Thanksgiving.
Inspiron 14 3000 laptop, Dell
At Dell, you can buy the Inspiron 14 3000 14-inch laptop for $129.99 (market value $249.99), an online exclusive deal. Dell’s Thanksgiving doorbusters start at 11 a.m. Eastern time on Thanksgiving, but the laptop doesn’t go on sale until 6 p.m. Eastern time that day.
Dyson Ball Multi Floor 2 and Dyson V6 Animal, Kohl’s
Kohl’s will offer two Dyson vacuums — the Dyson Ball Multi Floor 2 bagless upright and the Dyson V6 Animal cordless stick vacuum — for $249.99 each (regularly $399.99 and $499.99, respectively), along with $75 in Kohl’s cash as a bonus. Deals start online at 12:01 a.m. Central time on Nov. 20 and in stores at 5 p.m. on Thanksgiving Day.
Small kitchen appliances, J.C. Penney
Shoppers can get select small kitchen appliances for $7.99 (regularly $40 to $60) after $12 mail-in rebate at J.C. Penney. Stores open at 2 p.m. on Thanksgiving and deals will be available online.
Echo Dot, Amazon
Amazon is offering its lowest price ever on the Echo Dot speaker with Alexa voice service, at $29.99 (regularly $49.99). The retail giant hasn’t specified when the deal will arrive, only that it will be up for grabs at some point between Nov. 17 and Nov. 24 — so check the website on those dates.
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