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OUR FAVORITE BLACK FRIDAY WALMART DEALS:
In recent years, Walmart has really pulled ahead as one of the best stops for deals, Black Friday or otherwise, and they aren’t about to slow down any time soon. Officially, Walmart begins its in-store Black Friday sale at 6 pm local time on Thanksgiving, but their online sale has already started.
Here’s what you need to know:
There are some awesome deals on AirPods
For Black Friday this year, Walmart has the second-generation AirPods with the regular (not wireless) charging case for $30 off, a generous discount when you compare it to Target’s Black Friday price. This also beats the AirPods’ lowest ever price on Amazon by $10. We have a feeling other retailers may start to drop the price on these when they see the competition, but for now, if you want a deal on AirPods then just grab them at Walmart.
Best AirPods deals:
Air fryer are the must-have item this year
If you’ve had an air fryer on your list of items to grab this holiday season, you don’t have to wait until the clock strikes Black Friday. While a few different retailers have these on sale, it’s Walmart’s free 2-day shipping that has us gravitating to the superstore.
Best air fryer deals:
Instant Pot deals are solid for the second year
Join the pressure cooker revolution and snag one of these deals — Instant Pots make great holiday gifts. Walmart is currently going head-to-head against Amazon with dueling Instant Pot deals during the annual shopping holiday. The 6-quart 7-in-1 Duo is just $49, which is $30 off the original price and the same price that it was on Prime Day 2019. This matches the lowest price on Amazon history (actually, it’s $0.95 cheaper), and though Amazon doesn’t release an official ad scan, it’s very possible that it will undercut Walmart with an even better price on the Duo. Meanwhile, Walmart has the 6-quart Instant Vortex on sale for $49, which is a generous $50 off the regular $99. Walmart also has the 10-quart Instant Vortex Plus for just $79 — a savings of $41.
Best Instant Pot deals:
If you want a robot vacuum, Shark has the best deal
Robot vacuums are a hot item for Black Friday this year. Before diving into the robot vacuums on sale, read why you should pay attention to Shark this Black Friday. (Expensive doesn’t always mean better).
Best robot vacuum deals:
If you’re waiting to shop until the actual day — and good for you — then read on to find out what you should be buying at Walmart.
What to buy at Walmart on Black Friday
Walmart was the last major retailer to drop its (very cute and color-coded) Black Friday ad, but you’ll want to make sure to compare Walmart’s prices with ads you may have already scanned. Recently-released items like the 6-quart Instant Vortex air fryer and the 10.2-inch iPad are lower than we’ve ever seen them before.
Here’s what you need to know:
Walmart is the best place to buy AirPods: Walmart will have the second-generation AirPods with the regular (not wireless) charging case for $129. That’s only $30 off, but it’s generous compared to Target’s Black Friday price of $144.99 and beats the AirPods’ lowest on Amazon ever by $10. Amazon currently has the AirPods Pro for $14.02 off at $234.98, which is the only discount from a major retailer we’ve seen on these. Barring any last-minute price drops that we’re not aware of, these are the best deals you’re gonna get.
The best place to buy a PS4: Walmart’s deal that includes the PS4 Slim 1TB console with The Last of Us: Remastered and digital downloads for God of War and Horizon Zero Dawn: Complete Edition all for $199 is going to be hard to beat.
And the best place to buy the Instant Pot: Walmart will have the 6-quart Instant Pot Duo and the 6-quart Instant Vortex air fryer on sale for $49, which will almost definitely beat what other stores are offering. Target has the best deal on the newer version of the Instant Pot Duo, the Instant Pot Duo Nova, for $64.95. Amazon tends to have wickedly low prices on other models (specifically the Ultra), so we’d check there, too.
If you must buy a TV, do it at Walmart: BestBlackFriday.com suggests that you wait until that ~big football game~ in February to cop a new TV, as retailers will be offering super low prices trying to hook anyone who decided to throw a watch party at the last minute. However, if you want your TV on Black Friday, Walmart will have the best deals on mid-size options while Best Buy seems to be focusing on TVs 65 inches and up and high-end QLED and OLED models.