While some retailers kicked off Black Friday sales earlier this month, the shopping holiday is officially here. And if you’re planning to revamp your home office or upgrade your home entertainment system, retailers like Amazon, Target, Best Buy, Walmart and more are offering notable discounts on tech products during Black Friday. Many of these sales run through Cyber Monday.
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To help you make the most of the shopping holiday, we compiled some of the best Black Friday deals and sales on tech products that we think you’ll want to know about. We’ll continue updating you about new savings opportunities throughout the next few days.
Best Black Friday 2022 Tech deals
Below, we’re sharing the best Black Friday Tech deals based on our previous coverage and reporting. To ensure the quality of each deal, we’re running deals through price trackers like CamelCamelCamel and Honey — each product is at its lowest price in at least three months.
- 4.7-star average rating from 3,343 reviews on Amazon
Loved by Select editors and experts alike, the second generation of Apple’s AirPods Pro are designed to provide a richer sound experience, thanks to smarter noise cancellation and more immersive sound than its predecessor, according to the brand. It includes four sizes of silicone tips, ranging from XS to L, to allow for a more customized fit.
- 4.7-star average rating from 44,006 reviews on Amazon
A Select favorite over ear headphone, this Sony option can be used both wirelessly and for wired listening, and the active noise cancellation feature includes ambient sound control to let you hear the sounds you need to. The headphones also allow for hands-free calls, and the music intuitively pauses when you start speaking or when you remove the headphones.
- Lowest price ever
- 4.7-star average rating from 977,503 reviews on Amazon
This older smart speaker model isn’t as sleek as the newer screen models, but still offers all of the essential features of the Alexa voice assistant. You can tell Alexa to play music, answer questions, read the news, check the weather, set alarms, control compatible smart home devices and more, according to the brand.
- Lowest price ever
- 4.3-star average rating from 31,027 reviews on Amazon
Based on the metrics it tracks and with a Fitbit Premium membership, the Fitbit Charge 5 gives you a Daily Readiness Score that tells you whether you should exercise or focus on recovery. It also tracks your heart rate variability, skin temperature variation, blood oxygen levels and more, according to the brand. A six-month membership to Fitbit Premium is included with your purchase.
- 4.7-star average rating from 5,397 reviews at Best Buy
The Google Nest Mini is a compact multipurpose speaker that you can control with your voice — you can ask it to stream music, play your favorite podcast, check the weather or news and more. It has an integrated wall mount that makes it easy to hang it in any room, and it automatically lights up to indicate that it’s working when you approach it, according to Google.
- 4.5-star average rating from 1,157 reviews on Amazon
The Chromebook 315 from Acer — which makes some of our favorite gaming laptops — has a 15.6-inch HD display equipped with an anti-glare coating, 64GB of storage and up to 12.5 hours of battery life, according to the brand. The laptop also comes with a protective sleeve for travel.
- 4.6-star average rating from 96,138 reviews on Amazon
This 2021 Amazon tablet offers a 1080p display and 3GB of Ram, allowing you to enjoy apps like Netflix, Facebook, Hulu, TikTok and more through Amazon’s appstore, according to the brand. It’s also compatible with Amazon’s voice assistant Alexa and you can pause any tv show hands-free. The Amazon Fire 10 Pro, which offers additional RAM, is also on sale.
- Lowest price ever
- 4.8-star average rating from 42,224 reviews on Amazon
Always losing your keys, or wallet? Apple AirTags might help you feel less frazzled. The AirTag contains the same U1 chip found in the iPhone 11 and iPhone 12 models and these chips work together to give you a more precise estimate of where your item is located. Using Apple’s Find My app, you can prompt the tracker to make a sound to help you find your lost items.
Best Black Friday 2022 Tech sales
Here are the best Black Friday tech sales that we think you’ll want to know about. Remember that sales include multiple deals, and not every product listed in a sale is going to be the best deal around.
- Lenovo: Up to 80% off laptops, accessories and more
- Walmart: Up to 75% off video games
- JBL: Up to 70% off home audio, headphones and more
- HP: Up to 70% off laptops, accessories and more
- Target: Up to 50% all tech
- Tribit: Up to 50% off products on Amazon
- Adorama: Up to 50% off select products
- SimpliSafe: Up to 50% off a new home security system package
- Jabra: Up to 40% off earbuds and more
- Best Buy: Up to 30% off gaming accessories
- Nixplay: 20% off all frames through Nov. 28
- Samsung: Up to $1,000 off select products
- Eufy: Up to $280 off home security products and smart vacuums
- Google: Up to $200 off select tech
- Amazon: Fire tablets are as low as $39.99
- Sonos: Up to 20% off select products
- Anker: Up to %540 off sitewide
- Dell: Up to 50% off select products
When is Black Friday 2022?
Black Friday takes place every year the day after Thanksgiving. Black Friday 2022 falls on Nov. 25. But experts told us Black Friday and Cyber Monday are no longer just 24-hour events. They’re morphed into weeks of doorbuster deals, and some early sales start in October or November. Throughout the next few days, we’ll continue updating you about new savings opportunities, as well as tips about what to buy during the event and what you may want to wait on purchasing.