Black Friday is just over a week away, but you can already start getting worthwhile tech deals on Amazon. The gigantic e-tailer started off with discounts at the beginning of the month, and now they’re starting to get good.
In previous years, the earliest timing of Black Friday deals was cause for exasperation, but not in 2021. Getting a head start on shopping is a prudent move this year, as warnings about potential inventory shortages and delivery delays shipment due to supply chain issues. rang for weeks. It doesn’t hurt to make sure your holiday gifts arrive on time.
However, you don’t need to worry about pulling the trigger too early. We have reviewed these initial offerings and selected the best ones to highlight. These offers meet our usual criteria for getting a good deal: the price is close to an all-time low or is a greater discount than normally available.
For other deals you can participate in right now, be sure to check out our roundup of the best Black Friday tech deals, the best Black Friday laptop deals, and the best Black Friday gaming deals. You can also acknowledge upcoming sales in our overview of Walmart’s best Black Friday deals.
43-inch 4K Smart TV with Roku
Was: $ 280
Now: $ 220 (21% off)
This one-day deal on this 4K TV cuts it down to a ridiculously low price. As a Roku-branded smart TV, you get built-in support for all your favorite streaming services, including Netflix, Prime Video, ESPN, Disney Plus, and more. It is also compatible with Amazon’s Alexa and the Google Assistant for voice control via the Roku mobile app.
Check out this 43-inch 4K Roku smart TV on Amazon.
Amazon Fire TV 50 and 55 inches
It was: $ 470 and $ 520
Now: $ 330 and $ 380 ($ 140 off)
You can now buy a smart TV at good prices. These two models in particular have Amazon’s Fire TV software for streaming videos and music, and include a remote with Alexa. They also have three HDMI 2.0 inputs and a single HDMI 2.1 eARC port.
See Amazon Fire TV (50 and 55-inch) deals on Amazon.
Amazon Fire TV Omni 50-inch and 55-inch
It was: $ 510 and $ 560
Now: $ 360 and $ 410 ($ 150 off)
Don’t want to bother finding a remote control to give voice commands to your TV? You’ll want one of these Omni versions of Amazon’s smart TVs, which integrate a microphone into the TV. That means you get hands-free support from Alexa to launch apps, search the web for information, and control compatible smart home devices.
See Amazon Fire TV Omni (50 and 55-inch) deals on Amazon.
Was: $ 150
Now: $ 100 ($ 50 off)
Fitbit’s upgraded version of the Inspire 2 has a color screen and a sleek, attractive profile, and its Black Friday sale price is just as attractive. (Especially since it still includes the Fitbit Premium six-month trial.) For this price, it will be difficult to find a tracker that works so well and Perfect match with fashion outfits.
See Fitbit Luxe on Amazon.
Streaming Device Deals
Fire TV stick
Was: $ 40
Now: $ 20 (50% off)
Finding a good, inexpensive streaming device for your TV is easy this year. For just $ 20, you get a TV device loaded with all the apps you could want (no YouTube disputes) and access to Alexa. Support for Amazon’s voice assistant means you only have to speak out loud to launch apps and search for content, as well as to control compatible smart home equipment. Do you need higher resolution or want faster hardware? The Fire TV Stick 4K and Fire TV Stick 4K Max versions are also on sale.
See the Fire TV Stick on Amazon.
Xbox Elite Series 2 Wireless Controller
Was: $ 180
Northow: $ 140 ($ 40 off)
The standard Xbox controller is already great, but if you want to move on to a premium controller that you can customize, you want an Elite 2 controller. It pairs easily with your PC via Bluetooth or with a dedicated dongle.
See the Xbox Elite Series 2 Controller on Amazon.
Smart home devices
Kasa mini smart plug
Was: $ 23
Now: $ 3.50 (84% off)
Here’s a fun one: If you download the Alexa app for your phone (or have an Alexa-enabled device), you can ask for for a sweet deal. By saying “Alexa, order Kasa Smart Mini Plug,” you’ll get this popular power-controlled smart plug for a whopping 84% off. Don’t want to finalize the transaction by voice? It goes to your cart first, so you can pay on a PC.
Get the Alexa app on iOS or Android.