For some people, Black Friday is a nightmarish hellscape during which all humanity is abandoned in the name of bargain basement prices. For others, it’s the best day of the year — one in which you can get some of the newest top-tier gear at a fraction of the suggested retail price. If you fall in the latter category and high-tech gear is on your holiday shopping list, then this is your lucky day. We’ve rounded up the five best tech deals for Black Friday 2018 in the following collection.
Made with breathable double knit technology, boasting sweat-wicking insoles and featuring the ability to roll up tight for easy storage and carry, Suavs makes some of the best city-dwelling commuter shoes around. And that’s an even better proposition on Black Friday when they’re offering $20 off a single pair, $50 off two pairs, and 3+ pairs at $30 off a piece.
Amazon Echo Show
With its 10″ full-color HD touchscreen, Dolby processing, huge array of compatible apps, octuplet of onboard microphones and streaming abilities, the Amazon Echo Show is one of the absolute top-tier smart home devices on the market this year. And it’s on sale on Black Friday for $50 off the list price, which is an excellent deal.
Apple HomePod Smart Speaker
Probably the most beautiful smart home speaker on the market, the Apple HomePod is a must-have for tech junkies who appreciate good design. But it’s also loaded with impressive tech, like location sensing that allows it to alter its projected sound to suit any space, the ability to function as a smart hub to control your other Apple devices, and more. And this Black Friday, it will be on sale for $100 off the list price.
Google Chromecast Ultra
Google’s Chromecast is still one of the best streaming devices on the planet, and the Ultra does nothing to lessen that fact with its ability to stream in 4K Ultra HD and HDR, optional ethernet adapter for direct wiring, and a super-simple plug-and-play format. Best of all, you can get it on Black Friday for a whopping 50% off.
PlayStation 4 Slim 1TB with Spider-Man
Let’s face it, Sony is winning the console war with their PlayStation 4, and the Black Friday deals they’re running for the gaming console make it even more enticing. The Slim edition with a 1TB hard drive is a monstrous gaming machine but the fact that this bundle comes with the best-selling Spider-Man PlayStation exclusive game is even better. Add to it a discount of $160 and this bad boy is an easy pickup for gamers everywhere.
Sony WH-1000XM2 Noise Cancelling Headphones
Without being absurdly expensive, Sony’s wireless noise cancelling headphones are still some of the best in the business, with 40mm dome drivers, 30 hours of battery life, the ability to swap between music and calls seamlessly, and intuitive touch controls. And on Black Friday, you can pick up a pair at an even more reasonable price, as they’ll be $150 off suggested retail.