So you've successfully made a juicy turkey for everybody on Thanksgiving, filled yourself appropriately with stuffing, and two servings of pumpkin pie. Then awake from your epic tryptophan-induced nap with an itching for some Black Friday deals. Well, you've come to the right place as we narrow down for you the top 20 deals people are lining up for. Are you going to join them?
HDTVs / Monitors
Westinghouse 46" 60Hz 1080p LCD HDTV
Original/Sale Price:Originally $549.99/Black Friday Price $298.00
Details:Target is opening earlier than ever at midnight tonight. This great offer on a FULL HD 1080p LCD is their headlining Doorbuster Deal. At 46" it'll surely loom nice and large on your tv cabinet or mounted on your wall. Westinghouse might not be one of the top tier brands for HDTV's, but at a $300 out-the-door price, it's hard to argue. 3 HDMI inputs, 1 Component input, 1 Composite input. Limit 1 per guest. Quantities Limited, no rain checks.
Sharp 42" 60Hz 1080p LCD HDTV
Original/Sale Price:Originally $499.99/Black Friday Price $199.99
Details:You know Best Buy is going to bring out the deals for Black Friday. They're following the pack with a midnight door opening rush and offering a solid name brand LCD at a size that will fit perfectly in most our living areas. Expect the line to be starting early. So if you're looking for an excuse to get out of eating turkey with the in-laws, this may be your ticket. 4 HDMI inputs, 1 component input, 1 composite input. Sales start at Midnight on Friday. Minimum 10 per store. No rainchecks or substitutions.
Acer 23" Widescreen Monitor
Original/Sale Price:Originally $189.99/Black Friday Price $99.99
Details:Is it time to up your screen real estate at your home office? Then you can't go wrong with this great deal from Staples. Go Dual Monitor, heck go Tri-Force with three monitors at this great price. Full HD 1920 x 1080 resolution and a reputable manufacturer puts this near the top of our deals list. The big question..."Is Your Desk Big Enough to Handle It All?" Sales start at 6am on Friday. VGA and DVI inputs only. Limited Quantities. Limit 1 of each per customer. No rainchecks or substitutions.
24" Dynex 60Hz 1080p LCD HDTV
Original/Sale Price:Originally $229.99/Black Friday Price $79.99
Details:Best Buy also is offering a smaller TV for the kids room, or the home office. Maybe try this out as a large monitor for your internet surfing needs. You know I hear Unplggd looks great full screen on 24" 1080P resolution ;) The Dynex isn't as reliable a manufacturer as the Acer. But if you're lined up at Best Buy anyway, may as well throw this one in the cart too. 2 HDMI inputs, 1 Component input, 1 Composite input. Sales start in-store only at Midnight on Friday. Minimum 15 per store. No rainchecks or substitutions.
Lenovo 15.6" AMD E-series Laptop
Original/Sale Price:Originally $299.99/Black Friday Price $179.99
Details:Lenovo G575 series 15.6" Laptop with Dual Core E300 processor. 2GB DDR3 RAM, 250GB Hard Drive, Built-in webcam, DVD-RW/CD-RW drive, 2 USB ports, 64-bit Windows 7 preinstalled. Those are pretty decent specs for most consumers, and its built by one of the better computer manufacturers. The blowout price puts this laptop near the top of our list. Good luck. Sales start in-store only at Midnight on Friday. Limited Quantities. Minimum 10 per store. No rainchecks or substitutions.
Toshiba Blu-Ray Player
Original/Sale Price:Originally $79.99/Black Friday Price $39.99
Details:Best Buy again makes the cut, offering this wifi-ready and 3D capable Blu-Ray player. Stream Netflix, Pandora, YouTube, and Picasa once you connect to your home network. Get one for your mom so you don't have to watch standard def DVD's or listen to the same old Christmas CD when you go visit. 1 HDMI output, DVD upconversion, Built-in Dolby TrueHD and DTS-HD decoding. Sale starts in-store only at Midnight on Friday. Limited quantities. Minimum 20 per store. No rainchecks or substitutions.
Asus Transformer 10.1" Tablet
Original/Sale Price:Originally $399.99/Black Friday Price $249.99
Details:Don't want to jump on the iPad bandwagon? Then snag one of these great Android Tablets with Honeycomb. The Asus Transformer is one of our favorites because its so versatile with its optional keyboard and trackpad dock (also on sale at Best Buy for $99.99). This tablet does a great job of bridging the gap between netbook and tablet. 1280x800 resolution, 1GB RAM, Front and rear cameras, 16GB Storage. Sales start Midnight on Friday. Limited quantities. Minimum 10 per store.
iPad 2 w/3G
Original/Sale Price:Originally $629.99/Black Friday Price $75 Gift Card with purchase
Details:Target announced via their Facebook page that they'll be throwing in a $75 Gift Card with every iPad 2 3G purchase. This is our pick for best deal if an iPad 2 is on your shopping list. Get the 16GB version for the most bang for your buck. With Target selling everything from groceries to clothing and electronics, you shouldn't have a hard time finding ways to use that $75 gift card. 1024x768 resolution, front and rear cameras, storage options from 16GB to 64GB. Sales start at Midnight on Friday.
Original/Sale Price:Originally $139/Black Friday Price $85
Details:Not so keen on all the App Hullabaloo and just looking for a quality reading device? Then my friends, you really can't go wrong with an Amazon Kindle. It's still our preference for best reading experience (especially outside in the daylight while sipping on some margaritas). Target is offering the best deal on the Special Offers addition, which we've heard isn't as intrusive and ad-bombarding as it sounds. 6" E-ink screen, Built-in Wi-Fi. Sales start at Midnight on Friday, in-store only. Quantities Limited.
Skil Table Saw
Original/Sale Price:Originally $149/Black Friday Price $69
Details:Are you one of those Do-It-Yourself'ers looking to get more done next year? Then you may be due for a stop at Lowe's tomorrow. They have a few great deals we're eyeing including this table saw. Great reviews. Great Price. No reason not to. Now that DIY DigiLomo Camera doesn't look so daunting does it? 15-Amp 10" Saw, EZ View Measuring System, Miter gauge guides, Push stick, Heavy duty steel stand, may make you feel powerful. Sales start at 5am on Friday. While supplies last.
Werner 6' Fiberglass Step Ladder
Original/Sale Price:Originally $49.99/Black Friday Price $19
Details:Werner ladders are good and reliable and at over 50% off for this one, you can't pass up. It might take you to new heights, and open up all sorts of DIY opportunities for you. Maybe now you can ceiling-mount those rear-fill speakers for your 7.1 Surround Sound setup. Or maybe you just need a high place to mount that new cat camera for your Blender Defender. 225lb load capacity, Type II rating Fiberglass construction. Sales start at 5am on Friday. No limits mentioned, but expect limited quantities.
Shop-Vac Wet/Dry Vac
Original/Sale Price:Originally $79.96/Black Friday Price $29
Details:You can always count on laptop and HDTV deals on Black Friday, and lately you can count on a Shop-Vac deal also. We like Lowe's offering this year. Use it to clean up all the sawdust you'll create from that new table saw. Or do something practical like vacuum out your car upholstery to impress the misses (or monsieurs). 14-gallon, 4.5 peak HP motor, attachments include: 6' hose, three 1.25' wands, and 10" wet dry nozzle. Sales start at 5am on Friday. While supplies last.
20 pack (AA or AAA) Duracell Batteries
Original/Sale Price:Originally $14.29/Black Friday Price $0.01
Details:We're still living in a world that requires batteries, and most our wireless gadgets are going to need a few next year. Stock up on them with this deal from OfficeMax. You'll pay full price out of pocket, but get that money back via cash rewards in a matter of weeks. Is a Staples location more convenient? They're offering a similar deal but for a 16-pack. Doors open at 5am on Friday for OfficeMax. 6am on Friday for Staples. In store only. While supplies last.
Xbox 360 4GB with Kinect Bundle
Original/Sale Price:Originally $299.00/Black Friday Price $199.96 + $50 Gift Card
Details:Everyone's favorite interactive gaming camera is bundled in this great offer from Wally World. Have fun playing interactive titles like Kinect Adventures or Dance Central. Or go rogue, hack it and use as an immersive control interface from the likes of Minority Report. People are doing lots of cool and unexpected things with the Kinect. Bundle includes Xbox 360 4GB, Wireless Controller, Kinect Sensor, Kinect Adventures game, and $50 gift card. Sales start at Midnight on Friday. Limited quantities available.
Playstation 3 Holiday Bundle
Toys R Us
Original/Sale Price:Originally $369.99/Black Friday Price $199.99
Details:Looking for a PS3 this holiday? Then this deal might be the one to jump on. Don't forget that the PS3 serves double duty as a great 3D-capable Blu-Ray player as well. Oh and it streams Netflix, Vudu, Hulu as well. It really does do about everything. The Toys R Us bundle seems to be best deal as they throw in an extra Power A controller on top of the included 160GB PS3 Console, Wireless DualShock Controller, Ratchet and Clank: All 4 One, Little Big Planet 2, 30-day Playstation Plus Trial. Sales start at 9pm today.
Samsung Galaxy S II Smartphone
Radio Shack Wireless
Original/Sale Price:Originally $149.99/Black Friday Price $49.99
Details:For New and Existing Customers looking for a new smartphone this is your deal. Save $100 on a great Android Phone that has received great reviews all around for its high-tech specs and features. 4.52" Super AMOLED Display, Dual-Core 1.2 GHZ processor, 4G Compatible, 8 Megapixel rear camera, 2 Megapixel front camera. Boom-Shack-a-lack-a specs like that make this is a great alternative to the iPhone and one of the premium Android handsets.
16GB Corsair DDR3 Memory
Original/Sale Price:Originally $159.98/Black Friday Price $29.99 after $40 rebate
Details:PC feelin' sluggish lately? Maybe time to give it a kick-start with a RAM upgrade. Fry's is giving us the best deal on a solid set of 4, 4GB sticks of Corsair DDR3 Memory for $29.99 after all is said and done. Unfortunately, there is not a Fry's location near a lot of us, but for those that are this is a score. DDR3 1333MHz Quad Memory, XMS-3 Heatsink, PC3-10666 Memory specs. Sales start at Midnight on Friday, in-store only. Limited Quantities. Limit one per customer. No substitutions or rain checks.
Plantronics Voyager Pro+ Headset
Original/Sale Price:Originally $79.99/Black Friday Price $49.99
Details:If you're in need of a great bluetooth headset, Fry's also has your hookup. The Plantronics Voyager Pro+ is a great reviewed product, with superb sound quality and noise-canceling features. The Pro+ pairs with your iPhone to stream bluetooth audio, and displays the battery level of the headset on your phone so you'll know if you need more juice. Pick one up and dial into your next conference hands-free, and static-free. Sales start at 6am on Friday. Limited Quantities. Limit one per customer.
Tom Tom XXL 550 GPS
Original/Sale Price:Originally $199.99/Black Friday Price $89.99
Details:Find yourself getting lost a little too much? Don't get embarrassed just get one of these Tom Tom XXL 550 GPS units at a substantial discount. This unit features a 5" screen, with lifetime traffic and maps updates. Not even a lot of fancy car integrated GPS units can say that. The Tom Tom also features 24/7 IQ routes technology to calculate routes based on average road speeds, Advanced Land guidance, and an EasyPort Mount. Sales start at 5am. Limited Quantities. Limit one per customer.
Samsung Wireless Monochrome Laser Printer
Original/Sale Price:Originally $119.99/Black Friday Price $39.99
Details:Up your printing speed and prints per cartridge with a laser printer. This monochrome laser printer is a great value from Office Depot, and will give you nice crisp black prints in lighting speed. Connects to your home network for wireless printing, and its all packed in a small, space-conscious design. Sales start at 6am. Limited Quantities. Limit one per customer. No substitutions or rain checks.