Digital News Report – Best Buy has joined many other retailers this year by opening their stores on Thanksgiving Day for Black Friday Sales event. Their doors will open at 6 PM Thursday, November 28, 2013. Doorbuster deals are limited in quantity, which often causes people to camp out in front of the store in advance. Best Buy announced on their website that they would be handing out tickets for doorbuster deals up to 2 hours before they open the store.
Best Buy will offer the first round of doorbuster deals at 6 p.m. on Thanksgiving Day. Then, at midnight, Best Buy will offer another round of savings, which are not going to be announced until late Thanksgiving Day at 10 PM CST. The last round of Black Friday savings will roll out at 10 AM on Friday.
Amazon Kindle Fire HD 7 (Previous Generation) with 16 GB storage is on sale for $99.99, which is a $100 savings.
The Toshiba Laptop Essentials bundle (comes with mouse, memory stick, soft side storage case and security software is only $349.99, which is a savings of $91.96.
The Apple iPad 2 with Wi-Fi and 16 GB storage is $299.99, which is a savings of $100.
The Samsung 65” LED 1080p 120Hz HDTV is on sale for $999.99.
The LG 55” LED 1080p 120Hz HDTV is on sale for only $499.99.
The Insignia 39” LED 1080p 60Hz HDTV is only $169.99, which is a savings of $160.
The Insignia 24” LED 1080p 60Hz HDTV is on sale for only $79.99, which is a $90 savings.
The Apple MacBook Pro 13.3” display/ 4GB memory with Retina display is on sale for $1099, which is a discount of $200.
The Apple iPod nano 16GB MP3 Player (7th Generation) is on sale for $99.99, which is a $50 savings.
The Canon PowerShot A2500 16.0 Megapixel Digital Camera is on sale for $79.99, which is a savings of $30.
Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 7.0 8GB in Black is on sale for $149.99, a $50 savings.
The Dell Inspiron 15.6” Laptop with 4GB memory and 320 GB hard drive is on sale for only $177.99. This is a rock bottom price for a new full sized laptop!
The Samsung Galaxy S III 4G No-Contract Mobile Phone in White is on sale for $299.99, and is a savings of $100 off regular price.
GoPro HD Hero3: Black Edition Action Camera in Black is on sale for $249.99 (save $80).
Sony Playstation 3 250GB bundled with the DUALSHOCK 3 wireless controller and Batman: Arkham Origins and The Last of Us games is on sale for $199.99. This bundle is valued at $369.97.
Xbox360 and PS3 Video games are on sale for $34.99. The video games have been discounted $25 off regular price. The savings are for popular video game titles such as Beyond, Assassins Creed, Fifa14, Madden 25, and The Last of Us.
The Sony Smart Wi-Fi Built-In Blu-ray Player is only $54.99. This is a $65 savings.
The Insignia Flex 8 inch 8GB Android Jelly Bean OS tablet is only $79.99, a savings of $120.
The Amazon Kindle 2 GB reader is only $49.99, a $20 savings.
The Toshiba 16GB USB 2.0 Flash Drive in White is on sale for only $5.99, a $24 savings.
A variety of Blue Ray and DVD Movies and TV Series are on sale for only $7.99 each, and these prices are valid between November 28 through November 30, 2013. This includes popular movies such as World War Z, Star Trek Into Darkness, Skyfall, and Big Bang Theory: The Complete Sixth Season.
Friday Morning Doorbuster Deals at Best Buy
MacBookAir Computers are all marked down $150.
The HTC One w/ 32 GB in Blue is only $29.99 (with 2 year service contract), a savings of $170.
The HP Split 2-in-1 13.3” Touch Screen Laptop with 4GB memory and 128 GB storage is only $499.99, which is a $230 savings. This laptop converts into a tablet or a laptop.
Other Black Friday Sales Deals
Best Buy is offering customers 24-month financing on home theater purchases totaling $599 or more. Customers can get 5% back in rewards if they do not opt for financing. Customers must qualify for the financing offer. Best Buy has free delivery for their HDTV sets.
Samsung 65” Slim LED 1080p 240 Hz Smart 3D HDTV $1997.99.
Samsung 60” Slim LED 1080p 240Hz Smart 3D HDTV $1597.99.
Samsung 60” LED 1080p 120HZ Smart HDTV $997.99.
Samsung 55” Slim LED 1080p 240Hz Smart 3D HDTV $1297.99.
Vizio M Series 50” LED 1080p 240Hz Smart 3D HDTV $599.99.
Sharp Aquos 60” LED 1080p 120Hz HDTV $799.99.
Sharp 50″ LED 1080p 120Hz HDTV $399.99.
Sharp 42” LED 1080p 120Hz HDTV $299.99.
Samsung 46” LED 1080p 60 Hz HDTV $477.99.
Samsung 40” LED 1080p 60Hz Smart HDTV $397.99.
Samsung 32” LED 1080p 60Hz HDTV $277.99.
Samsung 32” LED 720p 60Hz HDTV $227.99.
Insignia 46” LED 1080p 60Hz HDTV $329.99.
LG 24” LED 720p 60HZ HDTV $149.99.
Video Players and Home Theater Speakers
Roku – 2 Streaming Player $59.99 ($20 savings).
Roku HD Streaming Player $39.99 ($10 savings).
LG Smart Wi-Fi Built-In Blu-ray Player $54.99.
Philips 9” Widescreen TFT LCD Portable DVD Player $59.99 (save $40).
Klpsch Icon 6 ½” 2-way Floor Speaker are $174.99 each (Save $175).
Klipsch Icon 5 ¼” 2-Way Bookshelf Speakers are $124.98 for the pair. (save $125).
D-Link Cloud Camera 1150 Wireless Security Camera with Night Vision $59.99 (save $40).
RCA 200W 5.1 Ch Upconvert DVD Home Theater System $79.99 (Save $100).
Samsung Smart 3D Wi-Fi Built-in Blu-ray Players $87.99 (Save $42).
Denon 875 W 5.1 Ch 3D Pass Through A/V Home Theater Receiver $274.99 (Save $125).
Samsung 2.1 Channel Soundbar with Wireless Subwoofer $167.99 (Save $132).
Video Game Deals
A variety of Video gaming accessories are priced at $34.99 each. This includes: Turtle Beach Ear Force P11 Amplified Stereo Gaming Headset. PS3 Dual Shock 3 Wireless Controller, Microsoft Special Edition Camoflage Wireless Controller for Xbox 360.
Call of Duty: Ghosts for Xbox 360 is $44.99 (Save $15)
Wii U black Friday Mario Bundle $319.97 (Save $50)
3DS Luigi’s Mansion Handheld Bundle $149.99 (Save $20)
Microsoft Xbox 360 250GB Black Friday Bundle is $189.99 (Save $110)
A variety of Xbox 360, Wii, PS3,WiiU are on $29.99 each. Video game titles include Call of Duty: Black Ops II, Saints Row IV, Just Dance 2014, Tom Clancy’s Splinter Cell, Batman: Arkham Origins, The Elder Scrolls Anthology.
Another variety of video games are priced at $14.99 each. Game titles include The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim, Forza Motorsport 4, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, Far Cry 3, Tomb Raider, or Microsoft Xbox Live 3-month subscription.
Another assortment of video games are prices at $11.99 each. Titles include Grand Theft Auto IV Platinum Hits, Gran Turismo 5: The Real Driving, Mortal Kmobat Komplete, PlayStation All Stars Battle, Batman: Arkham Asylum, LittleBigPlanet 2: Special Edition.
Blu-Ray and DVD Titles on Sale
$1.99 each – DVD movies titles include Kick-Ass, The Sandlot, Hosiers, Hot Tub Time Machine, Spaceballs, and up to 65 different total titles.
$3.99 each – includes up to 160 Blu-ray titles including titles such as RED, X-Men: First Class, Fight Club, Rise of the Planet of the Apes, Taken, and more.
$4.99 each – include up to 240 DVD titles to pick from including titles such as Ted, Argo, Battleship, This is 40 and more.
$7.99 each – include upt to 150 Blu-ray titles such as Pacific Rim, Zero Dark Thirty, Prometheus, Taken 2, The Hunger Games, and more.
Best Buy is offering some decent savings on computer systems. They also have deals on LED Computer Monitors and other computer accessories.
HP Desktop 8GB 1TB hard drive desktop computer is on sale for $349.99 (Save $130).
HP Pavillion Touch Smart 20” Touch Screen All-in-One Computer with 4 GB memory is $399.99 (Save $200).
A Dell 24” LED HD Monitor is only $99.99 (Save $100).
The LG 27” IPS LED HD Monitor is $189.99 (Save $160).
The Toshiba 500 GB External USB 3.0 Portable Hard drive in black is $39.99 (Save $20).
The Microsoft Surface Tablet computer is $199.99 (Save $150).
Online only is the D2 Android Tablet 4GB in black for only $39.99 (Save $60).
Sport and New Wrist Technology Products
A few new technology products are making their way into the stores this year. Some of the new items are for fitness minded people, while other products are to help connect your mobile device to a wrist device.
The Fitbit Force Wireless Activity + Sleep Wristband is $129.99.
The Pebble Smart Watch that works with certain Apple and Android mobile devices is $149.99.
The Nike+ SportWatch GPS Powered by TomTom with Sensor in white or Silver is $169.99 each.
Major Appliances and Small Kitchen Appliances on Sale
In the major appliances section, Best Buy is offering 18 months financing on purchases that total $429 and up. They also offer their customers 5% in rewards if not using the financing promotion. They are also offering free delivery and haul-away of the old appliance with an appliance purchase totaling $429 and up.
The biggest offering in the major appliance section of Best Buy is a four-piece ensemble of Samsung kitchen appliances. The bundle will save big bucks but you have to buy four specific Samsung appliances. This includes buying a 25.5 Cu. Ft French door refrigerator, a 1.8 cu Ft Over the range microwave, a 5.9 Cu. Ft. Self-Cleaning Oven, and a 24” Tall Tub built-in dishwasher you can get them all for $2,099.96, which is a 44% savings or $1,670 in savings.
Small kitchen appliances include either a Mr. Coffee 12-cup Programmable Coffeemaker in Black or an Oster 10-speed blender in Black for $14.99 each. The Keurig Elite Single Serve Brewer in black in on sale for $99.99. The KitchenAid Classic Stand Mixer in White is $199.99. Other Keurig and KitchenAid brand accessories is marked down 30%.
This is a sampling of the many items on sale at Best Buy during their Black Friday Thanksgiving Day Sale. To see all of their advertised specials look for the newspaper Ad circular, or visit their website at bestbuy.com. Make sure if you are going for the super discount purchases that you arrive at the store early, as they are giving out tickets to purchase these items up to 2 hours before the stores are opening. There are three different times where Best Buy will offer doorbuster deals, at 6 PM on Thursday, at Midnight, and at 10 AM on Friday.
By Victoria Brown