Over the last several years, Black Friday has crept up earlier and earlier. Best Buy has jumped on this trend with its own early Black Friday deals. You can find deals on the breadth of product categories that Best Buy offers, which is quite a range. Apple’s latest and greatest products are seeing discounts, as are some capable TVs, impressive audio equipment and even home appliances.
If you’re looking to do some Black Friday shopping but don’t necessarily want to squeeze it all in around the Thanksgiving holiday when you’d rather be with family, this presents a good opportunity to start snagging some deals without the rush.
Apple’s M2 MacBook Air is an exceptional laptop. It offers serious performance from its M2 chip and extreme efficiency that will let you run it through the workday with battery to spare. All of that’s packed into a sleek, portable design.
Need more screen space? The 15-inch MacBook Air stretches the screen and chassis to offer just that, but it remains slim and portable. This model also gets the M2 chip that proved so capable in other Apple systems and continues to provide exceptional battery life.
Apple’s best earbuds can always benefit from a lower price, and this deal cuts 20% off the price tag. You’ll get clear sound, capable ANC and effective transparency so you can always tune in to what matters. And with USB-C charging as well as MagSafe, you’ll have an easy time keeping this charged up alongside the latest and future iPhones.
Even though they’re a little more dated, the second-generation AirPods are still a capable pair of earbuds, thanks to simply and seamlessly pairing with Apple devices. The extra benefit is how affordable they are, and this deal just makes them more so.
Apple’s latest base-level iPad is a powerful upgrade over its predecessor. It comes with a revised design that looks great and offers delightful colors. The tablet runs on a potent A14 Bionic chip for fast everyday operation and gaming. This model also makes the jump to USB-C, better aligning it with the latest and future Apple devices.
You can get an elegant 2-in-1 laptop in the HP Envy 2-in-1 with a large touchscreen, potent and efficient Ryzen 7 7730U processor and enough storage and memory for everyday users to avoid slowdowns. All that’s coming at a great price.
Lenovo has a large and affordable 2-in-1 laptop with the Yoga 7i. It features a sizable 16-inch touchscreen display that can flip over backward for tablet-like use. The system runs on a low-power Intel Core i5-1355U processor for longer battery life, and it has 16GB of memory to support more intense multitasking.
LG’s A2 OLED continues to be one of the most affordable ways to experience the majesty of an OLED display. This 48-inch model will be good for a small living room with dim lights, where you’ll get to see its extensive color married with the pure blacks of its OLED panel. At $550, it’s a steal.
The SteelSeries Arctis 9 is an exceptionally versatile wireless gaming headset delivering quality audio and clear communications. With Bluetooth connectivity and a mic that tucks away, it’s just as good out of the home. For those not playing on a PlayStation or PC, the SteelSeries Arctis 9X for Xbox is also on sale.
Marshall speakers usually come at a premium, but this deal erases that. The Marshall Action II still offers that classic style and offers 60W of power pumping through a pair of tweeters and a single woofer. You can connect audio sources over Bluetooth 5.0 or an aux cable. Volume, bass and treble are adjustable via control knobs on top of the unit. Just note, this isn’t a battery-powered speaker.
You can snag this powerful, smart soundbar for a huge chunk off with this deal. The Sony HT-A5000 soundbar offers a robust assortment for speakers, including up-firing drivers, letting it create the spatial sound necessary for Dolby Atmos. You can stream audio directly to the soundbar, and with multiple HDMI ports, you can plug your streaming media device directly into it and then pass the video signal on to the TV in case your TV doesn’t support eARC for Dolby Atmos. This soundbar is also just a starting point, as you can expand it later with additional speakers.
If you already know you want more sound out of the above Sony HT-A5000 speaker, you can take the $300 you saved on it to grab this discounted subwoofer. This unit pairs wirelessly with the HT-A5000 and a variety of other Sony soundbars, providing them with a bunch of extra oomph to really make your room rumble.
You can get a lot of cooking done quickly with this Bella Pro Series air fryer. It features a 9-quart volume, letting you fit more food in at once than many competitors. It even lets you make better use of that space with a partition, so you can cook two different items in different ways at once. Its nonstick basket, divider and trays are all safe to go in the dishwasher as well, making cleanup just as easy.
EcoFlow makes some of our favorite power storage devices, and the River 2 is a smaller, lower-power version of our favorite solar generator. It offers up to 600W of power output from a 256Wh battery pack, and it can recharge fully in just an hour when connected to AC. Like its bigger sibling, it can also charge from solar panels for off-grid use.
Short on space? This combo washer/dryer from GE’s Profile line offers a large capacity for getting all your laundry done in one go while taking up much less space than separate washers and dryers. The deal also includes free installation and haul-away for your old washer.
You can stop washing all your dishes by hand. This deal makes a capable dishwasher available for just shy of $500. The unit has a stainless steel interior and two racks ready to hold plenty of dishes, cups and silverware. LG claims it runs at just 50 decibels, so you don’t have to worry so much about running it late at night when you’re going to bed.
Taking care of your health is a lot easier with a capable smartwatch, and the Fitbit Sense 2 is an especially powerful one. It offers detailed tracking on your activity, heart, stress and sleep. If you need reminders or encouragement to stay active, it can also provide that. And with this deal, you’ll also get six months of Fitbit Premium, giving you access to more insights and fitness programs.