Black Friday 2016: The technology deals you won’t want to miss

Nick Broughall 25 November 2016

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Don't miss out on technology bargains during the 2016 Black Friday sales.

The annual sale stampede that takes over the US that is Black Friday is upon us, and this year Australian retailers are joining in the fun. For technology shoppers in particular, there are some incredible savings that you should definitely investigate.

We've rounded up some of the best value offers we've spotted in the Black Friday and Cyber Monday sales. We'll add to this list as we discover new bargains, but for a more complete run down on the hundreds of discounts on offer, see our full guide to Australian Black Friday deals.

1. Games consoles and accessories

We've already covered the fact that Sony is promising some pretty big savings on the PS4 Slim. But Microsoft is also delivering on the bargain gaming promise, with big savings on its Xbox One devices and bundles.

RetailerConsolePrice
microsoft2Xbox One S 500GB + Rise of the Tomb Raider$349.95
providers-sonyPS4 Slim 500GB$359.95
microsoft2Up to 50% off Xbox One accessories$349.95

2. Laptops

Looking to get yourself a new laptop on the cheap? Lenovo is offering up to 45% off its PCs, while Microsoft is combining big savings with big bonuses, offering a free 1TB Xbox One console bundle with certain Surface purchases. Apple, meanwhile, is offering gift cards of varying value depending on what you buy from its store.

RetailerOfferPrice
LenovoUp to 45% off Lenovo PCsGet deal
Get $200 Apple Store gift card with iMac, Mac Pro, MacBook, MacBook Air and select MacBook Pro modelsGet deal
microsoft2Get FREE Xbox One 1TB bundle + Game when you buy Select Surface DevicesGet deal

3. Software

If there's an argument for never paying full price for software, Black Friday is it. Whether it's Trend Micro's antivirus platform or you're just trying to secure your internet browsing with a VPN, there are some big savings on offer this weekend.

RetailerOfferPrice
Trend MicroUp to 50% off selected Trend Micro productsGet deal
Norton$39.99 for Norton Security Premium ($89.99 value)Get deal
vyprvpnGet 40% off pro VyprVPN accountsGet deal

4. Accessories

You may want a new pair of headphones for yourself, or you might be looking to save on your Christmas shopping. Highlights include 25% off Bose headphones, or 20% off tech at key eBay stores.

RetailerOfferPrice
microsoft2Get 20% off select Bose and Beats SpeakersGet deal
Get $35 Apple Store gift card with Apple TV purchaseGet deal
RebelSave up to $173 on the Garmin smart watches and $30 on Fitbit sports watches!Get deal

5. Other store-wide savings

Nothing above strike your fancy? Then maybe take some time to browse digital stores from Kogan, Dick Smith or ThinkGeek. These guys have savings on a massive range of products, and you're sure to find some impressive savings.

RetailerOfferPrice
KoganBlack Friday deals added dailyGet deal
Dick SmithBlack Friday deals added dailyGet deal
thinkgeekUp to 60% off hundreds of giftsGet deal
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