The Black Friday Deals Shortlist: TVs, Smartphones, Toys and More

Here's your quick-and-dirty guide to Black Friday's top deals.

Have you made your Black Friday shopping strategy yet? Consider this deals roundup a good starting place. GOBankingRates has collected some of the best Black Friday Deals from top retailers including Costco, Target and Walmart to help you plan your shopping extravaganza. Keep reading for a sneak peek at the best Black Friday deals from these popular retailers.

Best Buy

Best Buy’s Black Friday deals actually began on Thursday at 5 p.m.

  • iPhone X: Save up to $200 with a qualified activation through Verizon, Sprint or AT&T.
  • iPhone XR, XS and X Max: Save up to $150 with a qualified activation through Verizon, Sprint or AT&T.
  • Motorola Moto X: You can save $120 if you purchase this phone for $299.99.
  • Dell Inspiron 15.6-inch Touch-Screen Laptop: Come Black Friday, you’ll be able to save $200 on this laptop with a price of $399.99.
  • Samsung 11.6-inch Chromebook: This little laptop will be available for only $99, a savings of $130 off the original price.
  • Samsung 55-inch LED Smart 4K UHD TV with HDR: You will also be able to save $102 once this TV’s price is marked down to $397.99.
  • Sharp 55-inch LED Smart 4K UHD TV with HDR Roku TV: The Roku-compatible smart TV will be marked down by $200, for $249.99, during Black Friday weekend.
  • LG 55-inch OLED C8 Series Smart 4K UHD TV with HDR: You’ll be able to save $500 if you purchase this for $1,699.99.
  • Toshiba 43-inch LED Smart 4K UHD TV: This in-store only deal will let you save $200 with its price tag of $129.99.

Best Buy has a modified return policy during the holidays.

Costco

Costco’s Black Friday deals started Nov. 22 for online purchases, but in-warehouse sales don’t begin until today.

  • Diamond Earrings: You can save $200 off round brilliant .80 ctw VS2 clarity, I color diamond earrings, 14 karat white gold, with a sales price of $999.99.
  • InstaView Refrigerator: Save $1,300 off this LG 22 4-door refrigerator.
  • Whirlpool Electric Dryer/Washer Combo: This home essential will be discounted at $620 during Costco’s holiday sale.
  • Nikon D3500 DSLR Camera: This camera bundle comes with two lens and will be available for $499.99, a $100 markdown.
  • Canon EOS DSLR: This bundle comes with three lenses, and will be available at $679.99.
  • 9.7-inch Apple iPad: This Apple product will be on sale for $249.99, saving you $70.
  • Vizio 55-inch Class Ultra HD LED TV: This high-tech TV will be on sale for only $449.99.
  • Dell XPS 13 Touch-Screen Laptop: You’ll save $500 by purchasing this laptop around the holidays.
  • HP 14-inch Chromebook: With a $100 markdown, this nifty computer will be on sale for $199.99.
  • Aquaterra Spas Adriana: Get this luxe 21-jet appliance for $1,000 off the regular price.

Target

Target’s Black Friday sale includes savings on tons of electronics. Be sure to check with your local Target for its Black Friday hours.

  • Nintendo Switch Mario Kart 8 Deluxe: The bundle will be on sale for $299.99, which saves you $59.99.
  • Sony PlayStation 4 1TB Spider-Man bundle: A $100 markdown for a total of $199.99.
  • Beats Powerbeats3 Wireless Earphones — Neighborhood Collection: You can purchase these high-end earbuds for less than $100, at $89.99.
  • Element 55-inch Smart 4K UHD TV: Save $180 when purchasing this TV for $199.99.
  • Fitbit Versa Smartwatch: Save around $50 when you buy this timekeeper for $149.
  • Google Home Mini: This device is going for about half its original retail price — just $25.
  • Polaroid 32-inch LED TV: Save $50 when you purchase this TV for only $79.99.
  • Amazon Fire TV Stick with Alexa Voice Remote: Saving $15 on this Fire TV Stick might seem small, but it’s 37 percent off its original price.

Target also has extended its return policy during the holidays.

Walmart

Check out these deals on electronics, toys and home appliances you can score at Walmart on Black Friday.

  • Sceptre 50″ Class FHD (1080P) LED TV (X505BV-FSR): Save more than $100 off the original price and buy for $199.99.
  • iPhone 6 on Straight Talk or Total Wireless: Save $50 when you buy for $99.
  • Vizio 60-inch Class 4K Smart TV: Score $100 off this TV and buy for $498.
  • 65-inch Class 4K Roku Smart TV: This special buy will be going for $398.
  • Google Home Hub: You will be able to purchase this for $99, saving $50.
  • Xbox One S 1TB Minecraft Creators Bundle: Prefer an Xbox? You’ll pay $199 for this bundle.
  • Select Board Games: Choose from Clue, Trouble and the Hatchimals game among others for just $5 each.
  • Sharper Image Laser Tag: Get this set for $15, originally $27.88.
  • Instant Pot 8 Qt. Pressure Cooker: This extra-large capacity version will be $40 off the regular price at $59.
  • Queen Spring Air Airbed: Pay $47 for this special buy.
  • Magic Bullet: Snag this seven-piece set for less than $20.

Walmart has extended its return period for some items this holiday season.

Top Toys of 2018

If you’re shopping for kids, consider these toys on Black Friday.

  • Hatchimals: The popular egg collectibles are back for another shopping year. Purchase a toy pet for your child for $39.97 at Walmart.
  • furReal critters: These interactive animatronic beasties respond to your actions, such as making noise when you feed them “treats.” The toys come in several varieties and prices. For example, Rock-A-Too the Show Bird is on sale for $69.99 at Target.
  • Sesame Street Playskool Friends Let’s Dance Elmo: This Elmo toy sings and dances, and you’ll be dancing too if you buy it on sale for $29.82.
  • Imaginext Jurassic World Jurassic Rex: What child hasn’t wanted a cyborg Tyrannosaurus rex to grace their shelves? This model is currently going for just under $100.
  • Harry Potter Hogwarts Great Hall Lego Building Kit: Wingardium Lego-sa! If you buy this set through Target, you’ll get a $10 gift card for spending more than $50 (it’s $99.99).
  • Barbie DreamHouse: The latest incarnation of Barbie’s high-end plastic property is currently going for $179 on Amazon, marked down from $199.99.

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Stephanie Asymkos and Taylor Bell contributed to this article.