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Black Friday 2019 savings land early at Best Buy: $200 off MacBook Air, $150 off Beats Solo3 [just updated] and more

by Mose Pearsall (2020-02-05)

id="article-body" class="row" section="article-body"> This story is part of Holiday Gift Guide 2019, your source for the season's best gifts and deals, hand-picked by the experts at CNET. If you're looking for great discounts on key products including Apple devices, you don't have to wait untilBlack Fridayto score big with Best Buy's early deals. The floodgates are now officially open and there's no reason to wait.

Before you check out our top deals happening at Best Buy, a few reminders:

Some of these prices were temporarily available earlier in November at Best Buy before expiring, but now they're back and should stay at this level until at least Cyber Monday (Monday, Dec. 2). Yes, it's confusing -- but you're good to buy now if you see a price you like.

Huge Black Friday price cuts on PS4 and Xbox bundles are now available at Best Buy and nearly all other major retailers. These are the best prices of the season, starting at $199 and $149, respectively (including games). 

Feeling the heat from Amazon Prime, Best Buy is now adding free next-day delivery on "thousands of items" purchased on its website. And it's also offering free standard shipping on everything else through Christmas Day, with no membership or minimum purchase required. Same-day delivery is also available for some online orders in dozens of US cities, too. 

To take advantage of some of Best Buy's best sale prices, you need to be a member of the retailer's My Best Buy rewards program, the basic tier of which is free.

With that firmly established, here are the best of the Best Buy early Black Friday sales we're seeing now. 

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Black Friday 2019 price cuts hit Best Buy early: $200 off MacBook Air, $30 wireless earbuds and more
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We know that the Apple Watch Series 3 will sell between $129 and $159 at Walmart (and likely elsewhere) starting on Wednesday. But Best Buy continues to offer the lowest prices on the Apple Watch Series 4. All four models are currently selling at their all-time lowest prices. It's largely identical to the newer Series 5 model except that it lacks the always-on watch face.

Apple Watch Series 4 GPS (40mm): $299 at Best Buy

Apple Watch Series 4 GPS (44mm): $329 at Best Buy

Apple Watch Series 4 GPS plus Cellular (40mm): $349 at Best Buy

Apple Watch Series 4 GPS plus Cellular (44mm): $379 at Best Buy
JLabs JBuds Air: $30
You save $20
David Carnoy/CNET They're back: Best Buy again has the JLabs JBuds Air on sale for $30. They normally retail for $50. JLabs makes a lot of true wireless earphones and this is its most affordable -- and frankly, the only one I'd buy. It's a decent set of true wireless earbuds that's a relative bargain at $30.

$30 at Best Buy Sony SRS-XB01: $15
You save $20
David Carnoy/CNET We saw this deal last year but it's still a good one: Sony's micro Bluetooth speaker, the SRS-XB01, is on sale for $15 at Best Buy. Read our Sony SRS-XB01 review.

$15 at Best Buy MacBook Air: $899
Save $200
Sarah Tew/CNET It's back to the price you want it to be. The current version of the 128GB MacBook Air is just $899 at Best Buy, which is $200 under the price you'd pay at the Apple Store.

$899 at Best Buy Beats Solo3 headphones: $150
You save $150
Óscar Gutiérrez/CNET Sure, they were down to $130 earlier -- but $150 is still a dynamite price on a well-built pair of wireless headphones that sound good and are comfortable to wear. The battery life is best in class. Read our Beats Solo3 review.

$150 at Best Buy Beats Studio3 wireless headphones: $200
Save $150
Sarah Tew/CNET We think these are the best Beats headphones. And this is a pretty good price. Read our Beats Studio3 review.

$210 at Best Buy Powerbeats3 Wireless: $90
Save $110
Ariel Nunez/CNET Walmart has been selling these headphones for about $120 -- a massive $80 discount off the $200 list price. Now, Best Buy takes it a step further by cutting the price to $90. Read our Powerbeats3 review.

$90 at Best Buy 65-inch Vizio M-Series Quantum: $650
You save $150
Sarah Tew/CNET The M-Series Quantum delivers excellent picture quality, with deep black levels, accurate color and very good 4K HDR performance. And its smart system is phone-friendly, with Google Cast and Apple AirPlay control.

Walmart is selling this exact set for $100 more and the the 50-inch model for $467 -- but that's the M7 series, which doesn't deliver quite the same level of picture quality as that M8. It's still a great price, however. 

$650 at Best Buy UE Boom 2: $70
Save $110
Sarah Tew/CNET We love the UE Boom 2 -- a compact, durable wireless Bluetooth speaker that plays loud and sounds good. It's stain-resistant, shock-resistant and fully waterproof. Battery life is a strong 15 hours, and it can be paired with a second UE speaker for stereo sound. Read our UE Boom 2 review.

$70 at Best Buy Arlo Pro 2 4-camera security system: $400
You save $250
Chris Monroe/CNET This Arlo Pro 2 kit consists of four outdoor-friendly wireless security cameras that can operate without the need to be plugged in to an AC outlet. The Arlo Smart cloud plan, which costs extra, will send you alerts when the cameras see a person (versus a car or your neighbor's cat) -- and maintain motion detection zones for added security.

$400 at Best Buy 11-inch iPad Pro: $650 (expired for now)
You save $150
Sarah Tew/CNET Best Buy comes within $1 of the all-time lowest price we've seen for the 11-inch 64GB iPad Pro, $650. And the 256GB model is also on sale for $800. Note that you need to be a member of the retailer's My Best Buy program to get this sale price. Read our 11-inch iPad Pro review.

$650 at Best Buy Microsoft Surface Pro 7: $699
Save $260
Sarah Tew/CNET This entry-level configuration has entry-level components (Intel Core i3 processor, 4GB of RAM, 128GB SSD -- but you're still getting the best Windows two-in-one tablet, with the Type Cover thrown in, for $699. This package was down to $600 last week before going up to $649 -- but it's still a fantastic deal at this price. Note that Best Buy also has a good deal going on a more robust configuration of the Surface Pro 6. Read our Surface Pro 7 preview.

$649 at Best Buy Dyson Cinetic vacuum: $400
You save $200
Tyler Lizenby/CNET The Dyson Cinetic Big Ball Animal Allergy vacuum does its job without a filter -- and maintains suction over the long haul because of it. It's great with fine particles and bested the competition at deep cleaning. Our only beef is that it's too pricey -- and Best Buy has taken care of that. The price was previously as low as $300, but even at $400 you're making a significant saving. Read our Dyson Cinetic review.

$300 at Best Buy Best Buy deals that have expired (but are likely to return)
Ember mug: $50 (expired for now)
You save $30
Sarah Tew/CNET The unique porcelain Ember Mug and saucer kit keeps coffee at the perfect temperature -- technically, 130 degrees -- for a little more than an hour. It doesn't sound like much, but, trust me: It's life-changing. It's usually a tough sell, over-priced as it is. But Best Buy has the 10-ounce model for $50 and the 14-ounce version for $65 -- today only. Buy buy buy! Read our take on the Ember Mug.

$50 at Best Buy Lenovo Legion Y540 gaming laptop: $1,200
You save $150
Sarah Tew/CNET We reviewed the similar Legion Y545 and appreciated its edgy design and great components for the price, andBest Buy has a nice deal on a superior configuration. This model features a 17.3-inch display, Intel Core i7 processor, 16GB of RAM, Nvidia GeForce GTX 1660 Ti graphics card and jumbo 1TB SSD. If you're looking for something more entry-level, check out Walmart's deal on the Y540. Read our Lenovo Legion Y545 review.

$1,200 at Best Buy Microsoft Surface Pro 6: $799 (expired for 토렌트 보안솔루션 now)
You save $400
Sarah Tew/CNET Best Buy has the lowest price around on this configuration of the previous version of the Surface Pro. You get a much more robust configuration that includes an Intel Core i5 processor, 8GB of RAM and a 256GB SSD. Note that this deal does not include the Type Cover. Read our Surface Pro 6 review.

$799 at Best Buy Lenovo Yoga C940: $1,500
You save $200
Lori Grunin/CNET We've long been fans of Lenovo's flagship Yoga laptops -- and the C940, which debuted in January, is one of a handful of Intel's Project Athena devices designed to make it perform more like a phone. The C940 wakes instantly from sleep and has a fingerprint reader that works in a second and Wi-Fi that connects just as fast. This model features a 400-nit FHD-resolution and up to 17.5 hours of battery life. Read our Lenovo Yoga C940 preview.

$1,500 at Best Buy LG Gram 17: $1,400 (Update: Expired)
You save $300
Sarah Tew/CNET The Gram 17 weighs less than most other smaller laptops. It also has an amazing battery life. In fact, its 12 hours of run time made it one of the the top 10 laptops with the longest battery lives we've ever tested. Normally, it's too pricey for us to recommend without qualification. Best Buy's discount makes the case much more straightforward. Read our LG Gram 17 review.

$1,400 at Best Buy Bose SoundLink Revolve: $120 (Update: Expired)
You save $80
Sarah Tew/CNET Best Buy has Bose's SoundLink Revolve on sale for $120, which is the lowest price we've seen for it. This model is smaller than the SoundLink Revolve Plus, but it's a good compact Bluetooth speaker. Read our Bose SoundLink Revolve review.

$120 at Best Buy Garmin Fenix 5X: $300 (Update: Expired)
Save $300
Sarah Tew/CNET If you're less inclined to buy from Apple, Garmin's rugged fitness watches are great. The Fenix 5X cost $700 when it came out in 2017 -- now, Best Buy has it for $300. I've been using Garmin's lower-end Forerunner 245 and I like it a lot. The model on sale here includes all of its fitness tracking functions and adds an altimeter and barometer. Plus, you get topographic US maps, routable cycling maps for turn-by-turn navigation and a scratch-resistant sapphire lens. Read our Garmin Fenix 5X preview.

$300 at Best Buy Apple HomePod: $200 (Update: Expired)
Save $100
James Martin/CNET Apple sliced $50 off the price of the HomePod back in April. But Best Buy has picked up the knife for some additional trimming. This is the lowest price we've ever seen on Apple's smart speaker. Read our Apple HomePod review.

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