Who doesn’t love getting some great tech and software for cheap on Black Friday? We’ve rounded up some of the best deals for smart homes, VPNs, and more, doing the work so you don’t have to.
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Black Friday is essentially the time of year where everything you’ve been eyeing is on sale. From big-ticket items like TVs and laptops to smart lights and flash drives, there’s always some way to save some money—whether you’re checking off your shopping list or buying something for yourself.
Below, we’ve rounded up some of the best Black Friday deals for you. If you’re looking for Apple, PC, or data storage deals, head on down to the bottom of this article and check out their individual roundups!
Black Friday and TV deals pretty much go hand and hand with one another—many people wait until the holiday shopping season to upgrade their television set.
As such, there are hundreds of great deals to take advantage of for Black Friday. So many, in fact, that it’s easier to mention what’s not on sale than list everything great out. To help narrow it down, though, check out some of our excellent TV buying guides to see what set will work best for you:
Looking to upgrade your television but not sure which one to get? The LG C1 model is a fantastic TV that’ll please most people.
Black Friday is a fantastic time to start or expand your smart home, with many retailers putting items on great discounts during the holiday shopping season. Smart home devices also make for fantastic gifts, so it’s a great place to start shopping if you’re not sure what to get someone.
For a good place to start, check out Amazon’s smart home product hub, which has a great list of smart home products, many of them on sale.
If you’re looking for some specific deals, though, we have you covered:
- Echo Dot (3rd Gen) with Sengled Color Bulb for $20 at Amazon
- Nanoleaf Shapes Triangles Smarter Kit for $170 at Amazon
- eufy Security Smart Doorbell for $99 with coupon clip at Amazon
- Google Nest Hub Smart Display (2nd Gen) for $50 at Best Buy
- Google Nest Learning Smart Wi-Fi Thermostat for $180 at Best Buy
Need more information on smart home devices? We have all sorts of commerce and how-to articles to answer your questions.
Echo Dot and Sengled Smart Bulb
Looking to start small with your smart home? This Echo Dot and smart light combo is light on your wallet and easy to set up.
Lots of VPNs get nice holiday deals to take advantage of, so it’s a great time to get or renew your subscription to keep yourself secure for the year to come.
While you can pick any great VPN and most of them will have holiday specials, our recommendation is to go with our favorite VPN overall, ExpressVPN. With ExpressVPN, you can buy a year of the service’s premium subscription for $100 and get three additional months for free.
ExpressVPN Black Friday Sale
For Black Friday and Cyber Monday, buy one year of ExpressVPN and get three months free!
We’ve only hit the tip of the tech iceberg when it comes to Black Friday deals, but that doesn’t mean we’re going to leave you high and dry. Here are some other great deals to consider:
- Kindle Paperwhite Kids for $115 at Amazon
- Fitbit Versa 2 for $120 at Best Buy
- Sony WH-1000XM4 Noise-Cancelling Headphones for $248 at Best Buy
- iRobot Roomba 694 Robot Vacuum for $179 at Amazon
- Roku Streaming Stick 4K for $30 at Best Buy
Make sure to also check out our Buying Guides section for great products recommendations and more tech shopping tips!
Sony WH-1000XM4 Headphones
Nothing beats a great pair of headphones. That is, except a great pair of headphones on sale. Sony’s fantastic XM4s are $100 off for Black Friday.
If you’re looking for even more great Black Friday deals, check out our other roundups:
Finally, you can head on over to our Holiday 2021 Gift Guide, where you can learn about all sorts of great products, regardless of whether they’re on sale or not.
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