Buy before the frenzy: Amazon's epic pre-Black Friday sale rivals the real deal —from $9

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Enjoy Black Friday-quality sales...without the turkey hangover. (Photo: Getty)
Enjoy Black Friday-quality sales...without the turkey hangover. (Photo: Getty)

Black Friday may be next week, but there are plenty of sales to take advantage of right now before you have to get your Thanksgiving stretchy pants ready! Amazon has launched a huge pre-Black Friday sale on its biggest sellers in tech, gaming, beauty and more, so you can get a head start on holiday shopping...and maybe treat yourself to a little something, too!

May we present Amazon's best early Black Friday deals — no need to spend your precious time searching for the deepest discounts when they're all right here. And, of course, you'll be able to get free shipping on all your purchases if you have Amazon Prime. Not yet a member? We can fix that — just sign up for a free 30-day trial here. (By the way, those without Prime still get free shipping on orders of $25 or more.)

Time to get shopping!

TVs

40 percent off the best in QLED TVs? Sign us up. (Photo: Amazon)
Over $600 off the best in QLED TVs? Sign us up. (Photo: Amazon)

You deserve endless entertainment at your fingertips — and stunning 4K, QLED picture to match. Luckily for you, that's exactly what you'll get with the TCL 65-inch Class 6-Series 4K QLED Smart Roku TV, Amazon's No. 1 bestseller in QLED TVs, on sale now for an awesome 40 percent off.

The TCL 65-inch 6-Series combines sleek, modern design with access to thousands of streaming channels for the best way to catch up on all your favorite shows, movies, games and more. 

One enamored five-star reviewer wrote: "This is an excellent TV — beautiful picture quality and clarity...I highly recommend!"

$898 $1,500 at Amazon

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Headphones, earbuds and audio gear

Pump up the jams and let the Beats take you away. (Photo: Amazon)
Pump up the jams and let the Beats take you away. (Photo: Amazon)

Bliss out with your favorite music, podcasts, and more while on the go thanks to the Beats Solo3 Wireless On-Ear Headphones, now half off at only $100 (was $200). Whether you're on the go or basking in some relaxing "you" time, the Solo3 is the perfect everyday headphone. Take phone calls (on both iOS and Android devices), control your music, and activate Siri with the multifunction on-ear controls while enjoying the excellent sound quality you expect from Beats.

The Beats Solo3 has over 24,700 five-star reviews, with one happy reviewer remarking, "The sound quality is AMAZING! They get really loud turned all the way up. I’m so happy with this purchase."

$100 $200 at Amazon

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Smartphones, smartwatches and tablets

Have the world at your fingertips...or at the very least, on your wrist. (Photo: Amazon)
Have the world at your fingertips...or at the very least, on your wrist. (Photo: Amazon)

Amazon's No. 1 bestseller in women's smartwatches is on sale for 36 percent off this weekend, so now's the time (hehe) to pounce. The Fossil Women's Gen 5E 42mm Stainless Steel Touchscreen Smartwatch features a stainless steel bracelet, speaker functionality, 4GB storage capacity and three smart battery modes to keep you juiced up for multiple days — "time only" mode allows you to go a full week without charging. 

Other fabulous features include heart rate and activity tracking, music control, sleep tracking, smartphone notifications...well, the possibilities are really endless. 

One satisfied first-time smartwatch user shared, "Once I received it and downloaded the mobile app the setup was so easy and the touchscreen works so well for how tiny it is... All around great tech and tool, most likely will buy [one] for my husband on Father's Day." 

$159 $249 at Amazon

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Gaming

Feel the rhythm, play the game, jump-start the fun. (Photo: Amazon)
Feel the rhythm, play the game, jump-start the fun. (Photo: Amazon)

Looking to get the party started? Family favorite Just Dance 2022 is on sale for Playstation 4/5, Xbox One, and Nintendo Switch for 40 percent off. Just Dance is the ultimate dancing party game that you can enjoy with up to six players. But it's not only for parties — you can brush up on your moves solo or savor a heart-pumping dance workout with your own personalized custom playlists. This latest 2022 version includes hits like "Good 4 U" by Olivia Rodrigo, "Happier Than Ever" by Billie Eilish and "Love Story (Taylor's Version)" by Taylor Swift. There are even eight family-friendly song options, so the kiddos can join in with Kids Mode!

"This game is probably up on top with the other Just Dance games in the franchise. It has a good song list, awesome graphics, creativity, and unique and fun dances," shared one reviewer. 

$30 $50 at Amazon

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Smart home

Keep your home your oasis by making it feel like, well, an oasis. (Photo: Amazon)
Your home should be your oasis — here's how to make it feel that way. (Photo: Amazon)

Looking for a simpler, more intuitive way to control your home's temp? Well, look no further than the Honeywell Home Wi-Fi Smart Color Thermostat, now on sale for just $98 (down from $170). You can be sure that your home will be operating on your schedule, your way — doesn't avoiding your utility company's peak rate pricing sound tempting? It's Alexa-ready too! Use the app to fiddle with the temp from just about anywhere.

Even more fun: You can customize the color of your thermostat screen to match your room!

"This thermostat is awesome. I love that it will change from heat to cool automatically. It was very easy to install and setup," gushed one five-star reviewer. "I would definitely recommend this to a friend."

$98 $170 at Amazon

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Vacuums

Your own home-cleaning robot at 1/3 off the price? It's almost too good to be true! (Photo: Amazon)
Your own home-cleaning robot at a third of the price? It's almost too good to be true! (Photo: Amazon)

What's cooler than having a robot clean your home for you? Well, just about nothing — that's why we recommend the iRobot Roomba i3+ (3550) Robot Vacuum, on sale this weekend for a ridiculous $201 off. 

The iRobot Roomba i3+ delivers cleaner floors with less effort, tidying up in neat rows with 10 times the power-lifting suction of previous models. It'll even learn your habits and clean around your schedule, so you can keep your home fresh without the hassle.

One savvy shopper wrote, "I’ve had more than 20 different vacuum robots over the years...overall, [this is] my best floor vacuum robot so far, highly recommended!"

$399 $600 at Amazon

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Kitchen

Get poppin' with the perfect popcorn maker for you and all your guests. (Photo: Amazon)
It's a popcorn popper and a bowl in one! (Photo: Amazon)

Sure, microwave popcorn is easy. But it's not necessarily cheap and you still need to pour the deliciousness into a bowl and toss all that packaging. Enter The Original Popco Silicone Microwave Popcorn Popper, on sale now in Red or Blue for just $12 (from $20) with our exclusive promo code 15YAHOOPOPCO. Simply add kernels to the bowl, along with oil and salt (or not) and zap it up. Then enjoy!

Cleanup is a breeze thanks to the popper's silicone body (it's dishwasher-safe). And storage is a snap too — it collapses down for space-saving goodness. One of the over 15,000 five-star reviews noted, "This is the perfect solution for low calorie popcorn making...I got a full bowl of perfectly popped popcorn, no burning, and very few unpopped kernels. This is definitely worth the money."

$12 with code 15YAHOOPOPCO (was $20), amazon.com

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Beauty

Keep those pearly whites looking pearly and white...for a fraction of the price. (Photo: Amazon)
Keep those pearly whites looking pearly and white...for a fraction of the price. (Photo: Amazon)

Need to remove stains from your smile? Love your coffee, wine, or tea but hate what it does to your tooth enamel? Look no further than the Cali White Vegan Teeth Whitening Kit with LED Light, now 20 percent off with our exclusive code 20YAHOOCALI — it brings the price down from $55 to $24!

You'll see an improvement after just one treatment and can expect a two- to eight-shade whiter smile in just seven days. You can get those results by using the Cali White kit for just 10 to 30 minutes a day: Just pop the tray in your mouth, hit the light button and kick back for the time it takes to watch a single episode of your favorite show.

One smiling shopper noted in their review, "I have always loved my smile, but lately I have not been as confident as before...[Now] I love my smile all over again!"

What are you waiting for? It's time to reclaim your smile for good.

$24 with code 20YAHOOCALI (was $55), amazon.com

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Style

Friends, meet your new go-to fashion piece. You're welcome. (Photo: Amazon)
Friends, meet your new go-to fashion piece. (Photo: Amazon)

Amazon's No. 1 bestselling leggings are now just $14, 30 percent off of their original price! Satina leggings are high-waisted with a thick, opaque density and are made of a super-soft peachskin fabric, so you can feel comfortable no matter what you're doing. Best of all, they're made for all sizes and body types, so feel free to pair them with your favorite top and get ready to conquer the world with confidence.

"I bought these not too long ago, and they're EXTREMELY comfortable. They're honestly the best pair of leggings I've ever had," raved one Satina customer. "They're fantastic and I HIGHLY recommend them to anyone who's even remotely considering buying these!" 

In dozens of different colors and two inclusive sizes, they're ready to accompany any cute 'n comfy outfit. 

$14 $20 at Amazon

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Bedding and Home

Get all your ZZZ's for less $$$. (Photo: Amazon)
Get all your ZZZ's for less $$$. (Photo: Amazon)

If you like to keep cozy while you slumber, the Hotel Sheets Direct 100% Bamboo Queen Size Sheet and Pillowcase Set is definitely for you. These sheets are deep-pocketed, super soft and cooling, with thermoregulation that will keep you warm all winter long (and cool all summer too). And at just $60 with an on-page coupon (down from $100), both you and your bank account will be happy.

One delighted sleep-lover reviewed, "Buy these sheets. Matter of fact, I’m going to wait a few months and I’m buying another set. Heck, I might buy them tonight because that’s how I feel thinking about laying on my other sheets...When I wait to enter the gates of Heaven I’m bringing my sheets, because I’ll need a backup if their sheets aren’t this boujie." Need we say more?

$60 $100 at Amazon

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The reviews quoted above reflect the most recent versions at the time of publication.

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