Black Friday Comes Early -- Thank You, Santa!

walmartBlack Friday can be a bit intimidating -- there are some hardcore shoppers out there attacking the shelves at 4 a.m., which is why I stay safe in the confines of my apartment on this day. Sure I may miss out on some amazing deals, but I'd rather not risk getting trampled on or killed. But lucky for those of us who are scaredy cats, because a trend began growing last holiday season to have Black Friday deals throughout all of November. This year, Best Buy and Walmart have really great early Black Friday deals on their electronics that begin this weekend, so start your shopping early!


Walmart: Starting this Saturday at 8 a.m. (in stores), Walmart will begin it's Early Black Friday Electronics Event. Here are the deals you can look for:

  • Vizio 26-inch 720p LED HDTV for $198 (originally $278).
  • Vizio 32-inch 720p 60Hz LCD HDTV for $298 (originally $348).
  • Vizio 42-inch 1080p 60Hz LCD HDTV for $498 (originally $698).
  • Vizio 47-inch 1080p 120Hz LCD HDTV for $698 (originally $1,148)
  • Vizio 55-inch 1080p 120Hz LCD HDTV for $898 (originally $1,298)
  • Compaq 15.6-inch laptop with Intel Celeron Processor, 2GB RAM, 250GB hard drive, and Windows 7 Home Premium for $288 (originally $398).
  • Sony PlayStation 3 320GB console with move bundle (includes PlayStation Eye camera, PlayStation Move controller and Sports Champions) for $399 but during the sale event you will receive a $50 Walmart or gift card along with it.
  • $50 iTunes Gift Cards for $35.

Best Buy: Beginning today, Best Buy will host its "Shop Early Save Big" event. The Xbox 360 Kinect game hit stores today as well.

  • Insignia HD camcorder for $174.99 (originally $299)
  • Samsung Blu-Ray player for $119.99 (originally $179.99)
  • Sony PSPgo for $149.99 (originally $199)
  • Verizon HTC Droid Incredible for $99.99 (originally $599)
  • $20 off a variety of Wii Disney games, such as "Wii Toy Story 3," "Wii Disney Sing It: Party Hits," and "Wii Disney Guilty Party."

Are you doing any early Black Friday shopping?


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