The Best Home Tech Deals to Grab on Black Friday

Dying to turn your home into a smart-home haven? We've rounded up the best home tech deals coming your way this Black Friday. (Be sure to check the sale dates, so you know you're getting the best price!)

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November 15, 2018

Shark ION Robot 750 Vacuum

Take cleaning to a whole new level with the Shark WiFi-enabled vacuum you can control via app or voice commands with Google Assistant or Amazon Alexa. Its smart sensor navigation helps it move through your home, while BotBoundary strips create no-go zones.

The sale starts at 3 p.m. on Wednesday, November 21 online and in stores.

Buy It: Macy's, $229.99 (Originally $474.99)

Arlo Pro Wire-Free Camera Security System

This vigilant HD security system stops crime before it happens with a siren that can be controlled remotely or triggered via motion or audio. Whether you're using a smartphone, tablet or computer, you can check in to Arlo with only a few clicks. You can view live anytime and receive instant email or mobile alerts whenever motion or audio is detected. Listen in and talk back through the built-in speaker and mic, straight from your smartphone. It also records motion- or sound-triggered events and saves them in your cloud library.

The sale starts Thursday, November 22 online, or you can shop the deals in stores starting at 7 a.m. on Friday, November 23.

Buy It: Sam's Club, $279 (Originally $369)

Ring Video Doorbell 2

Experience next-level security and convenience with the latest version of Ring's video doorbell. Its adjustable motion sensors let you focus on the most important areas of your yard, and you'll get an instant alert on your phone, tablet and PC as soon as motion is detected or when someone presses your doorbell. When you answer the alert, you can see, hear and speak to visitors from anywhere.

The sale starts at 5 p.m. on Thanksgiving Day, or you can shop deals online now.

Buy It: Target, $99.99 (Originally $149.99)

Nest Learning Thermostat (3rd Gen)

Save money on your energy bills with a smart thermostat that learns the temperatures you like and programs itself. Connect it to Wi-Fi to change the temperature from your phone, tablet or laptop. Early on, Nest learns how your home warms up and keeps an eye on the weather to get you the right temperature at the right time. And while you're away, it will automatically turn itself down to avoid heating or cooling an empty home.

The sale starts at 5 p.m. on Thanksgiving Day, or you can shop deals online now.

Buy It: Target, $179 (Originally $249)

Echo (2nd Gen) + Echo Dot (3rd Gen)

This bundle comes with an Echo and an Echo Dot so you can make your entire home more efficient. The Echo connects to Alexa to play music, make calls, set timers, ask questions, control smart home devices and more. Plus, it comes with an enhanced speaker that now features Dolby processing for more immersive sound.

The Countdown to Black Friday deals week is live now, and new sales will go up 24 hours per day. Shop early Black Friday sales here.

Buy It: Amazon, $99.99-$119.99 (Regularly $149.98)

Google Home Mini

Get hands-free help in any room with Google Home Mini. It's powered by Google Assistant so you can ask it questions and tell it to do things. Get personalized help with your schedule, commute, travel information and more. Plus, you can use your voice to control compatible lights and thermostats, all without lifting a finger. How's that for hibernation prep?

The sale starts at 5 p.m. on Thanksgiving Day, or you can shop deals online now.

Buy It: Target, $25 (Originally $49)

VTech Video Baby Monitors

With a high-resolution screen, this baby monitor lets you keep an eye on your baby from any room in the house. It's easy to adjust the camera angle so you can place it anywhere and get the best view on the 2.8-inch color LCD screen. You can even let your baby know you're on the way with the two-way, talk-back intercom. Then help your little one get extra comfy with the soothing sounds and lullabies that play right from the baby unit. Plus, a built-in temperature sensor lets you know if it's getting too hot or too cold with an alert on the parent unit.

The sale starts at 5 p.m. on Thanksgiving Day, or you can shop deals online now.

Buy It: Target, $69.99 (Originally $139.99)

Echo Spot + Echo Dot (3rd Gen)

This special bundle comes with the Echo Spot and an Echo Dot (3rd Generation). The Echo Spot is designed to fit anywhere in your home. Use its voice recognition to watch video flash briefings, see music lyrics, weather forecasts, to-do lists and more. Plus, you can use the built-in speakers or connect to speakers through Bluetooth. With multi-room music, play music on your Echo devices in different rooms.

The Countdown to Black Friday deals week is live now, and new sales will go up 24 hours per day. Shop early Black Friday sales here.

Buy It: Amazon, $129.99 (Originally $179.98)

Insignia Voice Smart Portable Bluetooth Speaker

Answer all your questions and share your playlist with this portable wireless speaker that features Google Assistant. The super-compact speaker lets you search the internet or set your schedule with just the sound of your voice. Bluetooth compatibility allows sharing and casting to multiple devices, including phones, tablets and even other speakers.

The sale starts at 5 p.m. on Thursday, November 22, or you can shop sales online now through Friday, November 23.

Buy It: Best Buy, $29.99 (Originally $149.99)

Braven Stryde Waterproof Bluetooth Speaker

Immensely powerful and conveniently portable, this waterproof Bluetooth speaker fires audio on all cylinders. Designed to go where you go, this portable speaker easily fits in cup holders, backpacks, sports bags or purses. Plus, its waterproof exterior is ideal for the pool or beach, and the built-in voice control works with your smartphone to give a command or make and take calls hands-free.

The sale starts Thursday, November 22 online, or you can shop the deals in stores starting at 7 a.m. on Friday, November 23.

Buy It: Sam's Club, $39.88 (Originally $79.88)