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Nintendo Switch v2 with $20 eShop credit for $299 Includes free carrying case, too $299 at Walmart
Amazon Echo Dot (third-gen): $22 You save $28 $22 at Amazon
Echo Dot with Clock: $35 You save $25 $35 at Amazon
JBL Clip 3 wireless travel speaker: $40 You save $30 $40 at Amazon
Instant Pot Duo60 6 Qt 7-in-1 pressure cooker for $49 You save $51 $49 at Walmart
Amazon Echo Show 5: $45 You save $45 $45 at Daily Steals
Bose SoundLink Micro: $69 You save $30 $69 at Amazon
Amazon Echo (third-gen): $60 You save $40 $60 at Amazon
Amazon Echo Show 8: $80 You save $50 $80 at Amazon
Arcade1UP Galaga/Galaxian Arcade Machine: $199 You save $100 $150 at Walmart
Insignia 32-inch Fire Fire TV Edition: $120 You save $50 $120 at Amazon
Mission: Impossible 6-movie Blu-ray collection: $23 You save $25 $23 at Walmart
Propel Star Wars X-Wing Battle Drone: $40 You save $140 $40 at eBay
Vizio P-Series Quantum X: $1,200 for 65-inch You save $200 $1,200 at Costco
Sega Genesis Mini for $50 You save $30 $50 at Walmart
JBL Live 650BTNC: $130 You save $70 $130 at Best Buy
Sonos One voice-controlled smart speaker: $169 You save $30 $169 at Amazon
Tidal: Free Sennheiser HD 4.50BT headphones with 1-year subscription You save $100 $120 at Tidal
Lenovo S340 14-inch Chromebook: $200 You save $100 $200 at Costco
Sceptre 27-inch HDMI monitor: $100 You save $100 $100 at Walmart
Amazon Music Unlimited: 4 months for 99 cents You save $39 $1 at Amazon
Mint Mobile: Any plan for $15 per month You save 40% See at Mint Mobile
Fossil Sport 41mm smartwatch: $149 You save $126 $149 at Fossil
Sceptre 65-inch 4K Ultra HD TV: $380 You save $520 $380 at Walmart
Amazon Fire 7 Kids Edition Tablet: $60 You save $40 $60 at Amazon
Living DNA Ancestry Kit: $69 You save $30 See at Living DNA
NordicTrack S15i Studio Cycle: $1,120 You save $479 $1,120 at Amazon
Fitbit Versa 2: $130 (expired) You save $70 $130 at Amazon
Nintendo Switch with Mario Kart 8 Deluxe: $300 (expired) You save $50. Note: This is the OG Switch, not the new one $300 at Amazon
Disney Plus one-year subscription: $60 (expired) You save $10 $60 at Disney Plus
PS4 Slim (1TB) with 3 great games: $200 (expired) Includes God of War, Horizon Zero Dawn and The Last of Us Remastered $200 at Walmart
Apple AirPods with Charging Case: $140 (expired) You save $19 versus Apple Store price $140 at Amazon
AfterShokz Air Open-Ear Wireless Bone Conduction Headphones: $100 (out of stock) You save $20 $100 at Amazon
Hulu for $1.99 per month (expired) First year for under $24 $2 at Hulu
65-inch TCL 6-Series 4K Roku TV (65R625): $700 at Amazon, Walmart, Best Buy and others (expired -- back to $800) You save $400 $700 at Best Buy
Apple iPad 10.2 (32GB): $249 (expired) You save $80 $249 at Amazon
Xbox One X bundle with Jedi: Fallen Order Deluxe Edition: $349 (expired) You save $150 $349 at Walmart
JLabs JBuds Air: $30 (expired) You save $20 $30 at Best Buy
Apple AirPods Pro: $235 (expired) You save $15 $235 at Amazon
Amazon Fire HD 8 tablet: $50 (expired) You save $30 $50 at Amazon
Red Dead Redemption 2: $25 (expired) You save $35 $25 at Best Buy
Apple MacBook Air (current-gen): $900 (expired) You save $200 $900 at Best Buy
RemoBell S Smart Video Doorbell: $79 (expired) You save $20 $79 at Olive & Dove
Lenovo IdeaPad 330s: $299 (expired) You save $150 $299 at Walmart
RCA 70-inch 4K UHD Roku TV: $530 (expired) You save $369 $530 at Walmart
Sennheiser Wireless Noise-Canceling Headphones: $80 (out of stock) You save $120 $80 at Amazon
Apple HomePod: $200 (expired) You save $100 $200 at Best Buy
Lenovo 2-in-1 Chromebook: $179 (expired) You save $100 $179 at Best Buy
Roku Ultra 2019 Streaming Media Player: $48 (expired) You save $52 $48 at Walmart
Show more (44 deals) This story is part of Holiday Gift Guide 2019, your source for the season's best gifts and deals, hand-picked by the experts at CNET. Cyber Monday is officially in the rear-view mirror -- but there are still plenty of straggler deals for you to take advantage of. We're collecting the best deals still available right here. We've put the remaining deals at the top for easy shopping, followed by the ones that we've confirmed have expired. We've also added the best new deals, including the all-new Walmart Nintendo Switch bundle, below.
Nintendo Switch v2 with $20 eShop credit for $299
Includes free carrying case, too
Walmart If you missed Switch sales during Black Friday or Cyber Monday, we have good news: Walmart has a new bundle that was worth waiting for. For $299, you get:
The "v2" 2019 Switch with maximized battery life
All-new "Mario Red" Joy-Cons (left and right)
A free case
A $20 Nintendo eShop credit
Sale started Tuesday, Dec. 3 at 9 a.m. PT/noon ET. See our Nintendo Switch review.
$299 at Walmart Amazon Echo Dot (third-gen): $22
You save $28
Back to its Prime Day low, the Echo Dot (without the clock) puts all of the smarts of Amazon's voice assistant Alexa into a small and affordable package. Even at its normal price of $50, it's a good deal, so the $22 price is something to celebrate. With voice commands, you can control your smart home devices, check the weather, play music, search the internet and more. You lose some sound quality with the smaller size, but you can plug it into your own speakers to make up for the difference. Read our Amazon Echo Dot 2018 review.
$22 at Amazon Echo Dot with Clock: $35
You save $25
James Martin/CNET C'mon... you want the newer, cooler version with the clock built in, right? It was just introduced in September at $60, but now it's at its lowest price yet: just $35.
Note: Right now, this is available only in one color, and Amazon is showing that it isn't shipping until January, but that may change since shipping times fluctuate. Read our Echo Dot with Clock review.
$35 at Amazon JBL Clip 3 wireless travel speaker: $40
You save $30
David Carnoy One of the best travel speakers is now available at its best price ever. The little Clip 3 is fully waterproof, has a rechargeable battery, sounds great for its size -- and is available in about a dozen cool colors. At this price, it's a steal.
(Note: Most colors were $30 during Cyber Monday and have now been bumped up to $40, though you can still get the pink version for $32.) Read our JBL Clip 3 review.
$40 at Amazon Instant Pot Duo60 6 Qt 7-in-1 pressure cooker for $49
You save $51
Walmart Make your favorite recipes with this Instant Pot, which features a dishwasher-safe inner cooking pot and a three-ply bottom for even heat distribution.
$49 at Walmart Amazon Echo Show 5: $45
You save $45
Tyler Lizenby/CNET After spending a few days at its lowest-ever price of $50, the 5.5-inch smart screen somehow dips even lower. This deal is available from Daily Steals via Facebook Marketplace, and may sell out quickly. If it does, Amazon proper will still have it for $50 -- not a bad consolation deal.
Note: For reasons unknown, this deal won't appear on mobile devices; for now you must use a desktop browser to access it. Read our Amazon Echo Show 5 review.
$45 at Daily Steals Bose SoundLink Micro: $69
You save $30
Sarah Tew/CNET Usually $99, this is the smallest wireless Bose speaker you can buy. It's water-resistant and sounds great for its size. And with no Alexa or Google Assistant on board, there are no privacy worries, either. Read our Bose SoundLink Micro review.
$69 at Amazon Amazon Echo (third-gen): $60
You save $40
Ben Fox Rubin/CNET If you want a smart speaker with Alexa that has a little more oomph to its sound quality, the latest version of the original Echo speaker might be the right choice for you. The older, 2017 Amazon Echo was selling for $50 at one point on Prime Day, but with a list price of $100 for this 2019 update, $60 isn't half bad. Read our Amazon Echo 2019 review.
$60 at Amazon Amazon Echo Show 8: $80
You save $50
Amazon This smart display hasn't even been released yet, but Amazon just trotted out its first discount on the Echo Show 8. It's basically a larger version of the superpopular Echo Show 5 (which is currently on sale for $50, FYI), and therefore better suited to places like the kitchen, where the 8-inch screen makes it easier to view cooking videos and the like. Read our Echo Show 8 review.
$80 at Amazon Arcade1UP Galaga/Galaxian Arcade Machine: $199
You save $100
Arcade1Up Most of Arcade1Up's machines cost around $300. This one -- which is a three-quarter-size version of the original -- costs $199 once it's in your shopping cart. (That's up from $150 earlier, but still below it's $299 list price.) And it looks, sounds and plays exactly like the old arcade machines.
Here are all the other Arcade1Up cabinets that are also on sale.
$150 at Walmart Insignia 32-inch Fire Fire TV Edition: $120
You save $50
Amazon This TV from Best Buy's "house brand" comes with built-in Amazon Fire TV, meaning you can stream sources such as Disney Plus, Netflix, YouTube and, of course, Prime Video. (It was previously $100, and now it's $120. And alas, the free Echo Dot -- previously available when you applied apply the promo code FTVE19 at checkout -- is no longer available.)
$120 at Amazon Mission: Impossible 6-movie Blu-ray collection: $23
You save $25
Walmart Sorry, Bond and Bourne: Pound for pound, there's no action movie series that delivers the goods like Mission: Impossible. This set includes all six titles in both Blu-ray and digital formats. It normally sells for anywhere from $48-$60.
The bundle is also available from Amazon for the same price. It was previously $20, but it's now $23.12.
$23 at Walmart Propel Star Wars X-Wing Battle Drone: $40
You save $140
Andrew Hoyle/CNET Sorry, gotta do it: The Force is strong with this one. Propel's drones originally sold for $180. They're incredibly fun to fly, and if you're able to find the TIE Fighter or Speeder Bike elsewhere, you can engage in actual aerial dogfights. These are getting increasingly hard to find, so don't miss this for just $40 (up from $37, earlier).
$40 at eBay Vizio P-Series Quantum X: $1,200 for 65-inch
You save $200
Sarah Tew/CNET One of the best TVs we've reviewed this year is available at a huge discount. With insane light output, powerful local dimming and one of the best HDR pictures we've tested, this Vizio is a certified beast. Note, though, that is is up $200 from its earlier low price at Costco.
Here's where you can sign up for a Costco membership if you don't already have one. Read our Vizio P-Series Quantum X review.
$1,200 at Costco Sega Genesis Mini for $50
You save $30
With more than 80 built-in games, the Sega Genesis Mini is the best retro console of 2019. And now it's discounted from $80 to just $50. Read our Sega Genesis Mini review.
$50 at Walmart $50 at Best Buy $50 at Adorama JBL Live 650BTNC: $130
You save $70
Sarah Tew/CNET If you can't afford premium noise-canceling models from Bose and Sony, IOS Games the JBL Live 650BTNC Wireless Noise Canceling Headphones list for $200 and they're great. This week, you can get them for $70 off -- though that's up from the earlier $100 price. Read our JBL Live 650BTNC review.
$130 at Best Buy Sonos One voice-controlled smart speaker: $169
You save $30
Sarah Tew/CNET The Sonos One is a great-sounding smart speaker that supports both Alexa and Google Assistant. This is the latest version, discounted $30. That's a bit less than the discount for Cyber Monday, but still decent. Read our Sonos One review.
$169 at Amazon Tidal: Free Sennheiser HD 4.50BT headphones with 1-year subscription
You save $100
Tidal Looking for a new place to hang your music-streaming hat? Tidal rivals the best of them, with a library of over 60 million songs and competitive pricing. A one-year subscription runs $120 -- basically $10 per month -- but for a limited time, you can score a free pair of Sennheiser HD 4.40BT headphones with that subscription. Those popular over-the-ear cans list for $100.
Of course, Tidal is perhaps best known for its HiFi option, and if you grab a one-year subscription to that ($240), you'll receive your choice of free Sennheiser HD 4.50BTNC headphones or IE 80 S ear-canal earbuds. Read our HD 4.50BTNC review.
$120 at Tidal Lenovo S340 14-inch Chromebook: $200
You save $100
Lenovo Built with students in mind, the S340 offers 4GB of RAM, 64GB of storage and a full-HD display. To put this Costco deal in some perspective, Lenovo charges $250 for a configuration with half the storage and a lower-resolution screen.
Here's where you can sign up for a Costco membership if you don't already have one. Read more about the Lenovo S340.
$200 at Costco Sceptre 27-inch HDMI monitor: $100
You save $100
Sceptre That's just a bananas price on a big ol' desktop display. Yes, the 1080p resolution is actually a bit on the low side given the size, but you can tweak your PC's settings to help compensate. Meanwhile, the Sceptre includes VGA, DVI and HDMI inputs and built-in speakers, so you could use it with your game console as well. Heck, plug in a streaming stick and make a TV out of it.
$100 at Walmart Amazon Music Unlimited: 4 months for 99 cents
You save $39
Amazon If you're a newcomer to Amazon's music-streaming service, it's hard to beat a buck for four full months of service. After that, you'll pay the regular rate of $9.99 per month, though you can cancel if you like, without penalty.
$1 at Amazon Mint Mobile: Any plan for $15 per month
You save 40%
Mint Mobile Borrowing a page from McDonald's, which now charges the same price for any size drink, Mint Mobile will sell you any of its three-month plans for $15 per month. Why? Tough to say, but the obvious winner here is the 12GB option, which normally runs $25 per month (already an excellent deal).
For Android Games those unfamiliar with the carrier, Mint offers service for GSM-compatible phones (otherwise known as those compatible with AT&T and T-Mobile). You pay in either three-, six- or 12-month blocks.
Tip: There's currently a $20 cash-back option available from both Rakuten and TopCashback, but the terms are really confusing. (Anyone who's able to figure them out, leave a comment.)
See at Mint Mobile Fossil Sport 41mm smartwatch: $149
You save $126
César Salza/CNET The Fossil Sport hit the scene just about a year ago, bringing oodles of features to the Wear OS watchscape for a reasonable $275. The specs include NFC for Google Pay, GPS, 5-atm water resistance, a heart rate monitor and an altimeter. This sale drops the Sport (light blue only) to just $149, the best price we've seen yet.
$149 at Fossil Sceptre 65-inch 4K Ultra HD TV: $380
You save $520
Walmart A 65-inch TV for $360? Seems like only yesterday that would have been considered a steal on a 55-inch model. It's an entry-level model, to be sure, with no smarts built in; you'll have to add your own Fire TV or Roku streamer for those functions. Thankfully, it has four HDMI inputs, so there's plenty of room for all the gear you might want to plug in. Note that this price is up $20 from its low of $360.
$380 at Walmart Amazon Fire 7 Kids Edition Tablet: $60
You save $40
Amazon This is the lowest price to date on Amazon's kid-friendly tablet, which includes a heavy-duty case (with stand) and two-year worry-free warranty. You also get a year of Amazon FreeTime Unlimited, a $36 value. The tablet is available in your choice of three case colors: blue, pink and purple.
You can also get the Fire HD 8 Kids Edition Tablet for $80, which is $50 off the regular price. It's slightly faster and slightly larger, but otherwise pretty much the same experience for your kids.
$60 at Amazon Living DNA Ancestry Kit: $69
You save $30
Living DNA Curious about your origin story? Living DNA's test is quite comprehensive; it covers your overall ancestry, motherline and fatherline. Plus, family DNA matching is now included as well.
See at Living DNA NordicTrack S15i Studio Cycle: $1,120
You save $479
NordicTrack Before you spend $2,200 or more on a Peloton bike, check out NordicTrack's alternative -- which is literally half the price today and includes a one-year iFit subscription. That's how you'll stream classes to the bike's 14-inch touchscreen, which can rotate away from the bike so you can do other workouts (such as aerobics or yoga).
Particularly cool, the bike offers real-time resistance and incline adjustments, which can be controlled by the class instructor. It also has a built-in fan and comes with 3-pound weights.
$1,120 at Amazon GlassesUSA: Save 65% on all frames
Rich Brown Need new specs? Promo code Black65 will net you a hefty 65% off any frames at GlassesUSA.
See at GlassesUSA Expired deals no longer available
Fitbit Versa 2: $130 (expired)
You save $70
Angela Lang/CNET We recently awarded the Fitbit Versa 2 an Editors' Choice award, citing its reasonable price, IOS Apps long-lasting battery and compatibility across Android and iOS. We called it "one of the best examples of a hybrid fitness tracker and smartwatch you can buy." Normally $200, it's now on sale for $130 -- a $70 discount -- at Amazon, Best Buy, Walmart and Fitbit's own site. Read our Fitbit Versa 2 review.
$130 at Amazon Nintendo Switch with Mario Kart 8 Deluxe: $300 (expired)
You save $50. Note: This is the OG Switch, not the new one
Nintendo Before you buy, be aware that you're getting the original version of the Switch, not the new model. Since that means your battery life will be somewhere between 2.5 and 6.5 hours, you probably want to take advantage of this deal only if you mostly plan to keep it docked. For lots of away missions, you might want to pass on this and get the updated Switch. Here's how to tell the difference between the two Switch consoles by looking at the box art.
Nintendo is bundling the download code for Mario Kart 8 Deluxe with the first-gen version of the Switch for $300, and throwing in a screen protector as well.
Currently available from Amazon and Best Buy. Read our Nintendo Switch review.
$300 at Amazon Disney Plus one-year subscription: $60 (expired)
You save $10
Twitter Baby Yoda, anyone? That's all anyone can talk about, and the only place to see it (er, him? her?) is on Disney's new streaming service. (Of course, it's also home to every other Star Wars property, to say nothing of Marvel, Pixar and so on.)
For Cyber Monday only, customers in the US and Puerto Rico can save $10 on the first year, with an annual subscription that goes for $60 rather than $70. Next year: back to the regular price. Read more about Disney Plus.
$60 at Disney Plus PS4 Slim (1TB) with 3 great games: $200 (expired)
Includes God of War, Horizon Zero Dawn and The Last of Us Remastered
Sony This is the best we've seen this season. Last year, you got the same console plus Spider-Man at this price, so this is a pretty big ramp-up.
God of War
Horizon Zero Dawn: Complete Edition
The Last of Us Remastered
That pulls together three of the best-ever PS4 exclusives -- albeit ones that are not for younger kids.
Read more at GameSpot: The best PS4 Black Friday 2019 deals. Read our Sony PS4 Slim review.
$200 at Walmart Apple AirPods with Charging Case: $140 (expired)
You save $19 versus Apple Store price
Walmart The new AirPods are the baseline true-wireless earbuds. They have an open design and the fit can be finicky for some ears, but they're a nice step up from wired headphones for iPhone users. Read our Apple AirPods 2019 review.
$140 at Amazon AfterShokz Air Open-Ear Wireless Bone Conduction Headphones: $100 (out of stock)
You save $20
Sarah Tew/CNET An absolute favorite among runners, these AfterShokz earbuds are ultralightweight and sweatproof, and their unique bone-conduction design means you can hear your music and podcasts without blocking ambient noise (like, say, the sound of cars or cyclists coming up behind you). Discounts are extremely rare, so grab this one while you can. Read our AfterShokz Air review.
$100 at Amazon Hulu for $1.99 per month (expired)
First year for under $24
Ted Soqui/Corbis via Getty Images If you're looking to take the plunge on Hulu's video service, now is the perfect time. This weekend only, you can scoop up the first year of the service for just $1.99 a month -- $4 less than the usual price. Yes, there are ads, and yes, the price goes up after the first year. But this is still a pretty sweet deal. See complete details.
$2 at Hulu 65-inch TCL 6-Series 4K Roku TV (65R625): $700 at Amazon, Walmart, Best Buy and others (expired -- back to $800)
You save $400
Sarah Tew/CNET If you've been waiting for a good deal on this terrific TV -- we gave it an Editors' Choice Award for its image quality, affordable price and best-in-class Roku TV smarts -- it's here. And you can get it at that price from several places, such as Walmart, in addition to Best Buy. Read our TCL 6-Series 2019 review.
$700 at Best Buy Apple iPad 10.2 (32GB): $249 (expired)
You save $80
The latest iPad has a larger 10.2-inch screen and support for Apple Pencil (sold separately). It's a great deal for anyone with a 2017 (non-Pro) iPad or older. It was available for $230 earlier this weekend from Amazon and Target, but that price didn't last until Cyber Monday. Read our iPad 10.2 review.
$249 at Amazon Xbox One X bundle with Jedi: Fallen Order Deluxe Edition: $349 (expired)
You save $150
Microsoft Sure, you can get an Xbox One S for about $200 less than the Xbox One X, but if you do that you're sacrificing native 4K gaming, and these days, why would you want to do that? For Black Friday, Best Buy is bundling the Xbox One X with the deluxe edition of Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order for $350. If you're a Star Wars fan, this is the bundle to get -- Fallen Order has received enthusiastic reviews, and the deluxe edition adds bonus skins for the BD-1 and Stinger Mantis as well as a digital art book and 90 minutes of behind-the-scenes footage of the making of the game. You can whet your appetite by reading CNET's Sean Keane's extensive look at the Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order game. Oh, and the bundle also includes three months of Xbox Live Gold. Read our Xbox One X review.
$349 at Walmart JLabs JBuds Air: $30 (expired)
You save $20
David Carnoy/CNET They're back: Best Buy again has the JLabs JBuds Air on sale for $30. They normally retail for $50. JLabs makes a lot of true wireless earbuds and these are its most affordable -- a relative bargain at $30 -- and frankly, the only ones I'd buy.
$30 at Best Buy Apple AirPods Pro: $235 (expired)
You save $15
Sarah Tew/CNET The hot-ticket item of 2019 is back in stock at Amazon in time for Cyber Monday. The discount isn't much, but it's something. If you're hoping for an AirPods Pro-like experience at a lower price, check out these five affordable alternatives.
These AirPods are temporarily out of stock, but the deal is still available and will ship when inventory returns. Read our AirPods Pro review.
$235 at Amazon Amazon Fire HD 8 tablet: $50 (expired)
You save $30
This is the Goldilocks tablet in Amazon's line -- you're much better off getting this model instead of the 7-incher (tempting though a Fire 7 may be at $30). Read our Amazon Fire HD 8 Tablet review.
$50 at Amazon Red Dead Redemption 2: $25 (expired)
You save $35
Rockstar Games Red Dead Redemption 2 is one of the biggest hits of the decade, clearing $725 million in its opening weekend last year. In the game, you travel back to 1899, when America's short-lived Wild West era was in its death throes. You get to experience it through the eyes of an outlaw who's trying to survive in that dangerous and dusty world. Right now, you can pick up the Xbox One digital download of Red Dead Redemption 2 for $30 from Amazon or the disc version for $25 from Best Buy. Read GameSpot's review of Red Dead Redemption 2.
$25 at Best Buy Apple MacBook Air (current-gen): $900 (expired)
You save $200
Apple's latest, greatest MacBook Air frequently is on sale for $900. Earlier this week, you could get it for as little as $800, but that deal is gone with the wind. Still, this is $200 less than you'd pay at the Apple Store right now.
This model includes 8GB of RAM and a 128GB solid-state drive. Read our MacBook Air 2019 preview.
$900 at Best Buy RemoBell S Smart Video Doorbell: $79 (expired)
You save $20
RemoBell Already a pretty amazing deal at $99, the RemoBell S is an attractive, hardwired doorbell designed to take the place of your existing bell. I've been using one for about six months, and while I still don't love the forced fisheye view of recorded videos, overall the doorbell has worked really well. And I absolutely do love the free cloud storage.
$79 at Olive & Dove Lenovo IdeaPad 330s: $299 (expired)
You save $150
Sarah Tew/CNET When Lenovo introduced the IdeaPad 330s last year, it started at $500. Now, you can get a nice midrange configuration -- with a quad-core AMD processor, a 256GB SSD and 8GB of RAM -- for under $300. Equipped with a nice 15.6-inch display, the 330s has thinner-than-usual bezels and an aluminum lid. This is a good deal on a solid entry-level laptop. (Note, however, that it was previously $329, so watch for another sale if you're not in a hurry.) Read our Lenovo IdeaPad 330s preview.
$299 at Walmart RCA 70-inch 4K UHD Roku TV: $530 (expired)
You save $369
RCA Recently expired, it's back! In case you ended up missing out on the Samsung deal (above) or prefer a TV with built-in Roku, Walmart has this RCA model at the exact same price. It also has no user reviews, but at least it has three HDMI inputs instead of just two. Don't expect a world-class picture; do expect a huge screen to enjoy watching your shows on. And, hey, same deal: If you're not happy with it, you can take it back to the store.
$530 at Walmart Sennheiser Wireless Noise-Canceling Headphones: $80 (out of stock)
You save $120
Amazon Between Bose, Sony and now Apple with its AirPods Pro, active noise-canceling headphones and earbuds are all the rage. And now, we're seeing an old favorite from Sennheiser that's currently just $80 from Amazon -- down from $200. We reviewed the nearly identical Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC headphones two years ago, and found them to be a formidable Bose competitor at that $200 price. That model is down to $103 on Amazon, but this model -- the HD 4.50 SE -- has literally the exact same specs aside from some cosmetic color differences.
$80 at Amazon Apple HomePod: $200 (expired)
You save $100
Andrew Hoyle/CNET The Apple HomePod faces increasingly stiff competition in the smart-speaker market, starting with Amazon's new, similar Echo Studio. But remember, too, that the HomePod started out at $349; this is your chance to get it for considerably less. If you want wonderful sound and already live in Apple's ecosystem, look no further. Read our Apple HomePod review.
$200 at Best Buy Lenovo 2-in-1 Chromebook: $179 (expired)
You save $100
Lenovo This feels like the kind of deal that would normally be a doorbuster, requiring you to stand in line outside the store for a couple hours. This Chromebook features 4GB of RAM, 32GB of expandable storage and a touchscreen on a 360-degree hinge -- meaning it's suitable for tablet duty as well. The screen may be on the smaller side, but that didn't stop this 2-in-1 from scoring a 4.7-star average rating from over 1,800 buyers.
$179 at Best Buy Roku Ultra 2019 Streaming Media Player: $48 (expired)
You save $52
Sarah Tew/CNET Looking to update some of your older Roku devices? Get the superluxe ultrapremium model for the lowest price ever. The Ultra supports 4K and HDR, of course, and also includes Ethernet and USB ports, a microSD slot and a lost-remote finder. And speaking of that remote, you can plug in wired headphones (JBL earbuds included!) for easy private listening. Read our Roku Ultra review.
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Still with us? This article has been periodically updated to keep it current. What follows is the original version of this article, with plenty of general tips for shopping on Cyber Monday.
It's just over a month until Black Friday, but of course things are starting to ramp up already. Best Buy, for example, already ran a guaranteed-Black-Friday-pricing sale on TVs (now expired) and just unveiled weekly sales on Apple products for members of its free My Best Buy program. And that's just the start. In the next week or so, expect to see "leaked" ads from a growing number of stores, Mobile Apps along with early sales ("Black November," anyone?) and other promotions.
In case you're new to these United States, a quick explanation: Black Friday is the day after Thanksgiving, traditionally the unofficial start of the holiday shopping season. (Today it's better known as the day retail stores try desperately to remind people there are still retail stores.) Cyber Monday happens three days later, with the focus squarely on online shopping.
As always, we'll be watching for all these sales and passing along the best ones. In the meantime, let's talk about the ways you can shop smarter on Black Friday and Cyber Monday. Note that CNET may get a share of revenue from the sale of the products featured on this page.
Read more: When is Black Friday 2019?
1. Don't get caught up in the hype
I've been writing the Cheapskate blog for IOS Games 12 years, and if there's one thing I've learned, it's that every day is Black Friday. Some recent examples: The Amazon Kindle (2019) for $65, the Apple Watch Series 3 for $189, the Nintendo Switch V2 for $263 and APK Mod a refurbished JBL Link 10 speaker for $40. (Some of these have sold out or expired. I'm using them primarily to illustrate my point.)
Will those products be even less on Black Friday? Perhaps, but some of them (like the Kindle and Apple Watch) are already selling at historic lows. Between Valentine's Day, Easter, Mother's Day, Memorial Day, Father's Day, the Fourth of July, Prime Day, Labor Day and Christmas, there are countless opportunities year-round for stores to hold sales. And that's exactly what they do. None of them put all their eggs into Black Friday's basket.
Bottom line: Try to avoid getting caught up in the Friday frenzy. If there's something you want to buy and you spot a great deal before BF, grab it. If you missed a great deal on BF, don't sweat it: Chances are good you'll see it again before long. Trust me on this; I speak from experience.
2. Set up price alerts, and do it now
Suppose you're planning to buy one of the aforementioned items -- say, the Nintendo Switch. But you're not going to pull the trigger unless the price drops to $250 or less. (Psst: It's getting there. Check out today's Switch deal at $262.95.) Just one problem: Short of checking a bunch of stores on a daily basis, how can you find out when that happens?
Honey's Droplist tool can notify you when a product's price drops.
Screenshot by Rick Broida/CNET Simple: Set up price alerts. Free tools including CamelCamelCamel (which works solely with Amazon), Honey, PriceBlink and WikiBuy can notify you when there's a price drop. It might be called a "droplist" or "watchlist," but ultimately it's a way to bookmark store items and find out when they go on sale. This is not only a time-saver, but also a way to insure that a short-lived discount doesn't get away from you.
You may want to use one or more of these tools simultaneously, as some of them let you set thresholds for alerts, while others will notify you if there's any price drop at all.
3. Sit out the doorbuster sales
For many, Black Friday still conjures images of long lines outside the store and crazy crowds inside it -- because that's how it all started. But although lots of retailers still try to lure customers in with "doorbuster" deals, they're not always worth the effort.
Stop the madness! Or, at least, don't participate in it.
Stan Honda/Getty Images For starters, most of the best deals have limited quantities available, meaning you'll have to arrive really early and stand in line for a really long time. Should you really bother doing that to save, say, an extra $20 on a Nintendo Switch? Or get a bargain-basement price on a TV that's not great to begin with?
Probably not. And, remember, once you're in the door, there's a good chance you'll end up spending money on other items you don't need or want. My advice: stay home.
4. Don't forget your cash-back apps
Cash-back app Dosh links to your credit card to automatically score you savings -- not just from online stores, but local ones as well.
Screenshot by Rick Broida/CNET Psst! There's a way to save even more on Black Friday (and Cyber Monday, and every other shopping day of the year): Use a cash-back service.
Read more: Cash-back services: Do they really work?
BeFrugal, Dosh, Rakuten (formerly Ebates), Honey and TopCashback are just a few of the services that will score you extra discounts (in the form of rebates) at many, if not most, stores -- mostly online stores, but some retails ones, too. Dosh in particular is good choice for the latter, but the Rakuten mobile app also supports in-store shopping.
Read more: 4 ways to get cash back without even trying
5. Forget the stuff -- shop for experiences instead
This 51-year-old cheapskate has learned that owning stuff is nowhere near as good as doing stuff. So consider choosing Black Friday and Cyber Monday deals on experiences, the kinds that build memories. Some suggestions:
Live music at small venues
Ballparks in other states
Indoor go-kart racing
In other words, put the phone down, take the headphones off, and get the hell out there. Life moves pretty fast. If you don't stop and look around once in a while, you could miss it.
6. Use virtual credit card numbers
Online shopping is pretty safe overall, but every time you buy something, you're exposing your credit card number. The more stores you patronize, the greater the odds of that number getting stolen.
Solution: Use a virtual credit card, meaning one that's generated for one-time use and doesn't expose your real number. Many banks offer this option. If yours doesn't, check out Token, a free app that produces virtual credit card numbers.
Originally published last year. Updated to reflect new advice and promotions.
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