Tech News: Black Friday at Target 2019: Early savings on Apple, Nikon, Samsung and more – CNET

Tech News: Black Friday at Target 2019: Early savings on Apple, Nikon, Samsung and more – CNET

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Black Friday has come early at Target for 2019, with early deals on iPad Pro and Samsung’s 65-inch Smart 4K UHD TV, with even more rewards for Target Circle and Target RedCard holders. Target’s Black Friday ad came out a while ago and the giant holding its own with its deep discounts on tech, but AmazonCostcoDell and Walmart have their own early specials too. With only two days to go until Black Friday, the competition is heating up and the discounts are getting deeper.

We’ll keep an eye on all of these and other deals to help you save as we get closer to Black Friday. You can preview the deals and doorbuster sale coming later this month — including a few we’ve highlighted below.

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Because retailers like to start sprinkling some Black Friday fairy dust early, you can get some solid savings ahead of Turkey Day. It’s an ever-changing landscape of savings so we try to update often. Here’s the best of what’s happening this Black Friday at Target with the deals available right now.

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CNET hasn’t reviewed this 65-inch model, the UN65RU7100FXZA, but it’s a solid performer that puts 65 inches of screen estate in your living room for well under a thousand dollars. It has all the essentials — Ultra HD 4K video, HDR and Samsung’s PurColor processor, which we’ve seen do a superb job at putting rich color on the screen in other models.

There’s a saying in the tech business that “shipping is the best feature,” and right now, this Samsung is one of just a few current TV deals at Target that’s actually in stock and ready for pickup. But if you don’t mind waiting, we’d also suggest you take a look at the TCL 65-inch Roku 4K HDR TV as well, which costs $480. That’s $200 off the usual price.

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Though CNET hasn’t done a stand-alone review of the Nikon D3500, it’s no secret that this is one of the best DSLR bodies for beginners that money can buy. And this bundle is awesome — you get the camera and a pair of lenses for about $100 less than we can find anywhere else. The 18-55mm lens is a good wide angle-to-normal zoom and the 70-300mm gives you solid telephoto reach. The bundle also includes a bag, battery, charger and other accessories. Note that this bundle will drop to $400 when Target’s real Black Friday sale starts during Thanksgiving week.

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These are a few of the best deals we’ve spotted in Target’s Black Friday ad. Be sure to check the ad yourself to determine exactly which days these items will be available, and whether they’ll be available online or just in-store.

Yes! The previous-generation iPad 9.7 hung around at this price for a good chunk of 2019 — until the newer 10.2 model came along at $329. Although the 128GB model has routinely been on sale for $299, this is the first dip we’ve seen yet for the 32GB version. That’s not a ton of storage, but for many users it’s enough.

This deal is already available at Amazon

Read our iPad 10.2 review.

Originally published earlier this month. Regularly updated to remove expired deals and add new ones.

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