This year, a number of UK retailers are discounting computers and other electronics for Black Friday — the day following the US holiday of Thanksgiving — hoping the sales it generates in the US can be replicated in the UK.
Savings are available on everything from laptops and tablets to headphones, with large companies such as Apple and Amazon offering deals.
Here is a selection of what's available:
Amazon's UK store has a range of deals that will expire on 1 December, including price cuts to Amazon's Kindle Fire tablet. A selection of digital cameras has also been reduced in price by 45 percent.
Kindle Fire HD: £99 (-£60)
Canon EOS 600D Digital SLR Camera: £413.26 (- £355.74)
There are also timed discounts every 15 minutes that expire after a limited period:
SanDisk Sansa Clip+ 8GB MP3 Player: Discounted from 2pm
Canon PowerShot SX280 HS compact digital camera: £203 (- £96.99) With additional discount from 2pm
Garmin nuvi 2447LM 4.3 inch sat nav: £112.58 (- £27.41) With additional discount from 2pm
Canon PIXMA MG6350 all-in-one colour printer: £114.99 ( - £54.01) With additional discount from 2.30pm
Asus VG278HE 27-inch widescreen LED 3D monitor: £334.47 (- £96.53) With additional discount from 3.30pm
Canon PIXMA MG7150 All-in-One wi-fi printer: £133.47 (- £46.52) With additional discount from 4.30pm
Crucial CT120M500SSD1 2.5-inch 120GB M500 SATA 6Gb/s internal solid state drive: £71.51 (-£39.48) With additional discount from 4.30pm
TOSHIBA Excite Pro 10.1-inch tablet: Discounted from 5.30pm
HP 10.1-inch SlateBook tablet with keyboard: Discounted from 5.30pm
Bowers & Wilkins P3 On-Ear headphones: Discounted from 7pm
For today only Apple is offering the following discounts through its UK web store:
iPad Air: From £368 (- £31)
iPad Mini: From £234 (- £15)
iPad 2: From £304 (- £25)
MacBook Pro with Retina display: From £1,018 (- £81)
MacBook Pro: From £918 (- £81)
MacBook Air: From £768 (- £81)
iMac: From £1,068 (- £81)
Various other discounts available through the store on consumer products such as Apple TV and iPod nano.
Range of deals, including a selection of electronic items
Asus S400E 14 Inch VivoBook: £299.99 (- £200)
Sim-free Sony Xperia Z white phone: £349.95 (- £100)
Nikon L27 16MP 5x Zoom digital compact camera: £39.99 (- £20)
Various discounts in stores, including to Samsung smartphones and seven-inch tablets.
A variety of deals on electronic goods, including:
Acer Iconia A1-810 tablet: £149.00 (- £20)
Samsung XE303C12-H01 Chromebook: £249 ( - £50)
Toshiba Portégé Z10t-106 Convertible Ultrabook: £599.95 ( - 20%)
Toshiba Satellite U920T-108 Convertible Ultrabook: £529.95 ( -£70)
iPad: Discounts ranging from £100 down to £42 on various models of iPad
iMac and MacBook Pro: Discounts of up to £75