Walmart Cyber Monday 2020: 70-inch 4K TV , robot vacuums, price cuts on Xbox, Switch and PS4 games
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Cyber Monday is upon us. If you’re still bargain hunting after Black Friday, you still have time to capitalize on the many deals still available and several new deals that have been added today. You’ll find discounts between now and Christmas, but this is the height of the shopping season.
It’s little surprise that Walmart’s Black Friday sale is continuing through Cyber Monday. Yes, the Xbox, PS5, AirPods Pro and Apple Watch Series 3 all quickly sold out, but you can still get in on some great deals. Similarly, while the Nintendo Switch Mario Kart bundle has been impossible to get hold of this shopping season, it was in stock early Sunday morning at Walmart. The newer Fortnite bundle was also in stock early Monday morning before disappearing.
As for live deals, Walmart is offering price cuts on smart devices including Lenovo’s Smart Clock Essential for just $25 and Google Nest Hub for $50. If your holiday shopping list includes a new TV, check out the Samsung 58-inch 4K TV for under $400. You can also get the Instant Pot Viva for just $49.
Our favorite deals are listed below, with the newest Cyber Monday ones stacked on top. Note that availability and prices fluctuate, but were accurate at the time of this story’s most recent update.
DEALS HAPPENING NOW
Shark’s ION Robot Vacuum is newly on sale for Cyber Monday. It has three different brush types — one for a powerful clean. It comes with Wi-Fi Control via the Shark Clean App and Alexa, plus easy voice control.
Who doesn’t love a crispy finish on top of their tender juicy dinner? That’s exactly what the Ninja Foodi TenderCrisp pressure cooker promises, and it’s newly discounted for Cyber Monday.
This 11 piece nonstick cookware set features cooking essentials including a 9.5″ frying pan, 5.5″ mini eggpan, 5 quart saucepan and more. The signature diamond infused coating is long-lasting and easy to clean.
We’ve never tested an Onn-branded TV (that’s Walmart’s in-house electronics line). But if you’re looking for a giant screen television running the Roku OS, here it is. This model appears to be a Black Friday special SKU, birthed for the end of 2020 and selling for just under $450. But that’s $200 less than this identically sized JVC model, also running Roku.
This version of the old classic has been fully remastered for Nintendo Switch. It usually sells for $60.
Looking for a blender for under $100? This one from Ninja is discounted for Cyber Monday only.
Designed to extend suction power and cleaning performance, this vacuum includes specialized pet tools and features automatic cord rewind.
Nespresso VertuoPlus coffee and espresso machine brews 5 single-serve cup sizes just with the touch of a button. It even comes with a nice welcome set that has an assortment of Nespresso Vertuo coffee capsules with delicious flavors.
iRobot is the leader in robot vacuums, and even their lower-end models do a great job of cleaning your floors. This Roomba 670 model isn’t one we’ve tested ourselves, but our experience with iRobot vacuums is generally positive. This one has Wi-Fi connectivity so you can control it from your phone, and it works with Google Assistant, so you can get some satisfaction by yelling “Hey Google, tell Roomba to start cleaning,” while you go about your day.
“Onn” is Walmart’s in-house electronics brand. We haven’t reviewed this small-screen model, but it’s running the Roku operating system, so it’ll provide nearly all of the top streaming apps (except HBO Max), and it’s about $22 less than what you’d pay for similar models from Hisense or TCL at Amazon right 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.
Roku’s exclusive version of the Ultra for Walmart was just $48 earlier this month, so $59 isn’t the best deal for this 2019 streamer. But it normally retails for $79, this is still $10 less than the new Roku Ultra. The LT is a capable Roku box that packs in 4K HDR support, an Ethernet jack and includes a remote with a headphone jack for private listening. While largely similar to the aforementioned Ultra, unfortunately, the Ultra LT drops the remote finder feature and programmable keys on the remote. Read our comparison of the Ultra LT and other Rokus.
Starting Nov. 25, Walmart slashed prices across the board on a huge swathe of games for current consoles, for as low at $15. Select EA Sports titles for Xbox, Switch and PS4 are as low as $28 each. But be forewarned that the most popular games sold out quickly and are currently out of stock.
This Instant Pot does just about everything you’d want or need a multicooker to do and just 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.
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 are perennially popular wireless on-ear headphones thanks to the solid sound quality and the Apple W1 chip that makes pairing with iOS devices utterly painless. This $119 price, which kicks in today, ties for the lowest price ever.
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.
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.
EXPIRED AND OUT OF STOCK DEALS
The Google Nest Wi-Fi blankets your whole home in reliable coverage. Now that this is a two pack you can have one upstairs and downstairs. Stream your favorite songs, find out the weather, and stay connected with the Google Nest. Originally $269, the price is slashed so they’re now $189 for Cyber Monday.
This versatile 14″ Chromebook is a great affordable option for work and play. The stylish laptop features almost edgeless HD display, DDR3 memory and a 720p webcam with 2 W speakers.
The Canon EOS Rebel T100 snaps DSLR quality photos and shoots Full HD videos that can Instantly be transferred to your smart device.
The Switch has been increasingly hard to get this season, with the Mario Kart bundle sold out everywhere. But Walmart just dropped this new bundle that comes with Fortnite preinstalled, along with 2,000 “V-bucks” of in-game currency.
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 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.
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.
Note: It did sell out immediately, but there have been a number of restocks over the weekend. Keep checking back if you have your eye on this bundle!
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.
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.