Wal-Mart Will Push TVs, Laptops on Black Friday

Discount circular leaks ahead of schedule
By Nick McMaster,  Newser Staff
Posted Nov 17, 2009 6:18 PM CST
Exterior of Walmart in San Jose, Calif., Wednesday, Aug. 13, 2008.   (AP Photo/Paul Sakuma)
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(Newser) – Details of Wal-Mart's Black Friday deals—normally kept under wraps until Thanksgiving week—have been obtained by CNNMoney and partially confirmed by the retailer. The day after Thanksgiving will see deep discounts on high-def TVs, laptops, and Blu-ray players. Some specifics:

  • Sanyo 50-inch plasma TVs will be available for $598.
  • Magnavox Blu-ray players will sell for $78.
  • Tom Tom GPS units will cost $78.

In computers, Black Friday will see:

  • eMachine laptops with 15.6-inch display, 2GB memory, and 160GB hard drive on sale for $198.
  • HP laptops with 15.6-inch display, 3GB memory, and 250GB hard drive selling for $298.
  • XBox 360 consoles with three games for $199.
  • 8GB iPod Touch for $195, with a $50 iTunes card.