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Black Friday 2018 smart home deals: Bargains on Echo Dot, Google Home Hub, Facebook Portal, Apple HomePod and more

November is a time of custom: colder climate, soccer, turkey feasts with associates and household — and, in fact, scouring the online for the best Black Friday deals

Sure sufficient, right here you’re! And, presuming it is offers on smart home devices that you just’re after, you have come to the fitting place. They’ve been a number of the hottest Black Friday sellers in recent times, particularly now that massive names like Amazon and Google are primarily all-in on the linked home. Expect more of the identical in 2018, with numerous offers on Alexa and Google Assistant gadgets, smart thermostats from names like Nest and Ecobee, connected lighting kits, video doorbells, app-enabled robot vacuums… you title it.

To that finish, this is a working checklist of all of the upcoming offers we have noticed to date. We’ve kicked issues off with offers from Amazon and Target, then Best Buy, Walmart and Lowe’s adopted go well with. More retailers are certain to observe within the coming days, together with on-line offers direct from the producers themselves. As quickly as we see something, we’ll replace this web page, so hold it bookmarked.

And bear in mind the same old caveats: Many of the offers will not truly be stay till Black Friday, Nov. 23 (although some, most notably from Best Buy, are already stay on-line). Also, CNET could get a share of income from the sale of the merchandise featured on this web page. Got it? Good. Now let’s get to the offers.

Save $30

Amazon Echo (second-gen) for $69

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Amazon’s fleet of Alexa-enabled smart audio system goes on sale beginning Thanksgiving Day, and that features a $30 low cost on Alexa’s flagship, the second-gen Amazon Echo. That low cost brings the value all the way down to $69, more than $100 lower than the unique Echo initially bought for. That value seems prefer it’ll be obtainable elsewhere, too, together with at Target and at Best Buy.


$69.00 at Amazon


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Amazon Echo Dot (third-gen) for $24

Tyler Lizenby/CNET

Amazon has a comparatively aggressive low cost in retailer for the new, third-gen Echo Dot, too. At simply $24, you’ll get it for more than half off (and a greenback cheaper than its rival, the Google Home Mini, which I am certain is only a coincidence). And yep, like a variety of these Echo offers, you may discover the identical value at main retailers like Target and Best Buy.


$24.00 at Amazon


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Amazon Echo Dot (second-gen) for $20

Ian Knighton/CNET

Amazon already lower the value of the last-gen Echo Dot down to $30 when the brand new one got here out final month, however the firm is marking it down by one other $10 for Black Friday, bringing the value all the way in which all the way down to $20. I do not know why you would not simply pay the additional $Four for this yr’s mannequin, which presents a noticeable uptick in sound quality, however hey, perhaps you are simply going to attach the factor to an exterior audio setup anyway. In that case, this is perhaps the deal for you.

Expect to see this deal elsewhere, as properly. For occasion, it’s going to be obtainable at Best Buy beginning Thanksgiving Day (Nov. 22) at 5 p.m.


$19.00 at Amazon


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Save $50

Amazon Echo Show (second-gen) for $180

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If you want an Alexa system that comes with a touchscreen, then the second-gen Echo Show is your latest choice. You can save $50 on it on Black Friday. Best Buy may have the identical deal obtainable beginning at 5 p.m. on Thanksgiving Day (Nov. 22).


$179.00 at Amazon


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Save $40

Amazon Echo Spot for $90

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Another Alexa touchscreen choice: the semispherical Amazon Echo Spot, which could rightly declare to be the neatest ever alarm clock. You can rating it for $90 on Black Friday, a financial savings of $40. Best Buy is providing the identical deal beginning Thanksgiving Day.


$89.00 at Amazon


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Amazon Echo Plus (second-gen) for $110

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Also $40 off: the just-released, second-gen Amazon Echo Plus, which you’ll get for $110 for Black Friday. It takes the Echo and provides a slight enchancment in sound high quality, plus a built-in temperature sensor and a Zigbee radio that may join immediately with issues like smart lights and smart locks. Amazon will even throw in a free Philips Hue White LED with buy. Starting Thanksgiving Day, look for a similar deal –free bulb included — at Best Buy, as properly.


$109.00 at Amazon


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Save $20

Amazon Smart Plug for $5 with buy of any Echo system

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Picking up a new Echo Dot, or every other Echo gadget on Black Friday? You can tack an Amazon Smart Plug onto your order for simply $5. Plug it in and plug one thing like a lamp or an area heater into it, and you’ll inform Alexa to show it on and off through your new Echo gadget. And for those who’d relatively store at Best Buy, it seems prefer it’ll offer the identical deal.


$5.00 at Amazon


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Save $60

Anova Wi-Fi Sous-Vide Circulator for $100

Tyler Lizenby/CNET

It normally sells for $160, however beginning Thanksgiving Day, Best Buy will promote you Anova’s Wi-Fi-equipped sous vide circulator for $100. It’s an effective way to prepare dinner meats to the precise temp of your selecting, and the Wi-Fi permits you to monitor the prepare dinner remotely on your telephone, even for those who aren’t at home.


$99.00 at Best Buy


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Apple HomePod Smart Speaker for $250

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Here’s a uncommon low cost on the Siri-powered Apple HomePod, obtainable at Best Buy in both white or house gray for $250, a financial savings of $100. The deal begins Thanksgiving Day at 5 p.m.


$249.00 at Best Buy


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Save $51

Blink XT 1-Camera Security System for $79

Blink

Heads up: Unlike the Echo devices, this deal on the Amazon-owned Blink XT safety digital camera truly goes stay the day earlier than Thanksgiving. It’s a wi-fi, weatherproof smart home digital camera with evening imaginative and prescient, movement detection, free cloud storage, Alexa compatibility (duh) and two-year battery life — you’ll rating one for $79, which is a financial savings of more than $50. And, for those who’d relatively get a few the issues, Amazon can be providing a three-camera Blink XT system for $230, which is $90 lower than you’d normally pay.


$78.00 at Amazon


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Save $20

Chamberlain MyQ Garage Hub for $60

Chamberlain’s MyQ Garage controller permits you to open or shut your storage out of your telephone, and it really works with a bunch of widespread smart home platforms. On Thanksgiving Day, Best Buy will provide it for $60, saving you $20.


$59.00 at Best Buy


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Save $50

Facebook Portal (10-inch) for $150

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It’s brand-spankin’ new, however the Facebook Portal video chatting hub is getting a Black Friday low cost at Best Buy that begins at 5 p.m. on Thanksgiving Day. You’ll have the ability to get the smaller, 10-inch model for $50 off.


$149.00 at Best Buy


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Google Home Hub for $99

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It’s solely been out for less than a month, however that did not cease Google from discounting its new voice-activated touchscreen by 50 bucks for Black Friday. Small however mighty, the Home Hub’s Google Assistant smarts are a terrific match to your kitchen countertop, and you’ll rating one for simply $99 at Target on Black Friday, or from Walmart, Best Buy or Lowe’s beginning Thanksgiving Day. Want to purchase it even earlier? Jet will provide the identical deal beginning the day earlier than Thanksgiving at 10 p.m. EST.

No matter the place you get it, that is $80 lower than what you may pay on Black Friday for its rival, the Amazon Echo Show.


$99.00 at Target


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Save $30

Google Home Mini and C by GE Bluetooth Smart Bulb for $25

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The Google Home Mini smart speaker can be obtainable for $25 on Black Friday at outlets like Target, however one of the best deal we have seen comes from Lowe’s, the place the identical $25 will get you the Home Mini packaged with a free C by GE Bluetooth smart bulb. This combo is designed to work right out of the box, in order quickly as you screw the bulb in and flip it on, it’s going to mechanically pair with the Google Assistant for voice controls.


$25.00 at Lowe’s


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Google Home Mini smart speaker for $25

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Like Target, Walmart is providing the Google Home Mini on its personal for half off beginning Thanksgiving Day. It does not include a free bulb so it isn’t fairly pretty much as good a deal as you may discover at Lowe’s, however Walmart does have the brand new aqua-colored model as an unique, which is why I am giving it a separate point out right here.


$25.00 at Walmart


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Google Home Mini and Chromecast Bundle for $45

Walmart

As an unique deal, Walmart can be providing the Google Home Mini packaged with a Chromecast media streamer for $45 complete, which is about 30 bucks off the combo’s typical value. These two are pair — plug the Chromecast into your TV and you’ll inform the Home Mini issues like, “OK, Google, play The Great British Baking Show on Netflix,” plus other nifty tricks.

Jet.com is providing this identical deal, and you’ll get it beginning the day earlier than Thanksgiving at 10 p.m. EST. That’s a bit sooner than Walmart, for what it is value.


$45.00 at Walmart


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Save $131

Google Home Mini and 30-piece Tasty Cookware Set for $99

Another Walmart unique bundle: the Google Home Mini packaged with a 30-piece cookware set from Tasty that features ceramic, nonstick pots, skillets and frying pans in pink, copper or blue, all for simply $99. The combo normally retails for $230, so this is perhaps value it for the cookware alone.


$99.00 at Walmart


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Save $50

Google Home for $79

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Prefer a smart speaker with a bit of more oomph? The full-size Google Home will get a Black Friday deal, too, with a $50 low cost bringing the value all the way down to $79. Best Buy’s providing the identical deal beginning Thanksgiving Day.


$79.00 at Target


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Save $150

iRobot Roomba 890 for $350

iRobot

Target has a bunch of vacuums and robotic vacuums marked down for Black Friday, however the largest low cost we’re seeing is the $150 it can save you on an app-enabled Roomba 890. That low cost brings the value all the way down to $350, which is about as little as we have ever seen a current-gen smart Roomba promote for.


$349.00 at Target


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Save $100

iRobot Roomba 675 for $200

You can get a smart Roomba for even much less by going with an earlier-gen mannequin. Best Buy will provide the app-enabled Roomba 675 for $200 beginning on Thanksgiving, which saves you $100 off of the retail value.


$199.00 at Best Buy


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Save $100

Lenovo Eight-inch Smart Display for $99

Chris Monroe/CNET

We’ve examined all the spectacular new Google Assistant smart shows this yr — Lenovo’s was the primary, and I believe it is nonetheless my favourite. Best Buy has the Eight-inch model marked down by 100 bucks for Black Friday, bringing the value all the way down to $99. That’s the identical value because the Black Friday deal on the smaller, cheaper Google Home Hub. Best of all, the deal is already stay on-line, so you should purchase it proper now for those who’re itching to get your buying began.


$99.00 at Best Buy


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Save $20

Lifx Multicolor Wi-Fi Smart Bulb for $40

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Starting Thanksgiving Day, Best Buy will provide each the standard-size and floodlight variations of the current-gen Lifx LED for $40 every, a financial savings of $20 per bulb. That’s value on good smart bulbs which are brighter than the Philips Hue.


$39.00 at Best Buy


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Save $70

Nest Cam Indoor for $129

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Nest’s lineup of smart safety cameras are all fairly stable picks, however they do not come low cost. Fortunately, you’ll rating a reasonably sizable $70 low cost on the unique Nest Cam Indoor at Target this Black Friday, bringing the fee all the way down to $129. It’s not the newest model, but it surely’s nonetheless a worthy choose, particularly at this value. And by the way in which, for those who do not need to anticipate Black Friday, you may discover the identical deal obtainable at Lowe’s beginning Nov. 22, and on Jet beginning Nov. 21 at 10 p.m. EST.

One different observe — Best Buy claims it’s going to have Nest gear marked down by as much as $70 beginning on Thanksgiving Day. No specifics on any of these offers but, however I am guessing they will be the identical ones that I’ve posted right here. Keep an eye out, though.


$129.00 at Target


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Nest Cam IQ Outdoor for $149

Chris Monroe/CNET

Prefer Nest’s current-gen, outside digital camera? The rugged, weather-proof Nest Cam IQ Outdoor sometimes sells for a steep $199, however you’ll choose it up for $50 off at Lowe’s from Nov. 22 by Nov 28.


$149.00 at Lowe’s


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Save $70

Nest Hello Video Doorbell for $179

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Here’s a terrific deal on Nest’s wonderful video doorbell, which our digital camera and doorbell professional Megan Wollerton known as “the smartest video doorbell available today.” $70 off is about as a lot as a reduction as we have ever seen on it — search for the deal at Lowe’s beginning on Nov. 22.


$179.00 at Lowe’s


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Save $70

Nest Learning Thermostat (third-gen) for $179

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Nest’s smart thermostat is mainly an icon of the smart home at this level. If you have been holding out for the fitting value to make the improve in your personal smart home, then maybe this $70 Black Friday low cost from Target will do the trick. And yep, Lowe’s may have the identical deal beginning on Nov. 22.


$179.00 at Target


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Save $30

Nest Thermostat E for $139

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It is not discounted by fairly as a lot, however the plastic-bodied Nest Thermostat E prices lower than the stainless-steel Nest to start with, and it is simply as smart.


$139.00 at Target


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Save $20

Nest Protect Smoke Detector for $99

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It’s not the most important doorbuster I’ve ever seen (particularly for a chunk of tech that is been out for just a few years now), however hey, this is Nest’s smart smoke detector marked down by $20.


$99.00 at Target


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Save $100

Netgear Arlo Three-Camera Starter Kit for $199

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Netgear’s battery-powered Arlo safety cameras are a preferred choose for home safety, and Walmart’s providing Black Friday deal on a first-gen, three-camera starter package that’ll prevent 100 bucks. Like the remainder of Walmart’s choices, you may discover it obtainable beginning at 6 p.m. on Thanksgiving Day.


$199.00 at Walmart


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Save $220

Netgear Arlo Pro 2 Four-Camera Starter Kit for $580

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Meanwhile, Best Buy has the newer model of the Arlo cameras obtainable in a four-camera starter package for $580. That feels like loads, however this package normally sells for $800. And that is one in every of Best Buy’s early-bird offers, so it is already obtainable on-line for those who’re prepared to drag the set off now.


$579.00 at Best Buy


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Save $70

Philips Hue White and Color Ambiance Three-Bulb Starter Kit with Remote for $120

This Philips Hue starter package consists of three color-changing bulbs, a wi-fi distant that docks on the wall like a light-weight swap whenever you aren’t utilizing it, and the all-important Philips Hue Bridge that should keep plugged into your router so as to management the lights out of your telephone or sync them with Alexa, Siri or the Google Assistant. It normally prices $190, however Best Buy has it obtainable as an early Black Friday particular you could purchase proper now for $120. That’s a terrific deal — $120 is $30 lower than you’d sometimes pay for simply the bulbs.


$119.00 at Best Buy


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Philips Hue Lightstrips for $60

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If you have already obtained a Hue Bridge and simply need to develop your system, these Hue Lightstrips look nice beneath cupboards and behind TVs, and $60 is about as little as they ever promote for. Like the opposite Hue deal above, this one is on the market on-line from Best Buy proper now.


$59.00 at Best Buy


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Save $10

Philips Hue White and Color Ambiance Smart Bulb for $40

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Right now, Best Buy can be promoting particular person Hue bulbs for $40 every, a financial savings of $10.


$39.00 at Best Buy


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Philips Hue White LED Four-pack for $40

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If you do not care concerning the colours and simply need to fill out your home with automatable white mild, this four-pack of plain, vanilla Philips Hue White bulbs is simply $40 at Best Buy, and obtainable for buy on-line proper now. Usually sells for $50, which is already a reasonably whole lot.


$39.00 at Best Buy


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Free $50 present card

Buy a Philips Hue Four-Bulb White and Color Ambiance Starter Kit, get a free $50 Target present card

It is not marked down, however for those who purchase a four-bulb Philips Hue White and Color Starter Kit from Target this Black Friday, the retailer will throw in a free $50 present card. If you had been so inclined, you can flip round and use that card to choose up a bonus bulb to your new setup.


$199.00 at Target


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Save $50

Ring Floodlight Cam for $199

Ring Floodlight Cam

Looking for a smart safety mild to hold above your storage? You may do loads worse than this floodlight from Ring, which packs a built-in evening imaginative and prescient digital camera and movement sensor, plus the flexibility to customise these movement alerts utilizing “activity zones” throughout the digital camera’s area of view. Look for a $50 low cost on it at Lowe’s between Nov. 22 and Nov. 25.


$199.00 at Lowe’s


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Save $110

Ring Video Doorbell 2 and Amazon Echo Dot (third gen) for $140

Chris Monroe/CNET

Here’s a heck of a deal that seems to be stay already on the Best Buy web site: The Ring Video Doorbell 2 with a brand new, third-gen Amazon Echo Dot for a complete of $140. The Ring on its personal normally sells for $200, so this can be a significantly good worth for those who’ve been itching for an improve at your entrance door.


$139.00 at Best Buy


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Save $20

Sengled Element Three-Bulb Starter Kit for $30

Sengled

If you are on the lookout for deal on smart bulbs, you would possibly think about leaping on this Sengled Element starter package, which can be obtainable at Best Buy beginning Thanksgiving Day (Nov. 22) for simply $30. With three bulbs and the Zigbee hub that controls them, that is cheaper than the two-bulb starter package normally sells for.


$29.00 at Best Buy


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Save $29

Sensibo Sky Air Conditioner Controller for $89

If the flip in direction of colder climate already has you considering forward to subsequent summer season, then perhaps the time is correct to attain a deal on a smart air conditioner controller. If so, you are in luck as a result of the Sensibo Sky, which smartens up dumb AC items to allow you to automate them as you come and go, can be obtainable for about 30 bucks lower than typical this Black Friday. Along with app-enabled automation, Sensibo permits you to management the cool with voice instructions utilizing Alexa or the Google Assistant. And sure, you should use it to automate a heater, too. 

Bonus — you possibly can pay a barely decrease $83 every for those who purchase a Sensibo three-pack ($249 complete), however you may have to purchase direct from the Sensibo website


$89.00 at Amazon


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Save $100, get a free safety digital camera

SimpliSafe Home Security Systems with free SimpliCam for $100 off

Chris Monroe/CNET

Best Buy’s additionally providing good reductions on SimpliSafe home safety packages, which normally begin at $270 however can be obtainable beginning at $170 this Thanksgiving. On high of that, Best Buy will throw in a free standalone SimpliCam along with your buy, which you may get along with the video doorbell that already comes as a free additional. That’s a variety of worth for a really sturdy safety system that is gained a number of Editors’ Choice awards right here on CNET.


$169.00 at Best Buy


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Save $25

Sonos One Smart Speaker for $175

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With built-in Alexa controls and Google Assistant controls coming next year, the platform-agnostic, premium-sounding Sonos One hits the smart speaker candy spot at its typical value of $200. Scoring one for $25 off at Best Buy sounds simply positive to me.


$174.00 at Best Buy


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Save $50

Sonos Beam Soundbar with Alexa for $350

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Best Buy can be providing the Sonos Beam, an Alexa-equipped sound bar, at a financial savings of $50. Like most of Best Buy’s offers, the sale begins at 5 p.m. on Thanksgiving Day (Nov. 22).


$349.00 at Best Buy


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