Black Friday Spotlight: Best Buy’s Apple Doorbuster Event Kicks Off Early With Sales on Everything From HomePod to MacBook Pro

We’ve begun keeping a track of early Black Friday deals in our dedicated Black Friday Roundup, and in an effort to prepare our readers for the big shopping event we’re highlighting sales store-by-store in the lead-up to November 29.

Today we’re starting with Best Buy, which announced its Black Friday sales today while simultaneously kicking off a notable early sale on Apple doorbusters.

Apple Doorbusters – Live Now

Ahead of Black Friday, Best Buy has opened up numerous discounts on Apple devices and accessories today, with a sale that will last through Sunday, November 10 at 11:59 p.m. CT. All of the discounts found below will be live through that time, unless they sell out.

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Highlights in the sale include HomePod for $199.99, lowest-ever prices on the 2019 MacBook Pro and MacBook Air, and solid discounts on both storage capacities of the new 10.2-inch iPad. Check out all of the discounts below and if you’re interested be sure to make your purchase before Sunday night.

Macs

  • MacBook Air – Save $200 on select models / starting at $899.99 with lowest-ever prices
  • MacBook Pro – Save up to $300 on select models / starting at $1,099.99 with lowest-ever prices
  • 2019 21.5-inch iMac (8GB RAM/1TB) – $1,099.99, down from $1,299.99
  • 2019 27-inch iMac (8GB RAM/1TB) – $1,599.99, down from $1,799.99

iPhones and iPads

  • 10.2-inch iPad – My Best Buy members save $80 or $100 on select models / starting at $249.99 with lowest-ever prices
  • iPad Pro – My Best Buy members save $150 or $200 on select models / starting at $649.99
  • iPhone 11 – Save up to $500 with activation and in-store trade-in
  • iPhone 11 Pro – Save up to $500 with activation and in-store trade-in

Apple Watch, HomePod, and Accessories

  • Apple Watch Series 4 – Save up to $300 / minimum savings is $50
  • HomePod – $199.99, down from $299.99
  • Smart Battery Cases – Save $20
  • Powerbeats3 Wireless – $89.99, down from $199.99
  • Beats Studio3 Headphones – $199.99, down from $349.99

Best Buy Black Friday – Doors Open 11/28 at 5 p.m.


Like in years past, Best Buy’s Black Friday sales include a lot of markdowns on quality TV sets, Blu-Rays, smartphones, Dyson vacuums, smart speakers, video games, and much more. The sales listed below will not be live until Thanksgiving, unless otherwise noted.

Bluetooth speakers

  • UE Boom 2 – $69.99, down from $179.99 [On Sale Now]
  • JBL Flip 4 – $59.99, down from $99.99
  • JBL Charge 4 – $99.99, down from $179.99
  • Bose SoundLink Revolve – $119.99, down from $199.99 [On Sale Now]

Streaming Devices

  • Amazon Fire TV Stick – $19.99, down from $39.99
  • Amazon Fire TV Stick 4K – $24.99, down from $49.99
  • Amazon Fire TV Cube – $89.99, down from $119.99
  • Roku Ultra 4K – $49.99, down from $99.99
  • Google Chromecast – $25.00, down from $35.00
  • Google Chromecast Ultra 4K – $49.99, down from $69.99

Computer Accessories

  • Incase MacBook cases – Save 50 percent
  • Targus City Laptop Backpack in Black – $9.99, down from $32.99 [On Sale Now]
  • Solo Urban Laptop Briefcase in Black/Orange – $9.99, down from $29.99 [On Sale Now]
  • HyperDrive USB Hubs – Save $40 / as low as $39.99 [On Sale Now]

Storage

  • PNY 512GB USB Flash Drive – $69.99, down from $129.99 [On Sale Now]
  • Samsung 860 EVO 1TB Internal SATA SSD – $109.99, down from $169.99
  • Samsung T5 1TB External Portable SSD (Rose Gold) – $139.99, down from $199.99
  • WD Easystore 12TB External Hard Drive – $179.99, down from $279.99 [On Sale Now]

Headphones

  • PowerBeats Pro – $199.99, down from $249.99
  • AirPods with Charging Case – $144.99, down from $159.99 [On Sale Now]
  • AirPods with Wireless Charging Case – $164.99, down from $199.99 [On Sale Now]

Miscellaneous

  • $100 iTunes gift cards – Save 20 percent
  • Select smartphone cases – Save up to 50 percent [On Sale Now]
  • Mophie Powerstation 6,000 mAh – $14.99, down from $44.99
  • Belkin charging docks – Save $20 [On Sale Now]

Video Games

There are quite a few solid video game deals set to hit Best Buy this Black Friday, including a headlining Nintendo Switch bundle that we’ve already seen pop up at places like Target. Best Buy is also offering the Nintendo Switch with a free copy of Mario Kart 8 Deluxe bundled in, but will throw in a free screen protector for the console as well.

You’ll be able to get Joy-Cons for $20 off, as well as a handful of first-party Nintendo games for $39.99, including The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild, Super Mario Odyssey, Super Mario Party, and Splatoon 2.


Moving over to Sony, another popular gaming bundle this year will see a discount at Best Buy this Black Friday: the 1TB PlayStation 4 console bundle with The Last of Us Remastered, God of War (2018), and Horizon Zero Dawn will be $199.99, down from $299.99. DualShock 4 controllers will be $39.99 ($20 off) and the official Sony Gold Wireless Headsets will be $30 off.

There are a few Xbox One bundles, with the lowest priced being the 1TB Xbox One S All-Digital Console for $149.99, down from $249.99. Those interested in the upcoming Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order game can also get the 1TB Xbox One X Deluxe Edition bundle with the game at $349.99, down from $499.99. Xbox One Controllers will also be $39.99 ($20 off).

We’ve rounded up some notable game discounts below:

  • Days Gone – $19.99, down from $39.99
  • Borderlands 3 – $27.99, down from $59.99
  • Control – $29.99, down from $59.99
  • Red Dead Redemption 2 – $24.99, down from $59.99
  • Gears 5 – $24.99, down from $59.99
  • Rage 2 – $19.99, down from $59.99
  • God of War – $9.99, down from $19.99
  • Horizon Zero Dawn: Complete Edition – $9.99, down from $19.99
  • Kingdom Hearts 3 – $14.99, down from $39.99

To keep track of these Black Friday sales and more, head to our full Black Friday Roundup as well as our separate Deals Roundup.

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