As the clock ticks towards this week’s big price cut bonanza, Google has plenty of discounts on its own site for products including the just-released Home Hub and Pixel 3 smartphones. Other stores are matching prices. Here are the offers to look out for.

Google Home Hub, reduced for Black Friday.Google

The deals highlighted in this post were independently selected and do not contain affiliate links. If Fitbit smart trackers are also of interest, check out my round-up of Black Friday Fitbit deals here which has already been updated. I’ve also rounded up the best Apple Watch deals so far and the best smart home deals from Target. There’s also a round-up of the best offers on tablets such as the iPad.

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Google’s own-brand products are growing in number. As well as the Google Home and Google Home Mini smart speakers, and Google Home Max designed for music playback, there’s now the Google Home Hub with its 7-inch display. There are the TV streaming dongles, Chromecast and Chromecast Ultra, and the Pixelbook laptop. If you’re after a cellphone, the Google Pixel 3 and Google Pixel 3 XL, although they were only announced a few weeks ago, will be significantly discounted, come Black Friday. Here are the currently announced deals…

Google Home Hub

Launched in October this year, the latest home assistant — Home Hub, is tremendous. The 7in screen adds a visual element so you can bring up your calendar, use it to show off your favorite photos; check Google Maps and, best of all, get glanceable tips as you follow a recipe in the kitchen.

When? From November 22.

How much? Down from $149 to $99 — $50 off.

Where from? Google, Best Buy, Walmart.

Google Home

The original Home device, Google Home is powered by Google Assistant, it can connect up to six people to an account at one time.

When? From November 22.

How much? Down from $129 to $79, that’s $50 off (it’s $1 more, $80, from Best Buy).

Where from? Google, Target, Dell, Best Buy.

Google Home Max in chalk color finish.Google

Google Home Max

Google describes the Max as a new audio experience powered by AI, and speakers 20 times more powerful than the original Google Home, Home Max is certainly good on volume.

When? From November 22.

How much? Down from $399 to $349 — $50 off.

Where from? Google.

Google Home Mini, available in several colors.Google

Google Home Mini

The smallest Google smart speaker is better at questions than music playback, and is cute and effective.

When? From November 22.

How much? Down from $49 to $25 — $24 off.

Where from? Google, Best Buy, Walmart.

Google Pixel 3 and Google Pixel 3 XL smartphones.Google

Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL

One of the number one smartphone cameras on the market, the device also comes with new functions such as Google Lens, Night Sight mode and Digital Wellbeing tools, as well as a battery that keeps you going all day.

When? From November 22.

How much? Pixel 3 down from $799 to $649 — $150 off, Pixel 3 XL down from $899 to $699 – $200 off.

Where from? Google.

Note that, right now at Google’s website, there is a discount on the Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL if you’re in the market for more than one. Buy one at full price and the second one will be half off. This offer ends on Wednesday, November 21, just before the new offers take over.

Other offers: From Thursday November 22 5PM, through Saturday November 24, Best Buy will reduce the price of either the Pixel 3 or the Pixel 3 XL by $200 if you activate it instore with Verizon.

Target has a deal, too, but here you pay full price but receive a $200 Target gift card when activating the phone on Verizon. Works with either size of Pixel 3 and limited to two per customer. This sale is from Friday November 23 through Sunday November 25.

And Cyber Monday has another deal, from Google. It’s only available on Monday November 26 and when you buy a Pixel 3 or Pixel 3 XL, you’ll get a Google Home Hub free (normally $149) plus a $50 credit at the Google Store.

Chromecast and Chromecast Ultra

When? From November 22.

How much? Chromecast down from $35 to $25 — $10 off, Chromecast Ultra down from $69 to $49 – $200 off.

Google Chromecast Ultra.Google

Where from? Google (Chromecast, Chromecast Ultra), Best Buy (Chromecast, Chromecast Ultra), Target (Chromecast, Chromecast Ultra), Staples (Chromecast, Chromecast Ultra).

Google Pixel Buds

When? From November 22.

How much? Down from $159 to $109 — $50 off.

Where from? Google.

Google Pixelbook

When? Now.

Price Drop: $300 off.

Looking for a new portable and thin laptop? You can now save $300 when you purchase a Pixelbook from the Google G-store. This means you can snap up one with an Intel Core i5 processor, 8GB RAM and 128GB SSD for $699 instead of $999. The next model up with the same processor and RAM but 256GB storage is reduced from $1,199 to $899. And the Most powerful model with an Intel Core i7 processor, 16GB of RAM and 512GB storage is reduced from $1,649 to $1,349.

Where from? Google.

BHP has the same prices, right now. Best Buy and Amazon are now both matching these prices and will include free shipping, too.

I’ll be adding more offers, updating deals and more as new information is revealed, so do check back or please click the Follow button on my contributor’s page to follow me here at Forbes.


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