16 Top Black Friday Deals for 2016

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16 Top Black Friday Deals for 2016

Though many Black Friday sales start on Thanksgiving Day, you can find deals on popular holiday gifts — such as smartphones, tablets and gaming consoles — throughout the week. 

Here are our picks for the best deals of Black Friday 2016. For simplicity, we listed one store for each deal, though other retailers may offer the item at the same price. Deals are available while supplies last.

1. iPad Pro 9.7-inch, Best Buy

Best Buy is cutting the price of all Apple iPad Pro 9.7-inch tablets by $125, beginning on Thanksgiving Day. These devices regularly retail for $599.99 to $929.99, depending on the storage capacity. Best Buy’s doors open Nov. 24 at 5 p.m., but deals will be available all day online.

2. PlayStation 4 Bundle, Wal-Mart

Wal-Mart shoppers can pick up the PlayStation 4 Slim Uncharted 4 500GB Bundle for $249 (regularly $299). The retailer will give you a bonus $30 store gift card with purchase. Wal-Mart’s Black Friday sale starts at 6 p.m. on Nov. 24 in stores, but will run all day online.

3. Xbox One S Bundle, Target

If you’re more into Xbox than PlayStation, Target will have the Xbox One S 500GB Battlefield 1 or Minefield Bundle for $249.99 (regularly $299.99). You’ll also get a free $40 Target gift card with purchase. Target’s doors open at 6 p.m. on Thanksgiving Day.

4. iPhone 7, Target

At Target, eligible shoppers can get the iPhone 7 or 7 Plus for $0 down with an installment plan through Verizon, AT&T or Sprint. You’ll also receive a free $250 gift card with purchase. Target’s sale starts at 6 p.m. on Thanksgiving Day.

» MORE: Full list of Black Friday 2016 store hours

5. Samsung Galaxy S7, Target

Target will give you a free $250 Target gift card, a free Samsung Gear VR headset, and a $50 Oculus content pack with activation of the Samsung Galaxy S7 or the Galaxy S7 edge on Verizon, AT&T or Sprint. See the retailer for full eligibility requirements. Sale starts at 6 p.m. on Thanksgiving Day.

6. $1 DVDs and Blu-rays, Kmart

Look no further than Kmart for stocking stuffers this Black Friday. The store’s doorbusters kick off at 7 p.m. on Nov. 24 and include a selection of DVDs and Blu-rays for $1 each.

7. Dyson V6 Animal, Bed Bath & Beyond

From Thanksgiving Day to Cyber Monday, Bed Bath & Beyond shoppers can get the Dyson V6 Animal Cordless Stick vacuum for $299.99 (originally $499.99). The Dyson Ball Animal Upright vacuum will also be $299.99 (regularly $499.99). The offer is available in store and online. Doors open at 6 a.m. on Black Friday.

8. Fitbit Charge 2, Kohl’s

Fitbit regularly sells the Charge 2 for $149.99. Kohl’s is slashing the price to $129.99 online and in stores starting on Thanksgiving Day. As a bonus, shoppers will earn $30 in Kohl’s Cash with the purchase. Stores open at 6 p.m.

9. Women’s boots, J.C. Penney

Each Black Friday, J.C. Penney offers select women’s boots for $19.99. This year, you can walk away with a pair that would normally retail for $60 to $90. Doors open at 3 p.m. on Thanksgiving Day. Deals are also available online.

10. Inspiron 11 3000 laptop, Dell

This Black Friday, you can get a laptop online for under $100 at Dell. The Dell Inspiron 11 3000 laptop will be a doorbuster deal at just $99.99 (market value of $199.99). Sale begins at 6 p.m. EST on Thanksgiving Day.

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11. DJI Drone Phantom Standard 3, Wal-Mart

Wal-Mart will have the DJI Drone Phantom Standard 3 on sale for $369 (regularly $499). Sale begins at 6 p.m. on Thanksgiving Day in store and runs all day online.

12. Philips 55-inch 4K LED TV, Wal-Mart

Wal-Mart will have a wide assortment of TVs on sale for Black Friday, including a Philips 55-inch 4K LED TV for $298. This deal will be available exclusively at Wal-Mart. Sale starts at 6 p.m. on Thanksgiving Day in store and runs all day online.

13. Keurig K55 coffee maker, J.C. Penney

J.C. Penney will have the Keurig K55 coffee maker on sale for $89.99 (regularly $175). The store’s Black Friday sale starts at 3 p.m. on Thanksgiving Day. Deals will also be online on Black Friday.

14. Craftsman 270-piece mechanic’s tool set, Sears

Sears will have low-priced tool sets, including the Craftsman 270-piece mechanic’s tool set, on sale beginning at 6 p.m. on Thanksgiving Day. It’ll be on sale for $149.99, at a 50% discount. Shop Your Way members can earn points on purchases.

15. Small kitchen appliances, Macy’s

At Macy’s, Thanksgiving Day shoppers can get select small kitchen appliances for $7.99 after a $12 mail-in rebate. Doorbusters start at 5 p.m. on Thanksgiving Day and prices go up after 1 p.m. on Black Friday.

16. Free tote, Victoria’s Secret

Each Black Friday, Victoria’s Secret gives away a seasonal tote bag. This year, the retailer has upped the ante: From 5 p.m. EST on Nov. 24 to Nov. 25, shoppers can get a free Black Friday tote and a mini bag when they make a $75 purchase, while supplies last. There’s a limit of one tote-mini bag combination per customer. Angel cardholders can access the deal early on Nov. 23.

Courtney Jespersen is a staff writer at NerdWallet, a personal finance website. Email: courtney@nerdwallet.com. Twitter: @courtneynerd.

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