(Pocket-lint) - Black Friday 2020 is here, and now the deals are really ramping up, there's plenty to get your teeth into. Regardless of what kind of new tech you're looking for.
One popular segment in the world of Christmas gifts is wireless speakers, and in this feature, we'll bring you all the best UK and US deals that we found. We'll be hunting high and low for the very best offers on all the best audio products on your wishlist. Between now and Black Friday itself we'll keep adding deals as they appear.
Best Black Friday deals US quick links
• Amazon Echo Dot (4th gen): save 42 per cent, now $28.99 (was $49.99). One of Amazon's newest Echos may have been released a short time ago, but it's already less than $30 . Check out the offer on Amazon.
• Amazon Echo Dot (4th gen) with clock: save $21.00, now $38.99 (was $59.99). Same as the Echo above, but with an LED clock on the front, making it an ideal bedside clock. View the discount on Amazon.
• Amazon Echo (4th gen): save $30.00, now $69.99 (was $99.99). If you want the full-size model, the new Echo is the one to get and it's 2/3rds its usual price. See the Echo offer on Amazon.
• Google Nest mini (2st gen): save $30.00, now $18.99 (was $49.00). The Nest mini isn't so new anymore, and improved bass and audio quality over the first generation Google Home mini to offer more versatility, and a better sounding smart speaker. See the offer at BH Photo Video.
• Sonos Move: save $100.00, now $299.00 (was $399.00). Sonos' battery-powered smart speaker was the first of the company's products to be portable and completely wire-free while still being very much a Sonos multi-room speaker. Check out the Sonos Move deal on Amazon.
• Sonos Beam: save $100.00, now $299.00 (was $399.00). Sonos Beam hit the market as a cheaper alternative to Sonos' earlier soundbars and offers great flexibility, sound and smarts. See the deal on Amazon.
• Sonos Sub (gen 3) wireless subwoofer: save $100.00, now $599.00 (was $699.00). Sonos' Sub is a great addition to a Sonos wireless soundbar if you want your home audio to have a bit more feeling to the bass notes and lower frequencies. Check out the discount on Amazon.
• Bang & Olufsen P6 Bluetooth speaker: save $48.91, now $315.10 (was $364.01). It's a stunning looking and great-sounding speaker with that classic B&O styling. Check out the deal on Amazon.
• JBL Link 10: save $70.00, now $109.95 (was $179.95). JBL Link 10 has lots of great features, including built-in Chromecast, Bluetooth and Google Assistant. It's a fully-featured alternative to Google Home. Check out the deal at BH Photo Video.
• JBL Xtreme 2 portable speaker: save $200.00, now $149.99 (was $349.99). The Xtreme 2 speaker is one for those who find the standard, smaller speakers a bit too quite and not quite lively enough for a party. It's big, loud, waterproof and has a 10,000mAh battery for 15 hours playtime. See the offer at Best Buy.
Black Friday UK quick links
Below are quick links straight to the Black Friday deals pages for the top retailers, just in case you're looking for something that we haven't covered.
• Google Nest Audio: save £20.00, now £69.00 (was £89.00). Google's latest TicTac-shaped speaker may be a relatively recent announcement, but it's already got its first taste of discount in the Black Friday sales. See the offer at John Lewis.
• Google Nest Mini 2nd gen: save £30.00, now £19.00 (was £49.00). Google's Nest Mini 2nd gen is a popular choice for those looking for a small smart speaker. This tiny macaron offers more bass, bigger sound and a 3.5mm output which the first-gen Home Mini didn't have. Plus you can mount it to the wall. Take a look at the Nest Mini at Currys.
• Amazon Echo Dot (3rd gen): save £21.00, now £18.99 (was £39.99). With the new spherical Echo's out, there's lots of discount to be had on the previous hockey puck-shaped model. It's now less than half price. View the Echo Dot discount on Amazon.
• Amazon Echo Dot (4th gen): save £21.00, now £28.99 (was £49.99). If only the latest and greatest will do, you can still get a good amount of discount on the latest Dot too. Check out the deal on Amazon.
• Amazon Echo Dot (4th gen) with clock: save £21.00, now £38.99 (was £59.99). Like the Echo Dot above, this one is a the new spherical shape, but includes a digital LED clock on the front. Now at a great price. See the offer on Amazon.
• Amazon Echo Studio: save £30.00, now £159.99 (was £189.99). Echo Studio is the biggest and best-sounding Echo with five speakers, Dolby Atmos technology with 3D music and a built in smarthome hub. Check out the offer on Amazon.
• Bang & Olufsen P6 Bluetooth speaker: save £120.00, now £229.00 (was £349.00). It's a stunning looking and great-sounding speaker with that classic B&O styling. Check out the deal at Currys.
• Marshall Stanmore II Bluetooth Speaker: save £100.00, now £199.00 (was £299.00). Marshall's amps are iconic, and its Bluetooth speakers take full advantage of that retro rock history. Stanmore II features Bluetooth 5.0, aptX and both RCA and 3.5mm inputs for analogue music sources. See the discount at John Lewis.
• Denon Home 250 wireless speaker: save £120.00, now £329.00 (was £449). Denon makes some of the finest sounding advanced wireless speakers. The Home 250 features two tweeters, two woofers and a passive bass cone plus streaming support and Apple AirPlay 2. Check the Denon discount on Amazon.
• Ultimate Ears Wonderboom: save £11.96, now £29.99 (was £41.95). One of the more popular portable Bluetooth speakers on the market. It's small, but big-sounding with 10 hours of battery life. See the offer on Amazon.
• Ultimate Ears Megaboom speaker: save £50.82, now £74.99 (was £125.81). For a bigger Ultimate Ears speaker with bigger sound, the 360-degree Megaboom is a great choice. It offers waterproof design and a 20-hour battery. Check out the Megaboom on Amazon.
• Bose Soundlink Mini II special edition Bluetooth speaker: save £60.00, now £109.95 (was £169.95). Soundlink Mini II is a lovely looking and lovely sounding portable Bluetooth speaker. You get 12 hours of music playback from a full party, and it features a sleek, seamless aluminium housing. Check out the offer at John Lewis.
• Bose Home Speaker 300: save £50.00, now £199.00 (was £249.00). Bose's 300 series smart speaker is very popular choice these days for those who want a versatile wireless speaker for their home. It features Bluetooth, AirPlay 2 and voice control support from Google Assistant and Alexa. Plus, it sounds great. See the deal at John Lewis.
• Audio Pro Addon C5-A wireless speaker: save £50.00, now £179.00 (was £229.00). For those looking for a speaker with a modernist retro look, the Addon C5-A is a brilliant option. It has Alexa built-in and lets you stream directly from multiple sources plus it can be used as a multi-room speaker. Check out the deal at Currys.
• JBL Xtreme 2 portable speaker with Bluetooth: save £130, now £149 (was £279). JBL's long-made big, powerful and portable speakers. The Xtreme 2 features two 2.75-inch woofers, two 20mm tweeters, IPX7 waterproof build and 15 hours battery life. See the offer at Very.
• Yamaha MusicCast WX021 (white): save £40, now £159 (was £199). Yamaha's voice-activated smart speaker brings assistant smarts and lots of flexibility (thanks to being wall-mountable), in a product that streams music wirelessly. You can AirPlay too, or even use them as rear AV speakers in a system powered by the company's MusicCast AV receiver. See the deal at Richer Sounds.
• JBL PartyBox 100 (black): save £90, now £189 (was £249). JBL's PartyBox 100 is big, loud and perfect for indoor our outdoor gatherings. You even get something of a light show thanks to a couple of RGB rings. Check out the discount at Richer Sounds.
• Huawei Sound X speaker: save £100, now £199.99 (was £299.99). Don't call it a Huawei HomePod. Sound X uses tech developed with Devialet to deliver a cylindrical speaker with 360-degree sound, 40Hz deep base and 6 tweeters, resulting in a very unique speaker. Check out the deal on Amazon.