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Snag the best Cyber Monday deals

Cyber Monday is the technological counterpart to the infamous Black Friday in the US. If you’re unfamiliar with it, it’s a post-Thanksgiving shopping spree well-known for the huge price cuts on electronics and other products from massive retailers across the country, as well as the various injuries and accidents resulting from over-eager shoppers looking to score a great deal every year. Not for the faint of heart, Black Friday has been taking off in the UK as well in recent years, but if you don’t manage to catch a bargain then, then you can consider the following Monday, Cyber Monday, to be round two.

Feeling brave? Strap a helmet on and grab your wallet – here are the retailers offering best deals in the UK for Cyber Monday.


Pick up a Nintendo Switch from £279.99, as well as Lego up to 50% off. You can also grab a Hitachi 43 Inch Full HD TV / DVD Combi for £40 cheaper. Finally, you can grab an Amazon Fire for phenomenally low prices.


If you’re looking for new headphones or in-ear phones, Currys are listing 20+ discounted items including some serious discounts from JBL, Beats, Sennheiser and many of the biggest names in audio. If you’re looking for a new tablet, they also have more than 20 discounts for top brands like Lenovo, Acer, Huawei and more. In terms of games consoles, there are plenty of SONY PlayStation 4 Pro offers and MICROSOFT Xbox One deals to be had, particularly if you’re hunting for a bundle deal.


You can save up to £599, or pay as little as £429.99, on a range of ASUS, Porsche and Samsung laptops, and tablets start from as little as £29.99. You can also pick up Smartwatches from Huawei and Garmin from between £49.99 to £164.99. Finally, you can get access to Amazon video, plus Netflix, iPlayer, ITV Hub, All4 and much more with Amazon’s tiny voice-activated Fire Stick, which plugs straight into your TVwhich will set you back a mere £24.99.


eBay is expecting a huge 87.5 million visits to its site over the four days between Black Friday and Cyber Monday, with bargains to be had on the best TVs, tablets, games consoles, headphones and more. eBay runs a Price Match Guarantee policy, which means that if you find a product cheaper on another website (for instance, Amazon or Argos) eBay will match that deal. All you have to do is contact eBay Customer Service before you purchase through the site.

You can expect some killer bargains during the 24-hour price drop with retailers knocking huge amounts off their products for the shopping frenzy, so it’s the best day of the year to snag yourself a cheap telly or a brand new phone. Just make sure they don’t get smashed on your way to the till!