Black Friday is supposed to start at the end of the month, but Best Buy’s Black Friday sale is already here. While there will continue to be plenty of early deals going live, Best Buy has a Price Match Guarantee—if you purchase a qualified item at the retailer and the price drops lower later on in the holiday season, you can request a price match. We’ve highlighted our favorite deals below, but you can browse the full sale here.
If you have a paid My Best Buy Membership, you can access some exclusive deals, but they’re not worth the yearly fee if you haven’t already joined. We’ve rounded up more discounts in our Best Early Black Friday Deals roundup, and check our Black Friday shopping tips for more advice.
We test products year-round and handpicked these deals. Products that are sold out or no longer discounted as of publishing will be
crossed out. We’ll update this guide through November.
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This is our top TV recommendation if you’re looking for the best bang for your buck. The Hisense U8K (8/10, WIRED Recommends) has a mini-LED display that delivers excellent black levels, and it comes with a Google TV interface that’s easy to use. There’s a 120-Hz screen refresh rate for gaming and decent speakers. The feet are on the ends though, so you’ll want to mount it or pair it with a long TV stand.
If you’re in a bright room and you don’t want to get black-out curtains, then this TV will satisfy (8/10, WIRED Recommends). The mini-LED backlighting gets bright so it can squash the glares from the window. There’s a center pedestal stand, so it’ll work on any media console, plus a 120-Hz screen refresh rate for fast-paced games.
This deal is just $3 more than the best price we’ve tracked for the LG C3 OLED. The set is the Best TV for gamers thanks to its super-smooth 120 Hz refresh rate and 9.1 millisecond response time. True to LG OLED models, the black levels are perfection and far deeper than any TV in this list.
We’ve been fans of TVs with Roku’s interface for a while, and Roku’s in-house line makes our favorite entry-level TV. For the price, WIRED editor Parker Hall was impressed with the picture and color on the screen. It doesn’t have the best refresh rate for gaming, but otherwise, it’s hard to beat at this price (especially on sale).
The Google Pixel 7A (8/10, WIRED Recommends) is our favorite Pixel phone and the best Android phone for most people. It has great value when it’s full-price, so this discount makes it extra enticing. It’s snappy, powerful, water-resistant, and capable of charging wirelessly. The camera is great too.
We’ve seen this deal before, but this is still a solid price for the Google Chromecast (8/10, WIRED Recommends). The gadget is a good pick for cord-cutters and specifically for people with 1,080p TVs (if you have a 4K TV, the Chromecast 4K is also on sale). The interface is nice (it includes a remote) and there’s even built-in Google Assistant. Just keep in mind that you may have to manually clear the cache frequently since there’s not a lot of onboard storage.
The Google Pixel Tablet (7/10, WIRED Recommends) is a fantastic Android tablet, especially with the included charging dock—which doubles as a speaker. Every capacity and color is on sale right now. The performance and screen are both great for the price, but we wish the battery life and available accessories were better. You can set up to eight user profiles, so anyone in the family can use it with their own apps and home screen.
The Google Pixel Buds Pro (9/10, WIRED Recommends) are truly excellent earbuds. They’re featured in our list of the Best Wirefree Earbuds as the top pick for Android phone users. This deal price matches the lowest we have seen. With punchy bass, a comfortable fit, and solid battery life, it’s hard to find a better pair of headphones for the money.
We love the Beats Fit Pro (9/10, WIRED Recommends). They’re some of the Best Wireless Headphones for Workouts. While they’re better if you use an iPhone, the headphones are still compatible with Android devices. The fit is comfortable, the sound quality is top-notch, and the noise canceling and microphones perform well to boot.
The Turtle Beach Recon Cloud is an honorable mention in our Best Mobile Gaming Controllers guide. We’ve seen it drop to $25 before, but this is still a good deal price. The Xbox-branded controller supports Xbox Cloud Gaming and Remote Play, plus it’s compatible with Android and Windows devices. Programmable buttons and customizable sensitivity settings are a plus.
Smart Home and Kitchen Deals
The Google Nest Hub Max (8/10, WIRED Recommends) is our favorite smart display for a lot of reasons—the 10-inch touchscreen display, the solid speakers, and the camera features, to name a few. It also doubles beautifully as a digital photo frame if you’re a Google Photos user.
The Echo Show 5 is typically overpriced at $90, but the deal price of $40 matches the best we have tracked. Just keep in mind that it goes on sale quite frequently. We prefer the Echo Show 10 for its larger size, but the smaller footprint of the Echo Show 5 is good for a nightstand or tiny kitchen.
This is a price match of the deals we saw on Prime Day. The Nest Video Doorbell is our favorite smart doorbell. Its reliable performance and solid video resolution place it far and above other similarly priced options.
Nanoleaf’s beautiful wall panels are eye-catching but usually pricey. While this isn’t a spectacular discount, it’s still a good sale to jump on if you’ve got the wall space for these hexagonal wall panels. Use that $40 to shop around the rest of Nanoleaf’s range of smart lights.
It wouldn’t be Black Friday without a KitchenAid stand mixer deal. The 5.5-quart bowl capacity can handle big batches of holiday cookies, dinner rolls, and other goodies. There are 11 speed options and the mixer comes with three attachments (the standard paddle, dough hook, and whisk).