Looking for the best tech gifts this season? You don’t have to wait until Black Friday to score major tech deals. Retailers like Amazon, Best Buy, Costco, Target and Walmart are some of the best stores to find discounts on popular electronics, and they’re already offering sales on the cameras, laptops and TVs that are on everyone’s holiday wish lists this year.
Find out the top tech bargains at each major retail store so you can cross off some big-ticket items on your holiday shopping list while saving hundreds along the way.
Best Camera Deals at Major Retailers
You can save up to $300 on select digital single-lens reflective cameras right now in-store and online. From Canon to Nikon, from camera bodies to lens bundles, we’ve rounded up the best DSLR camera deals you can find at these major retailers.
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Amazon’s Canon EOS Rebel camera bundle includes the Canon EOS Rebel T6 DSLR camera body, a Canon 18-55mm lens, a high-definition wide-angle lens, a 58 mm 2x professional telephoto lens, a Transcend 32GB SDHC memory card, a Transcend 16GB SDHC memory card and a Vivitar SLR DC59 large gadget bag. It also includes a video-quality tripod, a three-piece UV filter kit, a USB card reader, an auto-power slave flash, a UV filter, an RS-60 remote switch, a memory card wallet, LCD screen protectors, a tabletop tripod, a lens cap holder and a cleaning kit. Considering that the camera alone retails for $449.99, this is an excellent deal.
- Canon EOS 80D DSLR Camera With Lens Kit: $1,499.99
Save $300 off the regular price when you purchase this Canon EOS 80D DSLR camera with lens kit at Best Buy, which also offers a price match guarantee on the item so you know you’re getting the lowest price. The kit includes the Canon EOS 80D DSLR camera, an 18-135mm IS USM lens, an eye cup, a camera cover, a wide strap, an LP-E6N battery pack and an LC-E6 battery charger. The camera combines a 24.2-megapixel sensor with the 18-135mm lens for optimal picture quality, as well as image stabilization to reduce the effects of hand shake. The camera also records high-definition (HD) video.
Costco is selling the Nikon D3400 DSLR camera with a two-lens bundle for $599.99 through Nov. 22 while supplies last. The bundle includes the Nikon D3400 camera body, an AF-P DX Nikkor 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6G VR lens, an AF-P DX Nikkor 70-300mm f/4.5-6.3G ED lens, a 32GB SD memory card, a camera bag and an extra battery.
It also comes with a two-year extended warranty (on the camera body only) and access to a Nikon DSLR educational online class. When you’re shopping at Costco, keep in mind that even though the store has a great return policy, restrictions apply to electronics.
- Canon PowerShot SX530 HS Camera: $279.99
Target is selling the Canon PowerShot SX530 HS camera for $150 off the regular price of $429.99. The PowerShot camera is capable of 50x zoom and features a comfortable ergonomic grip. It also includes the Intelligent IS and Zoom Framing Assist technologies and has wireless connectivity, so it’s easy to share photos with friends, family and other devices.
- Canon EOS Rebel T5i DSLR Camera: $350.55
Save almost $300 off the regular price on the Canon EOS Rebel T5i DSLR camera (body only) at Walmart. The Rebel T5i features an 18-megapixel resolution, 3-inch TFT LCD display and 1080p full HD movie recording. The camera is simple and intuitive while able to capture incredibly high-quality images and video recordings.
Best Laptop Deals at Major Retailers
Whether you’re looking to buy a Chromebook for browsing or a high-tech laptop for gaming, you can save hundreds right now on the most in-demand computers. Read on to find out which retailer has the biggest discount on the best laptop for your technology needs.
- Acer 15.6-inch Predator Helios Gaming Laptop: $1,049.99
Gaming enthusiasts likely have the Acer Predator Helios 300 Gaming Laptop on their wish lists, and Amazon has the best deal for it, selling it for $50 below the official list price. The 15.6-inch laptop comes equipped with a powerful 7th Generation Intel Core processor and high-performance GeForce GTX graphics card for optimal game play. The virtual reality-ready computer includes a dual-fan cooling system, high-quality audio and seven hours of battery life to support intense gaming sessions.
- Acer 15.6-inch Chromebook: $199.99
Best Buy currently has the best price on the 15.6-inch Acer Chromebook, with most other retailers pricing the laptop for $239.99 or more. The Chromebook features a full HD screen; an Intel Celeron processor for general email, internet and productivity tasks; 4GB of system memory; a 16GB hard drive; and built-in cloud support. At under 5 pounds, it’s also lightweight and easy to transport.
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Save $100 when you purchase the 15.6-inch Lenovo Flex 5 Series 2-in-1 Touchscreen Laptop from Costco now through Nov. 22. The laptop — which also comes with a stylus pen — features a 16GB memory, 512GB solid-state drive, 2GB NVidia GeForce 940MX graphics card, backlit keyboard, fingerprint reader, 802.11 wireless-AC and Bluetooth 4.1.
- HP 14-inch Chromebook: $249.99
The 14-inch HP Chromebook features a battery that lasts over eight hours, an HD widescreen display and 100GB of online Google Drive storage. Not only does it boast a sleek design, but with an Intel Celeron N2840 dual-core processor, it also runs at high-performance speed.
Save big on a Dell 15.6-inch 4K Ultra HD Touch Screen Laptop when you purchase at Walmart; the retailer is selling the laptop for $441 off the regular price. The laptop is equipped for home or office use with an Intel Core i7-6700HQ processor, 16GB memory, 128GB solid-state drive, 1TB hard drive, 15.6-inch touch screen, a two-in-one card reader and WiFi capabilities. The ultra HD display makes it ideal for gamers, too.
Best TV Deals at Major Retailers
Although the most coveted high-tech televisions might be too large to fit under a Christmas tree, they’re sure to please whoever receives them, from sports enthusiasts to Netflix binge watchers. We’ve rounded up the best deals on the hottest TVs at the major retailers.
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Save $120 off the regular price right now when you purchase the TCL 49-inch 4K Ultra HD Roku Smart LED TV on Amazon. The TV features premium picture quality with high-dynamic range (HDR) technology; a simple, intuitive interface with access to over 4,000 streaming channels; fast and easy on-screen search; syncing capabilities with your mobile apps; and an easy-to-use remote.
You won’t find this Toshiba 43-inch LED HDTV with built-in Chromecast at a better price than at Best Buy. Not only is the retailer currently selling the TV for $120 off the regular price, it is also offering a price match guarantee. The TV features 1080p resolution; is smart TV-enabled for streaming Netflix, Spotify, Pandora and YouTube; and comes with Chromecast, which is one of the top devices for streaming.
- Samsung 55-inch 4K Ultra HD QLED LCD TV: $1,599.99
Costco is selling the Samsung 55-inch 4K Ultra HD QLED LCD TV for the low price of $1,599.99 through Nov. 22. This top-of-the-line television provides a brilliant picture with 100 percent color volume, Boundless 360-degree design and smart TV capabilities. A $50 Google Play credit is included with the television purchase.
Target has marked down the Samsung 50-inch Smart UHD 4K 120 Motion Rate TV $300 from its regular price of $849.99. The television features an ultra HD picture, HDR content, PurColor for accurate color expression and smart TV capabilities with built-in WiFi.
- RCA 55-inch 4K LED TV: $329.99
Save $370 off the regular price when you purchase the RCA 55-inch 4K LED TV from Walmart. The television features a 2160p 4K ultra HD picture to enhance your viewing experience and create a more lifelike picture quality. It can connect to multiple devices for streaming and other multimedia entertainment through its HDMI ports.
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