Best Tech Deals 2018

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

Motorola Moto G6

From: Amazon

Was: £169.99

Now: £129 (24% off)

Amazon's Black Friday sale includes more than £40 off the Moto G6, which is one of our favourite budget phones available right now. Find out more in our Moto G6 review.

Apple Watch Nike+ 42mm GPS + Cellular

From: Nike

Was: £409

Now: £342.97 (£66.03 off)

Nike is offering a great discount on some of its Series 3 Apple Watch models.

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Laptop Deals

MacBook Air

From: KRCS

Was: £1,199

Now: £1,127.06 (£71.94 off)

This deal from KRCS, an Apple Premium Reseller, is the cheapest we've seen Apple's new MacBook Air so far.

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Amazon Deals

Motorola Moto G6

From: Amazon

Was: £169.99

Now: £129 (24% off)

Amazon's Black Friday sale includes more than £40 off the Moto G6, which is one of our favourite budget phones available right now. Find out more in our Moto G6 review.

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Phone Deals

Motorola Moto G6

From: Amazon

Was: £169.99

Now: £129 (24% off)

Amazon's Black Friday sale includes more than £40 off the Moto G6, which is one of our favourite budget phones available right now. Find out more in our Moto G6 review.

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Tablet Deals

Samsung Galaxy Tab A 10.5 - 32GB

From: Argos

Was: £289

Now: £239 (£50 off)

A new but affordable tablet from Samsung at an even lower price for Black Friday. Also available at the same price from Currys PC World.

Samsung Galaxy Tab S4 10.5in

From: Amazon

Was: £599

Now: £481 (£118 off)

You can get 20% off Samsung's latest flagship tablet from Amazon at the moment, which is the cheapest we've seen it so far. Find out more in our Samsung Galaxy Tab S4 review.

Apple 9.7in iPad Pro 32GB WiFi - Refurbished

From: Apple Refurbished Store

Was: £519

Now: £439 (£80 off)

This is the cheapest you'll find an iPad Pro. Apple's Refurbished Store is a great way to get iPad deals, and this is no exception.

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TV Deals

Now TV Entertainment, Sky Cinema & Kids TV Passes

From: Now TV

Now: From £7.99 for 2 months (2 months for the price of 1 month)

Get 3 months of the Entertainment Pass for £7.99, Sky Cinema for £9.99 and Kids TV for £3.99. See our coverage of this deal here. Ends 20th September.

BT Black Friday Broadband deals

From: BT

Was: From £35.99

Now: From £29.99 (up to £240 in savings)

Save up to £240 on broadband from BT as a part of its Black Friday sale.

Microsoft Surface Book 2

From: Microsoft

Was: From £1499

Now: From £1299 (£200 off)

Depending on the configuration you choose, get £200 off the Microsoft Surface Book 2.

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Games Deals

Sony Xperia XA2 with PS4 and FIFA 19 bundle

From: Virgin

Now: From £19 per month

This mega bundle includes a PS4 console and FIFA 19 with the Xperia XA2 (see our review). Plans start at £19 for 1GB of data, 1000 minutes and unlimited texts.

FIFA 19 for Nintendo Switch

From: Amazon

Now: £34.99

This is the lowest price we've seen so far on FIFA 19 for Switch.

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PC Deals

BT Black Friday Broadband deals

From: BT

Was: From £35.99

Now: From £29.99 (up to £240 in savings)

Save up to £240 on broadband from BT as a part of its Black Friday sale.

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Gadgets Deals

Now TV Entertainment, Sky Cinema & Kids TV Passes

From: Now TV

Now: From £7.99 for 2 months (2 months for the price of 1 month)

Get 3 months of the Entertainment Pass for £7.99, Sky Cinema for £9.99 and Kids TV for £3.99. See our coverage of this deal here. Ends 20th September.

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Wearables Deals

Apple Watch Nike+ 42mm GPS + Cellular

From: Nike

Was: £409

Now: £342.97 (£66.03 off)

Nike is offering a great discount on some of its Series 3 Apple Watch models.

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Audio Deals

Amazon Echo Dot (3rd Gen)

From: Amazon

Was: £49.99

Now: £24.99 (50% off)

This is the cheapest price we've seen so far for Amazon's new Echo Dot smart speaker. Plus, get an Amazon Smart Plug for just £9.99 when you buy any Echo device.

Google Home

From: Argos

Was: £129

Now: £79 (£50 off)

Get Google's smart speaker with £50 off from Argos. The deal is also available from Currys PC World here. Read our review.

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Argos Deals

Samsung Galaxy Tab A 10.5 - 32GB

From: Argos

Was: £289

Now: £239 (£50 off)

A new but affordable tablet from Samsung at an even lower price for Black Friday. Also available at the same price from Currys PC World.

Google Home

From: Argos

Was: £129

Now: £79 (£50 off)

Get Google's smart speaker with £50 off from Argos. The deal is also available from Currys PC World here. Read our review.

Skullcandy Hesh 3 Wireless Over - Ear Headphones

From: Argos

Was: £89.99

Now: £69.99 (£20 off)

These minimalist over-ear wireless headphones from Skullcandy now have £20 off.

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Currys PC World Deals

Samsung C34F791

From: Currys PC World

Was: £729.99

Now: £679.99 £50.99 off

This 34in ultrawide curved screen provides an immersive gaming experience and is discounted by £50.99.

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Student Deals

Udemy Black Friday Sale

From: Udemy

Now: £9.99 for courses site-wide

Save hundreds of pounds on a huge variety of courses. Learn anything from illustration to web development, to cryptocurrency investment and more.

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Best Tech Deals 2018

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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