Toshiba 40-inch, 1080p LCD HDTV at Best Buy and Amazon.comElectronics are a favorite buy especially TVs which are hitting some of their lowest price points this year. Here's a good-sized, brand-name set seems to be on a lot of shoppers' buy lists. Good thing you can find it at two different stores for the same price on Black Friday.
Original price: $419.99
Black Friday price: $179
Stores: Best Buy and Amazon.com (price match)
Apple iPad 2 (16 gigabytes with Wi-Fi) at Wal-MartIt's mission impossible to find a sale on Apple products. Much like game consoles, the value with Apple products lies in what they are bundled with. In this case, a $75 gift card is enough to put this in the top five favorites of Black Friday shoppers. A deal on the iPad Mini, however, probably won't happen.
Original price: $399
Black Friday price: $399 with a $75 Wal-Mart gift card
Lego sets at Toys R UsWhile the new popular toys are never discounted for obvious reasons, perennial favorites like Legos are 40% off a store's entire stock at Toys R Us-- a rare treat from a major toy store.
Original price: Varies
Black Friday price: 40% off
Store: Toys R Us
ProScan 32-inch, 720p LCD HDTV at KmartAn important rule to remember, the best deals will come from non famous brands. Need a second TV? Here's one just under $100.
Original price: $200 to $249
Black Friday price: $97
Store: Kmart (Amazon is matching it with a Haier 32-inch LCD HDTV for $97)
PlayStation 3 250-gigabyte system (with two games and wireless controller) at TargetVideo game consoles rarely take such a steep discount. This one appears to be bundled in the ad with the "Infamous" and "Uncharted Dual-Pack" games, as well as a wireless controller you'd probably buy anyway.
Original price: $300 elsewhere for similar packages
Black Friday price: $199.99
Skylanders Giants Starter Pack at Wal-MartWalmart is touting another popular item for Black Friday. This company only launched the franchise last year and is a kids favorite--video game action figures. At this price, the pack -- which contains the three figures, a video game and a Portal of Power to activate the figures within the game could sell out.
Original price: $74.99
Black Friday price: $38.96
Samsung Galaxy S III at Sam's ClubThis Android-powered smartphone is one of the most coveted holiday gifts this year. If you're willing to agree to a two-year contract and you're a member of Sam's Club, you can snag the latest model for under a buck.
Original price: $200
Black Friday price: 96 cents with two-year contract (carriers vary by store)
Store: Sam's Club
Nikon Coolpix L310 14.1-megapixel digital camera (with 21x optical zoom) at TargetNikon is one of the best names in cameras, so this half-price deal should satisfy the most selective of amateur photographers.
Original price: $199.99
Black Friday price: $99.99
If you're having a hard time wrestling your laptop away from your kid, it might be time to get him his own. With a price tag under $200, this solid machine should fit the bill.
Original price: $399.99
Black Friday price: $187.99
Store: Best Buy
Samsung Series 3 laptop (with Pentium dual-core processor and 7-inch Galaxy Tab 2 bundle) at Office DepotHere's a deal for the electronics aficionado who wants everything. The $40 savings might not sound like much, but it's the best deal you'll find on this kind of laptop and tablet bundle. And at Office Depot you certainly won't have to fight the crowds. (If you don't want the laptop, you can find a similar price on a stand-alone Galaxy tablet at Best Buy that comes with a $20 gift card.)
Original price: $509.98
Black Friday price: $469.98
Store: Office Depot