Black Friday is so famous as the most money-saving day of the year, it’s now turned into a week (or more) long event among many of your favorite retailers and websites. Some stores kick off their sales days or even weeks earlier than the actual day, others extend it for days afterwards, and a handful do both. And whether you’re a traditionalist who sticks to the Friday morning madness after Thanksgiving or prefer to stay home and shop online every day new bargains are posted, this year’s savings on the items atop your wishlist are truly phenomenal.
Like last year, tech savings are once again slated to top the bargain lists. Check out these deals on unique items from four of the top contenders to snag yourself a couple shiny new toys:
Chamberlain MyQ Smart Garage Hub: $30, Save $100
Control your garage door from anywhere with a simple app, and get alerts when anyone tries anything funny when you’re away from home. MyQ works with most garage doors through support from Google Assistant, HomeKit, and IFTTT. Best of all, this gadget provides convenience and home security at the lowest price just when you need it: during inclement weather and the busy holiday season.
Polk Command Bar: $199, Save $100
A built-in Alexa control in the Polk Command Bar hears your commands on the first try, which means no more repeating requests. A wireless subwoofer guarantees optimum sound quality, and the device’s plethora of connectivity options includes dual HDMI and the ability to easily add a Fire TV Stick.
UE Boom 2: $70, Save $110
Use the new UE Boom to rock out to your favorite tunes and share them with the world with optimal clarity and volume. This compact wireless warrior is 100-percent waterproof as well as shock and stain resistant, so it can party with you anywhere for up to 15 hours. For stereo sound, just hook it up to a second UE speaker.
Apple Watch Series 4 GPS + Cellular (40mm): $349, Save $100
This Black Friday, you’ll be able to get the Apple Watch Series 4 at the lowest price since it was introduced in September. Not only does the latest model include a bigger, simpler display, faster reaction time. and increased volume, it also boasts high and low heart-rate detection, an FDA-approved ECG app with more comprehensive heart readings, and fall recognition with an accompanying SOS trigger
Sonos Beam Shadow Edition: $300, Save $100
Use the Sonos Beam to fill any room with crystal-clear sound (including human voices at the best clarity) calibrated by Oscar-winning sound engineers at the lowest price ever. Choose between Amazon Alexa or Google Assistant for voice controls. iPhone users will also appreciate the Beam’s Apple AirPlay 2 support.
Dell Inspiron 15 3000: $350, Save $120
When you just need the basics, this Dell’s Core i3 machine is both ideal and affordable. It includes 8GB of RAM, an extraordinarily large (512GB) solid-state drive, and a 15.6-inch touchscreen with exceptionally good resolution (1,920 x 1,080 pixels). Talk about everyday computing you can count on!
Eufy RoboVac robot vacuum: $179, Save $220
Whether you have hardwood, laminate, or marble floors, you’ll find this amazing robot vacuum cleaner to be exactly what you need. It also connects via Wi-Fi to Alexa or Google Assistant, so you can command it to start cleaning when you walk out the door and come back to find everything spotless.
10.5-inch iPad Pro (512GB): $599, Save $400
Using a model released in 2017, Walmart upgraded this popular tablet with 512GB of storage and Apple’s A10X processor. The display is larger and flawless, storage options abound, and the cameras are better than ever. Proof that the best gifts really do come in small packages.