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Amazon.com Posts Black Friday Page

11/22/2010 10:38:41 AM Eastern

Seattle - Amazon.com has launched a "Black Friday Deals" page at www.amazon.com/blackfriday.

The microsite will offer a "heavily discounted" Deal of the Day;
limited-time, doorbuster-style "Lightning Deals"; and other sale items now
through Thanksgiving Weekend, the e-tailer said.

 "We see more people
choosing to shop online on Black Friday so we're providing customers killer
deals now through Cyber Monday, and we're working hard to meet or beat the
lowest prices out there," said Amazon electronics VP Paul Ryder.

This week's sale items include:

  • A Flip MinoHD brushed metal camcorder, $109
    (list price: $229);

  • A Kodak Mini camcorder, $49 (list price: $99);
  • A Zune HD 16 GB media player, $150 (list price:
    $200);

  • An Archos 5 32GB Wi-Fi tablet, $205 (list price:
    $379);

  • A Pioneer seven-channel home-theater receiver,
    $299 (list price: $499); and
  • A PlayStation3 160GB Family Bundle with two free
    games, $300 (list price: $370).

Spot promotions available at various times throughout the week
will include:

  • A Mitsubishi 60-inch 3D-ready DLP TV: $699 (list
    price: $999);

  •  A

    Toshiba 55-inch 1080p LED, $1,199 (list price:
    $2,400);

  • an unnamed 42-inch 1080p LCD TV for $298 (list
    price: $579); and

  • a Toshiba BDX1100 Blu-ray Disc player, $59 (list
    price: $99).

All listed items qualify for free shipping under Amazon's  Super Saver Shipping program, which provides
free delivery for purchases of $25 or more, and through the e-tailer's Amazon
Prime subscription program.

Elsewhere, the company is offering a new price-check app for iPhone
that allows in-store shoppers to compare prices on Amazon and third-party e-tailers
by scanning an item's bar code, snapping its picture, or typing or saying its
name.

"This app makes it incredibly easy to quickly compare prices on
millions of items before making a purchase," said Sam Hall, director of Amazon
Mobile. "We've worked hard to have low prices at Amazon, and we like it when
customers comparison shop so they know they're getting a good deal."

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