Walmart revealed its full list of Black Friday deals for 2018 on Thursday, and we’ve been combing through it ever since to highlight some of the best deals (scroll down). And the world’s biggest retailer is coming out swinging: Countering a slew of deals from Target, Best Buy, Costco and Amazon, Walmart’s deals start earlier than ever, and include in-store coffee service and other niceties.
While Walmart’s store event kicks off at 6 p.m. local time on Thanksgiving, online deals start at 10 p.m. Eastern Time (7 p.m. PT) on Wednesday, Nov. 21. Prices are valid through Friday, Nov. 23 while supplies last. That means you’ll be able to get these deals without having to visit a Walmart store.
2018 iPad, $250
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Apple products are difficult to find on sale at the best of times. $80 off is good.
PlayStation 4 Slim 1TB with Spider-Man, $200
Xbox for $200
Xbox One S 1TB Minecraft Creators Bundle, $200
Like the PlayStation 4 deal above, this isn’t the more powerful Xbox One X, but it’s still a great price, especially if you have kids obsessed with Minecraft.
That price is not a misprint
65-inch 4K smart Roku TV: $398
This is an insane price on a big TV with Roku, the best smart TV system CNET has ever tested. Walmart’s ad says the TV is either the TCL 65S4 or the Sharp LC‑65Q7300U. We haven’t reviewed either model directly, but the specifications look similar to the S405 we reviewed in 2017 (pictured), which costs roughly $350 more at 65 inches.
Cheapest. 40-inch TV. Ever.
40-inch Hisense 1080p TV: $99
Neither have we reviewed this Hisense (model 40EU3000), but we’re guessing its image quality is on the bottom end of ‘acceptable,’ at best. But this is the lowest price we’ve ever seen for a 40-inch TV. Just last year we were excited about 32-inch TVs for $99. Insanity.
Google Home Hub, $99
That’s a whole 33 percent off the extremely handy Google Home Hub.
Instant Pot 8-Quart Pressure Cooker
Instant Pot via Amazon
Bose SoundSport Wireless Headphones, $99
The Bose SoundSport earphones are already reasonably priced, $50 off makes them well worth a look.
Retro Arcade Machine (PacMan or Galaga), $249
Who wouldn’t want an arcade machine in their house?
It’s only $50 off, but $249 isn’t too bad for Galaga! And Walmart had the exclusive on this Pac-Man machine, for some reason.
Google Home Mini for $25 (half price)
Amazon doesn’t sell Google Assistant products because they directly compete with its Alexa-powered Echo speakers. And while this great half-price deal on the Google Home Mini is widely available almost everywhere else, it’ll be available earliest online at Walmart.
Roku Ultra for $48 (half price)
The highest-end Roku improves on our favorite 4K streamer, the Streaming Stick Plus, with a headphone jack on the remote, a remote finder and, new for 2018, JBL headphones, a $30 value. This price is also available at Target and elsewhere, but Walmart throws in a $35 credit for Sling TV, a $5 Vudu credit and one free month of Showtime, an $11 value, to get you to buy it there. (Disclosure: Showtime is a division of CBS, parent company of CNET.)