Cyber Monday 2021: date, deals, and what to expect
Are you planning on purchasing a new smartphone, or maybe want to replace that outdated tablet you have, or you're on the lookout for a big TV? Then you’re in the right place! You will find all the information you need below on what devices are expected to be on sale and what were last year's Cyber Monday deals. Stay tuned for updates.
When is Cyber Monday 2021?
The next Cyber Monday event is on November 29, 2021. This is the Monday after Black Friday, for which we have also made a similar article. Of course, this is not to say that all of the best deals will be posted on Monday, as in previous deals we saw great deals throughout the whole weekend.
Cyber Monday or Black Friday: Which one is better?
What are the differences between Cyber Monday and Black Friday?
While Cyber Monday started as a separate event, in the last couple of years it has become more of an extension shopping day to Black Friday. The key difference between the two events is that Cyber Monday has always been more focused on tech in particular, while Black Friday is a general sale event on everything you could think of.
Cyber Monday and Black Friday: Which has the better deals?
One cannot be certain which will have the biggest discounts, as these predictions are almost impossible to make. However, Black Friday deals often offer bigger savings. But Cyber Monday’s focus on tech is an advantage over Black Friday, as you have much better chances of finding the exact device you want on sale because it usually offers a bigger number of deals.
Should I wait for Cyber Monday over Black Friday?
If you’re looking for a product, in particular, that is not on sale during Black Friday, and you don’t want to compromise by changing your choice, then you should wait for Cyber Monday. Chances of you finding the device you desire on Cyber Monday are higher.
Where are the best Cyber Monday deals?
The best deals on Cyber Monday are on Amazon, Best Buy, Target, and Walmart. These usually offer the biggest discounts and the biggest choice of items on sale.
But other American stores have their own Cyber Monday sales too. Previously we’ve seen campaigns from Apple and Samsung’s online stores. Retailers like B&H photo and Kohl’s have their great deals as well. Wireless carriers Verizon and AT&T are also expected to have great offers on smartphones.
Best Cyber Deals right now
When the Black Friday/Cyber Monday weekend nears, make sure to check this article, as we gather all the best deals for you.
Which were the best deals on last year’s Cyber Monday?
Last year there were plenty of nice deals to choose from. Check out some of them below.
Cyber Monday deals on Samsung Galaxy smartphones
Samsung offered its Galaxy S20 FE at a massive 50% discount with trade-in, which automatically made the phone a bargain. A smaller, $200 discount on the S20 FE was offered by Best Buy as well.
The rest of the S20 series’ prices had also been reduced for Cyber Monday. At B&H Photo, the Galaxy S20 Plus was offered for $520 off. The regular S20 had a discount at B&H Photo too, which was $350 off the retail price. There were also great offers on the Galaxy Note 20 Ultra and the Galaxy Z Fold 2. The Galaxy Note 20 and Note 20 Ultra were both $300 off at Best Buy. Another fine deal during Cyber Monday was Samsung's $1000 discount on the Galaxy Z Fold 2 with trade-in in its online store .
Cyber Monday deals on Apple iPhones
Even though the iPhone 12-series were just released, a fair share of deals on the phone appeared during Cyber Monday. The iPhone 12 and 12 Pro were $150 off at Walmart and $100 off at Best Buy. Verizon offered a buy-one get one free iPhone 12-series offer with new unlimited plan. AT&T offered the 12 mini for free with an eligible trade-in and a new unlimited plan. The regular iPhone 12 was offered for free by T-Mobile with a trade-in and switch to the carrier. Apple gave a $50 gift card and up to $210 worth of discounts with trade-in during Cyber Monday.
AT&T offered the iPhone 11 for half the retail price with contract during Cyber Monday last year. The iPhone SE (2020) and iPhone XR were free on AT&T with new unlimited contract and eligible trade-in.
The iPhone 11 Pro was $350 off from Verizon, making it one of the best Cyber Monday deals on iPhones. The older iPhone XS was offered by AT&T for $1/month with new unlimited plan.
Cyber Monday deals on Android phones
There were plenty of other deals on smartphones too. For example, AT&T offered the Google Pixel 5 for $275 off during Cyber Monday. The unlocked Pixel 5 was $100 off on Best Buy too. The Motorola RAZR 2020 was $450 off at Best Buy, which was a great deal as well. The OnePlus 8 Pro got a nice $250 discount on B&H Photo on its unlocked, 256GB of storage version. Motorola's Edge model was $300 off on Amazon, while its Edge Plus version was also $300 off on Best Buy.