Where to Buy a DAB Radio on Black Friday 2018

Black Friday 2018 falls on the 23rd of November, and is expected to be one of the biggest shopping days of the year as thousands of retailers offer deals and discounts. Black Friday is followed by Cyber Monday on the 26th of November, when many online retailers will be offering even more deals.

Black Friday is the day after Thanksgiving in the US, and has traditionally been a big shopping day in the States. The tradition of Black Friday sales only caught on in the UK recently, largely thanks to online retailers such as Amazon.

Last year’s Black Friday broke records, and 2018’s is expected to be even bigger. While Black Friday itself is the 23rd of November, many retailers will be running sales for longer periods of time, so it’s best to keep an eye out for deals before and after Black Friday rather than just looking on the day itself.

Where to Buy a DAB Radio on Black Friday 2018

Here are some of the best places to buy a DAB radio on Black Friday 2018 in the UK. Many retailers’ Black Friday sales focus on electronics, so it’s a good time to look for a DAB radio. We will update this page with the latest deals as soon as the Black Friday sales start.

Amazon

Sale dates: 16-25 November

Amazon is the biggest online retailer in the UK and also the first place most people look for Black Friday deals. Amazon probably offers the largest choice of DAB radios, including several budget-priced models that you can’t buy elsewhere. Amazon’s Black Friday sale has now started and will continue until the 25th of November.

Latest Amazon Black Friday DAB radio deals:

Last checked 09:37, 20/11/2018

John Lewis

John Lewis is the UK’s favourite department store and is likely to have some great deals both instore and online. John Lewis offer generous warranties and manufacture a range of quality own-brand DAB radios, so they are definitely worth checking out. John Lewis’s Black Friday started at 7am on Monday the 19th of November.

Latest John Lewis Black Friday DAB radio deals:

Last checked: 09:42, 20/11/2018

Argos

Argos offer a good range of DAB radios, including some you can’t find on other sites. Their Black Friday sale has now started and will run until the 27th of November.

Latest Argos Black Friday DAB radio deals:

  • None found

Last checked 09:43, 20/11/2018

Currys

Currys is one of the UK’s largest electrical retailers, and they sell a large selection of DAB radios. They have a number of “Black Tag Deals” available.

Latest Currys Black Friday DAB radio deals:

Last checked 09:50, 20/11/2018

AO

AO are best known as a seller of appliances, but they also sell a range of smaller electronics including digital radios and Hi-Fis. AO started their Black Friday sale early.

Latest AO Black Friday DAB radio deals:

Last checked 13:56, 18/11/2018

Hughes

Hughes is a family-run business with several electricals shops across East Anglia. The company also has an online store and delivers nationwide. Hughes have started offering some Black Friday deals early.

Latest Hughes Black Friday DAB radio deals:

Last checked: 09:56, 20/11/2018

Richer Sounds

Richer Sounds is one of the UK’s best known and most respected specialist home audio and home cinema retailers. They have started offering several Black Friday deals early.

Latest Richer Sounds Black Friday DAB radio deals:

Last checked:  13:42 18/11/2018

 

 

Black Friday

Online vs. High Street

Black Friday in the UK is a bigger deal (pun intended) online than on the high street, but most major high street shops also offer deals. Visiting electronics shops and department stores is a good idea if you want to try a radio out and see exactly what it looks like before you buy it.

Some high street retailers such as Argos and John Lewis offer a click and collect service where you can buy or reserve an item online and then collect it in store, which can be more convenient than having it delivered.

How to Spot a Good Black Friday Deal

Black Friday deals can be deceptive, and deals aren’t always as good as they seem. According to Which?, 60% of 2017’s Black Friday deals could be found at the same price or less at other times of the year.

Since the Black Friday sales only run for a limited amount of time, there’s also the pressure to panic buy before the sale finishes. Here are some tips for getting a good deal:

  • Compare prices – If you see what looks like a great deal it can be tempting just to hit ‘Buy’ before someone else snaps it up. However, it’s always a good idea to compare the price with other retailers before buying. If you’re looking at radios in a physical shop, it’s a good idea to compare their prices with online prices before buying.
  • Check warranties – Like all electronics items, DAB radios can develop faults, so it’s worth buying from a retailer that offers a good warranty even if it’s slightly more expensive.
  • Track prices – It’s a good idea to decide which products you are interested in before Black Friday, and then compare their prices during the sale with historical prices. You could even use a service such as CamelCamelCamel, which lets you track Amazon prices so you can make sure you’re actually getting a good deal.

If you want to know which DAB radios we recommend, see our roundup of the best DAB radios in the UK.

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