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Black Friday and Cyber Monday 2019 at Target: Deals on Apple, Nikon gear and deep discounts on Beats

Black Friday is over, but Cyber Monday is here, and the deals keep arriving at Target, with more on the way.

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Nevermind  Black Friday , Target is rocking Cyber Monday with great deals on Apple's iPad 10.2 and Nikon's D3500 dSLR bundle, plus major price cuts on Beats Solo3 Wireless headphones, and even more rewards for Target RedCard and Target Circle holders. Target's Black Friday ad came out a while ago, giving us an early glimpse into likely Cyber Monday deals. And now the giant red bull's-eye has unleashed deep discounts on tech, going toe-to-toe with big deals from Amazon Costco Dell  and  Walmart .

We'll keep an eye on all these and other deals to help you save through Cyber Monday. And if you dared to brave the physical, brick-and-mortar stores, we have ideas for how to destress. Visit our Holiday Survival Guide for tips on how to get through the season without too much strain on your emotional state or your pocketbook.

Target deals available 

With deals coming, going and selling out, Black Friday and Cyber Monday offer an ever-changing landscape of savings. As such, we try to update often. Here's the best of what's happening at Target with the deals available right now.

The latest iPad has a larger 10.2-inch screen and support for Apple Pencil (sold separately). It's a great deal for anyone with a 2017 (non-Pro) iPad or older. This $229.99 price is available at Target right now, but probably won't last the day. Read our iPad 10.2 review.


Though CNET hasn't done a stand-alone review of the Nikon D3500, it's no secret that this is one of the best DSLR bodies for beginners that money can buy. And this bundle is awesome -- you get the camera and a pair of lenses for about $100 less than we can find anywhere else. The 18-55mm lens is a good wide angle-to-normal zoom and the 70-300mm gives you solid telephoto reach. The bundle also includes a bag, battery, charger and other accessories. 

CNET hasn't reviewed this 65-inch model, the UN65RU7100FXZA, but it's a solid performer that puts 65 inches of screen estate in your living room for well under a thousand dollars. It has all the essentials -- Ultra HD 4K video, HDR and Samsung's PurColor processor, which we've seen do a superb job at putting rich color on the screen in other models.

There's a saying in the tech business that "shipping is the best feature," and right now, this Samsung is one of just a few current TV deals at Target that's actually in stock and ready for pickup. But if you don't mind waiting, we'd also suggest you take a look at the TCL 65-inch Roku 4K HDR TV as well, which costs $400. That's $350 off the usual price.


Target is jumping into Cyber Monday heaphone sales with these deeply discounted Beats Solo3 Wireless set for $130. Normally retailing at $300, the model earned an over 7.8 from CNET's  reviewers for best-in-class battery life, ear comfort and sound power. Our biggest critique? The price was too high. But this Cyber Monday price cut truly sweetens the pot and makes this a deal worth snagging. Check out our full Beats Solo3 review for more details. 

Target deals that expired but are likely to come back:

What are you missing out on by not getting a 2019 iPad Pro? Not a lot -- in fact, if you don't mind using the first-generation Apple Pencil, you can get a superb iPad at a very steep discount. You can see exactly how this iPad is different than the newer 2018 and 2019 models in our detailed comparison. But take my word for it: this 2017 model is the better deal.

Read our review of the 2017 iPad Pro 10.5-inch.

Originally published earlier this month. Regularly updated to remove expired deals and add new ones.

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