Deals: Best Buy’s ‘Beat the Rush’ Sale Kicks Off Black Friday Savings on iPhone, Philips Hue, and 4K TVs

Best Buy today opened up another pre-Black Friday sale, calling this one its “Beat the Rush” sale and offering customers savings on iPhone XS and XS Max, 4K TVs, Beats headphones, Philips Hue lights, certified refurbished AirPods, and more. This sale will last through Saturday, November 17 at 11:59 p.m. CT, so if you see anything you’re interested in be sure to make your purchase before the discounts expire.

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Some of the deals in the Beat the Rush sale — like the iPhone offers — are matching Best Buy’s upcoming savings for Black Friday, offering shoppers the chance to get access to the doorbusters at an early date. Check out some of the discounts in the list below, and head to Best Buy to see the full sale.

Black Friday prices and doorbusters

  • iPhone XS, XS Max, and XR – Save $150 with qualified activation on Sprint
  • iPhone X – Save $200 with qualified activation on Sprint
  • Philips Hue White and Color Ambiance Starter Kit – $119.99, down from $189.99
  • LG 65-inch LED 4K UHD TV – $599.99, down from $799.99
  • Samsung 43-inch LED 4K UHD TV – $277.99, down from $379.99
  • Samsung 50-inch LED 4K UHD TV – $327.99, down from $449.99

Other Sales

  • AirPods, Geek Squad Certified Refurbished – $119.99, down from $159.99
  • Select smartphone cases – save up to 70 percent
  • Beats Studio3 Wireless Headphones (Porcelain Rose) – $199.99, down from $349.99
  • urBeats3 – $39.99, down from $79.99
  • GoPro HERO HD Waterproof Camera – $149.99, down from $199.99
  • Insignia Wi-Fi Garage Door Controller, HomeKit Compatible – $44.99, down from $69.99

In another sale, Amazon is also discounting Philips Hue today, but this one is aimed at certified refurbished products. You can save 30 percent or more in the sale, including the Philips Hue Lightstrip for $45.47, Philips Hue White A19 Bulb 2-Pack for $18.90, and the Philips Hue White and Color Ambiance A19 Starter Kit for $115.47. Amazon also offers an unlocked and refurbished iPhone X for as low as $725.00 today only.

For more on the latest sales, visit our full Deals Roundup. We also have ongoing coverage of upcoming Black Friday sales in our Black Friday Roundup, so be sure to read that over before next week’s big event.


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