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Best Black Friday 2018 Deals On Smartphones, TV, Consoles, And More

Best Black Friday 2018 Deals
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Black Friday is almost here. A lot of people have been saving up to buy their favorite phones, smartwatches, consoles, and other stuff during the Black Friday shopping season. Though Black Friday falls on November 23rd this year, retailers across the United States have turned the entire November into Black Fridays. The Black Friday ads of Amazon, Target, Wal-mart, Macy’s, Costco, Best Buy, and other retail heavyweights have leaked online. So, let’s check out the best Black Friday 2018 deals on smartphones, smartwatches, gaming consoles, TVs, laptops, and other products. Many of the deals are available right now, which means you won’t have to wait until Nov.23 to get exciting discounts.

Best Black Friday 2018 deals on smartphones

  • Target is offering $250 Target Gift Card on qualified activation of an iPhone XS or XS Max on Sprint, Verizon, or AT&T. Discounts on Apple’s newest iPhones are difficult to find, and this one is certainly among the best
  • For Android fans, Target is giving out a $300 Gift Card if you buy Samsung’s Galaxy Note 9, Galaxy S9 or Galaxy S9 Plus. The deal is valid only if you activate the device on Verizon or AT&T
  • You can also get $200 Target Gift Card on the purchase of Google’s latest Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL smartphones with qualified activation on Verizon
  • Sam’s Club is offering a $300 Gift Card if you buy Galaxy Note 9, Galaxy S9 or Galaxy S9 Plus from their store and activate the device with select carriers
  • Samsung is currently offering a Starter Kit promo, allowing you to save up to $300 on the bundle. The deal is valid from Nov.3rd to Nov.17th on the Galaxy Note 9, S9, and S9 Plus. The Starter Kit includes accessories such as a DeX cable, Fast Charge wireless charging stand, a rugged style cover, and AKG Wireless Bluetooth Noise-canceling headphones

Best Black Friday 2018 deals on smartwatches

  • Wal-mart is offering the 38mm Apple Watch Series 3 GPS version with an extra band for $259. That’s $69 in savings on the bundle
  • Target is offering the Apple Watch Series 3 at $200
  • You can get Fitbit Charge 3 activity tracker for $120 at Target, with savings of $30
  • Target is selling Fitbit Versa smartwatch for $149 (save $51)
  • Kohl’s and JCPenney both will be selling Fitbit Versa smartwatch for $150. But if you buy it at Kohl’s, you’ll also get $45 Kohl’s Cash

Best Black Friday 2018 deals on smart home devices

  • Amazon will be selling its popular Echo Spot smart speaker for $100, down from its regular price of $130
  • Costco will be offering an Arlo Pro Smart Home Wireless Security Camera for just $300 during the Black Friday weekend. That’s flat $170 discount on its regular price. The bundle includes smart cameras, an outdoor mount, and an extra battery
  • You’ll be able to buy Google Home Hub for just $99 from Target, a discount of $50 on the regular price
  • Target will also have Amazon Echo available for $69 and Google Home for $79
  • Target will also be selling Amazon Echo Dot for $24

Best Black Friday 2018 deals on laptops and headphones

  • According to Wal-mart’s leaked ads, it will be selling Bose QuietComfort 35 Wireless Headphones II with Google Assistant for $349 with two-day shipping
  • Costco will have Bose On-Ear Bluetooth Headphones – Triple Black for $100, a discount of $60
  • Dell will have Bose QuietComfort 35 II Headphones for $299
  • Apple’s AirPods, which rarely sell at discounts, will be available at Wal-mart at $144, down from the regular price of $159
  • You can pick Beats Powerbeats3 Wireless Earphones – Neighborhood Collection from Target for $90, down from the regular price of $200
  • To celebrate Black Friday, Costco will be selling the popular Dell XPS 13 with 8th-gen Core i7 processor, 16GB memory, and 1TB SSD storage at $500 discount
  • Dell itself will have some exciting deals on the Inspiron line of computers. The Inspiron 11 3000 laptop will be available at a discount of $80. The Inspiron Small Desktop will be selling for $250 (saving of $250) and the Inspiron 15 3000 laptop will be available for just $230

Best Black Friday 2018 deals on TVs

  • Kohl’s will be selling Samsung’s 58-inch 4K smart TV for just $550, down from $900. You’ll also get $165 Kohl’s Cash
  • Kohl’s will have LG 49-inch 4K smart TV plus $90 Kohl’s Cash for $330, down $120 from the regular price
  • Wal-mart will have VIZIO 43-inch Full HD Smart LED TV for $198, marked down from the regular price of $278
  • You can get TCL 50-inch Class 4K Ultra HD Roku LED TV from Costco at $280
  • JCPenney will have LG’s 65-inch UHD 4K LED TV for $600, marked down from the regular price of $800
  • Target will be selling the Element 55-inch Smart 4K UHD TV for $200
  • Target will also have Samsung’s giant 65-inch Smart Curved UHD TV for $800, down $300 from the regular price
  • You can get Polaroid 32-inch LED TV for just $80 at Target

Best Black Friday 2018 deals on gaming consoles

  • Kohl’s will have the Nintendo Switch bundle with Turtle Beach Headset and a carrying case for just $330. You’ll also get $90 Kohl’s Cash
  • Kohl’s will also have the Xbox One X 1TB PUBG console bundle plus $120 Kohl’s Cash for $400 (saving of $130)
  • Dell will be offering the Xbox One S 1TB Battlefield V bundle for $230
  • If you want to buy a PlayStation, head over to Target. The retailer will have PlayStation 4 1TB Spider-Man bundle for $200, marked down from $300. The new Spider-Man title released only a couple of months ago, and has received overwhelmingly positive reviews
  • Target will also be selling Nintendo Switch Mario Kart 8 Deluxe bundle for $300 (save $60)

We will be updating this post as more details emerge. These are some of the best Black Friday 2018 deals out there. But you should know that retailers are not going to sell things at a loss just because it’s Black Friday shopping season. You are not going to find a $1000 laptop for $400. According to research firm eMarketer, the US retail sales will jump 6% to surpass $1 trillion this holiday shopping season (Nov.1 to Dec.31)