Digital News Report – Best Buy has begun their 2-day Cyber Sale going on this Sunday and Monday, November 27-28, 2011. The electronics retailer is offering free shipping on almost everything through December 27, 2011. Moreover, if you do a store pick-up on your online order you can get a free $10 Gift Card on orders totaling $100 or more.
A Toshiba Laptop with an Intel Core i3 Processor and a 320 GB hard drive and 4 GB DDR3 system memory is on sale for $379.99. However if you are looking for a cheap laptop there is a 15.6 inch display Toshiba Satellite Laptop (model no. C655D-S5302) on sale for only $279.99. Similarly, Best Buy has an HP Pavilion Laptop (model no. 2000-355dx) that is the same display screen size and with the same AMD E-Series CPU and 2 GB memory for $299.99.
For a slightly in between pricing is the Gateway laptop (model no. NV55C57U), which is on sale for $309.99. The display is a 15.6-inch display, with an Intel Pentium CPU and 4GB memory. For $10 more there is the Lenovo laptop (model no. 1068AFU) with similar features, but comes with a fingerprint reader feature, and is on sale for $319.99.
The higher end laptops on sale include an Asus laptop for $389.99, an HP Pavilion Laptop (model no. dv6-6117dx) for $429.99, a Samsung Laptop (model no. RC512-W01) with 6GB memory for $499.99, and a Toshiba Satellite Laptop (P755-S5215) also with 6GB memory is on sale for $499.99.
For desktop computers on sale at Best Buys Cyber Monday there is an eMachine with an intel CPU and 4 GB memory and 1 TB hard drive for only $289.99. There is an Asus Desktop computer on sale for $349.99. The Gateway One All-in-One desktop computer is on sale for $399.99.
There are also a couple of cheap LED computer monitors on sale. The AOC 18.5” LED widescreen monitor is only $79.99, and the AOC 20” Widescreen LED monitor is only $89.99. The Acer 23” widescreen LCD monitor is on sale for $109.99. The LG 23” LCD monitor is on sale for $149.99. The Samsung 23” LCD multifunction HDTV monitor is on sale for $189.99. The Samsung 27” TFT-LCD multifunction HDTV monitor is on sale for $279.99. If you do not need the multifunction HDTV, the Samsung 350 Series 37” LED monitor is on sale for $249.99.
The Canon Pixma MP495 Wireless All-in-one printer is only $39.99 during Best Buys Cyber Monday Sale. The HP Photosmart 5510 Network-Ready Wireless e-All-in-One printer is on sale for $59.99. Ther are several other HP printers with wireless and multifunctions on sale. The Epson Workforce 1100 Printer is on sale for $119.99.
Various software programs are on sale. Some of them are Creator 2012 for Windows $49.99, WordPerfect Office X5 Home and Student Edition $39.99, and PaintShop Pro X4 Ultimate Edition for $29.99. There are also anti-virus software programs and other security software on sale.
There are some computer accessories on sale. There are a couple of webcams, and there are memory sticks on sale.
Ebook Readers and Tablet Accessories
Tablets and eBook readers have been very popular this year. There have been many new products introduce this year. There have been big price drops in ebook readers from the previous holiday shopping season.
The Barnes & Noble Nook The Simple Touch Reader is on sale for $79.99. The Kobo eReader Touch Edition is on sale for $99.99.
Best Buy is advertising many accessories for Apple iPad, and other popular tablets like the Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1. They have cases for the tablets priced at $9.99 each. Also available is an Android 3.0+ compatible Keyboard by Logitech is on sale for $39.99. Logitech also has an Apple iPad compatible keyboard, and Best Buy also has it on sale for only $39.99.
Cyber Monday Best Deals on Cameras
A variety of digital cameras and camcorders are marked down 20 – 40 percent during the Best Buy Cyber Sale.
The Canon PowerShot ELPH 300 HS is a 12.1 megapixel camera that is on sale at Best Buy for $129.99. There is a choice between red, silver, and black colors.
A compact designed Olympus VG140, 14.0 megapixel digital camera is on sale for $79.99. The camera has a 5x optical zoom and a 3 inch LCD display. It is also capable of 720p HD movie recording. It is available in silver, blue, or black colors.
The Sony Cyber-shot (model no. DSCW570) 16.1 megapixel camera is on sale for $98.99. This camera also offers a compact design while still having a 5x optical zoom. The LCD display measures slightly smaller at 2.7 inch, but it also is able to record 720p HD movies. This camera is available in silver, black, pink, and purple.
The Nikon Coolpix S6100 digital camera is also on sale and has a 16 megapixel resolution and a 7x optical zoom. The camera comes in silver, red, and purple.
There are so many cameras on sale. Also included in the sale are Kodak EasyShare digital cameras for as low as $79.99. Pocket camcorders are on sale, there is a Kodak Playfull 32 MB camcorder on sale for only $59.99. The Sony Bloggie Due 4GB is on sale as low as $88 for the black model. There are also several digital camcorders on sale for only $159.99.
MP3 Players, Music, and Audio
Several, Apple iPod shuffle music players are on sale starting at $44.99. There are also other Apple iPods on sale. The Apple iPod touch 8GB is on sale for $184.99. The Samsung Galaxy Player 4.0 with 8GB memory card in white is on sale for $199.98 and the 5.0 version is on sale for $239.98. Cheap MP3 players on sale are the Mach Speed 4GB MP3 Player for $16.99, the Mach Speed Eclipse 4GB media player $24.99, and the Mach Speed Trio 4GB MP3 player is on sale for $34.99. Another low cost MP3 player is the SanDisk Clip Zip with 4GB built in memory for $39.99.
Apple iPod speaker accessories are on sale. There are a couple of dock stations that is an alarm clock, with the least expensive one being the Philips dual alarm clock with Digital FM and and Apple iPod Dock on sale for only $27.99.
There is also Apple iTunes $50 gift card or digital code that can be purchased for only $40. Similarly, there are $50 Apple iTunes and iBookstore Gift Cards on sale for $40 each.
Best Buy also sells musical instruments. Some stores have an music store center to shop at. They have some sales going on in this musical instrument department. A variety of electric guitars, amps, microphones, acoustic guitars, drums, and electronic keyboards are on sale.
A selection of Samsung LED HDTV sets are discounted 10 – 30 percent. The discounts are for many different brands and sizes. There are also some interesting deals on Blu-ray players.
The Sony Wi-Fi built-in Blu-ray player has Google TV on sale for only $159.99 (reg. $299.99). Another Wi-Fi Built in Blu-ray Player by Philips is on sale for $99.99.
In the TV department is also a wide variety of home theater speaker systems on sale. Other items include projectors, Video game chairs, and more.
Best Buy is promoting the following mobile homes are free with a 2-year contract: Samsung Stratosphere 4G in White or Black (Verizon Wireless), AT&T Impulse in Black (AT&T), HTC Droid Incredible 2 in White or Black(Verizon Wireless), LG Thrill 4G Mobile Phone in Dark Blue (AT&T), Blackberry Torch 9810 4G in white or silver (AT&T), and Apple iPhone 3GS with 8GB memory in Black (AT&T).
There are other mobiles phones that are on sale, including some prepaid mobile phones.
Other Cyber Sale Deals at Best Buy
Best Buy has an online Outlet Center with bargain deals on electronics. This might be just as good as Cyber Monday Deals for 2011 at Best Buy.
Best Buys Deal of the Day is a Blu-ray Movie sale with a selection of movies priced at $3.99 each. The discount is 50 – 80 percent price reduction. The movies are Lara Croft: Tomb Raider in Widescreen format, Face/Off (widescreen), Mission: Impossible II (widescreen), and Disturbia (widescreen).
While, Best Buy can offer some great sales during Cyber Monday, remember there are other online retailers that might offer a good deal. B&H photo, Buy.com, and Amazon are just a few places that can offer a good deal on electronics. Reading reviews are helpful for determining other consumers response to the electronic device that is on sale.
By: Victoria Brown