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Black Friday 2018: The best early UK deals in tech

Over this week you can snap up some great deals in consumer tech, PCs, mobile devices, and smart gadgets.

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Amazon Echo Dot

The third-generation Amazon Echo Dot, the smaller cousin of the Amazon Echo, is predictably on sale over the Black Friday week and you can now pick one up with a discount of 50 percent.

Price: £24.99 (reduced from: £49.99)

Via: Amazon

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Amazon Fire TV stick

If you're interested in Amazon music and film subscriptions, the Amazon Fire TV stick could be a great buy this Black Friday. The dongle can be plugged into your existing TV to access these services alongside thousands of apps, Alexa skills, and catch up TV platforms.

Price: £24.99 (reduced from: £39.99)

Via: Amazon

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LG 32UD89 4K monitor

A deal to be found at eBuyer is the LG 32UD89 4K UHD monitor, a 32-inch model now available for a substantial discount.

Price: £499.98 (reduced from: £649.96)

Via: eBuyer

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D-link COVR home mesh Wi-Fi system

The D-link COVR home mesh Wi-Fi system, a way to blanket and strengthen the weak Wi-Fi coverage in your home, is on sale over the shopping event. The kit includes three cover points and is able to cater for a property up to 465 m2.

Price: £146.99 (reduced from: £209.99)

Via: Amazon

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Lenovo Ideapad 120S

Over at eBuyer, you can pick up a 14-inch Lenovo Ideapad 120S for a substantial discount over the Black Friday week.

  • Intel Pentium N4200 1.1GHz
  • 4GB RAM, up to 8GB available
  • 32 GB eMMC / 64 GB eMMC / 128 GB SATA SSD / 256 GB SATA SSD storage options
  • Windows 10 S, upgrade to Pro available

Price: £149.98 (reduced from: £219.98)

Via: eBuyer

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Tesco Mobile deals

Over the Black Friday week and until Cyber Monday, UK retailer Tesco is offering a range of deals on smartphones and mobile contracts, including:

  • iPhone X, 2GB of data, 5000 minutes, 5000 texts: £38.25 down from £40.25
  • Samsung Galaxy S9, 2GB of data, 5000 minutes, 5000 texts: £30.25 down from £33.25
  • SIM only: 20GB of data, 5000 minutes, 5000 texts: £16.50, down from £25 per month

Via: Tesco

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Amazon Smart plug

In an attempt to entice consumers to try out the Amazon Smart plug -- a means to control any electrical socket simply through a voice command -- if you buy an Echo device, you can add the plug to the bundle for a discount of £15.

Price: £9.99 (reduce from: £24.99)

Via: Amazon

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Amazon Echo, second generation

The second-generation Amazon Echo, a smart speaker complete with the Alexa voice assistant, is available for a discount if you would like to join the Amazon smart home ecosystem.

Price: £54.99 (reduced from: £89.99)

Via: Amazon

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Apple iPad 4

You can pick up a refurbished Apple iPad 4 with a 9.7-inch display, 64GB storage, and 1GB RAM for a substantial discount over at Wowcher.

Price: £199 (reduced from: £599.99)

Via: Wowcher

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Amazon Paperwhite

The Amazon Paperwhite, an e-reader which attempts to mimic a traditional book through its e-ink display, is on sale over the shopping week.

Price: £89.99 (reduced from: £119.99)

Via: Amazon

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Bose QuietComfort 25 headphones

For those on the road or those who travel often, purchasing in a pair of noise-canceling headphones is never a poor investment. The Bose QuietComfort 25 headphones, available for a hefty discount this Black Friday week, are a sound option.

Price: £129.94 (reduced from: £289.95)

Via: Amazon

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Hive smart thermostat

Smart home thermostats and heating controls might seem somewhat of an extravagance to install, but as a recent owner myself, the ability to remotely control and monitor energy usage has become valuable and cost-saving. One such device is the Hive smart heating and water controller, which happens to be on sale this Black Friday together with installation.

Price: £148.99 (reduced from: £249)

Via: Amazon

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Huawei MateBook X Pro

The 13.9-inch Huawei MateBook X Pro, featuring an Intel i7 or i5 processor, 8GB RAM, 256GB SSD storage and a 3K touchscreen, is a versatile laptop on offer over the Black Friday event.

Price: £1,199 (reduced from: £1,299.99)

Via: Amazon

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Lenovo IdeaPad 520S

If you are in the market for a new laptop either for yourself or as a gift, the Lenovo IdeaPad 520S -- a 14-inch notebook powered by an Intel Core i7 processor and equipped with 256GB SSD storage and 8GB RAM -- is available for a substantial discount.

Price: £549.99 (reduced from: £799.99)

Via: Amazon

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Microsoft Surface laptop 2

The Microsoft Surface laptop 2 is also on sale over the Black Friday event and can be picked up early with a £200 discount. The device sports a 13.5-inch screen, an Intel i5 processor, 8GB RAM, and 128 GB SSD storage.

Price: £779 (reduced from: £979)

Via: Amazon

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Huawei P20

The Huawei P20 smartphone is also on sale and available early during the Black Friday event. The smartphone is equipped with a 5.8-inch FHD+ screen, 4GB RAM, 128GB storage, dual 20MP + 12MP cameras and a 24 MP front-facing camera. The smartphone runs on the Android operating system.

Price: £399 (reduced from: £599.99)

Via: Amazon

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Honor 9 Lite

An affordable, entry-level smartphone on sale over the Black Friday event is the Honor 9 Lite. The dual-SIM mobile device comes with a 5.5-inch display, 32GB storage, and a 13 MP camera.

Price: £129 (reduced from: £169.99)

Via: Amazon

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Google Pixel 3

The Google Pixel 3 smartphone, with a 5.5-inch display and 64GB storage, is available for a discount on the run-up to Black Friday.

Price: £699 (reduced from: £739)

Via: Google

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Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H5 wireless earbuds

If you want to make the transition from wired to wireless earbuds, you can pick up the Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H5 wireless earbuds with a strong discount.

Price: £134.99 (reduced from: £229)

Via: Amazon

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QDOS Qi AirBank wireless charger

iPhone users might be interested in picking up a QDOS Qi AirBank wireless charger over the Black Friday sales event. The code BLACKFRIDAY18 can be used from November 22 to 26 for a 40 percent discount on the 5000 mAh charger.

Price: £29.99 (reduced from: £49.99)

Via: QDOS

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Parrot Anafi drone kit

Drone enthusiasts might be interested in a deal present on Drones Direct, a full Parrot Anafi drone kit available with a fair discount. The drone in question is able to fly for 25 minutes and record both 4K footage and 21MP stills.

Price: £629.99 (reduced from: £729.99)

Via: Drones Direct

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Nest Protect

If you want to upgrade your smoke and CO2 alarms, you can earn a discount off a set of Nest Protect smoke and CO2 detectors over the Black Friday event when you pick up a pack of three.

Price: £297 (reduced from: £327)

Via: Google

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