Black Friday 2012 Predictions: HDTVs, Laptops, and More

By Dealnews Crew on November 16, 2012, 1:44 AM

The holiday season is right around the corner and so is Black Friday, when the Christmas shopping season officially begins. But actually, if you've been following recent deals you may have noticed several major retailers will launch their Black Friday sales ahead of the date. Amazon, for example, will offer deals starting on November 19.

The best way to make the most of Black Friday savings is to be prepared. So we're kicking off the holidays with Dealnews' fifth annual Black Friday predictions, as compiled by their expert staff. If you're wondering how low big-screen HDTVs can go, how much you'll have to spend on a decent laptop, or whether you'll actually see a discount on an iPad, then you've come to the right place. We also have predictions for smartphones, eBook readers, game systems, and even travel.

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Guest said:

I want to buy a whole lot of pc games will they have a lowered price at that time

madboyv1, TechSpot Paladin, said:

Depends on how/where you are getting it and more importantly, what games. Brand new or very popular games may not drop in price nearly as much as other games simply because they are current and cash cows, But they are likely to be bundled with hardware to entice new customers to get it.

As for HDTVs, That graph makes it look like it might be better to get said TV after Christmas if you can wait, during the post holiday inventory purge. Though, there is the possibility that 46/47 inch TVs are nearing their price plateau and it won't go much further down (if not back up) after the holidays.

treeski treeski said:

I'll be keeping an eye on SSDs and TVs. I might try to grab an XBox as well if the TV prices get low enough.

Guest said:

I'm also looking out for a good 128GB SSD to hit below $100 in canada.

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