Target jumps the gun with early iPhone X, Galaxy Note 9, and Pixel 3 Black Friday deals

Target jumps the gun with early iPhone X, Galaxy Note 9, and Pixel 3 Black Friday deals
Can’t wait another week for the actual Black Friday frenzy to begin at retailers like Best Buy and Target? The former has already jumped the gun not once, but twice, with a series of cool limited-time deals on everything from the iPhone XS to the iPhone XR, Samsung Galaxy Note 9, Google Pixel 3, 9.7-inch iPad, and 10.5-inch iPad Pro, and now the latter follows suit with a killer “sneak peek 4-day sale” of its own.

Just like Best Buy, Target is not playing around, planning to sell loads of popular mobile devices at Black Friday prices well ahead of time while obviously saving some of the most exciting doorbusters for next week’s promotions.

Unfortunately, that means you can’t already score $250 gift cards with “qualified” iPhone XS or XS Max activations, but there’s nothing stopping you from buying an iPhone X on a Verizon, AT&T, or Sprint monthly installment plan between Sunday, November 18, and Wednesday, November 21, alongside a complimentary $150 coupon.

Similarly, Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9+ buyers willing to agree to a device payment arrangement on the same three carriers will be eligible for free $300 gift cards during the same promotional period, while the Galaxy Note 9 will be sold bundled with the same freebie for Verizon and AT&T customers only. 

If you’re in the market for Google’s stock Android-powered Pixel 3 or Pixel 3 XL instead, you’ll obviously have to activate one of the two handsets on Verizon to receive a gratis $200 gift card.

As far as outright discounts go, wearable enthusiasts should look forward to early Samsung Galaxy Watch and Fitbit Alta Black Friday deals bringing their prices down from $350 and $100 to $280 and $60 respectively.

Finally, those looking for an ultra-affordable Android slate may want to give a $160 Samsung Galaxy Tab A 10.1 or $90 Amazon Fire HD 8 Kids Edition a chance after $120 and $40 markdowns respectively. Who wants to beat the rush and get a nice head start on their holiday shopping?

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