Black Friday 2014: The best Pre-Black Friday items available at Walmart and Best Buy

Black Friday 2014: The best Pre-Black Friday items available at Walmart and Best Buy

Black Friday is one week away, but retailers already are gearing up for the big holiday shopping season with pre-Black Friday sales that kick off a week in advance. Both Best Buy and Walmart are jumping on the early sales bandwagon with a handful of discounts on iPads, iPods and more.

Best Buy

Starting today and lasting for the next three days, Best Buy is reducing the price on all iPad Airs by up to $100 with the discount varying based on the model that is purchased. The best deal is on the 16GB WiFi-only iPad Air, which is available now for $319.

Best Buy’s discounts extend beyond the iPad to include the 13-inch MacBook Air for $899 ($100 off) and the fifth generation iPod touch 64GB, which is now priced at $249 thanks to a $50 discount. Also on sale are Beats Solo HD earphones, which are being sold for $99 ($70 off), iHome’s AirPlay Speaker for $49 ($150 off) and Ultimate Ears Boom speaker for $179 ($20 off).

Walmart

Walmart’s pre-Black Friday sales begin on Friday, November 21 at 8AM with discounts on the iPad Air 2 and the iPhone 6. The 16GB WiFi-only iPad Air 2 will be available for $489 with a $100 gift card included with each purchase. The 16GB iPhone 6 will see a $20 discount, selling for $179 with a new two-year customer agreement. Each iPhone will include a $75 Walmart gift card. Walmart’s sale lasts until supply runs out.

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