Black Friday 2018: Best Gadget Deals

by Rob Duke | Nov 22, 2018

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Hold on to your socks because our collection of the best Black Friday and Cyber Monday gadget deals will probably blow them clean off:

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Game consoles

The Nintendo Switch will be in super-high demand this festive season. If you head on over to Amazon, you can find this versatile console going for £249 (and you can download Fortnight for free, so it’s *technically* a bundle).

If you’re a Microsoft devotee, ShopTo is offering the Xbox One S 1TB with the latest first-person-shooter ‘Battlefield 5’ for £179.86.

If you’re looking for a PS4 bundle, check out Currys. They’re doing a 500GB console with cowboy-epic Red Dead Redemption 2 for £219.99. Yee-haw.

Android Phones is offering the Samsung Galaxy S9 64GB for a double-take-inducing £499.00. THAT IS AN ABSOLUTE STEAL. AND I’M SORRY FOR SHOUTING, I’M JUST SO EXCITED ABOUT THE BARGAINS.

After something slightly more wallet/purse-friendly? The OnePlus 6 was recently dubbed the ‘Flagship killer’ due to its agreeable price-tag and great performance compared to other leading handsets (TL;DR: it’s the Jamie Lannister of smartphones).

OnePlus has knocked £70 off the total price (down from £469 to £399), which, by all accounts, is pretty decent of them. They're also doing a bunch of bundle deals for the new Oneplus 6T today (check out their homepage for more details).

Apple Phones

It's rare to see a substantial price-dip for recent-gen iPhones, so the John Lewis deal for a Sim Free iPhone X 64GB (down from £899 to £779) looks pretty appealing right about now.

If you’re looking for a more affordable Apple handset, is offering the iPhone 8 64GB for £589 (down from £739). Tidy.


If you’ve been waiting patiently for the opportunity to upgrade to a Macbook, NOW IS THE TIME TO STRIKE MY CALCULATING FRIEND.

There's a wide range of MacBooks available, so have a shop around - but on Laptops Direct, the Apple MacBook Pro Core i7 is down from £2289.97 to £1699.97. Huge saving!

Also check out John Lewis for their Apple Macbook Pro Core i5 offer – down from £1799 to £1599.

Apple Watch had a great deal for the Apple Watch Series 3 live yesterday (down to £199 with a code). Unfortunately that deal isn't available anymore. 😔

Do not dismay: John Lewis is now offering a similar discount (down from £279 to £219). Not quite as tasty, but still a big reduction. 😃

(*All deals listed were found through independent desk research. Deals may expire and are subject to stock availability. Please check discounts are still active on any external website before attempting to make a purchase).

Oh and by the way, if you can't find a deal that tickles your fancy, make sure to check out TechRadar's 'Best Black Friday Deals 2018' article.

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