Best Target holiday deals: Big savings on Beats earbuds, Apple Watch 7 and more are right around the corner

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This story is part of Holiday Gift Guide 2021, our list of ideas, by theme, by recipient and price, to help you discover the perfect gift.

As the countdown to Christmas morning approaches more and more, retailers are ramping up the latest waves of holiday deals. Give last-minute shoppers another chance to step into savings and check those pesky recent names off their gift lists. best buyAnd Walmart, And Amazon They’re all on sale right now, and while there are plenty of amazing deals already available at Target, there’s more on the way starting Sunday, December 12. You can catch a sneak peek into the new wave of sales here:

Of course, you don’t have to wait until Sunday to start shopping for great deals from Target. There are a lot of great discounts already available, including $100 off Powerbeats Pro Wireless Earbuds and Free $50 Gift Card When You Purchase 2 Video Games (Great way to remove two names from your list at once.) Below you can check out our top picks from the current selection of deals, as well as some of the best upcoming deals that will get you excited.

Best upcoming holiday deals

Those price drops haven’t yet taken effect, but if you’re looking to get ahead of the curve, these are some of the best upcoming deals you’ll see at Target next week. The sale officially begins on Sunday, December 12, and is scheduled to run until next Saturday, December 18.

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While that’s not the absolute lowest price we’ve seen on Beats wireless earbuds this season ($100 for Black Friday), it’s the lowest you’ll find right now. The Beats Studio Buds look a lot like the baseless AirPods that people have been talking about but never really realized – like AirPods anyway. Since they’re geared toward iOS and Android users, they’re missing a few key features on the Apple side of things (no H1 or W1 chip), but they’re small, lightweight earbuds that are comfortable to wear and deliver good sound. They fit securely in most ears, including my own—I run with them without a problem—but others may find a better fit with the wrap-style Powerbeats Pro, which are also on sale at Target for just $30.

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The most advanced Apple Watch to date, the Series 7 features a larger screen with thinner bezels, and promises better durability and faster charging (but not better battery life than the Series 6). There are also new color options: blue, green, midnight (black), starlight (golden and silver mix), and product red. While deals on Apple products aren’t exactly rare, they aren’t particularly popular and often sell out very quickly. If you’re hoping to get one of these new smartwatches on sale, we recommend taking action sooner rather than later. Read our Apple Watch Series 7 review.

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The best holiday deals available now

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The Sense is Fitbit’s most advanced smartwatch to date, monitoring a wide range of health metrics to help you stay fit. In addition to tracking heart rate and general activity throughout the day, it also detects electrical skin activity to warn you of rising stress levels and tracks your skin temperature and blood oxygen levels at night for detailed sleep cycle information. And as an added bonus, new users will also get six free months of Fitbit Premium.

There are a few other Fitbit models on sale as well:


Compatible with both Keurig K-Cups and K-Slim, the Keurig K-Slim can brew your favorite coffee flavor with either fresh hot or iced steam. And with its slim design, it fits almost anywhere and has a tank so you don’t have to refill after each brewing. This is the perfect model for a smaller kitchen, office, dorm or RV.

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Named one of our best noise-cancelling headphones of 2021, the Bose QuietComfort 45 offers some impressive specs, including the best noise-cancelling capabilities, dual-pairing and ultra-fast USB-C charging. And at $50 (lowest price yet), this is a deal you won’t want to miss. Read our Bose QuietComfort 45 review.

Little Tikes

Indoors or outdoors, your little one will enjoy the compact 3-foot trampoline. It features a support bar for some extra counterbalance that is wrapped in a foam grip for added security. Rated for a maximum weight of 55 lbs. It’s designed for one child at a time, and when you’re done using it, the strap folds down for compact storage.

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Actually staying in touch has never been more important than it is now, and luckily it has never been easier. This Facebook portal allows you to make group calls to up to 50 people using Messenger, Zoom or WhatsApp. And it’s Alexa-compatible, so it can double as a hands-free hub for your smart home, too.

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