Black Friday 2018: Best deals from Amazon, Argos and Currys

Black Friday and Cyber Monday are fast approaching and shoppers everywhere are gearing up for days of brilliant bargains. The US-inspired discount day is more popular than ever in the UK, with more retailers taking part each year and more customers trying to bag the best deals. Last year, the UK’s overall spending during the sales weekend was up 11.7 per cent from GBP1.39bn on the previous year, despite a drop in the number of customers shopping in-store.

What is Black Friday 2018 and when is it?

Research suggests that the Black Friday 2018 sales will exceed these numbers, with a lot of this predicted growth expected to come from Amazon, which has been a leader of the pack over the years.

In 2017, the online giant reportedly seized nearly 50 per cent of all online sales. So what is Black Friday and where can you find the best deals? If you want to get great discounts on your favourite products, here’s everything you need to know about the biggest shopping weekend of the year.

When is Black Friday?

Black Friday is an annual shopping event that first started in America and takes place on the Friday straight after Thanksgiving, when retailers would reveal major discounts on products ahead of the Christmas period.

This year, it will fall on November 23 – but many retailers will be offering deals and discounts in the run-up to the big day itself. Cyber Monday, however, is an online-only sale that falls on the Monday after Black Friday and is this year on November 26.

What deals to expect on Black Friday 2018

Amazon has long been at the forefront of the Black Friday sales, along with retailers like John Lewis and Argos. Here are some of the deals to expect.

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Best Black Friday deals of 2018

Black Friday officially starts on Nov 23 but many retailers are getting a head start this year with early deals ahead of the big event, in fact there are plenty of great deals to take advantage of right now.

Here we’ve listed some of the best across various categories. To make things easier, we’ve also split up the deals into different sections like TV, Gaming and Phone.

Large home appliances

Black Friday offers the ideal opportunity to invest in large kitchen appliances like fridges and ovens at a reduced price tag. Revamp your kitchen with options from the likes of John Lewis, Argos, Currys and AO who are all offering top of the range and sought-after labels at more purse friendly prices.

Best fridges Best fridge freezers Best ovens

Best tumble dryers Best washing machines

Small home appliances deals

Home appliances such as kettles, fridges, microwaves and coffee machines are also set to be reduced. Keep your eyes peeled for the best deals at Currys, AO and John Lewis.

Best coffee machines Best blenders and juicers Best pressure cookers

Best vacuum cleaners Best kettles Best microwaves

TV deals

In 2017, 4K TVs were a hit on Black Friday and are set to be heavily discounted this year. Hicense, Sony and Phillips are among the brands to look out for.

We’ve gathered the best TV deals that you should have on your radar for this year. (Panasonic) Best TVs under GBP1000

Best 4K TVs

Best projectors

Laptop deals

Laptops are going to be majorly reduced, with stores such as Currys PC World and AO taking part. Some of the types of laptops to expect in the sale are Chromebooks, MacBooks and Windows computers. Apple didn’t directly participate in discounts last year but there are a whole host of different retailers offering massive saving on their devices. HP Envy X2 laptop (HP)

Best laptops Best laptops under GBP1,000 Best MacBook deals

Best iMac deals

Phone deals

Those in need of a new mobile phone will be pleased to hear that prices are going to be slashed on hundreds of handsets. Rumour has it that the Samsung Galaxy S9 will be among the offers. Expect Carphone Warehouse and AO to be getting in on the action.

The iPhone X (EPA) Best smartphone deals Best iPhone deals

Best Samsung Galaxy deals Best Nokia deals Best EE deals

Best Vodafone deals Best Carphone Warehouse deals Best Tesco Mobile deals

Gaming deals

Black Friday is always hotly anticipated by gaming fans, too, with retailers like GAME slashing prices on consoles including the PS4 Pro and Xbox One.

Last year saw a slew of great value bundles that allowed shoppers to save money on new games. The Xbox One X (Christian Petersen/Getty) Best console deals

Best Xbox One deals Best PS4 deals

Camera deals

Best instant cameras Best cheap cameras

Best action cameras Best DSLR cameras Best digital cameras

Headphone and speaker deals

Best headphones

Best wireless headphones Best running headphones Best speakers

Best portable speakers

Toy deals

Best Playmobil toys Best LEGO toys Best Barbie toys

Best Fisher Price toys

Fashion deals

For fashion and beauty lovers, there will be clothing and deals aplenty across major UK retailers including ASOS, Boots, Superdrug and Debenhams.


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