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Although Black Friday is still two days away, you don’t have to wait to snag the year’s best deals on tech. Right now, we’re seeing tons of early Black Friday discounts on TVs, laptops, tablets, phones, and even Apple products like the AirPods and iPad. A number of big retailers — including Amazon, Walmart, and Best Buy — have already marked down the hottest devices and toys.

Also: The best Black Friday 2022 deals under $30

ZDNET editors are tracking the best Black Friday 2022 sales, right here. If you like to save money, bookmark this page and be sure to come back for up-to-the-minute discounts. At the top, you’ll see the last two hours of the newest Black Friday deals we could find. Farther down the page, rather than focus on the latest deals, we’ve sorted the best Black Friday deals into categories.

Latest Black Friday deals

Please refer to the table of contents to quickly navigate and don’t forget to refresh the page to see the most recent updates.

11:00am ET

  • Element 65″ 4K UHD Roku TV for $230 (save $400) at Target
  • Echo Show 5 (2nd Gen) for $53 (save $53) at Amazon
  • Philips SmartSleep Sleep and Wake Up Light Therapy Lamp for $155 (save $25) at Best Buy

10:45am ET

  • Fitbit Inspire 2 for $49 (save $51) at Walmart
  • 23andMe Test Kit for $99 (save $100) at Amazon
  • Soundcore Flare 2 Portable Speaker for $39 (save $40) at Walmart

10:30am ET

  • Amazon Fire TV Stick 4K for $25 (save $25) at Best Buy
  • Samsung Galaxy Watch 4 for $149 (save $201) at Walmart
  • Kindle Oasis for $165 (save $85) at Amazon

10:15am ET

  • Apple iPad Pro 12.9-inch 5th generation 2022 for $1,000 (save $400) at Best Buy
  • Samsung The Premiere Ultra Short Throw 4K UHD Smart Single Laser Projector for $2,498 (save $1,000) at Amazon
  • Theragun Prime Handheld Percussive Massage Device for $199 (save $101) at Target

10:00am ET

  • Sony Alpha a& II full-frame camera for $1,000 (save $600) at Best Buy
  • Chromecast 4K streaming stick for $40 (save $10) at Amazon
  • MacBook Air M2 512GB laptop for $1,299 (save $200) at Best Buy
  • Switchbot Curtain smart electric motor for $74 (save $35) at Amazon

9:45am ET

  • Neo Forza 32GB DDR4 3600 desktop memory for $75 (save $95) at Newegg
  • iRobot Roomba 675 for $175 (save $105) at Target
  • TCL 55″ Class 5 QLED 4K smart Google TV for $200 (save $230) at Best Buy

9:30am ET

  • Amazon Halo View fitness tracker for $35 (save $45) at Amazon
  • Gigabyte Aero 5 RTX 3070 Ti gaming laptop for $1,250 (save $949) at Newegg
  • Samsung Galaxy Fold 4 cell phone for $1,350 (save $450) at Amazon
  • Google Pixel Buds A-Series wireless earbuds for $64 (save $35) at Amazon

9:15am ET

  • Acer 11.6″ convertible touchscreen Chromebook for $100 (save $150) at Target
  • Insignia 24″ Class F20 smart TV for $80 (save $90) at Amazon
  • Asus 15.6″ laptop with Windows 11 for $150 (save $150) at Target

9:00am ET

  • Save 50% on Duda website builder with code AGENCY-NOV22
  • Cradlewise smart crib for $1,299 (save up to $700 depending on due date) at Cradlewise
  • Wake Up Light Sunrise Alarm Clock for $40 (save $20) at Amazon

Best Black Friday TV deals

Whether you’re buying your first TV or upgrading your home theater, these awesome Black Friday and Cyber Monday deals make it more affordable than ever. Brands like Samsung, Sony, LG, and TCL have great discounts on already budget-friendly models as well as high-end TVs for shoppers looking for premium features like OLED panels and virtual surround sound.

Also: The best Black Friday 2022 TV deals

The deals below are ordered from oldest (top) to latest (bottom):

  • Amazon Fire TV 55-inch Omni 4K UHD TV for $449 (save $110) at Amazon
  • TCL 50-inch Class 4-Series 4K UHD Roku TV for $385 (save $115) at Amazon
  • Samsung 65-inch Class QLED 4K Smart TV Q80B for $999 (save $500) at Samsung
  • Amazon Fire TV 50″ 4-Series 4K UHD smart TV for $249 (save $220) at Amazon

  • 55″ Class LS03B Samsung The Frame Smart TV for $1,000 (save $500) at Samsung

Best Black Friday laptop deals

It’s November, which, among other things, means Black Friday deals and discounts on laptops of all kinds from retailers and laptop manufacturers. Black Friday is on Nov. 25, but the sales engine is already up and running. There are some excellent deals to be had throughout the month. ZDNET is rounding up its top picks for the best laptop deals ahead of Black Friday.

Also: The best Black Friday 2022 laptop deals

The deals below are ordered from oldest (top) to latest (bottom):

  • Dell XPS 13 Plus for $1,599 (save $400) at Dell
  • ASUS ROG Strix G15 Gaming Laptop for $899 (save $200) at B&H
  • Dell XPS 15 touchscreen laptop for $2199 (save $700)
  • Save up to $500 on the Surface Laptop 4, Surface Pen, protection bundle at the Microsoft Store
  • Save up to $300 on the Surface Laptop 5 at the Microsoft Store
  • LG gram 16″ notebook laptop for $799 (save $550) at Adorama
  • Lenovo ThinkPad C13 Yoga Chromebook 13″ for $239 (save $540, use eCoupon THINKBIGNOW) at Lenovo

Best Black Friday tablet deals

Black Friday is the biggest shopping time of the year, but gone are the days of waiting in the cold outside of stores to get the best deals. Now, you can get discounts on anything online. Black Friday is one of the only times of the year tablets go on sale for $100 or even $500 off. We’ve rounded up the best Black Friday tablet deals from brands like Apple and Samsung.

Also: The best Black Friday 2022 tablet deals

The deals below are ordered from oldest (top) to latest (bottom):

  • Apple iPad Air 5th generation 2022 for $549 (save $50) at Amazon
  • Apple 10.2 inch iPad 9th generation for $269 (save $329) at Amazon
  • Amazon Fire 7 Kids tablet for $54 (save $55) at Amazon
  • Amazon Fire HD 10 tablet for $75 (save $75) at Amazon
  • Amazon Fire HD 8 Kids Pro tablet for $69 (save $69) at Amazon
  • Apple iPad 10.2″ Wi-Fi 2021 for $419 (save $60) at Target
  • Wacom One HD Creative Pen Display and Drawing Tablet for $250 (save $150) at Amazon
  • reMarkable 2 e-ink digital tablet for $547 (save $50) at reMarkable

Best Black Friday gaming deals

Get a jump on your Christmas list with these awesome deals on gaming laptops, PCs, consoles, and accessories. Retailers like Amazon, Best Buy, and Target all have huge discounts on everything you need to create the ultimate gaming space in your home.

Also: The best Black Friday 2022 gaming deals

The deals below are ordered from oldest (top) to latest (bottom):

  • Samsung 34-inch SJ55W Ultrawide Gaming Monitor for $289 (save $30) at Amazon
  • Razer Huntsman Elite keyboard for $95 (save $105) at Best Buy
  • Alienware Aurora R10 Gaming Desktop for $1249 (save $600) at Best Buy
  • Save up to $52 on PC games at the Microsoft Store
  • Monoprice 35″ Zero-G curved ultrawide gaming monitor V2 for $319 (save $80) at Monoprice

  • Meta Quest 2 VR headset, Resident Evil 4 bundle for $349 (save $50) at Target

  • SteelSeries Arctis 7X gaming headset for XBox for $90 (save $60) at SteelSeries
  • GIGABYTE AORUS 15 XE4 gaming laptop for $1,299 (save $1,000) at Newegg

Best Black Friday home deals

We found the deepest discounts you can get now on top-rated smart thermostats, video doorbells, security cameras, robot vacuums, and smart kitchen tech like Instant Pots. You will want to kit out your home/ office with these hot products all on sale.

Also: The best Amazon Black Friday 2022 deals

The deals below are ordered from oldest (top) to latest (bottom):

  • iRobot Roomba j7 for $249 (save $250) at Amazon
  • Arlo Pro 4 Spotlight camera for $160 (save $40) at Amazon
  • VisionTek VT7100 triple display 4K USB-C laptop docking station for $229 (save $170) at Dell
  • Blink Video Doorbell for $34 (save $15) at Amazon

  • Echo Dot (5th-gen, 2022) with clock for $39 (save $20) at Amazon

  • Roborock Q7 Max+ Robot Vacuum and Mop for $600 (save $270) at Amazon

  • Epson WorkForce ES-50 Portable Sheet-Fed Document Scanner for PC and Mac for $100 (save $30) at Amazon

  • Philips Hue Bluetooth Smart Lightstrip Plus 2m/6ft Base Kit with Plug for $70 (save $10) at Amazon

  • GE CYNC Smart Thermostat for $70 (save $50) at Amazon

  • Dyson Cyclone V10 Absolute Lightweight Cordless Stick Vacuum Cleaner for $550 (save $50) (Note: Low stock — order ASAP)

Best Black Friday streaming deals

Streaming gives you the best options for entertainment, customizable to your preferences and budget. The Black Friday deals below encompass streaming subscriptions to services like YouTube Premium and Apple TV, smart TVs with streaming capabilities, and streaming devices that will transform the TV you have into one compatible with your favorite services.

Also: The best Black Friday 2022 streaming deals

The deals below are ordered from oldest (top) to latest (bottom):

  • Apple TV HD 32GB (2nd generation) for $79 (save $20) at Walmart
  • Roku Streaming Stick 4K for $25 (save $25) at Best Buy
  • Gesobyte Amplified HD Digital TV Antenna for $30 (save $10) at Amazon

Best Black Friday headphone deals

If your holidays could be happier with a pair of headphones to either blast or block out cheesy Christmas songs, look no further. While headphones and earbuds are essential accessories, their pricing can be more than practical. With Black Friday on the horizon, we compiled a list of the best headphone deals so you can beat the holiday rush while wearing buds.

Also: The best Black Friday 2022 headphone deals

The deals below are ordered from oldest (top) to latest (bottom):

  • AirPods Max for $440 (save $100) at Amazon
  • Sony Noise Cancelling Headphones WHCH710N for $68 (save $81) at Amazon
  • AirPods Pro 2 for $199 (save $50) at Amazon
  • Apple AirPods with charging case (2nd-gen) for $79 (save $20) at Walmart
  • Bose QuietComfort 45 headphones for $249 (save $80) at Bose
  • Phiaton Legacy 900 ANC headphones for $149 (save $50) at Walmart
  • Echo Buds (2nd-gen) wireless earbuds for $89 (save $50) at Amazon
  • Beats Solo Bluetooth wireless on-ear headphones for $99 (save $100) at Target

Best Black Friday smartphone deals

If you held off on upgrading your smartphone until the holiday shopping season, your patience is finally being rewarded. These are the best early Black Friday deals that will save you hundreds on prime-time handsets. We’ve scoured the digital catalogs of the most popular retailers to gather the best mobile deals below. Read on and start saving.

Also: The best Black Friday 2022 smartphone deals

The deals below are ordered from oldest (top) to latest (bottom):

  • Samsung Galaxy S22 Ultra for $1,086 (save $313) at Amazon
  • Save up to $720 on iPhone 13 Pro with a new line at Verizon
  • Google Pixel 6a smartphone for $299 (save $150) at Google

Best Black Friday smartwatch deals

Sometimes relying on your phone to see what time it is, how many steps you took, and what the weather will look like tomorrow can get a little annoying. But with smartwatches, you can get access to all those features and so much more. Check out these early deals on smartwatches from the comfort of your own home this holiday season.

Also: The best Black Friday 2022 smartwatch deals

The deals below are ordered from oldest (top) to latest (bottom):

  • Apple Watch Series 8 GPS for $349 (save $50) at Walmart
  • Apple Watch Series 7 GPS + Cellular for $509 (save $90) at Walmart
  • Apple Watch SE (1st-gen, GPS, 40mm, Space Gray) for $149 (save $130) at Walmart
  • Coach rose gold mesh Apple Watch band (38/40/41mm) for $87 (save $38) at Macy’s
  • Apple Watch Ultra (GPS + Cellular, 49mm) for $739 (save $60) at Amazon
  • Apple Watch Series 5 (GPS + Cellular, 40mm, renewed) for $171 (save $327) at Amazon

Best Black Friday speaker deals

Don’t wait until after the turkey to start shopping. Your shopping carts may be full of fixings for stuffing and cranberry sauce, but Black Friday starts early — so make space for some of our favorite deals on speakers, soundbars, and subwoofers.

Also: The best Costco Black Friday 2022 deals

The deals below are ordered from oldest (top) to latest (bottom):

  • Sonos Roam SL portable speaker for $127 (save $32) at Best Buy
  • Bose smart soundbar 700 for $579 (save $220) at Bose
  • Bose smart soundbar 900 for $799 (save $100) at Target
  • Sonos Arc soundbar for $719 (save $180) at Sonos
  • Bose TV Speaker for $199 (save $80) at Bose
  • Bose Wave music system IV for $299 (save $200) at Bose
  • Philips Fidelio 310W 7.1.2-Channel Dolby Atmos Soundbar for $700 (save $100) at B&H Photo

More Black Friday tech deals

OK, here’s all the other random — but still cool — tech we found on sale.

Also: The best Target Black Friday 2022 deals

The deals below are ordered from oldest (top) to latest (bottom):

  • SanDisk Portable SSD 2TB for $149 (save $130) at Best Buy
  • Samsung 870 EVO 4TB 2.5-inch SSD for $299 (save $130) at Best Buy
  • Canon IVY Mini wireless photo printer for $79 (save $50) at Adorama
  • IOGEAR 2-port USB HDMI cabled KVM, remote for $39 (save $30) at Amazon
  • Save $25+ on Nixplay digital frames
  • XGIMI Horizon Pro 4K projector for $1699 (save $500) at Amazon
  • Autel Robotics EVO Lite Series Lite Plus drone for $1,189 (save $360) at Wellbots

  • BLAVOR Solar Charger Power Bank for $23 (save $6) at Amazon (Note: Lightning deal)

ZDNET editors have experience tracking prices and hunting down deals 365 days a year. Take a peek at our Deals hub — we know how to find bargains. Our process starts by identifying the hottest and most popular products of the year, whether it’s the AirPods or the latest iPad, and then we conduct a painstaking process that involves checking major retailers and others you may have never heard about (but are still trusted stores).

Once we’ve taken note of where each item is available and for how much, we use price-tracking tools to look at each product’s price history. From there, we can map out whether it’s frequently on sale or has hit an all-time low. Anything that isn’t at least 20% off doesn’t make the cut*, and of course, we don’t even consider things that have had their prices hiked up in recent weeks only to be lowered for Black Friday. We’re not noobs.

We’ve shopped online just as much as you, but we’re experts at finding tech deals actually worth buying, which saves you time shopping so you can get back to enjoying the holidays with friends and family.


* Except for Apple products and other devices that seldom go on sale.

Black Friday takes place every year on the day after Thanksgiving. This year, Black Friday 2022 falls on Friday, Nov. 25. But, honestly, Black Friday is no longer just a 24-hour event. It’s morphed into weeks of early-bird deals, doorbusters, and even early sales that start in October.

And don’t forget there’s Cyber Monday!

Black Friday and Cyber Monday are synonymous with big sales that kick off the holiday shopping season. While Black Friday deals started in October this year and can include brick-and-mortar stores and online retailers, Cyber Monday sales are primarily online and can extend Black Friday an entire week — ultimately turning into Cyber Week. Cyber Monday is always the Monday after Thanksgiving, so this year it falls on Nov. 28.