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Black Friday creeps ever earlier. This year, Best Buy is offering its best deals on Thursday, while Amazon is doing its best to destroy the concept entirely, starting its price cuts three weeks early. Today Walmart has joined the fray, detailing the deals consumers can expect on Thanksgiving week. As with several of its peers, the retailer is starting the party early, cutting $200 off curved 4K Samsung TVs, selling Roku SE media players for $25, and offering consoles for $50 cheaper than normal.
The deals can be perused on Walmart’s official app — a neat way to force bargain hunters into a download — and start at 6PM on Thanksgiving day. That’ll give you time to get your turkey finished and your family out of the door before you sprint down to your local store, but as Black Friday encroaches on other holidays, you have to wonder: how long until Black Friday envelopes the entire Thanksgiving week? How long before it swallows up the entire month of November? What happens when it eats the entire year? We’ll be left with 365 days of unrelenting darkness, in which all is lost in a frenzy of lines, tickets, and deals on consumer electronics, and we pray only to a new pantheon of gods that includes Best Buy, Amazon, and Walmart.
But until then, find the best deals from Walmart’s upcoming sale below. Note that to see the deals, you’ll need to use Walmart’s app.
- Samsung 55-inch curved 4K UHD Smart TV for $998 (regularly $1,998)
- Samsung 40-inch 1080p HD Smart TV for $298 (regularly $378)
- Vizio 70-inch 1080p HD Smart TV for $898 (regularly $1,198)
- Hisense 55-inch 4K UHD Smart TV for $448 (regularly $548)
Phones / tablets
- Samsung Galaxy S6 models with $150 savings and $100 Black Friday gift card (if on installment billing purchase)
- iPhone 6S models with $100 savings and $100 Black Friday gift card (if on installment billing purchase)
- iPad Mini 2 16GB Wi-Fi for $198 (regularly $268)
Game consoles / video games
- PlayStation 4 with Uncharted: The Nathan Drake Collection for $299 (regularly $349)
- Wii U with Splatoon and Super Smash Bros. for $249 (regularly $279)
- Guitar Hero Live on PS4 for $69 (regularly $99.96)
- New PS4 and Xbox One games for $35 (including Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain, Assassin’s Creed: Syndicate, and Forza 6)
- PS4 DualShock 4 controller for $39 (regularly $59.96)
- Xbox One controller for $39 (regularly $59.96)
Accessories and more
- FitBit Charge HR for $119 (regularly $149)
- FitBit Flex for $59 (regularly $99)
- Canon Rebel T5 DSLR for $399 with bag and 75-300mm lens (regularly $599 for bundle)
- Chromecast (2014 model) for $20 (regularly $27)
- Roku SE for $25 (regularly $50 after Black Friday)
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