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10 best Black Friday deals under £50 – Beats wireless headphones, Amazon Echo and more

Black Friday deals under £50
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If you're looking for some killer Christmas stocking filler, or simply want to treat yourself (but not too much) with some new headphones or a Bluetooth speaker, you've come to the right place. We've scoured the Black Friday sale to find the best deals under £50, all of which you can see below...

The highlights include a 63 per cent saving on Beats wireless earbuds (opens in new tab), an £80 saving on a new Amazon Echo Dot (opens in new tab) and Music Unlimited bundle, and £39 off (opens in new tab) one of our favourite cheap Bluetooth speakers. 

Best Black Friday deals under £50

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Beats X wireless earbuds £110 £39.99 at John Lewis
(opens in new tab)Save £70: Bluetooth performance is great, they’re an easy fit and their sound is decent for the money. These Beats wireless earbuds are much better value at this hugely discounted price.

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Ultimate Ears Wonderboom 2 BT speaker £89 £49.95 at Amazon (opens in new tab)
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This excellent portable Bluetooth speaker ups the ante over the first Wonderboom with a 13-hour battery, waterproofing, stereo pairing and an outdoor mode. The original was already splendid and this sequel is even better. Five stars

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Anker SoundCore 2 Bluetooth speaker £40 £28 at Amazon (opens in new tab)
Under intense review, we praised the Soundcore 2's impressive 12-hour battery life, good Bluetooth range and fully waterproof IPX7 design. While we said at the time you could get better sound for the money, that was before the company went and reduced it to £28... 

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Earfun Air true wireless earbuds £55 £49.49 at Amazon (opens in new tab)
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If it’s inexpensive true wireless buds you seek, the Earfun Air are tough to beat. With an IPX7 water-resistance rating, 35-hour battery life and decent sound, they really are a rarity at this price. Tick the 10%-off promotion box at Amazon.
What Hi-Fi? Award winner

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Poweradd Pilot X7 20000mAh powerbank £22 £12.00 at Amazon (opens in new tab)
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Save 41% on this 20,000mAh, dual-ported power bank, which should charge your phone a few times over and has an excellent Amazon customer rating (4.5/5 over 8000+ reviews). Tick the £3-off voucher box.

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Google Nest Mini smart speaker (opens in new tab)£49 £24 at Google Store (opens in new tab)
This miniature comes with Google Assistant onboard, so you can control it with your voice and get answers to a growing number of commands. You can pair it with other Google Home speakers for a multi-room set-up, too. Now half-price, it's a tempting prospect.

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New Echo Dot + 6 months Amazon Music Unlimited £109.93 £28.99 at Amazon (opens in new tab)
Loyalties lie with Amazon Alexa ecosystem instead? The new spherical Echo Dot is a great way to affordably start or expand your voice-controlled home. Not only is it 42% off, you also get six months free of Amazon's streaming service (normally £10 per month).

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Amazon Echo Show 5 smart speaker £80 £39.99 at Amazon (opens in new tab)
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If you prefer your smart speakers to have a screen and speakers, the Echo Show range is for you. This 5.5in model lets you watch cooking videos or hold video calls, all of which are a doddle thanks to the built-in Alexa smart assistant. Five stars

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AKG K92 over-earheadphones (wired) £50 £40 at Amazon (opens in new tab)
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"AKG strikes gold with these great value headphones" is what we said when they were £50! Now they're reduced, these detailed, smooth and rhythmically sound over-ears are the best budget wired headphones currently available to buy. Five stars

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JVC TH-D227B 2.0 soundbar £100 £35 at Currys (opens in new tab)
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This budget JVC soundbar has Bluetooth for wireless streaming as well as wired connections, so you can easily connect the soundbar to your TV or existing audio. And its compact design is compatible with 17in and larger TVs. Oh, and it's now 65% off!

Becky Roberts
Becky Roberts

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.