Cyber Monday is the ultimate day to stock up on amazing electronics for great low prices. The best part about Cyber Monday is that you don’t even need to leave your house! You can keep up with incredible deals all while munching on cereal in your PJs. If you’re not sure what to expect, here’s a list of websites that commonly offer fantastic discounts on Cyber Monday (and Black Friday weekend in general).
Unfortunately, a lot of the websites like to keep their deals a secret until the day rolls around, but we’ve got all the available information you need to plan your day in advance! And don’t worry — we won’t leave you hanging on the big day. Follow us on Twitter and Facebook for continual updates on the latest deals and steals. Modis will be giving out NewEgg gift cards on Cyber Monday, so make sure you stay tuned. Keep up with our constant coverage to get the most out of your online shopping!
A site that sells all kinds of electronics from computers to iPods to hard drives won’t be missing from this Cyber Monday’s hype. Last year, Fry’s Electronics had great deals like $120 off Macbook Pros and 20” LCD monitors for only $90. The sale started at 5 a.m., so you might have to get an early start this year!
Fry’s has already started discounting its items this season. On Saturday, there was a huge 1-day sale featuring a 15” Gateway laptop with 4GB of memory for only $389. It also offered discounts on a variety of computers, camcorders, TVs, phones, and more! With these kinds of deals before Thanksgiving even hits, it’s probably safe to expect some good sales for Cyber Monday.
This is one of the few websites already offering Cyber Monday deals! Their website’s already been offering deals like a Vizio VA26L 26” LCD HDTV for only $239.96 and a TRENDnet TEW-432BRP Wireless G Router & TRENDnet T for $187.99. To check out the deals out so far, click here.
Sony is bound to have great deals on electronics this year. During 2010’s Cyber Monday sales, Sony offered about 7 different coupon codes and great deals on TVs, computers, cameras, readers, PlayStations, and more. For example, you could get up to $100 off certain VAIO W Series laptops or up to $200 off on Sony Internet TVs.
The company was offering deals even before Black Friday including free shipping for at least half of the month. Some deals available before Nov. 20 included saving $120 off the Sony VAIO EB Series laptop and saving $200 on the Sony Home Theater A/V Receiver.
Instead of confining all of its deals to one or two days in November, NewEgg has taken a relatively new approach by hosting sales all throughout the month to spread out the profit. They’ve discounted certain types of items every day, but they keep some days a secret. For example, weekend before Thanksgiving offered 10% off Microsoft Office Software with a promo code. The fact that they’re keeping some days a secret is a good sign for deals to come!
On Cyber Monday, don’t miss checking out Amazon, one of the most popular sites to visit during this weekend,. They’re leading up to Black Friday with deals on electronics already, having already offered savings of $130 on the Toshiba Satellite L755-S5349 15.6-Inch LED laptop (which qualifies for Prime), $150 off the ASUS A53E-XA2 15.6-Inch Laptop, and more! Be sure to sign up for their daily deals emails to keep up with the discounts!
Buy is another site that’s already offering Black Friday deals, and their discounts are bound to get better as the big day rolls around. So far, they’ve offered deals like $30 off an Iomega 34766 2TV Home Media Network Hard Drive (Cloud Edition) with free shipping and a Kingston 8GB DataTraveler 160 USB Flash Drive for only $9.95 instead of $31. Keep checking back to see updated deals, as Cyber Monday’s bound to have some amazing ones.
Now that you’ve purchased amazing electronics, you’ll need some high-quality cases and protective accessories for them. Definitely stop by Zagg.com on Cyber Monday. Last year, they offered a site-wide 50% off sale, and it’s possible they’ll offer the same deal again in 2011!
Dell is keeping us in suspense, only suggesting we bookmark the page and return on Cyber Monday to see its deals. Last year, Dell.com offered $50 off any desktop computer with a coupon code and some phones for only $0.99. Judging by 2010, it’s probably worth checking this site out this Monday.
Luckily, this awesome website, which sells quirky gadgets like R2-D2 USB hubs and retro gaming systems, has been known to offer Cyber Monday deals. Last year, ThinkGeek had a coupon code that gave buyers $10 off their purchase of $30 or more!
We’re not entirely sure whether Monoprice has specific Cyber Monday sales, but on this site, every day is Cyber Monday when it comes to their cables. They’re so cheap that you can rarely find a better deal on any other website or even in any store! Just in case they decide to discount them even further, check back on Cyber Monday to see if you’re in luck.
Bonus: Video Game Discounts
What’s the use of Cyber Monday if you don’t get a great deal on some awesome video games? Here are some of the best sites bound to offer discounts worth scoping out.
Keep an eye on Steam for some great games at some great prices. They’re discounts haven’t been released yet, but they’ve been known to discount video games in the past. For example, in 2009, games like Section 8 and The Chronicles of Riddick Assault on Dark Athena were 50% off. With all of the awesome games that came out this year like Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim and Battlefield 3, you can’t afford to neglect Steam to look for potential deals.
While their Cyber Monday secrets haven’t been disclosed, they’re Black Friday ones have. If they’re any indication of what Cyber Monday holds, make sure to leave some time to visit this gaming site this Black Friday. GameStop will be offering amazing deals like the 160GB PlayStation 3 system with a Dual Shock 3 controller and two select games for only $200.
Toys “R” Us doesn’t just sell Barbies and Sing-a-ma-jigs — you can find great video game sales here, especially during Black Friday and Cyber Monday. While Monday’s sales haven’t been released, they’re already putting items on sale for the days leading up to Black Friday. For example, this week they’ve offered buy-one-get-one-40%-off deals on DS video games.
While it may be worth venturing out on Black Friday to find some great deals, Cyber Monday presents an opportunity you can’t afford to miss. Instead of waiting in lines and trying to travel through bustling crowds, buy cheap gadgets and electronics right from your own home!