Amazon was the first to bring us Black Friday type deals in July with their Amazon Prime Day two-day sales event. However, they are not the only ones offering great bargains on smart devices like TVs, headphones, wearables, soundbars, speakers, security cameras, smart appliances and more. GearBrain has compiled a list of great deals we found from Best Buy that are worth checking out, especially if you are doing any Amazon Prime Day shopping now.
To make it easier for you, we have broken down Best Buy’s Black Friday in July deals into key tech categories. This will help you easily find the right deal for your smart home. (Note: as we find new deals, we will update this article up till Wednesday July 13th.)
Black Friday Deals in July on Smart TelevisionsSony Bravia XR A80J Series OLED 4K UHD Smart Google TV product shot Best Buy
Looking for a good smart TV for your family or friend this holiday season? Check out these deals we found from Best Buy:
Save $500 on Sony - 48" Class BRAVIA A9S Series OLED 4K UHD Smart Android TV. The list price is $1,299.99 but on sale for $799.99.
Save $180 on LG 75" Class UP7070 Series LED 4K UHD Smart webOS TV. The list price for this smart TV is $829.99 but on sale for $649.99 at Best Buy. But if you want a bigger LG smart TV, Best Buy has a deal on the LG - 65" Class C1 Series OLED 4K UHD Smart webOS TV. Normally costs $1,899.99 but you can get it for $1,599.99 on Black Friday in July at Best Buy, a $300 savings.
For Google lovers, have to check out the deal on Sony - 55" Class BRAVIA XR A80J Series OLED 4K UHD Smart Google TV. It’s only $999.99, $700 off the list price of $1,699.99.
And the best Vizio deal we saw was for VIZIO 75" Class M7 Series 4K QLED HDR Smart TV. This smart TV lists for $999.99 but is on sale for $899.99, a $100 savings.
Black Friday Deals on Google Smart Speakers or DisplaysThe Nest Hub Max is a display and a security camera in one Google
If looking for Google smart speakers or displays, Best Buy has a bunch of cool saving for you to consider on this Black Friday in July season. Here is what we found:
Nest Hub Max Smart Display with Google Assistant is on sale for $169.99, $60 off the list price of $229.99. (Read our review of Nest Hub Max Smart Display here.)is now $29.99, $20 off the regular low price of $49.99. (Rear our review of Google Nest Mini 2nd Gen here.)
Black Friday Deals on Smart Home Security Cameras and DIY SystemsArlo smart home security camera kit Arlo
In case you want to get a good smart home security camera for either inside or outside your home, Best Buy has a bunch of good deals from Arlo and TP-Link.
If looking for a good security camera bundle, check out these deals from Arlo:
Arlo Pro 4 Spotlight Camera Security Bundle - 3 Wire-Free Cameras Indoor/Outdoor 2K with Color Night Vision (12 pieces). It has a list price of $599.99 but on sale for Black Friday in July on Best Buy for $399.99, $200 savings.
Arlo - Ultra 2 Spotlight 3-Camera Security Bundle Indoor/Outdoor Wireless 4K Security System is $699.99, $200 off list price of $899.99.
If you want to get a single smart security camera, Best Buy has Arlo Essential Spotlight Camera Indoor/Outdoor Wire-Free 1080p Security Camera for only $99.99, $30 off the list price of $129.99. Or you can get Arlo Essential Indoor Camera (VMC2040) for $79.99, a $20 savings.
For less expensive but still effective and reliable smart security cameras, TP-Link Kasa Smart 2K HD Indoor Home Security Camera, Motion Detection, Two-Way Audio, Night Vision, SD Card Storage is a good deal at Best Buy. It is only $29.99, $20 off the regular price of $49.99.
If you want a pan and tilt security camera, check out the Best Buy deal for TP-Link Kasa Smart 2K HD Pan Tilt Home Security Camera, Motion Detection, Two-Way Audio, Night Vision, SD Card Storage. The list price is $69.99 but on sale for $44.99, $25 off.
Black Friday in July Deal on Wi-Fi 6 and 6e RoutersTP-Link router TP-Link
There are a lot of benefits for having your own Wi-Fi router, especially if it comes with Wi-Fi 6 or the new Wi-Fi 6e. You can learn more about Wi-Fi 6 here, but if shopping for a good reliable router with built-in security, here are a few good deals we saw from Best Buy for their Black Friday in July sales event:
Linksys Hydra Pro AXE6600 Wi-Fi 6E Tri-Band Router has a list price of $349.99, but on sale for only $299.99, $50 off. It provides fast speeds which is needed for low-latency performance of the latest AR and VR devices. It's reliable for today's smart home.
If looking for a dual-band mesh Wi-Fi 6 system, check out this deal on Linksys Atlas Pro 6 AX5400 Dual-Band Mesh Wi-Fi (3-pack). It has a list price of $599.99, but on sale for $449.99, a $150 savings.
Another good reliable maker of Wi-Fi routers and Wi-Fi mesh systems is Netgear. For Black Friday in July, Best Buy has a deal on Netgear Orbi AX3000 Tri-Band Mesh Wi-Fi System (3-pack). It lists for $449.99, but on sale for $399.99, $50 savings.
Best Black Friday in July Deals on Headphones, Earbuds and In-ear devices.The AirPods Max use a pair of Apple's H1 computational audio chips Apple
If you need a good pair of noise cancelling headphones, earbuds of in-earphones, we found several good deals on these devices from brands like Jabra, JBl, Sony and Beats to name a few.
Sony WH-XB910N Wireless Noise Cancelling Over-The-Ear Headphones are on sale for only $124.99, $125.99 savings. They have a list price of $249.99.
One of the biggest discounts we have seen on any product for Black Friday in July at Best Buy is on these headphones by JBL. Best Buy is selling JBL Under Armour Project Rock Wireless Over-the-Ear Headphones (White or Black) for only $79.99. These over-the-ear headphones normally cost $299.99. You get a $220 savings or 73% off.
For earbuds seekers, you can get Jabra Elite 7 Pro True Wireless Noise Canceling In-Ear Headphones - Black for only $139.99, $60 off the list price of $199.99.
For Apple users, you can get either AirPods Pro of the new Apple AirPods Max over the ear headphones. Both are on sales at Best Buy.
- Apple - Geek Squad Certified Refurbished AirPods Pro (with Magsafe Charging Case) are on sale for $129.99, a $90 savings. If you don't want the refurbished version, you can also get Apple AirPods Pro (with Magsafe Charging Case) - White for $179.99, $40 off. Both come with 6 months free Apple Music. ( Check out GearBrain's review of Apple AirPods Pro here.)
- Apple AirPods Max are Apple's new over-the-ear headphones with active noise cancelling. They list for $499.99 but are on sale for $449.99, a $50 savings. You can get the new Apple AirPods Max in multiple colors too.
Black Friday in July Deals on SoundbarsPolk Command Bar review: An Alexa boost upgrades what you’re watching and hearing
Soundbars can make the perfect family gift for the holidays as well as Black Friday in July. Here are a few good Black Friday Deals we found on soundbars.
GearBrain has tested Polk Audio products in the past and liked what we saw. For Black Friday in July, you can get Polk Audio 5.1-Channel MagniFi Max SR Soundbar with Wireless Subwoofer & Surround Speakers (Pair) for only $349.99, a $250 savings off the list price of $599.99.
If you like the sound from Bose speakers, you will like this deal: get $100 off Bose Smart Soundbar 900 With Dolby Atmos and Voice Assistant. It's on sale for $799.99.
For JBL lovers, there is the JBL 5.1-Channel Soundbar with Wireless Subwoofer which has a list price of $599.99, but is on sale for $349.99, $250 savings.
And if lookiing for a good low cost option to fill your media room with surround sound, check out LG 3.1 Channel Soundbar with Wireless Subwoofer and DTS Virtual:X. It is only $199.99, $200 off the list price of $399.99.
Black Friday in July Deals on Smartwatches and Fitness TrackersFitbit Inspire 2 fitness tracker Fitbit
We found a bunch of good deals on Fitbit devices. You can get up to $120 off their fitness tracker. Just click here to see all the deals for Fitibit Charge, Sense and other smart wearables.
For Android users, you can find deals with up to $50 off Samsung Galaxy Watch4 BT.
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