Black Friday is just two weeks away and early planning is always a must for consumers in the United States who want to get some of the season's hottest deals.
Walmart plans to start it's Black Friday sales when it opens it's stores at 8 p.m. on Thanksgiving Day.
"In addition to offering amazing low prices on the season's top gifts, Walmart is taking the historic step to ensure wishlist items like the Apple iPad2 are available for customers during a special one-hour event on Thanksgiving," the company said in a statement Thursday:
Walmart will sell the iPad 2 for $399 with a free $75 gift card, according to the Black Friday ad on Walmart's website. According to reports Walmart will also sell Google's Tablet Nexus 7 with Wi-Fi and 16GB of memory for $199. The 7" tablet Double Power T-711 with WiFi featuring Android 4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich) Operating System will sell for $79.
Walmart is also offering the Samsung Galaxy S III for $129.
Otther deals at Walmart include the PlayStation 3 Value Bundle including a 250GB PS3 System, the Uncharted Dual Pack, and the Infamous Collection for $199 and a SONY DAV-DZ175 DVD Home Theater System for $129.98, Best Buy's PlayStation 3 250GB Bundle for $199.99 and Xbox 360 250GB Holiday Bundle for $199.99.
Best Buy, another big retailer, will reportedly offer a Nabi 2 8GB Memory Tablet for $169.99, and an Amazon 16GB Kindle Fire HD Tablet for $199 with a $30 Best Buy Gift Card, according to Blackfriday.com
As for televisions, Best Buy is offering a 32-inch Panasonic LCD TV for $190. It is selling its 55-inch LCD TV from Samsung for $800, and a Toshiba 40E220U 40" TV featuring a 1080p resolution and a 14W sound system for $179.99.
Best Buy will reportedly also offer a Canon PowerShot A2300 16.0 Megapixel 5x Optical Zoom Digital Camera (black) with case and 8GB memory card for $79.99. It will also sell for $129.99 a Nikon Coolpix S9050 12.1 Megapixel 15x Optical Zoom Digital Camera (Silver).