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AO Black Friday week best hand-picked tech deals (UK)

by Nick2017/11/18

Another year and another black Friday sale mean savings on over 6,500 electrical products at Appliances Online… are you excited? Well, you really should be. As this year is offering by FAR the greatest Black Friday deals I’ve ever seen. If you’re not already familiar with appliance online, then I guarantee by the end of this sales period you will be a fanatic.

Founded in 2000, by John Roberts, over a £1 bet made in a Bolton pub, Appliances Online has become a behemoth in electrical appliance retail. With their strong code of ethics and transparent reviews on products, Appliances Online has become a go-to website for savvy shoppers who don’t just want great deals, but who also want the value increased at every step of the shopping experience. This means they not only price match every product on the site, but they also offer free and next day delivery on thousands of products. Also, they run a great environmental recycling scheme which in today’s culture of high-waste is an incredibly noble business practice.

Cyber Black Friday started to become a big deal in 2009 and since this glorious day was birthed the deals and savings have got better year upon year. The consumers desire for awesome deals and savings has forced large retailers into competing with one another, slowly driving prices down and increasing the amount of money spent during this one short week. Last year with the combined sales of cyber Monday the estimated amount spent was $7.73bn. Experts predict that this year will be even bigger, making it the largest online sales week in history.

Laptops

Lenovo Ideapad 310 15.6″ Basic Laptop – Red

Lenovo Ideapad 310 15.6" Basic Laptop – Red

Lenovo Ideapad 310 15.6″ Basic Laptop – Red

The Lenovo Idea pad, at £399, is an absolute steal of a deal. Included is an Intel i5 core processor which will be able to support a large workload, whilst also giving you enough processing power for low-end games and video watching. With a 1TB hard drive and 8GB of ram, this laptop will easily last you a few years before the components begin to slow down. It’s the perfect laptop for someone looking for a cheap but reliable device, that won’t stop continuously , lag, or slow down your efficiency. However, if you want the ability to play high-end games, work on large Excel files and use editing software such as Photoshop, I’d recommend going for a higher spec laptop as the functionality of the U-310 will limit you to some extent.

Compared to its predecessor, the U-300, which was rather overpriced for what it actually was, Lenovo has listened to its consumers and addressed a large number of underlying issues which plagued the U-300. Parts of these upgrades include an SD card reader and a much more responsive and ergonomic keyboard.

Buy IdeaPad 310 for £399

More great laptop offers

 

Acer Spin 5 13.3″ 2-in-1 Laptop – Black 

  • 2 in 1 combo, laptop and tablet.
  • i3 processor & 4GB RAM.
  • 9 hours battery life.
  • Bluetooth and wifi enabled.

Buy Spin 5 for £499

Asus Rog GL553VD 15.6″ Gaming Laptop Includes ROG Rucksack and Mouse – Black 

  • GeForce GTX 1050 graphics card.
  • 7th gen i5 processor & 8GB RAM
  • RGB
  • Bundle includes ROG rucksack and mouse
  • Lighting for the ultimate customisable experience.
  • 2TB hard drive.
  • Bluetooth and wifi enabled.

Buy Rog GL553VD for £649

 Asus VivoBook 15.6″ Laptop – Silver – 

  • i3 Processor & 4GB RAM.
  • Buit in camera.
  • 1TB hard drive.
  • Bluetooth and wifi enabled.

 Buy Vivobook for £299

Desktops

 Acer Aspire Z22-780 21.5″ All In One – Black

Acer Aspire Z22

Acer Aspire Z22

If you’re looking to save space at your desk, then maybe switching to an all in one PC is the right way to go. A great thing about all in one PC’s is that you don’t need to purchase a screen as an addition to a PC tower. With the Acer Aspire you get a full HD screen, which makes watching your favourite films and TV series a much more pleasurable experience.

With 8GB of ram, and a 1TB hard drive you’ll be able to support a wide range of low-end tasks. For the price, I’d like to see included a processor which is more powerful than an i3, but with all in ones, this is hard to achieve due to the main selling point being the portability. Due to the processor being quite low-end you won’t be able to play high-end games or use design software such as Photoshop and Illustrator.

Buy Aspire Z22-780 for £579

More great desktop offers

PC Specialist Velocity Chimera VR Gaming Tower – Black / Red 

  • GeForce GTX 1060 graphics card.
  • 7th gen i5 processor & 8GB RAM.
  • Powerful enough to run VR games.
  • Built-in blue LED strips, making a great nighttime display.
  • Glass window case.
  • 2TB hard drive.
  • Bluetooth and wifi enabled.

Buy Velocity Chimeraa for £699

Acer C20-220 19.5″ All In One – Black 

Buy now for £399

HP OMEN 880-026na Gaming Tower – Black

  • GeForce GTX 1080 graphics card.
  • 7th gen i7 processor & 16GB RAM.
  • Powerful enough to run VR games.
  • Twin fan technology.
  • DTS Studio sound card.
  • Bluetooth and wifi enabled.

Buy OMEN 880-026na for £1,699

Headphones

Sony MDRXB Over-Ear Wireless Headphones – Green

Sony MDRXB950N1G Over-Ear Wireless Headphones - Green

Sony MDRXB950N1G Over-Ear Wireless Headphones – Green

Immerse yourself in every beat, rhythm and lyrical melody with these stylish and sturdy headphones from Sony. With a 22hour battery life and Bluetooth connectivity, you’ll find yourself immersed in music 24/7 without annoying cables getting in the way and becoming damaged. With the EXTRA BASS feature and noise cancelling technology the pesky sound of the outside world will no longer be an issue. So, sit back, relax and let these awesome headphones work their magic on you.

Buy Sony MDRXB950N1G for £189

More great headphone offers

Beats by Dr. Dre Powerbeats 3 ML8V2ZM/A In-Ear Wireless Headphones – Black 

  • Wireless headphones with Bluetooth connectivity
  • Noise cancelling, blocking out external sound.
  • 12-hour battery life.
  • Easy to use and accessible play/pause function.

Buy PowerBeats 3 for £133

Turtle Beach XO Three Gaming Headset – Black

  • Connect to the Xbox One and PC for gaming.
  • Two 50MM speakers to deliver epic sound.
  • Adjustable microphone with directional noise detection.

Buy XO for £40

Sony MDRXB510ASR In-Ear Headphones – Red 

  • Specially designed for sport and intensive activity.
  • Sweat-proof.
  • Washable earbuds.
  • Easy to use and accessible play/pause function.

Buy MDRXB510ASR for £35

Speakers

 JBL Xtreme XTREME RED Portable Bluetooth Wireless Speaker – Red

JBL Xtreme XTREMERED Portable Bluetooth Wireless Speaker - Red

JBL Xtreme EXTREME RED Portable Bluetooth Wireless Speaker – Red

With a fiery red outer shell, the JBL Xtreme combines portability, a great price and a fantastic sound. When played at high volumes the sound still plays at high-quality with very minimal distortion. Wrapped in a splash-proof casing, the JBL is perfect for summer BBQ’s, drinks with your friends or just creating a great room ambience. The battery used has a gigantic 10,000maH which will last you around 10 hours, even at the highest volume.

The addition of the JBL connect button allows you to connect multiple JBL devices at the same time. So, if you want to crank up the volume with multiple speakers throughout your house then you now can!

Buy JBL Extreme for £199

More great wireless speaker offers

Sony SRS-XB10W Portable Bluetooth Wireless Speaker 

  • 16-hour battery life.
  • Water resistant.
  • Connects to smartphone via NFC

Buy SRS-XB10W for £42

Sony SRS-ZR5B Multiroom Wireless Audio Speaker

  • 2 built-in speakers for high definition sound.
  • Bluetooth enabled.
  • Can connect to other Sony music players for multi-room sound.

Buy SRS-ZR5B for £169

Beats by Dr. Dre MQ352B/A Portable Bluetooth Wireless Speaker

  • 12-hour battery life.
  • Controle via smartphone and Bluetooth.
  • Full range of sound and dynamic control.

Buy Dr Dre MQ352B for £169

PS4 Deals

PlayStation 4 Pro 1TB with FIFA 18 Bundle – Black

PlayStation 4 Pro 1TB with FIFA 18 Bundle - Black

PlayStation 4 Pro 1TB with FIFA 18 Bundle – Black

If you love FIFA, gaming and a great deal then I’ve got the perfect bundle for you. For £349 you can get a copy of FIFA 17 and a 1TB PS4 with included controller. Like most new generation PS4’s, included is a wide array of gadgets and gizmos, promising to keep you entertained and sleep depraved until the release of the next console. Not only can you become part of the online gaming community and enjoy the hundreds of high-end games that this platform has to offer, you can also enjoy streaming services, VR compatible game play and connectivity to your smartphone.

Buy PS4 Pro with FIFA 18 for £349

More great PS4 game offers

Destiny

  • Experience a unique and dynamic universe.
  • Multiplayer and single player game modes.
  • Adrenaline pumping FPS.

Buy Destiny for £45

Middle Earth: Shadow of War

  • Revist the Tolkein world like never before and take down the eye of Sauron by any means possible.
  • Multiplayer and single player game modes.
  • Adrenaline pumping FPS.

Buy Shadow of War for £42

Uncharted

  • Rich and emotional storyline, perfect for the adventure enthusiast.
  • Multiplayer and single player game modes.
  • Adrenaline pumping FPS.

Buy Uncharted for £20

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Nick is a drumming enthusiast and a student with a passion for business.

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