Back in the day, we thought life in the 2020s would bring us immortality, flying cars, and high-speed trains that could cross the continents. While none of that has come to be, we do live in a time where we have ground-shaking sound bars and really good vacuums, so we can just call it a draw. Unfortunately, for most of the year, killer electronic gear is usually waaay above our Young Professional budgets. Thankfully, there’s a way to get your hands on some of the tech world’s biggest names: taking advantage of all the huge Black Friday electronics deals. That’s why we’ve compiled this list of the best Black Friday tech deals on laptops, headphones, speakers, and more—so you don’t have to risk life and limb (or, you know, time spent relaxing) stampeding through a big-box store to snag a new flat-screen TV or set of AirPods.
We waded through the virtual swamp of deals, deals, deals to bring you the truly biggest and best Black Friday markdowns and savings that only come on this most glorious shopping holiday. If you’ve been needing to upgrade your TV, tablet, headphones, or home stereo equipment, this is your moment to cash in on the best Black Friday tech deals of 2022.
Where can you get the best tech deals of Black Friday 2022?
A bunch of our favorite electronics retailers will be dishing out discounts this holiday season, including Amazon, B&H, and Sonos. (You should also keep your eyes peeled for Black Friday electronics deals on noise-canceling headphones, TVs, and Nintendo Switches.)
The best Black Friday tech deals at Amazon
Among its gazillion tech deals for 2023, Amazon is one of the best places to get great deals on Apple products—look at these major discounts that are live:
Airpods (2nd Gen) for 38% off
AirPods Pro for 24% off
AirTag for 17% off
Apple Watch Series 9 for 14% off
Apple Watch SE for 8% off
iPad (10th gen) for 18% off
iPad Mini (6th gen) for 20% off
iPad Pro for 9% off
MacBook Air (2023 model) for 19% off
MacBook Air (2020 model) for 25% off
Amazon is also slinging big savings on Bluetooth record players, hair trimmers, colorful smart bulbs, a reader- and editor-fave sound bar that’s nearly half off (right in time for the imminent four hour director’s cut of Napoleon), and more tech goods that make great gifts.
And when it comes to the best Amazon Black Friday electronics deals, watch for great deals on gaming gear, including seriously discounted headsets, keyboards, mouses, and gaming accessories from top-name brands such as Logitech.
There are even gaming desks on sale:
The best tech deals on other sites
B&H has a huge early Cyber Monday sale going with markdowns on laptops, video equipment, monitors, TV headphones, and crazy-good deals on popular cameras live right now, such as these models up to $1,000 off.
Bose is having a Black Friday sale of up to 40% off select items including QuietComfort 45 headphones and the powerfully clear SoundLink Revolve+ II Bluetooth speaker.
Microsoft is having a banger of an early Cyber Monday sale with serious savings of over $650 off (yes, really) on select monitors and tons of other juicy deals on laptops.
Samsung has crazy offers including $1,000 off The Frame, a TV that turns into a beautiful work of art when not in use.
Sonos is blessing us with up to 25% off select speakers.
Don’t miss the rest of our roundup of the best Black Friday deals of 2023.
The Rec Room staff independently selected all of the stuff featured in this story. This story is being continuously updated to reflect new information and hot deals.
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