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Black Friday tech deals offers great savings across major brands

Happy Black Friday one and all, the sales are just getting started this holiday season, but you can already save on a dozen top-gifts while supplies last. After you tick a few of the larger items off on your holiday-list this year, you might be looking to buy gifts for a few selected tech-savvy individuals. If you are looking for a few of the largest discounted tech-gifts this year, you will find great deals across the genre.

Starting at the most expensive, the HTC Vive will be on-sale across multiple outlets for $699. HTC confirmed that retailers will taking $100 of the MSRP for a limited time starting on Black Friday. You will be able to find the deal on the official website at Vive.com, but you can also save $100 on Amazon.con. So go with your preffered outlet, and where they are still available.

If you are looking for a cheaper option, be sure to consider the Amazon Echo and the Echo Dot. Even with the Kindle, Fire and Fire TV series hitting all-time highs on the sales charts, Amazon expects the Echo series to be its number-one seller this holiday season. The new Amazon Echo Dot will start at $39 on Black Friday, and the Amazon Echo will be selling for just $139, that’s a big discount off the regular $179 MSRP. The mid-range, music-centered Echo Tap will sell for $89.99, much lower than the usual $129 MSRP.

For the video-streamer in your life, you can grab the new Roku Streaming Stick on sale for $34, or shop the new Google Chromecast Ultra at $69 for 4K resolution. The newer Google Chromecast isn’t on sale at this time, though that could change, but does come with 3 months of HBO NOW.

The Playstation 4 Slim Uncharted 4 PS4 Bundle will be $50 off this holiday weekend, and is avialable on authorizd retailers like Amazon.com. Sony made the announcements earlier this week, and the bundle comes with the newest Playstation Slim design and a copy of “Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End”. This is expected to be a hot-item this holiday season, so grab them when you can. Another big-ticket item is the PS4 Pro at $399, which offers upgraded graphics and still plays all the titles released for the regular PS4.

Gaming deals don’t end there, Microsoft will be taking $50 off Xbox One S bundles. The newer installment to the Xbox One will get a $50 price-cut anywhere the console is sold, but the end price depends on which model you buy and which bundle you choose. You can check out the collection of bundles being offered throughout the day at Microsoft.com and at sites like Amazon.com. There is also the Nintendo 3DS bundle, which will be on-sale for $99 today.

Target will also be selling the Beats By Dre Powerbeats2 wireless in-ear headphones for $119 today.

Soundbars are also a popular tech-gift, and an easy way to upgrade your current home-viewing experience. Perfect for anyone that streams movies, loves Blu-rays, plays video-games or loves Sunday sports, Soundbars can be the perfect gift. A few options are already on sale, but you will have a lot of options if you shop early. The most popular seller on Amazon, the Samsung 2.1 Channel 120 Watt Wireless Audio Soundbar, is cut down to just $89 from $179.

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