January 22, 2021

Amazon Black Friday deals are already live now — save on Eero routers, Sonos speakers, Apple iPads, and more

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Amazon Prime Day might still be fresh in your memory, but

Black Friday
is fast approaching. Black Friday (and Cyber Monday) are the best days of the year to shop for TVs, kitchen appliances, smart home devices, and fashion, and Amazon is one of the most convenient places to shop, especially for Prime subscribers

This year is shaping up to be no different. Although Black Friday officially starts the day after Thanksgiving, Amazon has been offering deals since November 20.

The Fire HD 10 tablet offers the largest display screen in Amazon’s lineup and is 30% faster than older iterations. During Black Friday, this 10-inch tablet drops back down to its Prime Day price of $80.

The Sonos Move looks good, sounds great, and integrates with the rest of the Sonos ecosystem. During Black Friday, this portable speaker drops to $299, $100 off its usual going rate and the lowest price we’ve ever seen.

Shop the Fitbit Charge 4 deal on Amazon here.

Black Friday deals on Amazon devices and services

Shoppers can expect thousands of deals to crop up in the weeks leading up to and following Black Friday 2020, and they include Amazon’s collection of devices, like Ring security cameras, Fire TVs, Kindle ebook readers, Amazon Echo speakers, and eero routers.

The Amazon Echo Show has all the perks of the original, but it adds a touchscreen for streaming Prime Video and making video calls. During Black Friday, shoppers can pick it up for $150, the lowest price we’ve ever seen, plus two bonus Hue bulbs.

The Eero Pro 6 is Amazon’s mesh Wi-Fi routers that are designed to be placed throughout a home, especially in dead zones, and deliver strong and fast Wi-Fi signals.

The Ring Video Doorbell Pro offers many of the perks of the standard Ring doorbell, but the best thing about it is its sleek profile that fits on a door frame. Amazon is offering it at an $80 discount for $169.99 as part of its Black Friday deals running from Nov. 20-27.

This bundle gives you a video doorbell and another screen through which to see who’s at the front door and chat with them remotely. You can get this bundle even cheaper at $149.99 during Amazon’s Black Friday sale running Nov. 20-27, a discount of $124.99

The latest Echo speaker from Amazon takes on a spherical design for more effective room-filling audio. It’s getting a $30 price drop to $69.99 during Amazon’s Black Friday event, which run Nov. 20-27.

Amazon Music Unlimited works on a range of platforms, plus it integrates perfectly with Alexa and offers discounts for Prime subscribers or Echo owners. Sign up now for three months of the service for free.

The Amazon Fire TV Stick 4K streams video in 4K straight to your TV. You can get it even cheaper at a $20 discount during Amazon’s Black Friday sale, which runs Nov. 20-27, bringing the price down to $29.99.

This 32-inch smart TV comes featuring Amazon’s Fire TV interface baked right into a 720p resolution display with integrated Wi-Fi for an excellent deal price of just $100.

The Echo Dot may be the entry-level option on this list, but it’s still just as smart as its siblings, plus, its small size is its biggest asset. Right now, this smart speaker is down to $30.

The Bose QuietComfort 35 II are still excellent headphones and exist alongside the newer Bose 700 as a more affordable wireless noise cancelling option. They are 33% off during Amazon’s Black Friday sale running Nov. 20-27.

Samsung makes some of the best microSD cards on the market. This EVO microSD card can be used to expand the storage on your smartphone or Nintendo Switch. This particular card drops to an all-time low of $25 during Black Friday.

The Razer Basilisk X gaming mouse is known for its striking design and incredible performance. During Black Friday, shoppers can grab this wireless mouse for a low $40, the lowest price we’ve ever seen.

When Mario and Princess Peach are kidnapped in a haunted hotel, it’s up to Luigi to face his fears and save the day in this ghost-busting adventure. This and several more Nintendo exclusives are $20 to $30 off during Black Friday sales at Amazon, GameStop, Target, Best Buy, and Walmart.

for Nintendo Switch

This 128GB memory card from Sandisk and year-long subscription to Nintendo’s online services bundle is valued at nearly $55. Right now it’s currently at an all-time low of $35, which tops what it sold for during Prime Day.

If your gaming library has completely filled your console’s storage, the WD_Black 5TB hard drive will provide able space for more content.

Amazon Black Friday home and kitchen deals

Bidets have only started to catch on in the United States in the past few years, though they’re common and quite popular in parts of the Middle East, Europe, and Asia. During Black Friday, you can save $10 off this barebones model.

Though it’s listed for more, this oven from Breville typically only sells for $400 — but this drop to $320 is still a great deal. It has an LCD display and 13 different cooking modes to help you cook exactly how you need to.

Black Friday is an annual sales event that traditionally happens at the end of November, after Thanksgiving, and it’s followed closely by

Cyber Monday
. This year, Black Friday and Cyber Monday land on November 27 and November 30, respectively.

Amazon will officially kick off its Black Friday deals on November 20, with discounts on tons of products including Amazon-branded goods, Echo devices, Ring smart home devices, and more. Just like during Prime Day, Amazon is highlighting several small businesses during its Small Business Holiday Deals sale, with up to 20% off select products. 

Amazon is the everything store — which means if something is on your shopping list, it will likely see a discount during Black Friday and Cyber Monday.

We’ll likely see huge discounts on Amazon’s in-house brands, Fire devices, Kindles, and Echo smart home gadgetry that matches what we saw during Prime Day. Plus, we expect to see several of Amazon’s services dramatic markdowns like we saw on Prime Day, tweaked slightly. 

Consider Amazon Music Unlimited: On Prime Day, Amazon offered 4 months of its premium tier for $1, while for Black Friday, the offer is 3 free months.

On top of that, the sale will likely encompass every product category Amazon offers, which is to say, everything. Tech, beauty, home and kitchen, fashion, and smart home are some of the categories to be on the lookout for. 

Last year, we saw discounts of up to 50% on streaming sticks, voice assistants, headphones, and more. 

There are two deal types you should be aware of during Black Friday: daily deals and Lightning deals. The former are one-day offers, usually grouped by brand or category, and change at the end of the day. The latter are limited-time offers, often less than 24 hours, released throughout the day.

Each is limited by stock. So, it’s not unwise to reorganize your shopping behavior; create the order first and agonize about the purchase afterward (you can always cancel the order before it ships without any penalty.) 

  • We only choose products that meet our high standard of coverage, and that we’ve either used ourselves or researched carefully.
  • We will compare the prices against other retailers like Target and Best Buy and only included the deals that are the same or better (not including promotional discounts that come from using certain credit cards).
  • All deals are at least 20% off, with the occasional exception for products that are rarely discounted or provide an outsized value.

Unlike Prime Day, which required a Prime subscription, Amazon’s Black Friday sale is open to everyone. 

However, shopping on Amazon costs more and takes longer without a Prime membership. That said, if you’re like most Americans and plan to do most of your holiday shopping during Black Friday, we strongly suggest you become a Prime member.

A Prime membership costs $13 per month, or $119 for a full year, which may seem steep, but it’s still completely worth it. Of course, you could sign up for a 30-day trial, or just pay for a month-long membership. (You’re in the window where you can start now, shop Black Friday and Cyber Monday, and not have to pay for the subscription.) Amazon also offers discounted Prime memberships for a few select groups.

No matter how you spin it, subscribing to Prime is the best way to make the most out of Amazon during Black Friday and Cyber Monday.

Can I order online and pick up in a store?

Unlike Target, Best Buy, and Walmart, Amazon shoppers are unable to shop at a store.

However, Amazon offers a few ways to ship your orders in addition to the standard two-day shipping, including free same-day shipping (which may be hard to come by during Black Friday), Amazon Day scheduled deliveries, and Amazon Hub Locker pickup, which offers a self-service delivery location, or locker, to pick up and return your orders.