CINCINNATI - We are just days into October, but the first Black Friday ad has already leaked out.
Sprint is offering up Samsung's highly rated Galaxy S-III Android phone for just $49 on Black Friday (with a two-year contract), according to the tech site Engadget.
That phone normally costs $200 with contract, same as the iPhone.
And the predictions are starting to come out about other deals.
What to watch for Black Friday
The money-saving website DealNews.com expects we will also see on the day after Thanksgiving:
-32-inch LCD HDTV'S for $159
Want something bigger for the man cave?
-47-inch LCD HDTV's for as low as $299. The 47-inch is expected to become the new "standard" set, just like 32-inch TV's were 15 or 20 years ago.
Also look for sales on laptops and desktops.
DealNews says even Apple is expected to sweeten the pot with free shipping, and up to 10 percent off select MacBook computers and certain iPads.
Also, look for iPad "bundles" that include $25 gift cards to many stores, since stores are not allowed to put iPads on sale.
So don't waste your money.
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