Black Friday has started earlier for some brands than others.
While the pre-Chrismas bacchanalia of consumerism doesn't kick off in full bloom until the 29th of November, there are still plenty of bargains to be had in the meantime. If you're keen to get a head-start on your holiday shopping, we've rounded out some of the best early Black Friday deals you can take advantage of right now.
If you're after the best Black Friday deals that aren't on Amazon, check out this round-up instead.
- Sonos are running a slew of discounts on their wireless speakers for Black Friday. The biggest discounts can be found on the bundles but, if you're in the mood to pick up another Sonos One, there's still some savings to be had here
- Sonos One SL - reduced to $229 (save $40)
- Sonos One - reduced to $239 (save $60)
- Sonos Beam - reduced to $499 (save $100)
- Sonos Sub - reduced to $869 (save $130)
- Sonos One SL two-pack - reduced to $458 (save $80)
- Sonos One two-pack - reduced to $478 (save $120)
- Sonos One & Sonos Move combo pack - reduced to $888 (save $60)
- Sonos 5.0 Surround Set (includes 2x Sonos One SL and a Sonos Beam) - reduced to $957 (save $180)
- Sonos 3.1 Entertainment Set (includes Sonos Beam and Sonos Sub) - reduced to $1368 (save $230)
- Sonos 3.1 Entertainment Set (includes Sonos Playbar and Sonos Sub) - reduced to $1868 (save $130)
- Sonos 5.1 Surround Set (includes Sonos Beam, Sonos Sub, Sonos One SL) - reduced to $1826 (save $310)
- Sonos 5.1 Surround Set (includes Sonos Playbar, Sonos Sub, Sonos One, Sonos One SL) - reduced to $2336 (save $230)
Brydge’s expansive range of wireless keyboards for Apple’s iPads and Microsoft Surface Pro tablet are all discounted until the 3rd of December. This includes:
Brydge 12.9 Pro for iPad Pro - $149.99 (Save $100)
Brydge 11.0 Pro for iPad Pro - $149.99 (Save $80)
Brydge 12.9 SII for iPad Pro- $137.99 (Save $92)
Brydge 10.5 (Silver & Space Gray) for iPad Air - $159.99 (Save $40)
Brydge 10.5 (Gold & Rose Gold) - $75.99 (Save $124)
Brydge 10.2 for iPad - $159.99 (Save $40)
Brydge 9.7 for iPad, iPad Pro and iPad Air - $119.99 (Save $30)
Brydge 12.3 Black for Microsoft Surface Pro 7, 6, 5 and 4 - $164.99 (Save $85)
Brydge 12.3 Silver for Microsoft Surface Pro 7, 6, 5 and 4 - $199.99 (Save $50)
Brydge’s C-Type keyboard for ChromeOS has also had its price tag temporarily slashed down to $127
More sales are available on the Brydge website.
- Dell's modern classic of laptop design, the new XPS 13 can be had for as little as $1839 with the code XPSPLUS5
- Dell are also offering 40% off select monitors, including the Alienware 34 Curved Gaming Monitor ($1289) and Dell's 24-inch ultrathin monitor ($263)
- Dell are also knocking off up to 25% off selected Alienware gaming PCs like the Alienware 51m and bundling in three months of Xbox Games Pass with any purchase.
Dell say their Black Friday deals will run from the 26th of November to the 1st of December. Then, from the 2nd to the 5th of December, their Cyber week deals will be live.
- If you're keen to gear up before the arrival of Half Life: Alyx, HTC are running a promotion that bundles in the wireless adapter for their flagship VR headset and a 12-months Viveport Infinity subscription with the purchase of either the Vive Pro Full Kit of Vive Pro Eye bundles. If you're looking to get into VR in a big way, there's a lot to be had here.
HTC's Cyber Weekend promotion lasts until the 3rd of December.
- If you finally caved and bought World of Warcraft: Battle for Azeroth last weekend, bad news, you probably should have waited. The latest expansion for Blizzard's enduring MMORPG is 50% off. You can grab it here.
- Inspired by the recent announcement of Overwatch 2? You can save 25% off the standard edition of the first game and 50% off the Legendary Edition.
- Hearthstone addicts can score any of the game's three premium heroes for 30% off
- Diablo 3 and the Reaper of Souls expansion are both 50% off. Buy them here.
Blizzard's Black Friday sales last until the 3rd of December.
- LIFX are running a set of bundles over the wider Black Friday period, letting you switch over from traditional lighting to something a little smarter and dynamic.
- There's the LIFX Bedroom Bundle, which includes two Mini Day and Dusk lights and one A19 bulb. Ordinarily priced at $179, it's reduced down to $120. Buy it here.
- Next up, the Gamer Bundle. This one bundles together 2 Z Kit lights and one Mini Colour bulb. LIFX have shaved $100 off the price here, meaning you can nab it for $230 instead of the usual $329.
- Last but not least, there's the LIFX Smart Starter Bundle. Packing together over $500 of Downlights and Mini Color bulbs, it's temporarily available for $360 here.
- Kogan's 55-inch QLED smart HDR 4K TV is 27% off. Instead of $900, you can grab it for $649.
- If 55-inches is a little too big, there's also a 32-inch Smart LED TV that's 52% reduced from $399 to $189. Buy it here.
Kogan say they'll be rolling out new deals each day at https://www.kogan.com/au/c/black-friday/
- Amazon are going to be knocking $50 off their Kindle Paperwhite eReaders and slashing $20 off the price of their Fire TV Stick.
- Expect plenty of sales on Echo speakers like the third-generation Echo smart speaker and Echo Studio.The Echo Dot is already 50% off and the price of grabbing an Echo Show 5 has also been bumped down by $50 to $79.
- Need some more smart security tech in your life? Amazon are up to $100 off select Ring doorbells and security cameras. For instance, you can now grab the Ring Stick Up Cam for $199.
- Amazon also say there will be savings on select Samsung smartphones, peripherals from Corsair and Razer and laptops from Lenovo, ASUS and Acer.
Note that while Amazon have announced the following deals, the discounts themselves won't go live until Black Friday begins.
- Epson have launched a slew of sales promotions that'll last until Cyber Monday. The biggest of these is an offer that gets you one of their EcoTank printers for $1. The catch? It's a buy-one-get-one-for-a-dollar situation. You do need to drop the cash on that first one but if you're in the market for a printer, there's potentially a lot of savings here.
- Epson's Expression XP-5100 printer has also been discounted 23% to $99. Take advantage of the deal here.
- The Epson WorkForce WF-4720 printer has also dropped from $299 to $199. Get in on the action by clicking here.
Epson's Black Friday deals last until Cyber Monday.
- DJI's challenger to the dominance of Go Pro in the action-cam space, the Osmo Action is currently discounted by $100 to $399. You can grab it here.
- If you're after something with a little stablisation, you can also grab the Osmo Pocket for $499 here.
- DJI's entry level Tello drone is currently available for $129 or $159 in the Boost combo pack. Both are available via the DJI website here.
- Want a quality gimbal that'll let you take your DSLR videography to the next level? DJI's Ronin-S can be had for AU$939 here.
DJI’s The Black Friday Sale will run from November 15, 2019 to December 31, 2019. More details available here.
- eBay are offering to take 15% off select tech purchases with the promo code POW15 (applied at checkout) This includes eScooters, smartphones, laptops and more. Check out the full range of eligible tech here or find our highlights below:
- If there's nothing there that suits your fancy, eBay are also offering an entirely separate pre-Black Friday promotion that lets you save 20% on selected tech items when you apply the promo code PITCH20 at checkout. The full spread can be found here
but to save you time, we've rounded up some of our favorites:
- Samsung Galaxy Note 10+ (review here) for $1580*
- ASUS Zenbook UX434FL notebook PC for $1718*
- Bose SoundSport Free (review here) wireless earbuds for $196*
- Bose Soundlink Revolve+ Bluetooth speaker for $308*
- Samsung Galaxy A70 (review here) for $568*
- Sony Alpha A7 Mk III mirrorless camera for $2070*
- Google Pixel 3 (review here) for $669*
- Huawei P30 Pro (review here) for $1207*
- Bose QC35 II noise cancelling headphones for $338*
- Legion Y7000 gaming laptop for $1439*
- ROG Strix Scar III (review here) gaming laptop for $1992*
- QNAP TS-453BE-4G 4-bay NAS for $567*
- Lenovo X1 Carbon G7 notebook for $2239*
- Samsung 256GB Evo Plus MicroSD card for $56
Look for more deals to be added to this article in the lead up to this year's Black Friday sales.
*prices after discount