The best part about Amazon Black Friday deals arriving up earlier and earlier is that you have zero need to go to the mall between now and January. Boomers no longer have to fistfight for discounted flat-screen TVs, buzzy tech devices, and kitchen appliances. (Zoomers still have to listen to Boomers talk about it, though.) The leaves have just started to fall, and already Amazon Prime shoppers are getting screaming deals on fitness gear, menswear, audio equipment, mattresses and more.
Of course, for Amazon, this isn’t fun and games so much as war games. With Prime Day in the rearview, Amazon ambushed its brick-and-mortar competitors by launching some of the best Amazon Black Friday deals early. Not all the so-called bargains are actual bargains, but we’ve been able to pluck a few winners from the field of battle.
What Are the Best Black Friday Deals Amazon’s Offering So Far?
The truth is, everything is on sale. Or it will be, at some point. From Wilson basketballs to air purifiers to Apple gear, you’ll likely see some sort of a deal. A lot of the biggest cuts have come to last-year’s models, particularly in tech, smart kitchen appliances, and fitness gadgets. That’s not a bad thing—most of the time, you’re getting 95% of the specs that matter for 20% (or more) off the price of the newer model. The key is to go in knowing what you need (or just really really want), then keep checking lists like this to find Black Friday deals you might not trip across on your own.
At the moment, we’re keeping our well-trained eyes peeled for early Black Friday-level deals on the usual suspects (think: robot vacuums, Amazon devices, sleep products, TVs, luggage, workout clothes, and menswear must-haves), as well as the top new releases of the year so far. We’ll be adding in new deals (and culling old ones) as we get closer to the actual Black Friday/Cyber Monday days of reckoning, so stop back and say hi every so often.
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