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Best smart home deals for Black Friday 2018: Ring, Echo, Hue and more

By reviews / 13. November 2018

The Black Friday sales are on us again and there will be lots of great savings on smart home devices. Whether you’re looking to invest in your first smart home device or add to a growing system, there’s going to be plenty for you to choose from.

We’re going to be covering smart home devices from all angles, covering connected cameras, smart lighting, plugs and more across platforms like Ring, Nest, Hive and as well as Google Home and Amazon Alexa compatible gadgets.

If you’re looking for Black Friday US deals, then we have you covered here.

Best smart home deals on Black Friday quick links

Below are quick links straight to the Black Friday deals pages for the top UK retailers – but do check out our highlighted deals.

  • Amazon Black Friday
  • Currys PC World Black Friday
  • AO.com Black Friday
  • Argos Black Friday
  • John Lewis Black Friday
  • Very.co.uk Black Friday

Amazon Black Friday and Cyber Monday deals

Amazon will be officially starting Black Friday on 16 November 2018 and we’re expecting a range of exciting deals, not only from its own Echo devices, but lots of other smart home tech. Remember that Prime members will get free delivery so it’s worth signing up for a free trial. But there are some early deals appearing.

Echo Dot and Philips Hue starter kit, save £105, now £79.99 (was £184.97): The new Echo Dot is compact but powerful, here bundled with a Philips Hue Hub and colour bulbs, saving you lots of cash and making an easy way to get started with smart lighting. View the Amazon Echo and Hue bundle deal

Echo Plus (first gen) with Hue bulb bundle, save £14.98, now £79.99: The Echo Plus gives direct control over smart home devices as well as all the skills of Alexa, bundled here with a Philips Hue bulb to get you started. See the Echo Plus and Hue deal

iRobot Roomba 981 Robot Vacuum Cleaner, save £199, now £699.99 (was £899): iRobot is one of the biggest names in robot vacuum cleaners giving you remote control and scheduling through your smartphone. View the iRobot Roomba deal

Pomp smart plug works with Alexa and Google Home save 26%, now £6.99: Smart plugs can add control to things like fans, heaters and lights which are otherwise not smart. Works with Alexa, IFTTT and Google Home. See the smart plug deal

Currys PC World Black Friday and Cyber Monday deals

Currys PC World goes big over the Black Friday and Cyber Monday weekend, and the Black Tag event has already started, guaranteeing “Black Friday prices now”. We’ll update as soon as the new deals go live.

Google Home Mini and Philips Hue Smart Bulb B22 Starter Kit save £105, now £79.99 (was £184.99): Google Home Mini will put Google Assistant anywhere in your home, along with a Hue starter kit for smart lighting, with big savings on this bundle. View the Google Home and Hue deal

John Lewis Black Friday and Cyber Monday deals

John Lewis not only gives you a solid Christmas advert, it gives you deals too. The Black Friday deals haven’t officially started, but there was some deals to be had.

Ring Video Doorbell 2 with Echo Dot bundle save £50, now £178.99 (was £228.99): Ring is the name in video doorbells, letting you see who is at your door on your phone, as well as being able to talk to callers remotely. This bundle with a new Echo Dot will save you £50. View the Ring Video Doorbell and Echo Dot deal

Argos Black Friday and Cyber Monday deals

Argos often has a range of deals on Black Friday, with the advantage of being able to click and collect. Here are some of our smart home favourites from last year, but it hasn’t yet started on 2018 deals:

Ring Video Doorbell (first-generation) save £40, now £99 (was £139): Ring offers a connected video doorbell that’s battery powered so easy install, giving you smartphone access and enhanced home security. View the Ring Video Doorbell offer

Google Home Mini save £15, now £34 (was £49): Google Home Mini is stylish and compact, giving you a great way to add Google Assistant smarts to your home. It plays music, answers questions and controls your other devices. View the Google Home Mini offer

Canary Flex Security Camera for £169 (save £30): Canary offers connected cameras that will keep an eye on your home, letting you control it via your smartphone. View the Canary camera offer

Original source: https://www.pocket-lint.com/smart-home/deals/139580-smarthome-deals-black-friday-and-cyber-monday-smarthome-deals-and-bargains

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