Black Friday 2018: Best Buy’s ad is a must-see for electronics gifts

Black Friday 2018: Best Buy's ad is a must-see for electronics gifts
Best Buy is gearing up for some great Black Friday savings.

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On the heels of Walmart’s Black Friday ad posting, Best Buy released its 52-page Black Friday sale circular early Thursday morning.

If you’re shopping for electronics, this is the Black Friday ad you’ve been waiting for.

Nearly 1,000 Best Buy stores in 47 states will open at 5 p.m. Thanksgiving, the same time as last year, the company announced in a news release. Most stores will close at 1 a.m. and then reopen 8 a.m. Black Friday. Here are some key highlights:

  • Hundreds of Black Friday deals are available through Nov. 11 in-store and on, while supplies last.
  • Through Christmas, Best Buy has free shipping on everything, no minimum purchase required.
  • Doorbusters and thousands of deals from Best Buy’s Black Friday ad become available on and in stores on Thanksgiving Day.
  • Members of Best Buy’s loyalty program, My Best Buy, get a chance to grab some of the hottest deals in the Black Friday ad early.
  • Early Access sales will take place Nov. 18 for Elite Plus and Elite members, and Nov. 19-20 for all My Best Buy members.

Black Friday weekend store hours

Maine, Massachusetts, and Rhode Island stores will remain closed Thanksgiving because of state laws. Maine stores will open 12:01 a.m. Black Friday and the Massachusetts and Rhode Island stores at 1 a.m. A small number of additional locations across the country may have varied hours because of county or municipal laws.

  • Thanksgiving, Nov. 22: 5 p.m. to 1 a.m.
  • Black Friday, Nov. 23: 8 a.m. to 10 p.m.
  • Saturday, Nov 24: 9 a.m. to 10 p.m.
  • Sunday, Nov. 25: 11 a.m. to 8 p.m.

Early deals

Here are just some of the deals available in stores and online through 11:59 p.m. CST on Nov. 11, or until they sell out. These same items will also be part of Best Buy’s Black Friday sale:

  • Save up to $150 on select iPad Pro Tablets
  • Save up to $250 on MacBook Pro Laptops
  • Samsung 43-inch 4K UHD Smart TV with HDR for $277.99 (Save $102)
  • Toshiba 55-inch 4K UHD Smart TV with HDR: Fire TV Edition for $349.99 (Save $130)
  • Dell Inspiron Laptop with Intel Core i5 Processor, 15.6-inch touch screen for $399.99 (Save $200)
  • Jaybird X3 Sport In-Ear Wireless Headphones for $59.99 (Save $70)
  • KitchenAid Professional 500 Series Stand Mixer for $219.99 (Save $280)
  • Amazon Echo Show 1st Generation for $99.99 (Save $130)
  • Save up to $100 on select iPad (6th gen)
  • Surface Pro with Platinum Type Cover for $599.99 (Save $360)
  • GoPro Karma Quadcopter with HERO6 Black for $699.99 (Save $300)
  • Dyson V8 Animal Cord-Free Vacuum for $299.99 (Save $150)
  • Fujifilm Instax mini 9 Camera for $49.99 (Save $20)
  • iRobot Roomba 891 App-Controlled Self-Charging Robot Vacuum for $299.99 (Save $150)

Thanksgiving Day deals

  • Toshiba 43-inch 4K UHD Smart TV with HDR: Fire TV Edition for $129.99 (Save $200 – in-store only deal)
  • Samsung 65-inch 4K UHD Smart TV with HDR for $599.99 (Save $200)
  • Save $150 on iPad Mini 4
  • Save $200 on MacBook Air
  • Samsung Chromebook with Intel Celeron Processor for $99 (Save $130)
  • Xbox One X Gold Rush Special Edition Battlefield V Bundle with 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray for $429.99 (Save $70)
  • Facebook Portal with Alexa for $149.99 (Save $50)
  • Google Home Hub Smart Speaker with Google Assistant for $99.99 (Save $49)
  • 50% off select small appliances

Check out all the best Black Friday deals you can get right now

Prices are accurate at the time of publication, but may change over time.

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