Black Friday tends to be a brilliant time to buy gadgets. Last year everything from cut-price kitchen gadgets to reduced computer accessories, cheap games, phone bargains, and tablet discounts were enormously popular - so much so that the Curry's website couldn't take the pace, and collapsed.
This year we're expecting just as many exciting deals from a host of High Street shops and supermarkets. Here is our rundown of some of the biggest deals and bargains around.
The choice at Argos is overwhelming, and this is just a small snapshot of the bargains available
Samsung ME733K/XEU Standard Microwave - White reduced from £159.99 to £69.99
George Foreman 14525 4 Portion Family Grill and Melt reduced from £89.99 to £39.99
Nutri Ninja Lite BL457 Blender reduced from £94.99 to £39.99
Alba 8 inch tablet reduced from £99.99 to £49.99
Nexus 9 8.9 Inch 16GB Tablet -White reduced from £299 to £189.00
Sim Free Apple Refurbished iPhone 4s - White reduced from £199.95 to £99.95
Beats by Dr. Dre Solo 2.0 On-Ear Headphones reduced from £169.95 to £99.99
Philips SHB3165 Wireless Headphones - Black reduced from £99.99 to £29.99
There's a massive range of bargains available, so if you're after anything specific, it's worth checking out the site. A small selection of the deals are below:
Nescafe Dolce Gusto Piccolo Manual Titanium Coffee Machine by KRUPS down £70 to £29.50 and the Tassimo T20 Multi Beverage Coffee Machine By Bosch down £70 to £29.50,
Amazon Fire TV Stick down £10 to £25 and NOW TV HD Digital Media Streamer with Sky Movies 4 Month Pass down £21 to £19.
Xbox One 500GB FIFA 16 Bundle down £40 to £249, Call of Duty: Black Ops III for the XBOX 360 down £15 to £20, and the Guitar Hero Live PS4 (Includes Guitar) down £30 to £49.
Samsung Galaxy Tab E, 9.6", Tablet, 8GB down £60 to £99, Apple iPad Air, 16GB, WiFi down £60 to £259; and Windows Connect 9" Tablet down £50 to £99.
Vodafone Microsoft Lumia 640 down £50 to £80.
Beats by Dr. Dre Solo 2 On-Ear Headphones - Pink down £100 to £69 and Skullcandy Hesh Wireless Headphones, Silver down £45 to £35.
There's a host of Amazon lightning deals going live every 10 minutes, so if you're after something specific, it pays to check every couple of hours. In addition, there are some deals that are running all day
Fire TV Stick - down from £34.99 to £24.99; the Fire tablet down from £49.99 to £34.99, Jawbone UP3 down from £129.99 to £77.99, and the VTech Kidizoom Smart Watch Plus Electronic Toy down from £39.99 to £23.99
Fire Kids Edition down from £99.99 to £69.99 and the All-New Kindle Paperwhite down from £109.99 to £79.99.
Xbox One 500 GB with Ori and Rare Replay down from £304.52 to £229, and the Sony PlayStation 4 500GB Console with Uncharted and Fifa 16 down to £248.85
Sennheiser HD598 Special Edition Over-Ear Headphones down from £199.99 to £75
Deals have been running all week. There are more announced today, but highlights in the kitchen include:
Swan SI11010BMN Steam Generator Iron - Pink reduced from £99 to £48
and the Bosch Kitchen Machine MUM48R1GB Stand Mixer - Red / Silver reduced from £127 to £89
There are also a huge number of TV deals.
The store is offering some decent savings across the board, with original discounts and price match deals on top. There are hundreds of deals, so this is just a small sample of what's on offer.
Kenwood KMM710 Chef Major Premier Food Mixer down £210 to £209.95; AEG EWA7100W-U Kettle down £49.95 to £49.95.
Samsung Galaxy Tab S2, Quad-core Exynos, Android, 9.7" inch, Wi-Fi, 32GB down £100 to £299; LG G Pad 8.0 Tablet, Qualcomm Snapdragon, Android, 8.0", Wi-Fi, 16GB down £80 to £69.95 and New Amazon Fire Kids Edition 7 Tablet, Quad-core, Fire OS, 7", Wi-Fi, 8GB, down £30 to £69.95.
Sony Xperia C4 Smartphone, Android, 5.5", 4G LTE, SIM Free, 16GB down £150 to £99.
Microsoft Xbox One Console with FIFA 16 down £50 to £249.95, and FIFA 16 for the Xbox One price matched at £30.
Some of the best deals announced in advance are listed below.
Nutribullet (Graphite Grey) reduced from £85 to £65
Krups Mini Me coffee machine reduced from £100 to £45
Linx 2GB 16 10" reduced from £159 to £100
Sony ZX-610 Headphones reduced from £50 to £20
House of Fraser
Black Friday week has been running all week, with plenty of highlights across the shop.
The bulk of the good gadget deals are for the kitchen, with deals such as 20% off Nutribullet and Nespresso and 10% off Delonghi and KitchenAid
The Black Tag event has been running all week, and there have been special deals released today. Highlights include:
George Foreman 19932 Entertaining Grill down £45 to £34.99 and the Delonghi EC271 Espresso Pump Coffee Machine down £44.99 to £75.
Jawbone UP2 Activity Tracker down £40.99 to £49 and the Amazon Kindle Paperwhite eReader
down £30 to £79.99.
SAMSUNG Galaxy Tab S2 9.7" Tablet - 32 GB down £100.99 to £299 ; ACER Iconia One 8 Tablet - 16 GB down £30 to £89.99; and the APPLE iPad mini 2 - 16 GB, Silver down £30 to £189.
LOGITECH Driving Force G29 Racing Wheel down £120 to £179.00.
BEATS BY DR DRE Studio Noise-Cancelling Headphones - Blue down £100 to £169.
It's worth checking out gadgets from wearable to tech to memory cards if there's something specific you're after, as most of the best deals are lurking there. These include a Roku 3500EU Streaming Stick reduced from £59.99 to £29.99 and the Garmin Vivosmart Large - Black reduced from £119.99 to £79.99.
There have been a number of deals in the run-up to Black Friday Today Game is offering a number of great packages, including PS4 500GB with Uncharted, Fifa 16 and Now TV for £249 (saving £145); or the Xbox One 500 GB with Forza, Fifa and Now TV for £279.00 (savings £105); or the Xbox One 500 GB with three games and Now TV for £299.99 (saving £110). Check out more packages on the site.
There are also savings on games and Disney Infinty and Lego Dimensions characters that are worth checking out. Deals include Call of Duty Black Ops III for the Xbox 360 for £22.99, Grand Theft Auto for £29.99 and Mad Max for £24.99.
TVs, sound bars, speakers and Blu-ray players are all reduced dramatically. In terms of gadgets, highlights include the AKG Y45BT headphones reduced from £89.95 to £59.95.