Best Walmart Black Friday deals: $19 Nest Mini, $49 Instant Pot, $398 Samsung TV, top video games and more
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The Walmartsale is underway with historically low prices available on a variety of hot products. Among the most notable deals are an Instant Pot Viva for only $49, that’s $51 off the original price, Samsung 58-inch 4K UHD Smart TV for $398 and more. Unfortunately, some of the best early deals — including the lowest prices of all time for the and — are already sold out but we’re hoping they return. Anyone looking for game consoles is set for disappointment, too: While Walmart had online inventory for the , and on Wednesday night, those are long gone.
But enough of the bad news: Are you ready for the sales? We’ve collected our favorite deals below. Note that prices and availability were accurate at time of publication, but both fluctuate frequently.
DEALS HAPPENING NOW
This second-generation Google Nest Mini is an unobtrusive way to add a smart speaker and voice assistant to another room in your house.
Starting Nov. 25, Walmart slashed prices across the board on a huge swatch of games for current consoles, including titles for as low at $15. Select EA Sports titles for Xbox, Switch and PS4 as as low as $28 each.
This Instant Pot does just about everything you’d want or need a multicooker to do and at under $50 is about as low as you’ll see it go. It features 15 cook settings: soup, meat/stew, chili, cake, egg, slow cook, pressure cook, saute, rice, multigrain, steam, sterilize, porridge, warm and yogurt. Six quarts is the most popular size, large enough to cook for groups but not so huge that you’ll find it difficult to store. It also has OverHeat Protection, a safety lock to ensure safe pressure cooking.
While Lenovo’s Smart Clock Essential lacks some of the features of the company’s previous version, it’s a simple but functional smart alarm clock. And at half off, it’s worth your consideration if you want to bring Google Assistant to your bedside table.
What’s the least expensive streaming media player money can buy? This guy. Roku has made a special-edition media player priced at $17 just to claim the banner of “cheapest.” It’s basically the same as the Roku Express that sells elsewhere for $25, meaning it can ably stream 1080p HD video and has nearly every top video service (with the exception of HBO Max).
The Samsung UN58TU7000 is currently selling for its Black Friday price of $398, a $52 savings. It measures 58 inches and has a full 4K resolution with HDR. It’s a Tizen-powered smart TV with support for Netflix, HBO Now, Hulu, CBS, Vudu, Google Play Movies and other services. It also takes voice commands via Bixby Voice.
The Beats Solo 3 is a perennially popular wireless on-ear headphone model thanks to the solid sound quality and Apple W1 chip that makes pairing with iOS devices utterly painless. This $119 price, which kicks in today, ties for the lowest price ever.
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New for 2020, the Apple Watch SE is the middle child of the Apple Watch lineup. It has the same basic design as the Series 6, but lacks that model’s always-on display, ECG functionality and oxygen saturation measurements.
The Google Nest Hub is almost half off, selling for a mere $50. It features a 7-inch touchscreen, Wi-Fi and Bluetooth support, and far-field voice recognition so it can hear you from across the room. At Walmart, you’ll get a credit for the Vudu video service, too.
EXPIRED AND OUT OF STOCK DEALS
The Vizio 70-inch 4K UHD LED Smart TV HDR V-Series V705x-H1 sells for around $650, but you can snag it for $478 starting today. It’s a perfect storm of features, including a 4K display, Dolby Vision HDR, DTX Virtual X and streaming channels via Vizio SmartCast.
This GoPro is technically discontinued, but it’s available for about $110 less than the Hero 7 Black, which is the entry-level model in GoPro’s current lineup. Not bad for a fully waterproof video camera that can still pull down full HD video.
The AirPods Pro have been on a pricing seesaw for months, bouncing between full price and historic lows. They’ve been widely available for $190 to $200 recently, but this $169 is the lowest price we’ve ever seen.
The deal is currently sold out at Walmart, but people can still find it at Amazon for just a dollar more.
Apple keeps the Apple Watch Series 3 around as its budget model for folks who don’t need the shiniest new model, but $119 for the 38mm version (aluminum case and sport band) is an all-time low price. In fact, we’d be surprised if it dropped any lower before Apple simply discontinues the model entirely.
The Apple Watch Series 3 in the 42mm size is $149, also its lowest price ever.
Just in time for the holidays, grab this Nintendo Switch bundle with a download code for Mario Kart 8 Deluxe (and three months of Nintendo Online) included in the box. Grab it while you can, it’s gonna sell out immediately.
Fitbit’s Versa 2 is a smartwatch fitness band with all-around attractive styling, long battery life and excellent exercise and sleep tracking. It lacks built-in GPS, but if you usually carry your phone with you when you work out, this is a superb tracker. Read our Fitbit Versa 2 review. The Stone/Mist Gray color is currently sold out, but Black/Carbon and Petal/Copper Rose are still in stock.
The Samsung UN65TU7000 is a 65-inch 4K LED smart TV that’s already marked down to its Black Friday pricing of $478. It has a pair of HDMI ports and one USB, and is powered by the Tizen smart TV software.