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The Best Black Friday Deals to Shop Right Now on Amazon

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You can shop some of the best Black Friday deals online, from the comfort of your couch.
You can shop some of the best Black Friday deals online, from the comfort of your couch. / Amazon / Lodge / iRobot / Meta / Sony; Justin Dodd, Mental Floss (background)
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Black Friday 2022 has officially arrived and while there have been some great sales over the last 12 months—like Amazon Prime Day and Wayfair’s Way Day—nothing ever really compares to the sheer scope of this storied late-November event.

Whether you’re searching for new gadgets that will make home cleaning easier, or you want to splurge on a new set of true wireless earbuds, Black Friday discounts are typically the best we see all year. But because virtually every major retailer (including Walmart and Best Buy) hosts Black Friday sales, this after-Thanksgiving shopping bonanza can get overwhelming pretty quickly—which is why we are here to help.

Over on Amazon, prices have been dropped on tons of top-rated items from leading brands like Bose, Breville, iRobot, and more. Below are some of the best Amazon Black Friday deals that are worth shopping today.

The 12 Best Amazon Black Friday Deals

Apple AirPods Pro and Funko advent calendar
Cut to the checkout line with these top 12 discounts for Black Friday. / Apple / Funko / Amazon; Justin Dodd, Mental Floss (background)

With so many Black Friday deals to choose from, it can be tough to narrow in on which items are really worth grabbing first. These are 12 of the absolute must-haves that you don't want to miss before discounts expire later tonight. Don't see exactly what you're searching for? For more good bargains, keep scrolling past this list to find others down below.

1. Apple AirPods Pro (2nd Generation) Wireless Earbuds with MagSafe Charging Case for $200 (Save $50)

2. Oral-B Pro 1000 CrossAction Electric Toothbrush for $30 (Save $30)

3. eufy BoostIQ RoboVac 11S MAX, Robot Vacuum Cleaner for $130 (Save $120)

4. Amazon Basics 6-Piece Nonstick Oven Bakeware Set for $18 (Save $17)

5. Breville Smart Oven Pro Toaster Oven, Brushed Stainless Steel, BOV845BSS for $224 (Save $126)

6. Echo Dot (3rd Gen) with Charcoal with Philips Hue White Smart Bulb for $18 (Save $38)

7. Bose QuietComfort 45 Bluetooth Wireless Noise Cancelling Headphones for $250 (Save $79)

8. Bissell Little Green Multi-Purpose Portable Carpet and Upholstery Cleaner for $89 (Save $35)

9. All-new Fire HD 8 tablet, 8-inch HD Display, 32 GB (2022 release) for $55 (Save $45)

10. Save up to 55 percent on Lodge Cast-Iron Cookware

11. iRobot Roomba j7 (7150) Wi-Fi Connected Robot Vacuum for $349 (Save $251)

12. Funko Pop! Advent Calendar: Star Wars for $32 (Save $28)

Amazon Basics

Amazon Basics 6-Piece Nonstick Oven Bakeware Set
Amazon Basics 6-Piece Nonstick Oven Bakeware Set / Amazon / Justin Dodd, Mental Floss (background)

Whether you need new steak knives or want to invest in better storage solutions for around the house, Amazon’s budget-friendly house line is always worth a look. For Black Friday, you can look to these products for discounted, everyday essentials.

Amazon Basics Reusable Silicone Baking Cups, Pack of 12 for $5 (Save $1)

Amazon Basics Clear Vinyl Shower Curtain Liner for $6 (Save $2)

Amazon Basics 6-Foot Extension Cord for $8 (Save $1)

Amazon Basics microSDXC Memory Card with Full Size Adapter for $11 (Save $3)

Amazon Basics All-Purpose Wine Glasses, Set of 4 for $12 (Save $6)

Amazon Basics Baking Bread Loaf Pan, 9.5 x 5 Inch, Set of 2 for $12 (Save $5)

Amazon Basics Collapsible Clothes Drawer Organizers, Set of 6 for $13 (Save $2)

Amazon Basics 12-Piece Color-Coded Kitchen Knife Set for $13 (Save $8)

Amazon Basics Electric Can Opener for $14 (Save $6)

Amazon Basics Premium 8-Piece Steak Knife Set for $15 (Save $11)

Amazon Basics 100% Cotton Quick-Dry Bath Towels for $15 (Save $6)

Amazon Basics 6-Piece Nonstick Oven Bakeware Set for $18 (Save $17)

Amazon Basics Smart Plug Power Strip for $19 (Save $8)

Amazon Basics Electric Glass and Steel Hot Tea Water Kettle for $19 (Save $9)

Amazon Basics Plant Stand for $20 (Save $10)

Amazon Basics Pre-Seasoned Cast Iron Skillet, 15-Inch for $32 (Save $5)

Amazon Devices

Echo (4th Gen) Smart home hub with Alexa
Echo (4th Gen) Smart home hub with Alexa / Amazon / Justin Dodd, Mental Floss (background)

We expected Amazon to drop more discounts on their own devices (i.e., Fire tablets, Echo gadgets, and more) on Black Friday, and this retailer delivered. Right now, you can find sales on new Fire tablets, streaming sticks, Ring security cameras, and other useful smart tech products across the site.

Echo Auto (1st Gen) for $15 (Save $35)

Echo Dot (3rd Gen, 2018 release) for $15 (Save $25)

Echo Dot (3rd Gen) with Charcoal with Philips Hue White Smart Bulb for $18 (Save $38)

Fire TV Stick 4K for $25 (Save $25)

All-New Echo Dot (5th Gen, 2022 release) for $25 (Save $25)

Echo Dot (3rd Gen) bundle with Amazon Smart Plug - Charcoal for $28 (Save $37)

Echo Show 5 (2nd Gen, 2021 release) for $35 (Save $50)

Amazon Fire 7 Tablet, 7-inch display, 16 GB (2022 release) for $40 (Save $20)

Ring Indoor Cam, Compact Plug-In HD security camera for $45 (Save $15)

Echo (4th Gen) Smart home hub with Alexa for $50 (Save $50)

Fire 7 Kids tablet, 7-inch display, 16 GB (2022 release) for $55 (Save $55)

All-new Fire HD 8 tablet, 8-inch HD Display, 32 GB (2022 release) for $55 (Save $45)

Ring Video Doorbell for $60 (Save $40)

Echo Show 8 (2nd Gen, 2021 release) for $70 (Save $60)

Ring Stick Up Cam Battery HD Security Camera for $70 (Save $30)

All-new Amazon Fire HD 8 Kids tablet, 8-inch HD display, 32 GB (2022 release) for $75 (Save $75)

Ring Stick Up Cam Plug-In Bundle with Echo Show 5 (2nd Gen) for $90 (Save $95)

Kindle Paperwhite (8 GB) for $95 (Save $45)

Ring Video Doorbell Pro for $100 (Save $70)

Amazon Fire HD 10 Plus tablet, 10.1-inch, 32 GB (2021 release) for $105 (Save $75)

Ring Floodlight Cam Wired Plus (2021 release) for $140 (Save $60)

Ring Floodlight Cam Wired Plus Bundle with Echo Show 5 (2nd Gen) for $150 (Save $135)

Amazon Fire TV 50-Inch 4-Series 4K UHD Smart TV for $250 (Save $220)

Cookware & Kitchen Gadgets

Keurig K-Elite Coffee Maker
Keurig K-Elite Coffee Maker / Keurig / Amazon / Justin Dodd, Mental Floss (background)

While cooking-related gifts can be a great way to surprise someone special in your life this season, these Amazon Black Friday kitchen deals can also help you find must-haves for your upcoming holiday dinner plans that could make meal prep during the month of December much easier to manage.

Save up to 30 percent on Stasher Bags

Save up to 55 percent on Lodge Cast-Iron Cookware

Save up to 56 percent on All-Clad Cookware

Magic Bullet Blender for $27 with on-page coupon (Save $13)

Rubbermaid 60-Piece Food Storage Containers with Lids for $27 (Save $12)

Keurig K-Mini Coffee Maker for $50 (Save $50)

Anova Culinary ANVS01-US00 Anova Precision Vacuum Sealer for $55 (Save $25)

Instant Pot Duo Plus 9-in-1 Electric Pressure Cooker for $80 (Save $50)

Anova Culinary Nano Sous Vide Precision Cooker for $94 (Save $55)

Ember Temperature Control Smart Mug for $100 (Save $30)

Instant Pot Duo Crisp 9-in-1 Electric Pressure Cooker and Air Fryer Combo for $105 (Save $45)

Keurig K-Elite Coffee Maker for $120 (Save $70)

Philips Compact Pasta and Noodle Maker for $130 (Save $50)

Nespresso VertuoPlus Deluxe Coffee and Espresso Machine by De'Longhi with Milk Frother for $174 (Save $75)

Le Creuset Enameled Cast Iron Signature Deep Round Oven for $200 (Save $50)

Breville Smart Oven Pro Toaster Oven, Brushed Stainless Steel, BOV845BSS for $224 (Save $126)

KitchenAid K45SSWH Stand Mixer for $259 (Save $19)

GE Profile Opal 2.0 Countertop Nugget Ice Maker with Side Tank for $511 (Save $118)

Vitamix A3500 Ascent Series Smart Blender for $575 (Save $75)

Headphones & Earbuds

Beats Studio Buds True Wireless Noise Cancelling Earbuds
Beats Studio Buds True Wireless Noise Cancelling Earbuds / Beats / Amazon ; Justin Dodd, Mental Floss (background)

Black Friday is one of the best times to shop for deals on top-rated earbuds and headphones. With some brands (like Apple), you can expect to see the biggest discounts of the year, yet you can still snatch up some stellar stuff right now at even greater markdowns, like Beats earbuds and Bose headphones.

JBL Vibe 200TWS True Wireless Earbuds for $25 (Save $25)

Soundcore by Anker Life P3i Hybrid Active Noise Cancelling Earbuds for $36 (Save $24)

JBL Tune 125TWS True Wireless In-Ear Headphones for $50 (Save $50)

Google Pixel Buds A-Series - Wireless Earbuds for $64 (Save $35)

Beats Studio Buds True Wireless Noise Cancelling Earbuds for $90 (Save $60)

Bose Sport Earbuds Wireless Earphones for $129 (Save $20)

Bose SoundLink Around-Ear Wireless Headphones II for $149 (Save $80)

Powerbeats Pro Wireless Earbuds for $150 (Save $100)

Sony WF-1000XM4 Noise-Canceling, Truly Wireless Earbuds with Alexa Built-in for $178 (Save $102)

Apple AirPods Pro (2nd Generation) Wireless Earbuds with MagSafe Charging Case for $200 (Save $50)

Sony WH-1000XM4 Wireless Premium Noise Canceling Overhead Headphones for $228 (Save $122)

Bose QuietComfort 45 Bluetooth Wireless Noise Cancelling Headphones for $250 (Save $79)

Sony WH-1000XM5 Wireless Industry Leading Noise Canceling Headphones for $348 (Save $52)

Apple AirPods Max Wireless Over-Ear Headphones for $449 (Save $101)

Health & Beauty

CHI Spin N Curl Ceramic Rotating Curler
CHI Spin N Curl Ceramic Rotating Curler / Chi / Amazon; Justin Dodd, Mental Floss (background)

Want to learn more about your family’s roots, or are you just gift-shopping for someone who does? You can find DNA testing kits on sale for Black Friday. Better still, you can also find top-rated hair styling tools, electric toothbrushes, fitness trackers, and other great grabs for less on the site.

Cleverfy Shower Steamers Aromatherapy, Pack of 6 for $13 (Save $12)

Philips One by Sonicare Rechargeable Toothbrush from $26 (Save up to $14)

Oral-B Pro 1000 CrossAction Electric Toothbrush for $30 (Save $30)

Nicwell 4-Mode Dental Oral Irrigator for $30 (Save $50)

Crest 3D Whitestrips Teeth Whitening Strip Kit, 32 Strips (16 Count Pack) for $37 with on-page coupon (Save $3)

REVLON One-Step Volumizer PLUS 2.0 Hair Dryer and Hot Air Brush from $45 (Save up to $24)

RENPHO Eye Massager with Heat for $52 with on-page coupon (Save $78)

CHI Original Ceramic Hair Straightening Flat Iron from $53 (Save $47)

AncestryDNA: Genetic Ethnicity Test for $59 (Save $40)

CHI Spin N Curl Ceramic Rotating Curler from $70 (Save up to $30)

Fitbit Inspire 3 Health & Fitness Tracker for $70 (Save $30)

Fitbit Luxe Fitness and Wellness Tracker for $79 (Save $51)

23andMe Ancestry + Traits Service - DNA Test Kit with Personalized Genetic Reports for $79 (Save $20)

Fitbit Charge 5 Advanced Fitness & Health Tracker for $100 (Save $50)

Home

Bissell Little Green Multi-Purpose Portable Carpet and Upholstery Cleaner
Bissell Little Green Multi-Purpose Portable Carpet and Upholstery Cleaner / Bissell / Amazon ; Justin Dodd, Mental Floss (background)

Shine a light on these ample discounts on home goods during Amazon Black Friday. You can find useful items like can organizers, hangers, and other everyday essentials, while also scooping up savings on top-rated bedding items, appliances, and more.

Save up to 30 percent on Casper Pillows

Save up to 30 percent on Blueair Air Purifiers

Save up to 35 percent on Tineco Cordless Vacuum Cleaners

Save up to 45 percent on Honeywell Heaters and Humidifiers

Linenspa Down Alternative Microfiber Duvet Insert from $25 (Save from $5)

Utopia Bedding Bed Pillows for Sleeping, Set of 2 from $30 with on-page coupon (Save up to $7)

Mellanni Sheet Set from $30 (Save $16)

Sunbeam Royal Luxe Cabernet Heated Throw from $37 with on-page coupon (Save up to $18)

Philips Wake-up Light, Sunrise Simulation, Bedside Lamp for $40 (Save $10)

THE COMFY Original Oversized Microfiber & Sherpa Wearable Blanket for $50 (Save $5)

Lasko Oscillating Ceramic Tower Space Heater for $50 (Save $20)

LEVOIT OasisMist Smart Cool and Warm Mist Humidifier for $76 (Save $14)

Bissell Little Green Multi-Purpose Portable Carpet and Upholstery Cleaner for $89 (Save $35)

Coway Airmega AP-1512HH True HEPA Air Purifier with Air Quality Monitoring for $133 (Save $96)

Winix 5500-2 Air Purifier for $148 (Save $102)

Antarctic Star 42-Inch Electric Fireplace from $160 (Save $75)

Robot Mops & Robot Vacuums

iRobot Roomba s9+ (9550) Robot Vacuum with Automatic Dirt Disposal
iRobot Roomba s9+ (9550) Robot Vacuum with Automatic Dirt Disposal / iRobot / Amazon; Justin Dodd, Mental Floss (background)

This holiday season, gift yourself a future with cleaner floors and fewer hassles, courtesy of a robot vacuum (or robot mop). You can find many popular models from leading brands like iRobot, Shark, and others on sale right now on Amazon. Grabbing one now at a reduced price could come in handy if you’re hosting Christmas dinner at your place and don’t want to wait.

eufy by Anker, BoostIQ RoboVac 11S (Slim) from $126 (Save $103)

eufy BoostIQ RoboVac 11S MAX, Robot Vacuum Cleaner for $130 (Save $120)

iRobot Roomba 694 Robot Vacuum for $179 (Save $95)

roborock E5 Mop Robot Vacuum and Mop for $200 (Save $160)

Neato D9 Intelligent Robot Vacuum Cleaner for $298 (Save $202)

eufy by Anker, RoboVac X8, Robot Vacuum with iPath Laser Navigation for $300 (Save $200)

iRobot Braava Jet M6 (6110) Ultimate Robot Mop for $300 (Save $151)

iRobot Roomba j7 (7150) Wi-Fi Connected Robot Vacuum for $349 (Save $251)

Shark AI Ultra Robot Vacuum, with 60-Day Capacity HEPA Bagless Self Empty Base for $400 (Save $250)

iRobot Roomba j7+ (7550) Self-Emptying Robot Vacuum for $599 (Save $201)

iRobot Roomba s9+ (9550) Robot Vacuum with Automatic Dirt Disposal for $900 (Save $100)

ECOVACS DEEBOT X1 OMNI Robot Vacuum and Mop Combo for $1000 (Save $550)

Tech

2020 Apple MacBook Air Laptop
2020 Apple MacBook Air Laptop / Apple / Amazon ; Justin Dodd, Mental Floss (background)

If you're looking for a new laptop, you can find models from HP, Lenovo, Apple, and other leading brands at steep discounts during Amazon Black Friday. Not only that, but you can find chargers, portable speakers, and other fun gadgets for less on the site.

Save up to 26 percent on HP Laptops, Desktops, and Monitors

Save up to 48 percent on Samsung Audio Devices

Save up to 68 percent on Chromebooks from Lenovo, HP, ACER, and ASUS

Save up to 69 percent on laptops from HP, Dell, Lenovo and more

Anker USB C GaN Charger 30W for $16 (Save $7)

OontZ Upgraded Angle 3 Bluetooth Speaker for $19 (Save $17)

Anker 521 (PowerCore Magnetic 5K), 5000mAh Magnetic Wireless Portable Charger with USB-C Cable for $25 with on-page coupon (Save $25)

JBL Clip 4 - Portable Mini Bluetooth Speaker for $45 (Save $35)

Bose SoundLink Micro: Small Portable Bluetooth Speaker for $89 (Save $30)

JBL Boombox 2 for $300 (Save $150)

Meta Quest 2 Resident Evil 4 bundle with Beat Saber 128 GB for $350 (Save $50)

2020 Apple MacBook Air Laptop for $799 (Save $200)

Toys & Games

Funko Pop! Advent Calendar: Harry Potter
Funko Pop! Advent Calendar: Harry Potter / Funko / Amazon; Justin Dodd, Mental Floss (background)

Part of the fun of Black Friday is hunting for great deals on toys for the kids. You can skip the November 25 rush in-stores and grab some cute items for the little ones online. Not only that, but you can grab Funko advent calendars and more on sale, to help kickstart the holiday season in the most festive way possible.

SEQUENCE Original Game for $10 (Save $15)

Pikmi Pops Cheeki Puffs for $11 (Save $14)

Squishmallows 14-Inch Blue Jay for $15 (Save $5)

Czech Games Codenames for $16 (Save $4)

Tell Me Without Telling Me Party Game for $20 (Save $2)

Kinetic Sand, Construction Site Folding Sandbox with Toy Truck and 2lbs of Play Sand for $20 (Save $15)

Funko Pop! Advent Calendar: Harry Potter for $27 (Save $32)

Azul Board Game for $32 (Save $8)

Funko Pop! Advent Calendar: Star Wars for $32 (Save $28)

LEGO Star Wars Dagobah Jedi Training Diorama for $72 (Save $18)

This article has been updated to reflect current deals and pricing.

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