Black Friday 2018 Best Tech Deals Roundup

November 22, 2018

9:14 am

Black Friday 2018 is upon us, and that means some fantastic deals and discounts on all sorts of tech products. From laptops to software, we round up the very best Black Friday 2018 tech deals.

Remember, the trick with Black Friday shopping is to be judicious and buy at the right moment. We have a few tips and tricks for working out if you're getting the best price possible, so see our guide to checking if it's a real deal.

The most important advice? Be sure of what it is you're buying. You're better off getting a healthy discount on a good brand, rather than snapping up the cheapest product you see from a brand you've never heard of.

If you're unsure about all the tech jargon (and there's no shame in that) check out our handy Black Friday Survival Guide. Happy shopping!

In This Guide:

Black Friday Smartphone Deals

You can find some great deals on smartphones in time for Black Friday. Often, mobile network providers will slash their monthly contracts, including on some high-end models.

Below, we've rounded up a couple of great smartphone contract deals we've spotted so far, including a bargain price on the old iPhone 6S model – it's a couple of years old now, but a perfectly respectable iPhone.

Google Pixel 3 – 50% off at Verizon (ends Friday)

Google Pixel 3 Black Friday

  • From $16.66/mo contract
  • Was $33.33/mo

Google Pixel 3 XL – 50% off at Verizon (ends Friday)

Google Pixel 3 XL Black Friday

  • From $22.08/mo contract
  • Was $38.74/mo

iPhone 6s – just $5/mo at Verizon (24 month contract)

iPhone 6s Black Friday

  • $5/mo contract
  • One-time activation fee ($30)

Samsung Galaxy S9 – 50% off at Verizon (ends Friday)

Samsung Galaxy S9 Black Friday Deals

  • From $16.66/mo contract
  • Was $33.33/mo

Samsung Galaxy S9 – $17.50/mo on Sprint (24 month contract)

Samsung Galaxy S9 Black Friday Deals

  • From $17.50/mo contract
  • 64GB, Midnight Black

Samsung Galaxy S9+ – $22.50/mo on Sprint (24 month contract)

Samsung Galaxy S9 Black Friday Deals

  • From $22.50/mo contract
  • 64GB, Midnight Black

Black Friday Fitbit Deals

Ready to burn off the Thanksgiving turkey? You can track your exercise as you go with a Fitbit activity tracker, and Black Friday is a great time to buy.

There are some great discounts across the Fitbit range, and we've picked out three of the best below.

For a more detail on each model and their discounts, see our full Best Black Friday Fitbit Deals page

Fitbit Charge 3
– Best Fitbit Overall

Was $149, now $119

Buy the Fitbit Charge 3 on Amazon

Fitbit Alta HR
– Good Value Fitbit

Was $129, now $79

Buy the Fitbit Alta HR on Amazon

Fitbit Flex 2
– Best Cheap Fitbit

Was $99, now $59

Buy the Fitbit Flex 2 on Amazon

Black Friday Amazon Tablet Deals

Amazon loves a discount when Black Friday comes around, and the retail giant is pretty generous with the price cuts to its own Fire tablet range.

You're unlikely to find a cheaper deal than the $29 basic 7-inch Amazon Fire tablet. Though, for our money, we think you're better off going for the slightly pricier 8-inch model with an HD screen.

Fire 7 with Alexa

  • On Sale From 22 Nov
  • $29.99 — $20 off
  • At this price, the Fire 7 with Alexa is the ultimate bargain tablet — it won't beat an iPad, but you cannot get better for less.
  • It has a 1024×600 7″ LCD display and uses Amazon's FireOS version of Android, so it should feel familiar to most people
  • It also features Alexa, and has up to 256GB expandable storage

Buy from Amazon

Amazon Fire HD8 with Alexa

  • On Sale From 22 Nov
  • $49.99 — $30 off
  • Arguably Amazon's best tablet, the HD8 gets improved specs all-round with only a modest price increase
  • Sharper 1280×800 resolution screen, more Ram and storage and up to 10 hours of battery life
  • Alexa is available all the time

Buy from Amazon

Amazon Fire HD 10 with Alexa

  • On Sale From 22 Nov
  • $99.99 — $50 off
  • The Fire HD 10 is Amazon's most expensive and highly-specced tablet with a 10″ 1920×1200 display, 2GB Ram and an upgraded processor
  • The Show Mode Charging Dock also turns the Fire HD 10 into, effectively, an Echo Show, giving you two devices for the price of one. You can read more about how it works here.

Buy from Amazon

Black Friday iPad Deals

It's rare to find great discounts on Apple's iPad range, as the manufacturer controls their sale so tightly. You won't find anything as generous as 50% off, but there are decent discounts to be found

We've rounded up some iPad deals, below.

Fancy an Android tablet instead? See our guide to all the Best Black Friday Tablet Deals

Apple iPad 9.7

  • Great value large-screen iPad
  • 32 GB of storage
  • Wi-fi only, no cellular

See iPad Deals at Amazon

Apple iPad mini 4

  • Compact iPad that's easily portable
  • Lots of storage space (128 GB)
  • A little older but still good quality

See iPad mini Deals at Amazon

Apple iPad Pro 10.5 (older model)

See iPad Pro Deals at Amazon

NutriBullet Black Friday Deals

Feeling stuffed after Thanksgiving dinner? It might be the perfect time to start a healthy new food regime.

NutriBullets are some of the best blenders around, and there are some attractive prices to be had at Black Friday.

For a full explainer of the range, see our guide to the Best NutriBullet Black Friday Deals

NutriBullet NBR-1201

Best Cheap NutriBullet – Was $59, Now $48

Buy From Amazon

NutriBullet Pro

Mid-range and Great Value – Was $79, Now $68

Buy From Amazon

NutriBullet Balance

‘Smart', But Pricier – Was $179, Now $129

Buy From Amazon

Black Friday TV Deals

Black Friday can be a great time to pick up a deal on a new TV, and we've spotted some brilliant bargains already.

One of the best we've seen so far is the $699 QLED TV from Samsung. This is top-of-the-range tech at a serious price cut.

We've also spotted an amazing deal on a 55-inch 2018 TV at just $399 directly from Samsung.

Fancy something smaller, or much, much bigger? See our full guide to the Best Black Friday TV Deals

Samsung NU6900 Smart 4K UHD TV (2018)

Was $529, Now $399 direct from Samsung


Amazing Deal on a 2018 55-inch TV

  • 4K picture resolution
  • Huge 55-inch screen
  • Smart TV with built-in apps
  • Big saving direct from Samsung

Samsung Q6FN 49-inch QLED 4K UHD Smart TV (2018)

Now $699 direct from Samsung


The Cheapest QLED You'll Find

  • Decent-sized 49-inch screen
  • Great discount direct from Samsung
  • Ultra-Premium QLED screen for superior 4K resolution
  • Smart TV with built-in apps

VPN Black Friday Deals

Black Friday isn't just about buying giant TV sets and new laptops. It can be a great time to snap up a discount on a VPN.

If you've been considering signing up to a VPN service, we recommend snapping up one of the Black Friday deals we've gathered below.

For more information about each provider, see our full Black Friday VPN Deals page

Sign up today for PureVPN for a special Black Friday rate of just $1.32 per month

Sign up with NordVPN for just $2.99 per month

Get 3 Years for the Price of 2 on Ivacy VPN, paying just $2.25 per month

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Richard Parris is the Managing Editor of He has over a decade's experience writing about tech, covering everything from the latest product reviews to online privacy and security. Before joining, Richard previously worked as the editor of the UK's largest technology magazine and its associated website.