Google is black friday deals It’s early, but the price cuts are still strong. Pixel phones, Pixel Buds wireless earbuds, and our favorite smart home gadgets are all seeing big discounts, even for devices that launched just a month ago.
Updated 11/24/2022: Added Nest Mini and Nest Audio.
We test our products all year round and handpick these deals.
erasedThis guide will be updated throughout the weekend of Black Friday and Cyber Monday.
Pixel Phone deals
Google’s latest flagship phone, the Pixel 7 (8/10, WIRED recommended), it’s only been a month since it went on sale, but it’s already out.One of the biggest things we love about it is the low price to begin with, so it’s impressive.At $600, it’s the best value you can find in the android worldBut now the Pixel 7 is $100 off. You get fast performance, a 90Hz screen, wireless charging, all-day battery life, one of the best cameras in a smartphone, and many useful smart features that you use every day. read more about here).
There is also a Pixel 7 Pro (8/10, WIRED recommended), which adds a few perks to the stock Pixel 7. 120 Hz screen refresh rate, a really nice 5x optical zoom camera, a macro mode for taking close-up shots, and a slightly longer battery life. Not to mention the larger 6.7-inch screen, which is better for those who prefer more screen real estate. These Pixels also come with five years of security updates. It’s some of the best we’ve seen with Android, but its three-year OS update policy isn’t as good as what Samsung offers.
If you don’t want to spend a lot of money on your smartphone, the Pixel 6A (8/10, WIRED recommended), which is our Smartphones loved by manyThis more budget-minded handset produces some of the best pictures for its price, and you get a bright AMOLED display, one-day battery life, quick performance, and five years of security updates. many smart software features Pixels are famous.) It sacrifices a few options like wireless charging and higher screen refresh rates, but given the price, it’s a steal.
Best deals on Pixel accessories
Pixel Buds A Series (8/10, WIRED recommended) works just like (if not more than) Apple’s stock AirPods, much cheaper to boot, especially now. Pairs quickly and provides easy access to Google Assistant, so it works well with Android phones (although it also works with iPhones, with some limitations). Control your music with clear-sounding, sweat-resistant, touch-sensitive buttons on the buds. 5 hours of battery life isn’t great, but at this price point, it’s easily acceptable. It can only be charged via USB-C.
Pixel Buds Pro (9/10, WIRED recommendation), which is super comfortable wireless earbuds Put it on and enjoy better sound (especially bass) and sit in a case that supports wireless charging. Battery life is a bit longer here (7 hours), and the active noise canceling does a decent job of quieting the outside world. can be more aware of
Google’s The first-ever Pixel Watch Missing some key features at launch, such as SpO2 Sensing, automatic workout detection, fall detection (coming soon), gorgeous smartwatch It’s really comfortable and accurate for tracking health and fitness basics like heart rate tracking and an EKG. A responsive interface lets you track notifications and respond to messages and calls. Unfortunately, its short battery life and slow charging will always come to mind, and it only works with Android phones.
Have a Pixel phone?hook this wireless charger, rated to fast charge your Pixel without a cable attached. Expensive, but there are other good tricks. You can automatically turn on Do Not Disturb and Bedtime modes on your Pixel phone to silence notifications. Turn your screen into a digital photo frame, display smart home controls, and more. smart displayand when the sun rises, it mimics sunlight and gently tries to wake you up before the alarm goes off.
smart home deals
Google Nest Cam (battery powered) is one of our top picks for outdoor security cameras, especially if you want to stick to the Google Assistant ecosystem. It has a simple magnetic mounting plate and the battery lasts for over a month before needing to be recharged. The 1080p image quality is very good, even when night vision works in low light. A Nest Aware subscription is not required, but Adds some useful featuresThere is a version with . $190 Floodlight ($90 off)also a corded version of this Google Nest Cam (for indoors) On sale $70 ($30 off).
The latest generation Nest Thermostat can control heating and central air, learning patterns over time and intelligently adjusting temperatures as needed. In some cases, you can cut your energy costs by turning off your system when you’re not home and returning your home to a comfortable temperature before you get home.
Chromecast With Google TV (8/10, WIRED recommended) finally put Chromecast on par with other streaming sticks with physical remotes and full TV interfaces. This is one of the easiest streaming sticks to use (it’s actually a dongle). I especially like that when I add movies and TV shows from Google search results to my watchlist, they appear in the Chromecast interface. Google’s new HD version, suitable for TVs with a resolution of 1080p, On sale for $20 ($10 off).
Google Nest Hub (7/10, WIRED recommended) will be a big part of your smart home. You can also view calendar events and reminders, view videos from smart doorbells, and control other smart devices. All of this can be done by tapping the screen or asking the Google Assistant. Assistants are also great at answering random questions, such as how much whiskey should be used in a whiskey sour.
Google Nest Hub Max (8/10, WIRED recommended) has a camera so you can use it for video calls like Google Meet and Zoom. The large screen size here is perfect for kitchens that can be used to follow recipes.
The trend of smart speakers dropping into bargain bin prices during the holidays continues. Google’s second-generation Nest Mini (7/10, WIRED recommended) is one of the easiest ways to get started with your smart home. It can be used to set timers, play music, or control other smart gadgets like lights. They’re more than half off right now, so picking up a few for every room in your home has almost become the realm of impulse.
cheapest smart speaker It’s usually good for quick voice commands, but if you really want to enjoy your music, this Nest Google Audio speaker (8/10, WIRED recommended). It has better audio than the Nest Mini, and at this price point it’s not much more expensive than one.
black friday retail sales
Want to browse the sales yourself? Here are some of the top retailers participating in the Black Friday deals.