Google started Black Friday Deals soon, but the price drop is still going strong. Pixel phones, Pixel Buds wireless headphones, and the smart home gadgets we love are getting huge discounts—even devices that were launched less than a month ago.
Update November 24, 2022: We’ve added Nest Mini and Nest Audio.
We test products all year round and handpick these deals. Products that have sold out or are no longer discounted as of publication will be
delete. We’ll be updating this guide throughout the Black Friday and Cyber Monday weekends.
Pixel phone deals
Google’s most recent flagship phone, the Pixel 7 (8/10, Recommend wired), it’s only been out for a month, but it’s already on sale. That’s impressive because one of the biggest things we like about it is its low price in the first place. At $600, it’s the best value you can find in the Android world. But for now, the Pixel 7 has dropped in price by $100. You get fast performance, a 90 Hz display, wireless charging, all-day battery life, one of the best smartphone cameras, and many useful smart features you’ll use every day. days (you can Read more about it here).
There’s also the Pixel 7 Pro (8/10, Recommend wired), which adds some perks over the standard Pixel 7, namely Screen refresh rate 120 Hz, a really great 5X optical zoom camera, a Macro mode for close-ups, and slightly longer battery life. That’s 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 5-year security updates, which is one of the best security updates you’ll find on Android, although the 3-year OS update policy isn’t good. by what Samsung offers.
If you don’t want to spend nearly as much money on a smartphone, then buy the Pixel 6A (8/10, Recommend wired), it’s ours Most people’s favorite smartphone. This more affordable phone still produces some of the best photos for the price, and you get a bright AMOLED display, all-day battery life, fast performance, and 5 years of security updates. (Plus, many Smart software features Pixels are known for.) You sacrifice some bells and whistles like wireless charging or a higher screen refresh rate, but for the price, it’s a bargain.
Pixel accessories deals
Pixel Buds A series (8/10, Recommend wired) work just as well as Apple’s standard AirPods (if not better) and they Cheaper way to start, especially now. They work better with Android phones because they pair instantly and have easy access to the Google Assistant (though they will work with iPhones with some limitations). You get crystal-clear sound, sweat resistance, and touch-sensitive buttons on the headphones for music control. Five-hour battery life isn’t great, but that should be easier at this price. You can only recharge them via USB-C.
Improve things with Pixel Buds Pro (9/10, Recommend wired), which is super comfortable wireless headphones to wear, has even better sound (especially the bass) and sits in a box that supports wireless charging. Battery life is a bit longer here — seven hours — and active noise cancellation does a good job of silencing the outside world. There’s also a solid transparency mode to let in ambient sounds so you’re more aware of your surroundings.
by Google First Pixel Watch miss out on some key features at launch, like SpO2 sensor, automatic workout detection, and fall detection (coming soon), but it’s one beautiful smart watch that’s really comfortable and accurate in tracking health and fitness basics—heart rate monitor plus electrocardiogram. Its responsive interface allows you to monitor notifications and respond to messages, even phone calls. Unfortunately, the battery life is poor and charging is slow, so it will always be a top concern. It only works with Android phones.
Do you have a Pixel phone? Grab this wireless charging, which is rated as fast charging Pixels without having to plug in a cable. It’s expensive, but it also has other neat tricks up its sleeve. It can automatically turn on Do Not Disturb and Bedtime on Pixel phones to turn off notifications. You can turn your screen into a digital photo frame or display smart home controls, just like a smart screenand when the sun rises, it will try to mimic sunlight to gently wake you up before the alarm goes off.
Smart home deals
Nest Cam (Battery) is one of our top picks for outdoor security camera, especially if you want to stick with the Google Assistant ecosystem. It has a simple magnetic mounting plate and its battery will last for over a month before needing to be recharged. 1080p quality is pretty great, even if night vision starts in low light. Nest Aware subscription is not required, but it add a few useful features. There is a version with headlight for $190 ($90 off)and the wired version of this Nest Cam (for indoor use) also on sale for $70 ($30 off).
The latest generation Nest thermostat can control your central heating and air, and it learns your patterns over time to intelligently adjust the temperature as needed. In some cases, it can help cut energy costs by shutting down your system when you’re not at home and bringing your home back to a comfortable temperature before you return.
Chromecast With Google TV (8/10, Recommend wired) finally made the Chromecast suitable for other streaming devices with a physical remote and a full TV interface. This is one of the easiest streaming sticks to use (well, a dongle actually) and I especially like that you can add movies or TV shows to your watchlist from Google search results. and they will show up in the Chromecast’s interface. Google’s new HD version, suitable for 1080p TVs, is also on sale for $20 ($10 off).
Nest Center (7/10, Recommend wired) form a great hub for a smart home. It can display calendar events and reminders, display videos from smart doorbells, and even control other smart devices. You can do all of this by tapping the screen or asking the Google Assistant to do it for you. The assistant is also very good at answering random questions you may have, such as how much whiskey you should use for a sour whiskey. There are no cameras, so it’s great for more private areas like bedrooms.
Nest Hub Max (8/10, Recommend wired) has a camera, so you can use it for video calls on Google Meet and Zoom, among other platforms. The larger screen size here makes it great for the kitchen, where you can use it to keep track of recipes.
The trend of holiday bargain smart speakers continues. Google’s 2nd Generation Nest Mini (7/10, Recommend wired) is one of the easiest ways to get started with a smart home. You can use it to set timers, play music, and control other smart gadgets like your lights. They’re more than half off now, making picking a few for all the rooms in your home almost impulse territory.
Cheapest smart speaker usually suitable for quick voice commands, but if you want to really enjoy your music you can use something like this Nest Google Audio speaker (8/10, Recommend wired). It sounds better than the Nest Mini, and at this price, it’s not much more expensive than the Nest Mini either.
Black Friday Retail Sales
Want to browse sales yourself? Here are a few of the top retailers participating in Black Friday deals.