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Black Friday US: 10 of our favourite deals so far

Thanksgiving's over, you've digested all your turkey and now you know what time it is: it's Black Friday and there's a whole universe of bargains out there waiting for you to grab them. We know this because while you've been sleeping off all that pumpkin pie, we've been scouring the internet for the best Black Friday and Cyber Monday deals known to man.

Fact is that there are almost too many deals out there, of unprecedented levels of hotness, and they may be simply too much for your mortal mind to take in all at once. So that's why we've gone to the trouble of picking out 10 of our absolute favourite Black Friday and Cyber Monday deals that are available for you to buy right now, and listed them below so you can snap them up in seconds and then return to the important business of finishing off that leftover turkey. Happy shopping!

10 Black Friday gems

Huawei MateBook X Pro:

Huawei MateBook X Pro: $1,199 $1,099 at Newegg
Save $100:
If you're after the best laptop money can buy then this Huawei MateBook X Pro is a serious contender, and with the promo code MBLB111918Q, you can get $100 off.

Xbox One X 1TB Console:

Xbox One X 1TB Console: $499 $399 at Amazon
Save $100:
The Xbox One X is Microsoft's latest and greatest console. Although the PS4 trumps it in console exclusives, the Xbox One X has greater backwards compatibility, 4K and QHD screen support.

Canon EOS 80D + EF-S 18-135mm lens + Rode VIDEOMIC GO, and 32GB Sandisk Memory Card:

Canon EOS 80D + EF-S 18-135mm lens + Rode VIDEOMIC GO, and 32GB Sandisk Memory Card: $1,349 $949 at Amazon
Save $400:
This Canon 80D deal not only bundles the DSLR with a great lens, but also adds a microphone, 32GB SD card and Canon's electronic focus and zoom pulling accessory – giving you $400 in savings overall.

Adobe Creative Cloud All Apps |

Adobe Creative Cloud All Apps | $52.99 $39.99 per month
Save $13/month:
The scope of this package is stunning: Photoshop and Illustrator are there, naturally, but you also get another 20+ applications for desktop and mobile - including inDesign, XD, After Effects and Dreamweaver – plus 100GB of cloud storage.

Dell 32 Monitor D3218HN:

Dell 32 Monitor D3218HN: $349 $149 at Dell
Save $200:
This 32-inch, 1080p monitor is selling fast, so hurry if you want a fantastic $200 off from Dell's website. With a 1,200:1 contrast ratio and 8ms response time, it's perfect for general use.

MacBook Pro (15.4-inch, 2017):  

MacBook Pro (15.4-inch, 2017):  $2,799 $2,149 at B&H
Save $650:
It's rare to see such a big discount on Apple gear, so set your sights on this 2017 MacBook Pro, which is a massive $650 off list price.

Surface Pro 6 Type Cover bundle:

Surface Pro 6 Type Cover bundle: $1,329 $999 at Microsoft
Save $330:
Amazingly, Microsoft has the best deal on a Surface Pro 6, with $330 savings. It includes the 2-in-1 tablet with the Type Cover keyboard included.

Wacom Intuos Pro (large):

Wacom Intuos Pro (large): $499.95 $399.95 at Walmart
Save: $100:
This drawing tablet for Mac and PC is Wacom's finest so far, and with 8192 levels of pressure sensitivity it takes things to a whole new level. This Walmart deal knocks off $100 – when they sell out, you can get the same deal at Amazon.

iPad 9.7" 2018 (32GB) Wi-Fi:

iPad 9.7" 2018 (32GB) Wi-Fi: $329 $249 at Walmart
Save $80: Walmart has a pretty sweet deal on this 2018 Wi-Fi-only iPad; it comes with 32GB storage, Touch ID and runs iOS 11. Silver's sold out already, but gold and space grey options are still available.

Dell XPS 13 (Core i7, 256GB):

Dell XPS 13 (Core i7, 256GB): $1,099 (was $1,469)
Save $250:
Bag the newest version of Dell's leading laptop, with an 8th-gen Intel Core i7 processor, 8GB of RAM and a 256GB SSD, from Office Depot with an excellent discount.

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Jim McCauley

Jim McCauley is a writer, cat-wrangler and occasional street performer who's written for a multitude of publications over the past quarter of a century, including Creative Bloq, T3, PC Gamer and a whole load of long-dead print magazines.