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Amazon’s early Black Friday deals: 6 things you can’t miss

What’s going under your tree this year? Do you have some high-tech gadgets in mind, but you’re holding out for Black Friday specials? Tap or click here for the top 5 things you shouldn’t buy before Black Friday.

Thanks to Amazon, there’s no need to wait until the day after Thanksgiving or stand in hours-long lines to grab specials on the latest and greatest tech this year.

The company has announced seven days of Black Friday sales that starts November 18th. While the deals are plenty, we have our top favorites and the best times you can snatch them up.

Starting November 22

Fire HD 8 Tablet

Amazon’s Fire 8” high definition tablet is a steal for $49.99 (originally $79.99). It’s Alexa-enabled, comes in a variety of colors and provides 16GB of storage, which can be expanded up to 400GB. The 10-hour battery life on the Fire HD 8 Tablet will keep you powered up wherever you go.

Fire HD 8 Kids Edition Tablet

Don’t forget tech for the kiddos! On sale for $79.99 ($50 off regular price), this Fire HD 8 Kids Edition Tablet is a full-featured device. The case is available in a variety of colors and includes one year of FreeTime Unlimited. This tablet comes with Amazon’s 2-year, worry-free guarantee. If the device breaks, return it and Amazon will replace it for free.

Kindle Paperwhite

Looking to upgrade your reading device? Amazon is offering its waterproof Kindle Paperwhite for $84.99, which is a savings of $45.

This device boasts a 300ppi glare-free display to ensure easy reading, even in sunlight. With a built-in LED light and a single battery charge that lasts weeks, you’ll be ready to read anytime, anywhere. Tap or click here for Kim’s e-reader comparison chart.

Ring video doorbell + Echo

Save $150 on this high-tech duo that’ll keep your home protected, even when you aren’t at home. On sale for $179.99, the Ring video doorbell + Echo Show bundle allows you to hear and speak to visitors at your door from your PC, phone or tablet. You can also monitor your home with infrared night vision and motion sensors.

Starting November 24

Fire TV Streaming media players

Various Fire TV Stick streaming media players are on sale, including a model you can grab for $19.99. What can you expect for twenty bucks? An Alexa-enabled remote that offers channels, apps, Alexa skills and the ability to browse the internet.

Starting November 28

Amazon Echo

A host of Amazon Echo devices will have reduced prices, including the Echo Dot, which starts at $22. This 3rd-generation smart speaker allows you to use Alexa voice controls for any number of tasks, including playing music, turning off your lights or reading an audiobook aloud.

If you purchase any Echo device, you can grab an Amazon Smart Plug for an additional $5. If you’re thinking of purchasing an Echo Dot, tap or click here to learn 5 clever ways to use it.

With these deals, you’ll save yourself money, time and aggravation from standing in lines and fighting the crowds on Black Friday. Enjoy!

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