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Black Friday Best Buy: Sales ad, when it starts & best deals

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It's not long now until Black Friday 2020 arrives. Before the biggest sale of the year begins, there are a few ways to make sure you're well-prepared and ready to save once the deals start to drop. Just as it does every year, Best Buy is sure to have some of the best Black Friday deals of 2020, but there will also be deals to ignore and offers that aren't worthy of your time. Before you spend too long getting caught up in all the details of the sale, we're gathering everything you need to know regarding Best Buy's Black Friday 2020 sale so you can shop confidently this holiday season.

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This week's Black Friday deals at Best Buy (opens in new tab)

Best Buy is offering various Black Friday deals throughout the month of November! With offers appearing and disappearing at random times during the month, you'll be able to find every current Black Friday deal available right here.

When will Best Buy Black Friday be announced?

The sale has finally been announced! This year, Best Buy will be holding various sales leading up to Black Friday with deals that are just as good as you'd expect from the end of November. You can start saving on early Black Friday deals (opens in new tab) right now.

When is Best Buy's Black Friday sale?

This year's Black Friday deals at Best Buy are starting earlier than ever — in October! Though Black Friday isn't until November 27, stores are offering longer Black Friday sales than ever before to keep their stores from overcrowding, and more online deals as well.

Many of Best Buy's Black Friday deals are live now with more coming soon. Best Buy just unveiled its Black Friday ad (opens in new tab) in full so you can see which deals are coming and even start saving now on select items.

Best Buy has laid out its Black Friday schedule of events so you know when to shop for the best savings:

  • Oct. 29—Nov. 1: Early Black Friday deals
  • Nov. 5—8: The Wish List Sale
  • Nov. 11: The Treat Yourself Sale
  • Nov. 12—14: Our Coolest Deals Sale
  • Nov. 16—17: My Best Buy Early Access Sale
  • Nov. 22: Black Friday Starts Now
  • Nov. 26—27: New Black Friday deals appear
  • Nov. 28: Cyber Sales

What are Best Buy's hours on Black Friday?

For the first time in years, Best Buy stores will be completely closed on Thanksgiving Day though new deals will still be appearing that day online. Stores will open for Black Friday sales beginning at 5 a.m. local time and close at 10 p.m. local time. However, if you want to get a jump start on your holiday shopping, tons of early Black Friday deals are already available to purchase online at Best Buy's website.

What are the best Black Friday deals at Best Buy?

Best Buy is sure to have some of the best Black Friday deals of the entire shopping holiday. We'll be showcasing all of Best Buy's deals you don't want to miss right here, though until we hear more on this year's sale, we'll be featuring great deals that are live right now at Best Buy until then.

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Apple iPad mini (5th-gen) (opens in new tab)

With the iPad mini 5, you get a beautiful 7.9-inch Retina display, A12 Bionic chip, 64GB storage, and 9-hour battery. Several models are discounted by $100 at Best Buy with the base Wi-Fi model hitting a new low price.

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Amazon Echo Dot (4th-Gen) (opens in new tab)

Amazon recently announced the all-new Echo Dot (4th-Generation) smart speaker and it's getting its first direct discount for Black Friday. Score one for just $29 now at Best Buy, a 42% savings.

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Ring Video Doorbell (opens in new tab)

The new second-generation Ring Video Doorbell gets almost all the new features from the Ring Video Doorbell 3, all without raising the price. It's a great way to improve the privacy and security of your home without breaking the bank. Today's deal saves you $30 off its regular price of $100.

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iRobot Roomba E5 (opens in new tab)

The Roomba E5 is ideal for pet hair, carpets, and hard floors too. When this model runs low on battery, it can charge itself back up so you never come home to find a dead robot in the middle of a messy floor. Today's deal saves you over $130 off its regular price.

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Amazon Echo Show 5 (opens in new tab)

This 5.5-inch smart display lets you check the weather, watch movie trailers, listen to music, and control smart home devices with Alexa. It's 50% off at $45 right now, its best price ever.

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LG 75-inch LED 4K UHD Smart webOS TV (UN6970 Series) (opens in new tab)

Best Buy is offering $200 off the price of LG's 75-inch LED 4K UHD Smart TV, bringing its price down to just $650. This TV is only available at Best Buy, meaning you won't find a better deal anywhere else for this model.

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Amazon Fire TV Stick Lite (opens in new tab)

The Fire TV Stick Line is a fantastic entry-level streaming device, perfect for any TV and any room. This is the best discount we've yet seen on the 2020 streaming device.

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Amazon Fire TV 4K (opens in new tab)

This Amazon Fire TV Stick 4K can do everything the standard Amazon Fire Stick can, but in 4K UHD. Unless you have zero plans to own a 4K TV anytime soon, it's worth upgrading to this upgraded model.

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Insignia 70-inch LED 4K Smart TV - Fire TV Edition (opens in new tab)

Insignia's largest Fire TV Edition smart TV is now available for $550 at Best Buy, saving you $100 off its usual cost. This is a 2020 model which features three HDMI inputs, a USB port, all the smart functionality you expect from a Fire TV device, and more.

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Sonos Beam (opens in new tab)

The popular Sonos Beam soundbar is $100 off at Best Buy for a limited time. Considering how rare Sonos deals are, this is well worth snapping up

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Sony 55-inch A9G MASTER Series OLED 4K Android TV (opens in new tab)

Save $600 on Sony's 55-inch A9G Master Series OLED 4K Smart Android TV today at Best Buy. You can also save $100 on a mount with its purchase by clicking the 'Hot Offer' button below the item's price on its product page.

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Google Nest Hub (opens in new tab)

Pick up the Nest Hub 7-inch smart display with Google Assistant at a $40 discount via Best Buy for Black Friday. This device lets you watch YouTube, stream music, check on the weather and news, control compatible smart home devices, and more.

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Google Nest Hub Max (opens in new tab)

This is the larger version of the Nest Hub smart display. It features a 10-inch display and a built-in stereo speaker system with a 30W subwoofer. Today's Black Friday deal saves you $50 off its regular cost.

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Ninja Foodi 5-in-1 Indoor Smokeless Air Fry Electric Grill (opens in new tab)

Save $50 on Ninja's Foodi 5-in-1 Indoor Electric Grill today at Best Buy. This 4-quart model can be used as an air fryer and is the perfect way to keep grilling during the colder months.

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DJI Osmo Action Camera (opens in new tab)

This digital action camera by DJI is built for capturing footage in extreme conditions, from ski trips to surfing and more. Today it's discounted by close to $50 at Best Buy for a limited time.

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Samsung Galaxy Tablets with free Best Buy gift card (opens in new tab)

Along with savings of up to $150 off the regular price of select Samsung Galaxy tablets, Best Buy is throwing in a $30 or $50 Best Buy Gift Card for free with the purchase as well! The gift card will be added to your cart automatically where applicable.

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Samsung Galaxy Tab A (opens in new tab)

One of the most affordable tablets on sale right now is the Samsung Galaxy Tab A. This 8-inch 2019 tablet features 32GB storage and is currently discounted by $50 at Best Buy while supplies last.

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Samsung 2.1 Ch 290W HW-T510 Sound Bar With Wireless Subwoofer (opens in new tab)

Improve the audio of your home entertainment system with this 50% discount on a 2.1 channel system from Samsung. Enhance your movie-watching experience, feel the rumble of deep bass from the wireless sub-woofer, and stream music from your phone over Bluetooth.

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Lenovo Smart Clock Essential (opens in new tab)

You get a simple alarm clock look from the LED display that also provides some other basic info like weather and date. Along with the essential clock info, there's a boost of a smart speaker with Google Assistant as well. The helpful built-in nightlight is a nice feature for middle of the night ventures down the hall. It's $25 off.

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HyperX Cloud II Pro Wired Gaming Headset (opens in new tab)

The HyperX Cloud II Pro gaming headset is now discounted by $20. This wired headset has an over-ear design with 53mm drivers, memory foam headband and an leatherette ear cushions to keep you comfortable for longer while playing. It's capable of connecting with USB or 3.5mm interfaces, including Windows or Mac computers, PlayStation and Xbox game consoles, and more.

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Apple Watch | Six months free Fitness+ (opens in new tab)

Pick up an Apple Watch via Best Buy and you'll score six months of Apple's new Fitness+ service at no extra cost. You can expect an email from Best Buy that will include a code to redeem your Apple Fitness+ subscription later this year.

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Samsung UJ59 Series 32-inch 4K UHD Monitor (opens in new tab)

Samsung's UJ59 Series 32-inch 4K UHD Monitor is now $100 off at Best Buy while supplies last. Along with a 4ms response time and 60Hz refresh rate, this LED monitor features FreeSync technology, two HDMI and DisplayPort inputs, wide viewing angles, Picture-in-Picture mode, and MagicBright technology.

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TCL 50-inch 4K Smart Android TV (Series 4) (opens in new tab)

TCL's 50-inch 4K Smart Android TV features access to all your favorite streaming apps such as Netflix, Hulu, Disney+, and Prime Video, along with built-in Chromecast, Google Assistant, and a built-in tuner.

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Apple AirPods with Charging Case (opens in new tab)

Score a pair of the Apple AirPods at $40 off their regular price with this deal at Best Buy. These true wireless earbuds come with a charging case that lets you keep them powered up while you're on the go.

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Beats Powerbeats Pro (opens in new tab)

Built with sport in mind, the Powerbeats Pro have the same Apple smarts as AirPods but in a design that prioritizes comfort and stability. These earbuds last up to 9 hours with 24 hours from the charging case. They are also sweat- and water-resistant. Make the most of this $90 discount while you can.

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Sony 3.1-Channel Soundbar with Wireless Subwoofer (opens in new tab)

Bring cinematic audio to your home theater experience with Sony's 3.1-Channel Soundbar. Best Buy's currently offering $200 off its regular cost. This model also comes with a wireless subwoofer.

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Kindle with free Kindle Unlimited (opens in new tab)

Pick up the all-new Kindle eReader at a $30 discount today for Black Friday! This marks one of the lowest prices this latest model has ever reached.

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Kindle Oasis with free Kindle Unlimited (opens in new tab)

We don't usually see deals on the Kindle Oasis, but right now you can save $75 and score Amazon's best e-reader at its lowest price ever! This Black Friday deal won't last for long, so don't delay!

Alex is a recent graduate from the University of North Florida with a background in sales and merchandising. When he’s not hunting down the next great deals to post on Thrifter, he can be found posting music on his Soundcloud page and working on his eBay business.