Heads up, deal hunters: The biggest day in retail is almost here, and the world's largest retailer just announced its plans for the event.
Walmart is giving customers the opportunity to shop the majority of its Black Friday 2016 deals early, online. The deals will go live on Walmart's website beginning at 12:01 a.m. on Thanksgiving morning. Walmart's in-store sale kicks off at 6 p.m. local time on Thanksgiving Day.
The retailer's Black Friday circular is available now on the Walmart app, so check it out and get your game plan together. Walmart is also offering some early Black Friday deals exclusively through its app, starting today, giving you an added incentive to download.
On a conference call with reporters Wednesday, Walmart US Chief Merchandising Officer Steve Bratspies said the company has been working all year to secure enough merchandise for Black Friday.
To meet expected demand, Walmart has amassed more than 1.5 million televisions, nearly 2 million tablets and computers, and 3 million video games. Walmart will have deals on 11 televisions, 10 laptops and tablets, drones, connected home devices, fitness wearables, gaming merch, and more. Here's some of the top tech deals to watch out for:
- Phillips 55-inch Smart 4KTV for $298 (special buy)
- Samsung 50-inch Smart 4KTV for $398 ($230 savings)
- Vizio 60-inch HDTV for $398 (special buy)
- 40-inch HDTV for $125 and 50-inch HDTV for $225 (both special buys)
- Razor Hovertrax 2.0 Hoverboard for $273 ($125 savings)
- DJI Phantom 3 Standard drone for $369 ($130 savings)
- Promark 3D Virtual Reality HD Drone for $99 (a Walmart exclusive at a $49 savings)
- Sharper Image Video Drone for $30 (special buy)
- Nest 3rd generation Learning Thermostat for $199 ($50 savings) and Nest Cam for $149 ($50 savings)
- PlayStation 4 Slim Uncharted 4 500GB bundle for $249 ($50 savings) plus a $30 gift card
- Xbox One S White 500GB Battlefield bundle for $249 ($50 savings)
- Nearly 90 video games starting at $8
- A $99 iPhone 5s 16GB on Straight Talk Wireless ($50 savings)
- Samsung Chromebook 3 for $119 (special buy)
- HP 15.6-inch Touch Laptop for $249 (special buy)
- iPad mini 2 32GB for $199 ($70 savings)
- More than 750 DVDs and Blu-ray movies starting at $1.96
- Fitbit Charge 2 fitness wearable for $129 ($20 savings), Fitbit Alta for $99 ($30 savings), and Fitbit Flex 2 for $69 ($30 savings)