As the last big-box electronics retail chain standing, Best Buy has a unique position for Black Friday. Best Buy’s 1,000-plus brick and mortar stores and increasingly deal-centric website make it easy for you to enjoy the best of both shopping experiences for a single purchase. You can buy online and pick up your order for all product categories at Walmart, but Best Buy’s much tighter focus on electronics and home appliances keeps you from being distracted by in-store displays of sporting goods, car tires, holiday desserts, logo wear, and more.
Best Buy has already begun mentioning Black Friday 2019 on its website, which makes sense since the event is already less than a month away. From now through Black Friday and Cyber Monday, Best Buy should be on your shopping and deal-checking itinerary. We’ll monitor the best deals leading up to and during Black Friday for you, so check back to this page regularly so you won’t miss the greatest discounts.
What to expect from Best Buy
Watching recent Best Buy sales and promotions, we’re certain the retailer will offer knockout deals on TVs and soundbars, laptops and tablets, video games and consoles including Xbox, PlayStation 4, and Nintendo Switch, headphones and earbuds, tablets, smartphones, and smartwatches on Black Friday. Best Buy may not have the deep selections of TV brands and models you’ll find at Walmart, for example, but select deals at Best Buy will be better than any other retailer.
Best Buy entices shoppers to show up early on Black Friday with doorbuster sales, offering extra-deep discounts on a limited number of brand name products. You’ll still find most of the best deals online at the retailer’s website.
Best Buy will likely price match their products with other retailers. Expect online prices to be valid throughout the weekend into Cyber Monday, with some even staying live during Cyber Week as long as inventory holds out. As in the past, we’ll check the Best Buy discounts to confirm that they are indeed great deals.
Best Buy Black Friday hours
Starting in 2011, along with Target, Kohls, and a few other stores, Best Buy began opening stores early for Black Friday. See below for Best Buy’s 2019 Black Friday store hours.
- Thursday, November 28 (Thanksgiving) — Doors open at 5 pm
- Friday, November 29 (Black Friday) — Doors close at 1 am and re-open at 8 am
What Best Buy did in Black Friday 2018
Best Buy was one of the earliest adopters of Black Friday promotions and continues to be one of the leading retailers in the event. The Best Buy chain was among the top five in overall sales during Black Friday 2018, driven by doorbuster deals that got shoppers in the doors and by fabulous sales on select products on their website.
Best Buy doesn’t share exact numbers, but the retail chain and the website moved vast quantities of 4K TVs, computers of all types, smartwatches, Apple products, and games, along with gaming consoles and accessories.
Keep checking back so you can plan your Black Friday route accordingly and take full advantage of all the great deals. Some of the sales at Best Buy in the weeks to come will have Black Friday-level prices, so don’t assume you have to wait.
Best Buy deals going on now
Starting today through Sunday (Nov. 10), hundreds of deals – including Apple Doorbusters – are available both in stores and online. You don’t have to wait for Black Friday for significant savings at Best Buy. Deals beginning today are as follows:
- Save $350 on 75-inch Samsung 4K UHD Smart TV with HDR (sale price: $749.99)
- Save $70 on 65-inch Samsung 4K UHD Smart TV with HDR (sale price: $479.99)
- Save up to $500 on iPhone 11 and iPhone 11 Pro (with qualified activation and Trade-In)
- Save up to $300 on select models of MacBook Pro
- Save up to $300 on Apple Watch Series 4
- Save $200 on latest models of iMac or MacBook Air
- Save $360 on Microsoft Surface Pro 7 with Type Cover (sale price: $599)
- Save $100 on Samsung 11.6-inch Chromebook (sale price: $89)
- Save $250 on Dell 15.6-inch Laptop (sale price: $349.99)
- Save $200 on Dyson Cyclone V10 models (Only available at Best Buy)
- Save $270 on KitchenAid Professional 500 Series Stand Mixer (sale price: $229.99)
- Save $70 on Sony Wireless Noise Cancelling Headphones with Google Assistant (sale price: $279.99)
In addition to the lead-up deals mentioned just above, Best Buy has already started Black Friday price protection on select premium TVs and home theater products for My Best Buy members. The program guarantees if their price goes lower on qualified items between now and Black Friday, Best Buy will send you a refund for the difference.
Best Buy Doorbuster Deals
For the first time, shoppers can access some doorbusters early with Daily Doorbusters. Starting this Monday, Nov. 11, one of the ad’s doorbusters will be unveiled each day – and will be available for that day only until it’s available again on Thanksgiving.
In addition to the Daily Doorbusters, starting at 5:00 pm on November 28th Best Buy will offer special doorbuster deals. Some of the featured items that we know about already are below:
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