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January has a reputation for being a bleak month, but the prospect of snapping up a great bargain always cheers us up. The New Year sales are here and we've got our ears to the ground for the very best offers around – and they'll be listed right here in this article.

If you've got your eye on a shiny new TV, drawing tablet, pair of headphones, Apple product, games console or Microsoft Surface device, you're in the right place as we've got the lowest prices for you. 

January is the perfect time to buy because it's when retailers get a head start on the year's budgets, meaning prices can be dropped astonishingly low. Keep reading to find out where to get rock-bottom prices on brands from Apple to Wacom and everything in-between.

January sales: Top picks

The best January sales: UK

Apple AirPods Pro:  £249
Lowest ever price

Apple AirPods Pro: £249 £195 at Laptops Direct
Save £54:
This AirPods Pro deal equals the lowest-ever price for Apple's top-level earbuds. You're unlikely to get a better deal on the noise-cancelling tech and unrivalled sound quality of Apple's top-level AirPods, so snap these up quickly.

Nintendo Switch & Animal Crossing: £319.99 at Argos

Nintendo Switch & Animal Crossing: £319.99 at Argos
Yes, this Switch deal might be relatively modest, but it's the cheapest you can currently buy the console for, plus you get one 2020's most popular games. We know this offer won't hang around for long, so grab one before they are all gone!

Huion H1060P Drawing Tablet: £72.99

Huion H1060P Drawing Tablet: £72.99 £51.48 at Amazon
Save 9%:
Pick up a top-rated graphics tablet for just over £50 with this awesome deal. Compatible with iOS and Android, and complete with battery-free stylus, you'll be creating wherever you are.

The best January sales: US

Dell 24-inch Widescreen LED Monitor: $359.95

Dell 24-inch Widescreen LED Monitor: $359.95 $219.95 at B&H Photo
Save $140:
This is a truly great price on a brilliant Ultrasharp backlit IPS monitor from Dell. It uses in-plane switching technology to produce 178-degree horizontal and vertical viewing angles and comes with a plethora of connectors.

Apple MacBook Pro M1:  $1,299

Apple MacBook Pro M1: $1,299 $1,249 at B&H Photo
Save $50: 
This brilliant deal from B&H Photo on the new MacBook Pro has returned! Currently the lowest price you can find this model in the US, you'll need to be quick to get this deal, which expires 11:59 EST 31 December (or until stocks last).

Apple AirPods with charging case: $159.99

Apple AirPods with charging case: $159.99 $129.99 at B&H Photo
Save $30:
An incredible price for the latest gen AirPods, complete with wired charging case and crystal-clear sound. You'll enjoy 18 hours of talking time and 24 hours of listening time AND Siri – you can't go wrong.

Beats by Dr. Dre Wireless headphones: $299.99

Beats by Dr. Dre Wireless headphones: $299.99 $179.99 at BestBuy
Save $120:
These Solo Pro More Matte Collection noise-cancelling headphones are discounted heavily at BestBuy right now. It's your chance to get a deliciously-stylish pair of colourful headphones for way, way, less. And the sound's pretty awesome, too. Get them in red, dark blue and light blue.

Sony 65" 4K Android Smart TV: $999.99

Sony 65" 4K Android Smart TV: $999.99 $899.99 at Best Buy
Save $100:
A cut-price, ginormous 65-inch TV? Yes please! This one has a brilliant $100 off and you get LED 4K UHD technology thrown in. It even works with voice assistants for enhanced control.

January sales: TVs

We've seen some incredible deals on TVs so far this year, so the January sales are likely to be a great time to splash out on a new entertainment box. But there's nothing to say these offers won't kick off early so here are the lowest prices around right now on TVs:

January TV deals: UK

TCL 65EP658 65" 4K Android TV:  £599

TCL 65EP658 65" 4K Android TV: £599 £499 at AO.com
Save £100:
 Right now, AO.com is undercutting its Cyber Monday 2020 price on this TCL 65" 4K by £39. In addition to razor-sharp images, micro dimming, and Android TV, it also features voice control via Google Assistant. Good news for anyone who's prone to losing their remote control!

Sony Bravia KD75XH8096 (2020) 75" 4K Smart TV:  £1,898.97

Sony Bravia KD75XH8096 (2020) 75" 4K Smart TV: £1,898.97 £1099.97 at Laptops Direct
Save £799:
 Looking for a massive Sony Bravia? At 75 inches they don't come much bigger than this one, and it's 4K with Dolby Vision and support for multiple HDR formats. It's an Android TV model so you can load it up with all the apps you want. Best of all, it's over £100 off the sale price we spotted on Cyber Monday.

Philips 32" HD Ready LED TV:  £299

Philips 32" HD Ready LED TV: £299 £149 at Currys
Save £150:
 This Philips model features an HD Ready 1366 x 768p display with Pixel Plus HD picture enhancement and comes with Freeview HD built-in. It's not exactly the most exciting TV we've seen recently, but it's back at its stellar Cyber Monday sale price.

Samsung 50" 4K TV:  £379

Samsung 50" 4K TV: £379 £349 at Currys
Save £30: 
A big, beautiful screen is the best way to enjoy big, beautiful 4K resolution, and this 50-inch Samsung model delivers on all fronts. Enjoy catch-up TV, 4K streaming and apps at your fingertips including Apple TV, Netflix, and Disney+.
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Samsung 55" 8K HDR QLED TV:  £1,799

Samsung 55" 8K HDR QLED TV: £1,799 £1,498 at Curry's
Save £301: 
Ready to treat yourself to stunning 8K cinematic picture quality? It's finally affordable in the form of this amazing Samsung 55" TV, which offers True 8K Resolution and HDR10+. This really will make you the envy of your friends and family.

January TV deals: US

TCL 55" LED 4K UHD Smart TV:  $399.99

TCL 55" LED 4K UHD Smart TV: $399.99 $319.99 at Best Buy
Save $80: When it comes to quality and value, you can't get much better than this whopping 55-inch Android TV, now at just over $300. Watch all your favourites in just one place, get answers, and control devices around your home using the built-in Google Assistant.

Sony 65" 4K Android Smart TV: $999.99

Sony 65" 4K Android Smart TV: $999.99 $899.99 at Best Buy
Save $100:
A cut-price, ginormous 65-inch TV? Yes please! This one has a brilliant $100 off and you get LED 4K UHD technology thrown in. It even works with voice assistants for enhanced control.

TCL 40" 1080p Roku Smart TV: $299.99

TCL 40" 1080p Roku Smart TV: $299.99 $199.99 at Amazon
Save $100:
For just under $200, you can bring home a 40" TCL 1080p TV that's equipped with smarts via Roku, Amazon Alexa/Google Assistant voice control, and three HDMI inputs.

Toshiba 32" FireTV Smart TV: $179.99

Toshiba 32" FireTV Smart TV: $179.99 $129.99 at Best Buy
Save $50:
This 32" Toshiba TV would be a great addition to a guest room or home office. Ask Alexa to stream your favourite shows and movies via the built-in Amazon FireTV with voice support. Best Buy also throws in three months of Apple TV+ for free (new subscribers only).
 

Vizio 55" 4K UHD SmartCast TV: $1,299.99

Vizio 55" 4K UHD SmartCast TV: $1,299.99 $1,099.99 at Best Buy
Save $200
: This Vizio 4K TV was designed with gaming in mind. Its ProGaming Engine promises a smoother, more responsive experience for Xbox and PlayStation games. But wait, that's not all — other features include built-in Chromecast, a bezel-less design, and four HDMI ports.

January sales: Game consoles

Games consoles have been big news this year with the release of the PS5 and Xbox Series X, plus the ongoing popularity of the Nintendo Switch. But, since deals have been selling out as soon as they hit the shelves, it hasn't always been easy to get your hands on one. The January sales are another chance to try – just check out the games console deals we've found below:

Nintendo Switch & Animal Crossing: £319.99 at Argos

Nintendo Switch & Animal Crossing: £319.99 at Argos
The best Switch deal in the UK right now, Argos has a brand new console with one of 2020's most popular games for a fantastic price. These are flying off the shelves, so be quick!

Nintendo Switch Lite + Animal Crossing + Minecraft bundle:  £258.98

Nintendo Switch Lite + Animal Crossing + Minecraft bundle: £258.98 £239 at Currys
Save £14.98: The best value bundle deal around, this offer from Currys PC World includes a yellow Nintendo Switch Lite console and two super-popular games right now: Animal Crossing: New Horizons & Minecraft. Grab it before it's gone!

January sales: Monitors

Deals on monitors were some of the best we saw this year, making it the perfect time to upgrade your workstation. Whether you want 4K, ultrawide or curved, there's sure to be something for you. We've listed the best monitor deals available:

January monitor deals: UK

Dell 22" 1080p monitor:  £100 

Dell 22" 1080p monitor: £100 £74.99 at Dell
Save £25:
This monitor is perfect for a secondary screen around the house. It has a full HD 1920 x 1080 display with rich, accurate colours for all your media-viewing needs. At 25 per cent off, it's the best deal we've seen for this monitor since Black Friday.

Dell 27" QHD monitor:  £362.50

Dell 27" QHD monitor: £362.50 £290 at Dell
Save £73: 
You can get this 27" Dell monitor for under £300. It may not be 4K but don't be fooled! This QHD (2560 x 1440) resolution monitor still shows fantastic, rich colours, and with its stylish design, it'll work as either a secondary or primary monitor.

Dell 4K 27" monitor:  £655

Dell 4K 27" monitor: £655 £524 at Dell
Save £131: 
This UltraSharp 4K 27" monitor boasts glorious true colour reproduction, with a colour depth of 1.07 billion colours. And its 4K UHD (3840 x 2160) resolution, with a high pixel density of 163ppi, will give you four times the detail of a Full HD. Its USB-C connectivity allows you to charge devices from it too.

January monitor deals: US

Samsung 24" monitor:  $149.99

Samsung 24" monitor: $149.99 $89.99 at Best Buy
Save $60: There's a very tempting $60 off this Samsung monitor from Best Buy right now. This screen has a gorgeous borderless display and a 75Hz refresh rate. There are also both HDMI and D-sub ports for added convenience.

Acer Nitro 23.8" HD monitor: $219.99

Acer Nitro 23.8" HD monitor: $219.99 $169.99 at Best Buy
Save $50:
This gaming-friendly monitor has AMD Radeon FreeSync, a 165Hz refresh rate, and a speedy 0.5ms response time (max GTG). The ergonomically-designed stand allows you to tilt and raise the monitor for the best viewing experience.

Dell UltraSharp U4320Q 42.5" 4K monitor: $1,149.99

Dell UltraSharp U4320Q 42.5" 4K monitor: $1,149.99 $889.99 at Office Depot
Save $260:
Upgrade your workspace with this massive Dell UltraSharp 42.5" 4K monitor. It features an impressive depth of 1.07 billion colours, support for input from up to four systems at once, and myriad connectivity ports including HDMI and USB-C. For under $1,000, it's hard to pass on this deal.

January sales: Drawing tablets

Is your current digital art toolset feeling a little tired? Max out your artistic potential with a new drawing tablet at a brilliant price. Big names like Wacom, XP-Pen and Huion have been discounted already this year, so it's likely they will be again. For help deciding, see our best drawing tablet guide. But first, here are the best drawing tablet prices around right now:

January drawing tablet deals: UK

Wacom Intuos Small:  £89.99 

Wacom Intuos Small: £89.99 £69.99 at Amazon
Save £20: The best Wacom tablet for beginners and kids, the Wacom Intuos small is currently at its lowest price ever on Amazon right now. A steal at under £70, this quality drawing tablet comes complete with a battery-free pen that is ready to use straight out of the box.

XP-PEN Artist 13.3 Pro Pen (Holiday Version): £399.99

XP-PEN Artist 13.3 Pro Pen (Holiday Version): £399.99 £279.99 at XP-PEN
Save £120:
Perfect for beginners and pros alike, this quality drawing tablet comes complete with 8192 pen pressure, pen tilt and wide colour gamut to help really bring your artwork to life.

XP-PEN Deco 01 V2 Graphics Tablet: £59.99

XP-PEN Deco 01 V2 Graphics Tablet: £59.99 £49.99 at XP-PEN
Save £10:
Not just a quality drawing tablet, but an efficient, comfortable and affordable teaching tool, which integrates the best features of traditional and new teaching media. Use it for note-taking, drawing and remote working – all for a super-low price.

January drawing tablet deals: US

Huion Inspiroy H640P drawing tablet:  $39.99

Huion Inspiroy H640P drawing tablet: $39.99 $29.99 at Amazon
Save $10: 
The affordable and ultra-compact Huion Inspiroy H640P drawing tablet is now an Amazon low after an on-page coupon. It's no thicker than a smartphone and features 6 customisable shortcut keys, 8,192 levels of pressure.

Huion Kamvas 20 drawing tablet:  $372

Huion Kamvas 20 drawing tablet: $372 $317 at Amazon
Save $55: 
This sophisticated drawing tablet from Huion is now cheaper than ever before at Amazon. It comes with an eye-friendly 19.5-inch screen, a PW07 stylus and plenty of power. Plus, the 1,920 x 1,080 red ensures your work looks gorgeous.

Gaomon M10K2018 drawing tablet:  $75.99

Gaomon M10K2018 drawing tablet: $75.99 $50.99 at Amazon
Save $25: This stunning tool is perfect for sketching, drawing and editing photos. With passive technology, the included stylus is battery-free, so there's no need to charge! Best of all, it's $10 below Amazon's Cyber Monday 2020 price!

Wacom Cintiq 22HD drawing tablet:  $2,999

Wacom Cintiq 22HD drawing tablet: $2,999 $1,149 at Walmart
Save 60%: 
This may not be the latest Cintiq 22 HD out, but it's still a brilliant piece of kit so you'll get a real bargain here. A wide-format LCD screen with industry-leading pen capabilities, it's still a popular choice.

January sales: Apple

We all know how rare Apple discounts can be so we were surprised to see some major price cuts over Black Friday this year – even on latest-model products. The great news is, this means we may well see more in the January sales. Look out for discounts on iPads, MacBooks and more from a range of retailers, starting with the best Apple prices we've found below:

January Apple deals: UK

Apple AirPods Pro:  

Apple AirPods Pro: £249 £195 at Laptops Direct
Save £54:
 This AirPods Pro deal equals the lowest-ever price for Apple's top-level earbuds. You're unlikely to get a better deal on the noise-cancelling tech and unrivalled sound quality of Apple's top-level AirPods, so snap these up quickly.

Apple AirPods w/ wireless charging case:  £199

Apple AirPods w/ wireless charging case: £199 £159 at BT
Save £40 - 
If you're looking for some new headphones, there's a tidy deal on a new pair of Apple AirPods with wireless charger right now at BT. There's no telling how long this deal will last so add it to your cart before it's too late.

Apple Watch Series 5:  £459

Apple Watch Series 5: £459 £329 at Currys
Save £140
: Save almost £150 on the 40mm Apple Watch Series 5 (GPS and Cellular) in silver with a white sports band when you buy today from Currys. If you want to get fit over winter or just make calls from your Watch, this could be the device for you. 

Apple MacBook Pro M1 (2020):  £1,299

Apple MacBook Pro M1 (2020): £1,299 £1,192.24 at Currys
Save £107:
 If you've been wanting to invest in a new Apple laptop, this is a deal that's hard to ignore. A huge saving, this is the cheapest you'll find the all-new 13-inch MacBook Pro with 8GB and 256GB SSD on the web right now.

January Apple deals: US

$699

Mac mini (M1, 2020): $699 $669.99 at Amazon
Save $30:
The latest Mac mini packs Apple’s latest M1 chip. Other specs include 8GB RAM and 256GB SSD. It’s an ideal compact desktop PC for creatives, especially at this discounted rate. If you need to double up on storage space, the 512GB model is now $870, which is also a $30 saving.

Apple Watch Series 6:  $399

Apple Watch Series 6: $399 $339 at Amazon
Save $60:
 Amazon is discounting the bold (PRODUCT)RED edition of Apple's newest Watch Series 6 to its best price since Black Friday weekend. The 40mm smartwatch features the latest S6 processor, blood oxygen monitoring, and much more.

New Apple iPad Pro 11":  $799

New Apple iPad Pro 11": $799 $749.99 at Amazon
Save $50: 
Further your savings by opting for the smaller 11" Pro with 128GB storage. This is the best price we've seen for this model since Black Friday weekend.

Apple Watch Series 3 (38mm, GPS):  $199

Apple Watch Series 3 (38mm, GPS): $199 $169 at Amazon
Save $30: 
Featuring a heart-rate monitor, GPS and an 18-hour battery life, the Apple Watch Series 3 is a truly robust wearable – no wonder Apple has chosen to keep it in the Apple Watch line-up. And at $169, it's still the cheapest Apple Watch deal around right now. Also at Walmart.

January sales: External hard drives

If you're planning on a burst of creative energy in 2021 (and aren't we all?), you'll need the storage capacity to handle it. External hard drives are often subjected to more-than-worthwhile price cuts so we'll have our eyes on the ball throughout the January sales. Make a start with the external hard drive offers we've found below:

$149.99

PNY Elite USB 3.0 Portable SSD | 480GB: $149.99 $49 at Amazon
Save $100: If you don't mind waiting until February 2021, this ultra-portable PNY SSD hard drive can be yours at $100 off. It features read speeds up to 430MB/s and write speeds up to 400MB/s.

WD Easystore | 1TB:  $84.99

WD Easystore | 1TB: $84.99 $47.99 at Best Buy
Save $37: 
Western Digital's Best Buy-only Easystore hard drive is perfect for keeping media files that you want to get to easily and quickly. It has good reading and writing speeds for a traditional hard drive (2mins for 10GB transfer speed, read and write). It's the best deal we've seen for this drive since it hit $40 on Cyber Monday.

January sales: Microsoft Surface

Microsoft's Surface range is likely to have decent discounts across it this January, because of the new releases of the Surface Laptop Go and Surface Laptop 3. This means older models like the Microsoft Surface 7, Surface Book Pro 2 or Surface Pro X, will probably be available at great prices in the January sales. 

Not sure which one to go for? While the Surface Pro 6 remains one of the best tablets with a stylus around, it's worth checking out our Surface Pro 6 vs Surface Pro 7 comparison guide to see if the 7 is worth the extra spend. But for now, see the top Surface deals around, listed here:

Surface Pro 7 + Type Cover  $959

Surface Pro 7 + Type Cover $959 $699 at Best Buy
Save $260: 
This 12.3-inch touch screen Surface Pro 7 comes with an Intel Core i3 processor, 4GB RAM, and a 128GB SSD. This deal was $100 less over Black Friday weekend but considering the included Type Cover costs around $100 on its own, this is still a rather nice deal. There are more savings if you want to upgrade, too.

Surface Pro 7 + Type Cover:  $1,329

Surface Pro 7 + Type Cover: $1,329 $899 at Best Buy
Save $430: 
This 12.3-inch Surface Pro has a more powerful Intel Core i5 processor plus more RAM (8GB) and storage (256GB SSD). It comes with a Type Cover, and is the 2020 model. It matches Best Buy's Black Friday deal as the biggest saving available right now.

January sales: Headphones

Amazing headphone brands are often majorly discounted during sale periods. We're talking brands like Sennheiser, Beats and Bose (among others), all of which we've seen discounted this year – and there's sure to be more to come in the January sales. For starters, see the headphones deals we've found for you so far:

Beats by Dr. Dre Wireless headphones:  $299.99

Beats by Dr. Dre Wireless headphones: $299.99 $179.99 at Best Buy
Save $120:
These Solo Pro More Matte Collection noise-cancelling headphones are discounted heavily at BestBuy right now. It's your chance to get a deliciously-stylish pair of colourful headphones for way, way, less. And the sound's pretty awesome, too. Get them in red, dark blue and light blue.

Samsung Galaxy earbuds:  $129.99

Samsung Galaxy earbuds: $129.99 $69.99 at Microsoft Store
Save $60:
 Get a great deal on Samsung's True Wireless earbuds in silver, which are the perfect addition to an Android or iOS device. With brilliant sound, and splash-resistant technology, these give you six hours of playtime – plus an additional seven when charged in the case.

Powerbeats wireless earbuds:  

Powerbeats wireless earbuds: $149.95 $99.95 at Walmart
Save $50: 
These well-rated Beats by Dre Powerbeats wireless earbuds are now available for under $100. They feature Apple's H1 headphone chip, sweat- and water-resistant design, and up to 15 hours of wireless listening time.

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