Thinking what’s a great deal around Black Friday and what should be left alone? Then you are just one of many, as most people try to figure out the answer to this question while they are deluged with deals online or in stores. There is however, little to worry about when it comes to solving this particular riddle as the best black Friday products and deals are frequently sifted through by experts, and we have brought together all the important information below to help you make the right choice, this year and in the years to come.
Buy Smartphones and Mobile Devices
Some of the hottest devices are those from Apple and around the black Friday period there are big discounts provided on iPhones and iPads released in the previous year. There are also a number of stellar offerings on the Apple devices released this year, as a result you can pick up an Apple iPad 9.7″ after taking advantage of $30 discount.
Samsung the other major flagship smartphone manufacturer, often mentioned in the same breath as Apple, is also featured in Black Friday discounts. The Samsung Galaxy Note 9 which released this year is expected to be offered with a $300 gift card and the same goes for the Google Pixel 3 XL, and these can be availed of with activation on specified carriers such as Verizon.
Fitness Trackers and Smartwatches to Stake your Money On
Increasing competition between fitness trackers and smartwatches in the market means that interested buyers can choose from several that are discounted each year around Black Friday.The Apple Watch Series 3, which was the latest smartwatch from the company until September is a popular choice this year with a discount bringing its price down to about $199.99. While the newest Fitbit Charge 3 which was released recently will be available for a reduced price of $119.95.
Do not Ignore Doorbusters for TVs and Electronics
With people looking to upgrade their TVs and other electronic appliances come black Friday major stores like Target have doorbuster deals that are centered on them and these fall in the “must buy” segment. Some of the biggest deals for electronics are available in store and this year advertisements showcasing them have already arrived. Taking advantage of these “doorbusters” you can buy top of the line electronics, and one such deal this year allows you to buy a 55-inch 4K UHD TV for as low as $199.99. Importantly the pricing that Target has announced in its advertisements this year, are expected to be matched by other big-box retailers such as Walmart, and in some instances they will even be lower.
Video Games and Gaming Bundles Get Attractive Discounts
Video games which are long standing favorites among school and college students are some of the best offers available on Black Friday. This year too major retailers are getting into the action and offering several discounts on games and bundles. Games are priced anywhere from $15 upwards and if you want to buy AAA titles for various gaming consoles you can take advantage of steep discounts to stock up. GameStop and other retailers usually offer the best discounts and often these extend to gaming bundles which include consoles, such as an Xbox One or PlayStation 4 which are combined with specific games. This year retailers like Target are offering the hugely popular Spider-Man game along with a bundled 1 TB PlayStation 4, both of which come with a price tag of $199.99.
Hunt for Big and Small Home appliances
Retailers provide massive discounts that extend up to 40%, on big appliances for the home and kitchen and so it is a good idea to buy that new refrigerator or dryer that you want. Coffee makers, slow cookers and waffle makers also see discounts and often their prices fall to around $10-20 each.
Hold off on Buying Christmas Decorations
Loading up on Christmas decorations when hunting for Black Friday deals might seem an attractive option, but stop before you put money on wrapping paper or an artificial Christmas tree. In fact the time around Black Friday do not see the best discounts on decorations and baubles as they are usually cheaper nearer to Christmas day.
Move Away from Bedding and Outdoor Items
Planning to upgrade your patio and install new furniture or thinking of investing in a grill? All of this can be kept on hold during Black Friday, as these items do not come with the best discounts. Instead buying outdoor furniture should be reserved for the period after the end of summer. As the weather grows colder upgrading bedding with new coverlets, bedspreads, comforters and duvets can be on your mind. However, if you are looking for discounted items to ensure that you do not overshoot your budget then do not shop during Black Friday. Bedding generally is priced the lowest during the month of January and big discounts results in you being able to get up to 70 percent off.
Avoid Winter Attire and Toys
Clothing for the winter, toys and rebates that have to be mailed in should also not be on your list of things to buy during black Friday. Winter clothing gets the biggest discounts before spring, while toys are cheapest just before Christmas. As for mail in rebates they are just too troublesome, often forgotten and should be avoided.
Also ensure you check out doorbusters that pop up on online, and are available until Cyber Monday. Finally if you are online or in a store take advantage of deals around airfare and hotel stays to get the most out your holiday budget.