Best Tech Deals 2017

Sales events at this time of year send buyers into a shopping frenzy, and with so many deals around it can be hard to decide which are actually worthwhile. But if you know where to look you can find great sales all year round that'll offer some real tech bargains.

Here, you'll find hand-picked bargains chosen by the experts on the Tech Advisor team who have scoured the web to uncover the best deals on all kinds of electrical goods including TV deals, PS4 deals, Xbox deals, laptop deals, mobile phone deals and lots more. You'll be able to splurge with confidence that these really are great offers. Grab these deals quickly, though - they'll sell out fast!

Best Deals

Latest Deals

Philips Hue Bridge

From: Amazon

Was: £49.99

Now: £25.99 (48% off)

The Personal Wireless Lighting Home Automation Bridge from Philips Hue, which works with up to 50 Philips Hue Lights and can be controlled via iOS, Android or Alexa.

Fitbit Alta Special Edition Black and Gold

From: Fitbit

Was: £129.99

Now: £99.99 (£30 off)

This special edition of the Fitbit Alta is the same price as the Black and Plum models until 20 December in Fitbit's own store.

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Laptop Deals

Samsung Galaxy Book 10.6

From: Samsung

Was: £649

Now: £499 (£150 off)

Save £150 on Samsung's 10in Galaxy Book productivity tablet.

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Amazon Deals

Philips Hue Bridge

From: Amazon

Was: £49.99

Now: £25.99 (48% off)

The Personal Wireless Lighting Home Automation Bridge from Philips Hue, which works with up to 50 Philips Hue Lights and can be controlled via iOS, Android or Alexa.

Sony 18.2 MP Digital Compact Camera

From: Amazon

Was: £330

Now: £230 (£100 off)

An advanced compact camera with WiFi and a tiltable LCD screen.

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Phone Deals

Samsung Galaxy Note8 with Free Gear VR

From: Samsung

Now: £869

Buy the Note8 from Samsung this Christmas and get a free Gear VR headset worth £119.

Samsung Galaxy S8 with Free DeX Station

From: Samsung

Now: £689

Buy an S8 or S8+ from Samsung and get a free DeX Station to use your phone on a computer monitor.

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Tablet Deals

Samsung Galaxy Book 10.6

From: Samsung

Was: £649

Now: £499 (£150 off)

Save £150 on Samsung's 10in Galaxy Book productivity tablet.

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TV Deals

Samsung 58in Smart 4K HDR LED TV

From: Currys PC World

Was: £949

Now: £649 (£300 off)

A brilliant £300 off this Samsung Smart TV with 4K and HDR, as well as three HDMI ports.

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Games Deals

Samsung Gear VR and Gear 360 Camera

From: Samsung

Was: £377

Now: £299 (£78 off)

Save £78 by buying Samsung's Gear VR headset and Gear 360 camera together this Christmas.

Samsung Galaxy Note8 with Free Gear VR

From: Samsung

Now: £869

Buy the Note8 from Samsung this Christmas and get a free Gear VR headset worth £119.

Nintendo 2DS with Mario Kart 7

From: Amazon

Now: £74.99

This is the cheapest price for any 2DS or 3DS with a game included - and Mario Kart 7 is an all-time classic.

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PC Deals

Bitdefender Total Security 2018

From: Bitdefender

Was: £49.99

Now: £24.99 (50% off)

One of the best all-round security packages available for Windows, Mac, iOS and Android at an amazing price.

Samsung Xpress Mono Laser Printer

From: Argos

Was: £119.99

Now: £89.99 (£30 off)

Get a quarter off the price of this compact, speedy black-and-white printer.

Brother Wireless All-In-One Printer

From: Argos

Was: £119.99

Now: £79.99 (£40 off)

This wireless printer from big brand Brother is a third-off, and prints up to A3 size.

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Gadgets Deals

Philips Hue Bridge

From: Amazon

Was: £49.99

Now: £25.99 (48% off)

The Personal Wireless Lighting Home Automation Bridge from Philips Hue, which works with up to 50 Philips Hue Lights and can be controlled via iOS, Android or Alexa.

Fitbit Alta Special Edition Black and Gold

From: Fitbit

Was: £129.99

Now: £99.99 (£30 off)

This special edition of the Fitbit Alta is the same price as the Black and Plum models until 20 December in Fitbit's own store.

Sony 18.2 MP Digital Compact Camera

From: Amazon

Was: £330

Now: £230 (£100 off)

An advanced compact camera with WiFi and a tiltable LCD screen.

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Wearables Deals

Fitbit Alta Special Edition Black and Gold

From: Fitbit

Was: £129.99

Now: £99.99 (£30 off)

This special edition of the Fitbit Alta is the same price as the Black and Plum models until 20 December in Fitbit's own store.

Fitbit Charge 2

From: Fitbit

Was: £139.99

Now: £99.99 (£30 off)

Get £30 off the Fitbit Charge 2 in Black or Plum from Fitbit's own website. Hurry, ends 20 December.

Fitbit Blaze Special Edition Gunmetal

From: Fitbit

Was: £179.99

Now: £159.99 (£20 off)

Get the special edition Gunmetal Fitbit Blaze for the same price as the Black and Plum models for a limited time.

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Audio Deals

Amazon Echo Dot

From: Amazon

Was: £49.99

Now: £34.99 (£15 off)

Pick up Amazon's cheapest Echo smart speaker even cheaper as it launches its Christmas Deals. Read our review of the Echo Dot here.

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Sponsored - Dell Deals

Dell XPS 13 9360-7904SLV

From: Microsoft

Was: £1149.95

Now: £949.95 (£200 off)

Premium construction, excellent portability, 7th Gen Intel Core i5 power - the Dell XPS 13 is as powerful and feature-packed as they get.

Dell XPS 13 9365 MHXGX

From: Microsoft

Was: £1699.99

Now: £1399.99 (£300 off)

Premium construction, excellent portability, 7th Gen Intel Core i7 power - the Dell XPS 13 is as powerful and feature-packed as they get.

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Argos Deals

Apple 1.2GHz MacBook, 256GB

From: Argos

Was: £1,249

Now: £1,149 (£100 off)

Save £100 on the price of a MacBook with 1.2GHz Kaby Lake m3 Processor and 256GB Storage.

Apple 15in MacBook Pro, 2.9GHz, 512GB

From: Argos

Was: £2,699

Now: £2499 (£200 off)

You can save £200 on the price of a top of the range 15-inch MacBook Pro.

Apple 15in MacBook Pro, 2.8GHz, 256GB

From: Argos

Was: £2,349

Now: £2,099 (£250 off)

Get your hands on a MacBook Pro with a 2.8GHz quad-core 7th-generation Intel Core i7 processor, 16GB RAM and a Touch Bar for £250 less than Apple's price.

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Currys PC World Deals

Xbox One S 500GB with Rocket League, Fallout 4 & Doom

From: Currys PC World

Was: £324.96

Now: £238.99 (£85.97 off)

Get three games and three months of Xbox Live Gold for under £240 at Currys PC World.

Samsung 58in Smart 4K HDR LED TV

From: Currys PC World

Was: £949

Now: £649 (£300 off)

A brilliant £300 off this Samsung Smart TV with 4K and HDR, as well as three HDMI ports.

Logitech Harmony Hub

From: Currys

Was: £99.99

Now: £69.99 (£30 off)

All you need to kick off your smart home, now with £30 off.

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Best Tech Deals 2017

It's that time of year that sends the world into a buying frenzy, with huge sales events meaning almost everything you could ever want is available at a discount right now. We've got all of the best tech deals right here. You'll find offers on all sorts of tech, including laptop discounts, cheap phones, and sales on lots of other gadgets.

Here at Tech Advisor, we are continuously scouring the web for the very best tech deals on all things electrical. Whether you're looking for a new TV, a new laptop or a new phone, we've got a deal that'll suit you.

You'll see some brilliantly good deals on all things electrical as retailers gear up for the year ahead. Keep an eye out for a bargain price on that tablet you've always wanted or camera you've had your eye on.

Where are the best places to get cheap tech deals?

Amazon has Lightning Deals running all year round. Plus, if you're an Amazon Prime Member, you can get access to those deals 30 minutes early before all of the good stuff gets snapped up. You can sign up for a 30-day free trial of Amazon Prime here.

eBay is another great place to look for deals. There are outlets from big-name stores such as Argos on eBay, and there you'll find heavily discounted tech from trusted sources.

There are hundreds of other stores offering deals all the time though, which is where we come in. Our team of experts curate the best tech deals from every category right here, so you don't have to do the hard work!

What makes a good deal?

While there are lots of amazing tech deals to be had, it's worth pointing out that not everything will be the good deal that it sounds. Here are some tips for buying tech (and other stuff) that is discounted or part of a sale.

Check the market value

Always check the market value for a product. Just because a laptop or a tablet has a 'save 50%' label slapped on it, that doesn't mean you'll be getting it significantly cheaper than you would yesterday or next week. Sale prices are usually calculated from the RRP, and few products maintain their RRP for their lifetime on sale. It's not unheard of for some retailers to raise their prices immediately before a sale.

See if the product is the latest version

This is particularly true of older products, and many of the 'deals' you'll see are previous-gen- or poor-quality products the retailer wants to get rid of. That doesn't mean they are not a good buy, but it's worth checking the specification against more recent devices.

Big brands aren't always the best

You don't have to buy a product simply because it's from a well-known manufacturer such as, say, Samsung. Samsung makes many excellent high-end products; it also makes a lot of cheap devices that are cheap all year around. Don't forget to read up on the product you're buying: read reviews from both tech sites such as this and real-life end users.

Don't jump the gun

To grab a bargain you need to be quick, but in your rush to snap up a deal don't forget to read the small print. Carefully check the item description and delivery requirements before you add a product to your basket.

Stop, look and listen

Do you really need that item? It's easy to be tempted by bargains, but you're not saving any money at all if you're buying something you probably won't use. We'd suggest writing a list of what you hope to find, then looking for deals on only those products on the day. If you don't visit the sale pages you can't be tempted.

Be sensible online

Don't buy anything that you can't afford, and be careful how you pay. Purchasing on credit cards is convenient and offers extra protection than does buying with a debit card, but if you're not going to immediately pay back that money then you may end up out of pocket in the long run. PayPal is another option for making secure payments.

Consider extra savings

Always look for voucher codes before buying a product online. If one is available you may get an even better deal.

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