Best hi-fi deals 2023 – fantastic prices on five-star gear

Standmount speakers: Bowers & Wilkins 606 S3
(Image credit: Bowers & Wilkins)

Whether you're looking to upgrade your hi-fi system or are starting one from scratch, you'll no doubt want the best price for your next separates purchase. To that end, we’ve trawled through all the big retailers and specialist hi-fi stores to find the best hi-fi deals available on great products. 

We price check every deal to ensure you're getting the best value for your hard-earned cash and all recommendations below are products we've tested and reviewed – most are five-star stunners and there are brand new 2023 What Hi-Fi? Award-winners as well – so you can be guaranteed you're getting our expert advice.

Whether you're after an amplifier, a DAC, a full all-in-one system or just need a new pair of speakers, you might end up grabbing one of the best deals of the year with the products below. Make sure to check out our best turntable deals and best speaker deals guides, too.

Best speaker deals

ELAC Debut 2.0 B5.2 was £250

ELAC Debut 2.0 B5.2 was £250 now £199 at Peter Tyson (save £51)
Our very favourite budget speakers now come with a significant and very welcome £50 discount. These Elac Debut B5.2 speakers are simply the best performers at this price, ideal for anyone's first hi-fi system. This deal also includes a free 5m QED speaker cable, which is very generous. What Hi-Fi? Award winner

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KEF LS50 Meta was £1199

KEF LS50 Meta was £1199 now £999 at Sevenoaks (save £200)
Delivering class-leading sound for less than a grand, the KEF LS50 Meta are sensational five-star speakers and brilliant all-rounders. If you can afford them, buy them. This £999 deal price is also available at Richer Sounds and Amazon UK but the Sevenoaks offer includes a free QED Silver Anniversary XT speaker cable (2M) worth £99.95, which is mighty nice of them. What Hi-Fi? Awards winner 2023

Bowers & Wilkins 607 S2 Anniversary Edition was £449

Bowers & Wilkins 607 S2 Anniversary Edition was £449 now £249 at Richer Sounds (save £200)
One of our favourite standmounters have been knocking around below £500 for some time, but you can now make a big £200 saving on the 607 S2's original price. A no-brainer if you're in the market for mid-priced speakers (and they're much cheaper than the new 607 S3 successors above) – these compact Award-winners will work a treat for smaller spaces and still deliver punchy, detailed sound. Five stars

Dali Oberon 5 floorstanders was £799

Dali Oberon 5 floorstanders was £799 now £599 at Richer Sounds (save £200)
You can save 25% on these former Award winners, making them incredible value for anyone looking for entertaining and informative floorstanders for a small to mid-size room. In our five-star Dali Oberon 5 review, we praised the speakers' "dynamic subtlety, rhythmic precision and sheer transparency". Great value.

Deal is also available at Amazon

Bowers & Wilkins 606 S2 Anniversary Edition was £699

Bowers & Wilkins 606 S2 Anniversary Edition was £699 now £329 at Richer Sounds (save £370 with VIP)
There are newer, five-star 606 S3 speakers (above) now on the scene, but this former-Award-winning 606 S2 Edition is still a fantastic performer that, at a whopping great £370 discount, is a terrific deal. If you're a VIP member (signing up is entirely free), you get a further £20 off the normal £349 deal price. Five stars

Q Acoustics 3020i was £249

Q Acoustics 3020i was £249 now £188 at Amazon (save £61)
Smaller (and smaller sounding) than the speakers above but still very sonically gifted, these excellent 3020i bookshelf speakers are a great budget speaker buy at this deal price. This deal applies to the graphite grey finish, while the other three colourways are on sale for a few pennies more at £189. Five stars

Focal Vestia No 1 was £799

Focal Vestia No 1 was £799 now £639 at Sevenoaks (save £160)
They may be small and sweet, but the Focal Vestia No 1 have a big, bold personality. They're smooth and accomplished while packing plenty of space and refinement when fired up, qualities you don't always get from a pair of mid-price standmounters. Happily, their price is only getting smaller by the day, it seems.

Best turntable deals

Sony PS-LX310BT Bluetooth was £249

Sony PS-LX310BT Bluetooth was £249 now £228 at Amazon (save £20)
Here, Sony has generously given us a ‘plug and play’ fully automatic deck, including a phono stage, thrown in Bluetooth and priced it at the low end of the market. We've seen the price of the PS-LX310BT drop to under £200 before, so keep your eyes peeled if you want a better deal. Five stars

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Technics SL1500C was £1099

Technics SL1500C was £1099 now £899 at Richer Sounds (save £200)
This Award-winning Technics is one of the best sounding, fuss-free direct drive record players we've heard for around a grand. While the official RRP has shot up to £1099 in recent months, this huge £200 saving on the white finish is the best deal it's had yet. Don't miss this one!
What Hi-Fi? Award winner 2023

Deal also at and Peter Tyson (white finish only)

Pro-Ject Debut Carbon Evo was £499

Pro-Ject Debut Carbon Evo was £499 now £399 at Sevenoaks (save £100)
Pro-Ject's chic, no-frills turntable is simply a delight to listen to, earning a five-star review because of its rich, full-bodied sonic presentation. Want an expressive and engaging player at a discount? This is one of the best turntable deals around. Five stars

Deal also available at Electricshop

Audio Technica AT-LP5x  was £380

Audio Technica AT-LP5x was £380 now £307 at Amazon (save £73)
Audio-Technica’s original AT-LP5 turntable was a winner. This LP5x model now comes with an easier-to-fit cartridge and a built-in phono stage for both MC and MM. And it even sounds a little cleaner than its predecessor. Winner again and with a decent discount. Five stars

Deal also available at
Electricshop and Richer Sounds

Best amplifier deals

NAD D 3020 V2  was £399

NAD D 3020 V2 was £399 now £329 at Sevenoaks (save £70)
A compact, unique, delightful amplifier based on a classic favourite, with ample connections (phono stage, digital inputs, Bluetooth, headphone jack). An enthusiastic performer that's brilliant with timing and dynamics, it's perfect for those who want a tiny-but-mighty system that will fit into the smallest room or on a desk for the home office.

Deal also available at Amazon UK

Cambridge Audio AXA35 was £349

Cambridge Audio AXA35 was £349 now £299 at Richer Sounds (save £50)
Truly budget amplifiers (that are also truly great performers) are hard to find. Cambridge Audio has dropped the price of its entry-level amps, with the five-star AXA35 now available for £299 (the price we originally tested it at four years ago) – it's punchy, precise and great fun for the price. Want a cheaper model? The step-down AXA25 is yours for just £249 (down from £279).

Deal also available at Amazon and Cambridge Audio

Cambridge Audio Alva Duo MC/MM was £299

Cambridge Audio Alva Duo MC/MM was £299 now £199 at Richer Sounds (save £100)
A charming, unobtrusive box that packs in phono stage duties and a headphone amplifier, this Duo will work with both MC and MM cartridges, and you can plug your wired headphones in. Add in its detailed, dynamic, energetic and spacious sound, and this is the cheapest way to give your vinyl system a sonic lift. Now even more tempting with £100 off. Five stars

Deal also available at Amazon and Cambridge Audio

Marantz PM6007 was £449

Marantz PM6007 was £449 now £347 at Amazon (save £102) With 45W per channel and multiple connectivity options, the Marantz PM6007 is a typically professional effort from the hi-fi specialists. It also sounds wonderful, with a cohesive, punchy and deeply musical performance. An amp that's made to be enjoyed, and has been our firm favourite for an entry-level amp for years.
What Hi-Fi? Award winner 2023

Cambridge Audio CXA81  was £999

Cambridge Audio CXA81 was £999 now £799 at Richer Sounds (save £200)
With 80W per channel and a generous spread of digital and analogue inputs, the CXA81 is a bold, powerful and dynamic amplifier with expressive vocals, agile rhythm and sonic authority. Support for 32-bit/384kHz and DSD256 hi-res files, Bluetooth and a 3.5mm headphone jack complete the package. And now it's practically a steal with £200 off. Five stars

Deal also available at Cambridge Audio and Amazon

Cambridge Audio CXA61  was £699

Cambridge Audio CXA61 was £699 now £599 at Richer Sounds (save £100)
With 60W per channel and plenty of digital and analogue inputs, this multiple Award-winning CXA61 is a lively, dynamic amplifier that's fun to listen to. There's plenty of punch, a nicely judged tonal balance and oodles of detail. An even better buy with £100 off now. Five stars

Deal also available at
Amazon and Cambridge Audio

Roksan K3 integrated amp was £1399

Roksan K3 integrated amp was £1399 now £899 at Richer Sounds (save £500 with VIP)
A powerful, energetic, insightful stereo amplifier with an array of analogue inputs, including MM phono stage, housed in a beefy but elegant chassis. The Roksan K3 is a great product that still holds up nearly a decade later, and this £500 mega saving off the current price is very tempting. Five stars

Best DAC deals

AudioQuest DragonFly Cobalt was £269

AudioQuest DragonFly Cobalt was £269 now £179 at Sevenoaks (save £90)
Any money off this excellent, multi-Award-winning DragonFly Cobalt DAC is welcome and this is a sizable discount. Want to boost your laptop, PC or mobile sound? This dinky USB device will do it tenfold.
What Hi-Fi? Award winner 2023

Deal also available at 
Richer Sounds and Peter Tyson

AudioQuest DragonFly Red was £199

AudioQuest DragonFly Red was £199 now £129 at Richer Sounds (save £70 with VIP)
If your budget can't stretch to the Cobalt, don't worry: the step-down but equally excellent DragonFly Red USB DAC will offer a significant sonic upgrade to your laptop-based music at an even better value than before. Sign up for a VIP account (it's free and easy) and save yourself an extra £20 off the previous £149 deal price. Five stars

Price check: £149 @ Amazon

Chord Mojo 2 was £495

Chord Mojo 2 was £495 now £395 at Richer Sounds (save £100)
Mojo stands for Mobile Joy, and that's exactly what this DAC delivers. With unparalleled transparency, a lively, open sound and plenty of customisation options, it's the best portable or desktop DAC solution in this price region by a country mile. At £100 off its original RRP, snap it up.
What Hi-Fi? Award winner 2023

Deal also available at
Peter Tyson

Audiolab M-DAC+ was £849

Audiolab M-DAC+ was £849 now £649 at Richer Sounds (save £200)
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

iFi Zen DAC V2 DAC  was £259

iFi Zen DAC V2 DAC was £259 was £179 at Scan (save £80)
A desktop delight, this DAC is better suited to desktop or hi-fi audio due to its form and connections (USB Tye B input; RCA, balanced 4.4mm and 6.3mm outputs). A multi-Award winner, the iFi Zen DAC V2 will significantly upgrade your laptop/computer audio to feed headphones or speakers. Five stars

AudioQuest JitterBug USB filter was £60

AudioQuest JitterBug USB filter was £60 now £35 at Peter Tyson (save £25)
This USB-stick-like Jitterbug filter device plugs into your computer’s USB socket, acting as a link in the chain between your laptop/computer and DAC (whether it’s a standalone converter or housed in a headphone or stereo amp), and rids circuitry of noise, helping to take your music to another level. It really works! Five stars

Best audio source deals

Arcam ST60 was £1299

Arcam ST60 was £1299 now £649 at Peter Tyson (save £650)
This former What Hi-Fi? Award winner is a steal with £650 off its RRP. The ST60 is a stellar choice for its clear, full-bodied presentation, detailed, dynamic sound, and strong streaming support that includes wi-fi, AirPlay 2, Google Cast, UPnP playback and extensive connectivity.
Five stars

Cambridge Audio CXC  was £499

Cambridge Audio CXC was £499 now £399 at Richer Sounds (save £100 with VIP - free to sign up)
A well-made CD transport, with digital connections to connect an outboard DAC. We originally tested this model for £300 back in 2015, but prices have inevitably crept up to £499 in recent years. A saving of £100 is very welcome – the CXC still drivers a clear, crisp performance with soaring highs, taut bass and a snappy sense of timing. If you're looking for a budget CD transport only, this CXC could be just the ticket. Five stars

Marantz CD6007 was £399

Marantz CD6007 was £399 now £339 at Richer Sounds (save £60)
For people who are after a budget CD player (that includes a DAC), none comes more highly recommended than this excellent, premium-feeling Marantz CD6007, which has been a What Hi-Fi? Award winner for many years than we frankly care to remember.

Deal also at available at Sevenoaks and Peter Tyson

Naim Uniti Atom Headphone Edition was £2299

Naim Uniti Atom Headphone Edition was £2299 now £2499 at Sevenoaks (save £200)
The Naim Uniti Atom Headphone Edition is streamer and headphone-amp version of the full Naim Uniti Atom streaming system. Not only does it look super, but it also offers class-leading clarity and insight with precise timing and a great dynamic range. We use this unit as a reference streamer in our test rooms, so any discount is a bonus. Five stars

Astell & Kern A&futura SE180 bundle  was

Astell & Kern A&futura SE180 bundle was £1867 now £999 at Amazon (save £868)
This bundle includes an Astell & Kern A&futura SE180, which won the 2022 What Hi-Fi? Award for best portable music player over £1000, a SEM4 DAC module, and a leather case to protect everything when you're out and about. But hurry - stocks are low!

Best music system deals

KEF LSX II  was £1199

KEF LSX II was £1199 now £899 at Richer Sounds (save £300)
This wireless all-in-one system sequel is just as appealing and sounds even better than before. It's taken what was already a winning formula and introduced some key upgrades that improve functionality – and the LSX II remains a talented set-up that sings with any genre of music sent its way. This fantastic new £300 discount across all finishes makes this an even more appealing buy.
What Hi-Fi? Award winner 2023

Deal also available at
Peter Tyson

KEF LS50 Wireless II was £2499

KEF LS50 Wireless II was £2499 now £1999 at Sevenoaks (save £500)
A premium step above the LSX II system (below), the LS50 Wireless II is an exceptional Award-winning speaker system that packs in a huge amount of streaming features and provides a big performance leap over its predecessors. They're clean, they're punchy, and their all-encompassing connectivity makes them hugely versatile and easy to use. Now with a huge £500 off this excellent pair of performers.
What Hi-Fi? Award winner

Marantz PM7000N was £999

Marantz PM7000N was £999 now £629 at ElectricShop (save £370)
A huge saving on a 2020 & 2021 What Hi-Fi? Award winner is not to be sniffed at, and this five-star Marantz streaming amp 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.

Cambridge Audio Evo 75 was £1799

Cambridge Audio Evo 75 was £1799 now £1099 at Richer Sounds (save £700)
As we note in our five-star Evo 75 review, this is a talented box packed with streaming smarts and physical connectivity. The Evo 75 looks appealing and sounds exciting, making it one of the very best of its kind. Partner it with a good pair of speakers and you've got an excellent-value modern streaming system. Five stars

Deal also available at
Cambridge Audio

Audiolab Omnia was £1599

Audiolab Omnia was £1599 now £799 at Peter Tyson (save £800)
The Audiolab Omnia is extremely easy to listen to, and we can imagine many being more than content with its smooth, pleasant presentation. If you’re after a high-performing CD-and-streaming system with all the bells and whistles you can think of, this Audiolab is well worth considering, especially now that its price has been slashed multiple times.

Naim Mu-so 2  was £1149

Naim Mu-so 2 was £1149 now £899 at Sevenoaks (save £250)
Despite growing competition, the second generation of the Naim Mu-so holds its own against an ever-expanding array of wireless speakers and streaming systems. Featuring a stunning all-in-one design, the Mu-so 2 offers rich, powerful sound, comprehensive features and a user-friendly app. If you’re looking for a single, capable unit to handle all things audio (and some TV), then this huge saving on a brilliant product is worth exploring. Five stars

Deal also available at 
Richer Sounds and Peter Tyson


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Kashfia Kabir
Hi-Fi and Audio Editor

Kashfia is the Hi-Fi and Audio Editor of What Hi-Fi? and first joined the brand over 10 years ago. During her time in the consumer tech industry, she has reviewed hundreds of products, been to countless trade shows across the world and fallen in love with hi-fi kit much bigger than her. In her spare time, Kash can be found catching up with TV shows, tending to an ever-growing houseplant collection and hanging out with her cat Jolene.

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