Say what you will about the holiday season, the deals and the obligations for gifting coincide nicely. Almost as if by design, because it’s definitely by design.
It’s not that sinister, really, businesses realized they sold a lot of things post-Thanksgiving and decided to incentivize the practice. After decades, online shopping decided to jump in on the same model, and Cyber Monday deals were born.
Electronics and gadgets feature prominently in the cases but the ethos behind it all is simply to shop online. With more places trading out Balck Friday crush for a week of deals to entice (and avoid worker overload) Cyber Monday deals are getting bigger and better every year.
Check out this list of deals to watch out for. This isn’t an exhaustive list, as updates occur up to the big day, but it will clue you in on what to look for.
Cyber Monday Deals
The big event kicks off the Monday after Thanksgiving, so this year that will fall on the 30th. The deals start on Saturday (despite the name) and some will be good through the end of the week while others will be limited to a tight window on Monday morning.
If you have your heart set on nabbing a deal, be certain to closely follow any changes to the time and availability, many are also first come and go within minutes.
1. 50-Inch Samsung 4K TV
The TV that does more, the Samsung Class The Frame line offers a clear standby mode that displays images. Turn your living room into an art show for $350 less with a deal from Best Buy.
2. Kindle Oasis Essentials Bundle
A mid-range deal (Amazon has its better deals mid-October), on a solid bundle offering an 8GB Kindle along with a fabric cover and a wall to USB power adapter.
The bundle already saves you, but it’s also an additional $30 off for a limited time.
3. Apple Watch Series 5
This is the 40mm version. It’s loaded with apps right out of the gold aluminum box. Check your heart rate, GPS, and the time. This model comes with a pink sand band and is offered at a $32 discount through Amazon.
4. Alro Pro 3 spotlight Camera
Choose between night vision and spotlight settings with this te-pack of cameras. The cameras report to a drive in the WI-FI enabled standalone unit.
Get started on a home security monitoring system for a savings of over $100 on Amazon.
5. Fitbit Charge 3
For those that want to monitor their health without those Apple brandings, the Fitbit Charge offers everything you need. The unit boasts 15 modes to challenge you and measure exercise.
This is easy to wear, even when asleep, and has a seven-day battery life. Sold for $25 less through Amazon.
Away from home for a trip? Have a fur buddy that needs attention? This camera and treat dispenser is the ticket. Up to eight users can connect wirelessly and check in on and deliver treats to a pet.
Pick one up for $70 off at Chewy.com.
7. Arf Pets Dog & Cat Feeder
Also for the furry friend in your life, this electronic feeder allows you to set a digital timer and portions to deliver up to four meals a day.
Record sound to call your pet to dinner with an onboard digital recorder. Also from chewy.com for a discount of $20.
8. Samsung Galaxy Watch 3
Connect and download new apps through the LTE network with this smartwatch. load up on apps or use it to call and text.
Supports payment apps through Google Pay and Venmo. Leave the wallet at home and run your life through this Bluetooth enabled dream. Also tells time for only $49 during the sale from Amazon.
9. Philips Performance PH805 Wireless Headphones
Save $24 through Amazon on this top-rated set of noise-canceling headphones. Link up with your smartphone or smartwatch and enjoy 30 hours of battery life.
An excellent choice for those who need some alone time even when surrounded by family.
10. Echo Dot Kids Edition
comes with the Echo Glow in one bundle. Save $20 on this Alexa connected kid-friendly device.
Comes with a subscription to Amazon Kids music channel. Kids enjoy interacting with the device. The Echo Glow offers a quality nightlight that can be adjusted with voice control.
11. Pure Clean Automatic Robot Vacuum
An awesome deal on a handy tool for any home. Get your hands on this self-programming HEPA filtered unit for over $150 off at Chewy.com.
It works like a dream keeping linoleum, tile, hardwood, and low carpeted floors clean. It doesn’t do well for shag, but if you have shag carpeting it’s kinda on you.
12. Lenovo IdeaPad 3 Laptop
Features a powerful 10th Gen processor from Intel and a 15.6″ touchscreen.
This compact unit weighs only 4.2 pounds and the battery lasts for an impressive 5 hours.
Save over $130 on this unit and more on high-end gaming laptops. To find this and other deals, browse around here and be ready before the big day.
13. Intex 24″ Queen Dream Lux Pillow-Top Airbed
Get free shipping and a savings of $14 when you order from the Walmart website. Have it delivered to a store near you or to your door. This airbed mattress comes with its own carrying case and internal air pump.
Inflated internal structures offer superior stability even at the edges. Plug it in and you’re ready for that extra guest in minutes.
14. Instant Pot Gem 6 Qt 8-in-1
This multicooker features settings for eight different common cokers including a slow cooker, steamer, and rice cooker. Comes with a recipe book, rack, and measuring cup.
Save space in the kitchen and money in your account with a $30 off deal from the Walmart website. Free shipping or have it delivered to a store for pickup.
15. Mattel Star Wars Baby Yoda Plush Toy
Get the adorable alien toy for your kids for a fraction of the price from Amazon.
Stands at 11 inches tall. Plush body with plastic head and limbs, the base is weighted to sit upright on a shelf or on a bed.
16. Apple Air Pods Pro
Save $50 on a set of AirPods Pro through Amazon. These feature noise-cancellation and connect with your Apple device with a button. These soft white silicone tips fit comfortably and stay put.
Siri access connected to the AirPods for fast navigation and 24-hour battery life will keep you grooving. Comes with a wireless charging case for storage.
17. 65-Inch Sony Class A8H Series OLED 4K UHD Smart Android TV
Sure, it’s a lot of words to describe the product but it’s a lot of product. This smart television offers enhanced visuals that offer clarity at multiple angles and the onboard Dolby Atmos emulates surround sound without additional speakers.
At a steep discount of $500, this is one of the best Cyber Monday deals you’ll find. Get yours at a participating Best Buy online and have it shipped to a store.
18. Echo Show 5
This package comes with one Blink mini camera and a charcoal black viewer.
Easily check the feed from the camera on the smart 5.5″ display. While not scouting the perimeter, the viewer can be linked to any compatible device and you can watch TV or listen to audio.
Get yours for $75.00 off at Amazon.
19. Dell Precision 5750 Mobile Workstation
It’s not a laptop, it’s a mobile workstation. The distinction is mostly about power, not portability.
The Dell Workstation is a great way to tap into the home media server or distributed programs to expand a home office.
Save nearly 30% off the usual $3,000 price point direct from Dell.com
20. Bose Quietcomfort 35 II Wireless Headphones
Enjoy 20 hours of not hearing background noise while listening comfortably with these headphones from the premier name in sound dampening.
Also, save $50 by ordering through the Walmart website.
21. Dyson Hot + Cool Jet Focus AM09 Fan Heater
The bladeless tech of Dyson brings this heater/cooler into your home.
Adjust the temperature of a room in minutes without affecting the whole house. The unit saves you in energy costs and saves you $80 off a retail price.
22. Epson VS250 LCD Projector
No television big enough to fill your home-theater desires? Then get a projector and turn any suitably flat surface into a screen.
The Epson’s powerful LCDs shine at 3,200-lumen to give you a clear image from a distance without heating up the room.
Save $40 by buying through Amazon.
23. Google Pixel 3 64GB
A budget phone from Google made even more budget with a half-off sale through Amazon.
Get your hands on this Android phone and unlock the potential.
24. DNA Testing Kits
Walmart is offering testing kits for only $79 this holiday season. For those looking to bond with family, this makes a fun lo-tech gift. Order early and get your results before Christmas through popular testing sites.
25. iPad Pro 10.2
It’s an older, smaller model but with discounts putting it at as low as $230, it’s a grab if you can find one. Check Best Buy and Walmart websites for availability.
Technology updates quickly and finding a Cyber Monday deal on something now helps balance a budget.
Remember to prioritize the limited stock and biggest discounts first and work your way through to the smaller stuff. check back here for updates and more information about tech, health, travel, and more deals coming out this month.