If you’ve got an old device you want to upgrade or are looking to invest in new tech, the Black Friday sales are the perfect time to treat yourself.
The annual sales bonanza marks the start of discounts in the run up to Christmas, so it’s an ideal time to start shopping for the festive season..
As expected in the tech world, brands are forever developing the next best innovation, so older gadgets are reduced in price.
All of the usual big name suspects are offering brilliant deals on tech, including Currys, John Lewis, Amazon and Argos. To help you navigate the very best deals, we’ve searched high and low for the best early offers to snap up now. The following list will be updated constantly throughout the weekend as fresh deals are announced.
Best Black Friday 2021 tech deals
Apple AirPods Pro with MagSafe charging case
With the latest Apple Airpods you’re automatically on, and automatically connected. As you may know, these wireless headphones sit comfortably in your ear and give you quick and easy control of both audio and Siri. Thanks to its compact charging case, you can also stream up to five hours of sound in a single charge. (Tech specialists VChain also have AirPods Pro discounted, to £169.)
HP Pavilion 14-dv0609sa 14″ Laptop
Sonos’ Roam is the portable smart speaker that offers voice control and the ability for multi-room listening with other Sonos speakers over your home WiFi. It also boasts Bluetooth streaming, all day battery life and waterproof durability if you find yourself out and about. There are currently no deals on the sonos soundbar, yet, but be sure to check back.
Google Nest Security Camera
If you want to keep your house feeling safe and secure, then a security camera could be just the thing to invest in. This Google Nest camera films live HD video 24 hours a day, offers a 130-degree view and even has night vision, so you’ll be able to see exactly what’s going on at all times. Its also got a quick and easy setup and can send activity alerts to your phone when you’re away from home.
Beats by Dre Solo 3 headphones
This smart speaker uses the world’s best-known virtual assistant (Alexa) to play music, answer questions, update you on the day’s news, and more. It has a sleek grey design that will suit any room, and not only is it particularly good value for money in the Black Friday sale, you can also buy one and get one free at the moment.
Yamaha MusicCast Soundbar and subwoofer
Take your film nights up a notch with this Yamaha sound system. Designed for even the smallest of spaces, it provides amazing 3D surround sound, all in a compact and wireless design. Not only is it great for films and TV, but it can also connect to Alexa and the likes of Spotify and Napster so you can hear your favourite music in brilliant high quality audio as well.
LG Oled 48 inch TV
This 48-inch TV offers something a little different to the ‘average’ Ultra HD TV, thanks to OLED technology. Their flawless picture is one of the reasons why we consider LG Oled TVs to be some of the best 4k TVs out there at the moment. Creating an immersive viewing experience, all of the screen’s pixels are self-lit so there’s amazing contrast, colour and the sharpest possible detail. Even better? It’s £400 off for Black Friday.
Garmin Forerunner 645 music GPS runners watch
Keep on top of your fitness goals with a handy runners watch which can track how far, how fast and where you run. To inspire your workout, you can also play music through the watch, which has room for up to 500 songs, and you can also use it to make contactless payments, so you can leave your cash and cards at home.
Google Nest Mini 2nd Gen
This pebble-like smart speaker from Google not only instantly plays music and entertainment when you ask it to, but also has Google Assistant built in – one of the main reasons why it make our selection of the best smart speakers. Instead of looking something up on your phone, simply say “Ok Google” and ask it a question instead, or make writing your shopping list easier by asking it to add items to your notes as soon as they occur to you.
Ring video doorbell
Thinking it’s time to upgrade your doorbell to a smart version? With this discounted option from Ring you can answer the door from anywhere in the world. As soon as it’s pressed or something triggers its motion sensor, an alert will pop up on your smart device, allowing you to see, hear and speak to whoever’s there, even when you’re at a distance. (Amazon currently also have a Ring Alarm home security system heavily discounted from £219 to £129.) You can read a full review of this smart doorbell in our edit of the best home security cameras.
Philips 75PML9506 75″ Smart Ambilight 4K Ultra HD Android TV
Any film buffs or gamers in the family will appreciate this Android TV from Phillips. Its vast 75-inch screen means you’ll be drawn into every detail of the amazing picture and it has next-to-no lag time when you’re playing on a next-gen console. Plus, its Ambilight technology means that lights hidden behind the TV mimic whatever is going on on-screen and cast colours onto the wall to match.
Fitbit Versa 2 Smartwatch with Voice Control, Sleep Score & Music
Compatible with Apple and Android phones, the Fitbit Versa 2’s sensors track not just your workout but your sleep patterns, for a better idea of your overall health. It can also store over 300 songs, control your Spotify playlists, alert you to calls and messages and show you the news and weather thanks to built-in Alexa. Some people say it can even tell you the time.
Fitbit Charge 5 Activity Tracker
The Fitbit Charge 5 features a built-in GPS, a daily readiness score, reminders to get up and moving, 24/7 heart rate monitoring and automatic activity tracking. There’s 20 exercise modes and a workout intensity map so you’re able to keep fit efficiently. Other smart features include sleep score, smart wake, silent alarms and a snore and noise detection option. The device is compatible with iOS 13 or higher and Android OS 8.0 or higher, as well as being water-resistant up to 50m and its battery lasting for up to 7 days.