What to Expect From Best Buy Black Friday Sales in 2019: Score a Samsung 70" TV for Just $550!

Count on multiple days of doorbusters, featuring great deals on TVs, phones, and laptops.
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Whether you're looking to trick out your entertainment room or jazz up your kitchen, this year's Best Buy Black Friday sale will be a great source of home electronics of all types.

GET READY: Check out the Best Buy Black Friday ad!

Want to learn how to save at the big box retailer? Read on for the info you need to score Best Buy Black Friday deals on TVs, laptops, and more.

The 5 Top Best Buy Black Friday Deals for 2019

Here are our Top 5 picks from the Best Buy Black Friday ad.

  1. Samsung 70" 4K HDR LED UHD Smart TV for $550

  2. Samsung 75" 4K HDR LED UHD Smart TV for $750

  3. Samsung Intel Atom x5 11.6" Chromebook for $89

  4. Roku Ultra 4K Streaming Media Player for $50

  5. Ring Video Doorbell Pro and Chime Pro Bundle with Free Amazon Echo Show 5 for $180

When Will the Best Buy Black Friday Ad Be Released?

The Best Buy Black Friday ad has arrived! Click here to see all the best deals from the Best Buy Black Friday ad.

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Will Best Buy Be Open on Thanksgiving?

Doorbusters and sale items will go live online on Thanksgiving, and most Best Buy retail stores will open at 5 pm local time on Thanksgiving Day.

When Does the Best Buy Black Friday Sale Start and End?

Most Best Buy retail stores will open at 5 pm local time on Thanksgiving, close at 1 am on Black Friday, and then reopen at 8 am. Stores close at 10 pm on Black Friday.

The Best Buy Black Friday sale starts in stores at 5 pm local time on Thanksgiving.

NOTE: The information below was assembled before the Black Friday ads came out. Please refer to the ads above before making any shopping plans.

When Is the Best Time to Shop?

The best time to shop depends on what you want to buy. If you want an online doorbuster, be ready at your computer early Thanksgiving morning. If you're hoping to get an in-store doorbuster, be at Best Buy when the doors open on Thanksgiving at 5 pm, and on Black Friday at 8 am.

SEE ALSO: Black Friday TV Deals 2019 Preview: 55" Smart Sets Could Drop Below $250

Best Buy tends to offer new doorbusters each day, so peruse its ad carefully and make sure you know when the deals you want will launch.

Generally speaking, both Thanksgiving and Black Friday will be good days to shop, both in-store and online.

What Best Buy Black Friday Deals Will Be Available?

The biggest deal category from Best Buy will, of course, be electronics. Keep an eye out for great deals on TVs, especially, like last year's offer of a Westinghouse 58" 4K Smart TV for $250. You'll likely also see good deals on speakers and streaming media players.

Keep an eye out for great deals on TVs, speakers, and streaming media players.

Other big categories will include computers, gaming and toys, and appliances. We saw top-notch Staff Pick deals in all these categories last year. And we saw Blu-ray movies as low as $4 each.

Another item to watch for? Virtual reality sets. Best Buy has been a great place to find low prices on these immersive gaming tools.

Can You Get Best Buy Black Friday Doorbusters?

Best Buy offers doorbusters, and they typically include lots of terrific TV deals, like 2018's LG 70" 4K smart TV for $700. You should also expect big discounts on the latest smartphones, and low prices on laptops and tablets.

What You Should Know Before You Shop

If you plan to shop at Best Buy, consider joining the My Best Buy program. It's free to sign up, and you can start building up reward points. Plus, My Best Buy members receive exclusive access to certain sales, including select Black Friday deals. Free-tier members shopped early in 2018 on Monday and Tuesday of Black Friday week, while Elite and Elite Plus members could snag deals on Sunday. To get to the Elite or Elite Plus level, shoppers have to spend over $1,500 or $3,500 a year at the store, respectively.

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Remember that Best Buy's site can experience slowdowns on both Black Friday and Cyber Monday due to high traffic. You might have to refresh pages several times in order to add an item to your cart and then check out. Try to be patient.

Readers, what's on your shopping list for Best Buy's Black Friday sale? Let us know in the comments below!


DealNews Contributing Writer

Formerly a content writer for DealNews, Erin Coduti now brings that experience to the blog team as a freelancer. Previously, she wrote for a television news station and a literary fan magazine.
DealNews may be compensated by companies mentioned in this article. Please note that, although prices sometimes fluctuate or expire unexpectedly, all products and deals mentioned in this feature were available at the lowest total price we could find at the time of publication (unless otherwise specified).
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