Walmart releases Black Friday ad with $129 Apple Watch, TV deals and other doorbusters

Kelly Tyko


Published 12: 57 AM EST Nov 14, 2019

Hoping to whet shoppers’ appetites long before the turkey’s carved, Walmart is dishing about some of its Black Friday deals.

On Thursday, Walmart unveiled its 37-page holiday sales circular at, one of the most anticipated Black Friday ads of the season. Sure to grab the attention of holiday shoppers are a $249 iPad, $129 Apple Watch and 50-inch 4K television for $149.

As in recent years, Walmart’s in-store Black Friday sale starts at 6 p.m. local time Thanksgiving at most stores. Select deals will be available online starting at 10 p.m. ET Wednesday, Nov. 27.

“As always, customers who look forward to shopping after their Thanksgiving meal can count on us for an incredible event in our stores,” Steve Bratspies, Walmart’s chief merchandising officer and an executive vice president, said in a blog post Thursday.

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Walmart will have coffee, hot cocoa and snacks at 4 p.m. Thanksgiving, according to the ad. There also will be color-coded maps in the Walmart app to direct shoppers to the big doorbusters.

With six fewer days between Thanksgiving and Christmas than in 2018, Walmart wants shoppers to get an early start on holiday shopping and started dangling “Early Deal Drops” on Oct. 25 on select toys, electronics, home and sporting goods. 

Now it’s adding “Buy Now” deals at and will hold a “Pre-Black Friday” sale starting at midnight Nov. 22 to get holiday shoppers in the mood, promising “incredible savings on electronics, toys and more.”

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This is the first holiday season that Walmart is offering free delivery the next day on eligible orders over $35 and up on hundreds of thousands of items including electronics and toys without a membership fee. Amazon Prime, which offers next-day shipping, costs $119 a year.

Lowe’s also announced its Black Friday plans Thursday, while Target and Best Buy previously released their doorbuster deals.

Black Friday deals

According to Walmart’s Black Friday ad posted, the sale kicks off at 10 p.m. ET Nov. 27 and in-store starting at 6 p.m. local time. Several of items are considered “special buys,” which the ad describes as items carried at a lower price for a limited time. For those items, a regular price wasn’t available.

  • Apple AirPods with charging case for $129, regularly $159
  • iPad 7th Generation 32 GB for $249, regularly $329
  • Apple Watch Series 3 (38 mm size) for $129, was $199
  • Philips 65-inch Class 4K Android Smart TV for $278, special buy
  • Samsung 16GB storage Chromebook 3 for $99, regularly $159
  • Onn. 40-inch Class 1080p Roku Smart TV for $98, special buy
  • Onn. 50-inch Class 4K Roku Smart TV for $148, special buy
  • Philips 65-inch Class 4K Android Smart TV for $278, special buy
  • Instant Pot six-quart Duo for $49, was $79
  • PlayStation 4 1TB Bundle for $199, special buy
  • Hotel Style 1,100-thread count sheet set for $24, special buy
  • Up to $700 in Walmart eGift Cards on select smartphones
  • Onn. 10.1-inch Android tablet and keyboard for $59, was $99 
  • Xbox One S 1TB All‑Digital Edition Console for $149, special buy
  • PlayStation 4 1TB Bundle for $199, special buy
  • Little Tikes Princess Cottage Playhouse for $74.98, was $129.98
  • Deals on toys from bikes, video games and more.
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“Buy Now” deals

Starting Thursday, “Buy Now” deals are available at

  • Apple 10.5-inch iPad Pro Wi-Fi 512GB for $599, regularly $999
  • Samsung Galaxy 8GB Wi-Fi Tablet for $77.99, regularly $127.99
  • JoJo Bow Bow Exclusive Plush for $14.99, regularly $24.99
  • 12V Huffy SWAT Truck Ride-On for $249, regularly $298
  • Shark DuoClean Lift-Away Speed Upright Vacuum NV770 for $149, regularly $239

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