Amazon’s first Black Friday deals: TVs, wireless headphones and more


If you’ve been following Amazon’s preparation for Black Friday like we have, you’ve probably seen the online retail giant rebrand its “Deal of the Day” page to “Epic Daily Deals” and now “ Early Black Friday Deals ”. We’re almost on the precipice of full Black Friday sales everywhere – when that landing page is transformed again – but there is already a lot to consider if you’re planning on doing your holiday shopping early. In fact, Amazon has a plethora of deals to grab right now if time is of the essence.

Below you’ll find a variety of offers that are worth your time and attention, especially if you’re an Amazon Prime subscriber. If you’re cross-shopping at other major retailers, we’ve also put together a more general overview of the best Black Friday deals to watch out for. Plus, if you like the chance to win free items, don’t miss our mystery bag contest.

4K TV Deals

  • Amazon is offering up to 33% off select Samsung TVs, ranging from small to large, as well as significant discounts on some projectors. Notable calls include Samsung’s line of art-inspired, HDR-equipped The Frame TVs, starting with last year’s 32-inch model for just $ 448 ($ 152 off). The 43-inch 2021 model also costs $ 798 ($ 202 off), while the 75-inch configuration is on sale for $ 2,198 ($ 802 off).
  • Some of Samsung’s Terrace outdoor TVs are currently discounted – like the 55in model, now priced at $ 2,798 ($ 702 off) – as well as Samsung’s 120in Short Throw Premiere projector, now on sale for $ 2,498 ($ 1,002 off).

Samsung The Frame LCD TV (65 inch, 2021)

The Frame from Samsung is a smart 4K TV designed to blend right into your home décor. The QLED panel can seamlessly switch from displaying the content you are watching to inactive decorative art scenes. The Frame also has HDR, a 120Hz refresh rate, and a motion sensor to make sure someone is there to see their Ambient Art Mode.

LG C1 OLED TV (65 inches)

An OLED TV packed with features including 4K resolution, 120Hz refresh rate, and support for Nvidia G-Sync and AMD FreeSync technologies.

  • Sony’s full X85J line, which supports Google TV, is up to 28% off on Amazon. Each TV offers a large screen at a very affordable price, as well as an intuitive app interface thanks to Google. It’s not everyday that you can get a solid 85-inch 4K TV for just $ 1,998 ($ 502 off).

Sony X85J TV (85-inch, 2021 model)

Sony’s X85J line of TVs come equipped with Google TV for compatibility with Android apps designed for set-top boxes and a native 120Hz refresh rate for gaming.

Great Deals on Headphones and True Wireless Headphones

Bose QC45 headphones

Bose QuietComfort 45 headphones update the company’s popular and incredibly comfortable design with USB-C, improved noise cancellation, and longer battery life.

Sony WF-1000XM4

The Sony WF-1000XM4 has the best noise canceling of any true wireless earphone, and the sound quality is second to none. You can also charge them wirelessly, and they sport a new, smaller design with IPX4 water and sweat resistance.

  • If you’re on a tighter budget and still appreciate high-quality active noise cancellation, the Bose QuietComfort headphones are down to $ 199 from their regular price of $ 279 (a savings of $ 80). You even have a choice of litter from its four color options. Read our review.
  • The fitness-focused Bose Sport headphones are $ 30 off Amazon, which is an all-time low of $ 149.
  • The black and blue variants of Apple’s AirPods Max are $ 440 ($ 109 off) on Amazon. Note that the additional $ 39 savings are automatically applied at checkout. Read our review.

Amazon Fire TV Sticks

Amazon Fire TV Stick 4K Max (2021)

Boasting improved performance over the Fire TV Stick 4K, Amazon’s latest streaming stick also supports Wi-Fi 6, Dolby Vision, HDR, HDR10 Plus, and Dolby Atmos. Its newer remote control, which comes with the key, also offers convenient shortcuts to live TV programming and apps.

Of course, Amazon is reducing its own hardware. Shopping vacations like Black Friday and Amazon Prime Day are some of the best times to purchase one of Amazon’s popular streaming sticks, many of which are currently discounted by 50%.

Some more interesting offers on Amazon

  • A variety of Shure microphones are available at a discount of up to 28%. That includes the legendary SM7B, which is the mic you hear on some of the world’s greatest podcasts, for $ 359 ($ 40 off). For the lower-cost ramifications of the SM7B, the Shure MV7 mic equipped with a USB port costs $ 219 ($ 30 off) and the no-frills-only Shure MV7X XLR only costs $ 149 ($ 30 off).
  • Razer gaming peripherals are up to 50% off, offering significant discounts on headsets, mice, keyboards and more. That includes $ 25 off the Razer Kishi mobile game controller for Android phones, as well as the Seiren X USB streaming mic, which is available in black for just $ 70 ($ 30 off). The popular Razer DeathAdder v2 Pro wireless gaming mouse has also dropped to an all-time low of $ 80, saving you $ 50.
  • Canon’s mirrorless camera system selections, including the full-frame EOS R and APS-C EOS M50 Mark II, are up to 38% off. That brings the EOS R’s body down to $ 1,600, which is $ 200 less than the regular price.
  • If you’re doing all that hard work and shopping early for loved ones, don’t forget to treat yourself to something cool, like Ferrero chocolate. Right now, you can get a gift box of 48 assorted candies for just $ 19 as a gift for yourself or someone else. We know it’s not tech related, but we won’t judge you.

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