While the kids are waiting on Santa, adults have to get their own presents – and now might be the time since Amazon’s Early Black Friday deals are live. Here are some of the more interesting offers that we spotted in the UK and Germany.
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You can pick up a Samsung Galaxy Z Flip3 as your first foldable phone for £800 (£150 off its MSRP). A more conventional flagship like the Galaxy S21 can be yours for £650. If that’s too much, the Galaxy S20 FE (4G Exynos model) is £470. Or you can go the other way and pick up an S21 Ultra for £970.
Samsung Galaxy Z Flip3 5G • Galaxy S21 5G • Galaxy S20 FE • Galaxy S21 Ultra 5G
There are more Samsung phones to look at, like the Galaxy A52s at £325, the Galaxy M32 at £188 and Galaxy M12 at £100. Also the A12 at £140.
Samsung Galaxy A52s 5G • Samsung Galaxy M32 • Samsung Galaxy M12 • Samsung Galaxy A12
The Poco X3 Pro (8/256 GB) is 28% off, down to £180. The higher-end Poco F3 (also 8/256 GB) can be yours for £270 (£80 off).
Xiaomi Poco X3 Pro • Xiaomi Poco F3
The Xiaomi Redmi 10 (4/128 GB) is down to £160, a Redmi Note 10S will cost you the same, £160. If you want a flagship, the Xiaomi 11T Pro is £500 (8/128 GB, £100 off), while the Mi 11 (8/256 GB) is down to £600.
Xiaomi Redmi 10 • Xiaomi Redmi Note 10S • Xiaomi 11T Pro • Xiaomi Mi 11
The Realme 8 5G (6/128 GB) for £150 (also available in 4/64 GB configuration for £130) and Realme GT Master (6/128 GB) for £260 represent the brand, as does the affordable C21 (4/64 GB) for £90.
Realme 8 5G • Realme GT Master • Realme C21
There are a couple of affordable 5G phones from OnePlus – the Nord CE for £250 and the Nord 2 for £420 (both are £50 off).
OnePlus Nord CE 5G • OnePlus Nord 2 5G
A Motorola Edge 20 (4/128 GB) is available for some 144 Hz action at £375, while the Edge 20 Lite model can be had for £265. If you don’t care about 5G, the Moto G60 (128 GB) is £180, while the Moto G50 with 5G is £170.
Motorola Edge 20 • Motorola Edge 20 Lite • Motorola Moto G60 • Motorola Moto G50 5G
The Samsung Galaxy Tab S7 FE (Wi-Fi, 64 GB) can be picked up for £450, a 5G 128 GB model goes for £550. A Galaxy Tab S7 (4G 128 GB) is selling for £620 if you want a 120 Hz display and the more powerful Snapdragon 865.
Samsung Galaxy Tab S7 FE • Samsung Galaxy Tab S7
An Apple Watch Series 6 (40 mm, aluminum with cellular connectivity) has been discounted to £380, the 44 mm version is £400, £500 if you prefer a stainless steel body.
Apple Watch Series 6 Aluminum • Apple Watch Series 6
The Samsung Galaxy Watch4 (40 mm, with 4G) can be yours for £200, £260 for the 44 mm one. The Watch4 Classic (46 mm, 4G) will cost you £334. You spend less if you get the 42 mm, no-4G Watch4 Classic, which is £274.
Samsung Galaxy Watch4 • Samsung Galaxy Watch4 Classic
You can also have a look at a number of Huawei offerings like the Huawei Watch GT 2 (46 mm) for £89, the fancier Watch GT 2 Pro will set you back £144. Several smart bands are available too, including the Watch Fit for £55 and the Huawei Band 6 for £35.
Huawei Watch GT 2 • Huawei Watch GT 2 Pro • Huawei Watch Fit
The Oppo Watch from last year is 35% off and now costs £150 for the 41 mm model and £190 for the 46 mm one.
The Samsung Galaxy Buds Live are down to £69, a more recent option (also with noise canceling) are the Galaxy Buds2 for £99. The Galaxy Buds Pro have a small discount to £180.
Huawei’s noise canceling offers are the FreeBuds Pro for £88, the FreeBuds 4 for £85 and the FreeBuds 4i for £49.
Sony fans can pick up the in-ear WF-1000XM4 for £200 or the older over-ear WH-1000XM3 for £160. Cheaper alternatives are the WF-100XM3 for £1151 and the WH-CH710N for £70.
Alternatively, the Bose QuietComfort TWS buds can be yours for £180. Also, have a look at the various Beats offerings, which include over and in-ear designs.
Several smartphones from Xiaomi are up to 25% off. The Poco F3 is down to €300 for the 8/256 GB model. It is available only in black and comes with a free pair of headphones.
Xiaomi Poco F3
You can have a Xiaomi 11 Lite 5G NE (6/128 GB) for the same €300, available in Black and Blue, also with free headphones. The same goes for the Xiaomi 11T (8/256 GB), which is discounted to €500.
Xiaomi 11 Lite 5G NE • Xiaomi 11T
A number of Realme phones are on offer as well. The Realme GT Master (6/128 GB) is selling for €270 (€80 down), including the unique-looking Voyager Gray. If you need more memory, the 8/256 GB is €330 (€70 down). Similarly, a Realme GT Neo2 (8/128 GB) is €370 (€80 off), but you can get the 8/256 GB model for €450. There are more affordable models too, including the Realme 8 (8/128 GB) for €180 (€70 off) and the Realme 8i (4/64 GB) for €150.
Realme GT Master • Realme GT Neo2 • Realme 8 • Realme 8i
Motorola has several of its phones up to 30% cheaper this week. The Moto G100 (8/128 GB) is down to €350 (from €500) and is available in White, Gray and Blue. You get a free docking station with this one. For something more premium, the Motorola Edge 20 Pro (12/256 GB) is down €100 and can be had for €600 (plus a free protective case). There is a cheaper 5G option available as well – the Moto G 5G Plus is down to €190 (4/64 GB, comes with a free case).
Motorola Moto G100 • Motorola Edge 20 Pro • Motorola Moto G 5G Plus
The OnePlus Nord CE 5G (12/256 GB) is available in three colors for €340 (€60 off).
OnePlus Nord CE 5G
The older Sony Xperia 5 II (8/128 GB) is down €100 in price and can be yours for €600. A cheaper alternative is the Xperia 10 III 5G for €350 (€70 off).
Sony Xperia 5 II • Sony Xperia 10 III
The Apple Watch Series 6- 44 mm, no cellular – is available for €380 (15% off). A 40 mm watch with cellular connectivity can be had for €400.
Apple Watch Series 6
A Samsung Galaxy Watch3 (41 mm) is selling for €195, while the larger 45 mm model costs a good deal more at €340. But if you want a larger watch on a budget, the Galaxy Watch Active2 (44 mm, aluminum) can be picked up for €120 (€30 off its regular price).
Samsung Galaxy Watch3 • Samsung Galaxy Watch Active2 Aluminum
The Huawei Watch GT 2 (46 mm) is available for €114, cheaper options are the Watch GT 2e for €80 and the Watch Fit, which is also €80.
Huawei Watch GT 2 • Huawei Watch GT 2e • Huawei Watch Fit
There are sportier options available as well, from the Fitbit Sense for €225, through the Fitbit Versa 2 for €110 to the Fitbit Inspire 2 smart band for €58. A Polar Ignite watch starts at €134, a Vintage M can be had for €152 or you can pick up a Polar M430 for €104. There are chest strap heart rate monitors, watch straps, chargers and other accessories on offer too, more details here.
There are a large number of Fossil watches on offer as well as several older Amazfit models.
Headphones and TWS buds
The Beats Studio3 over-ear wireless headphones in Blue and Black cost €160 this week. The Beats Solo3 are cheaper at €110. In-ear offers include the Beats Studio Buds for €130 and Powerbeats Pro for €170.
If you prefer Sony, the venerable WH-1000XM4 is down to €240, a cheaper option with noise cancellation is the WH-XB900N for €100. Also have a look at the WF-XB700 buds for €50 (these also have ANC).
Alternative ANC-enabled TWS buds are the Samsung Galaxy Buds Live, down to just €63 and the Galaxy Buds Pro for €125.
The cheapest ANC TWS buds we saw are the Realme Buds Air 2 for €35. Also on offer are the Huawei FreeBuds 4i are at €50, as are the FreeBuds Pro at €95.