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The best Boxing Day deals for 2020 - Wired.co.uk
The last tech discounts of the season, here's the WIRED edit of the best Boxing Day deals
The Boxing Day sales are the last real tech deals of the season and if you've been paying attention, you'll know that we don't expect a big round of tech deals for a few months after this. Here's what WIRED's Gear team has picked out as worth your attention this week. The best Boxing Day deals live today Boxing Day deals: Just spotted A pair of Sony's top headphones have been on sale a couple of times this autumn/winter and here they are again. The excellent Sony WH-1000-XM3s (£205) over-ears are down £12 on recent prices and £14 cheaper than even their Black Friday price. And the wireless, noise cancelling Sony WF-1000-XM3 (£146) in-ears are down to a one or two quid less than Black Friday too, depending on the colour you go for. Xiaomi has £30 off the 128GB model of its Poco X3 NFC (£199) Android phone on Amazon - the same price as the 64GB model on its own Mi store right now. And you get a hell of a lot of phone for under £200 with a big 5,160 mAh battery, an ultra wide-angle camera, Snapdragon 732G and - ahem, Apple - a 33W fast charger in the box. Read next What is it? The Bowers & Wilkins PX7 headphones are premium headset for those looking for a quality noise-cancelling experience. The PX7 has taken its place on our WIRED Recommends list for the best headphones around, being crowned our favourite buy if youre looking for pure sound. Along with top-notch sound, you get supreme comfort, sleek design and pleasing noise-cancelling. What's the real saving? With a real saving of a stunning £100+ (down from recent prices of a lofty £320-£339), it wouldve been impossible not to recommend this opportunity to pick up a WIRED Recommends pair of headphones at such a significant discount. Click here to save £130 on the Bowers & Wilkins PX7 Read next What is it? The Realme 7 comes from a brand that many still may not have heard off but this smartphone manufacturer is worth your attention. The Realme 7 brings the looks of phones that are upwards of double the price down to under £200. While its day-to-day performance wont knock your socks off, it is competitive for the price and is surprisingly good at tackling popular mobile games like Fortnite and PUBG: Mobile. What's the real saving? The Realme 7 is a phone worthy of recommendation at its already low regular price but, with a real saving of £30, its definitely worth considering if you are on the hunt for a budget handset. Click here to save £30 on the Realme 7 Read next What is it? The Asus TUF Gaming VG32VQ1B is part of the companys popular gaming TUF brands that spans desktops, laptops and peripherals. This curved gaming monitor is all about a stellar viewing experience at a price that doesnt break the bank. For your cash, you get a big-but-not-too-big 32-inch size and a strong modern gaming combo of 1440p and 165Hz. The hardcore gamers will be pleased to here this also comes with FreeSync Premium and a delightful 1ms response time. What's the real saving? This Asus curved gaming monitor offering is already priced lower than much of the rest of its market, which often goes upwards of £600-£700. A £75 saving on the already decent price is a welcome discount. Click here to save £75 on the Asus TUF Gaming VG32VQ1B What is it? The Asus ROG Strix Fusion 700 is our WIRED Recommends top pick for the best gaming headset around. Asus flagship headset offers wireless battery life of up to 8 hours, the simplicity of being able to connect to your PC with just a USB and sound quality that nails both bass and vocals. Read next What's the real saving? While you arent getting a huge real saving on these stellar headphones, this is only due to it being a reduction on an already reduced price with the headset often costing around £220. This makes this additional small saving a decent cherry on top. Click here to get the Asus ROG Strix Fusion 700 for £180 What is it? The Logitech G910 Orion Spectrum is one of the companys many functional gaming peripherals sticking to a more simplicating gaming look than a sleek, and likely more costly offering. But, most importantly, it has the features to do the job. The G910 Orion Spectrum provides RGB backlit keys, Romer-G tactile key switches, 9 programmable G-Keys as well as Arx Dual Display tech for added flexibility. Read next What's the real saving? This Logitech gaming keyboard usually sets you back around £160 but, with recent sales bringing it down by £10, we see this as a real saving of £30. While its not the cheapest keyboard around, its a solid reduction for a keyboard from a trusted brand. Click here to save £30 on the Logitech G910 Orion Spectrum £12 off Samsung Galaxy Watch Active 2, now £198: Android smartwatches are a mixed bag but Samsung has a range that includes some of the best you can buy. The Watch Active 2 includes a range of sensors for health tracking, a traditional watch shape and a handy way to view your notifications. £18 off LIFX Mini smart light bulbs, now £27 each: LIFX is a brilliant Philips Hue alternative - control from its dedicated app or just hook up to a voice assistant like Alexa for an affordable smart lighting setup. They're WIRED's best smart light bulbs without a hub. Read next £150 off a Sage The Barista Express coffee machine, now £399: A repeat of its lowest-in-2020 Prime Day price, this Sage coffee machine is £150 off, not quite the £199 as advertised, but still a great deal. Sage is a WIRED-approved kitchen brand and this model features digital temperature controls and an integrated conical burr grinder that grinds the beans straight into the filter. £31 off a Panasonic SD-2511WXC breadmaker, now £129: Our absolute fave breadmaker - a £240 Pana model - is sticking at full price but this more affordable alternative is down to £129 on Amazon. £30 off Xiaomi Mi 10T Lite 5G, now £198: While 5G is still yet to fully take off, this budget phone from Xiaomi is a strong way to futureproof your smartphone without the hefty price. Despite the low price, the Mi 10T Lite 5G offers pleasing design and plenty of battery life. £17 off Samsung T7 Touch Portable SSD, now £83: Looking for a speedy way to store your files and photos? The 500GB Samsung T7 Touch Portable SSD is just that, in a trim and stylish form-factor that can be easily tucked away in your bag. You even get a fingerprint sensor for some added security. £41 off Jaybird X4, now £50: Jaybird is now established as a go-to brand for runners and wireless headphones fans alike, this in-ear offering (with just a wire between the buds) is down to their lowest price yet bringing you supreme value for money. £6.50 off PowerA Pokemon Wireless Controller, now £37.50: Bagged a Nintendo Switch for Christmas and in need of another controller? PowerA has a wide range of traditionally shaped wireless controllers in a range of joyful themed styles. £62 off Samsung Galaxy Tab S5e Wi-Fi, now £378: Samsung impressed us this year with its flagship Tab S7 but, wont be for those after a more reasonably priced tablet. The much cheaper Tab S5e is stylish, lightweight and provides a strong value-for-money way to use all your favourite apps and watch videos. £15 off Osmo Pizza Co. Game, now £35: If youre looking to get your child into interactive educational games, Osmo offers a wide-range of both mathematics and coding based buys. The Pizza Co. Game teaches maths, design and communication skills under the guise of a pizzeria.
The Best Sonos Speakers Are on Sale for Cyber Monday (2020) - WIRED
These smart speakers hardly ever go on sale. You can save on Sonos One, Beam, Move, and more for Cyber Monday—but most deals end today.
Sonos is one of those brands. Like Nintendo, Apple, and Tesla, Sonos makes gear that looks incredible, performs well, and basically never goes on sale. If you asked anyone on the WIRED Gear team how to save money on Sonos speakers, we'd say that your best bet is to check for refurbished or open-box stock, because discounts are just that rare. Except for today. It's Cyber Monday, and there are great deals to be had on hundreds of productsincluding Sonos speakers. You can save on Sonos One, Sonos Beam, Sonos Move, and more as part of the company's Cyber Monday sale. Find details for each discount below. These deals will likely end tonight, and some may sell out during the day, so if you're in the market for Sonos, it is a good time to get them. It's always a good idea to check back again if your coveted item sells out, since stores occasionally add more stock. Sonos was the original wireless smart speaker company, and its a favorite because its products sound amazing, connect to most every app and voice assistant, and easily network together. We highly recommend checking out our Sonos Buying Guide for tips on which speakers may work best for you. If you buy something using links in our stories, we may earn a commission. This helps support our journalism. Learn more. Sonos One Photograph: Sonos Amazon, Sonos Store This is the Best Sonos Speaker, and it's also one of the Best Smart Speakers. It's compact, it works with voice assistants, and the sound is powerful enough to fill most rooms. You can read more about it in our review. If you're shopping for multiples, you can pick up a two-pack for $100 off. Sonos One SL Photograph: Sonos Sonos Store, Amazon
The best Black Friday deals 2020 - Updated - Wired.co.uk
Two days left until Black Friday begins - here's the only edit you need of early deals on laptops, headphones, smartphones and the rest
Might Hotel Chocolat's Velvetiser hot chocolate machine be the best Black Friday deal this week? At least one member of WIRED's Gear team thinks so. With Black Friday coming up this week on Friday, November 27, retailers such as Amazon, Currys and John Lewis promised us decent discounts before the day itself. Those have - sort of - materialised, certainly in some tech categories more than others. So check out our guide for the actual savings and genuine deals on products we've tested (or otherwise strongly recommend) with the real, genuine saving on recent prices listed. We'll be updating our list of WIRED editors' picks through until Cyber Monday, which is November 30. The best early Black Friday deals Read next These are the most worthwhile deals we've found so far. If none hit the spot, take a look through our recommendations by category (TVs, smartphones etc). What is it?Fitbit's Inspire HR ticks a lot of boxes as an affordable everyday tracker. It's light, waterproof for swims, with heart-rate monitoring as well as steps and sleep tracking. It might sound minor but there's also button to help with navigation for anyone who hates tiny, fiddly touchscreens. Battery life is a very handy five days too. Read next What's the real saving? Since May or thereabouts, the Inspire HR has been down as low as £75 and hovering around the £80 mark on Amazon, so it's really a £17 saving, rather than the £27 that Amazon suggests. This is already a great value fitness tracker though - plus it would make a nice gift. The Inspire HR sells for £90 elsewhere online. Don't need heart rate monitoring? Try the basic Fitbit Inspire, down to £39. Click here to get a Fitbit Inspire HR for £60 What is it? Perhaps the best Garmin for many people, the Forerunner 245 is a long-lasting runners watch with some more advanced features like the ability to connect to other fitness hardware. Its also a lot lighter and smaller than the high-end Garmins. What's the real saving? The Garmin Forerunner 245 has never been this low at Amazon, bar a very short stint a few days ago. It is usually sold for between £230 and £240. Its not an old model either, released in late 2019. Read next Click here to get a Garmin Forerunner 245 for £179 What is it? Apple's AirPods Pro fixed practically everything that was wrong with the AirPods 2 to make the Pros one of the best in this headphones category. A better design than Sony, perfectly good ANC and an adaptive EQ that auto tunes the low- and mid-frequencies to the shape of your ear makes these a no-brainer. No need for noise cancelling? The AirPods 2 are down to £125, or £157 with the wireless charging case. What's the real saving? This deal is technically a saving of £49 as Apple sells the Pros for £249. Amazon has sold them for £218 in recent weeks - £208 on Prime Day. Amazon's stock has been up and down - AO and Laptops Direct also have the £199 price. Click here to get the Apple AirPods Pro for £199 Read next What is it? This Asus ROG Strix G512LV is a high-end gaming laptop at a reasonable price. It has all the specs we tend to look for in a performance machine. That means Nvidias excellent RTX 2060 GPU plus a 240Hz screen, a nice pairing. You get hardware level ray tracing support and enough power to see frame rates of well over 60fps in all but the most challenging games, at 1080p. A 1TB SSD offers plenty of room for games and 16GB RAM is a blessing for other non-gaming jobs. What's the real saving? This laptop is £1,600 at Overclockers. And at Amazon it has cost £1,600 ever since it landed on the site in June (aside from bopping down to £1,400 briefly on Prime Day). An Alienware m15 with a similar spec would cost you around £2,100. Click here to get £200 off the Asus ROG Strix G512LV Read next What is it? The Samsung Galaxy S20 FE 5G was released half a year after the original S20 range. It gets you much of the same substance, including an arguably superior Snapdragon 865 processor, at a lower price. Highlights include a 3x zoom, 120Hz OLED display and IP68 water resistance. Wheres the catch? It has a plastic back rather than glass, but that wont matter if you use a case. What's the real saving? This phone is so new it hasnt had a chance to sell for much below its original asking price. It has sold for £699 at Amazon since it arrived in September. Its a true £100 saving. The 4G version is also available at £100 less if youre not fussed about 5G. Click here to get the Samsung Galaxy S20 FE 5G for £599 Read next What is it? The Blink Outdoor is part of WIRED's favourite budget smart security camera system. With a compact design and Alexa integration, Blink cams are a cinch to set up and give you the basics of 1080p recordings with a 110 degree field of view. Plus the batteries can last up to four years: handy. What's the real saving? As Blink is an Amazon company it's no surprise that this is actually a £70 saving - even though this model just now went on sale. You're essentially getting two security cams for the price of one here. Click here to save £70 on the Blink Outdoor (two pack) What is it? The Anker SoundCore 2 is a solid speaker with a ginormous 24 hours of battery life. The sound quality is pretty impressive for a speaker which was already fairly cheap. It's solidly built, boasting IPX5 water-resistance from its sturdy rubberised exterior; its Bluetooth range is impressive and it even has a built-in microphone for handsfree calls and smart assistance. It's our best budget Bluetooth speaker. What's the real saving? The SoundCore 2 usually costs £41 on Amazon. That £13 saving makes this speaker even more affordable than it already was - it's identical to the Prime Day price too. Read next Click here to get the Anker Soundcore 2 for £28 What is it? The Huawei Matebook 14 is a power laptop that's thin and light enough to be used as an ultraportable. It has the AMD Ryzen 5 4600H, which easily sails past the Core i5-10210U processor you might see in some laptops in this class. All that power means Huawei had to use better cooling, resulting in slightly above average 1.49kg weight. But if you want to edit video or use other demanding apps, the performance matters much more. Its also attractive, with a sleek aluminium casing. What's the real saving? Huawei currently sells this laptop direct for £749. This is already a good buy, and the £60 saving makes the deal even better. We profit off the PR problem Huawei currently has, which affects its phones but not really its laptops. Click here to get the Huawei Matebook 14 for £689 Read next What is it? The Ring Video Doorbell is the Sellotape/Hoover/Fitbit of smart doorbells. You might think that by now everyone has come down on either the side of fandom of Ring's connected butler skills or concern about the dangers of an Amazon-controlled surveillance network. Not so as Ring continue to shift video doorbells; this latest model does the basics of Full HD video with upgrades to its motion detection and night vision. What's the real saving? As advertised. Like Blink, Kindle and the rest, this is Amazon. In testing we were also impressed by the higher end Ring Video Doorbell 3 Plus which is down £70 to £129 this week and offers nifty four second monochrome previews of what happened before its motion sensors were triggered. Click here to save £30 on the Ring Video Doorbell Read next What is it? Quite simply the best TV you can buy right now. Full stop. The LG 65GX is stylish and sophisticated with exceptional picture quality and surprisingly good sound, given the slim chassis, with Dolby Atmos. Plus its smart TV system webOS is still best-in-class. What's the real saving? It's down at least £200 from recent Amazon and Currys prices in the past few months though the price has been steadily falling since the summer with Amazon selling it for £2,499 in October. The good news is that you can take your pick with this £2,299 Black Friday price from Currys, John Lewis and Amazon. Click here to get the LG OLED65GX for £2,299 Laptop and tablet deals A decent showing already in laptops with discounts at a range of specs and price points. Read next All the early computing deals on Amazon What is it? The HP Envy 13 is HPs mid-price premium portable laptop. But it has the same charms as some of the most expensive models, like a full aluminium case. This Black Friday deal is also for a turbo-charged version of the Envy 13, with a Core i7 CPU, 16GB RAM, 1TB SSD and Nvidias MX350 graphics card. Its ready for real work, and some light gaming afterwards. What's the real saving? The saving is exactly as Amazon promises. We checked the prices at HPs store and, sure enough, the legit price for this spec is £1,150. Youre essentially getting a high-end spec upgrade for free. Which is nice. Click here to get the HP Envy 13 for £1,150 What is it? Save £60 off Amazons finest ereader, the Kindle Oasis. Its waterproof for bath time and has a better grip and bigger screen than the Paperwhite. More than that, the Oasis is simply a beautifully made device. The higher-end 32GB version (£200) is available too, but you dont need that extra storage if youll just read books. Perfect posted gift material, too. What's the real saving? What it says on the tin, though Kindles are on the Amazon sale cycle with Echo devices. Note: Amazon has sold quite a few of these already so stock is showing as available from 4 December. Click here to get the Kindle Oasis for £170 What is it? Samsung had been absent from the UK/EU laptop scene for years until the end of 2019, when it announced the Galaxy Book S, Galaxy Book Ion and Galaxy Book Flex. All three are on sale. All three are tasty. Lets focus on the Galaxy Book S because, at £799, its the most affordable. It is also the most laptop-like of the three, with no touchscreen or stylus. But the Book S anything but ordinary. It weighs less than a kilo and has battery life of up to 25 hours thanks to its Snapdragon-series CPU. Buy the Ion or Flex if you want to run Photoshop, but this is a dream for ultra-portable use with the basics. Whats the real saving? The Samsung Galaxy Book S has sold at Amazon for £999 since its launch, aside from a couple of days when it dropped down to £849. For sheer bang for your buck, the Huawei Matebook 14 (above) is arguably a better buy. However, it is significantly heavier than the Book S. Click here to get the Samsung Galaxy Book S for £849 What is it? The Galaxy Tab S7 is Samsungs top iPad alternative. And unlike an Apple tablet, you get a smart stylus in the box. Samsung switched to an LCD screen for this generation, but its an 120Hz display, which also allows for incredible 9ms response times for the S-Pen. Those desperate for OLED colour pop can buy the last-gen Galaxy Tab S6 (£499) instead. The Tab S7 is also as powerful as any Android phone. It uses Qualcomms blazing Snapdragon 865+ processor, ready for anything Android can throw its way. What's the real saving? The deepest Black Friday discounts are often those on older products, from less popular brands than Samsung. You save £90 off the original price, but that standard retail price is exactly what youll pay elsewhere 95 per cent of the time making this discount worth your time. The Tab S7 and Tab S7+ only went on sale at the tail end of August: they are still pretty new. The larger 12.4in Galaxy Tab S7+ is also on sale if the bigger display appeals. Click here to get the Samsung Galaxy Tab S7 for £549 £120 off Microsoft Surface Pro 7, now £659: Get an Intel Core i5 Surface Pro 7 for less than the usual price of the less powerful Core i3 version. This is a terrific Windows 10 laptop-tablet hybrid. Pick up the excellent Surface Type Cover (£94) if you want to use it for work - the keyboard isn't bundled as standard. £41 off a Samsung Galaxy Tab S6 Lite, now £299: Nearly all Samsungs tablets are on sale this Black Friday week, including the excellent Galaxy Tab S6 Lite. This one does not have an ultra-high resolution screen (just 1200p), but the (included) S Pen stylus is great. Its the only budget tablet where real creative flair comes bundled. Up to £50 off the Apple MacBook Air, from £919: For the cheapest Core i3 of the old-but-still-2020 Air, head to John Lewis or Currys where it's £919 - £20 off recent prices, £70 off the RRP. £92 off a Samsung LS34J550WQUXEN monitor, now £259: This ultra-wide 34-inch monitor is perfect for gaming and multi-window spreadsheet joy. It supports AMD FreeSync, but bear in mind refresh rate is a standard 60Hz. Still, at this price we dont mind so much. £60 off an Amazon Fire HD 10, now £100: You can get a whopping £60 off the Fire HD 10, a fantastic deal given this slate has a perfectly good Full HD 10.1-inch screen i.e. all you need for Netflix. Plus its pretty damn good for gamers. £15 off an Amazon Fire HD 7, now £45: A big-brand tablet for less than £50? This Amazon Fire HD 7 deal looks like a mis-price but its a neat family buy for a throwaround tab. Note: The version without lock screen ads has a two to three month wait time. We're still waiting for our absolute faves to show up in premium headphones and speakers but there's plenty of neat Prime Day repeats here. All the early headphone deals on Amazon What is it? It is hard to believe that these Technics earbuds are the brand's first foray into the true wireless earbuds arena. You get a solid, punchy and spacious sound, along with noise cancelling and excellent bass, all in a design that marries comfort with Technic's sharp aesthetic. What's the real saving? This is an excellent £70 discount considering these earbuds only came out in June and have sold for around £240 RRP not too long ago. It's also identical to the Prime Day price so you know they won't see steeper discounts from Amazon this year. Click here to save £71 on the Technics EAH-AZ70W earbuds What is it? It is not for nothing that some have branded these Jabra Elite 75t earbuds as the best AirPods alternative you can get. A better, smaller design means they're more comfortable, but still offer great sound quality with loud bass. An improved carrying case now means you get a boosted 28 hours of total audio playback. What's the real saving? This is a small but welcome saving of £41 as John Lewis and Currys are selling these at £170 when we last checked. And now matching the lowest-in-2020 Prime Day price. Click here to save £41 on the Jabra Elite 75ts £20 off the Jabra Elite 45h, now £69: £20 off a pair of Jabra on-ears isn't much but when it's the Elite 45hs, which were already our best pair of wireless headphones under £100, we pay attention. Enormous 50-hour battery life, a punchy, controlled sound and all manner of controls - touch, voice and app - are all present and correct. The £69 price at Amazon is matched at John Lewis and Currys this week. £20 off Sony's XM3 earbuds, now £149: Get £20 off the Sony WF-1000XM3s, which are still the best-sounding true wireless earbuds in their class. They have active noise cancellation, and battery life of six hours per charge. Just super reliable for day-to-day use too. £36 off Anker's Soundcore Liberty 2 Pro, now £84: Anker has firmly branched out from its charging pack popularity, creating some value for money headphones. And at £84, Ankers flagship earbuds, with a 32-hour battery life, are down to their lowest price since August. £30 off Lypertek Tevi earbuds, now £69: Little-known Lypertek makes some of the best value true wireless earbuds around. At £69 the Tevi are a steal. They offer good sound quality, excellent battery life and a reliable connection. The Beats Solo Pro are down to £159: We were pleasantly surprised by the Beats Solo Pro when we tested them, finding the inoffensive-looking on-ears to be well made, with good audio quality and excellent noise cancelling. Down from an RRP of £270 in 2019 but recently selling for £189. Only the black model is really on sale - the remaining colourways are still up at £185. AKG's Y500 wireless headphones down from £13 to £69: Great sound quality, a build to match, nice design and good features. And at this price these already superlative cans are amazing. £50 off JBL's Xtreme 2, now £149: The JBL Xtreme 2 is one of the best portable Bluetooth speakers around. It looks a little bullish but sound quality is genuinely refined. And it can go very loud if you want it to. The shoulder strap is particularly handy for picnics in the park, for when the weather improves. £60 off Bowers & Wilkins PX7s, now £220: B&Ws excellent noise-cancellers have impressive sound and three levels of noise cancelling to go with the quality design. Recently going for £315, they've sold for as low as £280 in the last few months. Smartphone deals Lots of smartphone potential here. Given the year the industry has had, it's no wonder everyone is slashing prices. All the early smartphone deals on Amazon What is it? The Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 hasnt been given the attention it deserves. It should lure some of you budget buyers away from the Moto G series. It has a, for the price, fantastic screen. Full HD resolution and a 6.53-inch diagonal, the display doesnt seem far off that of a £1,000 phone. Battery life is also superb thanks to a 5,020mAh cell. The Note 9 was a bargain at £180, and is only a better deal at £140. What's the real saving? While Amazon claims the Note 9 sells for £180, it has actually priced the phone at £155 before. Still, this is an every penny matters purchase, so even a £15 drop is worth celebrating. Xiaomi has dropped the price to £149 on its own store the day. You can buy direct if youd prefer. Click here to get the Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 for £139 What is it? The Poco X3 NFC by Xiaomi is one of the best budget phones of the year. It has a large, bold screen, good general performance and battery life that outlasts almost all £1,000-plus phones. This phone is a dream to live with. And any missing parts are to be expected at the price. Its back is plastic and pricier phones take better low-light shots. What's the real saving? You may only get £20 off here, but the Poco X3 NFC was already one of the most aggressively priced phones of 2020. Even a slight discount is only going to increase the appeal. Xiaomi has sold the phone at a similar price at its own store a couple of times, but now you can get it direct from Amazon. Click here to get the Poco X3 NFC for £179 What is it? The Pixel 4a is Googles affordable phone for 2020. But the cuts are less severe than you might guess. The phone still has a superb best-in-class 12MP camera, a full HD OLED screen and day-to-day performance similar to a top-end phone. Its back is plastic rather than aluminium and it has 4G mobile internet, but the Pixel 4a feels surprisingly similar to the Pixel 5 in use. What's the real saving? This is the cheapest the Pixel 4a has been to date from a mainstream retailer. Thats no surprise when the phone is only a few months old. However, judging by the price history of the Pixel 3a, we dont expect to see it drop much lower for a while either. Click here to get the Google Pixel 4a for £319 What is it? The Motorola Moto G8 is part of our most-often-recommended series of affordable phones. While there are now more cheap choices than ever, like the Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 Pro (£215), this one is still a big hit at £139. It offers good battery life, a reliable Snapdragon 665 CPU and clean-looking software. What's the real saving? Another Prime Day repeat and a good deal. Its standard price is £160 these days, not the £180 Amazon suggests. But a £20 saving is still a significant one at this level. Click here to save £20 on a Motorola Moto G8 £62 off a Realme 6, now £187: Four cameras, gaming-friendly components, fast charging and a big 90Hz display for less than £200. A budget Android phone with a lot going for it. £50 off Samsung Galaxy A51 5G, now £379: The 5G model of Samsung's hugely popular A51 mid-ranger is down below £380 for the early Black Friday sales. £140 off Oppo Reno 4 Pro 5G, now £559: Oppo launched its upper mid-range phone amongst tough competition but this price reduction makes its strong combination of premium design, range of camera features and superfast 65W charging an appealing one. £130 off Sony RX100 III, now £349: This camera has been around almost since the beginning of time. It launched in 2014. But it still really does hold up in 2020 and has some advantages over a top-end phone camera. You get a traditional 3x optical zoom and a relatively large 1-inch sensor. Its better for stills fans, as video tops out at 1080p. TV and home cinema deals More options than you might think in TVs, and the home cinema haul is improving as the days go on. All the early TV deals on Amazon What is it? According to our own WIRED Recommends guide, this is the best small OLED TV you can buy, with amazing sound via Bowers & Wilkins. As for the pictures, expect exceptional OLED picture quality, and pleasingly good design and even Ambilight thrown in for good measure. Next-gen gamers should note there's no HDMI 2.1, but the £300 off here sorts the only other gripe, the punchy standard price. What's the real saving? The RRP of this set is £1,799 and you really are getting £300 off here - we only reviewed the thing last month. Click here to save £299 on the Philips 48OLED+935 4K TV £325 off Viewsonic X10-4k, now £974:An award-winning late 2019 model, the Viewsonic X10-4k is a good option if you want a true 4K projector but dont have a dedicated cinema room. Its small, its bright enough to deal with some ambient light and you can easily move it around your home. You get a big, bright image with minimal fuss. And the LED light source means no worries about replacing bulbs. The Sonos Playbase is down from £699 to £499: Dropped by Sonos like an unloved child, we always liked the Playbase. Great build quality meets matching sound performance. And being Sonos, set up is a breeze. Note: the lack of HDMI may put off some. £400 off LG CineBeam HU70LS, now £1,249: Put this slick-looking 4K projector in a room with a reasonable level of light control and you can expect stunning cinematic images at up to 140 inches. It supports HDR, and the LED light source means its rated to last for 30,000 hours, rather than the 3,000 you might get from a lamp-based projector. Its a reasonably new model so the £450 saving is a good one - it's selling for £1,650+ elsewhere. £300 off the Sony A8 OLED TV, now £1,299: Black Friday is the best time to buy an OLED TV. Sonys A8 has the best image processing of the lot, for cineaste colour and OLEDs usual cinema-beating contrast. This deal's over at John Lewis. PC and gaming deals A few real PC and gaming laptop deals but not much; take a look at these fun peripherals and add-ons by way of distraction. All the early toys and games deals on Amazon What is it? The Acer Nitro N50-610 is a pre-built gaming PC for those who dont fancy getting down and dirty with CPU pins to make their own. It has the excellent RTX 2060 graphics card, a high-end Core i7 CPU, 16GB RAM and a 512GB SSD. Theres a 1TB hard drive for files that wont benefit from SSD speed too. You even get a keyboard and mouse. What's the real saving? Hardcore PC gamers may turn their noses up at pre-built desktops, but this is a good deal. Retailers like Very and Ebuyer sold this spec for £1,350 before Black Friday. Youd normally be looking at a step-down GTX 1660 graphics card at this price. Click here to get the Acer Nitro N50-610 for £1,150 What is it? The Logitech G29 is a force feedback racing wheel for PS4, PS5 and PC. Check out the G290, on sale at the same price, if you are an Xbox gamer. This is a must-have accessory if you like more realistic racing games such as Gran Turismo Sport and Assetto Corsa. Force feedback makes these titles far more engaging. The package includes the wheel and an excellent set of pedals. Just make sure you have something sturdy to clamp the wheel base to. What's the real saving? Logitechs G29 has been on sale many times. Its best ever price at Amazon was back in 2019, at £125. So why is this still a great deal? Racing wheel sales went through the roof when the first lockdown kicked in, and this is the first time weve seen the G29, or any good racing wheel, at a reasonable price since. View the Logitech G29 racing wheel for £160 What is it? The SanDisk Extreme Pro is a portable SSD with a massive 1TB of storage. Theres an ultra-fast NVMe drive inside, letting it reach speeds of 1050MB/s when plugged into a fast enough USB port. Its tiny too, and tough. SSD storage means there are no moving parts, the shell is rubberised and theres a carabiner-ready grip on one side for the more outdoorsy among you. What's the real saving? This drive sells for £180 at SanDisk, and thats about as hot a deal as youll usually find for the SanDisk Extreme Pro 1TB. Its original price was £219. Dont confuse this with the original Extreme version of the drive as the Pro is around twice as fast. View the SanDisk Extreme Pro SSD for £160 What is it? Razer's Huntsman Tournament Edition is not your average mechanical-style keyboard. It uses optical switches made by Razer, which should suffer from wear even less than traditional mechanical keys. The keyboard also has on-board memory, letting it save presets on-device rather than on your computer. Razer doesnt depart entirely from tradition, though, with classic full RGB backlighting. It's our current top pick for gaming keyboards. What's the real saving? You dont have to pay the £150 original price for this gaming keyboard anymore, but it usually sells or around £130 at Amazon. This is a healthy saving, lower than plenty of used models on eBay. Note: it did go down to £77 last week. Click here to get the Razer Huntsman Tournament Edition for £105 £60 off a Secretlab Titan gaming chair, now £339: We just named Secretlab's Titan the best gaming chair you can buy in our WIRED Recommends for its robust construction, supreme comfort and versatile adjustment options. This £60 off comes from Secretlab direct and the Omega, which we also like, is down from £349 to £279. £22 off ADATA SD700 512GB External SSD, now £58: ADATAs SSD provides military-grade shockproof protection for those who need a speed file-transfer device in a durable case. The SSD has an IP68 for batting back dust and water damage. £300 off ASUS ZenBook S13, now £1,000: Asus' Zenbook S13 is one of its really rather stylish ultrabooks. More than that, though, the Intel i7 processor, 16GB RAM, 512GB SSD and Nvidia MX150 graphics will pack a strong productivity and light gaming punch. The S13 is down to its lowest price since it was first listed on Amazon in early October. £500 off an Acer Predator X35 gaming monitor, now £1,700: You may look at this Acer Predator X35 and think the price is crazy, but this is a gaming monitor with a pro-grade focus on quality. Brightness, colour, contrast and lag are all excellent. And it really does sell for £2,200 elsewhere. £200 off Acer's Predator Titan 300, now £1,299: An Nvidia RTX 2070 laptop for the price of an RTX 2060 one, this Currys deal bumps you up a league in performance for free. It also has a Core i7 CPU, 144Hz screen and a capacious 1TB SSD. No slow HDD here. £68 off Seagate's 9TB External HDD, now £112: Need a big backup drive? This one works out at around 1.35 pence a gigabyte. And thats pretty good. The Seagate Desktop 8TB is an innocuous desktop drive that will play nice with PCs and Macs. And this is an Amazon exclusive model. Smart home deals Plenty. Just plenty to look at in smart home and grooming and not just the obligatory bed-in-a-box mattress deal. (Though that is here too). All the smart home deals on Amazon What is it? You might think WIRED would favour a Dyson Supersonic but no, in testing it's the GHD Helios for us. It doesn't shirk on the specs either with a 120kmh airflow and a powerful brushless motor. It's light to hold with an ergonomic body, 3m power cable and, most importantly, it gets great results on both fine and thick hair. What's the real saving? The Helios hasn't dipped below £159 on mainstream retailers like John Lewis, though you can currently pick it up for around £135 on industry sites. Click here to get a GHD Helios for £130 £10 off Google's Nest Learning Thermostat, 3rd Gen, now £159: The Nest Thermostat offers a strong entry point for adding your home heating into your smart home ecosystem. You can adjust the temperature using your phone as well as allowing the thermostat to smartly manage your heating throughout the day, saving you money. While its not a huge saving, the price is at its lowest on Amazon since Black Friday last year. £60 off Cubo's Ai Plus smart baby monitor, now £279: Likewise, a lot of our tried-and-tested fave baby monitors - like the Arlo Baby (£140) look like they're discounted when in fact they're around their regular, mostly good value, price points. One that is? The bird-like Cubo Ai Plus, which offers in-depth sleep stats and geofencing, is down to £279 from £339 on Amazon and direct. £20 off an Echo Dot (4th gen) + Philips Hue Colour Starter Kit, now £99: Amazon has brought together its entry-level smart speaker with the terrific Philips Hue smart bulbs for this handy starter kit. You can also pick up a couple of Philips Hue Spotlights for £11 each (£5 off)right now too. [In stock on November 30]. £22 off a Philips Series 6000 Wet & Dry, now £108: The Philips Series 6000 Wet & Dry electric shaver has three tilting heads for a comfortable shave, and offers 60 minutes run time off an hours charge. This particular model sold for £185 before the Black Friday discount kicked in, though prices were hovering around £130-£135 for the couple of months prior. £45 off a Lumie Zest wake-up light, now £105: Tis the season of S.A.D., and we all have enough to worry about so why not knock dark mornings on the head with a Lumie Zest. Its a high-quality 2000 lux wake up light, at £45 off. If thats too pricey, check out the Lumie Bodyclock Rise 100 (now £55) and Philips Wake-Up Light Alarm Clock (now £60). Both are on sale today. £26 off a Roku Streaming Stick+, now £34: An excellent all-round video streamer, with stable 4K picture, fast buffering and an easy-to-use interface. Or pick up the even cheaper Roku Express for £18, down from £30. £220 off a De'Longhi Eletta Bean to Cup machine, down to £549: This is advertised as a whopping £510 off the RRP of £1,000. In fact this rather swanky automatic coffee machine for cappuccinos, espressos etc is down around £220 on Amazon's recent prices of around £769. Wearables and fitness deals Fitbit, Apple, Garmin and GoPro are all here. All the sports and outdoor deals on Amazon What is it? The Charge 4 is Fitbits top dedicated fitness tracker. It has all the essential runners watch features, including an optical heart rate sensor and its own GPS. Its a good deal at £100, and last up to a week off a charge. What's the real saving? Fitbits are not discounted all that often, because it has acquired the status of a sort-of Apple of fitness trackers. The Charge 4 has spent the whole of 2020 hovering around £130 at Amazon. Click here to get a Fitbit Charge 4 for £99 What is it? The Garmin Fenix 6 Pro is an incredible running and fitness watch, one so packed with features you could study a degree in this thing. Highlights include 36 hours of GPS tracking per charge, a screen that loves sunny days and an exceptional ability to hook up to third-party fitness gear. If you want to get serious about fitness, this is the watch you want. What's the real saving? £599 is the RRP for this Gorilla Glass version of the Fenix 6 Pro. Some other sites sell it for around £509, but at the time of writing John Lewis has the best deal in town. You save around £150 off the RRP or £60 off competitor prices. Click here to get the Garmin Fenix 6 Pro for £450 What is it? The Apple Watch Series 5 is no longer the most bang-up-to-date Cupertino smartwatch; it doesn't have the new energy efficient S6 chip or the blood oxygen sensor of the Series 6. But if you decide you can get on without the updates, there is still plenty of advanced health monitoring, including ECG sensing, as well as more mainstream smartwatch features. What's the real saving? Now, let's be clear this deal isn't about getting the absolute cheapest Apple Watch with the spec you're looking for. You can get a Series 5 for £329 these days and the Series 6 itself starts at £379. No, these are discounts on specific materials and finishes for those who care more about the styling and feel of their wristwear than every last spec, starting with say a 40mm aluminium case. Have a browse around sizes and styles. Click here to get £49 off an Apple Watch Series 5 Get a renewed Apple Watch Series 3 for £152: Scroll up for discounts on the fully-featured Series 5 but if you just want an Apple Watch, and you don't mind 'renewed' (refurbished, like new), a 38mm Space Grey Series 3 is now down from £199 to £152 - and in stock. Up to £51 off Salomon Alphacross GTX Trail, now £50: The Salomon Alphacross GTX Trail are excellent all-rounder trail running and walking shoes; they have a Gore-Tex water resistant layer and a Contragrip sole. Both mens and womens versions are on sale. £10 off a Garmin Forerunner 45, now £139: The Forerunner 45 is our WIRED Recommends best budget running watch at its regular price. There's no apps or contactless payments, but as a running watch that suits beginners, there's no beating it. Easy to use, with 13 hours of GPS battery life, music playback controls and Garmin Coach support. Just £10 off for now - it went down to £110 on Prime Day. £28 off Salomon Quest 4D 3 GTX, now £90: You need to sign up for Go Outdoorss Discount card to get this 50% saving but at just £5 its worth it just for this deal on WIRED's top walking boots. The Quest 4D 3 GTX are supremely comfortable boots in any conditions with a Gore-Tex water resistant membrane. Ankle support is solid and, as hiking boots go, they dont look too bad either. £20 off the Fitbit Ace 2 kids tracker, now £50: Fitbits kids tracker is built with children aged six and older in mind: waterproof to 50m for swims, fun goal celebrations and a protective band/bumper. Also down to £50 at Argos and Currys. $45 off a Nomad Base Station, now $105: WIRED-approved accessory makers Nomad have 30% off a whole bunch of its cases and chargers, including this Base Station for 10W wireless charging of your iPhone, Apple Watch and AirPods. £70 off the Samsung Galaxy Watch Active, now £129: This is the first version of the Galaxy Watch Active, not the second, but its still an excellent smartwatch and fitness tracker. You get full GPS, a gorgeous OLED screen and the ability to download additional apps. Its so much cheaper than the Active 2 and Watch 3, this 2019 watch is a solid deal. £50 off a GoPro Hero7, now £100: The perfect budget family action cam at £50 off via Argos. It doesnt have 4K video, but the audio quality and stabilisation will beat anything else youll find at the price. Record those memories without the judder.
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