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Here are some of the best Black Friday gadget deals at Target, Best Buy and Walmart

We're only a couple weeks away from Black Friday and three major stores have released their deals for the busiest shopping day of the year.
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We're only a couple weeks away from Black Friday and three major stores have released their deals for the busiest shopping day of the year.

Bargain hunters now have deals from Best Buy, Target and Walmart to peruse ahead of the customary post-Thanksgiving blowout.

Both Best Buy and Target have announced they will open their doors on Thanksgiving Day again this year, Best Buy at 5 p.m., Target at 6 p.m.

Here's a look at some of the best deals on offer:


Target has caught the eye with its deals on Apple products, undercutting the offer from Best Buy on iPad Air 2s and 9.7 inch iPad Pros. Elsewhere there are big discounts on televisions, wearable tech and cellphone deals.

Here are some of Target's top deals:

$150 off 9.7-inch iPad pro/Apple iPad Air 2: Prices will start at $449 and $274, respectively. This beats the $125 discount being offered by Best Buy.

$59.99 for a Polaroid 10.1 inch Android: Reduced from $99.99, Target says this is its lowest price ever for a tablet.

$115 off Jetson V6 Hoverboard: Will be retailing at $284.99 on Black Friday, a $115 discount. Comes with bluetooth speakers.

More than half price Beats Solo Wireless Headphones: Target is taking a massive $180 off the recommended retail price, with shoppers able to get their hands on them for $119.99.

50-inch Samsung 4K TV for less than $400: This is a deal similar to those being offered by Best Buy and Walmart. Target has the 4K UHD Smart TV for $397.99.

Half-price Nintendo 3DS: A "doorbuster" deal (in other words, you have to be at a store when the sale starts), Target is cutting the price of the handheld gaming device in half to $99.99.

Best Buy

The Richfield-based retailer is wasting no time with its deals, offering 16 deals right now with the rest coming on Thanksgiving.

You can find its doorbuster deals here – and listed below are some of the best deals being offered in-store and online.

Two deals on Apple MacBook Airs:Best Buy has cut $200 off the price of Apple's latest MacBook Air model. You can get the 256GB version now for $999.99, or wait two weeks to buy the 128GB version for $799.99 in a doorbuster deal on Thanksgiving.

$400 off Microsoft Surface Pro 4:The 128GB version of the laptop/tablet is on sale right now at $599.99.

49-inch Toshiba TV for just $199.99, 55-inch Sharp for $249.99: These are doorbuster deals, and look to be the cheapest deals between the three stores for a TV of its size by reasonably well-known brands.

Half-price Roku 3 Streaming Player:Another deal available now, this streaming player (which you can use to play Netflix, Hulu, HBO etc. on your TV) comes with a remote control and is now $49.99.

$80 off Garmin Activity Vivo: Garmin's heart rate and activity tracker usually retails for $149.99, but will be available for just $69.99 on Black Friday.

$100 off JBL Xtreme Bluetooth Speaker: This portable speaker currently costs $299.99, but will cost under $200 come Thanksgiving – this is cheaper than anything currently available online, including refurbished ones.


Walmart is only making the preview of its deals available on its app for now, but you can see it here courtesy of

Here are some of its top deals:

No contract iPhone 5S for $99: This deal is for those who don't want to sign up for a two-year contract, getting a (slightly older) iPhone with a monthly rolling phone contract with Straight Talk.

Reductions on FitBits: Walmart is taking $20-$30 off the wearable fitness gadgets, offering the Charge 2, Alta and Flex 2 for between $69 and $129.

$70 off iPad Mini 2: Walmart is offering the smaller version of the iPad for $199, while its cheapest tablet, the RCA 7', is retailing for just $28.

$84 for a Polaroid Instant Camera Bundle: For the money you get a Polaroid Snap camera ($99.99 usually) plus an 8GB microSD card, a USB cord and some zinc printing paper.

$249 for a 500GB Xbox One: This bundle comes with a game, Battlefield One, and is $50 cheaper than usual. Best Buy is offering the more powerful, 1TB Xbox One for $299.

All three stores

$250 money back on an iPhone 7, Samsung Galaxy S7: If you activate an iPhone 7 or Samsung Galaxy S7 cellphone package, you get a $250 gift card.

Target, Best Buy and Walmart are all offering this deal, so it depends on which store you want a gift card for. However those buying the Samsung from Target and Best Buy will get a Gear VR headset worth $150. (Walmart's ad doesn't mention this).

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