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Amazon has officially launched its Black Friday savings event for the 2021 holiday season. The retailer has early Black Friday deals on items across the spectrum, from tech and kitchen appliances to beauty and fashion. . Some sales and offers only last 24 hours, while others will be available for weeks at a time.

In addition to Amazon, many other retailers are starting their Black Friday sales events early this year. Best Buy is running early deals ahead of its official Black Friday sale starting November 19, Walmart and Target have ongoing early bird deals, and Macy’s updates its selection of discounted products weekly. But experts warn holiday discounts at popular retailers may be limited this year due to global supply chain issues associated with the threat of delayed holiday giveaways. Therefore, retail experts recommend starting your holiday shopping as early as possible. Amazon has reassured buyers that it’s well prepared to avoid shipping issues during the holidays, but waiting too long could mean it will be harder to find the exact giveaway you’re hoping for.

Amazon’s Black Friday deals are plentiful, but not all deals are the best. To help you get the most out of the retailer’s ongoing sales, we’ve compiled some great Early Black Friday event discounts based on selected reader interest and previous coverage. To ensure the quality of these sales and offers, we have checked their current prices on price tracking platforms like Honey and CamelCamelCamel.

Amazon Black Friday 2021: Best Sellers Before Black Friday

Amazon’s Early Black Friday sale is massive. Below, we highlight some of the sales we think you’ll want to know about, based on what Select readers are interested in and our previous coverage of tech, wellness, and other products. Every sale has several offers, and not all will be the best.

Amazon Black Friday 2021: the best deals before Black Friday

Based on our previous coverage, we’ve rounded up the best deals on top rated products that selected readers have shown interest in. We also noted the value of each discount against historical prices, according to price trackers like CamelCamelCamel and Honey.

NordicTrack S22i Studio Bike

  • Lowest price ever, according to CamelCamelCamel

One of the best exercise bikes, the NordicTrack S22i comes with a 22-inch touchscreen, Bluetooth headset connectivity, and on-demand studio sessions. It also includes a 30-day iFIT subscription, where trainers are able to actually control the resistance, incline, and decline of your bike in live interactive classes. The exercise bike has an average rating of 4.4 stars by over 3,400 Amazon reviews.

60-inch Samsung Q60A QLED 4K Smart TV

  • Lowest price ever, according to CamelCamelCamel

Samsung is one of the best brands of smart TVs thanks to its color-enhanced QLED panels, according to technology expert Whitson Gordon. This 60-inch option from the brand’s Q60A series features a slim design, extended color gamut, built-in Amazon Alexa, and dual LED backlighting that provides enhanced contrast, according to the brand. It is also offered in various sizes ranging from 32 inches to 85 inches. This smart TV has an average rating of 4.6 stars from over 1,500 Amazon reviews.

GoPro HERO10 Black

  • Falling to its lowest price ever recorded in early November during the Black Friday sales, according to CamelCamelCamel

The recently launched GoPro HERO 10 Black is currently on sale at retailers during Black Friday sales, including on Amazon. The Wi-Fi-enabled camera features an improved GP2 engine over previous models, improving its responsive touch controls, performance speed and more, according to the brand. You can take 23MP photos and 5.3K videos at 60fps, as well as capture slow-motion moments. The brand claims the camera is water resistant up to 33 feet and you can use the companion app to transfer content to your phone. It has an average rating of 4.5 stars out of 87 Best Buy reviews.

SodaStream Terra Sparkling Water Maker Kit

  • Falling to its lowest price ever recorded in early November during the Black Friday sales, according to CamelCamelCamel

The newest machine in the SodaStream line, the Terra is cordless and features a large, ergonomic carbonating button that you press to control the level of fizzing in your water. The machine is also designed with Innovation Quick Connect technology, which helps you lock the glass cylinder in place, the brand says. It’s compatible with SodaStream’s reusable half-liter and one-liter dishwasher-safe bottles, and the machine is available in four colors: white, black, misty blue, and red. This set includes two 60 liter CO2 bottles, three 1 liter bottles and two flavors of Bubly Drops. The machine has an average rating of 4.4 stars out of 173 reviews on Amazon.

Fitbit Luxury

  • Fell to its lowest price ever in mid-November during the Black Friday sale, according to CamelCamelCamel

The Fitbit Luxe features a slimmer design than other Fitbit models and a polished stainless steel case, and you can choose from a variety of strap styles. It tracks your workouts, steps taken, calories burned and more, and offers 24/7 heart rate and sleep monitoring at night. The Bluetooth-enabled smart fitness watch works with a companion app, which lets you view a daily stress management score, among other health reports. You can also get guided wrist breathing sessions to practice mindfulness during the day. You choose to receive calls, texts, and app notifications through the watch, which the brand says is water resistant up to around 164 feet (50 meters) and can give you up to five days. battery life on a single charge. The watch has an average rating of 4.4 stars out of over 3,000 reviews on Amazon.

Bose QuietComfort 45 wireless noise canceling Bluetooth headphones

  • Lowest price ever, according to CamelCamelCamel

Available in Triple Black and White Smoke, these on-ear headphones from Bose offer Silent Mode for complete noise cancellation and Aware Mode, which lets you hear certain outside noise. You can get up to 24 hours of battery life on a single charge, and 15 minutes of fast charging gives you up to three hours of play time, depending on the brand. The headphones also feature an active volume-optimized equalizer to keep the audio base consistent as you change the sound level. They have an average rating of 4.2 stars out of over 200 ratings on Amazon.

Shark HE601 6 Air Purifier

  • Lowest price since June, according to CamelCamelCamel

This Shark model of air purifier uses six fans to distribute airflow through the True HEPA filter and has a cleaning capacity of up to 1,200 square feet, depending on the brand. It is equipped with Clean Sense IQ technology to monitor indoor air quality and automatically adjust settings accordingly. Its control panel display shows real-time air quality information, and you can dim the illuminated panel or turn it on so that it doesn’t bother you while you sleep. The air purifier has advanced odor protection built into the filter to help reduce odors produced when cooking or cleaning, and you can control the unit using the touchscreen panel or the included remote control. Shark’s air purifier has an average rating of 4.7 stars out of over 600 reviews on Amazon, and the brand also sells a smaller model with four equally rated fans.

Pack of 4 Wi-Fi sockets for smart home Kasa

  • Falling to its lowest price ever recorded in early November during the Black Friday sales, according to CamelCamelCamel

Once you’ve connected Kasa’s smart plugs to Wi-Fi, you can control them through the companion app or by using Amazon Alexa and Google Home voice commands. In the app, you can set timers or countdown schedules for devices connected to smart outlets, including Christmas lights, fans, and more. The plugs are designed to be compact, allowing you to stack two on top of each other in a wall outlet. Plus, Away Mode automatically turns connected devices on and off to make you feel like you’re at home. The smart plugs come in sets of four and have an average rating of 4.7 stars out of over 28,300 reviews on Amazon.

Amazon Fire TV Cube 4K Ultra HD

  • Lowest price ever, according to CamelCamelCamel

After plugging this media player into your TV and connecting it to Wi-Fi, you will be able to stream movies and shows in 4K Ultra HD and control it using Alexa voice commands. The TV cube is built with a speaker and eight microphones, and you can ask Alexa to check the weather, set timers, and more when the TV is off. The device also allows you to control your compatible cable and satellite box. It supports Dolby Vision, HDR, HDR10 +, and Dolby Atmos audio, and the media player comes with an Alexa voice remote. The Amazon Fire TV Cube has an average rating of 4.6 stars out of over 1,900 Best Buy reviews.

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