Best Gift Ideas on Amazon During Cyber Monday 2020

Start your holiday shopping early and save money with these recommended items

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The great deals keep coming on Amazon during Cyber Monday. Pixabay

Ever wonder how Cyber Monday got started? Turns out it dates back to 2005 when retail experts first noticed a spike in online purchases on the Monday following Thanksgiving. They attributed it to people returning to work and shopping online from there, where Internet connections were faster. One press release later and “Cyber Monday” was officially born.

We’ve scoured the Cyber Monday deals on Amazon and found five items that would make great gifts – all being offered at deep discounts on Nov. 30, 2020. Sales are subject to availability, so don’t wait until the last minute to click the “buy” button.

Here are five great Amazon Cyber Monday deals to get you in the holiday spirit.

Samsung Flat 82-Inch 4K 8 Series UHD Smart TV with HDR and Alexa Compatibility - 2019 Model
Add voice control by combining this TV with an Alexa device. Samsung

An 82-inch ultra-high-def TV? Forget about flying cars and shuttles to the moon – the future is here. It has an easy-to-use, on-screen universal guide to finding content and a “OneRemote” to control all compatible devices. It’s 62 percent off on Cyber Monday.

MSI GL65 Leopard 10SFK-062 15.6" FHD 144Hz 3ms Thin Bezel Gaming Laptop Intel Core i7-10750H RTX2070 16GB 512GB NVMe SSD Win 10
A rapid refresh rate is the key to a good gaming laptop. MSI

You don’t game unless you have the right equipment. This laptop has the latest generation processor, enhanced graphics, a thin-bezel display and – of course – a webcam so you can taunt your competition. It’s 21 percent off on Cyber Monday.

Samsung Galaxy S20+ Plus 5G Factory Unlocked New Android Cell Phone US Version, 128GB of Storage, Fingerprint ID and Facial Recognition, Long-Lasting Battery, Cosmic Gray
It takes the best of a smartphone’s features and combines them with every camera function you can dream up. Samsung

This phone looks as good as it performs. It’s 5G compatible, features an all-day battery and has a massive amount of storage (128 GB). Capture high-res images from 100 feet away thanks to a 30x zoom. And it’s 25 percent off on Cyber Monday.

Extra Large Backpack,18.4 Laptop Backpack with USB Port,Travel Backpack for Women with Luggage Sleeve,TSA Friendly Big College Bag Business Computer Backpack Fit Most 18Inch Gaming Laptops,Red
It has 20-plus pockets and three spacious compartments that can hold up to an 18.4-inch laptop. YOREPEK

Backpacks have come a long way – today’s best models feature USB charging ports, headphone jacks and room for the largest laptops. This XL backpack is also water-resistant, tear-resistant and built for adventures indoors and outdoors. It’s 49 percent off on Cyber Monday.

JBL PartyBox 100 - High Power Portable Wireless Bluetooth Party Speaker
If those handheld Bluetooth speakers don’t measure up to your party needs, you’re in luck. JBL

This speaker from JBL does much more than play music from your connected devices. Plug in a microphone or guitar and start your own concert. The speaker comes with a panel lighting effect to pump up the volume. It’s 30 percent off on Cyber Monday.

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