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The 21 Best Walmart Black Friday Deals (2022): TVs, Earbuds, Meta Quest 2 & More

are long gone the days you’re camping outside Walmart, making small talk with strangers as you prepare to hustle them in hopes of snagging a Black Friday doorbuster. Swap the coat for pajamas and the tent for your couch – all of the best Walmart Black Friday deals are available online. You can even choose free in-store pickup to skip waiting for the post office.

Wired’s Black Friday coverage

We test products all year round and have handpicked these offers. Products that are sold out or no longer discounted at the time of publication will be displayed crossed out. We will update this guide during Black Friday and Cyber ​​Monday weekend.

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Walmart Extended Returns and Walmart+ Benefits

Walmart’s “holiday guarantee” isn’t as enticing as those offered by Best Buy or Target, which offer price protection against future discounts on select discounts. Walmart does not compensate buyers if an item later becomes cheaper. Walmart does, but is extending its return policy for the holidays. Eligible purchases can be returned until the end of January 2023. The retailer also offers curbside returns.

Walmart+ members in select markets can arrange for free collection of their returns. Other benefits include early access to select offers, free shipping on almost all orders, fuel savings of up to 10 cents per gallon, and a Paramount+ Essentials subscription. Walmart+ costs $13 per month or $98 per year. A free 30-day trial is available for new subscribers.

Walmart Coupon Codes

Select accounts may be able to redeem one or more of the following promo codes for a $10 off purchase of $50 or more: PAYPAL10 (must check out with paypal); WOW FRESH; DISCOVER. These offers are targeted, so your mileage may vary, but it’s worth checking out at checkout.

Laptop and gaming deals

AcerNitro5.

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This is the best cheap gaming laptop as well as one of the best gaming laptops according to WIRED reviewers. We prefer beefier spec configurations, but this model still has solid performance and a fantastic keyboard. Striking a balance between budget and features, the Acer Nitro 5 (8/10, WIRED Recommends) packs solid graphics and performance into a simple design.

Acer technically has two different laptops called the Swift 3. This is the cheaper version of the two. It has better battery life, but the display and processing power aren’t as impressive as the model we tested here. It’s still a good choice for people who need a cheap laptop and don’t want to spend a lot of money.

This is the best gaming laptop for people looking for a combination of AMD and NVIDIA. We prefer the 1TB storage option over the 512GB SSD on this model, but otherwise the specs are in line with our recommendations. The display is excellent, the graphics are solid and there are plenty of ports for extra connectivity.

Meta Quest 2

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Metas Quest 2 VR headset is still our go-to choice for anyone looking to get into VR, and this one even includes two of the best games to play in VR: Resident Evil 4 VRand beat saber. Unlike previous VR headsets, the Meta Quest 2 doesn’t require any external sensors, it doesn’t even need to be connected to a computer. It’s self-contained, like a game console you wear on your head. The two games included in this bundle cost $54, but it’s worth noting that Meta increased the price of this headset by $100 this August.

It’s not the OLED model, but the original Nintendo Switch is still a solid pickup. It contains a digital copy of Mario Kart 8 deluxe. This pack includes a 3-month membership to Nintendo Switch Online so you can beat your friends down the Rainbow Road. The console usually costs $300, so both the game and the membership are a bonus. Plenty of Nintendo Switch titles are on sale this weekend to round out your gaming library.

The smaller brother of the Xbox Series X, the Xbox Series S is a great little console. Not only is it smaller and super adorable, it can do everything the Series X can except 4K. The Series S tops out at 1440p, and if that’s not a big deal, it’s a great console to have around.

Home offers

Dyson V10 Animal Cyclone

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While it’s not the cheapest price we’ve seen, it’s still a solid discount over the V10 (8/10, WIRED recommends). Many WIRED Gear employees like Dyson stick vacuums for their consistent suction power and manoeuvrability. This model can be converted into a handheld vacuum to clean difficult areas such as vehicles or stairs. The all-new Dyson V12 Detect (8/10, WIRED Recommends) is also on sale for $500 ($150 off), or you can step up to the flagship V15 Detect for $649 ($100 off). . Read our guide to the best Dyson vacuums to find out more.

The Roomba J7+ is one of the best robot vacuum cleaners. It operates quietly and navigates efficiently, and powerful suction means shorter run times and better cleaning overall. Once the gadget’s job is done, it takes out its own trash thanks to the self-emptying trash can.

mug of embers2

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It won’t keep you from forgetting where you put it, but this mug will make sure the coffee never gets cold again (or at least for an hour and a half). The smartphone app lets you choose the perfect temperature and the battery lasts 90 minutes on a single charge.

The Nest Hub (7/10, Wired recommends) is a great centerpiece for a smart home. It shows calendar events, can show videos from smart doorbells, and you can even use it to control other smart devices from the screen or ask Google Assistant. The assistant comes in handy for answering random questions, e.g. B. how much whiskey to use in a whiskey sour. There’s no camera, so it’s good for more private areas like bedrooms.

Headphone and audio offerings

Beats Fit Pro

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The Beats Fit Pro (9/10, WIRED Recommends) are among the best wireless earbuds for workouts. They are compatible with Android phones but work particularly well when paired with an iPhone. They’re comfortable, sweatproof, and sound great in all use cases – not just when you’re in the middle of a run.

These are the best wireless headphones. The WH-1000XM5 (9/10, WIRED Recommends) have excellent battery life and even better sound quality. Their fantastic noise cancellation, easy controls and attractive design are the icing on the cake.

The name might be a bit confusing, but there’s no doubting whether the audio quality is great or not. These earbuds (7/10, WIRED Recommends) feature noise cancellation and a battery that lasts 8 hours per charge. Just be aware that they are on the beefier side, so if your ears are small another pair might be better.

JLab Audio Go Air Pop.

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These are the best cheap headphones under $50 and thanks to this offer they are even cheaper than usual today. Despite the budget-friendly price, these earbuds have eight hours of battery life between charges. That’s even more than AirPods offer. The integrated USB cable makes charging easier.

This is the same as our favorite Sonos speaker, the Sonos One, except it doesn’t have a microphone or support for Google Assistant or Amazon Alexa – perfect for anyone not keen on those smart features. The audio quality is excellent, and you can wirelessly pair them with other Sonos speakers for multi-room audio throughout the house. Check out our Sonos guide for more information.

TV and home cinema offerings

LG C2 OLED.

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The excellent picture quality is great, but so is the overall design of this TV. The thin bezels and pedestal mount make it comfortable to look at even when it’s off. It’s also fun to use the included smart remote – it’s similar to a Nintendo Wii remote. do you remember them

Everyone should have a soundbar. This one is a treat with a solid balance of tone and size. It plays well with voice assistants and Dolby Atmos, and the attractive design fits into any living room. Our guide to the best Sonos speakers has more details.

Walmart’s Chromecast deal comes with a stranger things Funko Pop figure featuring Eleven and her Eggo waffles. Unfortunately it’s only available for collection (although your mileage may vary). The good news is that the streaming stick is still on sale for $40 ($10 off). We recommend it (8/10, WIRED Recommends) for Google enthusiasts and people who prefer to stream from a smartphone. It’s easy to use, especially thanks to the Google-like search that lets you search for a show across platforms.

Offers for fitness, health and personal care

Apple Watch Series 8.

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The Apple Watch Series 8 (8/10, WIRED Recommends) is one of the best Apple Watches out there right now. It’s got plenty of health-related bells and whistles, including some you won’t find in other fitness trackers, like blood oxygen readings and EKG capabilities.

Google’s first Pixel Watch (6/10, WIRED Review) doesn’t have quite as many features as some other smartwatches, but it does the things it does very well – and some of those features, like fall detection, are being added over time later point in time. It can still track workout metrics and heart rate, and has a built-in ECG feature. The attractive design and the comfortable fit complete the package. We just wish it had longer battery life. Note that this watch only works with Android phones.

As far as home Covid-19 tests go, this is the easiest one to use. Taking the test is simple and straightforward, and you can confirm your results after just ten minutes of waiting via the free smartphone app. You may be able to reimburse your purchase through your insurance or FSA/HSA plan.


Black Friday retail sales

Would you like to browse the offers yourself? Here are some top retailers participating in Black Friday deals.

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