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The best hi-fi deals 2022 – fantastic prices on five-star gear

Whether you've been saving your pennies for a record player, amplifier or speaker upgrade, or perhaps something more portable in the form of a radio or music player, there could well be a hi-fi deal (or two) for you on this very page.

We've scoured the internet to find the biggest savings available across a wide range of recommendable hi-fi and audio kit, including five-star products and What Hi-Fi? Award winners. These deals come from a wide range of reputable retailers, from Amazon and Argos to Richer Sounds and Sevenoaks, and we're always keeping an extra close eye on where you can find the cheapest prices...

Looking for more bargains? Check out our best headphones deals and best TV deals

Best speaker deals

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Triangle Borea BR08 £999 £899 at AV Online (save £100) (opens in new tab)
There’s no shortage of talented rivals at this size and price, yet having spent some time in the company of these Triangles, we feel they offer something special – not least at this discounted price. What Hi-Fi? Award winner

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Triangle Borea BR03 £399 £319 at Amazon (save £80) (opens in new tab)
The equally impressive standmounters from the same Triangle Borea range as the BR08 above, the BR03 are truly excellent little performers, made better with a discount. Five stars

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ELAC Debut B5.2 £310 £229 at Amazon (save £80) (opens in new tab)
Our very favourite budget speakers now come with a very tidy discount. These are simply the best performers at this price, ideal for anyone's first hi-fi system. What Hi-Fi? Award winner

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Q Acoustics 3030i £330 £242 at Amazon (save £88) (opens in new tab)
The 3030is are yet another excellent speaker from Q Acoustics. Want insightful speakers with a good dose of bass heft and authority? These deserve a place on the shortlist.(stands not included) Five stars

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Q Acoustics 3020i speakers £249 £169 at Amazon (save £80)
(opens in new tab)Smaller (and smaller sounding) than the speakers above but still very sonically gifted, these excellent bookshelf speakers are a great budget speaker buy at this deal price.

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Q Acoustics Concept 40 £999 £699 at Amazon (save £300) (opens in new tab)
Five-star speakers from a few years back but good sound doesn't get old. With £300 off the original price, these talented, easy-going speakers are now an absolute steal. Five stars

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Wharfedale Evo 4.4 £1199 £999 at Sevenoaks (save £200) (opens in new tab)
Arguably the best deal on this page, this is a £200 discount on the best floorstanding speakers at this level. The Evo 4.4 are excellent speakers for the money – they pack in a lot of tech and use it to deliver a class-leading sound. What Hi-Fi? Award winners

Best turntable deals

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Pro-Ject Primary E £199 £169 at Peter Tyson (save £30) (opens in new tab)
Our favourite budget turntable. For purists at the head of the beginner’s vinyl revival path who have this kind of budget and aren’t fussed about features such as record ripping and automatic operation, the Pro-Ject Primary E could be just the ticket. What Hi-Fi? Award winner

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Pro-Ject Juke Box E £499 £419 at Sevenoaks (save £80) (opens in new tab)
An all-in-one system that we can’t easily argue against in favour of separates. It sounds great and is extremely convenient. So if space is at a premium, funds are (relatively) tight, or both, you should cast your glance in this direction.

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Pro-Ject Debut Carbon DC £369 £244 at Amazon (save £127) (opens in new tab)
A five-star turntable that has a similar level of longevity to the vinyl records themselves. Excellent sound, good build and easy to set up, plus it comes fitted with an Ortofon 2m Red cartridge.

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Sony PS-HX500 £449 £279 at Sevenoaks (save £170) (opens in new tab)
If you want to archive your vinyl as hi-res digital audio files, this Sony turntable will allow you to do just that. Not only does it boast this useful tech, the PS-HX500 sounds sensational for the money. And it's now available at a new low price at Sevenoaks.

Best stereo amp deals

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Marantz PM6007 £499 £419 at Amazon (save £80) (opens in new tab)
The Marantz 6000 Series has allowed the company to have a firm grip on the budget hi-fi market over the past few years, and with the arrival of the PM6007, the amplifier line has been strengthened yet again. What Hi-Fi? Award winner

Best DAC deals

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AudioQuest DragonFly Cobalt £269 £243 at Amazon (save £26) (opens in new tab)
It may be a very modest discount, but any money off this excellent, Award winning DAC is welcome. Want to boost your laptop or PC sound? This dinky device will do it tenfold. What Hi-Fi? Award winner

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Audiolab M-DAC+ £749 £679 at Richer Sounds (save £170) (opens in new tab)
The Audiolab M-DAC+ gets an awful lot right – so much, in fact, it comfortably justifies its ‘+’ designation. Lavishly detailed, fastidiously organised and elegantly straight-edged in its sound, it absolutely demands an audition. It helps that it's one of the best connected, too. Five stars

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iFi Audio hip-dac £169 £125 at AV.com (save £45) (opens in new tab)
If you’re looking for a high-quality portable DAC, this iFi is well worth a place on the shortlist. Its combination of battery power, fine build and easy-going sound quality makes it one of the front-runners at this level. Five stars

Best music player deals

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Astell & Kern SE200 £1799 £1395 at Amazon (save £400) (opens in new tab)
One of the best portable music players on the market, with the added bonus of having two DACs offering two different sonic flavours (and of course, this generous discount). A serious way to listen to music on the go. Five stars

Best music system deals

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Denon D-M41DAB microsystem £329 £319 at Peter Tyson (save £10) (opens in new tab)
The default budget all-in-one system choice for years, this Denon multi-award-winner is still at the top of its game. What Hi-Fi? Award winner

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Marantz PM7000N streaming system £1199 £899 at Richer Sounds (£300) (opens in new tab)
A £300 saving on a 2020 & 2021 What Hi-Fi? Awards winner is not to be sniffed at, and this Marantz is a really special piece of kit. It's a practical, well-furnished just-add-speakers streaming system that really impressed us with its entertaining performance.

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Pro-Ject Juke Box E £499 £419 at Sevenoaks (save £80) (opens in new tab)
An all-in-one system that we can’t easily argue against in favour of separates. It sounds great and is extremely convenient. So if space is at a premium, funds are (relatively) tight, or both, you should cast your glance in this direction.

Becky is the managing editor of What Hi-Fi? and, since her recent move to Melbourne, also the editor of Australian Hi-Fi magazine. During her eight years in the hi-fi industry, she has been fortunate enough to travel the world to report on the biggest and most exciting brands in hi-fi and consumer tech (and has had the jetlag and hangovers to remember them by). In her spare time, Becky can often be found running, watching Liverpool FC and horror movies, and hunting for gluten-free cake.