It's that time of year again — Black Friday is just around the corner! Luckily, with Amazon's best Black Friday deals live right now, you don't have to wait for the big day to save. To make Black Friday shopping even easier for you, Elite Daily editors have started to round up Amazon's best early Black Friday deals below.
Of course, Black Friday isn't just a great time to get an early start on your holiday shopping. Especially with the enduring pandemic, now is the perfect opportunity to stock up on home essentials (toiletries, cleaning products, comfy clothes) and distractions (board games, baking equipment, bath products) for days spent at home. Don't forget to utilize your Amazon Prime membership to get the most out of these sales. But don't worry, if you're not already a Prime Member, you can sign up for a one-week free trial here.
And one last tip? The best black Friday deals tend to sell out fast, so if you see something you like, be sure to act quickly.
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42% Off The Brand New Echo Dot Smart Speaker
The all-new Echo Dot is back with a new design, and is seriously discounted while sales last. With all the same features that made the Echo Dot a best-seller, this smart speaker has Alexa built in, can be used as a hub for your smart home devices, can play music, tell you the weather, and so much more. Get it for less than $30 if you act fast.
50% Off The 23andMe DNA Kit (Tip: This Makes A *Great* Gift)
If you've ever wondered about your ancestry, there has never been a better time to dive in and find out more. This popular genetics test, which boasts more than 12,000 reviews and a 4.6-star rating, can give you insight into how your genetics affect your health and more — plus it's 50% off.
56% Off A Three-Pack Of iPhone Charging Cables
Score this three-pack of long, 10-foot cables and enjoy quick and tangle-free charging. More than 3,600 Amazon reviewers have weighed in on these fast-charging, durable cords. They're compatible with iPhones and other Apple products and now you can score them for more than 50% off.
40% Off The Fire Stick With Alexa Voice Remote
If you haven't made the full switch to a smart TV, the Fire Stick 4K is a must-have with over 385,000 ratings and an overall score of 4.5 stars. The Fire Stick makes it easy to stream all your favorite shows from Netflix, Hulu, Prime Video, and more. This isn't just your average streaming device, though — it's also an Alexa-enabled device, so you can use the remote for everything from controlling smart home devices to pulling up your favorite playlist. Get it now for 40% off
43% Off This High-Speed External Charger
Charge your USB and USB-C devices on this go with this high-speed charging power bank. It has a slim, lightweight design that makes it easy to always keep it on hand, and it has built-in mechanisms to prevent your devices from overheating and overcharging. Get it now for 43% off.
41% Off These Soft Pillows With 50,000+ Amazon Reviews
Nab these ultra-comfy, super-plush gel pillows for an impressive 41% off now. They come backed by more than 51,000 reviews so you can rest assured you're getting a quality set of pillows.
53% Off A Gen-3 Echo Dot
This incredibly popular speaker, with more than 755,000 reviews and a 4.7-star rating, can be controlled with your voice and is versatile: use it to stream music, make phone calls, set alarms, check the weather, ask random questions, and more. The compact speaker comes in four colors and is available at 53% off.
47% Off This Tablet With 92,000+ Amazon Reviews
With over 92,000 Amazon reviews (not a typo!), this wildly-popular tablet has won fans for a good reason: It has a large, crystal-clear widescreen display and a fast processing system that allows you to easily stream your favorite videos, play games, or browse the internet. With somewhere in the neck of 10 to 12 hours of battery life depending on your usage and 32 gigabytes of storage, this is a great purchase any day — even better when it's 47% off for Black Friday.
47% Off This 48-Pack Of Watercolor Pens With 7,000+ Reviews
These fan-favorite Arteza watercolor pens have gained upwards of 7,000 reviews and an average 4.5-star rating. They feature a brush tip that's great for watercolor and calligraphy techniques, according to users. Each pack comes with non-toxic ink in 48 saturated colors. Get them now while they're 47% off and watch your creativity blossom.
33% Off This 6-Quart Air Fryer
Discover what the air fryer craze is all about with this best-selling appliance from COSORI. It's earned an impressive 4.6 stars from Amazon shoppers who rave about its easy-to-use touchscreen. It comes with a 5.8-quart basket that's dishwasher-friendly and 11 handy presets for making everything from bacon and steak to french fries and bread.
60% Off This Best-Selling Forehead Thermometer
With a 4.5-star rating after more than 65,000 Amazon reviews, this infrared touch-less thermometer has amassed a serious fan base thanks to its fast, accurate, and painless readings. Score the Black Friday deal and get it for an impressive 60% off.
50% Off This Best-Selling Upright Shark Vacuum
This upright vacuum from Shark has a 4.6-star rating on Amazon — and right now, it's on sale for 50% off! Use it as a standard upright vac, or lift away the pod to clean stairs or furniture. It comes with an anti-allergen HEPA filter, pet tools, and swivel steering technology that makes it easy to clean in even the most deeply carpeted areas.
43% Off This 24-Pack Of Soft White LED Light Bulbs
With a 4.7-star rating after more than 24,000 Amazon reviews, this value pack of 60-watt LED bulbs is wildly popular for a reason. The long-lasting, energy-efficient lighting provides a soft, white glow to warm up any space. Pick up 24 bulbs for less than $23 now while the deal lasts.
28% Off This Memory Foam Pillow With 7,000 Reviews
With more than 7,000 Amazon reviews, this is one of the most popular pillows on Amazon. It's made with a contoured memory foam that will support your head and neck while you sleep, and has a ventilated design that will keep you from overheating. This pillow comes with a 4.3-star rating, and plenty of reviews saying this pillow is a "game changer." You can get it for just $24 while sales last.
37% Off This Cool-Mist Humidifier With 16,000 Reviews
With a 6-liter tank and a sleek, compact design, this Everlasting Comfort Cool-Mist Humidifier is majorly discounted ahead of Black Friday. It has earned top marks on Amazon, with a 4.5-star rating overall after more than 16,000 reviews. The cool mist functionality means this humidifier is safe to use around pets, and it's even compatible with your favorite essential oils.
30% Off These Lightweight Microfiber Sheets
Enjoy soft microfiber sheets in a luxurious 1,800 thread count with this highly-rated set from Mejoroom (fitted for 15-inch deep mattresses). These double-brushed polyester sheets are wrinkle-resistant and hypoallergenic, and now you can nab them for more than 30% off.
15% Off This Fingertip Oximeter That Reads Your Pulse & Oxygen Levels
This fingertip pulse oximeter is a handy health gadget to have at home, and can read your pulse rate and oxygen saturation levels and display them on an easy-to-read digital LED screen. Over 8,000 Amazon reviewers have invested in this pulse reader, and given it a glowing 4.7-star rating overall.
24% Off This Air Purifier With HEPA Filtration
This RENPHO Air Purifier has garnered an average 4.5-star rating on Amazon and more than 2,000 reviews. It uses a three different filters, including a HEPA filter, to trap bacteria and particles in areas up to 103 square feet. At 24% off this Black Friday, this is a great deal on an air purifier.
21% Off This Instant Read Meat Thermometer
This highly-rated digital meat thermometer delivers instant and accurate reads for perfectly cooked meat (and more) every time. Fans on Amazon have given it an impressive 4.5 stars after more than 27,000 ratings. Score it now while the deal lasts.
20% Off This Outdoor Smart Plug Great For Patio Lights
Over 5,000 reviewers have tried out this smart plug and given it a near-perfect, 4.8-star rating. Not only is this long-range plug weather resistant, but it can also be used with two different outdoor devices, making it great for several strands of string lights, patio lights, and more. You can connect it to your smart assistant and turn the lights on from wherever you are. It even has a built-in "away" mode that will automatically turn your lights on and off while you're away, to make it look like someone is home. It's just $20 while sales last.
15% Off This Best-Selling Wireless Charging Pad
Nab Amazon's most popular phone charging station for less than $10 (that's 15% off) to make sure your phone never runs out of juice. The Anker charging pad easily powers up your phone or earbuds — all you have to do is place them on the center of the pad. It's compatible with a bunch of phone models, from iPhones to Samsungs, and more than 54,000 reviewers have collectively given it a 4.4-star rating on Amazon.
35% Off This Best-Selling Tablet For Kids
Designed with a kid-proof case and built-in parental controls, this popular tablet for kids is a great buy that you and your little ones will both love. They can play games, read books, and watch videos through 20,000 different apps that come free with the tablet (free for the first year, after that, you subscribe). It even comes with a two-year money-back guarantee. Over 14,000 Amazon reviewers have invested in this tablet and have given it a near-perfect, 4.7-star overall rating. Snag it for 35% off while sales last.
34% Off This Smart Robot Vacuum
This Wi-Fi-compatible robot vacuum takes all the work out of cleaning, and can even sync with your smart assistant so you can control it from anywhere in your home simply by using an app or the sound of your voice. It's also designed with multi-surface rubber brushes and a high-efficiency filter, making it a great buy for anyone with allergies or hard-to-clean pet messes. Nearly 5,000 Amazon reviewers have tried it out and given it a rave, 4.4-star overall rating. Get it for 34% off while sales last.
30% Off This Face Towel That Removes Makeup With Just Water
With just water and one swipe, this best-selling towel can easily remove waterproof mascara, eyeliner, foundation, and more, leaving your face clean. This towel is cruelty-free, vegan, hypoallergenic, and machine-washable so you can reuse it time and time again. Over 1,600 Amazon reviewers have tried it out and given it a glowing, 4.6-star overall rating. One reviewer raves, "This is magic."
20% The Mini 3-Quart Instant Pot Duo Plus
These days, an Instant Pot is an indispensable part of any kitchen arsenal, and with over 144,000 ratings and an overall score of 4.5 stars, the numbers back it up. The 3-quart version, which is perfect for compact kitchens and smaller households, is currently 20% off. It also comes in 6-quart and an 8-quart sizes.
20% Off A 100 Pack Of Coffee Pods
Over 24,000 shoppers have given these dark roast coffee pods a 4.5-star rating, and one of our editors swears by them. With the current 20% discount, these work out to just 23 cents per pod, which is a value that's hard to beat. The pods are compatible with 1.0 and 2.0 k-cup brewers.
33% A 10-Pack Of Fine-Point Gel Pens
These smooth-writing, fast-drying gel pens from Paper Mate have over 7,000 reviews and an average 4.5-star rating. They feature a textured, ergonomic grip, and dry three times faster than some similar pens, which means fewer smudges on your important documents. Right now, a 10-pack is 33% off.
33% Off A Fit Bit Activity Tracker
This Fitbit has over 12,000 5-star reviews, and an overall rating of 4.5-stars from over 18,000 shoppers. More than just a basic fitness tracker, the Fitbit Charge 4 also has some solid entry-level smartwatch capabilities, like the ability to play music from Spotify as well as call and text alerts. It also features a built-in GPS and is fully submersible up to 50 meters.
30% Off This Cult-Favorite Video Doorbell
Never wonder who's at the door again with this new video doorbell from Ring. Not only does it feature 1080p HD video, it also pairs with most smartphones and tablets as well as some Alexa-enabled devices for even more functionalities. It has an overall rating of 4.5 stars from over 30,000 shoppers, and it's currently 30% off.
33% Off A Classic Kindle E-Reader
If you don't already own a Kindle, or are looking to get another one for a friend or family member, now is the time to buy because Amazon's classic e-reader is currently 33% off. With over 25,000 reviews and a 4.5-star rating, this designed-for-reading tablet has a built-in front light, and comes in both ad-supported and ad-free versions.
40% Off A Ring Alarm Kit
This 8-piece alarm set from Ring has a glowing 5-star rating from over 5,000 shoppers, so you know it's a good deal, especially at a 40% discount. The set includes a base station and keypad as well as multiple contact sensors, a motion detector, and a range extender, so you can create a fully functional DIY home security system. It's also Alexa-compatible, making this the perfect addition to your smart home.
25% This Pack Of Smart Plugs
These smart plugs work with voice control via Amazon Alexa or Google Assistant and can be used to create schedules for various electronics and appliances. Download the Kasa app and you can even control them when you aren't at home. Offered at 25% off on Black Friday, this money-saving two-pack of plugs boast more than 20,000 reviews and a 4.7-star rating.
24% Off A Phone Holder For Your Car
This air vent phone holder keeps your phone steady while you're driving, which is perfect for when you need to follow directions. It has six strong magnets that keep it firmly in place and it's compatible with most smartphones and even tablets. This holder has more than 7,000 reviews and a 4.4-star rating and is offered at 24% off.
39% Off This Huge 57-Piece First Aid Kit
It's always a good idea to be prepared in case of an emergency, and this 57-piece first aid kit has you covered. The kit is OSHA compliant and includes enough bandages, antibiotic ointment, trauma pads, and more to treat up to 10 people. It boasts more than 3,000 reviews and a 4.7-star rating and is offered at 39% off.
30% Off These Durable Charging Cables For Androids
This two-pack of USB-C charging cables comes highly-reviewed, in part thanks to their durable, braided design that won't break the way most cheap chargers do. They have a generous, 6-foot reach, and are compatible with a wide variety of Android devices. Over 18,000 Amazon reviewers have felt moved to leave their feedback on these chargers, and the consensus? They're a fantastic purchase. Get them for just $7 if you act fast.
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