Black Friday is not quite upon us, but online Amazon has been offering deals all week.

If you want to keep track of special offers from the web retailer you can sign up for the “Daily Deals” email, check out the “Gold Box” for “Lightning Deals” and the “Deal of the Day,” or follow @amazondeals on Twitter for up-to-the-minute news.

In the meantime, we’ve pulled together eight excellent Amazon special offers which we think represent some great savings on some great gadgets. Check ‘em out in the slideshow below.

In addition to saving $250 on this 16-megapixel DSLR, you can also save the same on select Nikon lenses.

Cost: Was $696.95, Now $446.95


This fun speaker dock is made even more fun with a serious savings on the MSRP.

Cost: Was $349.95, Now $129.99


If you're interested in taking the Android plunge, this multitouch tablet is an affordable way to do it.

Cost: Was $179.99, Now $92.99


Getting hooked up to your own personal cloud is cheaper than ever thanks to this deal.

Cost: Was $99.99, Now $59.99


A half price savings on high-end headphones is not to be sniffed at.

Cost: Was $479.99, Now $246.31


With lifetime map and traffic updates, $125 could see your navigational needs covered for years to come.

Cost: Was $199.95, Now $124.99


With a 62% saving, you can afford to treat your iPad to a dedicated speaker dock.

Cost: Was $129.99, Now $49.99


Beyond just saving on the price of this printer, think how much you'd save on getting digital photos printed professionally.

Cost: $199.99, Now $113.54

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November 21, 2012