Ranking the best Black Friday deals

A sign promoting Black Friday specials is displayed in the window of a J.C. Penny store as shoppers queue up at the door for a 3 p.m. opening, Thursday, Nov. 26, 2015, in northeast Denver. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)
A sign promoting Black Friday specials is displayed in the window of a J.C. Penny store as shoppers queue up at the door for a 3 p.m. opening, Thursday, Nov. 26, 2015, in northeast Denver. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)

RICHMOND, Va. (WRIC) — BFAds.net has released their Top 25 Black Friday Deals List.

The deal experts evaluated more than 55,000 sale items from 2016 Black Friday ads and Thanksgiving Sale flyers that have been made public.

This year, the Top 25 Black Friday Deals List features some of the lowest prices ever on 4K TVs, laptops, video game bundles and smart home devices which bodes well for more than 83 percent of Americans that say they will start shopping the main Black Friday events on Thanksgiving.

The list also includes the top Trolls and Star Wars Black Friday deals chosen from more than 60 items in 50 categories.

“Stores are incentivizing Black Friday deals with exclusives much more than ever before,” stated BFAds Shopping Expert, Brent Shelton. “This paired with early access to doorbusters online ahead of Thanksgiving has created more excitement this year from our savvy members.”

Millions of online shoppers will utilize BFAds.net and their Black Friday App to sort through all the Black Friday deals, as well as stay on top of breaking news for when stores offer sneak peeks of doorbusters and deals ahead of Thanksgiving.

HDTV Deals
• Good: Kohl’s – Haier 49″ 4K UHD TV $249.99 (+$75 Kohl’s Cash)
• Better: Target – Hisense 50″ 4K 120Hz LED Smart HDTV $249
• Better: Walmart – Philips 55″ 4K 2160p 60Hz LED Smart HDTV $298.00
• Best: Best Buy – Toshiba 49″ 4K 60Hz LED HDTV w/ Built-in Chromecast $199.99

TABLET and SMARTPHONE Deals
• Good: Target – iPad Pro 9.7″ 32GB WiFi $449
• Better: Sam’s Club – Apple iPad Pro 9.7″ 256GB Wi-Fi + Cellular $175 off
• Best: Walmart – Apple iPhone 7 or Samsung Galaxy 7 – $0 down w/activation +$250 Walmart Gift Card

LAPTOP and COMPUTER Deals
• Good: Office Depot – HP 15.6″ Touchscreen i7, 8GB RAM, 1TB HHD, Win 10 $449.99
• Better: Lenovo – T460 Thinkpad 14″ Professional Level Ultrabook $762.30
• Best: Best Buy – Microsoft 12.3″ Surface Pro 4 m3 28GB Win 10 + Keyboard Bundle $599.99

SMARTWATCH Deals
• Good: Best Buy – Garmin Vivoactive HR Black Smartwatch $169.99
• Better: Meijer – Fitbit Alta + $25 GC $99.99
• Best: Target – Apple Watch Series 1 $198

VIDEO GAME Bundles
• Good: Dell – Walmart – Wii U Super Smash Bros. & Splatoon Deluxe Set – $249.00
• Better: Kohl’s – Xbox One S 500GB Minecraft Console Bundle $249.99 (+$75 Kohl’s Cash)
• Best: Best Buy – Xbox One S 1TB Battlefield 1 SE Bundle + Xbox Wireless Controller $299.99

SMARTHOME Deals
• Good: Costco – Netgear Arlo 2 HD Security Camera Kit $199.99
• Better: Amazon – Amazon Echo $139.99
• Best: Office Depot – Linksys EA9500 Wireless Tri-Band Smart Wi-Fi Gigabit Router $279.99

TOY Deals
• Good: Toys R Us – Nerf N-Strike Elite Hail-Fire Blaster $19.99
• Better: Kohl’s – Star Wars Sphero BB-8 App-Enabled Droid $119.99 (+$30 Kohl’s Cash)
• Best: Walmart – Hatchimals $48

DRONE Deals
• Good: Toys R Us – Odyssey Neptune HD Drone w/ 3D VR Headset + X6 Nano Drone for $79.99
• Better: Walmart – DJI Drone Phantom Standard 3 for $369
• Best: DELL – Parrot BeBop Drone 2 $399 and Parrot Max Jumping Race Drone $99

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