10 of the best Black Friday online buys

HDTVs are just part of the deals available online today. Picture: JohnLewis.com
HDTVs are just part of the deals available online today. Picture: JohnLewis.com
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LOVE it or loathe it, you can’t deny that Black Friday has some extraordinary deals for savvy shoppers. Here are a number of online bargains to consider, far from the madding crowd

GADGETS

Pebble Smartwatch

We’re moving into the future, folks. Digital watches are no longer for telling the time - they’re for communicating with friends, scheduling your day, and keeping a personal data log.

Price: £49:00 (RRP: £99.99) / Link

Sennheiser HD Headphones

While certain other brands may attract the superstar sponsorship deals, German company Sennheiser create headphones for the real high fidelity sound buffs. Never miss a beat on your favourite track or line from your latest podcast.

Price: £129.000 (RRP: £199.00) / link

GAMES CONSOLES

Xbox One 500GB & Playstation 4 500GB (both complete with three games)

Xbox One has been around for a couple of years now, which is pretty much a lifetime where consoles are concerned. But it remains as popular as ever, and Game has a great value, three-game byundle on offer. They’re doing the same for Playstation 4, which is £10 cheaper.

Price: £289.00 (RRP: 387.97) /Link; Price: £279.00 (RRP: 397.98) / Link

BOOKS

Even Dogs in the Wild by Iain Rankin

Waterstones isn’t offically involved in Black Friday, but they’re offering some decent half-price deals online nonetheless. Ian Rankin’s latest Inspector Rebus tale sees the irascible hero coaxed into one more case – you can read Scotland on Sunday’s review of it here.

Price: £9.99 (RRP: £19.99) / Link

Alex Ferguson: Leading

Looking for a last-gasp winner purchased in the dying minutes of ‘Fergie time’ before Christmas? Look no further than Sir Alex Ferguson’s take on success and winning, written with Michael Moritz, offering tips on leadership from one of the best to ever do it.

Price: £12.50 (RRP: £25.00) / Link

HOMEWARE

Bosch Freestanding Dishwasher

John Lewis’ Black Friday offer anticipates one of Christmas Day’s most dreaded tasks: washing up. Offering more than 25 per cent off the retail price, here’s a discount that’ll save you a lot of dish-related hassle.

Price: £299.00 (RRP: £409.00) / Link

Samsung 40” TV

We’ve all seen videos of Black Friday shoppers tackling each other in Greco-Roman fashion in order to pick up the last discounted flatscreen television. Perhaps we’re too quick to tisk-tisk at such sights: just imagine how good the new Sir David Attenborourgh series would look on a 40-in HD screen.

Price: £379.00 (RRP: £ 499.00) / Link

GREAT GIFTS

Nikon COOLPIX P610 Bridge Camera

Smartphone cameras keep improving, but there’s still nothing quite like the clean, crisp images of a digital SLR. Whether you’re a keen hobbyist or just looking to improve your Instagram snaps, a proper camera is a gift that keeps on giving.

Price: £250.00 (RRP: £280.00) / Link

Roberts Revival DAB Digital Radio

A sleek and stylish take on the usual clunky radio, this portable 1950s-style release from Roberts provides crisp clear sound for both digital and FM channels as well as over 120 hours of battery life, making it a portable dream.

Price: £99.95 (£199.95)/ Link