Cyber Monday Proves to Be Giant Electronics Sale
SAN ANGELO, TX – Black Friday is over, and many shoppers have yet to find the perfect present. Fortunately, there is Cyber Monday, which gives consumers another opportunity to shop until they drop from the comforts of their home.
This year’s Cyber Monday, which falls on November 28, appears to be the best day to shop for electronics, including TVs, smartphones and game consoles. Stores such as BestBuy, Apple, Microsoft, EBay, and Walmart will mark down prices and save buyers hundreds of dollars. Below is a list of some of the hottest deals. However, LIVE! would like to remind buyers to use caution when entering sensitive information while shopping and to stay vigilant of online scams this holiday season.
Below is a list of some of the best deals found online this holiday season for laptops, TVs, and gaming console bundles at different retail stores.
- LG 4K UHD 27UD68-P 27″ Screen LED-lit Monitor – Cyber Monday price: $329.99
- Xbox One S Gear 1TB console + Xbox One Controller White + Xbox One Deus Ex: Mankind Divided – Cyber Monday price: $299.99
- PlayStation 4 Pro Console + Watch Dog 2+ Street Fighter – Cyber Monday price: $399.99
- SAMSUNG 850 EVO 2.5″ 250GB SATA Vertical Internal Solid State Drive – Cyber Monday price: $69.99
- DJI Phantom 3 Professional Drones – Cyber Monday price: $749
- Apple iPad Pro 12.9″ 256GB Wi-Fi (all colors) – Cyber Monday price: $649.99
- Apple MacBook Air MMGF2LL/A, i5, 8GB, 128GB SSD – MSRP $949.00 – Cyber Monday price: $786.99
- Apple iMac MK482LL/A, 27” 5K, i5, 8GB, 2TB Fusion – MSRP $2149.00 – Cyber Monday price: $1,899.99
- HP X360 – Cyber Monday price: $299
- Lenovo Ideapad – Cyber Monday deal: $400 discount
- Lenovo Yoga 910 – Cyber Monday price: $150
- Pebble Digital Watches – Cyber Monday deal: $50 savings
- LG B6 OLED TV 55” + 65” – Cyber Monday deal: starting at $1,700.98 (similar savings found on all online retailers of product)
Best Buy will also offer its customers gift cards if they buy an iPhone 7 or 7s, a Samsung Galaxy S7 or S7 Edge. Customers purchasing an iPhone 7 or 7s will receive a $250 gift card, and customers purchasing a Samsung S7 or S7 Edge will receive a $450 gift card. Additionally, iPhone SE buyers will receive a $160 Best Buy gift card. Deals on LG and Motorola smartphones are also available at Best Buy this Cyber Monday.
- Samsung 65” 4K Ultra HDTV – Cyber Monday price: $999
- Samsung HDTV (Not including 4K TVs) – Cyber Monday deal: 50 percent savings
- 60” 1080 HD Smart LED TV – Cyber Monday price: $579 with a $80 gift card
- ProScan PLDED 3280A 32” 720P 60HZ D-LED HDTV – Cyber Monday price: $109.99
- Dell Inspiron Gaming Edition Laptop – Cyber Monday price: $1,000
- PlayStation 4Slim 500 GB Unchartered 4 Bundle – Cyber Monday price: $249
- Call of Duty Dragonfly Drone with Camera – Cyber Monday price $89
- Drones from Companies such as DJI, Parrot, and Yuneec – Cyber Monday Price: starting at $199
- Microsoft Surface Book – Cyber Monday deals starting at $400 discount
- Dell Inspiron PCs – Cyber Monday deal: starting at $399
- HP Notebook 15 – Cyber Monday deal $299 discount
- Xbox One/Xbox One S Bundles – Cyber Monday deals: $50 discount
- Xbox Games – Cyber Monday deal: up to 50 percent off select games while supplies last
- Gears of War 4 and entire Gears Xbox 360 Collection – Cyber Monday deal: $25 discount
- Three – and 6-month Xbox Live Gold Subscriptions – Cyber Monday deal: $10 discount
- Xbox Wireless Controllers – Cyber Monday deal: $10 discount with free laser engraving
According to CNN Money, the online retailer Amazon.com will roll out “more than 75,000 sales starting Monday, and throughout the week, on a variety of products, including toys, electronics, video games, and books.” Although electronics seem to be this season’s biggest seller, Amazon said, “So far this holiday season, the ‘most-watched deal’ has been the Mermaid Tail Blanket.”
Below is a list, compiled by CNN Money of some of Amazon’s biggest deals:
- Amazon’s voice-controlled Echo speaker – Cyber Monday price: $139.99
- Amazon’s Tap Bluetooth Speaker – Cyber Monday price: $89.99
- Amazon Fire TV – Cyber Monday price: $74.99
- Amazon Voyage – Cyber Monday price: $169.99
- Garmin Vivofit 2 Arm bands – Cyber Monday price: $69.99
- 50” 1080p LED TV – Cyber Monday price: $145.00
- 50” 4K Ultra HD Smart TV – Cyber Monday price: $249.99
- Sonos PLAY: 1 Compact Wireless Speaker – Cyber Monday price: $149.00
- Blendtec Total Blender – Cyber Monday price: $239.99
- Nerf, Playskool, & Play-Doh Toys – Cyber Monday deal: up to 50 percent off
- Callaway Golf Sets –Cyber Monday deal: up to 50 percent off
In a previous article, LIVE! reported that the Concho Valley Open Arms Rape Crisis Center & LGBTQ + Services has teamed up with the AmazonSmile campaign to help receive additional donations from those shopping this holiday season. The AmazonSmile campaign takes eligible purchases through Amazon and applies a 0.5 percent donation to the person's chosen charitable organization. To support a local organization helping the LGBTQ community, please consider visiting smile.amazon.com this Cyber Monday when shopping at Amazon.com.
Other Cyber Monday Deals
Big retailer Target won’t reveal its Cyber Monday savings until Sunday, but according to IBT, shoppers can look forward to a wide range of special discounts such as 40 percent off toys, 30 percent off small appliances, 65 percent off home clearance items, and up to 45 percent off electronics clearance items. Target will also be offering free shipping on all orders from now until January 1. For those wanting to stretch their dollars even further, they can visit offers.com for some of the Top Cyber Monday Promo Codes for Target and other retailers.
Online shoppers looking for good deals on toys for the kids, Toys’R Us will offer some pretty great deals as well. Although the retail store has not listed its Cyber Monday deals, the Black Friday sales should be a great indicator of what is to come, promising 40 to 50 percent off on toys such as Legos, Nerf products, Barbie Dolls, and stuffed animals.
Macy’s will offer major sales on most of its online items. Macy’s-card holders will receive up to 20 percent in additional discounts on online sales items during checkout. Macy’s Cyber Monday deals will be announced soon.
Allure Magazine has collected some of the top beauty deals online including Soap and Glory products, Philip Kingsley products, GHD products, and Ariana Grande fragrances. LIVE! reported on Ulta Beauty’s Black Friday deals, but Ulta is also pulling out all the stops for Cyber Monday. Though Ulta is also one of the many retailers leaving its deals a surprise until Monday, the retailer does provide a direct link to its Cyber Monday Deals website.
Popsugar.com has also compiled a few beauty products going on sale this coming Monday. Sephora, another big beauty retailer, will be launching its Cyber Monday deals on November 28 as well; in the meantime, here is a direct link to the retailer's web page for more information and current deals.
Booking a romantic getaway or trips for the family can sometimes be quite expensive, especially if families want to travel during the holiday season. The Boston Globe has compiled some of the hottest traveling deals being offered this Cyber Monday. Below are listed a few of these travel specials:
- With MSC Cruises, seven-night MSC Divina cruises from Miami to the Caribbean start at $400 per person double - half-off the brochure rate. Plus, each cabin receives a $25 shipboard credit, among other extras. Book by Wednesday at www.msccruisesusa.com/en-us/Cruise-Deals/Top-Deals/Cyber-Monday-Cruise-Deals.aspx.
- Through Nov. 29, buy a three-day lift ticket at Aspen Snowmass in Colorado and receive a free fourth day of skiing, plus a $100 air credit if you fly American, United or Delta to the Aspen/Pitkin County Airport. Travel New Year’s Day through April 2. The tickets start at $375 per adult and $216 per child, teen or senior. Info: 800-598-2008, www.aspensnowmass.com/inside-aspen-snowmass/stories/the-gift-of-skiing.
- At the Inn on Randolph, in California’s Napa Valley, book three nights and receive the fourth night free. Rates start at $259 per night. Book Monday through Dec. 1; travel Dec. 1 through March 31. Use promo code WINTER when booking at www.innonrandolph.com or Winter Special at 707-257-2886.
- Royal Caribbean has a special on its cruises with 50 percent reduced deposits and up to $300 onboard credits per stateroom, depending on length of trip and cabin category. Travel on or after Christmas Day; deal excludes China departures. Book by Monday at www.royalcaribbean.com.
To find more traveling deals to travel to various states within the USA, including Hawaii, or to resorts and spas around the world, visit here.
Here at LIVE!, we wish our readers a happy and safe holiday shopping experience on Cyber Monday.