The Black Friday sales are on us and there are 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 and Cyber Monday deals

Amazon has discounted a number of its own devices, as well as other smart home gadgets.

Amazon Echo Plus (second gen), save £30, now £109.99 (was £139.99): The second-gen Echo Plus is probably the best Echo. It has great sound, offers stereo pairing, features a Zigbee hub for smart home control and looks good too. This deal makes it the cheapest it's ever been. See the Echo Plus deal here

Amazon Echo Show (second gen), save £50, now £169.99 (was £219.99): The new Echo Show has a larger 10-inch display, great speakers and looks a lot nicer than the previous edition. All the Alexa skills - and a Zigbee controller - with a display to boost the entertainment value. This is the first discount it's had, making it the cheapest it's ever been. View the Echo Show offer

Amazon Echo (second gen), save £35, now £54.99 (was £89.99): The second-gen offers a fabric-covered design and all the skills of Alexa, recently boosted with stereo pairing and compatibility with the Echo Sub. It's the cornerstone of an Echo home. View the Echo deal here

Amazon Echo Dot (third gen), save £25, now £24.99 (was £49.99): The new Echo Dot has incredible sound for its size and reduced to nearly half price, it's a deal too good to be missed. See the Echo Dot deal here

Ring Video Doorbell 2, save £50, now £129 (was £179): Ring is one of the success stories in smart homes, offering a video doorbell, so you can see who is at the door, get smartphone notifications and have a little more front door security. The price has been slashed on this desirable device. See the Ring Video Doorbell offer

Amazon Echo (second gen) and Amazon Smart Plug bundle, save £50, now £64.98 (was £114.98): Partnering the Echo with the Amazon Smart Plug saves you cash while also giving you voice control over your plug to turn off devices like lights or fans. See the Echo and Smart Plug offer

Echo Plus (first gen) with Hue bulb bundle, save £58.99, now £89.99 (was £148.98): 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

40% off Philips Hue Lightstrips: Philips Hue is the name in smart lighting and there's a range of savings on Lightstrips and other LED lamps. See the Philips Hue Lightstrips deal

Blink Indoor cameras systems, save 33%, from £86.99: Blink is an Amazon company and the indoor cameras are perfect as part of an Alexa household. These wireless battery-powered cameras detect motion, record a clip and alert you on your phone. There are discounts on individual cameras, or bundles up to four cameras. See the Blink Indoor camera deal

Blink XT cameras, save up to £59, from £90.99 (was £149.99): Blink XT is the outdoor version of the Blink camera, waterproof and wireless and can be controlled with Alexa. There are discounts from single cameras up to packs of four. View the Blink XT discounts

Honeywell Evohome connected thermostat, save £59.01, now £169 (was £229): Evohome learns how about your home to more effectively control your heating. It also works with Alexa and gives you smartphone control. See the Evohome deals

Hive View connected camera, save £74.01, now £114.99 (was £189): The Hive View camera integrates with the Hive system, letting you monitor your home remotely. It includes person detection and sound detection with smartphone notifications. See the Hive View offer

Hive Active Heating and Hot Water (self install), save £70, now £108.99 (was £179): Hive will make your heating and hot water smart, compatible with Alexa and offering a nicely designed thermostat. The prices have been discounted, but this is the self-install option. View the Hive offer

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".

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

Google Home Mini, save £20, now £29 (was £49): This fabric-covered device will give you Google Assistant control of your home, answer questions and do a whole lot more. It's so compact you can put it anywhere as an extension or just to give it a try. View the Google Home Mini deal

Amazon Echo and Philips Hue GU10 bundle, save £54.99, now £169.99 (was £224.98): Currys has some great bundle deals on Philips Hue and Echo. With this deal you get the Echo, but also the Hue bridge, three GU10 spotlight bulbs and a Hue Switch. It's a great way to start a smart lighting system. View the Echo and Hue bundle

Arlo smart security system, one camera, save £70, now £129.99 (was £199.99): Arlo is a battery-powered smart security system, offering motion detection and video capture, with smartphone notifications and controls. This package has one camera to get you started. See the Arlo offer on Currys

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. The deals officially started on 16 November.

Ring Video Doorbell (first-generation) save £50, now £89 (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 £20, now £29 (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

• Google Home save £50, now £79 (was £129): The mainstay of the Google Home range, this smart speaker add Google Assistant to your home, letting you get answers, play music, and integrate your smart home devices. See the Google Home deal on Argos