At last, a holiday dedicated to cut-throat discounts. This year falling on November 24, Black Friday was originally conceived in the US for public sector employees to have the day after Thanksgiving to rest (and digest) after a night’s feasting.
In today’s non-stop economy, however, Black Friday has quickly become the year’s biggest day of flash spending worldwide – with 2017 set to continue the trend. But where does a bargain-hunting gentleman begin? We’ve rounded up this year’s best technology deals to ensure that, from televisions to talking cylinders, you get the best bargain possible.
If there’s ever a time to splash out on the 55-inch TV of your dreams, this 4K and Ultra HD offering from LG is selling at 30% discount (£549.99) for the next week – and comes either free-standing or wall-mounted. Or just go the whole mile with this 70-inch beauty from Sony ($1498, US only).
4K Ultra HD LG TV
Sony 70-Inch 4K Ultra HD TV
We’ve said plenty already on the virtues of these handy AI assistants – bringing hands-free voice commands, online searching, instant shopping and seamless music streaming to your home in one sharply-designed package. This Google Home’s £50 reduction to £79.99 may tempt you, though Amazon’s more popular Echo still undercuts it at only £69.99.
Google Home Speaker
Been waiting to upgrade? You can save £170 on a brand-new Huawei P10 and its fantastic dual-lens camera, now only £399.99 – while the larger HTC U11 has been cut to size at only £499.99 (£130 reduction). Virgin Media however are truly stealing the show with a measly £19/m contract for last year’s iPhone 7.
If choosing between the wide range of drones on the market is proving hard, let this £549.99 Parrot Bebop 2 Power make up your mind for you. With a £80 reduction, this quadcopter still comes with a sixty-minute battery life, FPV goggles, and a new flight assistance system.
Parrot Bepop 2 Drone
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