Best Black Friday deals
Update: Black Friday is now over but today is Cyber Monday! See the best Cyber Monday 2017 deals here
Black Friday 2017 was yesterday – and we have all the best Black Friday deals for designers, illustrators and artists, right here. But fear not: if you haven't picked up a fantastic creative bargain yet, there's still time to bag a brilliant deal on Cyber Monday.
A huge torrent of Black Friday deals have been sparked, most of which will expire or sell out before the end of the day – so if you see a product you want, at a price you like, grab it.
There are a number of ways to browse the best Black Friday deals on this page. You can either scroll through the bargains using the UK and US links below:
Or, you can browse specific hardware, software or design resource deals using the quick links above.
Alternatively, if you prefer to scroll through the major retailers' Black Friday sales directly, you'll find links to the biggest UK and US outfits below.
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The best UK Black Friday deals of 2017
And we're live! Whether you’re a freelancer, in-house designer, studio owner or student, here are the very best Black Friday deals for designers, illustrators and artists in the UK... (If you're looking for US deals, head here.)
01. Mobile phone Black Friday deals in the UK
All the best prices on the best phones go live today, on Black Friday itself. Today is also a great day to pick up SIM only deals. Keep your eyes on Mobiles.co.uk, Mobile Phones Direct and Carphone Warehouse. Here are the best options...
iPhone 7 32GB | Vodafone |
£75 £25 upfront (with BLACKFRI50 code) | Unlimited calls and texts | 6GB data | £27pm
This is the best Black Friday deal we've seen on an iPhone 7, with the £50 off code from Mobiles.co.uk slashing this tariff down to below the £700 mark. It even comes with 6GB of data. Total cost over 24 months is £673
iPhone X | Vodafone |
£200 £190 upfront (with 10OFF code) | Unlimited calls and texts | 32GB data | £47pm
Woah! We weren't sure what might come up on the iPhone X Black Friday deals front, but this is the cheapest overall price we've seen so far – and you get a huge 32GB of data too. Total cost over 24 months is £1,318
Samsung Galaxy S8 | O2 |
£90 £60 upfront (with TRBLKFRIS8 code) | 4GB data | Unlimited minutes and texts | £26pm
This is the best Black Friday deal there is on a Galaxy S8! Enter this Mobiles.co.uk discount code, TRBLKFRIS8, at the checkout, and the two-year price adds up to below £700. Total cost for 24 months is £686
SIM only deal | 100GB data | Unlimited calls | Unlimited texts | £20 per month
This 100GB SIM-only Black Friday deal gets you Three's cheapest unlimited data plan at £4/month cheaper and with the added bonus of all-you-can-eat texts. Also, Three's 'Go Binge' scheme lets you dream music and movies without it coming off your data allowance. This brilliant SIM-only deal is at Three.co.uk. Expires this weekend
iPhone 8 64GB | O2 | £175 upfront (with 10OFF code) | Unlimited calls and texts | 12GB data | £29pm
Mobiles.co.uk has dropped the best Black Friday deal we're likely to see on the iPhone 8. You can pick it up for less than £30 per month with a decent 12GB of data. This probably won't be beaten anywhere else. View this iPhone 8 deal at Mobiles.co.uk
iPhone 7 | O2 |
£75 £50 handset (with BLACKFRI25 code) | Unlimited calls and texts | 12GB data | £29 per month
As Black Friday smartphone deals go, this iPhone 7 offer gives a lot of value considering you get a generous 12GB of data. This O2 deal is less than £750 in total over two years for a 2016 flagship iPhone - great! Get this discounted iPhone 7 deal now (Voucher code: BLACKFRI25)
Google Pixel 2 | O2 |
£125 £75 upfront (use code 10OFF code) | Unlimited calls and texts | 12GB data | £29pm
A month ago, you be hard-pushed to find a deal on the Pixel 2 for less than £1000. This great Black Friday deal, though, gives you a solid 12GB of data for well under £800 over the course of the two-year deal. Click here to see this Google Pixel 2 deal Use voucher: 10OFF
iPhone 6 | FREE upfront | Unlimited calls and texts | 6GB data | £22pm (after cashback)
Pocket a huge £120 saving on this iPhone 6 deal, with some hefty cashback. We've seen a lot of iPhone 6 deals being snapped up so far, and offers like these will only extend this situation. Get your hands on this iPhone 6 Black Friday deal.
Samsung Galaxy Note 8 | O2 |
£210 £200 upfront (with 10OFF code) | 12GB data | Unlimited minutes and texts | £29pm
Ok, this is best Black Friday deal we've seen on a Galaxy Note 8. This one see the £900 threshold breached, and gives you an impressive 12GB of data to play with too.
View this Galaxy Note 8 deal at Mobiles.co.uk (use voucher 10OFF)
SIM Only | 12 month deal | 5GB data | 500 mins | Unlimited texts | £6.50 per month
TechRadar and Creative Bloq have collaborated with Vodafone and Mobile Phones Direct to bring our readers the cheapest-ever 5GB SIM only deal in the UK. With £84 cashback, this SIM plan is yours for just £6.50 per month.
Samsung Galaxy S8+: £584 (normally £779)
Save £194 – Amazon has taken £179 off the Samsung Galaxy S8+ 64GB sim-free smartphone, meaning you can pick it up for just £586.49. Launched in April 2017 for £779 in the UK, the Samsung Galaxy S8+ received 4.5 out of 5 stars from our sister site, TechRadar – you can read the review here.
Wileyfox Swift 2 smartphone: £99.99 (was £143.99)
Save £60: Looking for a cheap smartphone with a decent feature list and solid performance? This is a fantastic option worth considering, and the price is incredible. Expires November 27
Wileyfox Swift 2 X smartphone: £144.99 (was £219.99) Save £75: For a better bargain than the one above, we’d go for the X version of this smartphone. It comes with 32GB storage – rather than 16GB – and 3GB RAM instead of 2GB. Apart from that, everything else is the same. Expires November 27
Free £40 Amazon voucher at Carphone Warehouse
TechRadar and Creative Bloq have teamed up with Carphone Warehouse to offer our readers a £40 Amazon / Currys / M&S / Pizza Express voucher when you purchase any deal on the iPhone X, iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus, Samsung Galaxy S8, Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus or Samsung Galaxy Note 8. Read more about this offer on TechRadar's news page
02. Desktop, tablet, laptop Black Friday deals UK
If you're looking for Black Friday deal on tablets, laptops, a 2-in-1 tablet PC or a desktop, here's where you'll find the best ones.
Microsoft Surface Pro 128GB + Typecover: £599 (was £923)
Save £324: This is the best Black Friday deal we've seen on the 2017 Surface Pro. It comes with an m3 Intel processor (the offer below is for an i5) which is plenty of power. This price is even better when you remember you're getting a free Type Cover keyboard attachment – and a three-month free trial of Adobe Creative Cloud Photography plan plus 1TB of cloud storage. This amazing deal is likely to disappear quickly.
Microsoft Surface Pro 128GB + Typecover: £849 (was £1,103)
Save £254 - Microsoft has cut a massive £254 off its Surface Pro with i5 processor – and thrown in a Typecover too, which in itself is normally £130-plus. This incredible deal also includes a free 3-month trial of Adobe Creative Cloud Photography plan and 1TB of cloud storage.
MacBook Pro 13-inch: £1,124.10 (was £1,249)
Save £124.90 - KRCS is running a load of MacBook Pro Black Friday deals, starting with this 13-inch model. Under the hood is a dual-core Intel Core i5 2.3Ghz processor and 8GB RAM. See this Black Friday deal.
Apple iMac, Retina 4K: £1,149 (was £1,449)
Save £300 - It’s temporarily out of stock, but you can still order this brilliant Black Friday bargain from Amazon. You can get this classic 21-inch all-in-one iMac with Intel Core i5 3.4GHz processor with a 21% saving – that's a fantastic £300.
Apple MacBook (12-inch): £1,000 (was £1,249)
Save £249 - Fan of the 2016 12-inch Apple MacBook in gold? It's temporarily out of stock on Amazon, but if you roder it now you'll save £259. This is one of the best Black Friday deals we've seen on this MacBook model so far.
Refurbished 12-inch Apple MacBook (2016): £889.97 (was £1,189.97)
Save £300 - This is a refurbished device, but it’s the best Black Friday deal we’ve seen on a Rose Gold 12-inch MacBook so far. See it now for just £889.97.
Dell XPS 15: £1,214 (was £1,429
Save £215 - This notebook was declared the best 15-inch laptop currently available by our friends at TechRadar. Use the discount code SAVE15 at checkout to slash the price of the cheapest Dell XPS 15 from £1,429 to £1,214 – making it one of the best Black Friday deals on a laptop we've seen. And there are loads more Dell XPS deals on that page...
Asus ZenBook UX530: £999 (was £1,099.99)
Save £100.99 - Currys PC World has a decent Black Friday saving on this stunning, powerful Asus ZenBook ultra-thin laptop. Under the good is an Intel Core i7 processor, 8GB RAM, 512GB SSD and Nvidia Geforce 940MX. £999 is a brilliant price for a great Ultrabook.
Lenovo IdeaPad 320: £399 (was £699):
Save £300.99 - This is a great saving on this 14-inch laptop with Intel Core i5-7200U CPU, 4GB RAM and a 128GB SSD – and up to six hours battery life. Lenovo is a huge laptop brand and this Black Friday deal cuts the price by a massive £300 to £399.
HP laptop: £349 (was £549)
Save: £200 - Currys has knocked this 15-inch HP laptop down to £349 from £549. With an Intel Core i3-7100U CPU, it isn’t the fastest laptop out there – but it has a full HD screen, 4GB RAM and 1TB storage, meaning this is a decent price.
ASUS HD touchscreen Chromebook Flip: £429.99 (was £599.99)
Save £170: You can rotate the screen of the ASUS C302CA-GU010 by 360-degrees, enabling you to use it as either a standard laptop or tablet, stand or tent modes. The lightweight Chromebook also has a full HD touchscreen. Save £170 on this Chromebook.
HP Stream 14-ax000na: £217.95 (was £249.99)
Save £32.04 - This is a great saving on the trusty 14-inch HP Stream laptop. It comes with 4GB RAM and 1TB storage, and makes a brilliant choice if you’re looking for a reliable cheap laptop for home use.
HP Pavilion x360: £449 (was 649.99)
Save: £200.99 - Currys is offering this 2-in-1 laptop-tablet hybrid with £200 slashed from its price. It sports an Intel Core i3-7100U processor, 128GB SSD and 4GB RAM – and it's on sale for £449.
Samsung Galaxy Book: £499.99 (was £649.99)
Save £150: This Samsung Galaxy book is a two-in-one device with a fantastic incredible screen and strong battery life. Amazon has it on sale today with a 23% discount.
iPad Pro (10.5-inch) Wi-Fi + 64GB: £726.53 (was £749)
Save £22.47 - KRCS currently has a deal on the new 10.5-inch iPad Pro in gold with 64GB of storage. You can make the same saving on the silver, space grey and rose gold models.
Amazon Fire HD 8 – £49.99 (was £79.99)
Save £30 This Amazon Black Friday deals sees its all-new Fire 8 tablet on sale for the cut price of £49.99. It comes with an 8-inch HD display and Alexa built in – get it now with nearly 40% off now. The Kids' version is also on sale this Black Friday.
Amazon Fire HD 10: £109.99 (usually £149.99)
Save £40 - You can bag a huge bargain on Amazon's all-new Fire HD 10 tablet with 10-inch 1080p full HD display. According to our sister site TechRadar, this is the best bargain on a big-screen tablet you'll find.
Amazon Fire 7 – £29.99 (usually £49.99)
Save £15 - Just when you thought Amazon's all-new 7-inch Fire tablet with Alexa couldn't get any cheaper, Amazon goes and knocks 40% off. It's already noticeably cheaper than other tablets: this is one of the best black Friday deals we've seen.
03. Wacom Black Friday deals in the UK
We'll bring you all the best Black Friday deals on Wacom tablets and accessories as soon as they appear, right here.
Wacom Cintiq 27QHD: £1,749.99 (was £2,099.99)
Save £350 - Wacom has its top-class Cintiq 27QHD creative pen display on sale for just £1,749.99. It also comes with a three-month membership to Adobe Creative Cloud all apps, making this is a great Black Friday deal.
Wacom MobileStudio Pro (13-inch) 256GB: Save £150
Save £150 - Wacom says it's going to cut a tidy £150 off the price of the 13-inch 256GB and 1298GB versions of its top-range tablet PC, the MobileStudio. And you should be able to get £100 off the 64GB version, once the deal kicks in. See Wacom’s Black Friday deals on its pen computer.
Wacom Cintiq Pro 16-inch – £1299.99 (was £1,399.99)
Save £100 - Dubbed the 'Rolls Royce' of graphics tablets, the Wacom Cintiq Pro fuses tablet with monitor functionality, and boasts a much improved screen compared to earlier models (read our review). This is a great Black Friday deal – especially because you'll also get a three-month Creative Cloud subscription thrown in.
Wacom Cintiq Pro 13" – £764.99 (was £899.99)
Save £135 - You can get a slightly bigger saving on the smaller 13-inch version of the Wacom Cintiq pro. It doesn't have the 4K screen of the larger model, but with a Full HD display colours are still deep – and you'll get a three-month Creative Cloud subscription thrown in.
Wacom Intuos Pro (small): £149.99 (was £199.99)
Save £50 - This Amazon deal sees the smallest Wacom Intuos Pro reduced by a solid £50, as are the larger Intuos Pro models below. This is probably the best Black Friday deal you’ll get on a small Intuos Pro, we can’t see it going any lower.
Wacom Intuos Pro (medium): £279.99 (was £329.99)
Save £50 - Amazon has a decent Wacom Black Friday deal on this excellent Intuos Pro creative pen tablet, which comes with the incredible Wacom Pro Pen 2. Pick it up now for £279.99.
Wacom Intuos Pro (large): £379.99 (was £449.99)
Save £70 - Amazon’s also running a great deal on the larger version of the same Wacom model, complete wth the Wacom Pro Pen 2. Get this fantastic Wacom Intuos Pro tablet now.
Wacom Intuos Photo tablet (small): £79.99 (was £89.99)
Save £10 - The Intuos Photo pen and graphics tablet is loaded with photo-editing tools to make editing photos easier and more accurate than ever. This great Black Friday deal knocks 11% off the normal price.
Wacom Intuos Draw (small): save £13
Save £13 - Draw, paint and edit with the new Intuos Draw tablet. It’s built with Wacom’s leading pen tablet technology, and comes with free downloadable creative software and online training. Save £13 on the Intuos Draw
Wacom Intuos Draw: £49.99 (normally £59.99)
Save £10 on Wacom's Intuos Draw graphics pen tablet (small) in white. You can get it for just £49.99, rather than the usual £59.99. It’s ‘Amazon’s choice’ for Wacom, works with Mac and PC, and comes with free tutorials to help you get started.
04. Camera Black Friday deals in the UK
Sony RX100 Mark IV: £575 (was £1,000)
Save £425 - Thanks to a £100 cashback offer, you can pick up the Sony RX100 IV for just £475. Other retailers are still selling this camera for around £569-£629 after cashback, which makes this the best Black Friday deal on a compact camera we've seen yet.
Canon EOS 200D + 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 III EF-S lens: £539 (was £559)
Canon's brilliant entry-level wireless DSLR the EOS 200D is on offer at a few places this Black Friday, with different lens options. The Canon Store's earlier offer of £539 with a free rucksack and battery thrown in has sold out now, so move fast on this one from John Lewis.
Sony ILCE7SB.CE Alpha 7S DSLR camera: £1,279 (was £2,070)
Save £791: If you're looking for a new camera, Amazon has an incredible Black Friday saving on the Sony DSLR. It has a three-inch LCD screen, 12.2 Mpix optical zoom and offers 4K video output. Get it now for almost £800 cheaper than usual.
Canon EOS 5D Mark III body: £1,799 (was £2,059)
Save £260 - It’s an older model now, sure. But Canon’s incredible EOS 5D Mark III is a top-grade DSLR. With £260 knocked off the price on the Canon Store, at £1,799 this camera has never looked better.
Sony Alpha 68K camera: £434 (was £670)
Save £236 - On this great-value Sony Alpha 68K interchangeable lens camera with 18-55 mm zoom lens. The Alpha 68K offers real performance for enthusiasts - get it for just £434.
Canon EOS 750D with 18-55mm lens: £519 (was £689.99)
Save £170.99 - This great Amazon deal gives you the 24.2MP Canon EOS with 18-55mm lens for just £519, meaning you’ll save a tidy £170.99 on this Canon DSLR.
Nikon D3400 SLR: £359.99 (usually £399.99)
Save £40 - on the Amazon pre-order price of the excellent Nikon D3400 (our best cheap DSLR camera of 2017). It features a 24.2MP sensor and full-HD video recording, and also adds bluetooth connectivity. This is a brilliant camera for anyone on a budget.
Nikon D3400 + lens kit: £392.89 (was £489.99)
Save £97.10 - Fancy a lens as well? Amazon has slashed the cost of its #1 best seller Nikon D3400 plus AF-P 18-55VR lens to just £392.89. This is a very good Black Friday deal.
05. TV and monitor deals in the UK
BenQ GL2760H 27-inch monitor: £146.99 (was £313.42)
Save £122.93 - Currently sitting as an Amazon #1 Best Seller, you can pick up this 27-inch LED BenQ monitor for less than half it’s usual retail price.
SAMSUNG UE55MU6470U 55-inch 4K TV: £699 (was £1,050) Save £350 - This smart 4K Ultra HD HDR TV from Samsung brings with it Freeview and Freesat. This Black Friday deal at Currys knocks it below the £1,000 mark to the excellent price of £699.
Samsung UE40MU6400 4K TV - down to £429 (was £699)
Save £270 - This excellent 40-inch 4K TV sports a great looking VA panel, and the slick Tizen operating system offering access to all major streaming services. At this price, it's a Black Friday bargain. Pick it up for £429 at Very.co.uk.
Hisense 55-inch 4K TV: £479 (was £529)
Save £50 - You can pick up the huge 55-inch version of up-and-coming cheap TV brand Hisense's 4K TV for just £479 at Argos. Our trusted friends at TechRadar say that this is a remarkable price for a 4K TV of this size – have a look at Argo before stock runs out.
Sony Bravia KD43XE8396 4K TV: £599 (was £799)
Save £200 - this 43-inch Sony 4K TV with Android smart TV features and a Motionflow XR 400Hz panel is £699 on Amazon. Currys has slashed the price to a sweet £599.
Panasonic TX-40EX600B 4K TV: £449 (was £749.99)
Save £300.99 - Panasonic is known for quality at this sort of budget. This 40-inch widescreen TV boasts a 4K Ultra HD screen with HDR and 800Hz panel. It’s a good TV for the bargain price of £449.
Sony Bravia KDL32WE613 TV: £279 (was £370)
Save £91 - This 32-inch 2017 720p TV with HDR screen is a good second TV for the bedroom or kitchen. You can watch Netflix and record a show you don't want to miss. Get it for £279 on Amazon.
Toshiba 43-inch 4K TV: £329 (was 479.99)
Save £150.99 - Toshiba is often the go-to brand for decent, cheap TVs. This 43-inch 4K ultra HD Smart LED TV comes with Freeview Play, and it’s silver. Expires November 27
Toshiba 49-inch 4K TV: £379 (was £549)
Save £170.99 - From the same range as the Toshiba above, this bigger 49-inch 4K TV costs just £50 more and comes with all the same smart features. Expires November 27
Toshiba 55-inch 4K TV: £439 (was £599)
Save £160.99 - Amazon has slashed The 55-inch model of this Toshiba TV to the very good price of £439, which is incredible for a 55-inch 4K TV. Expires November 27
LG 28-inch TV: £129 (was £149.07)
Save £26.16 - we'll likely see more TVs like this popping up before and during Black Friday, so if it's urgent it's a good idea to hang on. However, if you need a small second screen now, a solid brand like LG is always a safe bet. Expires November 27
06. Studio / smart home Black Friday deals UK
Ultimate Ears BOOM 2: £79 (was £169.99)
Save £90.99 - When it comes to the best Black Friday deals, this mobile wireless Bluetooth speaker makes the grade. Currently on sale on Amazon for just £79, it's waterproof and has speakers all the way round for sound in every direction. The discount also applies to the white version.
Ultimate Ears MEGABOOM: £129.99 (was £249.99)
Save £120: The bigger brother to UE's BOOM 2 is on sale for just £129.99 today (in both white and 'obsidian' colourways) – that's a huge Black Friday deal compared to its usual £249.99 price.
B&O PLAY H5 Wireless Headphones: £149 (was £199.99)
Save £50.99 – These in-ear Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H5 wireless headphones. When they’re not being used, magnetic connections save battery and you can control the sound profile from an Apple Watch.
WD 8TB My Book USB 3.0 Desktop External Hard Drive - Now £176.99 (was £239.99):
Save £62: Beef up your studio storage with this external hard drive. Bear in mind that – like most external hard drives of this size – it's powered via a mains plug. This is a serious amount of storage – and at £176.00 it’s a fantastic price.
New Amazon Echo: now £69.99 (normally £89.99)
Save £20 on the Amazon Echo. The smart speaker and voice-controlled intelligent personal assistant service has an all-new compact design, and delivers next generation far-field performance and room-filling sound. Perfect for the design studio as well as at home.
Amazon Echo Dot: £34.99 (normally £49.99)
Save £15 on Amazon’s hands-free, voice controlled Echo Dot. With similar far-field voice recognition to Amazon Echo, you can connect Echo Dot to speakers with a 3.5mm audio cable or via Bluetooth, and add voice-control to your home stereo system or existing speakers.
Google Home: £78 (was £129)
Save £51 - Google's taking on the freshly discounted Amazon Echo deals with huge deals across its own Google Home products. This is a massive discount on Google's top smart speaker. Grab it for £78 at Currys.
Google Home Mini: £34 (was £49)
Save £15 - We weren't expecting to see a discount on the Google Home Mini, seeing as it's only just been released. But here it is! Pick up a Mini now for £34 at Currys.
LG Minibeam Portable Projector: £689.99 (was £999)
Save: £309.01 - This Black Friday deal at Amazon sees over £300 knocked off this full HD LG Minibeam Portable Projector. It’s ideal for studio, movie and gaming use. Expires 27 November
Jabra Move headphones: £54.99 (usually £79.99)
Save £25: Amazon has cut the price of its best-selling Jabra wireless bluetooth headphones by a huge £50. These on-ear cans are super-lightweight, support bluetooth for wireless connectivity and enable you to control your music directly on your head.
The best US Black Friday deals of 2017
Best US Black Friday deals
Based in the US? Great! We have all the best Black Friday deals for designers, illustrators and artists in the States right here.
Whether you're looking for hardware, software or other creative resources, we've got you covered – from laptops and tablets to cameras, Adobe deals, Apple bargains and a lot more.
We've even got mobile phone, TV, monitor and smart home Black Friday bargains, too. You can scroll through the deals – or use the quick links on the right. Happy searching…
01. Mobile phone Black Friday deals in the US
Samsung Galaxy S8+ unlocked: $619.99 (was $824.99)
Save: $205 - Prefer the next model up? Get an unlocked dual sim Samsung S8+ from eBay with over $200 knocked off the price.
Samsung Galaxy S7 Unlocked Smartphone: $460 (was $599.99)
Save $139.09 - This unlocked Samsung Galaxy S7 is a Black Friday bargain at just $460. That’s 23% off this excellent Android smartphone.
Apple iPhone 8 unlocked 64GB: $769 (was $799)
Save $30 - Black Friday starts now on eBay. Get your hands on this unlocked iPhone 8 with 64GB for $30 cheaper than usual. This isn’t the biggest Black Friday deal we’ve seen so far, but any discount on Apple’s newest iPhone is welcome.
Huawei Honor 6X Unlocked smartphone: $149.99 (was $199.99)
Save $50 - For a cheap smartphone, the Honor 6X gives you a good display and average camera. it’s nothing out of the ordinary, but at $149.99 it’s a good price.
02. Desktop, tablet, laptop Black Friday deals US
Apple MacBook pro w touch bar: $1,799.00 (was $2,399)
Save $600 - This is a huge saving on the late 2016 space grey macBook Pro with touch bar. It’s powered by a mighty 2.6 GHz Intel Core i7 quad-core processor, 16GB of RAM and 256GB storage, and sports a 2880 x 1800 Retina Display. Save $600 with this great B&H Black Friday deal.
Apple 27-inch iMac with Retina 5K display: $1,799 (was $1,999)
Save $200 - This mid 2017 model is on sale at B&H with a generous $200 knocked off the price. it sports a 3.4 GHz Intel Core i5 quad-core processor, 8GB RAM and 1TB fusion drive - plus that stunning 5K Retina display and a 4GB AMD Radeon Pro 570 Graphics Card. See this Black Friday deal while stocks last.
Microsoft Surface Book: $799.95 (was $1,499)
Save $699.05 - Undercutting Newegg by, er, 4 cents, this is the best Black Friday deal on a Surface Pro we’ve seen today. Under the hood is an Intel Core i5 processor, with 128GB and 8GB RAM. This is a fantastic machine - and thanks to this Amazon deal you can get it now with an incredible 47% saving.
Microsoft Surface Book: $799.99 (was $1,499)
Save $699.01 - This Newegg Black Friday deal sees the excellent 2-in-1 Microsoft Surface Book with Intel Core i5 2.4GHz processor, 8GB memory and 128GB SSD being sold at an unbelievable 47% discount while stocks last. Incredible.
Microsoft Surface Book i7: $2,193 (was $2,799)
Save $605.21 - The higher specced Surface Book (with 2.6GHz Intel Core i7 processor, 512GB storage and 16GB RAM) has also received a welcome cut in price on Amazon. This 22% discount take it down to $2,193
Apple MacBook Pro (13-inch) 2016: $1,149 (was $1,499)
Save $350 - This B&H Black Friday doorbuster deal sees the 13-inch MacBook Pro (late 2016) slashed down to just $1,149. It has a 2.0 GHz Intel Core i5 Dual-Core processor, 8GB RAM and 256 storage. See this Black Friday deal now.
Apple iPad Pro 12.9-inch 128GB: $649.99 (was $879.99)
Save $230 - eBay launched its Black Friday deals at 5am on Thanksgiving. You can get 26% off a 12.9-inch Apple iPad Pro with 128GB, Wi-Fi and stunning Retina display. See this great ipad Pro Black Friday deal.
Apple MacBook Pro 13.3-inch (2017): $1,089.99 (was $1,299)
Save $209.01 - This eBay Black Friday deal knocks the 2017 13.3-inch MacBook Pro down to $1,089.99. It’s space grey, and comes with 8GB, 128GB hard drive and 2.30GHz processor speed - plus a one-year Apple Warranty. Take a look at this MacBook Pro deal.
Microsoft Surface Pro (i5) + Type Cover: $849 (was $1,014.98) Save $165.98 - eBay has slashed the cost of a Microsoft Surface Pro with Core i5 processor, 4GB RAM, 128GB storage by a huge 25%. Throw in the free Type Cover, which is worth $100 alone, and this is the best Black Friday deal we’ve seen on a Surface Pro.
Microsoft Surface Book: $2,193.79 (was $2,799.00)
Save $605.21 – Amazon has also cut a huge chunk off the price of the stunning Microsoft Surface Book with Intel Core i7 2.6GHz processor and 16GB RAM. We voted the Surface Book our laptop of the year for creative pros, and this is a great price.
Dell Inspiron 5577 laptop: $609.99 (was $899.99)
Save $290 - This 15.6-inch Dell Inspiron comes with an Intel i5 processor plus 8GB RAM and 1TB of storage. It’s a gaming laptop, which means its graphics are first-rate. This great Black Friday deal see it on sale for just $609.99
Dell XPS 13: $799.99 (was $1,099.99)
Save $300 - This is an excellent Black Friday deal on the brilliant Dell XPS 13-inch notebook. It boasts an Intel Core i5 2.5GHz processor and 8GB to boot. Save $300 and get free shipping now.
Huawei MediaPad M2: $258.40 (was $349)
Save: $90 - This Amazon deal on the 10-inch Huawei + Harman Kardon MediaPad M2 is being quickly snapped up. There were only five left in stock at the time of writing.
Lenovo Tab4 8-inch tablet: £99 (was £129.99)
Save £30.99 - This Android 7 Lenovo tablet comes with 16GB. It has a an HD Ready display, up to 10 hours battery life and you can get it from Currys for £30 off.
New Amazon Fire HD 10: $99.99 (was $149.99)
Save $50: Amazon has cut a hefty $50 off its all-new Fire HD 10 tablet, which includes a hi-def display, speedier performance and built-in Alexa for hands-free control. This is one of the best Black Friday deals we've seen on a big-screen tablet.
Kindle Paperwhite e-reader: $89.99 (was $119)
Save $30: With this Kindle e-reader you get an improved screen resolution (twice as many pixels as the previous model) and you can also read in the dark thanks to its backlight. You can pick it up for just $89.99 with this Black Friday deal.
03. Wacom Black Friday deals in the US
Wacom Intuos Pro (small): $199.95 (was $249.99)
Save $50.04 - Get your hands on the small Intuos Pro graphic drawing tablet at Amazon for 20% cheaper than usual. The Intuos is a popular graphics tablet for artists - and $199.95 is a decent Black Friday deal.
Wacom Intuos Pro: $299.95 (normally $349.95)
Save $50 – Amazon’s selling the new Wacom Intuos Pro digital graphic drawing tablet (medium) for the cut-price bargain of $299.95. Billed as Wacom’s finest creative pen tablet to date, this is a fantastic Black Friday bargain.
Wacom CDS600P Bamboo Spark with Tablet Sleeve: $99.94 (normally $129.95) Save: $30.01 – if you don’t mind buying an older version of the Bamboo Spark, this drastically reduced model (which comes with a bonus tablet sleeve) is an incredible bargain for anyone who wants a quick, easy way to digitise their handwritten notes.
Amazon US also currently has a deal on the newer Wacom Bamboo Slate Smartpad Digital Notebook – get it for $99.95, down from $129.95.
04. Camera Black Friday deals in the US
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX1: $3,298 (was $3,898)
Save $600 - Yeah, it’s still a lot of cash for a compact camera. But it’s aimed at serious photographers and it’s a great camera. $600 is a solid Black Friday deal on a very good camera.
Nikon D750 SLR: $1,996.95 (was $3,396.95)
Save $1,400 - this Nikon D750 FX-format Digital SLR Camera with 24-120mm f/4G ED VR Auto Focus-S NIKKOR Lens is currently being sold on Amazon with over a 40% discount.
Nikon D750 SLR: $1,496.95 (was $1,796.95)
Save $300 - if you prefer to get just the Nikon D750 camera body (unlike the offer above) this Amazon deal gives you a $300 saving on its #1 Best Seller camera. Nice.
Canon EOS 80D Digital SLR Camera Body: $999
(was $1,199) Save: $100 – Amazon has dropped the price of Canon’s excellent EOS 80D to a Black Friday deal-busting $1,099. Image quality is fantastic, it's well built – with sensibly arranged controls – and boasts an impressive feature set.
05. TV and monitor deals in the US
Philips BDM4037UW 4K monitor: $767.43 (was $999.99)
Save $232.56 - This massive, stylish 40-inch curved monitor boasts 3840 x 2160 (4K) resolution, and is perfect for both desktop and TV duties. Save a sweet 23% with this Amazon deal.
HP 23.8-inch FHD IPS monitor: $109.99 (was $129.99)
Save $20 - You can get your hands on this 23.8-inch Full HD HP monitor for 13% less than usual on Amazon. It’s an ‘Amazon’s choice’ model and, at $129.99 it’s worth a look.
Acer R240HY monitor: $129 (was $179.99)
Save $50 - The 24-inch Acer R240HY is an In-Plane Switching (IPS) monitor that delivers good all-around performance. You can get it on Amazon right now for the great price of $129.
Dell Professional P2417H monitor: $174.99 (was $299.99)
Save $125 - This 24-inch LED-lit monitor features IPS panels, two USB 3.0 ports and two USB 2.0 ports. Amazon has cut the price by a sweet $125.
Samsung 55-inch curved 4K TV: $797.99 (was $1097.99)
$300 - This Black Friday deal at Jet sees the prices of the 55-inch Samsung curved 4K Smart LED TV slashed by 27%. You can get hold of it for just $797.99 while stocks last.
LG OLED65C7P 4K Smart OLED TV: $2,696.99 (was $3,197)
Save $500.01 - This is a cracking Black Friday deal from Amazon on this Smart LG OLED 4K TV. It has three USB ports, four HDMI ports and you can get it for $500 cheaper than usual.
Samsung 65-inch 4K TV: $1,297.99 (was $1,597)
Save $299.01 - This premium 65-inch Samsung curved 4K TV has an LED backlit screen, Smart facilities and Wi-FI connectivity. Jet has slashed almost $300 off the normal price.
Samsung 55-inch 4K QLED TV: $1,597 (was $2,797.99)
Save $1,200 - This 55-inch 4KTV from Samsung with QLED technology is on sale at Walmart and has been slashed by a huge $1,200 . That’s a bargain.
Samsung MU7000 4K TV: $479.99 (was $849.99)
Save $370 - Samsung’s MU7000 Series offers a winning combination of picture quality and value. This 50-inch version brings four times more pixels than Full HD and Smart TV capabilities, and it’s on sale at Target for the very good price of $479.99.
06. Studio / smart home Black Friday deals US
Oculus Rift + Touch: $349 (was $399)
Save $50 - This huge Black Friday deal gets you $50 off one of the best VR headsets on the market. You’ll get six free titles too. Check out this £349 Black Friday bargain.
Samsung Home Theater System 1000W: $227.99 (was $297.99)
Save $70 - The Samsung HT-J5500W 1000W Home Theater System includes Blu-ray player, surround sound speaker, two front subwoofers, and two wireless rear speakers. Grab it at Jet with a 23% Black Friday saving.
Ultimate Ears BOOM 2 speaker: $79.99 (was $199.99)
Save $120 - Amazon's knocked a huge chunk off the price of the holiday edition of this wireless mobile bluetooth speaker. Helpfully it's waterproof and shockproof, has speakers all the way round for sound in every direction, and should give you around 15 hours of playback. At $79.99 this is the best Black Friday deal we've seen on this speaker.
Google Home: $79 (normally $129)
Save $50 - This is a brilliant Jet Black Friday deal on Google’s wildly intelligent smart home command centre, Google Home. It’s powered by the Google Assistant, so you can ask it questions and order it to do things, like turn off the studio lights. Get it now.
Creative software Black Friday deals
Adobe Creative Cloud 2018: Save 20% on all apps
Adobe is offering a significant saving on its suite of 20-plus Creative Cloud desktop and mobile apps, including Photoshop CC, Illustrator CC, Adobe XD CC and 100GB of cloud storage.
Individuals: £39.95/month | $39.99/month
Students and teachers: £16.24/month | US$19.99/month
Astute Graphics Big Black Friday Weekend Sale
Existing customers: Complete your collection of Illustrator plug-ins and save 60% on the ones you don't yet own. If you don't fancy that, you also have the option to save 15% on any plug-in of your choice.
New customers: Grab 60% off the complete set, or 15% off individual Illustrator plugins.
Expires midnight 27 November
CorelDRAW Graphics Suite 2017: $399 (was $499)
Save $80 - This graphic design software comes with a new LiveSketch tool, enhanced Pen and Touch capabilities, and two bonus items worth $70.
Buy new: $399 (was $499)
Upgrade: $159 (was $199)
Corel Painter 2018: Save 15%
Get Corel’s digital art software at a discount, plus two bonus items: Mystic Mountain Brish pack and WinZip 21.5 Standard.
First-time buyers: £251 / $299 (was £359.99 / $429)
Upgrade: £124 / $159 (was £179.99 / $229)
Corel ParticleShop: Save 15%
Save 15% on Corel’s powerful Photoshop brush plugin, plus get two bonus items: an exclusive brush pack and WinZip 21.5 Standard (worth £55).
First-time buyers: £34.99 / $41.99 (was £44.99 / $49.99)
PaintShop Pro 2018 Ultimate: $49.99 (was $79.99)
Save $30 - on Corel’s ultimate photo editor, plus get three bonus items: ParticleShop plugin, a Holiday Creative Pack and WinZip 21.5 Stand (worth $120).
Buy new: $45.99 (was $99.99)
All Corel Black Friday deals (US only)
Save up to 50% on top Corel products – including AfterShot Pro 3, VideoStudio Ultimate X10, PaintShop Pro 2018, CorelCAD and more. Show me the Corel Black Friday deals.
Escape Motions paint software: $59.99 (was $89.99)
Save 33% - on award-winning Rebelle 2, Amberlight 2 and Flame Painter 3 painting software, in Escape Motions fantastic Black Friday sale. Head over to the Escape Motions website for full details.
Design resource Black Friday deals
Promoted: Ranch Computing rendering credits: €100, €600 or €15,000
Ranch Computing is a powerful CPU and GPU render farm for all your 3D projects created with 3ds Max, C4D, Maya, Blender, Maxwell. Transform weeks or months of rendering into hours of minutes on its last-generation servers. From Black Friday to Cyber Monday, you can get €100, €600 or €15,000 in rendering credits for your 3D projects.
Magazine subscriptions - save 20% on everything!
Save 20%: on subscriptions to great design magazines like Computer Arts, Imagine FX, net, 3D World, 3D Artist and Web Designer for Black Friday. This is a great Christmas present for you or someone else. Just use voucher code 20NOV at checkout.
Udemy online courses: £10
Online learning and teaching marketplace Udemy has kicked off its massive Black Friday sale by making over 55,000 of its online courses available for just £10 - that’s a real bargain.
Expires 27th November
Lettering Library MegaBundle: $49 (was $197)
Save $148 - RetroSupply’s Lettering Library Mega Bundle is a masterclass in the art of hand lettering and sign painting. This curated library of 117 rare books, worth over $10,000, is packed with real life exercises, lettering theory, inspiration, and plenty of diagrams and examples. You'll never need to buy another lettering book again.
MyFonts: 50% off certain fonts
There are all kinds of savings to be made this Black Friday at MyFonts. The deals are changing all the time so see what you can find. Sanchez Slab, for example, is currently available for $44.50 - that’s 50% off its usual £88.99 price tag.
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