There are only a few days left until Black Friday, but if you’re looking for a bargain, you’ll find early discounts on everything from air fryers to TVs at Currys, Amazon, Argos and other retailers.
Ahead of the sale itself, stores are slashing the price of Lego sets, laptops, mattresses, appliances, beauty, fashion and toys. But with deals coming in droves and fast, it can be hard to tell the good deals from the bad ones.
That’s why our team of IndyBest deal hunters are on hand to guide you through the discounts and find the sales that are really worth your time. So whether you’re looking for Dyson vacuums or Ninja air fryers, we’re here to help. Good shopping!
Get £30 off this Lego set
Black Friday is the perfect time to start your Christmas shopping, and this Lego moon base deal would make a great gift for space-obsessed kids (or moon-loving adults).
Lego Lunar Research Base Space Set: Was £89.99, now £60, Very.co.uk
If you ask us, building a space station on the moon could take up a sizable chunk of most city planning budgets, but this Lego City range research base is a bargain with a saving of 29.99 £. It’s packed with “authentic” details based on real space vehicles and equipment, including a Lego lunar lander, moon buggy, Viper rover and domed accommodation module with labs, garage and airlock, as well than six Lego astronaut minifigures.
Steve HogartyNovember 21, 2022 11:35 am
There’s £20 off the Xbox Wireless Controller at Amazon
Although the Xbox comes with a wireless controller, you’ll need a second one to play two-player titles like FIFA 23 with a friend. Thankfully, Amazon has discounted several colorways of the standard £20 controller.
Xbox Wireless Controller: Was £54.99, now £34.99, Amazon.co.uk
The Xbox controller is a complete device and is compatible with Xbox consoles as well as the PC if you prefer a gamepad to a keyboard and mouse. In our roundup of the best gaming controllers for PC, we said, “If you’re more of a casual controller user, this is the device for you.”
At this price, you have the choice of Carbon Black, Pulse Red, Electric Volt, and Robot White, so be sure to pick your favorite colorway from the drop-down menu before adding it to your cart.
Steve HogartyNovember 21, 2022 11:16 am
There’s £100 off a cordless Dyson
At John Lewis, the Black Friday party is in full swing. Here’s a £100 saving on Dyson’s cordless vacuum. It didn’t make it to our list of the best cordless vacuums, but only because we chose to include the similarly spec V15 instead.
Dyson V10 Absolute Cordless Vacuum: Was £429, now £329, Johnlewis.com
Cordless and with an autonomy of up to 60 minutes per charge, this vacuum cleaner has a bagless dustbin with a capacity of 0.77 l, a washable filter, a wall bracket and three different heads included in the box. As always with electronics from John Lewis, the Dyson comes with a free two-year warranty as standard.
Steve Hogarty21 November 2022 10:59
Get the Pixel 6 for £396.05
Black Friday is your chance to get a cheap SIM-free phone. Right now, there’s a whopping 34% off the Pixel 6 at Amazon.
Google Pixel 6 128GB Stormy Black: Was £599, now £396.05, Amazon.co.uk
It’s been replaced by the Pixel 7, but the 6 is still a model worth shouting about. With our review saying, “Ultimately, the Pixel 6 and Pixel 6 pro feel like a refresh for the lineup, and for anyone looking for a new Android device, they’re definitely models to consider.”
Steve Hogarty21 November 2022 10:48
The Nintendo Switch OLED is £269.99 at Smyths
Smyths Toys has dropped the price of the Nintendo Switch OLED to £269.99 for Black Friday. It’s the cheapest Nintendo’s handheld we’ve seen sold.
In our Nintendo Switch OLED review, we called the handheld “the best version of the console yet. Sure, it might not be the pro model we were all hoping to see, but its colorful screen, better build quality and bigger storage make it a no-brainer. New to Nintendo? Buy the Switch OLED console and never look back.
Steve HogartyNovember 21, 2022 10:29
Get 20% off Ooni Pizza Ovens
Ooni’s Black Friday deals are live. All week you can get 20% off Ooni’s entire range of pizza ovens and accessories.
One of our top picks, the Karu 12 Multi-Fuel Pizza Oven, is now £60 off. Think of all the dough you could buy with the dough you save.
Ooni Karu 12 Multi-Fuel Pizza Oven: Was £299, now £239.20, Ooni.com
If you’re looking to outfit your backyard with a pizza oven, look no further than Ooni’s Black Friday sale. This Karu 12 design is currently reduced by almost £60 and reaches 500°C in just 15 minutes, so you can make a stone-baked pizza in just 60 seconds. When we reviewed this pizza oven, our tester said, “The oven consistently produces 12-inch discs of deliciously baked dough with minimal management in terms of keeping the oven warm.
Steve HogartyNovember 21, 2022 10:16 am
The Echo Dot is half price on Amazon
Amazon’s Black Friday sale is already in full swing. We’ve rounded up some of the best Black Friday deals at Amazon in our comprehensive guide, which includes 50% off the Echo dot smart speaker.
Amazon Echo dot 5th Gen speaker: Was £54.99, now £26.99, Amazon.co.uk
The brand’s latest Echo dot speaker has slashed its price by 51% for Black Friday – a bargain for those looking to connect their home. For this model, the audio architecture has been redesigned and Amazon says it offers up to double the base Gen 4. It also has new sensors, including an ambient temperature sensor, so Alexa can act when the room becomes too hot. or too cold.
Steve Hogarty21 November 2022 10:00
Get an Xbox Series S for £189.99
Bwerp bwerp. It’s the Black Friday alarm. It only triggers when we spot a particularly good deal, like this Xbox Series S discount at Amazon.
A less powerful version of the more expensive Xbox Series X, the Xbox Series S plays all the same games at a slightly lower resolution, so you won’t miss the latest releases.
At £189.99 for Black Friday, it’s the cheapest Microsoft console ever.
The Xbox S Series offers remarkable value for money for a gaming console in 2022. With the lowest price of any major next-gen console maker, it’s a good option for anyone looking for a gaming solution. cheap game that doesn’t need a 4K resolution to have a good time.
Steve HogartyNovember 21, 2022 9:48 a.m.
Meta Quest 2 with ‘Beat Saber’ and ‘Resident Evil 4’ is £50 off
Do you want to make an offer on a new virtual reality headset? The Meta Quest 2 is currently £50 off its asking price, and it even comes with two games included.
The Meta 2 quest and Resident Evil 4 The bundle (was £399.99, now £349.99, Amazon.co.uk) also includes a copy of Defeat Saber – a rhythm dance game that uses the Quest’s controllers to reduce boxes to the rhythm of the track. Resident Evil 4 is, well, one of the best horror games ever made for the VR platform, so it’s definitely worth investigating on that promise alone.
Steve HogartyNovember 21, 2022 9:35 a.m.
Hello Bargain Hunters
Happy Monday and welcome to our Black Friday deals live blog!
With the sheer volume of deals floating around, it might feel like Black Friday is already here, but there are still a few days until the event officially kicks off. This is how weekdays work.
We’ve got a giant directory of expert-led Black Friday guides to explore, which we’ll link below. If you want to be up to date with the best Black Friday deals as they happen, stick with us here on the live blog.
Steve HogartyNovember 21, 2022 9:04 a.m.