UPDATED: 'Tis the season to save some serious cash. The Boxing Day sales and Christmas deals offer big savings on everything from TVs to soundbars to speakers, so we've rounded-up the best deals around from the biggest retailers and the specialist shops.
We'll be keeping this page updated, so if you spy a hot deal in the sales on any hi-fi, home cinema or portable products then let us know in the comments section below, on the Forums, on Twitter or on Facebook.
Amazon Boxing Day Lightning Sale
Amazon's Lightning deals are back again for the Christmas period with discounts for a limited time on a range of AV products.
In the normal Amazon Boxing Day sale you'll find Sennheiser Momentum headphones at £30 off, a WD My Passport Ultra hard drive, a Samsung UE40F6320 40 inch TV, plus more TVs from Panasonic and Toshiba, and a James Bond 22-film Blu-ray box set.
There's also £30 off the Kindle Fire HDX tablet
The Amazon Lightning deals include DVDs and Blu-rays, with Boardwalk Empire, Sons of Anarchy and Spy online on Boxing Day evening. But you'll have to move fast. See the deals here.
Also upcoming for a limited time are Sennheiser headphones, a Panasonic TV, Epson projector and more. The Christmas Amazon Lightning Deals change every day, take a look here.
Apple 12 Days of Gifts
Apple will once again be running its 12 Days of Gifts on the App Store. The free app is available to download now for all iOS devices now.
The giveaway once again promises free and discounted apps, books, music, movies, TV shows and more, from December 26th to January 6th.
Audio T Big Red Christmas Sale
You can save 10% on Audiolab products, and save 12.5% on everything else using the special discount codes on the Audio T website, excluding certain goods.
You can also save 20% on new speakers of your choice when you spend over £100 on a piece of electronics from the Audio T clearance section, both in store and online.
More details: Audio T Big Red Sale
Currys & PC World sales
The Currys & PC World Christmas deals go online at 7pm on December 24th, with in-store sales beginning on Boxing Day.
TVs are predicted to be very popular, and to that end there will be "massive savings" on smart TVs, 3D TVs and big-screen televisions, including some 50in TVs for less than £500.
The Samsung UE60F4300 will be £999 (save £500), while the Panasonic TX-L50EM6B is down to £499 (save £300).
More details: Currys & PC World deals
HiSpek's sale is under way, with discounts on LG, Panasonic, Samsung and Sony TVs, plus Bose speaker deals, Matantz streamers and more.
The 42 inch Panasonic GT60 TV is on sale for £949, a Bose SoundLink Mobile for £219 and a Marantz NR1504 for £249.
Full details HiSpek website
More after the break
John Lewis Sale
John Lewis is offering £100 off a range of new LG, Panasonic and Samsung TVs, while also offering discounts and free Mastered in 4K Blu-ray discs with Sony 4K TVs. See all the John Lewis TV offers.
Also in the sale are various audio products, including the B&W A5 and A7, Bose SoundLink Air, Philips Fidelio P8, Denon D500 and headphones from Monster, Sol Republic and more. See all John Lewis sale audio products.
Richer Sounds Boxing Day sale
Richer Sounds' legendary Boxing Day sale offers even bigger savings than normal on TVs, Blu-ray players, home cinema amps and speakers.
There are discounts of up to £550 on big-brand TVs, up to £80 off some of our Award-winning Blu-ray players and substantial reductions on a host of Cambridge Audio kit, including the new Minx Xi streaming mini system and Minx Air 200 Bluetooth and AirPlay wireless speaker. Full details in our special news story.
More: Richer Sounds website
Russ Andrews sale
There are reductions of up to 40 per cent in the Russ Andrews Winter Sale, which features speaker cables, interconnects, mains blocks and conditioners.
And, with all orders over the value of £50, customers will be able to claim a half price pack of ReVeel and ReleeS, the company’s CD cleaner and anti-static solution.
More details: Russ Andrews sale
Sevenoaks Boxing Day Sale
Promising to be the "biggest and best ever" Sevenoaks sale, there are discounts on NAD docks, Yamaha AV receivers, Marantz amplifiers and savings of up to £900 on big-screen TVs.
There's also a Sonos deal, giving you a free Sonos Bridge when you buy a Sonos Play:1, Play:3, Play: 5 or Playbar. And a tempting Panasonic GT60 TV + soundbar deal.
In addition, there's more than £300 off the Yamaha YSP-2200 sound projector, which is now down to just £499. And specially for readers of whathifi.com, there are two exclusive offers:
• Panasonic TX-L65WT600 65in 4K LCD/ LED TV – Quote code WT600IPAD in-store to claim free iPad + free five-year warranty
• Meridian Explorer five-star USB DAC £199 (Save £50) – Enter code EXP50 at checkout, or quote in-store, to claim discount.
Full details of the Sevenoaks Sale can be found in our special news story.
More details: Sevenoaks Winter Sale
Superfi Winter Sale
There's up to 50% off headphones, separates and speakers at Superfi, with 10% off all KEF products and half price on Sansui electronics.
The excellent AKG K451 headphones are down from £130 to £50, a hefty £80 saving if our maths serves us right.
More details: Superfi website
by Joe Cox