Walmart’s first Black Friday sales include $ 87 Samsung Chromebook, $ 299 iPhone 12 mini


Following Best Buy’s announcement last week of its plans for Black Friday, including the first deals leading up to Thanksgiving, Walmart is making its intentions clear today, including its own early sale events. In addition to the traditional Black Friday sale itself, the retailer planned two events earlier in November with revealing offers on computing devices.

Both events start online and then continue in physical locations a few days later. The first sale kicks off online November 3 at 7 p.m. ET, then hits stores at 5 a.m. on November 5 with a massive sale on a Samsung Chromebook 4 for just $ 87. While Walmart’s ad claims a regular price of $ 199, it’s currently priced at $ 129, but that’s still a big discount for the Chromebook, which includes an Intel Celeron N4000, 4GB RAM, 32 GB of storage and an 11.6-inch screen.

Other tech deals in Black Friday’s first advance sale include another Chromebook deal if you don’t mind spending more on a 2-in-1 laptop. The HP X360 Chromebook – complete with Celeron N4000 processor, 4GB of RAM, 64GB of storage, and a 14-inch touchscreen – is currently out of stock at, but will be available for $ 179 upon launch. sale. In comparison, a similarly equipped version with 32GB of storage currently sells for $ 310 on Amazon. The iPhone 12 mini will see its price drop from $ 599 to $ 299, although it does require a payment plan and activation with AT&T or Verizon as the carrier.

The other first event features a few Windows laptop and Android tablet offerings, starting online at 7 p.m. ET on November 10 and continuing in stores on November 12 at 5 a.m. The two Windows systems on sale are both from HP: one is a 15.6-inch laptop with 11th gen Intel Core i3 processor, 8GB of memory, and 256GB of storage for $ 279 instead of price. current $ 429; the other is similar in size with the same amount of RAM and storage, but the display is Full HD and the processor is replaced with a Core i5 chip for $ 379. This latest laptop doesn’t appear to be available at Walmart right now, but a similar machine on HP’s website costs $ 540.

Walmart is removing $ 30 from its private label on a 10.1-inch tablet, lowering the price at the second Black Friday event to just $ 79. It also cuts the price of a 10.4-inch Android Samsung Tab A7 slate by $ 80, lowering it from the current price of $ 219. There’s no doubt there will be a few more deals on laptops and tablets when Walmart releases its ad for the official Black Friday event soon, so check back here for updates.

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